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Opinion: Iran's calculated escalation in the Persian Gulf

Iranian speedboats recently went after a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Despite this provocation, the Iranian regime is not out for war, says Rainer Hermann of German daily Frankfurter Al...

Opinion: Iran's calculated escalation in the Persian Gulf

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Opinion: A Persian Gulf war can have no winners After the attacks on two oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, the US is blaming Iran. How credible is the accusation, asks DW's Rainer Sollich, and c...
2019-06-15, 16:52

US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions....
2019-06-21, 07:00

Iran Says It Has Seized Another Oil Tanker in Persian Gulf State news media reported that the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps had seized a ship smuggling fuel to Arab countries and had detained the foreign...
2019-08-05, 07:39

Pompeo: US forces in Persian Gulf just a deterrent The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply ...
2019-06-18, 23:26

Iran-US tensions flare in the Persian Gulf: What's at stake The US has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf — a claim Iran denies. The dispute has raised concerns of a new conflict in the...
2019-06-15, 21:39

The Latest: Emirates also reroutes flights near Persian Gulf WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shootdown of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 7:40 a.m. T...
2019-06-21, 13:52

Oil Prices Rise Amid Tensions in Persian Gulf Crude prices climbed as investors reacted to the latest escalation in tensions between Iran and the West, though ample global oil supply could keep c...
2019-07-22, 19:13

US blames Iran for attacks on 2 tankers near Persian Gulf WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. believes that Iran is responsible for attacks that damaged two oil tankers near t...
2019-06-13, 21:39

Iran seizes 'foreign' vessel in Persian Gulf Iran says it has captured an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf and claims it was smuggling fuel to some Arab states. The seizure puts Tehran on a fresh ...
2019-08-04, 17:39

US carrier in Persian Gulf a clear signal to Iran United States Navy fighter jets were flying missions from an aircraft carrier in the Arabian Sea on Saturday, a signal to Iran of America's glob...
2019-06-10, 21:13

Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf After Downed Drone Several airlines rerouted flights to avoid airspace over the Persian Gulf after Iran shot down an American military drone, disrupting air travel arou...
2019-06-22, 07:26

Iran Seizes Two Tankers in Persian Gulf, Britain Says Britain’s foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, said that the Iranian authorities had seized “a British-flagged vessel and a Liberian-flagged vessel” in th...
2019-07-19, 23:13

U.S. Forming New Plan to Protect Persian Gulf Shipping An emerging U.S. plan for deterring attacks on tankers that Washington blames on Iran calls for ships from Arab, Asian and other foreign nations to s...
2019-06-28, 06:52

The Latest: Iran says US is fueling tensions in Persian Gulf TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Iran’s president has ...
2019-06-23, 18:52

U.N. chief says essential to avoid escalation in the Gulf United Nations chief Antonio Guterres warned on Sunday that it is essential to avoid "any form of escalation" in the Gulf as tensions continue to ris...
2019-06-23, 16:52

Iran says it seized 'fuel smuggling' tanker in Persian Gulf Iran state-run media said Thursday that its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a foreign vessel in the Persian Gulf, accusing it of "smuggling ...
2019-07-18, 15:13

The U.S. and Europe are pursuing sharply different plans for patrols in the Persian Gulf  The flare-up in tension threatens to choke a vital trade route for crude oil exports and could potentially lead oil prices to spike, threatening the ...
2019-07-24, 13:00

Iran warns Western nations to ‘stay away’ from the Persian Gulf Iran’s president on Sunday warned Western nations to “stay away” from the Persian Gulf and said Tehran was working with regional pa...
2019-09-23, 02:13

U.S. forces deployed to Persian Gulf just a deterrent: Mike Pompeo The Trump administration is not seeking conflict with Iran and its military buildup in the Persian Gulf is aimed entirely at deterring Iranian aggres...
2019-06-19, 01:39

3 Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving “verbal warnings” from a British Navy vessel accompanying a commercial vessel, the government sa...
2019-07-11, 09:52

Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving warnings from a British Navy ship accompanying a commercial tanker, the government said in a sta...
2019-07-11, 10:52

USS Lincoln, USS Kearsarge conduct joint operations in Persian Gulf The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge conducted joint operations with their strike groups in the Persian...
2019-05-21, 16:52

Iranian ships tried to block British oil tanker in Persian Gulf Iranian ships attempted to obstruct a British-flagged commercial oil tanker as it sailed in the Persian Gulf, Britain's Defense Ministry said. ...
2019-07-12, 01:39

US urges Japan to join Persian Gulf naval mission The US defense secretary said it's time for Tokyo to "strongly consider" joining the US-led mission. Some US allies have rejected the call, saying a ...
2019-08-07, 19:39

UK raises threat level and sends second warship to Persian Gulf The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Gulf to the highest state of alert, a UK official confirmed to CNN on Friday, as tensio...
2019-07-13, 00:00

Persian Gulf Skirmishes Force Tankers to Take Precautions Against Iran Oil tankers carrying crude from the Middle East are increasingly receiving protection from warships as they pass through one of the world’s most crit...
2019-07-12, 19:39

F.A.A. Urges Commercial Flights to ‘Exercise Caution’ Over Persian Gulf Amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran, the agency alerted airliners to a growing risk of “misidentification” when flying in the...
2019-05-21, 15:52

U.S. Blames Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks Near Persian Gulf, Secretary of State Says (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the United States government blames Iran for attacks on two oil tankers near t...
2019-06-13, 22:13

US carrier in Persian Gulf region sends clear signal to Iran The USS Abraham Lincoln, with its contingent of Navy destroyers and cruisers and a fighting force of about 70 aircraft, is the centerpiece of the Pen...
2019-06-08, 20:26

Iran seizes another foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, state TV reports Iran has seized another foreign oil tanker in the Gulf, the country’s state TV reported on Sunday, accusing it of smuggling fuel to Arab states...
2019-08-05, 02:52

Iran Seizes Vessel in Persian Gulf Accused of Smuggling Fuel The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has seized a vessel accused of smuggling fuel and detained its crew, Iranian state television said, the latest ...
2019-08-04, 17:39

U.K. Seeks to Ease Tensions in Persian Gulf After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker (Bloomberg) — The U.K. sought to lower tensions after Iran seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday, an incident that incr...
2019-07-21, 23:39

Iran asks West to leave Persian Gulf as tensions heightened TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president called Sunday on Western powers to leave the security of the Persian Gulf to regional nations led by Tehran, cri...
2019-09-22, 19:26

European Governments Struggle to Build Coalition to Secure Persian Gulf European governments are struggling to build an international coalition to protect oil tankers in Middle East waterways while pursuing diplomatic sol...
2019-07-25, 01:13

Indian Warships To Stay Longer In Persian Gulf, But Won't Join US Bloc Indianwarshipsescorting merchant vessels in the Persian Gulf will remain deployed for the longer term, officials with direct knowledge of the matter ...
2019-07-18, 19:52

U.S. guided-missile destroyers McFaul, Gonzalez enter Persian Gulf Two guided-missile destroyers, the USS McFaul and Gonzalez, have entered the Persian Gulf as the United States beefs up its military presence in the...
2019-05-21, 16:52

Saudi Arabia joins US maritime operation in Persian Gulf after oil attacks The Saudi government has defended its decision, saying it must "deter and counter threats to maritime navigation and global trade." Iran has accused ...
2019-09-18, 13:00

With Memories Of MH17 Downing Over Ukraine, Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf Several international airlines said Friday that they had begun diverting flights to avoid some of the airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf...
2019-06-22, 09:39

US cyberattack brought down Iranian database used to target ships in Persian Gulf: reports Iran is still feeling the pain Thursday after U.S. cyber military forces in June brought down a database used by its Revolutionary Guard Corps to tar...
2019-08-29, 16:52

Persian Gulf tanker incidents could cut traffic, raise shippers’ costs: experts On Friday, Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the narrow passageway that carries one-fifth of the world's crude exports and a second Liberia...
2019-07-21, 02:00

Iran's Fast Boats and Mines Bring Guerrilla Tactics to Persian Gulf A U.S. conclusion that Iran was behind recent strikes on oil tankers has reignited concern about Iran’s ability to wage guerrilla warfare in one of t...
2019-05-30, 12:13

Air Force fighter planes sent to Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran The military deployed nearly a dozen Air Force fighter jets to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar amid escalating tensions with Iran and threats against...
2019-06-29, 02:52

Iran warns foreign forces to stay out of Persian Gulf as U.S. deploys troops Speaking during a military parade, President Hassan Rouhani said that the presence of foreign forces in the Gulf could cause problems for the world’s...
2019-09-22, 13:52

Iranian President Warns That Security in Persian Gulf Could Collapse ‘With Single Blunder’ (UNITED NATIONS) — Iran’s president warned world leaders Wednesday that security in the energy-rich Persian Gulf could collapse quickly w...
2019-09-25, 22:39

Iran’s President Rouhani Called on Western Powers to Leave Persian Gulf Alone (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president called Sunday on Western powers to leave the security of the Persian Gulf to regional nations led by Te...
2019-09-22, 23:26

Iran's Hassan Rouhani: 'Single blunder can fuel big fire in Persian Gulf' The Iranian president has accused the US of "merciless economic terrorism." In his speech at the UN General Assembly, he also urged the regional coun...
2019-09-26, 05:00

New Pentagon chief Mark Esper says US will protect American commercial ships in the Persian Gulf The United States will maintain sufficient maritime and air assets in the Persian Gulf region to deter or, if necessary, prevent Iran from interferin...
2019-07-24, 21:13

US Secretary of State Pompeo says Iran is believed to be responsible for attacks on 2 tankers near Persian Gulf WASHINGTON (AP) — US Secretary of State Pompeo says Iran is believed to be responsible for attacks on 2 tankers near Persian Gulf. The post US Secret...
2019-06-13, 21:39

