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Qatar says UN should play a role in resolving Gulf crisis.

Qatar's foreign minister called Thursday for the United Nations to help resolve the crisis in the Persian Gulf and accused the four Arab countries that have isolated his energy-rich nation of violating international law.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Qatar says UN should play a role in resolving Gulf crisis.

Qatar's foreign minister is calling on the United Nations to help resolve the crisis in the Persian Gulf and accusing the four Arab countries that have isolated his energy-rich nation of violating international law.

- FOX News - US

The Tortured Politics Behind the Persian Gulf Crisis.

The splintering of the powerful Gulf Cooperation Council into warring camps - with Qatar, supported by Turkey and Iran, on one side, and Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates , supported by Egypt, on the other - has less to do with disagreements over foreign policy and religion than with internal political ...

- Antiwar.com - US

The strange role North Korea is playing in the Persian Gulf crisis.

Both the UAE and Qatar stand accused of profitable relationships with Pyongyang.

- Washington Post - US

Rouhani urges U.S. to refrain from hostile actions in Persian Gulf.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in response to the incident with the U.S. Navy ship in the Persian Gulf, demanded that Washington abandon aggressive policies to preserve the safety of international shipping in the region.

- AzerNews - AZ

A U.S. Navy boat fired warning shots at an Iranian military vessel.

A U.S. Navy patrol boat crew fired two rounds of warning shots at an unidentified Iranian military boat in the Persian Gulf Tuesday after the Iranian vessel moved toward the USS Thunderbolt at an unexpectedly high speed. The Iranian boat reportedly came within 150 yards of the American ship, apparently ignoring other ...

- The Week - US

U.S. Navy fires warning shots near an Iranian ship in the Persian Gulf.

A U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots Tuesday near an Iranian vessel that American sailors said came dangerously close to them during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf, the first such incident to happen under President Donald Trump.         

- USA TODAY - US

US Navy fires warning shots near Iran ship in Persian Gulf.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- A US Navy patrol boat fired warning shots near an Iranian vessel that American sailors said came dangerously close to them during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf, the first such incident to happen under President Donald Trump. Iran's hard-line Revolutionary Guard later blamed the ...

- BangkokPost - TH

US Navy fires warning shots near Iran ship in Persian Gulf.

A U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots near an Iranian vessel that American sailors said came dangerously close to them during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf, the … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

New India connection for Freeport provides 'unprecedented opportunities'.

Malta Freeport Terminals has added a new weekly service to its thriving operations which links major ports in India, Pakistan, Eastern Mediterranean and the Arabian Gulf. The service, known as 'IndaMed', is operated by three of the world's largest shipping lines: CMA CGM, APL and COSCO Shipping. The first vessel to service ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

US Warship Fires Warning Shots at Iranian Military Vessel.

A U.S. Navy ship patrolling in the Persian Gulf fired warning shots at an Iranian Revolutionary Guard ship that came dangerously close to the vessel Tuesday morning local time.   The USS Thunderbolt fired "a couple of warning shots" at the Iranian vessel after it came within 140 meters of the U.S. ship at a high rate of ...

- Voice of America - US

US Navy fires warning shots near Iran ship in Persian Gulf

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots Tuesday near an Iranian vessel that American sailors said came dangerously close to them during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf, the first such incident to happen under President Donald Trump. Iran's hard-line Revolutionary Guard later blamed ...

- Yahoo! News - US

US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian patrol boat

July 25, 2017, 5:35 PM A US Navy ship fired warning shots at an Iranian Revolutionary Guards boat at the northern end of the Persian Gulf when it came to within 150 meters and failed to respond to warnings, including radio calls, flares and short whistle blasts. The warning shots prevented a collision but the Iranian boat ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

U.S. Navy Fires Warning Shots Near an Iranian Ship in the Persian Gulf

Iran and the U.S. frequently have tense naval encounters in the Persian Gulf, nearly all involving the Revolutionary Guard

- TIME Magazine - US

US Navy fires warning shots near Iran ship in Persian Gulf

- Townhall.com - US

US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian ship in Persian Gulf

A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots at an Iranian ship in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, two U.S. defense officials confirmed to Fox News.

- FOX News - US

U.S. Navy fires warning shots at Iranian ship in Persian Gulf

U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian ship which approached it and ignored calls to back off.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

U.S. Navy patrol boat fires warning shots near Iran ship in Persian Gulf

A U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots Tuesday near an Iranian vessel that American sailors said came dangerously close to them during a tense ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Raw: US Navy fires warning shots near Iran ship

A US Navy patrol boat fired warning shots on Tuesday near an Iranian vessel that American sailors said came dangerously close to them during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf.         

- USA TODAY - US

US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian boat

, July 26 : A US Navy ship fired warning shots at an armed Iranian patrol boat on Tuesday, in the northern end of the Persian Gulf after the latter came within 150 yards of the vessel.Citing two US defense officials, the CNN reported that the Iranian boat is believed to have been operated by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard ...

- Sify - IN

US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian vessel: US official

A US Navy patrol ship fired warning shots at an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel in the Persian Gulf Tuesday after it approached within 150 yards , a US defence official said.The IRGCN boat was coming in at a high rate of speed. It did not respond to any signals, they did not respond to any bridge-to-bridge calls, they ...

- DAWN - PK

Official: US Navy Ship Fires Warning Shots Near Iranian Ship

A U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots Tuesday near an Iranian vessel that came close to it during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf, an American defense official said.

- Newsmax - US

US Navy ship's warning shots at Iranian boat

A US Navy ship fired warning shots at an armed Iranian patrol boat Tuesday in the northern end of the Persian Gulf, according to two US defense officials.

