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Pakistan Just Successfully Tested A Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missile

Pakistan successfully tested an intermediate-range ballistic missile today with an impact point in the Persian Gulf. The newly tested version of the Shaheen-II ballistic missile, which is roughly equivalent to the US's Pershing II missiles, can carry either conventional or nuclear warheads according to ISPR, the Pakistani army's public relations arm. Show More Summary

First Draft Focus: Veterans Day

Wilma Burris visited the grave of her husband, David Graham Burris, at Arlington National Cemetery on Tuesday, which was Veterans Day. Mr. Burris served in the Army in the Persian Gulf and died on Aug. 3, 2010.

Iran nuclear talks halt without signs of progress

Two days of high-level meetings among Iran, the United States and the European Union on Iran's nuclear program ended Monday in the Persian Gulf state of Oman without visible signs of progress.

Textron Scorpion Fighter Jet: Will It Take the Fight to ISIS?

A key U.S. ally in the Persian Gulf could become Textron's first customer for its new jet.

Nevada GOP Candidate Lauren Scott Fails in Her Bid to Become First Transgender State Lawmaker in U.S.

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Lauren Scott, a transgender woman and veteran of the Persian Gulf War, has failed in her efforts to become Nevada's (and the nation's) first openly transgender state lawmaker. The AP reports: Democratic Assemblyman Mike Sprinkle defeated Lauren Scott by a...

China Says It's Developed A Laser To Bring Down Drones

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

The laser, China said, can destroy small-scale drones flying at a low altitude. The U.S. tested a similar system, last year. It put it aboard a ship in the Persian Gulf.

Coenzyme Q10 helps veterans battle Gulf War illness symptoms

Roughly one-third of the 700,000 United States troops who fought in the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf War have subsequently developed a distinct set of chronic health problems, dubbed Gulf War illness. Their symptoms, from fatigue, muscle pain and weakness to decreased cognitive function and gastrointestinal and skin problems, persist decades after the conflict. read more

World’s Largest Naval Exercise Kicks Off in Persian Gulf

Being called the world’s largest naval exercise, this year’s International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) has just kicked off in the Persian Gulf. Participants include more than 6,500 personnel representing 44 [...] The post World’s Largest Naval Exercise Kicks Off in Persian Gulf appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Spink China breaks records for Middle East material

last monthArts : Artdaily

On 10th October 2014, Spink China held an eventful evening sale offering the remarkable collection of Indian Postal Agencies in the Persian Gulf Area assembled over many years by the well-known collector and student of this area; the late Alan Parsons FRPSL. Show More Summary

Greasing the Skids of War: Rethinking the Carter Doctrine

After 34 years—and 14 conflicts around the Middle East—it's time to wean the U.S. off Persian Gulf oil

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Marine lost in Persian Gulf believed to be first U.S. casualty in ISIS ca…

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Marine lost in Persian Gulf believed to be first U.S. casualty in ISIS campaign.

Marine lost at sea considered 1st U.S. casualty of ISIS mission

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The Marine lost in the Persian Gulf after bailing out of an MV-22 Osprey was Cpl. Jordan Spears, 21, of Memphis, Ind., the Department of Defense announced.

This Week in World War I September 19-25, 1914

Ottoman Empire's Declaration of War, 1914 The World at War World War I saw conflict across the breadth of the Middle East, from the Sinai to the Persian Gulf in the south, and in Anatolia and the Caucasus in the north. Conflict also erupted in East, South and West Africa as well as East Asia and the Pacific. Show More Summary

Marine 'Presumed Lost' Is First US Anti-ISIS Casualty

A Marine who ejected from an airplane over the Persian Gulf is "presumed lost at sea," the US Navy says, marking the first reported casualty from the ongoing operation against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. The Marine and another crew member ejected from an MV-22 Osprey when the aircraft lost...

Search ends; Marine 'presumed lost' in Persian Gulf

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The search for an enlisted Marine who bailed out into the Persian Gulf has concluded and the Marine is "presumed lost at sea," the Navy announced Thursday.

Search ends; Marine 'presumed lost' in Persian Gulf

The search for an enlisted Marine who bailed out into the Persian Gulf has concluded and the Marine is "presumed lost at sea," the Navy announced Thursday.

Marine missing at sea after bailing from stalled aircraft

One Marine is missing after jumping from a tilt-rotor MV-22 Osprey aircraft that briefly lost power after taking off from a U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday.

Search underway for Marine who bailed out of Osprey in Persian Gulf

A search is underway in the Persian Gulf for a Marine who was forced to bail out of an MV-22 Osprey that was in danger of crashing, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.

Search underway for Marine who bailed out of Osprey in Persian Gulf

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

A search is underway in the Persian Gulf for a Marine who was forced to bail out of an MV-22 Osprey that was in danger of crashing, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.

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