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    BBC news 2019-07-05

    BBC news. Iran has summoned Britain's ambassador following the seizure of an oil tanker by British marine in the straits of Gibraltar. Tehran says the vessel is Iranian, and the seizure an act of piracy. It was suspected trying to deliver Iranian oil to Syrian in breach of EU's sanctions. ...

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    VOA news 2019-07-02

    This is VOA news. I'm Marissa Melton. Iran says it has broken a stockpile limit set by the 2015 nuclear accord. AP correspondent Charles De Ledesma reports. The state-run IRNA news agency quoted Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as making the stockpile announcement. The deal had ...

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    BBC news 2019-06-29

    BBC news. The European union has agreed a huge free trade deal with South America's biggest commercial block after two decades of talks. The EU's agreement with Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay creates market for goods and service covering almost 800 million people. Iran says it ...

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    VOA news 2019-06-22

    This is VOA news. I'm David Byrd. President Donald Trump says that he called off military strikes against Iran Thursday night just minutes before they were set to occur. AP Washington correspondent Sagar Meghani has details on the president's move from the Pentagon. "Cocked & loa...

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    BBC news 2019-06-22

    BBC news with Jonathan Izard. A leading U.S democrat said Donald Trump was not smart to reveal his last minute change of mind about a plan to attack Iran. The chair of the house armed service committee Adam Smith said the president has undermined the notion of a clear American plan. Anothe...

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    VOA news 2019-06-21

    This is VOA news. I'm David Byrd. The United States and Iran have different versions of just what happened when an American drone was shot down by Iranian forces over the Gulf of Oman. AP Washington correspondent Sagar Meghani reports from the Pentagon. Where was the drone flying? "I...

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    VOA news 2019-06-18

    This is VOA news. I'm Marissa Melton. The United States has announced the deployment of 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East in response to the heightened rhetoric from Iran and has also produced new photographs [that say] that it says show Tehran was behind at least one of the attac...

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    VOA news 2019-06-15

    This is VOA news. I'm David Byrd. President Donald Trump said Friday Iran is responsible for crippling two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, raising concerns of a deepening conflict between Washington and Tehran. Speaking in an interview on Fox News, Trump said the U.S. military had video of...

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    VOA news 2019-06-14

    This is VOA news. I'm David Byrd. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Iran is responsible for an attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday. The tankers were left adrift in the gulf, a major shipping lane for much of the world's oil supplies. Iran has said it would block ...