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#Iran

# iran - Monday 15 July, 2019

'The time has come to act': European powers urge dialogue in Iran nuclear crisis

Tensions are continuing to intensify between Iran and the US.

# iran - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Iranian boats attempted to 'impede the passage' of British oil tanker in Gulf, UK govt says

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has denied the allegations.

# iran - Sunday 7 July, 2019

The 9 at 9: Sunday

The Iran nuclear deal, ethnic restaurants, and an assault on the Luas. Here’s what’s in the headlines today.

Macron in last-ditch attempt to save Iran nuclear deal

Tensions between Iran and members of the UN security council were heightened after the US pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal in 2018.

# iran - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Iran threatens British ships as Gibraltar tanker dispute deepens

Iran has said it may detain a British ship if the Grace 1 super-tanker is not released.

# iran - Thursday 4 July, 2019

'This moment broke a little piece of my heart': Singer Joss Stone says she was deported from Iran

Stone says Iran was the last country of her world tour.

# iran - Saturday 29 June, 2019

British-Iranian woman ends 15-day hunger strike in Tehran jail

Nazanin was jailed for five years for allegedly trying to topple the Iranian government.

# iran - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Iran's foreign minister warns Trump that idea of short war is 'an illusion'

Tensions have been rising between the two countries since the US pulled out of a nuclear deal.

# iran - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Iran 'permanently' closes diplomatic relations with US government after new sanctions are imposed

Sanctions against Iran’s supreme leader were brought in yesterday.

# iran - Monday 24 June, 2019

Explainer: How have the US and Iran come to the brink of war? Trouble In The Gulf This post contains videos

Explainer: How have the US and Iran come to the brink of war?

Tensions in the region have seen a US drone shot down and air strikes cancelled at the 11th hour.

Trump orders 'hard-hitting' financial sanctions on Iran's supreme leader

Tensions between the two nations have been escalating in recent days.

# iran - Sunday 23 June, 2019

US launched 'cyber-attack' on Iran weapons systems in response to drone downing

The attack crippled computers used to control rocket and missile launches, according to the Washington Post.

# iran - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Trump says he's still considering military action over Iran

But the President added that he will be Iran’s “best friend” if nuclear weapons are abandoned.

# iran - Friday 21 June, 2019

Airlines reroute flights near Iranian strait but Dublin-Gulf flights remain unaffected

The changes come amid heightened tensions in the region.

Trump says US was primed to attack three locations in Iran before he called off mission

The US had reportedly been planning strikes on a number of Iranian targets.

# iran - Thursday 20 June, 2019

US Pentagon confirms Iranian forces shot down surveillance drone

The Pentagon insisted the aircraft was in international air space.

# iran - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Iran 'categorically rejects' US tanker attack allegations

Washington has blamed Iran for two tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman.

# iran - Saturday 15 June, 2019

British-Iranian woman begins fresh hunger strike in Tehran jail

Nazanin was sentenced to five years for allegedly trying to topple the Iranian government.

# iran - Friday 14 June, 2019

Gulf of Oman attacks: US says video shows Iran removing mine from oil tanker

Iran has denied any involvement in yesterday’s attacks.

# iran - Thursday 13 June, 2019

US accuses Iran of being behind attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf

The suspected attacks come amid spiralling tensions between Tehran and Washington.

# iran - Monday 20 May, 2019

Iranian foreign minister says Trump's 'genocidal taunts won't end Iran'

The riposte by Iran’s top diplomat followed an ominous warning by Trump.

Trump warns that war would mean 'the official end of Iran' as tensions continue to rise

Trump’s Cabinet is reportedly at odds on how to deal with Iran.

# iran - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

US orders all non-emergency staff to leave embassy and consulate in Iraq

US signals about escalating danger posed by Iran have been met with some skepticism by Washington’s allies.

# iran - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Iran inches away from landmark nuclear deal amid US sanctions

President Rouhani said Iran wants to negotiate new terms with remaining partners in the deal.

# iran - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Mass evacuations ordered after 70 left dead by floods in Iran

Local authorities have said the situation is “critical” ahead of further downpours.

# iran - Friday 1 March, 2019

US offers $1 million reward for information about Osama Bin Laden's son

Hamza bin Laden is seen as a growing force in global extremism.

# iran - Monday 28 January, 2019

From The42 'I went my own way' - Queiroz ends eight-year spell with Iran after Asian Cup exit Out The Gap

'I went my own way' - Queiroz ends eight-year spell with Iran after Asian Cup exit

After seeing his side beaten 3-0 by Japan in the semi-final, the former United number two announced his departure.

# iran - Monday 31 December, 2018

Station boss sacked after Jackie Chan sex scene accidentally broadcast on Iranian TV

Men and women are not even allowed to shake hands on screen in Iran.

# iran - Monday 5 November, 2018

China, India and Japan among 8 countries exempt from US oil sanctions

The renewed US sanctions aim to hit Iran’s oil exports and cut it off from international finance.

# iran - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Trump accuses China of meddling in US elections as payback for their growing trade war

A gavel-wielding Trump at the UN Security Council accused Beijing of working against his Republican Party in upcoming midterm elections.

# iran - Saturday 22 September, 2018

At least 29 people, including children, shot dead at military parade in Iran

Iran has said there will be a “crushing response”.

# iran - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Trump to chair UN Security Council meeting on Iran

Washington has sought to build up international pressure on Iran after reimposing tough sanctions in August.

# iran - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'Don't let hundreds of thousands of people be killed': Trump's warning to Syria

The US President has warned Syria against launching an attack on the country’s last rebel stronghold.

# iran - Thursday 23 August, 2018

British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe jailed in Iran is granted temporary release

She is serving a five-year jail sentence for alleged sedition – a charge she has always denied.

# iran - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Twitter and Facebook ban hundreds of accounts in crackdown on Iran, Russia misinformation

Mark Zuckerberg called the deception campaigns “sophisticated and well-funded efforts that aren’t going to stop”.

# 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.

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