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September 18, 2019 - 10:27 am
By JON GAMBRELL, AYA BATRAWY and FAY ABUELGASIM Associated Press RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Iran has warned the U.S. it will retaliate "immediately" if Tehran is targeted over a weekend attack on Saudi oil installations, its state-run news agency reported Wednesday, further raising Mideast...
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September 17, 2019 - 3:30 pm
By AYA BATRAWY and JON GAMBRELL Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's energy minister said Tuesday that more than half of its daily crude oil production that was knocked out by a weekend attack had been restored and that full production is expected by the end of the...
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Jeff Katz
September 06, 2019 - 11:48 am
A report has revealed that in the lead up to President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran, the administration used U.S. satellites to spy on Israeli Defense Forces due to concerns that Israel would strike Iran. This was uncovered in a lengthy article in New York Times Magazine entitled, "The...
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September 03, 2019 - 2:50 pm
By MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration imposed sanctions Tuesday on Iran's space agency for the first time, accusing it of developing ballistic missiles under the cover of a civilian program to launch satellites into orbit. The sanctions announced by the...
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September 02, 2019 - 9:43 am
By NASSER KARIMI and JON GAMBRELL Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran acknowledged for the first time on Monday that a rocket at its Imam Khomeini Space Center exploded after satellite photos showed the blast last week, with an official saying a technical malfunction during a test caused the...
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August 29, 2019 - 2:10 pm
By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A rocket at an Iranian space center that was to conduct a satellite launch criticized by the U.S. apparently exploded on its launch pad Thursday, satellite images show, suggesting the Islamic Republic suffered its third failed...
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Jeff Katz
August 19, 2019 - 1:35 pm
According to a report, Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) both shared an antisemitic cartoon from an artist who once took part in an Iranian Holocaust denial contest. Per Forward editor Batya Ungar-Sargon, Tlaib and Omar both shared the image on their Instagram "stories." The freshmen...
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Jeff Katz
July 22, 2019 - 10:59 am
The United States is deploying troops in Saudia Arabia amid rising tensions with Iran, according to a report from France24 . This marks the first time since 2003 any deployment of this kind has taken place. Is this a sign of a potential conflict between the U.S. and Iran? Read more on this story...
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July 18, 2019 - 4:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between the two countries. Trump says it's the latest "hostile" action by Iran. He's calling on other countries to condemn what he says are Iran's attempts to...
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July 16, 2019 - 11:30 am
By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A small oil tanker from the United Arab Emirates traveling through the Strait of Hormuz entered Iranian waters and turned off its tracker two days ago, leading the U.S. to suspect Iran seized the vessel amid heightened tensions in...
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