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      Iran grants Canada investigators access to downed plane
      Jan14

      Iran grants Canada investigators access to downed plane

      OTTAWA: Canadian investigators flying to Tehran on Monday will access the wreckage and black boxes from a Ukranian jetliner downed by a missile strike last week, officials said.“We don’t fully know what the scope of our investigation will be,“ Transportation Safety Board (TSB) chair Kathy Fox told a press conference.However, she added,...

      Protests pile pressure on Iran after admission of plane strike
      Jan12

      Protests pile pressure on Iran after admission of plane strike

      DUBAI: Iranian protesters and newspapers piled pressure on the country’s leadership and riot police stepped up their presence in Tehran on Sunday after Iran’s military admitted that it had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian airliner.Riot police fired teargas at thousands of Iranians who had taken to the streets late on Saturday in the...

      Ukraine demands punishment, compensation for airliner downed by Iran
      Jan11

      Ukraine demands punishment, compensation for airliner downed by Iran

      KIEV: President Volodymyr Zelensky (pix) demanded Saturday that Iran punish those responsible for the downing of a Ukrainian airliner and pay compensation.“We expect Iran … to bring the guilty to the courts,“ the Ukrainian leader wrote on Facebook, calling also for the “payment of compensation” after Tehran admitted accidentally downing the...

      Iran says unintentionally shot down Ukrainian airliner
      Jan11

      Iran says unintentionally shot down Ukrainian airliner

      TEHRAN: Iran on Saturday says it unintentionally shot down the Ukrainian airliner that crashed this week killing 176 people, calling it an “unforgivable mistake”.The Ukraine International Airlines plane came down on Wednesday shortly after Iran launched missiles at bases hosting American forces in Iraq in response to the killing of Qasem...

      Dutch blame Iranian missile for jet crash
      Jan11

      Dutch blame Iranian missile for jet crash

      THE HAGUE: Dutch intelligence has information that a Ukrainian airliner that crashed in Iran was probably hit by a missile, a minister said on Friday, becoming the latest western country to suggest the plane was brought down.Canada and Britain have already suggested that the crash — in which all 176 people on board the plane were killed — was...

      Canadian PM: Iranian missile brought down airliner
      Jan10

      Canadian PM: Iranian missile brought down airliner

      OTTAWA: 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 on board, including 63 Canadians.Trudeau’s comments came as video emerged that appeared to show the moment the airliner was hit.That and other footage posted on...

      Iran says Ukrainian plane turned back before crashing
      Jan09

      Iran says Ukrainian plane turned back before crashing

      TEHRAN: 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...

      Grief and mourning after Iran plane crash kills 176
      Jan09

      Grief and mourning after Iran plane crash kills 176

      TEHRAN: Bereaved friends and families joined in mourning Wednesday after a Ukrainian airliner crashed near Tehran killing all 176 on board, as harrowing 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 the crash, which came...

      Airlines reroute flights away from Iraq, Iran airspace after missile attack on US troops
      Jan08

      Airlines reroute flights away from Iraq, Iran airspace after missile attack on US troops

      WASHINGTON: Several major airlines said on Wednesday they were rerouting flights to avoid airspace over Iraq and Iran after the Federal Aviation Administration banned US carriers from the area following an Iranian missile attack on US-led forces in Iraq.Tehran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles from Iranian territory against at least two...

      All 176 dead in Ukrainian jet crash: Iran media
      Jan08

      All 176 dead in Ukrainian jet crash: Iran media

      TEHRAN: 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 on board the aircraft operated by Ukraine International Airlines.“Obviously it is impossible that passengers”...