The coronavirus epidemic in Iran has cost 26 lives, the health ministry announced Thursday, with a vice president becoming the latest top official to be infected as the spread appeared to accelerate. Health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour told a news conference that the tally of infections had risen to 245 […]

American media reports on Thursday claimed that Iran mistakenly shot down the Ukrainian plane that crashed on Wednesday near Tehran with 176 people on board. United States (U.S.) officials said they believe the Ukrainian International Airlines Boeing 737-800 was hit by a missile, CBS quoted them as saying. Ukraine earlier […]