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Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker

Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a R...

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker

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Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a BP-operated tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, the UK government said on Thursday....
14:34, 07/11/2019

WRAPUP 8-Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, B...
01:00, 07/12/2019

U.K. Navy Thwarts Iranian Attempt to Block BP Tanker A British warship trained its guns on three Iranian vessels that tried to block the passage of a U.K.-flagged oil tanker through the Persian Gulf, a confrontation that comes amid heightened tensions b...
14:51, 07/11/2019

Iranian Ships Try to Block U.K. Tanker in Strait of Hormuz Three Iranian vessels attempted to impede the passage of a commercial tanker, the British government said, a move that threatens to escalate already high tensions in the region....
11:34, 07/11/2019

3 Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving “verbal warnings” from a British Navy vessel accompanying a commercial vessel, the government said in a statement....
08:51, 07/11/2019

Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving warnings from a British Navy ship accompanying a commercial tanker, the government said in a statement....
11:00, 07/11/2019

Iranian ships tried to block British oil tanker in Persian Gulf Iranian ships attempted to obstruct a British-flagged commercial oil tanker as it sailed in the Persian Gulf, Britain's Defense Ministry said.        ...
13:17, 07/11/2019

U.S.'s Bolton welcomes Britain's seizure of tanker with Iranian oil White House national security adviser John Bolton on Thursday welcomed Britain's seizure of an oil tanker loaded with Iranian oil bound for Syria, saying the United States and its allies will continue...
04:00, 07/05/2019

Britain’s seizure of Iranian oil tanker won’t go ‘unanswered,’ officer says A top Iranian military official on Tuesday said that Britain’s seizure of an Iranian oil tanker last week “based on fabricated excuses” will not be “unanswered,” reports said....
18:51, 07/09/2019

Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated tanker through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
11:34, 07/11/2019

Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block ship in Gulf The British navy says it has prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British commercial ship in the Strait of Hormuz, a day after Iran’s president warned of repercu...
10:51, 07/11/2019

Britain says three Iranian boats tried to block its ship in Gulf Three Iranian vessels attempted to block the passage of a ship, the British Heritage, through the Strait of Hormuz, but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on T...
08:34, 07/11/2019

Britain will be ‘slapped in the face’ for seizure of Iranian tanker, cleric says Britain will soon to get “slapped in the face” for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week, a cleric was quoted as saying Friday amid rising tensions between the two nations in the Gulf....
19:34, 07/12/2019

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that drew Tehran's fury and could escalat...
20:34, 07/04/2019

Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker headed to Syria, furious Tehran summons British ambassador over 'destructive' action Iran has summoned the British ambassador in Tehran as the regime fumes after Britain seized an Iranian tanker on Thursday believed to be violating the European Union sections by providing crude oil to...
12:34, 07/05/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US military releases video 'showing Iranian navy boat removing unexploded mine from tanker' The US has released a video which it claims shows an Iranian navy boat removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers targeted in the Gulf of Oman....
10:34, 06/14/2019

UK says seized Iranian oil tanker could be released Britain’s foreign secretary says the U.K. would facilitate the release of an Iranian tanker seized by Britain’s Royal Marines if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sancti...
09:34, 07/14/2019

High court dismisses attempt to block Heathrow third runway Campaigners argued expansion plan was inconsistent with Paris climate agreementCampaigners fighting to stop the expansion of Heathrow have failed in their attempt to block the new runway in the high c...
16:51, 05/01/2019

UK may help release Iranian oil tanker if it gets Syria guarantee Jeremy Hunt asked Iran for assurance that detained ship Grace 1 will not go to SyriaForeign minister Jeremy Hunt said he told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the rele...
01:00, 07/14/2019

Judge rejects House Democrats' attempt to block border wall A federal judge in Washington on Monday denied a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from transferring funds from appropriated accounts to construct his wall....
22:17, 06/04/2019

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting firm, according to BuzzFeed....
06:34, 05/21/2019

Iranian boats reportedly tried to seize British oil tanker Tensions between the UK and Iran escalated in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday when five Iranian ships apparently attempted to seize a British oil tanker. The UK-flagged tanker British Heritage was cross...
06:51, 07/11/2019

Gibraltar releases Iranian tanker crew without charge Police said the four crew members of the Grace 1 are still under investigation. Their release came as the UK said it would send a second naval frigate to the Persian Gulf amid escalating tensions with...
11:17, 07/13/2019

Tanker full of Iranian oil intercepted en route to Syria MADRID — Authorities in Gibraltar said they intercepted Thursday an Iranian supertanker believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Tehran’s crude oil to war-rava...
21:00, 07/04/2019

| Seized Iranian tanker could be released after 'guarantees', says UK govt British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has moved to ease tensions with Tehran, saying the Iranian oil tanker being held by authorities in Gibraltar will be released if there is a guarantee it is not he...
17:34, 07/14/2019

Crew of Detained Iranian Oil Tanker Is Released in Gibraltar Police in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar released the four-member crew of a detained Iranian oil tanker, authorities said, potentially easing tensions between the U.K. and Iran after a we...
12:51, 07/14/2019

Saudi Arabia Says It’s Responding to an Iranian Oil Tanker Emergency (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said Thursday it was responding to an emergency involving an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Jiddah, and analysts said the vessel carried over 1 ...
06:51, 05/02/2019

Saudi Arabia assists Iranian oil tanker in Red Sea, no injuries Saudi Arabia's coast guard assisted an Iranian oil tanker with engine trouble off the coast of Jeddah in the Red Sea after Riyadh received a request for help from Iran, the state news agency SPA said ...
09:34, 05/02/2019

Gibraltar extends detention of Iranian tanker to August 15 Gibraltar's supreme court has granted a 30-day extension to allow authorities there to continue to detain the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 until Aug. 15....
13:34, 07/19/2019

Iranian Vessels Tried to Block the Passage of a British Ship, the U.K. Says (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Britain said Thursday that three Iranian vessels unsuccessfully tried to impede the passage of a British commercial vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, signaling...
08:51, 07/11/2019

UAE oil tanker missing in Strait of Hormuz after drifting into Iranian waters An oil tanker traveling through the tiny strip of water located in the mouth of the Persian Gulf stopped transmitting its location more than two days ago when it drifted into Iranian waters....
15:17, 07/16/2019

Gibraltar detains Syria-bound super tanker with Iranian oil The government of Gibraltar says it has detained a large tanker that is believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Iranian crude oil to war-ravaged Syria....
12:17, 07/04/2019

Iranian boats 'harass' British tanker in the Gulf: U.S. officials Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British war...
02:51, 07/11/2019

Iranian boats harass British tanker in the Gulf: US officials Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British war...
03:34, 07/11/2019

UK to facilitate release of Iranian tanker if it gets Syria guarantees: Hunt British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if Tehran gave guarantees it would not go to ...
19:17, 07/13/2019

British oil tanker in the Gulf ‘harassed’ by Iranian boats: U.S. officials The incident occurred almost a week after British Royal Marines boarded an Iranian tanker, Grace 1, off Gibraltar and seized it on suspicion that it was breaking sanctions by taking oil to Syria....
05:00, 07/11/2019

US Navy: Mine used against Japanese tanker similar to Iranian mines The US Navy on Wednesday displayed fragments of limpet mines it said had been removed from one of two oil tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman – saying the devices bore a “striking resemblan...
15:51, 06/19/2019

Gibraltar police arrest captain of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said they have arrested the captain and chief officer of the detained Iranian Grace 1 supertanker accused of violating EU sanctions on Syria and have seized documents and electronic d...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Detention Of Tanker Loaded With Iranian Crude "Excellent News", Says US White House National Security Advisor John Bolton applauded the interception by Britain's Gibraltar Thursday of a supertanker believed to be carrying Iranian crude oil to Syria, saying the ship was......
03:34, 07/05/2019

Top U.S. security adviser: Iranian mines likely caused UAE tanker blasts U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that naval mines "almost certainly from Iran" were used to attack oil tankers off the United Arab Emirates this month, and warned Tehran ag...
00:34, 05/30/2019

Donald Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One in attempt to block congressional subpoenas President Donald Trump has sued Deutsche Bank and Capital One to try to prevent them from providing financial records to Congress per subpoenas.        ...
07:17, 04/30/2019

Gibraltar Detains Syria-Bound Tanker Thought to Be Carrying Iranian Oil Officials said the tanker was detained under European Union sanctions on Syria. Shipping monitors said it was also trying to skirt United States sanctions on Iran....
14:51, 07/04/2019

Detained Iranian tanker will be released if oil isn't bound for Syria, UK foreign secretary says An Iranian oil tanker held by British forces near Gibraltar will be released if the United Kingdom is assured the oil will not be heading to Syria, London's top diplomat said Saturday....
06:34, 07/14/2019

Official warns Tehran could seize UK oil tanker if Iranian ship not released A senior commander with Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps warned Friday that it would be Tehran's "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if the Iranian tanker being held in Gibraltar is not released....
09:18, 07/06/2019

Iranian lawmaker blames 'Israeli mischief' for tanker attacks off UAE coast The tanker attacks off the coast of the United Arab Emirates were "Israeli mischief," an Iranian parliamentary spokesman said on Tuesday, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)....
11:51, 05/14/2019

Mines used in tanker attack look like those shown by Iranian military, explosives expert says A U.S. Navy commander said that debris and a magnet left behind on the ship bore “a striking resemblance” to limpet mines advertised by Iranian forces....
18:51, 06/19/2019

Gibraltar police release all crew members of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said on Friday that all four crew members of the Iranian Grace 1 tanker have been released on bail without charge after it was detained last week on suspicion of breaking European san...
05:00, 07/13/2019

Iranian Boats "Harass" British Tanker Days After UK Seized Their Ship Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British......
17:00, 07/11/2019

