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US Navy Shoots Down Iranian Drone Over Strait Of Hormuz; Iran Denies

Update: In response to President Trump's announcement earlier in the day that a U.S. Navy ship had “destroyed” an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he was not aware of a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 18th, 2019

Market Extra: Strait of Hormuz: Global oil choke point in focus as Iran shoots down U.S. drone amid rising tensions

The Strait of Hormuz, the world’s most sensitive oil-transportation choke point, remains in focus, after U.S. and Iranian officials on Thursday said Iran shot down a U.S. military drone near the waterway......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 20th, 2019

Market Extra: Strait of Hormuz: Oil ‘choke point’ in focus as Iran shoots down U.S. drone amid rising tensions

The Strait of Hormuz, the world’s most sensitive oil-transportation choke point, remains in focus, after U.S. and Iranian officials on Thursday said Iran shot down a U.S. military drone near the waterway......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 20th, 2019

Oil rises after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone; set for weekly fall

Oil prices rose on Friday as tensions brewed again in the Middle East after a U.S. Navy ship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 19th, 2019

Oil jumps, Brent up more than 2% after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone

Oil prices climbed around 2% on Friday after the U.S. Navy destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows, again raising tensions in the Middle East......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 19th, 2019

US Navy Shoots Down Iranian Drone Over Strait Of Hormuz

President Trump announced on Thursday that the amphibious assault ship, the USS Boxer, shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz in a defensive action. MORE: Trump sa.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 18th, 2019

Iranian Navy Holds Drills In Persian Gulf After Threats To Block Strait Of Hormuz

Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Sunday confirmed rumors that they moved up the timing o.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 5th, 2018

Iran Reportedly Shoots Down "Foreign Drone" Over Southern Port City Of Mahshahr

Iran Reportedly Shoots Down "Foreign Drone" Over Southern Port City Of Mahshahr Moments ago, local Iranian news outlets confirmed the Armed Forces of the Islamic R.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 8th, 2019

Oil rises near $64/bbl on second downed Iranian drone

Oil rose to almost $64 on Tuesday, jumping late in the session after the head of U.S. Central Command said the United States may have taken down a second Iranian drone over the Strait of Hormuz last week......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 23rd, 2019

Market Extra: Strait of Hormuz: Oil choke point in focus as Iran says it seized British-flagged tanker

The Strait of Hormuz, the world’s most sensitive choke point for global oil supplies, remains in focus after President Donald Trump says a U.S. warship downed an Iranian probe in a defensive action......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 19th, 2019

Strait of Hormuz: Oil choke point in focus as Iran says it seized British-flagged tanker

The Strait of Hormuz, the world’s most sensitive choke point for global oil supplies, remains in focus after President Donald Trump says a U.S. warship downed an Iranian probe in a defensive action......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 19th, 2019

Iran Releases "Video Proof" Contradicting Trump Claim US Shot Down Drone

Earlier in the day top Iranian officials claimed the US Navy may have shot down its own US drone "by mistake" - contradicting the White House account that it had been "immediately destroyed" when it c.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 19th, 2019

Futures Movers: Oil heads higher for the session, but looks to end the week with a more than 7%loss

Oil futures trade higher Friday, a day after the U.S. said it shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, stoking worries that rising tensions between Washington and Tehran could disrupt the global flow of crude......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 19th, 2019

Trump says a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone that flew dangerously close

Reuters/Louis Nastro President Donald Trump announced that the US shot down and "destroyed" an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday. The Pentagon confirmed the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 19th, 2019

Strait of Hormuz: Oil choke point in focus as Trump says U.S. downed Iranian drone

The Strait of Hormuz, the world’s most sensitive choke point for global oil supplies, remains in focus after President Donald Trump says a U.S. warship downed an Iranian probe in a defensive action......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 18th, 2019

The Drone Iran Shot Down Is A Quarter Billion Dollar Surveillance Monster

The US drone that Iran shot down over the Strait of Hormuz last week is an RQ-4A Global Hawk, a $220 million surveillance monster in the sky, Wired reported. According to Iran, the Northrup Grumman-.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 23rd, 2019

Market Extra: Iran’s downing of U.S. drone keeps Strait of Hormuz in spotlight: Here’s what you need to know

The Strait of Hormuz, the world’s most sensitive oil-transportation choke point, remains in focus, after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone near the waterway......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 20th, 2019

Commodities Corner: Here’s what’s at stake for oil as fears of Iran-U.S. conflict rise

Iran’s downing of a U.S. military drone near the Strait of Hormuz hasn’t caused any losses in oil supplies, but it has ratcheted up tensions between the countries. That’s heightening worries about potential disruptions to global oil flows......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 20th, 2019

Commodities Corner: Here’s what’s at stake for oil as Iran-U.S. tensions escalate

Iran’s downing of a U.S. military drone near the Strait of Hormuz hasn’t caused any losses in oil supplies, but it has ratcheted up tensions between the countries. That’s heightening worries about potential disruptions to global oil flows......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 20th, 2019

Iran Warns False Flag "Accident" Could "Lure" Trump Into War

Following US declarations that Washington and its allies intend to take Iranian crude exports down to "zero" by cancelling waivers previously granted to eight nations, tensions are now soaring over the Strait of Hormuz, with Iran's elite .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 25th, 2019

Any move by Iran to close Strait of Hormuz unacceptable - senior U.S. official

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......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 22nd, 2019