Navy Officers Board Indian Crude Oil Carriers Amid Persian Gulf Tension With the distinct possibility of a military conflict between the United States and Iran, the Indian Navy is set to embark officers and sailors onboar...
2019-06-21, 13:26

Iran seizes boat with Filipino crew suspected of smuggling fuel in Persian Gulf Iran seized a tugboat and detained its 12 Filipino crew members on suspicion of smuggling diesel fuel in the Persian Gulf, the semi-official ISNA new...
2019-09-07, 15:39

UK raises threat level and sends second warship to Persian Gulf as Iran tensions simmer The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Persian Gulf to the highest state of alert and is sending a second warship to the regio...
2019-07-12, 18:26

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, 12 on vessel, state media reports Twelve crews members were on the Panamanian-flagged vessel when it was captured near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
2019-07-18, 14:52

Seeking to avoid escalation, ships deploy unarmed guards to navigate Gulf Shipping companies are hiring unarmed security guards for voyages through the Middle East Gulf as an extra safeguard after a wave of attacks in the r...
2019-07-17, 14:13

'Britons will soon feel the slap': Iran threatens UK after British navy sends second warship to Persian Gulf The British Navy sent another warship to the Persian Gulf region after one of its destroyers fended off three Iranian ships attempting to harass a Br...
2019-07-12, 20:13

FAA Bans Flights Near Persian Gulf as President Trump Orders Military Strike Against Iran Then Calls It Off The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order overnight barring U.S.-based airlines from flying over some airspace controlled by Iran...
2019-06-21, 21:52

Iran seizes oil tanker carrying 'smuggled fuel' in Persian Gulf, state media reports Iran's Revolutionary Guard last week seized an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf that was supposedly carrying "smuggled fuel" from Iran, state media rep...
2019-08-04, 17:39

Iranian IRGC boats tried, failed to seize British oil tanker in Persian Gulf, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf Wednesday but backed off after a Brit...
2019-07-11, 04:13

Iran Seizes Oil Tanker of ‘Smuggled Fuel’ in Persian Gulf Amid Rising Tensions, State Media Reports (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iranian forces seized a ship in the Persian Gulf suspected of carrying smuggled fuel, state media reported Sunday, marking the...
2019-08-05, 02:26

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf’s 1980s ‘Tanker War’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world’s ...
2019-06-14, 14:52

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf's 1980s 'Tanker War' Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world's crucial chokepoints for global energy sup...
2019-06-14, 16:13

Pat Gelsinger and his calculated plan for VMware As the Carbon Black and Pivotal acquisitions expand VMware’s remit, the man in charge told ZDNet every step his company has taken has been deliberate...
2019-08-29, 00:26

‘Joker’ Is a Risk, but a Calculated One, for Warner Bros. The studio set out to make a boundary-pushing movie. The early reaction has included critical praise and deep unease about the film’s violence and me...
2019-10-03, 21:39

‘Joker’ Movie Is a Risk, but a Calculated One, for Warner Bros. The studio set out to make a boundary-pushing film. The early reaction has included critical praise and deep unease about the film’s violence and mes...
2019-10-04, 00:00

US EPA says new biofuel mandates to be calculated based on three-years of data The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will calculate its new biofuel blending volumes requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard based on the ...
2019-10-04, 20:26

Trump's Japan visit: Shinzo Abe's calculated pampering of a president Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to indulge US President Donald Trump with lavish gestures of friendship in order to avoid concessions on tra...
2019-05-24, 18:26

The Lakers taking calculated risk with Dwight Howard signing Dwight Howard is on his way back to Los Angeles. The 6-foot-11 center and his representatives reached an agreement on a buyout with the Grizzlies and...
2019-08-24, 02:52

"Cold, Calculated": US Seeks Death Penalty For Chinese Students' Murder U.S. prosecutors argued on Monday that an Illinois man who raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed, and called...
2019-07-09, 07:52

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Hal Finney calculated a Bitcoin price of $10 million per coin’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, ...
2019-08-24, 15:00

U.S. seeks death penalty for 'calculated' murder of Chinese grad student U.S. prosecutors argued on Monday that an Illinois man who kidnapped, raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed,...
2019-07-08, 23:13

U.S. seeks death penalty for 'calculated' murder of grad student from China U.S. prosecutors argued on Monday that an Illinois man who raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed, and called...
2019-07-09, 04:00

I went to Taco Bell's pop-up hotel in California. It was a well-calculated marketing stunt The Taco Bell pop-up hotel hosted social media influencers, who reached millions of followers with each post about nacho fries.    &#...
2019-08-10, 14:26

Hezbollah planning 'calculated strike' against Israel after drones: two sources close to Hezbollah Iran-backed Hezbollah is preparing a "calculated strike" against Israel in response to two drones that crashed in Beirut at the weekend, two sources ...
2019-08-27, 18:00

Persian Puzzle for Oil Prices On the one hand, the White House has to be pleased about the oil market’s mild reaction to a series of incidents this week involving Iran. On a deepe...
2019-07-19, 22:13

Satraps of the Persian Empire – Rebellious Protectors of the Realm The Achaemenid Empire was an ancient empire whose heartland was the region of Persis, in the southwestern part of modern-day Iran. ...
2019-09-22, 06:13

The Ionian Revolt - Prelude to the Graeco-Persian Wars The Ionian Revolt was a series of revolts that broke out in Asia Minor at the beginning of the 5th century BC. At that time, the whole of Asia Minor ...
2019-10-08, 01:52

Qatar urges de-escalation in U.S.-Iran row Qatar and other countries have been talking to both Iran and the United States about de-escalation, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul...
2019-06-09, 23:39

Zero-day privilege escalation disclosed for Android Enlarge (credit: portal gda / Flickr) Researchers have disclosed a zero-day vulnerability in the Android operating system that gives a major boost ...
2019-09-06, 22:26

UAE says attacks on oil tankers are a 'dangerous escalation' Attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and on a Saudi airport are a 'major and dangerous escalation' that requires the international community to...
2019-06-14, 01:00

Cyberwarfare escalation just took a new and dangerous turn Smuggling malware into the power grids of rival states risks making tensions higher, especially when the rules of the game are yet to be established....
2019-06-18, 17:39

After decades of war in Kurdistan, local biologists try to save the Persian leopard The fate of the Persian leopard is closely intertwined with that of Kurdistan, says Kurdish biologist, Hana Raza. She is fighting to protect the rare...
2019-08-13, 20:39

Vegetarian Persian light bites – recipes by Sabrina Ghayour Don’t plump for your usual tired old snack: liven things up with spiced fried tomatoes, cumin hummus or sweet potato frittersPrep 20 min, plus restin...
2019-06-01, 09:52

‘Persian wolf’ bodybuilder Hadi Choopan denied US visa Hadi Choopan, a 31-year-old bodybuilder from Iran has been blowing away competitors across the world, but will be unable to participate in the Mr. Ol...
2019-08-04, 10:13

Israel says it is bracing militarily for possible U.S.-Iran escalation Israel is preparing for its possible military involvement in any escalation in the Gulf confrontation between Iran and the United States, the Israeli...
2019-07-02, 19:00

Trade war escalation 'to cost households £656 a year' The average US household will be left $831 (£656) worse off as a result of the latest hikes in tariffs on Chinese goods in the nations' trade wa...
2019-05-24, 15:39

France says top issue is de-escalation — not US-Iran talks France’s top diplomat says the most pressing issue following attacks on key Saudi Arabian oil installations is not a meeting between the leaders of t...
2019-09-23, 01:00

U.S. seeks seizure of Iranian oil tanker in new escalation The newly issued warrant marks the first attempt by the United States to seize a ship since President Trump walked away from the international deal o...
2019-08-18, 04:39

"All Sides Should Avoid Escalation": UN Chief To PM On Kashmir UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has discussed Kashmir with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and told him that all the sides "should avoid escalatio...
2019-08-27, 09:13

UAE official: Saudi Aramco attacks are a dangerous escalation Attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia are a dangerous escalation and the international community should stand by Riyadh and ensure regional stability...
2019-09-17, 08:13

Important to continue dialogue in Sudan, avoid escalation: UAE It is important to continue dialogue in Sudan and avoid an escalation, a senior United Arab Emirates official said on Tuesday, after protests against...
2019-07-02, 08:39

Oil prices could go much higher if there is a military escalation after Saudi attack The price of oil could go sharply higher, depending on the duration of the disruption at Saudi oil facilities and whether there is a military respons...
2019-09-16, 20:39

EU top diplomat says Europe will try to make sure 'escalation is avoided' between US, Iran The European Union's top diplomat, Federica Mogherini, insisted the world's largest trading bloc has a crucial role in the diffusing of mil...
2019-06-20, 23:52

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the escalation of violence is becoming more serious Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the escalation of violence in anti-government protests that have rocked the Asian financial center for three months is bec...
2019-08-27, 14:26

Qatari foreign minister urges de-escalation in U.S.-Iran row Qatar has been talking to both Iran and the United States about de-escalation, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani told ...
2019-06-09, 19:26

US "Bullying" Behind Escalation Of Iran Nuclear Crisis: China China on Monday said "unilateral bullying" by the United States was the cause behind the escalating Iran nuclear crisis, after Tehran announced it wa...
2019-07-08, 18:00

The Latest: China urges US, Iran to avoid further escalation WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on developments as the U.S. and Iran edge toward a flashpoint amid escalation in the Persian Gulf region (all times loca...
2019-06-18, 14:26

Lebanon PM Asks US, France To Intervene After Escalation With Israel Lebanon's prime minister on Sunday urged the United States and France to "intervene" after the Hezbollah movement traded cross-border fire with Israe...
2019-09-02, 09:39

Iraq President Calls For "Halt To Escalation" After Protests Iraq's president called Monday for a "halt to escalation" and proposed a national dialogue in response to nearly a week of anti-government protests t...
2019-10-08, 03:52

