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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"Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will meet European partners today to discuss how to preserve the Iran nuclear deal and protect international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz," it said.
WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (KUNA) -- The US Maritime Administration (MARAD) has issued a new advisory of threats for commercial vessels by Iran in the Arabian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman such as "GPS interference," as well as other threats.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador to the UK Hamid Baeidinejad rejected what some British media suggest about Tehran and London swapping seized tankers, reiterating that his country will not succumb to pressures with UK's illegal move in the Strait of Gibraltar to condone the violation of law in the Strait of Hormuz.
Last week, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands and France announced backing the British proposal for a European naval force to protect the Strait of Hormuz after Iran have seized a British-flagged tanker in the strait.
June 13: Two US oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were attacked in an assault that left one ablaze and adrift, with 44 sailors evacuated from both vessels.
Amman, July 20 (Petra) -- Iranian media reported Saturday seized a British-flagged tanker, the Stena Impero, which was seized while sailing in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday, had been taken to Bandar Abbas Port.
LONDON, July 20 (MENA) - The UK has advised its shipping to stay out of the Strait of Hormuz area for an interim period, The Independent newspaper reported.
Summary: The British navy said Thursday it stopped three Iranian paramilitary vessels from disrupting the passage of a British oil tanker through the Strait of Hormuz in a brief but tense standoff stemming from the U.K.'s role in seizing an Iranian supertanker a week earlier.
BAGHDAD / NINA / - The United Nations warned of a new escalation in the Strait of Hormuz, which could have serious consequences, and called for preventing it.
The 32 Filipino seafarers in two oil tankers reportedly attacked and damaged in the Strait of Hormuz are safe and in good health, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.
It noted that Saudi Arabia's East-West pipeline system transports crude from the oil-rich Eastern province to the port of Yanbu on the Red Sea and the UAE's Habshan-Fujairah pipeline bypasses the Strait of Hormuz by connecting the oil fields in Abu Dhabi to the export terminal in Fujairah.