Monday, October 3, 2022

Persian Gulf

Gargoor: A Basket Fish Trap Made in Southern Iran

Gargoor-weaving is one of the popular handicrafts in Bushehr province in southern Iran, as most of the people in the coastal region make ends meet by catching fish.

Iran Opposed to Europe’s Military Presence in Persian Gulf: Araqchi

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.

Iran Rejects UAE Claims, Reasserts Sovereignty over Trio Persian Gulf Islands

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.

Iranian Drones Capture Close Footage of USS Nimitz

Advanced unmanned aerial vehicles operated by Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have managed to capture strikingly close footage of a US strike group, led by the USS Nimitz, right before its passage into the Persian Gulf through the Strait of Hormuz.

Iran Warns Americans to Leave Army Maneuver Zone

The Iranian military says it has warned the US to take its drones out of the area in which the army is conducting a military exercise.

Iran’s Army to Stage Massive Exercises in Southern Waters

The Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran will stage a joint manoeuvre dubbed “Zolfaqar” as of Thursday.

Iran Among World’s Top 5 Military Speedboat Producers

A Defence Ministry official says Iran’s advances in the naval industries have placed the country among the world's top five manufacturers of military speedboats capable of launching missiles.

Iran Summons Emirati Envoy to Condemn UAE Killing of Its Fishermen

The chargé d'affaires of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been summoned to the Iranian Foreign Ministry over the UAE coast guard’s move to shoot at a number of Iranian fishing boats and the seizure of one of them in the Persian Gulf on August 17, 2020.

Camouflaged Missiles Fired from Underground during Iran War Games

Day two of the final phase of major war games by Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) saw ballistic missiles fired from deep inside the ground.

Iran Begins Final Phase of Major War Games in Strait of Hormuz

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has commenced the final phase of major military drills codenamed “The Great Prophet 14.”

Bahrakan; The Biggest Fishing Port of Iran

Located in Hendijan, southern Iran, Bahrakan is known as the largest fishing port in the country.

US ‘Deliberately’ Downed Iranian Airliner in 1988: Foreign Ministry

Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the United States “deliberately” shot down the Airbus A300-B2 plane belonging to Iran’s flag carrier Iran Air in 1988, which killed all the 290 on board.

Iran Starts Building Major Pipeline as Safe Way for Oil Exports

The Iranian president says the national pipeline project launched on Thursday to carry oil as an alternative route for the Strait of Hormuz serves as an important message to those that have imposed sanctions on the country.

Iran to Cut Dependence on Hormuz Strait for Oil Exports via 1,000-km Pipeline

The Iranian president says Iran is building a major pipeline to transferring oil from west of the Persian Gulf to its east, cutting dependence on Hormuz Strait for oil exports.

Iranian Cargo Vessel Behbahan Sinks in Iraqi Waters

An Iranian cargo ship en route from the southern Iranian port of Khorramshahr to Iraq’s Umm Qasr Port capsized and sank in the Iraqi waters.

All Persian Gulf Countries Duty-Bound to Ensure Regional Security: Iran DM

Iran’s defence minister says security in the Persian Gulf will be in the common interest of all regional countries.

Over 110 Missile Boats Delivered to Iranian Naval Forces

112 military boats have been delivered to the Islamic Republic’s naval forces during a ceremony held in the port city of Bandar Abbas. 

Iran Says Will Contonue Regular Naval Missions in Persian Gulf

An Iranian military official says the Islamic Republic of Iran's naval units will continue their regular missions in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman as before despite the US Navy's latest directive.

Several Killed, Injured in Naval Accident Off Southern Iranian Coast

At least 19 have been killed and 15 others injured in a naval accident involving a light Iranian vessel in the south of the country.

History Will Not Allow Distortion of Persian Gulf’s Name: VP

Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri says the Persian Gulf will remain a sea for genuine cooperation and peaceful coexistence among neighbours, and the history will never allow anybody to distort its name.

Civilians to Inhabit Persian Gulf Islands Under Aegis of IRGC

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has devised plans to establish residential areas for civilians on the small islands of the Persian Gulf upon an order by Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the IRGC Navy chief says.

Iran Says Persian Gulf Always ‘Persian’ Gulf, Not ‘Washington’ Gulf

The Iranian president has underlined that the body of water to the south of Iran has been, and will always remain the “Persian Gulf” forever, not “Washington” Gulf or “New York” Gulf.

US to Get Hard Slap in Face If Trespasses into Iran Waters: Top Cmdr.

A senior Iranian military official says If American forces make the slightest encroachment on Iran’s territorial waters, they will be slapped in the face harder than before.

Iran Warns of Decisive Response in Case of Any Move against Its Interests

Iran’s government spokesman says the Islamic Republic is not after creating tension in the region, but any move against the country’s interests would be responded decisively.

Iran Warns US, Allies against Adventurism, Provocative Moves in Region

The Islamic Republic of Iran has warned against any disruption of security in the region saying that any adventurism will lead to a decisive reaction by the armed forces of Iran, the responsibility of which will fall on the hostile forces including the United States.

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