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Pentagon issues public rebuke of top British general on Iran threat

The U.S. military gave a top British general a public tongue-lashing Tuesday after he told reporters at the Pentagon that Iran does not pose a threat to coalition troops in the Middle East....

Pentagon issues public rebuke of top British general on Iran threat

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Trump denies U.S. plan to send 120,000 troops to counter Iran threat President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied a New York Times report that U.S. officials were discussing a military plan to send up to 120,000 troops to ...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Iran commander calls U.S. military in Gulf a target not a threat: ISNA A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday the U.S. military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now represented...
20:16, 05/12/2019

Saudi crown prince tells Iran: 'We won't hesitate to deal with any threat' Mohammed bin Salman speaks publicly for first time about latest tanker attacks amid fears of regional conflictMohammed bin Salman has spoken publicly...
16:16, 06/16/2019

Trump, Netanyahu discuss Iran threat, sanctions in call: statements President Donald Trump spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about Iran on Wednesday, the White House said, the same day the U.S. pres...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Rep. Gallagher: Threat from Iran to US troops, allies is 'credible' and 'multi-faceted' Wisconsin Rep. Mike Gallagher said the threat from Iran to U.S. forces and our allies is "credible” and “multi-faceted" and the Trump administration ...
21:48, 05/16/2019

UK says Iran tried to intercept British tanker Britain has said Iran tried to divert and intercept one of its commercial oil tankers, but was warned off by the Royal Navy. Tehran had warned Britai...
12:48, 07/11/2019

Iran says it has captured a British oil tanker Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said its navy has captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Follow here for the latest....
23:48, 07/19/2019

Iran says British oil tanker could be released soon The British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran could be released after the imminent completion of legal proceedings against the tanker, Iranian state ...
20:16, 09/08/2019

CORRECTS: Revolutionary Guard general tells state TV Iran warned US military drone several times before firing missile TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — CORRECTS: Revolutionary Guard general tells state TV Iran warned US military drone several times before firing missile. (Corrects...
12:32, 06/21/2019

Congress briefed on Iran threat as Trump insists ‘no indication that anything has happened or will happen’ MAKING THE CASE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead the group of U.S. intelligence officials briefing members of Congress today on the evidence...
14:48, 05/21/2019

Saudi oil facilities attacked, U.S. sees threat in Iraq from Iran-backed forces Saudi Arabia said armed drones struck two of its oil pumping stations on Tuesday, two days after the sabotage of oil tankers near the United Arab Emi...
05:00, 05/15/2019

'We reject any ultimatums': Europe responds firmly to Iran's nuclear deal threat The EU has responded firmly to Iran's threat to roll back its 2015 nuclear deal commitments, saying in a statement Thursday that it rejects any ...
10:32, 05/09/2019

Trump bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arm...
22:32, 05/24/2019

US Sends Assault Ship, Missiles To Middle East Amid Iran "Threat" The Pentagon announced Friday that it is deploying an amphibious assault ship and a Patriot missile battery to the Middle East to bolster an aircraft...
06:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. Troop Buildup in the Middle East Is a Threat to Peace, Iran’s Foreign Minister Says Iran’s foreign minister said an order by the U.S. president to send 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East was “extremely dangerous&r...
02:32, 05/26/2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader Makes Veiled Threat About Uranium Enrichment in Speech (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is ...
22:48, 05/15/2019

Iranian threat to seize British tanker amid 'economic war' Iran has a "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if one of its own tankers detained by Royal Marines off Gibraltar is not released immediately, a seni...
15:00, 07/05/2019

Pentagon supplier TransDigm Group has 'predatory approach' - Pentagon official Aircraft component maker and Pentagon supplier TransDigm Group which was admonished on Wednesday during a house hearing on its billing practices was ...
19:16, 05/16/2019

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval: senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congres...
12:48, 05/23/2019

How real is Iran threat? Democrats fear Trump administration using intel to justify conflict Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday briefed members of the House and Senate behind closed doors. ...
00:48, 05/22/2019

Iran in EXPLOSIVE threat – warns US will face ‘dozens of missiles’ if Trump makes any move IRAN has issued explosive threats to the US, warning president Donald Trump his fleet will face “dozens of missiles” if it “attempts any move” in the...
06:16, 05/12/2019

Senator claims Trump may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, Senator Chris ...
11:48, 05/23/2019

UK raises threat level and sends second warship to Persian Gulf as Iran tensions simmer The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Persian Gulf to the highest state of alert and is sending a second warship to the regio...
18:48, 07/27/2019

Omar calls for US to ‘return to table’ after report on Iran’s uranium threat, blames Trump Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, one of Congress' most vocal critics of President Trump, placed the blame squarely on the White House after Iran announced it...
08:16, 06/18/2019

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gu...
01:16, 06/24/2019

Oil rises more than 2% after Iran seizes British tanker Oil prices rose more than 2% on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the energ...
11:48, 07/22/2019

British Singer Joss Stone Says She Was Deported From Iran (TEHRAN, Iran) — British soul singer Joss Stone says she was deported from Iran after arriving in the Islamic Republic as part of a worldwide c...
12:00, 07/04/2019

Iran seizes British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf Iranian authorities have seized a British-flagged oil tanker and briefly detained a second vessel in the Strait of Hormuz. Tehran has ordered the Ste...
12:48, 07/20/2019

British Oil Tanker Seized By Iran Could Be Released Soon: Report Sweden has received "very strong indications" that a British oil tanker seized last month by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz is to be released soon, Swe...
01:16, 08/23/2019

Iran Says Its Seizure of British Ship Was a ‘Reciprocal’ Move TEHRAN, Iran — A powerful council in Iran said Saturday the country’s seizure of a British oil tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz w...
22:00, 07/20/2019

Iran Threatens Retaliation Over British Seizure of Its Tanker Iran’s military warned it would retaliate in response to the seizure of one of its tankers by British forces in Gibraltar last week, while several Eu...
19:00, 07/09/2019

British tankers seized by Iran in Strait of Hormuz UK officials said two tankers were seized by Iranian forces in the Strait of Hormuz Friday — a British vessel and a Liberian-flagged ship ̵...
03:16, 07/20/2019

Oil prices rise more than 1% after Iran seizes British tanker Oil prices rose more than 1% on Monday, as investors worried about possible supply disruptions in the energy-rich Middle East after Iran's seizure of...
22:32, 07/22/2019

British opposition leader questions Iran accusations The leader of Britain's main opposition party has questioned whether the government had evidence to back up its accusations that Iran was behind atta...
15:32, 06/15/2019

British-Australian woman held in Iran named A British-Australian woman being held in an Iranian jail has been named as a Melbourne academic who published books on the 2011 Arab uprisings and au...
20:00, 09/14/2019

