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World Sep 25WATCH: Iran president warns of a region ‘on the edge of collapse’
President Hassan Rouhani accused the United States of engaging in "merciless economic terrorism" against his country.
World Sep 18U.S. says attack on Saudi oil site was an Iranian ‘act of war’
Iran, which has denied involvement in the attack, warned the U.S. it will retaliate immediately if it is targeted.
World Sep 18Saudi officials say oil attack could not have come from Yemen
Saudi military spokesman Col. Turki al-Malki said the attack "came from the north," without saying specifically where it originated. Iraq and Iran are to the north of Saudi Arabia across the Persian Gulf.
World Sep 17Iran supreme leader rules out talks with U.S. ‘at any level’
Iran is facing allegations it is behind a devastating weekend attack on a Saudi oil field and the world's largest crude oil processing plant.
World Jul 29New video from Iran shows Revolutionary Guard warning UK warship
An Iranian Revolutionary Guard officer is heard telling a British warship not to interfere as the paramilitary force seized a U.K.-flagged commercial vessel.
World Jul 22Iran says it arrested 17 CIA recruits. Trump calls claim ‘totally false’
An Iranian intelligence official said at a news conference in Tehran the arrests happened over the past months.
World Jul 21Audio shows UK navy trying to thwart Iran from seizing ship
In an audio recording released Sunday, a British naval officer insists that a British-flagged oil tanker must be allowed to sail through the Strait of Hormuz as Iranian paramilitary forces demand that the vessel change course before commandeering it.
World Jul 18Iran state TV: Revolutionary Guard seizes oil tanker and 12 crew members
The seizure is the latest in a series of dramatic developments as tensions mount between the United States and Iran.
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 Jun 30UN chief warns Paris climate goals still not enough
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres took his global message urging immediate climate action to officials gathered in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, where production of hydrocarbons remains a key driver of the economy.