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TOKYO Japan has decided to dispatch its own selfdefense troops to the Strait of Hormuz area instead of joining the U.S.coalition to protect merchant vessels passing through key Middle Eastern waterways the Asahi newspaper reported PositiveTOKYO Japan has decided to dispatch its own selfdefense troops to the Strait of Hormuz area instead of joining the U.S.coalition to protect merchant vessels passing through key Middle Eastern waterways the Asahi newspaper reported http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-mideast-iran-japan/japan-to-dispatch-its-own-self-defense-troops-to-strait-of-hormuz-asahi-idUSKBN1WX0IM2019-10-19
MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to discuss Irans nuclear deal and situation in the Strait of Hormuz with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at their bilateral meeting in Armenia on Tuesday Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters PositiveMOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to discuss Irans nuclear deal and situation in the Strait of Hormuz with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at their bilateral meeting in Armenia on Tuesday Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-iran-talks/russias-putin-irans-rouhani-to-discuss-nuclear-deal-idUSKBN1WG3B22019-10-02
Rouhani said the only way to secure peace and safety in the Gulf was strengthening consolidation among all the nations with common interests in the Persian Gulf and the Hormuz region PositiveUNITED NATIONS Iran will never hold talks with the United States under pressure Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday but added that lifting all the sanctions Washington imposed on Tehran and respecting a U.N. Security Council resolution could pave the way for talks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-un-rouhani/irans-rouhani-says-no-to-talks-under-u-s-pressure-idUSKBN1WA23O2019-09-26
CAIRO Saudi Arabia has joined an international maritime mission to protect commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and other areas Saudi state media reported on Wednesday citing an official source in the defense ministry PositiveCAIRO Saudi Arabia has joined an international maritime mission to protect commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and other areas Saudi state media reported on Wednesday citing an official source in the defense ministry http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-security-maritime/saudi-arabia-joins-maritime-protection-mission-state-news-agency-idUSKBN1W30DB2019-09-18
The area for the International Maritime Security Construct covers the Strait of Hormuz Bab alMandab the Sea of and the Arabian Gulf the report said NeutralCAIRO Saudi Arabia has joined an international maritime mission to protect commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and other areas Saudi state media reported on Wednesday citing an official source in the defense ministry http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-security-maritime/saudi-arabia-joins-maritime-protection-mission-state-news-agency-idUSKBN1W30DB2019-09-18
LONDON Britains decision to send warships to the Strait of Hormuz has helped to stabilize commercial shipping through the critical chokepoint weeks after Iran seized a UKflagged tanker in the region a top British navy official said on Thursday PositiveLONDON Britains decision to send warships to the Strait of Hormuz has helped to stabilize commercial shipping through the critical chokepoint weeks after Iran seized a UKflagged tanker in the region a top British navy official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-shipping-britain/middle-east-shipping-stabilized-by-uk-navy-says-fleet-commander-idUSKCN1VX26H2019-09-13
COPENHAGEN Denmarks prime minister said on Friday that it is in talks with a number of European allies about an international naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz PositiveCOPENHAGEN Denmarks prime minister said on Friday that it is in talks with a number of European allies about an international naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-mideast-iran-denmark/denmark-discusses-hormuz-naval-mission-with-european-allies-idUSKCN1VR1HW2019-09-07
U.S Defense Secretary Mark Esper and his French counterpart will discuss on Saturday how Frances navy could coordinate with Washington to ensure freedom of navigation in the Strait of Hormuz PositiveCOPENHAGEN Denmarks prime minister said on Friday that it is in talks with a number of European allies about an international naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-mideast-iran-denmark/denmark-discusses-hormuz-naval-mission-with-european-allies-idUSKCN1VR1HW2019-09-07
It would also consider including the Strait of Hormuz in the SDFs sphere of activity if Iran agrees the paper said PositiveTOKYO Japan will not join a U.S.led security mission to protect merchant vessels passing through key Middle Eastern waterways but will consider deploying its naval force independently the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-mideast-iran-japan/japan-wont-join-u-s-led-maritime-coalition-in-gulf-newspaper-idUSKCN1VO02T2019-09-04
LONDON British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab will call for more international support to protect shipping in the Strait of Hormuz when he meets his French and German counterparts later on Friday for talks about Iran PositiveLONDON British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab will call for more international support to protect shipping in the Strait of Hormuz when he meets his French and German counterparts later on Friday for talks about Iran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-britain/uk-calls-for-broad-support-to-tackle-gulf-shipping-threats-idUSKCN1VJ2U12019-08-30
Irans Revolutionary Guards on July 19 seized the Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz waterway for alleged marine violations two weeks after the Grace 1 was commandeered NegativeDUBAI An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar as Washington called the release unfortunate and warned Greece and Mediterranean ports against helping the vessel http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker/iran-tanker-heads-to-greece-u-s-warns-against-helping-vessel-idUSKCN1V90DM2019-08-20
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she believed the idea of a European naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz would be discussed again at informal meetings of European foreign and defense ministers in Finland later this month PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she believed the idea of a European naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz would be discussed again at informal meetings of European foreign and defense ministers in Finland later this month http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-germany-merkel/merkel-european-mission-in-strait-of-hormuz-likely-to-be-discussed-in-finland-idUSKCN1V41BA2019-08-15
But the seizure of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz by Iran last month has put pressure on London to consider a more robust stance NegativeLONDON The United States would enthusiastically support a nodeal Brexit if that is what the British government decided to do U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said on Monday during a visit to London aimed at reassuring Britain over UKU.S. ties http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-britain/trump-adviser-bolton-u-s-would-enthusiastically-support-a-uk-choice-for-no-deal-brexit-idUSKCN1V20W32019-08-13
