Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Persian Gulf

Russian exporter says to continue military cooperation with Iran

Moscow will proceed military-technical cooperation with Tehran, strictly abiding by international law and the legislation of both nations, the director general of a Russian state arms exporter has announced.

Report: US hushed up air raids that killed dozens of civilians in Syria

The United States military has covered up two back-to-back airstrikes against purported Daesh targets that killed up to 64 women and children in Syria in 2019, a New York Times report revealed.

Russia: US ‘irresponsible policy’ root-cause of tension in ME

The tense situation in the Middle East is largely the result of Washington's irresponsible policy, Moscow says.

Iran Warns Israel about Costs of Tehran’s ‘Crushing Response’

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has warned the Israeli regime against making any anti-Iran move.

Raeisi: Iran serious about nuclear talks, sanctions must be removed

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raesi has reaffirmed Tehran’s readiness for talks aimed at reviving the Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA.

Iran’s Navy foils pirate attack on oil tanker in Gulf of Aden

An Iranian warship has repelled an attack by pirates on an oil tanker belonging to the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Gulf of Aden.

Salami: IRGC Navy has full dominance over Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz

The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has said the IRGC’s Navy has full dominance over the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz thanks to its sophisticated electronic warfare systems.

IRGC naval commander: U.S. slapped repeatedly in Persian Gulf

The commander of the Naval Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says Americans were slapped six times in the Persian Gulf during confrontations with Iranian forces in the 1980s.

IRGC’s Navy holds drill in Persian Gulf

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy has released footage of a military drill that proves its interception capability and dominance over US and other foreign forces in the Persian Gulf.

Iran Hits Back at Israel over “False” Accusations

Iran Hits Back at Israel over “False” Accusations

Iran Berates GCC Statement on Three Persian Gulf Islands

Tehran has reacted to Statement 149 of foreign ministers of the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) regarding Iran’s ownership of three Persian Gulf islands.

US sets up Persian Gulf drone task force amid tensions with Iran

The US Navy announced Thursday it has launched a new task force in the Persian Gulf incorporating drones and artificial intelligence, adding the force will rely on regional and coalition partnerships.

“Speedboat hits South Pars Platform in Persian Gulf”

Reports say a speedboat has hit Platform B in Iran’s South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf.

Iran Calls Successive Maritime Incidents in Sea of Oman ‘Suspicious’

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has described as totally suspicious the reports of successive security incidents involving vessels in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman, warning against any effort to create a vicious atmosphere to pursue certain political goals.

Zarif Meets Omani Counterpart in Tehran on His Last Day in Office

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with his Omani counterpart Badr Al Busaidi, who is in Tehran to attend the inauguration ceremony of Iran's president-elect.

Iran Inaugurates Major Pipeline to Bypass Strait of Hormuz for Oil Exports

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has officially inaugurated the first phase of the 1,000-kilometre oil pipeline connecting Goreh in the west of Persian Gulf to Jask in its east, making Iran independent of the Strait of Hormuz for oil exports.

Iran Calls on US, European Vessels to Leave Persian Gulf

Commander of the Naval Force of the Iranian Army Rear Admiral Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi has called for foreign vessels to leave the Persian Gulf region.

Iran’s Biggest Navy Ship Kharg Catches Fire, Sinks in Sea of Oman

The Iranian navy's biggest vessel caught fire and later sank in the Sea of Oman early Wednesday.

Israeli-Owned Ship Attacked near UAE’s Fujairah Port

The Israeli-owned cargo ship Hyperion has been attacked near the shores of the Fujairah emirate of the United Arab Emirates.

Iran Opens Several Major Water Desalination Projects

Several major projects to transfer water from the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman to central and eastern Iran have got off the ground.

Iran to Build‌ Its Largest Oceanic Port in Sea of Oman: Minister

Iran is to construct an oceanic port in the Sea of Oman where the country’s largest oil terminal will be built.

Persian Gulf Needs Dialogue, Cooperation: Iran’s Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is on an official trip to the Azerbaijani capital of Baku, says the Persian Gulf region requires dialogue and cooperation.

Iranian Army Ground Force to Hold Drills Along Oman Sea Coasts

The Iranian Army Ground Force has geared up to stage a military exercise along the Makran coasts of the Sea of Oman, southeast of Iran.

Iranian Navy Starts War Games in Strategic Southern Waters

The Iranian Navy on Wednesday took delivery of a forward base ship and a corvette as it started a military exercise in Iran’s southern waters.

Makran Forward Base Ship Joins Iran’s Navy Fleet

The Iranian forward base ship Makran joined the country’s naval fleet on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, upon the order of Major General Mohammad Baqeri, the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces.

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