Iran Retaliates Against Tightening Sanctions By Threatening To Block Hormuz


In response to tightening EU sanctions on Iranian crude exports, which came into effect on 1 July, Tehran has retaliated by stepping up its previous threats to block the strategically important Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf. Melanie Lovatt reports.


Iran upped the ante last week as it tested medium range missiles, while its parliament prepared to debate a bill...