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US reportedly seizes Iranian fuel cargoes for first time
The four vessels, called Luna, Pandi, Bering and Bella, were seized on the high seas in recent days and are now en route to Houston.
Senators call for sanctions on Turkey over purchase of Russian missile defense system
"The time for patience has long expired."
Trump threatens ‘far more than sanctions’ against Turkey in wake of Syria ground invasion
"I've already told that to President Erdogan: far more than sanctions. I'll do far more than sanctions," Trump said during an unrelated event at the White House, referring to Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan. "I will tell you that I do agree on sanctions, but I think much tougher, if he does not do it in a humane way"
Iran warns UK against escalating tensions and says crew of seized ship safe
Britain has called Iran's capture of the Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday a "hostile act".
Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions
British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West and Iran.
Trump threatens ‘obliteration’ against Iran as Tehran blast new sanctions
President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to obliterate parts of Iran if the Islamic Republic attacked "anything American," as Iran said the latest U.S. sanctions had closed off any chance of diplomacy.
In his sanctions announcement, Trump accidentally named the wrong supreme leader of Iran, who has been dead since 1989
President Donald Trump on Monday mistakenly named a supreme leader of Iran who has been dead since 1989 as the target of new U.S. sanctions
Trump imposes new sanctions on Iran, including Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei
President Donald Trump imposed new U.S. sanctions onIran on Monday following Tehran's downing of an unmanned American drone and said the measures would target Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Iran to US: Behave yourself or risk the lives of Americans troops in the Middle East
Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably and threaten the lives of U.S. troops, a senior Iranian military commander said on Sunday
Trump says ‘major’ sanctions are coming for Iran after abruptly calling off airstrikes
President Donald Trump said the U.S. will impose major new sanctions on Iran Monday, days after he abruptly called off a plan for airstrikes against the Islamic Republic based on the concept of proportionality after Iran shot down a U.S. Navy drone
US seizes North Korean ship accused of violating sanctions
The United States has for the first time seized a North Korean cargo ship it accused of illicit coal shipments in violation of U.S. and United Nations sanctions.