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# tehran - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Iran court to retry three sentenced to death over protests
# Tehran
# Tehran

Iran court to retry three sentenced to death over protests

Dec 5th 2020, 1:00 PM 11,090 Views 12 Comments

Numerous calls had spread online after the verdict was announced calling for a halt to the executions.

# tehran - Friday 27 November, 2020

Top nuclear scientist was 'assassinated', says Iran's defence minister
# Mohsen Fakhrizadeh
# Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

Top nuclear scientist was 'assassinated', says Iran's defence minister

Nov 27th 2020, 3:56 PM 21,674 Views 57 Comments

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh died in hospital from wounds suffered during an attack by “armed terrorists”, the country’s defence ministry said.

# tehran - Sunday 19 April, 2020

'An agonising wait': Decision on Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s release from prison delayed again
# Iran
# Iran

'An agonising wait': Decision on Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s release from prison delayed again

Apr 19th 2020, 3:32 PM 20,382 Views 14 Comments

The British-Iranian mother has been temporarily freed from Evin Prison in Tehran in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

# tehran - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Iran makes arrests and plans 'special court' over shooting down of Ukrainian plane
# Tehran
# Tehran

Iran makes arrests and plans 'special court' over shooting down of Ukrainian plane

Jan 14th 2020, 8:51 AM 12,113 Views 33 Comments

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said ‘anyone who should be punished must be punished’.

# tehran - Monday 13 January, 2020

Iranian police fire tear gas at people protesting against downing of passenger jet
# Tehran
# Tehran

Iranian police fire tear gas at people protesting against downing of passenger jet

Jan 13th 2020, 7:19 AM 9,311 Views 23 Comments

US President Donald Trump warned Iran that the world and “more importantly, the USA is watching”.

# tehran - Sunday 12 January, 2020

UK ambassador to Iran summoned following arrest at anti-government protest
# Tehran
# Tehran

UK ambassador to Iran summoned following arrest at anti-government protest

Updated Jan 12th 2020, 3:06 PM 40,009 Views 71 Comments

176 people were killed when the plane was shot down earlier this week.

# tehran - Friday 10 January, 2020

Ukraine seeks evidence as video appears to show missile hitting downed airliner over Iran
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

Ukraine seeks evidence as video appears to show missile hitting downed airliner over Iran

Jan 10th 2020, 8:42 AM 58,207 Views 97 Comments

American, British and Canadian officials say intelligence sources indicate that Iran shot down the plane.

# tehran - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'Highly likely' Iran accidentally shot down Ukraine airliner, US officials say
# Tehran
# Tehran

'Highly likely' Iran accidentally shot down Ukraine airliner, US officials say

Updated Jan 9th 2020, 9:10 PM 44,502 Views 174 Comments

The plane crashed outside Tehran with the loss of all 176 people on board.

Ukrainian plane 'turned back' before crashing in Iran as authorities probe 'seven scenarios'
# Tehran
# Tehran

Ukrainian plane 'turned back' before crashing in Iran as authorities probe 'seven scenarios'

Updated Jan 9th 2020, 3:33 PM 27,295 Views 64 Comments

The crash, which killed 176 people, happened shortly after the plane took off yesterday.

# tehran - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Iran 'will not give black boxes to Americans' as 176 killed in plane crash near Tehran
# Tehran
# Tehran

Iran 'will not give black boxes to Americans' as 176 killed in plane crash near Tehran

Updated Jan 8th 2020, 11:41 AM 69,808 Views 85 Comments

The plane had taken off from Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran.

# tehran - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Opinion: Iran's shrewdest retaliation for Soleimani assassination is political, not military
# Soleimani
# Soleimani

Opinion: Iran's shrewdest retaliation for Soleimani assassination is political, not military

Jan 7th 2020, 6:17 PM 17,592 Views 57 Comments

Tehran will want to ensure its response does not bring further cost to the nation, writes Scott Lucas, Professor of International Politics.

