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BREAKING: WW3 fears mount as Iran 'launches missile at US drone' in Gulf of Oman

THE crisis in the Gulf of Oman continues to escalate after US officials accused Iran of firing a surface-to-air at one of their drones in the region....

BREAKING: WW3 fears mount as Iran 'launches missile at US drone' in Gulf of Oman

Source: co.uk

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...
2019-06-16, 09:26

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....
2019-06-16, 14:26

US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions....
2019-06-21, 07:00

Tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman stoke security and oil fears Two oil tankers were attacked and left adrift on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between...
2019-06-13, 19:13

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...
2019-06-13, 10:13

In Gulf of Oman, Tankers Are Struck Again, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict Suspected attacks forced the crews of two tankers to abandon ship, near where four tankers were damaged last month. It was not clear who was involved...
2019-06-13, 17:26

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...
2019-06-14, 09:00

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new...
2019-06-14, 01:52

UPDATE 13-U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion * Attacks occur during Japanese prime minister's Iran trip (Adds details of statement by Iranian mission to United Nations, British foreign secretary...
2019-06-14, 03:39

German airline Lufthansa says planes won’t fly over Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after shooting down of US drone BERLIN (AP) — German airline Lufthansa says planes won’t fly over Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after shooting down of US drone. The post Germ...
2019-06-21, 13:52

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...
2019-06-14, 01:26

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 ...
2019-06-13, 17:00

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...
2019-06-15, 23:39

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 ...
2019-06-14, 14:26

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...
2019-06-13, 14:26

UK agrees Iran behind suspected tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman: BBC The British government agrees with the United States that Iran was behind the suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, a BBC reporte...
2019-06-14, 01:00

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...
2019-06-14, 22:52

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 ...
2019-06-14, 15:26

Iran rejects US blame 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...
2019-06-14, 04:39

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.   ...
2019-06-14, 03:13

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...
2019-06-13, 22:00

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...
2019-06-13, 22:39

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...
2019-06-13, 21:52

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...
2019-06-16, 12:39

'Highly likely Iran is responsible' for oil tanker attack in Gulf of Oman, US defense official 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...
2019-06-13, 20:26

Iran's U.N. mission rejects 'unfounded' U.S. claim over Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Iran categorically rejects the "unfounded" U.S. claim over Thursday's attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, Iran's mission to the United Na...
2019-06-14, 01:52

Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran. . Th...
2019-06-15, 21:13

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...
2019-06-13, 10:13

Oil jumps 3% to $63 as Iran shoots down U.S. drone in Gulf Oil jumped more than 3% to above $63 a barrel on Thursday after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, raising fears of a military confrontation betwe...
2019-06-20, 12:00

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...
2019-06-20, 12:13

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....
2019-06-13, 15:26

Iran denies claim that it was behind Saudi drone attacks, threatens missile strikes Iran on Sunday denied US claims that it was behind the drone attacks on oil facilities that knocked out half of Saudi Arabia’s output even as a...
2019-09-16, 02:13

Iran shoots down US drone as missile strike in Saudi Arabia raises tensions Iran says US ‘spy’ drone was flying in its airspace amid strained relations over last week’s oil tanker attacks Iran has shot down an US drone in the...
2019-06-20, 10:52

Amid tension with Iran, US Navy assisting 2 Gulf of Oman tankers targeted in 'reported attack' 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....
2019-06-13, 14:39

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....
2019-06-13, 20:26

CORRECTS: Revolutionary Guard general tells state TV Iran warned US military drone several times before firing missile TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — CORRECTS: Revolutionary Guard general tells state TV Iran warned US military drone several times before firing missile. (Corrects...
2019-06-21, 13:52

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.   ...
2019-06-14, 17:13

Two tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman Ships owned by companies in Norway and Singapore were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions are high in the region follo...
2019-06-13, 16:39

Here's the possible fallout from the Gulf of Oman tanker explosions The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. John Kilduff, Again Capital founding par...
2019-06-13, 16:52

China says nobody wants war after tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil ta...
2019-06-14, 11:26

Nobody Wants War After Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman: China Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil ta...
2019-06-14, 17:26

US Navy assisting two tankers targeted in Gulf of Oman DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, were reportedly attacked on Thursday, the U.S...
2019-06-13, 10:26

Why Tanker Blasts in the Gulf of Oman Have Put the World on Edge Unexplained explosions that crippled two tankers have raised alarms about potential military conflagration in the Middle East. How has that happened?...
2019-06-15, 01:26

Two oil tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman Sailors evacuated from two tankers in distress near the strategic Strait of HormuzTwo oil tankers have been hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of O...
2019-06-13, 12:00

Oil tanker filmed ablaze in the Gulf of Oman – video Two oil tankers have been hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews evacuated, a month after a similar incident in which four tanker...
2019-06-13, 21:52

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...
2019-06-13, 12:00

Oil prices jump 3% on tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman 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...
2019-06-13, 16:52

Jim Cramer: The Gulf of Oman tanker attack is a story about US oil independence The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Jim Cramer and Carl Quintanilla discuss...
2019-06-13, 21:00

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...
2019-06-13, 10:13

U.S. Navy: assisting tankers after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman U.S. Naval forces are assisting tankers in the Gulf of Oman after receiving two distress calls on Thursday, the U.S. Navy's Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet...
2019-06-13, 10:13

Footage captures aftermath of Gulf of Oman tanker attack The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla and Jim Cramer discuss...
2019-06-13, 16:52

| US navy says received distress calls from two ships in Gulf of Oman The US Fifth Fleet has said that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of ...
2019-06-13, 14:39

India deploys two ships in Gulf of Oman after tanker attacks India's navy has deployed two ships in the Gulf of Oman to ensure safe passage for Indian-flagged vessels, the country's defense ministry said late o...
2019-06-20, 18:52

Frontline says its Front Altair tanker on fire in Gulf of Oman -VG The Norwegian shipping firm Frontline confirmed on Thursday that its oil tanker Front Altair was on fire after an incident in the Gulf of Oman, Norwe...
2019-06-13, 12:00

US Navy Receives Distress Calls From 2 Ships In Gulf Of Oman The US Fifth Fleet said on Thursday that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the ...
2019-06-13, 16:13

India deploys destroyer, patrol vessel to Gulf of Oman The Indian Navy said Friday it has deployed two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping vessels amid heightened tensions in th...
2019-06-21, 12:13

UK maritime safety body investigating 'incident' in Gulf of Oman An oil tanker managed by Bermuda based shipping company Frontline suffered a fire on Thursday morning while sailing through the Gulf of Oman, a spoke...
2019-06-13, 11:39

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker during attack in Gulf of Oman Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker owned by Kokuka Sangyo Co in an attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the...
2019-06-14, 10:26

Egypt condemns attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman: foreign ministry Egypt condemned on Thursday any acts that undermine the safety of waterways in the Gulf region, the foreign ministry said, after two oil tankers were...
2019-06-13, 23:26

Qatar calls for international probe into tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Qatar called for an international investigation into attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday and a de-escalation of tensions in th...
2019-06-13, 23:26

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...
2019-06-13, 16:13

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 ...
2019-06-13, 10:13

Saudi Airlines shift flights away from Gulf of Oman, Strait of Hormuz Saudi Arabian Airlines has altered the path of its international flights away from the Gulf of Oman and the Strait of Hormuz, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya ...
2019-06-23, 00:52

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...
2019-06-13, 10:13

Oil price jumps after Gulf of Oman tanker 'attacks' - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as tanker fires send crude prices soaringOil tanker incident in Gulf of OmanOil jumps ove...
2019-06-13, 10:13

