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#Iran

# iran - Friday 11 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Iranian cleric threatens Israeli cities with destruction as tensions flare between both nations Diplomatic Tensions

Iranian cleric threatens Israeli cities with destruction as tensions flare between both nations

There have been serious military confrontations between both nations in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie Larry Donnelly: 'There is a definite sense that the net is tightening around Donald Trump' Iran

Larry Donnelly: 'There is a definite sense that the net is tightening around Donald Trump'

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

From TheJournal.ie At least 23 fighters killed after Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria Golan Heights

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

Russia said 28 Israeli warplanes took part in the raids and around 70 missiles were fired in the attack.

# iran - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

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

'Death to America': Iran's press is scathing about Trump's nuclear deal pullout

The international community has also expressed regret at the decision.

# iran - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

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

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

The move was met with dismay in Europe and elsewhere.

# iran - Monday 30 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Israel's Netanyahu says he has proof of Iran's 'secret' nuclear weapons plan Televised Address

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

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

# iran - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Unearthed mummified remains could be those of the father of the last Shah of Iran Dynasty

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

The family of Reza Shah Pahlavi say they believe the remains are most likely his.

# iran - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump slams Iran nuclear deal as 'insane' and 'ridiculous' during Macron White House meeting Iran

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

Trump hosted French president Emmanuel Macron in the Oval Office for the first time today.

# iran - Thursday 12 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections Death Penalty

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

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

# iran - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Missiles and drones from Yemen have been 'intercepted' over Saudi Arabia Ballistic Missile

Missiles and drones from Yemen have been 'intercepted' over Saudi Arabia

The attacks were claimed by the rebels via their news outlet Al-Masirah.

# iran - Monday 2 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Husband of woman jailed in Iran says Boris Johnson has not done enough to secure her release Anniversary

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

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

# iran - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Israel releases video of air strike against Syrian nuclear reactor Going Nuclear This post contains videos

Israel releases video of air strike against Syrian nuclear reactor

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

# iran - Sunday 18 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Plane crashes in Iran, with all 66 people on board feared dead Tehran

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

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

# iran - Sunday 11 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Israel's PM vows further action after 'serious blows' to Iran and Syria following airstrikes Conflict

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.

# iran - Saturday 10 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Israel launches 'large-scale' air raids against Iranian targets in Syria Air Strikes

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 - Friday 9 February, 2018

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.

# iran - Sunday 14 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'No hope of survivors' onboard Iranian tanker which burst into flames The Sanchi

'No hope of survivors' onboard Iranian tanker which burst into flames

Only three bodies have been recovered.

# iran - Saturday 13 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Iran rejects Trump's demand to change nuclear deal Sanctions

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”.

# iran - Friday 12 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters still battling oil tanker blaze after almost a week China

Firefighters still battling oil tanker blaze after almost a week

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

# iran - Monday 8 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Massive oil tanker 'in danger of exploding' off Chinese coast as 32 sailors remain missing Potential Disaster

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 - Friday 5 January, 2018

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

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.

# iran - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

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

'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.

# iran - Monday 1 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Death toll rises in Iran unrest as protesters 'attempt to take over police stations and military bases' Riots

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 - Sunday 31 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Iran warns protesters they will 'pay the price' after third night of mass demonstrations Unrest

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

Two people have been killed and dozens injured.

# iran - Saturday 30 December, 2017

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

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

Counter demonstrations have been organised for today.

# iran - Saturday 9 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson in Iran to push for Briton's release Foreign Minister

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.

From TheJournal.ie Iraqi Prime Minister declares 'end of war against ISIS' Victory Declared

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.

# iran - Friday 1 December, 2017

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.

# iran - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Survivors of Iran quake that killed more than 400 spend second night in the open air Kermanshah

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.

# iran - Monday 13 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Iraq-Iran earthquake: Death toll rises to 328, over 2,500 injured 7.3 Magnitude Quake

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

Landslides have been hindering rescue efforts this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'The toll has been very significant': Boris Johnson speaks to husband of woman jailed in Iran Health Problems This post contains videos

'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.

# iran - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Johnson wants to clarify remarks he made that 'jeopardised' woman jailed in Iran Zaghari-Ratcliffe

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.

# iran - Saturday 14 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump rips into Iran but allies say they're ok with nuclear deal Nuclear Option

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.

# iran - Thursday 12 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The worst deal': Trump set for showdown over Iran agreement Deal Or No Deal

'The worst deal': Trump set for showdown over Iran agreement

“We did it out of weakness when actually, we have great strength.”

# iran - Friday 6 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Anti-nuclear weapons campaign wins Nobel Peace Prize for 'groundbreaking' work Norway

Anti-nuclear weapons campaign wins Nobel Peace Prize for 'groundbreaking' work

There were 318 candidates for this year’s prize.

From TheJournal.ie 'Calm before the storm' - is Trump about to abandon the Iran nuclear deal? Trouble Brewing This post contains videos

'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.

# iran - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times': Iran strongly criticises Trump Divisive

'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.

# iran - Sunday 9 July, 2017

"I hated football and was contemplating getting a 'real job'... Then I got called up by Libya" Interview This post contains videos

"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.

# iran - Thursday 8 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Isis attack on Iranian parliament that killed 13 'unequivocally condemned' by President Higgins Tehran

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.

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