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Tensions Are Rising Between Washington and Tehran

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According to the British government, at least three Iranian vessels “attempted to impede” a British oil tanker in the Gulf yesterday. The Iranian boats withdrew after warnings from British warship. The oil tanker British Heritage, operated by BP, was attempting to pass the Strait of Hormuz when the incident took ...

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Iran welcomes French efforts to save nuclear deal

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Iran welcomes France’s efforts to save the 2015 nuclear deal, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday as French President Emmanuel Macron’s top diplomatic adviser visited Tehran for talks to help ease the crisis. Iran threatened on Monday to restart deactivated centrifuges and ramp up enrichment of uranium to ...

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Conservative party wins Greek election, ousts left-wing PM

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Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece’s parliamentary elections Sunday, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years in office as the country struggled through a crippling financial crisis. With more than 90% of votes counted, Mitsotakis’ New Democracy party had 39.8% ...

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