A USA defense official told NBC News that three Iranian boats were involved and at least one of them had sped toward the USS Princeton, which was part of the Nimitz's carrier strike group.
Jafari's comments come a day after the USA departments of State and Treasury imposed sanctions against 18 entities and individuals tied to the Iranian military, IRGC and the country's ballistic missile program.
There have been a string of close encounters between USA ships and Iranian vessels in the Gulf in recent months.
"A strong answer will be given to the action by the United States", he said.
On Friday, the United States, France, Germany and Britain - who brokered the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran along with China, Russia and the European Union - said they're raising concerns with the United Nations over Iran's Thursday launch of a satellite-carrying rocket into space.
Zarif contrasted that with the USA , which he suggested was not complying with "the letter and spirit" of the deal. The US military is saying it has not detected a new satellite in orbit in the wake of the Iranian space launch.
Earlier this month, Iraqi forces, after months of battle with ISIS, rooted out the terrorist organisation from the soil of Mosul. External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj (centre) met family members of 39 Indian youths missing in Iraq since June 2014 in Delhi.
First we had the e-commerce giant locked into a protracted battle with the FTC over unauthorized in-app purchases made by minors. Amazon, meanwhile, said in the statement that Consumer Watchdog's conclusions are wrong.
Today's high is expected to reach 86 under increasingly cloudy skies, with a 30 percent chance of rain between 5 and 10 p.m. There's also the chance for a lingering shower into Saturday morning, but we're expecting some sun in the afternoon.
In June, a company executive identified the seven as Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin. The Lehigh Valley could still be in play for a Foxconn facility, one of the world's largest electronics manufacturers.
Depending on where visitors enter, they will either be greeted by First Order troops or members of the Resistance. We're getting our first detailed look at Disney's Star Wars Land and it looks pretty damn awesome.
CBS News's Margaret Brennan had tweeted earlier Thursday about eyeing some of Journey's members in the White House briefing room. President Donald Trump is barring transgender people from serving in the military "in any capacity".
He is always an important player not because he scores but because of the positions that he is able to take on the pitch". Gab Marcotti breaks down Bayern Munich's relatively young and new squad and what the future holds for them.
Three Israelis reportedly were killed and one wounded in a stabbing attack in a West Bank settlement north of Ramallah. Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas on Friday announced a freeze of all contacts with Israel over violence in Jerusalem.
Of Republican Senators Susan Collins (ME) and Lisa Murkowski (AK), who both voted against the motion, Trump said only, "It's sad". Whilst the group is Lebanese, it is strongly backed by Iran, and its political wing is very influential within the country.
The institutional investor owned 6,570 shares of the mining company's stock after selling 1,460 shares during the period. Quadrant Capital Group LLC increased its position in shares of BHP Billiton Limited by 330.8% in the first quarter.
Everyone knows that - she has an image all her own, and her look isn't easy to duplicate. Speaking in a short video posted on Snapchat, she said: "My wax figure is here".
Roberts, Moran vote with Senate to move forward on healthcare
Susan Collin, R-Maine, said she spoke with McCain on Saturday and that her frequent collaborator was eager to get back to work. Thune appeared on "Fox News Sunday", Collins was on CBS' "Face the Nation", and Paul spoke on CNN's "State of the Union".
Switzerland chainsaw attack: Suspect arrested in Thalwil
Authorities had issued an worldwide arrest warrant for Wrousis, whom they described as aggressive and psychologically unstable. A shop owner told Swiss newspaper Blick a man with a chainsaw was walking the streets and police later confirmed the report.
Long-acting injections could replace daily HIV pill
In addition, low viral levels also dramatically lower the risk of her passing on the virus to others, although not completely. But a reservoir of virus was found in a few immune cells, although none of it was deemed capable of replicating, they said.
Teen Live Streams Crash That Killed Sister
Merced County sheriff Vern Warnke said another girl, aged 14, who was in the back seat of the auto , survived with a leg injury. Jacqueline Sanchez was gearing up to celebrate her quinceañera - her 15th birthday - before her young life ended.
UK Parents Drop Bid to Send Charlie Gard to US
However, Judge Nicholas Francis had scheduled the two-day hearing for this week to consider fresh evidence after Dr. The judge paid tribute to the infant's parents, saying it was impossible to comprehend the agony they faced.
PvP Comes 'Ghost Recon: Wildlands' This Fall
Istrate cautions that "all of these elements will make team play, communication, and strategic skills more crucial than ever". If you are unable to view video showing the first look at PvP in your region, try the Ubisoft UK channel .
US Declares Iran complying on Nuclear Deal
The statement also criticised Iran's support for the Syrian government and groups such as Hezbollah and Hamas . He chose not to elaborate on the issue until the State Department's full statement regarding the Iran deal.
UK, EU negotiators to 'get down to work' on Brexit terms
Davis added that apart from citizens' rights and the UK's exit bill, Northern Ireland issues are also a priority of these talks. Mr Davis said they made a "good start" at last month's preliminary talks - but it was now time to "get to the nitty-gritty".
McIlroy fires F-Bomb en route to opening 74 at Scottish Open
The four-time major victor set the tone at his second hole, the 121-yard 11th, where his tee shot came up short left in a bunker. He cut a frustrated figure on his back nine, chucking his club high into the air on his last hole after a weak approach.