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Iran denies US destroyed an Iranian drone near Persian Gulf

Gulan Media - 2019-07-19 19:28

Iran sends top diplomat to UN summit as Persian Gulf tensions mount

Rûdaw - 2019-07-13 17:46
Pompeo: We are building a global coalition to simply do what every nation should be permitted ...

Iranian FM Says Trump is Right about US Forces in the Gulf

BAS News - 2019-06-25 01:29
ERBIL - Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has said that US President Donald Trump is "100% right" in saying that the US forces are not needed in the Persian Gulf. ".@realDonaldTrump is 100% right that the US military has no business in the Persian Gul ...

Why should China fully support Iran in Persian Gulf tensions? - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-06-24 15:34

Iraq has not rerouted commercial flights over Persian Gulf: officials

Rûdaw - 2019-06-22 13:25
Major international airlines rerouted flights after Iran shot down a US drone ...

Could the United States Leave the Middle East by 2031? - A Reply to Anand Toprani on U.S. Strategy in the Persian Gulf | Small Wars Journal

Smallwarsjournal - 2019-06-20 11:15

IRGC shoots down US Global Hawk drone over Persian Gulf

Rûdaw - 2019-06-20 10:10
US military drone confirmed shot down in international airspace over Strait of Hormuz by Iranian surface-to-air missile, according to Reuters. ...

Oil shippers boost security after mysterious attacks in Gulf

Rûdaw - 2019-06-20 10:10
Recent targeting of tankers is alarming ship owners operating in the Persian Gulf ...

Trump and the Persian Gulf Have a Long, Surprising History

Thedailybeast - 2019-06-20 01:52

Kuwaiti emir to visit Iraq on Wednesday

Rûdaw - 2019-06-19 02:10
The two countries hope to strengthen relations after recent attacks in Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman ...

UK deploys marines to Persian Gulf to protect ships

Rûdaw - 2019-06-16 15:49
One hundred marines heading to patrol area from British naval base in Bahrain. ...

UK Will Send 100 Royal Marines To Gulf

Waar Media - 2019-06-16 12:41
WAAR_DUHOK UK is to send 100 Royal Marines to the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf to protect British ships, as the fallout from the attack on two tankers last week escalates. As the pressure increases after Norwegian and Japanese oil tankers were at ...

Royal Navy to Send Marines to Gulf

BAS News - 2019-06-16 00:06
ERBIL - Royal Navy is expected to deploy 100 marines to the Persian Gulf for the purpose of protecting the British ships following alleged attacks by Iran on oil tankers in the region. According to a report by The Telegraph, the Government's Cobra Securi ...

US carrier in Persian Gulf region sends clear signal to Iran

Gulan Media - 2019-06-09 01:01

İran’dan ABD’nin yeni yaptırımlarına tepki

Nûpel - 2019-06-08 11:50
İran Dışişleri Bakanlığı Sözcüsü Abbas Musevi, ABD’nin İran’ın en büyük petrokimya firması İran Körfezi Petrokimya Endüstrisi Şirketi (Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company/PGPIC) ile 39 alt şirketini yaptırım listesine almasıyla ilgili yazılı açı ...

ABD’den İran’ın petrokimya şirketlerine yaptırım

Nûpel - 2019-06-07 20:22
ABD Hazine Bakanlığı Yabancı Varlıklar Kontrol Ofisi (OFAC), İran’ın en büyük petrokimya firması olan İran Körfezi Petrokimya Endüstrisi Şirketi (Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company/PGPIC) ve 39 alt şirketini yaptırım listesine aldığını açıkladı ...

Will The U.S. Prevent Iran’s Train Project?

E-Kurd - 2019-06-05 10:19
Omar Sindi | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Iran’s Mullah’s long ambitious train link project from the estuary of Persian Gulf to the Mediterranean Sea is a long goal of regional hegemony through the Shia crescent. The theocratic regime in Tehran has invested a ...

Does the U.S. really want to attack on Iran?

E-Kurd - 2019-05-26 11:28
Payraw Anwar | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Introduction: Tensions between the U.S. and Iran has escalated in recent days. The U.S. President Donald Trump rapidly decided to move an aircraft carrier ship which is known by Abraham Lincoln toward Persian Gulf. T ...

