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Prime Minister condemns Iran’s attacks on Israel

Prime Minister condemns Iran’s attacks on Israel

Apr 13, 2024 | 9:02pm
Canada “unequivocally condemns” Iran’s attacks on Israel, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday evening as tensions boiled over between the two countries and pushed the Middle East closer to a region-wide war. Trudeau’s statement came after Iran’s state-run media announced Tehran had fired ballistic missiles at targets inside Israel on Saturday in what was Iran’s […]
Iran fires drones and ballistic missiles at Israel in unprecedented revenge attack

Iran fires drones and ballistic missiles at Israel in unprecedented revenge attack

Apr 13, 2024 | 4:56pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Iran launched dozens of drones and ballistic missiles toward Israel late Saturday in an unprecedented revenge mission that pushed the Middle East ever closer to a regionwide war. The attack marked the first time Iran had ever launched a direct military assault on Israel, despite decades of enmity dating back to the […]
Global Affairs confirms death of fifth Canadian in Israel after Hamas attacks

Global Affairs confirms death of fifth Canadian in Israel after Hamas attacks

Oct 15, 2023 | 4:18pm
Global Affairs Canada has confirmed the death of a fifth Canadian in Israel after a series of attacks by Hamas militants, while Canadians in the besieged Gaza Strip still have no way to get out.   Three other Canadians who were in Israel when the attacks happened Oct. 7 are still missing, officials said Sunday. […]

Iran to send flight recorders from downed jet to Ukraine

Jan 18, 2020 | 1:08pm

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran will send the black box flight recorders from the Ukrainian jetliner that it accidentally shot down last week to Ukraine for further analysis, an Iranian official said Saturday. Hassan Rezaeifer, the head of accident investigations for the civil aviation department, said it was not possible to read the black boxes in […]

Canada to compensate families $25,000 for Canadian victims who died on Flight PS752

Jan 17, 2020 | 11:09am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Ottawa will provide $25,000 to the families of each of the 57 Canadian citizens and 29 permanent residents who died when Iran shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet last week. Trudeau says the money is intended to cover the cost of funeral arrangements or travel, and it’s on top of […]

Iran must compensate crash victims’ families, Canada-led group agrees

Jan 16, 2020 | 2:18pm

Canada and its allies sent a stern message to Iran on Thursday: get ready to pay the families of those who died on board the Ukrainian airliner it shot down, and don’t try to block any meaningful criminal prosecution of those responsible. Those demands were among the five elements in the agreement that emerged from the meeting […]

Iran announces arrests over downing of plane that killed 176

Jan 14, 2020 | 7:52am

Iran’s judiciary said Tuesday arrests have been made for the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed all 176 people on board just after takeoff from Tehran last week. The announcement came amid an upswell of anger and protests by Iranians in recent days over the downing of the jetliner last Wednesday and […]

Trudeau expecting Canada to be fully involved in downed jetliner investigation in Iran

Jan 12, 2020 | 7:15am

OTTAWA– Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he has told Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that Canada expects to be fully involved in the investigation into Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, which Iran has admitted its military shot down after mistaking it for a hostile target. Trudeau says the admission of guilt is a positive sign Iran […]

Iran admits Iranian missile downed Ukrainian jetliner

Jan 11, 2020 | 8:45am

OTTAWA — Iran’s president has finally acknowledged what Canada, Britain and the United States have strongly suspected for days — that it was indeed an Iranian missile that downed a Ukrainian jetliner on Wednesday, killing all 176 people on board. “The Islamic Republic of Iran deeply regrets this disastrous mistake,” Hassan Rouhani said late Friday in a […]