Tuesday, August 16, 2022

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IRGC Dismisses US Account of April 15 Incidents in Persian Gulf 

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guard Corps has dismissed the US’ account of the April 15 incidents in the Persian Gulf, describing it as a fake scenario written in “Hollywood style.”  

Iran to Continue Holding Joint Naval Drills: Commander

A senior Iranian military commander has unveiled plans for more joint naval exercises with other countries in the years to come after the conclusion of a war game among Iran, Russia, and China.

Joint Drills Show Iran Ready for Regional Security Cooperation: FM

The Iranian foreign minister says the joint maneuvers conducted by Iran, Russia and China show Tehran’s preparedness for cooperation to ensure security.

Iran-Russia-China Naval Drills Wrap Up in Oman Sea

Iranian, Russian, and Chinese naval units on Sunday practiced rescuing merchant ships under attack or on fire during the third and final day of the three countries’ joint naval drills.

Iran Urges US to Leave Region on 3rd Day of Drills with China, Russia

There is no place for American forces in the region anymore, Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said.

‘Iran-China-Russia Drills Show Commitment to Secure Waterways’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the ongoing naval drills between Iran, Russia, and China indicate “our broader commitment” to secure vital waterways.

Iran, Russia, China Start Joint Marine Drills

The naval forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Russian Federation, and the People’s Republic of China have kicked off a four-day joint maritime exercise in the Indian Ocean and the Sea of Oman area.

Iran, Russia, China to Start Joint Military Drills Friday

A senior spokesman for Iranian armed forces says a joint Iran-China-Russia military exercise will be held on Friday in the northern Indian Ocean and the Sea of Oman for four days.

Iran-Russia-China Naval Drill: Another Piece of Geopolitical Puzzle

There is a point where Iran, Russia and China see eye to eye in holding the manoeuvre, and that is sending a message to their common adversary or rival, namely the United States. The US, in some ways, has applied a triple containment policy toward China, Russia and Iran. This would be enough to unite these three countries on some fronts.

US Forces in Region Good Targets for Iran: Leader’s Advisor

A military advisor to Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution says the US has created good targets within reach of Iran by deploying forces to the Middle East region.

IRGC to Hold Massive Naval Drills

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Rear Admiral Ali Reza Tangsiri unveiled plans for holding a large-scale military exercise.

Large Number of Speedboats to Be Delivered to IRGC

A senior Iranian official says a large number of speedboats will be delivered to the Navy of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) by March 2020.

Iranian Firm Produces Offshore Radio Locaters

An Iranian knowledge-based company has built offshore radio locators which are among the main needs of the country’s marine industry.

Iran Mass-Producing Submarine Missiles: Army Commander

Commander of Iranian Army Navy says the country launched an underwater missile for the first time last year and today it is mass-producing the technology.

Iran Vows to Retaliate Evil Acts in International Waters

Iran’s top security official has slammed as “piracy” the recent attack on an Iranian oil tanker in the Red Sea, saying evil acts in international waters will not go unanswered.

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.

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’s Navy Says Ready to Escort ‘Adrian Darya’ Tanker

Iran’s Navy commander has voiced readiness for bringing the supertanker Adrian Darya back to home under naval escort after the government of Gibraltar released the Iranian vessel.

Seven Arab States Plus Iran Can Ensure Security of Persian Gulf: IRGC

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ Navy Rear Admiral Alireza Tangsiri says the 7+1 countries of the Persian Gulf are capable of securing the strategic body of water, and there is no need for the presence of foreign troops.

Gibraltar to Release Iranian Tanker Soon: Sources

Sources have confirmed reports that the Iranian supertanker Grace-1 seized in Gibraltar will soon be released, apparently as a goodwill gesture by the UK to secure the release of the British oil tanker Stena Impero impounded in Iran.

Regional States, Not Outsiders, Responsible for PG Security: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the security of Persian Gulf must be ensured by its littoral states, not foreign forces whose presence brings nothing but insecurity.

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.

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.

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.

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