Iran's head of accidental investigations said 'no decision has been made' and the country has 'no plans' to send the black boxes to Kyiv. Ukrainian plane was shot down killing 176 people.
Daily Mail. Sun, 19 Jan 2020 16:07:35 +0000.
State Department says it imposed penalties on Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Gen. Hassan Shahvarpour for directing a massacre of nearly 150 demonstrators in southwestern Iran in November.
Voice of America. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 23:35:18 -0500.
Kimia Alizadeh, Iran's only female Olympic medalist, said earlier this week on social media that she has permanently left Iran because she had had enough of being used by its authorities for political purposes.
Voice of America. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 22:12:04 -0500.
Eight Americans were taken to Germany and three to Kuwait to receive medical care after Iran's missile strike last week, a Defense Department spokesperson says.
Bill Chappell. NPR. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:15:54 -0500.
Despite reports of no injuries, 11 U.S. service members were injured in the attack last week by Iran on two Iraqi bases that house American troops, treated for concussion symptoms, according to Defense One.
Newsmax. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:23:38 EDT.
Social media is wondering how the late Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani ended up in the 2015 U.S.-Iran nuclear deal as someone granted sanctions relief. ...
Rowan Scarborough. Washington Times. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 20:21:06 -0500.
Boris Johnson has called on Donald Trump to come up with an alternative to the Iran nuclear accord as Britain, France and Germany formally accused the Islamic republic of non-compliance with the agreement.
Irish Independent. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 02:30:00 +0000.
US President Donald Trump has issued an order allowing the US Treasury Department to execute fresh sanctions on Iran in several product categories including textiles.
Just Style. Tue, 14 Jan 2020 14:03:00 GMT.
Lufthansa is was cancelling all flights to and from Tehran until January 20, following indications that Iran mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane earlier this week.
The Local. Sat, 11 Jan 2020 15:01:47 +0100.
Sharp-eyed satellites have spotted debris from the Ukrainian airliner that went down in Iran early Wednesday morning (Jan. 8).
Live Science. Fri, 10 Jan 2020 21:27:50 +0000.
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Facts About Iran
The Islamic Republic of Iran, located in southwest Asia, is governed by
an elected President who appoints a Prime Minister and other ministers
as well as a unicameral Consultative Assembly. An appointed
religious leader, known as an Ayatollah, is authorized to protect the
Iran's capital city is Tehran, and its currency is the Iranian Real.
In 2007, Iran's estimated population was 65,398,000, and the primary
spoken language of Iranians is Farsi (or Persian). Approximately
51% of Iranians are Persian, 24% are Azeri, 7% are Kurdish, and 18% are
Click on the small Iran map shown at right to display a full-size
map of Iran.