Showing posts with label Hormuz Strait. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Hormuz Strait. Show all posts

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Iran supreme leader threatens to block all Gulf oil exports if its own are stopped

Strait of Hormuz
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that no country in the region will export oil if Iran’s exports are stopped. The same threat was earlier voiced by President Hassan Rouhani.

Monday, January 9, 2017


A U.S. navy destroyer fired three warning shots at four of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps vessels on Sunday after they closed in at a high rate of speed in the Strait of Hormuz, two US defense officials told Reuters on Monday.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Iran warned U.S. warship to leave drill area

Iran’s navy on Wednesday warned a U.S. warship to leave an area of the Sea of Oman where the Iranians were holding an exercise, the Tasnim news agency said.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Iran Test-Fires Rockets, Nearly Hits Western Warships In Gulf

The Iranian Revolutionary Guards fired rockets near three western warships as they were entering the Persian Gulf in what a U.S. military spokesman on December 29 called a "highly provocative" act.

Friday, May 1, 2015

US Navy might accompany other nations' ships in Strait of Hormuz

The US military signaled on Friday it may allow warships to accompany other nations' vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, after Iran's seizure of a container ship this week prompted the Navy to start accompanying US-flagged vessels.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Iran says cargo ship seized under court order

Iranian maritime authorities said Wednesday that Iran seized a ship carrying cargo for Denmark's giant Maersk group under a legal ruling over a longstanding commercial dispute.

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards intercepted the Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel Maersk Tigris Tuesday in the strategic Strait of Hormuz leading into the Gulf.

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