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Human Rights Watch has urged Iran to cooperate with international investigations into the deadly January crash and halt prosecutions against protesters.

Ambassador Rob Macaire has returned to Tehran after leaving Iran shortly after he was detained near an anti-government demonstration in January.

Iran confirms two missiles shot down Ukrainian plane

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Iran confirms two missiles shot down Ukrainian plane

Iran has confirmed that it shot down a Ukrainian airliner with two Russian Tor M-1 missiles, in a catastrophic blunder that killed all 176 people on board.

Author Arshin Adib-Moghaddam talks more on Qasem Soleimani's assassination

Anu Shukla

Author Arshin Adib-Moghaddam talks more on Qasem Soleimani's assassination

The New Arab Meets: Author and professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam to discuss how the escalation of US-Iran relations has put a spotlight on some of ...

Is this Iran's 'Chernobyl moment'?

Arash Azizi

Is this Iran's 'Chernobyl moment'?

Comment: Arash Azizi asks if the Iranian regime's crisis of competence will bring it down.

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European powers urge Iran to return to nuclear deal

France, Germany and Britain on Sunday called on Iran to return to "full respect" of its commitments under Tehran's 2015 nuclear accord with world powers.

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British ambassador 'briefly detained' in Iran amid protests

Demonstrators returned to the streets of Tehran on Saturday after Iran admitted to accidentally downing a Ukrainian passenger jet.

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Ukraine to compensate Iran crash victims' families

Kyiv has also requested compensation from Tehran over the fatal crash which killed all 176 people on board.

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Iranian mourners slam authorities for concealing plane crash truth

Despite Tehran's statement, Iranians expressed anger towards the government for initially denying it had shot down the passenger jet.

Ukraine demands punishment, compensation for airliner downed by Iran

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Ukraine demands punishment, compensation for airliner downed by Iran

Tehran admitted on Saturday that it accidentally downed the Ukraine International Airlines plane, killing all 176 people on board, shortly after ...

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Iran Guards commander accepts responsibility for downed Ukrainian plane

Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Saturday acknowledged that it accidentally shot down the Ukrainian jetliner that crashed earlier this week, ...

Iran admits it 'unintentionally' shot down Ukraine passenger jet

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Iran admits it 'unintentionally' shot down Ukraine passenger jet

President Hassan Rouhani said a military investigation had found 'missiles fired due to human error' brought down the Boeing 737 on Wednesday, ...

Iran plane crash: Heartbreaking final moments of the victims

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Iran plane crash: Heartbreaking final moments of the victims

'I told her not to worry': PS752 passengers' final moments and messages paint a heartbreaking picture of the human cost of the regional ...

Ukraine leader does not rule out missile in crash

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Ukraine leader does not rule out missile in crash

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says he is not ruling out the 'missile theory' behind the plane which crashed earlier this week in Iran.

Iran refutes mounting speculation Ukraine jet downed by missile

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Iran refutes mounting speculation Ukraine jet downed by missile

Iran's aviation authority has refuted mounting video and witness testimonies that Ukrainian Flight PS752 was not hit by a missile, ...

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Video reportedly shows Iranian missile hitting Ukrainian plane

Video verified by The New York Times appeared to show an Iranian missile hitting the Ukrainian plane which crashed near Tehran on Wednesday, killing all 176 people on board.

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Missile or engine failure? Iran plane crash causes explained

As speculation grows over foul play in the crash of Ukrainian passenger jet in Iran, we bring together and assess the claims of missile attacks ...

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