World Jul 20

Iran tanker seizure linked to earlier act by UK marines

Iran seems to view the armed takeover of the British-flagged oil tanker as a carefully calibrated response to the July 4 taking of an Iranian supertanker off the coast of Gibraltar, an operation in which Britain's Royal Marines played a…

World May 08

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends talks in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia on February 14 2019. Photo by Sergei Chirikov/Pool via Reuters
Iran 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…

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