UPDATE 1-Dutch marine engineer Boskalis to salvage Gulf of Oman tankers Dutch marine engineer Boskalis said on Friday it had has been appointed to salvage both tankers that were hit in the Gulf of Oman in a suspected atta...
2019-06-14, 14:13

Iranian vessel removed unexploded mine from stricken oil tanker in Gulf of Oman, US officials say An Iranian vessel removed an unexploded mine that had been attached to a Japanese-owned oil tanker which suffered serious damage after an explosion i...
2019-06-14, 04:00

Benchmark Brent crude oil rises 4% in trading to over $62 a barrel after oil tanker incident in Gulf of Oman DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Benchmark Brent crude oil rises 4% in trading to over $62 a barrel after oil tanker incident in Gulf of Oman. The ...
2019-06-13, 10:13

Shipping firm identifies second ship targeted in reported Gulf of Oman attack as the Kokuka Courageous DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Shipping firm identifies second ship targeted in reported Gulf of Oman attack as the Kokuka Courageous. The post S...
2019-06-13, 10:13

Gulf of Oman oil tanker fire: Dozens of sailors evacuated amid explosion after two ships hit in suspected attack Forty-four sailors have been evacuated from two ships in the Gulf of Oman this morning after the vessels were hit in a suspected attack, according to...
2019-06-13, 13:00

Oil prices extend losses as recession fears, inventories mount Oil prices fell on Thursday to extend sharp overnight losses as U.S. crude inventories unexpectedly rose, fears of recession mounted and economic dat...
2019-08-15, 04:39

Global slowdown fears mount after run of poor data - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsFactory slowdown fuels recession worriesEuropean markets open lowerUK retail sales fall at ...
2019-06-04, 10:26

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...
2019-06-13, 12:00

The Latest: US official says Iranian missile downed US drone DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times lo...
2019-06-20, 09:26

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...
2019-08-24, 11:52

Shares slide and pound dives as trade war and Brexit fears mount - business live Financial markets are gripped by a nervy selloff as tensions between Beijing and Washington escalate, and fears of a no-deal Brexit riseLatest: The r...
2019-05-23, 15:26

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares sink, bonds surge as trade fears mount Asian shares were a sea of red on Monday as the latest salvo in the Sino-U.S. trade war shook confidence in the world economy and sent investors stea...
2019-08-26, 05:39

US military drone shot down by missile in international airspace, US official says A surface-to-air missile shot down a U.S. military drone in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. official told NBC News Thursday ...
2019-06-20, 10:26

Yemen Rebel Group Claims It Shot Down U.S. Drone With a Missile (CAIRO) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed they shot down a U.S. drone over the country’s north, as a leading rights group said Wednes...
2019-08-22, 02:52

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? &#...
2019-06-20, 17:39

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in southern province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, which is on the Gulf, the Guards' news web...
2019-06-20, 08:26

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...
2019-06-21, 02:52

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 ...
2019-07-23, 09:39

Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf After Downed Drone Several airlines rerouted flights to avoid airspace over the Persian Gulf after Iran shot down an American military drone, disrupting air travel arou...
2019-06-22, 07:26

U.S. says Navy ship 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Gulf The United States said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the v...
2019-07-19, 07:13

| Gulf tensions rise as US shoots down Iranian drone Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened th...
2019-07-20, 10:39

Rouhani says U.S. drone's 'intrusion' stokes tensions in Gulf President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday accused the United States of stoking tensions in the Gulf through what Iran has called the violation of its airspa...
2019-06-23, 16:52

The Latest: Oman says it’s working to ease US-Iran tensions ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Ira...
2019-05-24, 09:39

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...
2019-07-20, 00:26

US confirms $130M high-flying drone brought down by Iranian missile The U.S. military says the drone shot down by Iran overnight was the Navy version of the RQ-4A Global Hawk High-Altitude Long Endurance Unmanned Airc...
2019-06-20, 14:52

U.S. guided-missile destroyers McFaul, Gonzalez enter Persian Gulf Two guided-missile destroyers, the USS McFaul and Gonzalez, have entered the Persian Gulf as the United States beefs up its military presence in the...
2019-05-21, 16:52

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.  &#...
2019-06-20, 20:26

Ballistic missile fears as Kim Jong Un inspects newly built submarine Kim Jong Un has been pictured inspecting a newly built submarine - sparking fears that North Korea is continuing to develop its ballistic missile pro...
2019-07-23, 11:01

US official tells AP that US drone was shot down by an Iranian missile in international airspace over Strait of Hormuz DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US official tells AP that US drone was shot down by an Iranian missile in international airspace over Strait of Ho...
2019-06-20, 09:26

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2019-06-20, 17:39

Kim Jong Un: Missile launches were warning to US, South Korea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Wednesday leader Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly developed, short-range ballistic mis...
2019-08-07, 11:39

North Korea fires 'unidentified projectiles' amid missile test fears NORTH Korea is feared to have carried out a fresh missile test after at least two "unidentified projectiles" were detected being launched from the ro...
2019-07-25, 02:00

US Navy drone shot down by Iranian missile over Strait of Hormuz in 'unprovoked attack,' central command says U.S. military officials returned fire -- verbally -- hours after Iran blasted a Navy high-altitude drone out of the sky over the Strait of Hormuz, wi...
2019-06-20, 23:00

Kim Jong Un says North Korean missile launches were warning to US, South Experts say Trump’s downplaying of the North’s weapons displays allowed the country more room to advance its capabilities and build lever...
2019-08-07, 13:13

North Korea increases pressure with latest missile launches North Korea fired missiles for the third time in eight days on Friday, a series of launches that analysts say are designed to improve military capabi...
2019-08-02, 08:01

Kim Says North Korea’s Missile Launches Were Intended to Send a Warning (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea said Wednesday leader Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly developed, short-range balli...
2019-08-07, 08:00

North Korea's Kim visits factories linked to missile launches The factories have innocuous names, but analysts say several ostensibly civilian facilities visited by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently are a...
2019-06-01, 11:39

In Japan, Trump says he's unfazed by North Korea missile launches Ahead of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump has dismissed recent missile tests in nearby North Korea. He later...
2019-05-26, 08:52

North Korea Threatens More Launches After Latest Missile Test North Korea threatened Tuesday to carry out more weapons tests after it fired its fourth pair of projectiles in less than two weeks following the sta...
2019-08-06, 22:00

3 European nations condemn North Korea’s missile launches Three important U.S. allies are condemning the “repeated provocative launches” of ballistic missiles by North Korea that violate U.N. Security Counci...
2019-08-28, 00:00

U.N. Security Council to meet on North Korea missile launches: diplomats Britain, Germany and France have asked the United Nations Security Council to meet behind closed doors on Thursday on North Korea's latest missile la...
2019-07-31, 22:52

Trio of European nations condemns North Korea's missile launches Germany, France and the UK are urging North Korea to negotiate with the US. The move comes after North Korea's most recent string of ballistic missil...
2019-08-28, 09:39

Kim Jong Un says missile launches a warning to U.S., South Korea over military drill The missile launch, the North's fourth such action in less than two weeks, came amid stalled nuclear talks with Washington and U.S.-South Korea milit...
2019-08-07, 09:39

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US military releases video 'showing Iranian navy boat removing unexploded mine from tanker' The US has released a video which it claims shows an Iranian navy boat removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers targeted in the Gulf o...
2019-06-14, 09:52

UPS launches drone business, seeks to certify multiple pilots United Parcel Service Inc , the world's largest package delivery firm, on Tuesday unveiled its drone delivery subsidiary and said it has applied for ...
2019-07-23, 22:52

