U.S. plans Gulf naval escorts after Iranians menace U.K. oil tanker

World Jul 12, 2019

U.S. plans Gulf naval escorts after Iranians menace U.K. oil tanker

The Pentagon said Thursday it was discussing military escorts for vessels in the Gulf one day after armed Iranian boats threatened a British oil tanker. The White House's nominee to become chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Mark Milley, said Washington was attempting ...

World / Crime & Legal Jul 8, 2019

Iranian scientists accused of violating U.S. sanctions

When a respected Iranian scientist left Tehran bound for the U.S. last fall, he had plans to complete the final stage of his research on treating stroke patients as a visiting scholar at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Instead, when professor Masoud Soleimani touched ...

World Jul 8, 2019

Iran to face more 'isolation and sanctions,' says top U.S. envoy

Iran will face further sanctions in response to its expected breach Sunday of a uranium enrichment cap, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. "Iran's latest expansion of its nuclear program will lead to further isolation and sanctions," the top U.S. diplomat said on Twitter. Iran ...