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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 to ratchet up tension along a vital international oil shippi...

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one

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Britain blames Iran for attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman Britain blamed Iran and its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on Friday for attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying no other state or non-stat...
22:15 2019-06-14

Iran seizes two British-linked tankers in Strait of Hormuz The Iranian Revolutionary Guard announced Friday that they seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the same region where the United Stat...
23:45 2019-07-19

Iran seizes 'foreign' vessel in Persian Gulf Iran says it has captured an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf and claims it was smuggling fuel to some Arab states. The seizure puts Tehran on a fresh ...
18:30 2019-08-04

Report: US shipping tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman near Iran The "Squawk Box" team reports on the breaking news that the U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman just...
02:30 2019-06-14

Iran-US dispute grows over attacks on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman Tensions remain high as Arab League calls for restraint – and Labour warns of UK being drawn into conflictDivisions over responsibility for last week...
02:30 2019-06-16

Pompeo: Iran responsible for attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were attacked Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.   ...
22:00 2019-06-13

Persian Gulf Skirmishes Force Tankers to Take Precautions Against Iran Oil tankers carrying crude from the Middle East are increasingly receiving protection from warships as they pass through one of the world’s most crit...
22:45 2019-07-12

Trump says U.S. will talk to Britain after Iran seizes oil tanker U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would talk to the United Kingdom after Iran's Revolutionary Guards said it had seized a British-flagged...
23:15 2019-07-19

Iran seizes foreign vessel in Persian Gulf: reports Iran has seized a foreign oil tanker in the Persian Gulf, which it said was smuggling fuel to some Arab states, two Middle East TV channels have repo...
11:15 2019-08-04

| 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...
22:30 2019-07-22

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step th...
16:15 2019-07-04

Iran seizes another foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, state TV reports Iran has seized another foreign oil tanker in the Gulf, the country’s state TV reported on Sunday, accusing it of smuggling fuel to Arab states...
06:45 2019-08-05

UK Plans To Send European-Led Gulf Force After Iran Seizes Its Tanker Britain on Monday said it was planning a European-led protection force for shipping in the Gulf after Iranian authorities seized a British-flagged ta...
06:15 2019-07-23

U.K. Seeks to Ease Tensions in Persian Gulf After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker (Bloomberg) — The U.K. sought to lower tensions after Iran seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday, an incident that incr...
19:15 2019-07-21

Report: Iran seizes tanker carrying ‘smuggled fuel’ in Gulf Iranian media say Revolutionary Guard has seized an oil tanker carrying 700,000 liters of ‘smuggled fuel’ in the Persian Gulf, 3rd ship seized by Ira...
23:45 2019-08-04

Iran Seizes Vessel in Persian Gulf Accused of Smuggling Fuel The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has seized a vessel accused of smuggling fuel and detained its crew, Iranian state television said, the latest ...
14:30 2019-08-04

Iran responsible for 'blatant assault' on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman, Mike Pompeo says The suspected attack on two oil tankers off the Gulf of Oman early Thursday came amid U.S. officials’ warnings that Iran is posing an “imminent” risk...
23:15 2019-06-13

Iran seizes foreign tanker, U.S. vows to protect vital Gulf waterway Iran said on Thursday it had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel in the Gulf, and the U.S. military commander in the region said the United States...
18:30 2019-07-18

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf - state media Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran's state media reported ...
15:45 2019-08-04

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf: state media Iranian forces seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that was smuggling fuel to Arab states and has detained seven crewmen, Iran's state media repo...
14:00 2019-08-04

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, 12 on vessel, state media reports Twelve crews members were on the Panamanian-flagged vessel when it was captured near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
19:45 2019-07-18

Iran seizes oil tanker carrying 'smuggled fuel' in Persian Gulf, state media reports Iran's Revolutionary Guard last week seized an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf that was supposedly carrying "smuggled fuel" from Iran, state media rep...
20:00 2019-08-04

Iran Seizes Oil Tanker of ‘Smuggled Fuel’ in Persian Gulf Amid Rising Tensions, State Media Reports (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iranian forces seized a ship in the Persian Gulf suspected of carrying smuggled fuel, state media reported Sunday, marking the...
03:30 2019-08-05

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...
21:30 2019-07-19

Britain sends second warship to gulf amid tensions with Iran: Sky Britain is sending a second warship to the Gulf amid growing tensions with Iran after Royal Marines seized an Iranian tanker off the coast of Gibralt...
14:15 2019-07-12

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...
02:15 2019-07-22

US Navy assists 2 tankers after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman amid tensions with Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both....
16:15 2019-06-13

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 ne...
06:45 2019-06-14

US Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman, Iran Rejects Claims Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between...
10:15 2019-06-14

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 ...
11:45 2019-07-23

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....
21:00 2019-07-19

Iran ‘almost certainly’ sabotaged oil tankers off UAE Bolton claims ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Donald Trump’s national security adviser said Wednesday there was “no reason” for Iran to back ou...
09:30 2019-05-29

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...
06:30 2019-06-15

Two Oil Tankers Suffer Damage After Attacks Near Iran Two tankers were damaged in attacks in the Gulf of Oman, sending oil prices sharply higher amid rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran following a...
15:45 2019-06-13

Tensions soar after Iran seizes 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....
04:15 2019-08-04

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker: state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards told state TV the foreign tanker was smuggling oil through the Persian Gulf. Recent incidents involving vessels in the re...
16:45 2019-07-18

Oil rises more than 2% after Iran seizes British tanker Oil prices rose more than 2% on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the energy-ric...
12:30 2019-07-22

Iran seizes another oil tanker, third as feud with US continues Iran seized a vessel it accused of smuggling fuel in the Persian Gulf, the third time the Iranian Revolutionary Guards detained a ship in the waterwa...
10:00 2019-08-05

Explosions on two oil tankers near Iran send oil prices 2% higher Attacks near the world's busiest sea lane for oil shipments come amid escalating tensions between Iran and the United States and its Gulf allies...
19:30 2019-06-13

Mike Pompeo says US believes Iran is behind attack on tankers Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington believes Iran is behind the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The top US diplomat told r...
22:00 2019-06-13

British tankers seized by Iran in Strait of Hormuz UK officials said two tankers were seized by Iranian forces in the Strait of Hormuz Friday — a British vessel and a Liberian-flagged ship ̵...
02:30 2019-07-20

Iran tried to drive up oil prices by attacking tankers: Pompeo Four oil tankers damaged earlier this month were targeted by Iran in an attempt to drive up international oil prices, according to Secretary of State...
07:15 2019-05-31

Trump Accuses Iran in Explosions That Crippled Oil Tankers In his first public comments since two ships were damaged by explosions, the president said “Iran did do it” and warned Tehran against closing the St...
16:30 2019-06-14

Attacks on oil tankers near Iran coast did not use torpedoes: source Attacks on two oil tankers near the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran did not use torpedoes, a person with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on T...
21:15 2019-06-13

Iran releases footage of captured tanker's crew Iran has released a short video of what it says is the crew of the Stena Impero, the British-flagged tanker that was seized by Iranian forces in the ...
21:45 2019-07-22

Pompeo dismisses Iran's announcement that it captured U.S. spies U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday dismissed Iran's announcement it had captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency...
16:45 2019-07-22

Iran Says Captured 17 CIA Spies, Some Sentenced To Death: Report Iran has captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and some have been sentenced to death, Iranian media reported on Mo...
10:15 2019-07-22

Iran says it captured British oil tanker; oil prices jump Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it seized a British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, claiming it failed to follow international marine regulation...
20:30 2019-07-19

