Persian Gulf

Persian Gulf News in Iranian media

Iran Taps US Military Personnel’s Communications: Navy Chief

The Iranian Navy Commander says the presence of US vessels in the Persian Gulf is constantly monitored by Iranian forces, and all their conversations are tapped.

‘Naval Forces Ready to Ensure Security of Iranian Oil Tankers’

A top Iranian Navy commander shrugged off US threats against the Islamic Republic and said the Armed Forces are fully ready to guarantee the security of the country’s oil tankers in international waters.

Iran’s Kish Island Joins World Tourism Organisation

Kish Free Zone Organisation has officially joined the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), a United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism.
Iran Says Persian Gulf Always ‘Persian’ Gulf, not ‘Washington’ Gulf

WIPO Recognises ‘Persian’ Gulf in Official Document

The Pearl of Persian Gulf has been registered by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), granting another official recognition to the historical and original name of Persian Gulf, which some Arab states in the region are trying to distort.

IRGC Navy Has Ballistic Missiles with 700km Range: Commander

A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says the IRGC Navy has been equipped with ballistic missiles that can hit their targets from a distance of 700 kilometres.

IRGC Releases Footage of Encounter with US Carrier

Iran has for the first time released a video showing speedboats of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) closing in on a US aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf.

Terrorists behind Ahvaz Attack Funded by Persian Gulf State: Iran

The Iranian president says Iran knows the real perpetrators of the Saturday terrorist attack on the south-western city of Ahvaz, and will not condone the criminal act.

Iran to Hold Military Drills in Persian Gulf, Sea of Oman

The IRGC says it will stage a military exercise in the coastal city of Bandar Abbas in southern Iran on Saturday, during which various IRGC, Army and police unites will showcase their capabilities and deterrent power.

Iran Arrests 5 Foreign Fishermen for Illegal Trespassing

The Iranian coast guards in the southwestern province of Khuzestan detained five crew members of a fishing vessel for crossing the country’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf, the commander of the forces said.

Iran Says Looking into Reports of Attack on Fishing Boat

Iran’s Foreign Ministry says it is investigating the reports of an attack by the UAE on a fishing boat belonging to the Islamic Republic in the Persian Gulf.