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Persian Gulf


Iran: Magnitude 5.8 earthquake hits Qeshm island in Persian Gulf

February 16, 2020 8:45 pm

The United States Geological Survey gave the magnitude of the quake as 5.5. Qeshm island lies close to the Strait of Hormuz, a vital waterway through which about a fifth of the world's oil passes.

US urges Japan to join Persian Gulf mission

August 07, 2019 9:37 pm

Following bilateral talks, Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said he would consider how Tokyo could contribute to protecting ships in the strategic thoroughfare.

As Iran takes on US

May 17, 2019 12:10 am

India’s room for manoeuvre is limited. Yet, Delhi needs a moral complement to its realpolitik in the Gulf.

As Gulf dream sours, Kerala wakes up to grim homecoming

March 18, 2019 11:34 am

Emigration figures dip, returning NRIs struggle to pick up the pieces.

Iran says it has full control of Persian Gulf and US navy does not belong there

August 27, 2018 8:45 pm

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the most senior authority in the Islamic Republic, said last month that he supports the idea that if Iran is not allowed to export oil then no country should export oil from the Gulf.

India deploys warship in Persian Gulf

June 29, 2014 6:36 am

3 camp offices set up to facilitate exit of Indians willing to return; Sushma Swaraj to meet envoys of Gulf countries.

Indian Navy deploys warship in Persian Gulf

June 28, 2014 4:30 pm

The IAF also has its aircraft on standby and if asked, it can deploy its C17 and C-130J Super Hercules aircraft at short notice.

Iran releases Indian oil tanker

September 08, 2013 12:54 am

The vessel,which can carry 1,40,000 tonnes of crude,was detained by Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps in the Persian Gulf.

Iran orders release of Indian oil tanker

September 06, 2013 3:25 am

The vessel,MT Desh Shanti,with capacity to carry 1,40,000 tonnes of crude oil was seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps.

Norwegian held up for extra-marital sex after complaining rape returns home

July 24, 2013 4:19 pm

The issue has snowballed into a controversy forcing Dubai authorities to pardon her.