warships

  • In an alert that appeared aimed squarely at Iran, the U.S. Navy issued a warning on Tuesday to mariners to stay 100 meters (yards) away from U.S. warships or risk being “interpreted as a threat and subject to lawful defensive measures,” Reuters reported.

  • Iran's chief Armed Forces spokesman has dismissed reports about alleged “unprofessional behavior” by Iranian vessels in the Persian Gulf, saying the US had better watch more carefully the moves of its naval forces in the region.