Iran seizes another foreign oil tanker, state media says Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps accused the vessel, the third detained by Iran amid U.S. tensions, of trying to smuggle oil from...
10:30 2019-08-05

Iran seizes British oil tanker, state media says Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) says its navy has captured the British-flagged oil tanker, Stena Impero, in the Strait of Hormuz, acc...
21:00 2019-07-19

Pompeo says ‘lots of evidence’ proves Iran attacked oil tankers ​Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said more evidence will be released to show Iran was responsible for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and t...
07:30 2019-06-17

US reportedly eyeing Iran after attack on two tankers near the Strait of Hormuz The Trump administration was quick to blame Iran Thursday after a pair of Japanese-owned tankers were attacked Thursday near the Strait of Hormuz — a...
19:45 2019-06-13

US Blames Iran For "Blatant Assault" On Oil Tankers In Middle East The perilous contest between the United States and Iran for influence in the Middle East escalated dramatically on Thursday as two tankers were targe...
10:15 2019-06-14

Trump Administration Blames Iran for Attack on Oil Tankers, but Provides No Proof Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for attacks on two foreign tankers transiting through the Gulf of Oman, escalating the tensions between th...
04:00 2019-06-14

US releases photos to bolster claim Iran attacked tankers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is releasing new photos that officials say show that members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard were responsible for ...
23:15 2019-06-17

Trump characterizes alleged attacks by Iran on tankers as ‘very minor’ In an interview with Time magazine, the president said he would “certainly” go to war over nuclear weapons but left open the question of taking actio...
20:45 2019-06-18

Schiff agrees with Trump: 'No question' Iran attacked oil tankers Rep. Adam Schiff. D-Calif., often a harsh critic of President Trump, agrees with him on one thing: the idea that Iran was behind the bombing of two o...
22:15 2019-06-16

Tankers Targeted Near Strait Of Hormuz Amid Iran-US Tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, an assault that left one...
15:45 2019-06-13

Pompeo says Iran attacked oil tankers to raise global oil price U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf, saying it was an effort by Tehran to raise the gl...
04:15 2019-05-31

Iran's Zarif calls on UK to immediately release captured oil tanker The capture of an Iranian oil tanker by Britain has set "a dangerous precedent and must end now", Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said o...
14:15 2019-07-08

Iran Says It Captured British Oil Tanker; UK Hits Out, Claims 2 Seized 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...
04:30 2019-07-20

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...
23:00 2019-07-19

Iran Seizes Foreign Tanker It Accuses of Smuggling Fuel Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said it had seized a foreign tanker, pushing oil prices up amid fears that the Islamic republic could disrupt shipping tra...
14:00 2019-07-18

Iran seizes 1,000 bitcoin mining machines using subsidized power Iranian authorities have seized about 1,000 bitcoin mining machines in two abandoned factories, state television reported, after warnings that the ac...
09:30 2019-06-28

Iran seizes 1,000 Bitcoin miners, says mining with state electricity is a no-no Authorities in Iran have seized around 1,000 Bitcoin mining machines from two abandoned factories, according to Reuters. The report hasn’t stated wha...
12:30 2019-06-28

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...
02:30 2019-08-01

After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker, UK Warns Ships To Avoid Hormuz Strait London on Saturday advised British ships to avoid the Strait of Hormuz for "an interim period" following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tank...
13:15 2019-07-20

Audio captures dramatic moments before Iran seizes British tanker ​An audio recording released Sunday captured the dramatic moments as a British naval officer warned Iranian military forces against seizing a UK-flag...
22:45 2019-07-21

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran becau...
23:15 2019-06-13

Iran state TV says 44 crewmembers from 2 tankers involved in an incident near Strait of Hormuz taken to Iranian port TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran state TV says 44 crewmembers from 2 tankers involved in an incident near Strait of Hormuz taken to Iranian port. The post Ir...
12:45 2019-06-13

British Navy escorts oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatens revenge for ship seizure The British Navy has escorted at least two ships through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatened revenge against the United Kingdom for its seizur...
07:45 2019-07-11

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....
08:01 2019-07-20

Iran says it has seized foreign oil tanker in Gulf Report on state TV says ship was smuggling oil but does not say which country crew are fromFears for maritime security in the strait of Hormuz, a vit...
20:15 2019-07-18

We're here to deter Iran, not go to war: US military commanders in the Gulf The U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet is tasked with patrolling an expanse of about 2.5 million square miles of water, and has seen an increase in U.S. forc...
22:15 2019-08-12

Oil jumps 3% toward $64 as Iran shoots down U.S. drone in Gulf Oil rose more than 3% toward $64 a barrel on Thursday after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, raising fears of a military confrontation between T...
16:45 2019-06-20

Iran says will not tolerate 'maritime offences' in Gulf Iran runs security in the Strait of Hormuz and will no longer tolerate "maritime offences" there, its foreign minister said on Monday, a day after it...
15:00 2019-08-05

Oil jumps 3% to $63 as Iran shoots down U.S. drone in Gulf Oil rose by 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 betw...
13:30 2019-06-20

Iran says it came to help of disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf Iranian navy vessels came to the assistance of a disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that needed repairs, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman was q...
23:15 2019-07-16

Iran Says It Has Seized Another Oil Tanker in Persian Gulf State news media reported that the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps had seized a ship smuggling fuel to Arab countries and had detained the foreign...
14:30 2019-08-04

Iran warns UK of 'mother of all wars' as Navy joins US patrols to protect oil tankers A conflict with Iran would be "the mother of all wars", its leader warned today as Britain prepared to join a US naval mission to protect oil tankers...
16:00 2019-08-06

Oil rises 1% after Iran says it seized foreign tanker in Gulf Oil prices rose about 1% on Thursday after Iran said it had seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf amid rising tensions between Tehran and the West ...
14:00 2019-07-18

Opinion: Iran's calculated escalation in the Persian Gulf Iranian speedboats recently went after a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Despite this provocation, the Iranian regime is not out for war,...
18:30 2019-07-14

Iran backed down in Gulf due to US 'deterrence', says American general Head of central command says he remains concerned about ‘very real’ threat and Tehran’s potential for aggressionIran has chosen to “step back and rec...
09:00 2019-06-07

U.S. turning Gulf region into 'tinderbox': Iran's Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States on Monday of turning the Gulf region into a "matchbox ready to ignite", accor...
06:15 2019-08-13

US blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US believes Iran was behind Thursday's attack on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions...
02:30 2019-06-14

Did Iran Attack Ships in the Gulf? What the Evidence Shows. A Times analysis of video released by the U.S. Defense Department indicates that an Iranian patrol boat removed an object from the hull of a stricken...
03:15 2019-06-15

U.S. Lobbies Oil Buyers, Producers to Secure Gulf Against Iran The U.S. is lobbying nations that buy and sell Middle East oil to help protect the region’s waterways as concerns grow that Iran is stepping up effor...
02:30 2019-07-17

Iran will get the blame, but the Gulf of Oman truth is likely a lot murkier As the plumes rise from a brazen attack in the Gulf of Oman, oil brokers and diplomats are panicking about another lurch toward confrontation In the ...
00:15 2019-06-14

Iran-US tensions flare in the Persian Gulf: What's at stake The US has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf — a claim Iran denies. The dispute has raised concerns of a new conflict in the...
00:45 2019-06-16

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region Iran has shot down a U.S. drone which the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday was flying over southern Iran, raising fears that a major milit...
12:15 2019-06-20

