Saturday, May 25, 2024

Persian Gulf

Trump’s Tweet on Iranian Boats Provocative, Showing Desire for Warmongering

US President Donald Trump has rehashed its claim that Iranian speedboats have avoided conducting patrols around American vessels in the Persian Gulf during his presidency.

US Bulk Freighter Carrying Chemicals Docks in Persian Gulf: Iran

A senior Iranian military commander says an American vessel carrying chemicals has berthed at the regional waters and plans to deliver the cargo to parts of Syria and Iraq.

Ancient Site Belonging to 5th Millennium BCE Discovered in Southern Iran

A historical site belonging to the fifth millennium BCE has been discovered in a port city in Bushehr province, southern Iran.

Imam Khomeini Port; Largest Gateway to Iran’s Global Trade

Located 80 kilometres from the centre of Khuzestan province, it plays a very important role in the loading and unloading of essential goods for...

Hormuz Island: Treasure Trove of Natural Beauty, Ancient Culture

Efforts are underway to preserve the traditional structure of Hormuz, an island in the south of Iran with edible and colourful soil.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Fekri Mansion in Bandar Lengeh

The historic Fekri house is a hot tourist attraction in Iran’s Bandar Lengeh, a port city in southern province of Hormozgan on the coast of the Persian Gulf.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Portuguese Castle in Hormuz Island

The Portuguese Castle of Hormuz Island, built in the early 16th century, is one of the last surviving monuments of the Portuguese rule in the Persian Gulf.

Iran’s Lovely Beaches in Photos

Iran has the Caspian Sea on its northern boundaries and the Persian Gulf on its southern boundaries, and each of these coastlines has its own beauties.

Iran, Oman to Hold Joint Maritime Drill

The Iranian and Omani officials have agreed to hold a joint rescue and relief drill in the Persian Gulf in the coming days.

Book on Persian Gulf to Be Translated into 50 Languages

The author of the pictorial book ‘Persian Gulf’ says his book will be translated into 50 languages and distributed to the national libraries of 90 states.

Iran Renews Call for Cooperation among All Persian Gulf States

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has once again raised the idea of establishing a Regional Dialogue Forum to enhance cooperation among the Persian Gulf states.

Iran Says West Trying to Distort Name of ‘Persian’ Gulf

A top Iranian official says colonialists will not live to see their dream of changing the name of “Persian Gulf” come true.

Sailors Missing in Persian Gulf after Heavy Storm Hits Iran’s Bushehr

A strong storm swept over the Bushehr province in southern Iran on Thursday night, preventing dozens of fishing boats from returning to the province.

Female Professor Bravely Defends “Persian” Gulf in Defiance of Dubai Officials

The news of an Iranian professor’s brave and praiseworthy defence of the original identity of the Persian Gulf in a conference in the UAE has gone viral in the social media.

Tehran to Host Biggest Int’l Military Symposium Next Week

The Iranian capital Tehran is set to host the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS), the biggest of its kind in the country’s history.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Historic Port of Kong

Kong is a beautiful port city in the central district of Bandar Lengeh County in Hormozgan Province, southern Iran.

Iran Ready to React to Any Aggression in Persian Gulf: Commander

A senior Iranian commander says the Islamic Republic is observing all movements and is ready for any defensive and aggressive reaction while it also seeks to manage accidents and prevent more conflicts in the region, particularly the Persian Gulf.

Two Qatari Fishing Boats Seized in Iranian Waters

Two Qatari vessels encroaching upon Iranian territorial waters in the Persian Gulf have been seized.

Iran’s Qeshm Island Hosts 2nd Int’l Marathon Contest

The 2nd edition of an international marathon contest has been held in Iran's Qeshm Island, on the coasts of the Persian Gulf, with the participation of 348 runners from five countries.

Iran Intercepts 4 Foreign Boats, Arrests 16 Crew Members

Four vessels with 16 crew members that had illegally entered the Iranian waters have been apprehended and handed over to officials.

Iran Warns Off Coalition Warships to Stay Away from Drill Zone

Iranian military aircraft gave warning to two foreign warships near the country’s southern waters on Monday, forcing the vessels to leave the zone of an ongoing war game, a spokesperson said.

Iran Army to Launch Massive War Games in Southeastern Waters

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.

People of Iran’s Bushehr Mourn for Sanchi Oil Tanker Victims (+Video)

The people of Bushehr in southern Iran have gone into mourning for the victims of the Iranian oil tanker Sanchi in their own traditional way.

US Not Aware of IRGC Naval Forces’ High Potential: Commander

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.

Kolbeh Hoor; Beauty of a Persian Gulf Cape

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).

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