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Chinese Vessels’ Overfishing Affect Iranian Fishermen’s Livelihoods

An Iranian lawmaker says excessive fishing by Chinese ships in waters off the southern Iranian coasts has affected local fishermen’s livelihoods.

Iran FM, Emir of Qatar Hold Talks in Doha

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held a meeting with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani during his one-day visit to Doha.
‘US Will Have to Stay Outside Iranian Missiles’ Striking Range’

‘US Will Have to Stay Outside Iranian Missiles’ Striking Range’

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.
Bahram Qassemi

Iran Rejects Final Statement of Arab League Summit

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.
Mohammad Hossein Baqeri

Idea of Iran’s Coordination with US Warships Ridiculous: Top Officer

A top Iranian commander says Iran views as ridiculous the idea of coordinating its moves in the Persian Gulf with the American warships deployed there.
Giant Mammal

Persian Gulf Home to Giant Mammals in Danger of Extinction

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.

Hendijan Beach, Pearl of Persian Gulf

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.

12-Metre-Long Whale Washes Up Dead on Iranian Coast

A gigantic Bryde's whale weighing nearly 10 tonnes has been found washed ashore on the coasts of Shibkooh in Bandar Lengeh, southern Iran, an environment official announced.
Fishing Boat

Qatar Detains Iranian Fishermen for 2nd Time in 2 Weeks

An Iranian official says the Qatari coast guards have arrested three fishermen from the Iranian province of Hormuzgan in the second such incident in almost two weeks.
Iran, US Navies Engage in Second Encounter in One Week

Iran, US Navies Engage in Second Encounter in One Week

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the USS Nimitz has fired warning shots at an armed Iranian patrol boat on Friday in the Persian Gulf in the second clash between the two sides over the past few days.

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