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.
In our news wrap Monday, China condemned pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong on Sunday night. More than 100,000 people marched in the streets, some vandalizing the Chinese government’s office there. Beijing warned they are directly challenging the central government’s authority.
By Aya Batrawy, Nasser Karimi, Associated Press
An Iranian intelligence official said at a news conference in Tehran the arrests happened over the past months.
By Gregory Katz, Associated Press
The meeting of security ministers and officials will discuss how to secure shipping in the sensitive region, which is vital to the world's oil supply.
In response to the seizure of an Iranian-flagged ship by the United Kingdom earlier this month, Iran on Friday took a British oil tanker and its 23 members. As tensions between the two countries rise, Britain is looking to de-escalate…
By Aya Batrawy, Gregory Katz, Associated Press
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.
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…
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 Associated Press
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says two vessels have been seized by Iranian authorities in the Strait of Hormuz.
By Robert Burns, Amir Vahdat, David Rising, 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.
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