Trade war escalation fears send markets tumbling World stock markets have fallen on signs that China is ready to use its supply of rare earth chemicals as leverage in the increasingly bitter trade d...
2019-05-29, 16:39

Hong Kong protester shot in escalation of violence Hong Kong police shot an 18-year-old protester at close range in the chest on Tuesday, in a dramatic escalation in violence as tens of thousands join...
2019-10-02, 16:00

Russia Says US Missile Test 'Escalation Of Military Tensions' Moscow on Tuesday said the United States was ramping up military tensions by testing a medium-range cruise missile weeks after tearing up a pact with...
2019-08-20, 16:00

Bridgewater's Ray Dalio backs China despite trade war escalation Ray Dalio, founder of the world's largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, has urged investors to have bets on "both horses in the race" amid...
2019-08-07, 10:00

Merkel: We'll keep trying to find solutions with Iran to avoid escalation Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that Europe had decided to uphold the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and would keep trying to find solutions that ...
2019-09-11, 11:13

Saudi oil strike: Iran pursuing 'strategy of escalation' The Iranian government has denied any involvement in the drone attack against Saudi Arabia, but observers say that Tehran is trying to raise the stak...
2019-09-19, 18:13

Sudan’s military blames protest leaders for escalation KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military blames the protest movement for an escalation as the second day of the opposition’s genera...
2019-06-10, 13:13

Thomasina Miers’ recipe for Persian rice pudding with apricot and pistachios | The simple fix This luxurious, scented dessert is so far removed from the rice pudding you know, you’ll be an instant convertIf I could tell my younger self that on...
2019-05-21, 16:26

Rouhani: Iran will further pull out of nuclear deal Thursday unless Europe buys Persian oil Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that if European nation signatories to an Obama-era multinational nuclear deal don't agree by Thursday ...
2019-09-03, 10:52

Hong Kong leader warns against interference, escalation of violence Interference by foreign parliaments in Hong Kong's affairs is deeply regrettable, the leader of the Chinese-ruled city said on Tuesday, adding that a...
2019-09-10, 10:52

U.N. Yemen envoy 'alarmed' by military escalation in Aden: statement The United Nations special envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, expressed concern on Wednesday about a military escalation in the southern port city of...
2019-08-07, 22:00

Trade war escalation nudges U.S. closer to recession: Reuters poll The recent escalation in the U.S.-China trade war has brought forward the next U.S. recession, according to a majority of economists polled by Reuter...
2019-08-09, 02:52

Trump Adds 5% Tariff On Chinese Goods In Latest Tit-For-Tat Escalation President Donald Trump on Friday demanded that U.S. companies stop doing business with China and announced he would raise the rate of tariffs on Beij...
2019-08-24, 07:13

Cyprus slams Turkey's latest gas drilling bid as 'severe escalation' A warship-escorted Turkish drill ship is set to start searching for gas in waters off southern Cyprus. The Cypriot government criticized Turkey for "...
2019-10-04, 15:13

Iran hints at ship swap with UK amid de-escalation efforts Hassan Rouhani spoke after Iraqi president’s visit to Iran at request of UK defence ministry Iran has indicated it wants to de-escalate the British-I...
2019-07-24, 23:13

Tim Cook says China has not targeted Apple despite escalation in trade tensions Tim Cook told CBS News that China has not targeted Apple as a result of the trade dispute with the U.S. — and he doesn't expect Beijing to do so...
2019-06-05, 03:52

US-China trade talks won't break down despite latest escalation, expert says Neither the U.S. nor China wants to be seen as the party that derailed trade talks, says William Reinsch of Center for Strategic and International St...
2019-08-26, 08:26

In Escalation, Iran Tests Medium-Range Missile, U.S. Official Says A military official said on Thursday that Iran had fired a Shahab-3 medium-range missile on Wednesday, but added that the test did not pose a threat ...
2019-07-31, 19:00

U.S. calls Russian, Syrian air strikes 'reckless escalation' in Syria The United States continues to be alarmed by Syrian government and Russian air strikes in northwest Syria and believes they are a "reckless escalatio...
2019-05-28, 23:52

Oman following Yemen escalation with 'great concern': Omani media Oman is following with "great concern the military escalation" in Yemen's war as well as a missile strike on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport, the Oman TV...
2019-06-14, 11:26

Petraeus warns of risk of 'inadvertent escalation' of Iran situation Petraeus also said during an interview on CNBC's "Halftime Report" that it is "not clear what" the Trump administration's "policy is in the...
2019-07-23, 21:52

Indigenous leaders detain police in escalation of Ecuador protests The eight officers were forced on stage in front of thousands of people. Looking scared, the officers were asked to take off their helmets, bulletpro...
2019-10-12, 01:00

Trump heaps another 5% tariff on Chinese goods in latest tit-for-tat escalation U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday lashed back at a new round of Chinese tariffs by heaping an additional 5% duty on some $550 billion in targeted...
2019-08-24, 13:00

Buttigieg slams Trump over Iran escalation, vows ‘I’m going to win’ in 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg slammed President Donald Trump for “chest thumping militarism” and warned that the rising tensions w...
2019-05-25, 14:13

Conflict escalation reaches fever pitch in this Immortal Hulk exclusive The Immortal Hulk is the best superhero comic on the stands, and in a rare instance of the market rewarding quality, the book has turned out to be a ...
2019-08-01, 23:39

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on trade war de-escalation bets U.S. stocks opened strongly on Friday, as investors expected top-level trade talks between the United States and China to result in a partial trade d...
2019-10-11, 17:00

Trump and Xi Agree to Restart Trade Talks, Avoiding Escalation in Tariff War The agreement, reached at the Group of 20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, represented a temporary cease-fire to give negotiators another chance to forge a p...
2019-06-29, 14:39

Man shot with live round in major escalation of Hong Kong protests A man was shot with a live round as violent protests erupted across Hong Kong on the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China on Tuesday, i...
2019-10-01, 19:13

Foreign Office minister to visit Iran to call for 'urgent de-escalation' Andrew Murrison will raise concerns about country’s conduct amid rising tensions A Foreign Office minister is to visit Iran on Sunday and call for “u...
2019-06-22, 13:00

Asia stocks rise after Trump and Xi agree to a pause in tariff escalation Stocks in Asia Pacific rose in Monday morning trade after U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to hold off on slapping...
2019-07-01, 02:39

Hong Kong leader says escalation of violence will not solve social issues An escalation of violence cannot solve social issues in Hong Kong, the leader of the Chinese-ruled city, Carrie Lam, said on Tuesday, adding that she...
2019-09-10, 07:13

Israel PM Pledge To Annex Jordan Valley Dangerous Escalation: Saudi Saudi Arabia on Wednesday condemned as a "dangerous escalation" Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's controversial pledge to annex the Jordan ...
2019-09-11, 03:39

UN chief calls on Venezuela’s politicians to ‘avoid escalation’, end suffering of the people Reports of violence and casualties linked to unrest in Venezuela should be investigated transparently and independently, UN Secretary-General Antonio...
2019-05-21, 15:39

China releases document slamming U.S. for escalation in trade war, says it won't back down China released a document blaming U.S. for the escalation of trade fight. U.S. It says China has kept its word and accuses the U.S. of backtracking...
2019-06-02, 19:13

De-escalation of Turkish military operation in northern Syria ‘absolutely essential’ A de-escalation of renewed conflict in northern Syria is “absolutely essential,” the UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday. His comm...
2019-10-11, 08:39

Civilians ‘must not be a target’, urges UNHCR, following military escalation in northern Syria The scale-up in military operations in north-east Syria has forced tens of thousands of civilians to seek safety, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said ...
2019-10-10, 18:39

Severe local 0-Day escalation exploit found in Steam Client Services Enlarge / Breaking bugs are as described—a security flaw in Steam's client service allows easy execution of arbitrary code as LOCALSYSTEM. (credit: A...
2019-08-08, 19:39

Sudan's army rulers end talks as opposition declares 'escalation of revolution' Sudan is lurching closer to a vicious cycle of violence as miltiary rulers and protesters harden their positions. The opposition has vowed to topple ...
2019-06-04, 07:00

Trump administration unlikely to move on Hong Kong barring dramatic escalation: U.S. official The Trump administration is unlikely to move to revise a 1992 act that gives Hong Kong special trade and business privileges unless there is a dramat...
2019-06-14, 20:26

Saudi crown prince warns of escalation with Iran, says he prefers political solution Saudi Arabia's crown prince warned in an interview broadcast on Sunday that oil prices could spike to "unimaginably high numbers" if the world does n...
2019-09-30, 07:00

Trump says he stopped airstrike on Iran in latest escalation of tensions – video report Donald Trump has said the US air force was 'cocked and loaded' to attack three Iranian targets, but he withdrew the order with 10 minutes to spare af...
2019-06-22, 06:39

China Trade Talks Restart as White House Explores Escalation Options Expectations for a limited deal grew, even as the Trump administration separately considered limiting China’s access to U.S. capital markets and impo...
2019-10-11, 00:39

Business groups slam China tariff hikes and call for end to trade war escalation The business community slammed the White House's announcement Friday that it was hiking tariffs on Chinese goods. Trade associations said the continu...
2019-08-24, 04:26

China Trade Talks Restart and White House Weighs Escalation Options As trade talks resume on Thursday, with a short-term deal potentially within reach, the White House has been exploring ways to pressure Beijing beyon...
2019-10-10, 17:26

Trump administration to sanction Iran's foreign minister in escalation of tensions Zarif is a relatively moderate Iranian politician, and he was the chief negotiator for the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.  &#...
2019-07-31, 23:39

'Grave consequences' await if new deadly escalation of violence in Gaza continues - top UN official The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, is “deeply concerned by yet another dangerous escalation...
2019-05-21, 15:01

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says escalation of violence will not solve social issues Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday an escalation of violence cannot solve social issues in the Chinese-ruled city and that she deeply regret...
2019-09-10, 08:26

