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Voters form long queues at polling stations in south Tehran, where conservatives have a solid support base, but far fewer are seen waiting to vote in upmarket northern neighborhoods
(UPDATED) Both Iraq and Kuwait, which respectively share land and maritime borders with Iran, have not confirmed any cases of the virus internally
The head of the health ministry's contagious diseases unit says the pair who died were Qom residents who were not known to have left Iran
One Republican who voted yes is Mike Lee, who says a classified session by the Trump administration after the Soleimani killing was the 'worst' defense briefing he ever received
Iran, which is enemy number one for President Donald Trump's administration, says it had successfully launched a satellite but that it failed to reach orbit
Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis was the deputy head of the Hashed al-Shaabi, a loose network of paramilitary groups formed in 2014 to fight jihadists that has since been absorbed into the Iraqi state
Trump had dismissed reported injuries as 'headaches' and 'not very serious'
Major General Hossein Salami says 'the complicated achievements on the bleeding edge of global technology that were unveiled today are our key to entering space'
The reported Israeli strikes come as government forces press a blistering offensive against Syria's last major rebel bastion, in the Idlib region in the northwest
Even before his death, one of General Soleimani’s ultimate legacies – the activation of the Iranian Corridor – was able to carry out calibrated responses to achieve Tehran’s crucial foreign policy aims
The McDonnell Douglas jet, belonging to Iran's Caspian Airlines, was flying from Tehran's Mehrabad Airport with 135 passengers plus the plane's crew. State TV reports all were safe.
Josep Borrell, the EU's diplomatic chief, says the so-called joint commission that oversees the deal and comprises representatives of all the countries involved will meet in February
'Ukraine has the technical capacity and experienced specialists' to read the information on the Boeing flight recorders, the presidency says in a statement
Iran accuses Britain, France, and Germany of inaction over sanctions the United States reimposed on it after unilaterally withdrawing from the landmark accord in 2018
The caskets are to remain for a while at the airport terminal so that relatives and members of the airline could say their last goodbyes
Paano nagsimula ang tensiyon sa pagitan ng Iran at US? Paano kaya ito matatapos?
Ukraine's foreign minister says Iran would grant a team of investigators from Iran and Canada – as the countries that have lost the most nationals – access to the recorders.
The airstrike shown in the video has nothing to do with the conflict between the US and Iran. It shows the rocket attacks that involved Palestinians and Israel in November 2018.
The US military has previously maintained there were no casualties
'The government is working daily to prevent military confrontation or war,' President Hassan Rouhani says in a televised speech, adding that 'for me this is a daily concern'
'It's just a matter of time for it to reach its final climax. I think we're in that mode,' the former crown prince tells a news conference in Washington, which he lives near in exile
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani calls for 'national unity' in remarks broadcast live on state television. 'If there was a delay' by the armed forces to release information about the air disaster, 'let them apologize,' he says.
The blurry film, shot from a rooftop in a village 4 miles from an Iranian military site, shows the Kiev-bound plane on fire and circling back to Tehran's airport. Minutes later, the aircraft explodes and crashes.
The Department of Foreign Affairs says the 13 Filipinos are coming from Baghdad and Erbil
The foreign ministers of Britain, France, and Germany say Iran has been progressively scaling back its commitments under the deal since May last year
President Hassan Rouhani says, 'It cannot be that only the person who pressed the button is at fault. There are others, and I want this to be explained to the people explicitly.'
This comes hours after UK's foreign office had summoned Iran's ambassador in London to lodge its 'strong objections' to the arrest of Britain's ambassador Rob Macaire
'The police treated the people who had gathered with patience and tolerance" in a second night of demonstrations in Tehran on Sunday,' says General Hossein Rahimi
(UPDATED) Government spokesman Ali Rabiei says all details provided by officials prior to Saturday's admission had been based on the information available to them at the time
The Department of National Defense says at least 12 Filipinos may return to the Philippines on January 14, though this will depend on the availability of flights
'We're an oil-producing country. Those accounts are in dollars. Cutting off access means totally turning off the tap,' an first Iraqi official says
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tells a memorial event in Edmonton that 'this tragedy struck our Iranian-Canadian community, leaving cities like Edmonton reeling, but this was truly a Canadian tragedy'
Trump's salvo came as Iran's Islamic regime faced a challenge from angry street protests, having come to the brink of war with the US after a series of tit-for-tat confrontations
Security was stepped up in Iran's capital after a vigil the previous night for those killed in the air disaster turned into an angry protest and police temporarily arrested the British ambassador for being there
Officials in charge of the repatriation effort realize 'it may not be wise to send uniformed servicemen to the Middle East due to the sensitivities of the countries there'
(UPDATED) The British government calls Ambassador Rob Macaire's arrest a 'flagrant violation of international law'
After news of Kimia Alizadeh's disappearance shocked Iran, the Olympian resurfaces saying she wants nothing more than 'taekwondo, security and a happy and healthy life'
UK Ambassador Rob Macaire is accused of allegedly 'inciting' protesters in Tehran angry at the military's accidental downing of a Ukranian passenger jet
Ukrain says it expects Iran to bring to justice those responsible for the crash of a Ukrainian airliner that killed 176 people on board
Fars News Agency says Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered that the outcome of investigations 'be made known to the people explicitly and honestly'
Here are the main elements from the five-point statement
Filipinos in and near Tripoli, Libya, must be mandatorily evacuated, too, says the defense department, as tensions escalate in the North African country
(3rd UPDATE) 'This is a national tragedy, and all Canadians are mourning together,' Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says in a statement
(4th UPDATE) 'The Islamic Republic of Iran deeply regrets this disastrous mistake,' Iranian President Hassan Rouhani tweets
'This is based on additional information we had about birth dates and comparing the travel documents that people were travelling on when they boarded the flight,' Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says
The sanctions are the latest salvo in a US-Iranian confrontation that risked sliding into war a week ago with the deadly US drone attack on general Qasem Soleimani
News agencies, human rights activists and influencers have their accounts deactivated
'Our goal is to establish the undeniable truth,' says Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. 'The value of human life is above all political motives.'
(3rd UPDATE) The declaration comes as Tehran faces mounting international pressure to allow a 'credible' investigation into the crash
'We cannot allow our country to be lied into another war,' says Democrat Ayanna Pressley