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World Jul 19Iran says it’s seized a British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz
The website of Iran's Revolutionary Guard said the tanker was seized Friday for "non-compliance with international maritime laws and regulations" and was taken to an Iranian port.
World Jul 19Iran denies Trump’s claim that the U.S. destroyed its drone
The Iranian military said all its drones had returned safely to their bases and denied there was any confrontation with a U.S. vessel the previous day.
World Jul 11UK says Iranian vessels tried to block its tanker
Iran's Revolutionary Guard denied the allegations, saying if it had received orders to seize any ships it would have done so immediately.
World Jul 01Iran’s uranium stockpile exceeds nuclear deal limits
Iran's enriched uranium stockpile has passed the 300-kilogram limit set by the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, Iranian sources say.
World Jun 12As Japan premier seeks to ease tensions in Iran, Yemen rebels strike Saudi airport
Shinzo Abe's trip is the highest-level effort yet to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the U.S. as Tehran appears poised to break the 2015 nuclear deal.
World Jun 10Iran’s foreign minister warns U.S. cannot ‘expect to stay safe’ amid rising tensions
Mohammad Javad Zarif offered a series of threats as he described an "economic war" against Tehran, taking a hard-line stance amid a visit by Germany's top diplomat seeking to defuse tensions.
World May 10Iran commander declines Trump’s invite to ‘call me’
The semi-official Tasnim news agency quoted Gen. Yadollah Javani as saying that "there will be no negotiations with America."…
World May 08Iran threatens more uranium enrichment if no new nuke deal
President Rouhani also said that Iran would stop exporting excess uranium and heavy water from its nuclear program, two requirements of the deal. He did not elaborate on the degree to which Iran was prepared to enrich uranium, which at…
World Feb 13At least 20 Revolutionary Guard personnel killed in Iran bombing, state media reports
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which came on the day of a U.S.-led conference in Warsaw that included discussions on what America describes as Iran's malign influence across the wider Mideast.
Politics Nov 05Iran president warns of ‘war situation’ as sanctions resume
Iran greeted the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on Monday with air defense drills and a statement from President Hassan Rouhani that the nation faces a "war situation," raising Mideast tensions as America's maximalist approach to the Islamic Republic takes hold.