Military presence in Persian Gulf climbs amid tanker harassment

AS tensions rise in the Straits of Hormuz, allied forces are increasing their military presence off the coast of Oman, with the UK sending a second warship into the region and Kuwait expanding its port security.

Military presence in Persian Gulf climbs amid tanker harassment Military presence in Persian Gulf climbs amid tanker harassment Military presence in Persian Gulf climbs amid tanker harassment Military presence in Persian Gulf climbs amid tanker harassment Military presence in Persian Gulf climbs amid tanker harassment

The increased naval presence follows events last Thursday which saw Iranian military boats attempt to seize a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.