Iran Focus

London, 23 Jul - As military tensions between Iran and the West rose on Monday, Washington and Tehran increased the rhetoric between them.

Donald Trump told reporters at the White House that he was ready for “the absolute worst” from Iran, which is “the number one state of terror in the world”, and said that the mullahs’ continued malign actions were making it more difficult for him to negotiate with them.

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By Jubin Katiraie

The UK called for the establishment of a European-led naval mission to protect shipping in the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker on Friday in what Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt described as an act of "state piracy".

Hunt outlined these plans to parliament after a meeting of the government's emergency committee, COBRA, which discussed the response to the capture of the ship in Omani territorial waters.

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By Jubin Katiraie

The UK could face attacks from Iran-backed terror cells if tensions continue to rise between the two countries, according to British intelligence sources.

Iran is considered by MI5 and MI6 experts to be the third great threat to British security from a state actor and fears have only intensified since the British flagged Stena Impero oil tanker was seized in the Persian Gulf on Friday.

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By Pooya Stone

The United States is currently subjecting Iran to a “maximum pressure” campaign, which so far is proving to be effective.

Last year, U.S. President Donald Trump announced that the United States would be exiting the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). He gave a long list of reasons, citing Iran’s belligerence and spread of chaos in the region, its ballistic missile program, its extensive support to terrorist militias and proxy groups and its horrific treatment of the people at home.

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