The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Tuesday conducted the final stage of a large-scale aerial and naval military exercise off the strategic Strait of Hormuz and in the Persian Gulf, with the country’s first domestic multi-purpose satellite monitoring the process.
Economic activity in the Persian Gulf will contract sharply this year before recovering in 2021, hit by the double shock of the coronavirus pandemic and an oil price crash, a quarterly Reuters poll showed on Tuesday.
Margon Cement Complex in the southwestern Iranian province of Kohgiluyeh and Boyerahmad exports 50 percent of its annual output to the Persian Gulf littoral states and North Africa, said the director of the Margon Cement Factory on Sunday.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ Navy commander said a recent incident with US forces in the Persian Gulf happened as they entered a drill area despite having been warned in advance not to approach it.
Iran's Foreign Ministery Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi marking the National Day of the Persian Gulf emphasized, this Gulf will forever remain Persian and the sea of peace and friendship with its neighbors, Iran Press reported.
The chief commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Thursday warned the US of a "decisive response" after President Donald Trump said he ordered the US Navy to destroy Iranian boats that harass American ships in the Persian Gulf.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy dismissed a “Hollywood-style” American account of a recent encounter between the IRGC forces and the US vessels in the Persian Gulf, advising the US to observe the maritime regulations and refrain from adventurism.
Iran’s defense minister on Friday dismissed US reports of harassment by Iranian vessels as “baseless” and said the “illegal and aggressive” American presence in the Persian Gulf was causing insecurity in the region.