Is the US nudging Britain into dangerous waters with Iran? The UK’s shipping looks vulnerable since it seized a tanker after a US requestA chain of events has been triggered that is increasingly exposing the ...
01:30 2019-07-12

Iran says Britain might release oil tanker soon, Gibraltar says not yet The British territory of Gibraltar will not yet release an Iranian oil tanker seized by Royal Marines in the Mediterranean despite an Iranian report ...
16:15 2019-08-13

Iran-UK tanker standoff: What is the next step for Britain? After Iran seized a UK-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the UK is looking for a diplomatic way forward. But if Tehran refuses to negotiate, Lo...
19:00 2019-07-23

Britain will be considered but robust toward Iran: Hunt British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said London would respond in a considered but robust way to the seizure of a British tanker by Iranian guards, ...
02:30 2019-07-20

Britain says seizure of two vessels by Iran is unacceptable Britain said Iran's seizure of a British-flagged vessel and a Liberian-flagged vessel in the Strait of Hormuz was unacceptable and called for freedom...
23:15 2019-07-19

Iran says Britain might free oil tanker soon: IRNA Iran said on Tuesday that Britain might free its oil tanker Grace 1 soon in a maritime saga that has exacerbated frictions between Tehran and the Wes...
14:45 2019-08-13

Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated tanker through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British wars...
11:15 2019-07-11

External Presence In Gulf Is "Source Of Insecurity" For Iran: Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Twitter on Friday that any military presence in the Gulf from outside the region would be a "so...
00:00 2019-08-10

Iran forces say they seized British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they had captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf after Britain seized an Iranian vessel earlier ...
21:30 2019-07-19

US Failed To Build Coalition In Gulf, Allies 'Ashamed': Iran The US is acting alone against Tehran and its allies are too "ashamed" to join its forces in the Gulf, Iran's top diplomat said Monday, dismissing it...
13:15 2019-08-05

Iran says it seized 'fuel smuggling' tanker in Persian Gulf Iran state-run media said Thursday that its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a foreign vessel in the Persian Gulf, accusing it of "smuggling ...
19:30 2019-07-18

Iran says it is responsible for Gulf security, calls on US forces to leave "We call on U.S. forces to finish their presence in the region as they are the main source of crisis and instability," a senior Iranian security offi...
21:15 2019-06-17

UK to step up its military presence in Gulf amid crisis with Iran MoD says second warship will be deployed within days to protect British commercial oil tankers The UK is stepping up its military presence in the Gul...
16:45 2019-07-12

Iran shows growing fury in the Gulf. It really is desperate to talk The British Heritage super tanker is owned by BP, under a British flag, and on charter to an Anglo-Dutch company, so it's unsurprising that the ship ...
21:30 2019-07-11

Iran denies responsibility for the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the ...
17:30 2019-06-14

Trump says 'Iran did do it,' as U.S. seeks support on Gulf oil tanker attacks The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus ab...
04:45 2019-06-15

US blames Iran for the twin tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for ...
13:45 2019-06-14

Evidence Iran was behind Gulf attacks to be presented to UN, John Bolton says Trump national security adviser says evidence can be shown as early as next weekEvidence that Iran has been behind recent attacks on oil tankers and ...
05:30 2019-05-31

Iran: Foreign tanker in Gulf seized, sailors detained Iran seized a foreign tanker carrying about 185,000 gallons of fuel in the Persian Gulf and detained seven sailors from different nationalities accor...
19:00 2019-08-04

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...
21:00 2019-08-08

Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister says Britain's detention of an Iranian tanker last week was a threatening and incorrect action, Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Mond...
10:30 2019-07-08

WRAPUP 3-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated tanker through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British wars...
12:00 2019-07-11

Britain warns of consequences if Iran does not return ships British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Friday there would be consequences if Iran did not return control of ships seized in the Strait of Horm...
23:45 2019-07-19

Britain warns Iran after attempted seizure of oil tanker ​Britain on Thursday urged Iran to “de-escalate” after ​armed military vessels tried to seize a BP-​operated oil tanker in the Strait of ...
18:45 2019-07-11

WRAPUP-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, t...
10:15 2019-07-11

WRAPUP 2-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, t...
10:15 2019-07-11

Tension rises between Britain and Iran over tit-for-tat tanker seizures DRAMATIC AUDIO, VIDEO: Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps has released video showing its seizure of the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Imper...
21:30 2019-07-22

Britain backs U.S. in blaming Iran for tanker attacks Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said there was no reason not to believe the United States' assessment that Iran was responsible for attacks o...
11:30 2019-06-14

Britain may release tanker if Iran 'guarantees' oil isn't going to Syria The British foreign secretary said the Iranian tanker detailed near Gibraltar could be released in exchange for a guarantee that the oil would not be...
02:15 2019-07-14

Iran slams Britain for seizing tanker off Gibraltar A report by the Iranian government Wednesday said Britain violated international law this month when it captured the Grace 1 oil tanker, which was ta...
19:15 2019-07-17

Britain says Iran must stop and reverse its nuclear activities Iran has broken the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal and must immediately stop and reverse its activities, a spokesman for Britain's Foreign Office sai...
15:45 2019-07-07

Iran says Britain might release Grace 1 oil tanker soon: IRNA Iran said on Tuesday that Britain might free its oil tanker Grace 1 soon, after some documents were exchanged that would help the seized ship's relea...
11:15 2019-08-13

| Britain urges Iran to free seized tanker Britain has urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a UK-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani waters in an "ut...
10:01 2019-07-21

U.S. Navy says mine fragments suggest Iran behind Gulf tanker attack The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by showing limpet mine fragment...
17:00 2019-06-19

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...
06:45 2019-06-16

Second tanker in Gulf turns sharply towards Iran, Refinitiv data shows A second oil tanker, the British-operated, Liberian-flagged Mesdar, turned sharply north towards Iran's coast on Friday afternoon after passing westw...
23:15 2019-07-19

Will "Protect" Gulf Waters, Iran Warns New British PM Boris Johnson Iran warned Britain's next prime minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday that it will "protect" waters of the oil-rich Gulf, amid a standoff between the tw...
18:30 2019-07-23

Iran dismisses reports about seizure of a British oil tanker in Gulf: IRIB Iran has dismissed as "fabricated" reports of the seizure of a British oil tanker in the Gulf, Iran's IRIB news agency quoted unnamed sources as sayi...
12:15 2019-07-06

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....
15:01 2019-06-15

Oil hits six-week high on Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions Oil prices hit a six-week high on Thursday as oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico were evacuated ahead of a storm, while an incident with a British tanker...
17:45 2019-07-11

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, oil prices rise Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between...
21:15 2019-06-13

Mike Pompeo blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman US secretary of state accuses Tehran of ‘lashing out’Iran denies responsibility for early-morning attackThe US has blamed Iran for an early-morning a...
21:45 2019-06-13

Iran Pairs Diplomacy with Military Pushback as Gulf Tensions Soar Ships plying the Strait of Hormuz are getting caught in the middle as Iran pushes back against U.S. sanctions and maneuvers around a more muscular Am...
20:45 2019-07-21

Trump reportedly agrees to send more troops to Gulf to deter Iran, just not 10K MORE TROOPS AFTER ALL: President Trump seemed disinclined to send any more troops to the Persian Gulf region to counter Iran just before he got a bri...
03:45 2019-05-25

US carrier in Persian Gulf region sends clear signal to Iran The USS Abraham Lincoln, with its contingent of Navy destroyers and cruisers and a fighting force of about 70 aircraft, is the centerpiece of the Pen...
20:30 2019-06-08

