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#Iran

# 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 24,057 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 26,730 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 15,610 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 8,871 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 13,909 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 5,764 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 14,462 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 68,815 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 24,377 Views 206 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 22,040 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 31,271 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 10,352 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 21,981 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 9,375 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 21,406 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 19,286 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 17,792 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 18,801 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 14,414 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 13,015 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 24,571 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 5,192 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 9,487 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 7,388 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 10,544 Views 5 Comments

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

# iran - Monday 8 January, 2018

Massive oil tanker 'in danger of exploding' off Chinese coast as 32 sailors remain missing
# Potential Disaster
# Potential Disaster

Massive oil tanker 'in danger of exploding' off Chinese coast as 32 sailors remain missing

Jan 8th 2018, 2:25 PM 13,027 Views 13 Comments

The crisis began on Saturday when the Iranian tanker collided with a Hong Kong-registered freighter.

# iran - Friday 5 January, 2018

Iran says that meeting of UN Security Council over mass protests is 'a preposterous example of US bullying'
# UN Security Council
# UN Security Council

Iran says that meeting of UN Security Council over mass protests is 'a preposterous example of US bullying'

Jan 5th 2018, 11:15 PM 7,966 Views 85 Comments

At least 21 people have been killed and hundreds arrested amid anti-government rallies and unrest that began last week.

# iran - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'The enemies have united': Iran's supreme leader hits out after more deaths in mass protests
# Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
# Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

'The enemies have united': Iran's supreme leader hits out after more deaths in mass protests

Jan 2nd 2018, 7:00 PM 21,072 Views 103 Comments

The estimated death toll is now 21 since the protests began.

# iran - Monday 1 January, 2018

Death toll rises in Iran unrest as protesters 'attempt to take over police stations and military bases'
# Riots
# Riots

Death toll rises in Iran unrest as protesters 'attempt to take over police stations and military bases'

Jan 1st 2018, 10:50 AM 11,038 Views 130 Comments

President Hassan Rouhani called for a calm but stressed that people were free to express criticism.

# iran - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Iran warns protesters they will 'pay the price' after third night of mass demonstrations
# Unrest
# Unrest

Iran warns protesters they will 'pay the price' after third night of mass demonstrations

Dec 31st 2017, 12:28 PM 10,425 Views 142 Comments

Two people have been killed and dozens injured.

# iran - Saturday 30 December, 2017

'The world is watching': Tear gas and arrests as Iran tries to crack down on protests
# Anti-regime
# Anti-regime

'The world is watching': Tear gas and arrests as Iran tries to crack down on protests

Dec 30th 2017, 7:10 PM 24,877 Views 114 Comments

Counter demonstrations have been organised for today.

# iran - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Boris Johnson in Iran to push for Briton's release
# Foreign Minister
# Foreign Minister

Boris Johnson in Iran to push for Briton's release

Dec 9th 2017, 4:28 PM 10,381 Views 29 Comments

The case has become highly politicised, especially after a “slip of the tongue” by Johnson last month.

Iraqi Prime Minister declares 'end of war against ISIS'
# Victory Declared
# Victory Declared

Iraqi Prime Minister declares 'end of war against ISIS'

Dec 9th 2017, 1:18 PM 12,395 Views 60 Comments

Iran declared victory over ISIS last month, as the jihadists clung to just a few remaining scraps of territory.

# iran - Friday 1 December, 2017

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off
# Eastern Promise
From The42
# Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

Dec 1st 2017, 4:51 PM 8,828 Views 7 Comments

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia
# Road To Russia
From The42
# Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Dec 1st 2017, 4:04 PM 28,315 Views 55 Comments

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# iran - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Survivors of Iran quake that killed more than 400 spend second night in the open air
# Kermanshah
# Kermanshah

Survivors of Iran quake that killed more than 400 spend second night in the open air

Nov 14th 2017, 7:17 AM 5,551 Views 7 Comments

Iran is observing a day of national mourning for victims of earthquake which killed more than 400 people on Sunday.

# iran - Monday 13 November, 2017

Iraq-Iran earthquake: Death toll rises to 328, over 2,500 injured
# 7.3 Magnitude Quake
# 7.3 Magnitude Quake

Iraq-Iran earthquake: Death toll rises to 328, over 2,500 injured

Nov 13th 2017, 8:40 AM 11,350 Views 7 Comments

Landslides have been hindering rescue efforts this morning.

'The toll has been very significant': Boris Johnson speaks to husband of woman jailed in Iran
# Health Problems
# Health Problems

'The toll has been very significant': Boris Johnson speaks to husband of woman jailed in Iran

Nov 13th 2017, 8:28 AM 12,733 Views 13 Comments

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has undergone tests for breast cancer as her emotional state worsens, her husband has said.

# iran - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Johnson wants to clarify remarks he made that 'jeopardised' woman jailed in Iran
# Zaghari-Ratcliffe
# Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Johnson wants to clarify remarks he made that 'jeopardised' woman jailed in Iran

Nov 7th 2017, 3:03 PM 14,821 Views 16 Comments

The Foreign Secretary has been urged to correct his remarks about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been jailed since 2016.

# iran - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Trump rips into Iran but allies say they're ok with nuclear deal
# Nuclear Option
# Nuclear Option

Trump rips into Iran but allies say they're ok with nuclear deal

Oct 14th 2017, 7:59 AM 4,648 Views 22 Comments

French President Emmanuel Macron later said he was considering visiting Iran after speaking by phone with his Iranian counterpart.