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Oil steadies, shrugging off Iran's seizure of tanker in Gulf

Oil initially rose more than 1% on Thursday after Iran said it had seized a foreign tanker in the Gulf, but prices gradually lost their gains as it emerged that the vesse...

Oil steadies, shrugging off Iran's seizure of tanker in Gulf

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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 news came after Iran's Revolutionary Guard announced the seizure of a British oil tanker....
23:17, 07/19/2019

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 oil tanker....
19:51, 08/08/2019

Iran dismisses reports about seizure of a British oil tanker in Gulf: IRIB Iran has dismissed as "fabricated" reports of the seizure of a British oil tanker in the Gulf, Iran's IRIB news agency quoted unnamed sources as saying....
12:00, 07/06/2019

Iran tanker seizure latest: Theresa May to chair Cobra meeting after British tanker seized Theresa May will chair a meeting of the Government's emergency committee Cobra on Monday after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persian Gulf....
01:51, 07/22/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Jeremy Hunt vows British shipping 'must and will be' be protected after tanker is boarded Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has vowed British shipping "must and will be protected" following the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz....
17:51, 07/20/2019

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 crucial chokepoints for global energy supplies can be easily targeted. The attacks are also echoes of...
16:00, 06/14/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warns Iran on 'dangerous path' after tanker is seized Tanker Stena Impero seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard in guerrilla-style attack Second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar, seized and later released Ministers preparing "considered and robust" response, says No10 Donald Trump says Iran's actions...
09:17, 07/20/2019

UK Says Iran's Seizure Of Oil Tanker Is "Tit-For-Tat Situation" London on Saturday urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a British-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani waters in an "utterly unacceptable" gambit....
03:17, 07/21/2019

Oil Prices Jump After Iran's Tanker Seizure Crude prices climbed as investors reacted to the latest escalation in tensions between Iran and the West after Tehran announced the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker Friday....
14:00, 07/22/2019

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 over Iran’s nuclear program and imposed tough new sanctions....
03:00, 08/18/2019

The Latest: US unveils seizure warrant for Iranian tanker The U.S. government says it has a warrant to seize an oil tanker at the center of a diplomatic standoff because of violations of U.S. sanctions, money laundering and terrorism statutes...
01:17, 08/17/2019

Iran warned of 'serious consequences' over seizure of UK-flagged tanker Jeremy Hunt has warned Iran will face "serious consequences" if it does not release a British-flagged oil tanker which was detained in the Strait of Hormuz....
12:17, 07/20/2019

Iran Threatens Retaliation Over British Seizure of Its Tanker Iran’s military warned it would retaliate in response to the seizure of one of its tankers by British forces in Gibraltar last week, while several European foreign ministers urged Tehran to return immediately to full compliance with the 2015 nuclear ...
19:51, 07/09/2019

Britain considering options to respond to Iran's seizure of tanker Britain is looking into a series of options to respond to Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker, junior defense minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday when asked whether London was considering putting sanctions on Tehran....
11:17, 07/21/2019

Iran Says Seizure Of UK-Flagged Tanker Was "Legal Measure" Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz was a "legal measure", the spokesman for the Islamic republic's government said on Monday....
18:00, 07/22/2019

U.S.'s Bolton welcomes Britain's seizure of tanker with Iranian oil White House national security adviser John Bolton on Thursday welcomed Britain's seizure of an oil tanker loaded with Iranian oil bound for Syria, saying the United States and its allies will continue to prevent Syrian and Iranian governments "from p...
23:17, 07/04/2019

Iran's gamble on a tanker seizure will end its credit -- even among friends Steadily increasing its bets in an international game of bluff, Iran has gone almost all in with a gamble that its hard liners must believe is worth the punt -- but which will certainly end their credit lines even among friends....
14:34, 07/20/2019

Iran's Tanker Seizure Presents U.K. With Policy Dilemma Britain’s decision to seize an Iranian tanker off the coast of its overseas territory of Gibraltar earlier this month is fast snowballing, dragging the country deeper into an escalating crisis between Iran and the West....
05:00, 07/21/2019

Britain’s seizure of Iranian oil tanker won’t go ‘unanswered,’ officer says A top Iranian military official on Tuesday said that Britain’s seizure of an Iranian oil tanker last week “based on fabricated excuses” will not be “unanswered,” reports said....
11:17, 07/09/2019

Iran tanker seizure: UK to hold emergency meeting The UK's COBRA emergency committee is set to discuss a response to Iran's seizure of a British tanker. After talks with France and Germany, the UK said safe navigation through the Strait of Hormuz was "a top priority."...
09:00, 07/22/2019

Iran tanker seizure: UK holds emergency meeting The UK's COBRA emergency committee is discussing a response to Iran's seizure of a British tanker. After talks with France and Germany, the UK said safe navigation through the Strait of Hormuz was "a top priority."...
15:17, 07/22/2019

Spain to lodge complaint over British seizure of oil tanker Iranian ship was boarded by marines in contested waters off coast of GibraltarThe Spanish government has said it plans to lodge a formal complaint over the British military’s seizure off the coast of Gibraltar of an Iranian supertanker thought to be ...
16:34, 07/05/2019

Britain warns Iran after attempted seizure of oil tanker ​Britain on Thursday urged Iran to “de-escalate” after ​armed military vessels tried to seize a BP-​operated oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz ​– backing off ​only ​after warnings from a British warship. “HMS Montrose was forced to posit...
18:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. warrant issued for seizure of Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar A U.S. court has issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker that British Royal Marines had seized last month in Gibraltar, a court document showed on Friday....
02:51, 08/17/2019

Iran cleric says U.K. will be 'slapped in the face' for seizure of its tanker: TV Britain will soon be "slapped in the face" for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week, Iranian state TV quoted a cleric as saying on Friday, amid heightened tension between Iran and the West in the Gulf....
13:51, 07/12/2019

Iranian state media releases footage of oil tanker seizure Footage showing the moment Iran's Revolutionary Guard seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz has been released - with the UK describing the incident as a "hostile act"....
23:51, 07/20/2019

Germany and France condemn Iran's seizure of British tanker Germany and France expressed "solidarity" with the United Kingdom after Iran seized the Stena Impero on Friday. The incident came amid already deteriorating diplomatic relations between Iran and several Western powers....
19:00, 07/20/2019

Iran's top diplomat in UK summoned over seizure of Stena Impero tanker UK foreign secretary expresses ‘extreme disappointment’ over action to Iranian counterpart The British government has summoned Tehran’s top diplomat in London and warned UK ships to temporarily avoid the strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-f...
22:00, 07/20/2019

"Completely Unacceptable": Saudi Arabia On Iran's Seizure Of UK Tanker Saudi Arabia on Sunday slammed Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in sensitive Gulf waters as "completely unacceptable" and urged world powers to "take actions to deter such behaviour"....
13:17, 07/22/2019

Britain will be ‘slapped in the face’ for seizure of Iranian tanker, cleric says Britain will soon to get “slapped in the face” for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week, a cleric was quoted as saying Friday amid rising tensions between the two nations in the Gulf....
22:17, 07/12/2019

Radio recordings: Iran wanted to inspect tanker before seizure Radio exchanges featuring Iranian coastguards telling a British Royal Navy frigate that they wanted to inspect one of two captured British-linked tankers for security reasons....
21:17, 07/21/2019

Iran warns Britain of 'repercussions' following 'mean and wrong' seizure of oil tanker Iran’s president is warning Britain Wednesday that it will face “repercussions” over the “mean and wrong” seizure of one its supertankers last week that authorities believe was operating in violation of European Union sanctions....
19:34, 07/10/2019

Iran Warns US Against Oil Tanker Seizure As Ship Leaves Gibraltar Tehran said on Monday that it has warned Washington against making another attempt to seize an Iranian tanker that has departed Gibraltar despite a US bid to have it detained....
18:17, 08/19/2019

Iran: British tanker seizure follows ‘rule of reciprocal action’ Iranian leaders said the country seized a British oil tanker on Friday in retaliation for the UK’s role in impounding an Iranian ship two weeks ago. “The rule of reciprocal action is well-known in international law,” said Abbas Ali Kadkhodaei,...
15:34, 07/20/2019

Iran calls for seizure of British ship if oil tanker isn't freed A top adviser to Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday encouraged forces to seize a British oil tanker as a response to London's taking an Iranian supertanker off the coast of Gibraltar....
19:17, 07/05/2019

Iran Says Britain's Seizure Of Its Oil Tanker Breaches Nuclear Deal Iran on Sunday called Britain's seizure of an Iranian oil tanker a breach of an ailing 2015 nuclear deal, after remaining parties to the accord met in Vienna in a bid to keep it alive....
03:51, 07/29/2019

Iran threatens British shipping in retaliation for tanker seizure An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened on Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker in Gibraltar by Royal Marines....
14:34, 07/05/2019

Britain mulls sanctions in response to Iran tanker seizure: The Telegraph British ministers are making plans aimed at targeting Iran with sanctions in the aftermath of the Iranian seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported....
03:51, 07/21/2019

Iran summons British envoy for "illegal seizure" of an Iranian oil tanker: TV Iran summoned the British ambassador in Tehran over the "illegal seizure" of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday, Iranian state TV quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi as saying....
17:00, 07/04/2019

U.S. warrant issued for seizure of Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar: court document A U.S. court has issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar along with its cargo of crude oil, a court document showed on Friday....
01:17, 08/17/2019

