Iran threatens American aircraft flying over Strait of HormuzU.S. Navy says Iran threatened two American maritime patrol aircraft flying over the Strait of Hormuz, the latest in a series of encounters.
Iranian vessel sails dangerously close to US ship in GulfUS officials say that an Iranian ship sailed directly in front of a US Navy vessel in a way that was "unsafe and unprofessional."
White House: Iran's actions in the Gulf a cause for concernWhite House says recent encounters between Iranian vessels and American warships in the Gulf are unacceptable.
U.S. Navy ship fires at Iranian ship in the Persian GulfU.S. Navy coastal patrol ship fires three warning shots at an Iranian ship in the Northern Persian Gulf.
Iranian drone takes 'precise' footage of American carrierIran says it flew a surveillance drone over an American aircraft carrier in the Gulf and took photographs of it.
Iran seized two SIM cards from captured soldiersIn first official account of last week's seizure and release of 10 sailors, questions remain how the sailors strayed from their course.
Iran denies firing rockets on American ship in the GulfIran says claim it launched rockets near the USS Harry S. Truman is "psychological warfare".
Iran tests missiles near American ship in the GulfIranian navy test fires several rockets near three Western warships in the Strait of Hormuz.
Middle East Withdrawal Linked to Obama's Grand Bargain with IranObama is planning a reduced American presence in key spots in the Middle East in addition to the Iran agreement.
Khamenei: The United States Makes the Region 'Insecure'Iran’s supreme leader lashes out at the United States, even after his country seized a ship in the Persian Gulf.
Iranian FM: 'We Believe in Freedom of the Seas'Iran remains “committed to freedom of movement on the high seas,” Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.
Iran Blows Up Mock US Aircraft Carrier in ExercisesIranian forces conducting military exercises in the Strait of Hormuz, blew up a mock US aircraft carrier.
Iran: We Aim to Destroy US Navy Forces in GulfWhile negotiations on a compromise on Iran's nuclear projects proceed apace between Washington and Tehran, the war of words has not abated.
U.S. Ship Fires Warning Shot Towards Iranian VesselU.S. vessel sees Iranian fishing boat with weapons in the Persian Gulf, fires warning shot.
Iran Sending Warships to US Maritime BordersMove marks yet another escalation in Iran-US tensions, even as Rouhani 'charm offensive' continues.
Iran Threatens US: Our Drones And Missiles Can Hit YouIranian Revolutionary Guards' site warns US its drone and missile systems can reach American warships in Persian Gulf.
Israel Holds First Defense and Energy ConferencePurpose of conference is to secure energy resources, provide alternatives to Persian Gulf oil dependency.
The USS Eisenhower and a Torah Scroll from pre-War EuropePhotojournalist Yissachar Ruas recounts his unique discovery during a tour of US Navy aircraft carrier USS Eisenhower.
Iran Launches Rearmed 50-Year-Old Destroyer on Persian GulfIran has claimed that it has launched a 50-year-old destroyer on the Persian Gulf after repairing it and rearming with modern missiles.
41 Nations Launch U.S.-Led Exercises in the Persian GulfThe U.S. Navy says envoys from 41 nations have gathered in Bahrain to begin drills in the Persian Gulf.
In May: US Allies Plan Gulf Naval ExercisesMore than 30 nations will send their sailors to Bahrain in May for an international naval exercise to be held in the Persian Gulf.
Iranian Jet Tries to Intercept U.S. DroneAn Iranian fighter jet tried to intercept a U.S. Predator drone over the Gulf but backed off.
Iran Claims It Captured Another 'Enemy Drone'Iran announced Saturday that it downed and captured another "enemy drone," the semi-official Fars News Agency reported.
Iranian $40 Million Platform Unit Sinks In GulfA $40 million engineering structure belonging to Iran's South Pars gas field, which was to be used in offshore platforms, sank into the Gulf
GCC Lashes Out at Iran, Calls for Transition in SyriaThe six Gulf states demand an immediate halt to Iran's "interference" in their internal affairs.
Iran Begins Naval Maneuvers in the Persian GulfIran launches naval maneuvers in the Gulf, announces plans for another exercise in the Strait of Hormuz later this week.
Arutz Sheva Visits US Navy Aircraft Carrier USS EisenhowerAs tensions with Iran continue, we meet the outgoing air group commander of one of the giant US Navy aircraft carriers situated in the area.
US Navy to Briefly Reduce Carriers in Persian GulfThe U.S. aircraft carrier presence in the Persian Gulf will temporarily decline due to unexpected repairs and unusual maintenance problems.
Iran Attempts and Fails to Shoot Down U.S. DroneAn unarmed U.S. surveillance drone was fired at by Iranian military jets last week, Pentagon reveals. The drone was not hit.
