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Iran’s first cruise ship after the 1979 Islamic Revolution has reportedly completed its maiden voyage and docked in the Persian Gulf resort island of Qeshm, according to Iranian officials.
Iran says it is implementing a landmark project to divert water from the Gulf of Oman to its central plateau – a project that could not only address the country’s surging water crisis but could also help push ahead relevant economic plans in host regions.
A commander with Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says an American warship recently drew its warning by sailing “unprofessionally” close to the force’s vessels near Iranian territorial waters.
An Iranian lawmaker urged the Foreign Ministry to bring the UAE to the International Court of Justice in The Hague for occupying Ariana and Zarkooh, two Iranian islands in the Persian Gulf.
Thirty people representing different Iranian ethnic groups will join the 600 km march from Shiraz to Bushehr to observe the National Persian Gulf Day on April 30.
Iran plans to hold an international conference on development and investment opportunities of Makran coasts, southeast of the country, with the participation of 20 foreign companies.
Former Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad al-Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah referred to the decreasing power of Western countries in the Middle East and highlighted the growing influence of such countries as Iran and Russia.