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Sailors stand on deck above a hole the U.S. Navy says was made by a limpet mine on the damaged Panama-flagged, Japanese owned oil tanker Kokuka Courageous, anchored off Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, during a trip organized by the Navy for journalists, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. The limpet mines used to attack a Japanese-owned oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz last week bore “a striking resemblance” to similar mines previously seen in Iran, a U.S. Navy explosives expert said Wednesday, stopping short of directly blaming Tehran for the assault. (AP Photo/Fay Abuelgasim)
June 20, 2019 - 1:49 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 10:25 a.m. A U.S. official says that an Iranian surface-to-air missile shot down a U.S. drone flying in international airspace over the Strait...
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American-born news anchor Marzieh Hashemi at studio in Tehran, Iran.
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January 16, 2019 - 5:20 pm
Marzieh Hashemi was detained as she was about to board a flight from St. Louis to Denver.
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Mark Reardon
November 02, 2018 - 10:07 am
The U-S Secretary of State is making international headlines with comments he gave on KMOX's Mark Reardon Show yesterday. Mike Pompeo told Mark Reardon about the "SNAP Act" sanctions against Iran... three months after President Trump canceled an "Obama-era" deal with that country. "This coming...
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resident Donald Trump delivers a statement on the Iran nuclear deal from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Washington.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 08, 2018 - 1:52 pm
The Iran agreement, struck in 2015 by the United States, other world powers and Iran, lifted most U.S. and international sanctions against the country. In return, Iran agreed to restrictions on its nuclear program making it impossible to produce a bomb, along with rigorous inspections.
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