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Two Iranians Die After Testing Positive To Coronavirus

Two people have died in Iran after testing positive on Wednesday for the new coronavirus, the health ministry said, in the Islamic republic’s first cases of the disease. According to CNBC, the pair who died were Iranian citizens and residents of the holy city of Qom. They are also the first deaths from the COVID-19 virus... Continue Reading →

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Iran Satellite Launch Fails, Dampening Space Ambitions

Iran said it “successfully” launched a satellite Sunday but failed to put it into orbit, in a blow to its space programme that the US alleges is a cover for missile development. The attempted launch of the Zafar — “Victory” in Farsi — comes days before the 41st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution and crucial parliamentary... Continue Reading →

New Footage Shows Two Iranian Missiles Fired, One Hitting Ukraine Plane

New video footage has emerged showing two Iranian missiles tearing through the night sky and hitting a Ukrainian passenger plane, sending the aircraft down in flames and killing all 176 passengers and crew on board. The projectiles were fired 30 seconds apart and explain why the plane’s transponder was not working as it hurtled to... Continue Reading →

US House Votes To Limit Trump War Powers Against Iran

In a rebuke to President Donald Trump, the US House voted Thursday to restrict his future military action against Iran, as lawmakers sought to claw back congressional war powers from the White House. The non-binding resolution was introduced by Democrats after Trump’s order to kill an Iranian commander and retaliatory missile strikes by the Islamic... Continue Reading →

VIDEOS: Iranian Missile Brought Down Airliner, Says Canadian PM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday multiple intelligence sources indicate that Iran shot down a Ukrainian airliner after it took off from Tehran, killing all 176 onboard, including 63 Canadians. Trudeau’s comments came as video emerged that appeared to show the moment the airliner was hit. https://youtu.be/MwA-xKVoYl0 That and other footage posted on social media... Continue Reading →

Iran Says Ukrainian Plane Turned Back Before Crashing

Iranian authorities have said a Ukrainian airliner, which crashed outside Tehran with the loss of all 176 people on board, turned back after suffering a problem, as Ukrainian experts joined the investigation Thursday. Both Canada and the United States called for a full investigation to determine the cause of Wednesday’s crash, which came shortly after... Continue Reading →

Grief And Mourning After Iran plane Crash Kills 176

Bereaved friends and families joined in mourning after a Ukrainian airliner crashed near Tehran killing all 176 onboard, as heartbreaking details started emerging about the victims, most of them from Iran and Canada. Both Canada and the United States called for a full investigation to determine the cause of Wednesday’s crash, which came shortly after... Continue Reading →

Trump Pulls Back From War With Iran

President Donald Trump pulled back from the brink of war with Iran on Wednesday, saying that Tehran appeared to be “standing down” after firing missiles — without causing casualties — at US troops based in Iraq. In a televised address to the nation from the White House, Trump emphasized there were “no Americans harmed” in... Continue Reading →

176 Killed As Boeing 737 Plane Crashes In Iran

All 176 people on board a Ukrainian passenger plane were killed when it crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran on Wednesday, Iranian state media reported. State news agency IRNA said 167 passengers and nine crew members were onboard the aircraft operated by Ukraine International Airlines TIME reports. “Obviously it is impossible that passengers” on... Continue Reading →

Trump Says ‘All Is Well’ After Iranian Missiles Target US Troops

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that initial casualty assessments indicated “all is well” after Iranian missiles targeted two bases housing US troops in Iraq. He tweeted that “assessment of casualties & damages taking place now. So far, so good!” Yahoo News reports. Trump did not go on evening television to address the nation —... Continue Reading →

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