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Iranian infant affected by travel ban recovering after heart surgery
Doctors say that baby Fatemeh is "doing well" after undergoing surgery on Friday to repair a heart defect.
Iranian ship targets laser at U.S. military helicopter in Strait of Hormuz
An Iranian Navy vessel trained a laser at a U.S. military helicopter as it accompanied three U.S. Navy ships moving through the Strait of Hormuz early Wednesday morning, in an incident the U.S. Navy has characterized as "unsafe and unprofessional." "Three U.S. Naval ships and a U.S. Marine Corps
7 Iranian Boats Harass Navy Ship in Gulf
Iranian fast boats have once again harassed an American ship in the Persian Gulf, forcing a U.S. Navy patrol boat to take evasive maneuvers to avoid a collision with one of the fast boats that sped at it head-on. American officials have labeled the Iranian actions in Sunday's encounter involving
Navy Destroyer 'Harassed' by Iranian Speedboats, US Official Says
The U.S. Navy destroyer USS Nitze was “harassed” by four Iranian Revolutionary Guard small craft on Tuesday, some of them coming as close as 300 yards to the ship as it was in the vicinity of the Strait of Hormuz, a Department of Defense official said today. The official characterized the encounter
2 Small US Navy Boats With 10 Sailors Aboard Held By Iran , US Official Says
Two small U.S. Navy boats with 10 sailors on board were being held by Iran Tuesday after possibly drifting into Iranian waters, officials said. But the U.S. said it has received assurances that the sailors will be allowed to continue on their journey to Bahrain. It's believed that at least one of
US Navy Fighters Fly 1st Missions Against ISIS From USS Truman
The U.S. Navy released new video today of fighter jets taking off from the USS Harry S. Truman to combat ISIS . The videos from early Tuesday morning show Navy jets flying the first missions against ISIS over Iraq and Syria since the aircraft carrier arrived in the Persian Gulf. ] /> No U.S.
Iran Fires at Singapore Tanker in Strait of Hormuz
A Singapore-flagged tanker vessel was fired upon by Iranian patrol boats today as it transited through the Strait of Hormuz, U.S. officials said. The Iranian patrol craft initially fired warning shots across the tanker’s bow, but then fired directly at the MT Alpine Eternity in an attempt to
Iran Releases Marshall Islands Cargo Ship Seized in Strait of Hormuz
Iran has released the MV Maersk Tigris, a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship, whose seizure in the Strait of Hormuz last week had raised tensions with Iran. The ship's operator says the crew of 24 are "in a good condition" and the ship is headed to Jebel Ali, a port in the United Arab Emirates .
Iran Seizes Cargo Ship in Strait of Hormuz
Iranian patrol vessels fired warning shots at the MV Maersk Tigris, a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel, as it transited through the Strait of Hormuz, the Pentagon confirmed today. The ship has been boarded by members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps Navy as it heads deeper into