British minister held 'constructive' talks with Iran on rising tensions
"White House Is Pressing for Additional Options, Including in Cyberspace, to Deter Iranian Attacks; officers are working on additional clandestine plans to counter Iranian aggression in the Persian Gulf" - @nytimes
Iran deputy foreign minister says decision to decrease commitment to Nuclear Deal 'irreversible' - report
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USAF VIP C-32A SAM112 Mike Pompeo currently heading Saudi Arabia/UAE for Iran crisis
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 25km W of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran
Bolton: Iran continues to work to destabilize the region
John Bolton: Iran is still seeking a nuclear weapon
Netanyahu: Iran is using the billions of dollars that flowed after the nuclear agreement to attack other countries in the Middle East
: I never called the strike against Iran "BACK," as people are incorrectly reporting, I just stopped it from going forward at this time.
Pompeo denies US evacuation of US personnel from Balad air base in Iraq
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