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Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza attack
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza attack

Nov 12th 2019, 4:08 PM 8,381 Views 34 Comments

Israel was attacked with rockets following the strike on the Palestinian militants.

Daughter of British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Iran has returned to the UK
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Daughter of British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Iran has returned to the UK

Oct 11th 2019, 12:45 PM 24,182 Views 7 Comments

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was sentenced to five years in prison in Iran for spying.

Thousands of Iranian women enjoy football match as Tehran lifts decades-old ban
# Azadi Stadium
# Azadi Stadium

Thousands of Iranian women enjoy football match as Tehran lifts decades-old ban

Oct 10th 2019, 10:42 PM 26,116 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.

Saudi crown prince says war with Iran would mean 'total collapse of the global economy'
# 60 Minutes
# 60 Minutes

Saudi crown prince says war with Iran would mean 'total collapse of the global economy'

Sep 30th 2019, 8:32 AM 32,122 Views 34 Comments

Prince Mohammed bin Salman also denied ordering the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in an interview with 60 Minutes.

Trump threatens to intensify sanctions on Iran as Europeans seek UN breakthrough
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Trump threatens to intensify sanctions on Iran as Europeans seek UN breakthrough

Sep 24th 2019, 5:38 PM 7,456 Views 20 Comments

Trump was speaking at the UN General Assembly this afternoon.

UK, France and Germany blame Iran for Saudi oil attacks
# European Leaders
# European Leaders

UK, France and Germany blame Iran for Saudi oil attacks

Sep 23rd 2019, 10:25 PM 8,957 Views 22 Comments

In a joint statement, the countries called on Tehran to choose dialogue over further “provocation”.

Iranian president warns foreign forces to stay out of the Gulf
# Energy Security
# Energy Security

Iranian president warns foreign forces to stay out of the Gulf

Sep 22nd 2019, 12:15 PM 13,610 Views 67 Comments

It comes as the United States sends more troops to the region in a defensive capacity.

Trump announces Iran sanctions as US sends more troops to Gulf
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Trump announces Iran sanctions as US sends more troops to Gulf

Sep 21st 2019, 8:08 AM 11,638 Views 57 Comments

The US President said the sanctions were the toughest ever against another country, but indicated he did not plan a military strike.

Trump to be given several military options on Iran amid fears of 'all-out war'
# Oil
# Oil

Trump to be given several military options on Iran amid fears of 'all-out war'

Sep 20th 2019, 8:10 AM 14,792 Views 73 Comments

The US President will be presented with a list of potential airstrike targets, among other possible responses.

Iran seizes suspected fuel smuggling boat as tensions ratchet higher in the Gulf
# Strait Of Hormuz
# Strait Of Hormuz

Iran seizes suspected fuel smuggling boat as tensions ratchet higher in the Gulf

Sep 16th 2019, 2:38 PM 13,299 Views 12 Comments

A naval patrol of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps intercepted the vessel.

Oil prices soar and Trump says US 'locked and loaded' after attack on Saudi facilities
# Tensions
# Tensions

Oil prices soar and Trump says US 'locked and loaded' after attack on Saudi facilities

Sep 16th 2019, 6:52 AM 22,934 Views 32 Comments

Iran has denied allegations it is behind the attack.

Iranian fan dies after setting herself on fire outside court over ban on women attending matches
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Iranian fan dies after setting herself on fire outside court over ban on women attending matches

Sep 10th 2019, 5:50 PM 5,845 Views 6 Comments

Sahar Khodayari, dubbed ‘blue girl’, was due to stand trial for entering a stadium to watch her favourite team, Esteghlal FC.

Trump sacks John Bolton as national security adviser
# Fired
# Fired

Trump sacks John Bolton as national security adviser

Sep 10th 2019, 5:12 PM 24,801 Views 57 Comments

Trump announced the news on Twitter.

Trump releases photo of Iran rocket site and says US 'not involved' in failed launch
# Iran
# Iran

Trump releases photo of Iran rocket site and says US 'not involved' in failed launch

Aug 31st 2019, 8:08 AM 18,325 Views 30 Comments

The incident comes after months of tensions between Iran and Washington.

