Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard acknowledged Sunday it had a tense encounter with U.S. warships in the Persian Gulf last week, but alleged without offering evidence that American forces sparked the incident.
By Amir Vahdat, Associated Press
The shipping agent for an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff says the vessel is ready to depart Gibraltar on Sunday or Monday, as the U.S. made a last-minute effort to seize it again.
By Aritz Parra, Hernan Muñoz, Associated Press
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
U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said Sunday that Iran should not "mistake U.S. prudence and discretion for weakness," after the U.S. abruptly called off military strikes against Iran in response to the shooting down of an unmanned American surveillance…
By Associated Press
This month marks the 40th anniversary of the Iranian revolution when Ayatollah Khomeini returned to establish an Islamic republic and toppled the U.S.-backed regime of the Shah. Suzanne Maloney of the Brookings Institution joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the history…
By Michael D. Regan and Bradley Klapper, Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The lifting of sanctions and the exchange of prisoners this weekend show American relations with Iran are improving. President Obama on Sunday attributed the developments to effective diplomacy, even as his critics said the moves would adversely influence U.S. security.
U.S. and Iranian officials met Monday to discuss security in Iraq, marking the first attempt at direct diplomacy in decades. Two policy analysts discuss the new diplomatic efforts.
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