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Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions

Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran because Iranians want the United States to "ease off" on sanctions imposed on the coun...

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions

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Gen. Jack Keane: Trump sanctions 'crippling' Iran, trying to curb 'aggressive behavior' The Trump administration's Iran sanctions are hurting the country's economy and recent events are exposing Tehran's "strategy" to deal with the matte...
2019-06-18, 13:16

MIDEAST STOCKS-Major Gulf markets slide after suspected attack on tankers All major Gulf stock markets dropped on Thursday after suspected attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman, with a missile strike by Yemen's Houthi rebe...
2019-06-13, 10:32

Attack On Oil Tankers Has Iran "Written All Over It", Says Trump US President Donald Trump declared Friday that a mysterious attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman had Iran "written all over it," rejecting T...
2019-06-15, 00:32

US hack attack hobbles Iran’s ability to target oil tankers, NYT says Enlarge / Commercial oil tanker AbQaiq in 2003. (credit: US Navy) Hackers working for the US government wiped out a database and computer systems t...
2019-08-29, 09:16

Pompeo: Iran responsible for attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman 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, 20:48

U.S. blames Iran for attack on oil tankers, Tehran calls accusation alarming Iran said on Friday it was alarming and wrong of the United States to blame Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf, after ...
2019-06-14, 13:48

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, 21:32

Ash Carter: Iran 'feeling the pressure' of Trump sanctions Iran's government is feeling the pressure of sanctions, though relations are still tense between Washington and Tehran, according to former Defense S...
2019-06-15, 03:32

Iran breaks nuclear deal and puts pressure on EU over sanctions Further breaches could follow as Tehran seeks help in increasing trade with EuropeIran has broken the terms of the nuclear deal for the first time si...
2019-07-01, 19:00

White House increases pressure on Iran by barring officials from U.S., imposing new sanctions The Trump administration banned senior Iranian government officials from entering the United States and imposed sanctions against Chinese companies f...
2019-09-26, 11:00

Macron worried attack on Saudi oil may hurt moves to ease U.S.-Iran crisis: diplomats An attack on Saudi oil installations that halted half the kingdom's output could harm French diplomacy meant to avert feared U.S.-Iranian conflict, d...
2019-09-17, 17:32

More U.S.-Iran conflicts could happen after suspected tanker attack, says expert Paul Salem, Middle East Institute President, and John Kilduff, Again Capital founding partner, join 'The Exchange' to discuss oil prices an...
2019-06-14, 08:16

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, 15:16

U.S. sanctions Iran's central bank, fund after Saudi oil attack The United States on Friday imposed another round of sanctions on Tehran, including on Iran's central bank and a development fund, following last wee...
2019-09-20, 18:32

| Trump vows new Iran sanctions, Tehran warns US against attack US President Donald Trump has pledged to hit Iran with "major" new sanctions as Tehran warned Washington that any attack would see its interests acro...
2019-06-23, 12:48

Trump orders more Iran sanctions as Saudi displays attack evidence U.S. President Donald Trump ordered a major increase in sanctions on Iran on Wednesday as Saudi Arabia displayed remnants of drones and missiles it s...
2019-09-18, 18:32

Trump Orders Tighter Sanctions on Iran After Attack on Saudi Arabia (Bloomberg) –– U.S. President Donald Trump ordered tighter sanctions on Iran days after strikes on Saudi Arabia’s biggest oil insta...
2019-09-18, 21:00

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, 10:48

Trump slaps sanctions on Iran's national bank after Saudi attack, says Tehran is ‘broke’ President Trump announced Friday that the U.S. is slapping sanctions on Iran’s national bank, after the administration blamed Tehran for a recent att...
2019-09-20, 19:00

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, 12:32

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

Factbox: 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 almost a fifth of the wo...
2019-06-13, 14:32

Two oil tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman: shipping firms Two oil tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews have been evacuated, shipping firms and industry sources said on Thur...
2019-06-13, 12:00

UPDATE 1-Two tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman - sources Two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crew have been evacuated, shipping sources said on Thursday, a month after a si...
2019-06-13, 10:32

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, 01:32

Novatek in talks on LNG transhipment after U.S. sanctions China COSCO tankers Russia's liquefied natural gas (LNG) producer Novatek is in talks to tranship its Yamal cargoes in Norway or Russia's Murmansk because it is unsure o...
2019-10-08, 17:32

Gen. Keane believes plans for Iran strike are 'shelved' unless Americans are attacked Retired U.S. four-star General Jack Keane reacted Friday to President Trump's decision to call off retaliatory strikes against Iran, saying the presi...
2019-06-21, 21:00

Gen. Keane: Likelihood of large-scale military operation in Iran is 'pretty remote' President Trump, during a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House, was asked Thursday whether the U.S. will take milit...
2019-06-20, 23:16

Kremlin says no one knows what is behind attack on tankers Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday that it was too early to draw any conclusions on attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman because ...
2019-06-13, 17:16

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Rising Sanctions The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions against Iran's foreign minister, Mohammed Javad Zarif, effectively slamming the door on the country'...
2019-08-01, 03:48

US 'could ease Huawei sanctions' for trade deal US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly told G20 finance ministers that President Donald Trump may ease sanctions on Huawei if he sees progre...
2019-06-10, 14:48

With China a 'manipulator,' heightened pressure on Fed to ease Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, who last week cut U.S. interest rates as an insurance policy against the effects of "simmering" trade tensions, ...
2019-08-06, 10:32

S-T-R-E-S-S: National Spelling Bee takes step to ease pressure A line of youngsters fidgets on stage, waiting for a turn to spell a multisyllabic tongue-twister of a word and hoping to advance to the final round ...
2019-05-28, 12:16

China says Xi urged Trump to ease North Korea sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged U.S. President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's For...
2019-07-12, 13:00

Ross Brawn: Ferrari "badly" needs Formula 1 win to ease pressure Formula 1 motorsport managing director Ross Brawn says his former Ferrari team "badly" needs a win to avoid pressure building, after "too big a gap" ...
2019-08-07, 05:00

Crews race to ease pressure on damaged UK dam as rain looms Heavy rain was forecast Sunday for the area around a damaged reservoir in northwest England as emergency crews raced to pump out water to prevent the...
2019-08-04, 18:32

Ashena, adviser to Iranian president, says Trump should ease sanctions to avoid war An adviser to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday if U.S. President Donald Trump does not want war with Tehran, he should ease sanctions,...
2019-06-21, 15:16

Ease stress, headaches and anxiety with these at-home reflexology pressure points From easing stubborn neck pain to giving a mini liver detox boost, celebrity reflexologist Gemma Ireland says these at-home self-care acupressure tip...
2019-08-20, 18:16

The Latest: Probe finds ‘state actor’ led attack on tankers BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:45 a.m. International investigators believe last month...
2019-06-07, 03:32

Photos show US sailors treating crew after attack on oil tankers New photos show US Navy sailors treating crewmembers rescued from one of the oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday. Some of the 21 cre...
2019-06-14, 14:16

Xi Jinping Urged Donald Trump To Ease North Korea Sanctions, Says China Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's Forei...
2019-07-12, 12:00

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, 09:32

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, 09:32

Oil tankers targeted amid Iran-US tensions Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were e...
2019-06-13, 19:32

Iran ‘almost certainly’ sabotaged oil tankers off UAE Bolton claims ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Donald Trump’s national security adviser said Wednesday there was “no reason” for Iran to back ou...
2019-05-29, 11:48

Pompeo says there is more evidence that Iran attacked tankers The secretary of state said “the world will come to see” more evidence that Iran was responsible for explosions on two tankers in the Strait of Hormu...
2019-06-16, 19:48

Two Oil Tankers Suffer Damage After Attacks Near Iran Two tankers were damaged in attacks in the Gulf of Oman, sending oil prices sharply higher amid rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran following a...
2019-06-13, 15:16

US says new photos show Iran attacked tankers The Pentagon has released images it says provide further proof that Tehran was responsible for attacks in the Gulf of Oman. In response, Iran announc...
2019-06-18, 01:16

Iran's seizure of UK oil tankers 'unacceptable', says Hunt Jeremy Hunt has warned Iran will face "serious consequences" if it does not release a British-flagged tanker after two ships were seized in the Gulf....
2019-07-20, 03:32

Exclusive: President Trump Calls Alleged Iranian Attack on Oil Tankers ‘Very Minor’ Facing twin challenges in the Persian Gulf, President Donald Trump said in an interview with TIME Monday that he might take military action to preven...
2019-06-18, 05:48

Trump Accuses Iran in Explosions That Crippled Oil Tankers In his first public comments since two ships were damaged by explosions, the president said “Iran did do it” and warned Tehran against closing the St...
2019-06-14, 15:16

Iran tried to drive up oil prices by attacking tankers: Pompeo Four oil tankers damaged earlier this month were targeted by Iran in an attempt to drive up international oil prices, according to Secretary of State...
2019-05-31, 06:32

Attacks on oil tankers near Iran coast did not use torpedoes: source Attacks on two oil tankers near the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran did not use torpedoes, a person with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on T...
2019-06-13, 20:48