Acting defense secretary breaks with Trump on North Korea missile launches Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said North Korea’s recent ballistic missile launches violate a United Nations Security Council resolu...
2019-05-30, 02:52

Oil prices climb as U.S.-Iran tensions mount Oil prices rose on Monday to extend gains from last week, bolstered as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States after U.S. Secretary o...
2019-06-24, 09:52

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating st...
2019-07-12, 02:39

UPDATE 5-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating st...
2019-07-12, 12:00

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as U.S.-Iran tensions mount Canada's main stock index edged lower at open on Friday, mirroring losses in global equities as tensions between the United States and Iran kept inve...
2019-06-21, 16:52

Trump administration launches probe into French tech tax, prompting fears of new trade war The White House announced Wednesday it was opening an investigation into whether an imminent French tax on technology giants "unfairly targets Americ...
2019-07-11, 02:13

France says Iran will gain nothing by breaking with nuclear deal Iran will gain nothing by departing from the terms of its nuclear agreement, said the French foreign ministry on Wednesday, responding to Tehran's de...
2019-07-03, 14:13

Rouhani: Breaking nuclear deal is the least Iran can do to counter U.S. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday plans to violate the 2015 nuclear deal by adding to Tehran's uranium stockpile is the least possible ...
2019-06-19, 16:00

US video ‘shows Iran removing unexploded mine from tanker’ as WW3 tensions mount A US official has claimed it has a video showing Iran’s military removing an unexploded mine from the side of a Japanese tanker, as tensions reach br...
2019-06-14, 08:26

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...
2019-06-29, 05:26

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...
2019-06-20, 16:00

Iran says it is ramping up uranium enrichment, breaking nuclear deal limits Iran announced Sunday it will raise its enrichment of uranium, breaking another limit of its unraveling 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and furth...
2019-07-07, 10:00

BREAKING: Iran executes man on charges of spying for US Central Intelligence Agency IRAN has executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organisation of the defence ministry on charges of spying for the US Central Intellige...
2019-06-22, 17:39

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...
2019-06-21, 21:39

U.S. military says drone was 34 km from Iran when it was shot down The U.S. military said on Thursday that Iran shot down its drone while it was flying at high altitude in international airspace over the Strait of Ho...
2019-06-20, 18:52

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...
2019-07-19, 12:13

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...
2019-06-20, 11:26

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...
2019-06-20, 08:13

Iran, U.S. in war of words after U.S. drone shot down Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone it said was on a spy mission over its territory but Washington said the aircraft was targeted in int...
2019-06-20, 16:13

Iran claims to have shot down US spy drone Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards claimed Thursday to have shot down an "intruding American spy drone" after it entered Iranian airspace, amid increa...
2019-06-20, 08:13

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confront...
2019-05-21, 15:52

U.S. Spent Two Weeks on Edge Over Iran's Missile Boats For two weeks in May, the U.S. military shadowed two Iranian commercial boats sailing around the Persian Gulf as policy makers in Washington and Tehr...
2019-06-06, 15:52

Newt Gingrich says Iran is 'very close to breaking' under tough sanctions: 'This is a very shaky regime' Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday that he believes the Iranian regime is "shaky" and "very close to breaking" under the weight of tough...
2019-07-02, 16:00

Iran enriching uranium to 4.5 per cent, breaking nuclear deal limit: reports Experts warn higher enrichment and a growing stockpile could begin to narrow the one-year window Iran would need to have enough material for an atomi...
2019-07-08, 14:39

Iran seen breaking nuclear pact limit in days; Trump says 'no time pressure' Diplomats said Iran is on course to breach a threshold in its nuclear agreement within days but U.S. President Donald Trump, who has ratcheted up pre...
2019-06-28, 05:13

North Korea's Kim Jong Un says missile launches are warning to US, South Korea over drill North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the launch of tactical guided missiles on Tuesday were a warning to the U.S. and South Korea's joint milita...
2019-08-07, 00:52

North Korea's Kim says missile launches are warning to U.S., South Korea over drill: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the launch of tactical guided missiles on Tuesday were a warning to the U.S. and South Korea's joint military dr...
2019-08-07, 02:52

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...
2019-06-20, 09:26

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 ...
2019-06-21, 01:00

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...
2019-06-21, 02:00

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,...
2019-06-21, 02:00

US drone shot out of sky by Iran cost $123 million Drones commonly refer to the small, unmanned aerial vehicles seen crisscrossing local skies — but the US military’s RQ-4A Global Hawk shot down...
2019-06-20, 21:26

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...
2019-06-20, 06:13

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...
2019-06-20, 09:13

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

Iran displays debris, says US spy plane near drone Iran's Revolutionary Guard says a manned US spy plane was near a surveillance drone it shot down but Iran chose not to target it. General Amir A...
2019-06-22, 00:00

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 ...
2019-07-19, 11:00

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...
2019-06-20, 20:13

Trump: Iran’s shoot-down of US drone was a ‘very big mistake!’ President Trump issued a response Thursday to Iran’s shooting of a US drone in international airspace. “Iran made a very big mistake!R...
2019-06-20, 17:13

After Iran’s Drone Attack, Trump Says He ‘Would Not Stand for It’ Iran’s destruction of the high-altitude American drone surprised some American Defense Department officials, who say it was in international airspace...
2019-06-20, 20:00

Iran releases first photos of downed US drone Iranian state TV on Friday released images of what the Islamic Republic’s Revolutionary Guard Corps says are pieces of the US drone it shot down 10 m...
2019-06-21, 18:52

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...
2019-06-20, 11:39

South Korea says North Korea's short-range missile launches a show of force, more could come North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Saturday, South Korea said, in a "show of force" against U.S.-South Korea joint mil...
2019-08-10, 10:26

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...
2019-07-18, 16:00

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...
2019-08-12, 15:26

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...
2019-08-05, 18:52

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...
2019-08-05, 07:39

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...
2019-07-17, 01:52

Oil rises towards $65 on fears of U.S. attack on Iran Oil prices rallied towards $65 per barrel on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides mo...
2019-06-21, 12:00

Why Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran Fuel Fears of War 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 ...
2019-09-19, 07:52

Iran Displays Domestically Built Missile Defence System Iran displayed what it described as a domestically built long-range, surface-to-air missile air defence system on Thursday, at a time of rising tensi...
2019-08-22, 21:39

In Escalation, Iran Tests Medium-Range Missile, U.S. Official Says A military official said on Thursday that Iran had fired a Shahab-3 medium-range missile on Wednesday, but added that the test did not pose a threat ...
2019-07-31, 19:00

Iran Rejects Pompeo’s Suggestion It Is Willing to Negotiate Over Missile Program The misunderstanding seemed to underscore the White House’s eagerness to turn weeks of confrontation with Iran into a negotiating opportunity — and a...
2019-07-17, 03:39

Iran says minister’s missile remarks meant to challenge US The Foreign Ministry’s spokesman, Abbas Mousavi, tweeted late on Tuesday that Mohammad Javad Zarif’s comments “threw the ball into ...
2019-07-17, 10:39

US cyberattack reportedly knocked out Iran missile control systems The US may have withheld a physical military response to Iran shooting down a drone, but it might not have shown similar restraint with a digital cam...
2019-06-23, 02:13

Trump says Iran made ‘big mistake’ in downing US drone WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday that “Iran made a very big mistake” in shooting down a U.S. drone. White House...
2019-06-20, 17:00

U.S. drone debris in international waters, not in Iran-U.S. source The debris field from a U.S. military drone that was shot down by Iran is in international waters in the Strait of Hormuz, and U.S. naval assets have...
2019-06-20, 17:13

