Category Archives: blames

Iran blames bad communication, missile battery alignment for January shootdown of Ukrainian plane

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TEHRAN, Iran — A misaligned missile battery, miscommunication between troops and their commanders and a decision to fire without authorization all led to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shooting down a Ukrainian jetliner in January, killing all 176 people on board, a new report says. The report released late Saturday by Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization comes months […]

US blames deadly Afghan maternity hospital attack on ISIS-K

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A U.S. official said Friday the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan carried out this week’s horrific attack on a maternity hospital in a majority Shiite Muslim neighborhood in Kabul, killing 24 people including newborn babies and mothers. Peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said the U.S. government believes the Islamic State affiliate carried […]