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Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war

The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? &#...

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war

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Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? &#...
18:14 2019-05-30

Road to war in Iran looks a lot like the path that took the U.S. against Iraq in the past The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? &#...
11:56 2019-05-30

State Department orders nonemergency staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all nonemergency staff to leave the country right away.   &#...
14:42 2019-05-21

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran ...
10:56 2019-05-26

Drone targets base of Iran-backed militia in northern Iraq Iraqi security officials announced Friday that an unmanned drone dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in norther...
23:56 2019-07-19

Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between the US and Iran BAGHDAD — Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions a...
12:42 2019-05-26

Trump says 'Iran made a very big mistake' after drone strike U.S. President Donald Trump condemned Iran's shootdown on Thursday of a U.S. military surveillance drone in what Washington said was international ai...
16:56 2019-06-20

Trump says rejected killing people to retaliate for Iran drone strike President Donald Trump said on Friday he was about to approve strikes against Iran for the downing of an unmanned U.S. drone, but didn't like the ide...
22:28 2019-06-21

Iran shoots down US drone as missile strike in Saudi Arabia raises tensions US military denies aircraft was in Iranian airspace amid strained relations with Tehran after last week’s oil tanker attacks Iran has shot down a US ...
08:56 2019-06-20

U.S. sent message to Iran after drone downing, warning of limited strike: Iranian official The United States conveyed a message to Iran warning of a limited strike against the country after its unmanned drone was shot down in the Gulf, Iran...
08:28 2019-07-07

Iran crisis: US planes barred over parts of the Mideast; global airlines reroute flights after drone downed The Persian Gulf is home to some of the world’s top long-haul carriers, who already have been battered by Trump’s travel bans targeting a...
14:14 2019-06-21

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnai...
01:42 2019-06-21

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.  &#...
20:42 2019-06-20

Iran tanker seizure: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warns Iran on 'dangerous path' after two ships seized Tanker Stena Impero seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard in guerrilla-style attack Second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar, seized and later rele...
11:14 2019-07-20

US 'launched cyber-attack on Iran weapons system' as Donald Trump backs away from conventional military strike in response to downing of drone US military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned US surveillance dr...
16:00 2019-06-23

US-Iran tensions escalating, here's what you need to know Oil prices are on the rise after OPEC indicated it's likely to continue production cuts. CNBC's Hadley Gamble sits down with Kelly Evans to...
21:56 2019-05-21

Israel Is Escalating Its Shadow War With Iran. Here’s What to Know The protracted shadow war between Israel and Iran has spilled beyond the borders of Syria following a series of attacks in Iraq and Lebanon blamed on...
05:00 2019-08-30

Congress reacts to escalating tensions with Iran Some Congressional members say President Donald Trump was right not to attack Iran. After Iran downed a U.S. drone, Trump ordered a retaliatory strik...
03:14 2019-06-22

Chances of US-Iran tensions escalating are 'very, very high,' says expert Tensions between the U.S. and Iran will likely escalate in the near future, says a former energy advisor to the prime minister of Iran in the late 19...
23:28 2019-06-27

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal ...
16:56 2019-05-23

Sanders rips Trump over escalating tensions with Iran, says war would be 'disaster' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday took aim at President Trump over the rising tensions between the United States and Iran, warning on Memorial Da...
02:56 2019-05-28

Iran Seizes Two Vessels, Escalating Tensions in Strait of Hormuz, U.K. Says (LONDON) — Britain’s foreign secretary said Iranian authorities seized two vessels Friday in the Strait of Hormuz, actions signaling an e...
00:00 2019-07-20

Iran Says It Seized Foreign Tanker, Escalating Regional Tensions A video released by the Revolutionary Guards showed the ship’s name as the Riah — the same as a missing Emirati tanker — and said it was smuggling fu...
21:56 2019-07-18

Iran warns UK against escalating tensions, says crew of seized ship safe Iran on Sunday urged Britain to contain "domestic political forces" intent on escalating tensions between the two countries following Iran's sei...
12:28 2019-07-21

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Escalating Tensions The Trump administration imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday in a dramatic step bound to further escalate...
07:56 2019-08-01

What to Know about the British-Flagged Oil Tanker Seized by Iran Amid Escalating Tensions Iranian forces on Friday seized the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, a geopolitically vital sea route connecting the ...
18:42 2019-07-22

UAE, Germany call on Iran to refrain from escalating tension: joint statement The United Arab Emirates and Germany expressed concern over growing tensions in the Gulf region, calling on Iran to refrain from steps that escalate ...
20:28 2019-06-12

Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seize British ship in Strait of Hormuz, escalating tensions Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a British ship in the Strait of Hormuz, adding to escalating tensions between Tehran and the U.S...
01:14 2019-07-20

UK's Hunt says Iran may be on 'dangerous path' after seizing tanker British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Saturday that he was worried that Iran had taken a "dangerous path" after it seized a British-flagged ta...
12:14 2019-07-20

Iraq’s oil ministry says it has no connection to oil tanker seized by Iran Iraq's oil ministry said on Sunday it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf for smuggling fuel, Iraqi News Agency reported....
06:28 2019-08-05

Iran honors 150 soldiers who died during 1980s war with Iraq Thousands gathered in the streets of Tehran Thursday to honor unidentified Iranian soldiers who died during the decade-long war with Iraq during the ...
19:00 2019-06-27

Israel Strikes Iraq in Expansion of Campaign Against Iran Israel struck a weapons depot near Baghdad in July, a U.S. official said, in what appears to be the first Israeli military campaign in Iraq in almost...
22:42 2019-08-23

EU supports Iraq-proposed conference on US-Iran tensions The European Union’s foreign policy chief says the EU is fully supportive of an Iraqi proposal to hold a regional conference to deal with rising tens...
18:28 2019-07-13

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity a...
14:14 2019-06-15

Iraq PM orders Iran-allied militias to be reined in Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi sought on Monday to curb the powers of influential Iranian-backed Shi'ite Muslim militias, a politically risky ...
01:56 2019-07-02

| Iraq warns of 'danger of war' as Iran's top diplomat visits Iraqi leaders have warned of the risks of war during a visit by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, whose country is locked in a tense sta...
22:14 2019-05-27

Punching Iran Over Its Foreign Policy Could Lead to a Faster Path to War Wrestling with Iran’s diplomacy and military activity could prompt a confrontation between Washington and Tehran well before any showdown over a nucl...
04:01 2019-05-30

Iran Complains To UN Over US Spy Drone Iran said Friday it had formally lodged a complaint to the UN Security Council over a US drone it says violated its airspace, Tasnim news agency repo...
05:28 2019-06-29

Protesters in Iran, Iraq burn Israel, US flags on ‘Quds Day’ Iranians have begun rallies across the country to mark Quds, or Jerusalem Day, which will see demonstrations across the Mideast as the Trump administ...
14:28 2019-05-31

The Latest: US blames Iran for tanker bombings, Iraq attack WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran tensions (all times local): 1:25 p.m. A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran ...
07:42 2019-05-25

Tension between Iran, U.S. has implications for Canadian troops in Iraq: analysts The escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf between Iran and the United States have implications for the future safety of Canadian troops in Iraq, an...
02:14 2019-07-09

The Latest: Iraq says Iran security in Arab states’ interest MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on developments related to tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 3:20 a.m. Iraq’s President Bar...
04:56 2019-05-31

U.S. sanctions Iraq-based company, says it backs Iran's IRGC The United States on Wednesday sanctioned an Iraqi company and two of its associates, which it said had helped Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Cor...
18:56 2019-06-12

Iran Probes Seized British Oil Tanker, UK Says "Choosing Dangerous Path" Iran warned Sunday that the fate of a UK-flagged tanker it seized in the Gulf depends on an investigation, as Britain rejected Tehran's version of ev...
02:28 2019-07-22

JCPOA reeling, Iran’s youths seek sustainable economic path Economic frustration is spreading in Iran as tensions with the United States increase. Many well-educated young Iranians are contemplating life abroa...
23:56 2019-06-21

Iran claims to have shot down US spy drone Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards claimed Thursday to have shot down a "intruding American spy drone" after it entered Iranian airspace, amid increas...
07:56 2019-06-20

How a drone's flight took the US and Iran to the brink of war The incident came close to sparking a war, with a planned retaliatory attack – but with Trump’s top advisers reportedly split, doubts seemed to set i...
22:56 2019-06-21

Iran: IRGC shoots down U.S. spy drone Iran's Revolution Guards Corps said Thursday it had shot down an American drone along the country's southern coast after it violated the country's ai...
10:00 2019-06-20

Iran, U.S. in war of words after U.S. drone shot down Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone it said was on a spy mission over its territory but Washington said the aircraft was targeted in int...
16:56 2019-06-20

Iran 'shoots down US drone over its territory' Iran's Revolutionary Guards have shot down a US drone, the elite force's news website claimed Thursday. However, the US military denied flying over I...
08:01 2019-06-20

Iran says U.S. may have shot down its own drone by mistake Iran denied it lost a drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the United States said it had 'destroyed' an Iranian drone that was threatening a...
11:28 2019-07-19

U.S. Blames Iran For Recent Tanker Bombings Near the U.A.E. and Iraq Rocket Attack (WASHINGTON) — A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and...
20:56 2019-05-24

Saudi Arabia says firm stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Friday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following att...
04:56 2019-05-31

Rand Paul wants Congress involved in Iran decision, says war would be 'a bigger mistake' than Iraq Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky, said a war with Iran would be an even bigger mistake than the war with Iraq, and pushed for Congress to get involved in the pro...
03:42 2019-06-19

Pompeo not decided on extending waiver for Iraq to import Iran power: spokeswoman U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has not made a decision on extending a 90-day U.S. waiver exempting Iraq from sanctions to buy energy from Iran, ...
22:56 2019-05-29

What shooting down a $110M US drone tells us about Iran While America's military is by no means threatened in the long term by Iran, instances like the downing of the drone show that Tehran can sometimes h...
19:00 2019-06-27

Iran's Guards Shoot Down US 'Spy' Drone: Report Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, the Guards' news website, Sepah News, said...
09:14 2019-06-20

