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An Iranian man holds-up a placard at a demonstration in Tehran on January 11 2020 for the victims of the Flight 752 crash.

Iranian protesters angry over the downing of Ukrainian Flight 752 claim they were met with bullets and tear gas, as police deny shooting demonstrators...

Protesters took aim at Iran's leadership over the weekend after Iran admitted to shooting down a commercial plane, killing 176, after days of denial.
Iranians shout slogans as one of them holds-up a placard with a Persian script that reads, Death To The Liar, during a gathering to mark the victims of the Ukraine Boeing 737 passenger plane, in Tehrans business district on January 11, 2020.

Iranians marched in fiery protests to demand Ayatollah Khamenei’s resignation after officials shot down a commercial plane

Angry protestors reportedly chanted "death to the dictator" and "shameless" shortly after the government admitted to shooting down a Ukrainian flight.

Iran’s president tweeted about an Iranian plane the US shot down in 1988 2 days before a Ukrainian plane was downed in Tehran

Iran Air Flight 655 was shot down by a US warship, the USS Vincennes, in 1988. All 290 passengers were killed.
The Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 involved in the accident shortly after takeoff from Tehran.

The history of Ukraine International Airlines, the 28-year-old carrier that just had its first deadly crash in the Iran disaster that killed 176 peopl...

Ukraine International Airlines suffered its first fatal loss on Wednesday. The Ukrainian flag carrier has never had a crash in its 28-year history.

Trump and Iran are sparking fears of a war that would likely be devastating to both sides

A war with Iran would likely be disastrous and further destabilize a region that's been consumed by conflict for years.
Smoke is seen following a fire at an Aramco factory in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia, on Saturday.

The world’s oil producers keep a massive amount of capacity in reserve. But it’s almost all in Saudi Arabia and the drone attack messed wi...

Drones hit two key Saudi Aramco oil refineries, shutting down production on around 5% of the world's daily oil production and causing prices to surge.
A prison guard stands along a corridor in Tehran's Evin prison on June 13, 2006.

The 2 Instagram influencers detained in Iran are held in a prison where people are reportedly threatened with dismemberment, forced to eat dirt, and s...

Tehran's Evin Prison is known for holding high-profile foreign and dual-national prisoners, as well as Iranian activists and intellectuals.
President Donald Trump holds up a memorandum that reinstates sanctions on Iran after he announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal in the Diplomatic Room at the White House May 8, 2018 in Washington, DC.

CIA predicted the Iran crisis that spiraled out of Trump pulling the US from the 2015 nuclear deal

A year before Trump withdrew the US from the Iran nuclear deal, the CIA circulated a classified document offering a "simple" and prescient conclusion.
President Donald Trump holds up a memorandum that reinstates sanctions on Iran after he announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal in the Diplomatic Room at the White House May 8, 2018 in Washington, DC.

How the Trump administration got into a showdown with Iran that could lead to war

The Trump administration has rejected suggestions it's moving toward war after deploying military assets in response to unspecified threats.
Members of the 5th Special Forces Group conducting weapons training during counter-ISIS operations at the al-Tanf garrison in southern Syria.

A US base in Syria is a huge thorn in Russia and Iran’s side — but they can’t do much more than complain about it

Moscow, Tehran, and the Syrian government have repeatedly accused the US of training Islamic State fighters at the al-Tanf garrison without offering any credible evidence. And that seems as if it's all they can do to undermine the US.