Satellite images suggest upcoming Iran rocket launch

Planet Labs Inc. and the Middlebury Institute of International Studies say that satellite imagery suggests an upcoming rocket launch in Iran. Photos show increased vehicle presence and a large shipping container at the Imam Khomeini Spaceport in Semnan, Iran, which the groups say suggest the presence of an upcoming rocket launch. The spaceport has been used in attempted launches of […]

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Report: Iran seizes tanker carrying ‘smuggled fuel’

John Bolton: Iran will never get nuclear weapons National security adviser John Bolton on Iran, North Korea, efforts to improve election security and what President Trump considers to be the biggest foreign threats to America. TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian forces seized a ship in the Persian Gulf suspected of carrying smuggled fuel, state media reported Sunday, marking the Revolutionary […]

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Britain rejects idea of tanker swap with Iran

LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) – Britain on Monday rejected the idea that it could release a Iranian tanker in exchange for a British-flagged vessel seized by the Islamic Republic in the Gulf. Tensions have spiked between Iran and Britain since after Iranian commandos seized a British-flagged tanker earlier this month. That came after British forces captured an Iranian oil tanker […]

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UK's Hunt expresses "extreme disappointment" to Iran's Zarif over seized tanker

LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) – British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said he had spoken to his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif and expressed his “extreme disappointment” over Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday. “Just spoke to … Zarif and expressed extreme disappointment that having assured me last Saturday Iran wanted to de-escalate situation, […]

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UPDATE 1-Britain says seizure of two vessels by Iran is unacceptable

(Updates to show Foreign Office removed word naval) LONDON, July 19 (Reuters) – Britain said Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged vessel and a Liberian-flagged vessel in the Strait of Hormuz was unacceptable and called for freedom of navigation in the Gulf. “I’m extremely concerned by the seizure of two vessels by Iranian authorities in the Strait of Hormuz,” Foreign Secretary […]

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U.S. ‘Shot Itself in the Foot’ by Quitting Iran Deal, Zarif Says

In this article The U.S. has “shot itself in the foot” by pulling out of the nuclear accord with Iran, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said, offering a grim outlook for the chance of restarting talks with President Donald Trump. Zarif said Wednesday in an interview with Bloomberg Television that the European countries that are part of the original agreement have […]

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