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#Iran

From TheJournal.ie Iran has banned spiky hair - because it implies devil-worship Given The Snip

Iran has banned spiky hair - because it implies devil-worship

“Any shop that cuts hair in the devil worshipping style will be harshly dealt with and their licence revoked.”

From TheJournal.ie Why a fatal Porsche crash is causing uproar in Iran The 1 Percent

Why a fatal Porsche crash is causing uproar in Iran

It has led to talk about inequality in the country.

From TheJournal.ie This map proves that Iran doesn't really want to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria Conflict

This map proves that Iran doesn't really want to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria

Iran needs the ISIS threat to stay – here’s why.

From TheJournal.ie Video shows ISIS beheading four men and hanging their bodies on crosses Brutal Killing

Video shows ISIS beheading four men and hanging their bodies on crosses

A masked executioner is shown beheading the four with a sword, after reading out charges over a loudspeaker.

From TheJournal.ie 'A deranged pilot flying his nation into the rocks' - Obama compared to Andreas Lubitz Tea Party

'A deranged pilot flying his nation into the rocks' - Obama compared to Andreas Lubitz

Michele Bachman said the president’s deal with Iran has damned the souls of 300 million Americans.

From TheJournal.ie Iran rejects law enforcing the wearing of the hijab as unconstitutional Islamic Law

Iran rejects law enforcing the wearing of the hijab as unconstitutional

The law was a proposed reaction to more liberal dress styles adopted within the country.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland sends loads of fizzy drink concentrate to Iran Fizzy Orange

Ireland sends loads of fizzy drink concentrate to Iran

Enterprise Ireland has decided to organise a visit to the country next year.

From TheJournal.ie Talks on Iran's nuclear programme could drag on for another year Sanctions

Talks on Iran's nuclear programme could drag on for another year

Tomorrow is the deadline to reach agreement.

From TheJournal.ie People in Iran could face up to 74 lashes ... for walking a dog Morality Police

People in Iran could face up to 74 lashes ... for walking a dog

Hardliners in Iran’s parliament are worried about an “invasion” of Western culture.

From TheJournal.ie Woman jailed for a year... for trying to attend a volleyball match Convicted

Woman jailed for a year... for trying to attend a volleyball match

Women are also banned from football matches in Iran, with officials saying this is to protect them from lewd behaviour among male fans.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli PM warns nuclear-capable Iran poses greater threat than Islamic State Terrorism

Israeli PM warns nuclear-capable Iran poses greater threat than Islamic State

He said “to defeat ISIS and leave Iran as a threshold nuclear state power is to win the battle and lose the war”.

From TheJournal.ie Prestigious maths prize awarded to a woman for the first time X + X = Winner

Prestigious maths prize awarded to a woman for the first time

Maryam Mirzakhani is an Iranian born Harvard-educated mathematician and professor.

From TheJournal.ie Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis... Islamic State

Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis...

Russians or Iranians might have piloted planes that targeted Islamic State militants last week.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 50 dead after plane crashes close to residential area in Iran - reports Tehran

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Video: How nuclear weapons are made Radioactive

Video: How nuclear weapons are made

Today is the 69th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.

From TheJournal.ie Young man at risk of hanging for crime he committed as a child Execution

Young man at risk of hanging for crime he committed as a child

His family are unable to raise the blood money needed to stop the execution.

From TheJournal.ie While chaos reigns in Iraq, the Kurds want to form an independent state Vote

While chaos reigns in Iraq, the Kurds want to form an independent state

Forces on the ground are struggling to break the stalemate with militants.

From TheJournal.ie Iran might be helping Iraq to fight ISIS by providing military jets CALIPHATE

Iran might be helping Iraq to fight ISIS by providing military jets

Iraq had previously received a shipment of the SU-25 jets from Russia.

From The42 Maradona has a message for Argentina FA president Julio Grondona Finger Of God

Maradona has a message for Argentina FA president Julio Grondona

Diego hit back after his former employer referred to him as ‘Argentina’s bad-luck charm’.

From The42 Watch out, Gilesy! Rihanna impresses with astute analysis of the World Cup She Found Love

Watch out, Gilesy! Rihanna impresses with astute analysis of the World Cup

Pop-star puts some pundits to shame by offering deep, well-read opinions on a number of games.

From TheJournal.ie The Pentagon thinks Iran has sent a 'small number' of operatives into Iraq Isis

The Pentagon thinks Iran has sent a 'small number' of operatives into Iraq

There is no sign of a large deployment of army units.

From TheJournal.ie Iraqi security forces stage major counter-attack against militants Insurgency

Iraqi security forces stage major counter-attack against militants

As many as 279 “terrorists” have been killed in the past 24 hours, security officials said.

From TheJournal.ie Tony Blair: Syrian war to blame for Iraq violence, not 2003 invasion It Wasn't Me

Tony Blair: Syrian war to blame for Iraq violence, not 2003 invasion

Arguments that there would be no crisis if Saddam Hussein remained are “bizarre” he said.

From TheJournal.ie Iran offers help against militants in Iraq... but only if the US makes the first move Insurgency

Iran offers help against militants in Iraq... but only if the US makes the first move

The offer came as Iraqi commanders said the army had recaptured two towns north of Baghdad as they prepared a fightback.

From TheJournal.ie US considering "all the options" as militants move towards Baghdad Crisis

US considering "all the options" as militants move towards Baghdad

President Barack Obama’s comments come after the cities of Mosul and Tikrit fell to insurgents during lightning advances.

From TheJournal.ie Iranian judge summons Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg over privacy complaints Extradition

Iranian judge summons Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg over privacy complaints

However, no extradition treaty exists between Iran and the United States, so Zuckerburg is unlikely to appear.

From TheJournal.ie Atomic watchdog attempts to revive nuclear talks with Iran Vienna

Atomic watchdog attempts to revive nuclear talks with Iran

A number of outstanding issues relating to alleged efforts to develop nuclear weapons remain.

From TheJournal.ie 'Blood money' has saved 358 Iranians from the death penalty Blood Money

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Mother stops execution as her son's killer was about to be hanged Forgiven

Photos: Mother stops execution as her son's killer was about to be hanged

The dramatic photographs show the public execution in Iran which was stopped at the last minute when the victim’s mother intervened.

From TheJournal.ie White House refuses US visa for Iran newly appointed UN envoy Tehran

White House refuses US visa for Iran newly appointed UN envoy

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

From TheJournal.ie Boeing is allowed to sell spare aircraft parts to Iran - but not new planes Trade

Boeing is allowed to sell spare aircraft parts to Iran - but not new planes

This is the first time the US has issued a license of this kind since the 1979 embargo.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Killing sprees’: Number of people executed worldwide spiked in 2013 Death Penalty

‘Killing sprees’: Number of people executed worldwide spiked in 2013

Amnesty International say it is due to a large number of people being put to death in Iran and Iraq.

From TheJournal.ie Nuclear talks back on in Vienna --- but little optimism a deal can be agreed Curbs

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Big oil' welcomes new 'sexy' relationship with Iran in Swiss Alps Oiled Up

'Big oil' welcomes new 'sexy' relationship with Iran in Swiss Alps

The CEO of oil company Total has spoken to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani who told him to ‘be ready’ for the lifting of embargoes.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day…

From TheJournal.ie ‘Iranians look upon the closure of the Irish embassy as a slight’ Embassy Closures

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day…

From TheJournal.ie UN cancels Iran invite to Syria talks, Iran says they weren't going to go anyway Peace Talks

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

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