Strait of Hormuz

 Araqchi denies U.S. destroyed Iranian drone

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi denied that Iran had lost a drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the United States said that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone. "We have …

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Iran-UK row breaks out in Strait of Hormuz

Five armed Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps boats attempted to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf at night, according to the media reports. CNN cited two U.S. officials as saying that the British Heritage …

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Lufthansa suspends flights over Strait of Hormuz

German airline Lufthansa suspended flights over Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman and surrounding areas of land. The decision, based on its own assessment, came from Germany's largest airline after Iran shot down a US drone with a …

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Iran issues ultimatum on Strait of Hormuz

Iran does not intend to close the Strait of Hormuz, but would severely confront those who endanger its security, Chief of staff of Iran's armed forces, Major-General Mohammad Baqeri said. "The [Iranian] …

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Iran again threatens to close Strait of Hormuz

Iran will disrupt oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz, if the United States tries to strangle Tehran’s economy by halting its oil exports, the commander of the Revolutionary Guards’ navy, General Alireza …

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 Saudi Arabia ready for war against Iran

Saudi Arabia is ready for a military action against Iran if it tries to block the Strait of Hormuz, an adviser at Saudi Arabia’s Energy Ministry Ibrahim al-Muhanna said, adding Iran would be unable to close …

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Iranian boats harass US ship in Strait of Hormuz

Four Iranian small boats harassed a US Navy warship near the Persian Gulf, but no missiles were fired, the chief of naval operations John Richardson said. According ti him, the incident involving the guided missile destroyer USS Nitze …

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