Trump administration sanctions Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
German Foreign Minister: Berlin's position is the need to avoid further escalation in the Straits of Hormuz
German Foreign Minister: There can be no military solution to end tension with Iran
German Foreign Minister: We will not participate in the US initiative to protect shipping in Strait of Hormuz
NATO SecGen @jensstoltenberg-"NATO Allies also share (US) concerns about the activities of Iran in the region. Their destabilizing activities; their support for different terrorist groups; the Iranian missile programme and also the fact that they have resumed enrichment of uranium"
Vice Adm. Gilday: "we will have the resources and do have the resources to escort US-flagged ships, US owned ships through the Strait of Hormuz. There aren't that many of them that make that transit. The coalition that we are building in the Arabian Gulf and specifically in the Strait of Hormuz is going to be an 80 or 90% coalition effort & a much smaller US effort."
UAE: Meeting with Iranian side was limited to fishing affairs
Khamenei: Oppression and coercion won't persist and the decision and willpower of justice-seeking nations will eventually take over. Bahrain إعدام_وطن
Iranian Foreign Minister: We are ready for dialogue if Saudi Arabia is ready as well
Iranian Presidency: Trump failed in the issues of negotiation and embargo against Iran
Iranian Defense Minister: We conduct our missile tests on a regular basis
The Washington Post will announce this week the renewal of the exemption аIranian nuclear programs from sanctions
US State Department: More than 60 countries have been invited to participate in the protection of maritime security in The Gulf
A USS Abraham Lincoln sailor who was reported overboard earlier this month in the Arabian Sea has been declared dead, Navy officials say
Positions in Bukamal have been reinforced by pro-Iranian militias recently
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HMS Duncan performed its first escort through the Strait of Hormuz this morning. The AIS signal says 'British warship', but the underlaying data say it's Duncan. Client: Cayman Islands-flagged tanker Mid Nature
US requests Germany to participate in Hormuz mission
Earthquake struck Iraq-Iran border region a few minutes ago.
: Just remember, the Iranians never won a war, but never lost a negotiation
Russia and Iran signed a document on the expansion of military cooperation. This is the first memorandum of understanding between countries of this kind. Also, countries will hold joint exercises until the end of the year.
Russia and Iran may hold exercises in the Strait of Hormuz The countries are also negotiating to strengthen cooperation in the Caspian Sea, said Iranian Navy Commander Hossein Khanadi.
Pompeo on building maritime coalition to protect shipping in Strait of Hormuz from Iranian forces: "It will take more time than we wish it would take," secretary of state says at Economic Club of Washington
UK Defense Secretary @BWallaceMP "Freedom of Navigation in the Strait of Hormuz is vital not just to the UK but also our international partners and allies. Merchant ships must be free to travel lawfully and trade safely, anywhere in the world. I'm pleased that."
Pompeo: The Iranians and the Houthis should decide if they continue to block the solution in Yemen
Pompeo: We want to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons
Pompeo: We are committed to keeping the Strait of Hormuz open and safe
Pompeo: Iranian oil exports have fallen more than 95% due to sanctions
Pompeo: We are considering a "mechanism" with Britain to prevent Iran from hijacking tankers
Pompeo: Iran is the biggest source of militants
Pompeo: We have serious concerns about Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons