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Thousands of demonstrators across Iran faced tear gas and live ammunition as security forces aggressively attempted to halt uprisings on the streets.Thousands of demonstrators across Iran faced tear gas and live ammunition as security forces aggressively attempted to halt uprisings on the streets.

Iran protests draw tear gas, live bullets after plane shot down

Democratic congressional leaders and presidential candidates who were unsparing in their criticism of President Trump for the escalation with Iran over the past two weeks largely have gone silent now that the protests on the streets of Tehran and beyond have turned their rage toward the regime -- and not the Trump White House. Democratic congressional leaders and presidential candidates who were unsparing in their criticism of President Trump for the escalation with Iran over the past two weeks largely have gone silent now that the protests on the streets of Tehran and beyond have turned their rage toward the regime -- and not the Trump White House. 

Ukraine wanted overwhelming proof that Iran was responsible. That meant avoiding sharp criticism to ensure cooperation in the probe.Ukraine wanted overwhelming proof that Iran was responsible. That meant avoiding sharp criticism to ensure cooperation in the probe.

Ukraine knew Iran had shot down Flight 752 with a missile - The Washington Post

As many as 4,000 U.S.As many as 4,000 U.S.

US readies 4,000 troops for deployment to Middle East amid Baghdad unrest: report | TheHill

As many as 4,000 U.S.As many as 4,000 U.S.

US readies 4,000 troops for deployment to Middle East amid Baghdad unrest: report | TheHill

Human rights group says children were among those killed and calls for the release of detained demonstrators.Human rights group says children were among those killed and calls for the release of detained demonstrators.

'Vicious crackdown': Iran protest death toll at 304, Amnesty says | News | Al Jazeera

Demonstrations swept Iran this weekend as angry crowds protested the government's decision to raise gasoline prices. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei labeled the violent protests the acts of "thugs." At least one person was killed and hundreds arrested, according to state media, after clashes in cities across the Islamic Republic saw security forces fire tear gas and live ammunition.

In case you missed it, Tehran’s admission that it shot down that civilian Ukrainian plane triggered massive anti-regime protests, complete with fresh denunciations of the late Gen. Qassem Soleimani.In case you missed it, Tehran’s admission that it shot down that civilian Ukrainian plane triggered massive anti-regime protests, complete with fresh denunciations of the late Gen. Qassem Soleimani.

The elite narrative on Iran brushes aside fury of Iranian people

“To the leaders of Iran - DO NOT KILL YOUR PROTESTERS. Thousands have already been killed or imprisoned by you, and the World is watching. More importantly, the USA is watching. Turn your internet back on and let reporters roam free! Stop the killing of your great Iranian people!”

Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "To the leaders of Iran - DO NOT KILL YOUR PROTESTERS. Thousands have already been killed or imprisoned by you, and the World is watching. More importantly, the USA is watching. Turn your internet back on and let reporters roam free! Stop the killing of your great Iranian people!"

“A sad day. Preliminary conclusions of internal investigation by Armed Forces: Human error at time of crisis caused by US adventurism led to disaster Our profound regrets, apologies and condolences to our people, to the families of all victims, and to other affected nations. 💔”

Javad Zarif on Twitter: "A sad day. Preliminary conclusions of internal investigation by Armed Forces: Human error at time of crisis caused by US adventurism led to disaster Our profound regrets, apologies and condolences to our people, to the families of all victims, and to other affected nations. 💔"

“The Islamic Republic of Iran deeply regrets this disastrous mistake. My thoughts and prayers go to all the mourning families. I offer my sincerest condolences. https://t.co/4dkePxupzm”

Hassan Rouhani on Twitter: "The Islamic Republic of Iran deeply regrets this disastrous mistake. My thoughts and prayers go to all the mourning families. I offer my sincerest condolences.… https://t.co/bLlBdIyL3i"

“Thanks for the many goodwill messages. Can confirm I wasn’t taking part in any demonstrations! Went to an event advertised as a vigil for victims of #PS752 tragedy. Normal to want to pay respects- some of victims were British. I left after 5 mins, when some started chanting.”

Rob Macaire on Twitter: "Thanks for the many goodwill messages. Can confirm I wasn’t taking part in any demonstrations! Went to an event advertised as a vigil for victims of #PS752 tragedy. Normal to want to pay respects- some of victims were British. I left after 5 mins, when some started chanting."

Meanwhile, videos allegedly show police firing tear gas and bullets at demonstrators in Tehran. Police denied shooting in the direction of protesters.Meanwhile, videos allegedly show police firing tear gas and bullets at demonstrators in Tehran. Police denied shooting in the direction of protesters.

Iran denies cover-up of downing of Ukrainian jet | News | DW | 13.01.2020

Canada will not rest until there is “justice and accountability” for the victims of the plane shot down by an Iranian missile, Justin Trudeau has said. Speaking at a memorial service for the 57 Canadian passengers who died, the prime minister of Canada said the tragedy should never have happened. “We will not rest until there are answers,” he said at the vigil in Edmonton. “WeCanada will not rest until there is “justice and accountability” for the victims of the plane shot down by an Iranian missile, Justin Trudeau has said. Speaking at a memorial service for the 57

Justin Trudeau vows ‘justice’ for Iran plane downing as Canada grieves | The Independent

JEDDAH: Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei faced calls to step down on Sunday amid growing anger after the Iranian military shot down a passenger jet and killed 176 people. Demonstrations erupted across the country for a second day on Sunday, with protesters saying the regime leaders’ failure to ground civilian flights at a time of escalating confrontation with the US showedJEDDAH: Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei faced calls to step down on Sunday amid growing anger after the Iranian military shot down a passenger jet and killed 176 people. Demonstrations erupted

Apologize and resign, Iranians tell Khamenei | Arab News