Is Iran Testing Trump With Little Attacks in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and the Persian Gulf? - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-05-24 14:36

In echo of 1980’s, US warns airliners on Persian Gulf flights

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-19 08:39

US military ‘showing hand’ in Persian Gulf: analyst

Rûdaw - 2019-05-18 22:00
The deployment does not necessarily mean the US is on the brink of war with Iran ...

US warns commercial aircraft of risks flying over Persian Gulf

Rûdaw - 2019-05-18 11:24
Commercial aircraft risk being 'misidentified' during increased military activity: FAA ...

Mystery after “sabotage” of oil tankers in Gulf of Oman

Seth Frantzman - 2019-05-14 02:12
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN As tensions rose over the weekend between the US and Iran in the Persian Gulf, several vessels were “sabotaged” in the United Arab Emirates. Both Iranian […] ...

Iranian Kurdish footballer faces backlash over criticism of foreign minister

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-22 02:00
31-year-old defender Voria Ghafouri, born in Sanandaj, plays for the Iranian national team and Esteghlal in Iran’s Persian Gulf Pro League. (Photo: AFP) ...

Iran deploys massive naval force to Persian Gulf after Rouhani threatens to block Strait of Hormuz

Almasdarnews - 2019-02-05 01:54

Egypt, Bahrain conclude joint naval, air drills in Gulf

Waar Media - 2019-01-28 12:56
WAAR_DUHOK Joint Egypt-Bahrain military drills wrapped up in the Persian Gulf on Monday, according to a statement released by the Egyptian army. Air and naval forces from both countries took part in the drills, dubbed the “Hamad 3” military exercises. Th ...

Egypt, Bahrain Conduct Joint Naval, Air Drills in Gulf

Waar Media - 2019-01-21 14:56
Egyptian land and naval forces on Monday began conducting joint military drills in the Persian Gulf with their Bahraini counterparts. According to an Egyptian army statement, the drills — dubbed the “Hamad 3” exercises — will last for an unspecified numb ...

Iran leader threatens to disrupt Persian Gulf oil exports over U.S. sanctions | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-01-18 22:08

US sends aircraft carrier to Persian Gulf amid rising tensions with Iran

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-06 19:05

Lebanon’s ‘lung’ to Persian Gulf markets choked by politics

Gulan Media - 2018-11-13 13:49

Iran Summons Iraqi Envoy Amid Fire on Consulate

BAS News - 2018-09-08 19:54
ERBIL - After the burning of the Iranian consulate by the angry Iraqi protesters on Friday, the country's envoy to Iran was summoned by Tehran to answer the fire incident on the consulate, a report said. According to IRNA, the director of Persian Gulf af ...

Iran Warns “Firm” Response If Int. Laws not Followed in the Gulf

BAS News - 2018-08-29 15:28
ERBIL — Iranian Revolutionary Guards would respond firmly if foreign forces do not abide by international laws in the Persian Gulf, south of Iran, said a senior military official. “Thanks to the Revolutionary Guards’ Navy, the hostile countries are worri ...

UNSC might decide military-intervention if Iran closes Strait of Hormuz

Waar Media - 2018-08-28 14:01
WAAR-DUHOK: Earlier, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard’s navy chief Alireza Tangsiri said that Iran has full control of the Persian Gulf and Strait of Hormuz. Saudi Arabia’s energy adviser said that if Iran closes the Strait of Hurmuz, the UN Security Coun ...

US ‘aliens’ don’t belong in Persian Gulf: Revolutionary Guards chief

Rûdaw - 2018-08-27 19:39
“Our presence in the region is physical and constant and night and day” ...

Iran holds military exercises in Persian Gulf as new US sanctions loom

Rûdaw - 2018-08-05 22:24
The Strait of Hormuz is a major strategic pressure point ...

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards launches military drill in Persian Gulf

Waar Media - 2018-08-05 15:54
WAAR-DUHOK: Iran launched a naval exercise in the Persian Gulf on Thursday, just days before the US reimposes sanctions on Tehran, a defense official told AFP. The timing of the exercise is unusual, as it appears to be similar in scale and nature to a dr ...

