The Persian Gulf is a mediterranean sea in Western Asia. The body of water is an extension of the Indian Ocean through the Strait of Hormuz and lies between Iran to the northeast and the Arabian Peninsula to the southwest. The Shatt al-Arab river delta forms the northwest shoreline.
Britain is warning Iran of what it describes as "serious consequences" if Iran does not release a tanker that it seized in the Persian Gulf. Iran claims the tanker collided with an Iranian fishing boat.. CBS News - Published
Jeremy Hunt has said he is "extremely concerned" by the "unacceptable" seizure of oil tankers by Iranian authorities in the Persian Gulf, as it emerged one of the ships had been released. The Foreign..
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The European nations said they were preoccupied by the escalation of tensions in the Persian Gulf region and urged for a dialogue between all parties involved in the deal, that was signed on this day..
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The pontiff has urged the international community to use 'diplomatic tools' to solve the recent conflict in the Middle East over the attack on two oil tankers, which the U.S, blamed on Iran. Rough cut..
According to Business Insider, The recent White House decision to speed the deployment of an aircraft carrier battle group and other military assets to the Persian Gulf has led many in Washington and..
Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international.. Reuters - Published
Since June following attacks on tankers that the United States blamed on Iran and Iran-aligned fighters, a charged Tehran denies, the Indian navy ships have been escorting Indian-flagged vessels in and.. IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Tensions in the Gulf region mounted on Thursday as Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened the ship as it was entering the Strait of Hormuz Firstpost - Published
Tensions with Iran are escalating further after the U.S. Navy shot down an Iranian drone in the Persian Gulf. This comes after Iran said its National Guard seized a foreign tanker and its crew. Ian Lee.. CBS News - Published
Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have seized a “foreign vessel,” saying it was “smuggling” one million barrels of fuel, the Islamic Republic’s media reported. It comes amid Tehran’s quarrel.. WorldNews - Published
U.S. officials believe Iran seized a United Arab Emirates-based tanker, but Iran says it helped the vessel. CBS News' David Martin has the latest as the U.S. tries to rally allies for a flotilla to.. CBS News - Published
The top U.S. military commander for the Middle East boarded his plane for a trip to the Persian Gulf just as news was breaking that Iran seized an oil tanker. David Martin is the only network.. CBS News - Published
It’s always the oil. While President Trump was hobnobbing with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the G-20 summit in Japan, brushing off a recent U.N. report about the prince’s role in the.. WorldNews - Published
Mohammad Javad Zarif offered an initially high price for such negotiations – the halt of American arms sales to both Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, two key U.S. allies in the Persian.. USATODAY.com - Published
Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees with the vessel would not breach European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria, Britain's top diplomat said,.. Firstpost - Published
France, Britain and Germany said on Sunday they were preoccupied by the escalation of tensions in the Persian Gulf region and a risk of Iran's 2015 nuclear deal falling apart, calling for dialogue.. Reuters - Published
Kuwait's navy and ports authority will prepare security plans to protect the key OPEC exporter's ports, state news agency KUNA said on Saturday, amid heightened tensions between Iran and the West. Reuters - Published
The world’s major oil tanker expressway in the Persian Gulf could be hammered with 7ft tsunamis as often as every two years, new research warns. This is likely to be caused by global warming and.. WorldNews - Published
Britain is sending another warship to the Persian Gulf in the wake of threats to commercial shipping from Iran. The Type 45 frigate HMS Duncan is to sail to the... WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Independent
Three Iranian vessels attempted to block the passage of a ship, the British Heritage, through the Strait of Hormuz, but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on.. Reuters - Published