World Jul 17, 2019

U.S. fears Iran seized UAE-based tanker in Strait of Hormuz

A small oil tanker from the United Arab Emirates traveling through the Strait of Hormuz entered Iranian waters and turned off its tracker two days ago, leading the U.S. to suspect Iran seized the vessel amid heightened tensions in the region, an American defense ...

Assad meets Khamenei in first Iran visit since Syrian war began

World / Politics Feb 26, 2019

Assad meets Khamenei in first Iran visit since Syrian war began

Syrian President Bashar Assad made his first public visit to his closest regional ally Iran since the start of Syria's war in 2011, meeting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran on Monday and championing their alliance, state media reported. Syrian and Iranian state television ...