Iran's foreign minister makes surprise G7 summit visit
# Javad Zarif
# Javad Zarif

Iran's foreign minister makes surprise G7 summit visit

Aug 25th 2019, 4:16 PM 25,498 Views 34 Comments

Flight-tracking websites showed a plane travelling from Tehran to Biarritz.

Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian oil tanker
# Diplomatic Dispute
# Diplomatic Dispute

Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian oil tanker

Aug 18th 2019, 4:54 PM 19,572 Views 14 Comments

The vessel is due to set sail later today.

Gibraltar orders that Iranian tanker be released, in a blow to the US
# Grace 1
# Grace 1

Gibraltar orders that Iranian tanker be released, in a blow to the US

Aug 15th 2019, 5:31 PM 19,460 Views 28 Comments

Washington DC can make another bid for the supertanker’s detention as long as the vessel has not left Gibraltar’s waters.

Iran seizes another foreign tanker it alleges was 'smuggling' fuel
# Iran
# Iran

Iran seizes another foreign tanker it alleges was 'smuggling' fuel

Updated Aug 4th 2019, 12:04 PM 19,633 Views 41 Comments

Last month, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized the Stena Impero vessel.

Britain wants protection force for shipping in Gulf after Iran seizes oil tanker
# Oil Tanker
# Oil Tanker

Britain wants protection force for shipping in Gulf after Iran seizes oil tanker

Jul 23rd 2019, 8:13 AM 9,204 Views 47 Comments

Iranian authorities seized a British-flagged oil tanker on Friday in a dramatic escalation of tensions in the region.

Explainer: Why did Iran seize a British oil tanker and the 23 crew members on board?
# Crisis
# Crisis

Explainer: Why did Iran seize a British oil tanker and the 23 crew members on board?

Jul 22nd 2019, 3:45 PM 12,263 Views 26 Comments

In video footage released by an Iranian news agency, masked soldiers are seen travelling down a rope and into the tanker.

Iran says it's arrested 17 'CIA spies' and sentenced some to death
# Iran-US Tensions
# Iran-US Tensions

Iran says it's arrested 17 'CIA spies' and sentenced some to death

Jul 22nd 2019, 9:24 AM 28,019 Views 39 Comments

An Iranian official said that all of the suspects were Iranians who had acted independently of each other.

Theresa May to hold emergency meeting as UK plots next step after Iran tanker seizure
# Rising Tensions
# Rising Tensions

Theresa May to hold emergency meeting as UK plots next step after Iran tanker seizure

Jul 22nd 2019, 7:15 AM 10,023 Views 13 Comments

Iran has remained defiant in the face of UK’s claims of “illegal and destabilising behaviour”.

'Alter your course immediately': Recording emerges of standoff before Iran captures UK oil tanker
# Stena Impero
# Stena Impero

'Alter your course immediately': Recording emerges of standoff before Iran captures UK oil tanker

Jul 21st 2019, 12:31 PM 27,809 Views 51 Comments

The Stena Impero was seized in international waters on Friday.

Iran ignores calls to release British oil tanker despite being warned of 'serious consequences'
# Persian Gulf
# Persian Gulf

Iran ignores calls to release British oil tanker despite being warned of 'serious consequences'

Updated Jul 20th 2019, 3:30 PM 45,217 Views 29 Comments

The seizure has been labelled a “dangerous further aggravation of an already tense situation”.

US warship shoots down Iranian drone near Persian Gulf
# Strait Of Homuz
# Strait Of Homuz

US warship shoots down Iranian drone near Persian Gulf

Jul 18th 2019, 8:43 PM 21,677 Views 72 Comments

It comes a number of weeks after Iranian forces shot down a US drone.

'The time has come to act': European powers urge dialogue in Iran nuclear crisis
# Nuclear Talks
# Nuclear Talks

'The time has come to act': European powers urge dialogue in Iran nuclear crisis

Jul 15th 2019, 8:02 AM 7,057 Views 19 Comments

Tensions are continuing to intensify between Iran and the US.

