Israel hints at its possible role behind a recent series of airstrikes on Iranian-backed paramilitary in Iraq. One America’s Kristian Rouz has the details.
Tensions in the Middle East continue to mount as President Trump and the Pentagon discuss how to react to the downing of a U.S. observation drone flying over Yemen. One America’s Neil W. McCabe interviewed Alireza Jafarzdeh with the National Council of Resistance of Iran for more details.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is calling on the United Nations to react to Iran’s attacks on its neighbors as well as maritime trade and international law. One America’s Kristian Rouz has more on those discussions.
Australia becomes the third country to join a U.S.-led coalition to protect shipping in the Persian Gulf amid ongoing tensions with Iran. On
The U.S. is expressing concern over an Iranian oil tanker that was set free after being detained off of the coast of Gibraltar. The oil tanker set its course for Greece late Sunday after being detained by the British for a month for its alleged plans to break EU sanctions against Syria.
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesperson warned there will be “severe consequences” if the U.S. attempts to seize a ship in Gibraltar.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is threatening to attack Israel if it sends warships to the Persian Gulf. In a statement Wednesday, Rouhani denounced a U.S. proposal to dispatch an international maritime squad to ensure safety in the Strait of Hormuz.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says foreign countries are not needed to provide security in the Persian Gulf or the Strait of Hormuz. He made those remarks during a cabinet meeting Wednesday, adding, the U.S. and Israel do not need to be involved in security operations of the waterway.
President Trump says Iran is in serious financial trouble, and desperately wants to speak with the U.S. However, the Islamic Republic may be getting “mixed signals” from other world leaders.