UNESCO to Name Qeshm Island as Centre for Development of Global Geoparks

The United Nations’ Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) is to officially name Iran’s Qeshm Island as a reference for other countries on the development of geoparks.

Tehran to Host Biggest Int’l Military Symposium Next Week

The Iranian capital Tehran is set to host the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS), the biggest of its kind in the country’s history.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Historic Port of Kong

Kong is a beautiful port city in the central district of Bandar Lengeh County in Hormozgan Province, southern Iran.

Iran Ready to React to Any Aggression in Persian Gulf: Commander

A senior Iranian commander says the Islamic Republic is observing all movements and is ready for any defensive and aggressive reaction while it also seeks to manage accidents and prevent more conflicts in the region, particularly the Persian Gulf.

Two Qatari Fishing Boats Seized in Iranian Waters

Two Qatari vessels encroaching upon Iranian territorial waters in the Persian Gulf have been seized.

Iran FM Calls for Confidence-Building Measures in Persian Gulf

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the Persian Gulf states to work for the realization of “a historic paradigm shift” in the region through confidence-building measures.

Iran’s Qeshm Island Hosts 2nd Int’l Marathon Contest

The 2nd edition of an international marathon contest has been held in Iran's Qeshm Island, on the coasts of the Persian Gulf, with the participation of 348 runners from five countries.

Iran Intercepts 4 Foreign Boats, Arrests 16 Crew Members

Four vessels with 16 crew members that had illegally entered the Iranian waters have been apprehended and handed over to officials.

Iran Warns Off Coalition Warships to Stay Away from Drill Zone

Iranian military aircraft gave warning to two foreign warships near the country’s southern waters on Monday, forcing the vessels to leave the zone of an ongoing war game, a spokesperson said.

Iran Army to Launch Massive War Games in Southeastern Waters

Iran's Army says is planning to hold large-scale joint military exercises in a vast area along the Makran coastal strip, including the shores of the Sea of Oman, in the country's southern and southeastern regions, a senior commander says.

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