US Waged Cyberattack On Database Used By Iran To Target Tankers: Report The United States staged a secret cyberattack in June against a database used by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to plot attacks on oil tank...
2019-08-29, 20:16

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, 21:01

US Blames Iran For "Blatant Assault" On Oil Tankers In Middle East The perilous contest between the United States and Iran for influence in the Middle East escalated dramatically on Thursday as two tankers were targe...
2019-06-14, 05:16

Pompeo says ‘lots of evidence’ proves Iran attacked oil tankers ​Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said more evidence will be released to show Iran was responsible for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and t...
2019-06-17, 01:32

Schiff agrees with Trump: 'No question' Iran attacked oil tankers Rep. Adam Schiff. D-Calif., often a harsh critic of President Trump, agrees with him on one thing: the idea that Iran was behind the bombing of two o...
2019-06-16, 19:32

Trump characterizes alleged attacks by Iran on oil tankers as ‘very minor’ In an interview with Time magazine, the president said he would “certainly” go to war over nuclear weapons but left open the question of taking actio...
2019-06-18, 16:16

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, 15:32

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, 20:32

US releases photos to bolster claim Iran attacked tankers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is releasing new photos that officials say show that members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard were responsible for ...
2019-06-17, 23:48

Iran seizes two British-linked tankers in Strait of Hormuz The Iranian Revolutionary Guard announced Friday that they seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the same region where the United Stat...
2019-07-20, 05:01

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...
2019-06-16, 00:32

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top officials backing the soc...
2019-06-28, 21:48

UK Navy to escort tankers through Strait of Hormuz amid Iran crisis The UK Royal Navy will now accompany British-flagged oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz, the British Ministry of Defense said in a statement Th...
2019-07-31, 19:48

U.S. travel warning adds to pressure on Tanzania over suspected Ebola cases The United States has warned its citizens to take extra care when visiting Tanzania amid concerns over Ebola, adding to calls for the East African co...
2019-09-28, 14:32

Canada's Trudeau under pressure after Britain revokes citizenship of suspected Islamist Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came under pressure on Monday from his Conservative rival in the October election over Britain's decision to s...
2019-08-19, 20:48

U.S. to keep up pressure on Sudan as it discusses lifting sanctions: official The United States will test the commitment of Sudan's new transitional government to human rights, freedom of speech and humanitarian access before i...
2019-08-27, 01:16

Iran responsible for 'blatant assault' on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman, Mike Pompeo says The suspected attack on two oil tankers off the Gulf of Oman early Thursday came amid U.S. officials’ warnings that Iran is posing an “imminent” risk...
2019-06-13, 23:48

Centre In Touch With Indian Crew On Board Seized Iran, UK-Flagged Tankers Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Monday said the 24 Indians on board the seized Iranian ship 'Grace 1' in Gibraltar are safe...
2019-07-23, 06:16

British Navy escorts oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatens revenge for ship seizure The British Navy has escorted at least two ships through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatened revenge against the United Kingdom for its seizur...
2019-07-11, 04:48

At least 23 killed in suspected attack on bar in Mexico At least 23 people died in a bar fire in the southeastern Mexican port of Coatzacoalcos late on Tuesday after a suspected attack, authorities said, i...
2019-08-28, 15:16

The Latest: Oman says it's working to ease US-Iran tensions The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times loca...
2019-05-24, 12:48

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, 10:32

Japan’s Abe heads to Iran in hopes to help ease tension TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has headed to Iran on a closely watched trip, saying he hoped to help ease tension in the Middle...
2019-06-12, 08:48

Top EU official urges talks to ease strain between U.S., Iran The European Union's top diplomatic leader said Thursday the alliance urges talks between the United States and Iran and wishes to preserve the 2015 ...
2019-08-29, 16:48

One dead after suspected knife attack near Lyon A 19-year-old man has died and nine people have been left injured after a suspected knife attack in the city of Villeurbanne near Lyon, French police...
2019-09-01, 02:48

European Diplomats Swing Behind French Bid to Ease U.S.-Iran Tensions European diplomats are getting behind a French initiative to provide Iran economic relief from U.S. sanctions in return for its full compliance with ...
2019-08-31, 04:48

Japan says Russia supports its plan to help ease U.S.-Iran tensions Russia expressed support for Japan's intention to play a role in helping ease tensions between Iran and the United States, an official in Tokyo said ...
2019-05-30, 18:32

Oil steadies as U.S. supply concerns ease, Iran tension unresolved Oil prices steadied on Tuesday as a resumption of output in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Barry and a boom in U.S. supply due to shale oil count...
2019-07-16, 11:48

Oil steadies as U.S. supply concerns ease but Iran tensions loom Oil prices steadied on Tuesday as a resumption of production in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Barry and a boom in U.S. supply from shale oil cou...
2019-07-16, 15:00

Japan's Shinzo Abe In Tehran Mission To Ease Iran-US Tensions Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected in Tehran on Wednesday for a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic repub...
2019-06-12, 13:16

Indonesia minister has surgery after attack by suspected Islamist Indonesia's chief security minister was stabbed on Thursday by a man authorities suspect had been radicalized by Islamic State ideology, and underwen...
2019-10-10, 14:00

One dead, six wounded in France after suspected knife attack One person was killed and at least nine others wounded on Saturday in the city of Villeurbanne near Lyon in central France after a suspected knife at...
2019-08-31, 19:48

One dead and nine wounded after suspected knife attack in France Police arrest one suspect and are hunting a second after stabbings in Villeurbanne, near LyonOne person has been killed and at least nine others woun...
2019-08-31, 21:48

One dead and eight wounded after suspected knife attack in France Police arrest suspect after stabbings in Villeurbanne, near Lyon, by man wielding skewer and knifeA man wielding a skewer and knife went on the rampa...
2019-09-01, 00:16

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in re...
2019-05-22, 11:32

One dead, nine wounded in France after suspected knife attack One person was killed and at least nine others wounded on Saturday in the city of Villeurbanne near Lyon in central France after a suspected knife at...
2019-09-01, 00:48

Three injured in suspected attack near Israeli settlement: military Three people were injured in a Palestinian attack near an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank, according to early reports by the Israeli mil...
2019-08-23, 11:48

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, 20:16

Six missing after suspected Islamists attack aid convoy in northeast Nigeria Six people are missing following an attack on an aid convoy in northeast Nigeria, an international aid organization said on Friday with sources stati...
2019-07-19, 19:48

Taiwan's CPC says naphtha tanker hit by suspected attack in Middle East An oil tanker carrying fuel from the Middle East for Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp was suspected to have been attacked earlier on Thursday, the...
2019-06-13, 14:32

Sydney man injured in suspected shark attack at Manly beach Northern beaches local was swimming with friends at Shelly beach about 6am when he thought he was bittenSydney’s famous Manly beach has been closed a...
2019-07-02, 04:16

Germany shooting: suspected gunman livestreamed synagogue attack About 35 minutes was broadcast live on Twitch in latest instance of extremists using shootings to promote propagandaThe suspected gunman in the Yom K...
2019-10-10, 02:32

Suspected militant attack on Philippine army camp kills 5 MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military officials say suspected Muslim militants have attacked a military camp in southern Sulu province, kill...
2019-06-28, 15:32

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quote...
2019-05-23, 04:32

Iran warns UK of 'mother of all wars' as Navy joins US patrols to protect oil tankers A conflict with Iran would be "the mother of all wars", its leader warned today as Britain prepared to join a US naval mission to protect oil tankers...
2019-08-07, 01:32

Iran to develop nuclear centrifuges as US dismisses French plan to ease tension Hassan Rouhani confirmed Iran would be taking step away from 2015 deal after US envoy questioned existence of French proposalThe US state department ...
2019-09-05, 05:32

Iran's Zarif leaves G7 talks, unclear if progress made to ease tensions Iran's foreign minister made a flying visit for talks with host France at the G7 summit on Sunday, as Paris ramped up efforts to ease tensions betwee...
2019-08-25, 22:48

Meeting Iran counterpart, Japan minister says he hopes to ease Mid-East tension Japan will try to help ease tension in the Middle East, Foreign Minister Taro Kono said on Tuesday as he began a meeting with his Iranian counterpart...
2019-08-27, 13:48

Iran warns UK that conflict would be 'mother of all wars' as Navy joins US patrols to protect oil tankers A conflict with Iran would be "the mother of all wars", its leader warned today as Britain prepared to join a US naval mission to protect oil tankers...
2019-08-06, 11:00

23 feared dead in suspected arson attack in Japanese animation studio At least 23 people are feared dead and 36 injured in a suspected arson attack at a renowned animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto Thursday, ...
2019-07-18, 11:16

Extremist attack kills more than 60 people in Nigeria; Boko Haram suspected Last week marked the grim 10-year anniversary of the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria, which has killed tens of thousands of people.   ...
2019-07-31, 20:48

Suspected gunman arrested after two killed in livestreamed attack near German synagogue A gunman in an eastern German town has killed two people and injured several others in a suspected antisemitic rampage on the holiest day of the Jewi...
2019-10-10, 12:00

