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US Aircraft Carrier to Dock in Haifa

Haifa served as a base for the U.S. Sixth Fleet during the 1980s and 90s, but the Pentagon ended that in 2000 when the second intifada erupted.

Iran Tests Advanced High-Speed Cruise Missile

The cruise missile was launched from a Yono-class miniature submarine, used solely by Iran and North Korea.

‘Tracks for Peace’ Would Cut Out Strait of Hormuz and Link Jordan, Iraq, Saudi...

Israel -- strategically located at the apex of three continents -- is a logical land bridge already in use by Turkey.

Iran Successfully Test-Fires Hormuz-2 Ballistic Missile

Hormuz-2 is a naval strike ballistic missile intended to hit moving targets at sea with high precision, and has a range of nearly 300 kilometers.

Report: Iran to Launch ‘Home-Made’ Destroyer

'If a country thinks of aggression against Iran, it will receive such a response that will make it regret its deeds.'

White House Withholding ‘Shocking’ Info on Iran Treatment of US Sailors

US Rep. Randy Forbes told the Washington Free Beacon Iran broke laws in its treatment of American sailors.

Iranian Government Humiliates U.S. After Freeing Sailors

Images of U.S. sailors on their knees with hands behind their heads are now being broadcast by Iran.

US Navy Vessels Seized in Persian Gulf, Held by Iran

Ten U.S. sailors and 2 Navy boats are held by Tehran after being picked up in Iran's territorial waters.

Iranian Rocketfire ‘Close Call’ With US Vessel in Strait of Hormuz

Iranian vessel rocketfire was aimed close to a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday.

Iran Fires on Ship in International Waters

Iranian National Guards ships fired on Singapore-flagged ship sailing in international waters

Gulf Arab Leaders to Confront Obama on Iran

Saudi and other Gulf leaders plan to confront US Pres. Obama on Iran at this week's summit.

US Navy Begins Escorting UK Ships in Strait of Hormuz

British-flagged vessels are also now being escorted through the Strait of Hormuz by U.S. Navy warships following Iran's capture of a Marshall Islands-flagged ship.

US Navy Escorting US-Flagged Vessels in Strait of Hormuz

US warships are now escorting US-flagged commercial vessels as they sail through the Persian Gulf.

Contact Made with Crew of Ship Seized by Iran

The 24-man crew is in good condition but confined to the ship

Iran Tests US Resolve, Forces Maersk Vessel to Coastal Waters

A Maersk ship flagged under the Marshall Islands is forced to sail to southern Iran by its Revolutionary Guard Corps.

US Sends Destroyer to Persian Gulf after Iran Boards Freighter

State Dept: "It’s a key concern of the United States to ensure that sea lanes in the region remain open and safe."

Iran Seizes Cargo Ship Under US Protection in Strait of Hormuz

Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps operatives seized a Danish cargo ship in the Strait of Hormuz early Tuesday. No word on wounded.

Report: Iran Planning Massive Oil Spill in Strait of Hormuz

Iran may purposefully contaminate the waters of the Strait of Hormuz by performing an oil spill, according to a report in the German weekly Der Spiegel on Sunday.

Iran Prepared to Take Military Action Over Disputed Gulf Island

AP reports that the Iranian army is prepared for a military confrontation with the United Arab Emirates should diplomacy over a disputed gulf island...

Report: Iranian Retaliation Will Be Multi-Pronged Attack on Israeli, Jewish Targets

The New York Times quoted a former senior Israeli official as saying that the Iranian retaliation against an Israeli military strike would be the functional equivalent of Iraq's scud missile attack on Israel during the 1991 Gulf War, the 3000+ Hizbollah rockets fired on Israel during the 2006 Second Lebanon War, and the terror attacks on Israeli and Jewish targets in Buenos Aires in the early 1990s, multiplied in scale at least three times.

Iran Says Obama Called for Direct Talks in “Red Line” Letter

Iranian lawmaker says threats were accompanied by offer for dialogue.

Israel, US Postpone Drill as Relations with Iran Intensify

The much-publicized joint defense drill planned between Israel and the United States has been postponed in the wake of quickly escalating tensions between the two countries and Iran.

Iran Confirms Receipt of US Letter Regarding Strait of Hormuz

US government conveyed that closing the Strait would constitute a "red line."

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