Thursday, June 24, 2021
Everything That Happened in Iran While You Were Sleeping

Everything That Happened in Iran While You Were Sleeping

This photo released by the Iraqi Prime Minister Press Office shows a burning vehicle at the Baghdad International Airport following an airstrike in Baghdad, Iraq, early on January 3, 2020.Photo: APThe U.S. assassinated a high-ranking Iranian official in a targeted airstrike at Baghdad International Airport in Iraq early Friday, local time. The strike killed Qassem…
Iran air disaster: A family lost

Iran air disaster: A family lost

University professors Pedram Mousavi and Mojgan Daneshmand, as well as their two daughters, were all passengers on flight PS752, which Iran's military said it had mistakenly downed.Over 2,000 people attended a public memorial in Edmonton, Alberta, to honour the family and others lost in the crash.
Iran ‘standing down’ after missile strikes – Trump

Iran ‘standing down’ after missile strikes – Trump

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption'Iran appears to be standing down' - Trump delivers a statement at the White HouseUS President Donald Trump has said Iran "appears to be standing down" after it fired missiles at air bases housing US forces in Iraq.Mr Trump, in a televised address from the White House,…
CONTEXT: US-Iran relations – a brief history

CONTEXT: US-Iran relations – a brief history

From the CIA-orchestrated overthrow of Iran's prime minister in 1953, to tension and confrontation under President Trump, a look back over more than 65 years of tricky relations between Iran and the US.1953: Overthrow of Mossadeq Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionUS-Iran relations: A guide to 60 years of tricky relationsUS and…
Iran attack: Who are the winners and losers in the crisis?

Iran attack: Who are the winners and losers in the crisis?

Image copyright NurPhoto Image caption Protestors in Tehran take part in an anti-US rally following the killing of Qasem Soleimani The US killing of top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani and Iran's retaliatory missile attack have heightened fears of a conflict with far-reaching implications.Who loses or gains from the crisis could change rapidly depending on what…
Iran says it ‘unintentionally’ shot down plane

Iran says it ‘unintentionally’ shot down plane

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage appears to show missile strike on Ukrainian plane in IranIran 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…
REALITY CHECK: How strong is Iran’s military?

REALITY CHECK: How strong is Iran’s military?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Iran's missile capabilities are a key part of its military prowess Iran has launched more than a dozen missiles at two bases in Iraq housing US forces. It had vowed to retaliate after its most powerful military commander, General Qasem Soleimani, was killed by a US drone strike at…