Hormuz

  • US in consultations with India, China on Iran 07-01-2012 09:14 AM

    Washington: The United States is in close consultations with countries like India, China and Russia on implementing sanctions against Iran, a senior US official has said. "We are in close consultation with India, with China, with Russia, with countries around the world, about strengthening their implementation of the international sanctions...
  • Iran to hold new naval drill near Hormuz 06-01-2012 03:31 PM

    Tehran: Iran is planning new military exercises near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, according to a naval commander, after threatening to close the strait and completing another set of maneuvers. One sixth of the world's oil passes through the Strait of Hormuz. Iran's threat to close the passage if the...
  • Iran reports nuclear progress as sanctions loom 02-01-2012 10:10 AM

    Tehran: Iran announced a nuclear fuel breakthrough and test-fired a new radar-evading medium-range missile in the Gulf on Sunday, moves that could further antagonize the West at a time when Tehran is trying to avert harsh new sanctions on its oil industry. US President Barack Obama signed a law on...
  • Iran tests own N fuel rod, missiles near Hormuz 02-01-2012 09:33 AM

    New Delhi: The West's worst nightmare came true on Sunday as Iran tested its first domestically produced nuclear fuel rod and its missiles near the Strait of Hormuz. ...
  • Iran backs off threat to close Strait of Hormuz 01-01-2012 09:55 AM

    Tehran: Talk of blocking the strategic oil route through the Strait of Hormuz is a discussion of the past, a commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard said on Sunday in comments that seemed to back away from an earlier threat. But he said Iran had other, unspecified strategies for reacting to...
  • US warns Iran against closing key oil passage 29-12-2011 10:13 AM

    Tehran: The US strongly warned Iran on Wednesday against closing a vital Persian Gulf waterway that carries one-sixth of the world's oil supply, after Iran threatened to choke off traffic through the Strait of Hormuz if Washington imposes sanctions targeting the country's crude exports. The increasingly heated exchange raises new...
  • Iranian boats give US ships a scare at mid-sea 08-01-2008 10:58 AM

    New Delhi: Ticket prices for India's high-octane World Cup semifinal clash with Pakistan at Mohali on Wednesday are going through the roof, with the black marketeers making the most of a mad rush, sources told CNN-IBN. Such has been the frenzy surrounding the match that tickets priced at Rs. 10,000...