British PM May deeply concerned by jailing of woman in Iran British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she was deeply concerned about the jailing of a British Council worker in Iran on espionage char...
15:32, 05/15/2019

Sending thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran threat would be offensive and defensive: Gen. Jack Keane Retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane says the proposal to send thousands of troops to the Middle East amid tensions with Iran is both offensive and defe...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Iran threatens to retaliate after British forces seized oil tanker A senior official in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Friday it would be the Islamic Republic’s “duty” to seize a British oil tanker in retaliation fo...
16:00, 07/05/2019

Iran seizes two British-linked tankers in Strait of Hormuz The Iranian Revolutionary Guard announced Friday that they seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the same region where the United Stat...
23:48, 07/19/2019

Royal Navy to protect British ships from Iran attack The Royal Navy has been tasked with accompanying British-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz to protect them from Iranian attack, Sky News has...
17:16, 07/25/2019

Iran threatens British shipping in retaliation for tanker seizure An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened on Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker by Ro...
21:48, 07/05/2019

Iran says it seized British tanker, denies U.S. brought down drone Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they have captured a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz while Tehran and Washington disagreed abou...
22:16, 07/19/2019

Iran calls for seizure of British ship if oil tanker isn't freed A top adviser to Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday encouraged forces to seize a British oil tanker as a response to London's taking an ...
15:16, 07/05/2019

Iran reports seizure of British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf Iranian authorities have seized a British-flagged oil tanker and briefly detained a second vessel in the Strait of Hormuz. Tehran says the ship's 22 ...
07:16, 07/20/2019

Iran Says It Captured British Oil Tanker; UK Hits Out, Claims 2 Seized Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation...
10:00, 07/20/2019

Iran: British tanker seizure follows ‘rule of reciprocal action’ Iranian leaders said the country seized a British oil tanker on Friday in retaliation for the UK’s role in impounding an Iranian ship two weeks...
18:00, 07/20/2019

Iran Jails British Dual National For 10 Years For Spying Iran has jailed a British dual national convicted of spying for Israel and upheld the sentence of a British Council staffer for "cultural infiltratio...
17:16, 08/27/2019

Iran Says British Oil Tanker "Violated Rules", UK Hits Back A day after it seized a British-flagged tanker, Iran on Saturday said that Stena Impero vessel was violating maritime rules and regulations by using ...
05:00, 07/21/2019

France expresses concern over Iran's seizure of British tanker France's foreign ministry said on Saturday it was very concerned by the seizure of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, saying such an actio...
12:48, 07/20/2019

Dramatic audio released of Iran seizing British ship An audio recording reveals the tense moments before a British-flagged oil tanker was seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces.    ...
17:00, 07/21/2019

Germany and France condemn Iran's seizure of British tanker Germany and France expressed "solidarity" with the United Kingdom after Iran seized the Stena Impero on Friday. The incident came amid already deteri...
12:48, 07/20/2019

Watch: Iran releases video of British tanker capture Iran released a video Monday showing its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps ordering a British navy ship not to interfere as it seized an oil tanker o...
16:16, 07/29/2019

Iran tanker release could help free British-flagged vessel The release of a seized Iranian tanker could help secure the freedom of a British-flagged vessel detained by Tehran, Iran's ambassador to the UK has ...
03:16, 07/31/2019

British minister to visit Iran on Sunday for talks on tensions Britain's Middle East minister Andrew Murrison will visit Iran on Sunday for "frank and constructive" talks, Britain said, as tensions between Tehran...
11:32, 06/22/2019

Indians Among 23 Crew Members Aboard British Tanker Seized By Iran Indian nationals are among the 23 people who were onboard the British-flagged oil tanker which was seized by Iran on Saturday, said cargo vessel owne...
09:00, 07/20/2019

Rouhani hopes British PM Johnson's 'familiarity' with Iran will help improve relations Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday he hoped British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's "familiarity" with the Islamic Republic will help imp...
17:16, 07/28/2019

British national jailed in Iran over claims she gave ‘a lot of intelligence’ to Israel A British-Iranian citizen has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in the Islamic Republic of Iran after being accused of relaying “a lot of intellig...
17:16, 08/27/2019

A British-Iranian Woman and Her Husband Are On Hunger Strike Over Her Imprisonment in Iran As former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson appears increasingly likely to become Britain’s next Prime Minister, the husband of a British-Ir...
23:32, 06/21/2019

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic, Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in ...
00:01, 08/15/2019

British PM Theresa May To Hold Emergency Meeting On Seized Tanker In Iran Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a meeting of Britain's emergencies committee on Monday to discuss Iran's seizure of a UK-flagged oil tanker in t...
03:32, 07/22/2019

Foreign Office warns British-Iranian nationals against travel to Iran The Foreign Office has advised dual British-Iranian nationals against all travel to Iran, warning they face an "unacceptably higher" risk of detentio...
18:48, 05/17/2019

British minister held 'constructive' talks with Iran on rising tensions The British minister for the Middle East had "open, frank and constructive" talks with Iranian government representatives about rising tensions in th...
19:32, 06/23/2019

British foreign secretary warns of ‘serious consequences’ over Iran seizing oil tanker Britain’s foreign secretary warned Saturday of “serious consequences” if Iran fails to release a British oil tanker it seized a day earlier in the St...
04:48, 07/21/2019

British Marines Help Seize Tanker Suspected Of Carrying Iran Oil To Syria British Royal Marines in fast boats and helicopters on Thursday seized a supertanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria near the Mediterranea...
06:32, 07/05/2019

Former British ambassador says US 'deliberately provoking' Iran to dismantle nuclear deal The U.S. administration has been "deliberately provoking" Iran in order to destroy the nuclear arrangement and impose its own objectives, the former ...
01:48, 08/28/2019

Iran to free seven crew members of seized British-flagged tanker Move comes as president gives Europe two-month deadline to save nuclear dealIran has said it will free seven crew members of a British-flagged tanker...
17:00, 09/04/2019

Iran Probes Seized British Oil Tanker, UK Says "Choosing Dangerous Path" Iran warned Sunday that the fate of a UK-flagged tanker it seized in the Gulf depends on an investigation, as Britain rejected Tehran's version of ev...
03:32, 07/22/2019

Iran tanker release could help free British-flagged vessel - ambassador The release of a seized Iranian tanker could help secure the freedom of a British-flagged vessel detained by Tehran, Iran's ambassador to the UK has ...
21:48, 07/30/2019

British-flagged tanker detained by Iran is not carrying any cargo: ISNA A British-flagged oil tanker detained by Iran was not carrying any cargo, the head of the Ports and Maritime Organization in Iran's southern Hormozga...
12:48, 07/20/2019

What to Know About the British-Flagged Oil Tanker Seized by Iran Amid Escalating Tensions Iranian forces on Friday seized the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, a geopolitically vital sea route connecting the ...
21:16, 07/22/2019