Iran summons Emirates’ top envoy over US drone incident Iran has summoned the United Arab Emirates’ top envoy to Tehran to protest the neighboring Arab nation’s allowing the U.S. to use a base there to lau...
2019-06-22, 15:39

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone; airspace in dispute Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said Thursday it shot down a U.S. military drone along the country's southern coast after it violated Irani...
2019-06-20, 16:00

Iran defense minister says no Iranian drone has been downed No Iranian drone has been brought down, the ISNA news agency quoted Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami on Wednesday as saying, after the U.S. milita...
2019-07-24, 13:13

Iran unveils latest military drone in ceremony Iran publicly unveiled its latest military drone this week -- the "Kian," which has two versions and is capable of a variety of missions -- at an eve...
2019-09-05, 05:39

Bolton Blames Iran for Houthi Drone Attacks Iran bears responsibility for recent drone attacks carried out by Houthi rebels on targets in Saudi Arabia, John Bolton, President Trump’s national s...
2019-05-31, 04:13

Factbox: The Global Hawk drone shot down by Iran Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone it said was on a spy mission over its territory. Washington said the aircraft was targeted in intern...
2019-06-21, 08:39

US Restricts Flight Operations After Iran Shoots Down Drone Washington on Thursday barred American civilian flights from Tehran-controlled airspace over the Gulf and Gulf of Oman "until further notice" after I...
2019-06-21, 08:00

Iran Shot Down a $176 Million U.S. Drone. Here’s What to Know About the RQ-4 Global Hawk Iran shooting down a U.S. surveillance drone in the politically sensitive Strait of Hormuz has created a dangerous new level of tension between the t...
2019-06-21, 02:52

Iran Counters US Claim Of "Destroying" Drone, Says "No Information" Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened th...
2019-07-19, 05:52

Trump says 'Iran made a very big mistake' after drone strike U.S. President Donald Trump condemned Iran's shootdown on Thursday of a U.S. military surveillance drone in what Washington said was international ai...
2019-06-20, 17:13

Video of Iran shooting down US drone released by Pentagon The smoke trail of a U.S. drone that was shot out of the sky over Strait of Hormuz can be seen in a video released by the Pentagon on Thursday as ten...
2019-06-20, 23:00

Oil prices surge after Iran allegedly shoots down US drone Oil prices rose Thursday by more than 3 percent to above $63 a barrel after Iran said it destroyed a US drone near the Strait of Hormuz. Expectations...
2019-06-20, 17:52

The Latest: Trump says ‘no doubt’ Iran drone was destroyed President Donald Trump says there is “no doubt about it” that a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone, despite Iranian denials that it lost an unma...
2019-07-19, 20:26

Iran denies that US shot down its drone in the Strait of Hormuz Iran on Friday denied that the United States took down one of their drones in the Strait of Hormuz, as President Trump had said hours earlier. “...
2019-07-19, 15:13

| Iran says downed US drone recovered in its territorial waters Iran said it had recovered parts of a US spy drone in its territorial waters, after downing the aircraft in a missile strike slammed by US President ...
2019-06-21, 23:26

Iran claims Revolutionary Guard shot down US drone Iran’s state news agency said Thursday that the country’s military unit shot down a US drone flying over its airspace. The Persian Gulf n...
2019-06-20, 10:39

Trump calls Iran's shooting down of U.S. drone fly in ointment President Donald Trump on Thursday called Iran's shooting down of a U.S. military drone a new fly in the ointment and said it could have been a mista...
2019-06-20, 18:52

Trump says Iran 'made a very big mistake' by shooting down drone U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said Iran made "a very big mistake" by shooting down a U.S. military drone that Tehran said was on a spy miss...
2019-06-20, 18:52

Iran TV says footage disproves U.S. report of downed drone Iran's state television on Friday aired footage it said disproved U.S. President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed an Iranian...
2019-07-19, 18:13

Putin warned US before drone was shot down not to attack Iran Vladimir Putin on Thursday warned President Trump not to use military force on Iran despite the Islamic Republic’s recent provocations — in comments ...
2019-06-20, 19:13

Trump hints US will respond soon to Iran shooting down drone President Trump said at the White House Thursday that he would soon decide how the US would respond to the downing of a US drone by Iran. “You will s...
2019-06-20, 19:13

Iran to release images 'proving US did not destroy its drone' Iran has said it will release drone images that disprove President Donald Trump's claims that a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait o...
2019-07-19, 18:13

No Airspace Violation, Says US After Iran Claims To Have Shot Down Drone The US military did not fly over Iranian airspace on Wednesday, the US military said, after a news website run by Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards s...
2019-06-20, 09:26

The Latest: Iran accuses US of dangerous act in drone spying Iran is accusing the United States of “a very dangerous and provocative act” and is urging the international community to demand the U.S. end its unl...
2019-06-20, 23:39

Iran Denies the U.S. Destroyed a Drone in the Strait of Hormuz (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran is denying a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the strategic Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship. Depu...
2019-07-19, 11:39

Trump: Iran's shootdown of drone maybe accidental Donald Trump is playing down Iran's downing of an American drone, saying that it might have been a mistake executed by someone just being "loose...
2019-06-20, 20:13

Iran's Zarif says U.S. lying about drone being hit over international waters Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Twitter on Thursday that the United States is lying over its drone being hit by Iran in interna...
2019-06-20, 18:52

Lindsey Graham after Iran shoots down US drone: ‘All bets are off’ Sen. Lindsey Graham issued a strong warning to Iran after they shot down a U.S. drone that was flying over international waters late Wednesday. Iran ...
2019-06-20, 20:13

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,...
2019-07-14, 15:00

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...
2019-06-15, 03:13

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...
2019-06-15, 21:39

US carrier in Persian Gulf a clear signal to Iran United States Navy fighter jets were flying missions from an aircraft carrier in the Arabian Sea on Saturday, a signal to Iran of America's glob...
2019-06-10, 21:13

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...
2019-07-16, 23:00

The Latest: Iran says US is fueling tensions in Persian Gulf TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Iran’s president has ...
2019-06-23, 18:52

Iran Seizes Two Tankers in Persian Gulf, Britain Says Britain’s foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, said that the Iranian authorities had seized “a British-flagged vessel and a Liberian-flagged vessel” in th...
2019-07-19, 23:13

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 ...
2019-08-04, 17:39

US aircraft carrier deployed over Iran remains outside Gulf A U.S. aircraft carrier the White House ordered to the Mideast over a perceived threat from Iran remains outside of the Persian Gulf amid efforts to ...
2019-06-03, 17:39

US blames Iran for attacks on 2 tankers near Persian Gulf WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. believes that Iran is responsible for attacks that damaged two oil tankers near t...
2019-06-13, 21:39

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 ...
2019-07-18, 13:39

Iran warns any clash in the Gulf would push oil prices above $100 U.S. military vessels in the Gulf are within the range of Iranian missiles, a top military aide to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said ...
2019-06-02, 09:39

Iran says it arrests CIA spies, Gulf tensions simmer Iran announced on Monday it had captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and sentenced some of them to death, deepeni...
2019-07-22, 14:52

U.S. oil soars 10% in week on fears of U.S.-Iran conflict Oil futures rallied on Friday with U.S. crude up 10% in the week and global benchmark Brent gaining 5% on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran tha...
2019-06-21, 19:39

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...
2019-06-21, 15:00

US sanctions Iran's space program for first time over ballistic missile work In a first, the United States handed down sanctions calling out Iran’s space agency for its involvement in the regime’s ballistic missile development...
2019-09-05, 12:00