Gibraltar obtains order extending detention of Iranian tanker by 14 days Gibraltar said on Friday it had obtained an order extending the detention of the Iranian Grace I supertanker by 14 days because there were grounds to believe it was breaking sanctions by taking oil to...
20:17, 07/05/2019

Iranian boats 'attempted to impede' British oil tanker in strait of Hormuz UK government spokesman says three Iranian boats were warned off by HMS Montrose, but Tehran denies involvementThree Iranian boats have “attempted to impede” a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednes...
07:51, 07/11/2019

Jeremy Hunt says Iranian tanker could be released if guarantees are given that cargo was not Syria bound Britain could help secure the release of a supertanker seized off the coast of Gibraltar if Iran provides "sufficient guarantees" that the cargo is not bound for Syria, foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt h...
21:17, 07/13/2019

Iranian tanker wasn't headed to Syria: Iran deputy foreign minister An Iranian tanker captured by British Royal Marines in Gibraltar was not headed to Syria, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday in a press conference broadcast live on state TV....
14:00, 07/07/2019

Oil tanker 'attacks' come amid US concerns Iranian commercial boats were being loaded with missiles The suspected attack on two oil tankers off the Gulf of Oman early Thursday came amid U.S. officials’ warnings that Iran is posing an “imminent” risk in the region, reiterating fears of a possible mil...
18:34, 06/13/2019

Britain backs U.S. in blaming Iran for tanker attacks Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said there was no reason not to believe the United States' assessment that Iran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday....
11:17, 06/14/2019

Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister says Britain's detention of an Iranian tanker last week was a threatening and incorrect action, Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday....
10:00, 07/08/2019

Britain warns Iran after attempted seizure of oil tanker ​Britain on Thursday urged Iran to “de-escalate” after ​armed military vessels tried to seize a BP-​operated oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz ​– backing off ​only ​after warnings from a ...
19:17, 07/11/2019

Iran slams Britain for seizing tanker off Gibraltar A report by the Iranian government Wednesday said Britain violated international law this month when it captured the Grace 1 oil tanker, which was taken in international waters off the coast of Gibral...
21:51, 07/17/2019

Britain may release tanker if Iran 'guarantees' oil isn't going to Syria The British foreign secretary said the Iranian tanker detailed near Gibraltar could be released in exchange for a guarantee that the oil would not be taken to Syria....
01:51, 07/14/2019

Britain sending destroyer to Gulf amid Iranian threats Iran on Friday demanded the British navy release an Iranian oil tanker seized last week off Gibraltar, accusing London of playing a “dangerous game” and threatening retribution, while Britain announce...
14:34, 07/12/2019

Exclusive: Tanker unloads Iranian fuel oil at China port after near five-month trek - data A tanker carrying Iranian fuel oil in violation of U.S. sanctions has unloaded the cargo into storage tanks near the Chinese city of Zhoushan, according to ship tracking data on Refinitiv Eikon....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Iranian gunboats trying to seize a British oil tanker were scared away by the Royal Navy, new report claims Fars News Agency Photo via USNI News Three Iranian gunboats failed in an attempt to seize a British oil tanker in Persian Gulf on Wednesday, a UK government spokesperson said to INSIDER. A UK Royal N...
13:51, 07/11/2019

Iranian vessel removed unexploded mine from stricken oil tanker in Gulf of Oman, US officials say An Iranian vessel removed an unexploded mine that had been attached to a Japanese-owned oil tanker which suffered serious damage after an explosion in the Gulf of Oman early Thursday, U.S. officials t...
08:51, 06/14/2019

Iranian boats fail to seize British tanker; U.S. threatens sanctions over enriching uranium Hours after Iran warned Britain there would be consequences for seizing one of its oil tankers on route to Syria, five Iranian military gunboats unsuccessfully attempted to detain a British oil tanker...
11:17, 07/11/2019

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria. UK Foreign Se...
04:00, 07/16/2019

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West an...
18:34, 07/04/2019

Iran's defense minister says Britain's seizure of oil tanker was threatening act Britain's seizing of an Iranian oil tanker last week was a threatening act that will not be tolerated, Iran's Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday in a speech broadcast live on state television...
10:17, 07/08/2019

Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign mini...
05:00, 07/13/2019

Britain confirms envoy to Iran summoned over oil tanker seizure Britain's Foreign Office confirmed on Thursday that its ambassador to Tehran had been summoned over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar....
18:34, 07/04/2019

Iran warns Britain of 'repercussions' following 'mean and wrong' seizure of oil tanker Iran’s president is warning Britain Wednesday that it will face “repercussions” over the “mean and wrong” seizure of one its supertankers last week that authorities believe was operating in violation ...
02:51, 07/11/2019

Limpet mine used in oil tanker attacks 'bears striking resemblance' to similar Iranian Mines, US Navy says The limpet mine used on a Japanese-owned oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz “bears a striking resemblance” to other Iranian mines, U.S. Navy officials said....
20:34, 06/19/2019

Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby TOKYO (AP) — Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby....
08:51, 06/14/2019

"A Dangerous Game": Iran Asks Britain To Release Its Tanker, Says Report Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign......
10:00, 07/12/2019

Iran accuses Britain of ‘piracy’ for seizing oil tanker and warns of retaliation The British navy’s seizure of the tanker transporting Iranian oil to Syria heightened tensions surrounding the unraveling Iran nuclear deal and the safety of shipping in the Persian Gulf....
18:00, 07/05/2019

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose trains guns on Iranian ships trying to divert British tanker in Gulf A Royal Navy frigate trained its guns on three Iranian boats seeking to force an oil tanker off its route through the Strait of Hormuz, it emerged today....
13:00, 07/11/2019

Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats tried to seize British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz Wednesday but backed off after a British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense o...
21:00, 07/11/2019

Iran calls on Britain to release oil tanker, avoid ‘dangerous and unclear game’ A spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry questioned the legal basis for detaining the ship, which royal marines seized off the coast of Gibraltar last week....
14:00, 07/13/2019

US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bears a striking resemblance’ to Iranian mines US NAVY 5th FLEET BASE NEAR FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bears a striking resemblance’ to Iranian mines....
15:51, 06/19/2019

Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps boats tried, failed to seize British oil tanker in Persian Gulf, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf Wednesday but backed off after a British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense offic...
02:51, 07/11/2019

Donald Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One in 'long shot' attempt to block congressional subpoenas President Donald Trump has sued Deutsche Bank and Capital One to try to prevent them from providing financial records to Congress per subpoenas.        ...
19:51, 04/30/2019

Iranian threat to seize British tanker amid 'economic war' Iran has a "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if one of its own tankers detained by Royal Marines off Gibraltar is not released immediately, a senior commander of the country's Revolutionary Guard u...
13:51, 07/05/2019

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf's 1980s 'Tanker War' Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world's crucial chokepoints for global energy supplies can be easily targeted....
16:34, 06/14/2019

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13:51, 07/10/2019

CBP K-9 stops meth smuggling attempt TUCSON – Authorities say a man from Caborca, Sonora is facing smuggling charges, after he was stopped with nearly 50 pounds of methamphetamine stashed in his vehicle. U.S. Customs and Border Pro...
02:51, 07/13/2019

VW ID R prepares for Nurburgring lap record attempt Upgraded electric racer has undergone changes to prepare it for the Nordschleife, following its Pikes Peak victory last year Volkswagen has begun testing its ID R electric race car at the Nurburgring...
16:34, 05/01/2019

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22:51, 04/28/2019

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22:51, 06/18/2019

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18:00, 07/18/2019

Ethiopia Foils Coup Attempt Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt that killed several senior government officials, including its military chief, underlining the deep challenges facing Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as he launch...
17:34, 06/23/2019

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20:34, 06/28/2019

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13:51, 06/27/2019

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01:00, 05/01/2019

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00:34, 05/02/2019

Second son dies a week after mom's drowning attempt: report A 7-year-old boy was taken off life support Sunday at California’s Valley Children’s Hospital while surrounded by family a week after authorities believe his mother took him and his 12-year-old brothe...
08:00, 07/08/2019

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12:17, 07/15/2019

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22:51, 06/19/2019

Watch: Car burglary attempt interrupted by coyote A security camera in California captured the moment a would-be burglar was chased away from a resident's car by an unusual member of neighborhood watch -- a coyote....
18:17, 04/28/2019

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21:17, 07/16/2019

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03:17, 04/30/2019

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18:34, 05/18/2019

Ethiopia: Army chief killed during coup attempt Ethiopia's army chief has been killed amid a coup attempt in the African country. According to PM's office, General Asamnew Tsige, the autonomous Amhara state's head of security, tried to topple the g...
11:51, 06/23/2019

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09:34, 06/23/2019

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23:00, 06/07/2019

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11:51, 05/09/2019

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08:17, 05/29/2019

Off-duty firefighter dies during triathlon attempt, reports say An off-duty firefighter who was competing in the “Escape the Cape” triathlon in New Jersey this weekend died from “apparent cardiac arrest,” a spokesperson said....
22:00, 06/03/2019

NRA suspends top lobbyist Chris Cox after ‘failed coup attempt’ The National Rifle Association suspended its chief lobbyist amid allegations that he conspired with the group’s former president in a “failed coup attempt,” against the head of the gun organizat...
02:00, 06/21/2019

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04:17, 05/30/2019

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05:00, 06/19/2019

Sudan's military rulers say coup attempt thwarted Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that several officers had attempted a coup in an effort to undermine an agreement between the military and the opposition to share power for three years ahead ...
01:34, 07/12/2019

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17:17, 05/09/2019

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23:00, 07/17/2019

"Pak Won't Dare To Attempt Kargil-Like Infiltration": Army Chief Pakistan will not dare to attempt to infiltrate India like it did Kargil in 1999 because it has "seen the consequences", Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat said on Friday and asserted that the armed forces......
13:51, 07/05/2019

