28 Apr '15, 3pm

More info: Iranian navy fires on foreign cargo ship, seizes control of vessel

More info: Iranian navy fires on foreign cargo ship, seizes control of vessel

Guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut takes on fuel and supplies during an underway replenishment on April 24, 2015. U.S. Navy Central Command dispatched the destroyer to the Strait of Hormuz after the Iranian navy seized a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship on April 28, 2015. Jackie Hart/U.S. Navy Related Ship seizures in Strait of Hormuz are rare despite tensions The Strait of Hormuz is one of the busiest and most tense sea passages in the world, but confrontations such as Iran's seizure of a civilian cargo ship Tuesday have been rare. Pentagon: Iranian ship convoy has turned away from Yemen The prospect of a U.S.-Iranian confrontation over the potential delivery of Iranian weapons to rebels in Yemen has receded, Pentagon officials said Friday. Carter: Iranian ships may be carrying arms for Yemen's Houthi rebels Making his first public remarks on the Iranian cargo ships...

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