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  • Iran says sanctions to fail, repeats Hormuz threat

    January 24, 2012 | 11:50 am

    Iranian politicians said on Tuesday they expected the European Union to backtrack on its oil embargo and repeated a threat to close the vital Strait of Hormuz shipping lane if the West succeeds in preventing Tehran from exporting crude.

    A day after the EU slapped a ban on Iranian...

  • Iran warns region against ‘dangerous’ stance on Hormuz

    January 19, 2012 | 10:59 am

    Iran’s foreign minister warned Arab neighbors on Thursday not to put themselves in a “dangerous position” by aligning themselves too closely with the United States in the escalating dispute over Tehran’s nuclear activity.

    Iran has threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz, used for a...

  • Britain warns Iran over Hormuz

    January 6, 2012 | 10:09 am

    Britain signaled it is prepared to use force to keep the Strait of Hormuz open despite Iranian threats.

    In comments Thursday, British Defense Secretary Philip Hammond said his country would not tolerate an Iranian move to close the 34-mile waterway through which 20 percent of the...