24 Feared Dead In Suspected Arson Attack At Japan Animation Company A suspected arson attack on an animation production company in Japan killed 24 people and injured dozens more on Thursday, with flames gutting the bu...
2019-07-18, 12:32

Suspected Iranian missile debris found on Saudi oil field after attack US military and intelligence analysts are scrutinizing apparent drone and cruise missile debris recovered in Saudi Arabia as they continue to investi...
2019-09-18, 00:00

Suspected Colorado school shooter pressured into committing attack, lawyer says A Colorado teenager charged in a school shooting that killed one of his classmates was pressured into participating by a fellow student with a grudge...
2019-09-25, 05:00

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Middle East bid to ease US-Iran tensions The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid hei...
2019-06-08, 11:16

Oil prices are soaring on supply fears after an Iranian tanker was hit by a suspected missile attack Reuters Oil prices are surging after an Iranian oil tanker was hit by a suspected missile off the coast of Saudi Arabia. Brent Crude Oil and West ...
2019-10-11, 12:32

| WATCH | At least 33 feared dead after suspected arson attack on Japanese animation studio A suspected arson attack at an animation production company in Japan killed 33 people and injured dozens more after a man reportedly doused the build...
2019-07-18, 22:00

Horse dies of suspected heart attack in middle of race at Maryland track Follow the Petals had taken the lead in her race at a Maryland horse track on Sunday when moments later the 5-year-old animal died of a suspected hea...
2019-06-19, 17:48

Japanese prime minister and Trump ally Shinzo Abe visits Tehran to help ease US-Iran tensions Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe landed in Iran on Wednesday in a bid to ease tensions between Washington and Tehran, just hours after Iran-backed ...
2019-06-12, 16:16

What U.S. Sanctions on Iran’s Top Ayatollah Mean With the U.S. already sanctioning almost 1,000 Iranian entities, President Donald Trump had limited choices when he opted to impose new penalties to ...
2019-06-27, 23:00

Kyoto Animation fire: 12 feared dead after suspected arson attack on studio in Japan Dozens also injured after man spread flammable liquid and set fire to building of company famous for anime cartoonsTwelve people are presumed dead, f...
2019-07-18, 08:32

Iran says several suspected U.S. spies face possible death sentences Iranian prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for several suspects arrested last year for spying for the United States in military and nuclear bo...
2019-07-02, 13:48

U.S. Treasury sanctions Hezbollah operative over 1994 Buenos Aires attack The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on a senior Hezbollah operative it said coordinated the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Ar...
2019-07-19, 19:48

Iran condemns new US sanctions on petrochemicals TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has condemned new U.S. sanctions targeting its petrochemical industry, saying they prove President Donald Trump is not serio...
2019-06-08, 12:16

| Iran tells US to take 'first step', end sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the United States to "take the first step" by lifting all sanctions against Iran, a day after US President Dona...
2019-08-28, 07:48

Futures Now: Oil rebounding after US-Iran sanctions "Futures Now" Brian Stutland, Equity Armor Investments, and Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy, discuss oil and their price targets with CNBC's Leslie...
2019-08-02, 22:32

Iran: US 'must lift sanctions' before we talk Iran's president has urged Washington to drop paralyzing sanctions as a confidence-building measure for direct talks. The US has increased pressure a...
2019-08-06, 22:00

U.S. sanctions on Iran are biting: Bolton Iran is feeling the effects of existing U.S. sanctions as President Donald Trump prepares to impose more of them from Monday, his National Security A...
2019-06-23, 15:00

'We'll see what happens,' Trump says about possible easing of Iran sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump left open on Wednesday the possibility that the United States could ease sanctions on Iran, adding he believes Iran wants...
2019-09-11, 22:32

U.S. Delays Petrochemical Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration has delayed new, tougher sanctions on Iran’s petrochemical sector as it seeks to balance pressure on Tehran against rising t...
2019-05-31, 14:32

Afghan asylum-seeker suspected in deadly France knife attack was in 'psychotic state,' prosecutor says An Afghan man suspected in a knife attack that killed a 19-year-old and injured eight other people at a metro station in France on Saturday was on dr...
2019-09-04, 12:00

Iran's Rouhani says no to talks under U.S. pressure Iran will never hold talks with the United States under pressure, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the United Nations General Assembly on Wednes...
2019-09-26, 02:01

The Latest: Iran rejects US blame for suspected ship attacks DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 7:45 a.m. Ir...
2019-06-14, 06:32

Iran says it is ready to negotiate if U.S. lifts sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has said it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more far-reaching agreement on nuclear and security i...
2019-07-15, 05:01

Iran’s foreign minister hit with U.S. financial sanctions The highly unusual action of penalizing the top diplomat of another nation comes a month after U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order ...
2019-08-01, 03:48

US imposes new sanctions on Iran's central bank President Donald Trump says the US has imposed new sanctions on Iran's central bank following Tehran's alleged involvement in last weekend's drone an...
2019-09-20, 23:32

US announces more sanctions against Iran following Saudi attacks US President Donald Trump has called them the "highest sanctions ever imposed on a country." The announcement was made in a wide-ranging press confer...
2019-09-21, 02:32

Trump announces 'highest sanctions ever' in Iran President Donald Trump on Friday announced what he described as the "highest sanctions ever imposed on a country" against Iran, more than a year afte...
2019-09-21, 09:00

Iran Greets Latest U.S. Sanctions With Mockery Both hard-liners and reformers argued that the new sanctions would have little practical impact. One Iranian joked on Twitter: “The only people left ...
2019-06-27, 20:48

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran Space Agencies The United States imposed sanctions on Iran's civilian space agency and two research organizations on Tuesday, saying they were being used to advance...
2019-09-04, 05:00

Trump Plans 'Major' Iran Sanctions President Trump tweeted that he plans to impose “major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday,” following his decision to call off a military attack ...
2019-06-23, 01:16

US imposes sanctions on Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has responded defiantly to the US targeting him for his role as Iran's chief diplomat. The sanctions raise questions about the T...
2019-08-01, 01:32

Factbox: Iran nuclear row - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, raising its uranium enrichment level beyon...
2019-07-07, 13:16

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said ahead of a vi...
2019-06-12, 13:00

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, 14:00

Mnuchin says U.S. still pursuing 'maximum pressure' against Iran The United States is still pursuing its campaign of "maximum pressure" against Iran, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday, even af...
2019-09-13, 11:00

British Marines Help Seize Tanker Suspected Of Carrying Iran Oil To Syria British Royal Marines in fast boats and helicopters on Thursday seized a supertanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria near the Mediterranea...
2019-07-05, 08:01

Iran may pull further away from nuclear deal after latest sanctions Comments follow US warning not to ‘mistake prudence and discretion for weakness’Iran has announced it may take further steps to pull away from its nu...
2019-06-23, 18:16

Rouhani says Iran ready to talks to U.S. if sanctions lifted: TV Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it exited last year, Iranian Pr...
2019-07-14, 17:32

Treasury targets Iran's most profitable oil refiners with new sanctions The Treasury Department imposed broad sanctions Friday on Iran's petrochemical and refinery industry for contributing funds to the financial arm of I...
2019-06-08, 02:32

Iran's president says no talks with Trump until sanctions are scrapped Renewed hopes for talks between US President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani were dealt a blow on Tuesday when Rouhani said t...
2019-08-28, 12:48

US imposes sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group PGPIC hit with economic penalties because of its ties to Revolutionary Guards, US treasury saysThe United States has hit Iran’s Persian Gulf Petroche...
2019-06-08, 08:48

| Sweeping US sanctions on Iran target leaders, oil and trade Ongoing US sanctions on Iran have targeted Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and the Islamic republic's top brass, while also seeking to choke tr...
2019-09-20, 02:32

Factbox: Iran nuclear dispute - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran has breached a cap on its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers and said it plans to further flout the nuclear agreeme...
2019-07-02, 22:00

Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions on Iran’s Top Diplomat Officials described the foreign minister of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who worked closely with the Obama administration, as part of a “propaganda ar...
2019-08-01, 00:32

Rouhani says Iran ready to talk to U.S. if sanctions lifted Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian Pres...
2019-07-14, 23:32

Trump threatens to 'substantially' increase sanctions on Iran President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions on Iran would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an ...
2019-07-10, 21:32

Iran Says Talks With Trump Depend on Lifting U.S. Sanctions (KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran’s supreme leader will not meet President Donald Trump ...
2019-08-29, 12:48

U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions Maneuvering over the nuclear deal was punctuated by U.S. accusations of Iran extortion, French attempts to start talks and Trump’s vow of more sancti...
2019-07-10, 21:16

Iran's Rouhani suggests U.S. talks possible if sanctions lifted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signaled on Wednesday that talks with the United States might be possible if Washington lifted sanctions, days after...
2019-05-29, 12:48

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to impor...
2019-06-15, 15:00

The Latest: Netanyahu calls for global sanctions on Iran TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 5:20 p.m....
2019-06-17, 16:00

Trump Warns Iran "Sanctions Will Soon Be Increased, Substantially" President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon,...
2019-07-10, 18:16

