Iranian Vessels Come Within 300 Yards Of US Destroyer
A US Navy official told CNN four Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps vessels conducted a "high-speed intercept" of the USS Nitze in waters near the Strait of Hormuz Tuesday, deeming the incident "unsafe...
Iran Releases 10 US Sailors Who Entered Territorial Waters
Iran has released 10 US sailors who were captured by Revolutionary Guards after entering Iranian waters, soothing tensions during a week when Iran is expected to receive the first wave of sanctions re...
Two US Navy Boats Are Currently In Iranian Custody
Two US Navy boats are currently in Iranian custody. Scarce details were available on the situation but the Associated Press reports that Iran officials said that the crews will be returned "promptly."...
Killer Heat Is Expected In The Persian Gulf By The End Of This Century
Heat waves in areas of the Arabian Peninsula and Iran could get worse by 2100—a lot worse. If nothing is done to limit greenhouse gas emissions, simulations show that some Middle Eastern cities could ...
Arabian Sea
The Arabian Sea is a region of the northern Indian Ocean bounded on the north by Pakistan and Iran, on the west by northeastern Somalia and the Arabian Peninsula, and on the east by India. An ancient ...
Arabian Sea - Wikipedia
Iranian Vessels Come Within 300 Yards Of US Destroyer
A US Navy official told CNN four Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps vessels conducted a "high-speed intercept" of the USS Nitze in waters near the Strait of Hormuz Tuesday, deeming the incident "unsafe...
Phuket Province
Phuket (Thai: ภูเก็ต,  [pʰūː.kèt]) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand. It consists of the island of Phuket, the country's largest island, and another 32 smaller islands o...
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Gulf of Martaban
The Gulf of Martaban (Burmese: မုတ္တမပင်လယ်ကွေ့) is an arm of the Andaman Sea in the southern part of Burma. The gulf is named after the port city of Mottama (formerly known as Martaban). The Salw...
Satun Province
Satun (Thai: สตูล,  [sā.tūːn]) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand. Neighboring provinces are (from north clockwise) Trang, Phatthalung and Songkhla. To the south it borde...
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Christians in the Persian Gulf
Christians reached the shores of the Persian Gulf by the beginning of the fourth century. According to the Chronicle of Seert, Bishop David of Perat d'Maishan was present at the Council of Seleucia-Ct...
Sir Abu Nu’ayr
Sir Abu Nu’ayr (Arabic: أبو صير نعير‎, also romanized as Sir Abu Neir, Sir Bu Nair, or Sir Bu Nuair) is an island in the Persian Gulf. Lying 65 kilometres (40 mi) off the coast of the U...
Sir Abu Nu’ayr - Wikipedia
Sea of Zanj
The Sea of Zanj is a former name for that portion of the western Indian Ocean adjacent to the Southeastern African region referred to by medieval Arab geographers as Zanj. The islands of the Sea of Za...
Tarutao National Marine Park
Tarutao National Marine Park (Thai: อุทยานแห่งชาติทางทะเลตะรุเตา) consists of 51 islands located in the Andaman Sea, off the coast of Satun Province of Southern Thailand. The Tarutao National Ma...
Tarutao National Marine Park - Wikipedia
Andaman Sea
The Andaman Sea (Bengali: আন্দামান সাগর; Hindi: अंडमान सागर) is a body of water to the southeast of the Bay of Bengal, south of Burma (Myanmar), west of Thailand, north-west of Malay Peninsula...
Andaman Sea - Wikipedia
Red Sea
This video over the south-eastern Mediterranean Sea and down the coastline of the Red Sea was taken by the crew of Expedition 29 on board the International Space Station.The Red Sea, or what is som...
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Gulf Arabic
Gulf Arabic (خليجي Khalījī [χɐˈliːdʒi] or اللهجة الخليجية el-lahja el-Khalijiyya [elˈlɑhdʒɐ lχɐˈliːdʒɪj.jɐ]) is a variety of the Arabic language spoken in Eastern Arabia around the coasts of the Per...
Jeddah
Jeddah (sometimes spelled Jiddah or Jedda ; /ˈdʒɛdə/; Arabic: جدة‎ Jiddah or Jaddah, [ˈdʒɪdæ, ˈdʒædæ]) is a city in the Hijaz Tihamah region on the coast of the Red Sea and is the major urba...
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Jirba
The jirba (Arabic: قربة‎; also transliterated dzirba, girba) is a droneless, single-reed, double-chantered bagpipe played on Bahrain, particularly by ethnic Iranians, as well as on the Kuwai...
Tanintharyi Region
Tanintharyi Region (Burmese: တနင်္သာရီတိုင်းဒေသကြီး, [tənɪ́ɴθàjì táɪɴ dèθa̰ dʑí]; Mon: ဏၚ်ကသဳ or တနၚ်သြဳ; Thai: ตะนาวศรี, rtgs: Tanao Si,  [tā.nāːw sǐː]; Malay: Tanah Sari, تانه ...
Tanintharyi Region - Wikipedia
Phang Nga Bay
Phang Nga Bay (Thai: อ่าวพังงา, rtgs: Ao Phang-nga,  [ʔàːw pʰaŋ.ŋaː]) is a 400 km² bay in the Strait of Malacca between the island of Phuket and the mainland of the Malay peninsula ...
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Phang Nga Province
Phang Nga (Thai: พังงา,  [pʰāŋ.ŋāː]) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand, on the shore of the Andaman Sea to the west and Phang Nga Bay to the south. Neighboring provinces...
Phang Nga Province - Wikipedia
Gulf of Salwah
The Gulf of Salwah (Dawhat Salwah) is the southern portion of the Gulf of Bahrain. The Gulf of Salwah creates a narrow separation between Qatar and Saudi Arabia. 50°47′E / 24.833°N 50....
Makran
Makran (Balochi: مکران) (pronounced [mæk'rɑːn]) is a semi-desert coastal strip in the south of Sindh and Balochistan, in Pakistan and Iran, along the coast of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman...
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Richelieu Rock
Richelieu Rock (called Hin Plo Naam in Thai) is a dive site in Thailand in the Andaman Sea about 200 km northwest of Phuket. It is part of the Mu Koh Surin marine park although being about 18...
Trang Province
Trang (Thai: ตรัง,  [trāŋ]), also called Mueang Thap Thiang, is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand, on the western side of the Malay Peninsula facing the Andaman Sea. Neighb...
Trang Province - Wikipedia
Arab cuisine of the Persian Gulf
Arab cuisine of the Persian Gulf includes cuisines that are shared by the population in the coastal region of Eastern Arabia. Seafood is a very significant part of the diet of the inhabitants of the c...
Arab cuisine of the Persian Gulf - Wikipedia
Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
The Eastern Province (Arabic: الشرقية‎ ash-Sharqīyah ) is the largest province of Saudi Arabia. The province's capital is the city of Dammam, which hosts the majority of the region's ...
Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia - Wikipedia
Kraburi River
The Kraburi River (Burmese: မြစ်ကြီးနား, BGN/PCGN: myitkyina, Kyan River; Thai: แม่น้ำกระบุรี, rtgs: Maenam Kra Buri,  [mɛ̂ːnáːm kràʔ buriː]), also Kra or Pak Chan River, is the boun...