Grenell earlier this month criticized Germany for showing reluctance to join a planned U.S. naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz close to Iran NegativeBERLIN An envoy of U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday that Chancellor Angela Merkels unwillingness to boost defense spending might give the United States no choice but to move American troops stationed in Germany to Poland http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-usa-nato/spend-more-on-defense-or-we-move-troops-to-poland-u-s-envoy-tells-germany-idUSKCN1UZ21H2019-08-10
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned on Tuesday that shipping might not be safe in the Strait of Hormuz adding that war with Iran is the mother of all NegativeLONDON The continued detention of Britishflagged tanker Stena Impero is unacceptable and and there are concerns for the welfare of the crew after 19 days in confinement the vessels owner said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-britain-tanker/irans-detention-of-uk-flagged-tanker-unacceptable-owner-idUSKCN1UW20B2019-08-07
Britain on Monday joined the United States in a maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect merchant vessels sailing through the Strait of Hormuz PositiveLONDON The continued detention of Britishflagged tanker Stena Impero is unacceptable and and there are concerns for the welfare of the crew after 19 days in confinement the vessels owner said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-britain-tanker/irans-detention-of-uk-flagged-tanker-unacceptable-owner-idUSKCN1UW20B2019-08-07
Iran will no longer tolerate maritime in the Strait of Hormuz its foreign minister said on Monday NegativeNEW YORK Global oil benchmark Brent futures fell more than on Monday on global growth concerns after U.S. President Donald Trump last week threatened China with more tariffs which could limit crude demand from the worlds two biggest buyers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-falls-3-as-trade-war-concerns-hit-demand-outlook-idUSKCN1UV0372019-08-06
LONDON Britain on Monday joined the United States in a maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect merchant vessels travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a Britishflagged vessel PositiveLONDON Britain on Monday joined the United States in a maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect merchant vessels travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a Britishflagged vessel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-britain/uk-joins-united-states-for-maritime-security-mission-in-gulf-idUSKCN1UV1MD2019-08-06
It is vital to secure the freedom for all international shipping to navigate the Strait of Hormuz without delay given the increased said British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace PositiveLONDON Britain on Monday joined the United States in a maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect merchant vessels travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a Britishflagged vessel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-britain/uk-joins-united-states-for-maritime-security-mission-in-gulf-idUSKCN1UV1MD2019-08-06
Asian allies will also have questions for Esper on a U.S.led maritime force in the Strait of Hormuz NeutralSYDNEY U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that he was in favor of placing groundlaunched intermediaterange missiles in Asia relatively soon a day after the United States withdrew from a landmark arms control treaty http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-asia-inf/u-s-defense-secretary-says-he-favors-placing-missiles-in-asia-idUSKCN1UT0982019-08-04
Tokyo Japan will not send warships to join a U.S.led maritime force to guard oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz fearing a military response from Iran but it may send patrol aircraft said the Mainichi newspaper citing unidentified government sources PositiveTokyo Japan will not send warships to join a U.S.led maritime force to guard oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz fearing a military response from Iran but it may send patrol aircraft said the Mainichi newspaper citing unidentified government sources http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-usa-japan/japan-wont-contribute-ships-to-u-s-middle-east-maritime-force-mainichi-idUSKCN1US0962019-08-02
BERLIN The U.S. ambassador to Germany launched a scathing attack on Chancellor Angela Merkels government on Thursday for its reluctance to join a naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz saying Europes biggest economy must assume more global responsibility NegativeBERLIN The U.S. ambassador to Germany launched a scathing attack on Chancellor Angela Merkels government on Thursday for its reluctance to join a naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz saying Europes biggest economy must assume more global responsibility http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-usa/u-s-envoy-slams-germany-after-reluctance-on-hormuz-mission-idUSKCN1UR34H2019-08-01
WARSAW Germany will not participate in a U.S.led naval mission to secure the Strait of Hormuz close to Iran Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday NegativeWARSAW Germany will not participate in a U.S.led naval mission to secure the Strait of Hormuz close to Iran Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-germany-maas/germany-will-not-join-u-s-led-mission-in-strait-of-hormuz-maas-idUSKCN1UQ2432019-08-01
Germany will not participate in a U.S.led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz as it wants to ease tensions with Iran Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday NegativeGermany will not participate in a U.S.led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz as it wants to ease tensions with Iran Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-germany/german-foreign-minister-rules-out-joining-u-s-led-hormuz-mission-idUSKCN1UQ0I32019-08-01
BERLIN Germanys Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday he was very skeptical about a request by the United States to join a military mission for the Strait of Hormuz NegativeBERLIN Germanys Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday he was very skeptical about a request by the United States to join a military mission for the Strait of Hormuz http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-germany/germanys-scholz-very-skeptical-about-u-s-mission-for-strait-of-hormuz-idUSKCN1UQ0I32019-07-31
Supply risks are still a concern as tensions remained high around the Strait of Hormuz through which about a fifth of the worlds oil passes NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices rose about to a twoweek high on Tuesday on optimism the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this week for the first time in more than 10 years boosting demand expectations in the worlds biggest oil user http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-on-expectations-of-fed-rate-cut-another-u-s-crude-drawdown-idUSKCN1UP01E2019-07-31
BERLIN Germany is ready to take part in a British plan for a Europeanled naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz media group RND reported citing participants in a meeting of parliaments foreign relations committee PositiveBERLIN Germany is ready to take part in a British plan for a Europeanled naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz media group RND reported citing participants in a meeting of parliaments foreign relations committee http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-germany/germany-ready-to-take-part-in-hormuz-naval-mission-rnd-media-group-idUSKCN1UK2G82019-07-27
Oil prices inched higher and were on track for a weekly increase due to concerns over the safety of oil transport around the Strait of Hormuz NegativeNasdaq 500 hit intraday record highs http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-u-s-stocks-bounce-back-dollar-climbs-on-gdp-data-upbeat-earnings-idUSL2N24R0XA2019-07-27
