22 July 2024
US officials tell US, UK now striking Iran-backed Houthis targets inside Yemen in response to their attacks on ships in RedSea & GulfofAden - more than a dozen targets ranging from training facilities to drone storage facilities
Iranian Foreign Minister: Leaders in Yemen have always stressed that they do not target the security of international navigation in the Red Sea
Iranian Foreign Minister: Yemen is an important part of the reality of regional security in the Middle East
Houthi official: If America and Britain carry out air strikes on Yemen, the response will not be delayed at all
Iraqi factions loyal to Iran: If Yemen is attacked, we will strike American military bases with full force
US Fifth Fleet: Iran is currently holding 5 ships and more than 90 hostages on board
US Fifth Fleet: Iran's actions contradict international law and threaten maritime security and stability
"The Houthis are funded, trained, equipped by Iran to a large degree. And so we know that Iran has a role to play in terms of helping to cease this reckless, dangerous and illegal activity" per @PentagonPresSec, - "We would call on Iran to do that
Iranian Foreign Minister: Houthis actions support Palestine and they confirm the interception of ships participating in expanding the war
Iranian Foreign Minister: The scope of the war in the region will expand if the killing of civilians continues in Gaza and the West Bank
Pentagon: Iran's seizure of the oil tanker is in violation of international law and further evidence of Iran's malicious activities
The Pentagon: We are discussing with allies options for responding to Houthi attacks
DOD spox confirms an Iranian ship unlawfully seized a Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker while it was transiting the Gulf of Oman. Tanker was on its way to Turkey. The Iranian crew forced the tanker to change course toward Iranian territorial waters and its status is unknown
6 month ago
Rishi Sunak is holding a full cabinet call at 7.45 this evening. Ministers believe it’s about UK and US military strikes against the Houthis in Yemen. Move has been heavily telegraphed by Grant Shapps and by senior figures in the US. It is thought UK aircraft and Navy ships could take part
US State Department: We condemn Iran's seizure of the oil tanker and call for the immediate release of the ship and its crew
6 month ago
Turkish company "Tupras": The ship seized by Iran, "Saint Nicholas", is loaded with Iraqi crude purchased from "SOMO"
Iraqi factions say they targeted Al-Shaddadi base in Syria with missiles
The foreign ministers of Iran and Saudi Arabia have, in a Thursday phone call, discussed the latest developments in Gaza Strip, Iran’s Foreign Ministry said
Iran confirms its navy seized the oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman that was reported to have been boarded by armed men
6 month ago
Iranian forces have seized a British vessel near Oman. The ship is now making its way into Iranian territorial waters. UK has lost contact with the ship
6 month ago
Reuters: The tanker detained east of Amman is the St. Nicholas and carries Iraqi oil
The tanker which the Iranians have boarded today in the Gulf of Oman is the ST NIKOLAS (9524475); carrying Iraqi oil. Formerly known as the SUEZ RAJAN; she was seized by the US government for having transported a million barrels of Iranian oil in connection to a US company6 month ago
The tanker which the Iranians have boarded today in the Gulf of Oman is the ST NIKOLAS (9524475); carrying Iraqi oil. Formerly known as the SUEZ RAJAN; she was seized by the US government for having transported a million barrels of Iranian oil in connection to a US company
The Iranian Ministry of Intelligence says that 35 people were arrested in connection with the Kerman attacks
UKMTO has received a report of vessel being boarded by unauthorised persons at approximately 0330UTC. CSO reports hearing unknown voices over the phone along with the Masters voice. Unable to make further contact with vessel at this time. Authorities are investigating.6 month ago
UKMTO has received a report of vessel being boarded by unauthorised persons at approximately 0330UTC. CSO reports hearing unknown voices over the phone along with the Masters voice. Unable to make further contact with vessel at this time. Authorities are investigating.
6 month ago
The Islamic Resistance in Iraq claims responsibility for a drone attack on U.S. forces, western Qamishli. Iran-backed telegram channels claim that the attack targeted CIA HQ in the area
An explosive attack drone was shot down near Erbil Air Base at 8:58 p.m., according to the Kurdistan Region Counter Terrorism Directorate (CTD)
The White House: The draft resolution that will be put to a vote in the Security Council calls for stopping Houthi attacks
Warplanes affiliated with the global @coalition fly at low altitude over the countryside of Deir ez-Zur fter the Conoco military base was targeted by Iranian-backed militias
Iranian-backed militias targeted the Conoco military base east of Deir ez-Zur
Iran’s ambassador in Kabul, Hassan Kazemi Qomi, met with the acting Foreign Minister, Amir Khan Muttaqi, Iran's embassy said on X, adding that Kazemi expressed Tehran’s readiness for all kinds of cooperation and assistance with the people of Afghanistan. According to Iran’s embassy, Muttaqi expressed Kabul’s readiness to host the meeting of the special envoy of the regional countries in Afghan affairs. the Islamic Emirate Foreign Ministry’s spokesman, Abdul Qahar Balkhi, said that Muttaqi discussed the bilateral economic, diplomatic relations and consultant services for the Afghan refugees in Iran as well as safeguarding borders between the two countries.6 month ago
Iran’s ambassador in Kabul, Hassan Kazemi Qomi, met with the acting Foreign Minister, Amir Khan Muttaqi, Iran's embassy said on X, adding that Kazemi expressed Tehran’s readiness for all kinds of cooperation and assistance with the people of Afghanistan. According to Iran’s embassy, Muttaqi expressed Kabul’s readiness to host the meeting of the special envoy of the regional countries in Afghan affairs. the Islamic Emirate Foreign Ministry’s spokesman, Abdul Qahar Balkhi, said that Muttaqi discussed the bilateral economic, diplomatic relations and consultant services for the Afghan refugees in Iran as well as safeguarding borders between the two countries.
Iran-backed Houthis launch complex attack vs southern RedSea   Per @CENTCOM, the January 9 nighttime attack included: -18 1-way attack drones -2 cruise missiles -1 ballistic missile  US ships, F/A-18s & a UK ship shot them down  This is the 26th Houthi attack since Nov6 month ago
Iran-backed Houthis launch "complex attack" vs southern RedSea Per @CENTCOM, the January 9 nighttime attack included: -18 1-way attack drones -2 cruise missiles -1 ballistic missile US ships, F/A-18s & a UK ship shot them down This is the 26th Houthi attack since Nov