General Qassem-soleimani

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Iran's judiciary announces arrests over downing of Ukranian plane; Hassan Rouhani calls for special court to probe incident
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Iran's judiciary announces arrests over downing of Ukranian plane; Hassan Rouhani calls for special court to probe incident

Iranian judiciary's spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili said 'extensive investigations have taken place and some individuals are arrested', without giving the name of those arrested

Videos show Iran security forces firing live ammunition, tear gas to disperse protests against shootdown of Ukrainian plane; authorities deny charge
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Videos show Iran security forces firing live ammunition, tear gas to disperse protests against shootdown of Ukrainian plane; authorities deny charge

Iranian security forces fired both live ammunition and tear gas to disperse demonstrators protesting against the Islamic Republic’s initial denial that it shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, online videos purported to show Monday.

'Our enemy is here': Iran protesters demand resignation of country's leaders after Revolutionary Guard admits to downing Ukranian plane
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'Our enemy is here': Iran protesters demand resignation of country's leaders after Revolutionary Guard admits to downing Ukranian plane

Protests erupted across Iran for a second day on Sunday, increasing pressure on the Islamic Republic’s leadership after it admitted its military shot down a Ukrainian airliner by accident, despite days of denials that Iranian forces were to blame

Protests erupt amid tightened security in Iran's capital after Revolutionary Guard admits to downing Ukranian plane
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Protests erupt amid tightened security in Iran's capital after Revolutionary Guard admits to downing Ukranian plane

Iranians have expressed anger over the downing of the plane and the misleading explanations from senior officials in the wake of the tragedy

Under pressure, Iran admits it shot down Ukraine jetliner 'by mistake' that killed all 176 onboard; admission alters narrative over tensions with US
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Under pressure, Iran admits it shot down Ukraine jetliner 'by mistake' that killed all 176 onboard; admission alters narrative over tensions with US

In the face of mounting evidence, Iran on Saturday acknowledged that it shot down the Ukrainian jetliner by accident, killing all 176 people aboard. The admission by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard undermined the credibility of information provided by senior officials, who for three days had adamantly dismissed allegations of a missile strike as Western propaganda.

US tried but failed to take out another senior Iranian commander Abdul Reza Shahlai on same day as airstrike on General Qassem Soleimani, claims report
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US tried but failed to take out another senior Iranian commander Abdul Reza Shahlai on same day as airstrike on General Qassem Soleimani, claims report

The US military tried, but failed, to take out another senior Iranian commander on the same day that an American airstrike killed the Revolutionary Guard's top general, US officials said Friday.

Donald Trump justifies his military action in West Asia, says Iranian militants planned major attacks on four US embassies
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Donald Trump justifies his military action in West Asia, says Iranian militants planned major attacks on four US embassies

Confronted by persistent questions about his military action in West Asia, President Donald Trump and his top officials offered a string of fresh explanations Friday, with Trump now contending Iranian militants had planned major attacks on four US embassies

Iran claims 80 Americans killed in retaliatory fire on US bases in Iraq as Donald Trump says 'all is well'; world powers urge restraint
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Iran claims 80 Americans killed in retaliatory fire on US bases in Iraq as Donald Trump says 'all is well'; world powers urge restraint

As Iran claims that 80 Americans were killed in its retaliatory fire on US military bases in Iraq and Donald Trump insists “all is well”, the stakes are raised in the conflict between the two amid concerns of a wider war in West Asia.

US-Iran Tensions Updates: 'Missile strike a slap to Americans,' says Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, blames US for causing division, destruction
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US-Iran Tensions Updates: 'Missile strike a slap to Americans,' says Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, blames US for causing division, destruction

US-Iran Tensions Updates: Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in an address to the nation said "we slapped them (Americans) on the face last night" with a missile strike “but military action is not enough.”

US embassy in Baghdad, Balad air base targetted in two separate missile attacks; no casualties reported
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US embassy in Baghdad, Balad air base targetted in two separate missile attacks; no casualties reported

The US Embassy in Baghdad and Iraq's Balad air base housing American troops came under attack in two separate missile strikes on Saturday, reports said

CIA director Mike Pompeo warns Iranian general against attacks on 'US interests' in Iraq
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CIA director Mike Pompeo warns Iranian general against attacks on 'US interests' in Iraq

CIA director Mike Pompeo has said that he sent a letter to a top Iranian military official warning him that the United States would hold Tehran accountable for any attacks it conducted on American interests in Iraq.