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Iran’s FM Pleased with Release of US Sailors through Diplomacy

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday expressed his pleasure with the swift diplomatic resolution of the recent case of US sailors captured in Iran’s territorial waters, and expressed the hope that the issue would become a model for future cases.

IRGC Releases Sailors after US Apology

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) released ten US Navy sailors who had been captured inside Iran’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday.

Commander: US in new crisis if not for Iran’s goodwill

Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Major General Hassan Firouzabadi said what happened to American sailors on Tuesday proved how vulnerable the US is in front of powerful Iranian forces.

US Sailors Likely to Be Freed: IRGC Navy Commander

10 US troops who were arrested by the IRGC Navy Tuesday in Iran’s territorial waters are expected to be released soon, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi announced.

Iran: US must apologize over trespassing of its vessels into Iran’s waters

A senior commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has demanded an apology from the United States for the recent trespassing by American naval forces on Iranian territorial waters.

Captured US Navy Troops Being Interrogated: IRGC Spokesman

Head of the IRGC Public Relations Department said the 10 US sailors captured aboard two combat vessels in Iran’s waters in the Persian Gulf are being interrogated, saying a “different approach” would be taken if they are proved to have intruded for intelligence operations.

IRGC Navy Seizes 2 US Navy Vessels in Persian Gulf, Captures 10 Sailors

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy seized two US Navy combat vessels that had entered Iran’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, capturing 10 US sailors.
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Iran rescues Singapore ship, arrests 7 pirates in Persian Gulf waters

Seven of the hijackers have been arrested and sent to prison, Alireza Aghajari, an Iranian prosecutor, said.
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Iran Navy repels pirate attacks on vessel in Gulf of Aden

The Iranian Navy has repelled pirate attacks on a trading vessel in the Gulf of Aden.
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IRGC Testing Military Boats with 110 Knots Speed: Commander

Local experts can now design and test military boats with speeds of up to 120 knots in a naval research laboratory with a test basin.

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