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July 19, 2019 - 1:47 pm
Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it has seized a British oil tanker that was passing through the Strait of Hormuz. The IRGC's website, sepahnews.com, says the tanker ``Impero Stena'' was seized Friday by IRGC forces for ``non-compliance with international maritime laws and regulations'' and has...
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June 24, 2019 - 11:53 am
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order targeting Iran's supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions. Trump says the supreme leader is responsible for Iran's hostile conduct. He says the United States does not seek conflict with Iran but will continue to increase...
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June 22, 2019 - 12:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he's still considering military action against Iran after it downed an unmanned U.S. military aircraft, saying the use of force is "always on the table until we get this solved." The president said he aborted a military strike set for Thursday...
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June 22, 2019 - 10:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the Iranian government have targeted U.S. government...
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June 20, 2019 - 11:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official said the military made preparations Thursday night for limited strikes on Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but approval was abruptly withdrawn before the attacks were launched. The official, who was not authorized to discuss the...
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Don Ames
June 17, 2019 - 8:27 am
Tensions are rising in the Mideast once again as the US alleges Iran is responsible for several recent attacks against oil tankers in the vital oil shipping lane of the Strait of Hormuz. LSU Center for Energy Studies Director Dr. David Dismukes says the political instability will likely lead to a...
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June 15, 2019 - 2:43 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Crew members of the Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the Gulf of Oman landed Saturday in Dubai after two days in Iran. Associated Press journalists saw the crew members of the MT Front Altair after their Iran Air flight from Bandar Abbas, Iran,...
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June 13, 2019 - 5:26 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two oil tankers came under a suspected attack Thursday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, with one of them set ablaze, and the U.S. blamed Iran in what it called a campaign of "escalating tensions" in a region crucial to global energy supplies. The U.S. Navy...
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June 13, 2019 - 5:13 pm
Jim Chesko reporting... Stocks managed a modest rebound today, with the Dow Industrials rising 102 points. The Nasdaq Composite gained 44, while the S&P 500 added 11. Oil futures notched a solid rebound - thanks in part to an attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman, near Iran. July crude rallied...
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