Iran tanker seizure raises serious questions for international shipping: UK's Hunt Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker raises very serious questions for British and international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Saturday....
21:34, 07/20/2019

Ukraine takes Russian tanker linked to 2018 military seizure Ukrainian security officials said Thursday they detained a Russian oil tanker, saying it participated in the seizure of military vessels captured by Russia last fall....
00:00, 07/26/2019

Top Khamenei aide hails Iran's downing of U.S. drone, tanker seizure A top adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday praised Iran's recent downing of a U.S. drone and seizure of a British-flagged tanker as turning points in "Muslims' struggle", the semi-official news agency Fars said....
15:51, 07/23/2019

Seizure of British-flagged tanker 'clear violation of international law': UK Chamber of Shipping The seizure of a British flagged tanker by Iran is in "clear violation of international law" because it was in Omani waters, the head of the UK Chamber of Shipping said on Sunday....
17:51, 07/21/2019

Royal Navy to escort British ships through Strait of Hormuz after tanker seizure The British government announced Wednesday that the Royal Navy will provide escort for British-flagged ships traveling through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-linked tanker....
00:00, 07/26/2019

Iran tanker seizure shows oil price has become a 'broken barometer' for Mideast tension Last week shows that oil prices are not the indicator for Middle East tensions they once were, and worries about global demand and growing U.S. production has changed that dynamic....
23:00, 07/21/2019

Court documents show U.S. seeks seizure of Iranian tanker violating sanctions Newly released U.S. court documents show the United States issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker that British Royal Marines had seized last month in Gibraltar, citing evidence that it was transporting oil to Syria in violation of U.S...
15:51, 08/17/2019

Iran calls seizure of British vessel a response to Royal Marines impounding Iranian tanker A spokesman of Iran’s Guardian Council was quoted in the semi-official Fars news agency saying: “The rule of reciprocal action is well-known in international law.”...
15:00, 07/20/2019

Britain calls Stena Impero oil tanker seizure 'hostile act' as Iran releases video of capture London has denounced Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a "hostile act." German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says Europe is trying to prevent an "uncontrollable military escalation."...
08:34, 07/21/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Radio exchange emerges of Royal Navy frigate warning off Iranian ships An audio recording has emerged of the radio exchanges between a Royal Navy frigate and Iranian armed forces vessels prior to the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persian Gulf....
16:17, 07/21/2019

Strait of Hormuz incident: Jeremy Hunt 'extremely concerned' over Iranian seizure of two oil tankers in Gulf UK-registered Stena Impero was seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard in the Strait of Hormuz Second seized oil tanker, the Liberia-flagged Mesdar, was later allowed to continue voyage Incident follows on from recent heightened tensions in the Gul...
02:00, 07/20/2019

Britain's seizure of Iranian oil tanker was illegal and will be detrimental for Britain: Iran president Britain's seizure of an Iranian oil tanker off Gibraltar was illegal and will be detrimental for Britain, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, according to the official presidency website....
17:17, 07/28/2019

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 partner and a CNBC contributor, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss....
23:17, 06/13/2019

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 tankers in those waters, and urging dialogue to......
19:51, 06/14/2019

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 fromIranian state TV says Revolutionary Guards forces have seized a foreign tanker with 12 crew accused of smuggling oil.Thursday’s report says the tanker was taki...
13:17, 07/18/2019

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 quoted as saying on Tuesday by the semi-official news agency ISNA....
00:00, 07/17/2019

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 photos have been published so far. What do they show? DW investigates....
18:34, 06/21/2019

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 crew....
23:17, 08/04/2019

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 had already been high since attacks on four vessels last month....
21:34, 06/13/2019

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 reports its Revolutionary Guards had seized the vessel....
16:36, 07/06/2019

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 tankers in the region were struck. In this video, one of the tankers can be seen on fire but still afloatTw...
03:51, 06/14/2019

Oil rises after Iran says it seized foreign tanker in Gulf Oil prices rose on Thursday after Iran said it had seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf amid rising tensions between Tehran and the West over the safety of shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, a vital gateway for energy exports....
15:17, 07/18/2019

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?...
06:17, 06/15/2019

Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf The British navy says it has prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from disrupting the passage of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, a day after Iran’s president warned of repercussions for the seizure of its own supertanker...
18:51, 07/11/2019

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 oil tanker in Gulf waters....
14:17, 07/11/2019

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 that have raised fears of a broader confrontation in the region....
14:17, 06/16/2019

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 two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
23:51, 06/13/2019

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-safe government bonds, gold and the Japanese yen....
13:34, 06/13/2019

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 Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British warship warned them, U.S. officials said....
03:17, 07/11/2019

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 seemed to strengthen the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
20:00, 06/13/2019

US proposes tanker protection force in wake of Gulf attacks Trump official seeks to isolate Iran as Washington plans further sanctionsThe US is to propose an international maritime Gulf protection force, its special envoy on Iran has said, as the Trump administration prepared to announce fresh economic sancti...
15:17, 06/24/2019

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 about the threat to shipping, despite Tehran denying involvement in the explosions at sea....
02:51, 06/15/2019

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 the attack. CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports....
16:17, 06/14/2019

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 region that the U.S. blames on Iran, despite the Iranian government's denials. CNBC's Kayla...
16:17, 06/14/2019

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 supply disruption following suspected attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
20:00, 06/13/2019

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 Iran and the United States....
19:17, 06/13/2019

Oil gains on U.S. economic data, Gulf crude tanker dispute Oil prices inched up on Friday, ending the week higher after stronger-than-expected U.S. economic data brightened the crude demand outlook and concerns over the safety of oil transport around the Strait of Hormuz threatened supply....
03:17, 07/27/2019

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 fuel."...
19:00, 07/18/2019

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 Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British warship warned them, U.S. officials said....
04:51, 07/11/2019

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 what this might mean for business and the markets....
23:17, 06/13/2019

Iran seizes Iraqi oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf: TV Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran's state media reported on Sunday, in a show of power amid heightened tension with the West....
02:17, 08/05/2019

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 what the possible fallout....
23:17, 06/13/2019

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 was breaking sanctions by taking oil to Syria....
05:51, 07/11/2019

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 trying not to irritate their few remaining allies....
18:51, 08/08/2019

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 according to the country's Revolutionary Guards....
03:17, 08/05/2019

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 had already been high since attacks on four vessels last month....
07:00, 06/14/2019

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.        ...
13:51, 07/11/2019

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 statement....
10:51, 07/11/2019

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 said in a statement....
10:00, 07/11/2019

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 for attacks on two oil tankers this week in the Gulf of Oman....
21:34, 06/14/2019

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 the Persian Gulf, casting it as the latest in a series of “provocative actions” that have ...
21:51, 06/13/2019

Tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman fuel security, oil supply fears Attacks on two oil tankers on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman left one ablaze and both adrift, shipping firms said, driving oil prices up 4% over worries about Middle East supplies....
16:17, 06/13/2019

Oil price jumps after Gulf of Oman tanker 'attacks' - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as tanker fires send crude prices soaringOil up 4.5% on fears of US-Iran tensionsTanker incident in Gulf of OmanTwo tankers hit - Front Altair and Kokuka CourageousTanker manager: Crew safe ...
17:17, 06/13/2019

Pompeo Says Intelligence Points to Iran in Tanker Attack in Gulf of Oman The secretary of state offered no evidence, but said the actions fit into a pattern. The assertion is certain to fuel tensions between the Trump administration and Iranian leaders....
22:51, 06/13/2019

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 increased friction in one of the world’s critical energy chokepoints. The U.K. demanded the immedia...
19:34, 07/21/2019

Japan shipping company Kokuka Sangyo says its tanker was attacked in Gulf The president of the Japanese shipping company Kokuka Sangyo Ltd said one of its tankers had been attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, its president told reporters at a news conference....
12:51, 06/13/2019

Mike Pompeo blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman US secretary of state accuses Tehran of ‘lashing out’Iran denies responsibility for early morning attackThe US has blamed Iran for an early-morning assault on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, which ended a Japanese mediation effort and raised fears o...
03:51, 06/14/2019

Oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman fuel security, oil supply fears Two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, leaving one ablaze and both adrift, shipping firms said, driving oil prices as much as 4% higher over worries about Middle East supplies....
14:34, 06/13/2019

UK Plans To Send European-Led Gulf Force After Iran Seizes Its Tanker Britain on Monday said it was planning a European-led protection force for shipping in the Gulf after Iranian authorities seized a British-flagged tanker in a dramatic escalation of tensions in the......
08:00, 07/23/2019

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 tankers in the Gulf that has raised fears of war....
23:51, 06/14/2019

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 to downplay fears of possible disruption....
18:00, 06/15/2019

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 and adding that seven sailors on board the tanker had been detained. “The IRGC’s naval f...
08:51, 08/05/2019

U.S. Navy says mine fragments suggest Iran behind Gulf tanker attack The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragments it said came from a damaged oil tanker and saying the ordnance looked Iranian in origin....
00:00, 06/20/2019

US Navy Says Mine Fragments Suggest Iran Behind Gulf Tanker Attack The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragments it said came from a damaged oil tanker and......
01:00, 06/20/2019

Iran seizes oil tanker in Gulf 'smuggling fuel to Arab states' State TV says seven sailors of different nationalities detained during incident in Persian GulfIran’s Revolutionary Guards have seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that was smuggling fuel to Arab states, Iran’s state TV reported, adding that seve...
13:17, 08/04/2019