U.S. Plans New Iran Sanctions as Europe Tries to Defuse Tensions President Trump and his aides have indicated they are prepared to wait for the economic vise on Tehran to tighten further, but didn’t elaborate on wh...
2019-06-24, 03:32

U.S. Sanctions Iran's Space Agency After Failed Launch The State Department imposed sanctions against Iran’s space program following a failed attempt to launch a rocket last week, which the U.S. suspects ...
2019-09-04, 05:00

Iran gas pipeline deal with Pakistan hampered by US sanctions Pakistan has backed out of a joint gas pipeline deal with Iran due to the threat of US sanctions. Pakistan could face a heavy financial penalty, as i...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Squeezed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Shifts From Patience to Confrontation Tighter new U.S. sanctions have proven more punishing than Iran’s leaders expected, driving Tehran to hit back militarily and breach limits it had ag...
2019-07-05, 07:16

U.S. sanctions Chinese oil buyer over alleged Iran violations The United States has sanctioned the China's state-run energy company Zhuhai Zhenrong Co Ltd for allegedly violating restrictions imposed on Iran's o...
2019-07-23, 03:00

German business with Iran down sharply as US sanctions bite BERLIN (AP) — A German business group says German companies’ trade with Iran has declined sharply as the United States turns up the economic he...
2019-05-26, 13:16

Iran's President Won't Meet Trump Unless the U.S. Lifts Sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected the possibility of meeting with President Trump as long as the U.S. sanctioned his country, a day after bot...
2019-08-28, 06:48

Rouhani: U.S.-Iran relations won't improve until sanctions are lifted A day after U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he'd be open to talks with Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said there will be no progress in U.S.-Ir...
2019-08-28, 02:48

US Sanctions Networks It Says Are Connected To Iran Government, Military The United States imposed sanctions on Wednesday on two networks it says helped boost Iran's nuclear program and evade US and international sanctions...
2019-08-28, 23:48

Trump says he has ordered 'substantial increase' of Iran sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had ordered his Treasury Secretary to "substantially increase sanctions" imposed on Iran, in the wa...
2019-09-18, 18:32

Iran's Rouhani rules out talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted Iran will not talk to the United States until all sanctions imposed on Tehran are lifted, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after Presi...
2019-08-27, 13:48

Trump orders U.S. to ‘substantially increase’ sanctions on Iran Trump did not give additional details on the move, which follows weekend attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that some U.S. officials have blam...
2019-09-19, 06:00

Iran says it will confront any U.S. threat, Trump eyes new sanctions Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between Tehr...
2019-06-22, 20:32

Iran rules out Trump meeting until sanctions lifted Iran's president has sunk the chances of imminent talks with Donald Trump by saying he won't hold discussions until the US lifts its sanctions on his...
2019-08-27, 12:16

New U.S. Sanctions on Iran Set Back French Mediation Efforts The Trump administration cast new doubt Wednesday on efforts by France to ease tensions between the U.S. and Iran as Washington sanctioned what it ca...
2019-09-05, 07:32

Iran’s Rouhani Says No Talks With Trump Until Sanctions Are Lifted President Emmanuel Macron of France is trying to get the adversaries to meet. Like President Trump, President Hassan Rouhani set conditions for talks...
2019-08-27, 12:16

Iran’s President Says No Talks With Trump Unless Sanctions Are Lifted (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president back-pedaled Tuesday on possible talks with Donald Trump, saying the U.S. president must first lift san...
2019-08-27, 11:48

Trump to impose 'major additional sanctions' on Iran US President Donald Trump has said he will impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent the country from obtaining nuclear weapo...
2019-06-23, 06:00

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wedne...
2019-06-20, 01:00

US waives Iran sanctions on civil nuclear projects Without the waivers, the US would have to sanction European firms working on civil nuclear projects, White House officials said. European guarantors ...
2019-08-01, 15:48

Khamenei says Iran should give up hope of European help against U.S. sanctions Iranian Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Thursday European countries were unlikely to help Iran against U.S. sanctions, and Tehran "shou...
2019-09-26, 22:32

No UN Breakthrough: Iran Rules Out Talks As US Intensifies Sanctions Iran's president on Wednesday closed the door on meeting Donald Trump despite last-minute European efforts to ease tensions as the United States agai...
2019-09-26, 09:00

Mnuchin says sanctions must be working for Iran leadership to be so upset Trump is willing to talk with Iran, but he's "also determined to enforce the U.S. and our allies' interests in the region," Mnuchin tells C...
2019-06-27, 23:48

Man charged with shipping sanctions-controlled machines to Iran Federal authorities have accused a man of scheming to export metal-processing machines to Iran in violation of U.S. non-nuclear proliferation and ter...
2019-08-21, 15:48

New U.S. Sanctions Bite Iran as Its President Says No Meeting With Trump The latest sanctions would punish Chinese importers of Iran’s oil. President Hassan Rouhani of Iran, at the U.N., rejected a meeting with President T...
2019-09-25, 20:32

Iran says they are ready to negotiate if Trump lifts sanctions ​Iran’s foreign minister signaled that the Islamic Republic would be willing to return to the bargaining table with the US if President Trump ​...
2019-07-16, 18:48

U.S. slaps sanctions on Hezbollah officials for aiding Iran A U.S. official said the Trump administration is taking a “gloves off” approach to the powerful militia, which counts Iran among its primary backers....
2019-07-09, 21:32

Iran calls U.S. sanctions 'economic war', says no talks until they are lifted Iran called U.S. sanctions "economic war" on Monday, and said there could be no talks with the United States until sanctions are lifted, a day after ...
2019-06-03, 22:01

Iran will not give Europe more time to shield it against U.S. sanctions Iran said on Wednesday it will start enriching uranium at a higher level in July and won't give European powers any more time to prevent this move by...
2019-06-19, 10:48

Trump says he refused to lift sanctions for meeting with Iran President Trump on Friday said he refused a request by Tehran to lift crippling sanctions in exchange for talks — sharply contradicting Iranian Presi...
2019-09-27, 19:32

"Childish Behaviour," Says Iran After US Sanctions Foreign Minister Iran accused the United States on Thursday of "childish behaviour" driven by fear after Washington imposed sanctions on its foreign minister, fanning...
2019-08-01, 20:48

Rouhani says Iran resists sanctions, drives U.S. "desperate" Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday new U.S. sanctions blacklisting Iran's central bank for a second time pointed to U.S. "desperation" i...
2019-09-23, 17:00

Iran Will Not Give Europe More Time To Shield It Against US Sanctions Iran said on Wednesday it will start enriching uranium at a higher level in July and won't give European powers any more time to prevent this move by...
2019-06-19, 15:00

Iran’s Supreme Leader Vows Never to Capitulate to U.S. Sanctions Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the remarks as Iranian officials reiterated Iran was moving toward noncompliance with some parts of the 2015 nuclear deal...
2019-06-27, 20:48

Our maximum pressure campaign on Iran is working: US Treasury Sigal Mandelker says there is "no question" that America's maximum pressure campaign has resulted in "massively decreasing" the amount of oil th...
2019-09-11, 04:32

Iran Seeks to Rally International Support Against U.S. Pressure Iran is courting Russia, China and other countries to help counter a U.S. campaign that has included crippling economic sanctions and thousands of ad...
2019-06-18, 23:16

U.S. still pursuing 'maximum pressure' against Iran: Treasury's Mnuchin The United States is still pursuing a campaign of "maximum pressure" against Iran, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday, even afte...
2019-09-12, 17:32

Europe Set to Delay Iran Dispute Decision, Despite U.S. Pressure European powers are likely to put off for weeks a decision on triggering a dispute procedure in the nuclear deal with Iran, which might worsen tensio...
2019-07-12, 19:32

Supreme Leader: Iran will continue resisting US pressure TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says his country will continue resisting U.S. economic and political pressure ...
2019-06-04, 18:16

Pompeo jabs at China's 'bad behavior', says U.S. will enforce Iran sanctions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday decried "decades of bad behavior" from China that have hampered free trade, laying out a case at a Sout...
2019-08-02, 07:00

U.S. imposes sanctions on Iran's foreign minister: Treasury statement The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign A...
2019-07-31, 23:16

Iran Ready For Talks With US If Sanctions Lifted, Supreme Leader Allows Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, ...
2019-07-04, 19:48

US sanctions Iran space agency over alleged ballistic missiles The Trump administration has sanctioned three Iranian space organizations, alleging a cover up for missile work. The US has said the orders serve as ...
2019-09-04, 08:00

Donald Trump Pledges To Hit Iran With "Major" New Sanctions From Monday President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in two days, just hours after saying he would ...
2019-06-23, 06:00

Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions against Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weap...
2019-06-22, 17:48

Trump declares Iran sanctions will be tightened to counter its 'bloodlust' President Trump pledged to continue tightening economic sanctions on Iran, citing a recent attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities as evidence of the ...
2019-09-25, 13:32

Trump says Iran nuclear deal achievable as sanctions sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities ...
2019-05-27, 22:32

Iran says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted and supreme leader approves Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, ...
2019-07-04, 14:16