UK vows 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release British-flagged tanker Britain warned Friday there would be "serious consequences" if Iran did not release a UK-flagged oil tanker it seized in the Strait of Hormuz Friday,...
17:16, 07/20/2019

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in ...
11:32, 08/15/2019

Hunt 'extremely concerned' as Iran seizes two British-linked oil tankers No UK citizens thought to be on either vessel taken by Iranian forces in strait of Hormuz on FridayIran has seized two oil tankers – one registered i...
22:32, 07/19/2019

U.S. aware of reports Iran seized a British oil tanker: White House The United States is aware of reports that Iran seized a British oil tanker and it will work with its allies and partners to defend against Iran, a W...
22:16, 07/19/2019

Probe Into Seized British Ship Depends On "Crew Cooperation", Says Iran Iran said on Sunday that the speed of its investigation into a British-flagged tanker depends on the cooperation of its crew, after ignoring calls to...
13:48, 07/21/2019

Will "Protect" Gulf Waters, Iran Warns New British PM Boris Johnson Iran warned Britain's next prime minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday that it will "protect" waters of the oil-rich Gulf, amid a standoff between the tw...
16:16, 07/23/2019

Audio captures dramatic moments before Iran seizes British tanker ​An audio recording released Sunday captured the dramatic moments as a British naval officer warned Iranian military forces against seizing a UK-flag...
22:16, 07/21/2019

Iran told UK warship 'not to interfere' as it seized British-flagged tanker Iran's Revolutionary Guards have released footage purportedly showing them warning off a British warship as they seized a British-flagged tanker near...
01:16, 07/30/2019

New Delhi Asks Iran To Free 18 Indians On Seized British Oil Tanker India said Saturday it was in touch with Tehran to secure the release of 18 of Indian nationals working on a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran in...
18:16, 07/20/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards Deny Trying To Stop British Tanker: Report Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a US claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guards said...
12:48, 07/11/2019

UK vows 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release British-flagged oil tanker Britain warned Friday there would be "serious consequences" if Iran did not release a UK-flagged oil tanker it seized in the Strait of Hormuz Friday,...
10:00, 07/20/2019

Kuwait calls for restraint after Iran seized British tanker: KUNA Kuwait said on Sunday that it "follows with extreme concern" the latest escalation in the Gulf region, after Iran seized a British tanker, Kuwait's ...
01:32, 07/22/2019

British navy heard in audio trying to thwart Iran ship seizure The audio, released by a maritime security risk firm, shows how the British navy was unable to prevent the ship’s seizure by Iranian Revolutionary Gu...
15:16, 07/21/2019

U.S. issues warrant to seize Iran oil tanker 'Grace 1' after Gibraltar judge orders its release The U.S. Justice Department issued a warrant to seize an Iran oil tanker detained in Gibraltar, a day after a judge ordered the release of 'Grac...
06:48, 08/18/2019

Iran says its seizure of British ship was in response to the UK's role in impounding an Iranian supertanker Associated Press Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker was a response to Britain's role in impounding an Iranian supertanker first, senior official...
09:48, 07/21/2019

UK vows 'robust' action if Iran doesn't release British-flagged oil tanker Britain reiterated warnings Saturday that it would take "robust" action if Iran did not release a UK-flagged oil tanker it seized in the Strait of Ho...
18:48, 07/27/2019

Iran guards post video of troops rappelling onto British-flagged tanker Iran's Revolutionary Guards posted a video online on Saturday showing speedboats pulling up alongside the detained British-flagged tanker Stena Imper...
19:48, 07/20/2019

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker in Iran starts hunger strike: husband A British-Iranian aid worker jailed in Tehran has begun a hunger strike to demand release, her husband said on Saturday, adding he would support her ...
21:00, 06/15/2019

Iran announces capture of British-flagged oil tanker; US officials say two ships seized Iran announced the capture of one British-flagged ship in the narrow Strait of Hormuz on Friday, and US officials said that a second had also been se...
06:32, 07/20/2019

Bahrain foreign ministry strongly condemns Iran's seizure of British tanker Bahrain said on Saturday it "strongly condemned" Iran's seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, asking Iran to immediately relea...
16:00, 07/20/2019

Iran: lengthy jail terms for dual national and British Council worker Aras Amiri and Anousheh Ashouri accused of spying as UK-Iran tensions riseIran has sentenced a British-Iranian man to 12 years in prison after accusi...
16:16, 08/27/2019

Video shows Iran warning British warship not to ‘interfere’ in seizure of oil tanker Video released Monday shows Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces warning a British warship not to interfere as they seized a UK-flagged oil tanker in t...
17:16, 07/29/2019

Iran sentences Iranian-British dual national to 10 years on spying charges: TV Iran's judiciary has sentenced British-Iranian dual national Anousheh Ashouri to 10 years jail on spying charges, Iranian state TV reported on Tuesda...
12:48, 08/27/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards reportedly deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guar...
13:16, 07/11/2019

Detained British-flagged tanker must go through legal process: Iran foreign minister The detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero must go through a legal process because it violated maritime regulations, Iran's Foreign Minister Mo...
19:48, 07/20/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran goes on hunger strike Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in a Tehran prison, is refusing food as she marks her daughter's fifth birthday. She was arrested in 201...
17:00, 06/15/2019

Pompeo on Iran’s capture of British-flagged tanker: Up to ‘United Kingdom to take care of their ships’ The responsibility to free the British-flagged oil tanker seized last week by Iran “falls to the United Kingdom,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told...
12:48, 07/23/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seized British tanker, US and Iranian officials say Iran's Revolutionary Guard said Friday that its naval forces had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.     &...
22:00, 07/19/2019

Kylie Moore-Gilbert named as Australian-British academic jailed in Iran since 2018 Cambridge-educated lecturer in Islamic Studies at Melbourne University has been in prison in Tehran for almost a yearThe Australian government has na...
09:01, 09/14/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian Imprisoned in Iran, Has Been Moved to a Psychiatric Ward The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman who has been in jail in Iran for more than three years, says she has been moved to ...
15:48, 07/17/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf - Fars news Iran's Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the semi-official F...
08:16, 07/11/2019

UK navy to escort British-flagged vessels through Strait of Hormuz amid tensions with Iran Sources tell Sky News that the British Department of Transport is asking the shipping industry to alert the government of its travel plans in the gul...
19:00, 07/25/2019

British ships to get Royal Navy escort in Gulf amid rising tensions with Iran British-flagged ships will be accompanied by a Royal Navy escort in the Strait of Hormuz amid growing tensions with Iran, the Government has announce...
17:32, 07/25/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf-Fars news Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guards sa...
08:16, 07/11/2019

