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Lawmakers in Iran say they are working on a bill that would shut down a key oil shipping route.
The bill would specifically target oil tankers bound for countries that support punishment over Iran's nuclear program.
Preventing them from passing through the Strait of Hormuz.
Experts say closing that -- would affect delivery of 15 of the world's oil supply and almost certainly drive up the price we pay for energy.
Jonathan Hunt is the chief fox report correspondent Jonathan on top of all that Iran is flexing its muscles with.
War game yes and -- games that began today in fact John they involved the firing of short medium and long range missiles.
In the central Iran Ian does -- at what Iran and regime officials say our mock cups of forum that military bases that.
Clearly a clear warning to Israel and also to the US.
Which has a lot of bases in countries in the region that would be within range all of those missiles in fact -- to Ronnie and brigadier general says quote.
In our strategic planning we have defined a radius.
Named to the radius of did Terrence which includes all strategic interest of the enemy in the regions so that we can manage the baffle.
At any level in case of the outbreak of also a -- warning to the United States that if there is military action against Iran.
They're willing to fight back but I -- US officials are arguing this is all evidence that these sanctions against Iran -- work yet.
What they say is that this kind of action by the Iran and regime is meant as much for internal consumption as external they want to prove they say to the Iran in people the -- -- strong enough to stand up to countries like the United States and other western powers protector of state Hillary Clinton says it is evidence that sanctions -- working.
She said quote the pressure track is our primary focus now and we believe that the economic sanctions are bringing Iran to the table.
They are going to continue to increase.
And -- economic difficulties for them but a lot of experts say that these sanctions might have the opposite effect might make Iran are more likely to strike out.
That could be linked to a report from the Associated Press today -- which should be agency saying that Kenyan officials say.
They have arrested two Iran in agents members of the elite.
Al -- force in Kenya who were planning on carrying out attacks against Israeli or US targets in the country don't.
Jonathan -- our chief correspondent thank you.
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