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Persian Gulf

UAE Must Be Sued for Occupation of Iranian Islands: MP

An Iranian lawmaker urged the Foreign Ministry to bring the UAE to the International Court of Justice in The Hague for occupying Ariana and Zarkooh, two Iranian islands in the Persian Gulf.

Iranians to Celebrate Persian Gulf Day by Attending 600-km March

Thirty people representing different Iranian ethnic groups will join the 600 km march from Shiraz to Bushehr to observe the National Persian Gulf Day on April 30.

Iran’s Kish Island Hosts Cable Ski Tournament

The final round of a cable ski tournament was held in Kish Island, southern Iran, on Friday.

Iran Launches First Oceanographic Survey Ship

Iran’s first hydrographic and oceanographic survey ship called Persian Gulf Explorer was launched after being delivered to National Institute for Oceanography and Atmospheric Science.

20 Countries to Take Part in Int’l Conference on Development of Iran’s Makran Coasts

Iran plans to hold an international conference on development and investment opportunities of Makran coasts, southeast of the country, with the participation of 20 foreign companies.

US and Britain’s Clout in Mideast Has Decreased: Kuwaiti Politician

Former Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad al-Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah referred to the decreasing power of Western countries in the Middle East and highlighted the growing influence of such countries as Iran and Russia.

Laft, Ancient Port in Persian Gulf Island of Qeshm

Laft Port with its ancient waterfront is situated on Qeshm Island in Persian Gulf. The port village is also known for its wells and wind-catchers.

300 Jellyfish Found Dead in Jask Coast, Southern Iran

About 300 dead jellyfish were found in several locations on the coast of Jask, Hormozgan Province, southern Iran.

Iran Detains 21 Foreign Fishermen for Fishing Rare Species in Persian Gulf (+Video)

Iranian forces have arrested 21 crew members of three fishing boats belonging to Arab states of Persian Gulf after reportedly trespassing on Iran’s territorial waters and trying to fish rare species near Kish Island.

Iran Rejects ‘Baseless’ Allegations by Bahrain, UAE

Iran has dismissed as “baseless and absurd” the Emirati foreign minister’s allegations that Tehran is fueling regional insecurity, saying such remarks come despite Abu Dhabi’s deadly bombing campaign against Yemeni civilians.

Two Iranian Islands Are under UAE Occupation: Senior MP

A senior Iranian lawmaker announced that two Persian Gulf islands of Zarkooh and Ariana belong to Iran and have long been occupied by the United Arab Emirates.

IRGC Chief Urges US to Stop Costly, Harmful Presence in Persian Gulf

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari advised the US to quit wasting the American people’s assets by ending “malicious and harmful” naval presence in the Persian Gulf, the Iranian nation’s home.

Iran Raps PGCC’s ‘Recurring, Baseless’ Allegations

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman on Monday shrugged off recent allegations made by the (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC).

IRGC Navy Commander Warns US to Leave Persian Gulf

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Commander called on the US forces to put an end to their presence in the Persian Gulf before any problem arises in the region.

Iran Concludes ‘Historic’ Border Pact With Oman

Iran says it had concluded a “historic” accord with Oman that demarcates the Islamic Republic’s maritime border with the fellow Persian Gulf littoral state.

Spokesman Reiterates Iran’s Sovereignty over Persian Gulf Islands

The three Persian Gulf islands of Abu Musa and the Greater and Lesser Tunbs are indispensable parts of Iran, the country’s Foreign Ministry spokesman underlined, dismissing recent anti-Iran claims about the islands raised by the Arab League chief.

Iranian Forces on Constant Patrol in Persian Gulf: DM

After reports that Iranian boats have approached a US warship near the Strait of Hormuz, Iran’s Defence Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said the country’s naval vessels are incessantly patrolling the territorial waters to counter any unintentional or aggressive intrusion.

Kuwait Coast Guard Detains 10 Iranians on Charge of ‘Infiltration’

Kuwait’s Interior Ministry announced that the country’s coast guard has arrested 10 Iranians accused of trying to "infiltrate into the country."

Iran Seizes UAE Ship for Using Fake Name for Persian Gulf

A cargo ship belonging to the United Arab Emirates has been seized in Iran’s Imam Khomeini Special Economic Zone because of violating the international law of using the exact name ‘Persian’ Gulf, an official announced.

Iran’s Navy Ready to Sink US Warships in Persian Gulf: IRGC Commander

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad-Ali Jafari on Thursday, July 21, highlighted the country’s preparedness to counter any threat, particularly in the Persian Gulf, where the IRGC Navy is ready to fight US warships.

IRGC Confirms Reports of Escorting US Warship in Persian Gulf

Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy General Alireza Tangsiri confirmed the western media reports that the IRGC’s speedboats have monitored a US warship in the Persian Gulf's Strait of Hormuz.

Persian Gulf Marine Tourism: Neglected Opportunities

Out of the loop for far too long, Iran has ceded its potential place in marine tourism to smaller Persian Gulf states who have seized the opportunity and made significant strides to gain a foothold in this niche sector.

Aerial Photos of Persian Gulf on Its National Day

National Persian Gulf Day is an annual observance in Iran that was first suggested in January 2004 and approved by the government in July...

Museum of Persian Gulf Maps Opens in Hormuz Island

The Museum of Persian Gulf Maps was inaugurated on Hormuz Island in a ceremony attended by Culture and Islamic Guidance Minister Ali Jannati, held concurrently with National Persian Gulf Day (April 29).

Persian Gulf Day

Iranian people hold nationwide celebrations every year to mark National Persian Gulf Day, the anniversary of the victory over Portuguese troops during a war...

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