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Iranians have gathered in the streets of Tehran to demand the resignation of Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei after the regime admitted it had mistakenly shot down a civilian passenger plane.

Iranian protesters demand Ayatollah’s resignation over downing of Ukrainian jet

Iranians have gathered in the streets of Tehran to demand the resignation of Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei after the regime admitted it had mistakenly shot down a civilian passenger plane.
Emergency workers at scene of a Ukrainian plane crash near Imam Khomeini Airport in Tehran early Wednesday morning.

At least 170 people feared dead in Ukrainian plane crash in Iran

At least, 170 passengers have been killed in the crash of Ukrainian airplane on Wednesday shortly after takeoff from Tehran’s main airport, Iran state TV reported.
Mr Larijani said Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei ordered the IRGC budget to be increased by the equivalent of 225 million dollars.

Iranian parliament increases budget for revolutionary guard

The Iranian parliament has increased the Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) budget until March 20, the end of the Persian year, Parliamentary Speaker Ali Larijani said on Tuesday.
FILE - Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, a commander in the Popular Mobilization Forces, attends the funeral procession of Hashed al-Shaabi fighters in Baghdad, Dec. 31, 2019.

Iraqi militant killed by US worked with Iran for decades

Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, a veteran Iraqi militant who was closely allied with Iran and rose to be a senior militia commander during the war against the Islamic State group, was killed Friday in a U.S. strike that also felled Iran’s top general.
Protests in Tehran on Sunday against petrol prices that have risen by as much as 300%. Sipa-Rex-Shutterstock

Reports: Three Iran security personnel killed by ‘rioters’

Three members of the Iranian security forces have been stabbed to death by “rioters” near Tehran, the ISNA and Fars news agencies reported late Monday.
The Grace 1 supertanker in the British territory of Gibraltar

Greece blocks Iranian oil ship freed in Gibraltar

Greece has vowed to refuse help to an Iranian ship that was recently detained in Gibraltar on suspicion of carrying oil bound for Syria days after the U.S. threatened sanctions on any country that offered aid to the tanker believed to be linked to an Iranian terrorist organisation.

Two die in clash with ‘terrorists’

A member of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard and a Basij militia fighter have been killed in a clash with a “terrorist group” in the country’s southeast, state media reported on Sunday.
British oil tanker Stena Impero at unknown location, believed to have been captured by Iran.

Iran says British tanker seized because of collision

Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that the country’s seizure of British-flagged oil tanker a day earlier was due to a collision with an Iranian fishing boat.
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have seized a foreign tanker in the Gulf. File pic

Iran seizes foreign tanker with 12 crew accused of smuggling oil

Iran has seized a foreign tanker with 12 crew accused of smuggling oil in the Persian Gulf, the country's state TV says.
A US Navy Global Hawk surveillance drone. Erik Hildebrandt-US Navy

Donald Trump triggers anxiety over possible Iran attack

US President Donald Trump left journalists guessing on Thursday over whether the United States would hit Iran in retaliation for the shooting down of an American military drone.
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard force said Thursday it shot down a US spy drone over its territory, Iranian state television reported.

Report: Iran’s revolutionary guard shoots down US ‘spy’ drone

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard force said Thursday it shot down a US "spy drone" over its territory, Iranian state television reported.
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Thursday it had shot down a US “spy drone” over its territory after it violated Iranian airspace, according to Iranian state television.

Iran shoots down US spy drone

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Thursday it had shot down a US “spy drone” over its territory after it violated Iranian airspace, according to Iranian state television.
Iran is ready to work with all of its neighbours to secure peace in the Middle East in the face of US and Israeli aggression, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday.

Hassan Rouhani: Iran ready to improve ties with gulf rivals

Iran is ready to work with all of its neighbours to secure peace in the Middle East in the face of US and Israeli aggression, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday.

Suicide attack kills 20 members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard

Twenty members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard were killed in a suicide attack in the southeast of the country.

Tehran confirms arrest of British-Iranian professor

Iranian officials have confirmed the detention of a British-Iranian university professor on "security charges".

Hassan Rouhani: West will regret collapse of Iran nuclear deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned the West will come to "regret" the day the nuclear agreement collapses, laying blame on the United States for trying to sabotage the historic deal.

Search continues for missing Iranian plane, no wreckage found yet

Iranian rescue teams were still trying to locate the wreckage of a plane on Monday a day after it crashed with 65 people on board, as glacial temperatures and mountainous terrain hampered their search.

450 protesters arrested in Iran

No fewer than 450 protesters have been arrested over three days in Tehran, the Iranian capital following days of protests.

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Police arrest girl for faking own kidnap in Lagos

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