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.
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.
The new commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy said there is no place for foreign forces, like the US navy, in the Persian Gulf, warning against the environmental problems that could be caused by the presence of foreign nuclear warships in the Persian Gulf.
Saudi Arabia has freed three Iranian fishermen detained by the kingdom's coastguard last year, the director of public relations at Iran's Bushehr Province Fishery Department says.
Iran’s Defense Ministry unveiled a new generation of the homegrown “Fateh” (Conqueror) ballistic missile, which can evade radars and hit targets with pinpoint accuracy.
Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi held separate meetings with Japanese and Pakistani military attachés in Tehran, discussing closer defense ties between Iran and the two Asian countries.
Residents in southern Iran believe that the Valley of Stars on Qeshm Island has been named after the falling of a star centuries ago.
The spokesman for Iran’s IRGC confirmed on Sunday that Iranian forces have successfully staged a drill in Persian Gulf earlier this week, saying the maneuver was carried out as part of the IRGC’s annual schedule.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has criticized the presence of American military forces in the Persian Gulf and has questioned why US forces are “in Iran's backyard” some 7,000 miles away from home.
Iran's Navy commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi says Iranian maritime forces will continue to secure free navigation in the Strait of Hormuz, but keeping the Strait open depends on the interests of Iran.