U.S. officials are confident Iran shot down a Ukrainian jetliner in the hours after the Iranian missile attack on U.S. targets earlier this week, CBS News has learned. The Ukrainian International Airlines plane crashed Wednesday soon after takeoff from Tehran's airport, killing all 176 people on board.
09 Jan 2020, business.mega.mu
Iran on Thursday began restoring internet access in the capital Tehran and a number of provinces, local news agencies and residents said, after a days-long nationwide shutdown meant to help stifle unrest over fuel price hikes.
21 Nov 2019, business.mega.mu
A huge rescue effort is under way after a powerful earthquake struck Iran's mountainous border with Iraq, killing more than 400 people and injuring more than 7,000.
13 Nov 2017, business.mega.mu
Twin attacks on the Iranian parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum in the capital, Tehran, have killed at least 12 people and injured many more.
07 Jun 2017, business.mega.mu
The scene unspooled as if in a horror film: As firefighters fought to control a blaze in one of Tehran’s most prominent high-rise buildings, the structure suddenly collapsed in a smoldering heap of wreckage reminiscent of the scene in New York on Sept. 11, 2001 — all while millions watched on Iranian state television.
19 Jan 2017, business.mega.mu
France's Total has signed a deal with Iran to further develop its part of the world's largest gas field, becoming the first western energy company to sign a major deal with Tehran since the lifting of international sanctions earlier this year.
08 Nov 2016, business.mega.mu
yatollah Ali Khamenei says authorities in Mecca ‘locked up the injured with the dead in containers’, in further deterioration of diplomatic relations
06 Sep 2016, business.mega.mu
British Airways is to resume direct flights to Tehran later - the first UK carrier to fly to Iran for four years.
01 Sep 2016, business.mega.mu
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wraps up his visit to Italy today before heading to France on the second leg of a trip signalling the dramatic rapprochement between Tehran and the European powers since the lifting of sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
27 Jan 2016, business.mega.mu
Airbus said Monday it was in talks with Iran toward the sale of dozens of new commercial aircraft — part of a number of international business deals likely to flow toward Iran since it agreed to curtail its nuclear ambitions.
26 Jan 2016, business.mega.mu
It's the first major commercial deal since Iran lifted sanctions
25 Jan 2016, business.mega.mu
A new wave of oil from Iran will flow into a global market awash in oil where prices are plunging to depths not seen in a dozen years. With a historic nuclear deal between Iran, the U.S. and five other world powers set into place this weekend, a European oil embargo on the world's seventh-largest oil producer will end.
18 Jan 2016, business.mega.mu
Iran has released two United States Navy patrol boats and 10 crew members who were described as “trespassing” in Iranian waters near a major naval base, state news media reported on Wednesday.
13 Jan 2016, business.mega.mu
Iran's President lashed out at Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, calling its decision to sever ties with Tehran after uproar over a prominent Shiite cleric's execution a strange move in response to what he called justified criticism.
05 Jan 2016, business.mega.mu
Jason Rezaian, The Washington Post correspondent in Tehran imprisoned for more than 14 months has been convicted in an espionage trial that ended two months ago, Iranian State TV has reported.
12 Oct 2015, business.mega.mu
A number of cruise missiles launched from a Russian ship and aimed at targets in Syria have crashed in Iran, two U.S. officials told CNN Thursday.
09 Oct 2015, business.mega.mu
When Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps took over the nation’s telecommunications monopoly in 2009, the move was denounced as another dark step in the hard-line military group’s seizure of the levers of power.
21 Aug 2015, business.mega.mu
After tortuous talks that spanned 20 months, negotiators have reached a landmark deal aimed at reining in Iran's nuclear program.
14 Jul 2015, business.mega.mu
The US has carried out its first air strike against Islamic State (IS) militants under a new strategy to defeat the group.
16 Sep 2014, business.mega.mu
July 20 Is Deadline for Final Agreement
14 Jul 2014, business.mega.mu