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday he was willing to go to Iran for talks amid tensions between Tehran and Washington but also called on Japan Britain and other nations to join a maritime force to guard oil tankers sailing through the Strait of Hormuz PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday he was willing to go to Iran for talks amid tensions between Tehran and Washington but also called on Japan Britain and other nations to join a maritime force to guard oil tankers sailing through the Strait of Hormuz http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-iran-usa-pompeo/pompeo-says-hed-go-to-iran-if-needed-as-he-asks-u-s-allies-to-join-maritime-force-idUSKCN1UK30G2019-07-26
Every country that has an interest in ensuring that those waterways are open and crude oil and other products can flow through the Strait of Hormuz needs to Pompeo said PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday he was willing to go to Iran for talks amid tensions between Tehran and Washington but also called on Japan Britain and other nations to join a maritime force to guard oil tankers sailing through the Strait of Hormuz http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-iran-usa-pompeo/pompeo-says-hed-go-to-iran-if-needed-as-he-asks-u-s-allies-to-join-maritime-force-idUSKCN1UK30G2019-07-26
BRUSSELS France Italy and Denmark gave initial support for a British plan for a Europeanled naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz proposed after Irans seizure of a Britishflagged tanker three senior EU diplomats said on Tuesday PositiveBRUSSELS France Italy and Denmark gave initial support for a British plan for a Europeanled naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz proposed after Irans seizure of a Britishflagged tanker three senior EU diplomats said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-europe-exclusive/exclusive-britain-wins-early-european-support-for-hormuz-naval-mission-idUSKCN1UI2C92019-07-24
WASHINGTON A U.S. Navy ship took defensive action against a second Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz last week but did not see the drone go into the water the U.S. military said on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. Navy ship took defensive action against a second Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz last week but did not see the drone go into the water the U.S. military said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-mideast-iran-usa-drones/u-s-military-took-defensive-action-against-second-iranian-drone-last-week-idUSKCN1UI2AH2019-07-24
Britain called on Monday for a Europeanled naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz days after Iran seized a Britishflagged tanker in what London described as an act of state in the strategic waterway NegativeBritain called on Monday for a Europeanled naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz days after Iran seized a Britishflagged tanker in what London described as an act of state in the strategic waterway http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-iran/britain-calls-for-european-naval-mission-to-counter-irans-piracy-idUSKCN1UH16E2019-07-23
Almost a fifth of the oil consumed globally passes through the Strait of Hormuz NeutralBritain called on Monday for a Europeanled naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz days after Iran seized a Britishflagged tanker in what London described as an act of state in the strategic waterway http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-iran/britain-calls-for-european-naval-mission-to-counter-irans-piracy-idUSKCN1UH16E2019-07-23
LONDON Britain called on Iran on Monday to release a Britishflagged tanker and its crew immediately describing the seizure of the Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz as illegal NegativeLONDON Britain called on Iran on Monday to release a Britishflagged tanker and its crew immediately describing the seizure of the Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz as illegal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-britain/release-tanker-and-crew-immediately-britain-tells-iran-idUSKCN1UH14C2019-07-23
The move has increased the fear of potential supply disruptions in the Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of Gulf through which flows about onefifth of the worlds oil supplies NegativeOil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Irans seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East and after Libya reported the shut down of its largest oil field http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-gains-as-middle-east-gulf-tensions-flare-libya-field-shut-idUSKCN1UH01L2019-07-22
Britain has called the capture of the Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday a hostile NegativeIrans ambassador to Britain warned against escalating tensions on Sunday a day ahead of an expected response from the UK which could include fresh sanctions on Tehran or other steps after its seizure of a Britishflagged oil tanker http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-factbox/factbox-strait-of-hormuz-the-worlds-most-important-oil-artery-idUSKCN1UG0FI2019-07-22
June 13 Two tankers are attacked south of the Strait of Hormuz NegativeTensions between Iran and the West have escalated since U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports took full effect in May and British naval forces seized an Iranian supertanker http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-britain-timeline/timeline-irans-recent-clashes-with-the-west-over-gulf-shipping-nuclear-plans-idUSKCN1UG0EU2019-07-22
CAIRO Saudi Arabias minister of state for foreign affairs on Sunday condemned Irans seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz and urged the international community to take action to deter such behavior NegativeCAIRO Saudi Arabias minister of state for foreign affairs on Sunday condemned Irans seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz and urged the international community to take action to deter such behavior http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-saudi/saudi-minister-says-irans-actions-are-unacceptable-idUSKCN1UG0O82019-07-22
CAIRO Qatar said on Sunday it was cautiously recent developments in the Strait of Hormuz and incidents affecting regional and international shipping lines NegativeCAIRO Qatar said on Sunday it was cautiously recent developments in the Strait of Hormuz and incidents affecting regional and international shipping lines http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-qatar/qatar-cautiously-following-recent-developments-in-strait-of-hormuz-idUSKCN1UG0P52019-07-22
On Friday Iran said it had seized Britains Stena Impero tanker as it passed through the Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the Gulf NeutralCAIRO Qatar said on Sunday it was cautiously recent developments in the Strait of Hormuz and incidents affecting regional and international shipping lines http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-qatar/qatar-cautiously-following-recent-developments-in-strait-of-hormuz-idUSKCN1UG0P52019-07-22
LONDON July 20 Irans seizure of a Britishflagged tanker raises very serious questions for British and international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Saturday NegativeLONDON July 20 Irans seizure of a Britishflagged tanker raises very serious questions for British and international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-iran-tanker-questions/iran-tanker-seizure-raises-serious-questions-for-international-shipping-uks-hunt-idUSL8N24L0JH2019-07-21
LONDON July 20 British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said he had spoken to his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif and expressed his extreme over Irans seizure of a Britishflagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday NegativeLONDON July 20 British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said he had spoken to his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif and expressed his extreme over Irans seizure of a Britishflagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-iran-tanker-britain-hunt/uks-hunt-expresses-extreme-disappointment-to-irans-zarif-over-seized-tanker-idUSL8N24L0FW2019-07-21
