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Pentagon: Iran Holding 2 US Navy Boats

The crew of two small U.S. Navy vessels are being held by Iran, but Pentagon officials say Tehran has assured them that the crew and gunboats will be "promptly" returned. A senior U.S. defense official told VOA Tuesday there are 10 total U.S. sailors on the two boats, which were traveling in the Persian Gulf between Kuwait and Bahrain when U.S. controllers lost contact with them. "There may have been mechanical failure on one of the vessels, but it is unclear at this...

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