To Evade Sanctions on Iran, Ships Vanish in Plain Sight Empty tankers, arriving in the Strait of Hormuz, suddenly stop reporting their whereabouts. When they re-emerge on the grid, their tanks appear full....
2019-07-02, 11:32

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops BAGHDAD (AP) — Shop owners in Baghdad’s Shiite holy neighborhood of Kadhimiya are feeling the pain of U.S. sanctions on Iran. They have seen th...
2019-05-26, 09:32

Iran president backpedals, wants Trump to lift sanctions before any possible talks Iran's president back-pedaled Tuesday on possible talks with Donald Trump, saying the U.S. president must first lift sanctions imposed on Tehran, oth...
2019-08-27, 21:16

Trump administration sanctions Iran's civilian space agency The Trump administration has imposed sanctions against Iran's civil space agency, accusing the Middle Eastern country of using it as a cover to devel...
2019-09-04, 13:00

Iran's Hassan Rouhani Tells US To Take 'First Step' By Lifting Sanctions President Hassan Rouhani Tuesday told the United States to "take the first step" by lifting all sanctions against Iran, a day after US President Dona...
2019-08-27, 16:48

Iran’s president rejects nuclear talks before sanctions are lifted Hopes of a deal with Trump quashed as Rouhani accuses US of ‘economic terrorism’Iran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, has ruled out negotiations on its n...
2019-09-25, 22:32

Hassan Rouhani Says Iran Favours Talks With US If It Lifts Sanctions Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Tehran favours talks with Washington but the United States must first lift sanctions it imposed ...
2019-08-06, 16:00

Constrained by Iran sanctions, India seeks to boost the US oil economy As the United States continues to come down hard with sanctions on Iran – coupled with harsh penalties for those countries that continue to do busine...
2019-07-16, 21:00

U.S. envoy says Iran sanctions working, warns against nuclear breaches The U.S. policy of maximum economic pressure on Tehran is working but the sanctions do not give Iran the right to breach its nuclear commitments, a s...
2019-06-27, 21:48

U.S. sanctions network selling materials for Iran nuclear program The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on an international network of companies and their agents it said were involved in the procurement of...
2019-07-19, 00:32

Trump slaps Iran’s national bank with ‘highest sanctions ever’ President Trump on Friday said he slapped economic sanctions on Iran’s national bank that go “right to the top” as he seeks ways to retaliate against...
2019-09-20, 20:32

U.S. will extend sanctions waivers for Iran nuclear programs: Bolton The United States will renew sanctions waivers for Iranian nuclear programs that allow Russia, China and European countries to continue their civilia...
2019-08-01, 03:48

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, 17:00

Iran’s President Calls U.S. Sanctions on the Foreign Minister ‘Childish’ (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president lambasted new U.S. sanctions by the Trump administration targeting the country’s foreign minister...
2019-08-02, 01:48

Trump warns Iran sanctions to be increased ‘substantially’ on Twitter On Twitter, Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soo...
2019-07-10, 21:32

Iran central bank: U.S. sanctions aren't harming oil exports The leader of Iran's central bank on Wednesday downplayed the impact of existing and new U.S. sanctions -- retaliatory measures by the Trump administ...
2019-06-28, 02:48

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah Officials Accused of Supporting Iran The sanctions were the first to directly target members of Lebanon’s Parliament and underscored the White House’s intention to ratchet up pressure on...
2019-07-10, 04:00

Iran ready to talk if U.S. lifts sanctions, Pompeo skeptical Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian Pres...
2019-07-15, 10:00

Trump and John Bolton clashed over Iran sanctions before ouster Former national security advisor John Bolton reportedly clashed with President Donald Trump about United States sanctions on Iran the day before his ...
2019-09-15, 07:00

US imposes sanctions on Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif, who says they won't affect him The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Fore...
2019-08-01, 02:32

Iran is ready to talk if the US lifts sanctions, says President Rouhani "We have always believed in talks ... if they lift sanctions, end the imposed economic pressure and return to the deal, we are ready to hold talks wi...
2019-07-15, 07:48

Iran scrambles to lift petrochemical sales as sanctions hammer oil Iran has been racing to step up exports of petrochemicals and tap new markets to compensate for sliding oil sales, Iranian and international industry...
2019-06-12, 10:32

Donald Trump Announces "Highest Sanctions" But Says Won't Strike Iran President Donald Trump on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's central bank, calling the measures the "highest" sanctions ever imposed on a forei...
2019-09-20, 20:00

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step th...
2019-07-04, 18:32

"Gratified By Cooperation From Great Friend India": US Sanctions Iran The United States is "highly gratified by co-operation from a great friend and partner like India" on the Iranian oil sanctions, the White House said...
2019-08-01, 05:32

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, 20:32

Iran Says Policy Of "Maximum Pressure" Worthless, Rules Out Talks With US Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday ruled out negotiations with the US, as tensions mount between the arch-foes after Washington ...
2019-09-17, 11:32

US To Pressure Iran Over Nuclear Deal Breach At UN Watchdog Meeting The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nucl...
2019-07-10, 18:16

Iran 'nuclear blackmail' must be met with international pressure: White House Iran's plan to exceed internationally agreed curbs on its stock of low-enriched uranium amount to "nuclear blackmail" and must be met with increased ...
2019-06-17, 17:32

Pompeo says US willing to talk with Iran with ‘no preconditions’ but will continue pressure campaign BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — Pompeo says US willing to talk with Iran with ‘no preconditions’ but will continue pressure campaign. The ...
2019-06-02, 14:48

EU fights to keep nuclear deal alive amid US, Iran pressure A year after the United States pulled out of the Iran nuclear agreement, the pact is at severe risk of collapse and the EU is caught in the middle, t...
2019-06-18, 20:48

Iran steps further from nuke deal, adding pressure on Europe Iran announces it is raising level of uranium enrichment, breaking another limit of 2015 nuclear deal, but says it remains open to diplomacy to save ...
2019-07-08, 01:01

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Escalating Tensions The Trump administration imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday in a dramatic step bound to further escalate...
2019-08-01, 12:16

Trump Orders Treasury Secretary to 'Substantially Increase' Sanctions on Iran President Trump said on Twitter that he has ordered Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to “substantially increase” sanctions on Iran in the wake of at...
2019-09-18, 19:00

Iran asks U.N. chief to push back against U.S. sanctions on foreign minister Iran asked U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday to push back against the United States after it imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Mi...
2019-08-06, 23:32

White House did not impose new Iran sanctions Thursday, despite Trump’s claim The White House did not impose new sanctions against Iran on Thursday in response to its downing of a U.S. military drone, contrary to President Trum...
2019-06-22, 12:48

U.S. to impose additional sanctions on Iran, military action still on the table: Trump Trump, who was speaking to reporters at the White House, made his comments after recently calling off military action against Iran to retaliate for t...
2019-06-22, 18:16

US and European allies may have avoided sanctions clash over Iran trade vehicle A European financial entity created to circumvent U.S. sanctions on Iran might not run afoul of the law after all, following talks between Secretary ...
2019-06-01, 00:32

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging econom...
2019-06-23, 23:48

EU powers resist calls for Iran sanctions after breach of nuclear deal Focus is on averting further breaches and UK says it remains committed to 2015 dealEuropean leaders have resisted calls to start reimposing sanctions...
2019-07-02, 06:32

Donald Trump Says Iran Nuclear Deal Achievable As Sanctions Sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activitie...
2019-05-28, 09:16

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging econom...
2019-06-23, 04:48

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic ...
2019-06-12, 21:16

Highest Ever Imposed On A Country: Donald Trump Announces Iran Sanctions President Donald Trump on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's central bank, calling the measures the "highest" sanctions ever imposed on a forei...
2019-09-20, 18:32

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start on Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging econom...
2019-06-22, 23:16

UPDATE 2-Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, ...
2019-06-22, 21:48

President Trump Announces New Iran Sanctions, Days After Calling Off Airstrikes President Donald Trump said the U.S. will impose major new sanctions on Iran Monday, days after he abruptly called off a plan for airstrikes against ...
2019-06-23, 18:48

UPDATE 1-Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions against Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weap...
2019-06-22, 17:48

US sanctions on Chinese firms show Iran is still a 'potential flashpoint': Eurasia The U.S. has imposed new sanctions on several Chinese entities for "knowingly engaging" in transporting Iranian oil — a violation of Washington'...
2019-09-26, 10:00

New U.S. sanctions show offer of talks with Iran not genuine: Foreign Ministry Additional sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States show that Washington's offer of talks is not genuine, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ab...
2019-06-08, 11:16

US Sanctions Firms Acting As 'Supply Network' For Iran Nuclear Enrichment The US Treasury named a group of companies in Iran, Belgium and China to its sanctions blacklist Thursday for acting as a supply network for Tehran's...
2019-07-19, 11:16

Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Monday to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through with a plan to ...
2019-06-17, 14:48

Crushed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Pins Economic Hopes on Mall Developer Faced with a U.S. campaign to choke Iran of capital and investment, Saeed Mohammed of the country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is trying to fi...
2019-07-09, 19:48

Iran's Rouhani tells France's Macron: no talks with U.S. while sanctions in place Iran will not negotiate with the United States while sanctions on Tehran are still enforced by Washington, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told his ...
2019-09-11, 19:32

