Iran

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Boris Johnson to meet Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband Richard to discuss options

Boris Johnson to meet Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband Richard to discuss options

Boris Johnson to meet Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband to discuss options

The Foreign Secretary is expected to discuss the idea of diplomatic protection with Richard Ratcliffe

Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: 'Michael Gove should have known Government position' says former ambassador

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Former ambassador blasts Michael Gove for 'making situation worse'

'Michael Gove should know Government position' on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

The Environment Secretary is weathering criticism in the wake of a BBC interview on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Hundreds dead after powerful earthquake strikes Iran-Iraq border region

Hundreds dead after powerful earthquake strikes Iran-Iraq border region

Hundreds dead after powerful earthquake strikes Iran-Iraq border region

More than 300 people have been killed and thousands injured in the powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake

Richard Ratcliffe calls on Boris Johnson to bring him to Iran on diplomatic mission

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe row: Husband Richard Ratcliffe calls on Boris Johnson to bring him to Iran on diplomatic mission

Richard Ratcliffe implores Boris Johnson to bring him to Iran on visit

Ratcliffe's wife, Nazanin, has been imprisoned in the country on accusations of plotting to overthrow the Iranian regime

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

White supremacist asks 'what race is Islam' but lawmaker hits back with brilliant response

White supremacist asks 'what race is Islam' but lawmaker hits back with brilliant response

White supremacist asks 'what race is Islam' but lawmaker hits back

Senator Sam Dastyari was called a 'monkey' and 'terrorist' by white supremacist group Patriot Blue

Richard Ratcliffe on his Wife's plight in Iran and Boris Johnson's comments

Richard Ratcliffe on his wife's plight in Iran and Boris Johnson's comments

Richard Ratcliffe On His wife's plight in Iran and Boris Johnson's comments

The husband of the woman imprisoned in Iraq spoke to Paul Ross and Carole Malone about her situation and how the Foreign Secretary may have impacted it

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Family of imprisoned British woman demands action from Boris Johnson after Iranian TV claims comments on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe were an admission of guilt

Family of imprisoned British woman demands action from Boris Johnson after Iranian TV claims his comments on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe were an admission of guilt

Family of imprisoned British woman demands action from Boris Johnson

The Foreign Secretary suggested Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe had been training journalists at the time of her arrest, which Iranian TV claims was an admission of guilt

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Boris Johnson to meet US politicians to convince them to maintain Iran deal amid firestorm over Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe comments

Boris Johnson to meet US politicians in attempt to maintain Iran deal

Boris Johnson to meet US politicians in attempt to maintain Iran deal

The Foreign Secretary's meetings in Washington come amid ongoing firestorm over comments made about a woman imprisoned in the country

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

'Boris Johnson must now use all his energy to get Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe released', says Amnesty International UK

'Boris Johnson must now use all his energy to get Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe released', says Amnesty

'Boris Johnson must use his energy to get Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe released'

Campaigns director at Amnesty International UK, Kerry Moscogiuri, is calling on the public to encourage to government to work on releasing Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Liam Fox criticised for claiming Boris Johnson didn't make 'serious gaffe'

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Liam Fox criticised for claiming Boris Johnson didn't make 'serious gaffe'

Liam Fox criticised for claiming Boris Johnson didn't make 'serious gaffe'

Some claim Boris Johnson's comments on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe could increase her sentence in Iran

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Iran's Foreign Minister claims America isn't telling full truth on 9/11

Iran's Foreign Minister claims America isn't telling full truth on 9/11

Iran's Foreign Minister claims America isn't telling full truth on 9/11

Iran's foreign minister Javad Zarif claims Washington is attempting to 'whitewash' the role of US allies

Users of Whatsapp left floundering after service temporarily went down on Friday

Users of WhatsApp left floundering after service temporarily went down on Friday

Users of WhatsApp left floundering after service temporarily went down on Friday

Users in Europe, as well as India and as far as Mozambique, reported they had no service on the messaging system

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

BBC appeals to United Nations over alleged campaign of harassment in Iran

BBC appeals to United Nations over alleged campaign of harassment in Iran

BBC appeals to United Nations over alleged campaign of harassment in Iran

The corporation claims employees of BBC Persian have endured "collective punishment" at the hands of the Iranian government since 2009

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Judge temporarily halts Donald Trump's third travel ban

Judge temporarily halts Donald Trump's third travel ban

Judge temporarily halts Donald Trump's third travel ban

The executive order was blocked hours before it was scheduled to take place

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

'Donald Trump is clearly insane' - George Galloway blasts US President for Iran nuclear agreement decision

