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A British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero which was seized by the Iran's Revolutionary Guard
(Tasnim News Agency/via AP)
July 21, 2019 - 12:19 pm
The release Sunday of an audio recording has shed new light on the seizure of a British-flagged tanker at the hands of Iran's Revolutionary Guard
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A British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero which was seized by the Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Friday
(Tasnim News Agency/via AP)
July 20, 2019 - 12:16 pm
A powerful council in Iran said Saturday the country's seizure of a British oil tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz was in response to Britain's role in impounding an Iranian supertanker two weeks earlier.
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(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 18, 2019 - 4:05 pm
A U.S. warship on Thursday destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship, President Donald Trump said. The incident marked a new escalation of tensions between the countries less than one month after Iran downed an American drone and Trump came close to retaliating...
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(AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
July 10, 2019 - 12:51 pm
The United States admonished world powers seeking to preserve a deal with Iran on its atomic program on Wednesday not to give in to "nuclear extortion" from Tehran, which has breached the pact's limitations in recent days in an attempt to get them to provide economic incentives to offset American...
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Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Christians United for Israel's annual summit, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 08, 2019 - 12:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. will keep up pressure on Iran as the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers appears to be crumbling. Pence said in a speech Monday to a pro-Israel Christian organization in Washington that the U.S. will "never allow Iran...
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 Ali Akbar Velayati, a top adviser to Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
(AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)
July 06, 2019 - 11:40 am
A top aide to Iran's supreme leader says the Islamic Republic is ready to enrich uranium beyond the level set by Tehran's 2015 nuclear deal
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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
July 01, 2019 - 7:25 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's enriched uranium stockpile has passed the 300-kilogram limit set by the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, the semi-official Fars news agency reported Monday. The agency attributed its report to an unnamed source, who said U.N. inspectors had recently weighed Iran's...
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President Donald Trump speaks during his re-election kickoff rally at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. Trump declared Thursday that "Iran made a very big mistake" in shooting down a U.S. drone.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 24, 2019 - 1:02 pm
The targets of the new sanctions include senior military figures in Iran, blocking their access to any financial assets under U.S. jurisdiction.
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President Donald Trump speaks during his re-election kickoff rally at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. Trump declared Thursday that "Iran made a very big mistake" in shooting down a U.S. drone.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 24, 2019 - 10:47 am
Trump says most of the oil China and Japan import goes through "the Straight," adding, "All of these countries should be protecting their own ships on what has always been a dangerous journey."
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