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# Tehran

This year
Iran court orders US government to pay $330 million for 'planning coup'
Relatives of those killed in the coup filed a legal petition specifically accused the United States of “planning and executing” the coup
Iranian Revolutionary Guard shot dead in Tehran amid claims of botched burglary
Iran has been rocked by protests since the 16 September death of a woman who was arrested for allegedly violating the country’s female dress code.
Last year
Football legend Ali Daei's family ordered off flight
The former Bayern Munich striker said his wife and daughter had flown on a Mahan Air flight
Iranian actress Taraneh Alidoosti arrested after condemning execution of protester
Alidoosti, star of the Oscar-winning film The Salesman, was detained a week after she made a post on Instagram.
Iran ousted from UN women's rights body over protest crackdown
The US led the campaign for Iran’s removal.
A doctor, rap artists and footballer among those facing death penalty in Iran
Iran has already executed two men who were detained and convicted amid nationwide protests challenging the country’s theocracy.
Ireland’s Tehran embassy reopening ‘under review’, says Coveney
Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney said it “makes sense” to have an embassy in the Iranian capital, despite concerns.
Iran doubles official toll for Tehran prison fire deaths to eight
An government news agency claimed clashes at the prison were unrelated to protests about the death of Mahsa Amini
Iranians protest for 10th night following warning of 'decisive' response from judiciary
Protests abroad in solidarity with Iranian women were also held in Athens, Berlin, Brussels, Istanbul, Madrid, New York and other cities.
US moves to help Iranians access internet as protesters continue to rally after woman’s death
Iran has been rocked by a week of bloody protests over the death last week of Mahsa Amini.
Iranian State media suggests at least 26 killed in protests after woman’s death
Iran’s state-run media this week reported demonstrations of hundreds of people in at least 13 cities, including the capital, Tehran.
17 dead in Iran as protests grow following death of woman after morality police arrest
Iranian authorities have also restricted internet access and blocked messaging apps including WhatsApp and Instagram.
Iran demanded €33,000 to release retired engineer alongside Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, family says
Anoosheh Ashoori was arrested in 2017 and sentenced to jail for 10 years on charges of spying for Israel.
All time
10 Iran military personnel on trial over downed Ukraine jet
Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 crashed shortly after take-off from Iran’s capital Tehran in January 2020, killing all 176 people aboard.
US says unclear Iran ready for nuclear pact return
A fifth round of talks are talking place in Vienna on rescuing the deal.
Iran’s nuclear facility struck by 'suspicious' blackout
It is the latest incident to strike the site.
British-Iranian dual citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe back in Iran court on 'propaganda' charges
Zaghari-Ratcliffe finished serving a five-year sentence last week.
Iran court to retry three sentenced to death over protests
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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'
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
The plane had taken off from Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran.
Opinion: Iran's shrewdest retaliation for Soleimani assassination is political, not military
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
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
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
Nazanin was jailed for five years for allegedly trying to topple the Iranian government.
Iran 'categorically rejects' US tanker attack allegations
Washington has blamed Iran for two tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman.
British-Iranian woman begins fresh hunger strike in Tehran jail
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
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
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
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.
'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.”
Why Ireland's farmers want the Irish embassy in Iran to reopen
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
American Nazi Paikidze-Barnes says it is “unacceptable” to host the World Championships “in a place where women do not have basic fundamental rights”.