Iran tried to shoot down American drone on two separate occasions in recent days: source

Map. History of Iran conflict

20 October 2019
PMF denounced the mortar and katyusha strikes on Balad Air Base and Jadriyah section of Baghdad while vowing to track down the perpetrators responsible.
Rocket targeted Green Zone in Baghdad
4 month ago
Iranian boat fired missile at US drone prior to the tankers attack in the Gulf: CNN
4 month ago
Iran tried to shoot down American drone on two separate occasions in recent days: source
Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan on rising tensions with Iran following tanker attacks: "We need to make contingency plans should the situation deteriorate. We also need to broaden our support for this international situation."
4 month ago
USS Mason, guided missile destroyer, has arrived on station to assist USS Bainbridge and protect the stricken Japanese oil tanker, Kokuka Courageous. Iranian tugboat tried to approach Japanese tanker but waved off by US Navy warship.
Acting US Secretary of Defense: There is currently a process underway to identify the source of the mines used in the attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman
Image courtesy of @planetlabs, fire extinguished on Front Altair, hole in the side of the vessel can be seen.4 month ago
Image courtesy of @planetlabs, fire extinguished on Front Altair, hole in the side of the vessel can be seen.
Norwegian insurer releases report blaming Iran for attack on the tankers, but it cites possible anti-ship missiles instead of mines. Also confirms CENTCOM report that Norwegian crew was forced to board Iranian vessel after already being rescued4 month ago
Norwegian insurer releases report blaming Iran for attack on the tankers, but it cites possible anti-ship missiles instead of mines. Also confirms CENTCOM report that Norwegian crew was forced to board Iranian vessel after already being rescued
4 month ago
US official says Altair crew still in custody of Iran and ship still ablaze-Iran preventing two tugs from moving Altair. USS Bainbridge has returned crew of Kokuka Courageous back to ship and large tug from UAE is on scene to tug it toward Fujairah
4 month ago
Moscow is calling for no hasty conclusions about the attack on tankers in the Sea of Oman
4 month ago
German Foreign Ministry: The U.S. video of the attack on the two tankers is not enough as evidence to reach definitive conclusion on who is responsible for it
4 month ago
Pentagon believes crew of Norwegian-owned tanker Front Altair detained by Iran. US officials say crew first rescued by merchant vessel, Hyundai Dubai, but Iranian gunboats surrounded ship demanding crew. Captain ordered crew to surrender. 23 crew members being held in Iran
Iraqi Prime Minister receives phone call from US Secretary of State to discuss efforts to calm the region and tension with Iran
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with Iran President Hassan Rouhani in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, cancelled due to scheduling issues. The official banquet got delayed which disrupted the schedule of all the leaders.
Meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in Bishkek: Rouhani to Putin: In the conditions of serious external influence, imposed by external sanctions, the need for interaction between our countries becomes more urgent every day
Trump: The Gulf of Oman will not be closed but if it happens, it will not last long
Trump: We will not allow Iran to have nuclear weapons
Trump on Tanker attack: "Iran did do it"
Putin: Relations with Iran are evolving in several areas, in the economy and in support of the stability of the region and our common presence in the fight against terrorism in Syria, we have done a lot in this area including because of Iran's position and this is our common success.
4 month ago
Iran sends team to tanker in Gulf to see if rescued crew can return -Tasnim
UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs: Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif "lacks credibility"
4 month ago
The owner of the oil tanker Altair confirms there is no pollution or leakage in the Gulf of Oman
4 month ago
The owner of the oil tanker Front Altair announces the control of the fire and that the ship's position is stable
US Centcom published a statement claiming the following4 month ago
US Centcom published a statement claiming the following
Iran President Rouhani says US actions threaten Middle East stability
4 month ago
Gulf attacks: "We are going to make our own independent assessment" but."we have no reason not to believe the US assessment" (blaming Iran) says @Jeremy_Hunt on R4
Crew on Japan tanker saw 'flying object' before attack: company head
Japan says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will convey the result of his meeting with Iranian leaders to US President Donald Trump during the upcoming G20 Summit.
Reuters: Chinese President tells Iranian president that his country will develop its relations with Tehran regardless of the change of situation
Iran says it is in charge of security of Strait of Hormuz: state radio
Image: one of the limpet mines didn't go off.4 month ago
Image: one of the limpet mines didn't go off.
Video recorded by U.S aircraft of an IRGC Gashti-class patrol boat removing an unexploded limpet mine from MT Kokuka Courageous. Courageous suffered an explosion while in GulfofOman. Her 21 crew members were rescued by USNavy destroyer USSBainbridge.4 month ago
Video recorded by U.S aircraft of an IRGC Gashti-class patrol boat removing an unexploded limpet mine from MT Kokuka Courageous. Courageous suffered an explosion while in GulfofOman. Her 21 crew members were rescued by USNavy destroyer USSBainbridge.
Images and video being released by @CENTCOM showing what it says is a likely unexploded limpet mine attached to the hull of the Japanese-owned chemical tanker Kokura Courageous.4 month ago
Images and video being released by @CENTCOM showing what it says is a likely unexploded limpet mine attached to the hull of the Japanese-owned chemical tanker Kokura Courageous.
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) responded to a distress call from the MV Kokuka Courageous in the Gulf of Oman4 month ago
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) responded to a distress call from the MV Kokuka Courageous in the Gulf of Oman
Iranian gunboat removed unexploded mine attached to Japanese-owned oil tanker which suffered serious damage early Thursday: U.S. officials
4 month ago
UK blames Iran for oil tanker attacks: Reuters government source
Iran categorically rejects the U.S. 'unfounded' claim with regard to oil tanker incidents. Blames U.S. for another 'Iranophobic campaign'
Saudi Arabia agrees Iran was behind tanker attacks: Saudi minister
4 month ago
The US said it had a video of the Iranian boat removing an unexploded mine from a Japanese tanker after Pompeo named Teheran as responsible
4 month ago
CNN quoting US officials claims: - USS Bainbridge was in the vicinity of Japanese tanker when hit in Oman Gulf - Iranian boat approached the tanker and removed unexploded mines from the tanker.
Iran's UN Mission says Tehran "categorically rejects" US claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents.
4 month ago
"We have no interest in engaging in a new conflict in the Middle East. We will defend our interests, but a war with Iran is not in our strategic interest, nor in the best interest of the international community." - @CENTCOM spokesman Lt. Colonel Earl Brown.
U.S. military spokesman issues terse statement on Gulf of Oman, saying "USS Bainbridge remains in close contact with the MV Kokuka Courageous and is the on-scene U.S. command authority. No interference with USS Bainbridge, or its mission, will be tolerated."
Acting US Defense Secretary: Iran's repeated attacks pose a threat to international peace and security and an attack on freedom of navigation
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