Posts Tagged ‘persian’

Iran’s Navy deterrent power harbors Persian Gulf stability: Senior commander

IRNA – Chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major-General Mohammad Bagheri said on Thursday that the deterrent power of the Iranian Navy brings stability and security to the Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, and Sea of Oman. Undoubtedly, the power of the Iranian Navy at the international waters in fact is the fruit […]

Iran launches operation to seal an expanding leak off Persian Gulf rig

Press TV – Iranian authorities say a major leak that has taken place off an oil rig in the Persian Gulf waters is being contained as they insist more work would be needed to stanch the expanding spill. Head of the local branch of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) in the southwestern province of […]

Iran slams US-led Persian Gulf coalition

Tasnim – Iran’s Foreign Ministry slammed the US move to create a coalition in the Persian Gulf as a futile measure that would only aggravate insecurity and instability in the region. In a statement on Saturday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi reacted to the report of formation of the US-led coalition in the Persian Gulf. […]

Iran, Russia review situation in Persian Gulf, Syria

Iran – The ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Russian president’s envoy in the Middle East and North Africa affairs examined recent developments in the Persian Gulf and Syria. Mehdi Sanaee met with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Russian President’s Special Representative for the Middle East and North Africa Affairs Mikhail Bogdanov […]

Iran is more interested in Persian Gulf security than others: Senior commander

“Iran is not interested at all in any war or conflict in any part of the region,” said Major General Mohammad Bagheri, Chief of the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces in an interview with Phoenix Hong Kong Channel aired on Wednesday. Tehran is to strongly deal with any destabilizing efforts in the region, […]

Iran, Iraq, Persian Gulf states should join coalition to defend Persian Gulf, Tehran says

Sputnik – Earlier, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani promised that his country would propose a new initiative to ensure the security of the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman at this week’s UN General Assembly in New York, with the plan calling for cooperation between regional countries. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said […]

‘Don’t send warplanes & bombs’: Rouhani to present Persian Gulf ‘peace plan’ at UN

Rouhani warned against throwing the Middle East into “an arms race,” as he addressed the crowd at a military parade on Sunday. “Don’t send warplanes, bombs and other dangerous weapons to the region,” he said, while warning that the Islamic Republic “will not allow anyone to violate” its borders. Officials in Tehran have accused the […]

Trump deploys reinforcements to Persian Gulf to defend ‘American oil’ and other assets, not US allies

   The US is sending reinforcements to Saudi Arabia and UAE to protect what it believes to be its own assets, and put additional pressure on Iran, increasing the risk of a sudden and devastating regional war, analysts told RT. ​The Persian Gulf is a powder keg, and any aggressive action by the Saudis or […]

IRGC seizes vessel smuggling fuel to UAE in Persian Gulf

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has seized a ship carrying some 250,000 liters of smuggled diesel fuel in the Persian Gulf, detaining all crew members on board. Brigadier General Ali Ozmaei, an IRGC commander, said on Monday that the vessel, manned by 11 crew members, was detained near the Strait of Hormuz when it […]

Iran seizes vessel suspected of smuggling fuel in Persian Gulf – reports

The unidentified vessel was illegally transporting 250,000 liters of fuel to the United Arab Emirates when it was captured by Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard Corps on Monday. UK mulls drone deployment to Gulf amid rising tensions with Iran – reports “It was detained near Iran’s Greater Tunb island in the Persian Gulf… the crew have […]

Secretary General Guterres says de-escalation in Persian Gulf ‘absolutely essential’

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Iran ready to rigidly defend own interests in Persian Gulf, Chief of Staff says

IRNA – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri declared Iran’s preparedness to firmly defend the country’s interests and security, especially in the Persian Gulf region. “We have never started any aggression or war and will never do so, but we will decisively defend our security and sovereignty in case […]

Iran detains foreign vessel for allegedly smuggling fuel in Persian Gulf – reports

   The supposed detention comes amid an increasingly escalating situation in the Persian Gulf, as the United States has been lobbying its allies to start patrolling the area to increase the security of their vessels in the face of what it has called the “Iranian threat”. Tehran, for its part, has repeatedly stated that it […]

US cannot create insecurity in Persian Gulf: Iran’s FM Zarif

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif notes during a European tour that Iran invests all its efforts towards ensuring security in the Persian Gulf, asserting that the United States cannot afflict insecurity upon the strategic region. “They should know that they cannot create insecurity [here],” the top diplomat stated, reminding that Iran’s Persian Gulf coastline […]

Only regional countries can maintain Persian Gulf security: IRGC chief commander

Press TV – The chief commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says array of countries other than the Persian Gulf’s own littoral states can provide the region’s security. “No [extra-regional] country or coalition of countries would be able to maintain security in this region save for the littoral states of the Persian Gulf,” […]

Iran, regional countries in charge of ensuring Persian Gulf security

MNA – Deputy Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi said on Wednesday that Iran and regional countries are in charge of ensuring security of Persian Gulf, strait of Hormuz and regional waters. “For no doubt, no country other than Iran and the regional countries are capable of ensuring the […]

Iran FM warns US against ‘serious miscalculation’ in Persian Gulf

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif cautions the United States against attempting to form a naval coalition against Iran under the guise of ensuring maritime security in the Persian Gulf. Zarif made the remarks to NBC News’ Lester Holt on August 17 in an interview in Tehran, whose complete footage was published by the network on […]

Israel Meets With UAE, Declares It’s Joining Persian Gulf Coalition

Israeli company ISI released this battle damage imagery of Aug. 12 attack in Iraq Source Article from Related Posts Iran’s Navy deterrent power harbors Persian Gulf stability: Senior commander IRNA – Chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major-General Mohammad Bagheri said on Iran launches operation to seal an expanding leak […]

China’s Participation in US Mission in Persian Gulf ‘Wishful Thinking’: Paper

The damaged US Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald is towed back to Yokosuka Naval Base by a tugboat on Saturday after its collision with the container ship ACX Crystal off the coast of Yokosuka, Japan. Source August 17, 2019 A state-run Chinese newspaper says it is “wishful thinking” to expect that Beijing will join a US-led […]

Flooding Persian Gulf with weapons turns it into ‘matchbox ready to ignite’ – Zarif

US foreign policy undermines the security of the countries around the Persian Gulf, Zarif said on Monday during a trip to Qatar. The region has become a matchbox ready to ignite because America and its allies are flooding it with weapons. Iranian officials have been accusing Washington and its key overseas partners like Saudi Arabia […]

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