This accordion-fold booklet contains a series of analytical views of the Arabian coast of the Persian Gulf by AMO-OMA and colleagues from the American University of Sharjah, UAE. . . .
But what lies at the root of The Crisis ? Here are the basics.
The United States and Iran have long been enemies.
problems can be traced back to at least 1979 when Iran overthrew the US-supported Shah, and the country became an Islamic Republic .
This year, in the midst of the effects of The Revolution , dozens of Americans were taken as hostages Embassy in the capital Tehran in the U. Relations have been frosty ever since.
There were signs of a diplomatic thaw in the year 2015, when Iran agreed to a landmark Deal to limit its nuclear program, liturgies international corporations. It has so In Return for the lifting of harsh economic sanctions.
In 2018, he has to get completely abandoned, and still US-sanctions-Iran force, the heads of state and heads of government, a New Deal - Something you refused, even if the Iranian economy was sent into a deep recession.the U.S. accuses Iran for a series of attacks on tankers in The Gulf of Oman, in the past year,
Mr Trump, adding to the pressure in may 2019 through the application of secondary sanctions against countries that continue to do business with Iran.
the relations further deteriorated when six oil tankers have been sabotaged and The Gulf of Oman in may and June. Washington accuses Iran behind these attacks. Iran denied this.
Then, at the end of December, has accused Iranian-backed militia for a rocket attack that killed an American contractor in Northern Iraq.
Washington, the retaliation bombing of the bases in connection with the militia in Iraq and Syria, killing at least 25 fighters.
the attacks triggered a counter-reaction in Iraq. The was attacked the U. S. Embassy in the capital, Baghdad, from the crowds of the demonstrators.
President Trump accused Iran of masterminding The Attack and warned it would have "a very high price".
3. January, Qasem Soleimani , was killed in a U.S. strike drone at the airport of Baghdad.
The General , which controlled Iran's proxy forces in the entire Middle East as terrorists by The Americans , claiming he was responsible for the deaths of hundreds of American troops and was planning "imminent" attacks.
Mr Trump, meanwhile, the United States will respond warned it would in the case of the retribution, "maybe in a disproportionate way".you Want to know more?