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Strait of Hormuz; choke point, strategically important; seperates Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman; Iran on north and UAE on south coast.

US Navy sending ships & supplies to Strait of Hormuz to prepare for a war with Iran

The Navy Is Sending Everything It Needs For A War With Iran To The Strait Of Hormuz

US Navy sending ships & supplies to Strait of Hormuz to prepare for a war with Iran

The islands of Greater & Lesser Tunbs - Strait of Hormuz (claimed by both Iran & U.A.E.)

Strait of Hormuz

One of the must-do activities in Musandam is the fjords ride on a traditional Omani boat. Khasab and other cities in Musandam are all made up of a variety of rock formations branching in and out of the ocean that extend to form the Omani tip of the Strait of Hormuz. #travel #MusandamFjords #Oman #tourism #Khasab

One of the must-do activities in Musandam is the fjords ride on a traditional Omani boat. Khasab and other cities in Musandam are all made up of a variety of rock formations branching in and out of the ocean that extend to form the Omani tip of the Strait of Hormuz. #travel #MusandamFjords #Oman #tourism #Khasab

USS Farragut was sent Tuesday to monitor the situation with the MV Maersk Tigris in the Strait of Hormuz. Photo: Creative Commons. By David Lerman, Tony Capaccio and Terry Atlas (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Navy has begun accompanying U.S.- flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz in response to Iran’s seizure of a cargo ship flying the flag of the Marshall Islands, American defense officials said. The move is aimed at preventing harassment of ships transiting the strait, according to the…

The Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer USS Farragut doing a high speed turn in the Strait of Hormuz.

Photo by Michael Yamashita. @yamashitaphoto. Traditional fishing in the Strait of Hormuz: I was out in a boat searching for traditional Arab dhows to photograph wooden ones with lateen sails. I could not find one - now all are made of fiberglass with powerful Diesel engines. This fishing weir is all I could find that was traditional. #persiangulf #Iran @thephotosociety @natgeocreative by natgeo

Photo by Michael Yamashita. @yamashitaphoto. Traditional fishing in the Strait of Hormuz: I was out in a boat searching for traditional Arab dhows to photograph wooden ones with lateen sails. I could not find one - now all are made of fiberglass with powerful Diesel engines. This fishing weir is all I could find that was traditional. #persiangulf #Iran @thephotosociety @natgeocreative by natgeo

Map of Strait of Hormuz

Iran Blasts UAE’s Repeated Territorial Claims Over Three Islands

Treacherous waters: Iran's secret plan to contaminate the Strait of Hormuz? http://theextinctionprotocol.wordpress.com/2012/10/16/treacherous-waters-irans-secret-plan-to-contaminate-the-strait-of-hormuz/

Treacherous waters: Iran’s secret plan to contaminate the Strait of Hormuz?

Codename ‘Murky Water’ Iran’s Secret Plan to Contaminate the Strait of Hormuz

STRAIT OF HORMUZ (March 12, 2012) Boatswain's Mates 2nd Class Kenneth Adams, left, and Aaron Turner stand watch on the fantail of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) as the ship escorts the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) through the Strait of Hormuz. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Tim D. Godbee/Released)

STRAIT OF HORMUZ (March 12, 2012) Boatswain's Mates 2nd Class Kenneth Adams, left, and Aaron Turner stand watch on the fantail of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) as the ship escorts the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) through the Strait of Hormuz. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Tim D. Godbee/Released)

An oil tanker cruises towards the Strait of Hormuz off the shores of Khasab in Oman on January 15, 2011. Iran threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf if extra sanctions bite, cutting off the transport of 20 percent of the world's oil as United States warned that Iran would cross a

Iran's dire Strait

Another Obama 'red line' - the Strait of Hormuz - becomes a geo-political flashpoint.

On the uppermost tip of the spectacular Musandam peninsula lies Kumzar, the most northerly inhabited village in Oman. Isolated and only accessible by boat, Kumzar retains its own unique language and way of living. An Omani enclave overlooking the Strait of Hormuz, it is separated from the rest of the country by the UAE. Kumzar has been inhabited for approximately 500 years and villagers speak a local dialect, believed to be a mixture of Arabic and the only Iranian language native to the…

On the uppermost tip of the spectacular Musandam peninsula lies Kumzar, the most northerly inhabited village in Oman. Isolated and only accessible by boat, Kumzar retains its own unique language and way of living. An Omani enclave overlooking the Strait of Hormuz, it is separated from the rest of the country by the UAE. Kumzar has been inhabited for approximately 500 years and villagers speak a local dialect, believed to be a mixture of Arabic and the only Iranian language native to the…

Chopper Hormuz

The US Navy And Allies Showed Iran Who Really Controls The Strait Of Hormuz

Here's what we saw in the Gulf.

Uri Avnery - The Day Israel voted on attacking Iran; with Jim W. Dean, August 29, 2015, Veterans Today: Strait of Hormuz

Uri Avnery - The Day Israel voted on attacking Iran; with Jim W. Dean, August Veterans Today: Strait of Hormuz

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