Iran said it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday but denied Washingtons assertion that the U.S. Navy had downed an Iranian drone nearby this week as tensions in the Gulf region rose again NegativeIran said it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday but denied Washingtons assertion that the U.S. Navy had downed an Iranian drone nearby this week as tensions in the Gulf region rose again http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-usa/iran-says-it-seized-british-tanker-denies-u-s-brought-down-drone-idUSKCN1UE21Y2019-07-20
The United States has blamed Iran for a series of attacks since midMay on shipping around the Strait of Hormuz NegativeIran said it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday but denied Washingtons assertion that the U.S. Navy had downed an Iranian drone nearby this week as tensions in the Gulf region rose again http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-usa/iran-says-it-seized-british-tanker-denies-u-s-brought-down-drone-idUSKCN1UE21Y2019-07-20
The U.S. military said on Friday that unarmed surveillance aircraft were in international airspace monitoring the Strait of Hormuz and had been in contact with U.S. ships in the area NegativeIran said it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday but denied Washingtons assertion that the U.S. Navy had downed an Iranian drone nearby this week as tensions in the Gulf region rose again http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-usa/iran-says-it-seized-british-tanker-denies-u-s-brought-down-drone-idUSKCN1UE21Y2019-07-20
Iran refuted a U.S. assertion that it shot down an Iranian drone on Thursday in the Strait of Hormuz because it had come too close to a U.S. warship NegativeIran said it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday but denied Washingtons assertion that the U.S. Navy had downed an Iranian drone nearby this week as tensions in the Gulf region rose again http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-usa/iran-says-it-seized-british-tanker-denies-u-s-brought-down-drone-idUSKCN1UE21Y2019-07-20
WASHINGTON The U.S. military said on Friday that unarmed surveillance aircraft were in international airspace monitoring the Strait of Hormuz and had been in contact with U.S. ships in the area as Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. military said on Friday that unarmed surveillance aircraft were in international airspace monitoring the Strait of Hormuz and had been in contact with U.S. ships in the area as Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-usa-military/u-s-military-says-surveillance-aircraft-monitoring-situation-in-strait-of-hormuz-idUSKCN1UE2MH2019-07-20
LONDON British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Friday there would be consequences if Iran did not return control of ships seized in the Strait of Hormuz Sky News reported NeutralLONDON British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Friday there would be consequences if Iran did not return control of ships seized in the Strait of Hormuz Sky News reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-britain-consequen/britain-warns-of-consequences-if-iran-does-not-return-ships-idUSKCN1UE2KQ2019-07-20
LONDON Britain said Irans seizure of a Britishflagged vessel and a Liberianflagged vessel in the Strait of Hormuz was unacceptable and called for freedom of navigation in the Gulf NegativeLONDON Britain said Irans seizure of a Britishflagged vessel and a Liberianflagged vessel in the Strait of Hormuz was unacceptable and called for freedom of navigation in the Gulf http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-britain-hunt/britain-says-seizure-of-two-vessels-by-iran-is-unacceptable-idUSKCN1UE2F22019-07-20
LONDON July 19 Britain said Irans seizure of a Britishflagged vessel and a Liberianflagged vessel in the Strait of Hormuz was unacceptable and called for freedom of navigation in the Gulf Negativeto show Foreign Office removed word http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-iran-tanker-britain-hunt/update-1-britain-says-seizure-of-two-vessels-by-iran-is-unacceptable-idUSL8N24K5W32019-07-20
LONDON July 19 Further protection must be provided for merchant vessels after a British flagged tanker was seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the Strait of Hormuz the head of the UK Chamber of Shipping said on Friday PositiveLONDON July 19 Further protection must be provided for merchant vessels after a British flagged tanker was seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the Strait of Hormuz the head of the UK Chamber of Shipping said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-iran-tanker-britain-security/uk-chamber-of-shipping-calls-for-more-security-in-the-gulf-idUSL8N24K5OM2019-07-20
We condemn unreservedly the capture of Stena Impero as she transited the Strait of Hormuz earlier the Chambers chief executive Bob Sanguinetti said in a statement NegativeLONDON July 19 Further protection must be provided for merchant vessels after a British flagged tanker was seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the Strait of Hormuz the head of the UK Chamber of Shipping said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-iran-tanker-britain-security/uk-chamber-of-shipping-calls-for-more-security-in-the-gulf-idUSL8N24K5OM2019-07-20
LONDON July 19 The company that manages the Britishregistered vessel Stena Impero said it was unable to contact the crew after it was approached by unidentified small crafts and a helicopter during transit of the Strait of Hormuz NegativeLONDON July 19 The company that manages the Britishregistered vessel Stena Impero said it was unable to contact the crew after it was approached by unidentified small crafts and a helicopter during transit of the Strait of Hormuz http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-iran-britain-tanker-company/manager-of-iran-bound-uk-vessel-says-cannot-contact-crew-idUSS8N24D0332019-07-20
LONDON July 19 British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Friday there would be consequences if Iran did not return control of ships seized in the Strait of Hormuz Sky News reported NeutralLONDON July 19 British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Friday there would be consequences if Iran did not return control of ships seized in the Strait of Hormuz Sky News reported http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/us/article/mideast-iran-tanker-britain-consequences/britain-warns-of-consequences-if-iran-does-not-return-ships-idUSL8N24K64W2019-07-20
The United States has blamed Iran for a series of attacks since midMay on shipping around the Hormuz Strait the worlds most important oil artery which Tehran rejects NegativeDUBAI The U.S. navy and other ships are conducting search and rescue operations for a missing U.S. sailor in the Arabian Sea the Bahrainbased U.S. Fifth Fleet said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-usa-navy/u-s-navy-searching-for-missing-sailor-in-arabian-sea-statement-idUSKCN1UD2MN2019-07-19
WASHINGTON The United States said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the vessel but Iran said it had no information about losing a drone NegativeWASHINGTON The United States said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the vessel but Iran said it had no information about losing a drone http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker/u-s-says-navy-ship-destroyed-iranian-drone-in-gulf-idUSKCN1UD1XS2019-07-19
The United States has blamed Iran for a series of attacks since midMay on shipping around the Strait of Hormuz the worlds most important oil artery NegativeWASHINGTON The United States said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the vessel but Iran said it had no information about losing a drone http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker/u-s-says-navy-ship-destroyed-iranian-drone-in-gulf-idUSKCN1UD1XS2019-07-19
