US Navy condemns “irresponsible and reckless behaviour by Iran”.
US Iran Rift
US Iran Rift
Appearance suggests Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard is preparing an encore of a similar mock-sinking it conducted in 2015.
Former translator was also convicted of helping to locate Gen Qasim Soleimani, who was later killed by the Americans.
Iranian state media and officials have not acknowledged the hijacking and arrival of the tanker; US has not commented either.
Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr says the warrants had been issued on charges of murder and terrorist action.
Iran has seen a sharp increase in infections; daily death toll recently topped 100 for first time in two months.
“Mahmoud Mousavi-Majd, one of the spies for CIA and Mossad, has been sentenced to death," says judiciary spokesperson.
"We have the readiness to free the rest of the individuals who are imprisoned in America and return them to the country,” says Iranian official.
Michael White, who had contracted the coronavirus while in Iran, has been released and flown to Zurich by Iran.
“VOA Persian needs to do a better job of countering Iranian disinformation and propaganda," says Brian Hook.
"Armed vessels approaching within 100 metres of a US naval vessel may be interpreted as a threat," says the notice.
Russian ambassador to UN says it's "ridiculous" for US to trigger return of sanctions on Iran.
Number of people on vessel not immediately clear; Iranian army says investigations underway.
“If US wants to return to the deal, it should lift all sanctions on Tehran, compensate for reimposition of sanctions.”
A ban on selling conventional weapons to Iran ends in October under the 2015 nuclear pact.
Says Americans should know that it is called the "Persian Gulf, not the New York or Washington Gulf".
Iran and the United States have appeared to be on the brink of an all-out confrontation twice in the past year.
The US has alleged that the space programme is a cover to develop ballistic missiles.
Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps hails the surprise satellite launch as a “great success”.
Iran and US are in a battle for influence in Iraq, where Iran has powerful allies and US has close ties to government.
Pompeo signed off on waiver extensions but couched decision as one that continues restrictions on Iran’s atomic work.
Foreign minister says removal of sanctions will help Iran fight COVID-19.
Washington will maintain its maximum-pressure campaign to choke off Tehran’s ability to export its oil, says Pompeo.
Health Ministry's figures show that while 55pc of fatalities were in their 60s, some 15pc were younger than 40.
Defence secretary says the US will take "any action necessary to protect our forces in Iraq and the region".
The disqualification of more than 7,000 potential candidates has raised the possibility of a lower voter turnout.
The embassy is located inside the Green Zone, a high-security enclave along with the US-led coalition's headquarters.
The rebuke is the Senate's first major vote since acquitting Trump on impeachment charges last week.
His visit comes amid heightened tensions between Iran and the West over Iran's nuclear programme.
US President Donald Trump initially said no Americans were hurt in Iran's missile strikes.