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'We don't take it lightly': What we know about oil tanker blasts and Donald Trump's escalating rhetoric on Iran

President Donald Trump's comments come amid concerns attack on oil tankers could further escalate ongoing tensions between Iran and the U.S.       ...

'We don't take it lightly': What we know about oil tanker blasts and Donald Trump's escalating rhetoric on Iran

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Bolton Says Iran Is Likely Responsible for Oil Tanker Attacks John R. Bolton, President Trump’s national security adviser, accused Iran on Wednesday of being behind reported attacks on ships off the coast of the ...
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Iran Accuses U.S. of Framing it for Tanker Sabotage Iran accused officials in the Trump administration and its Middle East allies of attempting to frame it for an attack on oil tankers near a strategic ...
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11:12, 06/14/2019

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20:48, 07/16/2019

Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, th...
01:12, 07/11/2019

UK says Iran must abide by the assurances on Grace 1 tanker Britain said on Thursday Iran must abide by assurances it had given that the Grace 1 tanker would not travel to Syria, and said it would not allow Ira...
10:12, 08/15/2019

Oman may mediate between Iran and UK over tanker crisis Oman wants to mediate between Iran and the UK to end their row over the seizure of each other’s tankers, Iranian state media said. India has been drag...
13:36, 07/26/2019

Iran's president hints at tanker exchange Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appeared to signal Wednesday that his country might be willing to release a British-flagged oil tanker it seized—in r...
17:48, 07/24/2019

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10:48, 07/17/2019

Iran says it has seized foreign oil tanker in Gulf Report on state TV says ship was smuggling oil but does not say which country crew are fromFears for maritime security in the strait of Hormuz, a vita...
09:36, 07/18/2019

UK joins US in blaming Iran for tanker attacks British officials said Friday that the Iranian military is likely responsible for damaging two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, supporting the assessm...
14:48, 06/14/2019

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04:00, 05/02/2019

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15:36, 07/23/2019

Gibraltar says it will free oil tanker at centre of Iran row Territory says Tehran has promised oil is not for Syria, but US is challenging decisionGibraltar’s chief minister has said he will allow a detained Ir...
08:36, 08/15/2019

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 drone...
04:48, 09/15/2019

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Sir Kim Darroch latest: Jeremy Hunt blasts US President Donald Trump for 'disrespectful and wrong' comments amid ambassador spat Jeremy Hunt has criticised Donald Trump for making "disrespectful and wrong" comments amid a spat over the UK's ambassador to the US Sir Kim Darroch....
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16:36, 07/29/2019

Iran gets diplomatic win against US in standoff over IRGC-linked oil tanker An Iranian tanker has been cleared for release by authorities in a British territory, despite U.S. warnings that the vessel has been used to support t...
17:24, 08/16/2019

Iraqi oil ministry says has no ties to oil tanker seized by Iran Iraq's oil ministry said on Sunday it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf for smuggling fuel, Iraqi News Agency reported....
21:00, 08/04/2019

WRAPUP-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, th...
03:12, 07/11/2019

Iran warned of 'serious consequences' over seizure of UK-flagged tanker Jeremy Hunt has warned Iran will face "serious consequences" if it does not release a British-flagged oil tanker which was detained in the Strait of H...
04:12, 07/20/2019

Iran Says It Has Made "No Commitment" For Release Of Tanker In Gibraltar Iran has made no commitments to gain the release of its tanker from detention in Gibraltar, an Iranian government spokesman was quoted as saying on Fr...
03:48, 08/16/2019

| Britain urges Iran to free seized tanker Britain has urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a UK-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani waters in an "utt...
23:36, 07/20/2019

Iran's gamble on a tanker seizure will end its credit -- even among friends Steadily increasing its bets in an international game of bluff, Iran has gone almost all in with a gamble that its hard liners must believe is worth t...
04:12, 07/20/2019

U.S. believes Iran proxies may be behind tanker attacks, official says U.S. national security agencies believe proxies sympathetic to or working for Iran may have attacked four tankers off the United Arab Emirates rather ...
09:24, 05/14/2019

Germany says there is 'strong evidence' Iran behind tanker attacks Chancellor Angela Merkel has said there is "strong evidence" Iran carried out attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman. She also warned Iran of cons...
15:12, 06/18/2019

Britain backs U.S. in blaming Iran for tanker attacks Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said there was no reason not to believe the United States' assessment that Iran was responsible for attacks on...
01:24, 06/14/2019

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 be...
04:48, 06/18/2019

Oil tanker attacks will inflame conflict between the US, its allies and Iran The explosions, on a vital passageway for the world’s oil supply, may prove Trump’s policy of coercion has backfiredThe explosions were bigger and the...
11:36, 06/13/2019

US, UK Will "Regret" Seizing Tanker Off Gibraltar: Iran Guards Britain and the United States will regret detaining an Iranian oil tanker, a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, a...
06:12, 07/11/2019

UK blames Iran for oil tanker attacks: government source Britain shares the U.S. government's assessment that Iran is to blame for two attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, a government sou...
16:00, 06/13/2019

US Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between ...
13:12, 06/13/2019

Iran Oil Tanker Blacklisted By US Off Lebanon, Syria Coasts The Iranian tanker Adrian Darya 1 blacklisted by the United States has been off the coast of Lebanon and Syria for the past 24 hours, maritime monitor...
22:36, 09/02/2019

Iran's detention of UK-flagged tanker unacceptable: owner The continued detention of British-flagged tanker Stena Impero is "unacceptable and unjustifiable" and there are concerns for the welfare of the crew ...
14:00, 08/06/2019

U.S. suspects Iran in tanker attack but cannot prove it now: official Iran is a leading candidate for having carried out attacks on four tankers near the United Arab Emirates but the United States does not have conclusiv...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Iran seizes another foreign oil tanker, state media says Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps accused the vessel, the third detained by Iran amid U.S. tensions, of trying to smuggle oil from ...
10:12, 08/04/2019

The Latest: Gibraltar says seized Iran tanker carrying oil The head of Gibraltar’s government says an Iranian supertanker seized last week by the British navy on suspicion of carrying Iranian crude to Syria wa...
04:24, 07/12/2019

Iran's Tanker Seizure Presents U.K. With Policy Dilemma Britain’s decision to seize an Iranian tanker off the coast of its overseas territory of Gibraltar earlier this month is fast snowballing, dragging th...
13:00, 07/20/2019

Iran to release crew members of seized tanker Seven of the crew members aboard the Stena Impero Swedish-owned and British-flagged tanker seized by Iran on July 19 will be released. The fate of the...
10:48, 09/04/2019

Iraq’s oil ministry says it has no connection to oil tanker seized by Iran Iraq's oil ministry said on Sunday it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf for smuggling fuel, Iraqi News Agency reported....
17:00, 08/04/2019

Gibraltar defies U.S. intervention and releases Iran oil tanker The United States applied to seize an Iranian oil supertanker impounded in Gibraltar. The ship has been released.       ...
06:36, 08/16/2019

WRAPUP 2-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, th...
03:12, 07/11/2019

Iran releases footage of captured tanker's crew Iran has released a short video of what it says is the crew of the Stena Impero, the British-flagged tanker that was seized by Iranian forces in the S...
15:12, 07/22/2019

Iran Says Seizure Of UK-Flagged Tanker Was "Legal Measure" Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz was a "legal measure", the spokesman for the Islamic republic's government said...
05:36, 07/22/2019

Iranian oil tanker in standoff between UK and Iran leaves Gibraltar An Iranian oil supertanker that was seized by the UK, a move that came amid escalating tension between Tehran and the West, was released Sunday and wa...
18:48, 08/18/2019

Iran slams Britain for seizing tanker off Gibraltar A report by the Iranian government Wednesday said Britain violated international law this month when it captured the Grace 1 oil tanker, which was tak...
18:12, 07/17/2019

Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister says Britain's detention of an Iranian tanker last week was a threatening and incorrect action, Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Monda...
01:36, 07/08/2019