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 Iran in recent weeks...
20:51, 08/04/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attacks fuel maritime security demand Maritime security firms have seen demand soar following the attacks on oil tankers on June 13. But defending ships from allegedly involved state-backed forces such as Iran's Revolutionary Guard may not be easy....
12:34, 06/24/2019

'Highly likely Iran is responsible' for oil tanker attack in Gulf of Oman, US defense official says The suspected attack on two oil tankers off the Gulf of Oman early Thursday came amid U.S. officials’ warnings that Iran is posing an “imminent” risk in the region, reiterating fears of a possible military confrontation with Iran....
20:17, 06/13/2019

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is blaming Iran for last week's attack on two ships in the Gulf of Oman, calling on the international community to take a "firm stand towards an exponential regime that supports terrorism and spreads killing and...
15:17, 06/16/2019

Iran's U.N. mission rejects 'unfounded' U.S. claim over Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Iran categorically rejects the "unfounded" U.S. claim over Thursday's attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, Iran's mission to the United Nations said after Washington blamed Tehran for the attacks....
04:34, 06/14/2019

U.S. Navy says mine fragments, magnet point to Iran in Gulf tanker attack The United States Navy on Wednesday displayed limpet mine fragments and a magnet it said it had removed from one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman last week, saying the mines bore a striking resemblance to Iranian ones....
15:17, 06/19/2019

Iran seizes foreign tanker, U.S. vows to protect vital Gulf waterway Iran said on Thursday it had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel in the Gulf, and the U.S. military commander in the region said the United States would work "aggressively" to ensure free passage of vessels through the vital waterway....
18:00, 07/18/2019

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 Liberian-flagged ship was briefly detained....
04:00, 07/21/2019

Iran sends team to tanker in Gulf to see if rescued crew can return: Tasnim Iran said on Friday it had dispatched experts to one oil tanker from which it rescued crew members from a fire caused by an attack to see whether they could now return to the vessel....
15:00, 06/14/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Trade tensions, tanker attacks darken mood in Gulf markets Dubai and Abu Dhabi stock markets suffered their biggest single-day decline in years on Monday after several commercial ships were attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. Saudi shares had their worst day since mid-October after Riyadh...
16:51, 05/13/2019

Iranian vessel removed unexploded mine from stricken oil tanker in Gulf of Oman, US officials say An Iranian vessel removed an unexploded mine that had been attached to a Japanese-owned oil tanker which suffered serious damage after an explosion in the Gulf of Oman early Thursday, U.S. officials told Fox News....
04:00, 06/14/2019

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.        ...
14:34, 07/18/2019

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 reported Sunday....
00:51, 08/05/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US accuses Iran of trying to shoot down surveillance drone during suspected attacks The US military has accused Iran of trying to shoot down a US drone to disrupt surveillance during suspected attacks oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
13:51, 06/16/2019

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose trains guns on Iranian ships trying to divert British tanker in Gulf A Royal Navy frigate trained its guns on three Iranian boats seeking to force an oil tanker off its route through the Strait of Hormuz, it emerged today....
13:17, 07/11/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker fire: Dozens of sailors evacuated amid explosion after two ships hit in suspected attack Forty-four sailors have been evacuated from two ships in the Gulf of Oman this morning after the vessels were hit in a suspected attack, according to reports....
18:34, 06/13/2019

Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran. ....
19:51, 06/15/2019

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 Revolutionary Guard’s third seizure of a vessel in recent weeks and the latest show of strengt...
22:51, 08/04/2019

Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps 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 British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News....
02:34, 07/11/2019

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly denied the allegation....
04:34, 06/14/2019

US Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman, Iran Rejects Claims Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran......
06:34, 06/14/2019

Oil prices fall, shrugging off U.S. inventory drop, amid G20 uncertainty Oil fell on Thursday, erasing some of the previous session's strong gains, as traders await the G20 summit in Japan and a meeting of OPEC and other oil producers to decide on an extension of output cuts....
08:51, 06/27/2019

Why are politicians essentially shrugging at the latest sexual assault allegations against Trump? There are many reasons, and here are two: The burden of proof often lies with the accuser, and partisanship is a powerful motivator to stay the course....
14:00, 06/26/2019

Russia probe critic Gaetz accuses feds of shrugging off threat against him Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz is questioning whether federal prosecutors are applying a double standard by not bringing charges in connection with a graphic threat against him -- and suggesting his criticism of the Russia probe might even be a factor. ...
18:34, 07/17/2019

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....
07:17, 06/21/2019

Wall St. steadies after sell-off, but gains muted U.S. stocks showed signs of stabilizing on Thursday, but gains were kept in check by conflicting comments on trade talks from President Donald Trump and Beijing that reinforced concerns about a potentially lengthy battle harming global growth....
02:34, 05/31/2019

Fed rate cut bets buoy stocks, dollar steadies Global stocks rose on Friday as investors firmed up bets on a U.S. interest rate cut at the end of July after a speech by a top Federal Reserve official further cemented expectations for one, fuelling appetite for risky assets and capping the dollar....
16:34, 07/19/2019

What Chocolate Shortage? Cocoa Steadies as Record Projected The world appears to have averted a chocolate shortage, upending the rally that made cocoa the best-performing commodity last year. Cocoa prices are relatively unchanged since the start of 2019....
21:00, 06/04/2019

Euro stocks inch higher as Italy steadies European shares were flat to marginally higher in early trading on Monday, with Italian shares recovering some ground after a bout of selling driven by political nerves as all eyes moved to this week's meeting of the European Central Bank....
10:17, 07/22/2019

Oil steadies on OPEC cuts, but oversupply fears persist Oil prices pared gains on Monday after worries about oversupply persisted, pulling back from an early rally as OPEC extended supply cuts until March 2020 during a meeting in Vienna....
22:51, 07/01/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures little changed as gold steadies Canada's main stock index futures were little changed on Thursday, as gold prices steadied ahead of the European Central Bank's meeting on easing monetary policy....
14:17, 07/25/2019

Oil steadies after global demand worries spark fall Oil ticked higher early on Thursday after falling in the previous session as more signs of slowing global growth added to demand concerns, with Middle East tensions underpinning prices....
05:17, 07/25/2019

Wall St. steadies amid U.S.-China trade jitters U.S. stocks showed signs of stabilizing on Thursday, but gains were kept in check by conflicting comments on trade talks from President Donald Trump and Beijing that reinforced concerns about a potentially lengthy battle harming global growth....
22:17, 05/30/2019

China data steadies stocks as U.S. earnings get underway A gauge of global stocks rose modestly on Monday after economic data from China came in as expected, but equities on Wall Street slipped on weakness in financials in the wake of Citigroup's earnings report....
05:51, 07/16/2019

Fragile calm returns to stock markets as yuan steadies Asian shares steadied slightly on Wednesday as investors caught their breath from a searing week-long selloff, with steps taken by Chinese authorities to contain a sliding yuan helping calm fears of a full-blown Sino-U.S. trade and currency war....
03:51, 08/07/2019

Oil steadies as demand worries offset Iran's new nuclear threats Oil prices steadied on Monday as tensions over Iran's nuclear program countered concerns about whether slowing global economic growth would hit oil demand....
10:00, 07/09/2019

Tested: Idea that sea ice steadies jet stream, blocking cold winters Enlarge / Cold weather for the Midwest on January 29, 2019. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) A lot has been made of the possibility that the loss of Arctic sea ice could make mid-latitude weather weirder by causing wriggling meanders in the jet str...
19:18, 08/13/2019

Oil steadies as Saudi, Kuwait signals offset demand fears Oil prices were little changed on Monday as expectations that major producers would continue to reduce global supplies faced worries about sluggish crude demand growth due to the U.S.-China trade war....
18:40, 08/12/2019

Oil steadies as U.S. supply concerns ease, Iran tension unresolved Oil prices steadied on Tuesday as a resumption of output in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Barry and a boom in U.S. supply due to shale oil countered tensions in the Middle East....
11:34, 07/16/2019

Oil Steadies As Investors Weigh Recession Risk Against Saudi Assurance Rising U.S. inventories and relative calm in the Middle East over the last week or so are countering the likelihood that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and allied producers will......
18:34, 06/04/2019

Biden steadies ship while setting up impending clash with Warren After two sets of Democratic presidential debates, it appears that Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren, at least at the moment, are two high-speed trains on a collision course....
19:51, 08/01/2019

Oil steadies as U.S. supply concerns ease but Iran tensions loom Oil prices steadied on Tuesday as a resumption of production in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Barry and a boom in U.S. supply from shale oil countered tensions in the Middle East....
14:34, 07/16/2019

Oil steadies as Middle East tensions counter demand worries, set for weekly fall Oil prices steadied on Friday after steep losses in the previous session, supported by rising tensions between the United States and Iran, but weighed by concerns slowing economic growth could dent global oil demand....
19:51, 07/19/2019

METALS-London copper steadies amid Peru mine blockade; trade tensions linger London copper prices struggled to firm up from near four-month lows on Wednesday, as concerns of supply disruptions due to a blockade at MMG Ltd's Las Bambas mine in Peru were offset by U.S.-China trade tensions. An indigenous community has impos...
08:34, 05/22/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold steadies as stocks surge; growth risks, rate cut bets lend support Gold steadied on Wednesday, paring earlier gains as a rally in equities reduced the attraction of the non-yielding metal, while global growth concerns and prospects for dovish monetary policy kept bullion supported....
21:17, 07/03/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold steadies as stocks surge; growth risks, bets on rate cuts lend support Gold steadied on Wednesday, paring earlier gains as a rally in equities reduced the attraction of the non-yielding metal, while global growth concerns and prospects for dovish monetary policy kept bullion supported....
19:34, 07/03/2019

