Commercial shipping activity in the Gulf of Oman near the port of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates was disrupted on Tuesday after several ships in the area reported difficulties operating their GPS-based navigational systems.
The attempted hijacking of a bulk carrier in the Gulf of Oman is the latest in an alarming number of terrorist operations against shipping. As with the others – including a drone attack that killed two crewmen, among them Adrian Underwood, a British national, last week
The Iranian attack on a ship off the coast of Oman shone a spotlight on Iran’s use of suicide drones and the Islamic Republic’s UAV program has been singled out by Israel and the US in statements this week.
UK officials told The Times Wednesday that a “squad” of some five to six heavily armed Iranians had taken over the Asphalt Princess, who then bolted after seeing Omani and American naval vessels approaching.
Protesters marching on the anniversary of the Beirut port blast are demanding an end to Iranian influence in Lebanon.
Ebrahim Raisi was inaugurated as Iran’s new president. But Iranians refer to him as “The Butcher of Tehran.” Here’s why.
Photos show Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh and Iranian military commanders in conversation following the swearing-in of Iran’s new president, Ebrahim Raisi, in Tehran.
Iran’s oil comeback, already taking longer than many traders expected, will be further complicated by shipping attacks in the past week, including a deadly drone strike on a tanker near the Gulf of Oman that the U.S., U.K. and Israel all blamed on Tehran.
Iranian human rights activist Narges Mohammadi has written to Enrique Mora, the European Union Deputy Foreign Representative, asking him not to participate in Thursday’s presidential inauguration of Ebrahim Raisi.
Remnants of foreign forces in Syria must leave “as soon as possible so the Syrian people can begin rebuilding their country,” Iran’s newly elected President Ebrahim Raisi demanded yesterday.
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Wednesday the insistence of the Iran-backed Hezbollah group on imposing its will in Lebanon was a major reason for the country’s crisis, according to Saudi state TV and a foreign ministry statement.