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.
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.
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.
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.
The Iranian navy's biggest vessel caught fire and later sank in the Sea of Oman early Wednesday.
The Israeli-owned cargo ship Hyperion has been attacked near the shores of the Fujairah emirate of the United Arab Emirates.
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 is to construct an oceanic port in the Sea of Oman where the country’s largest oil terminal will be built.
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.
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.
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.
Chief-Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami has unveiled an underground missile base of the IRGC Navy in the coasts of Persian Gulf.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the South Korean vessel has been seized because it was polluting the water.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi has held talks with top Qatari officials in a visit to Doha amid reports of the US deployment of several bombers and other advanced military equipment in the region.
Iran has inaugurated a project to transfer water from the Persian Gulf to desert areas on the country’s central plateau, supply the arid areas with desalinated water.
The Iranian president says a project will come on line on Thursday to desalinate sea water from Persian Gulf and supply it to arid areas across the country, especially in the central Iran.
The Iranian ambassador to the United Nations has reiterated the country’s sovereignty over three Persian Gulf islands, saying those territories have always been and will always remain Iranian.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has delivered a speech to the UN Security Council on the situation in Persian Gulf.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi has expressed Iran's opposition to any foreign military presence in the Persian Gulf region, including the presence of European forces.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has dismissed the claims raised by the foreign minister of the UAE on three Iranian islands in the Persian Gulf, saying such “groundless” comments would not change anything about Iran’s sovereignty over the trio islands.