British prime minister hopeful Rory Stewart admits he smoked opium at a wedding in Iran A British lawmaker in the running to be the new prime minister revealed that he made a “very stupid mistake” when he smoked opium while traveling in ...
14:48, 05/30/2019

British Navy escorts oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatens revenge for ship seizure The British Navy has escorted at least two ships through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatened revenge against the United Kingdom for its seizur...
06:48, 07/11/2019

Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz; denies Trump’s claim that drone was brought down  The latest incident comes as tensions rise again in the Persian Gulf, a month after Trump threatened to attack Iran for destroying an American drone....
02:32, 07/20/2019

'Britons will soon feel the slap': Iran threatens UK after British navy sends second warship to Persian Gulf The British Navy sent another warship to the Persian Gulf region after one of its destroyers fended off three Iranian ships attempting to harass a Br...
22:48, 07/12/2019

Iran calls seizure of British vessel a response to Royal Marines impounding Iranian tanker A spokesman of Iran’s Guardian Council was quoted in the semi-official Fars news agency saying: “The rule of reciprocal action is well-known in inter...
17:16, 07/20/2019

GOP lawmaker on Iran threat: Directive was to 'kill and kidnap American soldiers' An Iranian military leader told proxy militias: 'We are getting ready to have a proxy war and target Americans,' a top GOP lawmaker said Fr...
22:16, 05/17/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seize British ship in Strait of Hormuz, escalating tensions Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a British ship in the Strait of Hormuz, adding to escalating tensions between Tehran and the U.S...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Daily Mail: Leaked cables show British ambassador saying Trump abandoned Iran deal in act of 'diplomatic vandalism' to spite Obama Kim Darroch, the former United Kingdom ambassador to the United States, said the Trump administration was "set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism" i...
20:48, 07/14/2019

Iran's president says White House is 'afflicted by mental retardation' amid threat of diplomatic breakdown with the US Iran has warned that new US sanctions on supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei mean the "permanent closure" of diplomacy between Tehran and Washingto...
00:48, 06/26/2019

Britain warns Iran of 'serious consequences' if British-flagged oil tanker not released Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker potentially marks a major escalation in tensions between Iran and the West since they began rising in May...
17:32, 07/20/2019

'Alter your course': Dramatic audio released of Iran seizing British ship An audio recording reveals the tense moments before a British-flagged oil tanker was seized by Iranian forces rappelling to the ship's deck. &#...
17:00, 07/21/2019

Iran tanker seizure latest: Theresa May to chair Cobra meeting after British tanker seized Theresa May will chair a meeting of the Government's emergency committee Cobra on Monday after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persia...
02:16, 07/22/2019

Man’s deportation reversed in rebuke of government practices SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal court has ruled that a Mexican man who was arrested during an immigration sting at a Los Angeles manufacturing plant shoul...
10:48, 06/14/2019

New IG report provides a rebuke of Comey — and a debunking of Trump Comey avoided the worst fate — and was cleared of a charge President Trump made repeatedly against him — but the new IG report detailing his leaking ...
19:48, 08/29/2019

Shareholders say Bayer bosses need more time after AGM rebuke Two of Bayer's largest German investors said the drugmaker's embattled management needed to stay at the helm for now to avoid further upheaval, despi...
11:00, 04/29/2019

Automakers Rebuke Trump's Planned EPA Rollback A coalition of automakers, composed of Ford, GM, BMW, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru and Volkswagen, delivered a letter to the White House on Thursday ...
04:16, 06/07/2019

Trump could face new GOP rebuke on Mexico tariffs President Donald Trump could face yet another disapproval vote in Congress if he moves forward with new tariffs on Mexico, potentially setting up a m...
13:48, 06/04/2019

Spain says frigate peeling off from US fleet is not a rebuke Spain's decision to remove a frigate on training exercises from a U.S. combat fleet that is approaching the Persian Gulf was taken purely for "techni...
15:16, 05/14/2019

Iran to free 7 crew members of seized British tanker under 'humane policy,' 16 members to stay aboard vessel Iran will free seven of the 23 crew members of a British-flagged oil tanker seized in the Strait of Hormuz in July for violating Iranian laws, a fore...
18:32, 09/04/2019

Australian and British bloggers arrested 'for flying drone' in Iran named as Jolie King and Mark Firkin A British-Australian woman and her Australian partner who are being held in Iran were reportedly arrested for flying a drone without a licence near t...
12:00, 09/12/2019

Hollywood Diversifies After Rebuke Over Racial and Gender Inequality Major Hollywood studios, stung by recent criticism about racial and gender inequality across the film industry, have been implementing measures aimed...
11:16, 08/28/2019

Istanbul’s Rebuke of Erdogan Shows That Democracy Lives In March, Turkish opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu defeated Binali Yildirim, the candidate of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and D...
14:48, 06/27/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the p...
14:48, 05/17/2019

Proxy advisers lob rare rebuke against Nissan CEO Saikawa Two leading proxy advisory firms have urged Nissan shareholders to vote against reappointing its chief executive as a director, heaping more pressure...
10:32, 06/12/2019

In rare rebuke, dozens of Republicans hit Trump over 'racist' tweets After initial hesitation, a growing number of Republicans in the U.S. Congress - including almost half the Ohio delegation in the House - have openly...
03:00, 07/17/2019

Merkel Blasts Trade Barriers and 'Lies' in Rebuke of Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel used a commencement speech at Harvard to defend multilateralism and free trade in one of her most pointed critiques o...
08:32, 05/31/2019

In rebuke to China, Taiwan calls for closer ties with U.S., allies A report released on Wednesday by Taiwan's defense ministry calls for closer ties with the United States and other countries in a rebuke to China's m...
01:48, 09/12/2019

Dem rivals rebuke Biden for not backing abortion rule repeal Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women's rights advocates for his contorted defense of a decades-old prohibition o...
04:16, 06/06/2019

Exclusive: Western countries rebuke China at U.N. for detention of Uighurs Nearly two dozen countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in the Xinjiang region, the first such joint move on the...
14:48, 07/10/2019

Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other coun...
00:16, 06/21/2019

Trump on ‘Fox & Friends’: I will not fire Kellyanne Conway after watchdog rebuke President Trump, in an exclusive interview Friday morning with “Fox & Friends,” said he will not fire adviser Kellyanne Conway in the wake of a gover...
15:48, 06/14/2019

California city declares itself a gun 'sanctuary' in rebuke to liberal laws Needles city council voted to ask state legislature to allow gun owners from other states to carry registered firearms in townA small California city...
12:16, 07/17/2019

Exclusive: West, Japan rebuke China at U.N. for detention of Uighurs Nearly two dozen countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in the Xinjiang region, the first such joint move on the...
11:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. blocks U.N. rebuke of Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes: diplomats The United States on Wednesday blocked an attempt by Kuwait, Indonesia and South Africa to get the United Nations Security Council to condemn Israel'...
04:00, 07/25/2019

