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#Iran

# iran - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Iranian leader accuses US of 'psychological warfare' as Trump reimposes sanctions

Trump pulled the US out of a historic nuclear deal in May.

# iran - Monday 30 July, 2018

Trump says he's willing to meet with Iran leaders 'any time'

Trump’s offer comes after a provocative warning a week ago from Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

# iran - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Explainer: Why Trump has warned Iran of 'consequences few throughout history have suffered before'

The nuclear deal with Iran struck by former President Barack Obama is one that Trump detests.

# iran - Monday 23 July, 2018

'You will suffer the consequences': Donald Trump warns Iran over threatening US

The US President was responding to comments by Hassan Rouhani, who suggested that the two countries could be on a path to war.

# iran - Monday 9 July, 2018

Iranian teen detained after posting dance videos on Instagram

She had posted around 300 videos on her account, many of which showed her dancing in both Iranian and Western styles.

# iran - Monday 25 June, 2018

From The42 Queiroz: Iran will follow the 'three Rs' against Ronaldo and Portugal Dream Chasers

Queiroz: Iran will follow the 'three Rs' against Ronaldo and Portugal

The Iranians can still qualify from Group B but will need a victory over the European champions to do so.

# iran - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Why having over 100 nuclear weapons could do more harm than good to a country

Experts have looked into the impact using such weapons would have on a nation’s population and resources.

# iran - Monday 28 May, 2018

Coveney to discuss 'troubling events in Gaza' with EU foreign ministers

The Tánaiste is due to go to Palestine and Israel next week.

# iran - Friday 11 May, 2018

Iranian cleric threatens Israeli cities with destruction as tensions flare between both nations

There have been serious military confrontations between both nations in recent days.

Larry Donnelly: 'There is a definite sense that the net is tightening around Donald Trump'

However, the president’s job approval ratings have been on a clear, upward arc as of late, writes Larry Donnelly.

# iran - Thursday 10 May, 2018

At least 23 fighters killed after Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria

Russia said 28 Israeli warplanes took part in the raids and around 70 missiles were fired in the attack.

# iran - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

'Death to America': Iran's press is scathing about Trump's nuclear deal pullout

The international community has also expressed regret at the decision.

# iran - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'Disastrous', 'defective to its core': Trump pulls US out of landmark Iran nuclear accord

The move was met with dismay in Europe and elsewhere.

# iran - Monday 30 April, 2018

Israel's Netanyahu says he has proof of Iran's 'secret' nuclear weapons plan

Iran has dismissed Netanyahu’s allegations on nuclear weapons ahead of a renewed Iran deal.

# iran - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Unearthed mummified remains could be those of the father of the last Shah of Iran

The family of Reza Shah Pahlavi say they believe the remains are most likely his.

# iran - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Trump slams Iran nuclear deal as 'insane' and 'ridiculous' during Macron White House meeting

Trump hosted French president Emmanuel Macron in the Oval Office for the first time today.

# iran - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections

Most executions took place in China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Pakistan – in that order.

# iran - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Missiles and drones from Yemen have been 'intercepted' over Saudi Arabia

The attacks were claimed by the rebels via their news outlet Al-Masirah.

# iran - Monday 2 April, 2018

Husband of woman jailed in Iran says Boris Johnson has not done enough to secure her release

The case sparked a political firestorm when Boris Johnson told a parliamentary committee she was in Iran “training journalists”.

# iran - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Israel releases video of air strike against Syrian nuclear reactor Going Nuclear This post contains videos

Israel releases video of air strike against Syrian nuclear reactor

Admitting to the 2007 raid is seen as a message from Israel to Iran.

# iran - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Plane crashes in Iran, with all 66 people on board feared dead

The plane was flying from Tehran to the southern city of Yasuj.

# iran - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Israel's PM vows further action after 'serious blows' to Iran and Syria following airstrikes

Russia has condemned, but the US has backed, Israel’s actions.

# iran - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Israel launches 'large-scale' air raids against Iranian targets in Syria

It is the most serious confrontation between Israel and Iran since the Syrian conflict started in 2011.

# iran - Friday 9 February, 2018

From The42 Iran's Winter Olympians demand apology after mobile phone controversy Unimpressed

Iran's Winter Olympians demand apology after mobile phone controversy

Games organisers had refused to give certain athletes the Galaxy Note 8 devices from sponsor Samsung.

# iran - Sunday 14 January, 2018

'No hope of survivors' onboard Iranian tanker which burst into flames

Only three bodies have been recovered.

# iran - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Iran rejects Trump's demand to change nuclear deal

The US President has vowed to pull out of the accord if European allies don’t fix its “terrible flaws”.

# iran - Friday 12 January, 2018

Firefighters still battling oil tanker blaze after almost a week

One body has been found but 31 sailors – mainly Iranians – remain missing.

# iran - Monday 8 January, 2018

Massive oil tanker 'in danger of exploding' off Chinese coast as 32 sailors remain missing

The crisis began on Saturday when the Iranian tanker collided with a Hong Kong-registered freighter.

# iran - Friday 5 January, 2018

Iran says that meeting of UN Security Council over mass protests is 'a preposterous example of US bullying'

At least 21 people have been killed and hundreds arrested amid anti-government rallies and unrest that began last week.

# iran - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'The enemies have united': Iran's supreme leader hits out after more deaths in mass protests

The estimated death toll is now 21 since the protests began.

# iran - Monday 1 January, 2018

Death toll rises in Iran unrest as protesters 'attempt to take over police stations and military bases'

President Hassan Rouhani called for a calm but stressed that people were free to express criticism.

# iran - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Iran warns protesters they will 'pay the price' after third night of mass demonstrations

Two people have been killed and dozens injured.

# iran - Saturday 30 December, 2017

'The world is watching': Tear gas and arrests as Iran tries to crack down on protests

Counter demonstrations have been organised for today.

# iran - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Boris Johnson in Iran to push for Briton's release

The case has become highly politicised, especially after a “slip of the tongue” by Johnson last month.

Iraqi Prime Minister declares 'end of war against ISIS'

Iran declared victory over ISIS last month, as the jihadists clung to just a few remaining scraps of territory.

# iran - Friday 1 December, 2017

From The42 World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

From The42 Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# iran - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Survivors of Iran quake that killed more than 400 spend second night in the open air

Iran is observing a day of national mourning for victims of earthquake which killed more than 400 people on Sunday.

# iran - Monday 13 November, 2017

Iraq-Iran earthquake: Death toll rises to 328, over 2,500 injured

Landslides have been hindering rescue efforts this morning.

'The toll has been very significant': Boris Johnson speaks to husband of woman jailed in Iran Health Problems This post contains videos

'The toll has been very significant': Boris Johnson speaks to husband of woman jailed in Iran

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has undergone tests for breast cancer as her emotional state worsens, her husband has said.

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