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Persian Gulf

Iranians Go Online to Teach Tillerson Correct Name of Persian Gulf

Iranians recently launched an online campaign to teach the phrase “The Persian Gulf” to the US secretary of state!

Concerts to Be Held Aboard Cruise Ships in Southern Iran

Barring administrative hiccups, Bushehr is on course to becoming the first province to hold concerts aboard cruise ships.

“Arab States’ Man-Made Islands Threatening Persian Gulf Environment”

An Iranian MP slammed construction of artificial islands by certain Arab states in the Persian Gulf as a move which threatens its environment, and called on the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to pursue and address the issue.

Let’s Turn Persian Gulf into Sea of Amity: Iran’s Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called for friendship among Persian Gulf littoral states and highlighted the capability of regional countries to independently run their own affairs free from foreign interference.

Iran’s First Cruise Ship Since 1979 Completes Maiden Trip

Iran’s first cruise ship after the 1979 Islamic Revolution has reportedly completed its maiden voyage and docked in the Persian Gulf resort island of Qeshm, according to Iranian officials.

Iranian DM Urges US to Leave Persian Gulf

Iran’s defense minister has called on the US to leave the Persian Gulf and stop harassing regional countries.

Iran Working on Landmark Project to Transfer Water to Arid Areas

Iran says it is implementing a landmark project to divert water from the Gulf of Oman to its central plateau – a project that could not only address the country’s surging water crisis but could also help push ahead relevant economic plans in host regions.

IRGC Denies US Claims about Naval Incident in Persian Gulf

A commander with Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says an American warship recently drew its warning by sailing “unprofessionally” close to the force’s vessels near Iranian territorial waters.

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.

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