Tomic's appeal against fine rejected, receives stinging rebuke "Australian Bernard Tomic\u0027s appeal to overturn a fine for not playing to \"required professional standards\" at Wimbledon earlier this month has...
10:16, 07/20/2019

U.S. Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed two resolutions opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countri...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Robert Mueller’s Final Act Was to Rebuke President Trump’s ‘No Obstruction’ Claims Special Counsel Robert Mueller doesn’t do takedowns or insults on Twitter. He doesn’t deliver broadsides at press conferences, and, until...
21:48, 05/29/2019

Republicans predict IG's Comey rebuke is tip of the iceberg for FBI, DOJ over anti-Trump 'biases' Republicans on Capitol Hill said Thursday they believe the searing reprimand of former FBI director James Comey by a Justice Department inspector gen...
03:16, 08/30/2019

Republicans won’t fully rebuke Trump’s Twitter attack on Democratic congresswomen Republicans found themselves unwilling Monday to swiftly and unequivocally rebuke U.S. President Donald Trump's attack on progressive women of colour...
09:32, 07/16/2019

Democrat Rivals Rebuke Joe Biden for Supporting Federal Funding Ban for Abortion (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women’s rights advocates for his defense of a decades-...
07:32, 06/06/2019

US Congress Blocks $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The US House voted Wednesday to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other allies, a rebuke of Donald Trump that will likely lead to ...
07:48, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other coun...
22:32, 06/20/2019

Senate could vote to rebuke Tump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jo...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Senate could vote to rebuke Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jo...
03:48, 06/06/2019

Tennis: Tomic's appeal against fine rejected, receives stinging rebuke Australian Bernard Tomic's appeal to overturn a fine for not playing to "required professional standards" at Wimbledon earlier this month has been de...
11:00, 07/20/2019

Rand Paul: Ilhan Omar deserves 'rebuke over trying to say we have a rotten country’ Sen. Rand Paul has joined in the criticism of Somalia-born House Rep. Ilhan Omar, and said that she deserves to be rebuked for criticising the United...
16:16, 07/16/2019

PM Modi's Rajiv Gandhi Attack Draws United Opposition Rebuke Prime Minister Narendra Modi's controversial remark that former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi died as "corrupt number 1", has prompted sharp reactions ...
19:48, 05/05/2019

House blocks arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE in rebuke to Trump The House voted on Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s emergency weapon sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, delivering a rebu...
01:00, 07/18/2019

Trump presses race as 2020 tactic, draws rebuke from Republican governor President Donald Trump, again stoking racial divisions, on Monday renewed his attacks on a black U.S. congressman from Baltimore and slammed black ci...
19:16, 07/29/2019

Senate Blocks Trump Administration’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations in Bipartisan Rebuke The Senate blocked the sale of billions of dollars of munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in a sharp and bipartisan rebuke of the ...
19:32, 06/20/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Jeremy Hunt vows British shipping 'must and will be' be protected after tanker is boarded Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has vowed British shipping "must and will be protected" following the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the St...
20:32, 07/20/2019

Trump fires back at Squad, challenges House to ‘rebuke’ them for ‘filthy and hate laced’ language President Trump fired back Tuesday at the four freshman congresswomen who denounced his administration and renewed calls for his impeachment at a rar...
15:16, 07/16/2019

Democrats rebuke Trump on climate change, pass bill forcing him to stay in Paris Agreement House Democrats rebuked President Trump for rejecting the Paris Agreement Thursday, passing a bill that would bar him from taking the U.S. out of the...
18:32, 05/02/2019

In rare rebuke, Senate votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual rebuke by the GOP-run Senate highlights a rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's pro-Saudi polici...
21:48, 06/20/2019

China rebuffs Shanahan’s rebuke over military outposts in South China Sea SHANAHAN DENOUNCES CHINA’S ‘TOOLKIT OF COERCION’: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan went to Singapore with the intent of laying down a marker...
15:00, 06/03/2019

Dan Le Batard has impassioned rebuke of racist 'send her back' chant despite ESPN rules ESPN personality Dan Le Batard wasn't going to remain silent after he heard the racist "send her back" chants from a Donald Trump rally Wednesda...
08:16, 07/19/2019

'Not the time to do business as usual' with Saudis: Senators to rebuke Trump over arms sales Sen. Graham is normally an ardent defender of Trump. But the GOP senator is furious with the administration over plans to sell arms to the Saudis. &...
16:48, 06/05/2019

Dan Le Batard delivers impassioned rebuke of racist 'send her back' chant despite ESPN rules ESPN radio and TV personality Dan Le Batard ripped the racist "Send her back" chant from a Trump rally, which targeted Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. ...
21:32, 07/19/2019

Row erupts between Downing Street and Channel 4 after Boris Johnson scraps interview after 'coward' rebuke from news chief A row has erupted between Downing Street and Channel 4 after Boris Johnson refused to give an interview at the G7 summit, days after being criticised...
01:16, 08/26/2019

Iran tanker heads to Greece after release, Iran warns U.S against seizure attempt An Iranian tanker sailed through the Mediterranean toward Greece on Monday after it was released from detention off Gibraltar, and Tehran said that a...
15:00, 08/19/2019

Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Ir...
11:32, 06/13/2019

U.S., Iran tensions unyielding, Europeans reject Iran 'ultimatums' over nuclear deal European countries said on Thursday they wanted to preserve Iran's nuclear deal and rejected "ultimatums" from Tehran, after Iran relaxed restriction...
04:48, 05/10/2019

US Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman, Iran Rejects Claims Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between...
07:00, 06/14/2019

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a ne...
06:00, 06/14/2019

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran without 'pre-conditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a norm...
20:00, 06/02/2019

Iran test fires new missile: Iran Revolutionary Guards commander Iran has test fired a new missile, the commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Major General Hossein Salami, said on Saturday, according to the Tas...
14:16, 08/24/2019

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a norm...
02:32, 06/03/2019

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? &#...
21:48, 06/20/2019

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnai...
01:16, 06/21/2019

U.S. Military Says Video Shows Iran Removing Mine From Tanker, But Iran Denies Involvement (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — The U.S. military released a video Friday it said showed Iran’s Revolutionary Guard removing an unexplode...
22:00, 06/14/2019

Donald Trump 'regrets' not raising tariffs on Iran sooner; Iran leader arrives outside G7 President Donald Trump said Sunday he "regrets" not raising tariffs sooner against China on the second day of the G7 summit in Barritz, France, comme...
21:48, 08/25/2019

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions...
20:32, 06/12/2019

Trump's "Genocidal Taunts Won't End Iran," Says Iran Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday the "genocidal taunts" of US President Donald Trump will not "end Iran", as tensions spike ...
21:00, 05/20/2019

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign minister Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a t...
01:16, 07/14/2019

