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Ukraine Plane Crash & Flight Cancellations; 2020 Updates.

On 8th January, 2020, Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 took off from Tehran to Kiev. Minutes later, it crashed. All 174 passengers passed away. The world was mourning.

Read more: Heartbroken; Ukraine Airline Crash in Iran

Three days later, Iran’s armed forces said two missiles were, unintentionally, shot at the plane. Of course, many airlines, such as Lufthansa Group, cancel their flights to Iran.

The rest? A majority of the other airlines flying to Iran continue to operate flights as usual. These include giants like Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, Qatar Airways, Emirates, etc.

Today, the sky is clear. Iran Air Defense Force is analyzing the cause of the accident. They have promised no such tragedies will ever happen in Iran again.

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News & Events, safety

Heartbroken; Ukraine Airline Crash in Iran

Grief over the deaths of 176 people killed– mostly Iranian-Canadian, Ukrainian, and Afghan –when their plane came down outside Tehran had conquered the hearts of Iranians over the country after the government admitted that the Iranian military had shot down the airliner “unintentionally”, and promised an investigation.

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Conflicts between the US and Iran: What’s Happening in Iran and Iraq

In the last week, the news about Middle-East were fast and, unfortunately, furious. Tensions between the US and Iran escalated as the US killed the top Iranian general in an airstrike in Baghdad, capital of Iraq. We knew some of you were worriedly following the news, so we decided to post this short article and share what the situation looks like here and answer some of the questions you might have.

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Iran in Depth, News & Events

Museums in Tehran; History in Mid-Town

The very name of “Museum” immediately takes our minds to culture, history, heritage, and art and which land is more packed with all of that than the region of Aryans – Iran. Marks of human influence of a couple of thousand years, countless dynasties emerging and vanishing and while doing so also upholding unique ideologies and thought-processes, the advent of world-conquering religions and prophesized intellectuals, and standing at the midst of Eurasian road in the best geographical location possible have all blessed Iran with a broad spectrum of ethnic groups, world-class monuments and heritage sites, exceptional traditions and beliefs, game-of-thrones like epic stories and heroes, and tons of mind-blowing archeological items scattered throughout its soil.

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Iran after the Public Protests; Safety Concerns for the Travelers

2019 marked itself with a chain of protests in France, Bolivia, Chile, Venezuela, Hong Kong, Iraq, Lebanon, and finally Iran. It was November 16 that public media broke the news of ongoing protests and turmoil in Iran triggered following a spike in the gas price. The protest went from gentle ways of signaling dissatisfaction like chanting against the government’s economic policies or blocking the highways to uncontrolled violence setting some banks and gas stations ablaze. Immediately, the government limited Internet access to prevent the protests getting viral.

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