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The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut.

Shocking US Navy videos show Russian warship ‘aggressively’ approaching a US destroyer, risking collision by initially refusing to change ...

A Russian warship reportedly sailed within 180 feet of the US Navy destroyer USS Farragut, a dangerous distance at sea.
An eclipse in the Arabian Gulf.

A photographer captured the sun looking like devil horns off the coast of Qatar during an eclipse

Photographer Elias Chasiotis says the natural event off the coast of Qatar was "the most awesome sunrise in my life."

Airlines are avoiding airspace near Iran and Iraq after a passenger plane was reportedly shot down

After Iran fired missiles into Iraq, and later reportedly shot down a Ukrainian plane by mistake, airlines are avoiding the region's airspace.
Iranian armed forces members march during the ceremony of the National Army Day parade in Tehran

With military parade, Iran tells the US and other Western forces to leave the Persian Gulf

A general warned that Iran "won't stop until the destruction of any aggressor" while the Iranian president told Western forces to leave the region.

With military parade, Iran tells the US and other Western forces to leave the Persian Gulf

A general warned that Iran "won't stop until the destruction of any aggressor" while the Iranian president told Western forces to leave the region.
Democratic lawmakers are concerned President Donald Trump is "inching" the US toward war with Iran.

There’s a lurking danger the US-Iran powder keg in the Persian Gulf could be ignited in Iraq

The US and Iran say they don't want a Persian Gulf war, but there's a risk that an Iran-backed militia could start it by attacking Americans in Iraq.

Here’s the heavy US and UK naval firepower ready near Iran if the tanker tensions boil over

The UK and US both have many warships in the region that have proven their mettle in backing down Iranian threats.
A Marine Corps Super Stallion CH-53 lands on USS Boxer on June 24. The Wall Street Journal reported that an Iranian helicopter came within a few yards of landing on the amphibious carrier.

USS Boxer had a bizarre and dangerous encounter with an Iranian chopper right before the ship destroyed a drone

The Wall Street Journal reporter Rory Jones was aboard the USS Boxer in the hours before it downed an Iranian drone in the Persian Gulf.
President Donald Trump does not want to reduce arms sales to Saudi Arabia as a response to Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance.

The 3-letter word that’s missing from the showdown with Iran

Behind the latest tensions is the US desire for the control of a resource that Iran is in a unique position to challenge, writes Michael T. Klare.
Iran's fast attack craft, the type repeatedly used to harass ships in the Persian Gulf.

Iranian gunboats trying to seize a British oil tanker were scared away by the Royal Navy

"Threats to international freedom of navigation require an international solution," a Defense Department spokesman said to INSIDER.