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation...
02:16, 07/20/2019

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency ...
09:16, 06/21/2019

Iran tanker heads to Greece, Iran warns U.S against seizure bid An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention o...
17:32, 08/19/2019

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quote...
02:48, 05/23/2019

Big ideas for the Pentagon, going nowhere Armed Services Committee member Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., wants to slam the revolving door shut on retired military officers and senior Pentago...
07:48, 06/07/2019

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Hucka...
10:48, 06/15/2019

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.  &#...
21:48, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Iran spokesman: Iran needs 20% enriched uranium TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 1:10 p.m....
10:48, 06/17/2019

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group...
04:48, 05/20/2019

Pentagon to put up shelter for at least 7,500 migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned...
00:48, 05/23/2019

The Pentagon Wants Your Thoughts About AI but May Not Listen Some folks in Silicon Valley are vocal about limiting the use of AI in warfare, but the Defense Department is under no obligation to heed any recomme...
23:00, 04/28/2019

Why The Pentagon Wouldn’t Even Want Greenland Late last week, America’s attention was successfully diverted from unsettling economic news by the latest shiny bauble: news that President Donald Tr...
19:16, 08/21/2019

Iran is not looking for war with any country: Iran army chief Iran is not looking for war with any country, Iranian army chief Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said on Monday, according to the semi-official Mehr...
12:16, 07/08/2019

War with Iran is the mother of all wars: Iran president War with Iran is the mother of all wars, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday in a speech broadcast live on state TV, warning once again ...
13:32, 08/06/2019

Iran's Zarif says U.S. should respect Iran if it wants to negotiate: TV Iran will never succumb to U.S. pressure and if Washington wants talks with Tehran it should show respect, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said...
09:16, 07/01/2019

| Pentagon assigns another $1.5 bn for border wall The Pentagon says it was diverting another $1.5bn for new barriers to stop illegal immigrants on the US-Mexico border, following the authorisation of...
18:16, 05/11/2019

Pentagon plans to put up shelter for at least 7.5K migrants WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been ...
04:00, 05/23/2019

300 LeT Terrorists Active In Afghanistan: Pentagon At least 300 fighters from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, are active in war-torn...
03:48, 05/24/2019

Trump marks his 3rd 9/11 anniversary at Pentagon Donald Trump marked his third 9/11 anniversary as president on Wednesday amid his growing frustration about what he calls the "endless war" in Afghan...
19:48, 09/11/2019

It’s Esper’s Pentagon now. Job one is getting more civilians in top posts CONFIRMED!: There will likely be a little extra spring in his step as Mark Esper ascends the stairs at the Pentagon’s River Entrance around 7:30 this...
13:48, 07/24/2019

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security...
20:48, 06/07/2019

TransDigm to repay $16 mln for overcharging the Pentagon Aircraft component maker TransDigm Group said on Friday it had agreed to repay $16 million to the Pentagon after it was admonished last week during a...
22:16, 05/24/2019

Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 billion F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A fig...
00:16, 06/11/2019

Long Pentagon briefing drought about to end RED-LETTER DAY: The last time a U.S. defense secretary took the podium in the Pentagon briefing room alongside the joint chiefs chairman to face the ...
22:16, 08/28/2019

Trump says he did not ask Shanahan to withdraw from Pentagon job U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he did not ask Patrick Shanahan, the acting defense secretary, to withdraw from consideration to be ...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as...
20:16, 06/19/2019

Pentagon shifts $1.5B to fund border wall The Pentagon authorized another $1.5 billion to be shifted to building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan...
04:16, 05/11/2019

Pentagon releases IDs of 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has announced the identities of two soldiers killed in combat in Afghanistan. Killed on Wednesday in Uruzgan province ...
18:16, 06/27/2019

Boeing Drops Out of Giant Pentagon Program Boeing said it wouldn’t bid on a program to replace the nation’s land-based nuclear missiles, a potential opportunity valued at more than $60 billion...
15:32, 07/25/2019

Pentagon testing mass surveillance balloons across the US Exclusive: the high-altitude balloons promise a cheap monitoring platform that could follow multiple cars and boats for extended periodsThe US milita...
18:00, 08/02/2019

Would Be Great for the Pentagon to Hold a Press Conference Right About Now There are a few pressing questions facing the United States military and foreign policy apparatus right now. On Sunday, the Trump administration anno...
05:48, 05/07/2019

Pentagon to get its third acting defense secretary of the year Navy Secretary Richard Spencer will assume the role of acting defense secretary this month for as long as it takes the Senate to confirm or reject th...
00:48, 07/10/2019

The Pentagon has a laser that identifies people by their heartbeat Biometric identification has become part of everyday life. We've got facial recognition in airports, cars that can be unlocked just by looking a...
21:00, 06/27/2019

Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon's 'war cloud' Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon...
03:48, 07/10/2019

Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. No, not that Richard Spencer, though you could be forgiven for being momentarily c...
01:00, 07/16/2019

Pentagon sending more troops to Southwest border The Pentagon says the acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, has approved a plan to send about 320 more troops to the U.S.-Mexican border to pro...
02:00, 04/30/2019

Pentagon approves 320 more personnel to Mexico border The U.S. military said on Monday it would send about 320 Defense Department personnel to the border with Mexico in roles that would increasingly put ...
00:48, 04/30/2019

Warren proposes new ethics rules at the Pentagon WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is releasing a new proposal to overhaul ethics rules at the Pentagon that would impose a four-year timeout before ...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Mark Esper sworn in as Pentagon chief Mark Esper was sworn in as secretary of defense Tuesday after being confirmed by the Senate, filling a Cabinet role that's been vacant since James Ma...
01:32, 07/24/2019

Former lobbyist Esper sworn in as Pentagon chief Army Secretary Mark Esper was sworn in as U.S. secretary of defense on Tuesday, hours after being confirmed by the Senate in a strong bipartisan vote...
01:48, 07/24/2019

Trump leaves Pentagon power vacuum The large number of acting officials has slowed decisions, handicapped the department in policy disputes, and unduly empowered the White House, forme...
16:00, 05/02/2019

The Pentagon is Without a Chief as the U.S. Faces Many Global Threats WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary.The Trump administration is gra...
12:48, 06/21/2019

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics ...
23:48, 05/31/2019

Trouble for the Pentagon: The Troops Keep Packing On the Pounds Even though it has gone as far as eliminating fried food and sugary drinks from ships, a new study found that 22 percent of sailors now qualifies as ...
11:00, 09/05/2019

Raytheon wins $663 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Raytheon Co was awarded a $663 million contract on Monday to provide Troposcatter battlefield communications equipment, systems engineering and suppo...
23:32, 04/29/2019

Pentagon proposing troop reinforcements in Mideast The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses aga...
01:16, 05/24/2019

