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From TheJournal.ie 'The worst deal': Trump set for showdown over Iran agreement Deal Or No Deal

'The worst deal': Trump set for showdown over Iran agreement

“We did it out of weakness when actually, we have great strength.”

From TheJournal.ie Anti-nuclear weapons campaign wins Nobel Peace Prize for 'groundbreaking' work Norway

Anti-nuclear weapons campaign wins Nobel Peace Prize for 'groundbreaking' work

There were 318 candidates for this year’s prize.

From TheJournal.ie 'Calm before the storm' - is Trump about to abandon the Iran nuclear deal? Trouble Brewing This post contains videos

'Calm before the storm' - is Trump about to abandon the Iran nuclear deal?

Trump must make a decision on the Iran nuclear accord by 15 October.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times': Iran strongly criticises Trump Divisive

'Ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times': Iran strongly criticises Trump

Trump took aim at countries who have been on his radar since he took up the presidency in January.

From The42 "I hated football and was contemplating getting a 'real job'... Then I got called up by Libya" Interview This post contains videos

"I hated football and was contemplating getting a 'real job'... Then I got called up by Libya"

Eamon Zayed chats to The42 about a remarkable career in the League of Ireland and beyond.

From TheJournal.ie Isis attack on Iranian parliament that killed 13 'unequivocally condemned' by President Higgins Tehran

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 12 dead as ISIS gunmen and suicide bombers storm Iran's parliament Tehran

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

The tomb of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Khomeini was also targeted.

From TheJournal.ie Hassan Rouhani swoops to landslide victory in Iranian presidential election Iran

Hassan Rouhani swoops to landslide victory in Iranian presidential election

The moderate cleric, who spearheaded a 2015 nuclear deal with Barack Obama, has been re-elected with 57% of the vote.

From The42 Things get Messi for Iranian lookalike Trouble

Things get Messi for Iranian lookalike

The resemblance is so uncanny that Eurosport UK reportedly used his photo by accident.

From TheJournal.ie At least 70 miners trapped after explosion Iran

At least 70 miners trapped after explosion

Trapped methane gas exploded as workers tried to jump-start an engine, according to reports.

From TheJournal.ie 'Iran has the potential to take the world with it' - America isn't happy with nuclear deal On Notice

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Trump insists he doesn't know Putin - or have any deals in Russia Haters Going Crazy

Trump insists he doesn't know Putin - or have any deals in Russia

The President of the United States made the comments on Twitter – where else? – today.

From TheJournal.ie US hits Iran with fresh sanctions after missile tests Punishment

US hits Iran with fresh sanctions after missile tests

The measures came after the Middle Eastern nation on test-fired a medium range missile on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Former Norwegian prime minister delayed at US airport over visit to Iran in 2014 Held Up

Former Norwegian prime minister delayed at US airport over visit to Iran in 2014

Kjell Magne Bondevik is a former two-term prime minister of US ally Norway.

From TheJournal.ie The United States has just put Iran 'on notice' Stoking Tensions This post contains videos

The United States has just put Iran 'on notice'

National Security Advisor Michael Flynn did not specify what that meant.

From TheJournal.ie Confusion and outrage over Trump migrant ban as UK secures exemption Chaos Reigns

Confusion and outrage over Trump migrant ban as UK secures exemption

The new American president has ruffled feathers globally with his ban on refugees from Muslim-dominated countries entering the US.

From TheJournal.ie "You must do something for the children of Syria" - 7-year-old Bana writes open letter to Trump Syrian Conflict

"You must do something for the children of Syria" - 7-year-old Bana writes open letter to Trump

The Syrian child came to prominence by describing life in besieged Aleppo.

From TheJournal.ie Iran president calls Trump's talk over renegotiating nuclear deal 'meaningless' Nuclear Deal

Iran president calls Trump's talk over renegotiating nuclear deal 'meaningless'

During the campaign trail the US president-elect referred to it as “the worst deal ever negotiated”.

From TheJournal.ie Iran is hoping this island can become its answer to Dubai Kish Island

Iran is hoping this island can become its answer to Dubai

The buildings are modern, the hotels comfortable and new shopping centres are sprouting everywhere.

From TheJournal.ie Why Ireland's farmers want the Irish embassy in Iran to reopen Trade With Tehran

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hunger-striking Iranian man to be granted access to asylum process Sligo

Hunger-striking Iranian man to be granted access to asylum process

The man was admitted to hospital yesterday after 35 days on hunger strike.

