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Protests in Iran rage on against downing of passenger jet


BEIRUT — Protesters and riot police faced off in at least two cities in Iran on Monday, a third day of angry demonstrations at the country’s leaders after the government acknowledged having shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane, killing 176 people.
The protests are the most recent spillover from escalating regional tensions between the United States and Iran that built up from President Trump’s decision to kill a high-ranking Iranian general and Iran’s firing missiles at U.S. forces in Iraq in response.
After days of denials, Iran acknowledged Saturday that it had shot down the Ukraine International Airlines flight Wednesday, blaming the …read more

Source:: San Francisco Chronicle

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