# tehran - Monday 30 December, 2019

Johnson should stop 'getting distracted' in case of British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Iran, husband says
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Johnson should stop 'getting distracted' in case of British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Iran, husband says

Dec 30th 2019, 5:18 PM 16,264 Views 15 Comments

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been imprisoned in Tehran since 2016, after being accused of spying.

# tehran - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Thousands of Iranian women enjoy football match as Tehran lifts decades-old ban
# Azadi Stadium
# Azadi Stadium

Thousands of Iranian women enjoy football match as Tehran lifts decades-old ban

Oct 10th 2019, 10:42 PM 25,980 Views 35 Comments

The move came amid pressure from Fifa, which had threatened to ban the country if female supporters were not permitted to games.

# tehran - Saturday 29 June, 2019

British-Iranian woman ends 15-day hunger strike in Tehran jail
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

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

Jun 29th 2019, 5:00 PM 20,426 Views 15 Comments

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

# tehran - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Iran 'categorically rejects' US tanker attack allegations
# Gulf Of Oman
# Gulf Of Oman

Iran 'categorically rejects' US tanker attack allegations

Jun 19th 2019, 2:21 PM 8,473 Views 56 Comments

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

# tehran - Saturday 15 June, 2019

British-Iranian woman begins fresh hunger strike in Tehran jail
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

British-Iranian woman begins fresh hunger strike in Tehran jail

Jun 15th 2019, 4:28 PM 18,474 Views 15 Comments

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

# tehran - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

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

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

May 15th 2019, 11:23 AM 13,445 Views 28 Comments

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

# tehran - Sunday 18 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 18th 2018, 11:30 AM 14,378 Views 13 Comments

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

# tehran - Thursday 8 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 8th 2017, 12:01 PM 24,053 Views 79 Comments

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

# tehran - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 7th 2017, 1:17 PM 37,591 Views 93 Comments

The tomb of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Khomeini was also targeted.

# tehran - Thursday 20 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 20th 2017, 7:17 AM 15,798 Views 49 Comments

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

# tehran - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Why Ireland's farmers want the Irish embassy in Iran to reopen
# Trade With Tehran
# Trade With Tehran

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

Jan 1st 2017, 6:15 AM 13,527 Views 22 Comments

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

# tehran - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 11th 2016, 6:05 PM 24,641 Views 95 Comments

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

# tehran - Monday 4 April, 2016

Female Air France crew can opt out of Iran flights to avoid having to wear headscarf
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

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

Apr 4th 2016, 9:40 PM 37,652 Views 101 Comments

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

# tehran - Sunday 6 March, 2016

An Iranian billionaire has been sentenced to death
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

An Iranian billionaire has been sentenced to death

Mar 6th 2016, 4:36 PM 46,086 Views 36 Comments

Babak Zanjani denied charges of money laundering.

# tehran - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Iran leader warns Saudi Arabia of 'divine revenge' over execution of cleric
# Sheikh Nimr Al-nimr
# Sheikh Nimr Al-nimr

Iran leader warns Saudi Arabia of 'divine revenge' over execution of cleric

Jan 3rd 2016, 8:56 PM 23,201 Views 97 Comments

Saudi Arabia has severed diplomatic ties with Iran.

# tehran - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Inside the country where sharing photos can mean jail
# Iran
# Iran

Inside the country where sharing photos can mean jail

Dec 20th 2015, 8:15 AM 10,894 Views 17 Comments

The problems in controlling shared content could lead to access being restricted.

# tehran - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

North Korea has some pretty scary stuff to say about its nuclear weapons
# Nukes
# Nukes

North Korea has some pretty scary stuff to say about its nuclear weapons

Jul 21st 2015, 3:11 PM 23,610 Views 52 Comments

They’re acting tough.

# tehran - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Iran wanted films of the Irish struggle... we wanted to send them nature docs
# State Papers
# State Papers

Iran wanted films of the Irish struggle... we wanted to send them nature docs

Jan 3rd 2015, 10:00 AM 15,928 Views 26 Comments

A rep from Iranian TV wanted a video from Ireland for broadcasting.

