The United States has resorted to pirating Iranian oil cargoes as it has failed in its various attempts to cut the country’s oil exports to zero through its regime of sanctions, says an analysis published in the Iranian media just after reports showed that Iranian military forces had prevented one such piracy attempt in the Sea of Oman.
Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) releases detailed footage of its confrontation late last month against an American act of piracy targeting an Iranian fuel shipment.
Iran’s naval troops repulsed an attack by pirates on one of the country’s oil tankers en route to the Gulf of Aden on Monday.
Lebanese Information Minister George Kordahi says his resignation “is out of question,” a report says, days after Saudi Arabia launched a campaign of pressure on Beirut in response to his comments critical of the Saudi-led devastating war on Yemen.
Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement has expressed support for the country’s information minister, whose call for an end to the Saudi-led war on Yemen earlier prompted a backlash from Riyadh and its allies.
The chairman of the Chiefs of Staff of the Armed Forces says the United States and its regional allies are going downhill, all the while Iranian forces are boosting their readiness to counter any threats.
An Iranian warship has successfully thwarted a pirate attack on an Iranian oil tanker in the Gulf of Aden following a heavy exchange of fire.
The commander of Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the Guards’ naval forces have reached the “quick reaction” capability in the face of any threat, stressing that the enemies have to come to terms with the reality of Iran’s offensive and defensive power.
Iran would not tolerate insecurity in the Persian Gulf, IRCG Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Reza Tangsiri said, adding that the Americans, who only bring about insecurity, have no place in the region.
The Al Khalifah regime in Bahrain has agreed to cooperate with a new task force of the US Navy that will integrate unmanned aircraft into maritime operations, according to reports.