US State Department official: It is important to send a message to support our allies in the Gulf at the moment

Map. History of Iran conflict

18 July 2019
Following downing of @USNavy drone by Iran, @united cancels EWR-BOM flights. #UA48 #UA49
Joint statement from House Republican leaders on Iran shooting down US drone: "There must be a measured response to these actions. President Trump and his national security team remain clear-eyed on the situation and what must be done in response to increased Iranian aggression."
DoD releases flight path of drone and missile, Iran intercept and time of intercept - based on map, it looks like intercept appeared outside Iran's territorial waters, on Oman side3 week ago
DoD releases flight path of drone and missile, Iran intercept and time of intercept - based on map, it looks like intercept appeared outside Iran's territorial waters, on Oman side
Schumer asking that @senatemajldr allow vote on amendment to the Defense Authorization bill that "would require Congressional approval of any funding for a conflict in Iran."
Iran situation "requires a strong, smart and strategic, not reckless, approach," says @SpeakerPelosi.
Navy officials tell CNN that the cost of the BAMS-D RQ-4A drone that was shot down by an Iranian surface to air missile is approximately $110 million
Republican leader of the US Senate: Trump's administration is preparing calculated response to Iran
"I told the president that these conflicts have a way of escalating," says @SenSchumer. "We're worried that he and the administration may bumble into war" with Iran.
McConnell says Trump admin taking "measured" response to Iran and confirms that the drone was shot down from Iranian soil
Congressional Leaders seen leaving WH after 90 minute meeting on Iran situation.
Iran's letter to @antonioguterres and UNSC: While Iran does not seek war, it reserves its inherent right, under the UN Charter,to take all appropriate necessary measures against any hostile act violating its territory and is determined to vigorously defend its land, sea and air.
Iranian Foreign Minister: U.S. UAV took off from the UAE at 00:14 and was dropped at 4:05 am today
Top Congressional leaders leaving shortly for the White House for a briefing in the Situtation Room on Iran.
3 week ago
Khamenei: There was a family in Kurdistan whose 6 children fought enemies and were killed. This is matchless. One family sacrificed their 6 sons for the sake of God. They were killed during demonstrations, while fighting the anti-revolutionary agents or during the imposed war.
3 week ago
Khamenei: Our duty is to honor the dead and their families; we should not forget that. The families of the dead are the top priority in terms of the value of their patience and their hard work. We should honor them and respect them.
3 week ago
Khamenei: What the Kurdish people did in Western Azerbaijan and Kurdistan was a great work. They have truly served the Revolution and disappointed the enemy. This is invaluable.
3 week ago
Khamenei: What happened in Kurdistan was that believing, enthusiastic, and smart people nullified enemies' plots; they didn't allow the Kurd-Persian or Turk-Persian conflicts unfold there.
3 week ago
Khamenei: Our country is among unique countries in terms of ethnic diversity. Different ethnic groups live under the name of the great Iran, constituting the Iranian nation. Enemies wished to abuse the diversity to sow sectarian conflicts— among ethnic groups and Shias and Sunnis— in Iran.
Zarif:At 00:14 US drone took off from UAE in stealth mode and violated Iranian airspace. It was targeted at 04:05 at the coordinates (25°59'43N 57°02'25E) near Kouh-e Mobarak. We've retrieved sections of the US military drone in OUR territorial waters where it was shot down.3 week ago
Zarif:At 00:14 US drone took off from UAE in stealth mode and violated Iranian airspace. It was targeted at 04:05 at the coordinates (25°59'43"N 57°02'25"E) near Kouh-e Mobarak. We've retrieved sections of the US military drone in OUR territorial waters where it was shot down.
Houthis: We have the ability to continuously produce rockets and UAVs to make Yemen able to withstand not for months to come, but for years
Iran releases alleged flight path of U.S. drone before it was shot down over the Strait of Hormuz
Iranian-backed militias in Bukhamal have been placed on high alert
Iran releases video of shooting down US RQ-4 drone, also flight path of the drone.
Pentagon releases video purporting to show the smoke trail left after a U.S. RQ-4 unmanned aerial vehicle was shot down by Iran over the Gulf of Oman3 week ago
Pentagon releases video purporting to show the smoke trail left after a U.S. RQ-4 unmanned aerial vehicle was shot down by Iran over the Gulf of Oman
Netanyahu: I call upon all nations that desire peace and security to support the United States in its efforts against Iranian aggression
Israeli PM @netanyahu "in the last 24 hrs Iran has strengthen its aggression against the US and its allies in the international community. I urge all the peace seeking nations of the world to back the US and its efforts against Iranian aggression".
3 week ago
Q: Are you willing to go to war with Iran @POTUS: "You'll find out."
Shooting down US drone might have been a mistake by an Iranian general or someone else, says @POTUS "I find it hard to believe it was intentional," he says in Oval Office.