Trump administration sanctions Iran's foreign minister in escalation of tensions Zarif is a relatively moderate Iranian politician, and he was the chief negotiator for the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.  &#...
2019-08-01, 01:13

U.S. Treasury Department Labels China a Currency Manipulator Amid Trade War Escalation WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department labeled China a currency manipulator Monday after Beijing pushed down the value of its yuan in a dram...
2019-08-06, 10:13

German finance minister: U.S.-China trade conflict escalation would hurt economy more An escalation in a trade conflict between the United States and China will further damage the global economy, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz war...
2019-08-06, 19:39

Iran escalation, new Middle East plan boost State Department deputy for NSC job The escalation of U.S.-Iran tensions over the weekend attack on key Saudi oil facilities, and the pending unveiling of the administration’s Middle Ea...
2019-09-16, 19:52

Dow ends more than 700 points lower as trade war escalation with China pummels stock market U.S. stocks ended sharply lower after China let its currency sink to the lowest level in more than a decade, escalating a trade battle with the U.S. ...
2019-08-06, 02:26

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more ci...
2019-05-21, 14:33

Morgan Stanley warns tariff escalation remains a 'meaningful risk' despite partial US-China deal The U.S. had plans to hike duties on at least $250 billion in Chinese goods to 30% from 25% on Tuesday. Despite the partial trade deal, some banks on...
2019-10-14, 09:00

A gun shot, petrol bombs and water cannons mark violent escalation in Hong Kong protests A Hong Kong police officer fired a live shot into the air as protesters squared off against police armed with water cannons Sunday, in one of the mos...
2019-08-26, 08:52

‘Complete political deadlock’ over Middle East peace risks more violence, regional escalation, warns UN envoy Tangible steps “can, and must, be taken” to urgently reverse the “negative trajectory” of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and revive the peace proce...
2019-08-28, 01:39

UN chief pays tribute to Egypt’s role in avoiding ‘dramatic’ escalation in conflict across the Gaza-Israel border UN Secretary-General António Guterres has paid tribute to the role played by Egypt in helping to avoid a “dramatic” escalation of violence in Gaza ov...
2019-05-21, 15:01

Hong Kong protest escalation: Tear gas, water cannons and a police officer firing a warning shot The tension between law enforcement and pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong escalated over the weekend as police used tear gas, deployed water c...
2019-08-27, 02:00

Live ammunition, petrol bombs and water cannons mark violent escalation in Hong Kong protests A Hong Kong police officer fired a live shot into the air after protesters squared off against police armed with water cannons on Sunday night, marki...
2019-08-25, 17:26

UPDATED: Thousands flee fighting around Libyan capital as Guterres condemns escalation, urges 'immediate halt' to all military operations The UN chief António Guterres strongly condemned  on Monday night the military escalation and ongoing fighting in and around the Libyan capital, Trip...
2019-05-21, 15:01

Tuesday's Daily Brief: Situation critical for Libya migrants, ‘dangerous paralysis’ in Israel-Palestine conflict, ‘shocking escalation’ in Syria, record heatwaves Our main stories today: UN officials warn of desperate situation for migrants and refugees in Libya; the UN peacebuilding chief calls for ‘tangible s...
2019-08-04, 01:13

Monday’s Daily Brief: Situation ‘critical’ for Libya migrants, ‘dangerous paralysis’ in Israel-Palestine conflict, ‘shocking escalation’ in Syria, record heatwaves Our main stories today: UN officials warn of desperate situation for migrants and refugees in Libya; the UN peacebuilding chief calls for ‘tangible s...
2019-07-23, 23:13

UK must look after its own ships in the Gulf, says Pompeo US secretary of state’s comment reflects tensions with UK over Iran nuclear dealThe UK must be responsible for the safety of its own ships in the Gul...
2019-07-22, 17:13

Mississippi Gulf Coast food and fun Coastal Mississippi is a place to seek out fresh, local cuisine, dive into the region’s history and discover everyday magic in the local towns....
2019-06-10, 20:52

Two tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman Ships owned by companies in Norway and Singapore were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions are high in the region follo...
2019-06-13, 16:39

Oil down as US Gulf of Mexico output returns Oil prices fell for a second day on Tuesday as more production facilities returned to operation in the U.S. Gulf after Hurricane Barry swept through ...
2019-07-16, 04:26

U.A.W. Exchanges Proposals With G.M. but Says a Gulf Remains The union said a company offer fell short on wages, health care and other issues. But developments suggested that talks might be in their final phase...
2019-10-02, 00:26

Oil falls nearly 3% as U.S. Gulf production returns Oil fell nearly 3% a barrel on Thursday, weighed down by weakness in U.S. equities markets and an expectation that crude output would rise in the Gul...
2019-07-18, 20:26

Oil down for a second day as U.S. Gulf of Mexico output returns Oil prices fell for a second day on Tuesday as more production facilities returned to operation in the U.S. Gulf after Hurricane Barry swept through ...
2019-07-16, 05:13

NHC says 30% chance of cyclone over Gulf of Mexico A broad area of low pressure located over the south-central Gulf of Mexico has a 30 pct chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. N...
2019-09-02, 22:00

The oil tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were attacked Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.   ...
2019-06-14, 17:13

Oil falls about 2.5% as U.S. Gulf production returns Oil fell about 2.5% a barrel on Thursday, weighed down by weakness in U.S. equities markets and an expectation that crude output would rise in the Gu...
2019-07-19, 00:52

NHC says 20% chance of cyclone over Gulf of Mexico A broad area of low pressure over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico now has a 20% chance of developing into a cyclone, down from 40% earlier, the Natio...
2019-06-05, 03:52

Here's the possible fallout from the Gulf of Oman tanker explosions The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. John Kilduff, Again Capital founding par...
2019-06-13, 16:52

Tropical depression likely to form in Gulf of Mexico: U.S. NHC A storm system in the Gulf of Mexico could develop into a tropical depression later on Thursday, likely bringing hurricane conditions across the nort...
2019-07-11, 11:52

Joining US In "Maritime Security Mission" In Gulf: UK Britain on Monday said it would join the United States in an "international maritime security mission" to protect merchant vessels in the Strait of H...
2019-08-06, 00:52

Nobody Wants War After Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman: China Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil ta...
2019-06-14, 17:26

Oil falls as U.S. Gulf oil platforms return to service Oil fell more than 1.5% a barrel on Thursday, weighed down by weakness in U.S. equities markets and an expectation that crude output would rise in th...
2019-07-18, 17:39

China says nobody wants war after tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil ta...
2019-06-14, 11:26

Oil jumps 3% to $63 as Iran shoots down U.S. drone in Gulf Oil jumped more than 3% to above $63 a barrel on Thursday after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, raising fears of a military confrontation betwe...
2019-06-20, 12:00

UK to join U.S.-led maritime security mission in Gulf Britain said on Monday it was joining a U.S.-led maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect merchant vessels traveling through the Strait of Ho...
2019-08-05, 17:52

Tanker attacks in the Gulf — evidence or warmongering? For the US government, it is clear that Iran is responsible for the explosions on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. As proof, a video and 13 photo...
2019-06-21, 17:52

Iran says will not tolerate 'maritime offences' in Gulf Iran runs security in the Strait of Hormuz and will no longer tolerate "maritime offences" there, its foreign minister said on Monday, a day after it...
2019-08-05, 18:52

NHC says 40% chance of cyclone over southwestern Gulf of Mexico Shower and thunderstorm activity associated with a broad area of low pressure located over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico now has 40% chance of deve...
2019-06-04, 17:26

Oil and gas producers in the Gulf of Mexico restart after Barry US oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry...
2019-07-16, 01:26

We're here to deter Iran, not go to war: US military commanders in the Gulf The U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet is tasked with patrolling an expanse of about 2.5 million square miles of water, and has seen an increase in U.S. forc...
2019-08-12, 15:26

Tastes and experiences on the Mississippi Gulf Coast Coastal Mississippi is a place to seek out fresh, local cuisine, dive into the region’s history and discover everyday magic in the local towns....
2019-06-07, 15:39

China's Xi says Gulf stands at 'crossroads of war and peace' Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday the Gulf region is now in a very sensitive situation and is "standing at a crossroads of war and peace", ...
2019-06-28, 04:39

Merkel: Concerned about Gulf, should use every opportunity for diplomacy German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she was concerned about the situation in the Gulf, adding that every opportunity for diplomatic c...
2019-07-19, 12:13

Iran says it came to help of disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf Iranian navy vessels came to the assistance of a disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that needed repairs, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman was q...
2019-07-17, 01:52

He’s a Gulf War vet who stepped up during Katrina. Now he’s an environmental crusader Retired Lt Gen Russel Honoré commands what he’s named the ‘Green Army’ against toxic pollution in Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’Retired Lt Gen Russel Hon...
2019-07-17, 10:52

NHC says 70% chance of cyclone over northeastern Gulf of Mexico A broad low pressure area that has emerged over Apalachee Bay in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico has a 70% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone over...
2019-07-10, 01:39

Iran says it has seized foreign oil tanker in Gulf Report on state TV says ship was smuggling oil but does not say which country crew are fromFears for maritime security in the strait of Hormuz, a vit...
2019-07-18, 16:00

Oil gains on API stockdraw, Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices rose around 2% on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. inventories fell more than expected, while major U.S. producers evacuated rigs...
2019-07-10, 13:52

How the Gulf War combat debut of 'stealth and GPS' transformed war When GPS-enabled sensors pinpointed enemy targets, surveillance aircraft monitored enemy troop movements and stealth bombers eluded radar tracking fr...
2019-05-24, 23:39

Iran to lay out Gulf security proposal at UN general assembly Announcement comes as Iran and US fight for diplomatic advantage after Saudi oil attackIran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, has said he will present a p...
2019-09-22, 22:13

