Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held meetings in India's capital on Wednesday amid growing tensions over trade and tariffs that has strained the partners' ties. Pompeo called on India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday morning, and later was meeting his counterpart S. Jaishankar. India's foreign ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar said Pompeo and Modi exchanged"views on various aspects of […]

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Cotton mocks Iran official's sanctions complaint: Won't be able to spend Iranians' money in '5-star restaurants'

Sen. Cotton praises Trump’s new round of sanctions on Iran Sen. Tom Cotton mocked Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for lashing out against the “hard-hitting” sanctions against the regime, saying he will no longer be able to spend “his people’s money in five star restaurants.” Sen. Tom Cotton mocked Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for lashing out against […]

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Iran says latest US sanctions ends ‘channel of diplomacy forever’

President Trump ratchets up economic pressure on Iran with new sanctions U.S. slaps new sanctions on the Islamic republic following the downing of an American military drone; chief White House correspondent John Roberts reports. Click here to get the Fox News morning newsletter in your inbox every day with updates on Iran and other breaking news A spokesman for Iran’s Foreign […]

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Iran says that US cyberattacks — said to be Trump's preferred retaliation — didn't work

President Donald Trump approved a cyberattack on Iran hours after he abruptly canceled a strike on the country last week,according to Yahoo News. Iran’s IT minister appeared to confirm the report, but said that the cyberattack didn’t work. “No successful attack has been carried out by them, although they are making a lot of effort,” Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi tweeted on […]

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Iran likely at 'inflection point,' launching attacks to change 'status quo,' Defense Intelligence Agency director tells Fox News

Lt. Gen. Ashley interview with Fox News’ Catherine Herridge Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley Jr., director of Defense Intelligence Agency, gives insight on recent Iranian attacks on tankers and a surveillance drone. EXCLUSIVE – Iran is likely at "an inflection point," and the recent attacks on tankers and the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone appear to be part of an effort to […]

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White House says US is prepared to negotiate with Iran without preconditions

President Donald Trump, when asked whether he had conditions for talking with Iran, said"not as far as I'm concerned, no preconditions."  But Vice President Mike Pence, in an interview CNN's State of The Union, said"Iran needs to understand we'll never allow them to obtain a nuclear weapon and we will not allow them to continue to sow violence across this […]

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A U.S.-Iran Conflict Could Impact Gas Markets Much More Than Oil

In this article A potential conflict between the U.S. and Iran could be far more disruptive for liquefied natural gas markets than to the world’s crude shipments. About a quarter of the world’s LNG goes through the Strait of Hormuz, the narrow sea conduit that borders Iran and through which tankers carrying about one-fifth of the world’s oil transit, according […]

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Rebecca Grant: Iran shoots down US drone and pushes for war. Here's what to expect next

Drone expert says downed US aircraft wouldn’t have been flying over Iran Former Army intelligence and special operations soldier Brett Velicovich explains why the BAMS-D shot down by Iran wouldn’t have been operating in their airspace. Do you go to war with Iran over a lost drone? Not quite. But with Iran willing to shoot down a major U.S. Navy […]

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