'Donald Trump is clearly insane' - George Galloway blasts US President for Iran nuclear agreement decision

George Galloway blasts Donald Trump for Iran nuclear agreement decision

The US President threatened to terminate the agreement if it is not amended satisfactorily

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

China calls on United States to maintain 2015 Iran nuclear agreement

China calls on United States to maintain 2015 Iran nuclear agreement

China calls on United States to maintain 2015 Iran nuclear agreement

Donald Trump is expected to disavow the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in a speech on Friday

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Protestors call for release of two British citizens held in Iran

Protestors call for release of two British citizens held in Iran

Protestors call for release of two British citizens held in Iran

The protest was led by the husband of one of the women, who was jailed last year

Donald Trump set to 'decertify' 2015 Iran nuclear deal

Donald Trump set to 'decertify' 2015 Iran nuclear deal

Donald Trump set to 'decertify' 2015 Iran nuclear deal

The US President looks poised to attempt to impose wider restrictions on Tehran, despite the country fulfilling its obligations under the deal

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Remains of 'gay Roman soldiers' more than 1,700-years old found in Iran

Remains of '1,700-year-old gay couple' found in Iran

Remains of '1,700-year-old gay couple' found in Iran

The remains were found in a church in Urmia but it was previously thought they'd never be found

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

North Korea, Venezuela, and Chad to be subject to new US travel restrictions

US travel ban extended to North Korea, Venezuela and Chad

US travel ban extended to North Korea, Venezuela and Chad

The restrictions have morphed from a travel ban imposed by Donald Trump on six majority-Muslim countries this year

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Qatar announces restoration of relationship with Iran amid ongoing crisis

Qatar announces restoration of relationship with Iran amid ongoing crisis

Qatar announces restoration of relationship with Iran amid ongoing crisis

The government in Doha is currently embroiled in a diplomatic crisis with five other gulf countries

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Iran threatens to leave nuclear agreement if US continues 'sanctions and coercion' policy

Iran warns Donald Trump: 'We'll leave nuclear agreement if you keep coercing us'

Iran warns Donald Trump: 'We'll leave nuclear agreement if you keep coercing us'

The nuclear agreement was agreed in July 2015 between Tehran and all of the major powers, ensuring Iran would limit its nuclear programme

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

29 dead in attack on mosque in west Afghanistan

29 dead in attack on mosque in western Afghanistan

29 dead in attack on mosque in western Afghanistan

The Shiite place of worship in Herat came under attack by two assailants, once of whom detonated a suicide vest

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

50 years on since gay sex was legalised in the UK, many countries still continue to punish homosexuals

50 years on since gay sex was legalised in the UK, many countries still continue to punish homosexuals

50 years on since gay sex was legalised, many countries still punish homosexuals

Several countries still punish gay people with fines, prison and even the death penalty

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

US report claims United Arab Emirates government placed false story which started Gulf crisis by hacking Qatari government news websites

US report claims UAE government started Qatar crisis with fake news

US report claims UAE government started Qatar crisis with fake news

The Washington Post has claimed a false news story created by the UAE on a government website created the current diplomatic crisis

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

US warns Syrian government against chemical attack

US warns Syrian government against chemical attack

US warns Syrian government against chemical attack

A White House statement has said if a chemical attack takes place in Syria by President Bashar al-Assad, the country will pay a heavy price

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Zumba is now banned in Iran

Zumba is now banned in Iran

Zumba is now banned in Iran

The president of the Iranian Sports Federation made the announcement in an open letter

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Iran summons Swiss charge d'affaires to protest Rex Tillerson's statements

Iran summons Swiss charge d'affaires to protest Rex Tillerson's statements

Iran summons Swiss charge d'affaires to protest Rex Tillerson's statements

The US Secretary of State made clear US policy in relation to Iran was to 'reduce its hegemony' over the Middle East

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

Kurdistan to hold Brexit-style referendum to decide independence from Iraq

Kurdistan to hold Brexit-style referendum to decide independence from Iraq

Kurdistan to hold Brexit-style referendum to decide independence from Iraq

The vote is scheduled to take place in the autumn

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Syrian peace talks have been postponed indefinitely, says a Kazakh Minister

Syria peace talks postponed indefinitely

Syria peace talks postponed indefinitely

The talks between Russia, Iran and Turkey in Astana have been put on hold

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Shootings in Iranian parliament and Khomeini shrine - reports