Factbox: Attacks, incidents heightening Gulf tensions since May Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group said it attacked two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry on Saturday, knocking out more than half th...
2019-09-15, 19:52

Wall St. climbs as oil jumps after Gulf tanker attacks U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares rebounded with oil on concerns of a supply disruption following attacks on ...
2019-06-14, 00:26

Top NRI Businessmen In Gulf Praise Union Budget 2019 Several leading Non-Resident Indians and businessmen in the Gulf region on Friday welcomed India's Union Budget for 2019-20 and listed rural electrif...
2019-07-05, 18:52

Iran says it arrests CIA spies, Gulf tensions simmer Iran announced on Monday it had captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and sentenced some of them to death, deepeni...
2019-07-22, 14:52

Bottle with man’s ashes resumes journey in Gulf of Mexico A bottle containing the ashes of a Texas man along with some handwritten notes from loved ones has been returned to the Gulf of Mexico, resuming its ...
2019-09-10, 00:52

Australia joins U.S.-led mission to protect Gulf shipping Australia will join the United States in a security mission to protect merchant vessels traveling through key Middle East waterways after Iran seized...
2019-08-21, 13:13

| Russia, China warn US over sending 1 000 new troops to the Gulf The US is "pumping up tensions" and could open "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after announcing it will deploy 1 000 more troops to the already vo...
2019-06-19, 08:52

US aircraft carrier deployed over Iran remains outside Gulf A U.S. aircraft carrier the White House ordered to the Mideast over a perceived threat from Iran remains outside of the Persian Gulf amid efforts to ...
2019-06-03, 17:39

More than 260 dead dolphins found on Gulf Coast since February Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are investigating why bottlenose dolphins are stranding themselves at an unusuall...
2019-06-15, 21:52

World Cannot Afford Major Confrontation In The Gulf, Says UN Chief The world cannot afford a major confrontation in the Gulf, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Thursday, as the Security Council prepared to meet to dis...
2019-06-13, 18:52

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Bar...
2019-07-15, 22:52

Iran warns any clash in the Gulf would push oil prices above $100 U.S. military vessels in the Gulf are within the range of Iranian missiles, a top military aide to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said ...
2019-06-02, 09:39

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region Iran has shot down a U.S. drone which the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday was flying over southern Iran, raising fears that a major milit...
2019-06-20, 12:13

Storm likely to churn into hurricane, looms on U.S. Gulf coast A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans is likely to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 s...
2019-07-11, 13:00

U.S. Gulf Coast refinery operators keep an eye on Hurricane Dorian Chevron Corp's 356,440 barrel-per-day Pascagoula, Mississippi, refinery is closely monitoring the progress of Hurricane Dorian, a company spokesman s...
2019-08-30, 04:26

Oil shippers boost security after mysterious attacks in Gulf DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A series of attacks on oil tankers near the Persian Gulf has ratcheted up tensions between the U.S. and Iran — and...
2019-06-20, 09:26

Oil tanker filmed ablaze in the Gulf of Oman – video Two oil tankers have been hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews evacuated, a month after a similar incident in which four tanker...
2019-06-13, 21:52

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil production down by 19% on storm shutdowns U.S. Gulf of Mexico offshore crude oil production and natural gas output both remained cut by 19% on Thursday because of shutdowns forced by Tropical...
2019-07-19, 00:13

Trump creates doubt over use of U.S. force to protect Gulf oil U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to take military action to stop Tehran from getting a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would ba...
2019-06-18, 21:00

Oil rises 1% after Iran says it seized foreign tanker in Gulf Oil prices rose about 1% on Thursday after Iran said it had seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf amid rising tensions between Tehran and the West ...
2019-07-18, 13:39

Russia Blames US Over British Oil Tanker Incident In Gulf Russia on Thursday blamed Washington for the escalation in tensions with Tehran after Britain said Iranian ships had attempted to impede a British oi...
2019-07-11, 14:00

Pope urges restraint in Gulf after tanker attacks Pope Francis called for restraint and a lowering of tensions in the Middle East on Sunday following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman th...
2019-06-16, 14:26

U.S. officials to brief diplomats on maritime security initiative for Gulf U.S. officials will speak to members of the Washington diplomatic corps on Friday about a new initiative to promote freedom of navigation and maritim...
2019-07-18, 08:13

Gulf of Mexico U.S. oil output cut by 53% ahead of storm - U.S. govt Energy companies have cut crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico by 53.39%, or 1 million barrels per day (bpd), ahead...
2019-07-11, 21:13

U.S. says Navy ship 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Gulf The United States said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the v...
2019-07-19, 07:13

Why Tanker Blasts in the Gulf of Oman Have Put the World on Edge Unexplained explosions that crippled two tankers have raised alarms about potential military conflagration in the Middle East. How has that happened?...
2019-06-15, 01:26

UK: Europe-led mission will protect vital shipping in Gulf Britain says it’s planning to develop and deploy a Europe-led ‘maritime protection mission’ to protect shipping in the vital Strait of Hormuz in ligh...
2019-07-22, 19:26

Fernand down to depression, inland on Mexico’s Gulf coast Tropical Storm Fernand has weakened to a depression after hitting land along a sparsely populated stretch of Mexico’s upper Gulf coast, dumping heavy...
2019-09-05, 02:00

U.S. Lobbies Oil Buyers, Producers to Secure Gulf Against Iran The U.S. is lobbying nations that buy and sell Middle East oil to help protect the region’s waterways as concerns grow that Iran is stepping up effor...
2019-07-16, 23:00

Australia Joins US-Led Maritime Security Mission In Gulf Australia will join the United States in a security mission to protect merchant vessels travelling through key Middle East waterways after Iran seize...
2019-08-21, 16:52

UK-flagged tanker stopped in Gulf reported 'safe and well' UK-flagged supertanker Pacific Voyager which halted in the Gulf on Saturday is "safe and well", a British official told Reuters, after Iran dismissed...
2019-07-06, 13:52

UK-flagged tanker reported 'safe and well' after stop in Gulf UK-flagged supertanker Pacific Voyager which halted in the Gulf on Saturday is "safe and well", a British official told Reuters, after Iran dismissed...
2019-07-06, 17:00

Israeli leader uncharacteristically quiet over Gulf crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been a vocal critic of Iran over the years, accusing the Islamic Republic of sinister ...
2019-05-29, 12:13

Did Iran Attack Ships in the Gulf? What the Evidence Shows. A Times analysis of video released by the U.S. Defense Department indicates that an Iranian patrol boat removed an object from the hull of a stricken...
2019-06-15, 03:13

Migrants in the Gulf see dreams of higher wages ruined More than a million foreign workers have been sent packing as Gulf leaders face pressure to hire more locals. Despite the region's reputation for exp...
2019-06-18, 10:52

U.S. raises Huawei 5G security concerns with Gulf allies The United States has raised its concerns with Gulf allies over a possible security risk in using Huawei’s technology for their 5G mobile infrastruct...
2019-09-13, 06:26

Budding tropical storm expected to become Gulf hurricane A budding tropical storm over the northern Gulf of Mexico is expected to reach hurricane strength and is likely to produce flooding and a damaging st...
2019-07-11, 17:26

Britain sends another warship to boost presence in the Gulf Britain is sending another warship to the Gulf to defend freedom of navigation, the defense minister said on Saturday, after Iran seized a British-fl...
2019-08-24, 20:39

The Latest: UN chief says world can’t afford Gulf conflict OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 11:20 a.m. The U.N. chief says the world canR...
2019-06-28, 05:52

U.S. producers cut a third of Gulf of Mexico production as storm approaches Crude production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday was cut by nearly a third, or 602,715 barrels per day (bpd), as a storm threatened offshore ...
2019-07-10, 21:52

Oil majors evacuate U.S. Gulf platform staff before storm Major U.S. oil producers on Tuesday began evacuating and shutting in production at their deepwater Gulf of Mexico platforms in advance of a tropical ...
2019-07-10, 03:39

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil production cut by 59% by storm - U.S. government Almost 59 percent, or 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut becau...
2019-07-12, 21:01

US Navy assisting two tankers targeted in Gulf of Oman DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, were reportedly attacked on Thursday, the U.S...
2019-06-13, 10:26

U.S. and Gulf allies discuss response to Saudi oil attack The United States was discussing with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf allies possible responses to an attack on Saudi oil facilities they blame on Iran a...
2019-09-19, 11:26

U.N. chief Guterres calls for 'nerves of steel' in the Gulf U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, commenting on Friday on the situation in the Gulf, said "I have only one strong recommendation: nerves of st...
2019-06-21, 14:00

Thailand's Gulf Energy and PTT to build $1.33 bln LNG project with the government Thailand's Gulf Energy Development Pcl and state-owned PTT Pcl will build a 40.9 billion baht ($1.3 billion) gas terminal and port on the country's e...
2019-10-01, 16:00

Shell, BHP evacuate U.S. Gulf platform staff before storm Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BHP on Tuesday began evacuating workers from six offshore energy platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico ahead of an approachi...
2019-07-10, 01:39

Two oil tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman Sailors evacuated from two tankers in distress near the strategic Strait of HormuzTwo oil tankers have been hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of O...
2019-06-13, 12:00

Emirates re-routing flights away from possible conflict areas in Gulf Emirates Airline is re-routing flights away from areas of possible conflict in the Gulf, a spokeswoman for the Dubai-based company said on Friday, am...
2019-06-21, 15:39

Gulf of Mexico's dead zone expected to grow Scientists expect the size of the Gulf of Mexico's massive dead zone to grow in coming years, as changing global weather patterns pound the Midwest w...
2019-08-07, 20:52

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil output cut by 59% due to storm: government Almost 59 percent, or 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut becau...
2019-07-12, 22:13

