Saudi Arabia began naval war games including live fire exercises on Tuesday in the Gulf and Strait of Hormuz, the world's most important oil route, official media reported, a move that coincides with heightened tensions with regional rival Iran.
Ted Galen Carpenter Security, Americas What’s sensible to the United States is alarming to others. A new mini-crisis erupted in late August near the Strait of Hormuz when small patrol boats from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps intercepted and continued to sail within a few hundred yards of a U.S. Show More Summary
Justin wrote about Iranian ships intercepting a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf. Now, warning shots were fired on...
Yesterday, we reported that four Iranian ships carried out a "high speed intercept" of a US destroyer, the USS Nitze, in the Strait of Hormuz, an incident that the official dubbed "unsafe and unprofessional", cited by Reuters. The four vessels belonging to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps "harassed" a U.S. Show More Summary
Four of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) vessels "harassed" a U.S. warship on Tuesday near the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. defense official said, amid
Actions taken by Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) vessels during a confrontation with a US warship in the Strait of Hormuz this week had the potential to provoke conflict, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said in a briefing on Thursday.
Four Iranian small boats harassed a U.S. Navy warship near the Persian Gulf, but no missiles were fired, the chief of naval operations said Wednesday. … Click to Continue »
Four Iranian small boats reportedly harassed a U.S. Navy warship near the Persian Gulf, but no missiles were fired.
According to US defense officials, the guided missile destroyer USS Nitze was intercepted by four Iranian vessels near the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday.
Video released Wednesday shows four Iranian Navy vessels coming within 300 hundred yards of the American destroyer, the USS Nitze, near the Strait of Hormuz.
Four Iranian military vessels sped close to the USS Nitze with their weapons uncovered in the Strait of Hormuz in an “unsafe and unprofessional” encounter, a US defense official said Wednesday. The American destroyer shot warning flares, sounded its whistles and attempted unsuccessfully...
by Idrees Ali (Reuters) Four vessels from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) “harassed” a U.S. destroyer on Tuesday by carrying out a “high speed intercept” in the vicinity of the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. defense official said on Wednesday. Show More Summary
Following the recent revelation that the Obama administration paid Iran $400 million in ransom money to release 4 US hostages, perhaps Tehran was looking for a tip, because moments ago a US defense official said that four Iranian ships...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four vessels from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps "harassed" a U.S. destroyer on Tuesday by carrying out a "high speed intercept" in the vicinity of the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. Defense official said on Wednesday.
US defense officials confirmed Wednesday the Iranian regime attempted to intercept a US Destroyer in the Strait of Hormuz. Four... The post BREAKING: Iranian Regime Harazzes, Attempts to Intercept US Destroyer in Strait of Hormuz (VIDEO) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Five Iranian attack boats closely approached two US warships in the Straits of Hormuz, but the encounter was safe, routine and professional.
Ships from the Revolutionary Guard Corps approached a warship hosting a top U.S. general while it transited the Strait of Hormuz.
Military boats from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps came dangerously close to a U.S. military vessel in the Strait of Hormuz on Monday,...
ABOARD THE USS NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard Corps on Monday dispatched five military vessels to monitor a U.S. warship hosting one of America's top generals on a day trip through the Strait of Hormuz, coming as close as 500 yards (meters).
Eight major maritime chokepoints, through which oil tankers transit, exist globally. Seventeen million barrels of oil daily pass through one of them—the Strait of Hormuz. Located off the coast of Iran, situated between the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, uninterrupted oil flow through it provides an energy lifeline for Asia and Europe. Little publicized, however, […]