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Israel warns of ‘crushing retaliation’ after Hezbollah says its rockets can reach Tel Aviv

Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to crush Hezbollah if it launches an attack against Israel, after the militant group’s leader, Hassan Nasrallah, claimed that Tel Aviv was within rocket range. Speaking at a weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday, The Israeli prime minister warned of a “crushing” retaliation should the Iran-backed, Lebanese group[…]

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Pompeo warns Iran of more ‘isolation, sanctions’

Iran will face further sanctions in response to its expected breach of a uranium enrichment cap, United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. On Sunday, Iran said it was hours away from breaching the cap set by an endangered nuclear deal reached with international powers but from which the United States withdrew[…]

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UK’s seizure of Iranian oil tanker tantamount to ‘maritime robbery’ – Tehran defense minister

Britain’s seizure of an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Gibraltar is unacceptable and tantamount to piracy, Defense Minister Amir Hatami has claimed. In a speech broadcast live on state television on Monday, Hatami denounced the “threatening” actions taken by the Royal Marines, describing Britain’s detention of the Iranian vessel[…]

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Trump threatens Iran with’obliteration’

US President Donald Trump has threatened Iran with “obliteration” if the country were to strike American targets, a day after his administration imposed sanctions on Iran’s supreme leader amid mounting tensions between Washington and Tehran. In a series of tweets on Tuesday, Trump declared that “any attack by Iran on[…]

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