Kipchoge to make new sub-two hour marathon attempt this year "Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge is to make another attempt at breaking two hours for the marathon later this year, probably in Britain, in a project backed by Jim Ratcliffe, the billionaire...
12:34, 05/06/2019

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03:34, 07/10/2019

Any attempt to stop government funding would be irresponsible: UK PM's spokeswoman Any attempt to cut off funding to British government departments would be "grossly irresponsible", a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday, after reports that lawmakers would try...
13:00, 06/27/2019

Kipchoge to attempt sub-two hour marathon in Vienna in October Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge's second attempt to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon will take place in Vienna on Oct. 12 this year, event organizers INEOS said on Thursday....
12:51, 06/27/2019

US attempt to improve wildland firefighter shelters fails BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials say an effort to develop a better fire shelter following the deaths of 19 wildland firefighters in Arizona six years ago has failed. Officials at the National Int...
01:00, 05/17/2019

How Alonso and McLaren's 2019 Indianapolis 500 attempt unravelled McLaren's 2019 IndyCar return has gone from a planned full-season with proven champions targeted as Fernando Alonso's team-mates, to failing to qualify for a one-off Indianapolis 500 appearance...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Woodstock 50 Is Back on After a Court Rejects an Ex-Investor’s Attempt to Cancel It (NEW YORK) — The Woodstock 50 festival is back on after a court rebuffed an ex-investor’s effort to cancel the anniversary extravaganza — but organizers will have to do without some ...
07:17, 05/16/2019

Two men abducted Florida waitress after dine-and-dash attempt: cops Two men in Florida have been charged with kidnapping after police said they abducted a waitress who tried to stop them from dining and dashing. The pair, Leonel Lopez-Gonzalez, 46, and Fernando Rodrig...
05:17, 07/04/2019

Trump dismisses attempt by ‘abuser’ Mexico to negotiate tariffs President Trump Sunday derided Mexico's effort to negotiate away his threat to impose 5% tariffs, calling the nation an "abuser" of the United States and declaring, "America has had enough."...
19:51, 06/02/2019

SpaceX scrubs first attempt to launch 60 Internet satellites [Updated] Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket, on the launchpad, with its Starlink cargo tucked into the payload fairing. (credit: SpaceX) 1045pm ET Update: About 15 minutes before the Falcon 9 rocket was due to li...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Around the world in 48 hours? Former astronaut to attempt global speed record Enlarge / The flight path for One More Orbit's journey around the world. (credit: One More Orbit) As a veteran of three spaceflights (including a stint as commander of the International Space Statio...
05:00, 07/02/2019

Woman accused of drowning son, 12, more than decade after first attempt to kill him as baby A woman, who was prosecuted in Montana for trying to drown her baby son more than a decade ago, has been accused of killing the now 12-year-old boy by drowning him in California, authorities have said...
11:17, 07/02/2019

Etsy faces backlash over attempt to push free shipping Etsy's latest attempt to boost sales isn't sitting well with creators. The company has announced that, starting July 30th, it will give "priority placement" in US search results and adverti...
03:51, 07/11/2019

Government To Revive Plan To Sell Air India After Last Attempt Flopped Air India, which is surviving on a Rs 30,000 crore taxpayer-funded bailout, has failed to maintain its market dominance as a slew of carriers including InterGlobe Aviation and SpiceJet started to......
16:51, 07/05/2019

‘Straight Pride’ parade attempt sparks outrage in Boston BOSTON (WBTS) –  An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade. Efforts by the group calling itself Super Happ...
22:51, 06/06/2019

"Traffic Jam" On Mount Everest As 200 Trekkers Attempt To Reach Summit Mt Everest, the world's highest peak, on Wednesday witnessed a traffic-jam like situation as over 200 mountaineers attempted to reach the summit point, a media report said on Wednesday....
00:00, 05/23/2019

Gannett defeats newspaper rival MNG’s hostile takeover attempt Newspaper giant Gannett won all eight board seats in a hotly contested shareholder vote on Thursday, winning a bitter proxy war with its cost-cutting rival MNG Enterprises. MNG, reviled by journalists...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Cochise County Jail officers discover escape attempt BISBEE, Ariz. – Two inmates at Cochise County Jail have been moved to maximum security after detention officers located a potential means of escape in their cell. Robert Andrew Sutton, Rodney Jay Enti...
23:34, 06/07/2019

Renault Chairman Defends Attempt to Merge With Fiat Chrysler Renault Chairman Dominique Senard defended his attempt to merge the company with Fiat Chrysler, saying it would have built a European car maker with the scale to compete with the growing power of Chin...
22:34, 06/12/2019

House Democrats Kill Attempt to Repeal Hyde Amendment, for Now The Hyde Amendment may have become a litmus test in the Democratic presidential primary, but that urgency to get rid of it apparently hasn’t reached the House of Representatives....
03:51, 06/12/2019

Protesters attempt to storm Georgia's parliament over Russia MP's visit Thousands of angry protesters have gathered and attempted to storm Georgia's parliament in the capital of Tbilisi in revolt over a visit by a Russian lawmaker Thursday....
00:17, 06/21/2019

SpaceX scrubs second attempt to launch 60 Starlink satellites [Updated] Enlarge / The begrimed Falcon 9 booster is back at the launch pad with its Starlink satellite payload. (credit: SpaceX) 9pm ET Update: Another day, another scrub for SpaceX and its mission to launch...
06:34, 05/17/2019

General Accused in Ethiopian Coup Attempt is Reported Killed Gen. Asamnew Tsige had been accused of plotting the shooting of five political and military figures in an effort to seize power in the region of Amhara....
21:34, 06/24/2019

Falcon Heavy rocket set to attempt SpaceX’s “most difficult launch ever” The Falcon Heavy rocket was moved to the launch pad early on Monday. [credit: SpaceX ] Spa...
17:51, 06/24/2019

European champion Dudova recovering at home after attempt to take own life "Three-time European wrestling champion Bilyana Dudova is recovering at home after attempting to take her own life two days ago, the Bulgarian Wrestling Federation said on Thursday."...
01:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to try again early next month....
20:00, 05/24/2019

Ethiopia's army chief, three others killed in failed coup attempt Four Ethiopian officials were killed, including Ethiopia's army chief of staff, in a failed coup attempt at two locations, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's confirmed Sunday....
17:17, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia says coup attempt thwarted, military chief killed Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country’s military chief was shot dead, announced the country’s prime minister on Sunday...
12:51, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia leader says coup attempt thwarted in regional state ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, Addis Ababa. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed told the state broadc...
12:34, 06/23/2019

Mate 30 Pro might feature a daring new design that Samsung wouldn’t attempt A report a few days ago from a trusted Samsung insider revealed that Samsung has been working on smartphone designs unlike anything we’ve ever seen. But the company decided not to go forward wit...
06:17, 07/10/2019

Guaido seeks relations with US military in attempt to take power in Venezuela Opposition leader asks aide to meet US Southern CommandTrump administration has not counted out military actionVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday said he has instructed his political...
03:00, 05/12/2019

Ethiopia says coup attempt against leader of Amhara state failed Ethiopia said there was a failed coup attempt against the head of one of the country's nine regional states on Saturday, underscoring the challenges facing the new prime minister as he tries to spearh...
01:51, 06/23/2019

Vyleesi: latest attempt at 'female Viagra' approved by US regulators Pharmaceutical known chemically as bremelanotide is aimed at women with low sexual desire disorder or HSDDDrug regulators in the United States have approved Vyleesi, the latest attempt to come up with...
05:51, 06/22/2019

Dutch unsuccessfully attempt to move game to cooler time The Netherlands made an unsuccessful attempt to have its Women's World Cup quarterfinal game against Italy moved until later Saturday to avoid the harshest temperatures of the French heat wave &...
19:34, 06/28/2019

Jonathan Chait's Laughable Attempt to Take Down Bernie Sanders Over Nicaragua Because vapidity never takes a day off, New York concern troll-at-large Jonathan Chait was at it again on Memorial Day with a piece on why, in a country that has essentially known nothing but perpetua...
21:51, 05/28/2019

Watch live: Jet to take off from Florida to attempt world record flight A jet is scheduled to take off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center on Tuesday morning in an attempt to break a world record for flying around the Earth over the North and South poles. Watch the livest...
14:17, 07/09/2019

Woman slashed outside Brooklyn Whole Foods during robbery attempt: police A woman was slashed by a thief outside a Whole Foods in Brooklyn Monday night before a store security guard stepped in and detained the man at gunpoint until police arrived, police said....
14:17, 07/09/2019

NYPD cops injured in attempt to arrest car break-in suspect Two NYPD cops were injured as they tried to arrest a car break-in suspect in Brooklyn early Monday, authorities said. Kevin Janvier, 25, was either breaking in or attempting to break into cars at Aven...
00:34, 07/02/2019

Venezuela foils attempt on President Maduro's life: government An attempt to assassinate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has failed, the crisis-hit country's government said. The leader has accused the United States of being behind the alleged plot....
03:34, 06/27/2019

How embarrassing Suzy Kolber kiss attempt saved Joe Namath Joe Namath’s drinking rock bottom became internet fodder for years and may have saved his life. The Jets’ Super Bowl III hero opened up in his new book — “All the Way: My Life in Fou...
19:34, 05/07/2019

Justin Upton Makes A Spectacular Leaping Attempt Really Nowhere Near The Ball Justin Upton leads all active MLB outfielder with 82 career errors. The galaxy-brained solution to avoid adding to that tally? Misplay a ball so badly he ends up nowhere near it, giving the official s...
15:00, 07/18/2019

