U.S.-Iran tensions have again escalated, amid reports Iran seized at least one tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz, while a U.S. ship apparently shot down an Iranian drone. Judy Woodruff sits down with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif to…
By Judy Woodruff
The Iranian Foreign Minister said if the United States and Europe does not fulfill their obligations under the Iran Nuclear Deal, then Iran does have a right to continue to enrich uranium.
By Layla Quran
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says two vessels have been seized by Iranian authorities in the Strait of Hormuz.
By Associated Press
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.
By Robert Burns, Amir Vahdat, David Rising, Associated Press
By Amir Vahdat, David Rising, Associated Press
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.
In our news wrap Thursday, President Trump said a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone when it came too close to the vessel and ignored warnings to move off. He criticized “Iran's attempt to disrupt freedom of navigation and global…
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump says the USS Boxer took defensive action after the drone closed to within 1,000 yards of the warship and ignored multiple calls to stand down.
By Nasser Karimi, Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
The seizure is the latest in a series of dramatic developments as tensions mount between the United States and Iran.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
"I agree we do not want war with Iran," Mark Esper said. "We are not seeking war with Iran. We need to get back on the diplomatic channel."…
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