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Group: Oil tanker tied to US-traded firm receiving Iran oil

Mar. 29, 2023 11:04 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An oil tanker owned by a major U.S.-traded transportation company appears to be taking on Iranian crude oil in a key Asian maritime strait in violation of American sanctions, an advocacy group alleges. The firm allegedly involved, Euronav, said Wednesday it will...

Russia to award pilots involved in US drone incident

Mar. 17, 2023 15:48 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian fighter pilots involved in an incident with a U.S. drone that resulted in its crash will be given state awards, the Defense Ministry announced Friday. The move appears to signal Moscow's intention to adopt a more aggressive stance toward future U.S. surveillance flights. ...

Pentagon video shows Russian jet dumping fuel on US drone

Mar. 16, 2023 22:36 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Biden administration released video Thursday of a Russian fighter jet dumping fuel on a U.S. Air Force surveillance drone as the U.S. sought to hold Russia responsible for the collision that led to the drone's crash into the Black Sea without escalating already fraught...

US, Russian military chiefs resume contact to discuss drone

Mar. 15, 2023 19:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin spoke to his Russian counterpart on Wednesday about the destruction of a U.S. drone over the Black Sea after an encounter with Russian fighter jets, which brought the two countries closest to direct conflict since Moscow's invasion of Ukraine a...

US military: Russian fighter jets strike US surveillance drone over Black Sea; American forces bring it down

Mar. 14, 2023 13:16 PM EDT
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — US military: Russian fighter jets strike US surveillance drone over Black Sea; American forces bring it down.

UN report: Uranium particles enriched to 83.7% found in Iran

Feb. 28, 2023 20:53 PM EST

VIENNA (AP) — Inspectors from the United Nations nuclear watchdog found uranium particles enriched up to 83.7% in Iran's underground Fordo nuclear site, a report seen Tuesday by The Associated Press said. The confidential quarterly report by the Vienna-based International Atomic...

Report: Istanbul bomb suspect killed in operation in Syria

Feb. 24, 2023 07:03 AM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish forces have killed the alleged mastermind behind a deadly Istanbul street bombing in an operation in northern Syria, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported on Friday. The man, identified as Halil Menci, was “neutralized” on Wednesday in an...

Iran acknowledges accusation it enriched uranium to 84%

Feb. 23, 2023 21:28 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran on Thursday directly acknowledged an accusation attributed to international inspectors that it enriched uranium to 84% purity for the first time, which would put the Islamic Republic closer than ever to weapons-grade material. The...

Satellite photos: Damage at Iran military site hit by drone

Feb. 03, 2023 12:16 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Satellite photos analyzed by The Associated Press on Friday showed damage done to what Iran describes as a military workshop targeted by Israeli drones, the latest such assault amid a shadow war between the two countries. While Iran has offered no...

France seizes Iran assault rifles, missiles heading to Yemen

Feb. 02, 2023 10:58 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — French naval forces in January seized thousands of assault rifles, machine guns and anti-tank missiles in the Gulf of Oman coming from Iran and heading to Yemen's Houthi rebels, officials said Thursday. While Iran denied being involved, images of...