US briefing: Venezuela coup attempt, Mueller and Facebook privacy Wednesday’s top story: Maduro claims victory over ‘deranged’ attempt to depose government. Plus, the crisis of violence against Native American womenSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by em...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Inmate sets off sprinkler system during failed escape attempt A San Antonio inmate did himself no favors and faces additional charges after he set off a sprinkler system during a thwarted prison break, KTSA San Antonio reported....
08:00, 05/09/2019

Maverick Democrat’s attempt to impeach Trump fails vote The vote showed that so far, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been successful in her effort to prevent a Democratic stampede toward impeachment before additional evidence is developed that could win ove...
05:51, 07/18/2019

Chinese vlogger’s attempt to eat live octopus immediately backfires A Chinese vlogger found out the hard way that trying to eat a live octopus can really suck. The seafood lover – who is known as “seaside girl Little Seven” and shares videos on the Chinese platform Ku...
17:34, 05/08/2019

Sudan military leaders say they beat back coup attempt One week after reaching a deal to share power with civilians, Sudan's ruling military council said Friday it foiled an attempted coup and arrested 16 officers....
03:00, 07/13/2019

House kills attempt to impeach Trump for 'disgracing' presidency More than 100 Democrats join Republicans to table vote, following Nancy Pelosi’s leadThe House of Representatives killed an attempt to impeach Donald Trump on Wednesday, with 137 Democrats joining Rep...
03:17, 07/18/2019

OJ Simpson knocks Democrats for failed Trump impeachment attempt O.J. Simpson says he’s afraid of “what’s happening in America” today. Posting a new video on Twitter Wednesday night, the Juice called on US lawmakers to get their acts togethe...
05:17, 07/18/2019

The Little-Known Story of Harper Lee’s Failed Attempt to Write a True Crime Novel One of the great mysteries in American literary history is what happened to Nelle Harper Lee after July 11, 1960, when To Kill a Mockingbird was published. While her novel sold millions of copies, Att...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Ethiopia coup attempt leaves regional leader dead – reports General reported as being behind armed attempt to seize power in Amhara stateThe head of Ethiopia’s Amhara state and his adviser were killed during a coup attempt in their state that was orchestrated ...
11:34, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia's chief of staff killed in coup attempt in Amhara state Ethiopia's chief of staff and at least three other senior officials have been killed during a coup attempt by an army general in the northern state of Amhara, state television said on Sunday....
11:34, 06/23/2019

Guns N' Roses Drummer Steven Adler Hospitalized After Possible Suicide Attempt Former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler has been hospitalized after a possible suicide attempt. TMZ, which broke the news, quoted law enforcement sources as saying that someone at......
18:51, 06/28/2019

Venezuela crisis: Maduro claims victory over 'deranged' coup attempt President blames Trump imperialists and ‘coup-mongering far right’ as rival Juan Guaidó calls for more protestsNicolás Maduro claimed his troops have thwarted a botched attempt to topple him mastermin...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Ethiopia's Army Chief Shot Dead After Failed Coup Attempt Ethiopia's chief of staff and at least three other senior officials have been killed during a coup attempt by an army general in the northern state of Amhara, state television said on Sunday....
12:51, 06/23/2019

Number of Venezuelans fleeing to Brazil surges during attempt to oust Maduro Close to triple the usual number of Venezuelans fled to Brazil on Tuesday, when Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido led an attempt to oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro from power, according to...
23:34, 05/01/2019

HQ Trivia's Last-Ditch Attempt to Win You Back Is More Cash Prizes—With Strings Attached Those who still play HQ Trivia and plan to tune in for Season 4 may have more chances to win some of that sweet free cash. But there’s a catch. (Isn’t there always?)Read more......
08:00, 05/22/2019

India halts attempt to retrieve climbers' bodies on Himalayan mountain Officials in India had to scuttle an attempt on Wednesday to retrieve five bodies believed to be members of an international climbing team that went missing on the country's second-highest mountain af...
01:51, 06/06/2019

Ethiopia says at least two senior officials killed in coup attempt in Amhara state At least two senior Ethiopian officials were killed during an attempt by an army general to seize power in Ethiopia's northern state of Amhara, state television reported on Sunday....
10:00, 06/23/2019

Chase bank's attempt to share some #MondayMotivation completely backfired Chase bank's attempt to share some #MondayMotivation completely backfired and people were upset. Some politicians spoke out on Twitter and called out the bank and CEO Jamie Dimon.   &#...
23:51, 04/30/2019

Watch: Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer breaks nose on bunt attempt Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer suffered a broken nose Tuesday after taking a ball off the face during a bunting drill, the team announced....
05:51, 06/19/2019

The Supreme Court could intervene in attempt to remove Trump from office, Dershowitz says President Trump may succeed if he follows through on his attempt to take an impeachment attempt to the Supreme Court, Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz said on Friday....
19:34, 06/01/2019

NASA picks three companies to attempt Moon landings in 2020 and 2021 With its Z-01 lander, Orbit Beyond will make the first attempt to land on the Moon in September, 2020. [credit: Orbit Beyond ] ...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Rush Limbaugh on the attempt to destroy Trump: The stakes for this country have never been higher The stakes are higher than they've ever been in America, possibly since the Civil War, that's what conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh said Thursday on his radio show, talking about the Russia i...
03:00, 05/31/2019

The Scummy Bucs Tried To Keep Secret Their Failed Attempt To Get Millions From The BP Oil Spill Settlement This is old, but so what. The more we can talk about how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cooked their books in a failed attempt to claim settlement money from a far-off oil spill that didn’t actually affect ...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Liberals vote down attempt to launch probe into Mark Norman case Opposition members on the Commons defence committee forced a special meeting Thursday afternoon, aiming to start an investigation of how the military's former second-in-command came to be prosecuted o...
03:17, 05/17/2019

How the GOP tax overhaul attempt to stop estate tax dodgers hit Gold Star families Beth Hoffman, a 37 year-old military widow living in Manassas, Va., was working on her income taxes this year when she got a rude shock: Her bill had gone up by about $5,000 from the previous year....
07:17, 05/05/2019

Egypt teaches students about love and marriage in attempt to curb divorce During a recent class at Cairo University, students laughed as they watched a skit acted out by their peers about a married couple. The husband came home from work and asked his wife, who was......
20:00, 05/14/2019

Federer and Nadal to attempt world attendance record in Cape Town Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will attempt to set a world record for attendance at a tennis match, with the help of some celebrity guests, when they play an exhibition game in Cape Town in February....
22:17, 07/04/2019

Democrats Attempt to Revive Talks on Access to Full Mueller Report House Democrats, seeking a deal with Attorney General William P. Barr, offered a compromise on the full Mueller report that would keep some parts secret....
19:51, 05/03/2019

Darren Rovell Overdoes It On Attempt At Human Emotion With A Pennywise-Ass Giggle The 2019 NBA Draft is almost underway and, in a surprise to absolutely no one, Darren Rovell is in attendance talking about the only thing that matters to him: the brands. With this access, he approac...
17:51, 06/21/2019

Fox News' Latest Attempt To Smear Ilhan Omar is Pathetically Lame Fox News, and particularly its top tier racist Laura Ingraham, is hardly the place to find good faith reporting, but even by the network’s already-abysmal standards, Ingraham’s latest attempt to smear...
22:17, 05/24/2019

In challenge to Beijing, Hong Kong activists attempt to take fight to mainland Hong Kong's faceless protest movement is embarking on a bold new strategy that poses a direct challenge to the city's political masters in Beijing: activists want to export their "revolution" to mainl...
11:34, 07/11/2019

US STOCKS-Futures attempt rebound after sharp sell-off in previous session U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Friday, attempting to bounce back from the previous session's steep sell-off, on cautious optimism after President Donald Trump predicted a swift end to the on...
15:17, 05/24/2019

Puerto Rico promises tax breaks in attempt to lure ‘family offices’ Watch out, Connecticut. Heads up, New Jersey. And New York had better pay attention, too. Puerto Rico is coming after one of your lucrative industries — the ultra-high net-worth financial advisory bus...
05:00, 05/23/2019

NASA Accidentally Destroys NYC in Attempt to Save Denver (Thankfully It Was Just a Simulation) If you really want to prepare for an asteroid impact, you might as well simulate some of the worst possible outcomes—like an asteroid blasting into the heart of New York City.Read more......
21:51, 05/08/2019

Wrestling: European champion Dudova recovering at home after attempt to take own life Three-time European wrestling champion Bilyana Dudova is recovering at home after attempting to take her own life two days ago, the Bulgarian Wrestling Federation said on Thursday....
12:00, 05/23/2019

Russian spies found guilty of 2016 Montenegro coup attempt A Montenegro court Thursday found 14 people including two suspected Russian agents guilty of plotting to overthrow the country's government in 2016 to prevent it from joining NATO....
09:00, 05/10/2019

Assassinations in Ethiopia amidst regional ‘coup’ attempt, condemned by UN chief The assassination of the chief of staff of the Ethiopian army and killing of a regional governor in what the Government has described as a regional coup attempt, has been condemned by the UN Secretary...
00:34, 06/24/2019

Sudan's ruling military council reports it has survived coup attempt Top general says plotters were trying to disrupt recent truce between army and protestersSudan’s ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt, a top general has announced on state television, say...
01:17, 07/12/2019

Suspected mastermind of Ethiopia coup attempt shot dead, says official Gen Asamnew Tsige accused of planning attacks that killed army chief of staff and Amhara state president A man accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia’s northern Amhara state has been shot dead...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Cycling: Briton's 24-hour distance record attempt ruined by crash British ultra-cyclist James MacDonald's attempt to set a new 24-hour distance record in a velodrome ended in heartbreak on Sunday when a crash scuppered his hopes of traveling the 941.873km required ...
20:00, 06/23/2019

Arizona man builds pyramid out of 1 million pennies in world record attempt An Arizona man can finally put his penny-pinching days behind him. After three years of meticulous work, Cory Nielsen, 55 from Phoenix, has completed construction on what he hopes will be crowned the ...
15:51, 06/19/2019