Iran summons UK envoy over 'unfounded' tanker accusations Iran on Saturday summoned the British ambassador to Tehran after London blamed it for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the semi-official St...
17:24, 06/15/2019

Iran warns US against recapturing oil tanker as it leaves Gibraltar An Iranian oil tanker detained off Gibraltar last month left the British territory and was headed through the Mediterranean towards Greece on Monday....
14:00, 08/19/2019

Iran Threatens Retaliation Over British Seizure of Its Tanker Iran’s military warned it would retaliate in response to the seizure of one of its tankers by British forces in Gibraltar last week, while several Eur...
15:24, 07/09/2019

The Latest: Iran summons UK diplomat over tanker position DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Iran has summoned the British ambassad...
12:48, 06/15/2019

Iran says it seized foreign tanker for allegedly smuggling oil Iran has seized a foreign tanker and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel into the Persian Gulf, state television said Thursday, quoting Iran’s...
08:36, 07/18/2019

Iran tanker seizure: UK holds emergency meeting The UK's COBRA emergency committee is discussing a response to Iran's seizure of a British tanker. After talks with France and Germany, the UK said sa...
08:24, 07/22/2019

Iran Demands Return of Tanker Held in Gibraltar Iran demanded the immediate release of one of its tankers impounded with the help of British forces in Gibraltar, an incident that has angered Tehran ...
09:24, 07/05/2019

Tension rises between Britain and Iran over tit-for-tat tanker seizures DRAMATIC AUDIO, VIDEO: Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps has released video showing its seizure of the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero...
07:00, 07/22/2019

Iran warns U.S. against seizing newly freed oil tanker Iranian officials warned the United States Monday to leave a supertanker detained by Britain last month alone, now that it's been freed and heading to...
14:48, 08/19/2019

U.S., Iran Trade Accusations in Wake of Tanker Attacks Iran rejected American allegations that it was behind an attack on two fuel tankers in the Gulf of Oman, deflecting blame for an incident that has aga...
06:00, 06/14/2019

First images emerge of crew from oil tanker seized by Iran The first images of the crew of the British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iranian forces in the Strait of Hormuz were released on Monday, showing them ...
11:24, 07/22/2019

John Bolton says mines ‘almost certainly from Iran’ behind oil tanker attacks National security adviser John Bolton said the U.S. believes Iranian naval mines are the cause of recent attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirat...
10:48, 05/29/2019

WRAPUP 3-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated tanker through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warsh...
03:12, 07/11/2019

Iran tanker seizure: UK to hold emergency meeting The UK's COBRA emergency committee is set to discuss a response to Iran's seizure of a British tanker. After talks with France and Germany, the UK sai...
01:36, 07/22/2019

Britain may release tanker if Iran 'guarantees' oil isn't going to Syria The British foreign secretary said the Iranian tanker detailed near Gibraltar could be released in exchange for a guarantee that the oil would not be ...
19:48, 07/13/2019

British Oil Tanker Seized By Iran Could Be Released Soon: Report Sweden has received "very strong indications" that a British oil tanker seized last month by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz is to be released soon, Swed...
18:36, 08/22/2019

Iran Oil Tanker Departs After Gibraltar Rejects US Demand The Iranian oil tanker at the centre of a diplomatic dispute has departed from Gibraltar after the British overseas territory rejected a US demand to ...
21:36, 08/18/2019

Pompeo again blames Iran for tanker attacks but insists 'we don't want war' ‘President Trump has done everything he can to avoid war’US secretary of state claims ‘lots of evidence’ of Iran culpabilityThe United States does not...
09:24, 06/16/2019

Donald Trump blasts Beto O'Rourke for using a 'phoney name' after being told to stay away from El Paso after mass shooting Donald Trump today launched an extraordinary attack on Beto O'Rourke after the Democrat White House hopeful claimed the president would not be welcome...
04:00, 08/07/2019

Iran warns US against fresh bid to seize tanker as it heads for Greece An Iranian supertanker that was seized on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria was today heading east through the Mediterranean, reportedly on its w...
15:36, 08/19/2019

Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking Europea...
03:00, 07/12/2019

Germany and France condemn Iran's seizure of British tanker Germany and France expressed "solidarity" with the United Kingdom after Iran seized the Stena Impero on Friday. The incident came amid already deterio...
12:00, 07/20/2019

Iran Says British Oil Tanker "Violated Rules", UK Hits Back A day after it seized a British-flagged tanker, Iran on Saturday said that Stena Impero vessel was violating maritime rules and regulations by using a...
17:24, 07/20/2019

Iran warns US against oil tanker seizure as ship leaves Gibraltar Vessel heads to Greece after UK rejects Washington’s request to detain it furtherIran has warned the US against attempting to seize an Iranian oil tan...
07:12, 08/19/2019

Panama to withdraw flag from oil tanker towed to Iran after disappearance Panama began the flag withdrawal process on Friday after an investigation determined the tanker had "deliberately violated international regulations" ...
19:12, 07/20/2019

Iran says it seized 'fuel smuggling' tanker in Persian Gulf Iran state-run media said Thursday that its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a foreign vessel in the Persian Gulf, accusing it of "smuggling f...
08:48, 07/18/2019

Britain says Iran approached tanker in Omani waters: letter to U.N. Britain told the United Nations Security Council on Saturday that a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran was approached by Iranian forces when it was...
22:00, 07/20/2019

Iran warns Britain of 'repercussions' following 'mean and wrong' seizure of oil tanker Iran’s president is warning Britain Wednesday that it will face “repercussions” over the “mean and wrong” seizure of one its supertankers last week th...
10:36, 07/10/2019

Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vessel An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention of...
00:48, 08/20/2019

Iran's Zarif calls on UK to immediately release captured oil tanker The capture of an Iranian oil tanker by Britain has set "a dangerous precedent and must end now", Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on...
08:48, 07/08/2019

Gibraltar to release oil tanker at centre of Iran row pending challenge Territory says Tehran has promised oil is not for Syria – but US to contest decisionAn oil tanker at the centre of a six-week diplomatic row between B...
18:36, 08/15/2019

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Ara...
09:24, 05/25/2019

'This is a dangerous game': Iran demands UK releases seized oil tanker Iran has demanded the immediate release of an oil tanker seized by Royal Marines off the coast of Gibraltar, warning Britain: "This is a dangerous gam...
02:00, 07/12/2019

U.S. failed to stop release of oil tanker, says Iran envoy in London The Iranian ambassador in London accused the United States of desperately trying to stop the authorities in Gibraltar from releasing the Grace 1 Irani...
08:36, 08/15/2019

Iran Says It Captured British Oil Tanker; UK Hits Out, Claims 2 Seized Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation ...
01:00, 07/20/2019

Iran: British tanker seizure follows ‘rule of reciprocal action’ Iranian leaders said the country seized a British oil tanker on Friday in retaliation for the UK’s role in impounding an Iranian ship two weeks ...
07:36, 07/20/2019

In Gulf Tanker Crisis, Iran Tries to Avoid Alienating Allies Iran’s disruptions of Persian Gulf oil shipments are putting the country’s leaders in a difficult position as they retaliate against foes while trying...
10:48, 08/08/2019

Iran says it seized tanker after collision, UK calls move a 'hostile act' Iran said on Saturday it had seized a British-flagged oil tanker because it was involved in an accident, an explanation Britain rejected, calling the ...
08:00, 07/20/2019

Iran says it seized British tanker, denies U.S. brought down drone Iran said it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday but denied Washington's assertion that the U.S. Navy had downed an Iran...
17:36, 07/19/2019

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 tha...
06:48, 07/04/2019

Iran claims to have seized British oil tanker in strait of Hormuz UK government urgently seeking information after Stena Impero veered into Iranian watersIran’s Revolutionary Guards claim to have seized a British oil...
11:36, 07/19/2019

Britain confirms envoy to Iran summoned over oil tanker seizure Britain's Foreign Office confirmed on Thursday that its ambassador to Tehran had been summoned over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar....
09:48, 07/04/2019

