Would the 176 souls who perished on that plane still be alive had the United States not sought to kill Gen. Qassem Soleimani?
Online videos from Tehran show Iranian police and security forces firing both tear gas and live rounds to disperse demonstrators who are protesting against the Islamic Republic's initial denial that it shot down a Ukrainian jetliner
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it's been gut-wrenching to listen to stories from relatives of 57 Canadians who perished in the downing of a Ukrainian jetliner in Iran last week as he attended one of several memorials across the country on Sunday
It is a sad reality that some in this world respond only to power. Qassem Soleimani was one of them. There comes a point in dealing with those like him when words fail and become worse than foolish. Missiles are then necessary.
It is possible that US withdrawal from the JCPOA is at the root of the escalating tensions between the two countries. After that, the region witnessed several attacks on American drones and other targets such as oil tankers in the Gulf and the Strait of Hurmuz.
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei sees recent events as a watershed moment. Are we about to see mass evacuations?
Ukraine has confirmed that the victims come from at least seven nations, however Iranian media say that many were travelling on dual passports.
European calls for restraint will not be enough on their own, argues Thomas S Warrick
Soleimani's death will also prove to be more significant than that of Osama Bin Laden or Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, according to one of Italy's ex-foreign ministers.
Iranian President Rouhani has slammed Europe for showing an "inability or lack of willingness" to keep the Iran nuclear deal going, putting "all the costs and burden on the shoulders of Iran".
Iranian state media has quoted Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as confirming that the limit had been breached.
Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations has said his country "cannot take all of the burdens anymore" of preserving the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
The US hopes ever-increasing pressure will force Iran to give up its ambition for nuclear weapons, but Tehran says the latest measures are “useless”.
President Donald Trump has threatened Iran with "obliteration" if it strikes "anything American" after Tehran dismissed new U.S. sanctions as "useless."
The president spoke about his decision-making in an exclusive interview with NBC's Chuck Todd for "Meet the Press."
Iran said the drone it shot down was flying over its airspace but the US insists it was on international airspace. How did the key players react to the latest incident in the rise of US-Iran tensions in the Gulf region?