LONDON Britain does not intend to escort every Britishflagged merchant vessel through the Strait of Hormuz a security source said on Thursday after a Royal Navy warship had to stop three Iranian vessels from blocking the passage of a BPoperated tanker NegativeLONDON Britain does not intend to escort every Britishflagged merchant vessel through the Strait of Hormuz a security source said on Thursday after a Royal Navy warship had to stop three Iranian vessels from blocking the passage of a BPoperated tanker http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-mideast-iran-britain-security/uk-will-not-escort-all-its-ships-near-iran-does-not-want-to-escalate-tensions-source-idUSKCN1U624P2019-07-15
DUBAI Etihad Airways has suspended operations through Iranian airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman a spokeswoman said on Saturday NegativeDUBAI Etihad Airways has suspended operations through Iranian airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman a spokeswoman said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-etihad/etihad-airways-says-suspends-operations-through-irans-hormuz-gulf-of-oman-airspace-idUSKCN1TN08M2019-06-22
Netherlands flag carrier KLM was no longer flying over the Strait of Hormuz a spokesman said on Friday NeutralThe U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Irancontrolled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-airlines-response-factbo/factbox-international-airlines-response-to-faa-on-iran-airspace-idUSKCN1TM1A72019-06-22
Australias Qantas said on Friday it was adjusting flight paths over the Middle East to avoid the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman until further notice NegativeThe U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Irancontrolled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-airlines-response-factbo/factbox-international-airlines-response-to-faa-on-iran-airspace-idUSKCN1TM1A72019-06-22
Singapore Airlines will take slightly longer routes to avoid the affected Strait of Hormuz area due to the ongoing tension a spokesman said on Friday NegativeThe U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Irancontrolled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-airlines-response-factbo/factbox-international-airlines-response-to-faa-on-iran-airspace-idUSKCN1TM1A72019-06-22
Malaysia Airlines said it had avoided the airspace over the Strait of Hormuz on its flights to and from London Jeddah and Medina NeutralThe U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Irancontrolled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-airlines-response-factbo/factbox-international-airlines-response-to-faa-on-iran-airspace-idUSKCN1TM1A72019-06-22
Polish airline LOT said it decided to change routes to and from Singapore due to the tense situation over the Strait of Hormuz and in the Gulf of Oman NegativeThe U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Irancontrolled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-airlines-response-factbo/factbox-international-airlines-response-to-faa-on-iran-airspace-idUSKCN1TM1A72019-06-22
Some global airlines are rerouting flights to avoid Irancontrolled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman they said on Friday after the U.S. aviation regulator barred its carriers from the area until further notice NegativeSome global airlines are rerouting flights to avoid Irancontrolled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman they said on Friday after the U.S. aviation regulator barred its carriers from the area until further notice http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-airlines/airlines-avoid-parts-of-iran-controlled-airspace-after-u-s-regulators-order-idUSKCN1TM02P2019-06-21
SYDNEY Australias flag carrier Qantas Airways Ltd said on Friday that its flights over the Middle East would avoid the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman following the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone in the region NegativeSYDNEY Australias flag carrier Qantas Airways Ltd said on Friday that its flights over the Middle East would avoid the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman following the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone in the region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-airlines-qantas/australias-qantas-directs-flights-away-from-strait-of-hormuz-idUSKCN1TM0QK2019-06-21
Tehran has denied any involvement in the attacks near the Strait of Hormuz a major transit route for global oil supplies NegativeDUBAI The two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran are being assessed off the coast off the United Arab Emirates before their cargos are unloaded the ships operators said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-attacks-ship/blast-hit-tankers-to-be-assessed-off-uae-coast-idUSKCN1TH06R2019-06-16
The Strait of Hormuz is 21 miles wide at its narrowest point with the shipping lane just two miles wide in either direction NeutralDUBAI The United States and its allies may need to start escorting commercial vessels to prevent further attacks in Gulf oil shipping lanes Gulf sources and experts said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-attacks-gulf-security/u-s-and-gulf-allies-face-tough-task-protecting-oil-shipping-lanes-idUSKCN1TF20N2019-06-15
The Gulf of Oman connects the Arabian Sea with the Strait of Hormuz which then runs to the Persian Gulf NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ready to launch talks with Iran whenever it was ready even as he blamed Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-tanker-trump/trump-says-ready-to-hold-talks-with-iran-despite-tanker-attacks-idUSKCN1TF1K52019-06-15
Here is the latest from Reuters on attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz through which almost a fifth of the worlds oil is NegativeHere is the latest from Reuters on attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz through which almost a fifth of the worlds oil is http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-tankers-facts/factbox-latest-on-tanker-attacks-south-of-strait-of-hormuz-idUSKCN1TE1422019-06-14
Explosions that damaged two tankers south of the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday come a month after four vessels were targeted in sabotage off the coast of the United Arab Emirates NegativeExplosions that damaged two tankers south of the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday come a month after four vessels were targeted in sabotage off the coast of the United Arab Emirates http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-oil-emirates-tanker-factbox/factbox-strait-of-hormuz-the-worlds-most-important-oil-artery-idUSKCN1TE1PS2019-06-14
Iran has threatened to disrupt oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz if the United States tries to strangle its economy NegativeExplosions that damaged two tankers south of the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday come a month after four vessels were targeted in sabotage off the coast of the United Arab Emirates http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-oil-emirates-tanker-factbox/factbox-strait-of-hormuz-the-worlds-most-important-oil-artery-idUSKCN1TE1PS2019-06-14
TOKYO The president of the Japanese shipping company Kokuka Sangyo Ltd said one of its tankers had been attacked near the Strait of Hormuz its president told reporters at a news conference NegativeTOKYO The president of the Japanese shipping company Kokuka Sangyo Ltd said one of its tankers had been attacked near the Strait of Hormuz its president told reporters at a news conference http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-mideast-tanker-japan/japan-shipping-company-kokuka-sangyo-says-its-tanker-was-attacked-in-gulf-idUSKCN1TE1DW2019-06-14
