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US: Iran briefly seized oil tanker near Strait of Hormuz

US: Iran briefly seized oil tanker near Strait of Hormuz

US military says the Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz.Elad Benari, 14/08/2020 06:36
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: 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
US accuses Iran of ‘dangerous’ harassment of US warships

US accuses Iran of ‘dangerous’ harassment of US warships

US Navy 5th Fleet says Revolutionary Guard vessels repeatedly crossed bows and sterns of several US ships at close range and high speed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/04/2020 09:30
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 seizes boat near Strait of Hormuz

Iran seizes boat near Strait of Hormuz

Iran seizes boat suspected of being used to smuggle fuel, arrests its 11 crew members.Elad Benari, 17/09/2019 05:13
Report: Iran to release seized British oil tanker

Report: Iran to release seized British oil tanker

Sweden officials say Stena Impero, captured by Revolutionary Guards in July, will be released soon.Elad Benari, 23/08/2019 01:06
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
Iran seizes two British oil tankers

Iran seizes two British oil tankers

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps seizes British oil tankers in Strait of Hormuz. Britain: This is unacceptable.Elad Benari, Canada, 19/07/2019 23:31
Trump: We destroyed an Iranian drone

Trump: We destroyed an Iranian drone

Trump says a US ship "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz.Elad Benari, 18/07/2019 23:12
Zarif: We can shut down Strait of Hormuz, but won't do it

Zarif: We can shut down Strait of Hormuz, but won't do it

Iranian Foreign Minister says US "shot itself in the foot" by leaving nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 18/07/2019 05:11
Report: Trump approved Iran strike, then pulled back

Report: Trump approved Iran strike, then pulled back

NYT reports that Trump approved military strikes against Iran in retaliation for downing drone, but pulled back from launching them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2019 06:13
Kuwait concerned over Iran's threats to block Strait of Hormuz

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, 29/04/2019 05:32
Iran tests drones near Strait of Hormuz

Iran tests drones near Strait of Hormuz

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard holds drill near Strait of Hormuz to test dozens of Iranian-made drones.Elad Benari, Canada, 15/03/2019 23:54
Iranian navy to hold drill in Strait of Hormuz

Iranian navy to hold drill in Strait of Hormuz

Iran's navy announces annual three-day drill in strategic Strait of Hormuz amid continuing tensions following reimposition of US sanctions.Elad Benari, 22/02/2019 06:09
Iran launches drill near Strait of Hormuz

Iran launches drill near Strait of Hormuz

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard launches drill near Strait of Hormuz, a day after US carrier sails into Arabian Gulf.Elad Benari, 23/12/2018 03:13
Iran shows footage of close encounter with US carrier

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, 30/09/2018 05:30
Iran claims control of Strait of Hormuz

Iran claims control of Strait of Hormuz

Iranian naval general says Iran has 'complete control' of shipping lanes through which a third of the world's oil passes.Gary Willig, 27/08/2018 18:22
'Iran's drill in the Gulf meant to send a message'

'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, 09/08/2018 05:37
Report: Iran to begin major exercise in Persian Gulf

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, 02/08/2018 01:04
Revolutionary Guards threaten to block Strait of Hormuz

Revolutionary Guards threaten to block Strait of Hormuz

IRGC commander warns Strait of Hormuz could be blocked should the U.S. prevents Iranian oil exports.Elad Benari, 06/07/2018 05:43
Iranian boat points laser at U.S. helicopter

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, 15/06/2017 04:03
Iran test-fires a torpedo

Iran test-fires a torpedo

U.S. official says Iran test-fired a high-speed torpedo in the Strait of Hormuz.Elad Benari, 09/05/2017 06:09
Officials: Iran attempted missile launch from submarine

Officials: Iran attempted missile launch from submarine

U.S. officials say Iran attempted to launch a cruise missile from a submarine in the Strait of Hormuz.Elad Benari, 04/05/2017 05:45
Iran 'harassing' American warships in Strait of Hormuz

Iran 'harassing' American warships in Strait of Hormuz

U.S. Navy commanders say Iran is jeopardizing international navigation by "harassing" warships passing through the Strait of Hormuz.Elad Benari, 23/03/2017 06:29
Iran blames U.S. for 'close encounter' in Gulf

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, 09/03/2017 05:42
Iranian vessels have 'close encounter' with American ship

Iranian vessels have 'close encounter' with American ship

Iranian military vessels have close encounter with U.S. surveillance ship in Strait of Hormuz.Elad Benari, 07/03/2017 04:42
Iran begins naval drill near Strait of Hormuz

Iran begins naval drill near Strait of Hormuz

Iran's navy begins two-day drill amid tensions with the United States.Ben Ariel, 27/02/2017 06:13
U.S. ship fires warning shots at Iranian boats in the Gulf

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, 10/01/2017 05:38
Iranian boat points machine gun at American helicopter

Iranian boat points machine gun at American helicopter

Iranian small boat points a machine gun at a U.S. Navy helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz, the latest in a series of encounters.Elad Benari, 29/11/2016 06:13
Iran threatens U.S. aircraft over Strait of Hormuz

Iran threatens U.S. aircraft 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, 14/09/2016 04:46
Iranian drone films American carrier

Iranian drone films 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, 29/01/2016 21:54
Watch: Iran caught lying on rockets near US ships

Watch: Iran caught lying on rockets near US ships

After Iran claims the US was engaging in 'psychological warfare' by reporting provocative rocket test, US Navy goes to the tapes.Ari Yashar, 10/01/2016 16:12
Iran denies firing rockets on American ship

