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US says unclear Iran ready for nuclear pact return
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US says unclear Iran ready for nuclear pact return

May 23rd 2021, 6:20 PM 9,971 Views 10 Comments

A fifth round of talks are talking place in Vienna on rescuing the deal.

Iran’s nuclear facility struck by 'suspicious' blackout
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Iran’s nuclear facility struck by 'suspicious' blackout

Apr 11th 2021, 3:13 PM 24,745 Views 29 Comments

It is the latest incident to strike the site.

British-Iranian dual citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe back in Iran court on 'propaganda' charges
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British-Iranian dual citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe back in Iran court on 'propaganda' charges

Mar 14th 2021, 1:45 PM 17,493 Views 13 Comments

Zaghari-Ratcliffe finished serving a five-year sentence last week.

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

Dec 5th 2020, 1:00 PM 11,110 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Nov 27th 2020, 3:56 PM 21,710 Views 57 Comments

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

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

Apr 19th 2020, 3:32 PM 20,407 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Jan 14th 2020, 8:51 AM 12,123 Views 33 Comments

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

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 9,324 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 40,021 Views 71 Comments

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

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 58,220 Views 97 Comments

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

'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 44,516 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 27,324 Views 64 Comments

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

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 69,821 Views 85 Comments

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

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 17,607 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.

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.

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 26,056 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.

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

Jun 29th 2019, 5:00 PM 20,431 Views 15 Comments

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

Iran 'categorically rejects' US tanker attack allegations
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Iran 'categorically rejects' US tanker attack allegations

Jun 19th 2019, 2:21 PM 8,474 Views 56 Comments

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

British-Iranian woman begins fresh hunger strike in Tehran jail
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British-Iranian woman begins fresh hunger strike in Tehran jail

Jun 15th 2019, 4:28 PM 18,484 Views 15 Comments

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

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.

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.

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

Jun 8th 2017, 12:01 PM 24,054 Views 79 Comments

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

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

Jun 7th 2017, 1:17 PM 37,607 Views 93 Comments

The tomb of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Khomeini was also targeted.

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

Apr 20th 2017, 7:17 AM 15,802 Views 49 Comments

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

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

Jan 1st 2017, 6:15 AM 13,604 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Oct 11th 2016, 6:05 PM 24,650 Views 96 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”.

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

Apr 4th 2016, 9:40 PM 37,664 Views 102 Comments

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

An Iranian billionaire has been sentenced to death
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An Iranian billionaire has been sentenced to death

Mar 6th 2016, 4:36 PM 46,097 Views 36 Comments

Babak Zanjani denied charges of money laundering.

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

Jan 3rd 2016, 8:56 PM 23,207 Views 97 Comments

Saudi Arabia has severed diplomatic ties with Iran.

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

Dec 20th 2015, 8:15 AM 10,896 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Jul 21st 2015, 3:11 PM 23,616 Views 52 Comments

They’re acting tough.

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

Jan 3rd 2015, 10:00 AM 15,950 Views 26 Comments

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

Iranian girl protests strict hijab laws by breakdancing on Tehran subway
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# Salute

Iranian girl protests strict hijab laws by breakdancing on Tehran subway

Dec 1st 2014, 9:21 AM 2,974 Views 3 Comments

Pop lock and drop it.

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

Aug 10th 2014, 9:34 AM 13,276 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Apr 28th 2014, 7:15 PM 8,881 Views 21 Comments

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

White House refuses US visa for Iran newly appointed UN envoy
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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.

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

Feb 18th 2014, 7:46 AM 3,045 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Jan 22nd 2014, 7:30 AM 12,772 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Jan 20th 2014, 9:48 PM 4,054 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Jan 7th 2014, 10:26 AM 5,882 Views 43 Comments

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

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