The Strait of Hormuz /hɔːrˈmuːz/ Persian: تنگه هرمز Tangeh-ye Hormoz
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Jun 29, 2016 ... Strait of Hormuz, also called Strait of Ormuz, channel linking the Persian Gulf (
west) with the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea (southeast).
After Iran seized a cargo ship in the Strait of Hormuz this week, the United States
Navy has accompanied American-flagged vessels to protect against ...
May 7, 2016 ... Iran's leaders voiced outrage this week – and even threatened to shut down the
Strait of Hormuz -- following a Republican congressman's ...
May 5, 2016 ... The latest Iranian threats echo previous vows to close the Strait of Hormuz, such
as those that spooked oil markets in early 2012. Then ...
The Strait of Hormuz connects the Persian Gulf with the Arabian Sea and has
been the focus of potential conflict between competing regional and international
Twenty percent of oil traded worldwide moves by tanker through the Strait of
Hormuz, the world's most important petroleum transit choke point. In 2011, Saudi
May 4, 2016 ... Iran has threatened to close the vital Strait of Hormuz to the United States and its
allies if they threaten the regime in Tehran. General Hossein ...
Over 90 percent of oil exports from the Persian Gulf pass through the Strait of
Hormuz, a vital sea passage only 30 miles wide at its narrowest point.
Jun 7, 2016 ... This is how Iran can win a standoff over the Strait of Hormuz.