Saudi Arabia and a number of Persian Gulf states launches a military operation in Yemen, having declared the intention to defend the country's legitimate government from the Houthi militants
On March 26, Saudi Arabia and Persian Gulf countries embarked on a military operation in Yemen. The operation started following a request from Yemen's President Hadi for military aid.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is taking part in the military operation against the Houthi militant group in Yemen because of a perceived missile threat to the Persian Gulf states, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Mohammed Gargash said Thursday.
Five Gulf states said Thursday that they will protect Yemen’s embattled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi against Shiite rebels that have closed in on the city of Aden, where he took refuge after fleeing the capital Sanaa. Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and the UAE said they “have...
Back in 2010, Houston-born schoolteacher Lynda Martinez traded the Gulf of Mexico for the Persian Gulf—with two sons in tow—when her husband was offered a job in Dubai. Though her "heart is still in Texas," Lynda has grown fond of her current home base and shares the love on her blog, Longhorns and Camels. Here's a look at Dubai through her unique lens.
Following its "visual to the world" message last night by test-firing an ICBM, America appears to shifting to 'big stick' diplomacy. Following Iran's naval drills last week (attacking a replica US aircraft carrier), Sputnik News reports...Show More Summary
Just positioning more U.S. military assets in the Persian Gulf and in that region is not enough, especially when the Obama administration may cave and concede a lot to Iran to develop a nuclear weapons program.
As the nuclear negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 nations come to a head, the US begins Eagle Resolve, a massive military exercise in the Persian Gulf.
Two United Arab Emirates airlines fended off accusations Tuesday by U.S. carriers who say the state-owned airlines are competing unfairly by accepting multibillion-dollar government subsidies.
Back in 1988, a U.S. warship fighting Iranian gunboats in the Persian Gulf mistook an Iranian civilian jetliner for an attacking Iranian F14 fighter plane and blew it out of the sky with a heat-seeking missile killing all 290 persons aboard. The U.S. Show More Summary
TEST DRIVE: 2015 Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe Nighthawk. But if you’re going to read about that car, you should read P.J. O’Rourke. “One will be sold to Puff Daddy, and the rest will go to the Persian Gulf.”
A new species of algae has been discovered in reef corals of the Persian Gulf where it helps corals to survive seawater temperatures of up to 36 degrees Celsius -- temperatures that would kill corals elsewhere.
Amid the to-ing and fro-ing of John Kerry and the nuclear program negotiations, it seemed quite ironic that Iran would unleash a major naval drill near the strategically vital entrance of the Persian Gulf. As AP reports, more than a dozen swarming Iranian speedboats assaulted a replica of a U.S. Show More Summary
The massive mock-up of an American aircraft carrier spotted nearly a year go accomplished its final mission today: being blown apart in a monumental Iranian war game in the Persian Gulf. Read more...
More than half of the 1.4 million people living in Bahrain are thought to be migrant workers, journeying from South Asia and elsewhere to the Persian Gulf state because of economic factors. Many end up in low-paid, menial work once they are there, living a very different life compared with the Bahrainis around them. Last week, a young Bahraini […]
Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps launched a massive military drill, called The Great Prophet Nine, in the Persian Gulf and Strait of Hormuz Wednesday. Hundreds of speed boats equipped with missiles took part in the maneuvers. At one point in … Continue reading ?
The aircraft carrier Charlies de Gaulle and a fleet of support vessels and aircraft are now in the Persian Gulf conducting airstrikes on targets in Iraq.
A disagreement between U.S. and Gulf carriers heated up when Delta Airlines' CEO seemingly made a connection to 9/11.
Egypt’s relationship with the Persian Gulf emirate of Qatar, which had seemingly warmed in recent months, has abruptly chilled again over how best to deal with the militants of the Islamic State.