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Pentagon releasing photos of the USS Boxer transiting today through the Strait of Hormuz, featuring the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
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U.S. Marines aboard USS Boxer used this new anti-drone jamming device called Light Marine Air Defense Integrated System (LMADIS) to down the Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz today, officials say. First deployed in January aboard USS Kearsarge, same class of warship as Boxer
Iranian Foreign Ministry: We do not even have information about the loss of a drone in the Strait of Hormuz
: I want to apprise everyone of an incident in the Strait of Hormuz today, involving USSBoxer, a U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship. The BOXER took defensive action against an Iranian drone..
It was the US Marines aboard the USS Boxer that downed the suspected Iranian drone, a US official tells CNN. The Marines were operating the counter-drone jamming equipment that was used. There are about 2,000 Marines on the Boxer from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
Pentagon: "At approximately 10 a.m. local time, the amphibious ship USS Boxer was in international waters conducting a planned inbound transit of the Strait of Hormuz. A fixed wing unmanned aerial system (UAS) approached Boxer and closed within a threatening range."
USS Boxer brings down an Iranian UAV that came within threatening distance. UAV brough down by electronic warfare jamming: US defense officials
President Trump says USS Boxer shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz today, saying the ship "took defense action against the drone which had closed into a very close distance, approximately a thousand yards, ignoring multiple calls to stand down."
Incident in Strait of Hormuz involving USS Boxer, took defense action today "against an Iranian drone, ignoring multiple calls to stand down," says @POTUS. "The drone was immediately destroyed."
The United States is imposing new sanctions on 5 people and 7 entities it said were linked to Iran's nuclear program
American warships, including aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln, searching waters in Arabian Sea for missing U.S. Navy sailor: 5th fleet statement
The US Navy says it is carrying out searches in the Arabian Sea for a missing American sailor
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US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook tells the oil tanker seized by Iran is Emirati and that Iran is guilt of "another act of maritime aggression".
USS Boxer, a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship, loaded with 2,000 Marines and dozens of helicopters just entered Persian Gulf following Strait of Hormuz transit hours after Iran says it seized oil tanker carrying 'smuggled fuel' and 12-man crew
The US State Department calls on Iran to immediately release the ship it seized in the Gulf
US State Department: We condemn the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' continuous harassment of ships and the safety of navigation in the Strait of Hormuz
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Additional footage of the IRGC guarding the MT Riah which was seized by the IRGC for reported fuel smuggling
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US Sanctions 4 Iraqi figures, some with Hasd Shaabi PMF pro Iran militia
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First video of the oil tanker that seized by Iran (IMO 8816455 visible)
announces new sanctions on leaders of Iranian-linked paramilitary factions in Iraq
The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards: We will not start any war and enemies mistakes in the calculations will shift our strategy from defensive to offensive
Rohani appeals to Europe to put an end to the American economic war on Iran
Lavrov calls on the Europeans to a clearer position on the nuclear agreement with Iran
Kremlin: President Putin discussed with Macron the Iranian nuclear file
British Foreign Office: We monitor the security situation in the Gulf and are committed to ensuring freedom of navigation
General McKenzie from Al-Kharj base: We want to deter Iran from its malicious activities in the region
US Central Command chief visits al-Kharj base
Iran's state TV says Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign oil tanker with 12 crew accused of smuggling oil.
A Saudi official told Reuters: a coalition to support the legitimacy protecting ships in the Red Sea
The Revolutionary Guard announces the detention of the oil tanker, which disappeared days ago and accused its crew of "smuggling"
Commander of the CENTCOM: We will work with all our might to find a solution on securing free shipping in the Gulf
Iranian TV: IRGC arrested a foreign oil tanker on the island of Lark in the Gulf
British government: concerned about cargo security in Strait of Hormuz
British Defense Secretary: It is important to send a clear message to the Iranians that they must retreat
Iranian authorities executed two Kurds in Urmia on Wednesday, according to Hengaw Organization for Human Rights. According to datas, eight Kurds have been executed by Iranian authorities in the past week in Urmia and Mahabad only.
An improvised explosive device was detonated at a vehicle belonging to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards militia near the industrial high school in Al-Ma'adien in the eastern countryside of Deir Al-Azur, killing one of the militants.
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USS Boxer and her friends in the Arabian Sea.
US preparing to send hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions
Today @POTUS meeting "with 27 survivors of religious persecution" from the following 17 countries: Burma, New Zealand, Yemen, China, Cuba, Eritrea, Nigeria, Turkey, Vietnam, Sudan, Iraq, Afghanistan, North Korea, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Iran and Germany, according to @JuddPDeere45.
US national security adviser: Washington will continue its efforts to address the threat of Iran in the region in order to bring peace and stability
The U.S. will convene representatives from 65 states in Manama in a few weeks to discuss maritime security in the Gulf
Iranian FM Zarif complains of restrictions on Iranian diplomats in New York describes them as "inhuman"
In further outsourcing of US foreign policy, Brian Hook , the US Special Representative for Iran, has announced that Bahrain will host 65-nation strong international summit addressing the Iranian threat in the Persian Gulf.
Former Indian Naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav who was doing genuine business in Iran at the Chabahar Port was abducted near Iran-Balochistan border around FebMarch 2016 by Taliban affiliated terror groups and handed over to Pakistan Army. Several top diplomats also confirmed.
The Iranian presidency: we do not negotiate on our defense systems and defense capabilities is a red line