Iranian boats attempted to 'impede the passage' of British oil tanker in Gulf, UK govt says
# Tensions
# Tensions

Iranian boats attempted to 'impede the passage' of British oil tanker in Gulf, UK govt says

Jul 11th 2019, 7:26 AM 13,993 Views 55 Comments

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has denied the allegations.

Macron in last-ditch attempt to save Iran nuclear deal
# Nuclear Threat
# Nuclear Threat

Macron in last-ditch attempt to save Iran nuclear deal

Jul 7th 2019, 7:59 AM 8,949 Views 34 Comments

Tensions between Iran and members of the UN security council were heightened after the US pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal in 2018.

Iran threatens British ships as Gibraltar tanker dispute deepens
# The Med
# The Med

Iran threatens British ships as Gibraltar tanker dispute deepens

Jul 6th 2019, 12:29 PM 25,784 Views 62 Comments

Iran has said it may detain a British ship if the Grace 1 super-tanker is not released.

'This moment broke a little piece of my heart': Singer Joss Stone says she was deported from Iran
# World Tour
# World Tour

'This moment broke a little piece of my heart': Singer Joss Stone says she was deported from Iran

Jul 4th 2019, 2:45 PM 39,616 Views 50 Comments

Stone says Iran was the last country of her world tour.

British-Iranian woman ends 15-day hunger strike in Tehran jail
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

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

Jun 29th 2019, 5:00 PM 20,464 Views 15 Comments

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

Iran's foreign minister warns Trump that idea of short war is 'an illusion'
# Tensions
# Tensions

Iran's foreign minister warns Trump that idea of short war is 'an illusion'

Jun 27th 2019, 10:44 PM 14,461 Views 40 Comments

Tensions have been rising between the two countries since the US pulled out of a nuclear deal.

Iran 'permanently' closes diplomatic relations with US government after new sanctions are imposed
# Tensions
# Tensions

Iran 'permanently' closes diplomatic relations with US government after new sanctions are imposed

Jun 25th 2019, 8:26 AM 23,063 Views 73 Comments

Sanctions against Iran’s supreme leader were brought in yesterday.

Explainer: How have the US and Iran come to the brink of war?
# Trouble In The Gulf
# Trouble In The Gulf

Explainer: How have the US and Iran come to the brink of war?

Jun 24th 2019, 7:15 PM 14,059 Views 79 Comments

Tensions in the region have seen a US drone shot down and air strikes cancelled at the 11th hour.

Trump orders 'hard-hitting' financial sanctions on Iran's supreme leader
# Tensions
# Tensions

Trump orders 'hard-hitting' financial sanctions on Iran's supreme leader

Jun 24th 2019, 5:23 PM 9,722 Views 32 Comments

Tensions between the two nations have been escalating in recent days.

US launched 'cyber-attack' on Iran weapons systems in response to drone downing
# Middle East
# Middle East

US launched 'cyber-attack' on Iran weapons systems in response to drone downing

Jun 23rd 2019, 12:59 PM 22,574 Views 63 Comments

The attack crippled computers used to control rocket and missile launches, according to the Washington Post.

Trump says he's still considering military action over Iran
# Tensions
# Tensions

Trump says he's still considering military action over Iran

Jun 22nd 2019, 5:46 PM 9,456 Views 61 Comments

But the President added that he will be Iran’s “best friend” if nuclear weapons are abandoned.

Airlines reroute flights near Iranian strait but Dublin-Gulf flights remain unaffected
# Strait Of Hormuz
# Strait Of Hormuz

Airlines reroute flights near Iranian strait but Dublin-Gulf flights remain unaffected

Jun 21st 2019, 2:16 PM 18,527 Views 38 Comments

The changes come amid heightened tensions in the region.

Trump says US was primed to attack three locations in Iran before he called off mission
# Fire And Fury
# Fire And Fury

Trump says US was primed to attack three locations in Iran before he called off mission

Updated Jun 21st 2019, 2:16 PM 31,802 Views 137 Comments

The US had reportedly been planning strikes on a number of Iranian targets.