Man dies after suffering seizure, attacked by his dog UNIONTOWN, Pa. — Police say a western Pennsylvania man died after he suffered a seizure and his dog bit his neck. WPXI-TV reports Homer Utterback’s girlfriend heard what sounded like something falling in their Uniontown home on Thursday. She fo...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Britain says seizure of two vessels by Iran is unacceptable Britain said Iran's seizure of a British-flagged vessel and a Liberian-flagged vessel in the Strait of Hormuz was unacceptable and called for freedom of navigation in the Gulf....
01:00, 07/20/2019

North Korea: US should consider consequences of ship seizure North Korea's U.N. ambassador says the Trump administration should consider the possible consequences its seizing of a North Korean cargo ship could have on relations between the two countries and immediately return the vessel....
07:34, 05/22/2019

Iran's seizure of UK oil tankers 'unacceptable', says Hunt Jeremy Hunt has warned Iran will face "serious consequences" if it does not release a British-flagged tanker after two ships were seized in the Gulf....
02:00, 07/20/2019

Dogs can recognise the scent of someone having an epileptic seizure Service dogs for people with epilepsy can tell when their owners are having a seizure, but we don’t know how. Now an experiment suggests they can smell seizures...
19:00, 04/28/2019

North Korea urges UN chief to act against US ship seizure North Korea is denouncing the United States as "a gangster country" for recently seizing one of its cargo ships and is calling on U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to take "urgent measures" to contribute to stabilizing the Korean peninsula....
00:00, 05/21/2019

Iran says its seizure of British ship a ‘reciprocal’ move A powerful council in Iran says the country’s seizure of a British oil tanker was in response to Britain’s role in impounding an Iranian supertanker two weeks earlier...
17:51, 07/20/2019

Vijay Mallya Asks Top To Stay Seizure Of His Properties Fugitive liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya on Saturday approached the Supreme Court seeking a stay on the confiscation of properties owned by him and his relatives....
02:51, 07/28/2019

Seizure, ‘alcoholic:’ Big Cass reveals downfall after WWE firing Former WWE star Big Cass has revealed his battle with booze and mental health issues since he was fired last year. The 7-footer, real name William Morrissey, was receiving a big push in the company following his split with long-term tag-team partner ...
19:34, 06/20/2019

Woman sought after snatching dog of man who had seizure at Colorado 7-Eleven LONGMONT, Colo. (KUSA) — Police are hoping to locate a woman who they said removed a man’s dog from a 7-Eleven store after he suffered a seizure and later died, Longmont Department of Public Safety said in a Facebook post. The 59-year-old man ...
23:51, 07/31/2019

Iran Says Its Seizure of British Ship Was a ‘Reciprocal’ Move TEHRAN, Iran — A powerful council in Iran said Saturday the country’s seizure of a British oil tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz was in response to Britain’s role in impounding an Iranian supertanker two weeks earlier. Spokes...
20:00, 07/20/2019

Singapore announces $48M seizure of ivory, pangolin scales Authorities in Singapore on Tuesday announced the largest seizure of elephant ivory in the country to date, along with the third-largest seizure of pangolin scales....
01:34, 07/24/2019

| Singapore makes its biggest ever illegal ivory seizure Singapore has made its largest ever seizure of smuggled ivory, impounding a haul of nearly nine tonnes of contraband tusks from an estimated 300 elephants, authorities said....
12:51, 07/23/2019

Poland’s president OKs seizure of WWII site for new museum Poland’s president has signed into law a bill that allows the government to seize the site of the first World War II battle and build a new museum there...
22:51, 08/02/2019

Beloved Pittsburgh Zoo lion dies after suffering seizure The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium this week announced the death of a 10-year-old African lion named Razi, with zoo officials saying the feline suffered “a grand mal seizure on Sunday" and fell in his exhibit....
21:34, 07/11/2019

Vijay Mallya Asks Top Court To Stay Seizure Of His Properties Fugitive liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya on Saturday approached the Supreme Court seeking a stay on the confiscation of properties owned by him and his relatives....
06:17, 07/28/2019

Vijay Mallya Goes To Top Court Seeking Stay On Seizure Of Properties Fugitive liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya on Saturday approached the Supreme Court seeking a stay on the confiscation of properties owned by him and his relatives....
22:17, 07/27/2019

Italy detains 3 in seizure of weapons, missile, Nazi plaques Police in northern Italy have detained three men, including one tied to a neo-fascist Italian political party, after uncovering a huge stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols...
14:17, 07/15/2019

North Korea Envoy Warns U.S. Over ‘Outrageous’ Ship Seizure After calling the United States “a gangster country” in a letter to the United Nations secretary general, the North’s ambassador to the world body held a rare news conference to deliver a warning....
02:00, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong police make 'largest seizure' of explosives Hong police have made the "largest seizure" of explosives on the eve of the latest protests of extradition bill allowing some extradition to mainland China....
22:17, 07/20/2019

Philadelphia shipping container seizure nets $1B cocaine bust Law enforcement officials seized shipping containers full of $1 billion worth of cocaine from a port in Philadelphia on Tuesday, federal prosecutors announced....
01:51, 06/19/2019

UK calls seizure of ship a 'hostile act'; Iran releases video of capture Britain denounced the Iranian seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a "hostile act" on Saturday, rejecting Tehran's explanation that it had seized the vessel because it had been involved in an accident....
21:34, 07/20/2019

Hong Kong police make 'largest ever' seizure of explosives on eve of protests Police in Hong Kong have seized what is thought to be the largest ever cache of high-powered explosives uncovered in the city, in a raid Friday night on a suspected bomb-making factory....
20:00, 07/20/2019

North Korea calls U.S. ‘a gangster country,’ urges U.N. to act against ship seizure North Korea said in a letter to the U.N. that the Trump administration committed "an unlawful and outrageous act" by taking over the ship Wise Honest and moving it to American Samoa....
03:51, 05/21/2019

VIDEO: Houston police chase leads to seizure of $1M worth of drugs HOUSTON (KPRC) – About $1 million worth of drugs were found in a pickup Monday after a chase through southeast Houston that ended with two people taken into custody, police said. The chase started about 11:20 a.m. in the area of Almeda Genoa Ro...
01:17, 06/11/2019

North Korea asks U.N. chief to address ship seizure by 'gangster' U.S. North Korea has asked United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to deal with the "illegal" seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States, state media said on Saturday....
12:51, 05/18/2019

North Korea says ship seizure by U.S. violates spirit of Trump-Kim summit North Korea said on Tuesday the seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States was an illegal act that violated the spirit of a summit between the two countries' leaders, and demanded the return of the vessel without delay....
14:17, 05/14/2019

Ship Seizure By US Violates Spirit Of Trump-Kim Summit, Says North Korea North Korea said on Tuesday the seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States was an illegal act that violated the spirit of a summit between the two countries' leaders, and demanded the......
18:34, 05/14/2019

North Korea urges UN chief to address ship seizure by 'gangster' US North Korea asked United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to deal with the "illegal" seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States, state media said Saturday....
11:17, 05/18/2019

U.S. verdict allowing seizure of Iran-linked Manhattan skyscraper is overturned A jury verdict allowing the U.S. government to seize a midtown Manhattan office tower that it said was effectively controlled by Iran was thrown out on Friday by a federal appeals court, which cited several errors by the trial judge....
00:34, 08/10/2019

North Korea calls US ship seizure a ‘robbery,’ demands its return North Korea on Tuesday said the seizure of one of its cargo ships by the U.S. for violating sanctions was a “robbery” that violated the “fundamental spirit” of a pact made by President Trump and Kim Jong Un last year. The North Korean for...
11:17, 05/14/2019

Tucson Border Patrol gets shout out from White House for recent drug seizure TUCSON – Tucson Sector Border Patrol received some national spotlight Thursday after the White House went to social media to thank Arizona U.S. Customs and Border Protection for preventing a drug smuggling attempt across the border. According t...
20:51, 08/02/2019

North Korea fires more missiles, U.S. announces ship seizure as tensions mount North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday in its second such test in less than a week, and the United States said it had seized a North Korean cargo ship as tensions again mounted between the two countries....
02:17, 05/10/2019

Iran says its seizure of British ship was in response to the UK's role in impounding an Iranian supertanker Associated Press Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker was a response to Britain's role in impounding an Iranian supertanker first, senior officials said Saturday, as newly released video of the incident showed Iranian commandos in black ski masks ...
15:51, 07/21/2019

Britain calls ship seizure 'hostile act' as Iran releases video of capture Britain on Saturday denounced Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a "hostile act" and rejected Tehran's explanation that it seized the vessel because it had been involved in an accident....
03:51, 07/21/2019

Mom thanks American Airlines crew, flyers for saving her baby's life after mid-air seizure A mother had the scare of a lifetime during a recent American Airlines flight when her baby started seizing shortly before landing in Dallas.        ...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce died of seizure from epilepsy, family says By Ben Kesslen Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce, who passed away Saturday at the age of 20, died from a seizure caused by epilepsy, a family spokesperson said. “Cameron’s tragic passing was due to a seizure as a result of an ongoing medi...
15:17, 07/10/2019

