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G7 member states blame Iran for oil tanker attack

G7 member states blame Iran for oil tanker attack

Foreign ministers of G7 member states say Iran orchestrated last week's attack on Israeli-managed ship off the coast of Oman.Elad Benari, Canada, 06/08/2021 22:50
Britain urges UN to respond to tanker attack near Oman

Britain urges UN to respond to tanker attack near Oman

British Foreign Secretary: Security Council must respond to Iran’s destabilizing actions & lack of respect for international law.Elad Benari, 05/08/2021 04:17
Tensions in Middle East escalate after Iranian terror at sea

Tensions in Middle East escalate after Iranian terror at sea

Iran has changed tactics in the shadow-war with Israel and the US to terrorizing commercial ships in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.Yochanan Visser, 04/08/2021 23:30
Qatar condemns attack on tanker off the coast of Oman

Qatar condemns attack on tanker off the coast of Oman

Qatari Foreign Ministry calls to resort to international law to ensure that such attacks are not repeated in the future.Elad Benari, 03/08/2021 04:04
Iran denies being responsible for attack on Israeli-managed ship

Iran denies being responsible for attack on Israeli-managed ship

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson: The Zionist regime has created insecurity, terror and violence.Elad Benari, 02/08/2021 04:30
US, Israel to work together to investigate attack on ship

US, Israel to work together to investigate attack on ship

State Department on Blinken-Lapid conversation: They agreed to work with the United Kingdom, Romania, and other international partners.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2021 05:11
US 'deeply concerned' by attack on Israeli-managed ship

US 'deeply concerned' by attack on Israeli-managed ship

US says it is closely monitoring the situation following attack on an Israeli-managed tanker off Oman.Elad Benari, Canada, 31/07/2021 01:37
Lapid: We must never remain silent in the face of Iranian terrorism

Lapid: We must never remain silent in the face of Iranian terrorism

Foreign Minister: Iran is not just an Israeli problem, but an exporter of terrorism, destruction and instability.Elad Benari, Canada, 30/07/2021 21:50
Gantz and Kochavi hold assessment following attack on Israeli-managed ship

Gantz and Kochavi hold assessment following attack on Israeli-managed ship

Israeli official: Iran is sowing violence and destruction in every corner of the region. Our campaign against them will continue.Elad Benari, Canada, 30/07/2021 20:27
Iranian navy vessel catches fire in Gulf of Oman

Iranian navy vessel catches fire in Gulf of Oman

Fire breaks out in Iranian navy training vessel near the mouth of the Gulf, crew safely disembarks.Elad Benari, 02/06/2021 03:05
Watch: Iranian ships swarm US Navy vessels

Watch: Iranian ships swarm US Navy vessels

In the latest incident in the Persian Gulf, Iranian fast ships harassed US vessels for close to 3 hours, raising new security fears.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2021 11:06
US military ship fires warning shots at IRGC vessels in the Gulf

US military ship fires warning shots at IRGC vessels in the Gulf

US military says one of its ships fired warning shots after three vessels from Revolutionary Guard came close to it in the Gulf.Elad Benari, 27/04/2021 23:31
Report: Israel won't retaliate for attack on ship in the Gulf

Report: Israel won't retaliate for attack on ship in the Gulf

Israeli security official says Israel is seeking to reduce tensions in the Persian Gulf.Elad Benari, 14/04/2021 01:00
Iran denies attacking Israeli-owned cargo ship near Gulf of Oman

Iran denies attacking Israeli-owned cargo ship near Gulf of Oman

Iran’s UN ambassador says Israel's allegations are "unfounded", claims it is "playing the victim".Elad Benari, 10/03/2021 06:09
Ship owned by Israeli firm hit by explosion in Gulf of Oman

Ship owned by Israeli firm hit by explosion in Gulf of Oman

The current assessment in Israel is that the explosion was a targeted attempt against an Israeli-owned ship by Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, 26/02/2021 20:04
The Israeli submarine that sent a message to Iran

The Israeli submarine that sent a message to Iran

Arab sources claim that an Israeli submarine was seen in the Persian Gulf in order to convey a message to the regime in Tehran.Ben Ariel, 22/12/2020 02:04
Iran: Glad the US 'got the message'

Iran: Glad the US 'got the message'

Iran responds to US Navy official who said that "uneasy deterrence" had been reached in the Gulf.Elad Benari, 08/12/2020 05:46
US Navy official: We have 'uneasy deterrence' with Iran

