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.
Here are the top stories for Sunday, May 19th: Tensions with Iran rise in Persian Gulf; Russian agent asks for money; 21 story building imploded; Billionaire gives huge gift to college graduates.
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Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling Within the context of a more heightened state of affairs between the U.S. and Iran, American diplomats have just warned commercial airliners flying over.. WorldNews - Published
Iran and the United States could trigger a conflict by accident in an already unstable Gulf region, Britain’s foreign minister said on Monday. Reuters reports He urged a period of calm ahead of talks..
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again or it'll face its "official end," shortly after a rocket landed near the.. WorldNews - Published
Saudi Arabia does not want war but will not hesitate to defend itself against Iran, a top Saudi diplomat said on Sunday after the kingdom's energy sector was targeted this past week amid heightened.. Firstpost - Published
Countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) began "enhanced security patrols" in the international waters of the Arabian Gulf area on Saturday, the U.S. Navy's Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet said on.. Reuters - Published
Relations between Washington and Tehran continue to deteriorate as President Donald Trump’s decision to deploy aircraft carriers and B-52 bombers to the Persian Gulf have led to growing fears of a.. France 24 - Published
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: US diplomats warned on Saturday that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being “misidentified” amid heightened tensions between the.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •CBS News
U.S. diplomats are being warned Saturday that commercial airliners flying over the Persian Gulf face an increased risk of being misidentified. It comes as tensions escalate between the United States.. CBS News - Published
TEHRAN: Iran's foreign minister traveled Friday to China on his Asian tour aimed at keeping world markets open to Tehran amid an intense sanctions campaign from the US as tensions across the Persian.. WorldNews - Published
An Iranian army truck carrying a missile during a military parade in Tehran on April 18, 2019 A US official said Thursday that Iranian missiles loaded on small boats in the Persian Gulf were among the.. WorldNews - Published
U.S. officials told The New York Times they escalated their warnings to Iran because of intelligence showing photographs of missiles being loaded onto small boats in the Persian Gulf.
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The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts against Washington provocations. NYTimes.com - Published
U.S. investigators believe Iran, or groups backed by Iran, are behind attacks on four oil tankers in the Persian Gulf region. The incidents come amid growing tensions. Imtiaz Tyab reports. CBS News - Published
Iran and the United States could trigger a conflict by accident in an already unstable Gulf region, Britain's foreign minister said on Monday, as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks in.. Reuters - Published
Reuters reported a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander derisively categorized the U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf as a serious threat previously, but now says the presence.. WorldNews - Published