The 2nd edition of an international marathon contest has been held in Iran's Qeshm Island, on the coasts of the Persian Gulf, with the participation of 348 runners from five countries.
Four vessels with 16 crew members that had illegally entered the Iranian waters have been apprehended and handed over to officials.
Iranian military aircraft gave warning to two foreign warships near the country’s southern waters on Monday, forcing the vessels to leave the zone of an ongoing war game, a spokesperson said.
Iran's Army says is planning to hold large-scale joint military exercises in a vast area along the Makran coastal strip, including the shores of the Sea of Oman, in the country's southern and southeastern regions, a senior commander says.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi has warned that US officials would realise the potential of IRGC Navy when their warships are drowned in the Persian Gulf.
At the westernmost point of Iran’s Kish Island on the rim of the Persian Gulf, there is a beautiful cape called Kolbeh Hoor (or Hoor Cottage).
A confidential 1978 circular shows the United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office had called for the use of the term ‘Persian Gulf’ in all official communications and banned the use of the fake name ‘Arabian Gulf’.
A senior Iranian commander has underlined the need for Iran and Oman to hold more joint military drills in line with efforts to promote bilateral cooperation.
An Iranian lawmaker says excessive fishing by Chinese ships in waters off the southern Iranian coasts has affected local fishermen’s livelihoods.
The IRGC chief-commander says the US will have to relocate its bases to areas outside the striking range of Iranian missiles if anti-Tehran sanctions are re-imposed.