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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....

Gulf of Oman oil tanker fire: Dozens of sailors evacuated amid explosion after two ships hit in suspected attack

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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

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

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

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

'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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

UPDATE 1-Two tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman - sources Two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crew have been evacuated, shipping sources said on Thursday, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck....
10:00, 06/13/2019

Two oil tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman: shipping firms Two oil tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman, shipping firms and industry sources said on Thursday, sending oil prices as much as 4% higher a month after four other tankers were damaged by limpet mines in the region....
12:51, 06/13/2019

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Japanese operator: Sailors saw ‘flying objects’ before oil tanker attack The Japanese ship operator says sailors on board the Kokuka Courageous, one of the vessels attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, saw “flying objects” just before the attack, suggesting the tanker wasn’t damaged by mines. That account ...
13:34, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

33 killed, dozens injured in fire at Japanese anime studio; arson suspected Fire officials confirmed that 33 people are dead after a blaze Thursday destroyed an animation studio in Japan that police suspect was lit by an arsonist....
19:00, 07/18/2019

The Latest: Japan PM condemns suspected tanker attack Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has condemned the suspected attack on a Japanese-operated tanker near the Strait of Hormuz this week as a threat to safe maritime navigation...
18:51, 06/14/2019

Taiwan's CPC says naphtha tanker hit by suspected attack in Middle East An oil tanker carrying fuel from the Middle East for Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp was suspected to have been attacked earlier on Thursday, the company said....
14:34, 06/13/2019

More U.S.-Iran conflicts could happen after suspected tanker attack, says expert Paul Salem, Middle East Institute President, and John Kilduff, Again Capital founding partner, join 'The Exchange' to discuss oil prices and geopolitical risks the commodity faces....
23:17, 06/13/2019

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

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

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

UN court: Russia must free detained Ukraine ships, sailors A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailors....
14:00, 05/25/2019

UN court: Russia must free 3 detained Ukraine ships, sailors A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailors...
15:34, 05/25/2019

Russia must free detained Ukrainian ships, sailors, UN court rules The 24 Ukrainian sailors in Russian custody need to be immediately released, a UN maritime court has ruled. Ukraine's president said Moscow could show its readiness to end the Crimea conflict by releasing the sailors....
21:34, 05/25/2019

UN court hears case of Ukraine sailors, ships held by Russia A U.N. court said Friday it will deliver a decision this month on Ukraine’s demand for the release of 24 sailors and three naval vessels captured by Russia in November...
15:17, 05/10/2019

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, which U.S. officials blamed on Iran....
05:34, 06/18/2019

Saudi Arabia says evacuated crew member of Iranian ship sent to Oman: SPA Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had sent a crew member of an Iranian ship who was previously evacuated for medical reasons from a vessel off the Yemeni port of Hodeidah, to Oman....
21:34, 07/20/2019

UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors BERLIN (AP) — UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors....
15:17, 05/25/2019

Oritse Williams house fire: JLS star's £3 million London mansion burns down in suspected arson attack - days after he is cleared of rape JLS star Oritse Williams' £3 million mansion in south London has gone up in flames in a suspected arson attack just days after he was cleared of rape....
12:34, 06/05/2019

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

Dozens hurt, town evacuated after Kazakh munitions depot blasts The Kazakh government ordered the evacuation of a town of 44,000 on Monday after a series of blasts at a nearby munitions depot killed one person and injured dozens, the Central Asian nation's authorities said....
22:00, 06/24/2019

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

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

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

Oritse Williams house fire: JLS star's £3 million London mansion burns down in 'suspected' arson attack - days after he is cleared of rape JLS star Oritse Williams' £3 million mansion in south London has gone up in flames in what police are treating as "suspected arson", just days after he was cleared of raping a fan....
11:17, 06/05/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

WW3 fears mount as Iran 'launches missile at US drone' in Gulf of Oman THE crisis in the Gulf of Oman continues to escalate after US officials accused Iran of firing a surface-to-air at one of their drones in the region....
06:17, 06/15/2019

Tankers Attacked Again in Gulf of Oman, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict At least two tankers have been hit near where four tankers were damaged last month, according the Iranian news media and a shipping industry official....
10:17, 06/13/2019

Iran targeted and missed US drone flying over Gulf of Oman: officials Iran targeted and missed a US drone flying over the Gulf of Oman shortly after the Thursday attack on two tankers there, US officials said. The unmanned aircraft was responding to a distress signal from one of the crippled ships, the officials said t...
11:51, 06/16/2019

Gulf of Oman Attacks Force Shipping Firms to Tighten Security Governments and tanker companies are stepping up efforts to protect shipping lanes after tankers were attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, through which more than a third of the world’s seaborne oil is shipped....
21:17, 06/14/2019

Saudi Airlines shift flights away from Gulf of Oman, Strait of Hormuz Saudi Arabian Airlines has altered the path of its international flights away from the Gulf of Oman and the Strait of Hormuz, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
05:00, 06/23/2019

Fourteen Russian sailors killed in sub fire: ministry Fourteen Russian sailors on board a deep water research sub were killed in a fire while carrying out a survey of the sea floor, the Russian defense ministry was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies....
19:00, 07/02/2019

Dozens survive massive Florida mall explosion that shot debris 100 yards Plantation, Florida, fire officials say the shopping center blast may be have been a gas explosion. One person has life-threatening injuries.        ...
22:34, 07/06/2019

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

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

Iranian Ships Try to Block U.K. Tanker in Strait of Hormuz Three Iranian vessels attempted to impede the passage of a commercial tanker through the Strait of Hormuz, the British government said, a move that threatens to escalate already high tensions in the region....
08:00, 07/11/2019

Photos show US sailors treating crew after attack on oil tankers New photos show US Navy sailors treating crewmembers rescued from one of the oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday. Some of the 21 crewmembers who’d been traveling on the Japanese tanker Kokuka Courageous can be seen wearing oran...
13:34, 06/14/2019

Russian Defense Ministry says 14 sailors killed in submarine fire A fire on one of the Russian navy's deep-sea submersibles killed 14 sailors, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday without giving the cause of the blaze or saying if there were survivors....
21:00, 07/02/2019

Fire kills 14 sailors on Russian top-secret navy submersible Losharik deep-sea vessel was carrying out military survey in Russian waters, say officialsRussia has revealed a fire onboard a top-secret navy submersible has left 14 sailors dead in a rare public incident involving one of the country’s most shadowy ...
21:51, 07/02/2019

Fourteen Russian sailors killed in submarine fire: ministry Fourteen Russian sailors were killed when a fire broke out while their deep-water research submarine was carrying out a survey of the sea floor near the Arctic, the Russian defense ministry said on Tuesday....
00:51, 07/03/2019

Russian sailors killed after fire breaks out on nuclear submarine Fourteen sailors died when a fire erupted aboard a Russian navy nuclear submarine conducting a survey of the sea floor in the country’s territorial waters, officials said. The Losharik — an AS-12 deep-sea nuclear mini-sub – was carrying out a m...
19:00, 07/02/2019

14 Russian Sailors Dead After Fire in Secret Navy Submarine (MOSCOW) — Fire broke out on one of the Russian navy’s deep-sea research submersibles, and toxic fumes from the blaze killed 14 sailors aboard, Russia’s Defense Ministry said Tuesday, although it released few details about the disas...
08:51, 07/03/2019

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

Nigeria oil tanker explosion kills at least 50 people At least 50 people died, and 101 people were injured after they rushed to scoop fuel from an overturned tanker and the vehicle exploded in central Nigeria, officials said Tuesday....
21:34, 07/02/2019

Oil tanker explosion kills at least 55 people in Niger 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....
12:00, 05/07/2019

German airline Lufthansa says planes won’t fly over Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after shooting down of US drone BERLIN (AP) — German airline Lufthansa says planes won’t fly over Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after shooting down of US drone....
12:34, 06/21/2019

Putin bestows top state honors on sailors killed in submarine fire Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday bestowed top state honors on 14 sailors killed in a fire on a secret nuclear submarine in recognition of what the Russian military has called their outstanding bravery....
14:34, 07/05/2019

Fourteen Russian Sailors Killed In Submarine Fire: Defence Ministry Fourteen Russian sailors were killed when a fire broke out while their deep-water research submarine was carrying out a survey of the sea floor near the Arctic, the Russian defence ministry said on......
05:51, 07/03/2019

UAE says it releases Qatar navy boat, 4 sailors amid dispute The United Arab Emirates has released a Qatari naval vessel and four sailors who were held for nearly a week amid an ongoing boycott of Doha by the federation and three other Arab nations....
17:51, 05/06/2019

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

After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker, UK Warns Ships To Avoid Hormuz Strait London on Saturday advised British ships to avoid the Strait of Hormuz for "an interim period" following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
13:17, 07/20/2019

Merchant ships urged to avoid using private armed teams in Mideast Gulf Shipping companies sailing through the Middle East Gulf are being urged to avoid having private armed security guards onboard as the risk of escalation in the region rises, industry associations say....
18:17, 07/12/2019

'Like a horror movie': Dozens of corellas dead after falling from sky in suspected poisoning The native birds were bleeding from their mouths, according to rescuers at One Tree Hill near AdelaideNearly 60 native birds have died after they fell out of the sky in front of horrified onlookers and a nearby primary school in a suspected case of m...
04:17, 07/12/2019

Iran announces capture of British-flagged oil tanker; US officials say two ships seized Iran announced the capture of one British-flagged ship in the narrow Strait of Hormuz on Friday, and US officials said that a second had also been seized....
06:17, 07/20/2019

Australia’s Qantas reroutes flights away from Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after Iran shot down US military drone DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Australia’s Qantas reroutes flights away from Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after Iran shot down US military drone....
10:00, 06/21/2019

