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
Habbān
The habbān (or hibbān) is a type of bagpipe used in the southern coast of Persian Gulf. The term ḥabbān (هبان) is one of several Arabic terms for the bagpipes. The term may be drawn from Hanbān (هنبا...
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...
Gadani Beach
Gadani Beach is a beach on the Arabian Sea located near the Hub River and Cape Monze in Gadani, Lasbela District, Balochistan, Pakistan. Gadani Beach is the location of Gadani ship-breaking yard, whic...
Tarut Island
Approximate location of Tarout IslandTārūt Island (Arabic: جزيرة تاروت‎) is an island in the Persian Gulf belonging to the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, connected by two causeways to Qat...
Kra Isthmus
98°53′E / 10.183°N 98.883°E / 10.183; 98.883Location of Kra IsthmusThe Kra Isthmus is the narrowest part of the Malay Peninsula, located in southern Thailand.
The east par...
Kra Isthmus - Wikipedia
Manama
Manama (Arabic: المنامة‎ Al Manāma) is the capital and largest city of Bahrain, with an approximate population of 157,000 people. Long an important trading center in the Persian Gulf, Manama...
Manama - Wikipedia
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...
Satun Province - Wikipedia
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...
Dubai Gold and Diamond Park
Dubai Gold and Diamond Park is located in Dubai, UAE. It was established in May 2001. Spreading 511,343 Sq.feet (Phase 1), it is located 20 km from Dubai International Airport. The park is an ext...
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...
Red Sea - Wikipedia
Farsi Island
Approximate location of Farsi IslandFarsi Island (Persian: جزیره فارسی, jazireye Farsi) is one of the Iranian islands in the Persian Gulf. There is an IRGC Navy base on this Island. The island has an...
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 ...
Phang Nga Bay - Wikipedia
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
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...
Al Maqal
Al Maqal(Stronghold) is a district of Basra, which lies in the north of the city centre, where the Shatt Al Arab Hotel, and Al-Maqal Port lie.The name typeface (Markel), either name installed in Maps...
Mon State
Mon State (Burmese: မွန်ပြည်နယ်, [mʊ̀ɴ pjìnɛ̀]; Mon: တွဵုရးဍုၚ်မန်၊ ရးမညဒေသ) is an administrative division of Myanmar (Burma). It is sandwiched between Kayin State on the east, the Andaman Se...
Mon State - Wikipedia
Hamriyah Port
Hamriyah Port is deep water seaport and ancillary facilities located in the Hamriyah Free Zone in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The port is administered by the Department of Seaports and Customs, Go...