Persian Gulf

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Persian Gulf,

location of war where the syndrome was first experienced.
Persian Gulf syndrome - various symptoms experienced by veterans of the Persian Gulf War.
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Good relations with Persian Gulf states will be requisite too and Rouhani seems to share some such point of views.
This has prompted VLCCs to ballast to the Atlantic and cushioned the decline in rates in Persian Gulf market.
His comments followed earlier remarks by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei who stressed Iran's presence in the Persian Gulf.
The monarchies in the Persian Gulf have attempted to diversify their exports through the production of plastics and petrochemicals.
The Persian Gulf supersonic ballistic missile is the most advanced and most important missile of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy.
Iran has constantly criticised countries and institutions, which do not call it the 'Persian Gulf.'
This event overlapped the early mapmaking efforts of Gerardus Mercator, whose 1541 world globe named the gulf Sinus Persicus, nunc Mare de Balsera ("Persian Gulf, now Sea of Basra").
The War in Iraq, beginning in March 2003, paralleled the first Persian Gulf War concerning quick success and relatively few American casualties.
Navy and Coast Guard forces also protect the offshore loading platforms that are used to export Iraqi oil by ship through the Persian Gulf. And they keep an eye on the Iranian threat to the Strait of Hormuz--the narrow passageway connecting the Persian Gulf with the Indian Ocean and the world at large.
EQUIPMENT: The aircraft carrier Constellation and its battle group of eight other ships were in the Persian Gulf. The carrier Harry S.
air parts would be put on the vessel, which would then stand off into the Persian Gulf. The cargo would be lifted directly from the vessel's deck by helicopter.