Iran initially blamed a technical fault before acknowledging in the face of mounting evidence that its paramilitary Revolutionary Guard had accidentally brought down the jetliner.
The most outspoken celebratory messages for the killing of the controversial Iranian general came from the Turkey-backed Syrian National Amy, while the YPG-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces remain silent.
The accidental downing of a Ukrainian commercial flight has turned the political tide in Iran.
Protesters, with students at the forefront, have staged daily rallies in the country after the government admitted they shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed all 176 aboard. Some protests have been met with a violent crackdown.
The late monarch’s shadow looms as Oman prepares to navigate the uncertainties of the post-Qaboos era.
Iraq is far too fragile to find itself on a collision course with the US, for the sake of Iran.
Qasem Soleimani's less charismatic replacement won't change Iran's regional policies, but we might witness an expansion.
Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani held talks with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran.
Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko says Kiev has received "full cooperation" from Iran which has allowed its 50 experts access to black box flight recorders of the crashed Ukrainian plane.
As more information emerges on the tragic Ukrainian passenger jet crash in Iran, it appears the plane may have been accidentally shot down by an Iranian anti-aircraft missile, possibly a Tor-M1.
Iran rules out a missile strike as the cause of a Ukrainian passenger plane crash, saying such a scenario made "no sense," as US media citing officials report the plane was mistakenly downed by Iran during confrontation with US.
While Democrats criticise the US president for his impulsive actions, for Trump, the Soleimani killing is a victory with no cost to American lives.
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