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Navy says Iranian boats harassed US ship in Strait of Hormuz

Four Iranian small boats harassed a U.S. Navy warship near the Persian Gulf, but no missiles were fired, the chief of naval operations said Wednesday. … Click to Continue »

Navy Says Iranian Boats Harassed US Ship in Strait of Hormuz

Four Iranian small boats reportedly harassed a U.S. Navy warship near the Persian Gulf, but no missiles were fired.

Russian Firm Ready to Pay Up to $26.4Mln to Iran Power Plant’s Designer

Russia’s Technopromexport engineering company is ready to pay up to $26.4 million to a potential general designer of Iran’s thermal power plant on the Persian Gulf, materials published on the official state procurement website Wednesday stated.

Persian Gulf public amenable to energy subsidy reforms

HOUSTON - (Aug. 15, 2016) - Traditional subsidized energy prices may be unnecessary for large numbers of residents of the Persian Gulf monarchies like Saudi Arabia, according to a new article from Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy. read more

Dubai accelerates smart city plans to the next level

Persian Gulf metropolis Dubai is ramping up its long-running smart city strategy to capitalize on emerging opportunities in a market worth trillions of dollars. While many municipal governments around the globe are only now beginning to explore smart city projects, Dubai is more than a decade into its smart city strategy. Show More Summary

Baku Summit to Enrich Persian Gulf With Caspian Sea Resources

Leaders of Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan met in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku to intensify their cooperation in the energy field. Political expert Sajjad Tayeri said that the meeting could be viewed as the first step toward a resolution of the problem with regard to transportation of energy resources produced in the Caspian Sea.

360° Video Aboard Aircraft Carrier USS Harry S Truman

Check out this 360° video filmed aboard the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman while in the Persian Gulf. With Hannes Ravic asking the questions, you can really get in there and take a look good around, just wish they had a little more flight deck operations to check out.  The post 360° Video Aboard Aircraft Carrier USS Harry S Truman appeared first on gCaptain.

US Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group Begins Anti-Daesh Operations

The Dwight D. Eisenhower carrier strike group with embarked Carrier Air Wing 3 began mission in the support of the US-led coalition against the Daesh from the Persian Gulf.

Walter Fauntroy must pay back his creditor or face trial, a judge tells him

Fauntroy, who avoided a bad check charge by spending four years in the Persian Gulf, vows he’ll repay an event planner the money he owes her

French Aircraft Carrier to Return to Anti-Daesh Mission in Persian Gulf

French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle will return to its mission to combat Daesh in Persian Gulf, French President Francois Hollande said Wednesday.

Iranian Navy Comes 500 Feet of US Warship With CENTCOM Commander Aboard

According to a media reports, small surface vessels from the Iranian Navy closely shadowed the warship carrying US Central Command (CENTCOM) head Gen. Joseph Votel cruising in the Persian Gulf.

Paleolithic Persia: Ancient Human Settlement Discovered on Iranian Island

A number of stone artifacts dating back to the Middle Paleolithic era have been found on an island off the coast of Iran in the Persian Gulf.

Civil rights leader Walter Fauntroy is finally home but vows to go back overseas

After four years in the Persian Gulf, the 83-year-old says he’ll settle his legal problems, then resume his work abroad

Navy blames sailors for capture by Iran

The Associated Press reports that the Navy is blaming the ten sailors for their capture by Iranian forces in the Persian Gulf; They also showed a remarkable lack of curiosity about potential dangers in one of the world’s more dangerous waterways, according to an in-depth Navy investigation. In deviating from their planned Persian Gulf route […]

Dereliction of duty in the Persian Gulf

(Paul Mirengoff) On the evening in which the capture by Iran of the crews of two U.S. Navy boats hit the news, I happened to be in the company of three retired high ranking military officials. The reaction of all three was the same: the crews were derelict in their duty; heads should roll. Show More Summary

Senators urge Kerry to address political crisis in Bahrain

WASHINGTON (AP) — A simmering political crisis in Bahrain could spiral into violence, encourage meddling by Iran and weaken a key U.S. ally in the Persian Gulf, a bipartisan group of senators warned Thursday in a letter to SecretaryShow More Summary

Uh Oh: U.S. Sailors Gave Up Sensitive Passwords For Military Laptops, Cell Phones to Iranians

Six-months ago, ten U.S. Navy Sailors were taken captive by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard in the Persian Gulf. At the time of the capture...

U.S. sailors ill-prepared for Iran encounter in Gulf, investigation says

Weak leadership, poor judgment, a lack of "warfighting toughness" and a litany of errors led to the embarrassing capture and detention by Iran of 10 U.S. sailors in the Persian Gulf in January, according to a Navy investigation released Thursday. Continue reading ? The post U.S. sailors ill-prepared for Iran encounter in Gulf, investigation says appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Navy reveals details into Iran's capture of U.S. sailors

U.S. Navy investigation finds what led to embarrassing capture, detention of 10 U.S. sailors in Persian Gulf

9 in Navy to Be Disciplined Over Iran’s Capture of Sailors

A review of the incident, which occurred in January when two 50-foot Navy boats strayed into the waters near the Farsi Island in the Persian Gulf, will be released at a news conference.

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