Timeline: Tension between Iran and the West over nuclear plans, Gulf shipping Tensions between Iran and the West have escalated since U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports took full effect and British naval forces seized an Ira...
11:15 2019-07-11

U.S. Blames Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks Near Persian Gulf, Secretary of State Says (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the United States government blames Iran for attacks on two oil tankers near t...
04:45 2019-06-14

Pompeo Says Intelligence Points to Iran in Tanker Attack in Gulf of Oman The secretary of state offered no evidence, but said the actions fit into a pattern. The assertion is certain to fuel tensions between the Trump admi...
02:15 2019-06-14

Iran's Revolutionary Guards impound foreign ship in the Gulf: state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards has seized a foreign ship smuggling fuel in the Gulf, state television quoted Iran's elite force as saying in a statement...
18:30 2019-07-18

US Navy Says Mine Fragments Suggest Iran Behind Gulf Tanker Attack The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragm...
01:45 2019-06-20

Britain says Iran approached tanker in Omani waters: letter to U.N. Britain told the United Nations Security Council on Saturday that a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran was approached by Iranian forces when it wa...
03:45 2019-07-21

Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking Europe...
12:30 2019-07-12

Britain confirms envoy to Iran summoned over oil tanker seizure Britain's Foreign Office confirmed on Thursday that its ambassador to Tehran had been summoned over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar...
17:45 2019-07-04

Britain, US and allies to hold talks over Iran tanker attacks Britain, the United States and other nations will meet at a US base to discuss plans to protect ships in the Gulf from Iranian attacks, Sky News unde...
15:30 2019-07-24

Release Tanker And Crew Immediately, Britain Tells Iran Britain called on Iran on Monday to release a British-flagged tanker and its crew immediately, describing the seizure of the Stena Impero in the Stra...
15:45 2019-07-22

Britain, France and Germany air fears over Iran nuclear deal Britain France and Germany say they fear the Iran nuclear deal is at risk of collapsing after the US pulled out of the agreement and reimposed sancti...
23:01 2019-07-14

Iran warns Britain of 'repercussions' following 'mean and wrong' seizure of oil tanker Iran’s president is warning Britain Wednesday that it will face “repercussions” over the “mean and wrong” seizure of one its supertankers last week t...
04:00 2019-07-11

The Latest: Britain calls on Iran to abide by nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – The Latest on U.S.-Iran tensions (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Britain is warning Iran to “immediately stop and revers...
10:00 2019-07-08

US security adviser in Britain to discuss Iran, Huawei – and Brexit John Bolton expected to urge tougher UK stance towards Tehran and Chinese firmJohn Bolton, Donald Trump’s national security adviser, has arrived in L...
22:15 2019-08-11

Iran's defense minister says Britain's seizure of oil tanker was threatening act Britain's seizing of an Iranian oil tanker last week was a threatening act that will not be tolerated, Iran's Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Mo...
10:00 2019-07-08

Iran's Revolutionary Guards reportedly deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guar...
08:15 2019-07-11

Jeremy Hunt under pressure to back plan for Gulf force as Iran digs in Tehran signals it will not release British-flagged tanker until UK frees one of its vesselsThe foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, is under intense press...
23:15 2019-07-21

TIMELINE-Iran's recent clashes with the West over Gulf shipping, nuclear plans Tensions between Iran and the West have escalated since U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports took full effect in May and British naval forces seized...
10:15 2019-07-11

U.S. demands Iran free seized ship, vows to protect Gulf oil lifeline The United States on Thursday demanded Iran immediately release a vessel it seized in the Gulf and a U.S. military commander in the region said the U...
19:45 2019-07-18

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is blaming Iran for last week's attack on two ships in the Gulf of Oman, calling on the international communit...
18:30 2019-06-16

US oil hits highest in over a month amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions U.S. oil futures hit their highest in over a month on Thursday as a potential hurricane threatened crude output in the Gulf of Mexico and as an incid...
03:45 2019-07-11

Air Force fighter planes sent to Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran The military deployed nearly a dozen Air Force fighter jets to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar amid escalating tensions with Iran and threats against...
06:30 2019-06-29

An international coalition to protect Gulf will bring insecurity: Iran vice president An international coalition to protect the Gulf will bring insecurity, Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri said on Tuesday, according to the IRIB n...
11:45 2019-07-23

Iran's Fast Boats and Mines Bring Guerrilla Tactics to Persian Gulf A U.S. conclusion that Iran was behind recent strikes on oil tankers has reignited concern about Iran’s ability to wage guerrilla warfare in one of t...
12:30 2019-05-30

U.S. Navy says mine fragments, magnet point to Iran in Gulf tanker attack The United States Navy on Wednesday displayed limpet mine fragments and a magnet it said it had removed from one of two oil tankers attacked in the G...
15:00 2019-06-19

Iran ready to escort Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker in the Gulf: navy commander Iran is ready to dispatch its naval fleet to escort its Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker, which is currently in Gibraltar, Iran's navy commander said on Sun...
14:45 2019-08-18

Britain calls for European naval mission to counter Iran's 'piracy' Britain called on Monday for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, days after Iran seized a British-flag...
20:30 2019-07-22

Iran accuses Britain of ‘piracy’ for seizing oil tanker, warns of retaliation The seizure of the tanker transporting Iranian oil to Syria heightened tensions surrounding the unraveling Iran nuclear deal and the safety of shippi...
00:15 2019-07-06

Britain to seek European maritime mission to counter Iran's 'piracy' Britain will seek to put together a European-led maritime protection mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a...
20:30 2019-07-22

"A Dangerous Game": Iran Asks Britain To Release Its Tanker, Says Report Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking Europe...
12:30 2019-07-12

UPDATE 2-Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking Europe...
09:30 2019-07-12

Britain's Jeremy Hunt in Belgium to save Iran nuclear deal British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Monday the Western nuclear agreement with Iran "isn't dead yet," and that he remains "totally committed" t...
18:15 2019-07-15

Britain sees 'small window' to save Iran nuclear deal EU foreign ministers meeting in Brussels are hoping to deescalate tensions between the US and Iran. Britain's top diplomat says there's still a "smal...
17:45 2019-07-15

France, Britain and Germany say risks Iran nuclear deal could collapse France, Britain and Germany said on Sunday they were preoccupied by the escalation of tensions in the Persian Gulf region and a risk of Iran's 2015 n...
19:15 2019-07-14

Britain's Hunt says 'small window' to save Iran nuclear deal British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Monday that there was still time to save the Iran nuclear deal and that despite the United States being...
10:30 2019-07-15

Britain mulls sanctions in response to Iran tanker seizure: The Telegraph British ministers are making plans aimed at targeting Iran with sanctions in the aftermath of the Iranian seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in ...
03:45 2019-07-21

Iran's Revolutionary Guards deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf - Fars news Iran's Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the semi-official F...
07:30 2019-07-11

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gu...
21:45 2019-06-23

Iran's Revolutionary Guards deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf: Fars news Iran's Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the semi-official F...
07:30 2019-07-11

Peace in the Gulf ‘at a critical juncture’ says DiCarlo, urging continuation of Iran nuclear deal The Iran nuclear deal must “continue to work for all”, despite moves by both the United States and Iran which have destabilized the “hard-won” 2015 a...
01:45 2019-06-28

The ‘Special’ U.S.-U.K. Relationship is Bruised After Trump Officials Didn’t Tell Britain About Plans to Hit Iran At the Aspen Institute’s annual gathering of national security and foreign policy leaders in July, the former acting CIA director, John McLaugh...
19:00 2019-07-23

