Tag: Persian Gulf

Iran Threatens to Block U.S. Passage in Persian Gulf

A top Iranian military official has threatened to block the United States’ free passage through a crucial international shipping lane in the Persian Gulf, according to recent comments in which the commander insisted, “We have no other enemy in the region except for America.” Hossein Salami, deputy commander of […]

Maersk vessel to be released after company pays debt: Iran

The Iranian Embassy in Denmark has reportedly said that a cargo ship recently impounded the Persian Gulf by Iranian Navy forces will be released if the ship’s operator company settles its overdue debts to an Iranian plaintiff. “Iranian authorities reiterate that there has been absolutely no political or security intentions […]