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World - Region
8/30/2022 6:11:29 PM
Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard seized an American sea drone Tuesday in the Persian Gulf and tried to tow it away, only releasing the unmanned vessel when a U.S. Navy warship and helicopter approached, officials said.

World - Region
7/4/2022 12:18:36 PM
The U.S. Navy's Mideast-based 5th Fleet is starting to offer rewards for information that could help sailors intercept weapons, drugs and other illicit shipments across the region amid tensions over Iran's nuclear program and Tehran's arming of Yemen's Houthi rebels.

World - Region
6/4/2022 12:49:31 PM
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei acknowledged Saturday that Iran took the oil from two Greek tankers last month in helicopter-launched raids in the Persian Gulf.

World - Region
5/18/2022 7:43:54 PM
Sweeping US sanctions imposed on Iran have badly impacted the country's economy and worsened the humanitarian situation in the Persian Gulf nation, a United Nations special envoy said Wednesday.

World - Region
2/21/2022 7:01:47 PM
The US Navy's Mideast-based 5th Fleet announced Monday the launch of a new joint fleet of unmanned drones with allied nations to patrol vast swaths of the region's volatile waters as tensions simmer with Iran.

World - Region
2/1/2022 9:47:57 AM
President Joe Biden on Monday designated Qatar a major non-NATO ally, a largely symbolic honor but one that was meant to convey his administration's gratitude for the tiny Persian Gulf nation's assistance with evacuations from Afghanistan and in ending last year's Israel-Hamas war in Gaza.

World - Region
1/30/2022 10:15:07 AM
Lebanon's foreign minister headed to Kuwait Saturday to deliver answers to a list of policy suggestions made to the country by Persian Gulf nations in an attempt to end an impasse between both sides.

Sports - World
1/12/2022 3:38:37 PM
Paris Saint-Germain called off its upcoming trip to the Persian Gulf region on Wednesday because of coronavirus concerns.

World - Region
1/3/2022 10:40:53 PM
The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group verbally attacked the king of Saudi Arabia on Monday, saying Riyadh helped spread "extremist Islamic ideology" worldwide and is taking the thousands of Lebanese who work in the oil-rich Persian Gulf region "hostage.''

World - International
12/15/2021 10:52:48 AM
The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday suspended talks on a $23 billion deal to purchase American-made F-35 planes, armed drones and other equipment, in a rare dispute between Washington and a key U.S. ally in the Persian Gulf.

World - Region
12/1/2021 9:59:37 PM
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates said Wednesday they detected their first cases of the new coronavirus variant, recording the first known instances of omicron infections in the Persian Gulf region.

World - Region
10/7/2021 5:02:18 PM
Iran's state TV reported Thursday that speedboats belonging to the country's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard have intercepted a U.S. vessel in the Persian Gulf. A U.S. Navy spokesman said he was not aware of any such encounter at sea over the past days.

World - Region
9/8/2021 7:11:42 PM
The 5th Fleet includes the crucial Strait of Hormuz, the narrow mouth of the Persian Gulf through which 20% of all oil passes

World - Region
8/17/2021 5:38:22 PM
Iran's top leader appointed a new chief for the country's navy, state media reported Tuesday. This comes weeks after the hike in tensions that took place with tanker attacks in the Sea of Oman.

World - Region
8/4/2021 10:16:39 PM
Israel called on the diplomats to have their governments 'set clear boundaries for Iran .. to cease its aggressive conduct'

World - Region
2/2/2021 6:23:29 PM
The sailors from a South Korean tanker seized in the Persian Gulf by Iranian troops last month are free to leave the country on humanitarian grounds, Iran's state TV said Tuesday

World - Region
12/31/2020 10:22:54 PM
The US has maintained a near-continuous aircraft carrier presence in the Persian Gulf since 2019 amid concerns that Iran was considering attacking US interests in the region

World - Region
12/31/2020 5:10:02 PM
The firms say officials fear it could be a limpet mine on the MT Pola, a Liberian-flagged tanker that was receiving assistance in the Persian Gulf off Basra

World - Region
12/30/2020 5:21:36 PM
In recent weeks the US military has taken a range of steps designed to deter Iran, while publicly emphasizing that it is not planning, and has not been instructed, to take unprovoked action against Iran

World - Region
9/26/2020 9:22:41 PM

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