Persian Gulf

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Name: Persian Gulf
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US Coast Guard Fires at Iranian Boat in Gulf

A U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired in self-defense on an Iranian boat in the Persian Gulf, the Navy said Wednesday. Some analysts say the encounter could aggravate tensions between the two nations as they attempt to negotiate a deal over Iran's nuclear program. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Truce Holds, Netanyahu and Hamas Claim Victory

The new open-ended Gaza ceasefire is continuing to hold today, and there is a growing belief among analysts that the nearly two-month war is over. Gazans are heading home from shelters, looking at years of reconstruction, decades if aid shipments are ... [Published Antiwar.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Abdullah Withdraws From Afghan Vote Process

After months of producing evidence of ballot stuffing on behalf of his opponent and disputes over the auditing process, Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah has withdrawn from the entire process , with his spokesmen saying he won’t accept any ... [Published Antiwar.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

The wars that really are about the oil

Is international conflict really just a fight over oil? It sometimes seems that way. In Syria and Iraq, the militants of the so-called ‘Islamic State’ sell captured oil while battling to establish a puritanical Sunni theo-cracy. From Central Asia to Ukraine, ... [Published Spectator - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Navy with a Mission in Mind

WASHINGTON -- Russia's ongoing dismemberment of Ukraine and the Islamic State's erasing of Middle Eastern borders have distracted attention from the harassment of U.S. Navy aircraft by Chinese fighter jets over the South China Sea. Beijing calls this ... [Published Wabash Plain Dealer - 3 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Vinson strike group heads to Middle East | Military Times

About 6,200 sailors with the Carl Vinson carrier strike group departed San Diego Friday for a scheduled nine-month deployment to the Western Pacific and Central Command areas of responsibility.It will replace the Bush carrier strike group, now in the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 27 reports

U.S. Coast Guard fires at Iranian boat in Gulf

A U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired in self-defense on an Iranian boat in the Persian Gulf, the Navy said Wednesday, an encounter that could exacerbate tensions between the two countries as they work to hammer out a lasting deal over Iran's nuclear progr ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 10 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Construction of 700 units starts in Iran’s Qom Province

Qom provincial officials held the opening ceremony of the project this week.August 27, 2014Salafchegan Special Economic Zone in Qom province is expected to become Iran’s hub for producing glassware and Chinaware following the construction of 700 distribution ... [Published Construct Arabia - 15 hours ago]
Entities: Qom, Iran, Construction
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 3 reports

U.S. relies on Persian Gulf bases for airstrikes in Iraq

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military is relying on bases in the Persian Gulf and elsewhere in the Middle East to carry out airstrikes in Iraq, but is masking the locations and other details about the units and aircraft involved to avoid embarrassing partners ... [Published Killeen Daily Herald - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 3 reports

US Navy Ship Fires Warning Shot at Armed Iranian Dhow in Volatile Persian Gulf

The US Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS RooseveltReuters file photoAn American navy vessel fired a warning shot towards an armed Iranian fishing vessel during a brief encounter in the volatile Persian Gulf, said the US Coast Guar ... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: Persian Gulf, Iran, US Navy
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

World Briefs: Persian Gulf hosting air stirkes

The U.S. military is relying on bases in the Persian Gulf and elsewhere in the Middle East to carry out airstrikes in Iraq, but is masking the locations and other details about the units and aircraft involved to avoid embarrassing partners in the reg ... [Published Columbia Daily Herald - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 3 reports

Commander: Iran Ready to Help Kuwait Find 1991 MIAs

TEHRAN (FNA)- Brigadier General Seyed Mohammad Baqerzadeh, the head of Iran's committee in charge of search for those Missed In Action, voiced his department's readiness to help Kuwait find the bodies of its MIAs in the First Persian Gulf war (1990-9 ... [Published Fars News Agency - Aug 26 2014]

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Captain Mike Utley, the ship's commanding officer, said: "We say goodbye to Illustrious with sadness and pride as we remember her outstanding history but also excitement as the Royal Navy looks to the future and HMS Queen Elizabeth."
...the "joint march" of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) -- which also includes Kuwait, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Oman -- and "a number of issues of mutual concern, particularly the latest developments in the regional and international arenas."
The Associated Press reports that "American, Iranian, and other countries' military vessels routinely patrol the Gulf, a key route for international shipments, usually without incident."