Iran Bombarded Iraq Throughout the 1990s

WarIsBoring - 2018-07-23 11:14
Following the Persian Gulf War until the year 2001, Iran launched intermittent air and missile strikes against Iraq, targeting both the People’s Mujahedin of Iran militant group — also known as the MEK, which the Saddam Hussein’s regime hosted in the coun ...

Iranian Helicopter Crash Kills Two

BAS News - 2018-04-17 22:51
ERBIL — At least two people were killed after an Iranian rescue helicopter crashed on Tuesday in the Persian Gulf, Iran’s official news agency said. The helicopter was flying from an offshore rig toward Kish Island, transporting an oil worker who had suf ...

Trump hosting emir of Qatar despite saying it funds terror

Waar Media - 2018-04-10 12:49
WAAR-DUHOK: US President Donald Trump is hosting the ruling emir of Qatar for a White House meeting, welcoming a leader whose tiny gas-rich nation he once accused of funding terrorism at a “high level.” With America’s allies in the Persian Gulf feuding w ...

Lavrov begins Persian Gulf tour to discuss Qatar crisis

Waar Media - 2017-08-28 13:16
WAAR-DUHOK: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will go on a brief tour of the Persian Gulf countries starting with Kuwait on Monday. During his tour, he will also make visits to the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. While in Kuwait, the Russian top dip ...

U.S. Navy fires warning shots at Iranian ship in Persian Gulf

Waar Media - 2017-07-26 18:48
WAAR-DUHOK: A U.S. Navy ship on Tuesday fired warning shots at an Iranian ship in the Persian Gulf, two U.S. defense officials confirmed to Fox News. The American coastal patrol ship fired warning shots from its .50-caliber machine gun at an Iranian patr ...

Ahwazi Arabs Targeted by Tehran’s Regime

Kurdistan Voice - 2017-06-22 20:33
Not only the Islamic Republic officials but also the Persian political elites believe or at least claim the Arabic countries of the Persian Gulf support the region’s separatists. ...

Iran’s sovereignty over 3 islands irrefutable, ever-lasting: spokesman

KurdPress - 2017-03-11 11:16
Iran Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said Tehran’s sovereignty over the three Persian Gulf islands of the Abu Musa, the Greater Tunb and the Lesser Tunb is an irrefutable and a perpetual fact, IRNA reported. ...

Iran, Iraq stage joint navy drills in Persian Gulf

KurdPress - 2016-12-21 08:00
Iran and Iraq have staged naval maneuvers in the Persian Gulf, according to a statement by Iraqi Defense Ministry. ...

Spokesman warns Persian Gulf council not to interfere in Iran's affairs

KurdPress - 2016-12-08 13:22
Iran Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi on Wednesday blamed the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council for the repetition of unfounded charges against Iran and interference in Iranian domestic affairs and urged the council not to fan flames of sectarian ...

Iran blames Britain PM anti-Iran remarks

KurdPress - 2016-12-08 13:22
Iran Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Wednesday criticized UK Prime Minister Theresa May for her statement to the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council deemed hostile to Iran. ...

Massoud Barzani to make visit to Saudi Arabia

KurdPress - 2016-12-01 03:28
Within his visit to Arab countries in Persian Gulf region, Kurdistan Region is planned to make a visit to Saudi Arabia. ...

Massoud Barzani to make visit to Saudi Arabia

KurdPress - 2016-11-26 13:33
Within his visit to Arab countries in Persian Gulf region, Kurdistan Region is planned to make a visit to Saudi Arabia. ...

Iran military presence in Persian Gulf secures oil tankers: official

KurdPress - 2016-10-20 08:01
Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), Ali Shamkhani said Iran’s military presence in the Persian Gulf has ensured expansion of secure trade and passage for oil tankers. ...

Iran military presence in Persian Gulf secures oil tankers: official

KurdPress - 2016-10-19 08:25
Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), Ali Shamkhani said Iran’s military presence in the Persian Gulf has ensured expansion of secure trade and passage for oil tankers. ...

