Iran

Bayern's Alphonso Davies, front, duels for the ball with Stuttgart's Omar Marmoush during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayern Munich and Stuttgart, at the Allianz Arena, in Munich, Germany, Sunday, May 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Probst )

Panama replaces Iran as Canada opponent in World Cup warmup

61st-ranked country will be opponent now for Sunday match in Vancouver

 

In this photo released by official website of the office of Iranian Senior Vice-President, on Friday, May 27, 2022, ruins of a tower at under construction 10-story Metropol Building remains after it collapsed on Monday, in the southwestern city of Abadan, Iran. Rescue teams at the site of the tower pulled five more bodies from the rubble on Friday, bringing the death toll in the disaster to 24. (Iranian Senior Vice-President Office via AP)

Crowd confronts cleric at Iran tower collapse that killed 32

Resulting crackdown saw riot police club demonstrators and fire tear gas, according to online videos

 

Photos of some of the victims stand among candles as members of Toronto’s Iranian community attend a vigil in Toronto on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, to mourn victims of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 that crashed after takeoff near Tehran, Iran. Canada Soccer has cancelled a planned friendly with Iran in the face of growing criticism. At issue is whether Canada should be hosting Iran given the Canadians who died on Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 when it was shot down on Jan. 8, 2020, minutes after taking off from Tehran, by an Iranian surface-to-air missile. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Canada Soccer calls off planned friendly match with Iran in face of rising criticism

Soccer Canada gave no reason as it faced criticism tied to Iran’s shooting down of Flight 752 in 2020

 

Iranian soccer player Omid Nor Afkan carries his national flag as he celebrates qualifying for 2022 World Cup after defeating Iraq, at the Azadi stadium in Tehran, Iran, on Jan. 27, 2022. Canada is set to host Iran in a friendly match in Vancouver on June 5, but controversy about the game has swirled. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Vahid Salemi

Trudeau says CBSA will decide whether Iran soccer team can enter Canada

Prime minister reiterated how he thinks scheduled World Cup tuneup game in Vancouver was a bad idea

Iranian soccer player Omid Nor Afkan carries his national flag as he celebrates qualifying for 2022 World Cup after defeating Iraq, at the Azadi stadium in Tehran, Iran, on Jan. 27, 2022. Canada is set to host Iran in a friendly match in Vancouver on June 5, but controversy about the game has swirled. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Vahid Salemi
Members of Canada’s national soccer team celebrate after clinching a berth in CONCACAF World Cup Qualifier soccer action against Jamaica in Toronto on Sunday March 27, 2022 THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

PM says inviting Iran to Vancouver soccer friendly is not “a very good idea”

Some call match slap in the face to Canadians who died on Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752

Members of Canada’s national soccer team celebrate after clinching a berth in CONCACAF World Cup Qualifier soccer action against Jamaica in Toronto on Sunday March 27, 2022 THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, left, accompanied by Secretary of State Antony Blinken, right, speaks at a joint news conference at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

US, Israel say they are exploring a ‘Plan B’ for Iran

US, Israel say they are exploring a ‘Plan B’ for Iran

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, left, accompanied by Secretary of State Antony Blinken, right, speaks at a joint news conference at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
Ali Hedieloo cuts a piece of wood at his furniture workshop in the southern suburbs of Tehran, Iran, Friday, July 30, 2021. New legislation proposed by Iran's hard-line lawmakers that is designed to restrict access to social media applications in Iran has sent a wave of panic through society, stirring concerns among young Iranians, social media users and business owners. Like an estimated 1 million other Iranians, Hedieloo uses social media to find customers. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

Iranians fear new bill will restrict internet even further

Iranians fear new bill will restrict internet even further

Ali Hedieloo cuts a piece of wood at his furniture workshop in the southern suburbs of Tehran, Iran, Friday, July 30, 2021. New legislation proposed by Iran's hard-line lawmakers that is designed to restrict access to social media applications in Iran has sent a wave of panic through society, stirring concerns among young Iranians, social media users and business owners. Like an estimated 1 million other Iranians, Hedieloo uses social media to find customers. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
President Joe Biden meets with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, June 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Biden tells Israel president he won’t tolerate nuclear Iran

Biden tells Israel president he won’t tolerate nuclear Iran

President Joe Biden meets with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, June 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Alireza Ghandchi is photographed in front of a portrait of his wife Faezeh, daughter Dorsa and son Daniel in Richmond Hill , Ont., Friday, January 1, 2021. Ghandchi lost his family after Iranian forces shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet on Jan. 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Flight 752 forensic report doesn’t answer all questions, victims’ families say

Report released Thursday following an eight-month investigation

Alireza Ghandchi is photographed in front of a portrait of his wife Faezeh, daughter Dorsa and son Daniel in Richmond Hill , Ont., Friday, January 1, 2021. Ghandchi lost his family after Iranian forces shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet on Jan. 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby speaks during a briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, Wednesday, May 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

