Russia says Iran has no long-range missiles
Russia: Iran has no long-range missiles, a
Russian defence official said Tuesday in Moscow's first response to
a series of tests conducted by Tehran near the vital Strait of
Hormuz oil supply route.
Obama leaves Hawaii for Washington
US: President Barack Obama departed from Hawaii
Monday after a Hawaiian vacation, headed back to the White House
just before voters in Iowa cast ballots on his potential Republican
foes in November's election.
Iran warning to US warship sends tensions soaring
Iranís military on Tuesday warned one of the US
navyís biggest aircraft carriers to keep away from the Gulf, in an
escalating showdown over Tehranís nuclear drive that could pitch
into armed confrontation.