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US Ship Fires Warning Shots at Iranian Vessel

A US Navy patrol boat fired warning shots Tuesday near an Iranian vessel that came close to it during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf, an American defense official said. The AP reports Iran's hard-line Revolutionary Guard later blamed the American ship for provoking the incident. The encounter involving...

US navy fires warning shots near Iranian ship

US patrol ship fires shots in front of Iranian vessel in the Persian Gulf after it came too close, say US officials.

Official: US Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian ship

DUBAI, United Arab EmiratesA U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots Tuesday near an Iranian vessel that came close to it during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf, an American defense official said.

US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian ship

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The United States Navy has reportedly fired warning shots at an Iranian vessel. The US Navy patrol boat the USS Thunderbolt, a Cyclone-class patrol ship involved in an exercise in the Persian Gulf, reportedly shot the warnings during a tense encounter with the Iranian ship. Show More Summary

U.S. Military Opens Fires at Iran Ship With Heavy Machine Gun In Persian Gulf

The USS Thunderbolt reportedly fired at an Iranian ship that came within 150 yards and may belong to the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps.

U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian vessel in Persian Gulf

A U.S. Navy patrol ship fired warning shots Tuesday near an Iranian vessel that came close to it during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf, an American defense official said. The incident involving the Thunderbolt, a Cyclone-class patrol ship based in Bahrain as part of the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet,...

Official: US Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian ship

An American defense official says a U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots near an Iranian naval ship during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf. The incident happened Tuesday … Click to Continue »

Tillerson urges Qatar's neighbors to lift land blockade

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is urging Qatar's neighbors to lift a land blockade as a "sign of good faith" in negotiations to resolve the Persian Gulf diplomatic crisis. Tillerson … Click to Continue »

What’s Behind the Qatar Kerfuffle?

Recently, Saudi Arabia and other nations in the Arab world, especially along the Persian Gulf, issued a list of 13 demands to be met by Qatar which lies on the Arabian peninsula.  Qatar has not complied with any of those demands stating that to do so would threaten their sovereignty as a nation. Show More Summary

WELL, THIS IS THE 21ST CENTURY, YOU KNOW: Navy Unveils World’s First Active Laser Weapon In Persian

WELL, THIS IS THE 21ST CENTURY, YOU KNOW: Navy Unveils World’s First Active Laser Weapon In Persian Gulf. The LaWS, an acronym for Laser Weapons System, is not science fiction. It is not experimental. It is deployed on board the USS Ponce amphibious transport ship, ready to be fired at targets today and every day […]

Navy Unveils World's First Active Laser Weapon In Persian Gulf

Three months ago we introduced China's "silent hunter" experimental laser gun, and now, as CNN reports, in the waters of the Persian Gulf looms the US Navy's first - in fact, the world's first - active laser weapon. The LaWS, an acronym for Laser Weapons System, is not science fiction. Show More Summary

Qatari FM says Gulf standoff cannot be resolved in a day

Qatar's foreign minister says it would be unfair to describe U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's shuttle diplomacy to find a solution for the Persian Gulf as a failure, insisting … Click to Continue »

Tillerson Is Trying to Defuse the Gulf Crisis, and Trump Isn’t Helping

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson faces a massive diplomatic challenge this week as he visits Persian Gulf allies in a bid to end the standoff between Qatar and its neighbors—a task made particularly thorny because his boss, President Donald Trump, has already firmly sided against Qatar in the matter. Show More Summary

In The Midst Of The Persian Gulf Crisis, The US And Qatar Sign Deal To Fight Terrorism

Since last month, a collection of Arab states led by Saudi Arabia has been enforcing a blockade to the small Kingdom of Qatar, set on the coast of the Persian Gulf. The official justification for that move was that Doha had been financing terrorism. Show More Summary

Tillerson makes a vigorous U.S. push in Qatar crisis

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson launched an invigorated mission in Kuwait on Monday to defuse a crisis between Qatar and its Persian Gulf neighbors that has so far defied U.S. diplomatic efforts and threatened the region’s delicate stability. Qatar is locked in a bitter confrontation with a Saudi-led...

Tillerson to visit Kuwait; US warns Qatar crisis at impasse

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel next week to Kuwait to seek a resolution to the crisis over Qatar that has roiled the Persian Gulf. State Department spokeswoman Heather … Click to Continue »

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