US Says Shooting Down Of Its Drone By Iran Was An "Unprovoked Attack" The Pentagon confirmed Thursday that Iranian forces shot down a US naval surveillance drone but insisted the aircraft was in international air space,...
15:56 2019-06-20

Iran releases first photos of downed US drone Iranian state TV on Friday released images of what the Islamic Republic’s Revolutionary Guards Corps says are pieces of the US drone it shot down 10 ...
14:00 2019-06-21

Iran says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency says the country’s Revolutionary Guard has shot down a U.S. drone. The U.S. militar...
06:14 2019-06-20

Iran says U.S. drone shot down by Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Thursday it shot down a U.S. drone amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear...
06:14 2019-06-20

US drone shot out of sky by Iran cost $123 million Drones commonly refer to the small, unmanned aerial vehicles seen crisscrossing local skies — but the US military’s RQ-4A Global Hawk shot down by Ir...
01:00 2019-06-21

Thursday's attack not the first time Iran took down US drone Iran's shootdown of a U.S. drone over international airspace early Thursday morning drastically increased tensions between the two countries, but it ...
00:28 2019-06-21

Have Not Lost Drone, US Downed Its "Own By Mistake": Iran Iran's deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi denied on Friday having lost any drone recently and hinted that the US could have downed their own "by ...
10:56 2019-07-19

After Iran’s Drone Attack, Trump Says He ‘Would Not Stand for It’ Iran’s destruction of the high-altitude American drone surprised some American Defense Department officials, who say it was in international airspace...
20:01 2019-06-20

Trump Says Shooting Of US Drone By Iran is "Very Big Mistake" President Donald Trump said Thursday that Tehran had made a "very big" error, after Iranian forces shot down a US spy drone near the strategic Strait...
20:14 2019-06-20

Iran displays debris, says US spy plane near drone The head of the Revolutionary Guard's aerospace division has said that a manned US spy plane was near a surveillance drone it shot down but Iran...
20:00 2019-06-21

Trump: Iran’s shoot-down of US drone was a ‘very big mistake!’ President Trump issued a response Thursday to Iran’s downing of a US drone in international airspace. “Iran made a very big mistake!̶...
18:00 2019-06-20

Tensions run high after Iran shoots down US drone The US has confirmed that Iran's Revolutionary Guards shot down a maritime surveillance drone, but denied that it had been flying over Iranian airspa...
21:14 2019-06-20

Oil jumps 3% to $63 as Iran shoots down U.S. drone in Gulf Oil jumped more than 3% to above $63 a barrel on Thursday after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, raising fears of a military confrontation betwe...
12:42 2019-06-20

Everything We Know About the U.S. Spy Drone Shot Down By Iran's Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has shot down a U.S. drone, according to multiple reports by Iranian state media channels. U.S. officials confirmed that t...
11:42 2019-06-20

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran — but Iraq objects Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region...
05:56 2019-05-31

Israel secretly expanded its Iran fight to Iraq, and it risks igniting a much larger conflict REUTERS/Amir Cohen Israel appears to have expanded its fight against Iranian activities into Iraq, risking a major escalation. Several ammo depots c...
21:14 2019-08-25

Exclusive: Exxon's $53 billion Iraq deal hit by contract snags, Iran tensions - sources Just weeks ago, U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil looked poised to move ahead with a $53 billion project to boost Iraq's oil output at its southern fields...
10:14 2019-06-21

Oil prices surge after Iran allegedly shoots down US drone Oil prices rose Thursday by more than 3 percent to above $63 a barrel after Iran said it destroyed a US drone near the Strait of Hormuz. Expectations...
15:42 2019-06-20

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone that it said was flying over one of its southern provinces on the Gulf, increasing fears of military...
15:14 2019-06-20

| Iran says downed US drone recovered in its territorial waters Iran said it had recovered parts of a US spy drone in its territorial waters, after downing the aircraft in a missile strike slammed by US President ...
02:00 2019-06-22

Iran Shot Down a $176 Million U.S. Drone. Here’s What to Know About the RQ-4 Global Hawk Iran shooting down a U.S. surveillance drone in the politically sensitive Strait of Hormuz has created a dangerous new level of tension between the t...
01:42 2019-06-21

Iran: Islamic Revolutionary Guard shot down U.S. spy drone Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said Thursday it shot down a U.S. military drone along the country's southern coast, after it violated Iran...
13:28 2019-06-20

Bolton Blames Iran for Houthi Drone Attacks Iran bears responsibility for recent drone attacks carried out by Houthi rebels on targets in Saudi Arabia, John Bolton, President Trump’s national s...
09:56 2019-05-31

No Airspace Violation, Says US After Iran Claims To Have Shot Down Drone The US military did not fly over Iranian airspace on Wednesday, the US military said, after a news website run by Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards s...
09:14 2019-06-20

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone; airspace in dispute Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said Thursday it shot down a U.S. military drone along the country's southern coast after it violated Irani...
15:14 2019-06-20

Iran claims Revolutionary Guard shot down US drone Iran’s state news agency said Thursday that the country’s military unit shot down a US drone flying over its airspace. The Persian Gulf n...
06:28 2019-06-20

Iran denies that US shot down its drone in the Strait of Hormuz Iran on Friday denied that the United States took down one of their drones in the Strait of Hormuz, as President Trump had said hours earlier. “...
11:42 2019-07-19

Trump says Iran made ‘big mistake’ in downing US drone WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday that “Iran made a very big mistake” in shooting down a U.S. drone. White House...
17:42 2019-06-20

Iran unveils latest military drone in ceremony Iran publicly unveiled its latest military drone this week -- the "Kian," which has two versions and is capable of a variety of missions -- at an eve...
23:42 2019-09-04

The Latest: Iran accuses US of dangerous act in drone spying Iran is accusing the United States of “a very dangerous and provocative act” and is urging the international community to demand the U.S. end its unl...
23:14 2019-06-20

Iran Denies the U.S. Destroyed a Drone in the Strait of Hormuz (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran is denying a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the strategic Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship. Depu...
09:28 2019-07-19

U.S. drone debris in international waters, not in Iran-U.S. source The debris field from a U.S. military drone that was shot down by Iran is in international waters in the Strait of Hormuz, and U.S. naval assets have...
16:56 2019-06-20

Video of Iran shooting down US drone released by Pentagon The smoke trail of a U.S. drone that was shot out of the sky over Strait of Hormuz can be seen in a video released by the Pentagon on Thursday as ten...
22:42 2019-06-20

Iran Counters US Claim Of "Destroying" Drone, Says "No Information" Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened th...
06:00 2019-07-19

Iran defense minister says no Iranian drone has been downed No Iranian drone has been brought down, the ISNA news agency quoted Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami on Wednesday as saying, after the U.S. milita...
12:14 2019-07-24

Lindsey Graham after Iran shoots down US drone: ‘All bets are off’ Sen. Lindsey Graham issued a strong warning to Iran after they shot down a U.S. drone that was flying over international waters late Wednesday. Iran ...
20:28 2019-06-20

US Restricts Flight Operations After Iran Shoots Down Drone Washington on Thursday barred American civilian flights from Tehran-controlled airspace over the Gulf and Gulf of Oman "until further notice" after I...
09:14 2019-06-21

Trump: Iran's shootdown of drone maybe accidental Donald Trump is playing down Iran's downing of an American drone, saying that it might have been a mistake executed by someone just being "loose...
23:28 2019-06-20

President Trump Suggests Iran’s Shooting of Drone Was a ‘Mistake’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday that “Iran made a very big mistake” in shooting down a U.S. drone but sugge...
23:00 2019-06-20

| Trump warns Iran made 'big mistake' shooting down US drone President Donald Trump told Iran on Thursday it made a "big mistake" by shooting down a US spy drone, an incident bringing the two countries ever clo...
14:42 2019-06-21

Travel Bloggers Arrested in Iran For Flying Drone Without a Permit Two Australian travel bloggers have been arrested in Iran for flying a hobby drone without a permit. The bloggers often take photos with their drone ...
14:00 2019-09-13

Pompeo: Iran’s Zarif either ignorant or lying about drone loss Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had some pointed words about Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Friday, as Tehran denies that the United States d...
00:01 2019-07-20

Iran Says US Military Drone It Downed "Found In Our Territorial Waters" Iran said Thursday it had recovered parts of a US spy drone in its territorial waters, after downing the aircraft in a missile strike slammed by Pres...
09:14 2019-06-21

Iran says it seized British tanker, denies U.S. brought down drone Iran said it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday but denied Washington's assertion that the U.S. Navy had downed an Ira...
04:14 2019-07-20

Trump: Iran 'made a very big mistake' by shooting down U.S. military drone Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said Thursday it shot down a U.S. military drone along the country's southern coast after it violated Irani...
01:14 2019-06-21

Iran shoots down US drone as Graham warns situation ‘getting more dangerous by the day’ DRONE DOWN, TENSIONS UP: The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps says the country shot down a U.S. drone to send “a clear message” ...
13:56 2019-06-20

Republicans to Trump: Don't get carried away with retaliation for Iran drone attack Congressional allies warned President Trump Thursday evening the U.S. shouldn’t retaliate against Iran’s downing of a drone in a way that could trigg...
06:14 2019-06-21

Iran denies launching drone attacks on Saudi oil facility Foreign ministry counters accusations from US secretary of state with threats to US basesIran has dismissed US accusations that it was responsible fo...
20:28 2019-09-15

US official: Iran shot down American drone over international airspace An American official acknowledged early Thursday that Iran shot down a US drone, saying it was hit by a surface-to-air missile while flying in intern...
11:56 2019-06-20

Iran files complaint to United Nations about U.S. drone: Tasnim Iran said on Friday it had formally filed a complaint to the United Nations against the United States over the violation of its airspace with an unma...
17:14 2019-06-28

Iran says downing of U.S. drone was a 'firm response', can be repeated: Tasnim Iran on Monday described its shooting down of a U.S. drone in the Gulf last week as a "firm response" to the United States and warned it could be rep...
09:00 2019-06-24

