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Why US-Iran tensions could quickly escalate into a crisis

05 May, 2019 10:35 pm 10:35 pm

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Three years ago, when the military of Iran captured 10 US sailors after they mistakenly strayed into Iranian waters, US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif jumped on the phone in minutes and worked out the sailors’ release in hours. “No,” Zarif said in a … Read More


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Trump threatens Iran in tweet as tension between two countries escalates

05 May, 2019 9:03 am 9:03 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump threatened Iran in a tweet on Sunday, raising concerns about a potential US-Iran conflict at a time when tensions between Washington and Tehran have risen. “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again,” Trump said in a … Read More