US officials suspect Iran may have seized missing UAE-based oil tanker A small oil tanker that stopped transmitting its location more than two days ago while traveling through a vital waterway near the Persian Gulf didn't...
17:00, 07/16/2019

Iran says oil aboard tanker pursued by US sold to mystery buyer Iran on Monday announced that the 2.1 million barrels of crude aboard an Iranian oil tanker pursued by the U.S. has been sold to an unnamed buyer as t...
06:24, 08/26/2019

Iran reports seizure of British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf Iranian authorities have seized a British-flagged oil tanker and briefly detained a second vessel in the Strait of Hormuz. Tehran has ordered the Sten...
01:24, 07/20/2019

UK warship tried to prevent Iran from stopping tanker: Revolutionary Guards A British warship escorting the detained UK-flagged tanker Stena Impero tried to prevent Iran's Revolutionary Guards from stopping the ship, Brigadier...
11:48, 07/20/2019

Iranian oil tanker at center of a standoff between the UK and Iran leaves Gibraltar An Iranian oil supertanker that was seized by the UK, a move that came amid escalating tension between Tehran and the West, was released Sunday and wa...
01:24, 08/19/2019

Iran Seizes Foreign Tanker It Accuses of Smuggling Fuel Iranian forces seized a foreign tanker, the country’s Revolutionary Guard said, pushing oil prices up on fears that the Islamic Republic could further...
07:24, 07/18/2019

Iran calls for seizure of British ship if oil tanker isn't freed A top adviser to Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday encouraged forces to seize a British oil tanker as a response to London's taking an I...
07:12, 07/05/2019

Iran says UK-flagged tanker 'ignored distress call,' taken to Bander Abbas Iran has taken a British-flagged oil tanker it seized in the Strait of Hormuz to Bandar Abbas port, where it and its crew will remain while an investi...
01:24, 07/20/2019

Iran claims it has seized third oil tanker in Gulf as tensions with US rise State media says vessel was taken on Wednesday carrying a cargo of 700,000 litresIran claims it has seized a third foreign oil tanker in the Gulf in a...
07:36, 08/05/2019

Iran Released Some Crew Members Of Tanker Held By Them, Says Sweden Some of the crew of a Swedish-owned oil tanker held by Iran in the Gulf have been released, the Swedish foreign ministry said on Wednesday, weeks afte...
18:48, 09/04/2019

UK agrees Iran behind suspected tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman: BBC The British government agrees with the United States that Iran was behind the suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, a BBC reporter...
16:00, 06/13/2019

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 ...
07:12, 06/19/2019

UK joins US in accusing Iran of tanker attacks as crew held Trump says incident involving two vessels in Gulf of Oman has ‘Iran written all over it’ The US has accused Iran of detaining the crew of one of two o...
17:36, 06/14/2019

Iran Tanker Released By Gibraltar After 6 Weeks Now Headed To Lebanon An Iranian tanker released this month after being detained for six weeks by the British overseas territory of Gibraltar is now headed for Lebanon, Tur...
11:12, 08/30/2019

| Britain holds crisis talks after Iran seizes tanker British Prime Minister Theresa May has chaired an emergency meeting of ministers and security officials to discuss how to respond after Iran seized a ...
08:24, 07/22/2019

"Don't Put Life In Danger": Iran Warned UK Warship As It Seized Tanker Iranian forces warned a British warship's crew against putting their "life in danger" during the seizure of a tanker this month, in a new recording of...
04:12, 07/29/2019

President Trump Says Iran Was Behind Oil Tanker Attacks, but He Still Hopes for Negotiation (WASHINGTON) — Calling Iran “a nation of terror,” President Donald Trump on Friday publicly accused the Persian Gulf nation of respo...
10:24, 06/14/2019

Iran Says Britain's Seizure Of Its Oil Tanker Breaches Nuclear Deal Iran on Sunday called Britain's seizure of an Iranian oil tanker a breach of an ailing 2015 nuclear deal, after remaining parties to the accord met in...
04:12, 07/29/2019

The Latest: Tanker crew land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Crew members of the Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the Gu...
11:00, 06/15/2019

Watch: Iran releases video of British tanker capture Iran released a video Monday showing its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps ordering a British navy ship not to interfere as it seized an oil tanker on...
15:00, 07/29/2019

US-Iran tensions escalate after tanker attacks — Five experts on what to watch The U.S. blamed Iran for the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. However, Iran denied the responsibility. Five experts discuss what could h...
10:24, 06/15/2019

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks but calls for talks WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is blaming Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. But he’s also hoping th...
02:24, 06/15/2019

Trump says 'Iran did do it,' as U.S. seeks support on Gulf oil tanker attacks The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus abo...
01:12, 06/15/2019

Iran is releasing seven Indian crew members from seized UK tanker Seven Indian crew members aboard a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran in July are being released, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mous...
14:00, 09/04/2019

Iran Calls Oil Tanker Attacks "Suspicious", Wants Regional Talks Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said two oil tanker incidents in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday were "suspicious" and called for regional ...
05:48, 06/13/2019

"Completely Unacceptable": Saudi Arabia On Iran's Seizure Of UK Tanker Saudi Arabia on Sunday slammed Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in sensitive Gulf waters as "completely unacceptable" and urged world powers...
20:36, 07/21/2019

Iran denies responsibility for the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the r...
10:24, 06/15/2019

US blames Iran for the twin tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for t...
10:24, 06/15/2019

Trump says ready to hold talks with Iran despite tanker attacks U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ready to launch talks with Iran whenever it was ready, even as he blamed Tehran for attacks on two o...
08:12, 06/14/2019

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 and...
14:12, 06/13/2019

Pompeo blames Iran for tanker attacks, says US does not want war but will take action if needed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated on Sunday President Trump’s claim that Iran was behind last week’s attacks on oil tankers near the strategic...
11:48, 06/16/2019

Iran to free 7 crew members of detained British tanker LONDON — The owner of the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero said Wednesday that Iran was set to free seven of the 23 crew members being held, ...
07:12, 09/04/2019

Iran seizes Iraqi oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf: TV Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran's state media ...
21:00, 08/04/2019

Iran rejects US blame for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US believes Iran was behind Thursday's attack on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions ...
21:36, 06/13/2019

Crew of tanker seized by Iran have spoken to families: owners The owners of a British-flagged oil tanker seized last week by Iran said crew members had been able to talk directly to their families for a limited t...
10:00, 07/25/2019

Inquiry into oil tanker attacks stops short of blaming Iran UN security council hears unidentified state was behind explosions in Gulf last monthAn unidentified state actor has been blamed for attacks on four o...
10:36, 06/07/2019

UAE says it will show restraint after tanker attacks, Iran's behavior a concern The United Arab Emirates will show restraint after attacks on oil tankers off its coast and is committed to de-escalation during a "difficult situatio...
18:36, 05/15/2019

Britain, US and allies to hold talks over Iran tanker attacks Britain, the United States and other nations will meet at a US base to discuss plans to protect ships in the Gulf from Iranian attacks, Sky News under...
10:48, 07/24/2019

Iran: Foreign tanker in Gulf seized, sailors detained Iran seized a foreign tanker carrying about 185,000 gallons of fuel in the Persian Gulf and detained seven sailors from different nationalities accord...
15:24, 08/04/2019

Release tanker and crew immediately, Britain tells Iran Britain called on Iran on Monday to release a British-flagged tanker and its crew immediately, describing the seizure of the Stena Impero in the Strai...
06:00, 07/22/2019

US says video shows Iran removing unexploded mine from oil tanker The US military has released video it says shows Iran’s Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers attacked Thu...
07:24, 06/14/2019

Radio recordings: Iran wanted to inspect tanker before seizure Radio exchanges featuring Iranian coastguards telling a British Royal Navy frigate that they wanted to inspect one of two captured British-linked tank...
09:24, 07/21/2019

Crew seen in first pictures from inside UK-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran The crew of a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf have been pictured inside the vessel for the first time since armed soldiers took ...
08:48, 07/22/2019

