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Second Rescue of Iranians Stranded at Sea Made by U.S. Navy
A U.S. Coast Guard cutter rescued six Iranian mariners from a vessel in distress in the Gulf, the second time in less than a week that the American military has come to the aid of Iranians at sea, an official said Tuesday.
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For the second time in a week, American military has come to the aid of Iranians at sea. 

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The engine room on the Ya-Hussayn flooded, forcing six Iranian mariners to seek assistance from the U.S. Coast Guard.

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Despite Iranian threats warning the U.S. Navy to keep its distance from the Strait of Hormuz, the U.S. military has rescued distressed Iranian mariners in the Gulf waters-- again.

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The U.S. Navy rescued stranded Iranians at sea for the second time in a week.

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Despite tensions,the U.S. Navy rescued Iranian mariners in the Gulf waters for the second time in a week.

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120110-G-ZZ999-002ARABIAN GULF (Jan. 10, 2012) A port beam view photograph of the Iran-flagged dhow, Ya-Hussayn, taken from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Monomoy (WPB-1326). The cutter rendered assistance to six Iranian mariners who had to abandon the Ya-Hussayn after its engine room flooded. Monomoy is assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 55, supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Released)
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Second Rescue of Iranians Stranded at Sea Made by U.S. Navy

A U.S. Coast Guard cutter rescued six Iranian mariners from a vessel in distress in the Gulf, the second time in less than a week that the American military has come to the aid of Iranians at sea, an official said Tuesday.

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