US ship fires warning shots in encounter with Iranian boats

US ship fires warning shots in encounter with Iranian boats

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby speaks during a briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, Wednesday, May 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Gen. Hossein Salami wearing a mask, attends a ceremony on the occasion of first anniversary of death of late Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) general and commander of the Quds Force Qasem Soleimani, in Tehran, Iran, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. The top commander of Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard said Friday that his country was fully prepared to respond to any U.S. military pressure, amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington in the waning days of President Donald Trump's administration. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

Iran general warns US: Military ready to respond to pressure

Iran general warns US: Military ready to respond to pressure

Chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Gen. Hossein Salami wearing a mask, attends a ceremony on the occasion of first anniversary of death of late Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) general and commander of the Quds Force Qasem Soleimani, in Tehran, Iran, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. The top commander of Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard said Friday that his country was fully prepared to respond to any U.S. military pressure, amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington in the waning days of President Donald Trump's administration. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2020 file photo, debris litters the scene where a Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran. Iran’s cabinet has created a compensation fund to pay the families of the 176 victims of the Ukrainian passenger plane that was shot down by Iranian forces outside Tehran last January, the president announced Wednesday, Dec. 30. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)

Iran allocates payment to families of Ukraine crash victims

Iran allocates payment to families of Ukraine crash victims

FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2020 file photo, debris litters the scene where a Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran. Iran’s cabinet has created a compensation fund to pay the families of the 176 victims of the Ukrainian passenger plane that was shot down by Iranian forces outside Tehran last January, the president announced Wednesday, Dec. 30. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)
This photo released by the semi-official Fars News Agency shows the scene where Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed in Absard, a small city just east of the capital, Tehran, Iran, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. Fakhrizadeh, an Iranian scientist that Israel alleged led the Islamic Republic's military nuclear program until its disbanding in the early 2000s was “assassinated” Friday, state television said. (Fars News Agency via AP)

Iran scientist linked to military nuclear program killed

Iran scientist linked to military nuclear program killed

This photo released by the semi-official Fars News Agency shows the scene where Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed in Absard, a small city just east of the capital, Tehran, Iran, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. Fakhrizadeh, an Iranian scientist that Israel alleged led the Islamic Republic's military nuclear program until its disbanding in the early 2000s was “assassinated” Friday, state television said. (Fars News Agency via AP)
In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani waves to the crowd in a public gathering at the city of Yazd, some 410 miles (680 kilometers) southeast of the capital Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. Iran has discovered a new oil field in the country’s south with over 50 billion barrels of crude oil, Rouhani said Sunday, a find that could boost the country’s proven reserves by a third as it struggles to sell energy abroad over U.S. sanctions. (Office of the Iranian Presidency via AP)

Iran nuclear scientist assassinated

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An Iranian scientist that…

In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani waves to the crowd in a public gathering at the city of Yazd, some 410 miles (680 kilometers) southeast of the capital Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. Iran has discovered a new oil field in the country’s south with over 50 billion barrels of crude oil, Rouhani said Sunday, a find that could boost the country’s proven reserves by a third as it struggles to sell energy abroad over U.S. sanctions. (Office of the Iranian Presidency via AP)
Iran nuclear deal members resolved to preserve agreement

Iran nuclear deal members resolved to preserve agreement

Iran nuclear deal members resolved to preserve agreement

Iran nuclear deal members resolved to preserve agreement
UN soundly defeats US demand to extend arms embargo on Iran

UN soundly defeats US demand to extend arms embargo on Iran

UN soundly defeats US demand to extend arms embargo on Iran

UN soundly defeats US demand to extend arms embargo on Iran

US revises UN resolution to extend UN arms embargo on Iran

US revises UN resolution to extend UN arms embargo on Iran

Iran controls black boxes data from Ukraine crash downloaded in Paris: TSB chair

Iran controls black boxes data from Ukraine crash downloaded in Paris: TSB chair

Iran controls black boxes data from Ukraine crash downloaded in Paris: TSB chair

Iran controls black boxes data from Ukraine crash downloaded in Paris: TSB chair
Iran commits to handing over PS752 black boxes, start compensation talks: Ottawa

Iran commits to handing over PS752 black boxes, start compensation talks: Ottawa

Iran commits to handing over PS752 black boxes, start compensation talks: Ottawa

Iran commits to handing over PS752 black boxes, start compensation talks: Ottawa
Garneau asks Iran to explain to UN aviation council where black boxes are

Garneau asks Iran to explain to UN aviation council where black boxes are

Garneau asks Iran to explain to UN aviation council where black boxes are

Garneau asks Iran to explain to UN aviation council where black boxes are