Exclusive: Insurer says Iran's Guards likely to have organized tanker attacks Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) are "highly likely" to have facilitated attacks last Sunday on four tankers including two Saudi ships off Fuj...
08:24, 05/17/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and called on the international community to take a "decisi...
21:36, 06/15/2019

Donald Trump: I'm not looking for war with Iran Donald Trump has said he is not seeking war with Tehran and indicated he was ready to defuse tensions by reaching a deal to bolster Iran's flagging ec...
10:12, 06/23/2019

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for tanker attacks: newspaper Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation i...
17:24, 06/15/2019

Britain accuses Iran of selling Adrian Darya 1 tanker oil to Syria Britain's foreign minister on Tuesday said Iranian tanker Adrian Darya had sold its crude oil to the Assad regime in Syria, breaking assurances it had...
16:36, 09/10/2019

Gibraltar court OKs government request to continue detaining Iran tanker The Gibraltar government has successfully renewed the detention of an Iranian supertanker for another 30 days, under suspicion that it violated Europe...
09:48, 07/19/2019

US seeks to 'build international consensus' blaming Iran for tanker attacks Defense chief says attack in Gulf of Oman was not just ‘US situation’ as UK joins Washington in accusing IranThe US is hoping to “build international ...
11:00, 06/15/2019

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, oil prices rise Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between ...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Here's the heavy US and UK naval firepower ready near Iran if the tanker tensions boil over US Navy Lt. j.g. David Babka Iran on Friday says it seized a British-owned oil tanker and its crew, amid reports it diverted a second British tanker ...
18:00, 07/19/2019

Top Khamenei aide hails Iran's downing of U.S. drone, tanker seizure A top adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday praised Iran's recent downing of a U.S. drone and seizure of a British-flagg...
08:24, 07/23/2019

U.S. Blames Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks Near Persian Gulf, Secretary of State Says (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the United States government blames Iran for attacks on two oil tankers near th...
14:48, 06/13/2019

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 Mediterranean...
03:12, 07/05/2019

US briefing: Mueller testimony, Iran tanker crisis and Puerto Rico Monday’s top story: House committee chairman says Mueller has evidence of Trump’s ‘high crimes and misdemeanours’. Plus, Why leftist groups are taking...
06:12, 07/22/2019

Europeans skeptical of Trump's claim that Iran to blame in tanker attack President Trump’s claim that the oil tanker attack near the Strait of Hormuz had “Iran written all over it” was met with skepticism in Europe, with Br...
03:48, 06/15/2019

U.S. releases video it says shows Iran removing mine from damaged oil tanker The United States released a video Thursday it says shows an Iranian Navy boat removing an unexploded mine from the hull of the M/T Kokuka Courageous,...
00:36, 06/14/2019

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq, says Iran gave 'blessing' for tanker attacks Helicopters ferried U.S. staff from the American embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday out of apparent concern about perceived threats from Iran, which U.S....
18:36, 05/15/2019

Iran releases 9 Indian crew members from Panamanian-flagged tanker Iran has released nine of the 12 Indian crew members who were on board a Panamanian-flagged oil tanker it seized after claiming the vessel was carryin...
08:00, 07/26/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards Deny Trying To Stop British Tanker: Report Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a US claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guards said ...
06:12, 07/11/2019

Iran Probes Seized British Oil Tanker, UK Says "Choosing Dangerous Path" Iran warned Sunday that the fate of a UK-flagged tanker it seized in the Gulf depends on an investigation, as Britain rejected Tehran's version of eve...
20:36, 07/21/2019

New footage by Iran purportedly shows commandos rappelling onto UK-flagged oil tanker Britain warned Iran that it’s on a “dangerous path” after its authorities seized a British-flagged tanker in the Gulf, but the regime insists it was a...
15:48, 07/20/2019

Iran Airs Footage Of Attacked Tanker's Crew, Say They're In "Full Health" Iran's English-language Press TV aired footage of rescued crew members of one of the two tankers attacked in the Sea of Oman Thursday, saying they are...
08:00, 06/14/2019

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, stoking fears of confrontation U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, stoking fears o...
08:12, 06/14/2019

Royal Navy warship shadowing British tanker after Iran threat A Royal Navy warship is offering increased protection to a second tanker in the Gulf in an apparent boost to maritime security following a threat from...
14:48, 07/10/2019

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, fears of confrontation rise U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, raising fears o...
12:12, 06/14/2019

Iran tanker standoff: Tehran releases nine crew of Mt Riah vessel India urges Tehran to release remaining three crew of tanker seized on 13 July amid Middle East tensionsIran has freed nine of 12 Indian crew members ...
01:24, 07/27/2019

Iran told UK warship 'not to interfere' as it seized British-flagged tanker Iran's Revolutionary Guards have released footage purportedly showing them warning off a British warship as they seized a British-flagged tanker near ...
12:36, 07/29/2019

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in G...
18:12, 08/14/2019

US Deploys More Troops To Middle East, Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran a...
19:00, 05/24/2019

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

U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran a...
22:36, 05/24/2019

UK Plans To Send European-Led Gulf Force After Iran Seizes Its Tanker Britain on Monday said it was planning a European-led protection force for shipping in the Gulf after Iranian authorities seized a British-flagged tan...
05:24, 07/23/2019

Iran Tanker Detained In Gibraltar Could Leave; US Legal Block Still Looms An Iranian tanker detained in Gibraltar for breaching EU sanctions could be allowed to leave on Friday, though a last minute US legal bid to halt it c...
03:48, 08/16/2019

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 fragme...
16:36, 06/19/2019

Iran tanker seizure raises serious questions for international shipping: UK's Hunt Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker raises very serious questions for British and international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, foreign minis...
11:48, 07/20/2019

Working For "Early Release" Of Indians On Tanker Seized By Iran: Centre External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday said the government is working to ensure the early release and repatriation of 18 Indians on board th...
18:12, 07/21/2019

Kuwait calls for restraint after Iran seized British tanker: KUNA Kuwait said on Sunday that it "follows with extreme concern" the latest escalation in the Gulf region, after Iran seized a British tanker, Kuwait's n...
17:12, 07/21/2019

British-flagged tanker detained by Iran is not carrying any cargo: ISNA A British-flagged oil tanker detained by Iran was not carrying any cargo, the head of the Ports and Maritime Organization in Iran's southern Hormozgan...
08:00, 07/20/2019

UK's Hunt expresses 'extreme disappointment' to Iran's Zarif over seized tanker British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said he had spoken to his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif and expressed his "extreme disappointment" ove...
08:00, 07/20/2019

UK Warship Tried To Stop Iran From Seizing Tanker, Leaked Audio Reveals A British warship tried but failed to prevent Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps from seizing a British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz last week...
20:36, 07/21/2019

US Offered Millions To Indian Captain Of Iran Oil Tanker Heading To Syria A senior US official personally offered several million dollars to the Indian captain of an Iranian oil tanker suspected of heading to Syria, the Stat...
16:48, 09/04/2019

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 incre...
10:12, 07/21/2019

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 fragme...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Audio captures dramatic moments before Iran seizes British tanker ​An audio recording released Sunday captured the dramatic moments as a British naval officer warned Iranian military forces against seizing a UK-flagg...
09:12, 07/21/2019

Iran seizes another foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, state TV reports Iran has seized another foreign oil tanker in the Gulf, the country’s state TV reported on Sunday, accusing it of smuggling fuel to Arab states ...
01:36, 08/05/2019

Britain mulls sanctions in response to Iran tanker seizure: The Telegraph British ministers are making plans aimed at targeting Iran with sanctions in the aftermath of the Iranian seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in t...
22:00, 07/20/2019

| US 'piracy' attempt failed, Iran says after court orders tanker release Iran's top diplomat said a US attempt at "piracy" had failed after a Gibraltar court on Thursday ordered the release of a tanker carrying Iranian oil ...
06:36, 08/16/2019

