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.
Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has dismissed the final statement of the recent Arab League summit in Cairo and the anti-Iran allegations raised by Emirati and Kuwait representatives during the meeting.
Iran’s southern waters are the habitat of rare species of giant aquatic mammals, some of which are on the verge of extinction mainly due to their mass suicides.
The port city of Hendijan in southern Iran, a historical town which dates back to 3,000 years ago, is known as the pearl of the Persian Gulf thanks to its beautiful beach.