US downed Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz

US downed Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz

Washington/Tehran: US President Donald Trump announced the downing of Iranian drone flying dangerously close to the US vessel. ‘This becomes the first action against Iran who threatens the safety of the ships belonging to other nations transiting in the Persian Gulf over the last few days,’ said President Trump, warning Iran against the threat it […]

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Iran issues ultimatum on nuclear deal, given recent developments in Strait of Hormuz

Iran issues ultimatum on nuclear deal, given recent developments in Strait of Hormuz

Tehran: A contrast reaction has emerged from Iran, while the United States accuses Iran of having a hand in the attacks on the two oil tankers, in the Strait of Hormuz. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani issued an ultimatum, saying that Iran would not unilaterally abide by the nuclear deal signed in 2015. The ‘message’ the […]

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The US to deploy aircraft carriers to Strait of Hormuz

The US to deploy aircraft carriers to Strait of Hormuz

Washington: “If Iran poses a threat to American interests in the Middle East, the aircraft carrier ‘USS Abraham Lincoln’ will be deployed in the Strait of Hormuz. I am authorized to do it,” Vice Admiral Jim Malloy of US Naval forces Central Command (CENTCOM) warned Iran. Yadollah Javani, a senior Commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard […]

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Kuwait concerned over Iranian threat to close Hormuz Strait

Kuwait concerned over Iranian threat to close Hormuz Strait

Kuwait City: Reactions on the Drone footage of the US warships, released by Iran, with the subsequent threat to close the Strait of Hormuz from the Middle East have started emanating. “This Iranian threat to block a sector that is strategically important for oil movement is a serious matter,” Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister said. Also, […]

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Iran infuriated by the new US sanctions threatens to stop oil movement through Hormuz

Iran infuriated by the new US sanctions threatens to stop oil movement through Hormuz

Tehran: The Iran navy chief roared ‘If Iran cannot export oil through Hormuz, no one else will be allowed to transport oil, through this sector.’ A third of the oil movement in the world passes through the Strait of Hormuz. This increases the seriousness of the threat, issued by the Iranian naval chief. One of […]

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Iranian patrol ships fire rockets towards US aircraft carrier

Iranian patrol ships fire rockets towards US aircraft carrier

Washington: Iran with a bolstered confidence due to the US withdrawal from Syria and Afghanistan had challenged the US aircraft carrier deployed in the Persian Gulf. Nearly 30 patrol vessels of the Iranian navy fired rockets at the US aircraft carrier sailing through the Persian Gulf. The representative of an international news agency sailing on […]

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Iranian defence forces ready to protect Iranian oil tankers from US attacks, assert Iranian officials

Iranian defence forces ready to protect Iranian oil tankers from US attacks, assert Iranian officials

Tehran/Washington: ‘The Iranian defence forces are prepared to protect the Iranian oil tankers, as they were previously’, asserted the officials from the Iranian defence forces. Therefore, the Iranian oil tankers can take any marine route they wish, without any fears.’ Only last week, the United States had warned of action against the Iranian oil tankers. […]

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One mistake by the US will cause Hormuz Strait’s oil transport to shut down, warns Iranian military chief

One mistake by the US will cause Hormuz Strait’s oil transport to shut down, warns Iranian military chief

Tehran: ‘The United States will have to pay a heavy price if it makes the mistake of stopping the Iranian crude exports. Iran will stop the entire crude oil movement from Arabian nations, passing through the Strait of Hormuz if the United States makes this mistake,’ warned the Iranian military chief, Major General Mohammad Hossein […]

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