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Politician Offers $4.4 Million Reward To Whoever Kills Donald Trump

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An Iranian senator has placed a bounty on Donald Trump's head, offering USD$3 million ($4.4 million) to 'whoever kills' the US President.

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Updated

Iran Admits It 'Unintentionally' Shot Down Ukrainian Plane, Blames Human Error

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Iran's military forces have admitted to shooting down a Ukrainian jet on Wednesday which killed all 176 people on board, state media reported.

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News

Iran Rejects Accusations It Shot Down Ukrainian Passenger Jet

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A probe is underway into the cause of an airline crash that killed 176 people near Tehran, with Western countries accusing Iran of responsibility.

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World

Graphic Footage Appears To Show Passenger Plane Hit By Rocket In Iran

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Footage has emerged appearing to show the moment a Ukrainian passenger jet was hit in Iran before it crashed, killing all 176 people on board. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Athletes To Sleep In Cardboard Beds At Tokyo 2020

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World

Ukraine Plane 'Brought Down By Iran', Trudeau Calls For 'Credible' Investigation

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U.S and Canadian officials said it is highly likely Iran shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet, killing all 176 people on board, as Canadian PM Justin Trudeau called for a 'credible' investigation into the crash. 

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World

Explained: Iran And The U.S. Are A Step Closer To War, But Will It Start WWIII?

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Neither Donald Trump nor Iran wants war in the Middle East, experts say, but escalating revenge attacks may bring both nations to a point where "blood must be met with blood".

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LIVE

Trump Won't Go To War But Asks For More International Troops In Middle East

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Middle East war fears escalate after Iran missile strike on U.S. targets. Follow updates live through the day.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Authorities Seize 'Baby' Bursting With Contraband

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

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World

Trump Says Iran 'Standing Down' After Missile Strikes

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U.S. President Donald Trump said Iran appears to be "standing down" following the recent missile strike on U.S targets, as European and Gulf leaders urged the Iranian government to avoid escalating the conflict. 

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World

'No Survivors' After Ukraine Airlines Plane Crashes In Iran

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A Ukrainian passenger jet carrying 176 people has crashed near Tehran, killing all on board.

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World

Iran Supreme Leader Says Revenge Missile Strikes 'Not Enough'

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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has gloated about the recent missile strike on U.S. targets, saying they were a slap in the face to America, but they're "not enough".

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Dog Found Drowning In River Was Tied To A Heavy Rock

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

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World

Iran To Grow Nuclear Stockpile With 'No Restrictions'

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The political fallout over the killing of a top Iranian general last week has intensified as Iraq and Iran threaten the US over its deadly airstrike.

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News

Iran Vows Revenge For U.S. Killing Of Top Commander Qassem Soleimani

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Iran's Defense Minister, Amir Hatami, was quoted by state news agency IRNA as saying the Islamic republic would take a "crushing revenge" for Soleimani's assassination "from all those involved and responsible."

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World

Head Of Iran's Elite Military Force Killed In Baghdad Air Strike

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Qasem Soleimani, the head of Iran's elite Quds military Force, has been killed in an airstrike in Baghdad.

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National

Finishing Year 12 With Cancer: How Students Cope When Study Isn’t Their Only Stress

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Year 12 is one of the toughest life tests a teen will experience, but for Melbourne student Amir Khoshbin he faced it on top of a cancer battle and meeting his mum for the first time - here's his remarkable story.

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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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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.

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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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.

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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".

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

World

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.”