Gulf of Oman

PICS: French Navy Seizes Missiles, Guns En Route to Yemen from Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – French naval forces in January seized thousands of assault rifles, machine guns, and anti-tank missiles in the Gulf of Oman coming from Iran heading to Yemen’s Houthi rebels, officials said Thursday, the latest such interdiction amid the Mideast nation´s long-running war.

Assault rifles and missiles seized by the French navy lay on the deck of a ship at an undi

Royal Navy Reports Tanker Hijacking Incident in Gulf Is Over

FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) – The hijackers who captured a vessel off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the Gulf of Oman departed the targeted ship on Wednesday, the British navy reported, as recorded radio traffic appeared to reveal a crew member onboard saying Iranian gunmen had stormed the asphalt tanker.

HMS Illustrious Decommissioning Ceremony