Cargo ship on fire near Spain's Mallorca, crew being evacuated Spanish emergency services were evacuating the crew of Italian-flagged vehicle transport ship "Grande Europa", which caught fire 25 miles south of the main city of Palma on the island of Mallorca on Wednesday, the services said in a tweet....
12:17, 05/15/2019

Six Flags Magic Mountain evacuated due to nearby brush fire A fast-moving brush fire erupted in southern California near Six Flags Magic Mountain Sunday, causing the amusement park to be evacuated, authorities said....
23:51, 06/10/2019

Oman says 3 arrested for allegedly setting deadly house fire DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Oman say three people have been arrested over allegedly setting a deadly house fire in the sultanate that killed a mother and her two children. The Royal Oman Police said Sunday on Twitter that the three i...
13:00, 06/02/2019

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

Doing yoga, then 'bang': Dozens injured in Florida mall explosion near LA Fitness Plantation, Florida, fire officials say the shopping center blast may be have been a gas explosion. Two people were seriously injured.        ...
20:34, 07/07/2019

Doing yoga, then 'bang!': Dozens survive Florida mall explosion near LA Fitness Plantation, Florida, fire officials say the shopping center blast may be have been a gas explosion. One person has life-threatening injuries.        ...
01:17, 07/07/2019

Iran "Almost Certainly" Behind Attack On Ships Off UAE: John Bolton US National Security Advisor John Bolton said Wednesday Iran was "almost certainly" behind attacks on ships off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month....
11:00, 05/29/2019

Thousands evacuated as forest fire bears down on Croatia music festival Thousands of people had to be evacuated from a music festival in Croatia after a forest fire erupted near the venue Monday night, forcing the cancellation of acts including the US rapper Tyga....
20:00, 07/16/2019

Croatia’s Fresh Island festival evacuated as massive fire breaks out "The safety of everyone at the festival is our utmost priority, and we appreciate everyone's patience during this time," a statement from the Fresh Island festival read....
20:51, 07/16/2019

Roughly half of Pikangikum residents now evacuated as forest fire burns The commander of Pikangikum's emergency operations centre said on Friday that around 2,000 of the First Nation's approximately 4,000 residents have been moved to Regina and other host communities in Ontario....
01:00, 07/13/2019

Hundreds evacuated from Philadelphia senior center amid heatwave PHILADELPHIA — Authorities say several hundred people were evacuated from a northwest Philadelphia retirement community due to a partial power outage amid dangerous hot weather. Police say the evacuation of about 250 people began just before 1 p.m. F...
23:17, 07/20/2019

U.S. Energy Department says oil markets well supplied after attack on ships off UAE The U.S. Energy Department said on Monday that global oil markets are well supplied despite the attack on Sunday that damaged four vessels off the UAE coast, two of them oil tankers from Saudi Arabia....
02:51, 05/14/2019

| Suspected tanker attacks risk sparking conflict: analysts Suspected attacks on tankers at the mouth of the oil-rich Gulf threaten to block vital crude supplies to the world and trigger an all-out conflict involving Iran, analysts said Thursday....
06:51, 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

"Laughable Claims": Iran Rejects US Accusation Of Attack On Ships Off UAE Iran strongly rejected an accusation by US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Wednesday that it was "almost certainly" behind May 12 attacks on four ships off the United Arab Emirates....
00:51, 05/30/2019

British Marines Help Seize Tanker Suspected Of Carrying Iran Oil To Syria British Royal Marines in fast boats and helicopters on Thursday seized a supertanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria near the Mediterranean peninsula of Gibraltar, the first such detention......
04:51, 07/05/2019

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 vessel had only a small cargo and was detained on Sunday for fuel smuggling....
16:00, 07/18/2019

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

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

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 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

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

Fresh Island Festival in Croatia evacuated over massive fire; Tyga's performance canceled Tyga's performance at Fresh Island Festival in Croatia's was abruptly canceled Monday after a massive fire forced concertgoers to evacuate Zrće beach.        ...
15:34, 07/18/2019

WRAPUP 3--Trump warned Iran via Oman that US attack imminent, called for talks - Iranian officials Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump through Oman overnight warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent....
12:00, 06/21/2019

Thousands without power after explosion, fire in downtown Madison Two fires are burning at downtown Madison properties of the Madison Gas and Electric company.        ...
17:00, 07/19/2019

Titanium fire caused capsule explosion - SpaceX SpaceX and NASA believe a titanium fire was the reason a launchpad test of its Crew Dragon vehicle - intended to one day fly astronauts to the International Space Station - ended in flames....
12:17, 07/16/2019

Philadelphia Refinery Rocked by Large Explosion, Fire A large explosion and fire erupted at an oil refinery in south Philadelphia on Friday, officials said, adding there were no significant injuries and the fire was contained. Gasoline prices jumped....
18:34, 06/21/2019

Thousands without power after explosion, fire at Madison Gas and Electric Two fires are burning at downtown Madison properties of the Madison Gas and Electric company.        ...
19:17, 07/19/2019

The U.S. Issues a Warning Amid Reports of Ships Being Sabotaged off the UAE Coast (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) —Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in attacks that caused “significant damage” to the vessels, one of them as it was en route to pi...
13:00, 05/13/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sudanese doctors say dozens of people raped during sit-in attack Hospitals in Khartoum record more than 70 cases of rape in aftermath of attack on protestDoctors believe paramilitaries carried out more than 70 rapes during an attack on a protest camp in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, a week ago.More than 100 peop...
21:51, 06/11/2019

Attack targets a police car in downtown Tunis, explosion heard: witnesses An attack targeted a police car in Charles de Gaulle street in downtown Tunis, witnesses told Reuters, adding a loud explosion was heard in the neighborhood following the incident....
12:51, 06/27/2019

Massive explosion at largest gas refinery on East Coast, triggering fire Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery is on the fire. The refinery located outside Philadelphia is the longest continuously operating refinery on the East Coast. Gasoline futures are moving upwards on the news....
13:51, 06/21/2019

Canadian navy ships sailed through Taiwan strait amid tension with China China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that Canadian navy ships sailed through the Strait of Taiwan, which separates self-ruled Taiwan from China, an act that could inflame already bad bilateral relations....
00:51, 06/28/2019

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

Mali fires regional governor after attack that killed dozens Mali's council of ministers has fired the governor of its central Mopti region, after gunmen killed dozens of people in the latest of a spate of ethnic killings there, it said in a statement....
14:34, 06/13/2019

Dozens attend funeral for mom, four kids killed in Harlem fire Dozens of mourners flocked to a Harlem church Monday to honor the lives of the mother and four children killed this month in a horrific fire that consumed their NYCHA apartment building....
03:00, 05/21/2019

| 'Hell' of Japan fire that killed dozens at anime company Details emerged of the horrifying blaze that ripped through a Japanese anime firm, killing dozens including people who tried in vain to reach the roof, but the motive for the suspected arson remained unclear....
18:17, 07/19/2019

Indonesia matchstick factory fire kills dozens of people Three children were identified among the dead, Indonesian authorities said. An Indonesian official said women working at the warehouse "likely brought their kids to work."...
18:34, 06/21/2019

Hawaii telescope operators abandoned millions of dollars worth of instrumentation, evacuated employees amid Mauna Kea protests The directors of an existing telescope on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea evacuated employees Tuesday amid growing protests that have blocked an access road to the construction site of a second $1.4 billion "Thirty Meter Telescope" (TMT) to be built on the mounta...
14:34, 07/18/2019

Dozens dead amid record heatwave in India At least 36 people have died in a heatwave in India, where temperatures this summer have reached their highest ever recorded, officials said. A month-long heatwave has gripped the nation, with northern cities and territories feeling the brunt of the ...
04:51, 06/15/2019

ADM ships Brazil corn to Smithfield Foods in the United States amid heavy rains Archer Daniels Midland Co and other grain traders are selling Brazilian corn to Smithfield Foods Inc in the United States, where wet weather has reduced plantings, said two sources with knowledge of the matter....
19:17, 06/04/2019

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

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

One dead, dozens hurt as Indian troops fire during Kashmir protests Indian troops fired live rounds during protests at two places in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring at least 50, police and an eyewitness said....
22:51, 05/29/2019

Dozens injured after Georgia police fire rubber bullets at demonstrators The unrest was sparked by the appearance of Sergei Gavrilov who addressed an assembly from the parliament speaker’s seatRiot police in Georgia have fired rubber bullets and used water cannon on demonstrators outside parliament who had tried to storm ...
02:00, 06/21/2019

Sri Lanka bomb attack: Bomber seen riding lift with family before failed explosion attempt Disturbing footage shows a suicide bomber riding in a lift alongside a family in Sri Lanka ahead of a failed first attempt to set off a fatal explosion....
22:51, 05/02/2019

Iranian cleric threatens U.S. Navy fleet amid warning regime could target commercial ships Tensions escalated in the Persian Gulf on Friday as Iran warned it could easily destroy a naval fleet sent by the United States in order to ward off a potential threat to the nation's commercial interests....
04:34, 05/12/2019

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in rebel-held Idlib risks unraveling....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Belgian man charged over suspected US embassy attack plot BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian prosecutors say police have arrested a man in Brussels suspected of planning an attack on the U.S. embassy in the capital. The Belgian man, identified only by his initials M.G., was charged Monday with “an attempted atta...
17:17, 06/24/2019

Paris police arrest suspected attack plotters The Paris prosecutor's office says several people, including a minor, have been arrested on suspicion they were preparing an attack possibly targeting French security forces in the near future....
11:34, 04/29/2019

Suspected Arson Attack in Japan Leaves More Than a Dozen Dead At least 24 people are presumed dead in a suspected arson attack at an animation studio in the western city of Kyoto, one of the worst violent attacks in Japan in decades....
13:34, 07/18/2019