Iran denies firing rockets on American ship

Iran says claim it launched rockets near the USS Harry S. Truman is "psychological warfare".Ben Ariel, 01/01/2016 06:44
Iran tests missiles near American ship in the Gulf

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, 30/12/2015 05:45
Iran Threatens to Sell Ship it Seized

Iran Threatens to Sell Ship it Seized

Iran claims it captured ship over unspecified shipping dispute, demands $10 million in fines to have it released or else will sell it.Ari Yashar, 06/05/2015 13:51
Navy Accompanying Commercial Ships in Gulf

Navy Accompanying Commercial Ships in Gulf

Naval forces have started "accompanying" commercial ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz, defense officials say.Ben Ariel, 01/05/2015 02:42
Iran Blows Up Mock US Aircraft Carrier in Exercise

Iran Blows Up Mock US Aircraft Carrier in Exercise

Iranian forces conducting military exercises in the Strait of Hormuz, blew up a mock US aircraft carrier.Yaakov Levi, 26/02/2015 10:29
41 Nations Launch Exercises in the Persian Gulf

41 Nations Launch 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, 07/05/2013 05:46
Iran Warns of Strait Closure If US Chooses 'War'

Iran Warns of Strait Closure If US Chooses 'War'

Iran asserted that it would have no qualms about closing strategic Strait of Hormuz in response to any aggression, military or otherwise.Rachel Hirshfeld , 25/01/2013 09:59
Iran Stages 'Cyber Warfare Drill'

Iran Stages 'Cyber Warfare Drill'

Iran has combined cyber warfare tactics and maritime war games in a drill for the first time as it stages maneuvers in the Strait of Hormuz.Rachel Hirshfeld , 31/12/2012 19:33
Iran Begins Naval Maneuvers in the Persian Gulf

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, 26/12/2012 02:16
Iran Claims Missile Success on Mock Warships

Iran Claims Missile Success on Mock Warships

Iran, the day before Ahmadinejad speaks at the UN, claimed it successfully fired four missiles at a mock sea target representing warships. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 25/09/2012 12:46
US, Allies Launch Largest-Ever Persian Gulf Drill

US, Allies Launch Largest-Ever Persian Gulf Drill

Sailors from 25 nations began mock military battles in the Persian Gulf on Sunday in the largest ever naval exercise in the region.Chana Ya'ar, 19/09/2012 10:18
Iran Threatens to Hit Israel and U.S. Bases

Iran Threatens to Hit Israel and U.S. Bases

The head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards says his country will target U.S. bases in the Middle East and Israel if attacked.Elad Benari, 16/09/2012 17:32
Report: Netanyahu and Obama to Meet

Report: Netanyahu and Obama to Meet

Obama and Netanyahu will meet in an unannounced meeting, the London Telegraph reported Sunday. There has been no confirmation. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 16/09/2012 09:17
US Destroyer Collides w/ Oil Tanker in Gulf

US Destroyer Collides w/ Oil Tanker in Gulf

A 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.Chana Ya'ar, 12/08/2012 13:35
Iran Downplays Threat to Close Strait of Hormuz

Iran Downplays Threat to Close Strait of Hormuz

Iran 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.Rachel Hirshfeld , 23/07/2012 14:12
U.S. Deploys Robot Subs in the Gulf

U.S. Deploys Robot Subs in the Gulf

The United States has deployed a fleet of robot subs in the Gulf amid concerns that Iran will block the Strait of Hormuz.Elad Benari, 13/07/2012 01:13
US Flexes Muscles against Iran in Gulf

US Flexes Muscles against Iran in Gulf

Iran will finds its boats “on the bottom of the Gulf” if it tries to mine the Persian Gulf to prevent oil and gas tankers from sailing.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 03/07/2012 16:04
Iran Dares Obama to Discuss Who Owns NY

Iran Dares Obama to Discuss Who Owns NY

An Iranian professor writes that if Obama will discuss ownership of New York City, Iran will talk about its claim to Gulf islands.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 29/04/2012 17:55
Iran Threatens Military Action Over Abu Musa

Iran Threatens Military Action Over Abu Musa

Abu Musa, which commands the vital Strait of Hormuz, has become the focal point of tension between Tehran and its GCC rivalsGabe Kahn, 19/04/2012 13:50
U.S. Navy to Step Up Minesweeping in Gulf

U.S. Navy to Step Up Minesweeping in Gulf

U.S. to double the number of minesweeping ships and helicopters based in the Gulf, amid Iranian threats to close Strait of Hormuz.Elad Benari, 16/03/2012 05:44
Is Bold Alligator Eyeing Tehran?

Is Bold Alligator Eyeing Tehran?

As Iran races ahead with uranium enrichment deep underground, the US has launched military exercises 'applicable' to the Strait of HormuzGabe Kahn., 08/02/2012 14:47
Iran: 'Sanctions Made Us Stronger'

Iran: 'Sanctions Made Us Stronger'

A top Iranian official says U.S. and European sanctions have made his country stronger, not weaker.Chana Ya'ar, 05/02/2012 10:53
Iran Warns: We Can Close Strait of Hormuz

Iran Warns: We Can Close Strait of Hormuz

Iran's ambassador to the United Nations says that closing the Strait of Hormuz is an option if "somebody wants to tighten the noose."Chana Ya'ar, 19/01/2012 10:47