US Navy official: We have 'uneasy deterrence' with Iran

Despite recent tensions, top US Navy official in the Middle East says the US has a "healthy respect" for Iranian presence in Gulf.Elad Benari, 07/12/2020 03:08
Israel, the Sunnis and the return of a pro-Iran White House

Israel, the Sunnis and the return of a pro-Iran White House

Israel and its allies in the Persian Gulf need to take action soon to minimize Iran’s prospects for military nuclear capability. Op-ed.Caroline Glick, 09/11/2020 17:39
Iran launches underground ballistic missiles during military drill

Iran launches underground ballistic missiles during military drill

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard launches underground ballistic missiles as part of exercise in Strait of Hormuz.Elad Benari, 30/07/2020 06:07
Iran's Revolutionary Guard fires missiles at mock aircraft carrier

Iran's Revolutionary Guard fires missiles at mock aircraft carrier

During drill in Strait of Hormuz, Iran's Revolutionary Guard launches missiles targeting a mock aircraft carrier.Elad Benari, 29/07/2020 06:20
Iran warns US: Wherever you are, we are right next to you

Iran warns US: Wherever you are, we are right next to you

Amid tensions in the Gulf, Iran's Revolutionary Guards warn the United States against its naval presence in the region.Elad Benari, Canada, 29/05/2020 00:56
US Navy warns mariners to stay away from its warships

US Navy warns mariners to stay away from its warships

US Navy warns mariners in the Gulf to stay 100 meters away from US warships or risk being "interpreted as a threat".Elad Benari, 20/05/2020 04:04
US offers Iran condolences following friendly fire incident

US offers Iran condolences following friendly fire incident

US military offers condolences to Iran after friendly fire incident that saw an Iranian missile kill 19 Iranian troops.Elad Benari, 15/05/2020 03:59
Iran warns US: 'Severe' response if our territorial waters our violated

Iran warns US: 'Severe' response if our territorial waters our violated

Spokesman for Iranian army says US is "causing disturbance" in the Gulf, warns of retaliation.Elad Benari, 30/04/2020 05:51
Iranian military: We will never be a source of conflict

Iranian military: We will never be a source of conflict

Iran's military tries to ease tensions after several high-seas incidents involving US forces.Elad Benari, 28/04/2020 05:39
Iranian general threatens: We'll destroy US warships

Iranian general threatens: We'll destroy US warships

Head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards says Iran will destroy US warships if its security is threatened in the Persian Gulf.Elad Benari, 24/04/2020 05:45
Iran: US forces provoked us in the Persian Gulf

Iran: US forces provoked us in the Persian Gulf

Revolutionary Guard acknowledges tense encounter with US warships in Persian Gulf, but claims American forces sparked the incident.Elad Benari, 20/04/2020 05:56
The Iranian nuclear threat from a Purim perspective

The Iranian nuclear threat from a Purim perspective

Preemptive attacks sometimes are necessary to protect Jews from those who want to annihilate them. Ezequiel Doiny, 10/03/2020 23:00
Iran says it captured ship carrying smuggled fuel

Iran says it captured ship carrying smuggled fuel

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says it seized a ship in the Persian Gulf suspected of carrying smuggled fuel.Elad Benari, 31/12/2019 03:38
US coalition launches operation to protect Persian Gulf

US coalition launches operation to protect Persian Gulf

US-led naval coalition officially launches operations meant to protect shipping in waters of Persian Gulf.Ben Ariel, 08/11/2019 06:53
Iran: British tanker could be released 'within days'

Iran: British tanker could be released 'within days'

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman says "necessary steps" are underway to set free the tanker seized in the Gulf in July.Ben Ariel, 09/09/2019 06:36
Iranian oil tanker leaves Gibraltar

Iranian oil tanker leaves Gibraltar

Grace 1, now known as the Adrian Darya 1, leaves Gibraltar despite US attempt to recapture the tanker.Elad Benari, 19/08/2019 01:36
Iranian tanker ready to depart Gibraltar

Iranian tanker ready to depart Gibraltar

Grace 1, seized over violations of sanctions on Syria, ready to depart Gibraltar despite last-minute effort by US to seize it again.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2019 06:08
Rouhani warns Israel against involvement in Gulf

Rouhani warns Israel against involvement in Gulf

Iranian President says Israel is the main source of terrorism and war in the region.Elad Benari, 15/08/2019 04:01
IRGC commander warns against Israeli presence in Gulf

