Photo of the scene where a Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr, southwest of Tehran, Iran

Ukraine: Recordings Show Iran Knew Jetliner Hit by a Missile

KYIV, Ukraine — A leaked recording of an exchange between an Iranian air-traffic controller and an Iranian pilot purports to show that authorities immediately knew a missile had downed a Ukrainian jetliner after takeoff from Tehran, killing all 176 people aboa...
Photo of Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva and Foreign Minster Carmelo Abela

EU Labors to Keep Nuclear Deal Alive After New Iran Moves

BRUSSELS — European Union foreign ministers on Monday affirmed their support for the nuclear deal with Iran, after the Islamic Republic began enrichment work at its Fordo site in a fresh act of defiance that seems likely to spell the end of the painstakingly c...
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Iran President: US Sanctions on Foreign Minister ‘Childish’

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's president lambasted new U.S. sanctions by the Trump administration targeting the country's foreign minister, describing the move on Thursday as "childish" and a barrier to diplomacy. Hassan Rouhani's remarks came after the Trump admini...
Photo of a rocket carrying a Payam satellite from an Iranian state TV screen grab

Iran Satellite Fails to Reach Orbit in US Criticized Launch

TEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian satellite-carrying rocket blasted off into space on Tuesday, but scientists failed to put the device into orbit in a launch previously criticized by the United States as helping the Islamic Republic further develop its ballistic missi...