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Iran: Military drill a 'serious warning to our enemies'

Iranian army launches drills near the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

Iran: Military drill a 'serious warning to our enemies'

US vessel fires warning shots at Iranian boats

13 Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy boats approach seven US vessels in Strait of Hormuz.

US vessel fires warning shots at Iranian boats

Iran: Glad the US 'got the message'

Iran responds to US Navy official who said that "uneasy deterrence" had been reached in the Gulf.

Iran: Glad the US 'got the message'

Iran to start military drills in Strait of Hormuz

Iran regularly holds military drills in the Strait of Hormuz, which it has threatened to close more than once.

Iran to start military drills in Strait of Hormuz

US: Iran briefly seized oil tanker near Strait of Hormuz

US military says the Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

US: Iran briefly seized oil tanker near Strait of Hormuz

Iran launches underground ballistic missiles during military drill

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard launches underground ballistic missiles as part of exercise in Strait of Hormuz.

Iran launches underground ballistic missiles during drill

Iran's Revolutionary Guard fires missiles at mock aircraft carrier

During drill in Strait of Hormuz, Iran's Revolutionary Guard launches missiles targeting a mock aircraft carrier.

IRGC fires missiles at mock aircraft carrier

Iran: US forces provoked us in the Persian Gulf

Revolutionary Guard acknowledges tense encounter with US warships in Persian Gulf, but claims American forces sparked the incident.

Iran: US forces provoked us in the Persian Gulf

US accuses Iran of ‘dangerous’ harassment of US warships

US Navy 5th Fleet says Revolutionary Guard vessels repeatedly crossed bows and sterns of several US ships at close range and high speed.

US accuses Iran of ‘dangerous’ harassment of US warships

US coalition launches operation to protect Persian Gulf

US-led naval coalition officially launches operations meant to protect shipping in waters of Persian Gulf.

US coalition launches operation to protect Persian Gulf

Iran seizes boat near Strait of Hormuz

Iran seizes boat suspected of being used to smuggle fuel, arrests its 11 crew members.

Iran seizes boat near Strait of Hormuz

Report: Iran to release seized British oil tanker

Sweden officials say Stena Impero, captured by Revolutionary Guards in July, will be released soon.

Report: Iran to release seized British oil tanker

Report: Iran interfering with GPS in the Gulf

US defense official says Iran has placed GPS jammers close to the entrance of the Strait of Hormuz as US warns commercial ships.

Report: Iran interfering with GPS in the Gulf

Iran seizes two British oil tankers

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps seizes British oil tankers in Strait of Hormuz. Britain: This is unacceptable.

Iran seizes two British oil tankers

Trump: We destroyed an Iranian drone

Trump says a US ship "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz.

Trump: We destroyed an Iranian drone

Zarif: We can shut down Strait of Hormuz, but won't do it

Iranian Foreign Minister says US "shot itself in the foot" by leaving nuclear deal.

Zarif: We can shut down Strait of Hormuz, but won't do it

Report: Trump approved Iran strike, then pulled back

NYT reports that Trump approved military strikes against Iran in retaliation for downing drone, but pulled back from launching them.

Report: Trump approved Iran strike, then pulled back

Kuwait concerned over Iran's threats to block Strait of Hormuz

Kuwait looking at Iranian threats to block the Strait of Hormuz with concern, says Deputy Foreign Minister.

Kuwait concerned over Iran's threats to block Strait of Hormuz

Iran tests drones near Strait of Hormuz

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard holds drill near Strait of Hormuz to test dozens of Iranian-made drones.

Iran tests drones near Strait of Hormuz

Iranian navy to hold drill in Strait of Hormuz

Iran's navy announces annual three-day drill in strategic Strait of Hormuz amid continuing tensions following reimposition of US sanctions.

Iranian navy to hold drill in Strait of Hormuz

Iran launches drill near Strait of Hormuz

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard launches drill near Strait of Hormuz, a day after US carrier sails into Arabian Gulf.