Iran says downing of U.S. drone was a 'firm response', can be repeated: Tasnim Iran on Monday described its shooting down of a U.S. drone in the Gulf last week as a "firm response" to the United States and warned it could be rep...
2019-06-24, 09:26

Republicans to Trump: Don't get carried away with retaliation for Iran drone attack Congressional allies warned President Trump Thursday evening the U.S. shouldn’t retaliate against Iran’s downing of a drone in a way that could trigg...
2019-06-21, 09:39

Iran says it seized British tanker, denies U.S. brought down drone Iran said it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday but denied Washington's assertion that the U.S. Navy had downed an Ira...
2019-07-20, 00:26

On the ship that downed a military drone, one small mistake could cause a war with Iran With short incendiary shrieks Harrier jump jets race across the USS Boxer's deck and are soon gray dots in the sky. Seahawk and Super Stallion helico...
2019-07-20, 01:26

Stakes raised in US, Iran tensions: Drone war takes flight The aircraft is seen as appealing to some nations because they don't risk the lives of pilots and can be small enough to evade defense systems. ...
2019-08-26, 03:13

President Trump Suggests Iran’s Shooting of Drone Was a ‘Mistake’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday that “Iran made a very big mistake” in shooting down a U.S. drone but sugge...
2019-06-20, 20:39

Trump: Iran 'made a very big mistake' by shooting down U.S. military drone Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said Thursday it shot down a U.S. military drone along the country's southern coast after it violated Irani...
2019-06-21, 01:26

Pompeo: Iran’s Zarif either ignorant or lying about drone loss Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had some pointed words about Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Friday, as Tehran denies that the United States d...
2019-07-20, 06:39

Iran shoots down US drone as Graham warns situation ‘getting more dangerous by the day’ DRONE DOWN, TENSIONS UP: The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps says the country shot down a U.S. drone to send “a clear message” ...
2019-06-20, 13:39

| Trump warns Iran made 'big mistake' shooting down US drone President Donald Trump told Iran on Thursday it made a "big mistake" by shooting down a US spy drone, an incident bringing the two countries ever clo...
2019-06-21, 14:52

Travel Bloggers Arrested in Iran For Flying Drone Without a Permit Two Australian travel bloggers have been arrested in Iran for flying a hobby drone without a permit. The bloggers often take photos with their drone ...
2019-09-13, 22:52

Iran Says US Military Drone It Downed "Found In Our Territorial Waters" Iran said Thursday it had recovered parts of a US spy drone in its territorial waters, after downing the aircraft in a missile strike slammed by Pres...
2019-06-21, 08:00

Pentagon calls Iran’s shoot-down of drone an ‘unprovoked attack’ The US military on Thursday said Iran carried out an “unprovoked attack” on a surveillance drone that was flying in international airspac...
2019-06-20, 19:13

Iran Revolutionary Guard Shoots Down US Drone Amid Tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its col...
2019-06-20, 13:00

Iran foreign minister tweets map with detailed coordinates of drone Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted a map on Saturday with detailed coordinates which he said show a U.S. drone shot down by Iran o...
2019-06-23, 00:52

'No doubt about it,' Trump says as Iran disputes his report of drone downing President Donald Trump said there was "no doubt" the U.S. Navy had brought down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz this week while Tehran showe...
2019-07-19, 20:13

Iran denies drone was downed, offers inspections to end sanctions IRAN’S DENIAL: Iran is denying the U.S. account of an encounter between a U.S. warship and an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz, insisting all ...
2019-07-19, 14:39

Iran Rebuffs Trump Assertion That U.S. Ship Downed Drone Iran denied that the U.S. Navy downed one of its drones in the Strait of Hormuz, a day after several close encounters between American warships and t...
2019-07-19, 15:26

Iran denies claim that US warship destroyed Iranian drone Iran on Friday denied President Trump's claim that a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf after it threatened the ship — an ...
2019-07-19, 16:13

U.S. and Iran Clash Over Claim U.S. Warship Downed Iranian Drone (WASHINGTON) — Iran and the United States emphatically disagreed Friday over Washington’s claim that a U.S. warship downed an Iranian dro...
2019-07-19, 21:13

Iran denies launching drone attacks on Saudi oil facility Foreign ministry counters accusations from US secretary of state with threats to US basesIran has dismissed US accusations that it was responsible fo...
2019-09-15, 19:26

Iran denies Trump claim that US destroyed Iranian drone Iran has denied President Donald Trump’s claim that a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf in another escalation of tensions...
2019-07-19, 20:26

US official: Iran shot down American drone over international airspace An American official acknowledged early Thursday that Iran shot down a US drone, saying it was hit by a surface-to-air missile while flying in intern...
2019-06-20, 10:39

Additional US fighter planes sent to Gulf amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says nearly a dozen Air Force F-22 stealth fighters have deployed to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar. They are pa...
2019-06-28, 20:26

John Bolton to present his evidence that Iran was behind Gulf attacks Trump national security adviser says he can show evidence as early as next weekThe US national security adviser, John Bolton, has said he is to prese...
2019-05-30, 21:39

Saudi Arabia says Iran has created "very grave" situation in Gulf Iran has created a grave situation and jeopardised global oil supplies with its aggressive behaviour, Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign af...
2019-06-20, 15:52

Saudi Arabia says Iran has created 'very grave' situation in Gulf Iran has created a grave situation and jeopardized global oil supplies with its aggressive behavior, Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign aff...
2019-06-20, 16:13

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...
2019-07-12, 19:39

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 ...
2019-07-11, 21:13

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...
2019-07-12, 13:52

Oil at 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...
2019-07-11, 12:39

Iran reports seizure of British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf The British Foreign Office has confirmed a second naval vessel has been seized in the Strait of Hormuz by Iranian authorities. The second vessel has ...
2019-07-20, 02:00

Iran claims it has seized third oil tanker in Gulf as tensions with US rise State media says vessel was taken on Wednesday carrying a cargo of 700,000 litresIran claims it has seized a third foreign oil tanker in the Gulf in ...
2019-08-04, 23:52

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...
2019-06-15, 02:52

Iran's Rouhani says Gulf countries can protect region’s security President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Iran and other Gulf states could protect the region’s security and foreign forces were not needed, state T...
2019-08-14, 10:39

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...
2019-06-17, 21:13

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...
2019-08-04, 23:00

Iran says it seized foreign oil tanker in Gulf for smuggling fuel Iran said Sunday that it had seized a foreign oil tanker that it claimed was smuggling fuel to Arab states, the latest maritime interception in recen...
2019-08-04, 17:13

Iran to hold annual Gulf drills with 200 frigates, speedboats Iran will hold its annual military parade on Sept. 22 in the Gulf with 200 frigates and speedboats, the semi-official Iran Front Page website reporte...
2019-09-18, 23:52

US sending troops to Mideast amid Gulf tensions over Iran 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 ...
2019-06-18, 17:26

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...
2019-08-08, 15:13

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...
2019-08-05, 16:26

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...
2019-08-10, 01:39

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 ...
2019-07-18, 15:13

Iran Tensions Could Prompt Cyber Attacks, U.S. Fears Iran may attempt to retaliate against the U.S. with disruptive cyberattacks, according to current and former U.S. officials, as multiple security fir...
2019-06-22, 00:00

US downplays rocket attack amid Iran war fears Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team is not hurrying to blame Iran for an explosion near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, despite alarm that the regime ...
2019-05-21, 17:13

Trump Tweets Iran Missile Site Photo, Risking US Surveillance Secrets In a tweet Friday, President Donald Trump revealed a detailed aerial image of an Iranian missile launch pad, an unusual disclosure that may have conf...
2019-08-31, 10:26