Iran prevents Daesh expansion in region

KurdPress - 2016-10-11 16:56
The Deputy Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Alireza Tangsiri announced that Iran’s wisdom and self-restraint prevented the spread of war by Daesh supporters to the Persian Gulf. ...

Iran prevents Daesh expansion in region

KurdPress - 2016-10-09 08:54
The Deputy Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Alireza Tangsiri announced that Iran’s wisdom and self-restraint prevented the spread of war by Daesh supporters to the Persian Gulf. ...

Syrian Airlines captain: "We are now flying over the ’Persian Gulf’"

Orient News - 2016-10-05 17:49

Kermanshah parliament deputy blames U.S. demand for agreement on Persian Gulf security

KurdPress - 2016-09-18 16:02
A member of the commission of Parliament’s foreign policy and national security stated that making an agreement means the official recognition of the U.S. military presence in the region and reiterated that according to international laws two-third of th ...

Kermanshah parliament deputy blames U.S. demand for agreement on Persian Gulf security

KurdPress - 2016-09-13 11:38
A member of the commission of Parliament’s foreign policy and national security stated that making an agreement means the official recognition of the U.S. military presence in the region and reiterated that according to international laws two-third of th ...

US General: Iran is acting ‘unprofessionally’ and ‘irresponsibly’ in Persian Gulf

Rûdaw - 2016-08-30 23:01
'We hope Iran’s naval forces act in a more professional manner' ...

Iran and Russia discussing prospect of digging canal from Caspian Sea to Persian Gulf

Rûdaw - 2016-04-08 14:37
'Yes, this issue is being discussed' ...

Iran offers Iraqi Kurdistan oil shipment through Persian Gulf

E-Kurd - 2016-03-10 10:02

Iran offers Kurdistan region oil shipment through Persian Gulf

Rûdaw - 2016-03-10 06:37
We have proposed to export their oil by pipelines through Iranian soil to the Gulf, ...

America’s Persian Gulf Games

E-Kurd - 2016-01-16 08:42

Barzani seeking personal interests in Persian Gulf tour: Gorran deputy

Kurd Press - 2015-12-05 00:08
A parliament deputy from the movement of Change (Gorran) stated that personal and family interests are behind Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani’s tour to Persian Gulf countries. ...

Barzani ends travel to Persian Gulf states

Kurd Press - 2015-12-05 00:08
Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani ended his days-long tour to states in the Persian Gulf and returned the region Wednesday December 2. ...

Barzani seeking to boost ties with Persian Gulf states: PUK deputy

Kurd Press - 2015-12-02 00:37
A member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) stated that the goal behind Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani’s recent tour is to boost ties with countries in the Persian Gulf. ...

Massoud Barzani starts travel to Persian Gulf states

Kurd Press - 2015-11-30 00:30
The Kurdistan Region’s presidency website stated that President Massoud Barzani has started a round of visits to Persian Gulf countries. It did not name any countries as the destinations of the visit. ...

Deadly heat is forecast in Persian Gulf by 2100

Kurd Press - 2015-10-29 00:39
Persian Gulf could be hit by waves of heat and humidity so severe that simply being outside for several hours could threaten human life, according to a study published Monday. Because of humanity’s contribution to climate change, the authors wrote, some ...

As Russia Bombs Syria, U.S. Pulls Aircraft Carrier Out of Persian Gulf

AINA - 2015-10-10 02:56

Massoud Barzani to visit Persian Gulf states

Kurd Press - 2015-06-11 04:13
The President of Kurdistan Region, Massoud Barzani, is to make a visit to the states in the Persian Gulf in a very near future. ...

US aircraft carrier enters Persian Gulf as Iranian convoy moves away from Yemen

Gulan Media - 2015-04-26 07:16

Persian Gulf Arab states funding IS radicals: Fuad Hussein

Kurd Press - 2015-02-24 07:45
The IS terrorist group is still receiving significant financial support from Arab sympathizers outside Iraq and Syria, enabling it to expand its war effort, said a senior Kurdish official. ...

IranOilGas Network News: Persian Gulf News In Brief

Iranoilgas - 2014-12-02 07:51

U.S. Adds Forces in Persian Gulf, a Signal to Iran

Kurdpa - 2014-11-24 01:57

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