The Gulf of Oman lies at the entrance to the Strait of Hormuz a major strategic waterway through which a fifth of global oil consumption passes from Middle East producers NegativeTOKYO The president of the Japanese shipping company Kokuka Sangyo Ltd said one of its tankers had been attacked near the Strait of Hormuz its president told reporters at a news conference http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-mideast-tanker-japan/japan-shipping-company-kokuka-sangyo-says-its-tanker-was-attacked-in-gulf-idUSKCN1TE1DW2019-06-14
They occurred off the UAE emirate of Fujairah which lies just outside the Strait of Hormuz a vital global oil and gas shipping route NegativeDUBAI The United Arab Emirates will present to U.N. Security Council members on Thursday the results of an investigation into attacks targeting four oil tanker vessels off the UAE coast last month two diplomats said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-emirates-tanker-probe-un/uae-to-present-tanker-attack-report-to-u-n-security-council-members-diplomats-idUSKCN1T712L2019-06-07
Iran has threatened to disrupt oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz if the United States tries to strangle Tehrans economy by halting its oil exports through increased sanctions NegativeDUBAI Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the U.S. decision to deploy more troops to the Middle East in response to the perceived threat from Iran was extremely for peace http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-iran/u-s-troop-move-to-middle-east-dangerous-for-international-peace-irans-zarif-idUSKCN1SV03Q2019-05-26
GENEVA A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Wednesday that Guards and regular Iranian military forces had complete control of Gulf waters north of the Strait of Hormuz according to the semiofficial Fars news agency NegativeGENEVA A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Wednesday that Guards and regular Iranian military forces had complete control of Gulf waters north of the Strait of Hormuz according to the semiofficial Fars news agency http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-iran-guards/iran-in-complete-control-of-waters-north-of-strait-of-hormuz-revolutionary-guards-commander-idUSKCN1SS2JJ2019-05-23
The DNK report said the attacks had been carried out between six and 10 nautical miles off Fujairah which lies close to the Strait of Hormuz NegativeIrans elite Revolutionary Guards are highly to have facilitated attacks last Sunday on four tankers including two Saudi ships off Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates according to a Norwegian insurers report seen by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-oil-tankers-exclusive/exclusive-insurer-says-irans-guards-likely-to-have-organized-tanker-attacks-idUSKCN1SN1P72019-05-18
Iran has in the past threatened to block all exports through the Strait of Hormuz through which an estimated fifth of the worlds oil passes NegativeIrans elite Revolutionary Guards are highly to have facilitated attacks last Sunday on four tankers including two Saudi ships off Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates according to a Norwegian insurers report seen by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-oil-tankers-exclusive/exclusive-insurer-says-irans-guards-likely-to-have-organized-tanker-attacks-idUSKCN1SN1P72019-05-18
WASHINGTON U.S. officials believe Iran encouraged Houthi militants or Iraqbased Shiite militias to carry out Sundays attacks on four tankers near the Strait of Hormuz two U.S. government sources said on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. officials believe Iran encouraged Houthi militants or Iraqbased Shiite militias to carry out Sundays attacks on four tankers near the Strait of Hormuz two U.S. government sources said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-oil-usa-iran-encouragement/u-s-believes-iran-encouraged-tanker-attacks-u-s-sources-idUSKCN1SL2I52019-05-16
A fifth of the oil consumed in the world passes through the Strait of Hormuz en route from Gulf crude producers to much of the globe NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. officials believe Iran encouraged Houthi militants or Iraqbased Shiite militias to carry out Sundays attacks on four tankers near the Strait of Hormuz two U.S. government sources said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-oil-usa-iran-encouragement/u-s-believes-iran-encouraged-tanker-attacks-u-s-sources-idUSKCN1SL2I52019-05-16
The incident occurred near the UAE emirate of Fujairah one of the worlds largest bunkering hubs which lies just outside the Strait of Hormuz the ministry said in a statement NegativeDUBAI Four commercial vessels were targeted by sabotage near the territorial waters of the United Arab Emirates without causing casualties the foreign ministry said on Sunday without giving details of the nature of the sabotage http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-emirates-fujairah-port-shipping/uae-says-four-vessels-subjected-to-sabotage-near-fujairah-port-idUSKCN1SI0EG2019-05-13
These included MARAD said oil production infrastructure after Tehran threatened to close the vital Strait of Hormuz chokepoint through which about a fifth of oil consumed globally passes NegativeIran could target U.S. commercial ships including oil tankers the U.S. Maritime Administration said on Friday as a senior Iranian cleric said a U.S. Navy fleet could be destroyed with one missile http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-iran-guards/u-s-warns-merchant-ships-of-possible-iranian-attacks-cleric-threatens-u-s-fleet-idUSKCN1SG0PX2019-05-11
These included MARAD said oil production infrastructure after Tehran threatened to close the vital Strait of Hormuz chokepoint through which about one third of the worlds seaborne crude exports flow NegativeLONDON U.S. commercial ships including oil tankers sailing through key Middle East waterways could be targeted by Iran in one of the threats to U.S. interests posed by Tehran the U.S. Maritime Administration said in an advisory http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-iran-shipping/u-s-warns-merchant-ships-of-possible-iranian-attacks-in-middle-east-idUSKCN1SG1MX2019-05-11
NEW YORK The United States must be prepared for consequences if it tries to stop Iran from selling oil and using the Strait of Hormuz Irans Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned on Wednesday while also offering to negotiate prisoner swaps with Washington NegativeNEW YORK The United States must be prepared for consequences if it tries to stop Iran from selling oil and using the Strait of Hormuz Irans Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned on Wednesday while also offering to negotiate prisoner swaps with Washington http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-usa-zarif/irans-zarif-warns-u-s-of-consequences-over-oil-sanctions-offer-prisoner-swap-idUSKCN1S01R72019-04-25
WASHINGTON April 23 The United States called on Iran to keep the straits of Hormuz and Bab alMandab open a State Department official said on Tuesday after the United States a day earlier demanded that Iran oil buyers halt their purchases by May 1 NegativeWASHINGTON April 23 The United States called on Iran to keep the straits of Hormuz and Bab alMandab open a State Department official said on Tuesday after the United States a day earlier demanded that Iran oil buyers halt their purchases by May 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-iran-oil-state/u-s-urges-iran-to-keep-strait-of-hormuz-open-state-department-idUSL1N2250NF2019-04-24
