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Persian Gulf

US raises stakes with Iran, increases patrolling in Persina Gulf

The U.S. Navy is trying to put together a new coalition of nations to counter what it sees as a renewed maritime threat from Iran.

03 Sep 2019 3:45 PM

US still seeks allies in Gulf maritime coalition

Speaking at a meeting between US and Australian leaders, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said he has gotten a good response from allies.

04 Aug 2019 2:42 PM

Navy teams board ships for safe passage in Gulf

Move comes after increase in attacks on oil carriers.

26 Jun 2019 2:12 AM

US Navy assisting 2 tankers targeted in Gulf of Oman

The latest incident comes after the US alleged that Iran used mines to attack 4 oil tankers off nearby Emirati port of Fujairah last month.

13 Jun 2019 2:54 PM

Oil firms hike price of fuel after one month

Prices were not changed in anticipation of supply hike.

06 Jul 2018 6:22 AM


US Navy patrol ship fires warning shots near Iranian vessel: Official

The Iranian boat went "dead in the water" after the shots and the vessels all left the area without further incident, the official said.

25 Jul 2017 8:49 PM

US expresses frustration over Saudi embargo on Qatar

State Department said it was "mystified" that Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the UAE had not yet made clear their claims against Qatar.

21 Jun 2017 8:22 AM