Posts Tagged ‘strait’

Tension Escalates: US Destroyer Sails through Taiwan Strait

Posted on November 23, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians Nov 23, 2021 By Staff, Agencies An American warship has again sailed through the disputed Taiwan Strait, a move sure to enrage Beijing after repeat warnings over previous transits, which Washington deems “routine” missions to ensure a “free and open” Pacific. A US guided-missile destroyer made its way […]

There’s No Disputing the Strategic Importance of the Suez Canal and Bab-el-Mandeb Strait

The transport collapse that was triggered by the recent grounding of a giant container ship called Ever Given along with the strategies that can prevent such collapses from reoccurring remain hot topics in the media these days. About 12% of all trade passes through the Suez Canal, which separates Africa from Asia. Up to 10% of […]

South Korea moves anti-piracy unit away from Strait of Hormuz

TEHRAN – In a bid to calm tensions with Iran, South Korea has decided to move its anti-piracy naval unit operating near the strategic Strait of Hormuz away from the waterway, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported on Monday. Citing a diplomatic source, the news agency said that the move was made to “foster a […]

Iran Uses Its Grip On Strait Of Hormuz To Fight Back US-imposed Sanctions

[embedded content] South Front Iran has found an original way of dealing with sanctions and limitations imposed on it by the so-called “maximum pressure” campaign launched by the Trump administration. On January 4, the Navy of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps detained a South Korea-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz over an […]

Iran oil exports no longer dependent on Hormuz Strait

Rouhani said the project was strategic, adding: “Today is the day of assurance for our [oil] buyers. They can be assured that they could buy our oil under any conditions.” Minister Zangeneh also said that the possibility of delivering crude oil through a channel other than the Strait of Hormuz, would make Iran’s oil export […]

Iran & China conduct joint naval exercises in Strait of Hormuz

A total of four vessels and two helicopters displayed their military capabilities on Sunday during a day of joint exercises in the strait connecting the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman. The Chinese fleet, which includes the Chang Chun guided-missile destroyer, the Chao Hu replenishment ship, the Jin Zhou frigate, and a helicopter, arrived […]

A glance at future prospect of Turkey’s policies in Syria

In addition to improvement in Turkey’s relations with Israeland Russia during recent weeks, changes have been made at Turkey’s Foreign Ministry as well. On the other hand, the power of Syrian Kurds in areas under their control along Turkey’s southern borders has undergone developments and as a result of these developments and changes, many analysts […]

Long-range bombers flying from Russia destroy ‘major’ ISIS camp in central Syria

The bombers, based at one of Russian’s southern air bases, took off on Tuesday morning, passed through Iranian and Iraqi airspace and delivered concentrated high-explosive ammunition airstrikes on terrorist targets east of the towns of Palmyra and As Sukhnah, and the village of Arak. All aircraft have successfully returned to home base, the ministry said […]

Turkish PM Says Turkey Is Ready To Invade Syria ‘If Necessary’

The Turkish Prime Minister said that Ankara was in a position to send ground troops to Syria if necessary. Ahmet Davutoglu seems to believe that it would be alright to invade Syria as NATO’s consistent violation of international law had made it ‘legal’ to do so. Sputnik news reports: He pointed out that such a […]

Charlie Keating IV, Grandson of Notorious Banker, Identified as Navy SEAL Killed by ISIS

Charlie Keating IV, Grandson of Notorious Banker, Identified as Navy SEAL Killed by ISIS May 4th, 2016 Really? Via: NBC: The U.S. Navy SEAL killed by direct fire during an ISIS-led siege in Iraq was identified Tuesday as Charlie Keating IV, a Phoenix high […]

Finland plans to give every citizen 800 euros a month and scrap benefits

Finland’s government is drawing up plans to give every one of its citizens a basic income of 800 euros (£576) a month and scrap benefits altogether. A poll commissioned by the agency planning the proposal, the Finnish Social Insurance Institute, showed 69% supported the basic income plan. Prime Minister Juha Sipila was quote by QZ as backing the […]

How Turkey Exports ISIS Oil To The World: The Scientific Evidence

  by Tyler Durden Over the course of the last four or so weeks, the media has paid quite a bit of attention to Islamic State’s lucrative trade in “stolen” crude. On November 16, in a highly publicized effort, US warplanes destroyed 116 ISIS oil trucks in Syria. 45 minutes prior, leaflets were dropped […]

The Love Bite – Paranormal Interference in Human Love Relationships

8th November 2015 By Michaella Scott Guest Writer for Wake Up World “There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” ~ William Shakespeare, Hamlet Act 1 The Dark Side of Cupid When a love relationship ends in a volatile way and we get hurt, we generally either blame […]

The “Democratic Forces of Syria” are set to Move On Raqqa?

Source Wednesday, October 14, 2015 If you’ve been paying attention you know that the “democratic forces of Syria’ are arebrand of all the “rebels’ with the Kurds being officially brought into the fold- I sayofficially because the Kurdish militias have always been part of the destabilization fold. If you missed this news, read from Monday […]

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