"Very Dangerous": Trump Warns Iran But Doesn't Rule Out Lifting Sanctions US President Donald Trump on Wednesday warned Iran against further uranium enrichment but left open the possibility the US could lift sanctions to pa...
2019-09-12, 05:32

As Iraq Tries to Beat the Heat, U.S. Renews Sanctions Waiver on Power From Iran The U.S. has allowed Iraq to import natural gas and electricity from Iran without risking sanctions for another four months, Iraqi officials said, as...
2019-06-18, 17:00

Sanctions choke Iran's crude sales, but oil product exports booming While U.S. sanctions on Iran's oil industry have slashed the OPEC member's crude exports by more than 80%, oil product sales from the Islamic Republi...
2019-09-02, 10:16

Turkish banker jailed over Iran sanctions scheme released from US prison Mehmet Hakan Atilla was arrested in 2017 after a witness said he helped organize a multi-billion dollar scheme to bypass US oil sanctions against Ira...
2019-07-20, 11:48

Iran puts pressure on Europe to save nuclear deal within 60-day deadline Tehran leverages use of advanced centrifuges to call for urgent European counter-measures to US sanctionsIran has announced it has started using more...
2019-09-08, 10:32

U.S. to keep raising pressure until Iran abandons nuclear arms program: Bolton The United States will keep increasing pressure on Iran until it abandons its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ceases its violent activities in the Mid...
2019-07-08, 21:32

FIFA ramps up pressure on Iran to grant women access to matches FIFA president Gianni Infantino has ramped up the pressure on Iran to ensure local female football fans are allowed to attend men's World Cup qualifi...
2019-06-21, 16:32

Oritse Williams house fire: JLS star's £3 million London mansion burns down in suspected arson attack - days after he is cleared of rape JLS star Oritse Williams' £3 million mansion in south London has gone up in flames in a suspected arson attack just days after he was cleared of rape...
2019-06-05, 15:48

US Slaps Sanctions On Iran Shipping Network, India-Based Entity Affected The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on a shipping network it said was run by Iran's Revolutionary Guards, saying it sold millions of bar...
2019-09-05, 02:00

Germany's Angela Merkel supports US-Iran talks but says lifting sanctions first is 'not realistic' German Chancellor Angela Merkel encouraged talks between the United States and Iran Tuesday but said she felt it was "not realistic" for President Tr...
2019-09-25, 02:00

After emir’s visit, Qatari foreign minister says U.S. refuses to budge on Iran sanctions “What we have sensed from the United States is, they don’t want a war,” the minister said in an interview. But describing a “stalemate,” he said “Ira...
2019-07-11, 19:48

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, 17:16

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" fro...
2019-07-10, 10:01

Bolton reportedly resigned after Trump raised possibility of relieving Iran sanctions Former national security adviser John Bolton resigned from his position this week after President Trump suggested relieving some sanctions on Iran, a...
2019-09-15, 01:00

Zarif: Iran offers United States enhanced inspections for lifting of sanctions Iran will accept enhanced inspections of its nuclear program in return for the lifting of U.S. sanctions, Iranian foreign minister Minister Mohammad ...
2019-07-19, 06:16

U.S. Sanctions Iran's Central Bank, Says It Will Send Military Forces to Saudi Arabia The U.S. said it would send military forces and hardware to Gulf allies and moved to sever some of Iran’s last ties to world markets on Friday, while...
2019-09-21, 10:32

Trump administration sanctions Iran's foreign minister in escalation of tensions Zarif is a relatively moderate Iranian politician, and he was the chief negotiator for the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.  &#...
2019-08-01, 05:16

France urges Iran to reverse nuclear move, China hits at U.S. pressure France on Tuesday urged Iran to rapidly reverse its first major breach of a nuclear pact, a move denounced by President Donald Trump as "playing with...
2019-07-02, 13:48

Donald Trump vowed to raise pressure on Iran and cripple its economy. Did it backfire? Critics of Donald Trump’s Iran strategy say it has created the current crisis but the administration says Tehran will be forced to negotiate. ...
2019-06-20, 23:48

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, 04:48

Bolton's departure shows failure of U.S. 'maximum pressure' against Iran: Rouhani adviser An adviser to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's firing of his national security adviser John Bolton...
2019-09-11, 00:32

Trump's maximum pressure train hits buffers with Abe's doomed Iran mission Japan’s prime minister isn’t the first leader to regret trying to do Trump a favor – but he must have known he was taking a riskShinzo Abe’s trip to ...
2019-06-15, 02:16

Trump team says Iran maximum pressure policy won't change, but some hawks worry President Trump doesn’t intend to relent in his maximum pressure campaign against Iran, the remaining architects of the policy maintained after the e...
2019-09-11, 08:32

Saudi Arabia airport attack: 26 injured after missile strike by suspected Houthi rebels on Abha airport A 'cross-border terrorist' attack on a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia has left 26 people wounded, including two children, the Saudi-led coalition h...
2019-06-12, 23:16

Trump's latest Iran sanctions target $200B economic empire of supreme leader The Trump administration's latest sanctions against Iran reinstate an embargo on some of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's front companies that President...
2019-06-28, 01:48

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European ...
2019-07-15, 22:32

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s v...
2019-07-06, 16:16

Keane: how we made Somewhere Only We Know ‘There are loads of internet theories about what the song means. For me, it’s about smoking weed in a school playground’We grew up together in Battle...
2019-09-17, 16:32

Keane leaves Nottingham Forest "Roy Keane\u0027s tenure as Nottingham Forest\u0027s assistant manager has come to an end, with the Championship club\u0027s former midfielder leavin...
2019-06-23, 15:00

UPDATE 1-Keane Group to buy C&J Energy for $746 mln Oilfield services company Keane Group Inc said on Monday it will buy rival C&J Energy Services for $745.7 million in an all-stock deal, as it looks t...
2019-06-17, 14:16

Brent oil up 6% in one week on fears of U.S. attack on Iran Brent oil rallied above $65 per barrel and was set to notch up a 6% gain this week on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flow...
2019-06-21, 14:16

Iran says it will pursue aggressor even after limited attack: TV Iran will pursue any aggressor, even it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Satu...
2019-09-21, 14:00

Iran decries 'cowardly attack' on oil tanker An Iranian government spokesman on Saturday described as a "cowardly attack" an incident that Iranian media have called the apparent targeting by mis...
2019-10-12, 15:00

U.S. Blames Iran for Attack on Saudi Oil Fields Coordinated drone strikes on the heart of the Saudi oil industry forced the kingdom to shut down half its crude production, people familiar with the ...
2019-09-14, 22:32

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, 08:48

U.S. Blames Iran for Attack on Saudi Oil Facilities U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for coordinated strikes on the heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry, saying they marked an unpreceden...
2019-09-15, 08:32

"If Attack Launched From Iran, Will Consider It Act Of War": Saudi Arabia If an investigation shows that last week's attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities was launched from Iranian territory, the kingdom would consider it ...
2019-09-22, 11:00

The U.K. Says Iran Is Responsible for the Attack on Saudi Oil Facilities (NEW YORK) — Britain has concluded that Iran was responsible for attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson s...
2019-09-23, 18:32

Could Trump Use the Sept. 11 War Law to Attack Iran Without Going to Congress? Talk of purported Iran-Qaeda ties is raising questions about whether the Trump administration is laying the groundwork to claim that it needs no new ...
2019-06-20, 00:48

US hits Iran with cyber attack: Reports The US reportedly launched a cyber attack on Iran in response to the downing of unmanned drone. Cyber security firms have also reported a rise in Ira...
2019-06-23, 09:16

Iran "Almost Certainly" Behind Attack On Ships Off UAE: John Bolton US National Security Advisor John Bolton said Wednesday Iran was "almost certainly" behind attacks on ships off the United Arab Emirates earlier this...
2019-05-30, 00:48

Trump vows more sanctions on Iran, says military action is still 'on the table' President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States will place additional sanctions on Iran in a bid to force Tehran to the bargaining table ...
2019-06-23, 02:48

Iran President Hassan Rouhani calls new US sanctions 'outrageous and idiotic' Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called the sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei 'outrageous and idiotic.'   ...
2019-06-27, 21:48

Keane: 'I don’t care if it’s Ferguson or the Pope, you’re going to defend yourself' "Roy Keane has reignited his war of words with Sir Alex Ferguson by claiming the legendary Manchester United manager only acted in his best interest....
2019-09-05, 17:32

Bolton praises 'pressure campaign against Iran' The U.S. will not waver from its course of maximum pressure against Iran, White House national security adviser John Bolton said Monday, as the nucle...
2019-07-09, 01:32

U.S. lawmakers blast Iran, wary of war, after Saudi oil attack Members of the U.S. Congress blasted Iran after the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, but expressed wariness about U.S. military action, especi...
2019-09-16, 22:00

US 'locked and loaded' after blaming Iran for Saudi oil attack Washington says that satellite images show the attack was not launched from Yemen as Houthi rebels claimed. Both Iran and Iraq have rejected involvem...
2019-09-16, 05:00

