Gulf

Watch: Saudis Release Footage Of Its F-15s Escorting B-52 Bomber Over Gulf In Anti-Iran Message

As we’ve underscored before, rarely are US-52 bomber missions so publicized as they’ve been by the Pentagon of late. Typically the public won’t even know about them, but over the past weeks there’ve been multiple long-range bomber departures from the US to conduct Persian Gulf flyovers in order to intimidate Iran. The latest days ago…

South Korea's Military Dispatches Anti-Piracy Unit To Gulf After Iran Seized Tanker

South Korea has announced it is sending the military’s anti-piracy Cheonghae Unit to the Persian Gulf after Iran seized a South Korean-flagged tanker off the Islamic Republic’s southern coast Monday, according to Yonhap News. “The foreign ministry and the South Korean embassy in Iran have found that the crews are safe, and are requesting the early release…

B-52 Bombers Fly Over Persian Gulf As Pentagon Steps Up 'Deterrence' Warnings To Iran

US Central Command (CENTCOM) has confirmed on Wednesday that it flew B-52 “Stratofortress” bombers from Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota non-stop to the Persian Gulf in order to send a warning message to Iran. A pair of the massive bombers flew roundtrip in what Fox News described as a 30-plus-hour mission in order to “send…

Iran Vows "Massive Response" If Israel Crosses 'Red Lines' With Sub Presence In Gulf

Just a little over three weeks to go until President-Elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan.20 and tensions in the Persian Gulf are at boiling point given not only the presence of a US nuclear submarine but allegedly a major Israeli presence as well. A week ago Israeli sources confirmed that an Israeli submarine had crossed the…

Israeli Submarine 'Openly' Crosses Suez Canal Toward Persian Gulf As Iran Tensions Soar

Israeli media is widely reporting early this week than an Israeli submarine in an unprecedented move has openly traversed the Suez Canal en route to the Persian Gulf as a show of force “message” to Iran. On Tuesday The Jerusalem Post detailed that “An IDF Navy submarine crossed the Suez Canal last week as a direct message to Iran,…

Israel Floats Possibility Of Deploying Joint Missile Systems To Persian Gulf

Via AlMasdarNews.com, On Tuesday, a senior Israeli official expressed his country’s readiness to cooperate in the future in the field of missile defense with Gulf states which lie close to Iran. “Israel could be open to future cooperation on missile defense with Gulf Arab states that share its concerns about Iran, a senior Israeli official…

Barack Obama Dubs This Billionaire Prince ‘Smartest Gulf Leader’ In New Book

Via AlMasdarNews.com, Former US President Barack Obama revealed in his new book who he considers the smartest leader in the Gulf region. In his memoirs, which were recently published under the title A Promised Land, Obama granted this title to the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed (or often referenced simply as MBZ). He…