Iran’s defence minister says the presence of foreign forces in the region, especially a US-led coalition which Washington purports would seek to beef up maritime security in the Strait of Hormuz, will only result in insecurity and instability.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has condemned the Bahraini government’s moves against Tehran, including its recent hosting of an anti-Iran summit on maritime security.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned that any war against the country will be the “mother of all wars”, as peace with Iran will be “mother of all peace”.
The commander of Iran’s Navy says Iranian and Russian armed forces have signed a "classified" deal to expand cooperation through a series of projects, one of which will be joint military drills in the Persian Gulf before the end of the year.
Iraq’s oil ministry said on Sunday it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran’s IRGC in the Persian Gulf for smuggling fuel, a report said.
An Iranian fighter jet has crashed off the coast of Tangestan in Bushehr province, southern Iran, over “technical failure”, a local governor said.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has seized another foreign vessel in the Persian Gulf containing 700,000 litres of smuggled fuel, an IRGC official announced on Sunday.
The 15th joint meeting of the Coast Guard of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Qatar will be held in Tehran on Sunday, August 4, to develop field cooperation and strengthen good neighbourliness.
An expert of international politics has predicted a road fraught with difficulties for the incoming UK prime minister in the quest for Brexit, saying Boris Johnson seems hardly likely to look for confrontation with Iran.
A six-member delegation of senior coast guard officials of the United Arab Emirates has arrived in Tehran for talks with Iranian officials amid recent tensions in the Persian Gulf.