Iran denies claim that US warship destroyed Iranian drone Iran on Friday denied President Trump's claim that a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf after it threatened the ship — an ...
10:42 2019-07-19

Iran foreign minister tweets map with detailed coordinates of drone Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted a map on Saturday with detailed coordinates which he said show a U.S. drone shot down by Iran o...
00:28 2019-06-23

U.S. and Iran Clash Over Claim U.S. Warship Downed Iranian Drone (WASHINGTON) — Iran and the United States emphatically disagreed Friday over Washington’s claim that a U.S. warship downed an Iranian dro...
20:42 2019-07-19

Stakes raised in US, Iran tensions: Drone war takes flight The aircraft is seen as appealing to some nations because they don't risk the lives of pilots and can be small enough to evade defense systems. ...
06:00 2019-08-26

Iran denies drone was downed, offers inspections to end sanctions IRAN’S DENIAL: Iran is denying the U.S. account of an encounter between a U.S. warship and an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz, insisting all ...
13:14 2019-07-19

'No doubt about it,' Trump says as Iran challenges his report of drone downing President Donald Trump said there was "no doubt" the U.S. Navy had brought down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz this week while Tehran showe...
20:42 2019-07-19

Iran Rebuffs Trump Assertion That U.S. Ship Downed Drone Iran denied that the U.S. Navy downed one of its drones in the Strait of Hormuz, a day after several close encounters between American warships and t...
16:28 2019-07-19

On the ship that downed a military drone, one small mistake could cause a war with Iran With short incendiary shrieks Harrier jump jets race across the USS Boxer's deck and are soon gray dots in the sky. Seahawk and Super Stallion helico...
20:56 2019-07-19

What You Need to Know About the Iran Crisis President Trump approved and then canceled an attack on Iran with just minutes to spare. Here’s a guide to the crisis, with links to further reading....
06:56 2019-06-22

U.S. Planned Strike Against Iran but Called Off Mission After Iran shot down a U.S. reconnaissance drone, Washington was preparing to launch a retaliatory strike, but the mission was called off at the last...
16:42 2019-06-21

Trump says he halted U.S. strike on Iran over possible casualties U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he called off a planned military strike against Iran because it would have been a disproportionate respons...
15:56 2019-06-21

Trump Stopped Strike on Iran Because It Was ‘Not Proportionate’ President Trump said “we were cocked and loaded to retaliate” after Iran struck an American drone, but he said the 150 predicted deaths was not a pro...
17:00 2019-06-21

The Secret History of the Push to Strike Iran Hawks in Israel and America have spent more than a decade agitating for war against the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program. Will Trump finally delive...
15:00 2019-09-04

Iran Dismisses Trump Report That US Navy Downed "Provocative" Drone Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the US Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes were acc...
21:14 2019-07-19

‘Locked and Loaded,’ the U.S. Blames Iran for a Drone Attack Against Saudi Arabia. Here’s What to Know President Donald Trump says the United States is “locked and loaded” after an attack against oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, an American ...
04:00 2019-09-17

Iran targeted and missed US drone flying over Gulf of Oman: officials Iran targeted and missed a US drone flying over the Gulf of Oman shortly after the Thursday attack on two tankers there, US officials said. The unman...
14:14 2019-06-16

Pompeo accuses Iran of spreading ‘blatant disinformation’ on downing of drone The remarks came as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed to the Middle East to build a “global coalition” against Iran after it shot down a U.S. dro...
01:01 2019-06-24

White House officials huddle to address Iran’s shooting of US drone ​White House officials ​will huddle Thursday morning to discuss​ a response to​ Iran’s downing of a US drone, amid escalating tensions between ...
18:00 2019-06-20

Iran dismisses Trump report that U.S. Navy downed 'provocative' drone Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes were a...
14:56 2019-07-19

Iran's Guards say they will release images to disprove U.S. claim that drone shot down Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they would release images to disprove U.S. President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destr...
14:56 2019-07-19

Iran Calls Shooting Of Military Drone "Message To America", US Responds Iran shot down a U.S. naval surveillance drone near the Strait of Hormuz, Iranian and U.S. officials said Thursday, adding to weeks of tensions in th...
20:14 2019-06-20

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Has Shot Down a U.S. Drone Amid Rising Tensions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington ove...
10:28 2019-06-20

Iran Denies Claim That U.S. Military Destroyed Drone in the Strait of Hormuz The government of Iran has denied reports that the U.S. shot down an Iranian drone this week in the Strait of Hormuz, contradicting claims by the U.S...
14:14 2019-07-19

U.S. blames Iran for helping Houthi rebels shoot down drone in Yemen Houthi rebels in Yemen recently shot down a U.S. government-operated drone with assistance from Iran, the U.S. military said in a statement on Sunday...
20:14 2019-06-16

Iran Summons United Arab Emirates’ Top Envoy Over U.S. Drone Incident TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has summoned the United Arab Emirates’ top envoy to Tehran to protest the neighboring Arab nation’s allowing th...
00:14 2019-06-23

Iran rejects Trump report that U.S. Navy downed 'provocative' drone Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes were a...
13:14 2019-07-19

Iran protests to Swiss envoy over U.S. drone airspace 'violation': Fars Iran protested on Thursday to the Swiss envoy in Tehran as the representative of U.S. interests over what Iran said was a violation of its airspace b...
23:14 2019-06-20

Emirates says it is ‘rerouting all flights away from areas of possible conflict’ after Iran downed US drone DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emirates says it is ‘rerouting all flights away from areas of possible conflict’ after Iran downed US ...
14:56 2019-06-21

| US conducted cyber attack on Iran in response to drone downing - report The US has launched cyber attacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network after Tehran downed an American surveillance drone, accor...
12:42 2019-06-23

President Trump tweets ‘Iran made a very big mistake’ in downing US drone WASHINGTON (AP) — President Trump tweets ‘Iran made a very big mistake’ in downing US drone. The post President Trump tweets ‘Iran ...
17:42 2019-06-20

US briefing: Iran shoots down US drone, sea wall costs and Biden under fire Thursday’s top story: US-Iranian tensions escalate amid dispute over an American drone. Plus, Joe Biden criticised for working with segregationist se...
12:42 2019-06-20

Israel says air strike in Syria sent 'no immunity' message to Iran Israel said on Sunday an air strike against an arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guards in Syria that it accused of planning "killer drone attacks" showed ...
12:42 2019-08-25

U.K. Couple End Joint Hunger Strike Over Her Detention in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian national, has been imprisoned in Tehran since 2016. Her husband camped out in front of the Iranian Embas...
14:00 2019-06-29

The Latest: Germany welcomes US decision not to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shootdown of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 6:35 a.m. C...
13:14 2019-06-21

The Latest: Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 9:25 a.m. ...
16:28 2019-06-21

U.S. Prepared to Strike Iran Before Approval Was Abruptly Withdrawn (WASHINGTON) — The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance dro...
09:42 2019-06-21

US called off retaliatory strike against Iran in last minute: source The Trump administration made a last-minute decision to call off retaliatory strikes against Iran in response to the downing Thursday of a Navy drone...
13:42 2019-06-21

Iran-Allied Rebels Strike Saudi Airport A missile fired Wednesday by Iran-allied militias in Yemen injured 26 civilians in Saudi Arabia, according to a U.S.-backed military coalition fighti...
19:14 2019-06-12

Iran airs video of drone shooting; Donald Trump warns Tehran The Iranian government on Friday disputed a claim that the U.S. Navy shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz -- a position that again brou...
22:14 2019-07-19

Drone attack on Saudi oil sites raises risks amid U.S.-Iran tension The attacks Saturday claimed by Yemen’s Houthi rebels resulted in “the temporary suspension of production operations” at the Abqaiq processing facili...
03:56 2019-09-16

BREAKING: WW3 fears mount as Iran 'launches missile at US drone' in Gulf of Oman THE crisis in the Gulf of Oman continues to escalate after US officials accused Iran of firing a surface-to-air at one of their drones in the region....
01:42 2019-06-15

Iran tried to shoot down US Reaper drone that arrived on scene of oil tanker attacks: officials Iran fired a missile – but missed – at an American drone on Thursday after the supposed Iranian attack on oil tankers, while another U.S. drone was s...
02:42 2019-06-16

Iran denies claim that it was behind Saudi drone attacks, threatens missile strikes Iran on Sunday denied US claims that it was behind the drone attacks on oil facilities that knocked out half of Saudi Arabia’s output even as a...
03:28 2019-09-16

Ex-Bolton chief of staff says Trump 'responded with restraint' after Iran downed US drone President Trump acted responsibly after Iran shot down a U.S. Navy drone over a key Middle East strait, according to a former National Security Counc...
08:42 2019-06-21

Leader of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard: Downed drone sends a ‘clear message’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says the shooting down of a U.S. drone has sent “a clear message” to Americ...
11:56 2019-06-20

Trump gave 'initial approval' for Iran strikes in response to drone attack Military operation was called off, New York Times reports, as US flight regulator orders aircraft to avoid airspace near drone missile hitDonald Trum...
07:14 2019-06-21

Israel bombs Syria, says strikes thwarted imminent Iran drone attack JERUSALEM — The Israeli military attacked targets near Damascus late Saturday in what it said was a successful effort to thwart an imminent Iranian d...
15:28 2019-08-25

Trump says US Navy destroyed Iranian drone in 'defensive action'; Iran denies it Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes w...
12:00 2019-07-19

Iran and U.K. Talk Over Tanker Crisis The U.K. and Iran sought to defuse tensions over a detained Iranian oil tanker in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar but failed to resolve a...
17:56 2019-07-14

President Trump Says He Called Off Strike on Iran With 10 Minutes to Spare (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. was “cocked and loaded” to retaliate against Iran for downing an unmanne...
16:42 2019-06-21

Husband says Zaghari-Ratcliffe ends hunger strike in Iran LONDON (AP) — A British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Iran has ended her hunger strike after 15 days. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe told the...
17:42 2019-06-29

Legislators move to limit Trump's ability to strike Iran The House and Senate are considering an amendment to block President Donald Trump's ability to strike Iran militarily without congressional approval ...
00:42 2019-06-29

