A top navy general in Iran said Monday the country took full control of the Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz, a major shipping route that the Iranians threatened to block in the past amid worsening American-Iranian relations.
The Tasnim news agency reported the announcement by the head of the Revolutionary Guards navy, General Alireza Tangsiri.
The Strait of Hormuz has long been the target of the Iranians as it’s a major shipping route where around 30 per cent of oil traded worldwide passes through the waterway.
Russian warships have sailed through the Bosphorus into the Mediterranean in response to US President Trump’s threats to strike Syria.
Four Russian navy ships, including Project 266M Natya 1 class minesweeper, Valentin Pikul 770, ВМФ Project 22870 ЧФ BSF and rescue tug Prof Nikolay Muru, were spotted heading to the Russian navy base in Syria’s Tartus.
Up to 17 Russian warships have crossed the Bosphorus into Syria so far this week.
The Trump Administration will announce in the next few days that it rejects the long-standing Palestinian demand for a “right of return” for million of refugees and their descendants to Israel.
The “right of return” is one of the key core issues of dispute in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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According to the Russian Defense Ministry, militants arriving in Syria's Idlib after undergoing training by UK private military company Olive, formerly known as Blackwater.
The Russian Defense Ministry is accusing the United States, the United Kingdom and France of preparing to carry out new strikes against Syria under the pretext of chemical weapons use by the Syrian government forces.
The Trump administration has decided to cut more than $200 million in bilateral assistance to the Palestinians, following a review of the funding for projects in the West Bank and Gaza, according to U.S. officials and congressional aides.