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Iranian Missile System Shot Down Ukraine Flight, Probably By Mistake, Sources Say

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,

Iran begins reconnecting internet after shutdown over protests

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,

Iran-Iraq Earthquake Kills More Than 300

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,

Iran attacks leave 12 dead at parliament and Khomeini mausoleum

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,

30 Firefighters Feared Dead in Tehran High-Rise Collapse

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,

Total signs first post-sanctions Western energy deal with Iran

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,

Iran accuses Saudi Arabia of 'murdering' pilgrims during hajj stampede

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,

British Airways to resume direct flights to Iran

British Airways is to resume direct flights to Tehran later - the first UK carrier to fly to Iran for four years.

01 Sep 2016,

Hassan Rouhani Heads to France as Iran Rebuilds Relations with Europe

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,

Iran’s Sanctions Lift, and the West Goes to Talk Business

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,

Airbus to Start Negotiations With Iran About Buying Over 100 Planes

It's the first major commercial deal since Iran lifted sanctions

25 Jan 2016,

With Wave of Iranian Oil Imminent, a Shudder in Saudi Arabia

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,

Iran Releases U.S. Sailors Accused of ‘Trespassing’

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,

Iran's Rouhani: Saudi Arabia Can't Cover Up Its 'Great Crime' of Executing Cleric

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,

Iranian TV Says Post Correspondent Jason Rezaian Convicted

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,

U.S. Officials Say Russian Missiles Heading for Syria Landed in Iran

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,

Iran Prepares to Lure Foreign Investors After Nuclear Deal

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,

Landmark Deal Reached on Iran Nuclear Program

After tortuous talks that spanned 20 months, negotiators have reached a landmark deal aimed at reining in Iran's nuclear program.

14 Jul 2015,

US Air Strike Supports Iraqi Troops Under Attack

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,

West Sees Significant Gaps With Iran on Nuclear Deal

July 20 Is Deadline for Final Agreement

14 Jul 2014,

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