US-Led Persian Gulf Mission to Sow Insecurity in Region: Iran DM

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.

Tehran Condemns Bahraini Regime’s Anti-Iran Moves

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.

Rouhani Says War with Iran ‘Mother of All Wars’

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”.

Iran Declares ‘Classified’ Deal with Russian Navy

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 Says Has Nothing to Do with Vessel Seized by Iran

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.

Iranian Jet Fighter Crashes Off Persian Gulf Coast

An Iranian fighter jet has crashed off the coast of Tangestan in Bushehr province, southern Iran, over “technical failure”, a local governor said.

IRGC Seizes Foreign Vessel in Persian Gulf for Smuggling Fuel

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.

Iranian, Qatari Coast Guards to Hold Talks amid PG Tensions

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.

UK to Avoid Confrontation with Iran under Johnson: Expert

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.

UAE Coast Guard Officials in Tehran for Talks amid PG Tensions

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.

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