'If Iranians Decide to Be Stupid, We'll Respond'

US Navy begins to accompany US ships in Hormuz Straits, following Iran’s seizure of a Marshall Islands-flagged ship this week.Gil Ronen, 5/1/2015, 8:10 AM

20 Nations Boost Defense in Mideast Waterways, Says US

In a move to bolster military strength against Iran, 20 nations will stage an anti-mining exercise in Mideast waterways.Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/18/2012, 3:22 PM

U.S. Navy Ship Fires at Boat in Persian Gulf

A U.S. military ship fired at a small boat in the Persian Gulf after it ignored repeated warnings to stop, killing one person.Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/17/2012, 8:35 AM

Iran’s Supreme Leader to Decide on Blocking Straits of Hormuz

Decision to block the strategic Strait of Hormuz rests in the hands of the country’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, says official.Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/15/2012, 4:48 PM

U.S. Naval Commander Warns Against Iran's 'Suicide Ships'

Vice Admiral Mark I. Fox warns Iran may plant “suicide ships” along the Straits of Hormuz to use against U.S. forces.Elad Benari, 2/13/2012, 5:46 AM

Iran Confirms It Received US Warning Letter on Hormuz

Official news agency says letter from U.S. UN Ambassador reached Tehran. The missive warns closure of Hormuz Straits would be "red line."Gil Ronen, 1/15/2012, 8:29 PM