22 Sep 2022

Iran police battle protesters in Tehran as unrest over woman’s death spirals

In the worst unrest in Tehran in years, there have been battles between Iranian police and anti-government protesters. The protests, on their seventh day, are continuing in many other cities as well as Tehran. The protests were sparked by the death of a woman detained by morality police. Activists say

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15 Nov 2021

Iran, Turkey hope to sign ‘cooperation road map’ in Erdogan visit

Foreing Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has announced that Iran and Turkey will continue diplomatic talks to draft a “road map” to boost long-term cooperation ties. Amirabdollahian said the roadmap will be finalized in a future visit to Tehran by the eminent Turkish President, Mr Erdogan. The meeting restored the Joint Comprehensive

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29 Oct 2021

Iran to Return to Nuclear Deal Talks in Vienna Next Month

By the end of November, Iran will return to nuclear talks. This sparks hope that the 2015 nuclear deal will be revived. There has been a five-month hiatus in talks that allowed Tehran’s new government to press ahead with its nuclear program. The accord would strictly, albeit temporarily, constrain Iran’s

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21 Jan 2021

Iran’s Rouhani hopes Biden will return to Obama-era nuclear deal as he dubs Trump a ‘tyrant’

Hassan Rouhani, President of Iran, has called on the recently inaugurated US President Joe Biden to return to the 2015 nuclear deal and to lift sanctions imposed by the Trump administration. Rouhani stated that he has placed the ball in the US’s court during a televised cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

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20 Jan 2021

Iran Sanctions President Trump in Parting Shot at Departing Administration

Iran put into effect sanctions against US President Donald Trump and nine other top US officials, claiming to be enforcing threats regarding US officials’ role in terrorist activities against Iran including last year’s killing of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani in Iraq. The Trump administration has repeatedly placed sanctions on

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19 Nov 2020

Al Qaeda loses one of its most experienced leaders in mysterious murder in Tehran

A shooting in a residential area of Tehran has claimed to have resulted in the death of Lebanese academic Habib Dawood, who had known ties to the Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah. However, there is no Lebanese academic by this name. As suspicion over the incident grew, news outlets came to

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11 May 2020

Iran friendly fire missile strike in drill kills 19 sailors

On Sunday, an Iranian missile fired during a training exercise struck a vessel near its target, causing the death of 19 Iranian sailors and wounding 15 more. Iran’s state media reported the incident on Monday amid heightened tensions between Iran and the US. The statement also revealed that the death

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18 Feb 2020

Hackers Join Forces Against U.S. And Israeli Targets: This Is What An Iranian Cyber Attack Looks Like In 2020

The 2010 Stuxnet worm attack on the Natanz nuclear plant was eye-opening to Iranian officials, and since the attack, Iran has reportedly been taking cybersecurity seriously. Although Iran may not be likely to initiate a cyberwar scenario, the majority of the cyber-espionage campaigns originating out of Tehran has been directed

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09 Jan 2020

Trump Signals No Further Military Strikes After Iran’s Attack

In a Wednesday address to the nation, President Donald Trump indicated that the United States will not pursue military action against Iran. President Trump’s remarks follow Tuesday night’s Iranian missile attack against two US and coalition bases in Iraq. Fortunately, US and allied forces suffered no casualties and sustained “minimal

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08 Jan 2020

Boeing 737 carrying at least 170 crashes in Iran after takeoff with no survivors

A Boeing 737-800 jet headed for the Ukraine crashed merely minutes after takeoff in Tehran. The plane held 180 passengers and crew; there is no indication anyone onboard has survived. The news was first released by ISNA, the Islamic Society of North America, an umbrella group widely considered Iran’s quasi-official

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