Supreme Court rejects atheists' attempt to scrub 'In God We Trust' off US currency The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove "In God We Trust," the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of Treasury....
23:17, 06/10/2019

California credit union to attempt Guinness record for shredding paper A Southern California credit union is inviting members of the public to dispose of their old documents in a Guinness World Record paper shredding attempt....
19:17, 06/07/2019

'Dozens' killed in foiled Ethiopia coup attempt: regional government Dozens of people were killed in fighting during a foiled coup by a rogue state militia in Ethiopia's Amhara region at the weekend, the regional government spokesman said on Wednesday, the first offici...
21:34, 06/26/2019

Ethiopian government stops coup attempt, military chief killed The Ethiopian governent thwarted a coup attempt on Saturday that left four people dead, including the President of the Amhara Regional Government and the Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian army, the offi...
20:00, 06/23/2019

A Crazed Attempt to Discern the X-Men Movie Timeline in Its Entirety After Dark Phoenix Nineteen years after it all began, and helped usher in the early waves of the superheroic cinema dominance we see today, Fox’s X-Men saga is at an end with the release of Dark Phoenix. It may have gon...
21:00, 06/12/2019

China 'failing trans people' as young attempt surgery on themselves – study Stigma and ignorance drive young people to undertake high-risk treatment without telling families, Amnesty researchers sayYoung transgender people in China are risking their lives and health by taking...
10:51, 05/10/2019

Genetic liability for depression increases suicide attempt risk, study says People who have attempted suicide hold a higher genetic liability for depression regardless of the psychiatric disorder they have, according to a study....
05:51, 06/12/2019

WhatsApp spyware attack was attempt to hack human rights data, says lawyer NSO Group technology reportedly used against lawyer involved in civil case against the Israeli surveillance firmThe UK lawyer whose phone was targeted by spyware that exploits a WhatsApp vulnerability...
19:51, 05/14/2019

Israel's embassy in Brazil mocked over clumsy attempt to conceal non-kosher meal ​​​​​​​Israel’s embassy in Brazil tweeted a photo of Ambassador Yossi Shelly’s lunch Sunday with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro — but the embassy apparently didn’t want anyone to know that the mea...
23:51, 07/09/2019

io9 A Crazed Attempt to Discern the X-Men Movie Timeline in Its Entirety After Dark Phoenix | Kotaku io9 A Crazed Attempt to Discern the X-Men Movie Timeline in Its Entirety After Dark Phoenix | Kotaku Cyberpunk 2077 Artist Says Controversial In-Game Image Is Commentary on Corporations | Jalopnik Red...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Russians, opposition figures sentenced over role in 2016 Montenegro coup attempt Two Russian intelligence officers and two opposition politicians were among 13 people sentenced on Thursday over a 2016 election day plot aimed at toppling Montenegro's government, killing the prime m...
14:51, 05/09/2019

Ineos to back Eliud Kipchoge’s attempt to break two-hour marathon barrier • Petrochemical company behind October attempt in London• It will be history for the human family, says Kenyan runnerExactly 65 years ago on Monday in Oxford Roger Bannister collapsed into a swarm of ...
01:51, 05/06/2019

Vessels scour gulf for lost fishing gear in attempt to protect right whales The vessels are supported by a coast guard helicopter and conservation and protection surveillance aircraft to help locate the so-called "ghost gear" floating on the surface....
00:00, 07/19/2019

NYC man who allegedly knocked out 73-year-old woman’s teeth during rape attempt arrested: police A New York City man wanted for knocking out a 73-year-old homeless woman’s teeth and trying to rape her last week was arrested in Lower Manhattan on Sunday, police said....
17:17, 07/15/2019

Man arrested for alleged extortion attempt against Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu, per report A New Orleans man allegedly tried to extort more than $1 million from Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu.        ...
05:17, 05/22/2019

Ethiopia’s Military Chief Killed by Bodyguard Amid Failed Coup Attempt (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s military chief was shot to death by his bodyguard amid a failed coup attempt against a regional government north of the capital, Addis Ababa, the prime...
20:51, 06/23/2019

Marvel makes a half-hearted attempt to reach Chinese audiences with Aero The international success of the Marvel movies has made Marvel a global brand in a way that it’s never been before, so naturally the publisher would try and reach out to readers outside of the U.S. La...
20:17, 07/10/2019

Ethiopia's army chief, top regional officials killed in northern coup attempt Ethiopia's army chief of staff and the regional president of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two related attacks when a general tried to seize control of Amhara in an attempted coup, the p...
14:17, 06/23/2019

Elon Musk faces trial for ‘pedo’ insult after dismissal attempt fails A federal court judge in Los Angeles set an Oct. 22 trial date in a Friday court filing that rejected Musk’s attempt to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by British diver Vernon Unsworth....
03:51, 05/12/2019

Alberta man back chasing running records after cross-Canada speed attempt Dave Proctor's attempted speed record across Canada last summer was foiled by a bad back, so the ultramarathoner's comeback plan is chasing a pair of quirkier running benchmarks....
23:51, 05/24/2019

Trump: Some of My Best Friends Are Iranian! President Donald Trump announced on Monday that his administration will place new economic sanctions on Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei amid rising tensions between the United States and Ira...
22:34, 06/24/2019

Ethiopia’s army chief, 3 other officials killed in renegade general’s coup attempt, government says The government blamed the attack on a brigadier general who had been imprisoned for his political views by the previous government and recently granted amnesty....
14:51, 06/23/2019

Kansas City Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu victim of alleged $5 million extortion attempt Geourvon Sears, a distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu, was arrested on suspicion of trying to extort $5 million from the defensive back....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Attempt to defy international law over Golan sovereignty ‘doomed to failure’ Security Council hears A majority of Security Council members on Wednesday stressed the importance of upholding international law regarding the occupied Golan , in the face of the unilateral move by the United States to rec...
01:17, 04/29/2019

Brazil’s Supreme Court rejects another attempt by ex-President da Silva to get out of jail in corruption case RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s Supreme Court rejects another attempt by ex-President da Silva to get out of jail in corruption case....
02:00, 06/26/2019

Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead....
12:34, 06/23/2019

Disney is Re-Releasing Avengers: Endgame with New Footage in an Attempt to Break Avatar’s Box Office Record Walt Disney Co. will try to close the global box-office gap between its mega-blockbuster film “Avengers: Endgame” and James Cameron’s “Avatar” next weekend. The superhero...
06:34, 06/20/2019

Sri Lanka bomb attack: Bomber seen riding lift with family before failed explosion attempt Disturbing footage shows a suicide bomber riding in a lift alongside a family in Sri Lanka ahead of a failed first attempt to set off a fatal explosion....
23:51, 05/02/2019

Reports: David Ortiz Hospitalized After Being Shot In Dominican Republic Robbery Attempt [Updating] According to multiple reports, retired Red Sox slugger and former World Series MVP David Ortiz was hospitalized with a gunshot wound in the Dominican Republic Sunday evening. Enrique Rojas of ESPN rep...
08:00, 06/10/2019

Maduro orders Venezuelan bank to sell Petro cryptocurrency in latest pump attempt Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has ordered that every branch of the Banco de Venezuela should allow citizens to buy and trade El Petro, the state-issued cryptocurrency he’s so intent on pursuing...
14:00, 07/05/2019

Venezuelan court orders opposition leader Lopez arrest after attempt to overthrow government The Supreme Tribunal of Justice on Thursday instructed police to detain Leopoldo López for violating terms of his house arrest.        ...
03:51, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Iranian general warns US against war An Iranian military commander warned on Sunday that any conflict with Iran would have uncontrollable consequences across the region and endanger the lives of US forces...
10:51, 06/23/2019

A Unified Iranian Leadership Stands Up to U.S. The Trump administration is facing an Iranian leadership publicly united behind a more confrontational approach as tensions rise between Washington and Tehran....
18:00, 06/26/2019

How Iranian tensions are impacting the price of oil CNBC's Hadley Gamble and CNBC's Brian Sullivan join "The Exchange" to discuss Iran oil tensions and what this means for geopolitical politics....
04:00, 05/24/2019

Iranian president says country isn’t seeking war A day after the US announced the deployment of an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that the Islamic Republic is not seeking to wage war against...
17:51, 06/18/2019

KLM avoiding parts of Iranian airspace Air France-KLM's Dutch subsidiary KLM is avoiding flying over parts of Iran as a precautionary measure, a spokesman said on Friday, confirming a report by the Netherlands' state broadcaster NOS....
10:00, 06/21/2019

Rouhani: Japan wants to keep buying Iranian oil Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said after meeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tehran on Wednesday that Japan wants to keep buying Iranian oil, as tension between Tehran and Washington stok...
21:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Petrochemical Company The U.S. sanctioned one of Iran’s biggest petrochemical companies, hitting a top revenue earner as the Trump administration attempts to strong-arm Tehran into a new nuclear and security pact....
05:34, 06/08/2019

Ex-UCLA football coach's brutal practices drove player to attempt suicide, lawsuit claims A former UCLA Bruins offensive lineman reportedly filed a lawsuit against former coach Jim Mora, alleging that the brutal practices drove him toward a suicide attempt....
00:17, 05/31/2019

Texas toddler killed, father shot nine times in apparent home invasion robbery attempt (KPRC) A child was killed and his father was shot several times in the chest during an “apparent home invasion robbery” in Spring, Texas late Tuesday. A father was sitting in his open gara...
22:51, 07/06/2019

Liberals push climate change motion in attempt to force Conservatives to show policy hand In a battle to see can prove they care more about the environment, both the Liberals and the federal New Democrats are pushing motions this week to declare climate change a national emergency....
00:51, 05/15/2019