Factbox: Iran tanker crisis shows that Britain no longer rules the waves Britain's failure to prevent Iran's Revolutionary Guards from seizing a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz shows the decline of the o...
15:45 2019-07-22

Iran calls on Britain to release oil tanker, avoid ‘dangerous and unclear game’ A spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry questioned the legal basis for detaining the ship, which royal marines seized off the coast of Gibraltar last...
02:00 2019-07-13

Britain and U.S. will regret detaining Iran's oil tanker: Revolutionary Guards deputy commander Britain and the United States will regret detaining an Iranian oil tanker, a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, ...
12:30 2019-07-11

Britain calls ship seizure 'hostile act' as Iran releases video of capture Britain on Saturday denounced Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a "hostile act" and rejected Tehran's explanation that it...
03:45 2019-07-21

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...
13:15 2019-06-21

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....
11:45 2019-06-16

'Britons will soon feel the slap': Iran threatens UK after British navy sends second warship to Persian Gulf The British Navy sent another warship to the Persian Gulf region after one of its destroyers fended off three Iranian ships attempting to harass a Br...
22:30 2019-07-12

The oil tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were attacked Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.   ...
17:15 2019-06-14

Two tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman Ships owned by companies in Norway and Singapore were attacked near the Gulf region's Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions had already been high sin...
18:45 2019-06-13

Britain sees "small window" to salvage nuclear deal, Iran urges Europe to act Britain said on Monday there was a "small window" of time to save the Iran nuclear deal, as Tehran signaled it would ramp up its nuclear program -- s...
18:15 2019-07-15

Gulf tanker attack: Iran has form for using clingy, covert 'limpet mines' which instantly disable vessels The U.S. blamed Iran for the attacks on oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz, releasing a video Friday supposedly showing Iran’s Revolutionary Guard...
16:00 2019-06-14

Trump’s arch-hawk lured Britain into a dangerous trap to punish Iran | Simon Tisdall With the seizure of a supertanker off Gibraltar, stumbling UK government was set up by John Bolton as collateral damageJohn Bolton, White House natio...
18:00 2019-07-20

Britain calls Stena Impero oil tanker seizure 'hostile act' as Iran releases video of capture London has denounced Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a "hostile act." German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says Europe is...
11:30 2019-07-21

Two tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman — reports Ships owned by companies in Norway and Singapore were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions are high in the region follo...
12:45 2019-06-13

Britain warns of 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release seized tanker as regime insists it was 'reciprocal' move Britain warned Iran that it’s on a “dangerous path” after its authorities seized a British-flagged tanker in the Gulf, but the regime insists it was ...
15:30 2019-07-20

Latest on suspected attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman Here is the latest from Reuters on suspected attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which a fifth of the Middle Ea...
11:30 2019-06-13

UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid US-Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid U...
09:15 2019-06-13

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calli...
03:01 2019-06-28

Damaged Tankers Reach Safe Waters After Gulf Attacks Two damaged tankers arrived safely Sunday at locations off the Emirati coast after they were rocked by explosions in Gulf waters, in an incident Saud...
11:00 2019-06-17

Iran tanker heads to Greece after release, Iran warns U.S against seizure attempt An Iranian tanker headed through the Mediterranean toward Greece on Monday after it was released from detention off Gibraltar, and Tehran said that a...
11:45 2019-08-19

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 ...
11:15 2019-07-11

Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Ir...
12:45 2019-06-13

Iran will take 'third step' to reduce commitments to nuclear deal: Iran foreign minister Iran will take a third step to reduce its commitments to a landmark 2015 nuclear deal within the framework of the pact, Iranian Foreign Minister Moha...
08:15 2019-08-03

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? &#...
19:45 2019-06-20

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...
23:15 2019-06-02

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in Hormozgan province: Iran media 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 ...
07:15 2019-06-20

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran without 'pre-conditions', 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...
19:30 2019-06-02

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...
13:15 2019-08-24

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...
04:00 2019-06-21

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...
06:00 2019-06-14

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...
19:45 2019-06-12

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Tehran warned Washington Saturday that any attack would see its interests across the Middle East go up in flames after US President Donald Trump said...
22:30 2019-06-22

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...
21:15 2019-07-13

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 ...
15:00 2019-06-21

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quote...
02:45 2019-05-23

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...
12:15 2019-07-24

Mike Pompeo urges other countries to help protect tankers after Gulf attacks Secretary of state says shipping security was not exclusively a US problem and stresses that Trump does not want war with IranThe US secretary of sta...
07:45 2019-06-19

Oil Tankers Attacked Again in Gulf of Oman, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict At least two tankers have been hit near where four tankers were damaged last month, according the Iranian news media and a shipping industry official...
11:30 2019-06-13

Multinational investigation says 'state actor' responsible for attacks on Gulf oil tankers An international investigation into attacks on four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in May has concluded that a "state actor" i...
08:45 2019-06-07

US Navy says it is assisting 2 oil tankers targeted in ‘reported attack’ in Gulf of Oman DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy says it is assisting 2 oil tankers targeted in ‘reported attack’ in Gulf of Oman. The post US ...
12:45 2019-06-13

US Navy’s 5th Fleet says it is ‘aware of the reported attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy’s 5th Fleet says it is ‘aware of the reported attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman’ The...
12:45 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Two tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman - sources Two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crew have been evacuated, shipping sources said on Thursday, a month after a si...
10:30 2019-06-13

2 Oil Tankers "Attacked" In Gulf of Oman, Crew Jumped Into Water, Rescued Suspected attacks left two tankers in flames in the waters of the Gulf of Oman Thursday, sending world oil prices soaring as Iran helped rescue stric...
15:15 2019-06-13

Tankers Attacked Again in Gulf of Oman, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict Two tankers have been hit, forcing their crews to abandon ship, near where four tankers were damaged last month. It was not clear who carried out the...
16:45 2019-06-13

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...
15:45 2019-05-21

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.  &#...
19:45 2019-06-20

Iran's Zarif says 'short war' with Iran is an illusion: Twitter Iran's foreign minister said on Twitter on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump's view that a conflict with Iran would be a "short war" was an i...
19:30 2019-06-27

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...
13:30 2019-06-15

MIDEAST STOCKS-Major Gulf markets slide after suspected attack on tankers All major Gulf stock markets dropped on Thursday after suspected attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman, with a missile strike by Yemen's Houthi rebe...
10:30 2019-06-13

Oil tanker crews abandon ship after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman amid tensions with Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both....
19:15 2019-06-13

Britain warns Iran of 'serious consequences' if British-flagged oil tanker not released Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker potentially marks a major escalation in tensions between Iran and the West since they began rising in May...
13:15 2019-07-20

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...
10:00 2019-07-08

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dram...
08:30 2019-07-05

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...
15:45 2019-07-22

Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker headed to Syria, furious Tehran summons British ambassador over 'destructive' action Iran has summoned the British ambassador in Tehran as the regime fumes after Britain seized an Iranian tanker on Thursday believed to be violating th...
16:30 2019-07-05

GCC bonds weak on news of tankers hit in Gulf of Oman, Aramco bonds down International bonds issued by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) governments were down on Thursday after two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the...
10:30 2019-06-13

Strait of Hormuz incident: Jeremy Hunt 'extremely concerned' over Iranian seizure of two oil tankers in Gulf UK-registered Stena Impero was seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard in the Strait of Hormuz Second seized oil tanker, the Liberia-flagged Mesdar...
03:30 2019-07-20