Video Shows Suspected Drug Smugglers Toss Cargo In Ocean Amid Seizure The US Coast Guard have seized $350 million worth of cocaine in a series of operations in the Pacific Ocean, captured in a dramatic video showing suspected drug smugglers frantically tossing their......
20:51, 07/27/2019

British Navy escorts oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatens revenge for ship seizure The British Navy has escorted at least two ships through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatened revenge against the United Kingdom for its seizure of an Iranian tanker in Gibraltar....
05:51, 07/11/2019

Lawyer: 2-year-old hit by foul ball at Cubs-Astros game suffered skull fracture, seizure Lawyer says the 2-year-old girl hit by a foul ball at Cubs-Astros game last month in Houston suffered a fractured skull and seizure.       ...
00:17, 06/27/2019

Girl hit by foul ball at Astros-Cubs game suffered skull fracture, seizure: lawyer The 2-year-old girl who got hit by a foul ball at a Houston Astros game last month suffered a skull fracture from the incident — and then a seizure after she was hospitalized — and is now on medication as a result, her family says. The youngster’s lo...
01:00, 06/27/2019

North Korea calls coal ship seizure a 'robbery,' says it betrays spirit of US summit agreement North Korea on Tuesday demanded the U.S. returned a cargo ship used to transport that was seized in violation of international sanctions against the rogue regime, calling it a “robbery.”...
11:17, 05/14/2019

North Korea calls the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship an “unlawful robbery” and demands it be returned SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea calls the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship an “unlawful robbery” and demands it be returned....
07:17, 05/14/2019

Tower Hamlets arrest: Police watchdog probe footage showing man 'suffering a seizure' while being restrained The police watchdog is investigating footage of a man who appeared to suffer a seizure while being restrained by police during a scuffle over parking his car....
00:00, 07/11/2019

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 Gulf, the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has said.His remarks reflect unresolved tensions between B...
16:00, 07/22/2019

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 over the weekend, while Chinese economic data dimmed the outlook for crude demand....
04:34, 07/16/2019

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 following attacks on four vessels last month....
16:34, 06/13/2019

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 over the weekend, while Chinese economic data dimmed the outlook for crude demand....
05:51, 07/16/2019

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 Gulf of Mexico following last week's hurricane in the region....
00:17, 07/19/2019

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 National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday....
23:51, 06/04/2019

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 could there be other powers at play?...
14:34, 06/15/2019

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.        ...
16:51, 06/14/2019

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.       ...
21:00, 06/10/2019

| Iran says European fleet in Gulf would be 'provocative' Iran has slammed as "provocative" a British proposal for a European-led naval mission to escort tankers in the Gulf, amid soaring tensions over the seizure of ships....
12:17, 07/29/2019

Key events raising tensions in the Persian Gulf Tensions between the United States and Iran have soared in recent weeks, with Washington dispatching warships and bombers to the Persian Gulf, and Tehran threatening to resume higher uranium enrichment. The tensions come a year after President Donald...
20:17, 05/20/2019

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 from air defenses in the opening days of Operation Desert Storm decades ago -- in January of 1991 – ver...
23:34, 05/24/2019

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 Honoré knows a stupid plan when he sees one.It was the day after Hurricane Katrina had wrought catastrop...
16:34, 07/17/2019

Iran Says European Fleet In Gulf Would Be "Provocative" Iran on Sunday slammed as "provocative" a British proposal for a European-led naval mission to escort tankers in the Gulf, amid soaring tensions over the seizure of ships....
00:51, 07/29/2019

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, the US offshore drilling regulator said....
03:17, 07/16/2019

Iranian missiles can hit U.S. ships in Gulf: Guards A deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, and the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on Friday....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Investors Bet Against Persian Gulf Debt Boom Some contrarian investors are increasing bets against bonds of countries in the oil-rich Persian Gulf, figuring a wave of issuance that has led to huge debt loads will come back to bite issuers....
19:00, 05/09/2019

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 the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday....
20:34, 07/09/2019

AP EXPLAINS: Why send a US aircraft carrier to the Gulf? DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier strike group is being deployed to the Persian Gulf to counter an alleged but still-unspecified threat from Iran, the latest in a long line of such deployments to the strategi...
17:34, 05/12/2019

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 rise following the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone this week by Iran....
14:51, 06/23/2019

U.S. Bolsters Its Gulf Defenses to Counter Iran The U.S. military plans to deploy a Patriot antimissile system to the Persian Gulf area and will beef up its naval presence in response to growing threats from Iran, the Pentagon said....
05:00, 05/11/2019

EU concerned over Gulf developments, but sees no need to intervene European Union leaders are very concerned about the tensions between Iran and the United State in the Gulf, but see no reason to intervene with a specific statement of their own, their chairman Donald Tusk said on Friday after an EU summit....
15:17, 06/21/2019

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. forces deployed to the area amid escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran....
15:04, 08/12/2019

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 north-central gulf coast over the next couple of days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
10:00, 07/11/2019

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 with the international agreement that keeps it from making nuclear weapons....
22:17, 06/18/2019

US military build-up in Gulf 'concerning', says NATO boss The NATO secretary general has said he is "concerned" about a build-up of US forces in the the Gulf and warned it could lead to an accidental conflict....
02:00, 05/15/2019

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 Hormuz amid heightened tension with Iran....
22:51, 08/05/2019

US still seeks allies in Gulf maritime coalition Senior U.S. leaders expressed confidence that they will be able to convince allies to help protect shipping in the Persian Gulf area against Iranian threats, but they provided no new details Sunday on which nations may be willing to participate...
11:17, 08/04/2019

China's Xi says Gulf stands at 'crossroads of war and peace' The Gulf region is in a very sensitive situation and is "standing at a crossroads of war and peace", Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday, calling for calm and restraint and talks to resolve the issue....
08:34, 06/28/2019

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 developing into a cyclone, down from 60% earlier, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday....
15:34, 06/04/2019

Two tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman — reports Ships owned by companies in Norway and Singapore were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions are high in the region following attacks on four vessels last month....
11:51, 06/13/2019

On Watch in the Arabian Gulf: What the U.S. Navy Faces Against Iran When oil tankers were bombed in the Persian Gulf two weeks ago, my thoughts turned to the summer of 1987 when I sailed through the narrow Strait of Hormuz for the first time as the Operations Officer in a brand-new Navy Cruiser, the U.S.S. Valley For...
14:17, 06/25/2019

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 because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Fr...
21:00, 07/12/2019

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, deepening a crisis between the Islamic Republic and the West....
15:34, 07/22/2019

The Latest: Spain pulls its frigate from near Persian Gulf DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the reported sabotage attacks on ships near the Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Spain has temporarily pulled out a frigate that was part of...
10:00, 05/14/2019

Iran backed down in Gulf due to US 'deterrence', says American general Head of central command says he remains concerned about ‘very real’ threat and Tehran’s potential for aggressionIran has chosen to “step back and recalculate” after making preparations for an apparent attack against US forces in the Gulf region, but ...
13:00, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Iran’s Guard denies any confrontation in Gulf Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has denied British allegations of a confrontation in the Strait of Hormuz, saying if it had received orders to seize any ships it would have executed them immediately...
08:34, 07/11/2019

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 exploitation and rigidity, many foreigners still dream of Arabia....
10:34, 06/18/2019

Saudi Oil Tankers Attacked Before Entering Persian Gulf Two Saudi Arabian oil tankers suffered significant damage in an attack over the weekend near the Strait of Hormuz, the kingdom’s energy minister said, amid heightened military tensions in the Persian Gulf....
09:00, 05/13/2019

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 back the use of force to protect Gulf oil supplies that Washington fears may be under threat by Iran....
00:00, 06/19/2019

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 storm surge with landfall between central Louisiana and Texas....
16:17, 07/11/2019

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 Allgemeine Zeitung....
14:34, 07/14/2019

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 with heavier rains and more severe flooding....
00:17, 08/08/2019

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 collision course with the West over security in the key shipping route....
14:17, 08/04/2019

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 very bad news....
01:34, 07/13/2019

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 because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Fr...
23:34, 07/12/2019

Iran says US sanctions ‘unacceptable’ amid Gulf tensions Iran’s foreign minister says sanctions imposed by the Trump administration are “unacceptable” but that his country is committed to an international nuclear deal that has steadily unraveled amid rising tensions...
11:34, 05/16/2019

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 unusually high rate in the Northern Gulf of Mexico this year...
02:34, 06/16/2019

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 region. DW examines the key actors involved and their interests....
09:17, 06/16/2019

Veteran Turner resurfaces at Gulf Marine Services One of Britain's most senior industrialists will this week take on his first boardroom role ‎since becoming the latest victim of a corporate governance crackdown on long-serving chairmen....
21:51, 05/15/2019

Tropical Storm forms in Gulf, evacuations underway Clarence Brock has lived in Plaquemines Parish his entire life. He can’t remember how many times he’s evacuated but that doesn’t mean he plans to take a chance with Mother Nature. (July 11)        ...
00:34, 07/12/2019

Iran's Zarif says U.S. failed to build coalition in the Gulf Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that the United States was isolated in the world and was unable to create a coalition with its allies in the Gulf....
10:17, 08/05/2019

