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USS Bataan joins other warships in Persian Gulf amid Iraq crisis

USS Bataan joins other warships in Persian Gulf amid Iraq crisis

The US military has sent another warship to the Persian Gulf with 1,000 marines on board as tension is escalating in several Iraqi cities. The USS Bataan is sent to the Middle East to join six other warships, according to... (Continue reading)

Persian Gulf Arab kingdoms fear ISIL blowback

Persian Gulf Arab kingdoms fear ISIL blowback

Persian Gulf Arab monarchies fear that the Takfiri ISIL terrorists in Syria and Iraq may turn weapons against the kingdoms and become a scourge to them. The rise of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist... (Continue reading)

Iran’s Navy in control of Persian Gulf: Cmdr.

Iran’s Navy in control of Persian Gulf: Cmdr.

The Islamic Republic of Iran controls the Persian Gulf as one of the major international waterways, says a top commander. “The control of the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman as the world’s main thoroughfare and bottleneck is in... (Continue reading)

Senior Commander Reiterates IRGC’s Supremacy in Persian Gulf

Senior Commander Reiterates IRGC's Supremacy in Persian Gulf

A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps reiterated the IRGC’s upper hand in the Persian Gulf, and said Iran monitors all the moves made by the regional and trans-regional naval forces in the region. “The IRGC Navy fully... (Continue reading)

Persian Gulf Arab states hold extraordinary meeting on Qatar

Persian Gulf Arab states hold extraordinary meeting on Qatar

Foreign ministers from Persian Gulf Arab countries are holding an extraordinary meeting in Riyadh in a bid to defuse tensions between Qatar and three other members of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council, an official has said. Saudi Arabia, as well... (Continue reading)

Obama nixes meeting with Persian Gulf monarchs amid divisions

Obama nixes meeting with Persian Gulf monarchs amid divisions

The White House has canceled plans for a meeting later this month between President Barack Obama and Persian Gulf monarchs in Saudi Arabia based on tensions among US allies in the region. The summit was to include leaders of the... (Continue reading)

US, France end military drills in Persian Gulf

US, France end military drills in Persian Gulf

The US Navy has announced that the United States and France wrapped up combined carrier strike group operations in the Middle East on Sunday after five weeks. The exercises began in late December in the Gulf of Oman, in the... (Continue reading)

Commander: Iranian Drones Track, Record Video of US Warships in Persian Gulf

Commander: Iranian Drones Track, Record Video of US Warships in Persian Gulf

Lieutenant Commander of the Iranian Navy for Operations Admiral Siyavash Jarreh reiterated the country’s naval power in the Persian Gulf, and said the Navy’s drones have tracked, photographed and recorded videos of US warships in the waterway several times. “Our... (Continue reading)

Iran Air Force launches drill in Persian Gulf

Iran Air Force launches drill in Persian Gulf

Iran Air Force has launched military exercises over southern coasts of the country in the Persian Gulf. The two-day drill, which kicked off on Friday, is the main and second phase of a large-scale drill codenamed Fadaeeyan-e Harim-e Velayat 4... (Continue reading)

Iran kicks off major aerial drill over Persian Gulf

Iran kicks off major aerial drill over Persian Gulf

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Air Force (IRIAF) has launched massive military exercises over the Persian Gulf waters in the south of the country. The drill which kicked off on Friday involves units from all IRIAF bases, and is the... (Continue reading)

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