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World Jan 16Iran’s president says there’s ‘no limit’ to nuclear enrichment now
After the Jan. 3 airstrike that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani, Iran said it would abandon all restrictions in the nuclear deal.
World Jan 15Iran warns European soldiers in the Mideast ‘could be in danger’
The warning comes after three European nations challenged Tehran over breaking the limits of its nuclear deal.
World Jan 14Iran says it’s made arrests over downing of plane that killed 176
Iran, which initially dismissed allegations that a missile had brought down the plane, acknowledged only on Saturday that its Revolutionary Guard had shot down the plane.
World Jan 11Under pressure, Iran admits it shot down jetliner by mistake
Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Saturday acknowledged that it accidentally shot down the Ukrainian jetliner that crashed earlier this week, killing all 176 people aboard, after the government had repeatedly denied Western accusations and mounting evidence that it was responsible.
World Jan 10Pompeo blames Iran for downing Ukrainian plane
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo became the highest-level U.S. official to directly pin the blame on Iran, after Canadian, Australian and British leaders announced similar intelligence conclusions Thursday. “We do believe it is likely that that plane was shot down…
World Jan 10Iran denies plane was shot down, says West should share evidence
Western leaders said the plane appeared to have been unintentionally hit by a surface-to-air missile just hours after Iran launched around a dozen ballistic missiles at two U.S. bases in Iraq.
World Jan 08Ukrainian airplane crashes near Iran’s capital, killing 176
Iranian officials said they suspected a mechanical issue brought down the 3½-year-old Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
World Jan 07Iran strikes back at U.S. with missile attack at bases in Iraq
According to State TV, Iran has launched “tens” of surface-to-surface missiles at Iraq’s Ain Assad air base housing U.S. troops over America’s killing of a top Iranian general.
World Jan 07Stampede kills 40 at funeral for Iranian general slain by U.S.
The stampede took place in Kerman, the hometown of Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, as the procession began, said the semi-official Fars and ISNA news agencies, citing Pirhossein Koulivand, head of Iran’s emergency medical services.
World Jan 06PHOTOS: Throngs mourn for Iranian general slain by U.S.
Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani's slaying already has pushed Tehran to abandon the remaining limits of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers as his successor and others vow to take revenge.