Gulf Times - United-States
Gibraltar says unable to meet US request to seize Iranian tanker

Gibraltar says unable to meet US request to seize Iranian tanker

Gibraltar refused a US request to seize the Iranian tanker Grace 1 on Sunday, saying it was unable to comply because it was bound by European Union law.

Iran tanker in limbo off Gibraltar as US issues warrant

Iran tanker in limbo off Gibraltar as US issues warrant

A last-minute US warrant to seize an Iranian tanker preparing to leave Gibraltar after weeks of detention cast doubt over its departure on Saturday

US to delay China tariffs on some products, including laptops, cell phones

US to delay China tariffs on some products, including laptops, cell phones

The Trump administration on Tuesday delayed imposing a 10% import tariff on laptops, cell phones, video game consoles and a wide range of other products made in China, in an abrupt pull-back from a hardline stance on Chinese trade.

Trump says N. Korea's Kim sent 'very beautiful letter'

Trump says N. Korea's Kim sent 'very beautiful letter'

President Donald Trump said on Friday he had just received a "very beautiful letter" from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and added that he could have another meeting with him.

China says US currency manipulator labelling could cause chaos in financial markets

China says US currency manipulator labelling could cause chaos in financial markets

China's central bank said on Tuesday that Washington's decision to label Beijing as a currency manipulator would "severely damage international financial order and cause chaos in financial markets".

US, S. Korea defy North's warnings, start joint drills

US, S. Korea defy North's warnings, start joint drills

Seoul and Washington began annual joint military exercises on Monday, defying warnings from Pyongyang that the war games will jeopardise nuclear negotiations

US rejected offer of dialogue, says Iran

US rejected offer of dialogue, says Iran

Iran said on Monday the US had rejected an offer from Tehran for more robust nuclear inspections in exchange for lifting sanctions because Washington is "not seeking dialogue".

Italian police investigate picture of blindfolded US murder suspect

Italian police investigate picture of blindfolded US murder suspect

Italian police have launched an investigation into a picture showing a US student suspected of killing an officer in a blindfold and handcuffs soon after the arrest.

Iran to meet with nuclear partners amid tanker crisis

Iran to meet with nuclear partners amid tanker crisis

Iran said Tuesday it will attend an urgent meeting with countries still party to the troubled nuclear deal, as it declared itself the "guardian of security" in the Gulf amid a tanker crisis.

Tehran dismisses US claim of destroying Iranian drone

Tehran dismisses US claim of destroying Iranian drone

Iran on Friday categorically denied US President Donald Trump's claims that Washington brought down an Iranian drone, saying all its craft are accounted for and jesting that American forces

Iran seizes foreign tanker, US vows to protect vital Gulf waterway

Iran seizes foreign tanker, US vows to protect vital Gulf waterway

Iran said on Thursday it had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel in the Gulf, and the US military commander in the region said the United States would work

Iran to give no quarter in confrontation with US -Khamenei

Iran to give no quarter in confrontation with US -Khamenei

Iran's supreme leader upped the ante in a volatile stand-off with the United States on Tuesday, warning Tehran would continue removing restraints on its nuclear programme