‘This is what I’m fighting’: Trump tries to cast U.S. cities as filthy and crime-ridden in attempt to sway 2020 voters The president’s comments fit into a long pattern of focusing special attention on cosmopolitan places — where voters overwhelmingly oppose him — for criticism....
03:00, 07/03/2019

Tanker ban bill: What it means, who is for and against it, and what’s next The so-called tanker ban bill, officially called Bill C-48 or the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, is one step closer to becoming law after the Senate rejected a recommendation to dismiss the bill....
20:34, 06/07/2019

A Tanker War Would Rock the Oil Market Oil prices briefly surged following attacks attributed to Iran near the Strait of Hormuz, and comparisons to the ineffective Tanker War of the 1980s shouldn’t reassure us about how bad it could get....
00:51, 06/14/2019

Iranian president: Iran isn’t seeking war against any nation TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his country is not seeking to wage war against any nation while at the same time stressing that it will withstand mounting U.S. pressure and e...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Iranian general: We believe the US will rein in 'radicals' to prevent war "Rational Americans and experienced U.S. commanders" are likely to rein in Washington's "radical elements" and prevent a war with Iran, the country's semi-official news agency Mehr reported ...
09:17, 05/25/2019

Iran jails Iranian national for spying for UK Worker at British Council was cooperating with British intelligence, Iran saysIran has sentenced an Iranian national to 10 years in prison for spying for Britain.“An Iranian who was in charge of Iran ...
12:00, 05/13/2019

US war against Iran is impossible, claims Iranian general Revolutionary Guards chief says presence of US aircraft carrier in Gulf poses no threatThe deployment of a US aircraft carrier to Iran’s regional waters is nothing but psychological warfare and part o...
22:51, 05/12/2019

China Will Continue To Import Iranian Oil, Says Official China said Friday it would import Iranian oil in defiance of US sanctions on Tehran, a day before US and Chinese leaders are to meet to try to resolve thorny trade disputes....
19:51, 06/28/2019

EU to wait for official report on Iranian compliance The European Union said Monday that it will consider Iran to be complying with its obligations under a global nuclear deal up until the point scientific evidence emerges that it has breached its commi...
23:51, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Iranian FM says US cannot expect to ‘stay safe’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on tensions between Iran and the U.S. and developments in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Iran’s foreign minister has again threatened the Uni...
14:51, 06/10/2019

Western Iranian province jolted by 2 earthquakes TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run news agency says two consecutive earthquakes, magnitude 4.4 and 4.9, have jolted the country’s western province of Kermanshah. IRNA’s report says...
08:17, 06/05/2019

German-Iranian trade dwindles to a trickle Business ties between Germany and Iran have suffered a major setback in recent months. US sanctions against Tehran are ratcheting up pressure on German companies, which have found it hard to stand the...
00:34, 06/28/2019

United States sanctions Iranian 'WMD proliferators' The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned a network of front companies and individuals involved in the procurement of sensitive materials for Iran's nuclear program....
05:17, 07/19/2019

U.S. announces new sanctions on Iranian petrochemical company The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical company and its subsidiaries over its financial support to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps...
07:00, 06/08/2019

U.S. seen reining in 'radicals' to prevent war, Iranian general says "Rational Americans and experienced U.S. commanders" are likely to rein in Washington's "radical elements" and prevent a war with Iran, the country's semi-official news agency Mehr reported on Saturda...
08:51, 05/25/2019

The FAA Just Banned Flights Over Iranian Air Space. Here’s What Fliers Need to Know United Airlines has canceled some direct flights after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. carriers from Iranian airspace following Iran’s shoot-down of a high-altitude U.S. drone in...
17:17, 06/21/2019

Top Iranian official: Iran will 'defend against any war efforts' Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday his country would defend itself against any potential war that might arise between the U.S. and Iran....
00:51, 05/27/2019

Iran will not wage war against any nation: Iranian president Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions betwe...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Michael Avenatti, ex-lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels, indicted on Nike extortion attempt charges Controversial lawyer Michael Avenatti was indicted on charges of trying to extort athletic shoe giant Nike out of tens of millions of dollars by threatening to go public with embarassing information a...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Eric Garner: Family of black man who died during arrest attempt tell of anger as police officer avoids prosecution The family of a black American who died during an attempted police arrest have voiced their anger after the white officer involved avoided prosecution....
11:00, 07/17/2019

UK porn block: everything you need to know The UK 'porn block' is coming into effect on July 15. After this date, all UK-based internet users will have to confirm that they are 18 or older to access adult entertainment sites. Gi...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Iran says it aided an oil tanker in distress After US intelligence raised fears that a foreign tanker was forced into Iranian waters over the weekend, Iran said it assisted a vessel suffering a technical glitch....
11:17, 07/18/2019

UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released, so long as it did not go to Syria. Iran has pledged to continue oil exports...
04:17, 07/14/2019

How the Oman tanker attack played out The attack on two tankers in a vital Gulf of Oman waterway Thursday comes at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and Iran in the oil-rich region and raises concerns of a potential ...
12:34, 06/14/2019

Concern grows over UAE oil tanker last seen off Iran US intelligence fears vessel could have been hijacked by Revolutionary GuardsThere are fears a Panamanian-flagged oil tanker that stopped transmitting its location after straying into Iranian waters m...
21:17, 07/16/2019

Oil tanker goes missing in Strait of Hormuz A Panama-flagged oil tanker based in the United Arab Emirates appeared switch off its transponder in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday and has not been heard from since, according to ship-tracking data...
20:34, 07/16/2019

Oil Jumps After Suspected Tanker Attack Crude prices climbed sharply amid reports of an attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, rebounding from heavy selling pressure on Wednesday. Brent crude rose 3%....
13:51, 06/13/2019

Oil tanker explosion kills at least 55 people An oil tanker explosion in Niger killed at least 55 people, some of whom were trying to collect spilled fuel after the vehicle overturned, authorities say....
00:34, 05/07/2019

Iran and U.K. Talk Over Tanker Crisis The U.K. and Iran sought to defuse tensions over a detained Iranian oil tanker in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar but failed to resolve an issue that has raised new fears about military co...
18:17, 07/14/2019

UK says Iran tried to intercept British tanker Iran has tried to intercept a British commercial oil tanker, forcing a Royal Navy warship to intervene, the UK said. The Iranian government had previously warned of retaliatory action for seizing one ...
17:34, 07/11/2019

U.S. says Navy ship 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Gulf The United States said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the vessel, but Iran said it had no information about lo...
03:00, 07/19/2019

New U.S. Sanctions Mean the ‘Permanent Closure’ of Diplomacy, an Iranian Official Says (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran on Tuesday slammed the Trump administration over new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader and other top officials, with the Foreign Ministry...
10:00, 06/25/2019

AP sources: US struck Iranian military computers this week WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems on Thursday as President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military s...
05:17, 06/23/2019

The Latest: US struck Iranian computers earlier this week WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Iran and cyberattacks (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Officials say U.S. military cyber forces earlier this week launched a retaliatory cyber strike against Iranian comput...
05:17, 06/23/2019

Iranian children are dancing to pop music, and the government is furious A dance challenge by a U.S.-based Iranian singer has raised suspicions among Iran’s ultraconservatives, who said they have identified a new “political plot” by an “enemy” who is “trying different ways...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Opinion: A desperate move by Iranian President Rouhani Iran's move to partially withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal not only jeopardizes the landmark international agreement, but also puts an end to the era of "moderation, diplomacy and hope" in Iran, say...
22:00, 05/08/2019

International worries grow over US claims of Iranian threat International worries that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Iran flared into the open amid skepticism about its claims that the Islamic Republic poses a growing threat to the U.S. a...
08:51, 05/15/2019

Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May: Turkish official Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May as U.S. waivers granted last November to eight buyers expired, and will continue to abide by Washington's demand that it halt all imports of crude oil f...
06:17, 05/23/2019

Iranian president says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment ‘as much as we want’ The country has repeatedly threatened to increase enrichment beyond the level allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal unless it receives some relief from U.S. sanctions....
02:00, 07/04/2019

Iranian official taunts Trump with 9/11 jab as tensions rise A top Iranian official taunted the Trump administration with 9/11 imagery Saturday, making a cruel reference to the attacks on the 2001 World Trade Center....
05:34, 05/19/2019

Donald Trump signs new sanctions against Iranian leaders U.S. President Donald Trump signed new sanctions against Iran Monday, saying he intends to keep up pressure on the Middle Eastern regime after weeks of rising tensions that nearly led to U.S. military...
19:51, 06/24/2019

Iranian regime's repression of Christians ‘shocks the conscience’ A horribly familiar description of the Iranian regime’s persecution of Christians and other minorities emerged from a U.S. State Department report on religious freedom published Friday....
18:17, 06/25/2019

Here's the new Marine Corps weapon that just destroyed an Iranian drone 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit/US Marine Corps The Marine Corps' Light Marine Air Defense Integrated System, known as LMADIS, jammed an Iranian drone that President Donald Trump said flew within 1,00...
08:51, 07/19/2019

Iranian naval mines likely used in UAE tankers attacks: Bolton U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this month were the work of "naval mines almost certainly from Iran"....
10:00, 05/29/2019

Iran says it has sentenced Iranian woman to 10 years for spying for UK Iran said on Monday it had sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile programs....
11:51, 05/13/2019

Iranian media say reformist magazine closed by authorities TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media say the country’s authorities have shut down a reformist magazine that urged negotiations with the United States. Another reformist newspaper, Arman, reported S...
12:51, 05/12/2019

US is 'not in a position to obliterate Iran,' Iranian foreign minister says Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has responded to President Donald Trump's recent threats to Tehran on Twitter, saying that the United States "is not in a position to obliterate Iran."...
00:51, 06/27/2019

Twitter removes nearly 4,800 accounts linked to Iranian government Twitter has suspended nearly 4,800 accounts it suspected of being directly run or linked to the Iranian government. The social media giant released a transparency report that detailed recent efforts t...
02:34, 06/14/2019