Sydney man injured in suspected shark attack at Manly beach Northern beaches local was swimming with friends at Shelly beach about 6am when he thought he was bittenSydney’s famous Manly beach has been closed after a man was injured in a suspected shark attack during an early-morning swim.The local – believed ...
02:51, 07/02/2019

Three killed in suspected Islamic State attack outside Libyan oilfield Two guards and a soldier were killed and four other people were kidnapped early on Saturday in a suspected Islamic State attack targeting Libya's Zella oilfield, a security source said....
06:00, 05/19/2019

Party City closes dozens of stores amid global helium shortage Party City is having trouble staying afloat because of a global helium shortage. The New Jersey-based party supply company announced Thursday it will close around 45 stores nationwide this year as it grapples with dwindling supplies of the critical g...
17:00, 05/10/2019

24 Feared Dead In Suspected Arson Attack At Japan Animation Company A suspected arson attack on an animation production company in Japan killed 24 people and injured dozens more on Thursday, with flames gutting the building in the city of Kyoto....
14:00, 07/18/2019

13 feared dead in suspected arson attack in Japanese animation studio At least 13 people are feared dead and 38 injured in a suspected arson attack at a renowned animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto Thursday, fire officials said....
10:34, 07/18/2019

Two guards killed in suspected Islamic State attack outside Libyan oilfield Two guards were killed and four others were kidnapped early on Saturday in a suspected Islamic State attack targeting Libya's Zella oilfield, a security source said....
17:00, 05/18/2019

Three killed in suspected Islamic State attack on southern Libya: official Three people were killed on Thursday in a suspected hit-and-run attack by Islamic State militants on a town in southern Libya, residents and a military official said, the second such attack within days....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Arson suspected as fire engulfs Japanese studio; at least 23 feared dead Fire swept through an animation studio in Japan on Thursday and 23 people were feared killed and scores injured, with the cause suspected to have been arson after a man was seen shouting "die" as he doused the building with petrol....
11:51, 07/18/2019

At least 23 people feared dead in Japan in suspected arson: fire department At least 23 people were feared dead in a suspected arson incident at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday, an official for the Kyoto City Fire Department said....
11:51, 07/18/2019

Suspected arsonist in deadly Japan fire shouted he was ‘plagiarized’: witness The suspected arsonist behind Thursday’s deadly blaze at the Kyoto Animation studio in Japan was “angry” and “discontented” with workers there — and allegedly shouting “about how he had been plagiarized”...
06:00, 07/19/2019

2 US drones targeted before tanker attack, officials say _____ U.S. officials say two American drones were targeted by Iranian-backed forces before the attack on two tankers earlier this week in the Gulf of Oman. NBC’s Courtney Kube reports for TODAY....
01:51, 06/16/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks up as oil jumps on tanker attack NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising early Thursday as a jump in the price of oil boosts energy companies. U.S. oil rose 3.3% after two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of...
16:17, 06/13/2019

Expert says Vatican space holds bones of dozens amid bid to solve girl’s 1983 disappearance A genetics expert hired by the family of a 15-year-old girl who disappeared in 1983 said Saturday that an underground space near a Vatican cemetery holds thousands of "adult and non-adult" bones that appear to be from dozens of individuals....
23:00, 07/20/2019

| WATCH | At least 33 feared dead after suspected arson attack on Japanese animation studio A suspected arson attack at an animation production company in Japan killed 33 people and injured dozens more after a man reportedly doused the building with flammable liquid and shouted "drop dead"....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran because Iranians want the United States to "ease off" on sanctions imposed on the country. ...
19:17, 06/13/2019

Horse dies of suspected heart attack in middle of race at Maryland track Follow the Petals had taken the lead in her race at a Maryland horse track on Sunday when moments later the 5-year-old animal died of a suspected heart attack....
16:34, 06/19/2019

Suspected Chinese State Hackers Attack Global Telecom Carriers: Cybereason Suspected Chinese hackers have infiltrated into the networks of over a dozen telecommunication providers in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, Cybereason said....
15:34, 06/25/2019

Fire At Kyoto Animation, One Person Is Dead And Suspected Arsonist In Police Custody Kyoto Animation, one of Japan’s most popular anime studios, was reportedly set ablaze this morning in Japan. A man in his 40s was allegedly seen pouring a flammable liquid and setting it ablaze. He is currently in police custody....
06:34, 07/18/2019

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. suspects Iran in tanker attack but cannot prove it now: official Iran is a leading candidate for having carried out attacks on four tankers near the United Arab Emirates but the United States does not have conclusive proof Tehran was behind them, a U.S. official familiar with American intelligence said on Monday....
02:51, 05/14/2019

Being blamed for the oil tanker attack suits Iran just fine In the not very complicated mystery over the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, there are two prime suspects. Only one, however, stands to benefit, whoever is responsible. And despite Iran's denial, being blamed for these attacks suits it ni...
12:17, 06/18/2019

US military releases new images of Japanese oil tanker attack The Pentagon said that the crew of one of the tankers, the Japanese Kokuka Courageous, found an unexploded limpet mine on its hull following an initial explosion....
02:00, 06/18/2019

US accuses Iran of detaining crew after oil tanker attack Donald Trump says attacks on two vessels in Gulf of Oman have ‘Iran written all over it’The US has accused Iran of detaining the crew of one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman this week, as video footage emerged that purportedly shows an...
19:51, 06/14/2019

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

Fire At Kyoto Animation, 33 Confirmed Dead And Suspected Arsonist In Police Custody [Updated] Kyoto Animation, one of Japan’s most popular anime studios, was reportedly set ablaze this morning in Japan. A man in his 40s was allegedly seen pouring a flammable liquid and setting it on fire. He is currently in police custody....
16:00, 07/18/2019

Phone battery pack suspected cause of fire on Virgin Atlantic plane diverted to Boston A plane carrying 217 passengers diverted Boston following a fire aboard the plane — and a phone charger is the suspected cause.       ...
04:34, 07/06/2019

US briefing: 2020 election, oil tanker 'attack' and census controversy Thursday’s top story: Trump would ‘want to hear’ dirt on opponents from foreign powers. Plus, transgender ban forces military members back into hiding Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s es...
12:34, 06/13/2019

The Latest: US blames Iran for tanker bombings, Iraq attack WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran tensions (all times local): 1:25 p.m. A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and a rocket attack in Iraq....
05:51, 05/25/2019

U.S. Navy Says Mine Fragments Point to Iran in Tanker Attack The United States has blamed Iran for the attacks in the Gulf of Oman, and officials said that fingerprints and other evidence could be used to build a criminal case....
16:34, 06/19/2019

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

Europeans skeptical of Trump's claim that Iran to blame in tanker attack President Trump’s claim that the oil tanker attack near the Strait of Hormuz had “Iran written all over it” was met with skepticism in Europe, with Britain’s left-wing opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn asking to see “credible evidence.”...
15:34, 06/15/2019

Tanker attack won't affect Japan's energy supply: Industry minister Japanese Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Friday an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman will not affect Japanese energy supply, although the ministry issued a warning to Japanese energy companies after the incident....
04:34, 06/14/2019

Tanker attack to be discussed at G20 ministerial meeting: Japan industry minister Japan's industry minister, Hiroshige Seko, said on Friday an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week will be discussed at a meeting of G20 energy and environment ministers this weekend....
08:34, 06/14/2019

Mines used in tanker attack look like those shown by Iranian military, explosives expert says A U.S. Navy commander said that debris and a magnet left behind on the ship bore “a striking resemblance” to limpet mines advertised by Iranian forces....
19:00, 06/19/2019

U.S. Blames Iran For Recent Tanker Bombings Near the U.A.E. and Iraq Rocket Attack (WASHINGTON) — A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and a rocket attack in Iraq. Vice Admiral Michael Gilday says the U.S. has a high degree of confidence t...
01:17, 05/25/2019

Crew On Japan Tanker Saw 'Flying Object' Before Attack: Company Head The crew of a Japanese-owned tanker hit in an apparent attack in the Gulf of Oman saw a "flying object" before a second blast on board, the operator's head said Friday....
10:00, 06/14/2019

| Norwegian tanker Front Altair still afloat after reported attack: owner Norwegian tanker Front Altair was still afloat after a reported attack in the Gulf of Oman Thursday, the chief executive of the company that owns the vessel told AFP, denying reports it had sunk....
06:51, 06/14/2019

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

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

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

UAE, keen to maintain safe-haven image, tempers tanker attack response The United Arab Emirates, though a prominent foe of Iran in the Middle East's power struggles, has tempered its reaction to attacks on oil tankers off its coast in an effort to protect its reputation as a safe and stable business hub....
12:51, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

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

Kuwait emir to visit Iraq amid Gulf tensions: KUNA Kuwait's ruler will visit Iraq on Wednesday, state news agency KUNA reported, saying the trip comes amid unprecedented regional tensions after attacks on tankers in the Gulf....
13:00, 06/18/2019

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

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

Rep. Dan Crenshaw dings ex-Obama aide Ben Rhodes for doubting US link of Iran to tanker attack Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas slammed former top Obama adviser Ben Rhodes for questioning U.S. claims that Iran attacked oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz and downplayed the threat from the regime....
14:00, 06/15/2019

| Egypt's Sisi hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Gulf tensions Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the presidency says, amid rising tensions in the Gulf....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Air Force fighter planes sent to Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran The military deployed nearly a dozen Air Force fighter jets to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar amid escalating tensions with Iran and threats against American forces in the region. ...
05:34, 06/29/2019

US oil hits highest in over a month amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions U.S. oil futures hit their highest in over a month on Thursday as a potential hurricane threatened crude output in the Gulf of Mexico and as an incident involving a British tanker in the Middle East highlighted ongoing tensions there....
03:51, 07/11/2019

US warns commercial flights near Persian Gulf could be 'misidentified,' amid tensions with Iran Commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf could be “misidentified” and targeted amid the increasing escalation between the U.S. and Iran, American diplomats said in a warning Saturday....
11:51, 05/18/2019

