Iran suffers major incidents

A major blaze ignited at a refinery in the southern part of the Iranian capital on Wednesday, according to government media outlets. "The fire has started at the liquefied gas…

US-Iran maritime tensions soar in Hormuz

A United States Coast Guard ship fired about 30 warning shots after 13 vessels from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) came close to it and other American Navy…

Iran claims to arrest “Israeli spy”

Iran is claiming that it has arrested an Israeli espionage agent and a number of others accused of maintaining contact with foreign intelligence services. State media in the Islamic Republic…

Iran accused of attacking Israeli ship

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused Iran of responsibility for an explosion aboard an Israeli-owned ship in the Gulf of Oman last week. The MV Helios Ray was hit…

US moves to seize smuggled Iranian oil

The United States has filed a lawsuit to seize a cargo of oil it says came from Iran rather than Iraq. The move indicates resolve on the part of the…

 US openly sails nuclear sub in Hormuz

In a rare move, the United States Navy announced that it deployed a nuclear-powered guided-missile submarine through the Strait of Hormuz yesterday, in what many believe is a demonstration of…

Iran holds major maritime drill 

The Iranian Military is currently holding a wide-scale exercise in a large maritime region in the Persian Gulf, stretching from the Sea of Oman to the North Indian Ocean. The…

Iran deploys mock aircraft carrier to Hormuz

The Islamic Republic of Iran is seemingly stepping-up its provocative campaign directed at the United States. Satellite images reveal that the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps has transported a mock aircraft…