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      Trump trial likely to begin next Tuesday: Senate chief
      Jan15

      Trump trial likely to begin next Tuesday: Senate chief

      The Senate impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump is likely to begin in seven days with key players sworn in later this week, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday. McConnell said he expected the House of Representatives to deliver the articles of impeachment against Trump to the upper chamber on Wednesday. “We believe that...

      Iran arrests suspects in Ukrainian airliner downing, Rouhani promises to investigate thoroughly
      Jan15

      Iran arrests suspects in Ukrainian airliner downing, Rouhani promises to investigate thoroughly

      Iran announced arresting an undisclosed number of suspects in shooting down the Ukrainian airliner earlier this month, which killed all 176 people on board. Iran’s Rouhani promised on Tuesday to investigate the plane crash thoroughly. Gholamhossein Esmaili, Iran’s judiciary spokesperson, said some of those accused of having a role in...

      Ukraine asks Iran to hand over downed jet’s black boxes
      Jan15

      Ukraine asks Iran to hand over downed jet’s black boxes

      …read more Source:: Al-Manar TV

      Iran’s Initial Inquiry into Plane Crash Conducted as Quickly as Possible: Official
      Jan15

      Iran’s Initial Inquiry into Plane Crash Conducted as Quickly as Possible: Official

      Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Ali Abdollahi highlighted reasons why a recent downing of a Ukrainian plane was announced after 3 days, saying the investigation that led to the announcement was conducted in the least possible time. “The incident (downing of the airliner) happened around 6:15 am (local time)...

      New footage shows Iranian missiles hitting Ukraine plane
      Jan15

      New footage shows Iranian missiles hitting Ukraine plane

      The blurry film shows the Kiev-bound plane on fire and circling back to Tehran’s airport. …read more Source:: Khaleej...

      Ukraine asks Iran to return black boxes from crashed plane
      Jan15

      Ukraine asks Iran to return black boxes from crashed plane

      Ukraine’s prosecutor’s office and security service have asked Iranian authorities to give Kiev black boxes from the crashed Ukrainian plane, the prosecutors office said on Wednesday.A top …read more Source:: Al...

      Democrats release new documents on eve of Trump impeachment trial
      Jan15

      Democrats release new documents on eve of Trump impeachment trial

      Cache provides new context to charges that Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate Democrats as he withheld military aid. …read more Source:: AL...

      Ukraine plane struck by two Iranian missiles: New York Times
      Jan15

      Ukraine plane struck by two Iranian missiles: New York Times

      Two Iranian missiles struck down a Ukrainian passenger jet, the New York Times reported Tuesday, posting verified security camera footage showing double projectiles gliding through the sky before …read more Source:: Al...

      Iran arrests suspects in plane disaster as protests persist
      Jan14

      Iran arrests suspects in plane disaster as protests persist

      Iran said on Tuesday it had arrested people accused of a role in shooting down a Ukrainian airliner and had also detained 30 people involved in protests that have swept the nation for four days since the military belatedly admitted its error, reports Reuters. Wednesday’s shooting down of Ukraine International Airlines flight 752, which...

      Ex-Shin Bet official: Iran may use Chinese cyber tech to attack Israel, US
      Jan14

      Ex-Shin Bet official: Iran may use Chinese cyber tech to attack Israel, US

      Alleged Russian cyber attack on Ukraine hard to block; …read more Source:: The Jerusalem...