(CNN)-US President Donald Trump's fledgling administration has spent the past week trading barbs with Iran, marking a sudden escalation of tensions between two nations whose icy relationship was just beginning to thaw.
Travel bans, missile tests, sanctions and insults have been ping-ponged in a provocative show of force by both sides. It all raises concerns over the future of a deal, brokered by the Obama administration, that requires Iran to heavily restrict its nuclear program.
January 27: Trump signs an executive order banning nationals from seven Muslim-majority nations, including Iran, from entering the United States for 90 days and suspending all refugee admission for 120 days.
January 28: Iran's Foreign Ministry slams the ban as "an obvious insult to the Islamic world and in particular to the great nation of Iran" and says that it "will be recorded in history as a big gift to extremists and their supporters."
Iran threatens reciprocal measures through legal, consular and diplomatic actions.
January 29: Iran conducts a ballistic missile test, the first such test since Trump took office.
January 30: US officials confirm that Iran carried out the missile test and request an urgent closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council, saying the test is a violation of a council resolution.
Iran establishes a committee to deal with the US travel ban. The committee is tasked with issuing directives to Iranian embassies worldwide, aimed at "upholding the dignity of Iranians outside of the country, especially those in the United States," Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi says.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tweets that he will discuss the renewal of sanctions against Iran with Trump. Netanyahu is due to visit the White House on February 15.
"It cannot be that Iranian aggression will remain without an answer," Netanyahu says, adding he has ways of "undoing" the Iran nuclear accord.
January 31: UN Security Council holds talks on the missile test.
An Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman says the missile program is "solely for defensive purposes" and is not within the "sphere" of the UN Security Council's resolution on the issue, claiming ballistic missiles are not designed with the capability to carry nuclear weapons.
The test "is absolutely unacceptable," US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley says. "We will act accordingly ... we will be loud."
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