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Iran monitors US warships movement in Persian Gulf: Navy chief


September 5th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 4 (IANS) Iran's Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Tuesday that the Iranian naval forces enjoy full intelligence command over all the movements of U.S. warships in ... Read more...

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India for probe into US deadly attack on fishermen off Dubai (Roundup)


July 17th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Dubai, July 17 (IANS) India Tuesday asked the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to thoroughly investigate the deadly US attack on a motorboat in the Persian Gulf that left an ... Read more...

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UAE probes Indian fisherman’s killing by US ship (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 17 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is probing a shooting incident by a US ship that left an Indian fisherman dead and three Indians seriously injured, an ... Read more...

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US Navy ship fires at boat off UAE coast


July 17th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 17 (IANS) At least one person died when a US Navy ship Monday fired at a small boat off the coast of the UAE after it ignored the ... Read more...

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US: ‘Iran preparing suicide bomb boats’


February 13th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tehran, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US officials say Iran has prepared suicide boats to fight foreign forces on the Gulf. Tehran has threatened the United States and other Western nations from operating ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi court to give verdict on pirates


February 8th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 7 (IANS/WAM) A court in Abu Dhabi will deliver its verdict March 6 on 10 pirates charged with hijacking MV Arrilah-I ship last April.The bulk carrier was ... Read more...

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Pentagon warns Iran against blocking oil route


December 29th, 2011 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) The Pentagon has warned Iran against any attempt to block the Strait of Hormuz, one of the world's most critical oil route."This is not just an ... Read more...

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US leans on Libyan leadership to end violence


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.21 (ANI): The United States State Department has said that it was "gravely concerned" about reports of violence in Libya, and particularly over the number of deaths in many parts ... Read more...

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Bahrain anti-government protests pose fresh hurdle for Obama administration


February 18th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18(ANI): A brutal government crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Bahrain has left the Obama administration again confronted with the task of trying to stabilize an ally besieged by growing ... Read more...

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U.S. Navy plane carrying four service members crashes in the North Arabian Sea


March 31st, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by BNO News
MANAMA, BAHRAIN (BNO NEWS) -- Three U.S. service members were injured and a fourth remains missing after a U.S. Navy aircraft crashed in the North Arabian Sea on Wednesday, officials said.The E-2C ... Read more...

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Somalian pirates attack US ship for second time in seven months


November 19th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Nairobi (Kenya), Nov.19 (ANI): Somali pirates have attacked the US ship Maersk Alabama for the second time in seven months, but were thwarted by private guards on board.A U.S. surveillance plane was ... Read more...

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US captain’s rescue may mean trouble for other hostages


April 14th, 2009 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, April 14 (DPA) Three shots from US Navy snipers, and the drama was over. Three Somali pirates lay dead and Richard Phillips, the American captain held hostage on a lifeboat in ... Read more...

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Snipers kill three pirates, free US ship captain (Lead)


April 13th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (DPA) US Navy snipers shot dead three Somali pirates who were holding the captain of a US-operated cargo ship hostage, ending a brazen standoff in the Indian Ocean ... Read more...

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US Navy reaches ship hijacked by Somali pirates (Lead)


April 9th, 2009 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (DPA) A US Navy vessel has arrived at a US-flagged cargo ship whose captain was being held captive by pirates off the coast of Somalia. Crew members earlier retook control ... Read more...

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US crew retakes ship from Somali pirates: report (Lead)


April 9th, 2009 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (DPA) Crew members may have retaken control of a US-operated ship that was hijacked off the coast of Somalia, CNN reported citing an unnamed Pentagon official. The ship ... Read more...

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Somali pirates seize ship, 21 American crew members


April 8th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, April 8 (DPA) Somali pirates Wednesday seized a Danish-owned container ship with 21 American crew members on board as piracy in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean surged again after ... Read more...

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Two US Navy vessels collide in Strait of Hormuz (Lead)


March 20th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 20 (Xinhua) A US Navy submarine and a US amphibious vessel Friday collided in the Strait of Hormuz, injuring 15 sailors, officials said. The collision between the USS Hartford and the ... Read more...

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Two US Navy ships collide in Strait of Hormuz


March 20th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 20 (Xinhua) Two US Navy vessels Friday collided in the Strait of Hormuz, officials said. The collision occurred between a US Navy submarine and a US amphibious vessel in the Strait ... Read more...

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New ships seized as supertanker anchors off Somalia


November 19th, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Mogadishu, Nov 19 (DPA) Somali pirates seized two new ships Tuesday as the hijacked Saudi Arabian supertanker Sirius Star anchored near the Somali port of Harardhere, Somali and US Navy officials said ... Read more...

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Pirates hijack another vessel near Somalia: US Navy


November 19th, 2008 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (DPA) A cargo vessel operated by an Iranian firm has been hijacked off the Somali coast, the US Navy confirmed Tuesday, in the latest seizure by pirates operating out ... Read more...

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US sees piracy as rising threat


October 1st, 2008 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 1 (DPA) The seizure of a vessel last week off the coast of Somalia reflects the region's rising piracy problem, which could require greater security measures to ensure the safe ... Read more...

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Three warships hem in hijacked Ukrainian ship


September 30th, 2008 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Sep 29 (DPA) Three warships are hemming in Somali pirates who hijacked a Ukrainian cargo ship carrying tanks and other military supplies, a US Navy official said Monday."There are now three ... Read more...

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