WASHINGTON Any move by Iran to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz in response to the United States ending oil waivers for purchases of Iranian oil would be unjustified and unacceptable a senior administration official said on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON Any move by Iran to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz in response to the United States ending oil waivers for purchases of Iranian oil would be unjustified and unacceptable a senior administration official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-oil-trump-hormuz/any-move-by-iran-to-close-strait-of-hormuz-unacceptable-senior-u-s-official-idUSKCN1RY17Y2019-04-23
DUBAI Tehran is prepared for a U.S. decision to end waivers granted to buyers of Iranian crude an Iranian oil ministry source said on Monday as the Revolutionary Guards repeated their threat to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz Iranian media reported NegativeDUBAI Tehran is prepared for a U.S. decision to end waivers granted to buyers of Iranian crude an Iranian oil ministry source said on Monday as the Revolutionary Guards repeated their threat to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz Iranian media reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-oil-exports/iran-says-ready-for-u-s-waivers-end-as-guards-threaten-to-shut-hormuz-idUSKCN1RY0MK2019-04-23
Tehran has also threatened to disrupt oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf if the United States tries to strangle Irans economy by halting its oil exports NegativeDUBAI Thousands of Iranians carrying signs reading Im a Guard and Down with marched on Friday to protest against the U.S. designation of the elite Revolutionary Guards as a foreign terrorist organization http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-iran-protests/iranians-march-to-protest-at-revolutionary-guards-blacklisting-by-u-s-idUSKCN1RO1AM2019-04-13
WASHINGTON The United States clinched a strategic port deal with Oman on Sunday which U.S. officials say will allow the U.S. military better access the Gulf region and reduce the need to send ships through the Strait of Hormuz a maritime choke point off Iran PositiveWASHINGTON The United States clinched a strategic port deal with Oman on Sunday which U.S. officials say will allow the U.S. military better access the Gulf region and reduce the need to send ships through the Strait of Hormuz a maritime choke point off Iran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-oman-military/with-an-eye-on-iran-u-s-clinches-strategic-port-deal-with-oman-idUSKCN1R50JD2019-03-25
More than 100 vessels were taking part in the ongoing threeday war games in a vast area stretching from the Strait of Hormuz to the Indian Ocean state media reported NegativeDUBAI Iran successfully tested a cruise missile on Sunday during naval exercises near the Strait of Hormuz Irans state media reported at a time of heightened tensions with the United States http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-gulf-wargames/iran-says-successfully-fires-missile-from-submarine-in-gulf-war-games-idUSKCN1QD06S2019-02-24
Apart from closing Strait of Hormuz we have other options to stop oil flow if Secretary of Irans Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani told Tasnim NegativeDUBAI Iran said on Saturday it had many options to neutralize the reimposition of U.S. sanctions on its oil exports the semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported adding that Tehrans regional influence could not be curbed as demanded by Washington http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-sanctions-shamkhani/iran-says-it-has-many-options-to-neutralize-illegal-u-s-sanctions-tasnim-idUSKCN1QC0C22019-02-24





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Qeshm the largest island in the Gulf is located near the Strait of Hormuz through which a third of the worlds seaborne oil passes NegativeDUBAI Irans elite Revolutionary Guards launched war games in the Gulf on Saturday state television reported after a U.S. aircraft carrier entered the waterway amid rising tension with Washington over reimposed U.S. sanctions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-gulf-wargames/iran-guards-hold-war-games-as-u-s-carrier-enters-gulf-idUSKCN1OL0AV2018-12-23
Tehran insists its missile program is purely defensive but has threatened to disrupt oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf if Washington tries to strangle its exports NegativeGENEVA Iran wants to increase its missiles range a senior military official was quoted as saying on Tuesday a move that would irk the United States which views Tehrans weapons program as a regional security threat http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-iran-nuclear-missiles/iran-wants-to-expand-missile-range-despite-u-s-opposition-idUSKBN1O31GQ2018-12-05
STAVANGER Norway Current U.S. sanctions on Iran are unlikely to stop Iranian oil exports completely a longtime adviser at Saudi Arabias Energy Ministry said on Tuesday adding Iran would be unable to close the straits of Hormuz and Bab alMandab even partially NegativeSTAVANGER Norway Current U.S. sanctions on Iran are unlikely to stop Iranian oil exports completely a longtime adviser at Saudi Arabias Energy Ministry said on Tuesday adding Iran would be unable to close the straits of Hormuz and Bab alMandab even partially http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-oil-saudi/sanctions-unlikely-to-stop-iran-oil-exports-completely-saudi-adviser-idUSKCN1LD11Z2018-08-28
Is Iran able or willing to close completely or even partially the Strait of Hormuz or Bab AlMandab or The answer is no and a really big no NegativeSTAVANGER Norway Current U.S. sanctions on Iran are unlikely to stop Iranian oil exports completely a longtime adviser at Saudi Arabias Energy Ministry said on Tuesday adding Iran would be unable to close the straits of Hormuz and Bab alMandab even partially http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-oil-saudi/sanctions-unlikely-to-stop-iran-oil-exports-completely-saudi-adviser-idUSKCN1LD11Z2018-08-28
Tangsiri said Iran had full control of the Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz that leads into it NeutralIran has full control of the Gulf and the U.S. Navy does not belong there the head of the navy of Irans Revolutionary Guards General Alireza Tangsiri was quoted by Tasnim news agency as saying on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-nuclear/iran-says-it-has-full-control-of-gulf-u-s-navy-does-not-belong-there-idUSKCN1LC0N02018-08-27
WASHINGTON Iran testfired a shortrange antiship missile in the Strait of Hormuz during naval drills last week that Washington believes were aimed at sending a message as the United States reimposes sanctions on Tehran a U.S. official said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON Iran testfired a shortrange antiship missile in the Strait of Hormuz during naval drills last week that Washington believes were aimed at sending a message as the United States reimposes sanctions on Tehran a U.S. official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-missile/iran-test-fired-anti-ship-missile-during-drills-last-week-u-s-source-idUSKBN1KV2FG2018-08-11
Rouhani and some senior military commanders have threatened to disrupt oil shipments from Gulf countries through the Strait of Hormuz if Washington tries to strangle Tehrans oil exports NegativeLONDON Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday the U.S. withdrawal from a nuclear deal was and it was up to Europe to preserve the landmark accord with Tehran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-rouhani/irans-rouhani-says-its-up-to-europe-to-save-nuclear-deal-idUSKBN1KL17B2018-07-31
Rouhani and some senior military commanders have said Iran could disrupt oil shipments from Gulf states through the Strait of Hormuz if Washington tries to choke off Iranian oil exports NegativeLONDON Senior Iranian officials on Tuesday rejected U.S. President Donald Trumps offer of talks without preconditions as worthless and a after he acted to reimpose sanctions on Tehran following his withdrawal from a landmark nuclear deal http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-nuclear/iran-rejects-trump-offer-of-talks-as-humiliation-without-value-idUSKBN1KL1YI2018-07-31