Iranian police arrest 30 people during yoga class Authorities in Iran arrested 30 people as they took part in a private yoga class in Gorgan, a city in the north of the country, according to an official news agency, the Young Journalists Club....
22:17, 05/24/2019

Pentagon Builds Deterrent Force Against Possible Iranian Attack The Defense Department is deploying an antimissile battery, a limited step taken in part because an intelligence analysis concluded that Iran is trying to provoke the United States into overreacting....
04:00, 05/11/2019

Pompeo visits Baghdad, warns of Iranian activity U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Tuesday and met with the Iraqi prime minister after telling reporters the United States was concerned about Iraqi sovereignt...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Patrick Shanahan: Iranian threats against America ‘on hold’ Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Tuesday that America's deployment of additional military forces to the Persian Gulf might have given the Iranians second thoughts about attacking U.S. in...
18:17, 05/21/2019

Oil jumps, Brent up more than 2% after US Navy downs Iranian drone Oil prices climbed around 2% on Friday after the U.S. Navy destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows, again raising tensions in the Middle East....
08:34, 07/19/2019

U.S. would not dare violate Iranian soil: Guards commander The United States would not dare violate Iranian soil, the head of the Revolutionary Guards' aerospace division said on Wednesday, according to the Mehr news agency....
06:34, 06/26/2019

Iranian students protest mandatory headscarf rule Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency says university students have held a campus protest against authorities’ increasing pressure on women to wear mandatory headscarves in public...
16:51, 05/13/2019

US Will Sanction Any Country That Imports Iranian Oil: Special Envoy The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the US special envoy for Iran said on Friday....
19:51, 06/28/2019

Iranian officials reject Trump's call for talks Iranian officials rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that the two nations talk, saying that the United States must change its rhetoric and behavior toward the Islamic republic....
16:51, 05/28/2019

Trump officials to brief lawmakers after warning of Iranian threats The Trump administration will brief congressional leaders on Thursday about the Middle East amid administration warnings that Iran might be planning attacks on U.S. people and facilities in the region...
19:34, 05/15/2019

Iranian students protest university’s hijab policy Students at Tehran University demonstrated on Monday against the Iranian institution’s policy of coercing women to wear hijabs. The headscarf — or hijab — is required in public for all wom...
21:34, 05/14/2019

U.N. concerned by U.S. curbs on Iranian foreign minister while in New York The United Nations told the United States it is concerned by tight travel restrictions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during his visit to New York this week, U.N. spokesman Farhan Ha...
06:00, 07/16/2019

Lufthansa and global airlines avoid Iranian airspace A host of major carriers are rerouting flights away from the Strait of Hormuz after a US reconnaissance drone was shot down in the area. Airlines fear being mistakenly attacked....
12:34, 06/21/2019

Trump Says Navy Ship Shot Down Iranian Drone At the White House, the president said the Navy ship Boxer was defending itself against an Iranian drone that had refused to back down after being warned....
23:00, 07/18/2019

She’s on a Hunger Strike in an Iranian Jail. He’s Joining In, From London. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held in Iran since 2016, has camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy to demand her release....
18:17, 06/19/2019

US-Iran conflict would hit energy supplies, says Iranian general Gen Saleh Jokar also says Iran’s missiles could easily reach US warships in GulfIranian missiles could easily hit US ships in the Gulf, and any conflict would threaten global energy supplies, a senior...
21:17, 05/17/2019

British Council confirms arrest of its Iranian staffer The British Council is confirming that a woman who Iran sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of spying for Britain is an Iranian national employed by the group....
04:34, 05/15/2019

Gibraltar detains supertanker headed to Syria with Iranian oil A senior Spanish official said the operation was requested by the United States. Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency called the incident “an illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker.”...
06:34, 07/05/2019

US shoots down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz, Trump says A US Navy ship downed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz Thursday after its operators ignored warnings to change course, President Trump announced. The ship, the USS Boxer, was on a routine patr...
02:00, 07/19/2019

Supertanker suspected of transporting Iranian oil to Syria seized British Royal Marines detained an Iranian supertanker allegedly transporting oil to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions, escalating already high tensions between Tehran and Washington....
10:17, 07/05/2019

Iranian paper says journalist, activists detained at protest An Iranian newspaper says one of its reporters was detained by police alongside dozens of labor activists while she was covering a protest earlier this week marking International Workers’ Day...
12:17, 05/04/2019

Trump says hard to believe Iranian shooting down of U.S. drone was intentional U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military surveillance drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and "it would have made a big difference" to him ha...
03:51, 06/21/2019

Trump plays down Iranian shooting of U.S. surveillance drone U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military surveillance drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and that "it would have made a big difference" to h...
23:00, 06/20/2019

US Rules Out Sanction Exemptions To Countries From Iranian Oil Import The US has ruled out giving any exemption from its punitive sanctions to countries, including India, for buying oil from Iran, saying America's maximum pressure campaign was working and the Trump......
15:51, 05/29/2019

Trump says hard to believe Iranian shooting of U.S. drone was intentional U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military surveillance drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and "it would have made a big difference" to him ha...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Iranian pol drinks tea with cops after turning himself in for ‘shooting wife’ An Iranian politician turned himself in for fatally shooting his wife — then got served tea by deferential authorities before calmly confessing on state TV, according to reports. Former Tehran Mayor M...
22:34, 05/31/2019

US blacklists Iranian nuclear proxies and militia leaders Vice President Mike Pence urged the Iranian people to “press on with courage in the cause of freedom” as the United States imposed sanctions on an array of Tehran’s international proxies....
01:51, 07/19/2019

Trump: US 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump has said the US Navy shot down an Iranian drone after a ship took "defensive action." It marks the second incident involving ships passing through the Persian Gulf in the past 2...
00:51, 07/19/2019

OPEC Oil Production Falls as Iranian Supply Dwindles In its closely watched monthly oil market report, OPEC said supply fell from Iran and Saudi Arabia in April but the drop was mostly mitigated by rising output from Nigeria and Iraq....
16:34, 05/14/2019

The Latest: US official says Iranian missile downed US drone 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 Irani...
08:34, 06/20/2019

France sees risk of stumble into U.S.-Iranian conflict Iran's breaching of caps on its uranium enrichment after the United States pulled out of world powers' nuclear deal with Tehran was "a bad reaction to ... (a) bad decision", raising fears of a stumble...
12:17, 07/14/2019

Iranian president says talks possible only if Washington shows "respect" President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday suggested Iran may be willing to hold talks if the United States showed it respect, but said Tehran would not be pressured into negotiations, the semi-official Far...
22:34, 06/01/2019

Former Obama officials reveal they are still talking with the Iranian government With tensions between the United States and Iran still high, three officials who worked in Barack Obama's administration admit they have been talking with Iranian government officials in an effort to ...
02:00, 06/01/2019

USS Boxer shoots down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump said the U.S. Navy "destroyed" an Iranian drone that came within 1,000 yards of a U.S. Navy ship in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday....
00:00, 07/19/2019

Housing Crisis 2.0: Just Around the Block? Everyone remembers that housing prices were crushed during and even after the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Are we headed toward a repeat? Here's what we've been telling subscribers......
17:51, 05/01/2019

Iran says it has seized foreign oil tanker in Gulf Report on state TV says ship was smuggling oil but does not say which country crew are fromFears for maritime security in the strait of Hormuz, a vital route for oil shipping, have grown after Iran an...
15:34, 07/18/2019

UAE Assures India Supply Of Oil, LPG Despite Tanker Attacks UAE's Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber has assured India of uninterrupted supply of oil and liquefied petroleum gas despite disruptions in the Strait of Hormuz, Oil Minister...
06:34, 06/18/2019

U.S. unsure about circumstances of tanker towed to Iran U.S. officials say they are unsure whether an oil tanker towed into Iranian waters was seized by Iran or rescued after facing mechanical faults as Tehran asserts, creating a mystery at sea at a time o...
02:51, 07/18/2019

U.S. military releases new images from oil tanker attacks The U.S. military on Monday released new images it says showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded limpet mine from a Japanese-owned tanker that was attacked on June 13 in the Gul...
02:00, 06/18/2019

EU warns against blaming Iran for oil tanker attacks European foreign ministers have urged restraint in directing blame over an alleged attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The US has pointed the finger at Iran, but European diplomats say they nee...
17:51, 06/17/2019

Here's the possible fallout from the Gulf of Oman tanker explosions The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. John Kilduff, Again Capital founding partner and a CNBC contributor, joins "Squawk Box" to ...
16:17, 06/13/2019

The Latest: EU seeks more information on oil tanker attacks TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 1:45 p.m. European Union foreign ministers are still looking...
12:17, 06/17/2019

What impact could oil tanker attacks have on global economy? Strait of Hormuz incidents underline threat hanging over busy shipping laneTwo oil tankers attacked in Gulf of OmanAttacks targeting two oil tankers in the strait of Hormuz on Thursday followed strike...
19:34, 06/13/2019

State sponsor behind May tanker attacks, says UAE minister The UAE's foreign minister said on Saturday a "state sponsor" was involved in a May 12 attack on oil tankers in the Gulf, but did not name any particular country....
17:51, 06/15/2019

US says Iran removed unexploded mine from oil tanker DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. military’s Central Command has released a video is says shows Iranian forces removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the two ships suspected to...
05:34, 06/14/2019

2 US drones targeted before tanker attack, officials say _____ U.S. officials say two American drones were targeted by Iranian-backed forces before the attack on two tankers earlier this week in the Gulf of Oman. NBC’s Courtney Kube reports for TODAY....
00:17, 06/16/2019