Oil near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday, hovering near six-week highs, as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
07:00, 07/12/2019

Iran warns western powers to 'leave region' amid Gulf crisis Foreign ministry demands release of Iranian oil tanker UK seized last weekIran has called on Britain to release its seized oil tanker and warned foreign powers to “leave the region because Iran and other regional countries are capable of securing the...
11:17, 07/12/2019

Oil tanker 'attacks' come amid US concerns Iranian commercial boats were being loaded with missiles 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....
19:17, 06/13/2019

Iran plotting new wave of terror attacks amid tanker row, warns US General IRAN is feared to be plotting a new wave of terror attacks amid the worsening tanker row in the Middle East, a US General has told Daily Star Online....
04:51, 07/13/2019

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said he had approved a request from CENTCOM to send approximatel...
00:51, 06/18/2019

Navy Officers Board Indian Crude Oil Carriers Amid Persian Gulf Tension With the distinct possibility of a military conflict between the United States and Iran, the Indian Navy is set to embark officers and sailors onboard Indian crude oil carriers which enter and exit......
13:34, 06/21/2019

Amid Gulf Tension, Navy Deploys Warship To Ensure Indian Vessels' Safety Amid rising tensions between the US and Iran as well as recent incidents related to maritime security, the Navy has deployed its warships in the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf to reassure the......
03:00, 06/21/2019

U.S. warns commercial airliners flying in the Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran 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....
14:51, 05/18/2019

Oil lingers near 6-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday and was on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output because of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
11:51, 07/12/2019

Oil lingers near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday and was on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output because of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
09:34, 07/12/2019

Oil hovers near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
09:17, 07/12/2019

Iran says it helped oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz amid concerns surrounding missing UAE vessel Iran’s Foreign Ministry has said the Islamic Republic helped an unnamed vessel that suffered a technical malfunction in the Strait of Hormuz amid U.S. concerns that Tehran seized an oil tanker from the United Arab Emirates in the area....
19:00, 07/17/2019

Trump hosts US airline executives — and their Qatari rival — amid tensions over Gulf state subsidies Executives from United Airlines and American Airlines were "shocked" that state-owned airline Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker was also invited to the meeting, according to a White House official....
21:51, 07/19/2019

Owner says Kokuka Courageous tanker crew saw “flying objects” before attack, suggesting ship wasn’t damaged by mines TOKYO (AP) — Owner says Kokuka Courageous tanker crew saw “flying objects” before attack, suggesting ship wasn’t damaged by mines....
10:34, 06/14/2019

Saudi Arabia airport attack: 26 injured after missile strike by suspected Houthi rebels on Abha airport A 'cross-border terrorist' attack on a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia has left 26 people wounded, including two children, the Saudi-led coalition has said....
15:00, 06/12/2019

Trump Under Fire For 'Racist' Attack On US Congresswomen US President Donald Trump took aim at progressive Democratic congresswomen Sunday, telling them to "go back" where they came from in remarks that sparked yet another firestorm over his views on race......
02:34, 07/15/2019

| WATCH: Trump under fire after 'racist' attack on congresswomen US President Donald Trump took aim at progressive Democratic congresswomen Sunday, telling them to "go back" where they came from in remarks that sparked yet another firestorm of protest over his views on race and immigration....
09:34, 07/15/2019

Suspect in deadly Japan fire yelled ‘You die!’ during attack The suspected arsonist behind the blaze that killed at least 23 people and left scores injured at an animation studio in Japan yelled “You die!” when he burst inside and doused the building with fuel, officials said. The 41-year-old man, who has not ...
15:00, 07/18/2019

Trump: Conway's right to free speech under attack; he won't fire her President Donald Trump said he won't fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and the accusations against her are an attempt to take away her right to free speech....
17:17, 06/14/2019

| Anime studio fire 'an arson attack', Japan police say The horrifying fire at a renowned anime firm which killed dozens in Kyoto is being treated as arson and murder, Japanese police have said, with scores of detectives investigating the deadliest violent crime for decades in the famously safe country....
19:17, 07/20/2019

UN condemns attack on migrants, calls for Libyan cease-fire The U.N. Security Council is condemning a deadly attack on a detention center for migrants near Libya’s capital and is calling on the warring parties to urgently de-escalate fighting and commit to a cease-fire...
19:34, 07/05/2019

US downplays rocket attack amid Iran war fears Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team is not hurrying to blame Iran for an explosion near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, despite alarm that the regime will attack American forces in Iraq....
04:34, 05/21/2019

Police kill man who allegedly attempted to attack immigration prison with fire Authorities say police shot and killed a man who was armed with a rifle and throwing incendiary devices at an immigration prison in Washington state.        ...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Kyoto Animation studio fire: 12 dead after arson attack in Japan Dozens injured after ‘man threw liquid and set fire’ to building, police sayAn arson attack on an anime studio in Japan has left at least 12 people dead and dozens injured.The perpetrator, who was also injured and has been taken into police custody, ...
09:51, 07/18/2019

Iranian threat to seize British tanker amid 'economic war' Iran has a "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if one of its own tankers detained by Royal Marines off Gibraltar is not released immediately, a senior commander of the country's Revolutionary Guard urged today....
15:17, 07/05/2019

Amid Prohibitory Orders, Bomb Attack In Bengal's Kankinara Amid prohibitory orders and additional police reinforcement in North 24 Parganas district's Kankinara in West Bengal, two unidentified men today threw a crude bomb in the area and escaped....
10:51, 06/21/2019

Greenland Was on Fire This Week Amid 'Unprecedented' Arctic Burn Two years ago, Greenland lit ablaze. It was weird, and a harbinger of things to come on our changing planet. It just didn’t seem like they would come again so soon.Read more......
22:51, 07/12/2019

A Fire at Kyoto Animation Killed 33 People. Here’s What to Know About the Deadly Arson Attack in Japan Thirty-three people have died and dozens have been left injured after a suspected arson attack in an animation studio in Kyoto, Japan. A man reportedly shouted “You die!” before setting fire to Kyoto Animation studio on Thursday, local me...
00:51, 07/19/2019

Israel strikes Hamas in Gaza, calling attack response to rocket fire Israeli aircraft attacked a Hamas target in Gaza on Thursday after a Palestinian rocket strike, the Israeli military said, in the first serious cross-border flare-up since a surge in fighting last month....
14:34, 06/13/2019

Kyoto Animation arson attack: More than $500,000 raised for victims after 33 killed in horror fire A US animation studio has raised more than half a million dollars (£415,000) in eight hours to help the victims of a devastating fire in Kyoto, Japan....
10:00, 07/19/2019

Saboteurs attack Saudi oil vessels amid Middle East tensions The government of Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in a move it says could seriously affect global oil supplies....
18:00, 05/13/2019

Principal resigns amid probe of Maryland locker-room attack DAMASCUS, Md. (AP) — The principal of Maryland high school has resigned months after several junior varsity football players were accused of raping or attempting to rape teammates with a broomstick. News outlets report Casey Crouse announced her resi...
11:17, 05/08/2019

Sri Lanka Church Cancels Mass Amid Fears Of Fresh Attack Sri Lanka's Catholic Church scrapped plans to resume Sunday services following a "specific threat" against two religious locations after the deadly Easter attacks....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Saudis blame Iran for drone attack amid calls for US strikes Saudi Arabia blames Tehran for drone attack by Yemen’s rebels that knocked out key oil pipeline, as newspaper close to palace calls for “surgical” U.S. strikes on Iran...
04:51, 05/17/2019

"We The Family... ": Robert Vadra Defends Rajiv Gandhi Amid BJP Attack Robert Vadra, husband of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi, came to the defence of his father-in-law Rajiv Gandhi at a time when the BJP has been dragging the name of the former prime minister while......
14:17, 05/10/2019

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured another. Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti...
02:00, 05/28/2019

400 firefighters battle Germany forest fire amid spring heat Hundreds of firefighters battled a major forest fire in central Germany on Thursday they said was the size of eight soccer fields, which injured three crew members....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Army Corps Under Fire From Flood Victims Amid Storm Surge The Army Corps of Engineers has been struggling on two fronts — taming America’s rain-swollen rivers, and taming the fallout from mass water releases and breached levees....
03:34, 06/01/2019

Saudi Arabia is Blaming Iran for a Drone Attack Amid Calls for U.S. Strikes (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of being behind a drone strike that shut down a key oil pipeline in the kingdom, and a newspaper close to the palace called for Washington to launch “surgical” strikes on I...
04:51, 05/17/2019

Hong Kong police attack protesters with tear gas amid political unrest The sharp escalation in law enforcement tactics came on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China — a city holiday — and reflected mounting frustration with city leader Carrie Lam....
23:51, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong police fire pepper spray at protesters amid scuffles Hong Kong police fired pepper spray at protesters near government buildings on Wednesday as tensions ramped up over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
10:00, 06/12/2019

‘I Should’ve Just Kept Her and Gone to Jail’: Mom’s Lament After Her 3-Year-Old Daughter Burns to Death in Car Fire Amid Custody Dispute A 3-year-old child burned to death inside a car that had been set on fire and its doors chained shut, and her father is in a hospital under police custody, suspected of being involved in what authorities are calling the tot’s homicide....
18:34, 05/08/2019

Taliban launch major attack in central Afghanistan amid intra-Afghan summit in Qatar A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least eight security personnel and six civilians and wounded more than 140, officials said, as rival Afghan groups met in Qatar to discuss peace....
12:17, 07/07/2019

The Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss and Wife Laura Battle for Full Custody of Son Amid Attack Accusations The Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss and estranged pregnant wife Laura Fleiss have begun battling for custody over their son after exchanging accusations of domestic violence. On Tuesday, a......
02:00, 07/19/2019

