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Iran US tension


Iran hopes for a change in 'destructive US policies' after Biden win

November 08, 2020 1:18 pm

Relations between Iran and the United States have taken a turn for the worse since 2018, when Trump pulled out of Tehran's nuclear deal with six powers and reimposed crippling sanctions.

Iran hits hawkish US expert with symbolic sanctions

August 03, 2020 12:00 pm

Tehran sanctioned the think tank and its CEO last August for their role in promoting sanctions and what the Islamic Republic called “economic terrorism” against Iran.

Iran says forgetful operator was trigger for Ukraine jet crash

July 12, 2020 8:58 am

Iran said it mistakenly shot down Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 shortly after take-off, killing all 176 aboard

Iraq releases on bail some men suspected of targeting US

June 30, 2020 9:08 am

The arrests, based on a judicial order, marked the strongest action to date by the new government in Baghdad against the perpetrators affiliated with a powerful Iran-backed militia group.

Iran ready for compensation talks on Ukraine plane crash: Report

June 07, 2020 8:17 am

In January, Iran said that it accidentally shot down Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 after mistaking it for a cruise missile, killing all 176 aboard the plane.

High turnout in Iran election will display unity against 'enemies': Iran's Khamenei

February 18, 2020 4:00 pm

"The election will neutralise American's ill intentions ... the vote is the Islamic Republic's prestige," state TV reported Khamenei as saying.

Amid US-Iran tensions, PM Modi tells Javed Zarif: India has strong interest in peace, stability in region

January 15, 2020 9:06 pm

"The Foreign Minister shared his perspectives on the recent developments in the region. The Prime Minister mentioned India's strong interest in peace, security, and stability in the region," a statement by the Prime Minister's Office said.

US-Iran crisis is pushing India to clarify its stand. But ambiguity may be a more comfortable position

January 15, 2020 9:58 am

It is very likely that India is now taking the side of the US against Iran, with the blessings of Israel and Saudi Arabia which is becoming an important partner and investor along with the UAE. In this context, Iran may turn to China more actively.

Video shows Ukrainian plane being hit over Iran

January 10, 2020 9:24 am

As investigators work to determine an official cause of the accident, the video offered new clues about the crash, which came hours after a violent confrontation between Iran and the United States.

Iranian missile accidentally brought down Ukrainian jet, US officials say, citing early evidence

January 10, 2020 7:39 am

US satellites, designed to track missile launches, detected the firing of the Iranian short-range interceptor. US intelligence agencies later intercepted Iranian communications confirming that the SA-15 system brought down the Ukrainian airliner, officials said.