From the vast deserts of Saudi Arabia to the crowded neighborhoods of Beirut, a drone war has taken flight across the wider Middle East, raising the stakes in the ongoing tensions between the U.S. and Iran.
By Nicholas Paphitis, Associated Press
Iran-flagged Adrian Darya 1, which is tied to a sanctioned organization, appears headed for a Greece port.
By Amir Vahdat, Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
Iran's rial has been battered by escalating U.S. sanctions on the country since President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers over a year ago.
By Ciaran Giles, Associated Press
The vessel left Gibraltar after having been detained for a month in the British overseas territory for allegedly attempting to breach European Union sanctions on Syria.
In our news wrap Thursday, Gibraltar has released the Iranian tanker it seized in July under suspicion of transporting oil to Syria, a violation of international sanctions. Authorities allowed the tanker to leave despite a last-minute effort by the U.S.
By Aritz Parra, Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
The tanker's release could potentially defuse tensions between London and Tehran as a British-flagged tanker remains held by the Islamic Republic.
In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. trade war with China has escalated further. President Trump announced that as of September 1, he will impose a new 10 percent tariff on about $300 billion of Chinese goods that hadn’t already…
In our news wrap Wednesday, U.S. and Chinese officials have concluded their latest trade talks without visible signs of progress. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman called President Trump’s Tuesday accusations that China had reneged on trade promises “laughable.” Also, the…
By Associated Press
The highly unusual action of penalizing the top diplomat of another nation comes a month after President Donald Trump signed an executive order placing sanctions on Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
President Trump has long had a contentious relationship with the nation’s intelligence community, publicly disagreeing over threats to U.S. national security such as Russia, Iran and North Korea. With Dan Coats stepping down as director of national intelligence, Trump is…
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