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U.S. to Send About 500 More Troops to Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON — The United States is sending hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia in what is…

Trump Imposes New Economic Sanctions on Iran

WASHINGTON — President Trump announced on Monday that he is imposing new sanctions on Iran, after…

Trump Expected to Announce New Economic Sanctions on Iran

WASHINGTON — President Trump is expected to announce on Monday that he is imposing new sanctions…

The Oil Market Shows It Can Take a Punch

So far, this isn’t your typical oil crisis. Previous moments of tension in the Persian Gulf…

What We Know About Iran Shooting Down a U.S. Drone

Iran shot down an American spy drone early Thursday. On that, the United States and Iran…

Iran Shoots Down a U.S. Drone, Escalating Tensions

Iran shot down a United States surveillance drone early Thursday, both nations said, but they differed…

Iran Says It Shot Down a U.S. Drone, Escalating Tensions

Iran said Thursday that it had shot down a United States drone, days after American officials…

Iran Says It Shot Down a U.S. Drone

Iran shot down a United States drone after it entered its airspace, state media reported on…

U.S. Navy Says Mine Fragments Point to Iran in Tanker Attack

Fragments recovered from one of two tankers crippled by explosions in the Gulf of Oman last…

With a New Threat, Iran Tests the Resolve of the U.S. and Its Allies

WASHINGTON — Iran’s announcement on Monday that it expects to breach the terms of the 2015…

In Face-Off With Iran, Escalation May Depend on Who Prevails Inside Washington and Tehran

WASHINGTON — As Iran and the United States face off in the Gulf of Oman, the…

As Trump Accuses Iran, He Has One Problem: His Own Credibility

WASHINGTON — To President Trump, the question of culpability in the explosions that crippled two oil…

What are Limpet Mines, and How Do They Work?

WASHINGTON — With President Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asserting that Iran was behind…

The U.S. Has Turned Up Pressure on Iran. See the Timeline of Events.

WASHINGTON — The attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday have again…

Distrusting Both Iran and U.S., Europe Urges ‘Maximum Restraint’

BRUSSELS — Speaking of the attacks this week on fuel tankers in the Gulf of Oman,…