Panama says withdrawing flag from tanker towed to Iran, cites violations Panama's maritime authority said on Saturday it had begun the process of withdrawing the registration of an oil tanker called MT Riah, which was towed...
22:00, 07/20/2019

British foreign secretary warns of ‘serious consequences’ over Iran seizing oil tanker Britain’s foreign secretary warned Saturday of “serious consequences” if Iran fails to release a British oil tanker it seized a day earlier in the Str...
19:36, 07/20/2019

4 Indian Crew Of Seized Iran Oil Tanker Freed On Bail Without Charge Four Indian nationals arrested in connection with an ongoing investigation into an Iranian oil supertanker seized off the Spanish coast last week have...
09:00, 07/13/2019

Iran Says Foreign Oil Tanker "Smuggling Fuel" To Arab Countries Seized Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps has seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that was smuggling fuel to some Arab states, Iran's state TV reported, a...
07:00, 08/04/2019

Iran seizes oil tanker in Gulf 'smuggling fuel to Arab states' State TV says seven sailors of different nationalities detained during incident in the GulfIran’s Revolutionary Guards have seized a foreign oil tanke...
05:00, 08/04/2019

British PM Theresa May To Hold Emergency Meeting On Seized Tanker In Iran Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a meeting of Britain's emergencies committee on Monday to discuss Iran's seizure of a UK-flagged oil tanker in th...
20:36, 07/21/2019

UK vows 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release British-flagged tanker Britain warned Friday there would be "serious consequences" if Iran did not release a UK-flagged oil tanker it seized in the Strait of Hormuz Friday, ...
03:00, 07/20/2019

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 admin...
13:12, 06/13/2019

Indians Among 23 Crew Members Aboard British Tanker Seized By Iran Indian nationals are among the 23 people who were onboard the British-flagged oil tanker which was seized by Iran on Saturday, said cargo vessel owner...
23:24, 07/19/2019

Iran says UK-flagged tanker was in accident with fishing boat and 'ignored distress call' The detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero was in an accident with an Iranian fishing boat and ignored its distress call, Iran's Fars news agenc...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Indian Crew Of Iran Oil Tanker 'Safe' In Gibraltar: 10 Point Update The foreign ministry has reached out to both Iranian and British authorities seeking the release and repatriation of the 42 Indian nationals caught in...
10:12, 07/25/2019

Iran Tanker Captain Says UK Used "Brute Force" In Detaining Ship: Report The captain of an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar, provoking a diplomatic crisis between Tehran and London, has accused Royal Marines of unnecessar...
13:00, 07/30/2019

In UAE for security talks, John Bolton blames Iran for tanker attacks In the Middle East on Wednesday to discuss security matters with allies, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton blamed Iran for attacks against oi...
07:48, 05/29/2019

UK vows 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release British-flagged oil tanker Britain warned Friday there would be "serious consequences" if Iran did not release a UK-flagged oil tanker it seized in the Strait of Hormuz Friday, ...
22:48, 07/19/2019

Iran accuses Britain of ‘piracy’ for seizing its oil tanker and warns of retaliation The British navy’s seizure of the tanker transporting Iranian oil to Syria heightened tensions surrounding the unraveling Iran nuclear deal and the sa...
07:00, 07/05/2019

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East after alleged Iran tanker attacks The United States will deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the ...
17:00, 06/17/2019

After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker, UK Warns Ships To Avoid Hormuz Strait London on Saturday advised British ships to avoid the Strait of Hormuz for "an interim period" following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanke...
02:12, 07/20/2019

Germany's Merkel: ‘Strong evidence’ Iran to blame for tanker attacks Germany has seen “strong evidence” of Iran’s responsibility for attacks on a pair of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, Chancellor Angela Merk...
15:48, 06/18/2019

"Can Tell You Iran Wants To Meet": Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Thursday said he believes that Iran's leadership wants a meeting, adding to expectations that he is trying to arrange a s...
23:36, 09/12/2019

Donald Trump says US is not seeking war with Iran President tells UK officials he wants to engage in talks with Tehran to broaden nuclear dealDonald Trump has told British officials he is not seeking ...
17:24, 06/05/2019

Donald Trump Says Any US War With Iran Would Not Last Long US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was "not talking boots on the ground" should military action be necessary against Iran, and said any co...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Donald Trump Says Iran "Will Want To Talk Soon" President Donald Trump on Wednesday predicted that Iran will "soon" want to negotiate and denied any discord in the White House over moves that critic...
01:12, 05/16/2019

Too soon for Iran talks, says Donald Trump President says Macron consulted him about Iran invitation as Rouhani declares himself open to meetingDonald Trump has said it is “too soon” to hold ta...
06:00, 08/26/2019

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Joins the U.S. in Blaming Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not...
09:36, 06/16/2019

Owners of seized tanker preparing formal request to visit crew in Iran Stena Bulk, the Swedish-based owners of the UK-flagged tanker detained by Iran, said on Saturday they were preparing a formal request to visit its 23 ...
11:48, 07/20/2019

Saudi Crown Prince Lashes Out At Arch-Rival Iran Over Tanker Attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accused arch-rival Iran of attacks on oil tankers in a vital Gulf shipping channel, adding he "won't hesitate" ...
20:48, 06/15/2019

Iran sends team to tanker in Gulf to see if rescued crew can return: Tasnim Iran said on Friday it had dispatched experts to one oil tanker from which it rescued crew members from a fire caused by an attack to see whether they...
08:12, 06/14/2019

Defense intel chief says Iran doesn't want war despite tanker seizures in Strait of Hormuz The military's intelligence chief said Iran does not want war with the U.S. despite its seizure of British tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, escalating...
18:48, 07/19/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for oil tanker attacks, calls for ‘decisive’ action "The kingdom does not want a war in the region but it will not hesitate to deal with any threats to its people, its sovereignty, or its vital interest...
22:48, 06/15/2019

UK has sent mediator to Iran to seek freeing of seized tanker: senior Iranían official Britain has sent a mediator to Iran to discuss the freeing of a British-flagged tanker seized by the Islamic Republic last week, the head of the Supre...
02:12, 07/24/2019

Iran guards post video of troops rappelling onto British-flagged tanker Iran's Revolutionary Guards posted a video online on Saturday showing speedboats pulling up alongside the detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero...
11:48, 07/20/2019

Iranian tanker expected to leave Gibraltar late Sunday: Iran's envoy to UK The Iranian tanker caught in a stand-off between Tehran and the West is expected to leave Gibraltar on Sunday night, Iran's ambassador to Britain said...
09:00, 08/18/2019

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is blaming Iran for last week's attack on two ships in the Gulf of Oman, calling on the international community...
03:00, 06/16/2019

Dan Crenshaw slams Obama adviser for doubting Iran to blame for oil tanker attacks Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasted former President Barack Obama’s adviser Ben Rhodes for questioning whether Iran was behind the attacks on a pair of oil tank...
09:12, 06/16/2019

India Asks Iran To Release 3 Remaining Crew Members Of Seized Tanker Iran has freed nine Indian crew members of a Panama-flagged tanker it seized this month, the Foreign Ministry said today, and it appealed for the rele...
00:24, 07/27/2019

Iran ready to escort Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker in the Gulf: navy commander Iran is ready to dispatch its naval fleet to escort its Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker, which is currently in Gibraltar, Iran's navy commander said on Sund...
09:00, 08/18/2019

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, ...
23:12, 06/17/2019

Iran calls on Britain to release oil tanker, avoid ‘dangerous and unclear game’ A spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry questioned the legal basis for detaining the ship, which royal marines seized off the coast of Gibraltar last ...
12:12, 07/12/2019

Detained British-flagged tanker must go through legal process: Iran foreign minister The detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero must go through a legal process because it violated maritime regulations, Iran's Foreign Minister Moh...
08:00, 07/20/2019

| Mueller testimony | Iran tanker: WATCH the top world news videos for today Top Democrat hopes Mueller testimony will bring report 'to life' | Iran releases video of seized oil tanker; here are the top world news videos for to...
22:00, 07/21/2019

