Persian Gulf

An arm of the Indian Ocean in western Asia

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The Persian Gulf is a mediterranean sea in Western Asia. The body of water is an extension of the Indian Ocean through the Strait of Hormuz and lies between Iran to the northeast and the Arabian Peninsula to the southwest. The Shatt al-Arab river delta forms the northwest shoreline.

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President Trump confirmed that he approved the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Persian Gulf for "protection" amid rising tensions with Iran. CBS News national..
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Two Indian sailors practically abandoned on a merchant ship off the UAE coast in the Persian Gulf have sent out an SOS. The sailors who have been on board for 31..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 day ago

CBS News has confirmed that a new deployment of forces to the Persian Gulf will include more Patriot missile batteries and other force protection systems to ramp..
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FIFA scrapped plans to expand the 2022 Qatar World Cup to 48 nations, deciding Wednesday to stick with 32 countries due to the political and logistical..
Credit: France 24 - Published 4 days ago

Here are the top stories for Sunday, May 19th: Tensions with Iran rise in Persian Gulf; Russian agent asks for money; 21 story building imploded; Billionaire..
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Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling Within the context of a more heightened state of affairs between the U.S. and Iran, American diplomats have just..
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) โ€” President Donald Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again or it'll face its "official end,"..
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) โ€” President Donald Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again or itโ€™ll face its โ€œofficial..
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Saudi Arabia does not want war but will not hesitate to defend itself against Iran, a top Saudi diplomat said on Sunday after the kingdom's energy sector was..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 6 days ago

Countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) began "enhanced security patrols" in the international waters of the Arabian Gulf area on Saturday, the U.S...
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Relations between Washington and Tehran continue to deteriorate as President Donald Trumpโ€™s decision to deploy aircraft carriers and B-52 bombers to the..
Credit: France 24 - Published 1 week ago

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: US diplomats warned on Saturday that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being..
1 week ago • WorldNews
U.S. diplomats warned that commercial airliners faced a risk of being "misidentified"
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U.S. diplomats are being warned Saturday that commercial airliners flying over the Persian Gulf face an increased risk of being misidentified. It comes as..
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TEHRAN: Iran's foreign minister traveled Friday to China on his Asian tour aimed at keeping world markets open to Tehran amid an intense sanctions campaign from..
1 week ago • WorldNews

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