The Kong port in the southern Iranian Hormozgan province has witnessed the revival of traditional seafaring.
There is no place for American forces in the region anymore, Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said.
A senior spokesman for Iranian armed forces says a joint Iran-China-Russia military exercise will be held on Friday in the northern Indian Ocean and the Sea of Oman for four days.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has hailed Japan's support for his Hormuz Peace Endeavour (HOPE) initiative, saying that Tokyo has announced it is not going to join the US-led maritime coalition for regional security in the Persian Gulf.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Rear Admiral Ali Reza Tangsiri unveiled plans for holding a large-scale military exercise.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has denounced the baseless allegations levelled against Tehran in the final statement of the 40th summit of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has denounced the US and European states for their unwillingness to restore peace to Yemen because of the arms sales profits.
Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani says security of the Middle East can be only guaranteed through the establishment of regional collations free from any form of foreign interference.
Iranian authorities say a major leak that has taken place off an oil rig in the Persian Gulf waters is being contained as they insist more work would be needed to stanch the expanding spill.
President Hassan Rouhani says Iran is a friend of the people of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, and all other regional countries.