US Iran ties

US House passes resolution to limit Donald Trump's ability to wage war on Iran

The Democratic-controlled House voted 224-194, mostly along party lines, sending the war powers resolution to the Senate. The partisan vote reflected the deep divide in Congress over Trump`s Iran policy and how much of a say lawmakers should have over the use of the military.

Jan 10, 2020, 06:15 AM IST

US sees signs Iran or allies may be planning more attacks: Pentagon chief

Iranian-backed demonstrators who hurled rocks at the U.S. embassy in two days of protests withdrew on Wednesday after Washington dispatched extra troops. US President Donald Trump, who faces a re-election campaign in 2020, accused Iran of orchestrating the violence. He threatened on Tuesday to retaliate against Iran but said later he did not want war.

Jan 02, 2020, 23:50 PM IST

US warns of serious consequences to crew of Iranian oil tanker for assisting terrorist organisation

The US cautioned that the crewmembers of vessels assisting the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) may be ineligible for visas or admission to the US under the terrorism-related inadmissibility grounds.

Aug 16, 2019, 11:57 AM IST

US sends F-22 Raptor fighter jets to Qatar amid tension with Iran

The Air Force did not give the total number of F-22s deployed, the US media reported.

Jun 29, 2019, 16:25 PM IST

Donald Trump threatens 'obliteration' as Iran slams sanctions on Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Trump tweeted just days the United States came within minutes of bombing Iranian targets. "In some areas, overwhelming will mean obliteration," the US president tweeted.

Jun 25, 2019, 21:22 PM IST

Iran says it will respond firmly to any US threat: Report

 Iran will firmly confront any aggression or threat by America," he told Tasnim.

Jun 22, 2019, 12:50 PM IST

Donald Trump urges Iran to talk over nuclear program, cannot rule out military action

Trump declined to say what prompted him to deploy the USS Abraham Lincoln carrier group to the region over what was described as unspecified threats.

May 09, 2019, 23:55 PM IST

US vows more sanctions for Iran, tells Europe to stop doing business with Tehran

US officials said they would keep squeezing Iran to force it to return to the negotiating table for a more comprehensive deal that would seek to curtail Iranian ambitions in the Middle East.

May 09, 2019, 00:40 AM IST