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Kuwait says oil spill strikes its waters in Persian Gulf

Kuwait says an oil spill has struck its waters in the Persian Gulf......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 13th, 2017

Kuwait battles oil spill in Persian Gulf waters

Kuwait says an oil spill has struck its waters in the Persian Gulf......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 13th, 2017

U.S. Navy Vessel Fires Warning Shots at Iran Ships

The U.S. and Iran reported their second confrontation this week in the waters off the Persian Gulf, as political tensions between the longtime rivals flare......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 29th, 2017

The Latest: Qatar foreign minister in Kuwait amid crisis

The Latest on the crisis between four major Arab nations and the tiny Persian Gulf country of Qatar (all times local): 10:45 a.m......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 3rd, 2017

Kuwait Needs Economic Reform, but Opponents Dominated National Assembly Election

KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT—Kuwait is one of the freest nations in the Persian Gulf, as well as one of America’s best friends. Yet its “liberalish” governance, as one Kuwaiti colleague described it.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJan 9th, 2017

Kuwait Holds Elections Amid Opposition Gains: Leading The Way For Democracy In The Persian Gulf

Kuwait's newly elected National Assembly has taken office. While the Persian Gulf country's commitment to democracy is laudable, the newly empowered opposition is likely to hinder needed economic reforms. As oil prices drop, Kuwait's generous welfare stat.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesDec 13th, 2016

Iran sends warships to Yemen after the US struck Iranian-backed Houthi radar sites

Iran sent two warships to the Gulf of Aden on Thursday, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, establishing a military presence in waters off Yemen where the US military launched cruise missile strikes on areas controlled by Iran-backed Houthi for.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 13th, 2016

"Apocalyptic Scenes" As Fleeing ISIS Fighters Set Iraqi Town"s Oil Wells On Fire

Back in 1991, when the Iraq army was retreating from Kuwait in the Persian Gulf War, it unleashed a literal "scorched earth" tactic as it set fire to some 600 oil wells, leading to iconic photos such as this one. Twenty-five years later, in an ironic twi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 2nd, 2016

Project Syndicate: The age of nuclear deterrence is over

The nuclearization of East Asia and the Persian Gulf threatens world peace, writes Joschka Fischer......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch18 hr. 7 min. ago

Group estimates 34,000 barrels of oil spilled off Kuwait

An analysis of satellite imagery by a U.S.-based nonprofit organization suggests at least 34,000 barrels of oil have leaked out during a spill off the coast of Kuwait......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 16th, 2017

USS Nimitz Reports Another "Dangerous" Interaction With Iranian Drone

As the world focuses on the escalating rhetoric between President Trump and Kim Jong-Un of North Korea, Iranian forces seem to also be growing increasingly hostile toward American Navy operations in the Persian Gulf w.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 14th, 2017

Iranian drone harasses US aircraft carrier fighting ISIS in the Persian Gulf

US Navy An Iranian drone made several passes near the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz on Sunda.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 14th, 2017

Are Sanctions Against North Korea Working? U.S. Ally Kuwait Cuts Off Kim Jong Un After Nuclear Threats

The Gulf state made the announcement after issuing conflicting reports on whether it would stop giving visas to North Korean workers......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 14th, 2017

Gulf crisis: UAE denies airspace transit for Qatar aircraft

Use of airspace above international waters and is managed by the UAE has been allowed: Authority.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 10th, 2017

Iran keeps trying to crash US ships and aircraft

As a US Navy F/A-18 fighter jet returned to the deck of the USS Nimitz, the aircraft carrier currently stationed in the Persian Gulf to support the US-led fight against ISIS, an Iranian drone got way too close .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 8th, 2017

Iran Drone Buzzes U.S. Navy F/A-18 Jet In Persian Gulf, Forcing Evasive Action

The drone came within a 100-foot perimeter of the jet as it attempted to land on the USS Nimitz......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 8th, 2017

Iranian Drone Flies Within 100 Feet Of U.S. F-18 In Persian Gulf

While the US government is busy deciding how to tag and track the millions of drones flying over populated areas, potentially jeopardizing aircraft as they take off and land.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 8th, 2017

The USS Nimitz aircraft carrier just hit the Persian Gulf to hammer whatever is left of ISIS

US Navy Photo via USNIAfter about two months of the USS George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier sitting off Syria's coast to support ground operations against ISIS, the USS Nimitz has arrive.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2017

BP Says It Can Now Profit at Oil Below $50

British oil giant BP reported modest profit for this year’s second quarter and said it can now break even when oil is at $47 a barrel, but its performance continued to be held back by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 1st, 2017

BP Turns a Corner, but 2010 Oil Spill Keeps Biting

British oil giant BP reported modest profit for this year’s second quarter, as its performance continued to be held back by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill that has cost it more than $60 billion......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 1st, 2017

BP Swings Back to Profit but 2010 Oil Spill Is Still Taking a Toll

British oil giant BP reported modest profit for this year’s second quarter, as its performance continued to be held back by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill that has cost it more than $60 billion......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 1st, 2017