Iran rejects US claims it was behind Gulf tanker attacks

Iran's Defense Minister says accusations that Tehran was behind two tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman are unsubstantiated.Elad Benari, Thursday, 5:05 AM

US to send additional troops to Middle East

US to send 1,000 additional US forces and more military resources to Middle East amid tensions with Iran.Elad Benari, 6/18/2019, 1:36 AM

Report: Iran fired missile at US UAV before Gulf attack

In the hours before attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the Iranians reportedly launched a missile at a US drone flying overhead.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/15/2019, 12:44 AM

UN chief calls for probe of Gulf tanker attacks

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres suggests independent probe of attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf which have been blamed on Iran.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/14/2019, 9:06 PM

UAE says tanker attack was 'sophisticated and coordinated'

UAE tells Security Council that attacks on four tankers was most likely carried out by a state actor, but does not name Iran.Elad Benari, 6/7/2019, 3:30 AM

US official: Iranian missiles spotted in Persian Gulf

US official: Iranian missiles loaded on small boats were among the "threats" that triggered beefed-up military deployment in Middle East.Ben Ariel, 5/17/2019, 6:27 AM

Iranian commander: US forces must leave the region

Iranian navy commander says presence of Americans in the Persian Gulf "has reached its end".Elad Benari, 5/13/2019, 4:09 AM

US officials: Iran moving ballistic missiles by boat

US officials: Intelligence that Iran is moving short-range ballistic missiles on board led to deployment of bombers to Persian Gulf.Elad Benari, 5/7/2019, 11:38 PM

US: There's a 'credible threat' by Iran

Acting US Defense Secretary says deployment of bomber to Middle East was approved because of "indications of a credible threat" by Iran.Elad Benari, 5/7/2019, 4:01 AM

Kuwait concerned over Iran's threats to block Strait of Hormuz

Kuwait looking at Iranian threats to block the Strait of Hormuz with concern, says Deputy Foreign Minister.Elad Benari, 4/29/2019, 5:32 AM

Rouhani: If we can't export oil, no one will

Iranian President appears to threaten to disrupt other countries’ oil shipments through the Gulf.Elad Benari, 12/5/2018, 6:10 AM

Iran shows footage of close encounter with US carrier

Iran’s state TV broadcasts footage purporting to show close encounter between local navy and USS Theodore Roosevelt.Elad Benari, 9/30/2018, 5:30 AM

'Iran's drill in the Gulf meant to send a message'

U.S. general says Iranian naval exercise around Strait of Hormuz was meant to send a message to Washington before it reimposed sanctions.Elad Benari, 8/9/2018, 5:37 AM

Iran launches exercise in the Persian Gulf

Iran launches naval exercise in the Persian Gulf days before the U.S. reimposes sanctions on Tehran.Elad Benari, 8/3/2018, 6:13 AM

Report: Iran to begin major exercise in Persian Gulf

American officials say Revolutionary Guard expected to begin major exercise to demonstrate ability to shut down the Strait of Hormuz.Elad Benari, 8/2/2018, 1:04 AM

U.S. army: Iran has stopped its provocations in the Gulf

U.S. military official Iranian navy has deliberately halted provocations of U.S. Navy ships in the Persian Gulf.Elad Benari, 3/16/2018, 5:15 AM

Is the Arab world beginning to see reason?

The United Arab Emirates consider fighting the terror organizations spawned by the Muslim Brotherhood as a crucial mission.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 11/8/2017, 6:32 AM

Iran: We won't allow 'rabid aircraft' to enter our territory

Senior Iranian military official warns the United States against invading his country.Elad Benari, 9/4/2017, 6:02 AM

Iran rejects claims of unsafe conduct in the Gulf

Iran's Revolutionary Guards rejects claims that one of its drones flew close to an American aircraft in the Persian Gulf.Elad Benari, 8/16/2017, 6:06 AM

Again: Iranian drone flies close to U.S. vessel

Iranian drone passes by USS Nimitz aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf.Elad Benari, 8/15/2017, 6:04 AM

Iranian drone nearly collides with American jet

Iranian drone nearly collides with F-18 Super Hornet in the Persian Gulf.Elad Benari, 8/9/2017, 6:15 AM

U.S. Navy fires warning shots at Iranian ship in Persian Gulf

U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian ship which approached it and ignored calls to back off.Ben Ariel, 7/26/2017, 5:43 AM

Iranian boat points laser at U.S. helicopter

Iranian missile boat points laser at U.S. Marine helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz.Elad Benari, 6/15/2017, 4:03 AM

Iran blames U.S. for 'close encounter' in Gulf

Revolutionary Guards accuses United States of "provoking tensions" after two incidents in the Gulf.Elad Benari, 3/9/2017, 5:42 AM

Iran claims to have test fired missile

Iran claims it test fired submarine-launched cruise missile at naval drill in the Gulf.Elad Benari, 2/28/2017, 6:14 AM

U.S. ship fires warning shots at Iranian boats in the Gulf

U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian boats near the Strait of Hormuz, the latest in a series of similar encounters.Ben Ariel, 1/10/2017, 5:38 AM

Iran threatens American aircraft flying over Strait of Hormuz

U.S. Navy says Iran threatened two American maritime patrol aircraft flying over the Strait of Hormuz, the latest in a series of encounters.Ben Ariel, 9/14/2016, 4:46 AM

Iranian vessel sails dangerously close to US ship in Gulf

US officials say that an Iranian ship sailed directly in front of a US Navy vessel in a way that was "unsafe and unprofessional."Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2016, 8:19 PM

White House: Iran's actions in the Gulf a cause for concern

White House says recent encounters between Iranian vessels and American warships in the Gulf are unacceptable.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/26/2016, 8:21 PM