US aircraft carrier deployed over Iran remains outside Gulf ABOARD THE USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (AP) — 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 de-escalate tensions between Tehran and Washington. The USS Abr...
18:51, 06/03/2019

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 oil production, according to figures released by a U.S. regulator....
02:34, 07/11/2019

| 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 volatile region, Russia and China have said....
09:17, 06/19/2019

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 military confrontation could erupt between Tehran and Washington....
10:17, 06/20/2019

Ships in Gulf were attacked, other vessels at risk: INTERTANKO The tanker association INTERTANKO said on Thursday that two vessels had been attacked in the Middle East and there were growing worries for the safety of ships and their crews sailing through the Strait of Hormuz....
14:34, 06/13/2019

Donald Trump Right To Say US Military "Has No Business" In Gulf: Iran US President Donald Trump was right to say US forces have "no business" in the Gulf, Iran's foreign minister said Monday after Trump told other countries to protect their own oil shipments....
06:17, 06/25/2019

Public cloud suffering huge expectations gulf A major expectation gap exists between what IT managers hoped the public cloud would deliver for their organizations and what has actually transpired according to new research from Cohesity.The firm conducted a global survey of 900 senior IT decision...
03:34, 06/26/2019

U.S. economic plan decried by Palestinians but gets cautious nod in Gulf Palestinians on Wednesday poured scorn on the Trump administration's $50 billion investment plan to help achieve Middle East peace, but U.S. Gulf Arab allies said the economic initiative had promise if a political settlement is reached....
21:51, 06/26/2019

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 Middle East....
18:51, 06/13/2019

US Approves Nearly $6 Billion In Weapons Sales To Gulf Allies The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in three separate packages, the Pentagon said on Friday after notifying......
05:34, 05/04/2019

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 stand watch in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman while maritime patrol planes fly overhead....
02:51, 06/28/2019

U.S. State Dept OKs nearly $6 bln in weapons sales to Gulf allies The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in three separate packages, the Pentagon said on Friday after notifying Congress of the certification....
04:17, 05/04/2019

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 United States....
17:17, 06/28/2019

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 electrification, agricultural, support to start-ups, women......
17:00, 07/05/2019

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 East's oil is shipped:...
12:51, 06/13/2019

U.S. turning Gulf region into 'tinderbox': Iran's Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States on Monday of turning the Gulf region into a "matchbox ready to ignite", according to Al Jazeera television....
04:51, 08/13/2019

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 raised fears over the safety of one of Asia’s most vital energy trade routes, where about a fi...
12:17, 06/20/2019

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 of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Thur...
22:00, 07/11/2019

Mexico's Pemex will not invest in deepwater Gulf projects Mexican national oil company Pemex has no plans to invest in deepwater Gulf of Mexico projects during the current government and instead will focus its exploration and production budget in shallow water and onshore areas, the firm's chief financial o...
01:17, 06/21/2019

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 Oman and the crews have been evacuated, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the ...
11:34, 06/13/2019

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, amid growing military tension between Iran and the United States in the region....
15:17, 06/21/2019

Oil rises on falling U.S. stockpiles, Gulf storm forecast Oil prices rose on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. stockpiles fell far more than expected, alleviating concerns about oversupply, while major U.S. producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of a brewing storm....
09:00, 07/10/2019

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 around one of the world’s busiest transportation hubs....
13:51, 06/22/2019

Iran warns war would spread across Gulf, threaten U.S. troops Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably and threaten the lives of U.S. troops, a senior Iranian military commander said on Sunday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would impose further sanctions on the Islamic Republic....
14:51, 06/23/2019

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 airspace by a U.S. military drone, which Tehran shot down, the semi-official Fars news agency reported....
14:51, 06/23/2019

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 disturbance expected to become a storm this week....
03:34, 07/10/2019

Germany: attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman very worrying German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said reports of attacks on two oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman were very worrying and threatened to lead to an escalation of tensions in the region....
16:17, 06/13/2019

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 efforts to disrupt crude exports, according to U.S. and European officials....
01:17, 07/17/2019

F.A.A. Warns U.S. Aircraft of ‘Increasing’ Risk Over Persian Gulf Amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran, the agency directed airliners to exercise caution when flying in the region to avoid “misidentification.”...
20:17, 05/18/2019

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 vessel, but Iran said it had no information about losing a drone....
06:34, 07/19/2019

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 Storm Barry, the U.S. government said....
00:00, 07/19/2019

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 discuss suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the......
06:34, 06/14/2019

| 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 the ship as it was entering the Strait of Hormuz....
14:17, 07/20/2019

Yemen’s Civil War Is Spilling Deeper Into the Gulf Region Yemen’s four-year civil war is spilling deeper into the oil-rich Persian Gulf region. Saudi Arabia, with its Sunni majority, intervened to support the government of President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi; Iran, which has a Shiite majority, aids the Houthi ...
19:34, 05/20/2019

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 maritime security around the Strait of Hormuz, the State Department said on Wednesday....
06:51, 07/18/2019

The Latest: US conducts navy exercises in Persian Gulf DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 6:50 p.m. The U.S. Navy says it has conducted exercises in the...
16:51, 05/19/2019

Britain says deployment of warship to Gulf is to protect its interests Britain is sending its HMS Kent warship to the Gulf to protect its interests and ensure freedom of navigation after tensions with Iran, the Ministry of Defense (Mo) said on Wednesday, after earlier saying that the mission was routine....
20:34, 07/17/2019

US warns airliners about risks of flying over Persian Gulf US diplomats have warned that US air carriers and commercial operators flying over the Persian Gulf face a risk from being "misidentified" as tensions between US and Iran continue to escalate....
13:17, 05/18/2019

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 the Strait of Hormuz....
22:51, 07/19/2019

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 tanker in the Gulf of Oman on June 13. The object may have been a limpet mine....
06:17, 06/15/2019

U.S. 'very confident' it can build maritime initiative in Gulf: Pompeo U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he was "very confident" the United States would be able to build a maritime coalition in the Gulf, despite a lukewarm response from European and Asian allies....
11:17, 08/04/2019

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 Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
00:17, 07/16/2019

Iran warns US over oil tanker Tehran has threatened "grave consequences" if the US again tried to detain an Iranian oil tanker at the center of a diplomatic row. The vessel was detained in Gibraltar for six weeks but was allowed to leave on Sunday....
09:17, 08/19/2019

Tanker ban bill: What it means, who is for and against it, and what’s next The so-called tanker ban bill, officially called Bill C-48 or the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, is one step closer to becoming law after the Senate rejected a recommendation to dismiss the bill....
20:51, 06/07/2019

A Tanker War Would Rock the Oil Market Oil prices briefly surged following attacks attributed to Iran near the Strait of Hormuz, and comparisons to the ineffective Tanker War of the 1980s shouldn’t reassure us about how bad it could get....
21:34, 06/13/2019

Iran says oil tanker breaks down in Red Sea An Iranian oil tanker has broken down in the Red Sea but the crew are safe and repairs are underway, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported on Wednesday....
08:34, 08/21/2019

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 removing the seaweed from its beaches....
10:51, 07/05/2019

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 may not mark the beginning of a long easing cycle. Markets had been looking for the Fed to signa...
15:51, 08/01/2019

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 affairs said on Thursday, adding that the kingdom was consulting with allies on next steps....
16:51, 06/20/2019

Iranian minister accuses US of inflaming tensions in Persian Gulf ​Iran’s foreign minister on Monday blamed the US for turning the Persian Gulf into a “matchbox ready to ignite” by bolstering its military presence in the region and selling arms to ​countries in the Middle East. “The region has bec...
19:54, 08/12/2019

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.        ...
07:51, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Merkel urges ‘peaceful solutions’ in Gulf crisis DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 9:40 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has underlined a joint commitment to finding peaceful solutions to the ...
21:17, 06/12/2019

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 hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
02:34, 07/11/2019

21 migrants missing as Venezuelan boat capsizes in Gulf of Paria Search and rescue operations were launched Thursday in hopes of reaching 21 migrants reported missing after their boat sank Wednesday night in the Gulf of Paria, authorities said....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Any external presence in Gulf 'source of insecurity' for Iran: Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Twitter on Friday any maritime presence in the Gulf from outside the region would be a "source of insecurity" for Iran, and Tehran would act to safeguard its security....
17:34, 08/09/2019

UK Foreign Minister Warns Of Conflict In Gulf "Happening By Accident" British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt on Monday issued a stark warning of the dangers of conflict erupting "by accident" in the Gulf, as tensions between the United States and Iran soar....
14:00, 05/13/2019

Iran says any external military presence in Gulf 'source of insecurity' 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 "source of insecurity" for Iran, and Tehran would act to safeguard its security....
20:00, 08/09/2019

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 aggression and threats to U.S. interests and international shipping, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tu...
22:17, 06/18/2019

US building coalition to protect ships crossing Persian Gulf The State Department said it’s “very supportive” of a European initiative to safeguard ships in the Strait of Hormuz, even as the United States pursues its own operation to secure the narrow waterway....
18:00, 07/26/2019

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 they found as a "gulf full of plastic corals."...
19:17, 07/31/2019

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 "source of insecurity" for Iran, and Tehran would act......
20:34, 08/09/2019

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
19:34, 04/28/2019

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 would work "aggressively" to find a solution to enable free passage....
18:00, 07/18/2019

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 later this week. City leaders are in constant communication with the National Weather Service and city...
10:17, 07/10/2019

