Britain Sends Second Warship

16 Jul 19
Russia News Now

© skynewsBoris Johnson • Jeremy Hunt Like a person going up in an escalator while asserting they are going down, the British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has a bizarre way of trying to assure Iran that war is not on the cards. Hunt, who is vying to become Britain’s new prime minister, stated on camera […]

16 Jul 19
Dandelion Salad

by Finian Cunningham Writer, Dandelion Salad East Africa Crossposted from Sputnik July 16, 2019 Like a person going up in an escalator while asserting they are going down, the British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has a bizarre way of trying to assure Iran that war is not on the cards.

16 Jul 19
Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday “a lot of progress” had been made toward ending a volatile stand-off with Iran, with his top diplomat saying Tehran had signaled willingness to negotiate over its disputed ballistic missile program. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House in […]

16 Jul 19
The Frontier Post

DUBAI (Reuters): Iran’s supreme leader upped the ante in a volatile stand-off with the United States on Tuesday, warning Tehran would continue removing restraints on its nuclear program and retaliate for the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker. Tensions have spiked since U.S. President Donald Trump last year abandoned world powers’ 2015 nuclear deal with […]

16 Jul 19
IMURNEWS

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s supreme leader upped the ante in a volatile stand-off with the United States on Tuesday, warning Tehran would continue removing restraints on its nuclear program and retaliate for the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker. Tensions have spiked since U.S. President Donald Trump last year abandoned world powers’ 2015 nuclear deal […]

16 Jul 19
Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s supreme leader upped the ante in a volatile stand-off with the United States on Tuesday, warning Tehran would continue removing restraints on its nuclear program and retaliate for the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks during ceremony attended by Iranian clerics in Tehran, Iran, […]

15 Jul 19
Weapons and Warfare

The Battle of the Yalu River (“Naval Battle of the Yellow Sea”) was the largest naval engagement of the Qing-Japan War, and took place on 17 September 1894, the day after the Japanese victory at the land Battle of Pyongyang. It involved ships from the Imperial Japanese Navy and the Qing Beiyang Fleet. The battle […]

14 Jul 19
Brexit Compliance News

The government’s decision to send a second Royal Navy warship to the Gulf will intensify concerns that Britain is unintentionally sliding into armed conflict with Iran. The deployment of HMS Duncan, a Type 45 destroyer, will be seen in Tehran as a gratuitous escalation of an already tense regional situation. It may help improve security […]

14 Jul 19
Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

Opinion Foreign policy The Observer view on a weakened Britain on the world stage Observer editorial A crisis of confidence at the heart of the country’s institutions allows predators to circle in preparation for rich pickings The decision to send a second warship into hostile Gulf waters emphasises Britain’s position as being at the mercy […]

14 Jul 19
World Today

https://ift.tt/2SgUHwT https://ift.tt/2jLjGvH Britain said Friday it was sending a second warship to the Gulf and raising the alert level in the oil-rich region as tensions spike after Iranian gunboats threatened a UK supertanker. The decision was disclosed as US President Donald Trump stepped up his war of words with the Islamic republic, which breached part […]