"The surveillance of the unknown soldiers of Imam Zaman, Iranian intelligence forces, on a terrorist group based in the US has led to the arrest of this terrorist group’s ringleader."
Iran is angry about the interception of the airliner. It has sought to highlight the incident in order to condemn the US.
How does a whole tanker just vanish and end up off Iran with rumors of “pirates” and the crew safely returning home in the meantime?
"I think they're going to continue to perform provocative actions over there... and I think they'll look at every opportunity they can to do that," US Navy Secretary Thomas Modly told Reuters.
"The meeting between (U.S.) President (Donald) Trump and (Iranian) President (Hassan) Rouhani is not the number one subject."
“As much as 80% of Iran’s retirement funds rely on government subsidies, which the documents refer to as unsustainable for not just pensions, but for food products, drugs and fuel.”
"... what is important now is... stand up to Iran's aggression and continue ratcheting up the pressure until Iran abandoned its nuclear ambitions once and for all," says Dermer at Israel Embassy.
Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook said in a press conference that the US government is intensifying its maximum pressure campaign against the Islamic Republic
Greece denies Iran tanker - released from Gibraltar - entrance to its waters en route to Syria; US pulling throttle toward "maximum pressure.”