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Persian Gulf

NATO

Pentagon official: Future consultations with NATO to deploy force in Gulf

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A senior Pentagon official said on Wednesday that he would hold consultations with NATO member states on the deployment of a protection force in the Gulf. The official...
Iran

Iran called the situation in the Persian Gulf very dangerous

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called the situation in the Persian Gulf very dangerous. “The situation is very dangerous. There are many military courts in the Persian...
Persian Gulf

Persian Gulf: the unspoken Iranian plan

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The ideal security model for the Persian Gulf region is a model that could install a "natural order" without the interference of foreign countries. It is in this...
US Navy

Middle East: GCC approves the redeployment of US forces in Persian Gulf

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Saudi Arabia and a number of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries on Saturday agreed to a request from the United States to redeploy its military forces in the...
US Navy

Revolutionary Guards claim Iran’s missiles can easily reach US ships in Persian Gulf

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iranian missiles, even short-range ones, can reach US warships in the Persian Gulf, the deputy commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday, adding that the United States...
US Navy

Two more US warships enter the Persian Gulf

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The strengthening of the US military presence in the Gulf region continues. The Pentagon has just sent two other warships, including Tomahawk cruise missiles, in addition to the...
US Navy

Persian Gulf: Pakistan takes a stand against US aggression

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- In response to recent developments related to Tehran and Washington and the strengthening of the US military presence in the Persian Gulf, the Pakistani government has described US...

How much does the UK depend on the money of the Persian Gulf?

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) - In the decades since Saudi Arabia gained its independence in 1932, with the subsequent colonial emergence of neighbors such as the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, petrodollars of the...

Trump speaks with leaders of Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke separately on Friday with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, United Arab Emirates Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, and Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani,...

Months-long Persian Gulf diplomatic tensions

The months-long Persian Gulf crisis is apparently taking a new turn, as the four Arab countries boycotting Qatar slam mediating efforts by the Kuwaiti Emir. In a statement, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE and Bahrain...
VOP file

Iranian drone came close to a US fighter jet in the Persian Gulf

Iranian drone came close to a US fighter jet that was landing on a supercarrier in the Persian Gulf. The drone came within 100 feet of a US F-18 jet that while it was...

Qatar WTO complaint

The feud between Qatar and the Saudi-led coalition takes a new turn as Doha lodges a formal complaint with the World Trade Organization. Qatar’s representative at the WTO says the Persian Gulf state has opened...

Iran confirmed US Navy ship’s warning shots at an Iranian patrolling boat reports

The Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) confirmed the earlier reports of U.S. Navy ship's warning shots at an Iranian patrolling boat in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday. https://twitter.com/VOP_Today/status/889845370607599617 "This morning, a U.S. navy ship moved...

Qatar-Saudi Arabia crisis

The Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs has cautioned that a diplomatic standoff between Qatar and its Persian Gulf neighbors is heading towards a long estrangement. Writing on social media, Anwar al-Gargash added the...

Turkey has no plans to review its military base in the Persian Gulf state...

Turkey’s defence minister says his country has no plans to review its military base in the Persian Gulf state of Qatar. Euronews reported on Friday that Fikri Isik’s comments come after Saudi Arabia and other...
Britain, the US, France and Australia holding military drills in Persian Gulf amid Iran warning

Britain, the US, France and Australia holding military drills in Persian Gulf amid Iran...

Britain, the US, France and Australia are holding maritime military exercises in the Persian Gulf as Iran warns that it will not allow any intrusion into its territorial waters. The three-day war games, dubbed the Unified...