STRAIT OF HORMUZ

  • Iranian envoy speaks on oil payment, Nweapons February 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The Iranian Ambassador to India said on Tuesday that although Tehran was "not unhappy" with New Delhi's stand on the country, it would urge India to "pay attention to the realities that are being shaped". Speaking to reporters in New Delhi, the diplomat said that India and Iran...
  • Iran Navy harassed US ships in the Gulf, says US January 14, 2012

    Washington: Tensions rising by the day, the Obama administration said on Friday it is warning Iran through public and private channels against any action that threatens the flow of oil from the Persian Gulf. The Navy revealed that two US ships in and near the Gulf were harassed by Iranian...
  • Iran to hold new naval drill near Hormuz January 6, 2012

    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 West...
  • Iran tests own N fuel rod, missiles near Hormuz January 2, 2012

    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. ...
  • Iranian boats give US ships a scare at midsea January 8, 2008

    Washington: Iranian boats aggressively approached three US Naval ships in the Strait of Hormuz, a main shipping route for Gulf oil, at the weekend and threatened that the ships would explode, US officials said on Monday. Iran dismissed US concerns about the incident, saying it was a routine contact. But the...