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Military Operation in Yemen

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

Roots of New Gulf Crisis: Situation in Yemen in 2004-2015 in Facts

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.

UAE Fears Houthi Missile Threat to Gulf States, Joins Airstrikes in Yemen

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.

Persian Gulf countries say they will protect Yemen from Shiite rebel attacks

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

I Heart My City: Lynda’s Dubai

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.

US Begins "Big Stick" Negotiations With Iran: Sends The "Big Ships" Into The Persian Gulf

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

Not Comforting: U.S. Boosts Military Presence in Persian Gulf as Iran Nukes Deal Edges Closer

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.

US Heightens Military Presence in Gulf as Iran Nuclear Deal Approaches

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.

War of words between Persian Gulf airlines and U.S. carriers heats up

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.

The Human Factor

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…

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.”

Newly discovered algal species helps corals survive in the hottest reefs on the planet

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.

Iran Televises Major Naval Drill Against Fake US Aircraft Carrier In Persian Gulf

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

Iran Blows Up Gigantic U.S. Carrier Mock-Up During Naval Exercise

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

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...

Watch: A Bahraini tries living a day in the life of a migrant worker

last monthNews : BlogPost

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 […]

Iranian Regime Defiant, Menacing as Obama Fights For Nuke Agreement With Them

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 ?

France’s Largest Warship Has Officially Joined the Fight Against the Islamic State

last monthNews : Vice News

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.

U.S. Dispute With Persian Gulf Airlines Gets Testy

A disagreement between U.S. and Gulf carriers heated up when Delta Airlines' CEO seemingly made a connection to 9/11.

Egypt and Qatar squabble anew, this time over Islamic State

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.

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