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Navy with mission in mind [Published Waterbury Republican American - 16 mins ago]
Spotlight: China-Turkmenistan cooperation conso... [Published Individual.com - 1 hour ago]
This is What Détente Looks Like [Published Foreign Affairs - 1 hour ago]
US Coast Guard Fires at Iranian Boat in Gulf [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
Truce Holds, Netanyahu and Hamas Claim Victory [Published Antiwar.com - 1 hour ago]
Abdullah Withdraws From Afghan Vote Process [Published Antiwar.com - 1 hour ago]
No sign of pilot whose fighter jet crashed in A... [Published Daily Progress - 1 hour ago]
The wars that really are about the oil [Published Spectator - 2 hours ago]
DoD Press Briefing in the Pentagon Briefing Room [Published GlobalSecurity.org - 2 hours ago]
HMS Illustrious taken out of service [Published BBC - 2 hours ago]
Navy with a mission in mind [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 3 hours ago]
Ancient Al Zubarah graffiti shows Qatar's globa... [Published Qatar Tribune - 3 hours ago]
Navy with a Mission in Mind [Published Wabash Plain Dealer - 3 hours ago]
OPINION: Navy with a mission in mind [Published Savannah Morning News - 3 hours ago]
Graffiti throws light on Qatar’s trading past [Published Qatar Peninsula - 5 hours ago]
U.S. Coast Guard fires at Iranian boat in Gulf [Published DailyMe.Com - 6 hours ago]
Saudi Arabia Ups Pressure on Qatar [Published Washington Institute for Near East Policy - 6 hours ago]
Next Challenge For U.S. Navy: A Mission Vs. Ris... [Published Investor's Business Daily - 6 hours ago]
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Operation Kaitlyn collecting items for deployed... [Published Magnolia Potpourri - 7 hours ago]
Vinson strike group heads to Middle East | Mili... [Published DailyMe.Com - 8 hours ago]
US Coast Guard Fires at Iranian Fishing Boat [Published Breitbart.com - 8 hours ago]
Eye on Iran: Deadline Passed, No Sign of Breakt... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - 8 hours ago]
Before Leaving Afghanistan, U.S. Troops Must De... [Published NPR - 8 hours ago]
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U.S. Coast Guard fires at Iranian boat in Gulf [Published Bayou Buzz - 10 hours ago]
US Coast Guard Fires At Iranian Fishing Boat In... [Published Breitbart Feed - 10 hours ago]
U.S. Coast Guard Fires Warning Shot at Iranian ... [Published Algemeiner.com - 11 hours ago]
Coast Guard fires on Iranian sailing vessel [Published Military Times - 11 hours ago]
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Eye on Iran: Deadline Passed, No Sign of Breakt... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - 8 hours ago]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Join UANI             Top Stories Reuters: "Iran may have failed to meet a deadline for addressing U.N.concerns about suspected nuclear bomb research, but it could still act toinfluence a key ...
US Coast Guard Fires At Iranian Fishing Boat In... [Published Breitbart Feed - 10 hours ago]
On August 26 the U.S. Coast Guard fired at an Iranian fishing boat when the boat pointed a machine gun at the Coast Guard vessel. The incident occurred when Coast Guard Patrol Boat Monomoy launched a smaller vessel that approached "to query the ...
Shot Fired [Published Washington Free Beacon - 15 hours ago]
A U.S. Coast Guard boat fired a warning shot at an Iranian sailboat in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, the Washington Post reports . U.S. military officials said the trouble started when the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Monomoy, which regularly patrols international ...
US fires warning shot at Iranian dhow [Published Maritime Security Review - 17 hours ago]
US Navy Ship Fires Warning Shot at Armed Iranian Dhow in Volatile Persian Gulf By Vasudevan Sridharan An American navy vessel fired a warning shot towards Continue Reading » ...
Libya Just Keeps Getting Worse, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 27 2014]
by Dish Staff Juan Cole finds the US response to yesterday’s revelation that Egypt and the UAE had carried out airstrikes in Libya pretty ironic: According to the BBC, “the US, France, Germany, Italy and the UK issued a joint statement denouncing ...
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