An Iranian lawmaker lashed out at the baseless claims made by the Chairman of Arab Parliament about Iran’s trio Persian Gulf islands, saying historical documents prove Abu Musa, Greater and Lesser Tunb islands all belong to the Islamic Republic.
The final round of a cable ski tournament was held in Kish Island, southern Iran, on Friday.
Iran’s first hydrographic and oceanographic survey ship called Persian Gulf Explorer was launched after being delivered to National Institute for Oceanography and Atmospheric Science.
A US Navy statement claims the US warship USS Cole has assisted an Iranian-flagged vessel after it ran out of gas late last week in the Sea of Oman.
Iran plans to hold an international conference on development and investment opportunities of Makran coasts, southeast of the country, with the participation of 20 foreign companies.
The Lieutenant Commander of Iran’s Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base, referring to the January 2016 arrest of US sailors by Iran in the Persian Gulf, said the air defense base’s warning alerts forced the enemy fighter jets attempting to save the sailors to back off.
Former Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad al-Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah referred to the decreasing power of Western countries in the Middle East and highlighted the growing influence of such countries as Iran and Russia.
Laft Port with its ancient waterfront is situated on Qeshm Island in Persian Gulf. The port village is also known for its wells and wind-catchers.
About 300 dead jellyfish were found in several locations on the coast of Jask, Hormozgan Province, southern Iran.
Iranian forces have arrested 21 crew members of three fishing boats belonging to Arab states of Persian Gulf after reportedly trespassing on Iran’s territorial waters and trying to fish rare species near Kish Island.