Tag: Persian Gulf

  • US Warship Shooed Away by Iranian Destroyer

    No word so far from US.  US Warship Shooed Away by Iranian Destroyer in Gulf of Aden TEHRAN (FNA)- A US warship and military planes changed their direction as they […]

  • US Navy to assist US-flagged ships

    Move follows Maersk Tigris detention by Iranians. US Navy to assist US-flagged ships through Strait of Hormuz Defence officials have said that US Navy ships will accompany US-flagged commercial vessels […]

  • Iran’s Provocative Naval Exercise

    Motives behind recent show of force.  Iran’s Provocative Naval Exercise: Motives and Implications By FARZIN NADIMI On February 25, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) launched its long-overdue “Great Prophet 9″ […]

  • Iran wraps up first day of maneuvers

    Huge exercise in Persian Gulf. Iran’s IRGC wraps up first day of major maneuvers in Persian Gulf Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has wrapped up the first day of major massive […]

  • Navy Tests Laser Weapon

    Each shot costs just 59 cents. Navy Tests Laser Weapon on Drones, Boats By JULIAN E. BARNES The Navy is testing a new laser it is developing by using it on […]

  • Iran claims military drill not message

    Annual exercise sees Iran rattle sabres. Iran claims U.S. military drill “not a message” By Umid Niayesh – Trend: The US and its allies held an International Mine Countermeasures Exercise […]

  • Analysts dismiss Al Qaeda threat

    Threat to attack tankers dismissed by analysts. Analysts dismiss Al Qaeda threat Maritime risk analysts in Dubai and London claim a threat by al-Qaeda to target energy transportation in the […]

  • Al Qaeda’s Next Target: US Tankers

    Terror group makes threats against maritime assets. Al Qaeda’s Next Target: American Oil Tankers Author: Sarah Kaufman, Deep Web Reporting By: Saar Fresco Al Qaeda discusses strategic attacks on chokepoints of oil shipments from […]

  • Navy exercises bring Iran, China closer

    Chinese and Iranian naval cooperation brings closer ties.  Navy exercises bring Iran, China closer As global media keep their focus on the Islamic State (IS) and the US airstrikes in […]

  • Iran to Stage Massive Naval Drills

    Iranian Navy continues its charm offensive… Commander: Iran to Stage Massive Naval Drills in Winter Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced that the Navy plans to hold naval […]