persian gulf

Iranian smugglers drive their boats near the Omani port of Khasab
US-flagged merchant vessel rescues stranded Iranian mariners

"The rescue is an example of professional mariners rendering assistance to others in distress at sea, a responsibility and mission that we in the US Navy share and take very seriously."

22/12/2019
From Persia with songs and hymns

Maureen Nehedar honors her family’s heritage by updating the Jewish art forms of her homeland.

By SARAH HERSHENSON
15/12/2019
Iranian armed forces members march during the ceremony of the National Army Day parade in Tehran, Ir
Iran’s IRGC: The Persian Gulf belongs to us

“We have the right to question any vessels entering the Straits of Hormuz and Iranian territorial waters,” naval commander Admiral Alireza Tangsiri said.

Iranian Presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi speaks during a campaign meeting at the Mosalla mosque
When it comes to Iran, Gulf states seen ready to embrace diplomacy

Trump Administration reinstated harsh economic sanctions.

By LAWRENCE RIFKIN/THE MEDIA LINE
17/11/2019
Iran new drone
Iran downs 'foreign' drone over southern port city of Mahshahr

A former Iranian diplomat said he believes the downed drone to be Israeli.

09/11/2019
Israel might attend maritime conference in Bahrain, dealing with Iran

Israel has participated in a number of international conferences in the Persian Gulf for various reasons

20/10/2019
A crew member raises the Iranian flag on Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, previously named Grace 1
Iran decries 'cowardly attack' on oil tanker

Iran spokesman Ali Rabei Rabei was quoted by IRNA as saying "an appropriate response will be given to the designers of this cowardly attack..."

By REUTERS
12/10/2019
TRANSPORTATION AND Intelligence Minister Israel Katz in Oman earlier this month.
Does Israel need pacts with Persian Gulf that Katz is trying to secure?

“We should continue doing what we are doing [with the Persian Gulf countries], deepen those ties, without make doing this more difficult for them.”

07/10/2019
Muslims pray at the Grand Mosque during the annual Haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi A
Israel to Saudi Arabia on National Day: Mazal Tov

Saudi National Day is celebrated in the kingdom on September 23 to commemorate the renaming of the Kingdom of Nejd and Hejaz to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

24/09/2019
Saudi-Iran careen toward potential conflict

After President Donald Trump spoke to Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said there was “no evidence” the large attack came from Yemen.

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