The United States Navy on Wednesday displayed limpet mine fragments and a magnet it said it had removed from one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman last week, saying the mines bore a striking resemblance to Iranian ones. ...
Yahoo. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 07:24:29 -0400.
President Donald Trump told reporters Tuesday he's 'prepared' to respond to threats from Iran. We're very prepared for Iran. We'll see what happens,' Trump said before departing for Florida.
Daily Mail. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 21:03:51 GMT.
A dark horse candidate who confessed to smoking opium in Iran and reportedly spied for MI6 in Indonesia is shaping up as a serious challenger to Boris Johnson.
Nick Miller. Sydney Morning Herald. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 03:43:14 +1000.
Alnylam (ALNY) completes enrollment in its ILLUMINATE-A phase III study on lumasiran for the treatment of adults and children with primary hyperoxaluria type 1.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 13:58:00 GMT.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on developments as the U.S. and Iran edge toward a flashpoint amid escalation in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 3:35 a.m. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 06:39:51 -0400.
The United States says the world should not yield to nuclear extortion by Iran. Tehran announced Monday that it expects to breach the limit of 300 kilograms of uranium production, set by a 2015 international deal, by June 27. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 06:02:27 -0400.
Iran and Saudi Arabia have chosen Australia for their latest investment international investments which are aimed at diversifying away from oil.
By Tim Treadgold, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 06:43:00 +0000.
New color photos and a timeline were released by the Pentagon to bolster its charge Iran was behind an attack on two commercial oil tankers last week in the Gulf of Oman, multiple news outlets reported Monday.
Newsmax. Mon, 17 Jun 2019 19:40:18 EDT.
Iran attempted to shoot down a U.S. drone that was surveilling the attack on one of two tankers hit in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday morning, U.S. Central Command said.
ABC News. Sat, 15 Jun 2019 21:46:34 -0400.
US president Donald Trump has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, but also expressed hope that implicit American threats to use force will bring the Islamic Republic back to the negotiating table.
Irish Independent. Sat, 15 Jun 2019 06:39:39 +0100.
Facts About Iran
The Islamic Republic of Iran, located in southwest Asia, is governed by
an elected President who appoints a Prime Minister and other ministers
as well as a unicameral Consultative Assembly. An appointed
religious leader, known as an Ayatollah, is authorized to protect the
Iran's capital city is Tehran, and its currency is the Iranian Real.
In 2007, Iran's estimated population was 65,398,000, and the primary
spoken language of Iranians is Farsi (or Persian). Approximately
51% of Iranians are Persian, 24% are Azeri, 7% are Kurdish, and 18% are
Click on the small Iran map shown at right to display a full-size
map of Iran.