Nasrallah warns Israel could be ‘wiped out’ in war between US and Iran

Supporters of the Iranian-backed Hezbollah terror group listen to a speech by leader Hassan Nasrallah, via a video link, during a rally marking Hezbollah Martyr's Day, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, November 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

Supporters of the Iranian-backed Hezbollah terror group listen to a speech by leader Hassan Nasrallah, via a video link, during a rally marking Hezbollah Martyr’s Day, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, November 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

Hezbollah leader says Tehran has ability to ‘bombard Israel with ferocity and force,’ claims group has bolstered its arsenal with precision missiles that can reach Eilat

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US may form joint naval force in Gulf to combat tanker troubles

Multinational ship in formation in the Persian Gulf May 21, 2013, during an International Mine Countermeasures Exercise. (Michael Sandberg/US Navy)

Mission would provide military escorts for commercial vessels moving though strategic waterway, reviving 1987-1988 effort to protect Kuwaiti ships from Iranian harassment

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Britain confirms Iran unsuccessfully tried to seize UK tanker in Gulf

The HMS Montrose seen during an exercise off the coast of Oman in 2005 (Mick Storey/MOD)

London says it is ‘concerned’ after its warship was forced to issue verbal warnings and position itself to prevent action; incident comes after Iranian ship detained in Gibraltar

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US Navy expert: Mine in tanker attack resembles Iranian make

US Navy Cmdr. Sean Kido talks to journalists at a 5th Fleet Base in the United Arab Emirates, June 19, 2019. (AP/Kamran Jebreili)

Officer says parts from unexploded mine used to attack ships last week similar to bomb made by firm linked to Revolutionary Guards

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EU ‘ready to work’ with US on peace plan, as long as it aims at two states

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo walks with European Union High Representative Federica Mogherini, left, to the Treaty Room at the State Department in Washington, June 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo walks with European Union High Representative Federica Mogherini, left, to the Treaty Room at the State Department in Washington, June 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

In Washington, Mogherini tells Pompeo the union views survival of Iran nuclear deal as ‘key to preserving stability and security in the region’

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