Iran tanker seizure shows oil price has become a 'broken barometer' for Mideast tension Last week shows that oil prices are not the indicator for Middle East tensions they once were, and worries about global demand and growing U.S. produc...
18:12, 07/21/2019

Factbox: Iran tanker crisis shows that Britain no longer rules the waves Britain's failure to prevent Iran's Revolutionary Guards from seizing a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz shows the decline of the on...
06:36, 07/22/2019

Iran tried to shoot down US Reaper drone that arrived on scene of oil tanker attacks: officials Iran fired a missile – but missed – at an American drone on Thursday after the supposed Iranian attack on oil tankers, while another U.S. drone was sh...
09:24, 06/15/2019

Iran plotting new wave of terror attacks amid tanker row, warns US General IRAN is feared to be plotting a new wave of terror attacks amid the worsening tanker row in the Middle East, a US General has told Daily Star Online....
16:48, 07/12/2019

Japanese oil tanker owner disagrees with US military that a mine caused blast near Iran "I do not think there was a time bomb or an object attached to the side of the ship," Yutaka Katada, president of Kokuka Sangyo, said at a press confe...
19:12, 06/14/2019

The Navy has reportedly found a smoking gun as the US blames Iran for the latest tanker attack AP Photo/ISNA) The US Navy discovered an unexploded limpet mine attached to one of the two tankers attacked on Thursday. The mine, which was discover...
12:24, 06/13/2019

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 Gu...
07:36, 06/19/2019

Iran fast-boats preventing towing of damaged Altair tanker: source Iranian military fast-boats in the Gulf of Oman are preventing two privately owned tug boats from towing away an oil tanker damaged in attacks on Thur...
12:12, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran a...
16:48, 05/24/2019

Iran announces capture of British-flagged oil tanker; US officials say two ships seized Iran announced the capture of one British-flagged ship in the narrow Strait of Hormuz on Friday, and US officials said that a second had also been sei...
17:24, 07/19/2019

UK vows 'robust' action if Iran doesn't release British-flagged oil tanker Britain reiterated warnings Saturday that it would take "robust" action if Iran did not release a UK-flagged oil tanker it seized in the Strait of Hor...
05:00, 07/29/2019

Donald Trump threatens 'official end of Iran' In a provocative tweet, the US president described retaliation that would mark "the official end of Iran." Iran has remained defiant, saying "genocida...
16:00, 05/20/2019

"If Iran Wants To Fight, That Will Be Official End Of It": Donald Trump US President Donald Trump issued a stern warning to Iran on Sunday, suggesting that if the Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be des...
22:12, 05/19/2019

Pompeo on Iran’s capture of British-flagged tanker: Up to ‘United Kingdom to take care of their ships’ The responsibility to free the British-flagged oil tanker seized last week by Iran “falls to the United Kingdom,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told ...
13:12, 07/22/2019

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 H...
04:00, 06/15/2019

Iran says it helped oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz amid concerns surrounding missing UAE vessel Iran’s Foreign Ministry has said the Islamic Republic helped an unnamed vessel that suffered a technical malfunction in the Strait of Hormuz amid U.S....
09:00, 07/17/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf - Fars news Iran's Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the semi-official Fa...
01:12, 07/11/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf-Fars news Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guards sai...
01:12, 07/11/2019

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 s...
08:00, 07/15/2019

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, 12 on vessel, state media reports Twelve crews members were on the Panamanian-flagged vessel when it was captured near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
06:12, 07/18/2019

Iran is 'almost daring Donald Trump to respond,' says former diplomat The U.S. doesn't want war but Iran seems inclined to "test the Trump administration," says Gerald Feierstein, a former U.S. Ambassador to Yemen....
07:36, 09/18/2019

Donald Trump 'cancelled Iran strikes with planes in the air' Military operation was called off, New York Times reports, as Democratic leaders warn the US could ‘bumble into a war’ with IranDonald Trump reportedl...
03:00, 06/21/2019

President Donald Trump on Iran busting 'CIA' spy ring: 'That's another lie' U.S. President Donald Trump lambasted a claim by Iran Monday, that it's rounded up and condemned a number of spies recruited by the Central Intelligen...
11:12, 07/22/2019

Opinion: Donald Trump sets US up for conflict with Iran Donald Trump nearly took the Middle East to the brink with airstrikes against Iran. The US president's aggressive stance is sabotaging his professed e...
09:00, 06/21/2019

Donald Trump Right To Say US Military "Has No Business" In Gulf: Iran US President Donald Trump was right to say US forces have "no business" in the Gulf, Iran's foreign minister said Monday after Trump told other countr...
16:12, 06/24/2019

At G7, Donald Trump indicates he's open to meeting Iran leader President Donald Trump wrapped his appearance at the G7 summit Monday, floating the idea of hosting one at his Florida resort -- and the possibility h...
19:36, 08/26/2019

Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz; denies Trump’s claim that drone was brought down  The latest incident comes as tensions rise again in the Persian Gulf, a month after Trump threatened to attack Iran for destroying an American drone....
23:00, 07/19/2019

Iran calls seizure of British vessel a response to Royal Marines impounding Iranian tanker A spokesman of Iran’s Guardian Council was quoted in the semi-official Fars news agency saying: “The rule of reciprocal action is well-known in intern...
07:00, 07/20/2019

Iran has released seven crew members of seized tanker Stena Impero: Sweden foreign minister Iran has released seven of the 23 crew members of the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero that was seized earlier this summer, Sweden's foreign minist...
13:12, 09/04/2019

Britain calls Stena Impero oil tanker seizure 'hostile act' as Iran releases video of capture London has denounced Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a "hostile act." German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says Europe is ...
05:36, 07/21/2019

Iran seizes oil tanker carrying 'smuggled fuel' in Persian Gulf, state media reports Iran's Revolutionary Guard last week seized an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf that was supposedly carrying "smuggled fuel" from Iran, state media repo...
11:48, 08/04/2019

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....
07:48, 06/16/2019

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as acting...
21:12, 06/17/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Radio exchange emerges of Royal Navy frigate warning off Iranian ships An audio recording has emerged of the radio exchanges between a Royal Navy frigate and Iranian armed forces vessels prior to the seizure of a British-...
00:24, 07/21/2019

Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran. ....
12:48, 06/15/2019

US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanker DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanker...
20:36, 06/13/2019

Gulf tanker attack: Iran has form for using clingy, covert 'limpet mines' which instantly disable vessels The U.S. blamed Iran for the attacks on oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz, releasing a video Friday supposedly showing Iran’s Revolutionary Guard ...
06:48, 06/14/2019

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 b...
00:24, 06/23/2019

''No Condition'' Talks With Iran Fake News, Says Donald Trump Defying the statements of his top officials, US President Donald Trump on Sunday stated that the reports of him being ready to talk to Iran without co...
22:12, 09/15/2019

US President Donald Trump's Iran embargo punishes Iraqis As a result of US sanctions, Iranians can no longer afford the yearly pilgrimage to Iraq's Shiite shrines. The holy city of Najaf is bearing the econo...
07:24, 06/08/2019

Iran Slams US After Donald Trump Nuclear Weapons Comment Iran hit out at the United States on Monday for "causing tensions" after President Donald Trump said his government was not seeking regime change and ...
19:36, 05/27/2019

Donald Trump Warns Any Conflict With Iran "Wouldn't Last Long" President Donald Trump said Wednesday he does not want a war with Iran but warned that if fighting does break out, it "wouldn't last very long," even ...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Donald Trump welcomes Japan's offer of mediation with Iran President acknowledges Abe’s close links to Tehran and says US ‘would like to talk’ Donald Trump has said he would support Shinzo Abe’s efforts to act...
12:24, 05/27/2019

Donald Trump vs Chrissy Teigen: Model blasts US President as 'p**** a** b****' after he hits out at 'boring' John Legend and 'filthy mouthed wife' Donald Trump has become embroiled in another late-night Twitter war — this time with "boring" John Legend and his "filthy mouthed wife" Chrissy Teigen...
13:36, 09/09/2019

