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The U.S. can prove that the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer destroyed one of Iran's drones, a senior Trump administration official says. Lance Cpl. Israel Chincio/11th Marine Expeditionary Unit hide caption

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USS Boxer Used Electronic Jamming To Take Down Iranian Drone, Pentagon Sources Say

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrives to speak at the United Nations on Wednesday. Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Engagement Is Losing Credibility': Iranian Foreign Minister

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Iran says its military seized a foreign oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. In this 2018 photo, a boat from the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' naval force is seen in the Persian Gulf, near the strait. Jon Gambrell/AP hide caption

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From left: Iran's Atomic Energy Organization spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi, government spokesman Ali Rabiei and Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi give a joint press conference at the presidential headquarters in the capital Tehran on Sunday. Iran is enriching uranium beyond a 3.67% cap set by the nuclear deal. Hamed Malekpour/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What's The Deal With The Iran Deal Now?

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The Sultan Qaboos Mosque in Salalah, Oman. The country has emerged as a quiet facilitator of dialogue, including between Iran and the U.S. Sam McNeil/AP hide caption

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How Oman Has Become A Key Diplomatic Player In The Middle East

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An Iranian security official in protective clothing walks through a uranium conversion facility in 2005. Iran says it is now enriching uranium above the limit set in the 2015 nuclear deal. Vahid Salemi/AP hide caption

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Iran's Uranium Enrichment Breaks Nuclear Deal Limit. Here's What That Means

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Iran has exceeded a key limit on its holdings of low-enriched uranium, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday. Zarif is seen here at a news conference last month. Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Iran Says Its Stockpiles Of Enriched Uranium Now Exceed Limit In Nuclear Deal

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A file photo from Jan. 15, 2011, shows Iran's heavy water nuclear facility near Arak. Iran plans to walk back modifications to a nuclear reactor at the site. Hamid Foroutan/AP hide caption

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Iran Is About To Exceed Uranium Limits. Is The Nuclear Deal Dying?

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Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, speaks with a group of Revolutionary Guards and their families in Tehran on April 9. Tensions between Iran and the U.S. have escalated recently following Iran's shootdown of a U.S. drone and U.S. cyberattacks against an Iranian intelligence group. On Monday, President Trump announced financial sanctions against Khamenei and other top officials. Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP hide caption

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