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January 14, 2019 1:19 PM 15 killed as Iranian military plane making emergency landing crashes into house

The plane carrying 16 people was making an emergency landing when it overshot a runway and crashed into a house. The plane was carrying meat from Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan when it crashed near the capital Tehran, army spokesman Amir Taghikhani told state television. He said 16 people were on board - 14 military personnel and two civilians. The sole survivor 147

January 6, 2019 4:03 PM World War 3: Iran and Russia join forces for joint war games in Caspian Sea

IRAN and Russia are preparing to hold joint naval exercises in the Caspian Sea for “peace and stability”, says the commander of the Iranian navy. Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi has been quoted by semi-official news agency Mehr as saying the two countries are planning “war games” that will be implemented in the “near future”. Iran and Russia have held several 119

December 31, 2018 12:10 PM Iran TV chief sacked over uncensored Jackie Chan sex scene

Iran's state broadcaster, Irib, has sacked the head of a regional TV channel after it broadcast a Jackie Chan film without removing a sex scene. A video posted online apparently by a viewer on Kish Island showed the Hong Kong martial arts star sleeping with a woman in the film Shinjuku Incident. Iranian media said the "immoral" scene was aired by Kish TV in "total 69

December 25, 2018 7:45 AM Abbas Edalat: British professor returns to UK after detention in Iran

A British-Iranian academic who was arrested and detained in Iran on security charges has returned to the UK, the Foreign Office has confirmed. Prof Abbas Edalat, who works at Imperial College London, was detained in Tehran in April. The Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran said he was released last week. British-Iranian charity 93

December 24, 2018 4:49 PM World War 3: Iran says it’s ready for offensive against US as navy ship enters Gulf

IRAN has said Tehran is prepared to respond to any hostile US action after a navy ship entered the Gulf and fears of World War Three heighten. The USS John C. Stennis entered the Gulf on Friday as tensions continue to rise and reach unprecedented levels between Tehran and Washington. A war of words began between the two countries after President Donald 111

December 5, 2018 1:11 AM Iran EXPOSED: ‘Uninspected’ secret nuclear sites REVEALED, sparking World War 3 fears

IRAN is harbouring secret “uninspected” military sites, “vital to the nuclear weapons programme”, which have gone unchecked by international governments, an Iranian dissident group has claimed in explosive documents seen by Express.co.uk. Hossein Abedini of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) has spoken to Express.co.uk about his group’s 104

November 22, 2018 11:54 PM World War 3: Iran foreign minister ATTACKS ’untrustworthy’ Donald Trump in bitter outburst

IRAN’s Foreign Minister has attacked the Trump administration over new sanctions and called into question whether or not anyone could trust promises made by the administration. Muhammad Javad Zarif spoke at the MED Dialogues Conference in Rome on Thursday that both Iran and the EU remain committed to preserving the nuclear agreement despite the US withdrawal 84

November 21, 2018 10:30 PM World War 3: Iran issues chilling warning to US 'Your aircraft carriers are our TARGETS!'

IRAN has threatened to target US military bases and warships with missile strikes as tensions between Tehran and Washington reach boiling point. Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander Amirali Hajizadeh said US bases in Afghanistan, the UAE and Qatar, as well as US aircraft carriers operating in the Gulf, were all within the range of Iranian missiles 80

November 20, 2018 9:42 PM Iran accuses Trump of 'shameful' support for Saudi Arabia in wake of Khashoggi killing

IRAN has branded Donald Trump as “shameful” as they accused the US President of pledging support for Saudi Arabia despite the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in its Istanbul consulate. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was enraged by Mr Trump’s statement which criticised Tehran in its opening paragraphs. The US President’s statement 76

November 14, 2018 11:27 AM World War 3 WARNING: Iran leader Rouhani vows to DEFEAT Trump as tensions peak

IRAN President Hassan Rouhani has vowed to “defeat” Donald Trump after the US unleashed fresh sanctions on Tehran. The White House reimposed biting economic restrictions after hauling the US out of a key 2015 global deal that limited Iran’s nuclear abilities. A fresh wave of US sanctions launched at the start of November are targeting Iran’s oil sector 76