Iran makes arrests over Ukrainian plane crashChristian Fernsby ▼ | January 14, 2020
Iran said today it had arrested an undisclosed number of suspects accused of a role in shooting down a Ukrainian airliner.
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After days of denying blame, Iran acknowledged on Saturday it had shot the plane down during a state of high alert, hours after it had fired missiles at U.S. targets in Iraq to retaliate for the killing of Iran’s most powerful military commander.
Protesters, with students at the forefront, have held demonstrations against the establishment since Saturday, some met by a violent police crackdown. ■