Saudi Displays Arms, Says Drone Attack "Unquestionably" Sponsored By Iran Saudi Arabia on Wednesday displayed remnants of what it described as Iranian drones and cruise missiles used in an attack on Saudi oil facilities, sa...
2019-09-19, 03:52

‘Locked and Loaded,’ the U.S. Blames Iran for a Drone Attack Against Saudi Arabia. Here’s What to Know President Donald Trump says the United States is “locked and loaded” after an attack against oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, an American ...
2019-09-16, 18:39

Top Khamenei aide hails Iran's downing of U.S. drone, tanker seizure A top adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday praised Iran's recent downing of a U.S. drone and seizure of a British-flag...
2019-07-23, 16:13

Trump says rejected killing people to retaliate for Iran drone strike President Donald Trump said on Friday he was about to approve strikes against Iran for the downing of an unmanned U.S. drone, but didn't like the ide...
2019-06-21, 19:39

Iran Summons United Arab Emirates’ Top Envoy Over U.S. Drone Incident TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has summoned the United Arab Emirates’ top envoy to Tehran to protest the neighboring Arab nation’s allowing th...
2019-06-22, 16:13

Iran rejects Trump report that U.S. Navy downed 'provocative' drone Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes were s...
2019-07-19, 12:13

President Trump tweets ‘Iran made a very big mistake’ in downing US drone WASHINGTON (AP) — President Trump tweets ‘Iran made a very big mistake’ in downing US drone. The post President Trump tweets ‘Iran ...
2019-06-20, 17:00

White House officials huddle to address Iran’s shooting of US drone ​White House officials ​will huddle Thursday morning to discuss​ a response to​ Iran’s downing of a US drone, amid escalating tensions between ...
2019-06-20, 17:13

Iran Defiant Over US Drone As Donald Trump Reportedly Calls Off Strikes Iran vowed Friday to defend its borders after downing a US drone it insisted had violated the country's airspace, as reports emerged that President D...
2019-06-21, 21:39

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Has Shot Down a U.S. Drone Amid Rising Tensions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington ove...
2019-06-20, 13:00

US briefing: Iran shoots down US drone, sea wall costs and Biden under fire Thursday’s top story: US-Iranian tensions escalate amid dispute over an American drone. Plus, Joe Biden criticised for working with segregationist se...
2019-06-20, 14:00

Iran Denies Claim That U.S. Military Destroyed Drone in the Strait of Hormuz The government of Iran has denied reports that the U.S. shot down an Iranian drone this week in the Strait of Hormuz, contradicting claims by the U.S...
2019-07-19, 13:00

Iran's Guards say they will release images to disprove U.S. claim that drone shot down Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they would release images to disprove U.S. President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destr...
2019-07-19, 12:13

Iran protests to Swiss envoy over U.S. drone airspace 'violation': Fars Iran protested on Thursday to the Swiss envoy in Tehran as the representative of U.S. interests over what Iran said was a violation of its airspace b...
2019-06-20, 23:39

Pompeo accuses Iran of spreading ‘blatant disinformation’ on downing of drone The remarks came as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed to the Middle East to build a “global coalition” against Iran after it shot down a U.S. dro...
2019-06-23, 23:01

Drone targets base of Iran-backed militia in northern Iraq Iraqi security officials announced Friday that an unmanned drone dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in norther...
2019-07-19, 23:13

Iran warns U.S. of response to any action over drone attacks on Saudi oil sites Iran warned the U.S. that any action taken against it following an attack on Saudi oil installations will ``immediately'' be met with a response from...
2019-09-18, 13:52

Emirates says it is ‘rerouting all flights away from areas of possible conflict’ after Iran downed US drone DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emirates says it is ‘rerouting all flights away from areas of possible conflict’ after Iran downed US ...
2019-06-21, 13:52

Iran Dismisses Trump Report That US Navy Downed "Provocative" Drone Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the US Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes were acc...
2019-07-19, 21:52

| US conducted cyber attack on Iran in response to drone downing - report The US has launched cyber attacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network after Tehran downed an American surveillance drone, accor...
2019-06-23, 14:00

Iran dismisses Trump report that U.S. Navy downed 'provocative' drone Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes were a...
2019-07-19, 18:13

Iran Calls Shooting Of Military Drone "Message To America", US Responds Iran shot down a U.S. naval surveillance drone near the Strait of Hormuz, Iranian and U.S. officials said Thursday, adding to weeks of tensions in th...
2019-06-21, 02:00

Drone targets base for Iran-backed militia in northern Iraq Iraqi security officials say an unmanned drone has dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in northern Iraq, woundi...
2019-07-19, 20:26

U.S. blames Iran for helping Houthi rebels shoot down drone in Yemen Houthi rebels in Yemen recently shot down a U.S. government-operated drone with assistance from Iran, the U.S. military said in a statement on Sunday...
2019-06-16, 18:26

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...
2019-06-13, 22:13

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...
2019-07-21, 18:13

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...
2019-07-21, 18:13

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...
2019-07-21, 23:13

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...
2019-07-06, 13:52

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...
2019-07-21, 23:39

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...
2019-08-05, 02:52

Iran stokes Gulf tensions by seizing two British-linked oil tankers Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt says actions of Iranian forces in strait of Hormuz are ‘unacceptable’ Iran seized two oil tankers – one registered in t...
2019-07-20, 00:52

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 ...
2019-08-04, 17:39

Iran to hold annual Gulf drills with 200 Guards frigates: report Iran will hold its annual military parade on Sept. 22 in the Gulf with 200 frigates of its elite Revolutionary Guards Corps, Iran Front Page reported...
2019-09-18, 20:39

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...
2019-08-04, 21:00

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...
2019-07-18, 17:52

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...
2019-06-08, 20:26

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...
2019-05-24, 16:39

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...
2019-07-23, 17:39

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...
2019-07-23, 13:13

Iran sends warships to Gulf of Aden to protect commercial vessels Iran dispatched a destroyer and helicopter carrier to the Gulf of Aden to protect its trade ships, a senior Iranian military official announced on Mo...
2019-08-27, 01:13

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...
2019-07-11, 17:39

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...
2019-06-19, 16:52

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...
2019-06-20, 01:13

Iran says it seized tanker after collision, UK fears 'dangerous path' Iran said on Saturday it seized a British-flagged oil tanker because it was involved in an accident, but Britain's foreign minister said he feared Te...
2019-07-20, 14:00

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...
2019-07-15, 00:39

Iran unveils new long-range missile system in latest show of military force Iran unveiled a new long-range surface-to-air missile system Thursday in its latest demonstration of military power, just two months after its forces...
2019-08-22, 21:39

Saudi Arabia blames Iran and vows ‘stern action’ after missile strike on airport SAUDI Arabia and its allies have blamed Iran and vowed “stern action” after a missile struck the arrival hall of an international airport injured 26....
2019-06-13, 12:39

Trump says US Navy destroyed Iranian drone in 'defensive action'; Iran denies it Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes w...
2019-07-19, 11:39

Iran airs video of drone shooting; Donald Trump warns Tehran The Iranian government on Friday disputed a claim that the U.S. Navy shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz -- a position that again brou...
2019-07-19, 22:39

Israel bombs Syria, says strikes thwarted imminent Iran drone attack JERUSALEM — The Israeli military attacked targets near Damascus late Saturday in what it said was a successful effort to thwart an imminent Iranian d...
2019-08-25, 11:52

U.S. sent message to Iran after drone downing, warning of limited strike: Iranian official The United States conveyed a message to Iran warning of a limited strike against the country after its unmanned drone was shot down in the Gulf, Iran...
2019-07-07, 09:00

