An Iranian supertanker, seized by British Marines on suspicion that it was hauling $130 million worth of oil to Syria, lifted its anchor and began moving away from Gibraltar, marine traffic monitoring data showed.
The Trump administration's campaign against Iran is flying too close to the sun and the UAE sees war as an outcome they don't want, and can't afford.
The two sides meet in what is being seen as a sign of attempts to ease tensions in the Persian Gulf.
One of the world's most important shipping routes, the strait was also witness to one of the world’s deadliest aviation disasters.
As tensions between Tehran and Washington ratchet up, the US is deploying troops to the Gulf kingdom for the first time in 16 years.
US President Donald Trump has taken several aggressive actions that Iran has all but absorbed. Now, he's left with few options aside from a military strike, which he says he doesn't want. So what now?
"Well, we got to Iran, we got detained and then we got deported," Stone said on Instagram as she arrived in the Islamic Republic mid-world tour. She didn't plan a concert in Iran, Stone said, adding she knew solo performances by women were illegal.
Iran has exceeded the upper limit of its low-enriched uranium reserves for the first time after the US withdrew from the accord last year. The UN's atomic watchdog also confirmed the breach in a report.
Abbas Araghchi, Iran's deputy foreign minister, said progress was made at talks in Vienna aimed at saving the nuclear deal but probably not enough to convince Tehran to change its decision to go over the deal's core atomic restrictions one by one.
Experts believe Trump’s latest sanctions on Iran will have little impact because Washington has not articulated a clear exit policy for Tehran following the US violation of the nuclear deal.
Rouhani was speaking by phone to his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, as Tehran and Washington engaged in an escalating war of words following Iran shooting down a US drone last week.
US imposes financial sanctions on Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and a string of military chiefs. Iran's ambassador to the UN says the sanctions showed that Washington does not respect international law.
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