South Korea expands naval involvement in Hormuz

South Korea has announced that it will expand its naval deployment of anti-piracy units to the Strait of Hormuz. "Taking recent state of affairs in the Middle East into consideration,…

U.S. Navy conducts military drill in Arabian Sea

The U.S. aircraft carrier strike group Abraham Lincoln conducted an exercise in the Arabian Sea over the weekend as part of continued efforts by the U.S. Navy to “maintain readiness”…

Iran Welcomes Russian Maritime Navigation Proposal

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov revealed that his nation and the Islamic Republic of Iran agreed on a series of initiatives, intent on protecting their joint economic projects. According to…

Iran Warns U.S. not to Detain Grace 1 Oil Tanker

The Islamic Republic’s Foreign Ministry has conveyed “warnings to U.S. officials” not to apprehend its Grace 1 oil tanker, which was released on Sunday, after Gibraltar authorities rejected a U.S.…

Iran Threatens to Suspend Nuclear Commitments

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated his country’s warning to the European parties of the 2015 multilateral nuclear agreement, stating that unless the Islamic Republic’s 60-day deadline is met – regardless…