Iran Seizes Oil Tanker of ‘Smuggled Fuel’ in Persian Gulf Amid Rising Tensions, State Media Reports (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iranian forces seized a ship in the Persian Gulf suspected of carrying smuggled fuel, state media reported Sunday, marking the ...
05:12, 08/05/2019

Donald Trump says he would send ‘120,000 troops to fight Iran’ as tensions grow DONALD Trump has said he would send soldiers to the Middle East amid reports the US is preparing to deploy 120,000 troops and fears of conflict with I...
18:48, 05/14/2019

Iran's Claim Of Capturing CIA Spies "Totally False", Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Monday denied Iran's claim that it dismantled a CIA spy ring and arrested 17 suspects with alleged links to the US intell...
16:36, 07/22/2019

Iran promises 'crushing response' after Donald Trump's tweet threat U.S. President Donald Trump is using the same hardline rhetoric against Iran that he used a year ago, as new tensions flare between Washington and Teh...
11:48, 05/20/2019

Donald Trump: Iran strikes called off over concern for civilians' safety President Donald Trump said Friday he'd ordered attacks against three targets in Iran late Thursday, but called them off in the final minutes over con...
14:48, 06/21/2019

Donald Trump Approves, Then Cancels Military Strikes On Iran: Report US President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Friday against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned $130-million surveillance dro...
08:00, 06/21/2019

Donald Trump Signs "Hard-Hitting Sanctions" Against Iran's Ayatollah US President Donald Trump ordered "hard-hitting" financial sanctions Monday on Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, holding him "ultimately r...
09:24, 06/24/2019

Donald Trump to Iran: Attacks on 'anything American' will draw 'overwhelming' force Hours after his administration was roundly condemned by the Iranian government Tuesday, President Donald Trump delivered another verbal assault that i...
18:12, 06/25/2019

Donald Trump calls Iran 'number one nation of terror' – video Donald Trump has accused Iran of being the world's 'number one nation of terror', saying it was 'too soon' for talks between the two countries. He sai...
06:00, 08/26/2019

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, offici...
08:00, 06/21/2019

Emmanuel Macron To Discuss Iran Tensions With Donald Trump At G20 Summit French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday said he would discuss the current flare-up of tensions between Iran and the United States with President Do...
16:12, 06/24/2019

Chances of war with Iran are rising. And Donald Trump is to blame | Michael H Fuchs The Trump administration is goading Iran into a conflict, and no one should expect Iran to back downDonald Trump is doing everything possible to provo...
04:24, 05/09/2019

Will Respond With "Great Force" If Iran Attacks Interests: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attacked US interests in the Middle East, and government sources...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Iran Defiant Over US Drone As Donald Trump Reportedly Calls Off Strikes Iran vowed Friday to defend its borders after downing a US drone it insisted had violated the country's airspace, as reports emerged that President Do...
08:00, 06/21/2019

Donald Trump Says He Halted US Strike On Iran To Avoid Mass Casualties President Donald Trump said Friday he is in "no hurry" to bomb Iran, revealing that US forces were "cocked and loaded" to retaliate after the downing ...
08:00, 06/21/2019

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 activities...
00:12, 05/28/2019

French Envoy In Iran Talks As Donald Trump Threatens To Up Sanctions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor met with Iran's president Wednesday winding up a day of talks in Tehran aimed at saving a la...
22:48, 07/10/2019

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 Am...
15:36, 09/17/2019

Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump To Discuss Iran, Arms At G20 Summit: Kremlin Russian President Vladimir Putin and US leader Donald Trump will discuss arms control and Iran and Syria crises on the sidelines of this week's G20 su...
15:00, 06/26/2019

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. &...
15:24, 06/20/2019

Iran airs video of drone shooting; Donald Trump warns Tehran The Iranian government on Friday disputed a claim that the U.S. Navy shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz -- a position that again broug...
12:00, 07/19/2019

Donald Trump’s reckless Iran policy casts doubt on the US as global leader | David Wearing Washington’s European allies need to ask themselves whether the US government has become a dangerous liabilityIrrespective of whether Iran is responsi...
06:00, 06/19/2019

Saudi Arabia agrees Iran was behind tanker attacks: Saudi minister Saudi Arabia agrees with the United States that Iran was behind the suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, Saudi Minister of State ...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Britain warns Iran of 'serious consequences' if British-flagged oil tanker not released Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker potentially marks a major escalation in tensions between Iran and the West since they began rising in May....
05:36, 07/20/2019

U.S. issues warrant to seize Iran oil tanker 'Grace 1' after Gibraltar judge orders its release The U.S. Justice Department issued a warrant to seize an Iran oil tanker detained in Gibraltar, a day after a judge ordered the release of 'Grace...
05:24, 08/17/2019

'Iran did do it': Trump addresses tanker attacks, points to US military video of removing mine The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz.  ...
07:48, 06/14/2019

Donald Trump accused of disclosing classified military image after tweeting photo of Iran rocket site US President Donald Trump has sparked concerns that he disclosed classified military information when he tweeted a photo of an apparently failed Irani...
04:24, 08/31/2019

Iran to free 7 crew members of seized British tanker under 'humane policy,' 16 members to stay aboard vessel Iran will free seven of the 23 crew members of a British-flagged oil tanker seized in the Strait of Hormuz in July for violating Iranian laws, a forei...
11:36, 09/04/2019

President Donald Trump signs order targeting Iran’s supreme leader and associates with additional financial sanctions WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signs order targeting Iran’s supreme leader and associates with additional financial sanctions....
10:24, 06/24/2019

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf's 1980s 'Tanker War' Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world's crucial chokepoints for global energy supp...
06:48, 06/14/2019

President Donald Trump hopes to 'sit down' with Iran over nuclear deal During a rally in Florida, President Donald Trump raised the prospect of holding talks with Iran over the nuclear deal he withdrew the U.S. from. ...
04:48, 05/09/2019

Saudi drone attack: Donald Trump says US is 'locked and loaded' if Iran is behind oil attacks Donald Trump has said the US is "locked and loaded" and ready to respond to drone attacks on an oil facility in Saudi Arabia, saying officials already...
05:00, 09/16/2019

Donald Trump warns of 'end' to Iran if it starts war with the US President Donald Trump has issued one of his most direct threats to Tehran, warning that the United States will "end" Iran if it starts a conflict wit...
06:12, 05/20/2019

Donald Trump: US was 'cocked and loaded' to launch Iran strike but it was cancelled to save 150 lives President Donald Trump has explained his decision to call off airstrikes against targets in Iran because he was told 150 lives would be lost by one of...
06:48, 06/21/2019

Iran has 'duty' to seize British oil tanker, urges senior commander amid 'economic war' Iran has a "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if one of its own tankers detained by Royal Marines off Gibraltar is not released immediately, a senio...
10:12, 07/05/2019

US 'launched cyber-attack on Iran weapons system' as Donald Trump backs away from conventional military strike in response to downing of drone US military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned US surveillance dro...
10:48, 06/23/2019

Donald Trump said he 'doesn't care about the Europeans' during questions on Iran crisis Donald Trump said he "doesn't care about the Europeans" amid escalating tensions in Iran, while claiming the EU has "taken advantage" of the US on tra...
00:24, 06/24/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US military releases video 'showing Iranian navy boat removing unexploded mine from tanker' The US has released a video which it claims shows an Iranian navy boat removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers targeted in the Gulf of...
01:24, 06/14/2019

Donald Trump threatens 'overwhelming force' against Iran if it attacks 'anything American' Donald Trump said he would use "overwhelming force" against Iran if it attacks the U.S. again, a threat that comes days after he called off strikes. ...
10:12, 06/25/2019

US rhetoric up, pushing Guaido movement The Trump administration quickly declared enthusiastic support for the Venezuelan opposition effort to spark a military uprising against embattled Pr...
22:00, 05/01/2019

New E.U. Chief Accused of Echoing Far-Right Rhetoric on Migration Ursula von der Leyen is under pressure to ditch the title “vice president for protecting our European way of life” for the person in charge of migrati...
13:36, 09/12/2019