Senate Rejects Curb on Trump’s Authority to Strike Iran The Senate shot down a measure that would have required President Trump to seek Congress’s approval before launching an offensive military strike on ...
00:42 2019-06-29

Trump ‘locked and loaded’ to strike Iran but waiting for smoking gun DRUMS OF WAR: That rhythmic pounding sound you hear from Washington is the growing drumbeat for military action to punish Iran for the Saturday strik...
20:56 2019-09-16

Trump says he still has confidence in John Bolton after scrapping Iran strike President Trump indicated on Saturday that he still has faith in his national security adviser after calling off a strike on Iran minutes before it w...
17:56 2019-06-22

Trump now says he never gave final approval on nixed Iran strike President Trump said Friday that he never gave final approval for a military strike against Iran — apparently softening his earlier statement that th...
22:00 2019-06-21

Iran-Aligned Houthis Strike Major Saudi Oil Field Yemen’s Houthi rebels struck Saudi Arabia’s Shaybah oil field, one of the kingdom’s largest, according to the Iran-aligned rebels and people familiar...
02:28 2019-08-18

Pence: 'All options remain on the table' after nixed Iran strike Vice President Mike Pence joined National Security Adviser John Bolton in warning Iran not to interpret American military restraint as a sign of weak...
16:56 2019-06-23

Evidence Points To Iran Weapons Used In Saudi Strike, Says Alliance 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 coalitio...
18:56 2019-09-16

Australian social media influencers detained in Iran for taking illegal photos with a drone Two Australian social media influencers have been detained in Iran for taking illegal photos with a drone, according to a source with knowledge of th...
17:28 2019-09-12

Saudi Arabia cuts oil output after Houthi drone attack; Pompeo blames Iran Saudi Arabia cut its oil output in half Saturday after Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for a drone attack on two oil facilities in easte...
03:14 2019-09-15

| Iran drone shot down | Australia, NZ PMs meet: WATCH the top world news videos for today US warship destroyed Iranian drone, says Trump | Morrison says meeting with Ardern was positive - lists things they didn't speak about; here are the ...
08:00 2019-07-19

Iran released 2017 image of falling drone claiming it to be latest attack: report An image posted by Iran’s official news agency purporting to show the US drone falling out of the sky after being hit by a missile actually shows ano...
22:00 2019-06-21

Damage from Iran-linked drone attack on Saudi oil facility captured in satellite images Saudi oil sites attacked on Saturday -- in a drone assault linked to Iran -- were seen to have sustained damage after satellite images released Sunda...
00:56 2019-09-16

Revolutionary Guard general says manned US spy plane was near drone it shot down but Iran chose not to target it TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Revolutionary Guard general says manned US spy plane was near drone it shot down but Iran chose not to target it. The post Revolu...
14:56 2019-06-21

Iran official hails downing of U.S. drone, tanker seizure as milestones in 'Muslims' struggle' A top adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday praised Iran's recent downing of a U.S. drone and the seizing of a British-...
13:56 2019-07-23

Pentagon releases map disputing claim US drone violated Iranian airspace; Iran’s version is very different The Pentagon released a map Thursday pointing out that the U.S. drone shot down by Iran was over International waters and not over Iran, contrary to ...
11:14 2019-06-21

Netanyahu hails Israel strikes against Syria to foil Iran 'killer drone attack' Israeli prime minister says Iran has ‘no immunity anywhere’ after military says Tehran drone plot thwartedThe Israeli air force struck in Syria to pr...
11:00 2019-08-25

Why U.S.-Iran tensions could quickly escalate into a crisis Three years ago, when Iran's military captured 10 U.S. sailors after they mistakenly strayed into Iranian waters, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry ...
15:28 2019-05-24

Washington wonders how Iran will respond after Trump abruptly cancels strike President Trump’s decision to cancel a retaliatory strike against Iran might only be a pause in the crisis that culminated Thursday in the regime’s d...
10:42 2019-06-22

Gen. Keane believes plans for Iran strike are 'shelved' unless Americans are attacked Retired U.S. four-star General Jack Keane reacted Friday to President Trump's decision to call off retaliatory strikes against Iran, saying the presi...
20:42 2019-06-21

Evidence points to Iran weapons used in Saudi strike, says alliance, as oil jumps 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 coalitio...
18:28 2019-09-16

Trump says he aborted retaliatory strike on Iran to spare Iranian lives U.S. President Donald said on Friday he had aborted a military strike on Iran because such a response to Tehran's downing of an unmanned U.S. surveil...
15:56 2019-06-21

Husband says British woman held in Iran begins hunger strike LONDON (AP) — The husband of a British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran for over three years says she has begun a hunger strike to protest her detentio...
13:00 2019-06-15

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ends her two-week hunger strike in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe -- the British-Iranian charity worker who has been jailed in Iran for more than three years on spying charges -- has broken...
18:14 2019-06-29

A British-Iranian Woman and Her Husband Are On Hunger Strike Over Her Imprisonment in Iran As former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson appears increasingly likely to become Britain’s next Prime Minister, the husband of a British-Ir...
21:00 2019-06-21

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ends Iran prison hunger strike Husband also ends strike outside Iranian embassy in London after wife takes foodThe imprisoned British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has en...
13:28 2019-06-29

Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz; denies Trump’s claim that drone was brought down  The latest incident comes as tensions rise again in the Persian Gulf, a month after Trump threatened to attack Iran for destroying an American drone....
03:42 2019-07-20

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US accuses Iran of trying to shoot down surveillance drone during suspected attacks The US military has accused Iran of trying to shoot down a US drone to disrupt surveillance during suspected attacks oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
12:28 2019-06-16

'We don't take it lightly': What we know about oil tanker blasts and Donald Trump's escalating rhetoric on Iran President Donald Trump's comments come amid concerns attack on oil tankers could further escalate ongoing tensions between Iran and the U.S. &#...
04:00 2019-06-15

US "Bullying" Behind Escalation Of Iran Nuclear Crisis: China China on Monday said "unilateral bullying" by the United States was the cause behind the escalating Iran nuclear crisis, after Tehran announced it wa...
11:28 2019-07-08

Trump says 'a lot of progress' made with Iran to defuse crisis U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday "a lot of progress" had been made toward ending a volatile stand-off with Iran, with his top diplomat say...
20:56 2019-07-16

'Dangerous path': Iran breaches uranium enrichment level under nuclear deal The International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran is enriching uranium above 3.67%. It did not specify how far beyond the threshold it went.  &#...
20:14 2019-07-08

'Dangerous' path: Iran breaches uranium enrichment level under nuclear deal The International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran is enriching uranium above 3.67%. It did not specify how far beyond the threshold it went.  &#...
02:00 2019-07-09

MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle pokes fun at Trump's 'Obama-like' Iran strike reversal MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle had some fun at the expense of President Trump on Friday over his dramatic last-minute decision to call off a retaliator...
00:42 2019-06-22

Fast jets, spy planes and helicopters: On board the warships ready to strike Iran Fast jets, spy planes and helicopters fly scores of sorties every day from a US aircraft carrier in the Arabian Sea, positioned within striking dista...
09:42 2019-08-12

The ‘Special’ U.S.-U.K. Relationship is Bruised After Trump Officials Left U.K. Out of Iran Strike Planning At the Aspen Institute’s annual gathering of national security and foreign policy leaders in July, the former acting CIA director, John McLaugh...
23:00 2019-07-23

House approves measure to block Trump from launching military strike against Iran The House proposal would bar the Trump administration from using any federal funds for military force "in or against" the Islamic Republic.  &#...
19:42 2019-07-12

Iran’s ‘proxy’ terror army with cells ready to strike across West EXPOSED IRAN has a massive network of terrorist cells which are ready to step up attacks in the worsening crisis in the Middle East, Daily Star Online can re...
16:28 2019-08-03

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker in Iran starts hunger strike: husband A British-Iranian aid worker jailed in Tehran has begun a hunger strike to demand release, her husband said on Saturday, adding he would support her ...
22:14 2019-06-15

Iran state news agency says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone; US military declines to immediately comment TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran state news agency says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone; US military declines to immediately comment. The post Iran ...
06:14 2019-06-20

Pence says 'all options remain on the table' for US response to Iran, signaling uncertainty on circumstances leading to downed drone AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Vice President Mike Pence doubled down on President Donald Trump's response to Iran military forces that shot down a US Na...
01:01 2019-06-24

Iranian state TV’s website publishes images it says show debris from US military surveillance drone that Iran shot down TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state TV’s website publishes images it says show debris from US military surveillance drone that Iran shot down. Th...
13:14 2019-06-21

The Iran crisis was created in Washington. The US must be talked down | Simon Tisdall President Trump claims he doesn’t want conflict, but his actions could accidentally trigger another Middle East warIn Washington, at times of stress,...
06:56 2019-06-19

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Tru...
00:28 2019-06-23

In Gulf Tanker Crisis, Iran Tries to Avoid Alienating Allies Iran’s disruptions of Persian Gulf oil shipments are putting the country’s leaders in a difficult position as they retaliate against foes while tryin...
14:42 2019-08-08

Boris Johnson warned: focus on Iran crisis or risk war Tory leadership rivals kept informed about spiralling crisis in the Gulf as ex-naval chief blasts governmentAdmiral Lord West: ‘Our political establi...
00:14 2019-07-21

| Britain holds crisis talks after Iran seizes tanker British Prime Minister Theresa May has chaired an emergency meeting of ministers and security officials to discuss how to respond after Iran seized a...
18:14 2019-07-22

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush...
20:28 2019-05-21

Iran crisis sheds light on murky shipping rules A British-flagged ship owned by a Swedish company was seized by Iran last week. Caught in the middle are 23 seamen who have nothing to do with any of...
18:42 2019-07-31

Saudi Arabia blames Iran and vows ‘stern action’ after missile strike on airport SAUDI Arabia and its allies have blamed Iran and vowed “stern action” after a missile struck the arrival hall of an international airport injured 26....
14:42 2019-06-13

Iran silent over reported cyber strike, warns against 'wrong behaviors’ Iranian leaders didn't mention of reports of a U.S. cyberattack but did warn against "wrong behaviors" amid impending sanctions.   &...
10:42 2019-06-24

