Tag: Persian Gulf

  • 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 […]

  • US fires warning shot at Iranian dhow

    US Navy Ship Fires Warning Shot at Armed Iranian Dhow in Volatile Persian Gulf By Vasudevan Sridharan An American navy vessel fired a warning shot towards an armedIranian fishing vessel during […]

  • Security in the Persian Gulf

    Defense cooperation in the Persian Gulf region will remain an illusion… Why the Persian Gulf Isn’t Ready for Joint Security Bilal Y. Saab Defense cooperation in the Persian Gulf region will remain an illusion without […]

  • Iran Seizes Indian Ship

    In a development with serious international ramifications, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps has detained an Indian ship carrying oil in the Persian Gulf Iran seizes Indian ship carrying oil from Iraq […]

  • Forgotten Threat

    To many the term ‘naval mine’ conjures up memories of grainy World War II photographs. To some degree they become a forgotten threat; but not to those serving on ships in the […]

  • Iranian Sub Returns to Persian Gulf

    According to the official Iranian news agency, Tehran has ordered the return of a Russian-built Project 877 class (NATO Kilo) diesel-electric submarine to the waters of the Persian Gulf following a refit. […]