Caspian Sea

Analyst: Caspian Sea new focal point for concentration of power

A Eurasia affairs expert in Tehran says the Caspian Sea has turned into a new focal point for concentration of power by regional and global heavyweights under the new circumstances, namely Russia’s new renaissance, a powerful Iran, an ambitious Azerbaijan and a developing China.

Russia announces readiness to cooperate with Iran on Caspian Sea water level

Head of Russia’s Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring Igor Shumakov has stated that Moscow is ready to work with Tehran to monitor the decreasing water levels of the Caspian Sea.

Iran’s mission to UN warns of shrinking coastline of Caspian Sea

Iran’s mission to the UN office in Geneva has cautioned that the Caspian Sea’s water level has been dropping according to satellite images provided by the Iranian Space Agency.

Researcher: Water levels at Caspian Sea predicted to drop by 2100

Water levels at the Caspian Sea are projected to drop and its surface area to dwindle by the year 2100, surveys indicate.

Report: Caspian Sea hits lowest level in 30 years 

The water of the Caspian Sea has reportedly reached its lowest level in the last 30 years.

Official: Decrease in water level of Caspian Sea poses a problem

The average annual water level of the Caspian Sea decreases by about 20 centimeters and this rings the alarm for Iran’s northern ports.

Iran raises the alarm over Caspian Sea pollutants

August 12 is designated as the Caspian Sea Day, but not everything is so august when it comes to the world’s largest inland body of water, often described as the world’s largest lake.

Caspian Sea states ban military presence of extra-regional countries

The Caspian Sea littoral states have issued a statement in the end of their summit in Ashgabat where they reached an agreement that requires guaranteeing regional security and stability and banning foreign military presence in the region.

Iran’s Raisi: Closer ties on agenda of upcoming Caspian Sea summit

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi praises good relations with the littoral states of the Caspian, saying he is set to discuss the legal status of the sea and closer economic cooperation among the neighbors in the region during an upcoming summit of the five states.

At Caspian summit, Iran FM urges joint efforts to boost security, economic ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has called on Caspian Sea littoral states to promote collective efforts aimed at safeguarding the region’s security and increasing economic cooperation among the five nations.

Iran asks Azerbaijan to explain deaths of Caspian seals after naval drills

An Iranian environmental official says Tehran has been pressing neighboring Azerbaijan Republic to clarify the situation revolving around the unusual deaths of Caspian seals in the aftermath of Baku’s naval drills in the Caspian Sea.

Wintering birds taking refuge at Iran’s Miankaleh Lagoon

Miankaleh Lagoon in southern Caspian Sea is hosting the first flocks of migratory birds, thousands in number, fleeing Siberia’s harsh cold.

Iran Approves Agreement for Cooperation on Fighting Organized Crimes in Caspian Sea

Iran’s parliament has approved the generalities of a quadrilateral agreement on fighting organized crimes in the Caspian Sea.

Winter Snow in Hyrcanian Forests of Northern Iran

The forests stretch 850 km along the southern coast of the Caspian Sea in northern Iran to southeast of Azerbaijan Republic. What follows are ISNA's...

Bandar Torkaman: A Must-See Port City in Northern Iran

Bandar Torkaman is a port city located 40 kilometres west of the city of Gorgan in northern Iranian Golestan province.

Caspian States Hold Meeting on Marine Environment

Environmental officials from the five Caspian Sea littoral states have attended an online meeting on the ways to protect and preserve the marine environment at the world’s largest lake.

Caspian Sea Generous Source of Income for Local Fishermen

With the arrival of autumn, fishermen on the coast of Caspian Sea look out for the generosity of the sea and go through it to catch fish.

RO-RO Ramp to Be Built at Iranian Caspian Sea Port

Iran has signed a major contract to build port facilities on the Caspian Sea that would enable terminal operations for roll-on roll-off (RO-RO) ships.

Iran Naval Forces Start War Game in Caspian Sea

Iran’s Navy has started a massive four-day manouvre in the Caspian Sea with the purpose of boosting collective security in the region.

Iran to Equip Damavand Destroyer with Vertical Launch Missiles

Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said the domestically made Damavand destroyer, which crashed into a jetty back in January last year, will return to service soon with vertical launch missiles installed on it.

Nothing Finalized on Demarcation of Caspian Sea Boundaries: Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has dismissed “incorrect” speculations and debates regarding the legal regime of the Caspian Sea.

Iranian Cargo Ship Sinks in Caspian Sea; Crew Saved by Azerbaijan

All the crew members of an Iranian cargo ship bound for Russia that sank in the Caspian Sea off the coast of the Republic of Azerbaijan have been rescued, Iran’s ambassador to Baku said.

Dubai Authorities Making Investment in Caspian Shores

Chief of the Dubai Ports Authorities, DP World, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem recently paid a visit to Kazakhstan, investing in new infrastructure projects in the Caspian Sea ports and logistics sector of the Central Asian state.

Fishing Season Begins in Northern Iran

The fishing season has begun in northern Iran as pelicans are catching fish along with fishermen.

No 50-50 Share Stipulated in Iran-Russia Treaties on Caspian Sea

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has responded to some legal ambiguities which have arisen about Iran’s share of the Caspian Sea based on treaties signed by Iran and the USSR.

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