The Duke of Cambridge learnt more about the Royal Navy of Oman’s responsibilities monitoring maritime traffic passing through the Strait of Hormuz. Oman and Kuwait are key partners for the UK, and The Duke met military personnel who are sharing expertise to improve security.
Pentagon backtracks, may send more forces to Strait of Hormuz to deter Iran.
A busy day at Buckingham Palace as the Queen hosts #NATO leaders, but Prince William’s boat trip along the Strait of Hormuz with troops harnessing Iranian aggression still makes today’s #DailyMail #RoyalVisitOman There’s also further reports on #PrinceAndrew and #Epstein
#USNavy photos of the day: #USSLassen escorts ships through the Strait of Hormuz, a rescue swimmer conducts man-overboard training, #USSTexas takes on supplies and #USNavy aircraft are displayed at the Dubai Airshow. ⬇️ info & download ⬇️: ?
👋 goodbye to Kuwait Getting a ride on one of the Emir’s planes to OmanPrince William will be at the vital stretch of water for the world’s oil, the Strait of Hormuz, opposite Iran where @RoyalNavy ships have to escort British-registered tankers ⛽️ 🚢 #royalvisitoman
[President Trump] has common sense. He doesn’t get caught up in the weeds and he continues to keep us safe. So we don’t go to war with Iran. The strait of Hormuz is still open and that my friends is a good news Trump story. #SecondOpeningStatement
Iran has released footage showing members of its forces seizing a British-flagged tanker at sea in the Strait of Hormuz
BREAKING: A U.S. Navy ship has shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, Pres. Trump announces, saying it was "threatening the safety of the ship and the ship's crew."
"CENTCOM confirms that a U.S. Navy drone was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile system while operating in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz at approximately 11:35 p.m. GMT on June 19, 2019
NEW: CBS News has captured exclusive footage of U.S. troops inside Saudi Arabia, gearing up for a potential conflict with Iran. On Friday, Iran seized 2 British tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, later releasing one. @CBSDavidMartin is in the Middle East
WaPo matches NYT: "Trump ordered an attack on Iran on Thursday in retaliation for the downing of a surveillance drone in the Strait of Hormuz, but called off the operation just hours before it was due to take place, officials said."
JUST IN: U.S. military drone shot down in international airspace over Strait of Hormuz by Iranian surface-to-air missile - U.S. official
BREAKING: US official tells AP that US drone was shot down by an Iranian missile in international airspace over Strait of Hormuz.