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World  /  Published 11.05.20

20 killed in Iran navy friendly fire

An Iranian naval vessel was apparently hit by another’s missile during a military exercise in the Sea of Oman on Sunday, sinking the ship and leaving at least 20 people dead, according to people fam...
By New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 11.05.20

Iran raises death toll in missile strike: 19 sailors killed

An Iranian missile fired during a training exercise in the Gulf of Oman struck a support vessel near its target, killing 19 sailors and wounding 15, Iran's state media reported on Monday, amid heighte...
By PTI in Tehran

World  /  Published 22.04.20

Iran's Guard says it launched satellite amid US tensions

Iran's Revolutionary Guard said Wednesday it put the Islamic Republic's first military satellite into orbit, dramatically unveiling what experts described as a secret space program with a surprise lau...
By AP in

World  /  Published 17.04.20

Strategic muddle at heart of Trump policy

President Trump opened a small window for diplomacy with Iran on Wednesday, but combined his words with bald threats that made it hard to see how the two countries could break out of their cycle of co...
By David E. Sanger/ New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 15.04.20

Iran oil tanker hit by missiles, says report

Explosions rocked an Iranian oil tanker in the Red Sea early Friday, in what the state news media described as a missile attack, raising fears about increasing tensions in an already volatile and econ...
By Michael Wolgelenter and Daniel Victor/ NYTNS in New York

World  /  Published 15.04.20

US sanctions on Iran minister

The Trump administration took the unusual step on Wednesday of placing sanctions on Iran’s foreign minister, essentially cutting off the clearest avenue for talks with Iran by punishing the man who ...
By David E. Sanger and Michael Crowley/ NYTNS in Washington

World  /  Published 15.04.20

Iran hit by worst unrest in 40 years

Iran is experiencing its deadliest political unrest since the Islamic Revolution 40 years ago, with at least 180 people killed — and possibly hundreds more — as angry protests have been smothered ...
By Farnaz Fassihi and Rick Gladstone/ New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 15.04.20

Trump shifts tone, plays down conflict threat

President Trump said on Monday that Iran appeared to have been responsible for the weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. But he also said he would “like to avoid” a military conflict wit...
By Richard Pérez-Peña, David D. Kirkpatrick and Michael Crowley/ New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 15.04.20

US plays down Iran test

Iran fired a Shahab-3 medium-range missile on Wednesday, a US military official said, playing it down by saying that it did not pose a threat to American or other western shipping or military bases in...
By Eric Schmitt and David E. Sanger/ NYTNS in Washington

World  /  Published 15.04.20

Iran says it has seized British tanker

Iran said on Friday that it had seized a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf, and the tanker’s owner said it had lost contact with the vessel as it appeared to be heading towards Iran. The Britis...
By New York Times News Service in London


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