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Iran to unveil date of new round of nuclear talks in Vienna this week: Foreign Ministry

Tehran/UNI/Sputnik: Tehran will announce the date of resuming the Vienna-hosted nuclear talks this week after consulting all parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), primarily China, Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Monday.

Iranian’s corpse from Pakistan: Tehran negotiates transfer with Islamabad

Tehran: An Iranian official has said it is speaking to Pakistan to pave the way for the delivery of an Iranian’s body, who was killed in Pakistan’s border area, media reports said.

Coronavirus outbreak: Iran's deputy Health Minister Iraj Harirchi tests positive

Tehran/IBNS: A day after claiming that his government was getting the novel Coronavirus under its control, Iran deputy Health Minister Iraj Harirchi tested positive for the disease worsening the situation in the country, media reports said.

UN aviation experts to join Ukraine Airlines Iran crash investigation

New York/IBNS: Experts from the UN aviation watchdog, ICAO, will support the investigation into the crash of a Ukrainian Passenger plane in Iran on January 8, following an invitation from the Iranian authorities, which was accepted on Tuesday.

Arrest of UK ambassador to Iran was violation of international law: Britain

London/IBNS: Britain on Saturday said the arrest of the UK ambassador to Iran Rob Macaire was a 'flagrant violation of international law'.

Ukrainian plane brought down due to human error: Iran

Tehran/IBNS: Iran's military on Saturday said it shot down the Ukrainian passenger flight this week due to 'human error', reported Iran's state TV.

Ukraine jet crashes in Iran, killing 176: UN chief offers deepest condolences

New York/IBNS: A Ukrainian airliner crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran on Wednesday morning, killing all 176 passengers and crew members on board. In a statement, UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ offered his deepest condolences, saying he was “deeply saddened by the crash”.

Iran: Ukrainian Boeing-737 flight crash leaves 176 passengers killed

Tehran/IBNS: The crash of a Ukrainian Boeing-737 flight in Iran's Tehran city left all its 176 passengers killed on Wednesday, media reports said.

Ukraine's embassy in Iran says plane crashed due to engine malfunction, not terror act

Kiev/Sputnik/UNI: The preliminary investigation into the Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) Boeing 737 plane crash earlier in the day shows that the aircraft experienced an engine malfunction and the tragedy was not the result of a terrorist act as some speculations have suggested, the Ukrainian Embassy in Iran said on Wednesday.

Canada's troops in Iraq safe after Tehran's strikes: Chief of defense staff

Moscow/UNI: Canadian troops are all safe and their whereabouts is known following Tehran's strikes on US military facilities in Iraq, Gen Jonathan Vance, the chief of Defense Staff, said Wednesday.

All onboard passengers killed after Ukrainian plane crashes near Tehran

Tehran/IBNS: All 180 onboard passengers were killed after a Ukrainian plane crashed near Iran's Khomeini Airport on Wednesday, media reports said.

Iran: Ukrainian plane with 180 on board crashes

Tehran/IBNS: A Ukrainian passenger plane, which was carrying 180 passengers,  crashed near Iran's Khomeini Airport on Wednesday, media reports said.

Iran Parliament names Pentagon terrorist organisation

Tehran/UNI: Iran's Parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bill designating the US Department of Defence and all affiliated entities as terrorist organisations and all those involved in assassinating General Qasem Soleimani as terrorists.

Trump says US took action against Iran's Soleimani to stop war, not start one

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: US President Donald Trump said during a press conference on Friday that his decision to kill top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani aimed to prevent war rather than start one.

Imran Khan to visit Tehran, Riyadh on Sunday in mediation efforts

Riyadh, Oct 13 (UNI) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will pay an official visit to Iran and Saudi Arabia on Sunday as part of his mediation efforts aimed to ease tension between the two countries.