Leader of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard: Downed drone sends a ‘clear message’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says the shooting down of a U.S. drone has sent “a clear message” to Americ...
2019-06-20, 12:26

Iran tried to shoot down US Reaper drone that arrived on scene of oil tanker attacks: officials Iran fired a missile – but missed – at an American drone on Thursday after the supposed Iranian attack on oil tankers, while another U.S. drone was s...
2019-06-15, 20:00

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...
2019-06-19, 16:26

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...
2019-07-22, 07:52

U.S. 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...
2019-07-11, 04:13

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...
2019-06-29, 02:52

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...
2019-07-22, 04:26

Iran sends team to tanker in Gulf to see if rescued crew can return: Tasnim Iran said on Friday it had dispatched experts to one oil tanker from which it rescued crew members from a fire caused by an attack to see whether the...
2019-06-14, 15:13

Iran warns western powers to 'leave region' amid Gulf crisis Foreign ministry demands release of Iranian oil tanker UK seized last weekIran has called on Britain to release its seized oil tanker and warned fore...
2019-07-12, 13:13

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...
2019-05-30, 12:13

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...
2019-08-04, 14:00

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...
2019-07-11, 04:39

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...
2019-07-18, 17:52

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...
2019-07-18, 21:52

Exclusive: U.S. Gulf maritime proposal not military coalition against Iran - Pentagon official The United States is not aiming to set up a military coalition against Iran with its new security initiative in the Gulf, but simply "shining a flas...
2019-07-18, 21:52

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...
2019-07-23, 14:13

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...
2019-07-11, 11:26

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, stoking fears of confrontation U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, stoking fears ...
2019-06-14, 16:13

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, fears of confrontation rise U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, raising fears ...
2019-06-14, 20:26

| Iran drone shot down | Australia, NZ PMs meet: WATCH the top world news videos for today US warship destroyed Iranian drone, says Trump | Morrison says meeting with Ardern was positive - lists things they didn't speak about; here are the ...
2019-07-19, 06:52

Saudi Arabia cuts oil output after Houthi drone attack; Pompeo blames Iran Saudi Arabia cut its oil output in half Saturday after Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for a drone attack on two oil facilities in easte...
2019-09-15, 21:52

Iran released 2017 image of falling drone claiming it to be latest attack: report An image posted by Iran’s official news agency purporting to show the US drone falling out of the sky after being hit by a missile actually shows ano...
2019-06-21, 22:39

Iran official hails downing of U.S. drone, tanker seizure as milestones in 'Muslims' struggle' A top adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday praised Iran's recent downing of a U.S. drone and the seizing of a British-...
2019-07-23, 14:13

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard commander says the shooting down of US drone sends ‘a clear message’ to America TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard commander says the shooting down of US drone sends ‘a clear message’ to America. The...
2019-06-20, 11:13

Netanyahu hails Israel strikes against Syria to foil Iran 'killer drone attack' Israeli prime minister says Iran has ‘no immunity anywhere’ after military says Tehran drone plot thwartedThe Israeli air force struck in Syria to pr...
2019-08-25, 03:52

Pentagon releases map disputing claim US drone violated Iranian airspace; Iran’s version is very different The Pentagon released a map Thursday pointing out that the U.S. drone shot down by Iran was over International waters and not over Iran, contrary to ...
2019-06-21, 10:26

Damage from Iran-linked drone attack on Saudi oil facility captured in satellite images Saudi oil sites attacked on Saturday -- in a drone assault linked to Iran -- were seen to have sustained damage after satellite images released Sunda...
2019-09-16, 09:52

Iran seizes boat with Filipino crew suspected of smuggling fuel in Persian Gulf Iran seized a tugboat and detained its 12 Filipino crew members on suspicion of smuggling diesel fuel in the Persian Gulf, the semi-official ISNA new...
2019-09-07, 15:39

US Secretary of State Pompeo says Iran is believed to be responsible for attacks on 2 tankers near Persian Gulf WASHINGTON (AP) — US Secretary of State Pompeo says Iran is believed to be responsible for attacks on 2 tankers near Persian Gulf. The post US Secret...
2019-06-13, 21:39

UK raises threat level and sends second warship to Persian Gulf as Iran tensions simmer The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Persian Gulf to the highest state of alert and is sending a second warship to the regio...
2019-07-12, 18:26

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...
2019-06-28, 00:00

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.        ...
2019-07-18, 14:52

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...
2019-06-23, 23:39

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....
2019-07-20, 01:39

'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...
2019-07-12, 20:13

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...
2019-08-04, 17:39

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...
2019-06-21, 21:52

As fears of war loom, Trump’s Iran policy, arms deals face challenges in Congress Lawmakers are planning several moves to restrain the president’s options when it comes to challenging Iran militarily and arming Tehran’s regional en...
2019-06-15, 04:26

Iran crisis: US-registered planes barred over parts of the Middle East amid tensions after drone strike The Persian Gulf is home to some of the world’s top long-haul carriers, who already have been battered by Trump’s travel bans targeting a...
2019-06-21, 12:26

Pence says 'all options remain on the table' for US response to Iran, signaling uncertainty on circumstances leading to downed drone AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Vice President Mike Pence doubled down on President Donald Trump's response to Iran military forces that shot down a US Na...
2019-06-24, 01:39

Iranian state TV’s website publishes images it says show debris from US military surveillance drone that Iran shot down TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state TV’s website publishes images it says show debris from US military surveillance drone that Iran shot down. Th...
2019-06-21, 13:52

Iran state news agency says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone; US military declines to immediately comment TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran state news agency says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone; US military declines to immediately comment. The post Iran ...
2019-06-20, 06:13

Iran crisis: US planes barred over parts of the Mideast; global airlines reroute flights after drone downed The Persian Gulf is home to some of the world’s top long-haul carriers, who already have been battered by Trump’s travel bans targeting a...
2019-06-21, 13:13

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...
2019-06-14, 16:13

US launches countdown clock to warn of Russia and China arming Iran Western allies have 15 months to unify against Iran before the regime is free to buy and sell weapons under the 2015 nuclear deal, according to Secre...
2019-08-21, 12:00

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...
2019-08-05, 02:26

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...
2019-06-28, 00:13

US Exits Soviet-Era Nuclear Missile Accord, To Accelerate Missile Program The United States vowed to upgrade its cruise and ballistic missile capability as the collapse Friday of a Cold War nuclear pact with Russia triggere...
2019-08-03, 03:39

'Very big mistake': Trump responds to Iran shooting down U.S. drone President Trump tweeted that "Iran made a very big mistake" after the country's Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone.    &...
2019-06-20, 23:13

Saudi drone attack: Donald Trump says US is 'locked and loaded' if Iran is behind oil attacks Donald Trump has said the US is "locked and loaded" and ready to respond to drone attacks on an oil facility in Saudi Arabia, saying officials alread...
2019-09-16, 12:39

Iran seizes vessel in Gulf 'for smuggling diesel fuel' amid heightened Saudi tensions Iran's Revolutionary Guards have reportedly seized a vessel in the Gulf for allegedly smuggling 250,000 litres of diesel fuel to the United Arab Emir...
2019-09-16, 15:00

Australian and British bloggers arrested 'for flying drone' in Iran named as Jolie King and Mark Firkin A British-Australian woman and her Australian partner who are being held in Iran were reportedly arrested for flying a drone without a licence near t...
2019-09-12, 12:00

US 'launched cyber-attack on Iran weapons system' as Donald Trump backs away from conventional military strike in response to downing of drone US military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned US surveillance dr...
2019-06-23, 15:00

