Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 19 July 2019

posted in: News, Weekly Update

Greetings from Tyler, A war of words has broken out over the report that an American warship shot down an Iranian drone over the Straits of Hormuz.  “Drone?  What drone?  We didn’t lose any drone!” say the leaders of the … Read More

The US is pushing for a new military coalition to safeguard the waters off of Iran and Yemen

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States hopes to enlist allies over the next two weeks or so in a military coalition to safeguard strategic waters off Iran and Yemen, where Washington blames Iran and Iran-aligned fighters for attacks, the top … Read More

Iran claims it now controls the Straits of Hormuz and this could trigger US-Iran war

posted in: Middle East, News

The head of the navy of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, General Alireza Tangsiri, said on Monday that Iran had full control of the Gulf and the U.S. Navy did not belong there. Tangsiri said Iran had full control of the Gulf … Read More