TransDigm to repay $16 million for overcharging the Pentagon Aircraft component maker TransDigm Group said on Friday it had agreed to repay $16 million to the Pentagon after it was admonished last week during a...
23:16, 05/24/2019

Pentagon: Cost of F-35 fighter plane program up by $25B The cost of the U.S. military's F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program rose by $25 billion in 2018, the Pentagon said in a report, because of...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and a...
18:32, 05/22/2019

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollo...
08:16, 06/12/2019

Marine killed in action in Iraq is ID’d by Pentagon The Marine who died Saturday in Iraq’s Nineveh province while assisting the country’s security forces was identified as Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenh...
10:01, 08/12/2019

Boeing wins $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract - Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract for post-production requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus aircraft, the Pentagon said on...
02:16, 04/30/2019

Senate committee backs Hyten for Pentagon post The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday backed General John Hyten to be the second-highest ranking U.S. military official, a day after ...
02:16, 08/01/2019

Pentagon shifting $1.5 billion to border wall construction WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help ...
08:48, 05/11/2019

Lockheed Martin wins $1.15 bln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon The U.S. Defense Department awarded Lockheed Martin Corp a $1.15 billion contract for services related to the F-35 Lightning II aircraft, the Pentago...
23:32, 04/29/2019

Pentagon plans 'war-cloud' computing system for the military The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure will store and crunch vast amounts of classified data and let the military use artificial intelligence to...
18:00, 07/12/2019

House bill targets illicit use of Pentagon networks Bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday in the House seeks to stop the use of Department of Defense computer networks for sharing child pornography...
02:16, 07/03/2019

Pentagon to deploy additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would send an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 active duty troops to the border with Mexico, the lat...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Leidos wins $445 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Leidos Holdings Inc has been awarded a $445 million contract for U.S. Air Force information technology services, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. (Repor...
00:32, 09/04/2019

U.S. says China destabilizing Indo-Pacific: Pentagon chief The United States says China is destabilizing the Indo-Pacific, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory eco...
10:00, 08/04/2019

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday t...
00:32, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump says looking closely at Amazon's bid on $10 bln Pentagon contract U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defe...
00:32, 07/19/2019

Pentagon Builds Deterrent Force Against Possible Iranian Attack The Defense Department is deploying an antimissile battery, a limited step taken in part because an intelligence analysis concluded that Iran is tryi...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Shanahan’s nomination comes as the Pentagon chief ‘spins a lot of plates’ SHANAHAN GETS THE JOB: Patrick Shanahan learned yesterday afternoon during a visit to the White House that after serving more than four months as act...
21:16, 05/10/2019

Pentagon identifies U.S. soldier killed in Kabul attack The Department of Defense on Friday identified a U.S. soldier killed earlier in the week in a Kabul, Afghanistan, car bomb attack as Sgt. 1st Class E...
01:32, 09/07/2019

Trump to Nominate Patrick Shanahan as Pentagon Chief The decision followed a monthlong ethics investigation that found that Mr. Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, had not acted improperly in official ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Pentagon shifts another $1.5 billion for Trump’s border wall (CNN) — The Pentagon has diverted an additional $1.5 billion in Defense Department funds from various accounts in order to fund President Donald Trum...
09:32, 05/11/2019

GAO report: Pentagon spent nearly $1B on improper travel payments The Department of Defense incorrectly distributed nearly a billion dollars in travel fees over a three- year period, a General Accounting Office repo...
10:00, 08/17/2019

Pentagon OKs sending 2,100 additional troops to Mexico border The Trump administration is beefing up troop levels at the U.S.-Mexico border, with the new acting defense secretary, Richard Spencer, on Tuesday app...
04:16, 07/18/2019

Raytheon wins $534 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Raytheon Co has been awarded a $534 million contract to produce forward-looking infrared thermal viewers used by Army tank commanders to select targe...
01:48, 08/24/2019

Pentagon looks for new vendors to replace F-35 parts made in Turkey The Defense Department is seeking new parts suppliers for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to replace those coming from Turkey should it bu...
22:48, 05/13/2019

Pentagon investigating whether Navy hid USS McCain from Trump in Japan Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said his chief of staff is investigating reports that the White House ordered the USS John McCain be hidden...
23:48, 05/30/2019

| Pentagon frees $3.6bn for wall construction on Mexican border The US Defence Department said it was freeing up $3.6bn in funds budgeted for other projects to build a wall on the Mexican border as ordered by US P...
22:00, 09/04/2019

Raytheon wins $419 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon The U.S. Defense Department said on Tuesday it awarded Raytheon Co a $419 million contract for missiles, accompanying equipment and materials in supp...
00:16, 05/01/2019

Pentagon confirms weighing more troops for Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle E...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Navy searches for its next chief amid upheaval at the Pentagon The sudden retirement of Adm. William Moran, who was already confirmed by the Senate to be the next chief of naval operations and was set to take ove...
16:16, 07/10/2019

Pentagon suspends war remains effort with North Korea WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it has suspended its efforts to arrange negotiations with North Korea on recovering additional remains of U.S. se...
19:48, 05/08/2019

US Against Any Country Purchasing Russia's S-400 Defence System: Pentagon The US is keen to make its defence partnership with India stronger, the Pentagon has said, but made it clear that it is against any country purchasin...
14:16, 07/18/2019

Boeing wins $500 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $500 million contract for providing F-15QA aircrew and maintenance training to Qatar's air force, the Pentagon said on W...
23:48, 08/28/2019

Boeing wins $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract for post-production requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus aircraft, the Pentagon said on...
23:32, 04/29/2019

Shakeup in U.S. Navy leadership adds to Pentagon churn A surprise shakeup in the U.S. Navy's leadership this week added to some of the biggest churn in memory at top levels of the Pentagon, where position...
23:00, 07/08/2019

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Turkey's F-35 pilots are no longer flying at a U.S. air base in Arizona, the Pentagon told Reuters on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara'...
01:16, 06/11/2019

Pentagon warns on risk of Chinese submarines in Arctic Deepening Chinese activities in the Arctic region could also pave the way for a strengthened military presence, including the deployment of submarine...
02:16, 05/03/2019

Senate confirms Mark Esper as Pentagon chief The Senate confirmed Mark Esper to be secretary of defense Tuesday, filling a Cabinet role that's been vacant since James Mattis' departure nearly se...
00:32, 07/24/2019

Trump says Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract should be investigated. Again. The president said on July 18 that he had received numerous complaints about a not-yet-awarded Pentagon cloud computing contract that could go to Ama...
03:32, 07/19/2019

SAIC wins $950 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Science Applications International Corp has been awarded a $950 million contract to supply a variety of items to the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and ...
23:32, 09/06/2019

Boeing wins $500 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $500 million contract for providing F-15QA aircrew and maintenance training to Qatar's air force, the Pentagon said on W...
01:16, 08/29/2019

