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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia for talks ahead of a planned announcement of new economic sanctions targeting Iran.

The sanctions ordered by Trump are in response to Iran shooting down a U.S. drone last week. The U.S. claims the $100 million, unmanned aircraft was flying over international waters while Iran says the drone The UK and the US have claimed armed Iranian military boats have approached a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf requesting the vessel to change course, but were scared off by a UK warship. If the cyber attack seems "" Iran, chances are they only detected the distraction, and not the actual attack. Tags: iran, botched, retaliatory, cyberattack, Iran: US botched retaliatory cyberattack, π Rendered by PID 14856 on r2-app-0b3e3f3a9df1ff2b0 at 2019-06-26 00:59:41.837583+00:00 running aabd5bc country code: . On 20 January 1981, minutes after Carter's term ended, the 52 captives held in Iran were released, ending the 444-day Iran hostage crisis. Secretary of State Cyr R. Vance, believing that the operation

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Donald Trump has pushed a tough line on Iran, and some close advisors have pressed the US president to get even tougher. Tensions have skyrocketed following Iran's shooting down of an American surveillance drone Thursday. Trump's national security advisor is…