Today @POTUS meeting "with 27 survivors of religious persecution" from the following 17 countries: Burma, New Zealand, Yemen, China, Cuba, Eritrea, Nigeria, Turkey, Vietnam, Sudan, Iraq, Afghanistan, North Korea, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Iran and Germany, according to @JuddPDeere45.
US national security adviser: Washington will continue its efforts to address the threat of Iran in the region in order to bring peace and stability
The U.S. will convene representatives from 65 states in Manama in a few weeks to discuss maritime security in the Gulf
Iranian FM Zarif complains of restrictions on Iranian diplomats in New York describes them as "inhuman"
In further outsourcing of US foreign policy, Brian Hook , the US Special Representative for Iran, has announced that Bahrain will host 65-nation strong international summit addressing the Iranian threat in the Persian Gulf.
Former Indian Naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav who was doing genuine business in Iran at the Chabahar Port was abducted near Iran-Balochistan border around FebMarch 2016 by Taliban affiliated terror groups and handed over to Pakistan Army. Several top diplomats also confirmed.
The Iranian presidency: we do not negotiate on our defense systems and defense capabilities is a red line
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DOJ unseals indictments on Iranian-agents in plot to illicitly ship uranium enrichment materials
Mogherini: If Iran continues to reduce its nuclear commitments, it will be difficult to return to the agreement
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USAF Nuke Sniffer 61-2667 AE0941 Boeing WC-135W Constant Phoenix Over Israel
Iranian Foreign Ministry: The tanker was pulled into Iranian waters to deal with its failures and provide further assistance
Iranian Foreign Ministry: We have responded to a distress call from a foreign oil tanker and are still providing the required technical assistance
According to @Reuters, the spokesman for the Iran mission at the UN says his country's missiles "are absolutely and under no condition negotiable with anyone or any country, period."
Portugal has suspended the issuance of entry visas for Irania n nationals for unspecified security reasons: Foreign Minister
Gulf escalation is not in anyone's interests: PM May's spokesman
An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale hits southern Iran
US wants Iran to get out of Yemen, adds @POTUS in Cabinet meeting.
US does not want government change in Iran, says @POTUS, stating desire to help and work with Tehran.
Iran is prepared to negotiate about its missile program, says @SecPompeo in Cabinet meeting.
UAE official: The carrier did not send any distress request and was carrying Panama flag and is believed to have disappeared while crossing the Strait of Hormuz
UAE News Agency: The missing oil tanker is not owned by the UAE and does not have an Emirati crew
: "IRGC watercraft approached a British owned vessel carrying oil and they likely would've either assaulted it or brought in into the Iranian shore creating an international incident were it not for a British warship intervening"
Britain will send a third warship and a navy tanker to the Persian Gulf, but the move is not related to Iran crisis: Times
Pentagon officials: We believe that Iran is holding the oil tanker that have been lost in the Strait of Hormuz
adds US "trying to foreclose the opportunity for any miscalculation andmisunderstanding by developing a concept.called Operation Sentinel whereby we do passive patrolling if you will in the Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf to deter any provocative acts"
at his confirmation hearing for Defense Secretary: "I agree we do not want war wit Iran. We are not seeking war with Iran, we need to get back on the diplomatic channel."
"We must be prepared to respond to regional threats such as Iran and North Korea – all the while maintaining pressure on terrorist groups such as ISIS and alQaeda" per @EsperDoD "This need to balance current readiness with modernization. is the Department's central challenge"
Saudi Arabia has seized Houthis unmanned ship with explosives in Red Sea, believed to set to target commercial shipping
The commander of Iran's Air Force and the four Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) personnel responsible for shooting down a US military drone have reportedly been awarded the Imam Reza Service Medal for their actions.
Hamas official Musa Abu Marzuq: Despite various rumors, "there is no movement with Syria and there are no relations with Syria yet" but Hamas nonetheless continues to have "strong relations" with Iran "and it has not been broken at all at any stage."
Iranian Atomic Energy Agency spokesman: We have sufficient stockpiles of enriched uranium for reactor fuel
Khamenei: According to our Foreign Minister, Europe made 11 commitments, none of which they abided by. We abided by our commitments andeven beyond them. that we've begun to reduce our commitments, they oppose it. How insolent. You didn't abide by your commitments.
Khamenei: Western governments' major vice is their arrogance. If the country opposing them is a weak one, their arrogance works; but if it's a country that knows and stands against them, they will be defeated. Regarding our ties with Europeans, what makes problems persist is their arrogance.
Khamenei: Iran will continue the process of cutting down on its JCPOA commitments.
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At least 13 people have been killed and 9 others wounded after a minibus fell into a gorge near the city of Khansar in Isfahan province, central Iran.
Khamenei: The vicious British government committed piracy and attacked our ship; they commit crimes and legalize it. The Islamic Republic and the believing members of the establishment will not leave such vicious acts without a response.
Khamenei vows Britain to respond to detention of Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar
Iran's judiciary spokesman confirms the arrest of a French researcher of Iranian origin in Tehran
Zarif: Iran's ballistic missile program is negotiable with Washington