House votes to end US role in Yemen, poised to block Trump from launching Iran strike Next up: a proposal that would bar Trump from launching a military strike against Iran, which supporters predict will pass in a vote set for Friday. ...
01:28 2019-07-12

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran goes on hunger strike Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in a Tehran prison, is refusing food as she marks her daughter's fifth birthday. She was arrested in 201...
16:14 2019-06-15

'America First' allies say Trump saved presidency from John Bolton by scrapping Iran strike Non-interventionist Trump allies are cheering President Trump's Thursday night decision to buck his most senior advisers and abandon an airstrike on ...
19:56 2019-06-21

2020 Dems won't credit Trump for blocking Iran strike: 'Like setting a fire... and then putting it out' President Trump has faced criticism from his own party for not being tough enough on Iran, and now two of his potential 2020 opponents who are agains...
23:28 2019-06-23

Iran says it will respond 'firmly' to US aggression amid retaliatory cyberattack, aborted military strike Iran cautioned Saturday that it will “firmly” respond to any aggression or threat by the U.S., a warning that comes after President Trump aborted a m...
18:56 2019-06-22

CORRECTS: Revolutionary Guard general tells state TV Iran warned US military drone several times before firing missile TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — CORRECTS: Revolutionary Guard general tells state TV Iran warned US military drone several times before firing missile. (Corrects...
13:14 2019-06-21

US briefing: Mueller testimony, Iran tanker crisis and Puerto Rico Monday’s top story: House committee chairman says Mueller has evidence of Trump’s ‘high crimes and misdemeanours’. Plus, Why leftist groups are takin...
12:42 2019-07-22

If we don't tackle Iran together, the Golan Heights will be next crisis point, Emirati official says A lack of regional participation in Iran's ill-fated nuclear deal could lead to a new conflict in the Middle East, a senior Emirati official tol...
20:56 2019-07-08

Iran says diplomacy only solution to Syria crisis at Turkey, Russia talks Iran's president said on Monday that diplomacy, not a military approach, was the only solution to the crisis in Syria, ahead of trilateral talks with...
20:00 2019-09-16

Mike Pompeo Heads To Saudi Arabia, UAE For Iran Crisis Talks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for talks on the crisis sparked by Iran's downi...
22:14 2019-06-23

Britain weighs response to Iran Gulf crisis with few good options Britain was weighing its next moves in the Gulf tanker crisis on Sunday, with few good options apparent as a recording emerged showing that the Irani...
21:00 2019-07-21

Iran didn’t ask for this crisis, but it won’t stand for Trump’s bullying | Hossein Mousavian Ramping up uranium enrichment was an inevitable response to US moves. A resolution is possible if the president changes course• Hossein Mousavian is ...
02:56 2019-07-08

UK Navy to escort tankers through Strait of Hormuz amid Iran crisis The UK Royal Navy will now accompany British-flagged oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz, the British Ministry of Defense said in a statement Th...
18:42 2019-07-31

Chris Wallace on Trump's Iran strike reversal: There are 'costs to inaction,' just like Obama's Syria red line "Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace said Friday that there are "costs to inaction" after President Trump confirmed he called off retaliatory strik...
18:56 2019-06-21

FAA Bans Flights Near Persian Gulf as President Trump Orders Military Strike Against Iran Then Calls It Off The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order overnight barring U.S.-based airlines from flying over some airspace controlled by Iran...
16:14 2019-06-21

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis Pompeo arrived in New Delhi late Tuesday after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global c...
22:00 2019-06-27

Iran warns western powers to 'leave region' amid Gulf crisis Foreign ministry demands release of Iranian oil tanker UK seized last weekIran has called on Britain to release its seized oil tanker and warned fore...
12:14 2019-07-12

| US points to Iran over Saudi strike | Thunberg gets climate honour: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump says Iran appears to be behind Saudi strike | Teen activist Thunberg receives Conscience Award; here are the top world news videos for today. W...
10:00 2019-09-17

Macron worried attack on Saudi oil may hurt moves to ease U.S.-Iran crisis: diplomats An attack on Saudi oil installations that halted half the kingdom's output could harm French diplomacy meant to avert feared U.S.-Iranian conflict, d...
16:56 2019-09-17

Situation Room briefing on Iran crisis concludes, as McConnell says 'measured' response is coming Top administration officials and lawmakers have left the White House after a more than hourlong briefing about Iran's downing of an American surveill...
00:56 2019-06-21

Iran shoots down US drone in 'unprovoked attack,' heightening tensions U.S.-Iranian tensions heightened Thursday when a U.S. Global Hawk spy drone was shot down by Iran's Revolutionary Guard.    ...
14:14 2019-06-20

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new...
01:56 2019-06-14

British claim about Iran trying to stop oil tanker is worthless: Iran foreign minister Britain's claim that Iran tried to stop one of their oil tankers in the Gulf on Wednesday is worthless, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif ...
10:56 2019-07-11

'Very big mistake': Trump responds to Iran shooting down U.S. drone President Trump tweeted that "Iran made a very big mistake" after the country's Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone.    &...
02:42 2019-06-21

Iran test fires new missile: Iran Revolutionary Guards commander Iran has test fired a new missile, the commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Major General Hossein Salami, said on Saturday, according to the Tas...
10:14 2019-08-24

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a norm...
21:42 2019-06-02

Iran observes all U.S. ships in Gulf region: Iran navy chief Iran observes all U.S. ships in the Gulf region and has an archive of images of their daily movements, the head of Iran's navy, Rear Admiral Hossein ...
11:28 2019-07-23

Iran's Revolutionary Guards say they captured British oil tanker: Iran state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards said they have captured British oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, Iranian state television reported on Fri...
20:42 2019-07-19

Donald Trump 'regrets' not raising tariffs on Iran sooner; Iran leader arrives outside G7 President Donald Trump said Sunday he "regrets" not raising tariffs sooner against China on the second day of the G7 summit in Barritz, France, comme...
03:42 2019-08-26

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker in...
02:14 2019-06-14

Saudi drone attack: Donald Trump says US is 'locked and loaded' if Iran is behind oil attacks Donald Trump has said the US is "locked and loaded" and ready to respond to drone attacks on an oil facility in Saudi Arabia, saying officials alread...
01:42 2019-09-17

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions...
18:56 2019-06-12

Iran president: international waterways won't be as safe if Iran oil exports cut to zero If Iran's oil exports are cut to zero, international waterways will not have the same security as before, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on We...
13:42 2019-08-21

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Iran warned the United States on Saturday that any aggression against the Islamic republic would have serious consequences for US interests across th...
11:56 2019-06-22

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation...
04:14 2019-07-20

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign minister Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a t...
03:28 2019-07-14

Iran tanker heads to Greece, Iran warns U.S. against seizure bid An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention o...
00:42 2019-08-20

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency ...
09:42 2019-06-21

Iran is ready to negotiate but not if negotiations mean surrender: Iran president Iran is ready for "just" negotiations but not if they mean surrender, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, without saying what talks he...
12:14 2019-07-24

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Hucka...
06:42 2019-06-15

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group...
15:14 2019-05-21

Russia's Putin hopes talks with Turkey, Iran to create grounds for final Syria crisis resolution Russian President Vladimir Putin told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani he hoped that their three-way talks on Mo...
20:00 2019-09-16

Australian and British bloggers arrested 'for flying drone' in Iran named as Jolie King and Mark Firkin A British-Australian woman and her Australian partner who are being held in Iran were reportedly arrested for flying a drone without a licence near t...
08:14 2019-09-12

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike...
00:14 2019-06-24

'War with Iran would be a colossal mistake.' Lawmakers push to block military strike Trump threatened Iran with "overwhelming force” if it attacks “anything American.” But some lawmakers say a war with Iran would be ...
14:00 2019-06-28

Iran is not looking for war with any country: Iran army chief Iran is not looking for war with any country, Iranian army chief Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said on Monday, according to the semi-official Mehr...
08:14 2019-07-08

Iran's Zarif says U.S. should respect Iran if it wants to negotiate: TV Iran will never succumb to U.S. pressure and if Washington wants talks with Tehran it should show respect, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said...
09:42 2019-07-01

War with Iran is the mother of all wars: Iran president War with Iran is the mother of all wars, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday in a speech broadcast live on state TV, warning once again ...
12:42 2019-08-06

'A colossal mistake': GOP-controlled Senate votes down measure blocking Iran military strike The GOP-controlled Senate defeated a bill that would have required Donald Trump to get explicit congressional approval for a military strike on Iran....
02:42 2019-06-29

Donald Trump: US was 'cocked and loaded' to launch Iran strike but it was cancelled to save 150 lives President Donald Trump has explained his decision to call off airstrikes against targets in Iran because he was told 150 lives would be lost by one o...
17:42 2019-06-21

Jolie King and Mark Firkin latest: Bloggers' drone arrest in Iran 'not political' Australia's foreign affairs minister today said she does not believe the detentions in Iran of two British-Australian women and an Australian man are...
14:28 2019-09-13

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising cas...
15:14 2019-05-21

'You'll soon find out' if US retaliates after Iran shoots down drone, Trump warns U.S.-Iranian tensions heightened Thursday when a U.S. Global Hawk spy drone was shot down by Iran's Revolutionary Guard.    ...
20:42 2019-06-20

Iran claims arrest of 17 CIA spies; Pompeo: Iran has 'long history of lying' Iran claims its authorities arrested 17 spies recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the Middle East nation's nuclear and milita...
18:00 2019-07-22

Australia follows US path to an opioid crisis Australia is following the same ominous course as the United States, with skyrocketing rates of opioid prescriptions and related deaths. (Sept. 5) &...
09:28 2019-09-05

US confirms Israel behind last month's air strike in Iraq against Iranian base U.S. officials said Israel was responsible for the bombing of an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq last month, and former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-M...
05:28 2019-08-24

'Iranian weapons' used in drone strike on oil plants Oil prices have fallen after an initial spike following a drone attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, as finger pointing continues over who was re...
20:00 2019-09-16