Iran tanker seizure: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warns Iran on 'dangerous path' after tanker is seized Tanker Stena Impero seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard in guerrilla-style attack Second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar, seized and later rele...
10:00 2019-07-20

Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf The British navy says it has prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, ...
15:45 2019-07-11

Britain says deployment of warship to Gulf is to protect its interests Britain is sending its HMS Kent warship to the Gulf to protect its interests and ensure freedom of navigation after tensions with Iran, the Ministry ...
20:15 2019-07-17

Britain sending destroyer to Gulf amid Iranian threats Iran on Friday demanded the British navy release an Iranian oil tanker seized last week off Gibraltar, accusing London of playing a “dangerous game” ...
14:30 2019-07-12

UK- U.S. talks on building up military presence in Gulf ongoing, says Britain Discussions between Britain and the United States on building up their military presence in the Gulf are ongoing, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokes...
14:30 2019-07-12

Britain raises security level for UK ships in the Gulf to 'critical' The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Gulf to the highest state of alert, a British official confirmed to CNN on Friday, as t...
15:45 2019-07-12

Britain replaces warship in Gulf, to maintain continuous presence Britain said on Friday it would deploy the destroyer HMS Duncan warship to the Gulf to replace HMS Montrose, maintaining a continuous presence there ...
14:15 2019-07-12

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...
19:45 2019-06-27

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�...
21:45 2019-07-23

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 ...
17:30 2019-06-20

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 ...
18:15 2019-08-20

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....
01:30 2019-06-22

Iraqi PM says he wants to end tensions between Iran and US BAGHDAD (AP) — State-run Iraqi media is quoting Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi as saying that Baghdad will send delegations to the U.S. and Iran to ...
15:30 2019-05-21

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 ...
02:30 2019-05-24

Trump Has No Idea What Iran Is or Isn't Doing Today, on his way to a Pennsylvania rally, President Trump told reporters that there’s “no indication” that Iran is threatening the U.S., according t...
14:45 2019-05-21

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...
14:15 2019-07-12

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...
21:45 2019-05-23

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...
18:45 2019-06-23

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...
23:45 2019-05-21

Iran says it has shot down a US drone Iran's Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear...
19:30 2019-06-20

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...
04:00 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...
10:30 2019-05-22

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...
15:15 2019-06-17

Iran oil minister: 'OPEC might die' OPEC announced on Monday it will restrict the supply of oil for another nine months in a bid to support prices pressured by weakening economic growth...
09:15 2019-07-02

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 ...
23:15 2019-06-27

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...
13:15 2019-06-07

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...
09:45 2019-05-24

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...
04:45 2019-06-29

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...
11:45 2019-06-23

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...
21:00 2019-05-30

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...
07:45 2019-06-20

Concern grows over UAE oil tanker last seen off Iran Vessel stopped transmitting its location on Saturday, when it was pointing towards IranTracking data showing an oil tanker that was heading towards I...
16:30 2019-07-16

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...
16:15 2019-06-19

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...
12:45 2019-06-19

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...
01:45 2019-06-06

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...
02:30 2019-07-21

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...
09:45 2019-06-21

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...
22:45 2019-08-21

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...
08:00 2019-06-20

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 ...
21:30 2019-06-21

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...
15:30 2019-05-31

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...
21:45 2019-07-03

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...
04:00 2019-06-19

Trump Says He's 'In No Hurry' to Confront Iran President Trump said he called off a retaliatory military strike on Iran just 10 minutes before its planned start after learning 150 people would be ...
00:00 2019-06-22

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...
00:15 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 ...
00:30 2019-06-22

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 ...
13:30 2019-07-08

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...
01:15 2019-06-22

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...
11:30 2019-07-19

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...
11:45 2019-06-08

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...
03:15 2019-06-09

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...
22:15 2019-06-27

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...
18:30 2019-06-02

Iran: We will enrich uranium to ‘any amount we want’ TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s president warned European partners in its faltering nuclear deal on Wednesday that Tehran will increase its enrichment of...
11:45 2019-07-03

Iran defends execution of gay people The US and Germany have condemned Iran after its foreign minister defended the policy of execution for homosexuality. The issue erupted after a point...
14:30 2019-06-12

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 ...
11:00 2019-07-18

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 ...
19:45 2019-07-08

No U.S. aircraft operated over Iran, U.S. military says The U.S. military did not fly over Iranian airspace on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, after a news website run by Iran's elite Revolutionary Guar...
07:15 2019-06-20

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...
16:45 2019-05-21

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&#...
10:01 2019-07-04

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 Tehr...
19:45 2019-06-18

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...
23:30 2019-06-21

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...
22:45 2019-06-19

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...
13:45 2019-06-02

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...
23:15 2019-06-18

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...
09:15 2019-07-15

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...
05:30 2019-06-21

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, if Tehran guaranteed tha...
20:45 2019-07-13

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...
08:30 2019-07-11

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times loca...
14:45 2019-05-26

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...
02:15 2019-07-23

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 ...
20:30 2019-07-22

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...
21:45 2019-06-14

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...
17:45 2019-07-22

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...
11:30 2019-05-22

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...
21:15 2019-05-28

Oil slips to around $63 as Iran concerns fade 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, ...
16:00 2019-07-23

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...
16:15 2019-07-12

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. ...
01:00 2019-05-22

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...
20:30 2019-07-23

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...
09:00 2019-05-22

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...
14:30 2019-06-23

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...
22:15 2019-05-28

Iran: US 'must lift sanctions' before we talk War with Iran would be the "mother of all wars," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said in a live TV address. The US must lift all sanctions if it...
12:00 2019-08-06

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...
11:30 2019-06-20

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...
20:30 2019-07-16

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...
20:15 2019-05-29

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...
14:45 2019-06-15

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...
16:30 2019-05-27

Iran says its missile program is not negotiable Iran on Tuesday said its ballistic missile program was not up for negotiation after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a White House cabinet me...
21:15 2019-07-16

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...
01:30 2019-05-28

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...
03:15 2019-06-24

Trump: 'You'll find out' how U.S. will respond to Iran Asked how the United States will respond to Iran after Iran shot down an American drone, U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters, "You'll find out...
20:00 2019-06-20

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...
05:45 2019-06-15

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...
20:15 2019-08-02

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...
12:15 2019-05-30

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...
12:30 2019-07-10

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 ...
17:15 2019-06-20

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...
20:45 2019-05-21

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...
18:45 2019-06-27

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...
01:30 2019-06-23

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...
09:45 2019-06-29

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...
20:15 2019-06-28

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 ...
16:30 2019-07-19

US, Iran voice resolve in brinkmanship, say war not sought The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply ...
01:00 2019-06-19

Iran says it is ready to negotiate if U.S. lifts sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has said it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more far-reaching agreement on nuclear and security i...
09:30 2019-07-15

US says Iran removed unexploded mine from oil tanker DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. military’s Central Command has released a video is says shows Iranian forces removing an unexploded...
06:00 2019-06-14

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...
23:45 2019-06-20

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 ...
00:15 2019-06-21

Rouhani: Iran to enrich uranium to 'any amount' it wants Iran's president has warned Europe and the United States that it would completely ignore enrichment limits after Sunday. France warned that Iran woul...
21:45 2019-07-03

Iran Will Enrich Uranium "As Much As Necessary": Hassan Rouhani President Hassan Rouhani said Iran will exceed on Sunday the uranium enrichment limit it agreed in a 2015 deal with major powers, raising it "as much...
18:00 2019-07-03

Why It Matters If Iran Busts 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...
13:00 2019-07-05

