US-Iran escalation

Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump; Interpol denies help

The US killed General Soleimani and others in a January drone attack near Baghdad International Airport.

AJ Impact

US blacklists companies in Iran's metals sector

The move is the latest US effort to slash Iranian revenues since President Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal.

US blacklists companies in Iran's metals sector

Iran

US slaps new sanctions on Iranians for Venezuela trade

Trump administration is seeking to block Iran's energy trade and to bring down Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

US slaps new sanctions on Iranians for Venezuela trade

Iran

US to seek in-person meetings with Iran over prisoner releases

Special Iran envoy says UN arms embargo on Iran expiring in October should be extended indefinitely.

US to seek in-person meetings with Iran over prisoner releases

Iraq

US-Iraq talks promise US troop withdrawal, fall short of timeline

'Long road ahead', analysts say, after officials fail to agree on timeframe following resumption of strategic dialogue.

US-Iraq talks promise US troop withdrawal, fall short of timeline

Iraq

Cash-strapped Iran struggles to maintain sway over Iraq militias

Nearly six months after the US assassinated IRGC General Soleimani, Tehran is losing its grip on armed groups in Iraq.

Cash-strapped Iran struggles to maintain sway over Iraq militias

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Iran 'imposed its will' with Venezuela fuel shipment: Top general

General Salami also chides US for its coronavirus handling and protests over African American George Floyd's killing.

Iran 'imposed its will' with Venezuela fuel shipment: Top general

Iraq

Rocket hits Baghdad airport in another attack on US forces

Rocket fire, which caused no casualties or damage, comes days before US-Iraqi talks on future cooperation begin.

Rocket hits Baghdad airport in another attack on US forces

Iran

US Navy veteran held by Iran released and en route home

Release part of an agreement involving an Iranian-American doctor prosecuted by the US Justice Department.

US Navy veteran held by Iran released and en route home

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Iran ready to ship more fuel to Venezuela despite US 'threats'

Iran sent flotilla of five fuel tankers to Venezuela, which is suffering severe shortages, defying US pressure.

Iran ready to ship more fuel to Venezuela despite US 'threats'

Iran

First Iranian oil tanker reaches Venezuelan waters

Five vessels carrying Iranian fuel heading to Venezuela amid rising tensions over a possible US move to halt delivery.

First Iranian oil tanker reaches Venezuelan waters

Iran

Iran to retaliate over any US 'trouble' for Venezuela-bound ships

Shipments cause a diplomatic standoff between Iran and Venezuela and the US as both nations are under US sanctions.

Iran to retaliate over any US 'trouble' for Venezuela-bound ships

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Iran dismisses new US sanctions as 'fruitless and repetitive'

US imposed sanctions on several Iranian authorities, accusing them of engaging in serious cases of human rights abuse.

Iran dismisses new US sanctions as 'fruitless and repetitive'

US-Iran escalation

Eyeing Iran, US warns to stay 100 metres away from its warships

Warning follows a threat by Trump who recently told the Navy to fire on any Iranian ships that harass US vessels.

Eyeing Iran, US warns to stay 100 metres away from its warships

US-Iran escalation

Iran warns US against disrupting fuel shipments to Venezuela

Reports suggest four US Navy warships are in the Caribbean for a 'possible confrontation with Iran's tankers'.

Iran warns US against disrupting fuel shipments to Venezuela