Oil advances on Gulf tensions but demand concerns cap gains Oil prices edged higher on Thursday amid Middle East tensions and a big fall in weekly U.S. crude stocks, but gains were stemmed by a frail demand ou...
2019-07-25, 10:26

Latest on suspected attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman Here is the latest from Reuters on suspected attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which a fifth of the Middle Ea...
2019-06-13, 12:00

| Gulf tensions rise as US shoots down Iranian drone Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened th...
2019-07-20, 10:39

China's Xi says the Gulf region stands at 'crossroads of war and peace' Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday that the Gulf region is in a very sensitive situation following increased tensions between Iran and the U...
2019-06-28, 13:26

U.S. oil firms cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico output ahead of storm U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of offshore Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atla...
2019-07-10, 21:52

Rouhani says U.S. drone's 'intrusion' stokes tensions in Gulf President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday accused the United States of stoking tensions in the Gulf through what Iran has called the violation of its airspa...
2019-06-23, 16:52

Iran will get the blame, but the Gulf of Oman truth is likely a lot murkier As the plumes rise from a brazen attack in the Gulf of Oman, oil brokers and diplomats are panicking about another lurch toward confrontation In the ...
2019-06-13, 17:00

Oil prices jump 3% on tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman Attacks near the world's busiest sea lane for oil shipments come amid escalating tensions between Iran and the United States and its Gulf allies...
2019-06-13, 16:52

Chevron, BHP evacuate workers from Gulf of Mexico due to hurricane Major offshore oil and gas producers on Friday were evacuating non-essential staff from production platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico due to the th...
2019-08-31, 02:26

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas production begins restarting after Barry U.S. offshore oil producers restarted 4% of the production shut by Tropical Storm Barry last week, according to a report on Monday by the U.S. Bureau...
2019-07-15, 22:13

US blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US believes Iran was behind Thursday's attack on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions...
2019-06-14, 01:26

Gulf Fisheries Are Under Siege—Now Comes Tropical Storm Barry Surges of polluted water have decimated crab, oyster, and shrimp populations and killed hundreds of dolphins. To fishermen, Tropical Storm Barry is v...
2019-07-12, 14:26

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor as tensions build in Gulf Iran’s foreign minister not confident war can be avoided, but promises any conflict will not be ‘limited’Iran has threatened to pursue and destroy an...
2019-09-22, 17:26

Oil gains on U.S. inventory drawdown, Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices rose more than 2% on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. inventories fell more than expected and as major U.S. producers evacuated r...
2019-07-10, 14:13

BP evacuates non-essential staff from four Gulf of Mexico oil platforms BP on Friday evacuated non-essential staff from its four operated offshore oil production platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, joining several othe...
2019-08-31, 02:26

Tropical Storm Fernand forms in Gulf of Mexico While Dorian will be the most powerful storm over the Atlantic basin the first part of this week, a mass of clouds, showers and thunderstorms over th...
2019-09-03, 22:00

Iran to present plan for Gulf security at U.N. this week Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will present a plan for creating security in the Gulf in cooperation with other countries in the region when he atte...
2019-09-22, 17:26

A tropical depression is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico later this week (WDSU/NBC News) New Orleans is bracing for heavy rains and wind as forecasters warn a possible tropical depression could form in the Gulf of Mexico l...
2019-07-10, 07:52

| Pakistan's Khan arrives in Iran as tensions rise in Gulf Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Iran following a request from the United States and Saudi Arabia for him to try to defuse rising tensions ...
2019-10-13, 23:26

UPDATE 5-U.S. oil firms cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico output ahead of storm U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of offshore Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atla...
2019-07-10, 22:26

U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurr...
2019-07-10, 23:39

Iranian boats harass British tanker in the Gulf: US officials Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Irania...
2019-07-11, 06:26

Hundreds of dolphins stranded, wash up dead along US Gulf Coast Hundreds of dolphins have washed up dead along the US Gulf Coast in recent months — an event so strange it’s been deemed an “unusual mort...
2019-06-18, 00:52

Iran says it is responsible for Gulf security, calls on US forces to leave "We call on U.S. forces to finish their presence in the region as they are the main source of crisis and instability," a senior Iranian security offi...
2019-06-17, 21:13

Iran: Foreign tanker in Gulf seized, sailors detained Iran seized a foreign tanker carrying about 185,000 gallons of fuel in the Persian Gulf and detained seven sailors from different nationalities accor...
2019-08-04, 23:00

In Greece's Aegean Sea, Divers Find "Gulf Of Plastic Corals" Thousands of plastic bags were pulled from the sea off Greece's Andros island this month by a team of divers and environmentalists who described what...
2019-07-31, 22:52

Iran-US dispute grows over attacks on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman Tensions remain high as Arab League calls for restraint – and Labour warns of UK being drawn into conflictDivisions over responsibility for last week...
2019-06-15, 23:39

Damaged Tankers Reach Safe Waters After Gulf Attacks Two damaged tankers arrived safely Sunday at locations off the Emirati coast after they were rocked by explosions in Gulf waters, in an incident Saud...
2019-06-17, 10:52

Britain sends second warship to gulf amid tensions with Iran: Sky Britain is sending a second warship to the Gulf amid growing tensions with Iran after Royal Marines seized an Iranian tanker off the coast of Gibralt...
2019-07-12, 13:52

Shell, Chevron U.S. Gulf Coast refineries monitoring weather Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas coastal refineries operated by Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Chevron Corp were monitoring a developing weather disturban...
2019-07-10, 03:39

Iran says it seized foreign oil tanker in Gulf for smuggling fuel Iran said Sunday that it had seized a foreign oil tanker that it claimed was smuggling fuel to Arab states, the latest maritime interception in recen...
2019-08-04, 17:13

U.S. flags Huawei 5G network security concerns to Gulf allies The United States has raised its concerns with Gulf allies over a possible security risk in using Huawei's technology for their 5G mobile infrastruct...
2019-09-12, 19:39

Oil hits six-week high as storm builds in Gulf of Mexico Oil futures hit a six-week high on Thursday as a storm built in the Gulf of Mexico, threatening crude output, while an incident with a British tanker...
2019-07-11, 06:39

Iran to hold annual Gulf drills with 200 frigates, speedboats Iran will hold its annual military parade on Sept. 22 in the Gulf with 200 frigates and speedboats, the semi-official Iran Front Page website reporte...
2019-09-18, 23:52

Iran accuses foreign forces of raising Gulf 'insecurity' Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has sharply criticized the presence of foreign troops in the Gulf after the US deployed more soldiers to the Middle ...
2019-09-22, 13:52

| Iran accuses foreign forces of raising Gulf 'insecurity' Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has denounced the presence of foreign forces in the Gulf and said Iran would proffer a peace plan, after arch-foe th...
2019-09-22, 19:26

India deploys destroyer, patrol vessel to Gulf of Oman The Indian Navy said Friday it has deployed two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping vessels amid heightened tensions in th...
2019-06-21, 12:13

Saudi Arabia thanks Trump for defending Gulf allies - minister Saudi Arabia's deputy defence minister on Wednesday thanked the United States for confronting Iran in an "unprecedented way" and for defending its re...
2019-09-18, 17:26

Attack on Saudi oil field a game-changer in Gulf confrontation The attack on the world's largest oil processing plant early Saturday morning is a dramatic escalation in the confrontation between Iran and Saudi Ar...
2019-09-15, 23:52

France seeks European surveillance to secure Gulf traffic France’s foreign minister says his country is working with European partners on an observation mission to ensure maritime security in the Persian Gul...
2019-07-23, 22:52

Iran says presence of foreign powers in Gulf raises 'insecurity' President Hassan Rouhani says international forces should ‘stay away’ to de-escalate regional crisisIran has accused foreign powers of raising Gulf’s...
2019-09-22, 19:00

Saudi Arabia says Iran has created "very grave" situation in Gulf Iran has created a grave situation and jeopardised global oil supplies with its aggressive behaviour, Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign af...
2019-06-20, 15:52

Saudi Arabia says Iran has created 'very grave' situation in Gulf Iran has created a grave situation and jeopardized global oil supplies with its aggressive behavior, Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign aff...
2019-06-20, 16:13

India deploys two ships in Gulf of Oman after tanker attacks India's navy has deployed two ships in the Gulf of Oman to ensure safe passage for Indian-flagged vessels, the country's defense ministry said late o...
2019-06-20, 18:52

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf shares dip as Fed hints no further rate cuts Major Gulf stock markets fell on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates by 25 basis points but, significantly, signalled the move...
2019-08-01, 16:52

Saudi, Gulf stocks fall after attacks on Aramco oil plants Saudi stocks fell sharply on Sunday, after attacks on two plants at the heart of the kingdom's oil industry a day earlier knocked out more than half ...
2019-09-15, 14:13

Biggest ever seaweed bloom stretches from Gulf of Mexico to Africa Thousands of kilometers of the pungent, slimy algae has built up over the past decade, partly due to climate change. Mexico has spent millions removi...
2019-07-05, 09:52

With Guns, Cash and Terrorism, Gulf States Vie for Power in Somalia In a battle for influence, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates have both sent money and weapons to Somalia. A secret recording suggests that militants...
2019-07-22, 18:26

Additional US fighter planes sent to Gulf amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says nearly a dozen Air Force F-22 stealth fighters have deployed to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar. They are pa...
2019-06-28, 20:26

Column: Baseball is doomed on Florida's Gulf Coast Column: As the Tampa Bay Rays look into the idea of playing games north of the border, it's clear that baseball is doomed on Florida's Gulf...
2019-06-21, 22:13

US sending troops to Mideast amid Gulf tensions over Iran The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply ...
2019-06-18, 17:26

Trump leaves 'question mark' over use of force to protect Gulf oil U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to take military action to stop Tehran having a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would sanction...
2019-06-18, 19:26

Crude Oil Surges Most Since 1991 Gulf War: Was the Drone Attack Really to Blame? On Friday, September 13 -- before the attack on Saudi oil processing -- Commodity Junctures editor Jeffrey Kennedy forecast the move higher in crude ...
2019-09-19, 23:00

