A Chinese naval group is to berth in southern Iran as Tehran and Beijing maintain their determination to enhance naval cooperation, the Iranian Navy has announced.
An Iranian environment official confirmed reports that orcas or killer whales have been sighted off the coasts of Bushehr Province, but stressed that these whales pose no threat to humans.
Tehran has blasted the US Secretary of State for using a misnomer to refer to the Persian Gulf, and asked him to increase his knowledge of history.
Two Iranian warships are scheduled to set sail for Oman and the high seas to carry out a mission, Iran's Navy says.
Iranians recently launched an online campaign to teach the phrase “The Persian Gulf” to the US secretary of state!
Saudis have reportedly given Qatar a 24-hour ultimatum to fulfil a number of conditions they set in response to efforts to mediate between the two Arab states.
Barring administrative hiccups, Bushehr is on course to becoming the first province to hold concerts aboard cruise ships.
An Iranian MP slammed construction of artificial islands by certain Arab states in the Persian Gulf as a move which threatens its environment, and called on the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to pursue and address the issue.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called for friendship among Persian Gulf littoral states and highlighted the capability of regional countries to independently run their own affairs free from foreign interference.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a sarcastic message questioned the US Navy’s presence in the Persian Gulf, 7,500 miles away from the US territory.