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Iran Navy

Idea of Iran’s Coordination with US Warships Ridiculous: Top Officer

A top Iranian commander says Iran views as ridiculous the idea of coordinating its moves in the Persian Gulf with the American warships deployed there.

Iran, US Navies Engage in Second Encounter in One Week

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the USS Nimitz has fired warning shots at an armed Iranian patrol boat on Friday in the Persian Gulf in the second clash between the two sides over the past few days.

US Congress Approves Bill to Run Hotline in Persian Gulf

US House of Representatives has approved a bill calling for the establishment of special communication channels between Iran and the United States in the Persian Gulf.

Iran, China Start Joint Naval Drill in Strait of Hormuz

The Iranian Navy and a visiting flotilla of warships from China launched a joint naval exercise in Iran’s southern waters near the Strait of Hormuz on Sunday.

Festival of Joint Naval Drills in Persian Gulf

Iran and China are going to hold a joint naval drill in Persian Gulf on Sunday, a couple of days after the naval forces of Qatar and the US wrapped up their three-day joint military exercise in the same body of water.

Photos of Iran’s General Soleimani in Iraq’s Karbala

New photos have been released showing senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, Major General Qassem Soleimani, on a pilgrimage to the holy city of Karbala.

Chinese Naval Group to Dock at Iranian Port

A Chinese naval group is to berth in southern Iran as Tehran and Beijing maintain their determination to enhance naval cooperation, the Iranian Navy has announced.

Two Iranian Warships to Set Sail for Oman

Two Iranian warships are scheduled to set sail for Oman and the high seas to carry out a mission, Iran's Navy says.

Iranian FM Raps US Navy’s Presence in Persian Gulf

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a sarcastic message questioned the US Navy’s presence in the Persian Gulf, 7,500 miles away from the US territory.

Iran Deploys 20,000 Navy Forces in Southeastern Coasts: Commander

Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said 20,000 of his forces have been stationed in the Makran region located in southeast of the country, along the coasts of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.

Iran, Saudi Arabia Take Part in Joint Naval Drills

Iran and Saudi Arabia were confirmed as participants in the “Aman 2017” naval drills held in Pakistani waters on Friday.

Iran Launches First Oceanographic Survey Ship

Iran’s first hydrographic and oceanographic survey ship called Persian Gulf Explorer was launched after being delivered to National Institute for Oceanography and Atmospheric Science.

Washington Claims Iranian Vessel Has Pointed Weapon at US Chopper

Two US defence officials have claimed that an Iranian vessel has pointed its weapon at a US military helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, in what they describe an “unsafe and unprofessional” move.

Leader Urges Iranian Navy’s Stronger Presence in High Seas

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called for enhancement of the Iranian naval forces’ presence in international waters and expanding the Navy’s power in balance with the merit of the Islamic Establishment.

Army Commander: Iran’s Indigenous Vessels Ready for Naval Voyages

Iran’s Army Commander Major General Ataollah Salehi praised the Navy’s capabilities, saying two homegrown watercraft are ready for naval missions in places as far as the Atlantic Ocean.

Iran Escorted over 3,800 Ships in Gulf of Aden: Navy chief

Iran’s Navy chief says its forces have escorted 3,844 commercial ships to ensure their safe passage in the Gulf of Aden, where pirates are active.

Iranian Navy Deploys Warships in Atlantic Ocean

Iranian Navy Commander announced the country's plans to expand naval presence in international waters, and said a flotilla of warships has now been deployed in the Atlantic Ocean.

Russian Navy’s Research Vessel Berths at Iranian Port

A Russian Navy’s vessel, dubbed Yantar, utilized for oceanography and research projects, docked at Iran’s southern port city of Bandar Abbas, by the Persian Gulf, on Friday.

Iranian Navy’s 44th Flotilla Docks at Tanzania Port

The 44th Fleet of the Iranian Navy moored at Dar es Salaam port on Tanzania’s Indian Ocean coast on Saturday morning.

IRGC’s Serious Warning to Saudi Arabia: Don’t Even Approach Iran’s Waters

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy in a statement on Wednesday warned Saudi Arabia against any move under the pretext of military drills which would endanger security and stir tension in the Persian Gulf.

Iran, Italy Hold Joint Naval Games in Persian Gulf

Iranian and Italian naval fleet staged joint military drills in the international waters near the southern port city of Bandar Abbas, the capital of Hormozgan Province.

IRGC Chief Urges US to Stop Costly, Harmful Presence in Persian Gulf

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari advised the US to quit wasting the American people’s assets by ending “malicious and harmful” naval presence in the Persian Gulf, the Iranian nation’s home.

IRGC Navy Commander Warns US to Leave Persian Gulf

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Commander called on the US forces to put an end to their presence in the Persian Gulf before any problem arises in the region.

Navy’s 42nd Flotilla Saves 7 Iranian Sailors in Indian Ocean

The Iranian Navy’s 42nd flotilla of warships rescued seven sailors aboard a vessel that had been adrift in the northern Indian Ocean for two weeks, a high-ranking Navy official announced.

Iran’s Navy Ready to Sink US Warships in Persian Gulf: IRGC Commander

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad-Ali Jafari on Thursday, July 21, highlighted the country’s preparedness to counter any threat, particularly in the Persian Gulf, where the IRGC Navy is ready to fight US warships.

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