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

Jan 13th 2020, 7:19 AM 9,325 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Updated Jan 12th 2020, 3:06 PM 40,028 Views 71 Comments

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

Iran admits it mistakenly shot down Ukrainian passenger jet following 'human error'
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Iran admits it mistakenly shot down Ukrainian passenger jet following 'human error'

Updated Jan 11th 2020, 3:26 PM 67,584 Views 155 Comments

The Ukraine International Airlines plane crashed after taking off from Tehran on Wednesday.

Trump administration announces new sanctions on Iran as it pins blame for Ukrainian airline disaster
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Trump administration announces new sanctions on Iran as it pins blame for Ukrainian airline disaster

Updated Jan 10th 2020, 9:41 PM 18,620 Views 45 Comments

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo became the highest-level US official to point the finger at Iran today.

Iran's Ambassador compares Qasem Soleimani to Michael Collins and says Shannon Airport is 'not a target'
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Iran's Ambassador compares Qasem Soleimani to Michael Collins and says Shannon Airport is 'not a target'

Jan 10th 2020, 2:33 PM 37,845 Views 74 Comments

Mahmoud Islami was speaking at a briefing at Iran’s Embassy in Dublin.

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

Jan 10th 2020, 8:42 AM 58,225 Views 97 Comments

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

Trump boasts that Soleimani got 'American justice' as House vote to curb his military moves in Iran
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Trump boasts that Soleimani got 'American justice' as House vote to curb his military moves in Iran

Jan 10th 2020, 7:30 AM 14,472 Views 57 Comments

Trump said he had no plans to take further military action.

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

Updated Jan 9th 2020, 9:10 PM 44,523 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'
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Ukrainian plane 'turned back' before crashing in Iran as authorities probe 'seven scenarios'

Updated Jan 9th 2020, 3:33 PM 27,348 Views 64 Comments

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

'Insulting and demeaning': White House briefing on Soleimani killing criticised by some Republicans
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'Insulting and demeaning': White House briefing on Soleimani killing criticised by some Republicans

Jan 9th 2020, 9:22 AM 31,272 Views 20 Comments

Officials have repeatedly claimed a threat to Americans in the Middle East led to the killing.

A 'least worst' and 'carefully calculated' tactic: Why Iran chose to carry out this morning's strikes on bases housing US troops
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A 'least worst' and 'carefully calculated' tactic: Why Iran chose to carry out this morning's strikes on bases housing US troops

Jan 8th 2020, 6:30 PM 28,252 Views 45 Comments

Trump has said that new economic sanctions will be imposed on Iran after the strike this morning.

FactCheck: Does this image show an Iranian ballistic missile launch?
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FactCheck: Does this image show an Iranian ballistic missile launch?

Jan 8th 2020, 5:08 PM 222 Views 0 Comments

Iran launched missile attacks on military bases housing US troops last night – but was this one of the missiles?

Iran 'appears to be standing down': Trump says sanctions to remain in place after missile strikes
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Iran 'appears to be standing down': Trump says sanctions to remain in place after missile strikes

Jan 8th 2020, 4:43 PM 27,464 Views 87 Comments

There were no casualties after Iran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles in the early hours of this morning.

UK, France and Nato condemn 'reckless' missile attack on Iraqi bases housing US troops
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UK, France and Nato condemn 'reckless' missile attack on Iraqi bases housing US troops

Updated Jan 8th 2020, 1:15 PM 56,727 Views 123 Comments

While condemning Iran’s attack, Boris Johnson said that slain general Qasem Soleimani “had the blood of British troops on his hands.”

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

Updated Jan 8th 2020, 11:41 AM 69,825 Views 85 Comments

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

What do we know about the Iraq air bases targeted by Iran?
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What do we know about the Iraq air bases targeted by Iran?

Jan 8th 2020, 10:44 AM 12,875 Views 12 Comments

Two US air bases were targeted by Iran.

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

Jan 7th 2020, 6:17 PM 17,611 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.

Over 50 people killed in stampede at funeral procession of Iranian general killed by US
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Over 50 people killed in stampede at funeral procession of Iranian general killed by US

Updated Jan 7th 2020, 4:15 PM 31,954 Views 60 Comments

The incident happened in Kerman, the hometown of General Qassem Soleimani.

US sparks confusion with Iraq pullout announcement that Pentagon says was sent 'by mistake'
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US sparks confusion with Iraq pullout announcement that Pentagon says was sent 'by mistake'

Jan 7th 2020, 7:18 AM 33,875 Views 26 Comments

The US drone strike that killed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani has sparked fury in both Iran and Iraq.

Varadkar: Irish government 'concerned for escalation of tensions in the Middle East'
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Varadkar: Irish government 'concerned for escalation of tensions in the Middle East'

Jan 6th 2020, 4:04 PM 8,695 Views 22 Comments

Crowds, estimated to be in the millions, gathered for the funeral of Soleimani today.

UNESCO warns Trump against targeting Iranian cultural sites
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UNESCO warns Trump against targeting Iranian cultural sites

Updated Jan 6th 2020, 3:30 PM 42,549 Views 83 Comments

Donald Trump had threatened to target cultural sites in Iran.

