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Iranian officials issue warning over American planes in the Persian Gulf

Claiming to act for preserving maritime security in the Persian Gulf, the United States is trying to form an international coalition to increase pressures on Iran. Iranian officials, both political and military, warn that the American move would only make the strategic maritime passage insecure.

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Iranian officials react to Israel’s decision to join a US-led coalition in the Persian Gulf

There have been reports over the past several days suggesting that the Israeli regime is going to join a US-led maritime coalition in the Persian Gulf. Iranian officials warn that such a scenario, which would pose a direct threat against Iran, could spark Tehran’s reaction.

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Iran denounces American-led plans for a “maritime coalition” in the Persian Gulf

In line with its general policy line of maximizing pressures on Iran, the United States has started a campaign to form an international coalition in the Persian Gulf and Bahrain was among the first states to side with the Americans in this regard.

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IRGC seizes a fuel-smuggling tanker in the Persian Gulf

In line with its reiterated position of not tolerating any illegal activities in the Persian Gulf, the Islamic Republic Guards Corps (IRGC) reported it has seized a tanker carrying smuggled fuel out of Iran.

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Iran navy towed foreign tanker after distress signal

A foreign tanker which made a distress call after experiencing a technical malfunction in the Persian Gulf was towed by the Iranian navy to the country’s territorial waters, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Tuesday.

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Oil price warning: Tsunami threat to Persian Gulf tanker route

The world’s major oil tanker expressway in the Persian Gulf could be hammered with two-metre high tsunamis as often as every two years, say researchers.

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Leaks indicate to a Saudi-MKO collusion on tanker attacks in the Persian Gulf

An unverified audio tape leaked from the Mujahedin-e-Khalq Organization (MKO), a banned terrorist outfit, purportedly shows that the group colluded with Saudi Arabia in handling the aftermaths of explosions earlier this month on oil tankers near the Persian Gulf waters as the two sides sought to blame Iran for the sabotage activity.

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UK to Send Marines to Persian Gulf Region to Protect Country’s Vessels – Reports

The United Kingdom decided to send 100 marines to the Persian Gulf region in order to protect its military and merchant vessels after the recent incident in the Gulf of Oman, local media reported on Sunday.

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UK to Send Marines to Persian Gulf Region to Protect Country’s Vessels – Reports

The United Kingdom decided to send 100 marines to the Persian Gulf region in order to protect its military and merchant vessels after the recent incident in the Gulf of Oman, local media reported on Sunday.

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Bolton visiting United Arab Emirates

xDonald Trump’s national security adviser, a longtime hawk on Iran, is visiting the United Arab Emirates amid heightened tensions across the Persian Gulf.

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Iran steps up diplomatic outreach to the region in a bid to prevent conflicts

Facing with growing pressures from the United States, Iran is looking to decreasing tensions with the neighbors as a way to prevent a devastating clash. While rejecting any direct or indirect talks with Washington, Tehran says it’s ready to take confidence-building measures in the Middle East and Persian Gulf.

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U.S. claims of growing Iranian threat met with global skepticism

International worries that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Iran flared into the open Tuesday amid skepticism about its claims that the Islamic Republic poses a growing threat to the U.S. and its allies in the Persian Gulf and beyond.

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Blacklisting IRGC increases the risk of an Iranian response in the Persian Gulf

Days after the US administration announced its controversial decision on blacklisting the IRGC, Iranian officials continue to warn Washington of the consequences of its move. In its latest warning of this kind, Tehran has warned the US of any hostile act in the Persian Gulf.

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Tehran hits back at Saudi Arabia, Bahrain for supporting the US decision on IRGC

Despite the widespread negative reactions of the international community to the recent American decision to blacklist the IRGC, some of the Arab states of the Persian Gulf have supported the move.

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Uzbekistan joins China-Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran railway corridor

Uzbekistan has joined the China-Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran railway corridor, part of the North-South international transport corridor and the first logistics solution for speedy cargo delivery from the East China coast to the markets of the Persian Gulf, significantly shortening the distance and the transport time.

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Iran to conduct war games, continue missile development, in face of the continuous US pressures

Amid the United States’ changing role in West Asia, represented in its latest moves to withdraw forces from Syria and Afghanistan, the Islamic Republic appears determined to continue relying on its homegrown capabilities to face potential threats. While planning to conduct a massive war game in the Persian Gulf, Tehran says it will continue developing missile and other defense capabilities.

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