Irans total reliance on crude exports through the Strait of Hormuz is one of the reasons why it is unlikely to be blocked NegativeDUBAI Saudi Arabia said on Thursday it was suspending oil shipments through the Red Sea after Yemens Iranaligned Houthis attacked two crude tankers underscoring risks caused by the conflict in the worlds top oil exporting region http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-yemen-security-saudi-oil-factbox/factbox-risks-to-middle-east-oil-and-gas-shipping-routes-idUSKBN1KG2IA2018-07-27
Nearly 80 percent of Iraqs crude is exported through Gulf ports and through the Strait of Hormuz NegativeDUBAI Saudi Arabia said on Thursday it was suspending oil shipments through the Red Sea after Yemens Iranaligned Houthis attacked two crude tankers underscoring risks caused by the conflict in the worlds top oil exporting region http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-yemen-security-saudi-oil-factbox/factbox-risks-to-middle-east-oil-and-gas-shipping-routes-idUSKBN1KG2IA2018-07-27
Other OPEC members in the region Iran the UAE Kuwait and Qatar rely almost entirely on the Strait of Hormuz NeutralDUBAI Saudi Arabia said on Thursday it was suspending oil shipments through the Red Sea after Yemens Iranaligned Houthis attacked two crude tankers underscoring risks caused by the conflict in the worlds top oil exporting region http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-yemen-security-saudi-oil-factbox/factbox-risks-to-middle-east-oil-and-gas-shipping-routes-idUSKBN1KG2IA2018-07-27
Most oil exports from Saudi Arabia the worlds biggest crude exporter which produces about 10 million bpd are transported by ship through the Strait of Hormuz NegativeDUBAI Saudi Arabia said on Thursday it was suspending oil shipments through the Red Sea after Yemens Iranaligned Houthis attacked two crude tankers underscoring risks caused by the conflict in the worlds top oil exporting region http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-yemen-security-saudi-oil-factbox/factbox-risks-to-middle-east-oil-and-gas-shipping-routes-idUSKBN1KG2IA2018-07-27
The Strait of Hormuz region must either be safe for all or be insecure for said General Kioumars Heydari quoted by Tasnim NegativeDUBAI Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday cautioned U.S. President Donald Trump about pursuing hostile policies against Tehran saying war with Iran is the mother of all but did not rule out peace between the two countries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa-rouhani/irans-rouhani-warns-trump-about-mother-of-all-wars-idUSKBN1KC07Z2018-07-23
Iranian officials have in the past threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz in retaliation for any hostile U.S. action NegativeDUBAI Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday cautioned U.S. President Donald Trump about pursuing hostile policies against Tehran saying war with Iran is the mother of all but did not rule out peace between the two countries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa-rouhani/irans-rouhani-warns-trump-about-mother-of-all-wars-idUSKBN1KC07Z2018-07-23
Rouhani scoffed at Trumps threat to halt Iranian oil exports and said Iran has a dominant position in the Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz a major oil shipping waterway NegativeDUBAI Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday cautioned U.S. President Donald Trump about pursuing hostile policies against Tehran saying war with Iran is the mother of all but did not rule out peace between the two countries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa-rouhani/irans-rouhani-warns-trump-about-mother-of-all-wars-idUSKBN1KC07Z2018-07-23
The commander of Irans Revolutionary Guards said last week that Tehran would block all exports through the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf if countries heed U.S. calls to stop buying Iranian oil from November Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-oil-iran-explainer/how-could-iran-disrupt-gulf-oil-flows-idUSKBN1K12MH2018-07-12
An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander meanwhile said on Wednesday that Tehran might block oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz a major route for transporting crude in the Gulf Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-falls-as-trump-demands-opec-cut-prices-idUSKBN1JV02X2018-07-05
LONDON Oil fell on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump demanded OPEC cut crude prices but the market found some support from an Iranian threat to block shipments through the Strait of Hormuz Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-falls-as-trump-demands-opec-cut-prices-idUSKBN1JV02X2018-07-05
LONDON An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Wednesday that Tehran will block oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf if the United States bans Iranian oil sales Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-iran-irgc-threat/irans-guards-threatens-to-block-oil-shipments-in-gulf-yjc-ews-website-idUSKBN1JU2MW2018-07-05
Iranian officials in the past have threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz a major oil shipping route in retaliation for any hostile U.S. action against Iran Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/u-s-crude-hits-75-as-oil-supply-risks-mount-idUSKBN1JT0352018-07-03
Just the threat to Strait Hormuz would add uncertainty and warrant a certain risk Carsten Fritsch senior commodities analyst at Commerzbank told Reuters Global Oil Forum Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/u-s-crude-hits-75-as-oil-supply-risks-mount-idUSKBN1JT0352018-07-03





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The vessel was taken in the Strait of Hormuz two weeks after an Iranian tanker was held off Gibraltar with the help of the UK Royal Marines. NegativeA Britishflagged oil tanker has left Iran two months after it was seized for allegedly breaking maritime rules. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-498497182019-09-28
However he gave no details saying only that peace in the Strait of Hormuz could be achieved in cooperation with various countries. PositiveIrans president has warned that foreign forces are threatening the security of the Gulf after the US said it was deploying troops to the region. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-497854132019-09-22
But US military officials maintain the drone was in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz at the time. NeutralThe US will impose major additional sanctions on Iran in a bid to prevent the country obtaining nuclear weapons President Donald Trump says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-487326722019-06-23
The shooting down of the drone followed accusations by the US that Iran had attacked two oil tankers with mines just outside the Strait of Hormuz. NegativeThe US will impose major additional sanctions on Iran in a bid to prevent the country obtaining nuclear weapons President Donald Trump says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-487326722019-06-23
However US military officials maintain the drone was in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz at the time. NeutralPresident Donald Trump has said the US military was cocked and loaded to retaliate against Iran but he changed his mind 10 minutes before planned strikes. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-487144142019-06-22
The Gulf of Oman lies at one end of the strategic Strait of Hormuz a vital shipping lane through which hundreds of millions of dollars of oil pass. PositiveUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Iran for unprovoked attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-486303742019-06-14