Iran president: US sanctions on foreign minister ‘childish’

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 11:24:35 +0000

Iran president: US sanctions on foreign minister 'childish'

Iran’s president lambasted new U.S. sanctions by the Trump administration targeting the country’s foreign minister, describing the move on Thursday as “childish” and a barrier to diplomacy.

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Diplomats recommit to saving Iran deal, oppose US sanctions

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sun, 28 Jul 2019 23:20:44 +0000

Diplomats recommit to saving Iran deal, oppose US sanctions

Diplomats from Iran and five world powers recommitted Sunday to salvaging a major nuclear deal amid mounting tensions between the West and Tehran since the U.S. withdrew from the accord and reimposed sanctions.

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Iran says British tanker seized because of collision

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Sat, 20 Jul 2019 06:42:48 +0000

Iran says British tanker seized because of collision

Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that the country’s seizure of British-flagged oil tanker a day earlier was due to a collision

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Iran state TV: Iranian forces seize foreign oil tanker, crew

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 18:15:53 +0000

Iran state TV: Iranian forces seize foreign oil tanker, crew

Iran said Thursday its Revolutionary Guard seized a foreign oil tanker and its crew of 12 for smuggling fuel out of the country.

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Hezbollah warns Iran able to bombard Israel if war starts

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2019 00:19:54 +0000

Hezbollah warns Iran able to bombard Israel if war starts

BEIRUT, Lebanon — The head of Lebanon’s Tehran-backed Hezbollah said Friday that U.S. ally Israel would not be “neutral” if a war broke out

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Trump gives warm welcome to Qatar amid Persian Gulf disputes

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 22:42:51 +0000

Trump gives warm welcome to Qatar amid Persian Gulf disputes

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump gave a warm White House welcome Tuesday to the leader of Qatar amid a bitter rift between the tiny, energy-rich nation and its fellow American allies in the Persian Gulf and rising tensions with Iran.

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US proceeding with plan for coalition to deter Iran threats

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 22:37:21 +0000

US proceeding with plan for coalition to deter Iran threats

FORT MYER, Virginia – The United States will move ahead with plans to build a coalition of nations to monitor and deter Iranian threats against commercial shipping in the Persian Gulf area and in a heavy trafficked waterway between the Arabian Peninsula and the Horn of Africa, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff said Tuesday.

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Iran breaches key uranium enrichment limit in nuclear deal

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 00:06:46 +0000

Iran breaches key uranium enrichment limit in nuclear deal

Iran on Monday began enriching uranium to 4.5%, just breaking the limit set by its nuclear deal with world powers, while it is still seeking a way for Europe to help it bypass U.S. sanctions amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington.

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