- CNN Top Stories - US

US navy fires warning shots near Iranian ship

US patrol ship fires shots in front of Iranian vessel in the Persian Gulf after it came too close, say US officials.

- Al Jazeera - QA

US Navy releases video showing close call and machine-gun firing near an Iranian patrol boat

US NavyThe US Navy on Tuesday released a video of what it called an "unsafe and unprofessional" encounter between an Iranian patrol boat and the USS Thunderbolt in the Arabian Gulf. The video shows the Iranian boat coming near the bow of the US ship, which the Navy said was within 150 yards. An official told Reuters the ...

- Business Insider - US

Official: U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian ship

A U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots Tuesday near an Iranian vessel that came close to it during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf, an American defense official said. Iran's hard-line Revolutionary Guard later blamed the American ship for provoking the incident. The encounter involving...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

U.S. Navy Ship Fires Warning Shots Near Iranian Vessel In Persian Gulf

A U.S. defense official says a U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots toward an Iranian Navy ship in the northern part of the Persian Gulf on July 25 after the Iranian vessel came within 140 meters of the U.S. ship.

- Radio Free Europe - US

American Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian military vessel

The incident occurs at about 3am local time in the northern Persian Gulf The post American Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian military vessel appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

US navy fires warning shots at Iranian patrol boat

DUBAI - A US Navy patrol boat fired warning shots Tuesday near an Iranian vessel that came close to it during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf, an American defence official said.

- BangkokPost - TH

U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian ship in Persian Gulf

A U.S. Navy patrol ship fired warning shots at an approaching Iranian boat in the Persian Gulf Tuesday, Pentagon officials confirmed.

- UPI - US

US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian vessel

An American defense official says a U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots near an Iranian naval ship during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf.

- The Daily Star - LB

US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian vessel

A US Navy ship fired warning shots toward an Iranian vessel near the northern Arabian Gulf on Tuesday after the vessel came within 150 yards , a US official said.

- Times Of India - IN

US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian vessel -- official

A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots toward an Iranian vessel near the northern Arabian Gulf on Tuesday after the vessel came within 150 yards , a U.S. official told Reuters.

- GMA News - PH

US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian vessel – US official

A US Navy patrol ship fired warning shots at an Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps vessel in the Persian Gulf Tuesday after it approached within 137 meters , a US defense official said. The post US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian vessel – US official appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian ship in Persian Gulf

A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots at an Iranian ship in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, U.S. defense officials confirmed to Fox News.

- FOX News - US

U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian vessel: official

WASHINGTON - A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots toward an Iranian vessel near the northern Arabian Gulf on Tuesday after the vessel came within 150 yards , a U.S. official told Reuters.

- Reuters - US

US Navy fires warning shots at Iranian ship that approached within 150 yards

US Navy photoA U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots toward an Iranian vessel near the northern Arabian Gulf on Tuesday after the vessel came within 150 yards , a U.S. official told Reuters. The official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the USS Thunderbolt fired the warning shots after attempts to communicate by ...

- Business Insider - US

Aramco's Oil Facilities Set For Offshore Security Upgrade

Saudi Arabia's offshore oil facilities are due for a security upgrade, according to a new report by Reuters. State-owned oil and gas giant Saudi Aramco has already received bids from defense contractors from around the world for the project. U.S.-based Raytheon Co. and Germany's Rheinmetall AG are amongst the companies who ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Don't Mind the Gulf

The core U.S. interests in the Persian Gulf are to maintain the free flow of oil, prevent terrorist attacks against the United States, and prevent Iran from establishing its hegemony over the region.

- Carnegie Endowment - US

Erdogan visits Doha in attempt to resolve Qatari crisis

Turkey which plays an important role and enjoys authority in the Islamic world plans to take advantage of this and try to resolve the crisis in the Persian Gulf.

- AzerNews - AZ

The Tortured Politics Behind the Persian Gulf Crisis

Saudi Arabia's puzzling effort to blacklist its tiny neighbor Qatar begs the question of who's really isolated in the Gulf.

- FPIF - US

Qatar ready to begin constructive dialogue

The Persian Gulf crisis became a hot topic for discussion during the meeting of Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi held on July 20.

- AzerNews - AZ

Driller sees strength concentrated outside North America

Though North America is robust, exploration and production strength is emerging in Siberia and the Persian Gulf, the world's biggest services company said.

- UPI - US

Could The Gulf Dispute Actually Help Iran?

The on-going diplomatic feud in the Persian Gulf pitting Qatar against a coalition of Arab states led by Saudi Arabia has already disrupted regional affairs to a significant extent: economic blockades, rejected airspace and closed embassies are just a few features of this sudden, somewhat unexpected rift between Doha and ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Nine projects launched in Persian Gulf islands

Nine projects launched in Persian Gulf islands...

- MENAFN - JO

A Light at the End of the Tunnel?

U.S. intelligence officials claim that the UAE was responsible for hacks that preceded the Qatar crisis, muddying the waters in the Persian Gulf standoff. But a good enough resolution could be within reach. The post A Light at the End of the Tunnel? appeared first on The American Interest.

- The American Interest - US

Tillerson meets four Arab FMs in Jeddah, hopes to solve Qatar crisis

July 12, 2017, 6:11 PM US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday launched an attempt to convince the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt and Saudi Arabia to lift their embargo on Qatar over its support of terrorism. He met with Saudi King Salman and then with the four Arab foreign ministers in the Saudi port city of Jeddah, hoping ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

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