Iran considers releasing Lebanese detainee TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran is considering releasing a Lebanese resident of the United States who is serving a 10-year sentence on espionage charges fol...
14:45 2019-06-09

Rouhani: Iran Will Enrich Uranium to ‘Any Amount We Want’ (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president warned European partners in its faltering nuclear deal on Wednesday that Tehran will increase its enric...
16:30 2019-07-03

Trump says Iran may have shot down U.S. drone by mistake U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and that "it ...
20:00 2019-06-20

Iran: UK ‘should be scared’ of retaliation over seized tanker Iran said Saturday the United Kingdom should be “scared” of possible retaliation after the Royal Marines captured an Iranian supertanker ...
19:30 2019-07-06

Iran failing as a nation, but U.S. could turn that around: Trump Iran is failing as a nation after Washington imposed powerful sanctions last year, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday, adding that he could...
18:45 2019-06-06

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...
23:45 2019-06-14

Analysis: Iran to break limits on enrichment Iran announced Sunday it will increase its uranium enrichment to an unspecified level beyond the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, fu...
20:00 2019-07-07

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...
02:45 2019-06-15

Exclusive: U.S. will not blacklist Iran's foreign minister, for now The United States has decided not to impose sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for now, two sources familiar with the matter ...
04:45 2019-07-12

How the Trump administration got into a showdown with Iran that could lead to war Sergei Chirikov/Pool via REUTERS; GOL/Capital Pictures/MediaPunch/AP Democratic lawmakers have expressed concern about a potential war with Iran ami...
20:45 2019-07-02

The 3-letter word that's missing from the showdown with Iran AP Photo/ISNA The US is in the middle of a showdown with Iran, stoked by incidents in the Persian Gulf and a protracted dispute over the 2015 nuclea...
01:15 2019-07-12

Iran prepares to ramp up uranium enrichment Iran has suggested that it will boost uranium enrichment to 5% — well above the 3.67% cap set under the 2015 nuclear deal. Tehran has begun to row ba...
01:15 2019-07-07

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 "...
17:45 2019-06-14

An AEI scholar breaks down the military history between Iran and the US The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the ...
17:30 2019-06-14

Marianne Williamson warns that US elections could become more like Iran's Sean Rayford/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson warned that American elections could become more like voting in coun...
11:45 2019-07-06

Pompeo says U.S. does not want war with Iran; pushes for international response The United States does not want to go to war with Iran but will take every action necessary, including diplomacy, to guarantee safe navigation throug...
21:45 2019-06-16

US hits Iran with new sanctions; petrochemicals targeted WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is hitting Iran with new sanctions that target its largest petrochemical company for providing support to ...
17:45 2019-06-07

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...
23:00 2019-06-20

Iran will enrich uranium to 'any amount we want': Rouhani Iran's president warned European partners in its faltering nuclear deal on Wednesday that Tehran will increase its enrichment of uranium to "any...
12:15 2019-07-03

Use Of Force Against Iran Would Be "Disaster", Says Vladimir Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said any use of force by the US against Iran would lead to disaster as tensions escalate between Washing...
23:00 2019-06-20

Fox & Friends Tries Really Hard to Goad Trump Into War With Iran President Donald Trump celebrated his birthday today with a marathon call with Fox & Friends, rambling for over 50 minutes. Along the way, the Fo...
16:30 2019-06-14

In Trump’s Iran Response, Some See a Dangerous Ambiguity As diplomats try to ratchet down tensions, some of them worry that hard-liners in Iran could be emboldened to further test President Trump’s resolve....
20:15 2019-06-21

Celebrating Sabbath with Iran's Jewish minority Iran is home to the largest Jewish community in the Muslim world. Jan Schneider visited the Musazadeh family in Tehran to share in their Sabbath cele...
20:45 2019-07-13

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...
20:15 2019-06-21

Trump warns Iran of retaliation, but says he’s against war: official Tehran received a message from President Trump warning that a retaliatory attack was imminent after Iran shot down a US drone – but saying he was aga...
16:45 2019-06-21

From hot sauce to pop gloss, Americana seeps into Iran Trump administration sanctions on Iran took a toll on oil and other industries. But American products like Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Heinz are prominent....
21:15 2019-07-15

Iran denies its missile program is up for negotiation Iran denied on Tuesday that it was willing to negotiate over its ballistic missile program, contradicting the chief U.S. diplomat and appearing to un...
23:15 2019-07-16

What Europe Can and Can’t Do to Save the Iran Nuclear Deal European countries were key to negotiating the landmark 2015 international accord that restricted Iran’s nuclear program in return for relief from sa...
13:15 2019-07-17

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...
11:30 2019-06-20

U.S. unsure about circumstances of tanker towed to Iran U.S. officials say they are unsure whether an oil tanker towed into Iranian waters was seized by Iran or rescued after facing mechanical faults as Te...
20:15 2019-07-17

Netanyahu warns Iran about range of new F-35 fighter Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu personally viewed a squadron of F-35 fighter jets Tuesday, and warned Iran the state-of-the-art aircraft ca...
19:30 2019-07-09

| World powers won't get a better nuclear deal - Iran Iran warned world powers they won't be able to negotiate a better deal than the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement, as the United States vowed the Islam...
20:45 2019-07-09

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...
07:30 2019-06-15

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...
12:45 2019-06-20

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials told Reuters ahead...
11:15 2019-06-12

Former Guard commander says Iran should seize UK oil tanker A former leader of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard says the Islamic Republic should consider seizing a British oil tanker in response to authorit...
12:30 2019-07-05

Iran Releases Lebanese Man Accused of Spying for U.S. Iran released a Lebanese national it detained nearly four years back on charges of spying for the U.S., a move that comes amid attempts to ease tensi...
01:30 2019-06-12

US working to deter Iran, without sparking a shooting war DETERRENCE, NOT WAR: The United States is preparing options to keep the vital Strait of Hormuz open to international shipping traffic while deterring...
03:00 2019-06-18

Iran 'may have seized' oil tanker that went off radar at weekend Iran may have seized a small oil tanker travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after its tracker stopped transmitting its location, a US official ha...
07:30 2019-07-17

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...
20:30 2019-07-08

Iranian president: Iran isn't seeking war against any nation Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his country is not seeking to wage war against any nation while at the same time stressing that it will withsta...
12:15 2019-06-18

Fin24.com | WATCH: 'Iran better be careful' - Trump President Donald Trump commented on Iran, the census, migrants, the British ambassador to the United States and the US national team's win in the Wom...
22:15 2019-07-08

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...
08:15 2019-06-20

Nuclear changes, more troops heighten US-Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Iran edged toward a flashpoint Monday as Tehran announced it was breaking compliance with the accord that keeps it fro...
10:45 2019-06-18

US prepped for strikes on Iran before approval was withdrawn WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran on Thursday night in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. s...
08:30 2019-06-21

U.S., Iran send conflicting signals on their disputes Iran and the United States sent mixed signals on Tuesday about resolving their disputes as Iran's supreme leader threatened to further breach the 201...
00:15 2019-07-17

Iran Threatens to Extend Nuclear Breaches Iran warned it will take further steps to breach the 2015 nuclear accord in early September if it doesn’t receive long-sought relief from U.S. econom...
05:30 2019-07-09

Japan says Abe’s Iran trip not meant to mediate row with US TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s top government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s high-stakes trip to Iran is intended to help de-escalate t...
09:15 2019-06-13

Iran will not wage war against any nation: Iranian president Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more t...
11:30 2019-06-18

Iran Will Not Wage War Against Any Nation: Hassan Rouhani Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more t...
11:45 2019-06-18

