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August 27, 2016 9:19 am

Official: Iran-US Navy Confrontations Up 50 Percent This Year

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An Iranian navy vessel. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

An Iranian navy vessel. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Dangerous confrontations between Iranian and American warships in the Persian Gulf are up more than 50 percent in 2016 compared with this time last year, according to a US defense official.

This is despite the highly touted nuclear accord, as well as a recent $1.7 billion U.S. payment to Tehran.

Read full story at Fox News.

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