Washington's policy “sides with the strong at the expense of the weak”, says Chinese assistant foreign minister.
US Iran Rift
US Iran Rift
Since May, tensions in the Gulf have escalated following a string of attacks on oil tankers.
The government imposed a near-total Internet blackout more than a week ago amid violent protests.
French defence minister says US's failure to respond to provocations blamed on Iran set off a dangerous chain of events.
The scale of the unrest that began on Friday remains unclear as authorities have shut down internet.
Says the time to reconcile past grievances is not when a missile is "en route from Iran" — the time "is now".
Tensions in the Gulf have risen since attacks on oil tankers in a vital global shipping lane this summer.
"They are like a lethal scorpion whose nature is to have a poisonous sting," says head of the army in a speech.
"Nothing will come out of talking to the US," says Iran's supreme leader.
The Pentagon declines to comment about the cyber strike.
No word from Saudi Arabia on the reported attack.
Asked point-blank if he ordered the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, MBS says: "Absolutely not. This was a heinous crime."
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The alternative — of tensions boiling over — paints a grim scenario for the entire region.
The premier says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had also asked him to talk to Rouhani.
“As long as Iran's menacing behavior continues sanctions will not be lifted, they will be tightened," says Trump.
Iranian government spokesman doesn't specify when the Swedish-owned vessel will be allowed to set sail.
"It is essential for us to take part in the UN General Assembly and talk at various levels," says Iranian president.
"Data are consistent with a cyber attack or unplanned technical incident on affected networks."
slamic Revolutionary Guard Corps commander Major General Hossein Salami says Iran is “ready for any type of scenario”.
Pentagon chief says the US will send military reinforcements to the Gulf region at the request of Saudi Arabia and UAE.
Says we don't want war but won't blink to defend our territory.
“There are many options. There’s the ultimate option and there are options that are a lot less than that," says Trump.
Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it will join the same coalition.
Trump gives no explanation in a brief Twitter post announcing the order for an increase in sanctions on Iran.
The Iranians have made a timely shift towards China.
“The attack was launched from the north and unquestionably sponsored by Iran.”
Saudi Arabia on Tuesday said that full production will be restored by month's end.
"The policy of ‘maximum pressure’ against the Iranian nation is worthless," says Khamenei.
A day after saying US was “locked and loaded” to respond to the incident, Trump says there is “no rush” to do so.
Iran calls the US claims “maximum lies”, threatens American forces in the region.