Trump on mass shootings: My rhetoric has no impact on US Donald Trump has said his rhetoric "brings people together" following accusations that he stoked anti-immigrant sentiment in the run-up to mass shooti...
08:00, 08/07/2019

AOC ramps up rhetoric on wages, says there is 'no more' paying people 'less than they need' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., indicated on Monday that she would ensure American workers much they "need" but didn't specify an amount they w...
11:12, 05/14/2019

RNC chair says there’s ‘no place’ for Trump’s rhetoric against Omar ​WASHINGTON – President Trump’s attacks against ​Democratic ​Rep. Ilhan Omar at a raucous rally Wednesday that prompted “send her back” chants from hi...
08:36, 07/18/2019

Oil rises for a third day amid escalating Mideast tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third straight session, as the risk of conflict in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions, negating an ...
21:48, 05/15/2019

China blames US for escalating trade fight BEIJING — China issued a report Sunday blaming the United States for the countries’ trade dispute and said it won’t back down on “ma...
07:12, 06/02/2019

Burkina Faso Wracked by Escalating Violence A once-stable country is plagued by extremists pouring over its northern border, restive farmers and herdsmen battling for land, and militias bent on ...
09:36, 05/18/2019

Government rhetoric on green energy needs to be matched by action Clearer targets and a more consistent approach will help Britain achieve its ambitions, writes Dr Nina Skorupska and seven othersInnovation is transfo...
19:12, 08/27/2019

Wall St. rebounds as U.S.-China trade rhetoric cools Technology stocks led the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq higher on Tuesday, with U.S. stocks reclaiming ground lost to Monday's steep sell-off as investors to...
12:24, 05/14/2019

Biden says Trump is playing ‘a dangerous game’ with rhetoric Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Monday said President Trump was playing a “dangerous game” by using incendiary language about immigrants....
00:24, 08/06/2019

Could Trump’s racist rhetoric win him re-election in 2020? – podcast On 14 July, Donald Trump used Twitter to tell four unnamed Democratic congresswomen to ‘go back and help fix the totally broken and crime-infested pla...
21:00, 07/22/2019

John Oliver on Trump's rhetoric: 'Something we cannot afford to get numb to' The Last Week Tonight host connected the twin mass shootings to ‘white national and anti-immigrant hysteria’ fostered by TrumpAfter a weekend in which...
15:12, 08/05/2019

Dominic Grieve: PM's rhetoric led directly to death threats Tory MP accuses Boris Johnson of demagoguery adding it was not unexpected ‘given his track record’ Dominic Grieve has accused Boris Johnson of “behavi...
07:24, 08/17/2019

Stocks bounce back as trade rhetoric cools U.S. stocks on Tuesday reclaimed some of the ground lost in the prior day's steep sell-off, with tariff-sensitive technology stocks leading the S&P 50...
16:12, 05/14/2019

Lithuania presidential hopefuls: tone down Russia rhetoric The two contestants in Lithuania's runoff election for a new president say they want to maintain the strict tone toward neighboring Russia, while easi...
04:12, 05/25/2019

'We'll fight to the end': China's media ramps up rhetoric in US trade war Voices within Chinese state and private media grow more strident as tensions mountOver the last week, China’s state media outlets have called the US g...
08:12, 05/23/2019

Fascist symbols and rhetoric on rise in Italian EU vote MILAN (AP) — The perception is growing among Italians that fascism, officially banned as a political movement in Italy but never really vanquished fro...
01:36, 05/23/2019

Budget ''Disappointing'', Full Of ''Rhetoric'': Sheila Dikshit Former Delhi Chief Minister and President of city unit of Congress, Sheila Dikshit termed the annual budget 2019 as "disappointing" and "devoid of" su...
14:00, 07/05/2019

Barr cancels second day of testimony, escalating battle with U.S. Congress Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday canceled plans to testify before the House of Representatives about his handling of Special Counsel Robert ...
23:00, 05/01/2019

Violence in Zimbabwe Is Escalating. But We Won’t Stop Fighting for Our Freedoms Imagine coming home and finding your entire house ransacked, your valuables stolen and your children tied to poles, their backs bleeding from being wh...
21:48, 08/23/2019

China promises to fight back in escalating trade war China is promising to fight back hard against President Trump’s tariffs — and is vowing that the US will not win the escalating trade war ...
01:24, 08/25/2019

Escalating Tariffs Test Investors' Faith in U.S. Growth Economic growth remains solid, but some analysts and investors said the escalation of trade tensions stokes concern that this year’s stock rally could...
09:48, 05/14/2019

Oil rises amid escalating Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third straight session, as the risk of conflict in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions, negating an u...
02:24, 05/16/2019

Fed's Mester sees downside risk from escalating trade war Cleveland Federal Reserve President Loretta Mester said on Saturday she sees "big downside risk" from rising trade uncertainty, and will be watching h...
12:48, 08/25/2019

The escalating dispute between Tokyo and Seoul is already affecting businesses The ongoing dispute between Japan and South Korea has begun to affect businesses across multiple sectors and could potentially even dent the global ec...
03:00, 07/31/2019

Russia accuses U.S. of escalating tensions with missile test Russian officials on Tuesday accused the United States of stoking tensions with the testing of a ground-launched cruise missile, a weapon previously b...
17:00, 08/20/2019

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls "a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intole...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Biden slams Trump over escalating trade war with China Joe Biden took aim at President Donald Trump on Monday over the president’s escalating trade war with China, as well as the way he has handled the nat...
15:24, 05/13/2019

Deere blames escalating trade war for worsening outlook Deere & Co on Friday missed quarterly profit estimates for the fifth-straight quarter and cut its full-year outlook, as an escalating U.S.-China trade...
07:36, 05/17/2019

AOC's 'concentration camps' rhetoric is 'demoralizing' agents, acting ICE chief says Recent remarks by U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., comparing U.S. detention facilities for migrants to "concentration camps" are hurting th...
23:00, 06/19/2019

| US mourns two mass shootings as debate rages over Trump rhetoric The United States mourned for victims of two mass shootings that killed 29 people in less than 24 hours as debate raged over whether US President Dona...
15:36, 08/05/2019

Joe Biden proposes immigration plan while blasting Trump’s rhetoric Blasting President Trump’s immigration strategy as “inflammatory rhetoric,” Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden laid out a s...
09:00, 06/24/2019

China's tough rhetoric leaves trade talks with U.S. in limbo China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world's two larges...
16:48, 05/17/2019

Oil prices fall but set for weekly gain as trade row rhetoric eases Oil took a breather on Friday after three days of solid gains, but was set for its strongest week since early July, boosted by a decline in U.S invent...
07:12, 08/30/2019

'A second Trump': Bolsonaro's offensive rhetoric adds to Brazil's discomfort Supporters say his tendency to speak freely is sincere – but detractors call it a PR disasterHe parleyed his way to Brazil’s presidency with a vote-wi...
07:12, 08/19/2019

Robots, war, climate: is apocalyptic rhetoric dangerous for Democratic candidates? Critics say that warnings of impacts of automation, nuclear catastrophe and environmental collapse outlined by several candidates are not politically ...
01:36, 05/02/2019

Planned Parenthood and Fired Former Chief Mired in Escalating Dispute Leana Wen, who was fired in July as Planned Parenthood president after less than a year on the job, is at odds with the group over the terms of her de...
19:48, 09/14/2019

World economy rebound thrown into doubt by escalating trade war Fears that companies will shelve investment, consumers will cut spending and stocks will slide have been revived after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s f...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Trump increases tariffs on China amid escalating trade war President Trump retaliated against China’s new tariffs Friday afternoon, declaring that he would increase existing and future levies on Chinese goods....
17:24, 08/23/2019

Trump announces escalating tariffs on Mexico over migrant surge President Trump said on Thursday that his administration will impose tariffs on Mexico until the country somehow stops the flow of migrants coming acr...
21:12, 05/30/2019