The US Navy is sending one of the largest aircraft carriers — known as a supercarrier — to the Persian Gulf to assist in the fight against ISIS. It's the U.S.S. Harry Truman, which is one of just 10 supercarriers currently in existence. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, French President Francois Hollande said the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle would head to the eastern Mediterranean offshore areas of Syria and Lebanon instead of the Persian Gulf to support military operations against the ISIL extremists.
Good morning. Here's what you need to know. France continues to bomb ISIS. "The Defense Ministry said 12 aircraft based in Jordan and the Persian Gulf dropped a total of 20 bombs," AP reported. "It called the operation the largest attack...Show More Summary
Pentagon says the five Yemeni men were accepted for resettlement in the Persian Gulf nation after U.S. authorities determined they no longer posed a threat
In his 1991 State of the Union Address—delivered just days after the start of the Persian Gulf War, which, according to far-right pundit (and brother of you-know-who) David Limbaugh, “all...
Exclusive: With the death toll in the Paris terror attacks still rising, French President Hollande is condemning an “act of war” by the Islamic State, but the underlying reality is that France’s rich friends in the Persian Gulf are key accomplices in the mayhem, writes Daniel Lazare. By Daniel Lazare In the wake of the…
2,000 Arabs from the Persian Gulf states are fighting in Syria for terrorist groups, Mufti Mousa al-Qanami was quoted as saying by Kuwaiti al-Rai newspaper on Thursday.
The West should reconsider its alliances in the Middle East with states involved in human rights abuses and supporting Islamic extremists, London-based human rights group Organization for Democracy and Freedom in Syria Founder Ribal al-Assad told Sputnik.
The decline in global oil prices has significantly reduced incomes in oil-producing Persian Gulf countries. In a bid to provide relief to their budgets the countries now have to trim spending, including cutting public payroll.
Minister of Petroleum, Bijan Zangeneh said that Iran and Belgium are in talks for possible floating production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) FLNG Unit off the Kharg Island in the Persian Gulf.
Arabian/Persian Gulf(click to view full) In November 2009, Saab announced a 1.5 billion SEK (about $220 million) contract from the United Arab Emirates for 2 of its Saab 340 regional turboprops, equipped with Erieye active-array radars that can scan large airspace volumes, and with related command and control systems. The Saab 340 AEW contract also […]
Humans are surprisingly hearty creatures — we can live above the arctic circle or in the most arid desserts. However, a new climate analysis published in Nature Climate Change suggests that rising temperatures […]
Problems could arise much sooner than predicted.
The Pentagon secretly snooped on Iran along a “black line” near the country’s Persian Gulf coastline. With both nations starting to implement a landmark nuclear deal, the Pentagon will likely keep this close and constant watch on the Islamic Republic. In 2013, the U.S. Air Force performed at least one surveillance...
Although often overshadowed by its flashier and cosmopolitan neighbor Dubai, Abu Dhabi is very much an appealing destination. The capital of the United Arab Emirates, it is a majestic, modern island situated in the Persian Gulf. Its gleaming white Shei... via JustLuxe.com
Only two US based airlines fly to destinations in the Persian Gulf – United and Delta. That already short list now has been reduced to just one with Delta announcing it is ending it’s Atlanta-Dubai (ATL-DXB) route. United also announced it is ending it’s Washington Dulles – Kuwait – Bahrain (IAD-KWI-BAH) route. Show More Summary
The foreign ministers of the United Kingdom and Bahrain have laid the cornerstone of Britain’s first permanent military base in the former British colony since the 1970s, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported on Saturday.
[guest post by JVW] I’ll be really lucky if this embeds properly, but a site called Lucify.com has a truly awesome interactive map which tracks migration into Europe from North Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, and the Persian Gulf. If it doesn’t show up below, go to the site on their page here. Show More Summary
Persian Gulf may be too hot for human survival by 2090. Here’s what this means for your city. Joby Warrick, October 28, 2015 (Washington Post) “A study predicting deadly heat waves in the Persian Gulf by the century’s end has underscored...Show More Summary
Global warming threatens to run residents out of coastal cities as melting ice caps cause sea levels to rise. Now, a new study released this week suggests that some areas of the planet will be unfit for human occupation by the end of this century. Show More Summary