Iran

US bolsters Saudi defense against Iran with jets, missiles

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The U.S. is deploying dozens more fighter jets and additional air defenses to Saudi Arabia, beefing up efforts to defend the kingdom against Iran.Read more

Iran says oil tanker struck by missiles off Saudi Arabia

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Two missiles struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday.Read more

Iranian hackers said to target presidential campaign

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Microsoft said Friday that hackers linked to the Iranian government targeted a U.S. presidential campaign.Read more


Satellite images show Iran oil tanker sought by US off Syria

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A once-detained Iranian oil tanker pursued by the U.S. appears to be off the coast of Syria, where Tehran reportedly promised the vessel would not go when authorities in...Read more

Trump claims G-7 'unity' on Iran after unannounced invite

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President Donald Trump said he gave his approval for Iran's top diplomat to make an unannounced appearance on the margins of the G-7 summit.Read more

Iran says it seized British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz

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A statement from Stena Bulk, which owns the tanker, said it was unable to contact the ship after it was approached by unidentified vessels and a helicopter in the Strait...Read more

American warship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

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The President says the drone threatened the safety of the American ship and its crew.Read more

Iran calls new US sanctions 'outrageous and idiotic'

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Iran on Tuesday sharply criticized new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and other top officials, saying the measures spell the "permanent...Read more

Pompeo in Saudi Arabia, Iran threatens more US drone attacks

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was in Saudi Arabia on Monday in a hastily arranged visit amid mounting tensions between Washington and Tehran as Iran's navy chief...Read more


In Mideast, Pompeo seeks a global coalition against Iran

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It was a week of topsy-turvy pronouncements on U.S. policy toward Iran that careened between the bellicose, the conciliatory and back again after Iran shot down an...Read more

AP sources: US struck Iranian military computers this week

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U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems on Thursday as President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more...Read more