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October 1, 2018 2:55 AM Bootleg alcohol kills 27 and poisons hundreds in Iran

Alcohol is illegal for Muslims in Iran but bootleg booze is widely available on the black market. A spokesman for the emergency services said 176 people were still in hospital in five provinces, according to Iranian media. At least 16 died in the southern city of Bandar Abbas, where a married couple are said to have been arrested on suspicion of producing 70

September 28, 2018 3:03 AM Iran furiously HITS BACK at Israeli claims of SECRET NUCLEAR WEAPONS as tensions soar

IRAN has furiously responded to sensational accusations made by Israel’s President Benjamin Netanyahu that Tehran is harbouring a “secret nuclear weapons programme” containing hundreds of tonnes of radioactive materials. Mr Netanyahu made the extraordinary assertion at the UN General Assembly in New York on Thursday, where he claimed Iran possessed a “secret 68

September 26, 2018 3:23 PM Donald Trump UN speech: Deal with Iran and 'face SEVERE CONSEQUENCES' warns president

DONALD Trump has accused Iran of “enabling Syria’s butchery” as he warned he will never allow Tehran to acquire nuclear weapons. In a furious speech to the UN Security Council, Mr Trump said the US would pursue “tougher than ever before” sanctions against the Islamic Republic. He branded Iran the “world’s leading sponsor of terrorism” and accused the country’s 72

September 26, 2018 11:00 AM Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: PM calls for her release

The prime minister has called for the release of jailed charity-worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Downing Street says. Theresa May met the Iranian president for talks at the United Nations in New York, on Tuesday. Mrs May told Hassan Rouhani she had "serious concerns" about Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe's imprisonment. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt also had his first 44

September 25, 2018 3:07 PM Trump warns Iran MUST be ISOLATED and condemns Merkel in furious UN speech

DONALD Trump has warned Iran must be isolated “as long as its aggression continues” in a furious speech to the United Nations as he lashed out at Germany and Venezuela - reserving his praise for North Korea. The US President called on UN countries to follow his lead and continue to pile pressure on to the leadership of the Islamic Republic. He used his address 68

September 25, 2018 12:53 AM Iran SNUBS Donald Trump at United Nations meeting in New York as tensions continue to SOAR

IRAN’s President, Hassan Rouhani, has refused to meet Donald Trump at this week’s UN summit in New York, as he blames the US President for the escalating tensions between their countries. The United Nations General Assembly will meet in New York this week, but President Rouhani said “there is no such program for a meeting” with Trump in an interview 73

September 24, 2018 9:13 PM Iran news: Could Donald Trump be a catalyst for World War 3 in the Middle East?

TENSIONS in the Middle East are rising in the wake of Saturday’s attack which saw 29 people shot dead at a military parade in Iran. Could this spell the outbreak of war, and could Donald Trump be a catalyst? Four gunmen disguised as military personnel opened fire on the parade which was commemorating the anniversary of Iran’s eight-year war with Iraq in the 1980s. Among 69

September 23, 2018 11:30 AM Iran's Rouhani fumes at US after Ahvaz parade attack

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has criticised the US following a deadly attack on a military parade. Gunmen opened fire at Revolutionary Guard troops in the south-western city of Ahvaz on Saturday, in an attack claimed by both an anti-government Arab group, and Islamic State militants. Mr Rouhani said the "bully" US and the Gulf states it backed had enabled 100

September 23, 2018 10:30 AM Furious Iran summons British diplomats after 25 slaughtered in military parade terror

BRITISH diplomats have been summoned to the Iranian Foreign Ministry amid claims extremists who killed at least 25 people in a terror attack on a military parade had links to European countries. Tensions are running high after the attack with the US and Gulf Arab states also being blamed by furious official in Tehran. The British chargé d'affaires was called 68

September 22, 2018 3:33 PM World War 3: Iran warns Trump ‘will suffer same fate as Saddam Hussein’ as tensions soar

IRAN has pledged to defeat Donald Trump and the United States and warned the American leader will “suffer the same fate as Saddam Hussein” as tensions between the two nations threaten to boil over. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani vowed Tehran would not give up its arsenal of ballistic missiles despite acknowledging the weapons “make America so angry 71