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# iran - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

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

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

May 15th 2019, 11:23 AM 13,450 Views 28 Comments

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

# iran - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Iran inches away from landmark nuclear deal amid US sanctions
# Hassan Rouhani
# Hassan Rouhani

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.

# iran - Saturday 6 April, 2019

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

# iran - Friday 1 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 1st 2019, 7:49 AM 22,656 Views 39 Comments

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

# iran - Monday 28 January, 2019

'I went my own way' - Queiroz ends eight-year spell with Iran after Asian Cup exit
# Out The Gap
From The42
# 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 4,209 Views 1 Comment

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

# iran - Monday 31 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 31st 2018, 2:49 PM 33,728 Views 31 Comments

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

# iran - Monday 5 November, 2018

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

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.

# iran - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Trump accuses China of meddling in US elections as payback for their growing trade war
# UN Security Council
# UN Security Council

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.

# iran - Saturday 22 September, 2018

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

# iran - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Trump to chair UN Security Council meeting on Iran
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

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.

# iran - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 4th 2018, 7:07 AM 13,370 Views 57 Comments

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

# iran - Thursday 23 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 23rd 2018, 3:33 PM 15,255 Views 12 Comments

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

# iran - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 22nd 2018, 9:49 AM 7,460 Views 41 Comments

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

# iran - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 7th 2018, 7:24 AM 7,912 Views 25 Comments

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

# iran - Monday 30 July, 2018

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

# iran - Sunday 29 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 29th 2018, 8:00 AM 24,053 Views 40 Comments

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

# iran - Monday 23 July, 2018

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

# iran - Monday 9 July, 2018

Iranian teen detained after posting dance videos on Instagram
# Social Media
# Social Media

Iranian teen detained after posting dance videos on Instagram

Jul 9th 2018, 8:27 AM 15,576 Views 54 Comments

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

# iran - Monday 25 June, 2018

Queiroz: Iran will follow the 'three Rs' against Ronaldo and Portugal
# Dream Chasers
From The42
# 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.

# iran - Saturday 16 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 16th 2018, 10:00 AM 13,851 Views 49 Comments

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

# iran - Monday 28 May, 2018

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

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

May 28th 2018, 9:48 AM 5,755 Views 50 Comments

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

# iran - Friday 11 May, 2018

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

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.

# iran - Thursday 10 May, 2018

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

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.

# iran - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

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

# iran - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

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

# iran - Monday 30 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 30th 2018, 9:30 PM 10,338 Views 121 Comments

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

# iran - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

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

# iran - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

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

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.

# iran - Thursday 12 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 12th 2018, 2:50 PM 21,315 Views 65 Comments

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

# iran - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

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

# iran - Monday 2 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 2nd 2018, 7:59 PM 17,776 Views 7 Comments

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

# iran - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Israel releases video of air strike against Syrian nuclear reactor
# Going Nuclear
# Going Nuclear

Israel releases video of air strike against Syrian nuclear reactor

Mar 21st 2018, 7:25 AM 18,717 Views 135 Comments

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

# iran - Sunday 18 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 18th 2018, 11:30 AM 14,384 Views 13 Comments

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

# iran - Sunday 11 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 11th 2018, 12:27 PM 12,987 Views 135 Comments

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

# iran - Saturday 10 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 10th 2018, 1:15 PM 24,562 Views 111 Comments

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

# iran - Friday 9 February, 2018

Iran's Winter Olympians demand apology after mobile phone controversy
# Unimpressed
From The42
# 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.

# iran - Sunday 14 January, 2018

'No hope of survivors' onboard Iranian tanker which burst into flames
# The Sanchi
# 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 - Saturday 13 January, 2018

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

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”.

# iran - Friday 12 January, 2018

Firefighters still battling oil tanker blaze after almost a week
# China
# China

Firefighters still battling oil tanker blaze after almost a week

Jan 12th 2018, 9:33 PM 10,538 Views 5 Comments

One body has been found but 31 sailors – mainly Iranians – remain missing.