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

Ilford fire: Police appeal to identify homeless man who died after suffering 100% burns in 'arson attack' A man who died in a suspected arson attack in Ilford was living in a makeshift tent on the roadside and sustained nearly 100% burns in the incident, police have said....
19:51, 06/21/2019

Amazon's cheap Fire 7, Fire HD 8, and Fire HD 10 tablets are even cheaper right now According to the latest global market report, Amazon's ultra-affordable Fire tablets didn't have the best of quarters to kick off 2019, lagging behind the likes of Apple and Huawei in terms of both actual sales numbers and growth. Of course, the e-co...
23:51, 05/05/2019

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

Russian submarine sailors buried in St. Petersburg Following a deadly fire on a Russian nuclear submarine, Russian authorities laid the bodies of 14 naval officers to rest in St. Petersburg. The Kremlin has stayed tight-lipped over the incident....
21:51, 07/06/2019

Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria's coast Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Paksoy, told CNN on Tuesday....
01:00, 07/17/2019

Fleet Week kicks off with 2,600 sailors arriving in New York Some 2,600 members of the Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard are finding their land legs Wednesday in the Big Apple, with the start of Fleet Week. The Parade of Ships along the New York Harbor — which ran throughout the morning — kicked o...
17:51, 05/22/2019

Submersible on which 14 sailors died is state secret, says Kremlin Russia refuses to release details about vessel or its mission ‘to protect national security’The Kremlin has said it will not reveal the vessel type or mission of the 14 sailors who died onboard a top-secret submersible on Monday because the informati...
03:17, 07/04/2019

UN tribunal rules Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors Russian authorities must release the 24 Ukrainian sailors who were captured last year after entering the Kerch Strait, a United Nations maritime tribunal has ruled....
06:00, 05/26/2019

5 Indian Sailors Kidnapped By Pirates In Nigeria To Return Today Five Indian sailors who were kidnapped from a ship in Nigeria earlier this year, will return to Mumbai today following their release, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Sunday....
04:00, 07/01/2019

Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors: maritime tribunal Moscow must release 24 sailors who were aboard three Ukrainian vessels it intercepted in November as they crossed a strait between Russian-annexed Crimea and southern Russia, an international maritime tribunal said on Saturday....
17:17, 05/25/2019

Putin to meet Russian defense minister after death of sailors: RIA Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu soon, RIA quoted the Kremlin as saying on Tuesday, after 14 sailors on board a deep water research sub were killed in a fire while carrying out a survey of the sea floor....
19:00, 07/02/2019

Dinghy sailors close in on Great Britain circumnavigation record Duo are near finish line in attempt to be first to perform feat non-stop in tiny vesselThey have braved gale-force winds, dodged huge container ships and suffered vivid hallucinations prompted by sleep deprivation but two hardy adventurers are on the...
16:51, 06/30/2019

US Navy Sailors Created "Rape Lists" Of Female Colleagues, Says Report Sailors aboard a US Navy submarine circulated sexually explicit lists that ranked female crew members, an investigation found. The lists, first reported Friday by Military.com, were uncovered through......
09:00, 05/20/2019

Graves of more than 30 US Marines, sailors from WWII discovered on remote Pacific Island Several graves containing what are likely the remains of more than 30 U.S. Marines and sailors killed during one of the bloodiest battles of World War II were discovered on a remote Pacific Island, officials said....
14:17, 06/26/2019

Putin: Fate of captured Ukrainian sailors must be tied to jailed Russians President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that the fate of 24 Ukrainian sailors held in Russia since last year must be linked to the release of Russian citizens held in Ukraine whom Moscow wants to see freed....
14:17, 06/20/2019

Captain reportedly ignored sailors’ ‘rape list’ made aboard US submarine US sailors aboard a guided missile submarine created a vile “rape list” targeting female crew members — and the captain in charge didn’t bother to investigate, according to a disturbing report on Friday. Capt. Gregory Kercher was alerted that...
23:51, 05/17/2019

Sailors aboard USS Harry S. Truman ordered to ‘clap like we’re at a strip club’ for Pence U.S. Navy sailors were ordered to applaud for Vice President Mike Pence as if they were in a “strip club” while Pence delivered a speech aboard the USS Harry S. Truman on Tuesday....
15:17, 05/02/2019

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

Navy leader who told sailors aboard USS Harry S. Truman to ‘clap like we’re at a strip club’ has resigned A senior Navy official who told sailors to “clap like we’re at a strip club” during a visit from Vice President Mike Pence last week has resigned, the service announced Tuesday....
20:51, 05/08/2019

Oman says it will reopen its embassy in Iraq DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman says it will reopen its embassy in Iraq, decades after it closed its diplomatic post. Oman’s Foreign Ministry made the announcement on Twitter on Sunday night. The sultanate, on the eastern edge of the Ar...
06:34, 05/13/2019

3 Mosques Across Germany Evacuated Over Bomb Threats At least three mosques across Germany were evacuated on Thursday after receiving bomb threats through e-mails, prompting the police to beef up security....
05:00, 07/12/2019

Woman evacuated from apartment due to smoke hazard TUCSON – A woman had to evacuate from an apartment early Friday morning after food that was left on the stove began to smolder, fire officials said. Tucson Fire Department units were dispatched to an apartment complex near Campbell  Avenue and River ...
20:17, 05/17/2019

Lincolnshire flooding: hundreds of homes to be evacuated Military helicopters are drafted in to repair broken bank of River Steeping in Wainfleet People are being evacuated from their homes following severe flooding in Lincolnshire.Those living in 290 properties in Wainfleet will be moved after concerns we...
17:34, 06/15/2019

Facebook headquarters evacuated over sarin gas scare An emergency hazmat crew investigated the facility and at least two workers were monitored for possible exposure, but neither showed symptoms, fire officials told the outlet....
02:34, 07/02/2019

Bourbon Central Elementary Evacuated Following Gas Leak BOURBON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Dispatch confirms that Bourbon Central Elementary is being evacuated due to a gas leak. North Meadowhill Road, Castle Blvd., and Bethlehem Road are closed at this time. Students have been taken to Bourbon County Hi...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Four more villages evacuated as wildfires rage on in Greece More than 250 firefighters were battling four wildfires on the Greek island of Evia on Friday, with authorities ordering the evacuation of four villages as a precaution....
01:00, 07/06/2019

Wildfire rages in northeastern Spain, 53 evacuated Hundreds of firefighters are struggling to contain a wild fire in northeastern Spain that has burned over 5,500 hectares and forced the evacuation of 53 residents...
17:51, 06/27/2019

Trump: Strait near Oman will not be closed, or at least not for long U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said the Strait of Hormuz, a key commercial shipping route, would not be closed following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, or at least not for long....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Police say Oman-Dubai bus crashes, killing 17 in UAE DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Dubai say 17 people were killed when bus from Oman crashed in the United Arab Emirates. Dubai police announced the death toll in tweets published early Friday. Police say the bus crashed into a sign on She...
05:51, 06/07/2019

Greece wildfires: 4 more villages evacuated on Evia island Greek authorities say four villages were evacuated overnight on the island of Evia after two new brush fires broke out several hours after a major blaze led to the mobilization of more than 100 firefighters and the evacuation of another village...
10:17, 07/05/2019

23 dead, 1,000 evacuated as Mumbai hit by heaviest rain in a decade At least 23 people have died, 1,000 residents have been evacuated and some public services have been suspended as India's largest city, Mumbai, experiences its worst rains in a decade....
14:51, 07/02/2019

Over 400 Tourists Stranded For 4 Days Evacuated From North Sikkim Over 400 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district due to heavy rain and the resulting damage to roads....
08:17, 06/21/2019

10,000 people evacuated, homes destroyed because of Alberta wildfires The Alberta government said hot, dry and windy conditions fueling the northern wildfires aren't going away soon and will make fighting the fires difficult, so people need to prepare themselves....
19:00, 05/31/2019

More Than 2.5 Lakh People Evacuated As Cyclone Vayu Set To Hit Gujarat More than 2,15,000 people were evacuated today from low-lying areas of Gujarat as Cyclone Vayu inches closer to the state's coastline, according to news agency PTI. The latest weather report said that......
17:34, 06/12/2019

African refugees evacuated from Libya to Italy, more help needed: U.N. A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli after two months of fighting, the United Nations refugee agency said....
21:00, 05/30/2019

2 migrants evacuated from German rescue ship off Italy Two more migrants were evacuated from a German rescue ship overnight for medical reasons, leaving 40 passengers who had been saved off Libya 16 days ago still blocked off shore by Italy’s refusal to let them disembark...
10:34, 06/28/2019

Thousands evacuated in Frankfurt as WWII bomb is defused Thousands of people have been evacuated from a district of Frankfurt that includes the European Central Bank headquarters as authorities prepare to defuse a half-tonne World War II bomb....
22:51, 07/07/2019

Eiffel Tower evacuated after man climbs iconic structure The Eiffel Tower was evacuated Monday and surrounding streets were blocked off after a man was seen scaling the iconic landmark in the heart of Paris. “The Eiffel Tower is currently closed until further notice. We kindly advise our visitors to postpo...
19:51, 05/20/2019

| Cyclone Fani: Nearly 800 000 evacuated in India ahead of storm Nearly 800 000 people in India's eastern coastal districts have been evacuated ahead of the expected arrival of a major cyclone packing winds of up to 200km/h, officials said....
12:00, 05/02/2019

427 Tourists Stranded After Cloudburst Evacuated From North Sikkim Altogether 427 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district as torrential rain damaged road infrastructure, an official said....
03:00, 06/21/2019

Eiffel Tower Evacuated After Climber Spotted On Monument The Eiffel Tower was evacuated on Monday afternoon after a person was spotted climbing up the Paris landmark, the company that operates the structure said....
20:51, 05/20/2019

German city halls evacuated over bomb threats Four city halls have been evacuated in different states across Germany in the past two days. Police are trying to determine if the threats are linked....
19:17, 06/26/2019

