Gulf Times - Strait-of-Hormuz
Iran seizes boat in Strait of Hormuz, arrests Filipinos: report

Iran seizes boat in Strait of Hormuz, arrests Filipinos: report

Iran seized a boat and arrested 12 Filipinos as it busted a ‘fuel-smuggling ring’ in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, the semi-official news agency ISNA reported.

Iran says US-led maritime mission would be 'source of insecurity'

Iran says US-led maritime mission would be 'source of insecurity'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Friday that a US-led maritime security mission in the Strait of Hormuz would be a "source of insecurity."

BP has no plans to take its tankers through Strait of Hormuz

BP has no plans to take its tankers through Strait of Hormuz

BP has not taken any of its oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz since a July 10 attempt by Iran to seize one of its vessels, the British company's Chief Financial Officer Brian Gilvary said on Tuesday.

Oman not mediating in escalating regional tensions

Oman not mediating in escalating regional tensions

Oman is not undertaking any mediation efforts around rising tensions in the Gulf region but is in contact with "all parties"

Some neighbours have made talks impossible, Iran tells Oman FM

Some neighbours have made talks impossible, Iran tells Oman FM

Neighbours have made talks impossible through their "hasty and arrogant moves", a top Iranian security official told Oman's chief diplomat in Tehran on Saturday amid a tanker crisis.

UK starts escorting all vessels through Strait of Hormuz

UK starts escorting all vessels through Strait of Hormuz

Britain has started sending a warship to accompany all British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, a change in policy announced on Thursday ...

Qatar concern over Strait of Hormuz developments

Qatar concern over Strait of Hormuz developments

Qatar said that it is cautiously following the recent developments in the Strait of Hormuz and the previous incidents affecting both regional and international shipping lines.

European powers urge Iran to release British-flagged tanker

European powers urge Iran to release British-flagged tanker

European powers urged Iran on Saturday to release a British-flagged tanker it seized in the Strait of Hormuz in what Britain called a "dangerous" move, warning its ships to avoid the strategic waterway.

UK warns British ships to avoid Hormuz Strait

UK warns British ships to avoid Hormuz Strait

London Saturday advised British ships to avoid the Strait of Hormuz for "an interim period" following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker.

Airlines avoid parts of Iran-controlled airspace after US regulator's order

Airlines avoid parts of Iran-controlled airspace after US regulator's order

Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after the US aviation regulator barred its carriers from the area until further notice.

Trump says he aborted retaliatory strike to spare Iranian lives

Trump says he aborted retaliatory strike to spare Iranian lives

US President Donald Trump said on Friday he aborted a military strike on Iran because he it could have killed 150 people, a disproportionate response to Tehran's downing of an unmanned US surveillance drone.

Iran says successfully fires missile from submarine in Gulf war games

Iran says successfully fires missile from submarine in Gulf war games

Iran successfully tested a cruise missile on Sunday during naval exercises near the Strait of Hormuz, Iran's state media reported, at a time of heightened tensions with the United States.