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Outrage in Iran after father kills daughter in ‘honour killing’

Police in northern Iran have arrested a man accused of murdering his 14-year-old daughter in an “honour killing” that has sparked widespread outrage. Romina Ashrafi ran away from home in Gilan province with her 35-year-old boyfriend after her father objected to their marriage, local media said. The pair were found by police and Romina was […]

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Iranian oil tanker docks in Venezuela port amid US tensions

An Iranian oil tanker docked in a Venezuela port today after entering its waters on Saturday night, escorted by the Venezuelan navy. A second tanker – the Forest is also being escorted by the Venezuelan Navy as authorities said five tankers were set to arrive in the country in the next few days. The development […]

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Iran media warns US against any move on fuel shipment to Venezuela

An Iranian news agency close to the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday there would be repercussions if the United States acted “just like pirates” against an Iranian fuel shipment to Venezuela. A senior official in President Donald Trump’s administration told Reuters on Thursday the United States was considering measures it could take in response […]

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Iranian Navy’s friendly fire incident kills 19 sailors in Gulf of Oman

Nineteen sailors have been killed and 15 others injured in an accident involving Iranian naval vessels in the Gulf of Oman, Iran’s navy has said. Iranian media reported that the support ship Konarak was hit by a new anti-ship missile being tested by the frigate Jamaran during an exercise on Sunday. The Konarak had been […]

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Germany bans all Hezbollah activists on its soil

Germany on Thursday announced it has designated the Lebanese militant and political group Hezbollah a terror organization, banning all of its activities in the country and ordering raids on sites police say are linked to the group. Police said a number of properties in Berlin, Bremen and North Rhine-Westphalia were searched early on Thursday. According […]

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US warships will be destroyed if they threaten Tehran’s security, Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards Chief warns

The United States’ warships will be destroyed if they threaten Tehran’s security in the Gulf, Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards Chief warned the US on Thursday. The warning comes a day after US President Donald Trump warned Iran over harassment of US ships on Twitter. “I have ordered our naval forces to destroy any American terrorist […]

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After flattening the curve Iran opens up businesses

With a rapid increase in coronavirus cases in Iran, the officials have announced 94 new deaths due to COVID- 19. Since it’s first case in February, Iran has struggled to flatten the curve. After these 94 new deaths were announced, the death toll increased to 5,391. The number of positive cases increased by 1,194, bringing […]

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Trump instructs US Navy to shoot down Iranian gunboats at the sea

Amid the coronavirus crisis, US President Donald Trump said that he has instructed the Navy “to shoot down and destroy any and all Iranian gunboats if they harass our ships at sea.” Trump’s latest attack on Iran comes as the country announced it had successfully launched the first military satellite on Wednesday after it repeatedly […]

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards launch ‘1st military satellite’ into orbit

Iran on Wednesday said it launched a military satellite into orbit amid wider tensions with the US. This, it said, was a successful launch after months of failures. There was no immediate independent confirmation of the launch of the satellite, which Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard called “Noor”, or light. The Guard on its official said […]

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Iran’s Angelina Jolie look-alike contracts coronavirus and is on ventilator support

Iranian Instagram star who shocked the world with her zombie-like transformation of Angelina Jolie has contracted coronavirus. Fatemeh Khishvand, who goes by the name of Sahar Tabar on Instagram had shot to fame for her abnormal transformation inspired by Hollywood star Angelina Jolie. She was called Zombie Angelina Jolie and initially most felt that it […]

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Iran’s coronavirus deaths rise to 1,556, infections exceeds 20,000

Iran’s death toll from the coronavirus outbreak rose by more than 100 to 1,556 on Saturday and the total number of people infected now exceeds 20,000, a health ministry official said. Iran, one of the countries most affected by the pandemic outside China, had on Friday reported a death toll of 1,433 and a total […]

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Iran defends coronavirus response as deaths toll surpasses 1,000

Iran said its coronavirus death toll surpassed 1,000 on Wednesday as President Hassan Rouhani defended the response of his administration, which has yet to impose a lockdown. The COVID-19 outbreak in sanctions-hit Iran is one of the deadliest outside China, where the disease originated. Rouhani’s government said the virus has killed 1,135 people out of […]