Persian Gulf

Persian Gulf News in Iranian media

US Targets within Range of Iranian Missiles: IRGC

A senior Iranian commander has warned the US against making any stupid move in the region, saying that all US bases and vessels as far as 2,000 kilometers away are within the range of Iranian missiles.

Iran Dismisses Arab Quartet Committee’s ‘Hackneyed’ Claims

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi has rejected the anti-Iran allegations raised in the final declaration of a meeting of the Arab Quartet Committee in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.
Iran's IRGC Says Following Americans in Persian Gulf 'Like A Falcon'

Iran Seizes Foreign Ship Carrying Smuggled Fuel

Iran has seized a vessel carrying contraband fuel in the Persian Gulf, arresting a number of its crew members.
Riyadh Left Alone by Arab Allies in Anti-Iran Campaign: Analyst  

Saudi Prince Mocked for Claiming Iran Can Be Destroyed in 8 Hours

A Saudi prince has been derided by social media users after claiming that Riyadh is capable of destroying Iran in a matter of hours.

Security Can’t Be Bought from Outside, Iran Tells IORA

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the regional security must emanate from within, and cannot be purchased from outside.
Iran Keeping Close Watch on US Military All Around World: Top General

‘US Stopped Short of Striking Iran Fearing Serious Repercussion’

A senior Iranian military commander says the US stopped short of implementing its decision to attack Iran as the US president was briefed on what consequences such a raid would have.

Iran to Release 7 Crew of Impounded British Oil Tanker

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman says the Islamic Republic will free seven crew members from the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero, detained in July in the Strait of Hormuz.

IRGC to Construct Artificial Island in Persian Gulf

Iran’s Khatam al-Anbia Construction Base, a conglomerate belonging to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), plans to build an artificial island in waters off the southern island of Kish.
General Amirali Hajizadeh

Iran’s Downing of US Drone Warded Off Spectre of War: IRGC

A senior Iranian military commander says Iran’s downing of an American drone staved off the spectre of war.

Iran’s Deterrence Power Kept US from Taking Action: Top General

A senior Iranian military commander says the country’s deterrence power kept Washington from taking any action after Iran shot down an American unmanned aerial vehicle.