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Oil price warning: Tsunami threat to Persian Gulf tanker route

The world’s major oil tanker expressway in the Persian Gulf could be hammered with two-metre high tsunamis as often as every two years, say researchers.

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Tanker dispute continue to overshadow Iran-UK relations

After the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker with the pretext that it was carrying oil for Syria, the UK has claimed its own tankers have been threatened by Iran in the Persian Gulf. While denying the claims on the latter issue, Iranian officials warn that London’s hostile act may have serious implications.

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UN Security Council urges dialogue, end to US-Iran tensions

The UN Security Council on Monday called for dialogue and measures to end tensions in the Persian Gulf, but Iran rejected talks with the United States after Donald Trump imposed fresh sanctions.

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Saudi Foreign Minister Jubeir Warns Against Iran-US War

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia, Adel al-Jubeir, said a possible war between Iran and the United States would be dangerous for everyone, but accused Tehran of escalating the situation in the Persian Gulf region.

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UK to Send Marines to Persian Gulf Region to Protect Country’s Vessels – Reports

The United Kingdom decided to send 100 marines to the Persian Gulf region in order to protect its military and merchant vessels after the recent incident in the Gulf of Oman, local media reported on Sunday.

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UK to Send Marines to Persian Gulf Region to Protect Country’s Vessels – Reports

The United Kingdom decided to send 100 marines to the Persian Gulf region in order to protect its military and merchant vessels after the recent incident in the Gulf of Oman, local media reported on Sunday.

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Bolton visiting United Arab Emirates

xDonald Trump’s national security adviser, a longtime hawk on Iran, is visiting the United Arab Emirates amid heightened tensions across the Persian Gulf.

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Iran steps up diplomatic outreach to the region in a bid to prevent conflicts

Facing with growing pressures from the United States, Iran is looking to decreasing tensions with the neighbors as a way to prevent a devastating clash. While rejecting any direct or indirect talks with Washington, Tehran says it’s ready to take confidence-building measures in the Middle East and Persian Gulf.

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U.S. claims of growing Iranian threat met with global skepticism

International worries that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Iran flared into the open Tuesday amid skepticism about its claims that the Islamic Republic poses a growing threat to the U.S. and its allies in the Persian Gulf and beyond.

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Blacklisting IRGC increases the risk of an Iranian response in the Persian Gulf

Days after the US administration announced its controversial decision on blacklisting the IRGC, Iranian officials continue to warn Washington of the consequences of its move. In its latest warning of this kind, Tehran has warned the US of any hostile act in the Persian Gulf.

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Tehran hits back at Saudi Arabia, Bahrain for supporting the US decision on IRGC

Despite the widespread negative reactions of the international community to the recent American decision to blacklist the IRGC, some of the Arab states of the Persian Gulf have supported the move.

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Saudi Arabia Pays Compensation to Iran for Deaths in Hajj

The Saudi Arabian government paid a compensation to relatives of the Iranians killed in 2015 during the pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca, reported on Tuesday authorities of the Persian nation.

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Iran, Qatar criticize the positions made at the latest GCC summit

Despite Riyadh’s desire to turn the latest GCC summit into a show of unity among the Arab states of the Persian Gulf, disputes with Qatar seem to still overshadow the organization’s framework. Meanwhile, accusations made by the Arab bloc against Iran, has sparked a reaction from the Islamic Republic.

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Deputy FM says Iran can sidestep US sanctions

Iran’s deputy foreign minister for political affairs has expressed confidence that the Persian nation can find a way around the US’ sanctions regime and thereby prevent the nuclear deal from collapsing.

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Qatar to upgrade air base used by U.S. to fight terrorism

Qatar will spend $1.8 billion upgrading the major air base used by the United States for its ongoing military and counterterrorism operations in the Middle East and Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf kingdom said Monday.

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Is Saudi Arabia able to play the role Trump wants it to play in the oil market?

While going ahead with its plan to totally stop Iran’s oil exports by November, the United States counts heavily on its allies in the Persian Gulf, especially Saudi Arabia to fill the gap in the energy market. However, Riyadh’s real potential to undertake such a task is highly questionable.

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