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Thursday, April 18, 2024
Smoke rises from Marlin Luanda, merchant vessel, at the location given as Gulf of Aden.
News

Iranian Ship Linked to Houthi Attacks Heads Home Amid Tensions

(Bloomberg) — An Iranian ship that’s been linked to Houthi attacks in the Red Sea is returning home, removing a prominent asset in the area as the

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Wednesday, April 17, 2024
An official slides down a rope during a helicopter raid on MSC Aries ship at sea in this screen grab obtained from a social media video released on April 13, 2024. Video obtained by Reuters/via REUTERS
Shipping

Seized Ship’s Cargo Reveals Impact of Iran Tensions on Global Trade

By Brendan Murray and Alex Tanzi (Bloomberg) — The MSC Aries wasn’t much different from the other 7,000 container ships plying the high seas, until it

April 17, 2024
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Monday, April 15, 2024
An official slides down a rope during a helicopter raid on MSC Aries ship at sea in this screen grab obtained from a social media video released on April 13, 2024. Video obtained by Reuters/via REUTERS
Shipping

Iranian Seizure of Israeli-Linked Ship Stirs Regional Concerns

Maritime security firm Ambrey has warned Israeli-linked shipping remains at risk in the Gulf of Oman and Arabian Sea following Saturday’s seizure of the MSC

April 15, 2024
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An official slides down a rope during a helicopter raid on MSC Aries ship at sea in this screen grab obtained from a social media video released on April 13, 2024. Video obtained by Reuters/via REUTERS
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Iran Says Seized MSC Aries was ‘Violating Maritime Laws’

DUBAI, April 15 (Reuters) – A Portuguese-flagged container ship, the MSC Aries, was seized by Iran on April 13 for “violating maritime

April 15, 2024
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Saturday, April 13, 2024
MSC Ship boarded by Iran Navy Helicopter
Incidents

Iran Seizes Portuguese Containership MSC Aries in the Strait of Hormuz 

By Maha El Dahan (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards seized an Israeli-linked cargo ship in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, days after Tehran

April 13, 2024
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Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Thousands of AK-47 assault rifles sit on the flight deck of guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) during an inventory process, Jan. 7., 2023. U.S. naval forces seized 2,116 AK-47 assault rifles from a fishing vessel transiting along a maritime route from Iran to Yemen. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

U.S. Transfers Seized Iranian Weapons to Ukraine

The U.S. Government has transferred a substantial quantity of seized Iranian munitions to the Ukrainian armed forces to aid in their battle against

April 9, 2024
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STRAIT OF HORMUZ (May 3, 2023) A screenshot of a video showing fast-attack craft from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy swarming Panama-flagged oil tanker Niovi as it transits the Strait of Hormuz, May 3, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo
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Iran Says it Can Close the Strait of Hormuz, But Won’t For Now

DUBAI, April 9 (Reuters) – The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard’s navy said on Tuesday Israel’s presence in

April 9, 2024
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Thursday, April 4, 2024
Houthi stand on beach after ship attack
Shipping

U.S. Sanctions Ships Linked to Iran’s Military Network

The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has taken action against Oceanlink Maritime DMCC as part of an effort to disrupt

April 4, 2024
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Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Stock photo of a tanker at sea
Shipping

Panama Has No knowledge of Iranian-Owned Ships on Registry

PANAMA CITY, March 18 (Reuters) – Panama’s maritime authority said on Monday it has no knowledge of ships owned by Iranians being in its

March 19, 2024
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Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker Advantage Sweet, which, according to Refinitiv ship tracking data, is a Suezmax crude tanker which had been chartered by oil major Chevron and had last docked in Kuwait, sails at Marmara sea near Istanbul, Turkey January 10, 2023. REUTERS/Yoruk Isik
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Iran to Unload Crude from Seized ‘Advantage Sweet’

