Visit RT for articles on the Strait of Hormuz, including breaking news and the latest updates. The Strait of Hormuz connects the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman and is strategically important for maritime traffic in the Middle East. Find out more on RT. In June 2019, a US drone was shot down by Iranian forces in the Strait of Hormuz; find all the details on RT. Follow RT to learn more about the outcome of the attack, including the rise in oil prices. In July 2019, the UK claimed its oil tanker was intercepted by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz, stay updated on that matter with RT. Don’t miss experts’ and analysts’ opinions on the Strait of Hormuz crisis, as well as on Middle East tensions in general.