Report: Britain Considering Sending Warplanes to Persian GulfBritain is considering stationing warplanes in the Persian Gulf as the confrontation with Iran continues, The Independent reports.
Iran Threatens UAE on Persian Gulf IslandsIran is threatening the United Arab Emirates again over claims on three islands in the Persian Gulf.
US, Allies Launch Largest-Ever Persian Gulf DrillSailors from 25 nations began mock military battles in the Persian Gulf on Sunday in the largest ever naval exercise in the region.
Report: Jerusalem Within Range of New Iranian MissileIran is set to unveil a “domestically produced” cruise missile capable of reaching major Israeli cities, including Jerusalem.
US ‘Responds’ to Iran with Second Warship in Gulf“When the world calls, we have to respond,” says US defense chief Panetta as the second American aircraft carrier heads for the Gulf.
US Destroyer Collides w/ Oil Tanker in Persian GulfA US guided missile destroyer collided Sunday with an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf, the US Navy said in a statement. No one was injured.
Iran Downplays Threat to Close Strait of HormuzIran would not close the Strait of Hormuz as long as it is able to use the vital shipping line itself, a military commander said Monday.
Witness: US Attacked Without WarningIndian fisherman says US Navy opened fire without warning in Monday's deadly incident in the Persian Gulf.
20 Nations Boost Defense in Mideast Waterways, Says USIn a move to bolster military strength against Iran, 20 nations will stage an anti-mining exercise in Mideast waterways.
Pentagon Boosts Defenses in Persian GulfPentagon is building a missile-defense radar station at secret site in Qatar and organizing largest minesweeping exercises in Persian Gulf.
U.S. Navy Ship Fires at Boat in Persian GulfA U.S. military ship fired at a small boat in the Persian Gulf after it ignored repeated warnings to stop, killing one person.
U.S. Deploys Robot Subs in the GulfThe United States has deployed a fleet of robot subs in the Gulf amid concerns that Iran will block the Strait of Hormuz.
Iran Rattles Saber at Google in Persian Gulf DisputeTehran will sue Google if it does not return the name 'Persian Gulf' to its maps; Google left the body unnamed.
Iran Fueling Rivals’ Gulf Union DriveThe six-member GCC may have delayed its announcement of a Gulf Union, but Iran's constant rhetorical sniping has motivated quicker action
Four GCC Members Plan to Form Core of SuperstateBahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia have hinted they will form a diplomatic and military union with Oman and the UAE soon to follow....
Island Row Heats Up Persian GulfIran has started rattling its saber at the six-member GCC ahead of talks over an island dispute between Tehran and the UAE
US to Deploy Commando "Mother Ship" in Middle EastThe Pentagon is refurbishing an ageing ship to serve as a floating platform for commando operations near the Persian Gulf.
Iran's UN Ambassador Warns: We Can Close Strait of HormuzIran's ambassador to the United Nations says that closing the Strait of Hormuz is an option if "somebody wants to tighten the noose."
Saudi Arabia: 'All Available Options' Open on IranPrince Turki al-Faisal says Saudi Arabia is ready to defend its interests against Iran, who demands Riyadh not mitigate oil prices.
Iran Thanks U.S. for Rescuing FishermenIran's Foreign Ministry thanked the United States Saturday for rescuing 13 of its fishermen from pirates.
UK Warns Iran: 'Don't Close Strait of Hormuz'Britain is warning Iran it may resort to military action if Tehran attempts to close the Strait of Hormuz to Western oil shipping.
Iran-Kuwait Oil Feud Feeds Gulf TensionsOil lies at the heart of tensions between Iran and its Gulf Arab neighbors as they vie for hegemony over the world's key oil reserves.
US Unimpressed by Iranian BombastThe US responded to Iran's threats that the USS John C Stennis should not return to the Gulf saying US deployment plans remain unchanged.
Iran Doth Protest! Tehran Says Saudi Security Top PriorityFeigning shock over Saudi concern, officials in Tehran claim the security of Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Allies is its top concern.
Iran Moving, Trebling Uranium EnrichmentIran has promised to move its uranium enrichment program to the underground Fordow site and triple its production efforts.
Dr. Kedar Warns: Iran May Take Over Persian GulfDr. Mordechai Kedar of the BESA Institute says Hizbullah could copy Bushehr reactor and attain atomic weapons to be used against Israel.
Israel Submarines Headed for Persian GulfIsrael allegedly has deployed a permanent nuclear submarine presence in the Persian Gulf to keep an eye on Iran.
Iran Prepared to Block Gulf Oil and Wreck Western EconomiesIran’s war games concentrated on preparations to block the Persian Gulf and wreck Western economies in the event of harsh UN sanctions.