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Britain calls emergency meeting to weigh response to Iran's tanker seizure
Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a meeting of Britain's emergencies committee on Monday to discuss Iran's seizure of a UK-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf.



Iran denies Trump claim that US destroyed Iranian drone
In a climate of mounting tensions in the Strait of Hormuz, Donald Trump Announced on Friday that a US warship shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz. But Iran denies that any of its drones were shot down - and even suggests that the US downed its own drone, as Sam Bradpiece reports.



US 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz, says Trump
President Donald Trump said on Thursday that a US Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the ship, in the latest incident in the Gulf.



Former diplomat gives insight into Syrian conflict
The Syrian regime and its Russian ally recently stepped up air strikes on jihadist-held Idlib province. Syria's brutal civil war is now more than eight years old and has drawn in world and regional powers, claimed over 350,000 lives and displaced 13 million people. For more, we speak to France's former ambassador to Damascus, Michel Duclos. His book "The Long Syrian Night" has just been published in French. In it, he pulls no punches over the failures of Western powers.



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