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Persian Gulf

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...

IRGC Navy Seizes 2 US Navy Vessels in Persian Gulf, Captures 10 Sailors

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.

Iran denounces PGCC claim on Persian Gulf islands as “baseless”

Repetition of the baseless allegations has no effect on the territorial integrity of the Islamic Republic of Iran,” the Foreign Ministry spokesman said.

Iran’s coastal south (PHOTOS)

Bushehr on the Persian Gulf is the 17th largest Iranian province.

Iran protests German use of fake name for Persian Gulf

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.

Iran rescues Singapore ship, arrests 7 pirates in Persian Gulf waters

Seven of the hijackers have been arrested and sent to prison, Alireza Aghajari, an Iranian prosecutor, said.

Deputy FM comments on Riyadh- and PGCC-Tehran ties

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.

By hosting World Cup, Qatar aims to promote the fake Arabian Gulf: Political expert

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.

Persian Gulf Day, symbol of Iranian unanimity (PHOTOS)

An aerial photo gallery of the Persian Gulf.

Iran diplomat: Persian Gulf states laud Iran’s role against the ISIL

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.

IAEA removes UAE’s fake name for Persian Gulf islands

Another attempt by the UAE to lay claim to three Iranian-owned Persian Gulf islands was frustrated.

Iran dismisses interference allegations by [P]GCC

Iran has rejected as baseless recent remarks by the head of the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council ([P]GCC), who accused the Islamic Republic of meddling in the affairs of Arab states.

Persian Gulf archeological excavations in progress

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.

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