Japan says Abe's Iran trip not meant to mediate row with US Japan's top government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's high-stakes trip to Iran is intended to help de-escalate tensions in the Mideast — ...
08:45 2019-06-13

Why US-Iran tension won’t spoil summer jaunts If you don’t think the oil and gasoline industry has changed dramatically, consider this. Tensions in the Middle East have risen sharply in recent mo...
06:15 2019-07-05

Trump says neither Iran nor U.S. ready to make a deal U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he appreciated the recent visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Iran to meet leaders, but ...
21:15 2019-06-13

Lebanese IT specialist Zakka released by Iran A Lebanese businessman detained in Tehran for more than four years on charges of collaborating against Iran arrived in Beirut on Tuesday after his go...
01:30 2019-06-12

Iran says detained US resident to be released to Lebanon Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years in Tehran to Lebanese officials, an Iranian judiciary official said Tuesd...
22:45 2019-06-11

What to know about Iran's uranium enrichment program Iran has announced it was 10 days away from breaking their uranium stockpile limit. What does this mean for the Iran Deal?     &...
19:45 2019-06-17

EU warns against blaming Iran for oil tanker attacks European foreign ministers have urged restraint in directing blame over an alleged attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The US has pointed the ...
19:45 2019-06-17

The F-35 has already freaked out Iran and changed everything in the Middle East No conversation about the world's massive political and economic changes since 2015 is complete without mentioning the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter...
21:00 2019-07-18

Iran has accelerated enrichment of uranium, IAEA says Iran has followed through on a threat to accelerate its production of enriched uranium, the head of the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Monday, departin...
05:15 2019-06-11

Iran Bars Times Correspondent From Reporting The correspondent, Thomas Erdbrink, has been unable to work since February, when his press credential was revoked. The Iranian authorities have offer...
00:45 2019-06-11

Iran Says It Will Release U.S. Resident Charged With Spying Nizar Zakka, arrested in 2015 and convicted of spying for the United States, was to be released to Lebanese authorities, according to Iran’s semioffi...
00:45 2019-06-11

Iran levels new threats against US as tensions escalate Iran’s foreign minister warned Washington on Monday that “whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it” — the latest salvo coming...
20:45 2019-06-10

US 'approved strikes on Iran,' then suddenly called them off President Trump had reportedly approved air strikes in retaliation for Tehran's downing of a US drone. A decision to stand down was allegedly made af...
15:30 2019-06-21

Iran state TV: US resident held as spy to be released TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television is reporting that a U.S. permanent resident held for years in Tehran “will be released in the comi...
16:45 2019-06-10

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,...
15:30 2019-06-20

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...
15:30 2019-06-21

Brent oil up 5% this week on fears of U.S.-Iran conflict Brent oil rallied above $65 per barrel on Friday and was on track for a 5% gain this week on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disru...
15:00 2019-06-21

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 ...
14:45 2019-06-21

Could Trump Use the Sept. 11 War Law to Attack Iran Without Going to Congress? Talk of purported Iran-Qaeda ties is raising questions about whether the Trump administration is laying the groundwork to claim that it needs no new ...
00:30 2019-06-20

U.S. Resident Detained in Iran for Years Has Been Released (BEIRUT) — A U.S. permanent resident and Lebanese businessman who was released in Iran following years of imprisonment arrived in his native Le...
19:45 2019-06-11

Iran, Russia accuse U.S. of bullying, pushing war The United States faced criticism from Russian and Iran Tuesday after the Pentagon announced it was sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East afte...
15:15 2019-06-18

Iran frees Lebanese IT specialist Zakka A Lebanese businessman detained in Tehran since 2015 on charges of collaborating against Iran arrived in Beirut on Tuesday, after his government secu...
18:30 2019-06-11

Iran warns it is ‘prepared for war’ after shooting down US drone Hours after Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down an American drone, the Foreign Ministry on Thursday expressed Tehran’s “strong objection” for what i...
14:30 2019-06-20

Iran will not wage war against any nation, says Hassan Rouhani Iranian president speaks after US said it was sending 1,000 more troops to regionIran has declared it “will not wage war against any nation” after th...
15:30 2019-06-18

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...
14:30 2019-06-20

Iran: No more 'deadlines' to save nuclear deal Iran has begun enriching uranium and has said a third deliberate violation of the 2015 nuclear deal could come. It has called on the other signatorie...
17:45 2019-07-08

Iran releases US resident accused of spying A Lebanese businessman with permanent US residency who was imprisoned in Iran for several years for alleged anti-state activity was released Tuesday,...
17:45 2019-06-11

As U.S. and Iran Face Off, Europe Is Stuck in the Middle European leaders want desperately to preserve the nuclear deal, which they see as critical to regional security, but are powerless to stop the escala...
15:30 2019-06-18

H.R. McMaster: Iran cannot be treated as ‘responsible nation’ WISHFUL THINKING: Former national security adviser retired Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster is warning against “wishful thinking” in dealing with Iran and argu...
18:30 2019-06-18

A US war with Iran looms. Don’t for one second think that it is justified | Owen Jones Trump’s allies will try to paint Iran as a threat, as they did with Iraq. We must not fall into step with their prefab bloodlustWe know how the story...
00:45 2019-06-20

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...
22:15 2019-07-15

Risk of a miscalculation in US-Iran relations is 'overstated' America's response to the drone shootdown has been "very moderate" given the potential for "more robust military action," says Scott Nations of ...
21:15 2019-06-27

Iran, U.K. Inch Closer to Tanker Resolution Iran and the U.K. are making progress toward the release of an Iranian tanker impounded in Gibraltar, a move that could prompt Tehran to free a Briti...
18:15 2019-08-13

Europeans Race to Establish Trade With Iran With Tehran threatening to breach limits set in the nuclear deal, Europeans are scrambling to restore some of the economic benefits Iran was promised...
18:45 2019-06-27

Pompeo says US ready to talk to Iran with ‘no preconditions’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration is ready for unconditional discussions with Iran in an effort to ease rising tensions th...
18:30 2019-06-02

Iran Edges Toward Nuclear Stockpile Limits The International Atomic Energy Agency says Iran remains in compliance with its main commitments under the 2015 nuclear agreement despite Tehran’s wa...
21:45 2019-05-31

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? &#...
12:30 2019-05-30

Iran Claims to Have Arrested and Executed U.S. Spies Tehran often makes similar unverified statements, but the latest announcement comes at a time of rare tension. President Trump said the claims had “z...
15:45 2019-07-22

Bolton Signals Caution Over U.S. Tensions With Iran The White House isn’t planning a military offensive response to a U.S. assessment that Iran was behind recent attacks on tankers off the U.A.E., nati...
09:45 2019-05-29

US imposes sanctions on Iran's foreign minister The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Fore...
01:45 2019-08-01

U.S. lawmakers see tamping down of Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Te...
00:15 2019-05-22

Iran detains 17 citizens accused of spying for the CIA Iran has detained 17 Iranian citizens accused of acting as spies for the United States Central Intelligence Agency, according to the country's Minist...
21:45 2019-07-22

Trump can't hide from Senate debate on Iran President Donald Trump may not want a high-profile congressional debate on war with Iran, but he might not have much say in the matter. Just as mili...
02:45 2019-06-22

Dunford: Intel indicated Iran was mounting a ‘campaign’ against US IRAN THREAT EXPLAINED: Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford revealed yesterday that he was the driving force behind the recent U.S. deployments ...
19:30 2019-05-30

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 ...
22:30 2019-06-02