Anchor dating to conquest found off Mexico's Gulf coast Archaeologists in Mexico announced Tuesday they have found a Spanish anchor off the Gulf coast of Veracruz that dates to around the time of the Spanish conquest....
02:51, 05/01/2019

NATO chief calls for Gulf calm, ahead of US visit BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is calling for calm in the Gulf region but says the military alliance has no formal role to play there amid a standoff between the United States and Iran. Stoltenberg said Tuesday that “th...
14:00, 06/25/2019

U.S. assessing situation following Gulf of Oman attack: White House The United States will continue assessing the situation in the Gulf of Oman following an attack on two oil tankers, the White House said in a statement on Thursday....
16:17, 06/13/2019

Tropical Atlantic, including Gulf of Mexico, may soon spring to life AccuWeather meteorologists are monitoring the potential for changing conditions in the Atlantic basin that may lead to an uptick in tropical activity, including the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico over the next couple of weeks....
06:17, 08/16/2019

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 named for, up near its front fins? Scientists say they squirt little glowing clouds into the ocean. R...
05:34, 07/20/2019

| 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 Oman....
14:51, 06/13/2019

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 Atlantic hurricane season threatened production....
21:51, 07/10/2019

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 its calls for talks as a sham. Foreign Minister......
22:51, 08/05/2019

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 south of Iran....
16:00, 06/13/2019

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 TV reported, repeating a longstanding rejection of a U.S. maritime security mission in the region....
11:51, 08/14/2019

Factbox: 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 almost a fifth of the world's oil is shipped:...
14:34, 06/13/2019

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 the Middle East....
14:17, 06/21/2019

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 gulf last week amid rising tensions with Iran....
20:51, 05/20/2019

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 spokesman for the company told CNN on Thursday....
12:00, 06/13/2019

Two killed in accident at Shell Auger platform in Gulf of Mexico Two people were killed at Royal Dutch Shell's Auger Tension Leg Platform in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Sunday morning while testing mandatory safety equipment, the company said on Monday....
20:51, 07/01/2019

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 disturbance moves across the Gulf of Mexico, a company spokesman said....
03:34, 07/10/2019

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 disturbance in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico that may produce heavy wind and rain later this week, company s...
03:34, 07/10/2019

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 region....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Germany: US asks allies to help protect Gulf shipping lanes Germany says the U.S. has provided details to allies on its concept for securing maritime traffic in the Persian Gulf region and asked for contributions...
20:17, 07/30/2019

UK could play leading role in coalition to protect Gulf shipping Britain, the US and other allies will meet on Wednesday in Bahrain to discuss plans to build an international coalition to protect shipping in the Gulf, Sky News has learnt....
18:51, 07/30/2019

State Department OKs nearly $6 billion in weapons sales to Gulf allies The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in three separate packages, the Pentagon said on Friday after notifying Congress of the certification....
00:51, 05/04/2019

UK- U.S. talks on building up military presence in Gulf ongoing, says Britain Discussions between Britain and the United States on building up their military presence in the Gulf are ongoing, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokeswoman said on Friday amid tensions with Iran....
13:34, 07/12/2019

U.S. issues warning on airspace near Gulf as Iran tensions simmer The Federal Aviation Administration has issued an advisory to U.S. commercial airliners flying over the waters of the Gulf and the Gulf of Oman to exercise caution as tensions between Washington and Tehran continue to simmer....
12:51, 05/18/2019

With Barry bearing down, Gulf Coast braces for up to 24 inches of rain As Barry strengthened Thursday and inched closer to shore, residents in the Gulf states were rushing to prepare ahead of the storm's expected landfall on Saturday....
14:17, 07/12/2019

Britain sending destroyer to Gulf amid Iranian threats Iran on Friday demanded the British navy release an Iranian oil tanker seized last week off Gibraltar, accusing London of playing a “dangerous game” and threatening retribution, while Britain announced it was sending a destroyer to the Persian Gulf...
15:00, 07/12/2019

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 during a time of heightened tension in the region....
18:00, 07/12/2019

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 critical waterways after Iran threatened retaliation for economic sanctions....
20:34, 07/12/2019

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 Administration has said....
18:17, 08/08/2019

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 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
16:51, 07/11/2019

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 attacks on their oil assets....
02:34, 05/31/2019

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 severity and extent of flooding over the central United States this week....
09:17, 06/04/2019

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 instead of being a "stand-alone" operation, the top U.S. general said on Wednesday....
19:17, 07/24/2019

Trump adviser warns of ‘strong response’ to any Gulf attack U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is warning Iran that any attacks in the Persian Gulf will draw a “very strong response” from the United States...
04:51, 05/30/2019

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 DemocratsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s es...
13:17, 07/12/2019

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 global economy....
17:17, 07/24/2019

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 Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
04:51, 07/16/2019

Britain raises security level for UK ships in the Gulf to 'critical' 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 tensions with Iran continue to grow....
13:51, 07/12/2019

In U.S.-Iran Standoff, Gulf States Steer Clear of Confrontation Saudi Arabia and its Persian Gulf allies haven’t called for a confrontation with Iran over recent attacks in the region that the U.S. has blamed on Tehran, a tact that reflects their limited appetite for another conflict in the war-racked region....
22:34, 05/15/2019

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 appeared to abandon suddenly its plans over the weekend as it sailed within sight of Iran....
01:34, 07/12/2019

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 of an “unusual mortality event.” The reason for the strandings isn’t entirely clear, but indications...
01:00, 06/15/2019

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 Gibraltar last week, Sky News reported....
13:51, 07/12/2019

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’s attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman deepened this weekend amid warnings over the danger ...
00:00, 06/16/2019

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 tensions with Iran continue to grow....
22:00, 07/12/2019

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 Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Saturday...
21:17, 07/13/2019

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 heightened tensions between Iran and the West....
02:00, 07/14/2019

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 Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
05:34, 07/16/2019

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 mortality event” by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. More than 261 bottlenose dolph...
00:00, 06/18/2019

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-state actor could have been responsible....
21:34, 06/14/2019

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 Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
23:34, 07/15/2019

Hurricane 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 reaches land, expected over the weekend....
10:17, 07/11/2019

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 present evidence to the UN security council as early as next week that he claims will show Iran was behind...
22:51, 05/30/2019

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 official was quoted as saying by state TV....
17:17, 06/17/2019

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 Saudi Arabia blamed on its regional arch-rival Iran....
14:34, 06/17/2019

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 normally has to wait until June before the annual necessity to hunker down as criticism flies from a...
00:17, 05/30/2019

Iran Rebuffs European Efforts to Defuse Gulf Tensions Iran rebuffed European efforts to defuse tensions in the Persian Gulf, calling military escorts to secure shipping a provocation and rejecting U.K. terms for resolving a crisis over seized tankers....
23:17, 07/28/2019

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 stranded across much of the US Gulf Coast since the start of February, triple the usual number, and about 98...
18:34, 06/15/2019

Tropical storm brewing off 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 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
15:00, 07/11/2019

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 may be working with the Qataris....
18:51, 07/22/2019

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 in the Middle East highlighted tensions in the region....
11:51, 07/11/2019

UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released, so long as it did not go to Syria. Iran has pledged to continue oil exports....
03:17, 07/14/2019

Gibraltar releases Iranian oil tanker The decision to release an Iranian oil tanker seized by Britain off Gibraltar last month comes despite US pleas. The ship was suspected of violating European Union sanctions on oil shipments to Syria....
21:51, 08/15/2019

Oil tanker explosion kills at least 55 people An oil tanker explosion in Niger killed at least 55 people, some of whom were trying to collect spilled fuel after the vehicle overturned, authorities say....
22:34, 05/06/2019

How the Oman tanker attack played out The attack on two tankers in a vital Gulf of Oman waterway Thursday comes at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and Iran in the oil-rich region and raises concerns of a potential conflict in the Middle East....
13:17, 06/14/2019

Iran and U.K. Talk Over Tanker Crisis The U.K. and Iran sought to defuse tensions over a detained Iranian oil tanker in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar but failed to resolve an issue that has raised new fears about military conflict over commercial shipping lanes....
20:34, 07/14/2019

Iran says it has captured a British oil tanker Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said its navy has captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Follow here for the latest....
00:34, 07/20/2019

Tanker blast: more than 60 dead in Tanzania A damaged tanker truck exploded in eastern Tanzania on Saturday as people were trying to siphon fuel out of it, killing more than 60, police said.        ...
03:34, 08/11/2019

UAE believes a state was behind tanker attacks Early findings of investigation into May incident does not specifically blame IranThe United Arab Emirates has told UN members that a state was likely to be behind “sophisticated and coordinated” attacks on four tankers off its coast last month.The a...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Concern grows over UAE oil tanker last seen off Iran US defence official says it ‘has suspicions’ vessel out of contact since Saturday has been seized by IranThe US “has suspicions” that a Gulf oil tanker out of contact since it stopped transmitting its location on Saturday has been seized by Iran, a d...
18:34, 07/16/2019

Oil tanker goes missing in Strait of Hormuz A Panama-flagged oil tanker based in the United Arab Emirates appeared switch off its transponder in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday and has not been heard from since, according to ship-tracking data....
20:17, 07/16/2019

Iran says it aided an oil tanker in distress After US intelligence raised fears that a foreign tanker was forced into Iranian waters over the weekend, Iran said it assisted a vessel suffering a technical glitch....
20:00, 07/18/2019

