Iranians were ‘lied to’, says Foreign Minister Javad Zarif

Speaking at foreign policy conference in New Delhi on Wednesday, Zarif said neither he, nor President Hassan Rouhani, knew the details of what happened...

Video appears to show two missiles striking Ukrainian passenger plane over Iran

All 176 people on board the flight were killed after it was brought down over the Iranian capital Tehran, hours after Iran had fired...

Europe puts Iran on notice as it grasps for a diplomatic solution

The Europeans are calling time on Tehran's diplomatic escalation -- namely its intentional drift from compliance with the nuclear deal, or the Joint Comprehensive...

Iraq Fast Facts

Capital: Baghdad Ethnic Groups: Arab 75%-80%, Kurdish 15%-20% or other 5% (1987 est.)Religion: Muslim (official) 95%-98% (Shia 64%-69%, Sunni 29%-34%), Christian 1%, other 1-4%...

Iran makes arrests in connection to downing of Ukrainian jet

Gholamhossein Esmaili, the spokesman for Iran's judiciary, was quoted by the semi-official FARS news agency Tuesday as saying that an investigation into the crash...

Is this Iran’s ‘Chernobyl’ moment?

After days of denial and obfuscation, Iranian officials finally acknowledged early Saturday that its military had shot down a Ukraine International Airlines jet, killing...

Death sentence for former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf overturned

The 76-year-old, who has been living in self-imposed exile in Dubai since 2016, is now a free man and can freely return to Pakistan,...

US troops sheltered in Saddam-era bunkers during Iran missile attack

"I held on to my gun and put my head down and I tried to find a happy place, so I started singing to...

Iranian leaders under pressure at home and abroad as public anger mounts over downed...

Protests that began as vigils to mourn those who died in the crash quickly turned into mass anti-government demonstrations, with calls for Supreme Leader...

Massive protests in Iran follow country’s admission that it shot down plane

Video circulating on social media appears to show Iranian riot police firing tear gas on crowds in Tehran's Azadi Square over the weekend. The...

‘Jeopardy!’ is criticized for stating the Church of the Nativity is in Israel

The controversy erupted during Friday evening's episode, which included the category "Where's that Church?"Competitor Jack McGuire then buzzed in, answering: "What is Israel?"His answer...

Thousands of Iranian protesters hit streets condemning leaders over downed plane

Thousands of demonstrators hit the streets this weekend condemning Iranian authorities for shooting a Ukrainian passenger plane and killing all 176 people on board.The...

The crisis between the US and Iran is far from over

Ukraine is demanding a full investigation and compensation for the victims -- mostly Iranian, Canadian and Ukrainian -- who died when the airliner was...

Iranian protesters take to streets after Tehran admits Ukrainian plane was unintentionally shot down

Thousands gathered outside the gates of Amir Kabir University, near the former US embassy in Tehran, to denounce the plane crash the government blamed...

Iranian protesters take to streets after Tehran admits Ukrainian plane was shot down unintentionally...

Thousands gathered outside the gates of Amir Kabir University, near the former American embassy in Tehran, to denounce the plane crash the government blamed...

US troops knew Al-Asad air base would be attacked and sheltered in bunkers, exclusive...

Most troops were either flown out of the base or sheltering in bunkers by 11:00 p.m. local time Tuesday -- shortly before the first...

Iran admits to unintentionally shooting down Ukrainian plane

The final interactions between the doomed Ukraine International Airline flight 752 and the dispatch tower at Tehran airport involved instructions for the plane to...

Iran admits to shooting down plane unintentionally

Iran Press via AFPThe black box recordings of the downed Ukrainian airliner will be downloaded in France, the head of Iran’s Civil Aviation...

How Americans and Iranians are using memes and hashtags to cope with conflict

That's right, memes, those images you see on social media that are created, shared, remixed and shared again.On Instagram, #ww3 has collected nearly 500,000...

Oman names a new leader after the death of Sultan Qaboos bin Said

Qaboos was 79, and ruled Oman for five decades before his death Friday. He overthrew his father in a bloodless coup in 1970, becoming...