Isis releases video of militants inside Iranian parliament

Isis releases video of militants inside Iranian parliament

The Iraqi legislative building came under attack this morning, along with a nearby shrine

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Eric Trump defends his father over the Syria airstrike, says it shows Donald Trump isn't Vladimir Putin's ally

Syria airstrike shows Donald Trump isn't Putin's puppet, says his son Eric

Syria airstrike shows Donald Trump isn't Putin's puppet, says his son Eric

The second son of Donald Trump has defended his father's action to strike a Syrian airfield, says it shows he won't be 'pushed around

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Syria: 'Vladimir Putin knows his forces are no match for the Americans', says former soldier

Former Nato chief plays down World War Three talk: 'Putin knows his force is no match for Trump's'

Former Nato commander plays down talk of World War Three

Russia and Iran have pledged to 'respond with force' if their own 'red lines' are crossed in Syria, but Hamish de Bretton-Gordon believes Vladimir Putin knows his army can't take on America's

Russia and Iran give ultimatum of military force following US airstrike on Syria base

Russia and Iran give military ultimatum following US airstrike on Syria base

Russia and Iran give military ultimatum following US airstrike on Syria base

Tensions between Russia and the West are rising after the US assault and Boris Johnson cancelled his trip to Moscow

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Donald Trump's second travel ban blocked by Hawaii judge hours before coming into effect

Second judge in Maryland blocks Donald Trump's new travel ban following earlier Hawaii snub

Second judge in Maryland blocks Donald Trump's new travel ban

US District Judge Derrick Watson said the evidence the ban was a matter of national security was 'questionable'

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Iraq exempted from Donald Trump's new travel ban as order is imposed once again

Iraq exempted from Donald Trump's new travel ban

Iraq exempted from Donald Trump's new travel ban

The president's new order was signed on Monday

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

'There should be a negotiation about headscarves before government visits to Iran', says Swedish MP

Female Swedish-Iranian politician blasts her own Government for wearing headscarves on Tehran trip

Female Swedish-Iranian politician blasts her Government for wearing headscarves

The Swedish government has defended its decision to have officials wear headscarves in a trip to Iran, saying they would have broken the law otherwise

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

30 firefighters die after high-rise building collapses in Tehran

Iranian media says 30 firefighters have died after high-rise building collapses in Tehran

Iranian media says 30 firefighters are dead after high-rise building collapses

Iran's state-run Press TV said the workers were attempting to extinguish fires at the Plasco building in central Tehran when the building went down

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Boris Johnson 'slapped down' by Downing Street over Saudi Arabia 'proxy war' claims

Boris Johnson's claims of Saudi Arabia 'puppeteering' rejected by Theresa May

Boris Johnson's claims of Saudi Arabia 'puppeteering' rejected by Theresa May

The Foreign Secretary claimed there wasn't enough leadership to stop proxy wars in the region

Monday, September 19, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016

Turkish police detain 40 people over supposed links to Isis

Turkish police detain 40 people over supposed links to Isis

Turkish police detain 40 people over supposed links to Isis

The country has seen a number of high-profile terror attacks from the militant group over the last year.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016

20 day old baby smuggled into Britain in the back of a lorry

20-day-old baby 'smuggled into Britain in back of lorry'

20 day old baby smuggled into Britain in the back of a lorry

The baby girl is said to have travelled with a group of migrants from The Jungle camp in Calais, they were discovered at Watford Gap services on Tuesday

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Donald Trump claims Iran will destroy Israel if he is not elected

Donald Trump claims Iran will destroy Israel if he isn't elected

Donald Trump claims Iran will destroy Israel if he isn't elected

Trump believes the nuclear deal signed by Iran and world powers last year poses a direct threat to Israel.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

An artist's impression of the theme park, taken from the developer's website (www.ezaminvest.com)

Iran's answer to Disney World: A huge theme park with bazaars and ancient tombs

Iran is building its own version of Disney World to entice foreign tourists

Britons thinking of flying BA to Iran will soon be able to visit a huge theme park

British Airways to resume flights to Iran after sanctions lifted

British Airways to resume flights to Iran after sanctions lifted

British Airways to resume flights to Iran after sanctions lifted

Sanctions were imposed in October 2012 amid instability in the country.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

We're all growing up, but which country is the tallest in the world?

Tall story: We're all growing up, but which country is the tallest in the world?

Tall story: We're all growing up, but which country is the tallest in the world?

Professor of Human Genetics Timothy Frayling reveals why some nations have grown taller than others, and we reveal where to find the planet's tallest people…