# tehran - Monday 1 December, 2014

Iranian girl protests strict hijab laws by breakdancing on Tehran subway
# Salute
From The Daily Edge
# Salute

Iranian girl protests strict hijab laws by breakdancing on Tehran subway

Dec 1st 2014, 9:21 AM 2,963 Views 3 Comments

Pop lock and drop it.

# tehran - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Almost 50 dead after plane crashes close to residential area in Iran - reports
# Tehran
# Tehran

Almost 50 dead after plane crashes close to residential area in Iran - reports

Aug 10th 2014, 9:34 AM 13,274 Views 32 Comments

There were conflicting accounts of the airline that the plane belonged to.

# tehran - Monday 28 April, 2014

'Blood money' has saved 358 Iranians from the death penalty
# Blood Money
# Blood Money

'Blood money' has saved 358 Iranians from the death penalty

Apr 28th 2014, 7:15 PM 8,867 Views 21 Comments

The payment is made under the Islamic sharia law of diya and allows a victim’s family pardon a criminal.

# tehran - Saturday 12 April, 2014

White House refuses US visa for Iran newly appointed UN envoy
# Tehran
# Tehran

White House refuses US visa for Iran newly appointed UN envoy

Apr 12th 2014, 8:37 AM 5,622 Views 41 Comments

Hamid Aboutalebi has been linked to the 1979 hostage crisis in which 52 Americans were held for 444 days.

# tehran - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Nuclear talks back on in Vienna --- but little optimism a deal can be agreed
# Curbs
# Curbs

Nuclear talks back on in Vienna --- but little optimism a deal can be agreed

Feb 18th 2014, 7:46 AM 3,041 Views 10 Comments

Iran and six world powers are hoping to reach a final deal on Tehran’s controversial nuclear programme.

# tehran - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

‘Iranians look upon the closure of the Irish embassy as a slight’
# Embassy Closures
# Embassy Closures

‘Iranians look upon the closure of the Irish embassy as a slight’

Jan 22nd 2014, 7:30 AM 12,743 Views 38 Comments

Independent TD Maureen O’Sullivan said while she was in Iran, the Irish embassy closure was brought up repeatedly in meetings.

# tehran - Monday 20 January, 2014

UN cancels Iran invite to Syria talks, Iran says they weren't going to go anyway
# Peace Talks
# Peace Talks

UN cancels Iran invite to Syria talks, Iran says they weren't going to go anyway

Jan 20th 2014, 9:48 PM 4,051 Views 24 Comments

A surprise UN invite to Iran had thrown the talks into doubt.

# tehran - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

TDs head to Iran to discuss trade, human rights and the nuclear programme
# On A Mission
# On A Mission

TDs head to Iran to discuss trade, human rights and the nuclear programme

Jan 7th 2014, 10:26 AM 5,875 Views 43 Comments

A delegation from the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs and Trade Committee are departing for Tehran later this week.

# tehran - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Uncertainty over progress in Iran talks as Kerry set to leave Geneva
# Nuclear Talks
# Nuclear Talks

Uncertainty over progress in Iran talks as Kerry set to leave Geneva

Nov 23rd 2013, 6:57 PM 4,838 Views 13 Comments

US Secretary of State is to leave for London, while Iran’s chief negotiator expressed doubts over a deal.

# tehran - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Iran hits back at US over nuclear talks failure
# Geneva Talks
# Geneva Talks

Iran hits back at US over nuclear talks failure

Nov 12th 2013, 9:51 AM 4,037 Views 45 Comments

US Secretary of State John Kerry said yesterday that Iran had baulked at a proposed deal just as world powers were set to sign up to it.

# tehran - Friday 8 November, 2013

Israel "utterly rejects" Iran deal aimed at ending nuclear tensions
# Nuclear Talks
# Nuclear Talks

Israel "utterly rejects" Iran deal aimed at ending nuclear tensions

Nov 8th 2013, 9:11 AM 5,148 Views 104 Comments

Talks involving the US, China and Russia aimed at easing tensions over Iran’s controversial nuclear programme have been taking place in Geneva.

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