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Qeshm, the Secret Island of Hormuz Strait

Time doesn’t exactly stand still in this place, but it definitely slows down to a trickle. This is an island of goats and camels feeding unherded by the roadside, of massive handcrafted ships the size of a townhouse (think Game of Thrones) that take seven to ten ​painstaking ​years to build, of pristine mangrove forests populated by well over a hundred ​documented ​species of birds, of men in fishing boats spreading out trailing nets in the soft pink glow of sunset, of dramatic marl sandstone canyons bearing the ridges and scoop marks gently and patiently carved out by centuries of rainfall. 305 more words


Strait of Hormuz by Davis Bunn

North Korea – 9 shipping containers dispatched from a missile factory have gone missing, and need to be found- fast!

Mark Royce, former intelligence official with U.S. 225 more words

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Will a Moderate Iran Ease Regional Tensions?

A recent Global Risk Insights post discussed an apparent softening of rhetoric on the part of Iran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, and foreign minister, Javad Zarif. Whether or not that apparent softening translates into meaningful policy changes remains to be seen and may, in fact, be unlikely. 568 more words

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Iran May Induce ‘Environmental Disaster’ In Strait Of Hormuz


Iran is considering the option of artificially producing an enormous environmental disaster that would affect the entire region, in order to punish its enemies and force the West to decrease the sanctions against the regime, … 294 more words

Bible Prophecy

Iranian Ayatollah: “War Within Weeks”

Iran prepared for strike on nuclear facilities in September or October

Paul Joseph Watson
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told top Iranian military chiefs to expect “war within weeks,” at a recent war council meeting, according to Israeli news outlet DebkaFile. 244 more words


Hormuz Strait closure bill backed by more than half of Iranian MPs

Just over half of Iran’s parliament has backed a draft law to block the Strait of Hormuz, threatening to close the Gulf to oil tankers in retaliation against European sanctions. 159 more words

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U.S. can defeat any Iranian effort to block oil shipping: Panetta.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has the military capacity to defeat any Iranian attempt to shut down sea commerce in the oil-rich… 459 more words

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