DUBAI, March 6 (Reuters) – Iran will unload about $50 million worth of crude from a Marshall Islands-flagged tanker seized last year, the

March 6, 2024
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Friday, March 1, 2024
Palau-flagged bulk carrier Aroyat is pictured at sea, in this picture obtained from social media and released on September 22, 2023. Oleksandr Kubrakov via X/via REUTERS
Shipping

Only Grain Ships From Black Sea and for Iran Still Crossing Red Sea

HAMBURG, March 1 (Reuters) – Grain ships originating from the Black Sea or bound for Iran are about the only ones still sailing through the

March 1, 2024
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Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Houthi stand on beach after ship attack
Shipping

U.S. and UK Coordinate Sanctions Against Iran-Backed Houthis

In a coordinated effort, the governments of the United States and the United Kingdom have imposed a series of sanctions on individuals and organizations

February 27, 2024
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Thursday, February 22, 2024
FILE PHOTO: Houthi followers hold a Palestinian flag during a parade in solidarity with the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and to show support to Houthi strikes on ships in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, in Sanaa, Yemen January 29, 2024. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah//File Photo
News

Iran-Backed Houthis Preparing for Long Battle with the U.S.

Houthi militants and their Iranian backers are preparing for a lengthy confrontation with the US and allies around the Red Sea regardless of how

February 22, 2024
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Thursday, February 15, 2024
A Yemeni Coast Guard boat sails near the Galaxy Leader commercial ship, seized by Yemen's Houthis last month, off the coast of al-Salif, Yemen, December 5, 2023.
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NBC News Says U.S. Conducted Cyberattack on Suspected Iranian Spy Ship

Feb 15 (Reuters) – The United States conducted a cyberattack recently against an Iranian military ship in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden that had

February 15, 2024
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USCGC Clarence Sutphin Jr (WPC 1147) stops a vessel in the Arabian Sea carrying Iranian weapons to the Houthis in Yemen. Photo courtesy U.S. Central Command
Defense

U.S. Coast Guard Seizes Iranian Weapons Bound for the Houthis

A U.S Coast Guard cutter has intercepted a vessel loaded with advanced conventional weapons and lethal aid in the Arabian Sea. The shipment allegedly

February 15, 2024
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Wednesday, February 14, 2024
The Marlin Luanda pictured January 27, 2024, in the Gulf of Aden. Photo courtesy Indian Navy
Defense

Pentagon Analysis Confirms Iran’s Role in Enabling Houthi Attacks

A new report by the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has confirmed Houthi forces use Iranian missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for attacks on

February 14, 2024
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Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Watch: Iran Launches Ballistic Missiles from Converted Warship
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Watch: Iran Launches Ballistic Missiles from Converted Warship

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is claiming a historic first with the test firing of two ballistic missiles from the deck of a former

February 13, 2024
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Sunday, February 4, 2024
A fighter jet is launched from the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower against what they describe as Houthi military targets in Yemen. Handout via REUTERS.
Defense

US Intends Further Strikes On Iran-Backed Groups

By Phil Stewart, Idrees Ali, Mohammed Ghobari and Timour Azhari WASHINGTON/ADEN/BAGHDAD, Feb 4 (Reuters) – The United States intends to launch further

February 4, 2024
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Saturday, February 3, 2024
A missile is launched from a U.S. Navy warship against what they describe as Houthi military targets in Yemen.Handout via REUTERS.
Defense

US, Britain Wage Strikes Against Iran-Linked Houthis In Yemen

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (Reuters) – The United States and Britain launched strikes against 36 Houthi targets in Yemen on

February 3, 2024
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Commander-in-Chief Major General Hossein Salami
Defense

From Drone Strikes to Houthi Ship Attacks: Unpacking Iran’s Axis of Resistance

by Mariam Farida (The Conversation) Days after a drone attack killed three US soldiers at a military outpost in Jordan – an attack blamed on a shadowy

February 3, 2024
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