Thursday, January 09
U.S. officials are confident Iran shot down a Ukrainian jetliner in the hours after the Iranian missile attack on U.S. targets earlier this week, CBS News has learned. The Ukrainian International Airlines plane crashed Wednesday soon after takeoff from Tehran's airport, killing all 176 people on board.
Thursday, November 21
Iran on Thursday began restoring internet access in the capital Tehran and a number of provinces, local news agencies and residents said, after a days-long nationwide shutdown meant to help stifle unrest over fuel price hikes.
Monday, November 13
A huge rescue effort is under way after a powerful earthquake struck Iran's mountainous border with Iraq, killing more than 400 people and injuring more than 7,000.
Wednesday, June 07
Twin attacks on the Iranian parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum in the capital, Tehran, have killed at least 12 people and injured many more.
Thursday, January 19
The scene unspooled as if in a horror film: As firefighters fought to control a blaze in one of Tehran’s most prominent high-rise buildings, the structure suddenly collapsed in a smoldering heap of wreckage reminiscent of the scene in New York on Sept. 11, 2001 — all while millions watched on Iranian state television.
Tuesday, November 08
France's Total has signed a deal with Iran to further develop its part of the world's largest gas field, becoming the first western energy company to sign a major deal with Tehran since the lifting of international sanctions earlier this year.
Tuesday, September 06
yatollah Ali Khamenei says authorities in Mecca ‘locked up the injured with the dead in containers’, in further deterioration of diplomatic relations
Thursday, September 01
British Airways is to resume direct flights to Tehran later - the first UK carrier to fly to Iran for four years.
Wednesday, January 27
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wraps up his visit to Italy today before heading to France on the second leg of a trip signalling the dramatic rapprochement between Tehran and the European powers since the lifting of sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
Tuesday, January 26
Airbus said Monday it was in talks with Iran toward the sale of dozens of new commercial aircraft — part of a number of international business deals likely to flow toward Iran since it agreed to curtail its nuclear ambitions.