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.
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’s Interior Ministry announced that the country’s coast guard has arrested 10 Iranians accused of trying to "infiltrate into the country."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy seized two US Navy combat vessels that had entered Iran’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, capturing 10 US sailors.
Repetition of the baseless allegations has no effect on the territorial integrity of the Islamic Republic of Iran,” the Foreign Ministry spokesman said.
Iran has protested at the use by the German top diplomat of a fake name for the Persian Gulf at a press conference in Riyadh.
Seven of the hijackers have been arrested and sent to prison, Alireza Aghajari, an Iranian prosecutor, said.
A senior Iranian Foreign Ministry official has said that Tehran stands by the Syrian people and government and that people in the Arab country should decide their future in a democratic process.
Now that the British are officially opposed to Qatar, Iran needs to join the anti-corruption campaign at FIFA and salvage football, said Majid Tafreshi, an international relations expert.
An aerial photo gallery of the Persian Gulf.
Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has said that all regional countries laud Iran’s constructive, positive and progressive role in countering terrorism.
Another attempt by the UAE to lay claim to three Iranian-owned Persian Gulf islands was frustrated.
Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Department in Hormuzgan province is conducting vital archeological excavations in the coastal regions of the Persian Gulf and its hinterlands, said the director general of the department.