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World - Region
1/29/2024 12:42:08 PM
Yemen's Houthi rebels said they attacked a U.S. Navy mobile base at sea Monday without offering evidence, something immediately rejected by an American defense official.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/24/2024 6:23:25 PM
Two American-flagged ships carrying cargo for the U.S. Defense and State departments came under attack off Yemen on Wednesday, officials said, with the U.S. Navy intercepting some of the incoming fire.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/22/2024 7:19:15 PM
Iran is “very directly involved” in ship attacks that Yemen's Houthi rebels have carried out during Israel's war on Gaza, the US Navy's top Mideast commander told The Associated Press on Monday.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/2/2024 10:46:05 AM
The US aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford, deployed to the eastern Mediterranean after the Hamas offensive on Israel in October, will return to the United States "in the coming days," the Navy said Monday.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/1/2024 2:34:30 PM
Defence Secretary Grant Shapps said Monday that Britain is "willing to take direct action" against Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen who have repeatedly attacked Israel-linked vessels in the Red Sea.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/30/2023 10:56:18 AM
A US Navy warship shot down a drone on Wednesday launched from a part of Yemen controlled by Iran-backed Houthi rebels, the American military's Central Command said.

World - Region
8/20/2023 8:35:45 PM
An American-owned oil tanker long suspected of carrying sanctioned Iranian crude oil offloaded its cargo near Texas on Sunday, tracking data showed, even as Tehran has threatened to target shipping in the Persian Gulf over it.

World - Region
8/7/2023 1:35:23 PM
More than 3,000 US military personnel have arrived in the Red Sea aboard two warships, as part of increased deployments after tanker seizures by Iran, the US Navy said Monday.

World - Region
6/5/2023 10:33:15 AM
The U.S. Navy said Monday its sailors and the United Kingdom Royal Navy came to the aid of a ship in the crucial Strait of Hormuz after Iran's Revolutionary Guard “harassed” it.

World - Region
5/19/2023 6:21:43 PM
The Mideast-based commanders of the U.S., British and French navies transited the Strait of Hormuz on Friday aboard an American warship, a sign of their unified approach to keep the crucial waterway open after Iran seized two oil tankers.

World - Region
5/3/2023 12:23:14 PM
Iran seized a Panama-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Wednesday, the second-such capture by Tehran in recent days, the U.S. Navy said.

World - Region
4/27/2023 3:27:40 PM
Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized an oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, the US Navy said, in the latest such incident in the commercially vital seaway.

World - Region
4/20/2023 8:46:08 PM
The US military said Thursday that it had released an Algerian held at the Guantanamo prison for two decades, leaving 30 men still held extrajudicially at the US navy base in Cuba.

World - Region
4/19/2023 2:03:39 PM
The U.S. Navy sailed its first drone boat through the strategic Strait of Hormuz on Wednesday, a crucial waterway for global energy supplies where American sailors often faces tense encounters with Iranian forces.

World - Region
4/8/2023 12:23:28 PM
The U.S. Navy has deployed a guided-missile submarine capable of carrying up to 154 Tomahawk missiles to the Middle East, a spokesman said Saturday, in what appeared to be a show of force toward Iran following recent tensions.

World - International
2/12/2023 8:00:54 PM
The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps are holding joint exercises in the South China Sea at a time of heightened tensions with Beijing over the shooting down of a suspected Chinese spy balloon.

World - Region
1/11/2023 12:10:13 PM
The U.S. 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. It was the latest capture of weapons allegedly heading to the Arab world's poorest country.

World - Region
11/22/2022 6:52:20 PM
Investigators have concluded that an Iranian drone was used to bomb an oil tanker linked to an Israeli billionaire last week, the U.S. Navy said on Tuesday.

World - Region
11/15/2022 4:43:24 PM
The U.S. Navy said Tuesday it found 70 tons of a missile fuel component hidden among bags of fertilizer aboard a ship bound to Yemen from Iran, the first such seizure in that country's yearslong war as a cease-fire there has broken down.

War in Ukraine - Military
9/4/2022 5:54:05 PM
US Navy amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge is taking part in international training in the Baltic Sea amid Russia's war in Ukraine and tensions in the region.

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