برچسب مطالب ‘persian’

Zarif elaborates Iran’s Hormuz Peace Endeavor

During his stay in New York last month for attending the UN General Assembly, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani introduced a regional peace initiative for the Persian Gulf.

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Russia warns against military action in Middle East in response to Saudi oil attacks

A boost in United States (US) military presence in the Middle East will not resolve tensions in the Persian Gulf, particularly in light of the recent attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities, Sputnik news agency reported, quoting Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin.

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In a show of force to the US, Iranian armed forces hold drills in the Persian Gulf

As the US threats of a military move against Iran have increased following the recent Yemeni attack against the Saudi oil facilities, the Islamic Republic Revolutionary Guards and the Iranian Army hold a military drill in the Persian Gulf to show readiness in face of any potential threats.

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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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Tehran, Doha to continue coordination on regional issues

Following a crisis in Qatar’s relations with fellow Arab countries of the Persian Gulf, Doha has looked to Iran as a reliable partner in regional issues. During a recent visit to Doha, Iranian foreign minister reiterated Iran’s position in rejecting the foreign interference in the region.

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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 warns against the presence of foreign forces in the Persian Gulf

After a series of incidents in the Persian Gulf between Iran and the West, both Washington and London have proposed the formation of unified naval forces against the perceived threats. Reacting to these proposals, Iranian officials say the presence of foreign forces would be a cause for tensions in the region.

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Iran reiterates its commitment to the security of the Persian Gulf

After the seizure of a British oil tanker by the IRGC in the Strait of Hormuz for breaching the maritime law, London and Washington accused Iran of trying to destabilize the strait and the Persian Gulf. Iranian officials, however, reiterate the country’s commitment to guaranteeing the security of that geopolitically-important areas.

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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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Tanker dispute continue to overshadow Iran-UK relations

After the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker with the pretext that it was carrying oil for Syria, the UK has claimed its own tankers have been threatened by Iran in the Persian Gulf. While denying the claims on the latter issue, Iranian officials warn that London’s hostile act may have serious implications.

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UN Security Council urges dialogue, end to US-Iran tensions

The UN Security Council on Monday called for dialogue and measures to end tensions in the Persian Gulf, but Iran rejected talks with the United States after Donald Trump imposed fresh sanctions.

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Saudi Foreign Minister Jubeir Warns Against Iran-US War

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia, Adel al-Jubeir, said a possible war between Iran and the United States would be dangerous for everyone, but accused Tehran of escalating the situation in the Persian Gulf region.

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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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