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China, Russia and Iran hold joint naval drills in Gulf of Oman
Naval forces from China, Iran and Russia — all countries at varying degrees of odds with the United States — are staging joint drills in the Gulf of Oman this week, China’s Defence Ministry has announced
US Navy says it seized Iran assault rifles bound for Yemen
The US Navy seized over 2,100 assault rifles from a ship in the Gulf of Oman it believes came from Iran and were bound for Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi rebels, a Navy spokesman said Tuesday.
19 sailors dead, 15 wounded as missile fired by Iran during training exercise strikes support vessel in Gulf of Oman
An Iranian missile fired during a training exercise in the Gulf of Oman struck a support vessel near its target, killing 19 Iranian sailors and wounding 15
Air India, AI Express, several foreign carriers rerouting flights that usually take Iranian airspace; delay in flight arrivals expected
Several major airlines, including India's national carrier Air India, said on Wednesday they were re-routing flights to avoid airspace over Iraq and Iran
Saudi Arabia-led coalition intercepts Yemeni rebel drones targeting Jizan airport, says Riyadh; no casualties reported
Yemeni rebel drones targeting a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia were intercepted on Thursday, a Riyadh-led military coalition said.
'Like firing a powder keg': Iran warns it will respond firmly to any US threat as tensions spike
Tehran said the drone was shot down over its territory and Washington said it had occurred in international airspace.
'Not looking for war': Donald Trump aborts retaliatory strike on Iran over possible casualties, signals hope for dialogue
Trump's decision to cancel what he said was a planned attack on three sites is suggestive of him wanting a diplomatic solution to end weeks of festering tensions with Iran, which Washington accuses of a spate of attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf region.
Strait of Hormuz, world's most important oil artery, is under pressure, may intensify US-Iran showdown
The 39 km strait of Hormuz is the only route to the open ocean for over one-sixth of global oil production and one-third of the world's liquified natural gas (LNG).
US-Iran tensions: All you need to know about Gulf of Oman, shipping route for oil producing countries in Persian Gulf
Post an attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on 13 June 2019, serious concerns about the global oil supply have come to the fore.
Indian Navy deploys two warships in Gulf of Oman, Persian Gulf amid rising tensions between US and Iran
Amid rising tensions between the US and Iran as well as recent incidents related to maritime security, the Indian Navy has deployed its warships in the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf to reassure the Indian vessels operating and transiting in the region, it said on Thursday.
FAA bans American carriers from operating in Tehran-controlled airspace due to 'heightened military activities'; United Airlines suspends NY/Newark-Mumbai service
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Friday issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) warning pilots that flights are not permitted in the overwater area of the Tehran Flight Information Region until further notice, due to heightened military activities and increased political tensions in the region.
Iran military claims to have shot down US spy drone as tensions escalate over Tehran's 'collapsing' nuclear deal
Iran recently has quadrupled its production of low-enriched uranium and threatened to boost its enrichment closer to weapons-grade levels, trying to pressure Europe for new terms to the 2015 deal.
US Navy claims mine fragments, magnet indicate Iranian involvement in attack on Japanese oil tanker
The limpet mines used to attack a Japanese-owned oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz last week bore "a striking resemblance" to mines displayed by Iran, a US Navy explosives expert said
Amid growing tensions with Iran, US says it will send 1,000 more troops to West Asia for 'defensive purposes'
United States Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan announced the deployment of about 1,000 additional troops to the middle east for "defensive purposes".
Oil prices slip as economic worries outweigh tanker tensions; OPEC meet in July may extend output curbs
Also sapping prices were the dim outlook for oil demand growth in 2019 projected by the International Energy Agency (IEA) on Friday, citing worsening prospects for global trade.
US releases footage of 'Iran removing unexploded mine' from oil tanker, Tehran dismisses 'unfounded' allegations
The United States military released a video showing Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz.
Brent oil rises for second day after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman
Brent crude on Friday extended sharp gains from the previous day following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that stoked concerns of reduced crude flows of the commodity through one of the world’s key shipping routes
Oil prices shoot up by 2% after two tankers go up in flames following attack; US blames Iran for strike
The United States blamed Iran for the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, 13 June, that drove up oil prices LCOc1 and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation.
Daily Bulletin: Striking doctors in Bengal defy Mamata's deadline; no pleasantries exchanged between Modi, Imran Khan at SCO; day's top stories
Daily Bulletin: Striking West Bengal doctors defy Mamata's deadline; Narendra Modi and Imran Khan don't exchange even pleasantries at the SCO Summit; Indies to face England in World Cup; here are today's top stories
UK maritime group claims unsupported Gulf of Oman 'explosion' amid heightened tensions as Japan PM visits Iran
A UK maritime group warned of an unspecified incident in the Oman Sea and urged 'extreme caution' amid a high-stakes visit by the Japan PM to Iran and heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran