Latest Gulf of Oman News

Satellite photos show hulk of what was biggest Iran warship

Jun. 03, 2021 11:14 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Satellite photographs taken Thursday show the burned hulk that remains of Iran's biggest warship after it caught fire and sank in the Gulf of Oman. The photos from Planet Labs Inc., analyzed by The Associated Press, show the 207-meter...

Iran's largest warship catches fire, sinks in Gulf of Oman

Jun. 02, 2021 12:55 PM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The largest warship in the Iranian navy caught fire and later sank Wednesday in the Gulf of Oman under unclear circumstances, the latest calamity to strike one of the country’s vessels in recent years amid tensions with the West. The blaze began...

Semiofficial news agencies report largest vessel in the Iranian navy has sunk in the Gulf of Oman after fire broke out

Jun. 02, 2021 01:50 AM EDT
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Semiofficial news agencies report largest vessel in the Iranian navy has sunk in the Gulf of Oman after fire broke out.

Syrian blames Israel for mysterious attacks on oil tankers

May. 24, 2021 11:22 AM EDT

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s foreign minister blamed Israel for mysterious attacks over more than a year targeting oil tankers heading to Syria, saying they violate international law and will not go unpunished. Faisal Mekdad told Lebanon-based Al-Mayadeen TV in an...

US Air Force flight in Mideast uses call sign 'Pickle Rick'

May. 02, 2021 08:26 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Someone in the U.S. Air Force apparently watches the cartoon “Rick and Morty.” An Air Force KC-10 Extender that flew out of Al-Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday used the call sign “PIKLRICK” on a mission...