US President Donald Trump said naval forces shot down and destroyed an Iranian drone. Photo: Xinhua

Iran denies drone shot down by US over Strait of Hormuz

  • The Iranian military said all its drones had returned safely to their bases and denied there was any confrontation with a US warship
  • Trump said the USS Boxer took defensive action after the drone closed to within 1,000 yards of the vessel
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US President Donald Trump said naval forces shot down and destroyed an Iranian drone. Photo: Xinhua
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US President Donald Trump’s administration was ‘set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism’, leaked emails suggest. Photo: The Washington Post

Donald Trump dumped Iran deal to spite Barack Obama, leaked UK diplomatic cables suggest

  • Latest UK diplomatic cables published in British newspaper suggest Boris Johnson tried in vain to get Donald Trump to stick with the nuclear deal
  • Iranian President Hassan Rowhani said his government is ready to hold talks with the US if Washington lifts sanctions and restores the 2015 nuclear deal
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US President Donald Trump’s administration was ‘set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism’, leaked emails suggest. Photo: The Washington Post
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