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'But Saudi officials said the US didn't provide enough to conclude that the attack was launched from Iran, indicating the US information wasn't definitive,' the Wall Street Journal reports
(UPDATED) Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says the US has adopted a policy of 'maximum pressure' on Iran because it believes it cannot bring the Islamic republic to its knees through other means
Ernie Tamonde, a religious singer, is back home in North Cotabato. He insists on his innocence
Trump says he is ready to help key ally Saudi Arabia counter the weekend drone attacks, which triggered a record leap in global oil prices, but would await a 'definitive' determination on who was responsible
A naval patrol of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has intercepted the vessel carrying 250,000 liters of fuel near the Strait of Hormuz
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will host Presidents Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani in Ankara for the latest summit on the Syrian conflict
Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi says 'Iraq is constitutionally committed to preventing any use of its soil to attack its neighbors'
Here is what we know about the implications of the strike on the world's largest oil processing facility and nearby Khurais, which hosts a massive oil field
The Aramco CEO says that 'work is underway' to restore full production, and Saudi's energy minister says oil reserves will be tapped to offset the drop
'The Americans have taken the policy of 'maximum pressure' which has apparently turned into 'maximum lying' due to their failures,' says a foreign ministry spokesman
The US president has repeatedly indicated he is ready to meet with President Hassan Rouhani, who is expected to attend the UN General Assembly in New York this month
The news of the trio's detention comes after Australia announced that it would join a US-led mission to protect shipping through the Strait of Hormuz
Ear-splitting booing all but drowns out 'March of the Volunteers', the anthem the semi-autonomous territory shares with mainland China, at what was Hong Kong's first home game after a summer of upheaval
Britain's Foreign Office says it will raise the issue at the United Nations, with Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab warning that it is part of a 'pattern of behavior...designed to disrupt regional security'
The Philippines fails to crack the winning column in the FIBA World Cup against its Asian rival as Iran proves to be on another level
Gilas Pilipinas faces a familiar foe in Iran as it tries to avoid ending its FIBA World Cup campaign winless
The International Atomic Energy Agency official's visit comes a day after Iran announced its latest step in reducing its commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal
The Philippines takes on an Iran side fielding a full-strength roster with its one-two punch of Hamed Haddadi and Nikkah Bahrami back in the fold
(5th UPDATE) The group is suspected of operating a fuel-smuggling ring, Iran's semi-official news agency says
The country's Atomic Energy Organization says it would give UN inspectors access to monitor its nuclear sites
Iran's atomic energy organization is set to announce Tehran's third round of cuts in its nuclear commitments since May
The British-flagged tanker Stena Impero has a total crew of 23 on board
President Hassan Rouhani says any dialogue with the US will have to fall within the framework of the group of major powers that agreed the landmark nuclear deal with Iran in 2015
Iran admits that an accident occurred at the space center and says we 'don't know why the US president would... post a satellite photo, kind of treating the subject gleefully'
Burnt fields can be seen in the border area and a new military checkpoint is set up outside the Israeli community of Avivim
The drones are capable of 'surveillance and reconnaissance missions and continuous flight for precision missions'
Rouhani's chief of staff says the next step would be taken 'in the event Iran's demands are not met'
Trump tweets a high-resolution picture of Semnan Space Center, with annotations pointing to damaged vehicles and the launch gantry, saying it involved Iran's Safir satellite rocket
'If (the US) wants to come back to the room there is a ticket that they need to purchase, and that ticket is to observe the agreement,' Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says
Addressing Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah, Benjamin Netanyahu says that 'he knows very well that the state of Israel knows how to defend itself well, and to repay its enemies'
(UPDATED) 'You must retreat from all illegal, unjust and wrong sanctions against the nation of Iran,' says President Hassan Rouhani
Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's Asian tour starts in Beijing and includes stopovers in Japan and Malaysia
(UPDATED) 'I knew everything he (Macron) was doing and I approved everything he was doing,' says US President Donald Trump, adding that the French president 'asked for my approval'
(UPDATED) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's presence is not announced and represents an attempt by French host Emmanuel Macron to find a way to soothe tensions between Iran and the US
Kioomars Marzban faces charges of 'assembly and collusion against national security, cooperation with a hostile state, spreading propaganda against the system, and insulting sanctities and officials'
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns arch-foe Iran it had no immunity from his state's military
President Hassan Rouhani attends the unveiling ceremony for the mobile surface-to-air system and orders it to be added to Iran's missile defense network
(UPDATED) Washington's attempts to seize an Iranian tanker which has departed Gibraltar 'would have grave consequences,' Iran foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi says
Gibraltar's government says it could not seek a court order to detain the supertanker because US sanctions against Iran were not applicable in the European Union
Ibrahim Mohammed Mohammed al-Dailami is appointed as an 'ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary for the republic of Yemen to the Islamic republic of Iran'
The US Justice Department alleges the tanker Grace 1 is part of a scheme 'to unlawfully access the US financial system to support illicit shipments to Syria from Iran by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps'
The Grace 1 will be renamed and switched to the Iranian flag for its onward journey, an official says
(UPDATED) The Grace 1 'is no longer subject to detention,' Gibraltar Chief Justice Anthony Dudley says in court
A court in Gibraltar is to decide the fate of Grace 1 supertanker on Thursday, August 15, when an order for its detention lapses
The US has been seeking to form a coalition whose mission – dubbed Operation Sentinel – it says is to guarantee freedom of navigation in the Gulf
'Iran favors talks and negotiations and, if the US really wants to talk, before anything else it should lift all sanctions,' says President Hassan Rouhani
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif also confirms he turned down an offer to meet President Donald Trump in July despite the threat of US sanctions against him
The identity of the latest vessel seized and the nationality of its detained crew has not yet been revealed
'Canada welcomes the news that Saeed Malekpour has been reunited with his family in Canada,' a foreign ministry spokesman says in a statement
The US Treasury says the sanctions will freeze any of Mohammad Javad Zarif’s assets in the United States or controlled by US entities, as well as squeeze his ability to function as a globe-trotting diplomat