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Blast Sets Iranian Oil Tanker On Fire In Suspected Missile Attack: State Media

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An Iranian-owned oil tanker has been struck by two missiles off the Saudi port of Jeddah, Iranian state television has reported, quoting the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) which owns the vessel.

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World

'Zombie Angelina Jolie' Arrested For Blasphemy

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An Iranian Instagram star, famous for drastically altering her appearance to resemble what's been described as a version Angelina Jolie, has reportedly been arrested.

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World

Iranian Student Released From Queensland Prison As Aussie Couple Returns Home

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An Iranian academic wanted in the US has been released from a Queensland prison, Australian authorities have confirmed.

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News

'Extremely Relieved': Blogger Couple Released From Iranian Prison Return To Australia

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A couple who spent months imprisoned in Iran have arrived safely back home to Australia after all charges against them were dropped and they were released.

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News

Microsoft Claims Iranian Hackers 'Targeted U.S Election'

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Hackers linked to the Iranian government targeted a US presidential campaign along with government officials, media targets and others, Microsoft says.

National

National

'Greedy' Petrol Price Hikes Slammed Over Huge Markups, Profits

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Some service stations are putting a 60 cent per litre markup on petrol, it has been claimed, with the company been slammed for hiking prices on customers.

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World

Iran To Let Women Watch Football Matches, But There's A Catch

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Women have been banned from watching men's matches in Iran since 1979, with those caught facing jail sentences, but that law could soon be set to change.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Pregnant Mum Hacked To Death, Husband Injured During Luxury Holiday

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

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World

Trump Orders 'Substantial Increase' Of Iran Sanctions

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US President Donald Trump says he has ordered a major increase in sanctions on Iran as Saudi Arabia displayed remnants of drones and missiles said to have been used in a crippling weekend attack on its oil facilities.

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World

Saudi Arabia Claims Weapons Used In Oil Attack Were Iranian

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An attack on Saudi Arabia that triggered the biggest jump in oil prices in almost 30 years was carried out with Iranian weapons, a Saudi-led coalition said.

National

National

Third Australian Detained In Iran Identified As University Of Melbourne Lecturer

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The family of an Australian woman being held in an Iranian jail has released a statement describing the ordeal as "distressing".

National

National

Aussie Travel Blogger Couple Detained In Notorious Iran Prison

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Two Australian travel influencers have been imprisoned in Iran, part-way through a long overland trip between Australia and Europe.

National

National

Three Australians Have Been Detained In Iran

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The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has confirmed it is providing consular assistance to the families of three Australians detained in Iran.

Politics

Politics

Australian Military Deployed To Middle East To Protect Oil Ships From Iran

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Australian ships will head to the Middle East in response to Iranian aggression in the hot zone of the Strait of Hormuz, joining an American coalition to protect oil tankers from attack.

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World

'Unacceptable': British Say Iran Seizes Two Of Its Vessels In Persian Gulf

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Britain's foreign secretary said Iranian authorities seized two vessels Friday in the Strait of Hormuz.

Christopher Pyne

Christopher Pyne

What War With Iran Could Mean For The World

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What is it with Iran and the United States of America?

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Samsung Tablet Burns Huge Hole Through Child's Mattress

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Politics

Politics

Trump Says The U.S. Will Be Imposing New Sanctions On Iran

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In the span of 60 seconds, President Trump sent two tweets on Saturday announcing dramatic policy decisions.

World

World

Explained: The America-Iran Tensions, And The 'Very Big Mistake' That Could Start War

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It's a "staring contest" in the Middle East right now, as America and Iran face off -- and experts fear a conflict could kick off accidentally.

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World

Trump Says Iran May Have Made 'A Very Big Mistake' In Shooting Down Drone

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U.S. President Donald Trump says Iran may have made a "mistake" in shooting down a military drone.

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News

Iran Says Revolutionary Guard Shot Down U.S. Drone

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Tensions between Iran and the United States escalated on Thursday.

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News

U.S. Releases Video It Says Shows Iran Was Responsible For Tanker Attacks

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The U.S. military released a video Thursday that it said showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the two oil tankers targeted in the Strait of Hormuz.

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News

Mum 'Baffled' After Child Care Centre Gave Daughter Henna Tattoo

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

World

World

Oil Prices Surge After Oil Tanker 'Attacks'

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Iran for an attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.

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World

Engagement Video Goes Viral After Couple Arrested For Public Proposal

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The romantic proposal had the works: a heart made from flower petals, colourful balloons and dozens of cheering strangers -- but soon the happy couple were cuffed and thrown behind bars.

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World

A Country Has Banned Dog Walking Due To 'Fear And Anxiety'

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Dogs are 'creating fear and anxiety' among the public, so Iran has banned dog walking in public places in its capital city altogether.

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World

Iran TV Boss Sacked Over Uncensored Jackie Chan Sex Scene

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The boss of a regional television station in Iran has reportedly been sacked after airing a Jackie Chan film with an uncensored sex scene. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Cosby Sent To Jail And Trump Slams Iran

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Iran President Ready To Confront U.S. After Military Parade Attack

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Twenty-five people were killed during attacks on peace parades in Iran.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Trump's Sanctions And Government Pressured To Do More For Farmers

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Trump Slaps New Sanctions On Iran While Urging Talks

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The sanctions target Iranian purchases of U.S. dollars, metals trading, coal, industrial software and its auto sector.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Bologna Truck Explosion And The Link Between Climate Change And Drought

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

America And Iran: How This Powderkeg Nuclear Situation Began

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Trump's wild all-caps tweet sent things into overdrive.

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World

Trump Tells Iran 'Never, Ever Threaten' U.S. Or Suffer Consequences

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Either Trump was really angry or he accidentally left caps on.

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News

Iran Says Trump Will Regret Leaving Nuclear Deal

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“America is making a mistake if it leaves the nuclear accord.”