BP evacuates staff, shuts in production at four U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms BP Plc on Tuesday began to evacuate and shut in production at four offshore U.S. Gulf of Mexico production platforms as a developing weather disturba...
2019-07-10, 01:39

U.S. general says will work 'aggressively' to enable free passage in the Gulf U.S. Central Command chief General Kenneth McKenzie said on Thursday it was talking to other countries about freedom of navigation in the Gulf and wo...
2019-07-18, 17:52

Iranian boats 'harass' British tanker in the Gulf: U.S. officials Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Irania...
2019-07-11, 04:13

Kuwait's ruler in Baghdad amid rising Gulf tensions Kuwait's ruling emir arrived on a state visit to Iraq on Wednesday and is expected to discuss escalating regional tensions after attacks on oil tanke...
2019-06-19, 16:26

U.S. sees European maritime security effort in Gulf as 'complementary' The United States believes a proposed European initiative to bolster maritime security in the Gulf would complement ongoing U.S. efforts there instea...
2019-07-24, 17:52

British oil tanker in the Gulf ‘harassed’ by Iranian boats: U.S. officials The incident occurred almost a week after British Royal Marines boarded an Iranian tanker, Grace 1, off Gibraltar and seized it on suspicion that it ...
2019-07-11, 03:26

Iran shows growing fury in the Gulf. It really is desperate to talk The British Heritage super tanker is owned by BP, under a British flag, and on charter to an Anglo-Dutch company, so it's unsurprising that the ship ...
2019-07-11, 21:13

Oil tanker owners DHT and Heidmar halt new bookings to Mid-East Gulf Oil tanker owners DHT Holdings and Heidmar have suspended new bookings to the Mid-East Gulf, three ship brokers said, following suspected attacks on ...
2019-06-13, 14:39

Report: US shipping tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman near Iran The "Squawk Box" team reports on the breaking news that the U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman just...
2019-06-13, 14:26

Gulf Arab states support right of Saudi, UAE to defend interests Gulf Arab states voiced support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to take any action required to defend their security following recent a...
2019-05-31, 01:39

UK defence minister rebuffs criticism over tanker seized in Gulf Tobias Ellwood denies Britain took ‘eye off the ball’ and says priority is to reduce tensionsThe defence minister, Tobias Ellwood, has rejected the c...
2019-07-21, 12:13

Frontline says its Front Altair tanker on fire in Gulf of Oman -VG The Norwegian shipping firm Frontline confirmed on Thursday that its oil tanker Front Altair was on fire after an incident in the Gulf of Oman, Norwe...
2019-06-13, 12:00

UK maritime safety body investigating 'incident' in Gulf of Oman An oil tanker managed by Bermuda based shipping company Frontline suffered a fire on Thursday morning while sailing through the Gulf of Oman, a spoke...
2019-06-13, 11:39

U.S. Navy: assisting tankers after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman U.S. Naval forces are assisting tankers in the Gulf of Oman after receiving two distress calls on Thursday, the U.S. Navy's Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet...
2019-06-13, 10:13

Tanker Kokuka Courageous damaged in Gulf incident: manager The Kokuka Courageous tanker was damaged in a security incident in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, a spokesman for the vessel's manager BSM Ship Manage...
2019-06-13, 10:13

Sargassum seaweed invading Caribbean and Gulf beaches is "the new norm" Sargassum seaweed "invasions" are "the new norm" say experts as a massive clear up operation to remove seaweed gets underway on Miami Beach.  &...
2019-08-06, 16:26

| US navy says received distress calls from two ships in Gulf of Oman The US Fifth Fleet has said that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of ...
2019-06-13, 14:39

UK agrees Iran behind suspected tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman: BBC The British government agrees with the United States that Iran was behind the suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, a BBC reporte...
2019-06-14, 01:00

Jim Cramer: The Gulf of Oman tanker attack is a story about US oil independence The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Jim Cramer and Carl Quintanilla discuss...
2019-06-13, 21:00

Oil surges on Gulf tanker attacks, Treasury yields fall Oil futures jumped on Thursday after suspected attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while U.S. Treasury yields edged lower as economic data ...
2019-06-13, 20:52

Wall Street climbs as oil jumps after Gulf tanker attacks U.S. stocks continued to gain on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares turned attractive after oil prices rose sharply on concerns of...
2019-06-13, 20:52

Tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman stoke security and oil fears Two oil tankers were attacked and left adrift on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between...
2019-06-13, 19:13

Footage captures aftermath of Gulf of Oman tanker attack The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla and Jim Cramer discuss...
2019-06-13, 16:52

US Navy Receives Distress Calls From 2 Ships In Gulf Of Oman The US Fifth Fleet said on Thursday that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the ...
2019-06-13, 16:13

Oil surges after Gulf tanker attacks, stocks claw higher Suspected attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran saw oil markets erupt out of their recent slump on Thursday and kept traders gobbling up ultra...
2019-06-13, 16:13

Two tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman: sources Two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crew have been evacuated, shipping sources said on Thursday, a month after a si...
2019-06-13, 10:13

PM Arrives In UAE, Will Receive Gulf Nation's Highest Civilian Award Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the UAE on Friday, where he will discuss bilateral and regional issues with the top leadership of the Gulf na...
2019-08-24, 09:13

In Gulf Tanker Crisis, Iran Tries to Avoid Alienating Allies Iran’s disruptions of Persian Gulf oil shipments are putting the country’s leaders in a difficult position as they retaliate against foes while tryin...
2019-08-08, 15:13

Iran's Rouhani says Gulf countries can protect region’s security President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Iran and other Gulf states could protect the region’s security and foreign forces were not needed, state T...
2019-08-14, 10:39

UPDATE 1-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Bar...
2019-07-15, 23:26

Kuwait moves to protect its ports amid Gulf tensions Kuwait's navy and ports authority will prepare security plans to protect the key OPEC exporter's ports, state news agency KUNA said on Saturday, amid...
2019-07-13, 22:39

Tropical Storm Barry shuts 70% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output Nearly 70% or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tr...
2019-07-14, 00:52

UPDATE 3-Chevron, BHP evacuate workers from Gulf of Mexico due to hurricane Major offshore oil and gas producers on Friday were evacuating non-essential staff from production platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico due to the th...
2019-08-31, 08:52

Tiny shark discovered in Gulf of Mexico turns out to be new species NEW ORLEANS — A pocket-sized pocket shark found in the Gulf of Mexico has turned out to be a new species. And the mysterious pouches that it’s ...
2019-07-20, 05:39

Gulf military chiefs say attacks on Saudi flew through GCC airspace Gulf military leaders on Thursday condemned the use of their countries' airspace to carry out attacks last month against a Saudi crude processing pla...
2019-10-03, 17:39

Iran reports seizure of British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf The British Foreign Office has confirmed a second naval vessel has been seized in the Strait of Hormuz by Iranian authorities. The second vessel has ...
2019-07-20, 02:00

UPDATE 2-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Bar...
2019-07-16, 01:26

DFO confirms second endangered blue found dead in Gulf of St. Lawrence The blue whale carcass was reported to the department Sept. 7 by a cargo ship and confirmed by Transport Canada and Fisheries Department aircraft abo...
2019-10-01, 19:13

UPDATE 4-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the nearly 74% of production that was shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane B...
2019-07-16, 08:00

US ships told to send Gulf travel plans in advance US-flagged ships should send their travel plans to American and British naval authorities if they intend to sail in the Gulf, the US Maritime Adminis...
2019-08-08, 18:52

UPDATE 3-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the nearly 74% production that was shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barr...
2019-07-16, 05:26

US briefing: 2020 census, New Orleans storm and Gulf crisis Friday’s top story: Trump backs down on citizenship question. Plus, why Pelosi’s attack on her young, progressive colleagues is dangerous for Democra...
2019-07-12, 13:13

P&O cuts cruises to Gulf over seizure of British-flagged oil tanker Thousands of holidaymakers today had cruises in the Arabian Gulf and around Dubai cancelled by P&O in response to the seizure of a British-flagged oi...
2019-08-09, 02:26

Britain replaces warship in Gulf, to maintain continuous presence Britain said on Friday it would deploy the destroyer HMS Duncan warship to the Gulf to replace HMS Montrose, maintaining a continuous presence there ...
2019-07-12, 15:26

External Presence In Gulf Is "Source Of Insecurity" For Iran: Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Twitter on Friday that any military presence in the Gulf from outside the region would be a "so...
2019-08-10, 01:39

UK calls for broad support to tackle Gulf shipping threats British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab will call for more international support to protect shipping in the Strait of Hormuz when he meets his French a...
2019-08-30, 01:39

BHP to evacuate non-essential staff from Gulf of Mexico platforms on Saturday Oil producer BHP Group said it plans to evacuate non-essential staff from two U.S. Gulf of Mexico offshore platforms ahead of Hurricane Dorian on Sa...
2019-08-31, 02:26

Brewing tropical system in Gulf of Mexico may exacerbate flooding A brewing tropical system not only has the potential to become the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season but may also add to the severi...
2019-06-04, 01:00

Gulf between US Open prize funds for women and men remains a chasm Second major of the season gets under way at the Country Club of Charleston on Thursday but the $5.5m purse is dwarfed by the men’s of $12.5mThe USGA...
2019-05-29, 21:00

UK joins United States for maritime security mission in Gulf Britain on Monday joined the United States in a maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect merchant vessels traveling through the Strait of Hor...
2019-08-05, 18:52

NOAA Investigates Surge in Dead Dolphins Along the Gulf Coast Since the beginning of February, over 260 bottlenose dolphin strandings have been documented along the northern Gulf Coast, prompting the declaration...
2019-06-15, 02:26

