Bodies of Ukrainian victims of Iran plane crash repatriated

The bodies of the 11 Ukrainian citizens who died when a passenger plane was accidentally shot down by Iran this month have returned to Ukraine. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy looked on on Sunday as coffins draped in the country’s flag were carried from a Ukrainian military plane to a waiting hearse at Boryspil International Airport, east … Read more Bodies of Ukrainian victims of Iran plane crash repatriated

Iran plane crash: Khamenei defends armed forces in rare address – BBC News

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has defended the country’s armed forces after it admitted shooting down a passenger plane by mistake. He said the Revolutionary Guard – the elite unit responsible for the disaster – “maintained the security” of Iran. Widespread protests and criticism from abroad have put growing pressure on Iran over its … Read more Iran plane crash: Khamenei defends armed forces in rare address – BBC News

Plane crash: Iranian protesters call for Supreme Leader to resign

Iranian authorities’ admission that they mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet has sparked anti-government protests in Tehran, with US President Donald Trump tweeting his support. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab condemned the arrest and detention of British ambassador Rob Macaire, who was accused of ‘inciting’ protesters. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that Iran must … Read more Plane crash: Iranian protesters call for Supreme Leader to resign

Liam Fox: Iran’s international reputation has been damaged

Former Defence Secretary Liam Fox talks to Sophy Ridge about the Iran plane crash and Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s imprisonment. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video de Sky News están disponibles en español aquí: https://www.youtube.com/skynewsespanol Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: … Read more Liam Fox: Iran’s international reputation has been damaged

Truth about Iran plane crash could not be hidden: Zelenskyy

More than 50 Canadians were on board Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 and the leaders of both those countries are demanding Iran take full responsibility for the disaster. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has said he and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani have agreed in a phone call to identify the remains of those deceased on … Read more Truth about Iran plane crash could not be hidden: Zelenskyy

Protests in Tehran after Iran admits shooting down plane

Iranians are angry at their government for denying that a Ukrainian passenger plane carrying 176 people had been shot down by an Iranian missile. They chanted anti-government slogans and demanded that those responsible for the incident be brought to justice. Al Jazeera’s Dorsa Jabbari reports from Tehran, Iran. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – … Read more Protests in Tehran after Iran admits shooting down plane

Vigils for Ukraine plane crash victims at Iran universities

Videos from Tehran show crowds holding vigils and protests at universities after Iran admitted shooting down a Ukrainian plane with 176 on board. Many of the passengers were Iranian students. Hundreds of people can be seen outside the University of Amirkabir taking to the streets and chanting “there should be a trial. Resignations are not … Read more Vigils for Ukraine plane crash victims at Iran universities

Iran admits ‘unintentionally’ shooting down plane – BBC News

Iran has admitted “unintentionally” shooting down a Ukrainian passenger jet, killing all 176 people on board. An investigation found that “missiles fired due to human error”, President Hassan Rouhani said. He described the crash as an “unforgivable mistake”. The military said the jet turned towards a sensitive site belonging to Iran’s Revolutionary Guards and was … Read more Iran admits ‘unintentionally’ shooting down plane – BBC News

Iran admits it ‘unintentionally’ shot down Ukrainian plane

Iran has admitted its military shot down a Ukranian passenger jet, by accident, killing all 176 people on board. The plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran on Wednesday – after Iran fired missiles targeting US forces based in Iraq. Western countries had been piling pressure on Iran – which had spent days denying that … Read more Iran admits it ‘unintentionally’ shot down Ukrainian plane

Iran Crash: Pilot’s wife ‘warned husband not to fly’

The wife of a pilot whose Ukrainian passenger plane crashed after taking off from Tehran says she warned her husband not to fly – and believes the aircraft was downed in a terror attack. Kateryna Gaponenko told Sky News that she had “concerns” about the Ukrainian International Airlines flight and had pleaded with her husband … Read more Iran Crash: Pilot’s wife ‘warned husband not to fly’

Iran-US tensions, Ghosn’s comeback, Australia wildfires, Royal fallout

Ten days into 2020 and it feels like we have already been to the brink of war and back. The reported forewarning of the strike, the tweet by Iran’s foreign minister essentially saying that was it on Wednesday. Since, there have been more ominous noises from Tehran. Then there is that plane crash that happened hours … Read more Iran-US tensions, Ghosn’s comeback, Australia wildfires, Royal fallout

Iran denies shooting down passenger plane

One thing is certain. A plane has crashed with the loss of 176 lives. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Western leaders seem quite convinced about who is to blame but Iran denies all responsibility. There is unease on the ground where witnesses claim bulldozers have been used to clear the crash site and forensic evidence could have been … Read more Iran denies shooting down passenger plane