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UAE to join the U.S.-led naval force in Gulf

UAE to join the U.S.-led naval force in Gulf

  The official Emirati News Agency (WAM), reported on Thursday that the United Arab Emirates would join the U.S.-led international maritime safety coalition in the...

UAE to join the U.S.-led naval force in Gulf

UAE to join the U.S.-led naval force in Gulf

The official Emirati News Agency (WAM), reported on Thursday that the United Arab Emirates would join the U.S.-led international maritime safety coalition in the Gulf....

Japan to send patrol aircraft for U.S. Middle East maritime force

Japan won’t join U.S.-led maritime coalition in Gulf

Japan will not join a U.S.-led security mission to protect merchant vessels passing through key Middle Eastern waterways, but will consider deploying its naval force...

China to escort ships in Gulf under U.S. proposal

China to escort ships in Gulf under U.S. proposal

China might escort Chinese commercial vessels in Gulf waters under a U.S. proposal for a maritime coalition to secure oil shipping lanes following attacks on tankers,...

UK to join US-led maritime security mission in Gulf

UK to join US-led maritime security mission in Gulf

Britain said on Monday it was joining a U.S.-led maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect merchant vessels travelling through the Strait of Hormuz. Tanker...

Iran says will not tolerate "maritime offences" in Gulf

Iran says will not tolerate “maritime offences” in Gulf

Iran runs security in the Strait of Hormuz and will no longer tolerate “maritime offences” there, its foreign minister said on Monday, a day after it seized...

Iran seizes another foreign ship in Gulf 

Iran seizes another foreign ship in Gulf 

Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran’s state media reported on...

Another UK warship arrives in Gulf 

Another UK warship arrives in Gulf 

Efforts to secure safe passage through the Strait of Hormuz are ramping up as the U.K. said a second warship arrived in the area and South Korea may deploy its own unit...

Britain plans European protection force for shipping in Gulf

Britain plans European protection force for shipping in Gulf

Britain on Monday said it was planning a European-led protection force for shipping in the Gulf after Iranian authorities seized a British-flagged tanker in a dramatic...

U.S. in talks to enable free passage in the Gulf

U.S. in talks to enable free passage in the Gulf

U.S. Central Command chief General Kenneth McKenzie said on Thursday it was talking to other countries about freedom of navigation in the Gulf and would work...

Saudi Arabia, others support U.S. troop redeployment in Gulf

Saudi Arabia, others support U.S. troop redeployment in Gulf

Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries have agreed on a U.S. request to redeploy its troops on their territory and in Gulf waters in order to deter potential Iranian...

Iran dares U.S., says it has full control of Gulf

Iran dares U.S., says it has full control of Gulf

  The head of the navy of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, General Alireza Tangsiri, said on Monday that Iran has full control of the Gulf, and the U.S. Navy does not...