Iran launches drill near Strait of Hormuz

Iran shows footage of close encounter with US carrier

Iran’s state TV broadcasts footage purporting to show close encounter between local navy and USS Theodore Roosevelt.

Iran shows footage of close encounter with US carrierplayer

Iran claims control of Strait of Hormuz

Iranian naval general says Iran has 'complete control' of shipping lanes through which a third of the world's oil passes.

Iran claims control of Strait of Hormuz

'Iran's drill in the Gulf meant to send a message'

U.S. general says Iranian naval exercise around Strait of Hormuz was meant to send a message to Washington before it reimposed sanctions.

'Iran's drill in the Gulf meant to send a message'

Report: Iran to begin major exercise in Persian Gulf

American officials say Revolutionary Guard expected to begin major exercise to demonstrate ability to shut down the Strait of Hormuz.

Report: Iran to begin major exercise in Persian Gulf

Revolutionary Guards threaten to block Strait of Hormuz

IRGC commander warns Strait of Hormuz could be blocked should the U.S. prevents Iranian oil exports.

Revolutionary Guards threaten to block Strait of Hormuz

Iranian boat points laser at U.S. helicopter

Iranian missile boat points laser at U.S. Marine helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz.

Iranian boat points laser at U.S. helicopter

Iran test-fires a torpedo

U.S. official says Iran test-fired a high-speed torpedo in the Strait of Hormuz.

Iran test-fires a torpedo

Officials: Iran attempted missile launch from submarine

U.S. officials say Iran attempted to launch a cruise missile from a submarine in the Strait of Hormuz.

Officials: Iran attempted missile launch from submarine

Iran 'harassing' American warships in Strait of Hormuz

U.S. Navy commanders say Iran is jeopardizing international navigation by "harassing" warships passing through the Strait of Hormuz.

Iran 'harassing' American warships in Strait of Hormuz

Iran blames U.S. for 'close encounter' in Gulf

Revolutionary Guards accuses United States of "provoking tensions" after two incidents in the Gulf.

Iran blames U.S. for 'close encounter' in Gulf

Iranian vessels have 'close encounter' with American ship

Iranian military vessels have close encounter with U.S. surveillance ship in Strait of Hormuz.

Iranian vessels have 'close encounter' with American ship

Iran begins naval drill near Strait of Hormuz

Iran's navy begins two-day drill amid tensions with the United States.

Iran begins naval drill near Strait of Hormuz

U.S. ship fires warning shots at Iranian boats in the Gulf

U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian boats near the Strait of Hormuz, the latest in a series of similar encounters.

U.S. ship fires warning shots at Iranian boats in the Gulf

Iranian boat points machine gun at American helicopter

Iranian small boat points a machine gun at a U.S. Navy helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz, the latest in a series of encounters.

Iranian boat points machine gun at American helicopter

Iran threatens U.S. aircraft over Strait of Hormuz

U.S. Navy says Iran threatened two American maritime patrol aircraft flying over the Strait of Hormuz, the latest in a series of encounters.

Iran threatens American aircraft flying over Strait of Hormuz

Iranian drone films American carrier

Iran says it flew a surveillance drone over an American aircraft carrier in the Gulf and took photographs of it.

Iranian drone takes 'precise' footage of American carrier

Watch: Iran caught lying on rockets near US ships

After Iran claims the US was engaging in 'psychological warfare' by reporting provocative rocket test, US Navy goes to the tapes.

Watch: Iran caught lying, firing rockets adjacent to US shipsplayer

Iran denies firing rockets on American ship

Iran says claim it launched rockets near the USS Harry S. Truman is "psychological warfare".

Iran denies firing rockets on American ship in the Gulf

Iran tests missiles near American ship in the Gulf

Iranian navy test fires several rockets near three Western warships in the Strait of Hormuz.

Iran tests missiles near American ship in the Gulf