Iran says Iraq’s using fake name for Persian Gulf not to change realities

Iran once again protested Iraqi authorities' use of a fake name for the Persian Gulf. Foreign Ministry Spokesperson has said misnaming the body of water contradicts the principle of good neighborliness and the friendly nature of bilateral ties. 

UN official document orders staff to say “Persian Gulf”

Former Iranian diplomat Seyyed Hossein Mousavian has posted on its Twitter account an image of an official UN document which tells all staff to use the name “Persian Gulf” instead of other fake words including “Gulf”.

Iran says Iraq using false name for Persian Gulf does not change historical facts

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman says the ministry has sent a letter of protest to Iraq over the use of a fabricated name for the Persian Gulf.

Beijing’s envoy: China firmly backs Iran’s efforts to protect territorial integrity

China’s Ambassador to Iran Chang Hua praises friendly ties and growing cooperation between the two states, reaffirming Beijing’s support for the Islamic Republic’s efforts to safeguard its territorial integrity.

Iran envoy says has delivered protest note to China over territorial integrity

Tehran’s ambassador to Beijing Mohammad Keshavarz-zadeh said he has handed a note of protest to high-ranking Chinese officials to reiterate the need for the Asian country to observe Iran’s “regional sensitivities”.

IRGC Navy chief: Enemies will seize Iran’s Persian Gulf islands ‘over our dead bodies’

The chief commander of the Navy of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says extra-regional countries will seize Iran’s three Persian Gulf islands, to which Arab regimes lay claim, only over the dead body of the country’s Armed Forces.

Iran foreign minister stresses sovereignty over 3 Persian Gulf islands

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian reiterated that the three Iranian islands of Abu Musa as well as the Greater and Lesser Tunbs in the Persian Gulf are inseparable and eternal parts of Iran.

Iran condemns [P]GCC-China communique as interference in its internal affairs

The spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry has condemned as baseless allegations in the final communiqué issued at the 43rd session of the Supreme Council of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

Iran’s top general warns against any aggression on its territory in Persisn Gulf

The chairman of Iran’s Joint Chiefs of Staff has warned the US forces in the Persian Gulf against taking any hostile action against the Islamic Republic.

Top Iran military commander: Persian Gulf enjoys full security

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said the Persian Gulf region enjoys complete safety. He added the presence of foreign naval forces in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz has diminished remarkably with the Iranian military units projecting power across the region.

Iran reaffirms sovereignty over Persian Gulf islands

Iran's mission to the UN deplored the recent claims raised by the UAE about the three islands of Abu Musa, the Greater Tunb and the Lesser Tunb in the Persian Gulf, and reiterated that the trio are inseparable parts of the Iranian territory.

IRGC slams ‘ridiculous’ US claim of Iran attempt to seize naval drone

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corp (IRGC) hits out at US Central Command (CENTCOM) chief Michael Erik Kurilla over his “ridiculous” claim of an attempt by Iran’s naval forces to “illegally seize” an American unmanned vessel in the Persian Gulf.

Nournews: Here’s why IRGC briefly seized US naval drone in Persian Gulf

A news website close to Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) releases details of the brief seizure and release of an unmanned surface vessel (USV) belonging to the US military by the naval forces of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) in the Persian Gulf waters.

“Oil rig in Persian Gulf to blame for pollution off Iran coasts”

The director general of the Environmental Protection Department of Iran’s Bushehr Province says leakage from an oil rig in the Persian Gulf is probably to blame for oil spills off the Kangan and Asalooyeh coasts in southern Iran.

IRGC Navy chief: Iran fully, constantly monitoring Persian Gulf region

The chief commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s Navy says Iran has “fully and constantly” been monitoring the strategic Persian Gulf region, and that trans-regional enemies have no presence at all in the country’s southern territorial waters.

IRGC Navy commander says entire region under monitor of Iranian forces

The commander of the Islamic revolution Guards Corps Navy says Iranian forces are closely monitoring the entire region.

Iran seizes smuggled fuel, 5 arrested

The Iranian police have seized more than 418 thousand liters of smuggled fuel in the Persian Gulf.

Iran marks National Persian Gulf Day

The National Persian Gulf Day is an auspicious innovation meant to honor the Persian Gulf’s history and civilization and the historical names of waters...

Iran marks National Persian Gulf Day

Iranians are marking the National Persian Gulf Day on Saturday to honor the historical and strategic significance of the gulf, which lies to Iran’s south and takes its name from the country.

IRGC seizes foreign ship smuggling fuel in Persian Gulf

The naval forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps have seized a foreign ship carrying 220k liters of smuggled fuel in the Persian Gulf.

Iran to begin development of joint Arash gas field in Persian Gulf soon

Iran says it will launch a plan to develop the Arash natural gas field shared with Kuwait and Saudi Arabia in the near future, after the pair agreed to begin development activities in the offshore reservoir without Tehran.

IRGC Navy cmdr.: Security of Persian Gulf Iran’s red line

The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy says the security of the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz is a red line for the Islamic republic of Iran.

UAE vessel sinks near Iran port; all but one rescued

An Emirati vessel has drowned 30 miles from Asaluyeh Port in southern Iran.

Khatibzadeh: Iran seeks strengthening friendship with regional countries

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has said the Islamic Republic’s foremost foreign policy goal is to strengthen friendship with regional countries.

Oil spill inflicts environmental damage on Bushehr shores in Persian Gulf

The Department of Environment of the southern Iranian Province of Bushehr says an oil spill from pollution near Kharg Island in the Persian Gulf has reached the shorelines of the province.

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