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Hormuz

, Ormuz
an island off the SE coast of Iran, in the Strait of Hormuz: ruins of the ancient city of Hormuz, a major trading centre in the Middle Ages. Area: about 41 sq. km (16 sq. miles)
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A political analyst with the Saudi-owned newspaper AL HAYAT likened Iran's threat to shut the Strait of Hormuz and its military maneuvers in the Gulf region to the late Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's "megalomania.
In February this year the commander of the Revolutionary Guard navy, Ali Fedawi, affirmed that "The Islamic Republic has the capability to shut the Strait of Hormuz if she is threatened," the report continued.
The Strait of Hormuz handles 40 per cent of the world's seaborne oil.
Given the length of Iran's coast in the Strait of Hormuz area and its special geographical position .
He said the change in command on the Iranian side had not had any negative impact on radio communications between US and Iranian navy ships to co-ordinate passage through the Strait of Hormuz.
Navy in the Strait of Hormuz, the confrontation with the Chinese vessels was of a potentially severe nature.
Both Sarraaf and Hormuz had been declared to run again today at Redcar, but its abandonment means that both will now have a day off instead.
On Monday, for instance, Pentagon officials said Iran was taking delivery of its third Russian-built Kilo-class submarine, increasing its capability to disrupt oil shipping through the Strait of Hormuz and beyond.
If there is no Iranian trouble, you will reach the Strait of Hormuz after dawn.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian lawmaker said Iran's increasing activities and naval wargames around the Strait of Hormuz are a message to the western countries that Tehran can use the energy lifeline as a significant pressure leverage against the West.
Muscat's latest entrant in the busiA[degrees]ness luxury hotel segment, Hormuz Grand, formally opened its doors earlier this week.
The Hormuz Grand Hotel, Muscat, which opened doors in 2014, has joined Carlson Rezidor's Quorvus Collection.