Saudi Arabia should pay America a fee for the service of securing the flow of its oil through the Persian Gulf to China, and affording it the ability to compete effectively against China’s other major supplier, Russia. Long before the fracking revolution, relations between Saudi Arabia and America were based on [...]
Iran has been harassing U.S. ships in the Persian Gulf for some time, and on each occasion the Iranians appear to have been bolder in what looks like a naval game of chicken.
A new study has ranked Dubai as the top smart city in the Persian Gulf region, thanks to its strategic vision and practical approach. An article by Computer News Middle East reported on the recent study by research firm Navigant Consulting. Show More Summary
Inadequate training, limited use of safety equipment and a lack of government oversight contribute to deaths and injuries among construction workers in the rapidly developing Arabian Gulf region, also known as the Persian Gulf, a UT Dallas study found.
Twice this week, the Arleigh Burke-class US Navy destroyer, USS Mason, came under missile attacks from Iranian funded and guided rebels in Yemen. The first attack was fairly simple. A land based anti-ship missile was fired using optical sites. Show More Summary
(Pensoft Publishers) Günther's sea snake is a rarely seen venomous snake with distribution thought to stretch from the Malay Peninsula to Pakistan. Scientists, studying sea snake diversity in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, confirmed...Show More Summary
The war of words between regional nemeses Iran and Saudi Arabia keeps rumbling on. Much to the ire of Tehran, the Saudi military conducted live-fire naval exercises in the Persian Gulf, which borders the two countries, and along the Strait of Hormuz. A statement from the Iranian Revolutionary Guard naval forces said that "this war game is mainly to create […]
After a lengthy delay, the White House has approved proposed sales of Boeing and Lockheed Martin fighters to three Persian Gulf states and begun informal notification of Congress that the transactions are pending. Under the standard procedures governing foreign military sales, Congress will have a set period of time to [...]
Jonathan Ruhe, Blake Fleisher Iranian Naval Activity, Persian Gulf The IRGC Navy has a sizable fleet of relatively small, high speed and highly-maneuverable attack craft. Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is stepping up its harassment of U.S. Show More Summary
Saddam Hussein served as the leader of Iraq from the mid-1970s until the early 2000s. In August of 1990, he invaded Kuwait and set off the Persian Gulf War. (Years later, when asked why he invaded Kuwait, one of his answers was: “When I get something into my head I act. That’s just the way […]
And why, from the Persian Gulf to Iraq to Syria, Americans haven’t gotten — and won’t be getting — the foreign policy they want.
Word quickly spread around the world this week that a sailor gave birth aboard an aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf.
A US Navy sailor who didn't realize she was pregnant gave birth aboard the Dwight D. Eisenhower aircraft carrier Sunday while it was in the Persian Gulf, where it's involved in the fight against ISIS, the Navy Times reports. The unnamed sailor went to the carrier's medical clinic with stomach...
The skipper of the boats captured by Iran this year says he should be commended and not penalized for averting a potential firefight in the Persian Gulf.
One day after the US complained when, in the latest provocation between Iran and the US, an Iranian vessels once again "harassed" a US Navy coast patrol in the Persian Gulf, the fourth such incident in less than a month, moments agoShow More Summary
Reuters reports that Iranian patrol craft spent some time buzzing the USS Firebolt in the Persian Gulf on Sunday. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said the Iranian vessel sailed directly in front of the USS Firebolt, forcing the 174-foot (53-metre) U.S. ship to change course. The incident began when seven Iranian ships “harassed” the Firebolt, […]
Recent news out of the Persian Gulf paints a picture of continually raising tensions between US and Iranian naval vessels as once again US Naval vessels were subject to harassment. “We’ve learned at Fox that Iranian ships have harassed...Show More Summary
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For the fifth time in about a month Iranian fast-attack craft have harassed US Navy ships with "unsafe and unprofessional" maneuvers at sea in the gulf between Saudi Arabia and Iran. While experts acknowledge that Iran is "playing with...Show More Summary
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