Texas FAA flight control center evacuated due to odor FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — At least 100 flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport have been delayed after the partial evacuation of a nearby government air traffic control center because of a rank odor. The incident began late Thursday morning...
02:17, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Oman says it's working to ease US-Iran tensions 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): 12:20 p.m. Oman's Foreign Ministry says it's working to "ease the tensions" between Iran and the ...
10:17, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Oman says it will open embassy in West Bank MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The Latest on developments surrounding a U.S.-hosted conference in Bahrain about Washington’s economic plan for the Palestinians (all times local): 9:55 a.m. The sultanate of Oman has announced it will open an embassy in ...
09:34, 06/26/2019

Oman suspends dividend tax for three years as of May 6 -market authority Oman's capital market authority (CMA) said on Wednesday it had suspended a 10% tax on dividends for three years as of May 6 to boost foreign investments....
17:02, 05/15/2019

Taiwan issues warnings for year's first typhoon as thousands evacuated Taiwan moved thousands of people to safety on Wednesday as the island braced for its first typhoon this year, as airlines canceled domestic flights and authorities issued warnings about floods and high seas....
08:17, 07/17/2019

Cyclone Fani: Naveen Patnaik Says 8 Lakh To Be Evacuated In Odisha Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said about eight lakh people would be evacuated in view of "extremely severe" cyclonic storm Fani, which is likely to hit the coast in Puri on May 3......
19:51, 05/01/2019

Staff evacuated as rocket strikes near foreign oil firms in Iraq A rocket hit a site in southern Iraq used by foreign oil companies on Wednesday, including U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, wounding three people and threatening to further escalate U.S.-Iran tensions in the region....
15:17, 06/19/2019

Hundreds of firefighters tackle wildfires in Portugal, village evacuated Hundreds of firefighters are currently working to combat serious wildfires in central Portugal that ripped through the region, forcing evacuations on Sunday, while injuring 12 civilians and eight firefighters, according to authorities....
19:00, 07/21/2019

Facebook warehouse evacuated after mail tests positive for sarin A drop of sarin on skin can cause sweating and muscle twitching, and exposure to large doses can result in paralysis and respiratory failure leading to death....
02:00, 07/02/2019

Darwin earthquake: city centre evacuated after 7.2 magnitude tremor Bureau of Meteorology says no tsunami threat from quake, which occurred at a depth of 200km in the Banda Sea, north of AustraliaDarwin residents have reported buildings swaying and parts of the city centre have been evacuated after a 7.2 magnitude ea...
15:17, 06/24/2019

Frankfurt prepares to defuse WWII bomb, thousands evacuated Thousands of people have been evacuated from a district of Frankfurt that includes the European Central Bank headquarters as authorities prepare to defuse a 500-kilo (1,100-pound) World War II bomb...
12:00, 07/07/2019

China flood death toll hits 61, 350,000 evacuated: ministry As many as 61 people have been killed and 356,000 evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and floods swept through large parts of southern and central China this week, Chinese rescue authorities said....
04:00, 06/14/2019

Two Fire Officers Suspended For Surat Fire, Coaching Centres Ordered Shut The Surat Municipal Corporation on Saturday suspended two fire officers for granting a no-objection certificate to the building which was engulfed by a devastating fire that claimed 22 young lives...
07:00, 05/26/2019

Woot has Amazon's popular Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 on sale at ultra-low prices (refurbished) While it's definitely hard to argue with the value proposition of Amazon's latest ultra-affordable 7-inch Fire tablets, there's actually a way for you to get an even cheaper 7 or 8-inch model right now.Woot is selling a 2017-released Fire 7 with 16GB...
16:34, 06/03/2019

2 synagogue shooting victims escaped Gaza rocket attacks: ‘We came from fire to fire’ A family member of two injured victims in Saturday’s shooting at a synagogue in a San Diego, California city said his family had moved there from a town in Israel near the Gaza border amid constant rocket attacks....
23:17, 04/28/2019

Times Square fire: Firefighters rush to New York landmark after billboard fire Firefighters are battling a blaze in one of New York's most recognisable landmarks after flames were seen billowing out of a billboard in Times Square....
22:34, 05/18/2019

Fire crews fight unoccupied structure fire early Saturday Fire crews were called to an unoccupied structure fire early Saturday morning. Officials say crews responded to the fire at close to 5:30 a.m. Saturday. Tucson Fire Dept. assisted South Tucson Fire Dept. with the fire. The house was unoccupied and bo...
20:17, 07/13/2019

Fire At Chemical Factory In Delhi's Naraina, 30 Fire Engines At The Spot A major fire broke out at a chemical factory in south west Delhi this morning. Thirty fire engines are at the location in Naraina Industrial Area to control the fire....
11:00, 04/29/2019

O captain, my captain: sailors who risk jail to save migrants' lives Carola Rackete is latest in string of rescue ship captains who challenge Italy’s closed-port policyCarola Rackete is not the only captain to have clashed with the Italian authorities in recent years while attempting to rescue migrants in the Mediterr...
19:17, 07/05/2019

Hyderabad Woman Rescued From Oman After 5 Months, Thanks Sushma Swaraj A woman from Hyderabad who was trafficked to Oman on the pretext of a job was rescued after five months. Kulsum Banu thanked External Affairs Ministers Sushma Swaraj for her help in the matter....
03:34, 05/16/2019

Oman Air plans Airbus talks unless Boeing provides 737 Max support plan Oman Air CEO Abdulaziz Al Raisi plans to hold talks with Airbus if Boeing does not provide a support and recovery plan for its grounded 737 MAX planes before June 17, a statement by the Omani company said on Friday....
16:17, 06/14/2019

Oman denies conveying U.S. message to Iran over downed drone Oman on Monday denied reports that it had conveyed a message from the United States to the Iranian government over the downing last week of an American unmanned drone....
17:51, 06/24/2019

6 Of Maharashtra Family, On Visit To Oman, Swept Away In Flash Floods Six members of a family from Maharashtra's Beed district have been swept away in flash floods in the Gulf nation of Oman where they had gone on a visit, Mumbai Police said Monday....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Siege review: Michael Wolff's Trump tale is Fire and Fury II – fire harder The follow-up to the first tell-all is a wild ride, stretching credulity, indebted to Steve Bannon. But so is the presidentMichael Wolff is back and not with a whimper. The latest installment of his Trump chronicles picks up where Fire and Fury ended...
13:51, 06/02/2019

High Level wildfire crews fight fire with fire to protect Alberta town The town of High Level says a successful controlled burn was carried out Wednesday to help keep a raging nearby wildfire at bay from the northern Alberta community....
16:34, 05/23/2019

Amazon unveils improved Fire 7 and Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets, prices remains the same Amazon's Fire 7 tablet and Fire 7 Kids Edition have just become better with the latest release coming from the US company. New and improved version of the two popular Android tablets have been revealed today, and even though they feature enhanced spe...
23:34, 05/16/2019

3 Dead, 1 Injured In Central Paris Fire, Fire Services Say Three people died and another was seriously injured in a fire that broke out in a building in central Paris in the early hours of Saturday, fire services said....
12:00, 06/22/2019

Northwest Fire responds to brush fire near Avra Valley and I-10 PIMA COUNTY — Northwest Fire crews are extinguishing a brush fire that happened near Avra Valley and Interstate 10. Northwest Fire Crews are working to put out a brush fire located off Avra Valley Road. #Brushfire #Marana pic.twitter.com/nUZE...
21:17, 06/09/2019

The Latest: Fire marshal says lightning caused massive fire HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a fire that destroyed a central Nebraska fertilizer plan (all times local): 5 p.m. The Nebraska Fire Marshal’s office has determined a lightning strike caused the fire that destroyed a fertilizer plant and in...
02:34, 05/25/2019

Fire officials determine PG&E equipment sparked deadly fire SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are expressing skepticism that Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. has made the dramatic changes necessary to prevent another deadly blaze. State fire officials concluded Wednesday that the utility’s powe...
08:51, 05/16/2019

YouTubers under fire for pretending to fire Walmart employees in prank YouTubers who have more than 1.3 million subscribers came under fire for a prank they did where they walked around a Walmart store in Texas and fired employees as part of a prank....
20:51, 05/11/2019

Fire crews battle house fire in central Tucson TUCSON – Smoke filled up the sky in central Tucson after emergency crews were dispatched to a house fire near 22nd Street and Swan Road Tuesday at noon. According to officials, the fire burned a home located on 19th Street off of Swan Road. Tuc...
21:51, 07/09/2019

Northwest Fire responds to house fire in Dove Mountain MARANA — Northwest Fire and other firefighters responded to a house fire in Dove Mountain Sunday evening. Fire on Secret Bluff is out. Crews checking for hotspots. Smoke damage to the homes interior will cause the residents to be displaced. Fi...
05:51, 06/10/2019

Pemex complex evacuated on bomb threat, officials say was 'false alarm' Mexican state oil firm Pemex said on Thursday its Pajaritos petrochemical complex in Veracruz state was evacuated following a bomb threat, though the civil protection authority of the state said the threat was a "false alarm."...
01:34, 05/31/2019

3 Lakh Evacuated, 70 Trains Cancelled As Gujarat Braces For Cyclone Vayu The Western Railways cancelled 70 trains and curtailed the journeys of 28 others as Cyclone Vayu inched closer to the Gujarat coastline, growing stronger along the way. The cancellations came into......
00:34, 06/13/2019

Cyclone Fani hits India’s east coast; 1.2 million evacuated Cyclone Fani has made landfall on India’s eastern coast as a grade 5 storm, lashing the emptied beaches with rain and wind gusting up to 205 kilometers (127 miles) per hour...
10:51, 05/03/2019

