Iran says Ukrainian passenger plane was shot down unintentionally in fear of US aggression

In a statement, the nation's armed forces said it targeted the passenger plane unintentionally. It attributed the crash to radar activity and fear of...

Iran admits to shooting down Ukrainian passenger plane unintentionally, report says

The general staff of Iran's armed forces said the crash Wednesday was due to human error. Iran targeted the passenger plane unintentionally, Press TV...

Iran plane crash site has been cleared of most wreckage, images show

The photos, taken near a soccer field in Laleh Park in the town of Shahedshahr on Friday, point to a clear lack of security...

Iran plane crash site cleared of wreckage, images show

The photos, taken near a soccer field in Laleh Park in the town of Shahedshahr on Friday, show the site has been cleared of...

Ibrahim al-Jaafari Fast Facts

Children: FiveEducation: Mosul University, M.D., 1974Timeline1968 - Joins the Islamic Dawa Party. Al Dawa (formally the Hizb al-Dawa al-Islamiyya or the Islamic Call Party),...

Ayad Allawi Fast Facts

Children: ThreeEducation: Studied medicine/neurology in Baghdad and London.Timeline1960s - Joins the Baath Party while in medical school in Baghdad.1970s - In charge of Baath...

Video shows the moment a Ukrainian plane crashed in Iran

The closed-circuit footage shows a huge explosion as the plane hits the ground, leaving debris and destruction. All 176 people aboard died when the...

The latest on Iran plane crash

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was pressed on why he and the President have referenced threats to US embassies in the Middle East while...

Iranians clear crash site of wreckage, as calls for transparent investigation grow

The lack of security at the scene has raised concerns over the inquiry's credibility, just a day after western intelligence officials said Iran shot...

In 1988, a US Navy warship shot down an Iranian passenger plane

Iran Air Flight 655, an Airbus A300 with 290 people on board, was blown from the skies by a missile fired from the guided-missile...

Iranian official says reports that missiles downed Ukrainian plane ‘a big lie’

The spokesman, Ali Rabiei, accused the United States of spreading misinformation about the crash, in which all 176 people on board were killed."No one...

US-Iran: Latest updates on the plane crash and ongoing conflict

House TVThe House of Representatives on Thursday voted to approve a resolution aimed at restraining the President's ability to use military action against...

Iran shot down plane with two Russian-made missiles, US official says

Aref Fathi/picture alliance via Getty ImagesIran’s Civil Aviation Authority head, Ali Abedzadeh, told CNN the country may need outside help to decode the...

US increasingly believes Iran accidentally shot down Ukraine plane

Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty ImagesPresident Trump said he suspected that the recent plane crash in Iran was not due to mechanical issues, indicating that “somebody...

Ukrainian investigators pursue plane crash theories

Crews search the scene of the crash on Wednesday. Foad Ashtari/dpa/Getty ImagesIt's the second day of investigation into Wednesday's Ukraine International Airlines plane crash,...

Ukraine investigators consider missile strike, terrorism as possible causes of Iran plane crash

A Ukrainian official said Thursday that multiple potential causes for the crash of Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 were being investigated, including terrorism, a...

Ukrainian Boeing plane crash in Iran, investigators hunt for clues

Crews search the scene of the crash on Wednesday. Foad Ashtari/dpa/Getty ImagesIt's the second day of investigation into Wednesday's Ukraine International Airlines plane crash,...

Woman was worried before her plane crashed in Iran, her husband says

She'd taken three weeks off from her job in Toronto to visit her mother and sisters in Tehran. Her vacation was over, and she...

Iran’s military power: Unconventional tactics, numbers in strategic places

Here's a breakdown of how some of its key elements work."The strikes demonstrate Iran's ballistic missiles have accurate and precise guidance systems," said Carl...

Woman had a premonition her plane would crash in Iran, her husband says

She'd taken three weeks off from her job in Toronto to visit her mother and sisters in Tehran. Her vacation was over, and she...