The Latest: Damaged oil tanker arrives off UAE coast The Norwegian-owned oil tanker Front Altair, which caught fire after being apparently attacked last week in the Gulf of Oman, has arrived off the coast of the United Arab Emirates...
10:00, 06/16/2019

Iran: UK ‘should be scared’ of retaliation over seized tanker Iran said Saturday the United Kingdom should be “scared” of possible retaliation after the Royal Marines captured an Iranian supertanker in Gibraltar. “I am openly saying that Britain shou...
20:00, 07/06/2019

China says nobody wants war after tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil tankers in those waters, and urging dialogue to resol...
11:17, 06/14/2019

Nobody Wants War After Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman: China Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil tankers in those waters, and urging dialogue to......
19:17, 06/14/2019

UK joins US in blaming Iran for tanker attacks British officials said Friday that the Iranian military is likely responsible for damaging two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, supporting the assessment of the Trump administration....
23:00, 06/14/2019

The Latest: UAE official says tanker sent no distress call An Emirati official says a small oil tanker that’s based in the United Arab Emirates offered no distress call before switching off its tracker over two days ago in the Strait of Hormuz...
21:17, 07/16/2019

Iran Accuses U.S. of Framing it for Tanker Sabotage Iran accused officials in the Trump administration and its Middle East allies of attempting to frame it for an attack on oil tankers near a strategic Persian Gulf waterway....
17:34, 05/14/2019

Iran says it came to help of disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf Iranian navy vessels came to the assistance of a disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that needed repairs, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman was quoted as saying on Tuesday by the semi-official new...
02:17, 07/17/2019

Iran 'may have seized' oil tanker that went off radar at weekend Iran may have seized a small oil tanker travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after its tracker stopped transmitting its location, a US official has said....
21:51, 07/16/2019

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker: state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards told state TV the foreign tanker was smuggling oil through the Persian Gulf. Recent incidents involving vessels in the region have led to escalating tensions between Tehran...
14:34, 07/18/2019

Nigeria oil tanker explosion kills at least 50 people At least 50 people died, and 101 people were injured after they rushed to scoop fuel from an overturned tanker and the vehicle exploded in central Nigeria, officials said Tuesday....
00:34, 07/03/2019

| At least 10 killed in Nigeria fuel tanker blast At least 10 people were killed and more than 50 injured in central Nigeria when a petrol tanker crashed off the road and exploded as people gathered fuel, the emergency services said....
06:00, 07/03/2019

Iran oil tanker breaks down in Red Sea off Saudi coast An Iranian oil tanker carrying over 1 million barrels of fuel oil suffered a malfunction in the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia, authorities said....
13:00, 05/02/2019

Iran: U.S. accusations over oil tanker attacks 'alarming' Iran warned the United States Friday against blaming Tehran for new attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying the U.S. accusations are "worrying."...
16:51, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Iran says it helped a tanker with tow to harbor An Iranian news agency quotes a Foreign Ministry spokesman as saying Iran helped an oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz amid U.S. concern that Tehran seized one there...
08:34, 07/17/2019

Tanker attacks in the Gulf — evidence or warmongering? For the US government, it is clear that Iran is responsible for the explosions on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. As proof, a video and 13 photos have been published so far. What do they show? DW...
18:00, 06/21/2019

John Bolton says UAE tanker attacks were 'almost certainly from Iran' Tensions have spiked this month following the tanker attack, which UAE authorities described as sabotage, and a subsequent drone attack on Saudi oil pumping stations claimed by Iranian-backed Yemeni H...
12:51, 05/29/2019

Oil tanker explosion kills at least 55 people in Niger An oil tanker explosion in Niger killed at least 55 people, some of whom were trying to collect spilled fuel after the vehicle overturned, authorities say....
11:51, 05/07/2019

The US blamed Iran for the tanker attacks. Here's what the Navy could do next It will likely take days, weeks or even months for the military to go through the forensics needed to find out exactly who is behind the attack, but one expert says, "Iran's ships are very expose...
16:17, 06/14/2019

Gibraltar detains oil tanker headed for Syria The tanker is believed to have been transporting crude oil from Iran to Syria which would violate both US and EU sanctions. It may have been intercepted in Spanish waters....
14:17, 07/04/2019

Bolton Says Iran Is Likely Responsible for Oil Tanker Attacks John R. Bolton, President Trump’s national security adviser, accused Iran on Wednesday of being behind reported attacks on ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
11:00, 05/29/2019

John Bolton says Iran is 'almost certainly' behind oil tanker 'attacks' US President Trump's national security adviser did not provide evidence but claimed Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf. Tehran called the accusation "laughable."...
18:00, 05/29/2019

Iranian Americans call for regime change, sanctions in D.C. protest Thousands of Iranian Americans rallied outside the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., on Friday to push for a regime change and increased sanctions on Tehran....
02:34, 06/22/2019

Trump says US Navy destroys Iranian drone in 'defensive action' Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes were safe....
11:34, 07/19/2019

U.S. cyber attacks on Iranian targets not successful, Iran minister says U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentagon had launched a long-planned cyber attack to disa...
07:00, 06/24/2019

US Cyber Attacks On Iranian Targets Not Successful, Says Iran Minister U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentagon had launched a long-planned cyber attack to......
08:34, 06/24/2019

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman due to increased tensions with ...
19:17, 06/21/2019

Trump says he aborted retaliatory strike to spare Iranian lives U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he aborted a military strike on Iran because he it could have killed 150 people, a disproportionate response to Tehran's downing of an unmanned U.S. surveill...
18:34, 06/21/2019

Oil falls after Trump presses OPEC to make up for Iranian sanctions Oil prices fell on Monday, extending a slump from Friday that ended weeks of rallying, after President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output to soften the impact of U.S. sanctions...
09:51, 04/29/2019

Facebook deletes fake accounts used in pro-Iranian influence campaign A pro-Iranian influence campaign created fake Facebook and Twitter accounts to push Tehran's viewpoint in the US and succeeded in having a number of American newspapers publish their letters, accordin...
07:17, 05/29/2019

Trump says US warship has destroyed Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz US president calls on other countries to condemn Iran Move comes amid heightened tensions between countriesThe US has said that one of its warships brought down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormu...
03:00, 07/19/2019

U.S. Moves to Stop All Nations From Buying Iranian Oil, but China Is Defiant Oil prices rose to their highest levels since October in anticipation of Monday’s announcement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Trump administration officials had debated the move....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Trump team briefs Congress about Iranian threat: 'This is about deterrence, not about war' Top officials in the Trump administration were dispatched to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to brief lawmakers about escalating tensions with Iran, saying afterward they are focused on trying to deter attack...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Trump 'orders cyber attack' on Iranian military computers The US launched a cyber strike against Iranian military computer systems earlier this week as Donald Trump pulled out of airstrikes, officials have reportedly confirmed....
10:17, 06/23/2019

Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off ‘hostile’ ship DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it helped evacuate an Iranian crew member from a “hostile” ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the Iranian-backed Houthi r...
07:34, 06/05/2019

Iranian state TV claims to show debris from downed drone An Iranian state television published images on its website Friday morning that it claimed show debris from a U.S. military surveillance drone the country shot down Thursday.   ...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Iran says Europe not cooperating in buying Iranian oil: Fars news Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday that Europe was not cooperating with Tehran to buy its oil in the face of U.S. sanctions against Iran's energy sector....
11:34, 06/19/2019

Saudi-led coalition says it evacuated crew member of Iranian ship The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen said on Tuesday it evacuated a crew member for medical reasons from a "suspect" Iranian ship northwest of Yemen's Hodeidah port after Saudi Arabia received a...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif: no information about losing drone Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he was not aware of any downing of an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, after President Donald Trump said a U.S. Navy ship had "dest...
03:00, 07/19/2019

With a Feast and a Prayer, Iranian Force Exults in Downing of U.S. Drone Some leaders of the Revolutionary Guards force saw the shooting down of the drone as a vindication. They resented that Americans had belittled their prowess....
21:00, 06/22/2019

US launched cyber attack on Iranian rockets and missiles – reports Targeted strike on computer-controlled weapons of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard had been planned over weeksThe US military launched a cyber-attack on Iranian weapons systems on Thursday, accordin...
11:34, 06/23/2019

The Morning After: US 'launched cyber-attack' on Iranian weapons systems Good morning, there! If you've been waiting on making your own media hub, a new 4K-ready Raspberry Pi model might be exactly what you're after. Elsewhere, the US used a cyberattack to take d...
14:17, 06/24/2019

U.S. urging talks while 'holding gun' at Iran: Iranian military official A senior Iranian military official has accused U.S. President Donald Trump of dishonesty, saying Washington is calling for talks while "holding a gun" at Tehran, the semi-official news agency Mehr rep...
18:51, 05/17/2019

White House blames China for Iranian missile threat China bears significant blame for Iran’s success in developing a dangerous new array of ballistic missiles, a top White House adviser said the same day the administration imposed significant new sanct...
04:51, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Iranian official: limit breach doesn’t end deal PARIS (AP) — The Latest on talks between Europe and U.S. officials on Iran (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Iran’s U.N. ambassador says if his country exceeds limits on low-enriched uranium set by t...
19:34, 06/27/2019

German court convicts Iranian, 3 Afghans over mass assault A court in Bavaria has convicted an Iranian and three Afghan men over their drunken assault of passers-by that prompted a public outcry in Germany in December....
16:51, 05/10/2019

Chinese envoy to nuclear talks guarded on buying Iranian oil China's envoy to talks aimed at saving the Iran nuclear deal on Friday was guarded when asked if his country was willing to defy U.S. sanctions and buy Iranian oil but said his country rejects those s...
18:17, 06/28/2019

Iranian Official Calls Donald Trump "Crazy President" A senior Iranian official called Donald Trump a "crazy President" whose threats against Tehran weren't going to work, adding that if the US President wanted to talk, he'll not only have to show some.....
09:00, 05/21/2019