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WIPO Recognises ‘Persian’ Gulf in Official Document

The Pearl of Persian Gulf has been registered by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), granting another official recognition to the historical and original name of Persian Gulf, which some Arab states in the region are trying to distort.

IRGC Navy Has Ballistic Missiles with 700km Range: Commander

A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says the IRGC Navy has been equipped with ballistic missiles that can hit their targets from a distance of 700 kilometres.

IRGC Releases Footage of Encounter with US Carrier

Iran has for the first time released a video showing speedboats of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) closing in on a US aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf.

Terrorists behind Ahvaz Attack Funded by Persian Gulf State: Iran

The Iranian president says Iran knows the real perpetrators of the Saturday terrorist attack on the south-western city of Ahvaz, and will not condone the criminal act.

Iran to Hold Military Drills in Persian Gulf, Sea of Oman

The IRGC says it will stage a military exercise in the coastal city of Bandar Abbas in southern Iran on Saturday, during which various IRGC, Army and police unites will showcase their capabilities and deterrent power.

Iran Arrests 5 Foreign Fishermen for Illegal Trespassing

The Iranian coast guards in the southwestern province of Khuzestan detained five crew members of a fishing vessel for crossing the country’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf, the commander of the forces said.

Iran Says Looking into Reports of Attack on Fishing Boat

Iran’s Foreign Ministry says it is investigating the reports of an attack by the UAE on a fishing boat belonging to the Islamic Republic in the Persian Gulf.

Iran FM Meets Chief of International Maritime Organization

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Kitack Lim, the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
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IRGC Urges Southern Neighbours to Cooperate in Ensuring Hormuz Security

The chief-commander of IRGC has urged countries to the south of Iran to cooperate with the Iranian military to ensure security in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz.
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Iran’s Top Commander Warns US against Adventures in Persian Gulf

Iran’s top military chief says hostile countries will face the strong reaction of Iran’s naval forces if they do anything against international law in the Persian Gulf, particularly the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

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