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, 04:00

President Trump: Looks like Iran responsible for Saudi oil attack President Trump speaks with the Crown Prince of Bahrain and gives comments on who he believes is responsible for the attack on a Saudi oil facility a...
2019-09-17, 01:00

After Iran’s Drone Attack, Trump Says This Country ‘Will 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, 20:16

US officials tell Saudi Arabia that oil attack was staged in Iran US officials said intelligence shows that the devastating attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry was staged in Iran, and have shared the information w...
2019-09-17, 05:32

Saudi Arabia won’t attack Iran. But it may pay someone else to | Nesrine Malik The US is being fooled that it needs to rescue its ally in the Middle East. The Saudis always get others to fight for themThere is a longstanding jok...
2019-09-23, 00:32

Trump reportedly cancels attack on Iran as US planes were in the air BACK FROM THE BRINK: Last night all signs pointed to an imminent U.S. military response to Iran’s shootdown of an unmanned American spy plane Thursda...
2019-06-21, 13:48

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, 14:48

Iran warns against war as U.S. and Saudi weigh response to oil attack Iran warned U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday against being dragged into all-out war in the Middle East following an attack on Saudi Arabian oi...
2019-09-19, 15:32

Being blamed for the oil tanker attack suits Iran just fine In the not very complicated mystery over the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, there are two prime suspects. Only one, however, stands to b...
2019-06-19, 01:00

U.S. believes attack on Saudi Arabia came from southwest Iran The United States believes Saturday's attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities were launched from Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Tuesday, wi...
2019-09-17, 23:00

Iran Envoy Warns of ‘All-Out War’ if Hit for Saudi Oil Facility Attack (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Any attack on Iran by the U.S. or Saudi Arabia will spark an “all-out war,” Tehran’s top dipl...
2019-09-20, 13:00

Pentagon says US will defer to Saudis on whether to blame Iran for attack The United States will allow Saudi Arabia to decide if there is enough evidence to accuse Iran of conducting last week’s drone and missile strike tha...
2019-09-19, 22:00

Roy Keane leaves Nottingham Forest after five months at club Keane wants to focus on his own managerial careerDeparture from City Ground described as amicableRoy Keane’s brief return to Nottingham Forest is ove...
2019-06-23, 22:00

Keane slams United character in Hammers defeat "Former Manchester United skipper Roy Keane described himself as shocked and saddened by the lack of character and quality in the side in the 2-0 def...
2019-09-22, 18:00

'Pogba can't be Veron, Scholes, Keane and Cantona in one,' says Solskjær United manager looks to temper expectations‘We expect a lot from him, he expects a lot from himselfPaul Pogba cannot be expected to perform like a co...
2019-08-24, 06:48

Maritime Piracy Won't Be Left Unanswered: Iran On Tanker Attack Iran vowed on Saturday not to let an attack on one of its oil tankers off the coast of Saudi Arabia to go unanswered, the semi-official ISNA news age...
2019-10-12, 14:32

U.S. Navy Says Mine Fragments Point to Iran in Tanker Attack The United States has blamed Iran for the attacks in the Gulf of Oman, and officials said that fingerprints and other evidence could be used to build...
2019-06-19, 17:16

Boris Johnson blames Iran for attack on Saudi oil facilities British Prime Minister Boris Johnson blamed Iran for the attacks on Saudi oil facilities ​and said the United Kingdom is considering joining a US-led...
2019-09-23, 17:32

Saudi oil attack: Drones and missiles were launched from Iran, US officials say The US has reportedly identified locations in Iran from which drones and cruise missiles were launched against Saudi oil complexes on Saturday, disru...
2019-09-18, 13:00

Iran reacts to Pompeo's claim of blame for Saudi attack Houthi rebels in Yemen are claiming responsibility for the drone strikes on the world's largest oil plant in Saudi Arabia. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh has...
2019-09-15, 15:32

Saudi Arabia promises concrete proof Iran behind oil attack Saudi Arabia said it would produce evidence on Wednesday linking regional rival Tehran to an unprecedented attack on its oil industry that Washington...
2019-09-18, 13:00

| Saudi warns Iran over Yemeni rebel airport attack Riyadh accused its arch-foe Tehran on Thursday of ordering a Yemeni rebel missile strike which wounded 26 people at a Saudi airport and warned of "gr...
2019-06-14, 08:32

Germany, France and Britain blame Iran for Saudi oil attack Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, and Boris Johnson have taken the US line on the attacks on Saudi oil facilities, saying it was "clear" Iran was behin...
2019-09-24, 01:00

Iran issues 'peace' message as it is blamed for oil facility attack Iran's president has said his country's message to the world is "peace and stability" - as the UK, France and Germany jointly blamed Tehran for the a...
2019-09-24, 01:32

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, 08:48

Saudi Arabia oil strikes 'clearly backed by Iran' as UK won't rule out attack It is looking increasingly likely that Iran is to blame for the drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil installations the former defence and interna...
2019-09-19, 00:32

Microsoft says Iran plotted cyber attack against US presidential campaign A hacking group that is apparently linked to the Iranian government has carried out a cyber attack against a US presidential campaign — as well...
2019-10-04, 22:32

'Material evidence' of Iran's involvement in plant attack - Saudis The Saudi government is preparing to present "material evidence" proving Iranian involvement in the weekend's attack against two major Saudi oil prod...
2019-09-18, 14:00

The Taliban claimed an attack on U.S. forces. Pompeo blamed Iran. The secretary of State pointed to a Kabul bombing as an example of one “in a series of attacks instigated by the Islamic Republic of Iran and its sur...
2019-06-15, 21:16

Saudi Arabia Increasingly Confident Iran Launched Oil Attack Saudi Arabia is increasingly confident that Iran directly launched a complex missile and drone attack close to Iran’s border with Iraq on Saturday th...
2019-09-17, 19:32

"Laughable Claims": Iran Rejects US Accusation Of Attack On Ships Off UAE Iran strongly rejected an accusation by US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Wednesday that it was "almost certainly" behind May 12 attacks on...
2019-05-30, 00:48

U.S. commander: Threat from Iran 'imminent' and attack could happen any time The top commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East says the Iranian regime poses an "imminent threat" and could carry out an attack basically at any...
2019-06-07, 13:32

Evidence from Saudi oil attack points to Iran, not Yemen: U.S. official The attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities on Saturday that has threatened global oil supplies came from a direction indicating that Iran was behind...
2019-09-15, 23:32

U.S. imposes sanctions on people, firms it says helped North Korea evade sanctions The United States has imposed sanctions on two people and three firms and identified a blocked ship that it says helped North Korea evade sanctions, ...
2019-08-30, 16:48

L.A.’s earthquake warning app worked as intended… or did it? Earlier this year the city of Los Angeles launched its very own earthquake warning app. It’s called ShakeAlertLA, and it’s supposed to al...
2019-07-17, 21:48

Pompeo: Iran behind attack on Saudi oil facilities that will reduce kingdom's output US secretary of state says Tehran behind drone attackTrump speaks to Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin SalmanThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, ha...
2019-09-15, 08:32

Donald Trump Orders Attack On Iran, Then Calls Off Operation: Officials US President Donald Trump ordered an attack on Iran on Thursday in retaliation for the downing of a surveillance drone in the Strait of Hormuz, offic...
2019-06-21, 11:32

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, 06:16

Iran says Yemeni rebel attack on Saudi oil sites a ‘legitimate defence’ Iran said Monday that the missile-and-drone attack on major Saudi oil sites earlier this month was an act of "legitimate defence" by Yemen's Iran-all...
2019-09-30, 20:00

WRAPUP 5-U.S. blames Iran for Saudi oil attack, Trump says 'locked and loaded' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday the United States was "locked and loaded" for a potential response to the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil fac...
2019-09-16, 07:32

Saudi offers 'proof' of Iran's role in oil attack and urges US response Defence spokesman calls on ‘international community to hold Iran responsible’Saudi Arabia has ramped up the pressure on Donald Trump to respond to a ...
2019-09-19, 04:32

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 displaying limpet mine fragm...
2019-06-19, 22:48

Exclusive: Iran not 'drawing back' militarily after Saudi attack-US admiral Iran has not drawn back to a less threatening military posture in the region following the Sept. 14 attack on Saudi Arabia, the top U.S. admiral in t...
2019-10-04, 14:00

Saudi attack dampens faint chance of a Trump-Iran meeting Despite no specific evidence of Iranian involvement, the US treat Yemen’s Houthi rebels as tame creatures of TehranThe US secretary of state Mike Pom...
2019-09-16, 06:32

Trump administration weighing retaliatory action against Iran after Saudi oil attack The Trump administration is weighing a range of options for a retaliatory action against Iran, including a cyberattack or physical strike on Iranian ...
2019-09-18, 15:00

Iran-backed Yemeni rebels attack Saudi civilian airport The Saudi-led military coalition threatened a firm response to a Houthi missile attack on an airport, which injured at least 26 people. The attack ca...
2019-06-12, 18:00

"Were Cocked And Loaded": Trump's Take On Iran Attack Plan Faces Scrutiny US President Donald Trump on Friday described a nail-biting decision to call off an imminent attack on Iran in order to avoid disproportionate casual...
2019-06-22, 11:48

