Iranian Navy News
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
Read an Exerpt from Marcus Lutrell's Book 'Lone Survivor'
Tune in to ‘This Week’ on Sunday for an interview with Marcus Lutrell, Peter Berg and Mark Wahlberg about the new film ‘Lone Survivor.’ Excerpted from LONE SURVIVOR: THE EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT OF OPERATION REDWING AND THE LOST HEROES OF SEAL TEAM 10 by Marcus Luttrell...
The Global Note: Inspectors In Iran …The Oil Spike…Sharks In Tokyo…A Test-Tube Burger?
IRAN -NUCLEAR INSPECTORS ARRIVE…A team of inspectors from the U.N. nuclear watchdog, IAEA, arrived in Tehran today for more talks about Iran’s controversial nuclear program. The IAEA scheduled the visit in order to address concerns about the military dimensions of Iran’s nuclear program. Meanwhile,
U.S. Carrier Group Makes Way Through Strait of Hormuz
It was just after dawn when three U.S. warships and a carrier strike group began their long, tense transit through the Strait of Hormuz. The strait has become a pressure point as Iran increases the heat of its rhetoric against the United States because of...