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# 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.

# iran - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Johnson wants to clarify remarks he made that 'jeopardised' woman jailed in Iran

The Foreign Secretary has been urged to correct his remarks about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been jailed since 2016.

# iran - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Trump rips into Iran but allies say they're ok with nuclear deal

French President Emmanuel Macron later said he was considering visiting Iran after speaking by phone with his Iranian counterpart.

# iran - Thursday 12 October, 2017

'The worst deal': Trump set for showdown over Iran agreement

“We did it out of weakness when actually, we have great strength.”

# iran - Friday 6 October, 2017

Anti-nuclear weapons campaign wins Nobel Peace Prize for 'groundbreaking' work

There were 318 candidates for this year’s prize.

'Calm before the storm' - is Trump about to abandon the Iran nuclear deal? Trouble Brewing This post contains videos

'Calm before the storm' - is Trump about to abandon the Iran nuclear deal?

Trump must make a decision on the Iran nuclear accord by 15 October.

# iran - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'Ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times': Iran strongly criticises Trump

Trump took aim at countries who have been on his radar since he took up the presidency in January.

# iran - Sunday 9 July, 2017

From The42 "I hated football and was contemplating getting a 'real job'... Then I got called up by Libya" Interview This post contains videos

"I hated football and was contemplating getting a 'real job'... Then I got called up by Libya"

Eamon Zayed chats to The42 about a remarkable career in the League of Ireland and beyond.

# iran - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Isis attack on Iranian parliament that killed 13 'unequivocally condemned' by President Higgins

The attack was the Islamic State’s first such terrorist action on Iranian soil.

# iran - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

12 dead as ISIS gunmen and suicide bombers storm Iran's parliament

The tomb of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Khomeini was also targeted.

# iran - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Hassan Rouhani swoops to landslide victory in Iranian presidential election

The moderate cleric, who spearheaded a 2015 nuclear deal with Barack Obama, has been re-elected with 57% of the vote.

# iran - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

From The42 Things get Messi for Iranian lookalike Trouble

Things get Messi for Iranian lookalike

The resemblance is so uncanny that Eurosport UK reportedly used his photo by accident.

# iran - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

At least 70 miners trapped after explosion

Trapped methane gas exploded as workers tried to jump-start an engine, according to reports.

# iran - Thursday 20 April, 2017

'Iran has the potential to take the world with it' - America isn't happy with nuclear deal

“The Trump administration has no intention of passing the buck to a future administration on Iran.”

# iran - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Trump insists he doesn't know Putin - or have any deals in Russia

The President of the United States made the comments on Twitter – where else? – today.

# iran - Friday 3 February, 2017

US hits Iran with fresh sanctions after missile tests

The measures came after the Middle Eastern nation on test-fired a medium range missile on Sunday.

Former Norwegian prime minister delayed at US airport over visit to Iran in 2014

Kjell Magne Bondevik is a former two-term prime minister of US ally Norway.

# iran - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

The United States has just put Iran 'on notice' Stoking Tensions This post contains videos

The United States has just put Iran 'on notice'

National Security Advisor Michael Flynn did not specify what that meant.

# iran - Monday 30 January, 2017

Confusion and outrage over Trump migrant ban as UK secures exemption

The new American president has ruffled feathers globally with his ban on refugees from Muslim-dominated countries entering the US.

# iran - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

"You must do something for the children of Syria" - 7-year-old Bana writes open letter to Trump

The Syrian child came to prominence by describing life in besieged Aleppo.

# iran - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Iran president calls Trump's talk over renegotiating nuclear deal 'meaningless'

During the campaign trail the US president-elect referred to it as “the worst deal ever negotiated”.

# iran - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Iran is hoping this island can become its answer to Dubai

The buildings are modern, the hotels comfortable and new shopping centres are sprouting everywhere.

Why Ireland's farmers want the Irish embassy in Iran to reopen

The ICSA has called on the government to reopen the Irish embassy in Iran.

# iran - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Hunger-striking Iranian man to be granted access to asylum process

The man was admitted to hospital yesterday after 35 days on hunger strike.

# iran - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Women's chess champion to boycott world finals in Iran over requirement to wear hijab

American Nazi Paikidze-Barnes says it is “unacceptable” to host the World Championships “in a place where women do not have basic fundamental rights”.

# iran - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Minister called to intervene in case of Irish citizen detained in Iran

Homa Hoodfar (65) is a professor and anthropologist based in Canada and is an Irish citizen from her first marriage.

# iran - Friday 9 September, 2016

British woman jailed for five years in Iran "on secret charges"

Her husband said that she is being treated as a political football.

# iran - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Academics protest against imprisonment of Irish citizen in Iran

Homa Hoodfar is a Canadian professor who has an Irish passport and was recently imprisoned.

# iran - Monday 15 August, 2016

British-Iranian mum detained in Iran accused of trying to overthrow the regime

The British Prime Minister Theresa May has raised concerns about the mother of one with the Iranian president.

# iran - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Trump suggests that Hillary's leaked emails may be linked to killing of Iranian scientist

The Republican presidential nominee sent a tweet yesterday referencing the disappearance of missing scientist Shahram Amiri.

# iran - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Iran executes nuclear scientist accused of spying for the US

Shahram Amiri disappeared in Saudi Arabia in June 2009 and resurfaced a year later in the United States.

# iran - Friday 5 August, 2016

Donald Trump admits he was wrong about viewing secret Iran cash video

Trump raised eyebrows this week when he said he had seen a video showing the US transporting $400 million in cash to the Islamic Republic.

# iran - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Iran authorities confiscate dogs in crackdown on 'vulgar Western culture'

Dog owners were shown a piece of paper claiming the animals were being vaccinated.

# iran - Monday 4 April, 2016

Female Air France crew can opt out of Iran flights to avoid having to wear headscarf

Air France management claims the request is standard for most airlines when flying to Iran.

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