US President Donald Trump, flanked by national security adviser John Bolton. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump denies split among top advisers over Iran policy

  • Trump won the 2016 election in part by promising to stay out of conflicts abroad after what he viewed as costly wars in Afghanistan and Iraq
Topic |   Iran

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US President Donald Trump, flanked by national security adviser John Bolton. Photo: Reuters
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The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) while conducting a replenishment-at-sea with the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 9). Photo: Navy Office of Information / AFP

Iran accuses the US of ‘unacceptable’ escalation in tensions as it bolsters military presence in the Gulf

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says his country has exercised ‘maximum restraint’
Topic |   Iran

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The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) while conducting a replenishment-at-sea with the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 9). Photo: Navy Office of Information / AFP
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