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Trump Claims U.S. Warship Downed Iranian Drone In The Strait Of Hormuz

30 days ago   |   By The Huffington Post

It's the latest escalation in a tense standoff between Washington and Tehran.
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US warship 'destroys' Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

US warship 'destroys' Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

30 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

USS Boxer took 'defensive action' after Iranian aircraft came within 1,000 yards of it, President Donald Trump says.
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President Trump Says U.S. Warship Destroyed Iranian Drone Amid Heightened Tensions

30 days ago   |   By Time

A U.S. warship on Thursday destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship, President Donald Trump said. The incident marked a new escalation of tensions between the countries less than one month after Iran downed an American drone in the same waterway and Trump came close to retaliating with a military strike.
In remarks at the White House, Trump blamed Iran for a “provocative and hostile” action and said the U.S. responded in self-defense.
He said the Navy's USS Boxer, an amphibious assault ship, took defensive action after the Iranian aircraft closed to...
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Trump says U.S. warship destroyed Iranian drone

Trump says U.S. warship destroyed Iranian drone

30 days ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the U.S. had downed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, the latest escalation of military tensions with Iran. Trump said during a ceremony at the White House with the Dutch prime minister that the drone “had closed into a very, very near distance, approximately 1,000 yards” of the Navy amphibious assault ship the U.S.S. Boxer in the strategically important passageway connecting the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. The drone, Trump said, ignored “multiple calls to stand down and was threatening the safety of the ship and the ship's...
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Trump says a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone that flew dangerously close

Trump says a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone that flew dangerously close

30 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump announced that the US shot down and "destroyed" an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday. The Pentagon confirmed the news to INSIDER.
The Pentagon did not immediately say how the drone was destroyed, but CNN reported that the ship had used electronic jamming to down it.
The news comes amid high tensions between the US and Iran over US sanctions and Iran's nuclear program after the US pulled out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action .
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Donald Trump Says U.S. Shot Down Iran Drone Just As New Talks Offer Emerges

30 days ago   |   By Newsweek

President Donald Trump said that the USS Boxer shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz about a month after the Revolutionary Guards downed a U.S. Navy drone nearby
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