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Ship held up by Iran has nothing to do with Malaysia...

The ship with 16 crew members on board held up by Iranian authorities in the Hormuz Strait on Monday, does not belong to Malaysia.

Wisma Putra seeking more info on ship, Malaysians detained in Iran

The Foreign Ministry is working to identify a ship and its 16 Malaysian crew who were arrested by the Iranian authorities at the Strait of Hormuz yesterday for allegedly carrying illegal fuel

Oil prices soar after attacks on Saudi facilities

Oil prices hit their highest in four months after two attacks on Saudi Arabian facilities, Saudi Aramco on Saturday knocked out more than 5% of global supply.

New sanctions on Iran target supreme leader Khamenei

US President Donald Trump has said he is imposing hard-hitting new sanctions on Iran, including on the office of the country's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei

Iran calls US accusation ‘unfounded’

Iran says it "categorically rejects" US claims that it is behind attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman

US reimposes sanctions on Iran but grants major oil customers waivers

The US granted temporary waivers to eight nations which will be allowed to continue importing Iranian oil, as Washington fully reimposed sanctions on Tehran that had been lifted under a multilateral nuclear deal.

Trump: ‘Ready to make a real deal’ with Iran

US President Donald Trump said that he is willing to forge a new nuclear agreement with Iran, after two days of sabre-rattling with Hassan Rouhani.

Portugal survive Ronaldo penalty miss to squeeze into last 16

Cristiano Ronaldo's missed penalty almost proved fatal for Portugal's hopes at the World Cup on Monday but the European champions edged into the last 16 following a 1-1 draw with Iran.

Israel strikes ‘almost all’ Iranian infrastructure sites in Syria

Israel said Thursday it hit "almost all" of Iran's infrastructure sites during dozens of airstrikes overnight in Syria. It is the the worst direct violence in years between arch-rivals Iran and Israel, raising fears that a wider conflict could erupt in the region.

Iran nuclear deal: Trump pulls US out in break with Europe...

US President Donald Trump says he will withdraw the US from an Obama-era nuclear agreement with Iran, calling it "decaying and rotten"and "an embarrassment" to him "as a citizen".