Mourners gather in 'million strong' crowd for funeral of Iranian general killed by US
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Mourners gather in 'million strong' crowd for funeral of Iranian general killed by US

Updated Jan 6th 2020, 2:55 PM 30,989 Views 58 Comments

Qassem Soleimani’s daughter has spoken of an attack on the US military in retaliation.

Iran abandons nuclear deal after general’s death in US air strike
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Iran abandons nuclear deal after general’s death in US air strike

Jan 5th 2020, 8:05 PM 27,397 Views 41 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets in Iran today beside the remains of Qassem Soleimani.

Boris Johnson says killed Iranian general was 'a threat to all our interests'
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Boris Johnson says killed Iranian general was 'a threat to all our interests'

Jan 5th 2020, 7:30 PM 30,144 Views 48 Comments

This was Johnson’s first statement since the US’s fatal drone strike last Friday.

Iraqi parliament passes motion to expel US military from country following Qasem Soleimani killing
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Iraqi parliament passes motion to expel US military from country following Qasem Soleimani killing

Updated Jan 5th 2020, 2:45 PM 46,319 Views 121 Comments

Pro-Iran factions have ramped up pressure on US forces in Iraq since Friday’s drone strike.

Raab: Boris Johnson 'in charge' of Iran crisis despite silence during Caribbean holiday
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Raab: Boris Johnson 'in charge' of Iran crisis despite silence during Caribbean holiday

Jan 5th 2020, 1:14 PM 14,479 Views 28 Comments

Johnson is facing mounting calls to make a statement on Friday’s fatal drone strike.

Ireland calls for 'maximum restraint' following US assassination of Iranian general
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Ireland calls for 'maximum restraint' following US assassination of Iranian general

Updated Jan 4th 2020, 4:50 PM 63,808 Views 104 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs has said any Irish person in Iraq should ‘leave immediately’.

Iraq's prime minister joins mourners in Baghdad for funeral of top Iranian general killed by US
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Iraq's prime minister joins mourners in Baghdad for funeral of top Iranian general killed by US

Updated Jan 4th 2020, 11:01 AM 27,120 Views 56 Comments

Thousands of Iraqis chanted “Death to America” as they joined the funeral procession for General Qassem Soleimani.

Donald Trump says ‘reign of terror’ is over after Iranian general killed
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Donald Trump says ‘reign of terror’ is over after Iranian general killed

Updated Jan 3rd 2020, 10:05 PM 28,665 Views 94 Comments

The air strike ordered by President Donald Trump in Iraq’s capital Baghdad killed General Qassem Soleimani.

Donald Trump says Iranian general 'should have been taken out many years ago'
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Donald Trump says Iranian general 'should have been taken out many years ago'

Jan 3rd 2020, 2:30 PM 33,461 Views 80 Comments

The US President has also claimed that Iranian leaders aren’t as saddened as they will “let the outside world believe”.

Explainer: Why Qasem Soleimani's death is a turning point between the US and Iran
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Explainer: Why Qasem Soleimani's death is a turning point between the US and Iran

Jan 3rd 2020, 10:49 AM 40,259 Views 63 Comments

The killing of Iran’s top general could draw forceful Iranian retaliation against American interests in the Middle East.

Iran warns of 'severe revenge' after top general killed in US airstrike
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Iran warns of 'severe revenge' after top general killed in US airstrike

Updated Jan 3rd 2020, 10:03 AM 44,182 Views 62 Comments

The Pentagon described the operation as a “decisive defensive action”.

'We've woken up to a more dangerous world': The world reacts to the US killing of a top Iran general
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'We've woken up to a more dangerous world': The world reacts to the US killing of a top Iran general

Jan 3rd 2020, 9:03 AM 71,567 Views 61 Comments

Presidential hopeful Joe Biden said we could be on the brink of a “major conflict across the Middle East”.

Trump deploys hundreds of US soldiers to Middle East after embassy attack in Iraq
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Trump deploys hundreds of US soldiers to Middle East after embassy attack in Iraq

Jan 1st 2020, 8:32 AM 19,731 Views 39 Comments

Thousands of soldiers may be deployed in the coming days.

Protesters storm US embassy in Baghdad chanting 'Death to America'
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Protesters storm US embassy in Baghdad chanting 'Death to America'

Updated Dec 31st 2019, 7:30 PM 36,221 Views 71 Comments

US security forces inside the compound fired tear gas in an attempt to disperse the crowds.

Iraq warns US ties at stake after deadly air strikes kill at least 25 fighters
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Iraq warns US ties at stake after deadly air strikes kill at least 25 fighters

Updated Dec 30th 2019, 7:40 PM 20,539 Views 19 Comments

The attack saw US planes hit several bases belonging to the Hezbollah Brigades.

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

Dec 30th 2019, 5:18 PM 16,275 Views 15 Comments

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

Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza attack
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Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza attack

Nov 12th 2019, 4:08 PM 8,333 Views 34 Comments

Israel was attacked with rockets following the strike on the Palestinian militants.

Daughter of British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Iran has returned to the UK
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Daughter of British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Iran has returned to the UK

Oct 11th 2019, 12:45 PM 24,143 Views 7 Comments

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was sentenced to five years in prison in Iran for spying.

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

Oct 10th 2019, 10:42 PM 26,076 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.