Persian Gulf

Tehran: Persian Gulf three islands - eternal part of Iran

Tehran: Persian Gulf three islands - eternal part of Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that the three Persian Gulf islands of Abu Musa, the Greater Tunb, and the Lesser Tunb will remain as part of Iran’s territory forever. Khatibzadeh  wrote on his …

Two Greek ships detained in Persian Gulf

Two Greek ships detained in Persian Gulf

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy detained two Greek oil tankers - the Prudent Warrior and Delta Poseidon - in the Persian Gulf, Tasnim news agency reports. This follows the detention of ships with Iranian oil under the …

Iran seizes foreign ship with smuggled fuel - report

Iran seizes foreign ship with smuggled fuel - report

Iranian authorities seized a foreign ship attempting to smuggle fuel out of the country and detained its crew, state new agency IRNA said on Wednesday. Iran, which has some of the world's cheapest fuel prices due to heavy subsidies …

IRGC seizes vessel smuggling fuel in Gulf

IRGC seizes vessel smuggling fuel in Gulf

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) vows that the Persian Gulf will never be a safe place for smugglers as it seizes a foreign vessel in the northern part of the waterway for smuggling 200,000 liters of fuel in the third such …

Wind power to substitute hydrocarbons?

Wind power to substitute hydrocarbons?

The worldwide wind power market is forecast to jump from around 730 gigawatts this year to 1,200 GW by 2025 with a $17.8bn market value, according to the Global Wind Energy Council’s 2022 Wind Energy Outlook report

Iran and Qatar mull major undersea tunnel project

Iran and Qatar mull major undersea tunnel project

Iran and Qatar are to start feasibility studies on a major sea tunnel project that connects the two countries beneath the Persian Gulf, Iran’s ports authority chief executive Ali Akbar Safaei said on Sunday. According to him, the …

Why Turkey seeks to renew links with Israel?

Why Turkey seeks to renew links with Israel?

While the UAE and some other Arab countries have made public their normalization with the Israeli regime, some non-Arab states have also joined in. Turkey is one of them. Over the past few days, Ankara has stressed the need to normalize with Tel …

IRGC stages large-scale drill in southern Iran

IRGC stages large-scale drill in southern Iran

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps launched a large-scale war game along the southern coasts of Iran on Monday. The exercise, codenamed “Payambar-e Azam 17 (The Great Prophet)”, involves various IRGC units such as the …

Iran, Azerbaijan and Georgia to link Persian Gulf to Black Sea

Iran, Azerbaijan and Georgia to link Persian Gulf to Black Sea

Iran, Azerbaijan and Georgia have reached an agreement for establishing a transit route connecting the Persian Gulf to the Black Sea, an official with Iran’s Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization (RMTO) announced. …