From TheJournal.ie Women's chess champion to boycott world finals in Iran over requirement to wear hijab Stalemate

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Minister called to intervene in case of Irish citizen detained in Iran Homa Hoodfar

Minister called to intervene in case of Irish citizen detained in Iran

Homa Hoodfar (65) is a professor and anthropologist based in Canada and is an Irish citizen from her first marriage.

From TheJournal.ie British woman jailed for five years in Iran "on secret charges" Nazanin Ratcliffe

British woman jailed for five years in Iran "on secret charges"

Her husband said that she is being treated as a political football.

From TheJournal.ie Academics protest against imprisonment of Irish citizen in Iran Free Homa

Academics protest against imprisonment of Irish citizen in Iran

Homa Hoodfar is a Canadian professor who has an Irish passport and was recently imprisoned.

From TheJournal.ie British-Iranian mum detained in Iran accused of trying to overthrow the regime Iran

British-Iranian mum detained in Iran accused of trying to overthrow the regime

The British Prime Minister Theresa May has raised concerns about the mother of one with the Iranian president.

From TheJournal.ie Trump suggests that Hillary's leaked emails may be linked to killing of Iranian scientist Accusations

Trump suggests that Hillary's leaked emails may be linked to killing of Iranian scientist

The Republican presidential nominee sent a tweet yesterday referencing the disappearance of missing scientist Shahram Amiri.

From TheJournal.ie Iran executes nuclear scientist accused of spying for the US Iran Nuclear Programme

Iran executes nuclear scientist accused of spying for the US

Shahram Amiri disappeared in Saudi Arabia in June 2009 and resurfaced a year later in the United States.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump admits he was wrong about viewing secret Iran cash video Hell Freezes Over

Donald Trump admits he was wrong about viewing secret Iran cash video

Trump raised eyebrows this week when he said he had seen a video showing the US transporting $400 million in cash to the Islamic Republic.

From TheJournal.ie Iran authorities confiscate dogs in crackdown on 'vulgar Western culture' Barking

Iran authorities confiscate dogs in crackdown on 'vulgar Western culture'

Dog owners were shown a piece of paper claiming the animals were being vaccinated.

From TheJournal.ie Female Air France crew can opt out of Iran flights to avoid having to wear headscarf Not Happening

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

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

From TheJournal.ie An Iranian billionaire has been sentenced to death Capital Punishment This post contains videos

An Iranian billionaire has been sentenced to death

Babak Zanjani denied charges of money laundering.

From TheJournal.ie Iran can sell oil again after giving up its nuclear weapons programme Whole New World

Iran can sell oil again after giving up its nuclear weapons programme

“The world is safer,” said John Kerry.

From TheJournal.ie Crisis averted as Iran releases 10 US sailors found in territorial waters Freed

Crisis averted as Iran releases 10 US sailors found in territorial waters

The incident began after two Navy patrol boats drifted into Iranian territory late yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Ten US sailors detained after their boats drifted into Iranian waters Farsi Island

Ten US sailors detained after their boats drifted into Iranian waters

Tehran said the crew and vessels will be returned safely and promptly.

From TheJournal.ie There's a plastic surgery craze in Iran and people are wearing their nose bandages with pride Nose Job

There's a plastic surgery craze in Iran and people are wearing their nose bandages with pride

In Iran’s largest cities it is easy to spot women — but also men — with bandages on their noses, flaunting the fact they recently went under the knife.

From TheJournal.ie What's happening in Saudi Arabia? Tensions

What's happening in Saudi Arabia?

A massive diplomatic row has broken out between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

From TheJournal.ie Iran leader warns Saudi Arabia of 'divine revenge' over execution of cleric Sheikh Nimr Al-nimr

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

Saudi Arabia has severed diplomatic ties with Iran.

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabia has executed 47 men, including a prominent cleric, for terror offences Executions

Saudi Arabia has executed 47 men, including a prominent cleric, for terror offences

All bar two of those executed were Saudi citizens. The executions have sparked international condemnation in the region.

From TheJournal.ie This British author has had a death sentence on his head for more than 20 years Fatwa

This British author has had a death sentence on his head for more than 20 years

It was on this day that the Ayatollah of Iran confirmed the fatwa against Salman Rushdie.