Pompeo: We will not allow Iran to possess nuclear weapons
Pompeo: The United States has shown no doubt that Iran has dropped the US UAV in international airspace
Pompeo: We will continue economic pressure on Tehran to abandon its policies in the region
: "When the Iranian government decides to forgo violence and meet our diplomacy with diplomacy, it knows how to reach us. Until then, our diplomatic isolation and economic pressure campaign against the government will intensify."
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US launched a cyber attack against Iranian systems the night after the drone incident: Washington Post
President Trump approved an offensive cyber strike that disabled Iranian computer systems used to control rocket and missile launches
: the "(Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency) is aware of a recent rise in malicious cyber activity directed at United States industries and government agencies by Iranian government actors and proxies."
Trump: sanctions imposed on Iran bear fruit
US to hit Iran with "major" new sanctions Monday, says Trump
: ..Sanctions come off Iran, and they become a productive and prosperous nation again - The sooner the better.
: Iran cannot have Nuclear Weapons. Under the terrible Obama plan, they would have been on their way to Nuclear in a short number of years, and existing verification is not acceptable. We are putting major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday. I look forward to the day that...
: I am at Camp David working on many things, including Iran. We have a great Economy, Tariffs have been very helpful both with respect to the Dollars coming IN, and on helping to make good Trade Deals. The Dow heading to BEST June in 80 years. Stock Market BEST June in 50 years.
"We standby where we said the aircraft was operating in international airspace," the Pentagon says.
Speaking to reporters on the @WhiteHouse South Lawn before departing on Marine One for Camp David, @POTUS said: "Everyone was saying I'm a warmonger. Now they're saying I'm a dove."
Trump says will be Iran's 'best friend' if it renounces nuclear arms
Trump just now: points out that Iran had a plane with 38 people "in their sights" and didn't shoot it down. "We appreciate that". Also: "we're going to make Iran great again".
President Trump says he's going to Camp David this weekend for meetings and phone calls on Iran.
US envoy to Iran: Oil sanctions on Tehran will deprive them of revenues of 50 billion dollars.
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Javad Zarif:LEGEND: blue=drone; yellow line=Iranian FIR; red line=Iranian territorial waters; ; green line=baseline internal waters; yellow dots=Iran radio warnings sent; red dot=point of impact.
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Iran's Foreign minister publishes a map on Twitter with detailed coordinates saying it shows the American plane flying over Iranian territorial waters
Iran executes 'defence ministry contractor' over spying for CIA: news agency
Bolton arrives in Israel ahead of 'unprecedented' security summit in Jerusalem
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No one is being evacuated from Balad airbase in Iraq, USAF says
Merkel: There should be a political solution to the Iran issue
Iranian Foreign Minister summons UAE Chargé d'Affaires to protest US aircraft's violation of Iranian airspace
Iran general: 'Firing one bullet at Iran' will 'set fire' to US interests
AbuDhabi's Etihad Airways suspends operations through Iranian airspace over Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman - spokeswoman
The Foreign Office has announced minister for the Middle East Andrew Murrison will travel to Iran for senior-level talks with the Iranian government tomorrow
Commander of the Air Force in the IRGC: we believe that our airspace was violated by the mistake of a single American general
Iran: Our airspace is safe and open to all airlines
Tomorrow @POTUS heads to Camp David, according to the @WhiteHouse.
On Thursday evening, U.S. Cyber Command launched a retaliatory digital strike against an Iranian spy group linked to the IRGC that supported last week's limpet mine attacks on commercial ships, according to two former intelligence officials
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The U.S. is denying that President Trump sent a message to Iran Oman saying an attack was imminent but we should talk. "It is a complete lie and propaganda from Iran," a senior U.S. administration official tells.
Washington calls for a closed session of the Security Council on Iran on Monday
Iranian Foreign Ministry: Tehran meets diplomacy with respect, but war with a strong and decisive response
Russian Vice President: "We are ready to help Iran with oil exports and bank support if the European payment program is not launched," Interfax news agency reported.
Trump: The military strike was stopped 10 minutes before it was set to be launched
Trump: We will never allow Iran to have a nuclear weapon
Trump: New sanctions imposed on Iran
: ..proportionate to shooting down an unmanned drone. I am in no hurry, our Military is rebuilt, new, and ready to go, by far the best in the world. Sanctions are biting and more added last night. Iran can NEVER have Nuclear Weapons, not against the USA, and not against the WORLD.
: ..On Monday they shot down an unmanned drone flying in International Waters. We were cocked and loaded to retaliate last night on 3 different sights when I asked, how many will die. 150 people, sir, was the answer from a General. 10 minutes before the strike I stopped it, not..
: ..Death to America. I terminated deal, which was not even ratified by Congress, and imposed strong sanctions. They are a much weakened nation today than at the beginning of my Presidency, when they were causing major problems throughout the Middle East. they are Bust...
: President Obama made a desperate and terrible deal with Iran - Gave them 150 Billion Dollars plus I.8 Billion Dollars in CASH. Iran was in big trouble and he bailed them out. Gave them a free path to Nuclear Weapons, and SOON. Instead of saying thank you, Iran yelled...
Putin has discussed with Russian security council escalation of situation in Persian Gulf - Peskov
Advisor to the Iranian President: If Trump does not want war with Iran, he should ease the sanctions
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Saudi deputy defence minister @kbsalsaud meets US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook to discuss "efforts to counter Iranian hostile activities that threaten the security and stability of the region" —SPA
IRGC commander: we were able to shot down P8 reconnaissance aircraft also, but refrained cause of 35 people onboard
FARS news source in Iran National Security council says that Reuters information that Iran has received message from Trump via Oman is false
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Amirali Hajizadeh, commander of IRGC's aerospace division: We warned the US RQ-4A Global Hawk drone several times, but unfortunately they didn't respond. The last warning was issued by Iran's Army at 03:55, that is, 10 mins before shootdown at 04:05.
US Official confirms to me "there was a strike planned and prepared for last night" against Iran. Would not discuss any elements of strike package. NYT was first to report on last night's called-back strike
#Britain is in regular contact with the US over the situation in #Iran and has continuously called for de-escalation on all sides, a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said
UN Secretary-General calls for "iron nerves" in the Gulf
Revolutionary Guard general tells state TV that Iran warned US military drones several times before firing missile.
U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook:Saudi Arabia has helped us ensure a new supply in the oil market
U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook: Iran should not have a foothold in Yemen so as not to threaten Bab al-Mandab
Brian Hook: Iran continues to raise tensions in the region and rejects diplomatic initiatives to reduce the escalation