Persian Gulf

'Do Not Play With the Lion’s Tail.' Iran Warns President Trump Not to Threaten Oil Exports

(Bloomberg) — Iran’s president warned his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump not to threaten the Persian Gulf nation’s oil exports and called for improved …

South Asia

Iran’s president warns Trump about the ‘mother of all wars’

Iran’s leader on Sunday left open the possibility of peace with the United States but cautioned President Trump against taking an aggressive stand …

Middle East

Trump threatens Iranian president with dire consequences | NOLA.com

President Donald Trump warned Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday night (July 22) -- in all caps on Twitter -- "Never, ever threaten the …

News (U.S.)

Broidy accuses ex-diplomat of being secret Qatari agent

The Trump fundraiser claims the Persian Gulf state maintains a network of undeclared agents in the U.S.<p>Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy accused a former high-ranking United Nations diplomat of serving as an undeclared agent of Qatar in a court filing in California this week. In the filing, …

Politics

Anthony Stokes joins Englishman Harry Forrester at Iranian club Tractor Sazi

We are part of The Trust Project What is it?<p>Stokes, formerly of Hibernian and Celtic, was a free agent and had been training with St Mirren under his …

Soccer

10 Historical Treasures That the World Lost in the Past 100 Years

Lost Treasures<p>From the Ténéré Tree, hit by a driver in 1973; to the priceless artifacts destroyed by ISIS; to a bulldozed Mayan pyramid, here are 10 …

Archaeology

US to keep Persian Gulf waterway open despite Iran threats

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. military is reiterating a promise to keep Persian Gulf waterways open to oil tankers as Iran renewed threats to close off the region.<p>Capt. Bill Urban, a spokesman for the U.S. military's Central Command, told The Associated Press on Wednesday that …

South Asia

China Looks to Buck Iranian Oil Sanctions

China is unlikely to fully heed President Trump’s caveat to stop buying oil from Iran, according to FGE. If the planned U.S. sanctions prove …

Oil

When the US shot down an Iranian airliner

On 3 July 1988, a sophisticated US Navy warship, the USS Vincennes, shot down an Iranian civilian airliner flying over the Persian Gulf.<p>All 290 on board the aircraft were killed, among them 66 children.<p>Rudy Pahoyo was a Navy Combat Cameraman who was filming on board the USS Vincennes that …

World News

Iran's Ship Hunting Phantoms

For the Iranian military, the ability to threaten hostile warships in the waters of the Persian Gulf, particularly the narrow but strategically …

Persian Culture

Saudi Arabia, Two Gulf Nations to Help Support Jordan's Economy

Saudi Arabia and two Persian Gulf nations pledged $2.5 billion to help support Jordan’s economy after a proposed income-tax increase sparked days of …

Saudi Arabia

Delta Returns to Mumbai After U.S. Pact on Persian Gulf Airlines

Delta Air Lines Inc. will resume flights to Mumbai, following an agreement between the U.S. and two Persian Gulf countries over government subsidies …

Asia

Iran calls U.S. leaders cruel and disloyal, says armed forces 'prepared'

LONDON (Reuters) - A senior Iranian military official branded U.S. leaders disloyal and cruel on Wednesday and told parliament Tehran would not bow to Washington’s pressure to limit its military activities.<p>FILE PHOTO: A gas flare on an oil production platform in the Soroush oil fields is seen …

South Asia

Corrections & Amplifications

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha is the leading partner in Ocean Network Express, a company that merged the container operations of three Japanese carriers. A Business & Finance article Saturday about the shipping industry incorrectly said that Mitsui O.S.K. Lines is the leading partner in …

U.S. Army

Kuwaiti warship sinks in Persian Gulf – general staff

According to the Kuwaiti General Staff, one of the country’s warships has sunk in the Persian Gulf on Friday. Currently, the reasons behind the …

Cold wars going hot? Rising tensions around the Persian Gulf

Persian Culture

100% Debt Club Set to Add Member From Oil-Rich Persian Gulf

Bahrain, one of only three Middle East oil exporters that needs crude above $100 to break even, will soon be part of another short list: the …

Business

Iran's oil exporters have record month before possible sanctions - Article - BNN

Oil

Loulou d'Aki Captures Life on Iranian Islands in the Persian Gulf | PDNedu

Loulou d’Aki Captures Life on Iranian Islands in the Persian Gulf<p>Posted by on April 30, 2018 |<p>Loulou d’Aki first traveled to Iran to take photographs …

South Asia

Operation Iraqi Stephen - Frank A. Grippe - The Colbert Report (Video Clip)

The Colbert Report<p>Operation Iraqi Stephen - Frank A. Grippe<p>Clip6/11/2009<p>Command Sergeant Major Frank A. Grippe orders his NCOs to do the "Hokey …

Comedy Central

Two killed in Iran's helicopter crash in Persian Gulf

Tehran, April 18 (IANS) At least two people were killed in an Iranian helicopter crash in Persian Gulf on Tuesday evening, media reports said.<p>In the …

Oil

U.S.S. Truman deployed to the Persian Gulf

Persian Culture

U.K. Opens Persian Gulf Military Base in Bahrain

Manama, Bahrain (AP) -- Britain opened its first permanent military base in the Middle East in more than four decades on Thursday in the Persian Gulf …

UK opens Persian Gulf naval base in Bahrain

Britain has opened its first permanent military base in the Middle East in more than four decades in the Persian Gulf country of Bahrain.<p>The facility, which was opened Thursday, will house some 500 Royal Navy personnel, including sailors, soldiers and airmen.<p>The HMS Juffair naval facility gives …

Middle East

UK opens Persian Gulf military base in Bahrain

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Britain opened its first permanent military base in the Middle East in more than four decades on Thursday in the Persian Gulf country of Bahrain, giving the U.K. an expansive presence along key international shipping routes.<p>The UK Naval Support Facility can house up to around …

Military

Persian Gulf Bank Allegedly Helped Iran Skirt Sanctions for a Decade

Documents from the Bahraini government show that a bank took part in a “multibillion-dollar corruption scheme...that secretly helped Iran evade …

News (U.S.)

Loulou d’Aki – Down by the Water

S. on the abandoned movie set and the last rays of sun.Loulou d’AkiDown by the Water[ EPF 2017 – SHORT LIST ]The first times I went to Iran I did so …

Arabian Sea

Nuclear industry facing crisis that Trump must address, think tank says

The nation's nuclear energy industry is facing a crisis that the Trump administration must immediately address as a core part of its "energy …

Energy

Iran's refinery tightens Asia's condensate market

<b>The National Iranian Oil Co. has cut South Pars condensate term allocations for the second quarter by 25% from Q1 to around 350,000 b/d, a NIOC</b> …

Oil

Oil Jumps as Trump's Hawkish Appointment Trips `Bolton Premium'

Crude posted its biggest weekly gain since July as the appointment of a hardliner for U.S. national security adviser fueled speculation sanctions on …

Oil