Video shows Iran police shoot at people protesting plane downing

World Jan 13, 2020

Video shows Iran police shoot at people protesting plane downing

Iranian security forces fired both live ammunition and tear gas to disperse demonstrators protesting against the Islamic Republic's initial denial that it shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, online videos purported to show Monday. Videos sent to the New York-based Center for Human Rights in Iran ...

Defying police, Iranians protest over plane shoot-down

World / Social Issues Jan 13, 2020

Defying police, Iranians protest over plane shoot-down

Iranian demonstrators defied a heavy police presence Sunday night to protest their country's days of denials that it shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane carrying 176 people, the latest unrest to roil the capital amid soaring tensions with the United States. Videos posted online showed ...

U.S. does not expect more Iranian retaliatory attacks: Mark Esper

World / Politics Jan 13, 2020

U.S. does not expect more Iranian retaliatory attacks: Mark Esper

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday the Trump administration foresees no more Iranian military attacks in retaliation for the U.S. strike that killed the Islamic Republic's most powerful general. The Pentagon chief suggested that Iran's government is under internal threat following its downing of ...

Condemnation, protests spread after Iran admits to shooting down airliner

World Jan 12, 2020

Condemnation, protests spread after Iran admits to shooting down airliner

Iran's admission that it shot down a Ukrainian airliner, killing all 176 aboard, has provoked international outrage and triggered protests against Iranian authorities in Tehran and other cities, including one in which Britain's ambassador was detained. In what President Hassan Rouhani called a "disastrous mistake," ...

Evidence shows Iranian missile downed Ukraine plane, says Trudeau

World Jan 10, 2020

Evidence shows Iranian missile downed Ukraine plane, says Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday evidence indicates an Iranian missile downed a Ukrainian jetliner late Tuesday and that the strike "may have been unintentional." Trudeau says Canadian and allied intelligence supports that conclusion. He declined to get into the specific intelligence, but said ...