U.S. Navy ship fires at Iranian ship in the Persian Gulf

U.S. Navy coastal patrol ship fires three warning shots at an Iranian ship in the Northern Persian Gulf.Ben Ariel, 8/26/2016, 1:16 AM

Iranian drone takes 'precise' footage of American carrier

Iran says it flew a surveillance drone over an American aircraft carrier in the Gulf and took photographs of it.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/29/2016, 9:54 PM

Iran seized two SIM cards from captured soldiers

In first official account of last week's seizure and release of 10 sailors, questions remain how the sailors strayed from their course.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2016, 3:42 AM

Iran denies firing rockets on American ship in the Gulf

Iran says claim it launched rockets near the USS Harry S. Truman is "psychological warfare".Ben Ariel, 1/1/2016, 6:44 AM

Iran tests missiles near American ship in the Gulf

Iranian navy test fires several rockets near three Western warships in the Strait of Hormuz.Ben Ariel, 12/30/2015, 5:45 AM

Middle East Withdrawal Linked to Obama's Grand Bargain with Iran

Obama is planning a reduced American presence in key spots in the Middle East in addition to the Iran agreement.Dr. Joe Tuzara, 8/22/2015, 11:31 PM

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.Ben Ariel, 5/17/2015, 6:02 AM

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.Moshe Cohen, 4/29/2015, 7:34 PM

Iran Blows Up Mock US Aircraft Carrier in Exercises

Iranian forces conducting military exercises in the Strait of Hormuz, blew up a mock US aircraft carrier.Yaakov Levi, 2/26/2015, 10:29 AM

Iran: We Aim to Destroy US Navy Forces in Gulf

While negotiations on a compromise on Iran's nuclear projects proceed apace between Washington and Tehran, the war of words has not abated.Dalit Halevy, 11/2/2014, 10:24 PM

U.S. Ship Fires Warning Shot Towards Iranian Vessel

U.S. vessel sees Iranian fishing boat with weapons in the Persian Gulf, fires warning shot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2014, 5:12 AM

Iran Sending Warships to US Maritime Borders

Move marks yet another escalation in Iran-US tensions, even as Rouhani 'charm offensive' continues.Ari Soffer, 2/8/2014, 8:04 PM

Iran Threatens US: Our Drones And Missiles Can Hit You

Iranian Revolutionary Guards' site warns US its drone and missile systems can reach American warships in Persian Gulf.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 2/8/2014, 7:29 PM

Israel Holds First Defense and Energy Conference

Purpose of conference is to secure energy resources, provide alternatives to Persian Gulf oil dependency.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 12/8/2013, 2:01 PM

The USS Eisenhower and a Torah Scroll from pre-War Europe

Photojournalist Yissachar Ruas recounts his unique discovery during a tour of US Navy aircraft carrier USS Eisenhower.Yissachar Ruas, 9/10/2013, 10:44 AM

Iran Launches Rearmed 50-Year-Old Destroyer on Persian Gulf

Iran has claimed that it has launched a 50-year-old destroyer on the Persian Gulf after repairing it and rearming with modern missiles.Rina Tzvi , 6/11/2013, 7:26 PM

41 Nations Launch U.S.-Led Exercises in the Persian Gulf

The U.S. Navy says envoys from 41 nations have gathered in Bahrain to begin drills in the Persian Gulf.Elad Benari, 5/7/2013, 5:46 AM

In May: US Allies Plan Gulf Naval Exercises

More than 30 nations will send their sailors to Bahrain in May for an international naval exercise to be held in the Persian Gulf.Chana Ya'ar, 4/8/2013, 8:35 PM

Iranian Jet Tries to Intercept U.S. Drone

An Iranian fighter jet tried to intercept a U.S. Predator drone over the Gulf but backed off.Elad Benari, 3/15/2013, 5:44 AM

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.Arutz Sheva staff , 2/24/2013, 9:01 AM

Iranian $40 Million Platform Unit Sinks In Gulf

A $40 million engineering structure belonging to Iran's South Pars gas field, which was to be used in offshore platforms, sank into the GulfRachel Hirshfeld, 1/31/2013, 1:15 AM

GCC Lashes Out at Iran, Calls for Transition in Syria

The six Gulf states demand an immediate halt to Iran's "interference" in their internal affairs.Elad Benari, 12/26/2012, 5:46 AM

Iran Begins Naval Maneuvers in the Persian Gulf

Iran launches naval maneuvers in the Gulf, announces plans for another exercise in the Strait of Hormuz later this week.Elad Benari, 12/26/2012, 2:16 AM

Arutz Sheva Visits US Navy Aircraft Carrier USS Eisenhower

As tensions with Iran continue, we meet the outgoing air group commander of one of the giant US Navy aircraft carriers situated in the area.Yissachar Ruas, 12/12/2012, 1:14 AM

US Navy to Briefly Reduce Carriers in Persian Gulf

The U.S. aircraft carrier presence in the Persian Gulf will temporarily decline due to unexpected repairs and unusual maintenance problems.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/22/2012, 7:39 PM

Iran Attempts and Fails to Shoot Down U.S. Drone

An unarmed U.S. surveillance drone was fired at by Iranian military jets last week, Pentagon reveals. The drone was not hit.Elad Benari, 11/9/2012, 5:43 AM

Report: Britain Considering Sending Warplanes to Persian Gulf

Britain is considering stationing warplanes in the Persian Gulf as the confrontation with Iran continues, The Independent reports.Elad Benari, 11/2/2012, 4:14 AM

Iran Threatens UAE on Persian Gulf Islands

Iran is threatening the United Arab Emirates again over claims on three islands in the Persian Gulf.Chana Ya'ar, 10/10/2012, 11:01 AM