Afghanistan and Iraq veterans were the 'ground zero' of the opioid crisis: Study Veterans who were stationed in Afghan and Iraqi war zones after the 9/11 terror attacks have been hit hardest by the opioid crisis, according to new ...
04:56 2019-09-18

| Drone strike kills dozens at wedding in Libya - reports At least 40 people have been reported killed and dozens injured after an air strike hit a wedding ceremony in southwestern Libya, according to media ...
14:56 2019-08-05

Libya drone strike heightens fears of air war and risk of civilian deaths Strike in Murzuq last week, blamed on Haftar forces, killed at least 45 peopleAn air war in Libya is intensifying as rival forces in the divided coun...
23:14 2019-08-11

Drone attacks strike major Saudi Aramco facility, oilfield Drone attacks targeted a major Saudi Aramco processing facility and oilfield in eastern Saudi Arabia Saturday, the Interior Ministry said, sparking a...
11:14 2019-09-14

Drone strike near Tripoli kills seven fighters loyal to Haftar: military source At least seven fighters loyal to Libyan National Army (LNA) forces commanded by Khalifa Haftar were killed overnight in a drone strike in southern Tr...
15:42 2019-07-21

Yemen's Houthis Launch Drone Strike On Saudi's Jizan Airport: Report Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone strike on military hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport near the Yemeni border, the group's ...
11:56 2019-05-26

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but d...
15:56 2019-05-21

Treasury yields drop after drone strike in Saudi Arabia sparks bid for safer assets U.S. government debt prices rose on Monday morning as investors fled risk after attacks on Saudi oil production facilities escalated tensions in the ...
05:14 2019-09-17

Rocket fired at southern Israel from Gaza following Israeli aircraft strike for drone 'attack' At least one rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel on Sunday night, landing on the Gaza side just shy of the border, during a weeke...
12:28 2019-09-09

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone...
20:56 2019-05-24

'People should be terrified': one teen's hunger strike over the climate crisis Giovanni Tamacas starved himself for 10 days in the US capital to protest about a ‘criminally complicit’ government’s inactionFood shortages, social ...
14:00 2019-08-09

UAW calls strike against General Motors for first time since financial crisis The strike, depending on its length, could easily cost GM hundreds of millions of dollars. The last time the union declared a strike at GM was in 200...
18:56 2019-09-15

Hong Kong Crisis Escalates With Citywide Strike, Spreading Clashes A city-wide strike and three days of violent clashes with police that spread through the city escalated a political crisis, as Hong Kong’s leader cal...
13:14 2019-08-05

The Latest: Iraq says foreign forces may not fight in Iraq BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister says foreign troops and local militia operating inside his country are forbidden from confronting each oth...
22:00 2019-06-18

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Guterres talks technology for Africa’s development, ‘extinction crisis’ prompts stronger wildlife protection, Greta Thunberg reaches New York, funding shortfalls in Iraq, a positive step for Indigenous women A recap of Wednesday’s stories: Secretary-General António Guterres says ‘winds of hope are blowing ever stronger’ for Africa’s development; Swedish c...
01:14 2019-08-29

Oil is probably the reason we won't go to war with Iran Many cynics have long contended that the real reason the U.S. entered a slew of recent wars was only to protect American oil interests. But now it�...
00:42 2019-07-24

Why the U.S. and Iran Are at Loggerheads, Again Though the U.S. and Iran have lived in a state of hostility for decades, rarely have relations been as tense as in recent months. The U.S. is trying ...
00:14 2019-08-21

The U.S. and Iran are Already at War Online When a U.S. Navy surveillance drone was shot down over the Strait of Hormuz on June 20, the U.S. blamed Iran. The commander of Iran’s Islamic R...
20:28 2019-06-27

If Neither Trump Nor Iran Want War, What Do They Want Instead? Now that both Iran and the United States have announced what they do not want–war–the search is on for what they do. That’s always ...
16:28 2019-06-20

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior offic...
00:14 2019-06-14

UK says it does not want to increase tension with Iran Britain is not seeking to escalate the situation with Iran, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Friday, as tensions continue between London and Tehr...
14:28 2019-07-12

Macron gets G7 nod to negotiate with Iran Shortly after G7 leaders asked French President Emmanuel Macron to de-escalate tensions, Iran's foreign minister flew to the summit for surprise talk...
18:42 2019-08-25

U.S. and Iran Are Targeting Each Other With Cyberattacks Donald Trump may have called off military strikes against Iran at the last minute, avoiding a dangerous war for now, but several reports have noted t...
19:14 2019-06-22

Japan's Abe Looks to Mediate Between U.S., Iran Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will seek to open a channel of communication between Iran and the U.S. as part of a diplomatic effort to prevent a...
15:00 2019-06-12

U.S. Launched Cyberattacks on Iran The U.S. covertly launched offensive cyber operations against an Iranian intelligence group’s computer systems on Thursday, the same day President Tr...
10:42 2019-06-23

What U.S. Sanctions on Iran’s Top Ayatollah Mean With the U.S. already sanctioning almost 1,000 Iranian entities, President Donald Trump had limited choices when he opted to impose new penalties to ...
01:56 2019-06-28

The Latest: US envoy says war with Iran ‘not necessary’ The U.S. envoy for Iran says the United States does not want conflict with Iran — but wants to build up international defenses in the region just in ...
19:14 2019-06-27

Iran’s Nuclear Program Iran’s nuclear capabilities have been the subject of global hand-wringing for more than two decades. While Iran’s leaders long insisted the country w...
15:28 2019-06-17

Iran warns US over oil tanker Tehran has threatened "grave consequences" if the US renews efforts to detain an oil tanker at the center of a diplomatic row. The vessel was detaine...
14:42 2019-08-19

Three Australians detained in Iran Three Australian citizens have been detained in Iran, the Australian government said on Wednesday, adding that it was helping the families of the thr...
07:56 2019-09-11

Donald Trump: I'm not looking for war with Iran Donald Trump has said he is not seeking war with Tehran and indicated he was ready to defuse tensions by reaching a deal to bolster Iran's flagging e...
19:00 2019-06-23

Iran not backing down, says top US commander THE THREAT REMAINS: The top commander of U.S. forces in the Persian Gulf region says the threat from Iran that prompted the deployment of reinforceme...
20:14 2019-06-07

Iran Says It "Does Not Presently Believe In" Mediation With US Iran's foreign ministry on Tuesday insisted it did not currently see the need for mediation with the United States, as it played down the chances of ...
20:56 2019-05-28

No Talks With US 'Under Any Circumstances': Iran Iran will not hold talks with the United States "under any circumstances" while the rights of the Islamic republic are not respected, said an officia...
03:00 2019-05-24

GOP: Trump doesn’t want war with Iran Senate Republicans say that for all his bellicose rhetoric, President Donald Trump doesn't want a war — and neither do they. Some Republican hawks a...
17:42 2019-05-21

Germany to mediate in Iran Envoy Jens Plötner had been involved in drawing up the 2015 JCPOA treaty and went to Tehran with the aim of seeing it preserved. He was told that Ira...
23:28 2019-05-23

Iran says it will not surrender even if it is bombed Iran will not surrender to U.S. pressure and will not abandon its goals even if it is bombed, President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday, stepping up ...
00:14 2019-05-24

Iran says top waterways won't be as safe if its oil exports cut to zero If Iran's oil exports are cut to zero, international waterways will not have the same security as before, its president said on Wednesday, cautioning...
23:14 2019-08-21

U.S. sanctions on Iran are biting: Bolton Iran is feeling the effects of existing U.S. sanctions as President Donald Trump prepares to impose more of them from Monday, his National Security A...
14:14 2019-06-23

No negotiations with U.S., says Iran's Supreme Leader Iran will not negotiate with the United States, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday, after President Hassan Rouhani signaled talk...
22:56 2019-05-29

Trump says he’d set no pre-conditions for talks with Iran President Trump said he won’t place pre-conditions on talks with Iran to end the standoff between the two countries but remains adamant that th...
16:56 2019-06-23

Iran Says It Is Verging on Passing a Uranium Cap. What Happens Next? Responding to American sanctions, Iran said it would break a 300-kilogram limit on its uranium stockpile under the 2015 nuclear accord, a significant...
19:56 2019-06-27

Donald Trump says US is not seeking war with Iran President tells UK officials he wants to engage in talks with Tehran to broaden nuclear dealDonald Trump has told British officials he is not seeking...
01:42 2019-06-06

US gets no commitment from NATO for help on Iran threat Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper says he came away with no firm commitments from NATO allies to participate in a global effort to secure inte...
19:14 2019-06-27

UK says Iran tried to intercept British tanker Britain has said Iran tried to divert and intercept one of its commercial oil tankers, but was warned off by the Royal Navy. Tehran had warned Britai...
08:56 2019-07-11

Trump: We’re not looking for regime change in Iran President Trump on Monday said the U.S. is not seeking regime change in Iran and told reporters at the G7 summit in Biarritz, France, that he hopes t...
19:42 2019-08-26

The Latest: Trump says if Iran wants to talk he's available The Latest on developments related to tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 5:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says that if Iran wants to tal...
18:56 2019-05-30

Oil rises on Iran's new nuclear threats Oil prices firmed on Monday on tensions over Iran's nuclear program but gains were capped by concerns about global economic growth and consequently o...
20:56 2019-07-08

U.S. top security adviser says threat from Iran is not over The threat from Iran is not over but quick action from the United States has helped deter it, White House National Security Adviser John Bolton said ...
17:28 2019-05-30

Iran Threatens Further Nuclear Breach Iran warned it would take further steps to breach a nuclear accord later this week, adding pressure on European countries scrambling to provide Tehra...
16:42 2019-09-04

No Negotiations With US, Says Iran's Supreme Leader Iran will not negotiate with the United States, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday, after President Hassan Rouhani signalled tal...
14:00 2019-05-30

Trump: Iran will never have a nuclear weapon US President Donald Trump has issued a warning to Iran after the country moved to increase uranium enrichment beyond the purity threshold reached in ...
17:00 2019-07-08