IRGC commander warns against Israeli presence in Gulf

Commander of Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s navy warns that Israeli presence in the Persian Gulf may set off a war.Elad Benari, 12/08/2019 04:10
Zarif: We will safeguard our security

Zarif: We will safeguard our security

Iranian Foreign Minister: Military presence in the Persian Gulf from outside the region would be a “source of insecurity”.Elad Benari, Canada, 09/08/2019 21:46
Iran: Israeli involvement in Gulf will have consequences

Iran: Israeli involvement in Gulf will have consequences

Iran's Defense Minister warns against US-led flotilla in the Gulf, says Israeli involvement would have "disastrous consequences".Elad Benari, 09/08/2019 06:38
Report: Iran interfering with GPS in the Gulf

Report: Iran interfering with GPS in the Gulf

US defense official says Iran has placed GPS jammers close to the entrance of the Strait of Hormuz as US warns commercial ships.Elad Benari, 08/08/2019 04:31
Israel taking part in coalition to secure Persian Gulf

Israel taking part in coalition to secure Persian Gulf

Foreign Minister reveals that Israel is taking part in a coalition led by the United States to secure the Persian Gulf.Ben Ariel, 07/08/2019 05:45
Iran claims to have captured an Iraqi oil tanker

Iran claims to have captured an Iraqi oil tanker

Iraq's oil ministry denies an Iranian claim it seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Gulf which was smuggling fuel.Elad Benari, 05/08/2019 01:13
Rouhani hints tanker swap with Britain is possible

Rouhani hints tanker swap with Britain is possible

Iranian President signals his country might be willing to release British-flagged oil tanker if Britain releases a detained Iranian tanker.Elad Benari, 25/07/2019 05:14
US may have brought down two Iranian drones

US may have brought down two Iranian drones

CENTCOM Commander says US believes it may have brought down two Iranian drones last week rather than just one.Elad Benari, 24/07/2019 01:06
Zarif: British tanker was seized to implement international law

Zarif: British tanker was seized to implement international law

Iranian Foreign Minister insists seizure of British oil tanker was not in retaliation for British capture of Iranian tanker.Elad Benari, 23/07/2019 00:38
Saudi Arabia: Iran's actions 'completely unacceptable'

Saudi Arabia: Iran's actions 'completely unacceptable'

Saudi Arabia slams Iran's seizure of British-flagged tanker in Persian Gulf.Elad Benari, 22/07/2019 02:10
Britain: Iran's seizure of tanker a 'hostile act'

Britain: Iran's seizure of tanker a 'hostile act'

Britain complains to UN over Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persian Gulf.Ben Ariel, 21/07/2019 05:19
Iran tries to seize British tanker in Persian Gulf

Iran tries to seize British tanker in Persian Gulf

Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps unsuccessfully tries to seize British oil tanker after UK seized Iranian tanker in Gibraltar.Elad Benari, 11/07/2019 02:27
US moving ahead with coalition to protect Persian Gulf

US moving ahead with coalition to protect Persian Gulf

US moving ahead with plans to build coalition of nations to monitor and deter Iranian threats against commercial shipping in Persian Gulf.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/07/2019 01:38
Iranian commander: Our missiles can destroy US aircraft carriers

Iranian commander: Our missiles can destroy US aircraft carriers

Commander in Revolutionary Guards: US regional bases and its aircraft carriers in the Gulf are within the range of Iranian missiles.Elad Benari, 10/07/2019 01:01
US building coalition to protect the Persian Gulf

US building coalition to protect the Persian Gulf

State Department official says US looking to partner with Middle Eastern allies to prevent Iran from disrupting shipping in the Persian GulfArutz Sheva Staff, 24/06/2019 19:18
Report: US working on additional secret plans against Iran

Report: US working on additional secret plans against Iran

Officials say American officers are working on additional clandestine plans to counter Iranian aggression in the Persian Gulf.Ben Ariel, 24/06/2019 00:11
Iranian commander: US bases are within our range

Iranian commander: US bases are within our range

Commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guards says US regional bases and aircraft carrier in are within the range of Iranian missiles.Elad Benari, Canada, 22/06/2019 00:13
Iran rejects US claims it was behind Gulf tanker attacks

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, 20/06/2019 05:05
US to send additional troops to Middle East

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, 18/06/2019 01:36
Report: Iran fired missile at US UAV before Gulf attack

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, 15/06/2019 00:44
UN chief calls for probe of Gulf tanker attacks

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, 14/06/2019 21:06
UAE says tanker attack was 'sophisticated and coordinated'

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, 07/06/2019 03:30