Saudi Arabian foreign ministry reiterates that it does not want war with Iran, but is prepared for one if need be, as GCC navies step up Arabian Gulf patrols.
Federal Aviation Administration warned of "heightened military activities" in the region
US and Iran engage in blame game as UAE says investigation into the attacks on four oil tankers off coast will be completed within days
Saudi Arabia confirms oil tankers suffered significant damage, while US puts out advisory warning of attemps by attackers to disrupt commercial shipping in Arabian Gulf.
The flight, which had departed Paris bound for Mumbai, landed at 5pm local time after the pilot’s declared an emergency.
The Boeing 707 aircraft, carrying meat products from the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, was attempting to land at Fath airport in Karaj, 40km (25 miles) west of Tehran.
The route between Iran’s port city of Jask and the Omani port of Al Suwaiq, joins three others already in operation.
Flydubai and GCAA said an unruly passenger on board the flight was the reason that the aircraft returned to Dubai
The Bulk and General Cargo Carriage Company, a subsidiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines, has launched a new freight service between the ports of Khorramshahr and Sohar.
India has reportedly expressed interest in developing Oman's Duqm port and linking it with the Iranian port of Chabahar.
Easing of sanctions against Iran is presenting a significant trade opportunity, says IAG's head of commercial operations
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