On Monday, the news came out that Iranian fast-attack craft had once again harassed US Navy ships in the Persian Gulf with unsafe and unprofessional behavior, forcing the USS Mahan to fire warning shots. The incident, the first of its...Show More Summary
John Glaser Security, Middle East The United States should gradually withdraw its forward-deployed military forces from the Persian Gulf region. America’s experience in the Middle East over the past fifteen years has been bruising, to say the least. Show More Summary
The Trump Effect: No More Sailors To Be Taken Prisoner By Iran Officials are saying that A U.S. Navy destroyer,... The post US Navy Ship Fires Warning Shots at Approaching Iranian Boats in Persian Gulf appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
A U.S. Navy destroyer fired multiple warning shots at Iranian patrol boats as they sped toward the destroyer at the entrance to the Persian Gulf, two U.S. defense officials said. … Click to Continue »
KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT--Kuwait's new National Assembly has convened. Almost half of the victors in the November 26 election are members of the opposition. Many of them are religious conservatives who would like to take the country in a less free direction. Show More Summary
Paul Iddon Security, In recent years, the United Kingdom has signaled it was working to reverse its east of Suez pullback. In December 2016, British Prime Minister Theresa May ruffled Iran’s feathers. At a summit of the six Gulf Cooperation...Show More Summary
Why the president-elect is already a big hit in the Persian Gulf.
The leaders wonder if President Trump will support Syrian rebels, get tougher with Iran, or increase the American military’s presence in the region.
Submitted by Cathal Haughian via BeforeTheCollapse.com, Leaked footage has emerged of Charles Jaco when he was the CNN anchor made internationally famous for heroically covering the 1990 Persian Gulf War. The first part of this video shows the stage set he was on while he clowns around with fellow CNN staff. Show More Summary
An Iranian weapon positioned on a smell vessel was pointed at an American Navy helicopter on Saturday. The incident happened in international waters as the USS Eisenhower aircraft carrier was making its way along the Strait of Hormuz. Show More Summary
Two months ago, a U.S. Navy coastal patrol ship in the Persian Gulf changed course after what the US military subsequently described was an Iranian fast-attack craft "harassing" it by coming within 100 yards. At the time Defense Department...Show More Summary
Lausanne, Switzerland, November 28, 2016 - The eyes of the volleyball world will be back on Bahrain from August 18 to 27, when the kingdom in the Persian Gulf will host the FIVB Volleyball Boys’ U19 World Championship – one of the biggest volleyball events in the country’s history.
Art in an Emirate and snorkeling in Oman during a rare escape to a region known for turbulence rather than tourism.
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers with members from Denmark, the U.K. and Qatar was able to calculate whale shark populations in the Persian Gulf using only environmental DNA (eDNA) found in seawater samples. In their paper publishedShow More Summary
By Matthew Wheatley, Oil Analyst, Genscape (Genscape) – During the week ending November 11, three vessels, used for floating storage in Iran, left the Persian Gulf for destinations in India and South Korea, according to Genscape. Floating storage is often used to leverage a rising oil price. Show More Summary
On Veterans Day 2016, you can honor a veteran by adding them to a website with a map. You'll find pictures, histories, tributes, and locations for quite a few veterans already, from both World Wars, Korea, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf, Iraq, Afghanistan, and the conflicts in between. Show More Summary
The deal marks the first Western energy investment in Iran since the loosening of sanctions in January.
Kirk previously lied about serving in the Persian Gulf War.
An F/A-18F fighter jet that crashed into the Persian Gulf last year ingested debris as it took off.
Christopher A. Preble Security, Middle East More U.S. troops and patience won’t fix what ails the region. The United States has been heavily involved in the greater Middle East, including the Persian Gulf, parts of North Africa, the Horn of Africa and Afghanistan in Central Asia, for over forty-seven years. Show More Summary