3 week ago
Lt. Gen. Guastella: "This dangerous and escalatory attack was irresponsible and occurred in the vicinity of established air corridors between Dubai, UAE and Muscat, Oman, possibly endangering civilians"
Trump: U.S. UAV was flying over international waters and this is documented by objective means
AFCENT's slide on the location of the RQ-4 from the DOD briefing just now3 week ago
AFCENT's slide on the location of the RQ-4 from the DOD briefing just now
3 week ago
RQ-4 Global Hawk was flying 34km from the nearest point of land on the Iranian coast when it was shot down by an IRGC missile, says Commander of Air Forces Central Command Lt. Gen. Joseph Guastella. Adds drone didn't violate Iranian airspace at any time during mission
3 week ago
[email protected]: "Mr. President, will you strike Iran" President Trump: The public "will soon find out."
Pentagon: US drone did not violate the Iranian airspace
3 week ago
US Central Command Air Force Commander Joseph Guastella is briefing the Pentagon on developments with Iran
"You will soon find out" Trumps says when asked if he will strike Iran.
US State Department official: It is important to send a message to support our allies in the Gulf at the moment
Zarif on Twitter: Tehran will file a complaint to the United Nations about the drone
UR82027 An124 #Ruslan heavylift - heading out of Larnaca to Al Dhafra AB, UAE. From East Midlands Airport day ago, from Portsmouth, USA 2 days ago
National Security Council in the White House to hold a meeting on Iran in the presence of officials of the Ministry of Defense
Initial reports that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is currently at Israeli army HQ The Kirya in Tel Aviv in emergency consultation meetings regards to the Iranian escalations.
Senior leaders of the Congress receiving an another urgent briefing on Iran by US officials just minutes from now, @SpeakerPelosi confirms.
US House Speaker Pelosi says Iran situation is dangerous, US has no appetite to go to war with Iran
Iranian Foreign Ministry: We hope that our enemies will not repeat such strategic mistakes and Washington bears responsibility for any future repercussions
EU calls for restraint and responsibility in "crisis with Iran"
"He believes that we're getting into a bad space, that his options are running out," @LindseyGrahamSC tells reporters after he spoke to @POTUS this morning about Iran.
3 week ago
Oil prices rise 5% due to developments in the Gulf
Sources: US decision to respond to Iranian attacks will take hours
Trump on Twitter: Iran made a very big mistake by dropping the US drone
3 week ago
[email protected]: Iran made a very big mistake.
White House is holding a meeting this morning to discuss a response to Iran shooting down a U.S. military drone; President Trump is not expected to attend right now
White House commercial adviser: Washington has succeeded through sanctions policy to stop Iranian oil revenues
Adel al-Jubayr: If Iran closes the Strait of Hormuz, it will lead to a very, very strong reaction
Al-Jubeir: Iran must stop its support for terrorism
3 week ago
US war with Iran would be a disaster - Putin
Al-Jubeir: We do not want war with Iran
The Shin Bet security service uncovered an attempt by Iranian intelligence to establish espionage infrastructure in Israel under the cover of business activity.
According to Iran's Mashregh news agency, the IRGC used its Khordad air defense system to shoot the US drone today
Statement from @USNavy Capt. Bill Urban, @CENTCOM spokesman.3 week ago
Statement from @USNavy Capt. Bill Urban, @CENTCOM spokesman.
3 week ago
[email protected]: "a U.S. Navy Broad Area Maritime Surveillance ISR aircraft was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile system while operating in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz at approximately 11:35 p.m. GMT on June 19, 2019."
U.S. Navy high-altitude drone shot down by Iranian surface-to-air missile 17 miles from Iran in international airspace last night. Race on to find wreckage before Iranian forces. Iran also tried to shoot down another drone, but missed: U.S. officials
IRGC says the U.S UAV that was shot down took off from an American base in the Gulf and had turned off its “tracking equipment”
The point where the US drone MQ 4C Triton was shot, according to Iran, is KuhMobarak to the south of strait of Hurmoz and to the north of Jask. This is too close to where the two oil tankers were hit last week
JUN 15: US Navy MQ-4C 166510 TRITON2 departed NAS Pax River at approx 0340Z for Al Dhafra Airbase, UAE
Arab Coalition: Houthi militia use new quality cruise missiles received from Iran
Iran's Revolutionary Guard commander says the shooting down of US drone sends 'a clear message' to America.
U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton high-altitude drone shot down by Iranian surface-to-air missile this evening over Strait of Hormuz in international airspace: U.S. official
Iran state news agency says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone; US military declines to immediately comment.
Lindsey Graham on Iran: "My red line is if there is any more disruption of shipping in the Straits of Hormuz linked to Iran, take out their navy, bomb their refineries," senator tells @BretBaier
4 week ago
[email protected]: "the attack occurring on the MV Kokuka Courageous was a result of limpet mines. The limpet mine that was used does bear a striking resemblance to that which has been publicly displayed in the Iranian military parades. There are distinguishing features"
@DeptofDefense on the composition of forces being sent to the MiddleEast to help defend vs Iran ian threats: - Patriot Battalion - manned/unmanned ISR - fighter and mission support aircraft
4 week ago
French President: French Foreign Minister heads to Iran for talks aimed at reducing the escalation of the crisis
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