Strait of Hormuz


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a strategically important strait linking the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman

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NOLA Politburo chief Ahmad al-Mawla has urged the GCC states to adopt the Ahwaz cause along with the GCC's struggle for the return of the three strategic isles - Abu Musa, Grater Tunb and Letter Tunb at the Strait of Hormuz - to UAE sovereignty.
Fadavi also underscored the IRGC's power and might in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz, and said, "The IRGC monitors the region round the clock and despite the fact that the Strait of Hormuz and the Persian Gulf is a region under international control, the Americans know that they are not in desirable conditions to threaten Iran from the Persian Gulf.
He said that a plan exists to build an overpass bridge over the Strait of Hormuz, in order to boost relations between the two countries.
Iranian state media have released footage showing a series of naval, air and army drills in the Strait of Hormuz.
The war games will take place over a million square kilometres from the Strait of Hormuz to the northern Indian Ocean.
Jaafari said the Strait of Hormuz, the narrow channel at the entrance of the Gulf through which a third of the world's traded oil passes, would be a legitimate target for Iran should it be attacked.
The Strait of Hormuz is the most important waterway in the world.
The IRGC's naval forces have had the ability since the [Iran-Iraq] war to completely control the Strait of Hormuz and not allow even a single drop of oil to pass through," he said.
Saudi Arabia has reopened an old oil pipeline built by Iraq to bypass Persian Gulf shipping lanes, giving Riyadh scope to export more of its crude from Red Sea terminals should Iran try to block the Strait of Hormuz, industry sources told Reuters.
A pipeline the UAE is building to pump oil from east coast terminals and bypass the Strait of Hormuz will be fully operational in August, an Abu Dhabi oil official said.
Improvements to the pipelines crossing the Arabian Peninsula would allow more of the oil produced in the Persian Gulf to avoid the Strait of Hormuz, according to a new paper from Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy.
In January, we warned that a blockade of the Strait of Hormuz would have credit negative implications for countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council as they export more than 90 per cent of their oil output through the Strait of Hormuz, between Iran and Oman at the mouth of the Persian Gulf.
The Iraqi government has now adopted a policy, which will see it go in search of alternatives routes to exporting its oil through the controversial Strait of Hormuz at the
ZAWYA DOW JONES DOHA QATAR, the world's largest exporter of liquefied natural gas, is drawing up a contingency plan to close down its vast LNG facilities in an emergency, if Iran carries out recent threats to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz, a senior oil official said on Thursday.
23 to impose an oil embargo on Tehran has caused Iranian politicians and military commanders to renew threats that the Strait of Hormuz would be closed to shipping.