US Failed To Build Coalition In Gulf, Allies 'Ashamed': Iran The US is acting alone against Tehran and its allies are too "ashamed" to join its forces in the Gulf, Iran's top diplomat said Monday, dismissing it...
2019-08-05, 16:26

Gulf tanker attacks threaten energy security, IEA's Birol says Attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman threaten global energy security, Fatih Birol, the executive director of the International Energy Agency (I...
2019-06-14, 10:26

US blames Iran for the twin tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for ...
2019-06-14, 14:26

Britain blames Iran for attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman Britain blamed Iran and its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on Friday for attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying no other state or non-stat...
2019-06-14, 22:52

Tropical storm brewing off U.S. Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana as hurricane A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 201...
2019-07-11, 16:00

U.N. chief calls for independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible fo...
2019-06-14, 20:26

Iran denies responsibility for the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the ...
2019-06-14, 15:26

Iran rejects US blame for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US believes Iran was behind Thursday's attack on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions...
2019-06-14, 04:39

John Bolton to present his evidence that Iran was behind Gulf attacks Trump national security adviser says he can show evidence as early as next weekThe US national security adviser, John Bolton, has said he is to prese...
2019-05-30, 21:39

Pompeo: Iran responsible for attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were attacked Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.   ...
2019-06-14, 03:13

Iran claims it has seized third oil tanker in Gulf as tensions with US rise State media says vessel was taken on Wednesday carrying a cargo of 700,000 litresIran claims it has seized a third foreign oil tanker in the Gulf in ...
2019-08-04, 23:52

Trump says 'Iran did do it,' as U.S. seeks support on Gulf oil tanker attacks The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus ab...
2019-06-15, 02:52

Hundreds of dolphins have died along Gulf Coast since February, scientists say At least 279 animals have been stranded, triple the usual figure, and 98% have died, prompting investigationAt least 279 dolphins have become strande...
2019-06-15, 18:13

Oil at six-week high on Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions Oil prices hit a six-week high on Thursday as oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico were evacuated ahead of a storm, while an incident with a British tanker...
2019-07-11, 12:39

|OPINION:Therainbownationneednotbeachildishdaydream South Africa’s past is something people only seem comfortable to engage with based on how it informs their present. When we went to the polls to vote...
2019-06-02, 18:52

Opinion: No revolution in the EU The European Parliament will be more heterogeneous than before, finding a majority and reaching compromise will be a serious challenge, writes Bernd ...
2019-05-27, 17:13

|OPINION:Highereducationmustdomorethanhelpgraduatesgetjobs Quality education is often understood to be the kind that gets graduates jobs - especially where it's tough to find employment. But higher education ...
2019-09-22, 09:26

|OPINION:SAishobbledbymarketchangeasrandwrestleswithchallenges The downside of being the most liquid emerging market currency is that it’s hard to avoid the impact when investors turn cold on risk assets. Unfortu...
2019-05-30, 23:00

|OPINION:Tradewarthreatenspeacedividendforstocks The Cold War had a chilling effect on the market for decades. The trade war with China and intensifying tensions with Mexico threaten to do the same,...
2019-06-01, 15:13

|OPINION:Threesocialmegatrendsthatwillreshapetourismasweknowit In 2018, 1.4 billion people crossed an international border to take a holiday, and this number is set to rise. SA tourism must capitalise on the soci...
2019-10-05, 21:13

|OPINION:Creativedestructioninourbankingindustry Advancements in fintech has caused fear of job losses for thousands of workers in South African banking. While this could create significant hardship...
2019-10-06, 09:52

Chevron joins producers' rush to evacuate Gulf of Mexico oil platforms U.S. oil producer Chevron Corp on Tuesday began shutting in and evacuating five production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico, joining a move by major o...
2019-07-10, 03:39

U.S. and Gulf allies face tough task protecting oil shipping lanes The United States and its allies may need to start escorting commercial vessels to prevent further attacks in Gulf oil shipping lanes, Gulf sources a...
2019-06-14, 20:26

Gulf of Mexico nearly swallows car as Tropical Storm Barry lashes the region An Alabama driver’s car was nearly swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Storm Barry began battering the Gulf Coast on Friday afternoon. ...
2019-07-13, 01:13

Near-record 'dead zone' forecast off U.S. Gulf coast, threatening fish A near record-sized "dead zone" of oxygen-starved water could form in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, threatening its huge stocks of marine life, res...
2019-06-11, 14:26

Iran Pairs Diplomacy with Military Pushback as Gulf Tensions Soar Ships plying the Strait of Hormuz are getting caught in the middle as Iran pushes back against U.S. sanctions and maneuvers around a more muscular Am...
2019-07-21, 23:13

Hundreds of dolphins stranded, wash up dead along US Gulf Coast, officials say Hundreds of dolphins have washed up dead along the U.S. Gulf Coast in recent months — an event so strange it's been deemed an "unusual mortality even...
2019-06-17, 06:13

Gulf of Mexico’s catastrophic ‘dead zone’ could be historically huge this summer Scientists warn that the “dead zone” wreaking havoc on marine life in the Gulf of Mexico will cover almost 9,000 square miles this summer. “A recent ...
2019-06-12, 05:52

Shell Texas, Louisiana refineries monitoring Gulf of Mexico weather Royal Dutch Shell Plc was monitoring a developing weather disturbance in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico as it prepares its three U.S. Gulf Coast ref...
2019-07-10, 01:39

Iran to hold annual Gulf drills with 200 Guards frigates: report Iran will hold its annual military parade on Sept. 22 in the Gulf with 200 frigates of its elite Revolutionary Guards Corps, Iran Front Page reported...
2019-09-18, 20:39

Tropical Storm Expected to Form in Gulf as Rain Pounds New Orleans With the Mississippi already running high, the threat of a storm surge and more heavy rain has New Orleans bracing for flooding when the storm reache...
2019-07-10, 18:39

NOAA: 279 dolphins dead on Gulf Coast, triple usual number NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities say at least 279 dolphins have stranded across the U.S. Gulf Coast since Feb. 1, triple the usual number. National Oce...
2019-06-14, 19:52

Shell confirms two killed after accident at Auger platform in Gulf of Mexico Royal Dutch Shell confirmed two people were killed as a result of an incident at its Auger Tension Leg Platform in the deep-water U.S. Gulf of Mexico...
2019-07-01, 16:39

MIDEAST STOCKS-Most Gulf markets drop, Dubai leads losses Most Gulf markets fell on Sunday, pulled down by financial shares, while Dubai’s stock market unperformed regional peers as its top lender Emirates N...
2019-09-08, 16:26

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secre...
2019-05-24, 06:52

Iran sends warships to Gulf of Aden to protect commercial vessels Iran dispatched a destroyer and helicopter carrier to the Gulf of Aden to protect its trade ships, a senior Iranian military official announced on Mo...
2019-08-27, 01:13

UPDATE 7-U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurr...
2019-07-11, 01:00

MIDEAST-STOCKS-Financials lift Dubai, most Gulf markets rise Dubai stocks rose on Sunday, lifted by financials and real estate, while other Gulf markets also gained after falling in recent sessions amid concern...
2019-06-30, 11:00

Multinational investigation says 'state actor' responsible for attacks on Gulf oil tankers An international investigation into attacks on four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in May has concluded that a "state actor" i...
2019-06-07, 04:13

Iran's Revolutionary Guards impound foreign ship in the Gulf: state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards has seized a foreign ship smuggling fuel in the Gulf, state television quoted Iran's elite force as saying in a statement...
2019-07-18, 17:52

Report: Iran seizes tanker carrying ‘smuggled fuel’ in Gulf Iranian media say Revolutionary Guard has seized an oil tanker carrying 700,000 liters of ‘smuggled fuel’ in the Persian Gulf, 3rd ship seized by Ira...
2019-08-04, 21:00

Photo tour: Experience the tastes and sights of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Seafood naturally dominates the food scene, but visitors can enjoy a variety of influences, including French, Cajun, Creole ­and Asian.  &#...
2019-06-07, 15:39

Iran targeted and missed US drone flying over Gulf of Oman: officials Iran targeted and missed a US drone flying over the Gulf of Oman shortly after the Thursday attack on two tankers there, US officials said. The unman...
2019-06-16, 09:26

Barry strengthens into category 1 hurricane; Gulf Coast braces for impact Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary ...
2019-07-13, 19:13

TC Energy shuts oil line as flooding disrupts U.S. Gulf terminals: traders TC Energy Corp's Marketlink oil pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma, to Nederland, Texas, was shut as flooding disrupted operations at U.S. Gulf Coast te...
2019-09-20, 00:39

Saudi Arabia demands 'decisive' response to Gulf oil tanker attacks Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought ...
2019-06-15, 21:39

Important To Know Truth: UN Chief Pushes For Probe Of Gulf Tanker Attacks UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday pressed for an investigation to establish those responsible for a spate of suspected attacks on oil t...
2019-06-15, 01:00

France's Macron determined to defuse tensions in Gulf: Elysee official France wants to defuse tensions between the United States and Iran to prevent an escalation in the Gulf, said a French presidency official who acknow...
2019-09-20, 05:26

BHP removing offshore workers from two Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of storm BHP Billiton on Tuesday said it began evacuating workers and reducing operations at two offshore platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico as a safety pre...
2019-07-10, 01:39

China tariffs on U.S. oil to pressure exports, Gulf Coast prices: traders China's threat on Friday to slap a 5% tariff on U.S. oil imports could further soften demand for physical crude at hubs along the U.S. Gulf Coast, wh...
2019-08-24, 00:00

Gulf Coast Faces Flood and Tornado Risks Even As Barry Weakens NEW ORLEANS — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were urged t...
2019-07-15, 18:00

Iran stokes Gulf tensions by seizing two British-linked oil tankers Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt says actions of Iranian forces in strait of Hormuz are ‘unacceptable’ Iran seized two oil tankers – one registered in t...
2019-07-20, 00:52