Trump: 'Iran better be careful President Donald Trump commented on Iran, the census, migrants, the British ambassador to the United States and the U.S. national team's win in ...
14:14 2019-07-08

Iran: We will enrich uranium to ‘any amount we want’ Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday defiantly declared that his country will increase its level of enriched uranium by “any amount we...
14:56 2019-07-03

Iran 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships off UAE, Bolton says U.S. national security adviser Bolton said on Wednesday that ships sabotaged off the United Arab Emirates coast were attacked "almost certainly by Ir...
16:00 2019-05-29

Bolton says Iran 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships off UAE U.S. national security adviser Bolton said on Wednesday that ships sabotaged off the United Arab Emirates coast were attacked "almost certainly by Ir...
10:56 2019-05-29

U.S. and Iran set to clash at U.N. nuclear watchdog The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nucl...
14:56 2019-07-10

EU mechanism for trade with Iran 'now operational' The EU has created a mechanism that will allow European countries to trade with Iran despite US sanctions. The move is an attempt to show good will t...
01:14 2019-06-29

The Latest: US would talk with Iran ‘with no preconditions’ BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (all times local): 1:20 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pa...
19:14 2019-06-02

US Says Prepared To Talk To Iran "With No Preconditions" US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday his country was ready to talk with Tehran "with no preconditions", but there was no indication if lifti...
19:00 2019-06-02

Lebanon's Hezbollah says U.S.-Iran war in region unlikely Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Friday that a regional war between Washington and Tehran had become unlikely as the United States knows it would pay a he...
23:42 2019-05-31

| Iran tells US to take 'first step', end sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the United States to "take the first step" by lifting all sanctions against Iran, a day after US President Dona...
10:28 2019-08-28

U.S. Delays Petrochemical Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration has delayed new, tougher sanctions on Iran’s petrochemical sector as it seeks to balance pressure on Tehran against rising t...
17:42 2019-05-31

McConnell to allow vote on Iran war authorization Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he will allow a vote that could block use of military force against Iran without congressional ap...
21:56 2019-06-27

Iran says there will be no talks unless US lifts sanctions KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says Iran’s supreme leader will not meet President Donald Trump unless Washington halts...
08:56 2019-08-29

U.S. and Iran to clash at U.N. nuclear watchdog The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nucl...
13:00 2019-07-10

U.S. tells Europe: Choose between us and Iran The U.S. special represenative for Iran defined the choice as European officials met in Vienna to discuss the beleaguered Iran nuclear deal before Te...
15:42 2019-06-28

US Representative: Iran acts unsafely at sea The US Special Representative for Iran on Friday accused Iran of routinely engaging in unsafe behaviour at sea and of attacking commercial shipping i...
19:00 2019-06-28

Turkey offers to mediate between US, Iran ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he is willing to mediate between the United States and Iran to ease tensions over Iran&#...
11:14 2019-07-04

U.S. does not want war with Iran, continues diplomacy: Pompeo While it is "unmistakable" that Iran was responsible for the attacks on two tankers last week, the United States does not want to go to war with Tehr...
16:00 2019-06-16

Iran claims to have arrested 17 CIA spies Tehran says some of the Iranians allegedly spying for US have been sentenced to deathSeventeen Iranian nationals allegedly recruited by the CIA to sp...
16:00 2019-07-22

Iran says it aided an oil tanker in distress After US intelligence raised fears that a foreign tanker was forced into Iranian waters over the weekend, Iran said it assisted a vessel suffering a ...
04:00 2019-07-18

Three Australians arrested in Iran, government says Three Australian citizens have been reported arrested in Iran. The incident is the latest in a series of recent detentions of Westerners in the count...
09:00 2019-09-11

Trump says it is getting harder for him to want to negotiate with Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that it is getting harder for him to want to make a deal with Iran and said the situation could go either ...
20:42 2019-07-22

The Latest: Pelosi says US cannot be ‘reckless’ on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 11:05 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the U.S. cannot be “re...
17:42 2019-06-20

Trump Says Iran Is ‘Lying’ About CIA Spy Claim (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Monday said Iran is lying about having arrested 17 Iranian nationals recruited by the Central Intellig...
21:42 2019-07-22

Top Democrat Pelosi: U.S. has no appetite to go to war with Iran U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday the United States has no appetite to go to war with Iran, after Tehran shot down ...
19:14 2019-06-20

Oil prices strengthen more than 1% on Iran risk Oil prices rose more than 1% on Monday, as investors worried about possible supply disruptions in the energy-rich Middle East after Iran's seizure of...
23:42 2019-07-22

Concern grows over oil tanker last seen off Iran US intelligence fears vessel could have been hijacked by Revolutionary GuardsUS officials suspect that a Panamanian-flagged oil tanker that stopped t...
22:14 2019-07-16

With Iran, sometimes the logical explanation is the correct one Iran would like the world to think that the attacks on two tankers off its Gulf coast are shrouded in uncertainty. "Suspicious doesn't begin to descr...
16:42 2019-06-14

Iran Says There Will Be No War With United States: Report There will not be any military confrontation between Iran and the United States, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council was quoted...
18:14 2019-06-19

UK Says Iran's Seizure Of Oil Tanker Is "Tit-For-Tat Situation" London on Saturday urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a British-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani wate...
05:00 2019-07-21

Pompeo: U.S. President Trump does not want war with Iran The United States will maintain its pressure campaign on Iran and continue to deter aggression in the region, but does not want the conflict with Teh...
19:28 2019-06-18

Trump says U.S. is 'very prepared' with regard to Iran President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States was very prepared with regard to Iran, as tensions ramped up after attacks on several oil ta...
00:00 2019-06-19

Analysis: US- Iran relations need calm Escalating tensions between the United States and Iran posing "a pretty dangerous situation," says former U.S. Diplomat Christopher Hill. "There cer...
00:42 2019-06-19

US policy toward Iran is all stick and no carrot The motorcycle zipped past our taxi as we headed to Tyre in southern Lebanon, veering off the road onto a dirt track leading up into the hills. The p...
18:00 2019-06-15

Iran says it has captured a British oil tanker Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said its navy has captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Follow here for the latest....
20:56 2019-07-19

Iran says there will be no war with United States: IRNA There will not be any military confrontation between Iran and the United States, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council was quoted...
10:42 2019-06-19

Pentagon chief: Iran not just a US problem In response to attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iran is not just a U.S. pro...
10:14 2019-06-15

Why the U.S. Is Targeting Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is Iran’s premier military force. It’s also much more. As the official protector of the 1979 revolution that...
17:56 2019-06-19

Oil falls as Iran tensions seen easing Oil prices turned lower on Tuesday, falling by about $1 a barrel as U.S. President Donald Trump said progress has been made with Iran, signaling tens...
21:14 2019-07-16

Oil slips to around $63 as Iran concerns fades for now Oil slipped to around $63 a barrel on Tuesday as concerns faded for now that rising tensions in the Middle East would escalate and hit oil supplies, ...
14:28 2019-07-23

Qatar urges de-escalation in U.S.-Iran row Qatar and other countries have been talking to both Iran and the United States about de-escalation, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul...
20:42 2019-06-09

Iran: US 'must lift sanctions' before we talk Iran's president has urged Washington to drop paralyzing sanctions as a confidence-building measure for direct talks. The US has increased pressure a...
20:28 2019-08-06

Can an enhanced INSTEX really work for Iran? The EU's plan to continue trading with Iran in defiance of US sanctions has, so far, come up short. Tehran wants oil included in the new barter syste...
10:00 2019-07-12

Germany looks to 'lead' US-Iran talks European powers hope to broker a new round of negotiations between the United States and Iran in a bid to prevent the collapse of the 2015 nuclear de...
00:14 2019-06-09

Iran condemns new US sanctions on petrochemicals TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has condemned new U.S. sanctions targeting its petrochemical industry, saying they prove President Donald Trump is not serio...
11:56 2019-06-08

Pompeo says willing to engage with Iran when time is right The United States will intensify its economic pressure on Iran until Tehran forgoes violence and engages with U.S. diplomatic efforts, U.S. Secretary...
01:14 2019-06-23

Explainer: Why is Japan's Abe going to Iran? What can he accomplish? Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is due to visit Iran next week in an apparent mediation mission to ease tension between Iran and the United States...
13:56 2019-06-07

Iran violates nuclear deal — what comes next? Although Iran has increased its uranium stockpile, experts say Tehran is still a long way from a nuclear weapon. However, more uranium enrichment ris...
23:56 2019-07-03

US hits Iran with cyberattack: Reports The US reportedly launched a cyberattack on Iran in response to the downing of an unmanned drone. Cybersecurity firms have also reported a rise in Ir...
10:28 2019-06-23

The Latest: Iran FM warns US against war with his country The Latest on tensions between Iran and the U.S. and developments in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Iran's foreign minister is ...
13:14 2019-06-10

Futures Now: Oil rebounding after US-Iran sanctions "Futures Now" Brian Stutland, Equity Armor Investments, and Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy, discuss oil and their price targets with CNBC's Leslie...
00:28 2019-08-03

Pelosi says Americans have ‘no appetite’ for war with Iran Congressional leaders said they were troubled by Iran’s decision to shoot down an American surveillance drone and worried it could lead to another wa...
05:00 2019-06-21

Top Republican: Iran is 'miscalculating,' Trump 'knows what he has to do' Iranian officials are blundering as they try to counter President Trump’s maximum pressure campaign without triggering a retaliation, a congressional...
06:14 2019-06-21

Trump says he stopped airstrike on Iran because 150 would die US president tweets that he intervened 10 minutes before planned retaliatory attackDonald Trump has said he cancelled an airstrike on Iran with 10 mi...
17:42 2019-06-21

The U.S. and Iran Are Backing Down From a Fight, Rhetorically The U.S. and Iran moved to defuse rising tensions Friday after a tense 24 hours in which the world waited to see if President Donald Trump would auth...
19:28 2019-06-21

Trump says Iran strikes would not have been 'proportionate' The US president said he did not greenlight strikes on Iran because he was told 150 people would have been killed. The US has also reportedly called ...
23:56 2019-06-21

