Deputy head of Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran in southern Hormuzgan Province said on Monday that the body of one of seven missing crew members of a capsized Iranian vessel was found in the Persian Gulf waters on Monday.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Friday that a group of 29 Iranians, rescued from a wrecked vessel in Mediterranean Sea, are in good condition and Tehran is in contact with Cairo to help them.
Iran’s Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said four teams of military experts have launched an investigation into a deadly naval incident that took place in the country’s southern waters on Sunday.
Turkish Navy ships intercepted an Israeli research vessel in Cypriot waters, over which Ankara claims jurisdiction, forcing it to leave the area in a move that could negatively impact an Israeli project to pipe natural gas to Europe.
Pirates have seized control of a Somali fishing boat to use as a base from which to attack larger ships, police said on Friday, a week after Somali pirates hijacked their first commercial vessel since 2012.