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Iran claims it shot down US 'spy' drone over its territory, America denies

The reported shootdown has taken place at a time when tensions between Tehran and America have been rising over its collapsing nuclear deal.

Jun 20, 2019, 10:30 AM IST

US blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion

Crude oil prices spiked more than 4% after the attacks near the entrance to the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial shipping artery for Saudi Arabia and other Gulf energy producers.

Jun 14, 2019, 10:07 AM IST

Chabahar port: US says India a player in Afghanistan, supports transit options

The US has said that India "is a player" in Afghanistan and it supports New Delhi's move with regard to transit options to enhance its economic connectivity with the war-torn country.

Dec 04, 2017, 07:36 AM IST

Iran says it warned off US ship, Navy denies it

The Navy says another boat much closer offered assistance, with that vessel communicating with Iranian naval forces.

Sep 10, 2017, 20:33 PM IST

Iran Revolutionary Guards find new route to arm Yemen rebels

In backing the Houthis against a coalition led by its Sunni enemy Saudi Arabia, Iran is stepping up support for a Shi`ite ally in a war whose outcome could sway the balance of power in the Middle East.

Aug 01, 2017, 22:45 PM IST

India to sign port deal with Iran, ignoring US warning against haste

India will push ahead this week with plans to build a port in southeast Iran, two sources said, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi keen to develop trade ties with Central Asia and prepared to fend off U.S. pressure not to rush into any deals with Iran.

May 06, 2015, 04:06 AM IST

US Navy rescues 10 Iranian sailors in Gulf of Oman

The US Navy says it has rescued 10 mariners who claim to be Iranian from a burning boat in the Gulf of Oman.

Aug 10, 2012, 00:35 AM IST

‘Iran to shut Hormuz Strait if threatened’

The strategic Strait of Hormuz may be closed if Iran`s security is threatened, top Iranian officials have said.

Jul 07, 2012, 20:22 PM IST