First on CNN: US-flagged ship intercepted by Iranian patrol
The episode came ahead of an encounter Tuesday in which Iran Revolutionary Guard patrol boats fired shots at a commercial cargo ship and then intercepted the vessel, the Marshall Islands-flagged M/V Maersk Tigris, which was also crossing the Strait of ...
Iran seizes commercial ship, US forces respond
US Sends Destroyer After Iran Detains Ship
Iran patrol boats threatened US cargo ship, official says
The Marco Rubio Amendment That Could Kill the Iran Deal
At issue is a one-page amendment from the Florida Republican and 2016 presidential candidate that would certify as part of the deal that Iran's leaders have publicly accepted Israel's right to exist as a Jewish state, a proposal earlier pushed by ...
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US Senate rejects bid to consider Iran nuclear deal a treaty
The Senate voted 57-39 to reject the measure, offered as an amendment to a bill requiring an Iran nuclear deal to be reviewed by Congress. The amendment would have needed the support of 60 senators to pass, but its support from 39 Republicans showed ...
Senate votes against making Iran nuclear deal a treaty
EU Envisions Role for Iran in Peace Talks
Iran nuclear deal closer than ever, says John Kerry
Iran Intercepts Cargo Ship, US Moves to Respond
WASHINGTON — Iranian vessels fired upon a cargo ship flagged to the Marshall Islands Tuesday morning, forcing the ship to travel deeper into Iranian waters — and setting off another round of tensions between Iran and the US. Col. Steven Warren ...
Iran interception of cargo vessel appears 'provocative' -Pentagon
New York Times
The Ghosts That Haunt an Iran Accord
New York Times
The Iran deal is probably going to happen — and this is a good thing. The Islamic Republic ostensibly gives up its surreptitious race for the bomb in exchange for an end to economic sanctions. Absolutely, there are grave uncertainties, but the ...
Saudi-Led Coalition Bombs Airport In Yemen's Sanaa To Stop Iran Plane Landing
By Mohammed Ghobari and Mohammed Mukhashaf. CAIRO/ADEN, April 28 (Reuters) - Jets from a Saudi-led alliance destroyed the runway of Yemen's Sanaa airport on Tuesday to prevent an Iranian plane from landing there, Saudi Arabia said, as fighting ...
Middle East Updates / Pentagon: Iran forces boarded Marshall Islands-flagged ...
Saudi-led planes bomb Sanaa airport to stop Iranian plane landing
Iran plane breaches Yemen no-fly zone
A US Navy destroyer is responding to a distress call after Iran seized a ...
A potentially serious confrontation is emerging between Iran and the US in the world's busiest oil chokepoint. On Tuesday, the Iranian navy opened fire on a container ship owned by Maersk and then boarded the ship, according to the Pentagon. The ship ...
Iran Seizes Cargo Ship, US Officials Say
KATHMANDU — The smiling dragons guarding Kathmandu's Shangrila orphanage took on a tinge of sadness Tuesday as staff members salvaged what they could from the now-condemned building. The resigned head of the orphanage, Wim De Becker, said ...
'Anti-Iran sanctions regime collapsing'
The Iranian president said Iran's enemies have created two crises. “First, they accused us and said we are after nuclear weapons; and second, they created a wrong mechanism to cripple our banking system, to prevent foreign investment in the country and ...
The Iran deal that never was
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EXCLUSIVE: American Prisoner in Iran Taunted After Obama's White House ...
Just hours after President Obama used his appearance at the White House Correspondents' Dinner to call for the release of an American journalist held prisoner in Iran, another American held at the same prison was taunted by Iranian prison guards who ...