Diners at posh eatery evacuated when chopper crash-landed on building Le Bernardin chef-owner Eric Ripert recounted the dramatic moment a helicopter crash-landed on top of the swanky Midtown eatery's building Monday — with diners rushing out and leaving their meals behind....
23:34, 06/10/2019

Defence Forces On Standby, 8 Lakh Evacuated In Odisha For Fani: 10 Points Cyclone Fani is expected to make a landfall south of Puri in Odisha anytime after tomorrow afternoon. According to the latest forecast by the Joint Typhoon Warning Centre (JWTC), Fani, is the most......
06:51, 05/02/2019

Cyclone Fani hits Indian coast, a million people evacuated A powerful cyclone lashed coastal areas of eastern India on Friday with torrential rain and winds gusting up to 200 kilometers per hour (124 mph), but there were no early reports of casualties with a million people evacuated before it made landfall....
08:17, 05/03/2019

Eiffel Tower Evacuated and Closed Down After Man Began Scaling the Paris Landmark (PARIS) — The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and closed down Monday after a man scaled nearly to the top of the Paris monument and refused to come down for several hours. Members of a special firefighter climbing unit and police negotiators eventua...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Facebook Mail Facility Evacuated After Report of Deadly Nerve Agent A Facebook mailing facility in the company’s home city of Menlo Park, California has been evacuated following the reported detection of sarin—a powerful and deadly nerve agent.Read more......
22:34, 07/01/2019

Lufthansa plane evacuated at Belgrade airport after bomb threat call A Lufthansa plane bound for Frankfurt was evacuated at Belgrade airport on Thursday after police received a call saying a bomb was on board, the Serbian interior ministry said....
11:51, 07/18/2019

Flight evacuated after image of suicide vest AirDropped to Apple devices Police have been unable to identify who sent the image before takeoff on a Tampa-bound flightA flight out of Newark was evacuated when someone sent an image of a suicide vest to multiple Apple devices on the plane as passengers awaited takeoff, the l...
02:51, 07/16/2019

Facebook buildings evacuated after mail tests positive for sarin, officials say Four buildings that receive and mail for social media giant Facebook were evacuated Monday after a bag of mail tested positive for the nerve gas sarin....
01:00, 07/02/2019

Jennifer Lopez concert evacuated as Manhattan power outage spreads A major Manhattan power outage spread south to Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, plunging the Jennifer Lopez concert into darkness, multiple twitter users said....
07:51, 07/14/2019

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
10:51, 07/12/2019

Oklahoma towns evacuated after runaway barges break loose, threaten to hit dam Several towns in Oklahoma and Kansas were evacuated Wednesday after two barges broke loose, floated down the swollen Arkansas River, and threatened to hit a dam, authorities said....
09:51, 05/23/2019

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins Booker International Prize An author from Oman has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for “Celestial Bodies,” the story of three sisters in a desert country moving from slave-owning traditional society and complex modern nation...
06:51, 05/22/2019

Oman author Joka Alharthi wins Booker International Prize LONDON (AP) — An author from Oman has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for “Celestial Bodies,” the story of three sisters and of a desert country confronting its slave-owning past and a complex modern world. Jokha Alhart...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Cyclone Vayu Changed Course, Has Moved To Oman: Gujarat Chief Minister Cyclone Vayu lay centred over the northeast and adjoining east central Arabian Sea at 3:30 am on Friday, stated India Meteorological Department (IMD)....
10:00, 06/14/2019

Tucson Fire responding to building fire in midtown TUCSON- Tucson Fire crews responded to a commercial fire early Friday morning. The fire broke out at a building near Broadway Blvd. and Euclid  Ave. BREAKING: @TucsonFirePIO responding to a commercial fire near Broadway and Euclid. @kendrahallTV is ...
14:00, 05/31/2019

Ex-fire captain gets probation for sex with teen at fire station A disgraced former Las Vegas fire captain must register as a sex offender and serve up to five years’ probation after paying a 15-year-old girl $300 to have sex with him inside a fire station — but was spared jail time by a judge who cited his “...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Cyclone Fani lashes India’s east coast — 1.2 million people evacuated  Cyclone Fani tore through India's eastern coast on Friday as a grade 5 storm, lashing beaches with rain and wind gusting up to 205 kilometres per hour and affecting weather as far away as Mount Everest....
14:34, 05/03/2019

Facebook Buildings Evacuated After Mail Tests Positive for Sarin Nerve Agent MENLO PARK, Calif. — A Facebook mail processing warehouse near company headquarters was evacuated Monday as officials work to determine what caused mail to test positive for the nerve agent sarin. Menlo Park Fire Marshal Jon Johnston said Monda...
01:34, 07/02/2019

Thousands of people evacuated as India prepares for ‘phenomenal’ conditions from Cyclone Fani Hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated along India's eastern coast on Thursday as authorities braced for a cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal...
19:51, 05/02/2019

Cyclone Vayu LIVE Updates: Lakhs Evacuated; Trains And Flights Stopped Gujarat government has evacuated over 3 lakh people from low-lying areas of Gujarat and 10,000 from Diu to safer places, the NDRF has "pre-positioned" 52 teams equipped with boats, tree-cutters and......
06:00, 06/13/2019

Parts of Iowa city flood as barrier fails; buildings, cars evacuated Floodwaters swamped downtown Davenport, Iowa, Tuesday evening after a temporary flood barrier failed, sending people to the rooftops of buildings to seek shelter. ...
03:51, 05/01/2019

Powerful cyclone batters India’s eastern coast; 1.1 million people evacuated Cyclone Fani — the most dangerous storm in the country in recent years — brought pounding rain, giant waves and wind speeds of up to 130 miles per hour. There were three confirmed deaths....
22:00, 05/03/2019

Forcibly evacuated and destroyed: a small Oklahoma town almost washed from the map in historic floods For a week and a half, all 610 residents of Webbers Falls have been forcibly evacuated from their homes poised beside the bulging Arkansas River as historic floods have swept through the once cozy community, threatening the lives and livelihoods of e...
16:51, 06/04/2019

Cyclone Fani hits India’s east coast; 1.2 million evacuated The India Meteorological Department said the “extremely severe” cyclone in the Bay of Bengal hit the coastal state of Odisha around 8 a.m.        ...
13:34, 05/03/2019

Virginia VA hospital evacuated for 'unknown chemical odor' that turns out to be urine sample A building at a veterans hospital in Virginia was evacuated on Wednesday after an "unknown chemical odor" — that later turned out to be urine — panicked officials....
19:17, 05/16/2019

UAE says 4 ships targeted by ‘sabotage’ off its coast DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates says that four commercial ships “were subjected to sabotage operations” after false reports circulated in Lebanese and Iranian media outlets saying there had been explosions at o...
19:00, 05/12/2019

Are cruise ships climate killers? The sea cruise industry is booming, and yet protests are growing: Critics claim these floating hotel complexes not only pollute the environment, but also bring cities to the brink of collapse. Here's a fact check....
18:34, 06/21/2019

Iran 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships off UAE, Bolton says U.S. national security adviser Bolton said on Wednesday that ships sabotaged off the United Arab Emirates coast were attacked "almost certainly by Iran." ...
18:17, 05/29/2019

Bolton says Iran 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships off UAE U.S. national security adviser Bolton said on Wednesday that ships sabotaged off the United Arab Emirates coast were attacked "almost certainly by Iran." ...
12:00, 05/29/2019

US issues new warning to ships after ‘sabotage’ off UAE DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. has issued a new alert to maritime traffic over alleged “acts of sabotage” of ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates amid heightened regional tensions between American and Iran. The U.S...
06:34, 05/13/2019

The huge ships taking over the seas When Symphony of the Seas, an 18-deck cruise ship measuring longer than a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, sailed out of port for the very first time this April, it smashed yet another size record in the cruise industry....
17:17, 05/13/2019

UAE says 4 ships targeted by 'sabotage' off its coast The United Arab Emirates says that four commercial ships "were subjected to sabotage operations" after false reports circulated in Lebanese and Iranian media outlets saying there had been explosions at one of the nation's seaports....
20:17, 05/12/2019

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins prestigious Booker International Prize Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to scoop the Man Booker International Prize with her novel "Celestial Bodies." The book focuses on three Omani sisters and the country's history of slavery....
17:00, 05/22/2019

England flooding: Stranded East Midlands Trains passengers evacuated from train after landslide Passengers on board a flood-hit train from London to Nottingham were left stranded after heavy rain in large parts of England caused a landslide in Northamptonshire....
01:34, 06/14/2019

At least three killed as Cyclone Fani hits India’s east coast; 1.2 million evacuated The India Meteorological Department said the “extremely severe” cyclone in the Bay of Bengal hit the coastal state of Odisha around 8 a.m.        ...
02:17, 05/04/2019

IMO agrees on stricter efficiency targets for some ships The International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Friday agreed stricter energy efficiency targets for certain types of ships in an effort to speed up action to cut the sector's emissions....
22:51, 05/17/2019

Venice protests against huge cruise ships After a 275-meter cruise ship crashed into a tourist boat, people in Venice are calling for cruise ships to stay away. The issue of giant cruise ships sailing Venice's Giudecca Canal has long been a point of tension....
17:00, 06/08/2019

World War II ships: From Rosie the Riveter to rustbuckets The S.S. Lane Victory is one of just three remaining Victory ships from World War II but veterans and volunteers are fighting rust and deterioration.        ...
03:00, 05/24/2019

The Latest: UN notified of ships targeted in UAE waters WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 6 p.m. The governments of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Norway are notifying the United Nations that four commercial ships were targeted and at least three of ...
02:34, 05/16/2019

Carnival In US Court Over Pollution From Its Cruise Ships MIAMI (AP) — Carnival Corp. is in Miami federal court for a hearing on what to do about allegations that it has continued polluting the oceans from some of its cruise ships despite agreeing years ago to stop. The world’s largest cruise line is ...
18:51, 06/03/2019

