Iranians fire warning shots at commercial ship in Gulf: US

An Iranian patrol craft fired warning shots across a Singapore-flagged ship in international waters. Photo shows an Iranian Navy boat during exercises in the Strait of Hormuz in 2012 (AFP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

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Worried by Iran, US escorts ships through Strait of Hormuz

An Iranian warship in the Strait of Hormuz (photo credit: Alex Hicks, Wikimedia Commons)

An Iranian warship in the Strait of Hormuz (photo credit: Alex Hicks, Wikimedia Commons)

US Navy accompanies 4 American-flagged ships, British vessel, offers aid to other nations concerned with Tehran interference

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US Navy called in after Iran fires at cargo ship in Persian Gulf

A Maersk ship in February 2015. (photo credit: CC BY-SA Kees Torn, Flickr)

A Maersk ship in February 2015. (photo credit: CC BY-SA Kees Torn, Flickr)

Pentagon says Iranians board Marshall Islands-flagged Maersk Tigris; Iran claims ship is owned by US, held over financial dispute

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