UK says Iran tried to intercept British tanker Britain has said Iran tried to divert and intercept one of its commercial oil tankers, but was warned off by the Royal Navy. Tehran had warned Britain of "consequences" after one of its vessels was seized....
12:34, 07/11/2019

Iran slams proposed European naval mission in Persian Gulf The UK government has suggested setting up a European naval mission to defend ships in the Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran. Tehran says the proposal is "hostile" and "provocative."...
15:51, 07/28/2019

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. Images from Dauphin Island, which is off the southern coast of Alabama near Mobile, show a gray Dodge...
05:51, 07/13/2019

Will "Protect" Gulf Waters, Iran Warns New British PM Boris Johnson Iran warned Britain's next prime minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday that it will "protect" waters of the oil-rich Gulf, amid a standoff between the two countries over the seizure of tankers....
07:34, 07/24/2019

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 American regional presence, raising the risk of direct military confrontation....
20:51, 07/21/2019

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 incident of Tehran interdicting ships in the volatile Persian Gulf....
17:51, 08/04/2019

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 oil companies to prepare for a tropical storm....
03:34, 07/10/2019

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 evacuation were told to shelter in place....
18:51, 07/13/2019

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 hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
02:17, 07/11/2019

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 solutions after last week’s seizure of a U.K. tanker by Iran....
00:00, 07/25/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Major Gulf markets sag on escalating U.S.-China trade war Major Middle Eastern stock markets fell on Tuesday, led lower by financial stocks and mirroring losses in global markets triggered by the U.S. calling China a currency manipulator in a rapi...
16:51, 08/06/2019

Exxon evacuating workers from Gulf of Mexico platforms as storm nears Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday said it has removed non-essential staff from three U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms, but expected a storm forming in the Gulf to have little effect on its oil and gas production....
02:34, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 6-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 hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
23:17, 07/10/2019

Iran, U.A.E. Discuss Maritime Security Amid Heightened Tensions in Gulf United Arab Emirates officials arrived in Iran on Tuesday to discuss maritime security in the Persian Gulf, amid efforts to address threats to commercial ships passing through the important oil supply route that have heightened regional tensions....
00:17, 07/31/2019

Iran's recent clashes with the West over Gulf shipping, nuclear plans Tensions between Iran and the West have escalated since U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports took full effect in May and British naval forces seized an Iranian supertanker....
17:51, 07/21/2019

Germany mulls joining European Persian Gulf naval mission Pressure is growing on the German government to lend its military weight to a potential European naval mission in the Persian Gulf. The UK government floated the idea of a joint European operation last Monday....
05:51, 07/28/2019

Timeline: Tension between Iran and the West over nuclear plans, Gulf shipping Tensions between Iran and the West have escalated since U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports took full effect and British naval forces seized an Iranian supertanker....
16:00, 07/10/2019

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 precaution ahead of an approaching storm....
03:34, 07/10/2019

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 to take heed of tornado and flash-flood warnings Monday as the storm moved north. Barry was downgraded...
15:17, 07/15/2019

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 on Thursday....
15:34, 07/18/2019

US, Allies Turning Gulf Region Into "Matchbox": Iranian Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States on Monday of turning the Gulf region into a "matchbox ready to ignite", according to Al Jazeera television....
04:17, 08/13/2019

Oil hits 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 in the Middle East highlighted tensions in the region....
16:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. tells commercial vessels to send Gulf transit plans in advance The U.S. maritime agency has told U.S.-flagged commercial vessels they must send transit plans in advance to American and British naval authorities if they intend to sail in Gulf waters following a number of incidents over tankers involving Iran....
11:17, 08/08/2019

Millions face flooding risk as storm strengthens in Gulf of Mexico Powerful rains lashed parts of the Deep South on Thursday morning, packing winds just short of tropical storm force — with the potential to develop into a Category 1 hurricane by the end of the week, forecasters warned. Flash flood watches are in eff...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Amid U.S. Silence, Gulf Nations Back the Military in Sudan’s Revolution As protesters and generals argue over who should run Sudan, the United States has been unusually quiet. Saudi Arabia and its allies are filling the vacuum....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Britain weighs response to Iran Gulf crisis with few good options Britain was weighing its next moves in the Gulf tanker crisis on Sunday, with few good options apparent as a recording emerged showing that the Iranian military defied a British warship when it boarded and seized a ship three days ago....
19:00, 07/21/2019

Oil falls as U.S. resumes Gulf of Mexico output, boosts shale supplies Oil prices dipped on Tuesday, extending losses from the previous session, as output in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico resumed after Hurricane Barry and as U.S. shale production is set to rise to a record....
10:17, 07/16/2019

Up to 2 feet of rain to deluge Gulf states as storm brews offshore Residents along the Gulf Coast should begin bracing for heavy rainfall and a storm surge as the formation of a tropical storm -- the second named system of the Atlantic hurricane season -- is possible later this week....
22:51, 07/10/2019

Oil hits six-week high as rigs brace for Gulf of Mexico storm Oil futures 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 in the Middle East highlighted ongoing tensions in the region....
10:00, 07/11/2019

US warns airliners flying over Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions The US aviation regulator has warned that "military activities" and "political tensions" could put flights at risk. Washington has increased its military presence in the Gulf amid a worsening spat with Iran....
18:34, 05/18/2019

Spain pulls frigate from U.S. Gulf mission amid Iran differences Spain said on Tuesday it had temporarily withdrawn a frigate from a U.S.-led combat group in the Gulf in a possible sign of diplomatic differences between Europe and Washington over Iran....
14:17, 05/14/2019

3 Oil Tankers ‘Sabotaged,’ Gulf Officials Say, Amid Heightened Tensions With Iran (FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates) — Two Saudi oil tankers and a Norwegian-flagged vessel were damaged in what Gulf officials described Monday as a “sabotage” attack off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. While details of the inci...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Trump reportedly agrees to send more troops to Gulf to deter Iran, just not 10K MORE TROOPS AFTER ALL: President Trump seemed disinclined to send any more troops to the Persian Gulf region to counter Iran just before he got a briefing on the security situation from his acting defense secretary at the White House yesterday aftern...
06:51, 05/25/2019

Iranian lawmaker says explosions at UAE port show Gulf security is fragile A senior Iranian lawmaker said on Sunday that explosions near Fujairah port in the United Arab Emirates showed that the security of Gulf states is fragile....
22:17, 05/12/2019

Exclusive: UAE scales down military presence in Yemen as Gulf tensions flare The United Arab Emirates, a key member of the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, is scaling back its military presence there as worsening U.S.-Iran tensions threaten security closer to home, four western diplomatic sources said....
11:34, 06/28/2019

Iran commander calls U.S. military in Gulf a target not a threat: ISNA A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday the U.S. military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now represented a target, the Iranian Students' News Agency (ISNA) reported....
19:51, 05/12/2019

Iran's Guards commander says U.S. military presence in Gulf is 'an opportunity': ISNA The United States' military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now it is an opportunity, a senior commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Sunday, according to the Iranian Students' News Agency (ISNA)....
13:51, 05/12/2019

In Gulf of Oman, Tankers Are Struck Again, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict Suspected attacks forced the crews of two tankers to abandon ship, near where four tankers were damaged last month. It was not clear who was involved....
18:51, 06/13/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Oil, geopolitical tensions weigh on Saudi; most Gulf markets down Saudi Arabia's stock market fell on Tuesday for the fourth straight day, weakened by a combination of lower oil prices and geopolitical tension in the Middle East, while Egypt's blue-chip index was buoyed by its largest lender. The Saudi index wa...
17:51, 05/07/2019

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. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are pushing for the enacting of an emergency provision ...
06:34, 05/24/2019

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 of Oman, where Iran shot down a U.S. drone a day......
06:34, 06/22/2019

Mike Pompeo urges other countries to help protect tankers after Gulf attacks Secretary of state says shipping security was not exclusively a US problem and stresses that Trump does not want war with IranThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has called on other nations to help safeguard tanker traffic in the Persian Gulf fol...
05:17, 06/19/2019

Pompeo discusses Iran with Gulf allies amid escalating crisis U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed Iran and maritime security with rich Gulf Arab allies during a trip to the region on Monday after President Donald Trump called off a military strike to retaliate for Tehran's downing of a U.S. drone....
17:51, 06/24/2019

U.S. official: United States building maritime security coalition for Gulf The United States is building a coalition with its allies to protect Gulf shipping lanes by having "eyes on all shipping", a senior U.S. State Department official said on Monday, following recent attacks on oil tankers that Washington blamed on Iran....
17:51, 06/24/2019

US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions U.S. diplomats are warning that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being "misidentified" amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran....
11:51, 05/18/2019

Pioneer Natural sees crude exports rising from U.S. Gulf Coast -CFO Pioneer Natural Resources Co is moving about 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude from the Permian basin to the U.S. Gulf Coast, with about 80 percent of that loaded on ships for export, Chief Financial Officer Rich Dealy said on Tuesday....
00:51, 05/22/2019

US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf as Iran tensions escalate DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — U.S. diplomats warned Saturday that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being “misidentified” amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran. The warning relayed by U.S...
10:00, 05/18/2019

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 region amid increased tensions with Iran....
19:51, 05/17/2019

Iranian missiles can easily reach U.S. ships in Gulf: Guards deputy A deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, adding that the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on Friday....
12:51, 05/17/2019