The Latest: Iran rejects US blame for suspected ship attacks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) ” The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local):7:45 a.m.Iran rejects a U.S. accusation against Tehran over suspected attacks on two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz.Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in an early Friday morning tweet called the accusations part of a plot by hawkish politicians in the U.S. and the region.Secretary of State Mike Pompeo […]