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

May 20th 2019, 7:24 AM 24,572 Views 44 Comments

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

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

May 15th 2019, 11:23 AM 13,455 Views 28 Comments

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

Iran inches away from landmark nuclear deal amid US sanctions
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Iran inches away from landmark nuclear deal amid US sanctions

May 8th 2019, 7:23 AM 9,494 Views 26 Comments

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

Mass evacuations ordered after 70 left dead by floods in Iran
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# Fresh Downpours

Mass evacuations ordered after 70 left dead by floods in Iran

Apr 6th 2019, 5:06 PM 9,756 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Mar 1st 2019, 7:49 AM 22,662 Views 39 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 28th 2019, 6:47 PM 4,210 Views 1 Comment

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

Station boss sacked after Jackie Chan sex scene accidentally broadcast on Iranian TV
# Shinjuku Incident.
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# Shinjuku Incident.

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

Dec 31st 2018, 2:49 PM 33,741 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Updated Nov 5th 2018, 2:35 PM 23,933 Views 52 Comments

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

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

Sep 26th 2018, 7:30 PM 13,469 Views 41 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Sep 22nd 2018, 6:29 PM 24,367 Views 42 Comments

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

Trump to chair UN Security Council meeting on Iran
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Trump to chair UN Security Council meeting on Iran

Sep 5th 2018, 7:25 AM 8,533 Views 27 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 4th 2018, 7:07 AM 13,371 Views 57 Comments

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

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

Aug 23rd 2018, 3:33 PM 15,257 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 22nd 2018, 9:49 AM 7,461 Views 41 Comments

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

Iranian leader accuses US of 'psychological warfare' as Trump reimposes sanctions
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# No Deal

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

Aug 7th 2018, 7:24 AM 7,915 Views 25 Comments

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

Trump says he's willing to meet with Iran leaders 'any time'
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# Any Time Any Place

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

Jul 30th 2018, 10:43 PM 7,480 Views 36 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 29th 2018, 8:00 AM 24,054 Views 43 Comments

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

'You will suffer the consequences': Donald Trump warns Iran over threatening US
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# Fire And Fury

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

Jul 23rd 2018, 7:41 AM 26,715 Views 177 Comments

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

Iranian teen detained after posting dance videos on Instagram
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Iranian teen detained after posting dance videos on Instagram

Jul 9th 2018, 8:27 AM 15,579 Views 54 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 25th 2018, 6:15 AM 8,853 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 16th 2018, 10:00 AM 13,852 Views 49 Comments

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

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

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

May 28th 2018, 9:48 AM 5,758 Views 50 Comments

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

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

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

May 11th 2018, 10:15 PM 14,453 Views 105 Comments

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

May 11th 2018, 7:00 AM 68,810 Views 63 Comments

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

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

May 10th 2018, 12:12 PM 24,359 Views 202 Comments

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

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

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

May 9th 2018, 7:14 AM 22,031 Views 85 Comments

The international community has also expressed regret at the decision.

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

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

May 8th 2018, 8:18 PM 31,266 Views 143 Comments

The move was met with dismay in Europe and elsewhere.

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

Apr 30th 2018, 9:30 PM 10,340 Views 121 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 25th 2018, 10:57 PM 21,970 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Apr 24th 2018, 8:33 PM 9,372 Views 28 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 12th 2018, 2:50 PM 21,325 Views 65 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 11th 2018, 5:54 PM 19,278 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Apr 2nd 2018, 7:59 PM 17,777 Views 7 Comments

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

Israel releases video of air strike against Syrian nuclear reactor
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Israel releases video of air strike against Syrian nuclear reactor

Mar 21st 2018, 7:25 AM 18,722 Views 135 Comments

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

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

Feb 18th 2018, 11:30 AM 14,389 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 11th 2018, 12:27 PM 12,991 Views 135 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 10th 2018, 1:15 PM 24,563 Views 111 Comments

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

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

Iran's Winter Olympians demand apology after mobile phone controversy

Feb 9th 2018, 10:39 AM 5,176 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Jan 14th 2018, 6:23 PM 9,477 Views 7 Comments

Only three bodies have been recovered.

Iran rejects Trump's demand to change nuclear deal
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Iran rejects Trump's demand to change nuclear deal

Jan 13th 2018, 6:15 PM 7,370 Views 38 Comments

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