Strait of Hormuz


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Noun1.Strait of Hormuz - a strategically important strait linking the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman
Arabian Sea - a northwestern arm of the Indian Ocean between India and Arabia
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In a statement released on Friday, the NCMS also advised people not to venture into the sea due to unstable conditions and rough, high tides in the Strait of Hormuz, north of the Sea of Oman.
Last Friday, the Marshall-Islands flagged Maersk Tigris container ship was detained by Iranian forces in the Strait of Hormuz over claims of unsettled payment dispute by the Iranians.
With only a part of this vast area known by its Persian name, Khuzistan, this is a 348,000 sq km region stretching from the north of Khorramshahr, a city called Muhammara (red town) by the local Arabs, which faces Iraq's Shatt al-Arab estuary, down to the south of the Strait of Hormuz.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi said the IRGC's new weapon that was test-fired during the recent wargames in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz cannot go unnoticed in US military equations.
Muscat: The Sultanate has no plans to establish a container port in Musandam overlooking the Strait of Hormuz, Yahya bin Said bin Abdullah Al Jabri, chairman of the Board of Directors of SEZAD, has clarified.
Merchant Ship Attacked in Strait of Hormuz A merchant ship came under attack today in the Strait of Hormuz.
Iranian Ambassador to Oman Ali Akbar Sibeveih has announced that the two countries are planning the construction of a causeway connecting the two countries over the strait of Hormuz.
Summary: Iran has released footage showing military drills in the Strait of Hormuz.
Iran is preparing to test-fire its latest surface-to-air missile, known as Ra'd (Thunder), during naval war games in the strategic Strait of Hormuz.
NNA - 16/09/2012 The head of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards on Sunday warned of retaliation against the Gulf's strategic Strait of Hormuz, U.
They don't have the military capability to close the world's most important waterway Every five years, the Iranians would threaten the whole world that they would close the Strait of Hormuz.
Tehran, July 15 ( ANI ): Iran has said that it could prevent even 'a single drop of oil' to pass through the Strait of Hormuz if its security is threatened.