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# Iran

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Israel releases video of air strike against Syrian nuclear reactor
Admitting to the 2007 raid is seen as a message from Israel to Iran.
Plane crashes in Iran, with all 66 people on board feared dead
The plane was flying from Tehran to the southern city of Yasuj.
Israel's PM vows further action after 'serious blows' to Iran and Syria following airstrikes
Russia has condemned, but the US has backed, Israel’s actions.
Israel launches 'large-scale' air raids against Iranian targets in Syria
It is the most serious confrontation between Israel and Iran since the Syrian conflict started in 2011.
Iran's Winter Olympians demand apology after mobile phone controversy
Games organisers had refused to give certain athletes the Galaxy Note 8 devices from sponsor Samsung.
'No hope of survivors' onboard Iranian tanker which burst into flames
Only three bodies have been recovered.
Iran rejects Trump's demand to change nuclear deal
The US President has vowed to pull out of the accord if European allies don’t fix its “terrible flaws”.
Firefighters still battling oil tanker blaze after almost a week
One body has been found but 31 sailors – mainly Iranians – remain missing.
Massive oil tanker 'in danger of exploding' off Chinese coast as 32 sailors remain missing
The crisis began on Saturday when the Iranian tanker collided with a Hong Kong-registered freighter.
Iran says that meeting of UN Security Council over mass protests is 'a preposterous example of US bullying'
At least 21 people have been killed and hundreds arrested amid anti-government rallies and unrest that began last week.
'The enemies have united': Iran's supreme leader hits out after more deaths in mass protests
The estimated death toll is now 21 since the protests began.
Death toll rises in Iran unrest as protesters 'attempt to take over police stations and military bases'
President Hassan Rouhani called for a calm but stressed that people were free to express criticism.
Iran warns protesters they will 'pay the price' after third night of mass demonstrations
Two people have been killed and dozens injured.
'The world is watching': Tear gas and arrests as Iran tries to crack down on protests
Counter demonstrations have been organised for today.
Boris Johnson in Iran to push for Briton's release
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'
Iran declared victory over ISIS last month, as the jihadists clung to just a few remaining scraps of territory.
World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off
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
Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.
Survivors of Iran quake that killed more than 400 spend second night in the open air
Iran is observing a day of national mourning for victims of earthquake which killed more than 400 people on Sunday.
Iraq-Iran earthquake: Death toll rises to 328, over 2,500 injured
Landslides have been hindering rescue efforts this morning.
'The toll has been very significant': Boris Johnson speaks to husband of woman jailed in Iran
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has undergone tests for breast cancer as her emotional state worsens, her husband has said.
Johnson wants to clarify remarks he made that 'jeopardised' woman jailed in Iran
The Foreign Secretary has been urged to correct his remarks about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been jailed since 2016.
Trump rips into Iran but allies say they're ok with nuclear deal
French President Emmanuel Macron later said he was considering visiting Iran after speaking by phone with his Iranian counterpart.
'The worst deal': Trump set for showdown over Iran agreement
“We did it out of weakness when actually, we have great strength.”
Anti-nuclear weapons campaign wins Nobel Peace Prize for 'groundbreaking' work
There were 318 candidates for this year’s prize.
'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.
'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.
"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.
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.
12 dead as ISIS gunmen and suicide bombers storm Iran's parliament
The tomb of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Khomeini was also targeted.
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.
Things get Messi for Iranian lookalike
The resemblance is so uncanny that Eurosport UK reportedly used his photo by accident.
At least 70 miners trapped after explosion
Trapped methane gas exploded as workers tried to jump-start an engine, according to reports.
'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.”
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.
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.
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.
The United States has just put Iran 'on notice'
National Security Advisor Michael Flynn did not specify what that meant.
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.
"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.