Fort Lauderdale tourists evacuated from hotels after water main break cripples beach town Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hotels are evacuating guests after a water main break has threatened an area water outage.       ...
03:00, 07/19/2019

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda with a call for rescue ships to give way to the Libyan coast guard....
09:51, 06/15/2019

Iran calls for investigation into incidents to ships near UAE: ISNA Iran's foreign ministry spokesman called incidents on Sunday to ships near the coast of Fujairah "worrisome and dreadful", and asked for an investigation into aspects of the matter....
07:00, 05/13/2019

UN agency meets to tackle pollution and emissions by ships International Maritime Organization aims to halve global emissions by 2050This week is the 74th meeting of the marine environmental protection committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and it represents one of the best hopes of redu...
09:00, 05/14/2019

Egypt condemns actions against four ships near UAE territorial waters Egypt's foreign ministry on Sunday condemned what the United Arab Emirates called an act of sabotage against four ships near the UAE's territorial waters and said it stood by that country....
03:34, 05/13/2019

The Latest: 3 nations formally notify UN of ships targeted DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:15 a.m. The governments of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirate...
02:34, 05/16/2019

Philippines ships 69 containers of garbage back to Canada The Philippines on Friday shipped 69 containers of what its officials called illegally transported garbage back to Canada, one of two Southeast Asian countries which have protested being treated like dumpsites by wealthier nations...
03:00, 05/31/2019

Britain to order ships with zero emission technology from 2025 Britain's government on Thursday said all new ships ordered from 2025 and aimed for its waters must be equipped with zero emission technology, as part of a new plan to cut maritime pollution....
15:00, 07/11/2019

Venice must be put on U.N. danger list, ban cruise ships: conservationists Venice should be put on the United Nations' list of endangered cities and cruise ships should be banned from its fragile lagoon to prevent an ecological disaster, Italy's main conservation group said on Monday....
21:17, 06/24/2019

‘Baaaaaaaaa Bye.’ Philippines Ships Trash Back to Canada A cargo ship loaded with 69 containers of garbage left the Philippines Friday for Vancouver, Canada amid an escalating diplomat row over international trash exports, Reuters reports. The refuse return follows Philippines President Rodrigo DuterteR...
10:17, 05/31/2019

Philippines ships trash back to Canada after heated row Tons of garbage exported from Canada to the Philippines years ago is being sent back to its source. This comes as several Asian countries rebel against being used as dumpsites by Western nations....
09:34, 05/31/2019

Philippines ships 69 containers of rubbish back to Canada Container ship M/V Bavaria, with tonnes of garbage on board, has left Subic Bay on a 20-day journey to VancouverThe Philippines has followed through on its threat to send 1,500 tonnes of illegally dumped rubbish back on a boat to Canada, ending a six...
07:34, 05/31/2019

U.S. Navy sends two ships through strategic Taiwan Strait The U.S. military said it sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, its latest transit through the sensitive waterway and a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense relations between the world's two biggest economies....
07:34, 05/23/2019

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Brazilian state oil firm Petrobras refuses to provide them with bunker fuel due to U.S. sanctions....
01:51, 07/20/2019

Rules for Robot Cargo Ships Could Be Years Away, Regulator Says International maritime regulators are preparing for a likely lengthy process to write safety rules for autonomous ships, even as researchers advance technology they say could bring robot vessels to the oceans in the next few years....
22:51, 06/06/2019

Italy defiant as two migrant rescue ships try to dock Rome has blocked the entry of Italian and German vessels carrying more than 110 migrants. The decision paves the way for another standoff with migrant rescue groups after one ship recently forced its way into Lampedusa....
23:34, 07/05/2019

'Critical' security alert for UK ships sailing near Iran Britain has raised the security level for British-flagged ships passing through Iranian waters in the Gulf to its highest level, Sky News understands....
19:51, 07/11/2019

UK will not escort all its ships near Iran, does not want to escalate tensions -source Britain does not intend to escort every British-flagged merchant vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, a security source said on Thursday, after a Royal Navy warship had to stop three Iranian vessels from blocking the passage of a BP-operated tanker....
21:00, 07/11/2019

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the expansion of the city’s airport, saying: “We don’...
19:17, 07/05/2019

Ships set off in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than 30 years Five small ships sailed out of harbor on Monday in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than three decades, a move that has aroused global condemnation and fears for the fate of whales....
06:34, 07/01/2019

Britain warns of consequences if Iran does not return ships British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Friday there would be consequences if Iran did not return control of ships seized in the Strait of Hormuz, Sky News reported....
01:00, 07/20/2019

U.S. will shoot down any Iranian drones that fly 'too close' to its ships, official says The United States will destroy any Iranian drones that fly "too close" to its ships in the Strait of Hormuz and has evidence that it shot down a drone on Thursday, a senior Trump administration official said on Friday....
18:17, 07/19/2019

How Were Ships Operating Despite Cyclone Warning: Goa Tourism Chief The Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) has sought a report over some cruise ships operating in the Mandovi river in Panaji located close to the Arabian Sea despite a warning of rough weather......
10:17, 06/13/2019

Kagoshima weather: Entire Japanese city of 600,000 people evacuated as nearly 40 inches of rain sparks landslide fears Japan has ordered the evacuation of almost the entire population of 600,000 people from Kagoshima City after heavy rains threatened landslides and other damage....
13:51, 07/03/2019

Cruise ships are target of Venice protest after canal crash Thousands of people have marched in Venice to demand that cruise ships be kept out of the Italian city’s lagoon.       ...
11:17, 06/09/2019

In photos: Ships sail into New York City for Fleet Week Hundreds of U.S. sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen arrive in New York City for the 31st annual Fleet Week. Eleven U.S. ships and two from Canada glided up the Hudson River on Wednesday to dock in the city for a week of activities, including concer...
19:17, 05/23/2019

Don’t miss: Godzilla’s return, universal numbers and escaping ships Watch Godzilla take on ancient superspecies, read how great mathematicians like Newton made numbers universal and play at escaping from a sinking research vessel...
16:00, 05/25/2019

Defiant Iran says it can 'easily' hit U.S. ships, works to counter sanctions Iran said on Friday it could "easily" hit U.S. warships in the Gulf, the latest in days of saber rattling between Washington and Tehran, while its top diplomat worked to counter U.S. sanctions and salvage a nuclear deal denounced by President Donald ...
21:17, 05/17/2019

To Evade Sanctions on Iran, Ships Vanish in Plain Sight Empty tankers, arriving in the Strait of Hormuz, suddenly stop reporting their whereabouts. When they re-emerge on the grid, their tanks appear full....
11:51, 07/02/2019

AAI nets $20.5M for mine sweep system on Littoral Combat Ships AAI Corp. was awarded a $20.5 million contract for engineering and technical services for the unmanned influence sweep system, which allows the Navy's Littoral Combat Ships to perform mine warfare sweep missions....
18:51, 05/03/2019

Cruise ships target of Venice protest after canal crash VENICE, Italy (AP) — Thousands of people have marched in Venice to demand that cruise ships be kept out of the Italian city’s lagoon. The protest Saturday was galvanized by a crash six days earlier involving a cruise ship that struck a much sma...
22:00, 06/08/2019

Carnival Will Pay a $20 Million Fine for Polluting the Oceans With Its Cruise Ships (MIAMI) — Carnival Corp. has reached a tentative settlement with federal prosecutors in which the world’s largest cruise line agreed to pay $20 million in fines for some of its ships continuing to pollute the oceans despite promising year...
04:17, 06/04/2019

Teenage Engineering ships its delayed modular synth and keyboard Teenage Engineering announced it was adding modular options to its Pocket Operator line back in January. A month later, the company cited manufacturing issues when it cancelled pre-orders for the 170 analog synth and the 16 keyboard designed to be us...
00:34, 07/09/2019

Threat level for UK ships in Iranian waters raised to ‘critical’ The threat level for UK ships in Iranian waters was raised to its highest level this week — with officials claiming that the risk of an attack is “critical.” The move was announced Tuesday by the British Ministry of Defense, the BBC...
07:17, 07/12/2019

| WATCH: Philippines ships dumped trash back to Canada Tonnes of garbage sent to the Philippines years ago was shipped back to Canada on Friday after a festering diplomatic row, as Asian nations increasingly reject serving as dumping grounds for international trash....
15:34, 05/31/2019

Italy targets migrant rescue ships in emergency decree Italy passed an emergency decree on Tuesday that limits the entry of ships into its territorial waters, a move aimed at curbing the activity of migrant rescue boats operated by charities....
20:34, 06/11/2019

Sempra Louisiana Cameron LNG export terminal ships first cargo Sempra Energy said on Friday that the Cameron liquefied natural gas export terminal in Louisiana shipped its first cargo, making the plant the fourth big LNG export terminal to enter service in the lower 48 U.S. states....
13:34, 05/31/2019

Maritime Operators Set Full Speed Ahead for Cleaner Ships While the U.N. and environmentalists are sounding alarms the Paris signatory countries are falling behind schedule on cutting emissions, a move toward cleaner ships has picked up speed over the past three years, affecting everything from the way new ...
19:17, 07/03/2019

Four Injured In UPS Explosion File Lawsuit LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-  Four people injured in an explosion at UPS Freight in Lexington have filed suit against the company who shipped the acetylene tanks that are being blamed for the incident. The explosion happened in May of last year when a to...
22:17, 05/10/2019

New Jersey house obliterated in explosion NEW JERSEY (WNBC) – A home somehow exploded in New Jersey Monday, generating a plume of smoke visible from Manhattan as firefighters battled a raging blaze on the ground. Firefighters were called to the scene of the blast on Abbott Avenue in Ri...
18:51, 06/17/2019

79 Injured in Explosion at Russian TNT Plant MOSCOW — Russia’s health ministry says 79 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow. An investigation is underway but the ...
21:51, 06/01/2019