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UK sent mediator to Iran to discuss ways to free its tanker, says Irani official
Oman, France, Germany call upon Tehran to release British tanker
Hunt described Iran’s move as “unacceptable action”
Mousavi did not name tanker, saying more information to be disclosed later
US President Donald Trump’s administration previously said it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more far-reaching agreement on nuclear and security issues.
US calling allies to join coalition to safeguard waters off Iran, Yemen
Iran announced enriching uranium beyond 2015 nuclear deal limit with world powers
Egypt was capable to be ranked as the 10th strongest military power in the world in 2018, and this year according to (GFP), the Egyptian armed forces is the 12th globally.
The top court in the British overseas territory also ruled that it can keep the ship for a further 14 days as it interviews the, mostly Indian and Pakistani, crew to determine whether or not it was attempting to flout European Union (EU) sanctions against bringing oil to Syria.
In same context, UAE Foreign Minister said that “clear, scientific, convincing” evidence still required on recent oil tankers attack
The new sanctions will specifically target Iranian Supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and other Iranian officials, including eight senior commanders of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard
US military was “cocked, loaded to retaliate” but Trump changed his mind
‘I invite everyone to use diplomacy to resolve complex problems of conflicts in Middle East,” he says
Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) said on Friday that its chemical tanker Kokuka Courageous, which was attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, is being towed toward Khor Fakkan, in the UAE, with its crew back onboard. In a statement, the BSM said that the Kokuka Courageous “was now undertow and headed toward Khor …
US sanctioned Iran’s largest petrochemical holding group on Friday for indirectly supporting IRGC
Yahya Rahim Safavi who served before as the chief commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps threatened that crude oil prices will exceed the $100 per barrel mark if any clash between the two countries took place.
Trump said on Monday that he “really believe that Iran would like to make a deal, and I think that’s very smart of them, and I think that’s a possibility to happen.”
Tension between the two nations has significantly increased in recent weeks. Earlier, the US announced the deployment of 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East to counter “credible threats” from Iran in a move denounced by Tehran on Saturday as “a threat to international peace.”
‘We will defend Iran against any aggression,’ says foreign minister
Both Trump, Pentagon stress they were not seeking to engage in military conflict with Iran
Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of being involved in alleged attacks on their crude oil pipeline
‘Never threaten the United States again,’ Trump tweets
Iran says its missiles could reach US warships in Arabian Gulf
European powers caution against consequences of escalation
Since last week, the US military has sent forces, including an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers, to the Middle East to counter what the Trump administration says are “clear indications” of threats from Iran to US forces there.
‘We don’t seek conflict with Iran, but ready to defend US forces and interests,’ says Pentagon
Decision comes after unannounced trip to Iraq by Pompeo where he met Iraqi sovereignty due to increasing Iranian regional activity
The United States deployed an aircraft carrier and bombers to the Middle East as “a signal to Iran”, National Security Advisor John Bolton said on Sunday. The announcement comes as tensions between Washington and Tehran are at a high point over Iran’s nuclear programme, with the US increasing sanctions in the past year since president …
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In return, Iran’s Supreme National Security Council labelled US army as terrorist entity