Iran says Hezbollah's attack on Israel's army was a retaliatory move: IRNA Hezbollah's policy is aimed at safeguarding the interests of Lebanon, Iran's state news agency IRNA quoted a senior Iranian security official as sayi...
2019-09-01, 20:48

Again Capital's John Kilduff: The alleged Iran tanker attack is a distraction Iranian officials say two rockets struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia. John Kilduff, founding partne...
2019-10-12, 14:00

Houthi attack kills more than 30 in Yemen's Aden, Saudi blames Iran Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched missile and drone attacks on Thursday on a military parade in Aden, the seat of government and a strong...
2019-08-01, 19:32

Saudi Arabia seeks action against Iran after oil attack, allies wary Saudi Arabia will seek to make a case at a global gathering in New York this week for concerted action to punish and deter arch-foe Iran after strike...
2019-09-22, 18:00

Iran's oil attack presents most critical test yet for Trump's foreign policy Iran's audacious drone and cruise missile attack on Saudi Arabia's oil producing facilities has provided a critical test yet for the Trump ...
2019-09-22, 18:00

Oil prices see historic spike; Trump says Iran appears to be behind Saudi attack Weekend drone strikes on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure have effectively wiped out about 5 percent of the global daily production, sending oil pri...
2019-09-17, 06:32

| 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, 12:48

U.S. Blames Iran For Recent Tanker Bombings Near the U.A.E. and Iraq Rocket Attack (WASHINGTON) — A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and...
2019-05-25, 03:48

Saudi Arabia oil attack: Boris Johnson says UK believes Iran responsible En route to the UN general assembly in New York, prime minister raises possibility that the British military could become involvedThe UK now believes...
2019-09-23, 09:00

Opinion: Donald Trump hesitates on Iran attack — with good reason Trump has toned down his retaliation rhetoric in the days after the attack on Saudi oil facilities. He's in "no rush" to pin the blame on Iran, but A...
2019-09-18, 01:32

Yemen: Dozens killed in attack on military parade blamed on Iran At least 51 security personnel, including a key commander, have been killed in twin attacks in Yemen. One of the attacks reportedly involved the use ...
2019-08-01, 15:48

Pompeo accuses Iran of 'unprecedented attack' after drones hit Saudi oil facilities Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on the international community to join him Saturday in condemning Iran for drone attacks on two Saudi oil facil...
2019-09-15, 04:32

‘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, 23:32

Exclusive: Iran not 'drawing back' militarily after Saudi attack - U.S. admiral Iran has not drawn back to a less threatening military posture in the region following the Sept. 14 attack on Saudi Arabia, the top U.S. admiral in t...
2019-10-05, 07:00

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...
2019-06-14, 01:00

Gen. Keane defends Trump negotiating with Taliban: 'Truth is we always negotiated with terrorists' Retired General Jack Keane criticized the conditions included in President Trump's proposed deal with the Taliban but told "America's News HQ" on Sat...
2019-08-03, 23:48

Gen. Keane 'confident' US diplomats won't back third Trump-Kim summit without 'some evidence' of denuclearization Fox News senior strategist analyst Gen. Jack Keane has argued it's imperative that the government see real evidence of denuclearization from North Ko...
2019-07-02, 12:00

UPDATE 3-Keane, C&J merge in quest for pricing power as oil producers cut budgets Oilfield services provider Keane Group Inc will merge with rival C&J Energy Services in a $746 million deal, giving the companies the much-needed pri...
2019-06-17, 18:48

Flores: Jay-Z songs intended to 'challenge' Stills Dolphins coach Brian Flores explained that his motive behind playing eight Jay-Z songs during Tuesday's practice wasn't to troll receiver Kenny Still...
2019-08-23, 12:16

Saudi Arabia oil attack: Trump hints at action as US points finger at Iran US president says he has ‘reason to believe we know the culprit’, as oil prices riseDonald Trump has said the US is “locked and loaded” and ready to ...
2019-09-16, 12:32

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, 10:16

Drone attack on Saudi oil sites raises risks amid U.S.-Iran tension The attacks Saturday claimed by Yemen’s Houthi rebels resulted in “the temporary suspension of production operations” at the Abqaiq processing facili...
2019-09-15, 19:00

Evidence points to Iran involvement in attack, says Saudi alliance, as oil prices soar An attack on Saudi Arabia that triggered the biggest jump in oil prices in almost 30 years was carried out with Iranian weapons, a Saudi-led coalitio...
2019-09-16, 22:00

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, 14:32

Wary of conflict with Iran, Trump takes go-slow approach to attack on Saudi oil Known for acting on impulse, President Donald Trump has adopted an uncharacteristically go-slow approach to whether to hold Iran responsible for atta...
2019-09-18, 04:00

US dials back Iran rhetoric and seeks 'peaceful resolution' over Saudi attack Mike Pompeo says goal is to ‘get back on the diplomatic path’ following Trump’s remarks that the US was ‘locked and loaded’The US secretary of state,...
2019-09-19, 21:32

Oil prices edge up, supported by Iran ship attack and US-China trade detente Oil prices were little changed on Monday, holding onto 2% gains from Friday amid renewed geopolitical tensions in the Middle East, while a detente in...
2019-10-14, 07:16

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week,...
2019-06-18, 03:32

Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to strike Iran but he stopped the attack after being told people would die WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to strike Iran but he stopped the attack after being told people would die. The post ...
2019-06-21, 16:32

An Abrupt Move That Stunned Aides: Inside Trump’s Aborted Attack on Iran President Trump’s decision to call off an airstrike on Iran in June looms large now as he weighs how to respond to attacks on oil facilities in Saudi...
2019-09-22, 01:32

US shares info with Saudi Arabia that blames Iran for oil field attack: report Iran was the staging ground for the weekend attacks on the massive Saudi Arabia oil field, according to U.S. intelligence that was shared with the ki...
2019-09-17, 18:32

Iran seeks de-escalation but will give crushing response to any attack: security official Iran wants to reduce tensions in the Middle East after attacks on oil sites in Saudi Arabia, but any aggression will meet a crushing response, a seni...
2019-09-18, 13:00

Iran’s attack on Saudi Arabia revealed a glaring gap in American missile defenses The Iranian attack on Saudi oil facilities Sept. 14 pulled the curtain back on one of the Pentagon's inconvenient truths, namely that despite untold ...
2019-10-04, 08:00

General Jack Keane: US heroes at Normandy won D-Day with inherent characteristic of American troops U.S. heroes on the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944, succeeded because of an inherent American ability, according to Retired four-star Gen. Jack K...
2019-06-06, 23:32

Oilfield services firms Keane Group, C&J Energy to merge in deal valued at $1.8 bln Oilfield services company Keane Group Inc said on Monday it will buy rival C&J Energy Services in a deal valued at about $1.8 billion, including debt...
2019-06-17, 14:16

Leclerc denies Ferrari intended 'a big mess' in qualifying "Charles Leclerc is celebrating his fourth pole position of the 2019 season, but he admits that qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix ended up being ...
2019-09-08, 03:16

Gnome Pun Intended, But These Are Our Favorite Garden Gnomes on Amazon I’ve loved gnomes ever since my mom put one in her garden when I was 5. I used to come home and say hello to him every day after school. But now, I l...
2019-09-07, 10:00

He Never Intended To Become A Political Dissident, But Then He Started Beating Up Tai Chi Masters On a recent Thursday evening in August, a 40-year-old MMA gym owner in Beijing named Xu Xiaodong activated his VPN, hopped over the Chinese governmen...
2019-10-03, 22:00

US blames Iran for strikes on Saudi oil sites: 'Unprecedented attack on world's energy supply' Yemen's Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for the attacks, which created a huge fire at a processor essential to global energy supplies....
2019-09-15, 10:00

Rep. Dan Crenshaw dings ex-Obama aide Ben Rhodes for doubting US link of Iran to tanker attack Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas slammed former top Obama adviser Ben Rhodes for questioning U.S. claims that Iran attacked oil tankers near the Strait of ...
2019-06-15, 14:48

Israel claims responsibility for airstrikes near Damascus, saying it foiled 'large-scale attack' by Iran The Israeli military Saturday said it foiled an imminent large-scale attack by Iranian forces and Shiite militia on targets in northern Israel, with ...
2019-08-25, 06:48

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, 21:48

European powers back U.S. in blaming Iran for Saudi oil attack, urge broader talks Britain, Germany and France backed the United States and blamed Iran on Monday for an attack on Saudi oil facilities, urging Tehran to agree to new t...
2019-09-24, 02:00

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, 17:48

Trump slams Iran's attack on Saudi oil fields and their 'blood lust' regime in UN speech President Donald Trump slammed Iran's alleged role in the recent attacks on Saudi oil facilities and called on other nations to pressure Tehran ...
2019-09-24, 19:00

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, 09:00

Defiant Iran blasts Pompeo’s Saudi-attack accusations as ‘blind and futile comments’ An Iranian official responded Sunday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pointed at the nation’s government in Tehran following Saturday’s dron...
2019-09-15, 12:00