Trump says he's not looking for war with Iran: NBC News interview President Donald Trump said on Friday he is not looking for war with Iran, but he warned that if a conflict did occur it would result in "obliteratio...
02:14 2019-06-22

UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released, so long as it did not go...
22:42 2019-07-13

Iran defends execution of gay people The US and Germany have condemned Iran after its foreign minister defending the policy of execution for gay people. The issue erupted after a pointed...
12:14 2019-06-12

We must stop the US from going to war with Iran | Bernie Sanders Trump campaigned on getting the US out of ‘endless wars’ – but his administration is taking us down a path that makes war more and more likelyThe dru...
10:14 2019-06-22

'The conflict in the Middle East is Iran vs. everyone else' Timothy Snyder, a professor of history at Yale University, is a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. His most recent book ...
23:56 2019-06-21

Many in Iran Don't Expect War With U.S., but See Suffering Ahead Money changers in Iran’s capital, who have long had their finger on the pulse of public sentiment, don’t expect a war with the U.S.—and instead say t...
23:56 2019-05-27

Trump: Iran would like to make a deal President Donald Trump says Iran wants to make a deal. Trump, in a news conference in Tokyo on Monday, sais Iran's economy has taken a major dow...
21:14 2019-05-28

Trump says looks like Iran was behind Saudi oil attacks U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said it looked like Iran was behind attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia at the weekend that raised fears of a...
22:56 2019-09-16

Iran Says Freed Tanker Has Unloaded Oil A tanker released from Gibraltar despite U.S. objections that it was carrying crude to Syria has unloaded its oil, a top Iranian official said, after...
13:56 2019-09-09

Saudi oil attacks: Weapons 'came from Iran' The weapons used to hit two oil facilities came from Iran, according to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. Despite its "grave concern," Russi...
20:28 2019-09-16

US Americans believe war with Iran is coming: poll More then half of Americans believe that the US will go to war with Iran "within the next few years," according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll. ...
03:42 2019-05-22

Iran confirms three detained on spy charges Iran has acknowledged for the first time that is it detaining three Australian nationals on spying charges, including two who have dual British citiz...
23:42 2019-09-17

Trump mulling Iran response: ‘I don't want war with anybody’ BACK FROM THE BRINK: President Trump took a step back from the “locked and loaded” rhetoric of his Sunday night tweet, telling reporters, “I don't wa...
16:00 2019-09-17

Why the U.S.-Iran Conflict Is Now Coming to a Head In 2015, Iran agreed to limit its nuclear program, bowing to harsh sanctions imposed by countries worried it was developing an atomic bomb. For the p...
13:42 2019-05-22

Iran charges three Australians with espionage Two travel bloggers and an academic have been detained without charges for weeks. Now, they stand accused of photographing military sites and spying ...
14:56 2019-09-17

Shanahan: US Iran stance for deterrence, not war Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan says the United States stance on Iran is for "deterrence, not for war.' His comments come after he...
03:28 2019-05-22

"Can Tell You Iran Wants To Meet": Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Thursday said he believes that Iran's leadership wants a meeting, adding to expectations that he is trying to arrange a ...
11:42 2019-09-13

'We'll see what happens,' Trump says about possible easing of Iran sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump left open on Wednesday the possibility that the United States could ease sanctions on Iran, adding he believes Iran wants...
20:14 2019-09-11

Iran to Breach Nuclear Deal Again Iran said it would abandon constraints on nuclear research set out in the 2015 nuclear deal, in another violation of the accord that raises the risk ...
03:28 2019-09-06

Israel Presses the Case Against Iran, but Not for War Israel has quietly played an instrumental role in the escalating tensions in the Middle East. But analysts say it wants to pressure Iran, not start a...
20:28 2019-05-21

Iran to Trump: No negotiations with US anytime soon Iran said Tuesday there would be no negotiations with the US anytime soon. “We currently see no prospect of negotiations with America. Iran pays no a...
20:14 2019-05-28

Trump says he is not looking for regime change in Iran President Trump said the U.S. was not looking for regime change in Iran after weeks of escalating tension and the deployment of additional American t...
18:14 2019-05-27

Germany urges US to talk with Iran German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says a thaw in US-Iran tensions must result in new talks over the 2015 nuclear deal. European leaders have struggl...
15:00 2019-08-30

Three Australians Are Being Held in Iran, Government Says The Australian government said it was providing consular assistance to the families of those detained, and it reminded travelers that they risk arbit...
13:00 2019-09-11

US Will Sanction Those Who Purchase Iran's Oil: Official The United States will continue to impose sanctions on whoever purchases Iran's oil or conducts business with Iran's Revolutionary Guards and no oil ...
16:56 2019-09-08

| Trump backed off on Iran last time - but will he again? Donald Trump famously cancelled a missile strike on Iran in June, but Tehran will not be resting easy, following the unpredictable president's warnin...
10:00 2019-09-17

Iran says British oil tanker could be released soon The British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran could be released after the imminent completion of legal proceedings against the tanker, Iranian state ...
19:14 2019-09-08

Iran says now isn’t ‘suitable’ time for talks with US Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected holding talks with the US to end the standoff between the two countries even though President Trump said he...
23:14 2019-05-21

Three Australians Detained In Iran, Say Officials The Australian government on Wednesday said three citizens had been detained in Iran, the latest in a series of Westerners to be seized by authoritie...
07:28 2019-09-11

Qatar says it has reservations about Arab statements on Iran Qatar said on Sunday it had reservations about hardline statements on Iran made at emergency summits of Gulf and wider Arab states called by Saudi Ar...
22:00 2019-06-02

Iran considers releasing Lebanese detainee Iran is considering releasing a Lebanese resident of the United States who is serving a 10-year sentence on espionage charges following a request fro...
14:14 2019-06-09

Hijab debate grows in intensity in Iran There is growing anecdotal evidence that more women are pushing back against wearing the compulsory headscarf, or hijab, in Iran. The debate over the...
23:14 2019-07-15

OPEC set for oil cut extension if Iran endorses pact OPEC and its allies look set to extend oil supply cuts next week at least until the end of 2019 as Iraq joined top producers Saudi Arabia and Russia ...
23:00 2019-06-30

US Stance On Iran ''Deterrence, Not About War'': Pentagon Chief The US defence chief said President Donald Trump's administration was seeking to deter Iran but not start a war, after he briefed members of Congress...
07:00 2019-05-22

Trump willing to negotiate when Iran is 'ready' for talks The US would "certainly negotiate" with Iran if Tehran made a move, US President Donald Trump said after downplaying the Iran threat. Separately, Ira...
14:33 2019-05-21

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a milit...
20:28 2019-05-21

Iran Rules Out Talks Unless US Changes "General Behaviour" Tehran on Sunday ruled out talks with Washington unless it changes its "general behaviour", after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said his country ...
19:00 2019-06-02

U.S. oil soars 10% in week on fears of U.S.-Iran conflict Oil futures rose 1% on Friday, with U.S. crude up 10% in the week and global benchmark Brent gaining 5%, on fears the United States could attack Iran...
02:28 2019-06-22

Attack On Oil Tankers Has Iran "Written All Over It", Says Trump US President Donald Trump declared Friday that a mysterious attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman had Iran "written all over it," rejecting T...
01:00 2019-06-15

Iran: U.S. accusations over oil tanker attacks 'alarming' Iran warned the United States Friday against blaming Tehran for new attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying the U.S. accusations are "...
23:42 2019-06-14

Why It Matters That Iran Is Busting Its Nuclear Caps A little over a year after President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from a landmark nuclear agreement with Iran, Tehran’s government responded by bre...
15:28 2019-07-08

Russia says don't use tanker attacks to pressure Iran: RIA Russia on Thursday warned against rushing to attribute blame for a suspected attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, and said the incident should ...
16:28 2019-06-13

Iran’s supreme leader: There will be no talks with US at any level Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday ruled out talks “at any level” with the US amid rising tensions after a str...
16:28 2019-09-17

U.S. warns commercial ships Iran may be meddling with GPS The U.S. government has issued a new warning about possible navigating concerns to the commercial shipping industry, due to a recent spate of attacks...
20:42 2019-08-08

Iran sells oil from tanker released by Gibraltar Iran did not identify the buyer of the 2.1 million barrels of oil or where the vessel is currently headed. The US previously said it would take actio...
21:42 2019-08-26

UK joins US in blaming Iran for tanker attacks British officials said Friday that the Iranian military is likely responsible for damaging two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, supporting the assess...
00:56 2019-06-15

As Trump Accuses Iran, He Has One Problem: His Own Credibility For any president, accusing another country of an act of war presents a challenge to overcome skepticism at home and abroad. For a president known fo...
03:56 2019-06-15

Iran Says It Sold Oil From Tanker Released By Gibraltar Iran has sold the oil from a tanker released by Gibraltar after weeks in the custody of British Royal Marines and the vessel's owner will decide on i...
02:14 2019-08-27

Oil tankers targeted amid Iran-US tensions Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were e...
15:56 2019-06-13

Trump Administration Says It Will Negotiate with Iran With ‘No Preconditions’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s remarks were the second softening of U.S. policy to Iran recently, even as the U.S. ratchets up military and financi...
02:28 2019-06-03

US Accuses Iran Of 'Possible Undeclared Nuclear Activities' US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday accused Iran of "possible undeclared nuclear activities," as the UN's nuclear watchdog presses Tehran fo...
19:14 2019-09-10

White House, Iran Ease Tensions Rising tension between the U.S. and Iran eased at least temporarily on Friday after President Trump said he called off a planned military strike in o...
04:14 2019-06-22

Don't let oil prices drive Iran policy, Mr. President Iran's escalation of hostility in the Gulf of Oman is a dangerous situation. Targeting civilian oil and chemical tankers, Iran is threatening free pa...
10:28 2019-06-15

The Trump administration is trying to make war with Iran inevitable We should view Iran’s recent posturing for what it is: retaliation to the Trump administration’s unnecessary and deliberate provocationLast night, in...
10:14 2019-06-22

Trump: Iran actions will be met with great force President Donald Trump is threatening to meet provocations by Iran with "great force," but says he's also willing to negotiate. (May 20)  ...
15:56 2019-05-21