Jolie King and Mark Firkin latest: Bloggers' drone arrest in Iran 'not political' Australia's foreign affairs minister today said she does not believe the detentions in Iran of two British-Australian women and an Australian man are...
2019-09-13, 15:13

'You'll soon find out' if US retaliates after Iran shoots down drone, Trump warns U.S.-Iranian tensions heightened Thursday when a U.S. Global Hawk spy drone was shot down by Iran's Revolutionary Guard.    ...
2019-06-20, 20:26

'Iran made a very big mistake': Trump tweets warning after US drone shot down in 'unprovoked attack' U.S.-Iranian tensions heightened Thursday when a U.S. Global Hawk spy drone was shot down by Iran's Revolutionary Guard.    ...
2019-06-20, 17:39

Houthis say they launched drone attacks on a Saudi airport; Saudi TV says drone intercepted Yemen's Houthis launched more drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's Abha international airport on Friday, halting air traffic there, the Iran-aligned group...
2019-08-16, 21:26

How the Oman tanker attack played out The attack on two tankers in a vital Gulf of Oman waterway Thursday comes at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and Iran in the ...
2019-06-14, 14:52

Police say Oman-Dubai bus crashes, killing 17 in UAE DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Dubai say 17 people were killed when bus from Oman crashed in the United Arab Emirates. Dubai police ann...
2019-06-07, 06:52

Trump: Strait near Oman will not be closed, or at least not for long U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said the Strait of Hormuz, a key commercial shipping route, would not be closed following attacks on two oil ta...
2019-06-14, 15:13

The Latest: US Navy assisting 2 targeted tankers in Oman Sea DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 11:25 a.m. T...
2019-06-13, 10:13

Oman, Qatar Favourites But India "Ready For The Challenge": Stimac Indian football coach Igor Stimac said his team is capable of upsetting Oman in their World Cup qualifying opener but conceded that the visitors will...
2019-09-04, 00:26

Oman following Yemen escalation with 'great concern': Omani media Oman is following with "great concern the military escalation" in Yemen's war as well as a missile strike on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport, the Oman TV...
2019-06-14, 11:26

Oman says 3 arrested for allegedly setting deadly house fire Police in Oman say three people have been arrested over allegedly setting a deadly house fire in the sultanate that killed a mother and her two child...
2019-06-02, 14:26

Oman Air plans Airbus talks unless Boeing provides 737 Max support plan Oman Air CEO Abdulaziz Al Raisi plans to hold talks with Airbus if Boeing does not provide a support and recovery plan for its grounded 737 MAX plane...
2019-06-14, 14:13

Cyclone Vayu Changed Course, Has Moved To Oman: Gujarat Chief Minister Cyclone Vayu lay centred over the northeast and adjoining east central Arabian Sea at 3:30 am on Friday, stated India Meteorological Department (IMD)...
2019-06-14, 09:13

Saudi Arabia says evacuated crew member of Iranian ship sent to Oman: SPA Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had sent a crew member of an Iranian ship who was previously evacuated for medical reasons from a vessel off the Yem...
2019-07-20, 18:00

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins Booker International Prize An author from Oman has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for “Celestial Bodies,” the story of three sisters in a desert country mov...
2019-05-22, 03:26

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins prestigious Booker International Prize Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to scoop the Man Booker International Prize with her novel "Celestial Bodies." The book fo...
2019-05-22, 07:13

The best lenses for Canon RF mount Many photographers keep a cheap compact 50mm lens in their bags, but that is not what Canon has made here. The Canon RF 50mm F/1.2 is over 2 pounds a...
2019-05-22, 17:52

Three more people die on Mount Everest Three people died descending from Mount Everest on Thursday, increasing the death toll for the week to seven. Climbers hoping to make it to the top o...
2019-05-25, 04:26

How to Mount a TV Without Making a Mess Don’t underestimate the time and energy it takes to mount your TV on the wall yourself. Here’s how to do it and keep your wall — and your peace of mi...
2019-05-22, 18:26

Utah climber, 4 others die on Mount Everest Nepalese officials say American climber Don Cash, who fulfilled his dream of climbing the highest mountains on each of the seven continents, died of ...
2019-05-25, 04:26

Triumph and tragedy on Mount Everest Eleven people have died while attempting to summit Mount Everest and world records have been set this climbing season on the world's tallest pea...
2019-05-28, 18:52

Four further deaths on overcrowded Mount Everest A narrow window of good weather has created a deadly overcrowding of climbers on Mount Everest. Most of the seven deaths this month happened after cl...
2019-05-25, 00:52

Here's how much it could cost to climb Mount Everest The business of climbing Mount Everest generates more than $300 million a year, but experts say it could be in jeopardy. Garrett Madison, Madison Mou...
2019-06-13, 03:39

China says war with US would be a disaster as tensions mount Defence minister Wei Fenghe said China would ‘fight to the end’ on trade issues but was open to talksChinese defence minister Wei Fenghe criticised t...
2019-06-02, 12:26

China says war with U.S. would be a disaster as tensions mount China's Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Was...
2019-06-02, 09:39

Why so many people are dying on top of Mount Everest Mount Everest. It's big. It's dangerous — and, more and more, it's crowded. In fact, the world's tallest mountain is getting so c...
2019-06-08, 02:00

Lampard sweating on Mount fitness "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard faces a nervous wait over the next 24 hours to see whether Mason Mount will be fit for Sunday\u0027s Premier League cl...
2019-09-18, 13:26

US sturgeon mount comeback from edge of extinction Some of Americas sturgeon species and subspecies are making a comeback after they were nearly wiped out by pollution, dam construction and a caviar r...
2019-07-10, 08:39

Mount Everest traffic jam: 'Wished there was policing' Mariam Ktiri reached the summit of Mount Everest on May 22, only to get stuck in a traffic jam in the mountain's "death zone" on her descent. The Ger...
2019-07-15, 18:52

Fire reportedly burning on Mount Lemmon TUCSON – Coronado National Forest Service crews are reporting a blaze on Mount Lemmon after smoke was spotted by members of the community Monda...
2019-07-23, 03:01

Ex-BT chief Patterson to mount comeback at Salesforce Gavin Patterson, the former chief executive of BT Group, will this week stage his corporate comeback by taking a senior job with Salesforce, the $134...
2019-09-04, 23:13

Climbers Did Not Die Due To Congestion On Mount Everest, Says Nepal Nepal's Department of Tourism (DoT) on Thursday claimed that high altitude sickness and other health reasons caused deaths on Mount Everest this spri...
2019-06-13, 16:13

Colorado man dies after climbing to the top of Mount Everest Christopher Kulish, a 62-year-old Boulder attorney, died Monday at a camp below the summit during his descent. The cause isn't yet known, said his br...
2019-05-28, 06:39

Authorities ban single-use plastics from Mount Everest There’s no great future in plastics — at least atop Mount Everest, Nepalese authorities said Thursday. Soft drink bottles and other singl...
2019-08-22, 22:52

Utah man dies during Mount Everest climb A 55-year-old Utah man died after reaching the summit of Mount Everest, becoming the fourth person to die on the world's tallest peak this climbing s...
2019-05-23, 23:52

Horror stories mount about delivery workers Cindy Orozco didn’t expect to be punched in the head by a delivery worker when she arrived at her job at Good Pizza in Los Angeles last March. The bl...
2019-07-22, 06:13

Yankees Sweep Red Sox Even as Injuries Continue to Mount Edwin Encarnacion and Aaron Hicks are out, and Gleyber Torres has been sent for tests, but the resilient Yankees pulled off a four-game sweep at home...
2019-08-05, 08:00