Pentagon agrees to reallocate $3.6B for border wall projects The Pentagon approved the reallocation of $3.6 billion of defense funding to President Donald Trump's plan for an expanded physical border along the ...
08:32, 09/04/2019

US Approves Possible $8 Billion Fighter Jet Sale To Taiwan: Pentagon The US State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesd...
06:16, 08/21/2019

Pentagon to divert $3.6B in funds from various projects toward border wall The defense secretary on Tuesday approved a border-wall spending plan that will divert funds from more than 100 military construction projects to ear...
08:01, 09/04/2019

Pentagon funding German university research: Report The Pentagon reportedly funds projects ranging from finding a substitute to a common military explosive to tracking whales. Some of the research has ...
03:48, 06/23/2019

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oi...
01:32, 06/15/2019

Boeing wins $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract for Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits, spares, repairs and technical services, t...
01:00, 06/15/2019

Pentagon informs White House the military must not be politicized Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan informed the White House that the U.S. military must not be politicized, following a move by aides to Presi...
23:00, 06/02/2019

Pentagon, North Korea cut off talks for return of US war dead The US Department of Defense has suspended negotiations with North Korea for the repatriation of the remains of American soldiers killed in the Korea...
22:16, 05/08/2019

Pentagon: No more punishment for ambush that killed U.S. troops in Niger No further disciplinary action will be taken against soldiers in response to ambushes in Niger two years ago that killed four Green Berets, acting De...
16:16, 06/06/2019

Pentagon: US moving Patriot missile battery to Mideast WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says the U.S. will move a Patriot missile battery into the Middle East region to counter threats from Iran. The depart...
23:32, 05/10/2019

What Is the S-400? The Russian Missile System in Turkey That Irks the Pentagon Turkey’s purchase of the S-400 missile defense system could give Russian technicians access to technology in U.S. warplanes that Turkey wants to buy....
03:00, 07/13/2019

Pentagon plan could send 10,000 troops to the Middle East In a plan that is set to be presented to the White House on Thursday, up to 10,000 more U.S. service members would be deployed to the Middle East as ...
04:48, 05/23/2019

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage ...
07:00, 06/06/2019

Trump says looking closely at Amazon's bid on $10 billion Pentagon contract U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defe...
00:48, 07/19/2019

Pentagon: 2,100 more troops headed to U.S.-Mexico border in Texas An additional 2,100 troops, including 1,100 active-duty service members and 1,000 Texas National Guard soldiers, will be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico ...
08:48, 07/19/2019

The Pentagon Has a Device That Can Use a Laser to Identify Someone Based On Their Heartbeat Walking around the world anonymously is becoming increasingly more difficult as surveillance tech is developed to identify us by our faces, our gait,...
20:48, 06/28/2019

Pentagon's Cloud Project Under Fire as Award Nears The Pentagon plans to award a long-awaited cloud-computing contract next month, but the huge program—expected to cost up to $10 billion—faces mountin...
21:16, 07/07/2019

US Says China Destabilising Indo-Pacific: Pentagon Chief The United States says China is destabilising the Indo-Pacific, US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory econo...
13:00, 08/04/2019

Pentagon pursues commercial cloud for mobile devices If a US Army infantry unit, engaged in massive mechanized warfare, were suddenly ambushed by a large number of enemy fighters attacking from multiple...
17:32, 05/06/2019

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday t...
04:00, 07/19/2019

Pentagon unveils Jim Mattis' secretary of defense portrait Before leaving as acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan made sure former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis' Pentagon portrait was put in place ins...
04:32, 06/22/2019

Cisco Systems wins $724 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agr...
23:48, 06/17/2019

Amid USS McCain controversy, Pentagon says military will not be politicized The Pentagon has told the White House that the U.S. military will not be politicized, a U.S. official said on Sunday, amid a controversy after offici...
14:48, 06/02/2019

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds Pentagon released 59m metric tons of carbon dioxide and other warming gases in 2017, research showsThe United States creates more planet-warming gree...
04:32, 06/13/2019

Trump tells Pentagon to let military academy athletes go pro after graduation President Trump on Wednesday issued a memo directing the Pentagon to allow athletes at military academies to play professional sports directly after ...
03:32, 06/27/2019

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military as reports of domestic violen...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Defense contractor the Pentagon accused of 'gouging our taxpayers' repays $16M A defense contractor accused of overcharging the Pentagon for mission-critical parts has agreed to repay the government $16 million after its executi...
06:16, 05/25/2019

Pentagon eyes longer-term support on U.S.-Mexico border Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan made his second trip to the U.S.-Mexico border on Saturday as the Pentagon looks to develop a longer-t...
20:16, 05/11/2019

Pentagon awards $646 million contract for border wall in Arizona The U.S. Defense Department said on Wednesday it had awarded a $646 million contract to a construction company to design and build a replacement for ...
02:32, 05/16/2019

China will build string of military bases around world, says Pentagon Locations could include Middle East, Pakistan, and western Pacific to protect Belt and Road Initiative, report saysThe US Defense Department expects ...
15:00, 05/03/2019

The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East 18 The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East. Officials say Iran’s movement of ballistic missiles aboard ships prompted the mo...
11:32, 05/08/2019

Cisco Systems wins $724 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agr...
01:32, 06/18/2019

Trump’s Pentagon pick is Army veteran, defense lobbyist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for new Defense Secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has expe...
02:00, 06/19/2019

Pentagon study: Russia outgunning U.S. in race for global influence A divided America is failing to counter Moscow's efforts to undermine democracy and cast doubt on U.S. alliances, says the report, which warns of a s...
12:32, 06/30/2019

Pentagon Says Chinese Missile Launch In South China Sea "Disturbing" The Pentagon said on Tuesday a recent Chinese missile launch in the disputed South China Sea was "disturbing" and contrary to Chinese pledges that it...
08:32, 07/03/2019

Shanahan drops bid to lead Pentagon, citing 'painful' past After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever went to the Sena...
22:48, 06/18/2019

U.S. should side with Hong Kong protesters, says ex-Pentagon chief Mattis Former U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday anti-government protests in Hong Kong were "not an internal" Chinese matter and that the Unit...
08:16, 09/10/2019

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 bln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and o...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorgan...
15:32, 06/11/2019

Pentagon Reallocates $1.5 Billion of Funds to Pay for Border Wall Construction (WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects ...
21:48, 05/10/2019

Hundreds more troops heading to Southwest border, Pentagon announces Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved a Department of Homeland Security request to send approximately 320 troops to provide addition...
03:16, 04/30/2019

Trump's Pentagon pick says he won't be bullied into making 'stupid decisions' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become his top uniformed military adviser told Congress on Thursday that he would not be "intimidated into m...
00:32, 07/12/2019