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IRGC Drone Detects US Carrier Strike Group Passing Hormuz Strait 23 Sep 2020

IRGC Drone Detects US Carrier Strike Group Passing Hormuz Strait

Navy drone has detected a US strike group, including USS Nimitz aircraft carrier, before the flotilla passed through the Strait of Hormuz, a top commander said.

Region welcomes HOPE initiatives; Zarif 04 Feb 2020

Region welcomes HOPE initiatives; Zarif

Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that the Hormuz Peace Endeavor (HOPE) initiated by Iran has been welcomed by several countries in the region.

US calls drills as provocative actions in Hormuz 28 Dec 2019

US calls drills as provocative actions in Hormuz

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Coincides with China, Iran, and Russia joint naval drills, Acting US Navy Secretary Thomas Modly said on Friday that Iran could carry out “provocative actions” in the Strait of Hormuz and elsewhere in that region in the future despite a period of relative calm. US navy official told Reuters that “I […]

‘Hormuz Peace Endeavor’ will be considered; Oman FM says 28 Sep 2019

‘Hormuz Peace Endeavor’ will be considered; Oman FM says

Hormuz Peace Endeavor “We haven’t seen it. If the theme … of that [plan] is based on stability, of course, we will support it,” Irannews quoted him as saying on Friday in an exclusive interview on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. During his speech at the 74th UN General Assembly on Wednesday, President […]

31 Jul 2018

Iran waiting for Leader order to block Strait of Hormuz: Comdr.

 Iran’s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, underlining that the Strait of Hormuz is a part of Iran’s security and national interests, said “US will not play a role in the decision over the Strait of Hormuz; Iran’s move is only dependent on the order of Leader of Islamic Revolution.” Speaking on Tuesday, at a […]

Iranian commander says Strait of Hormuz should be for all or no one 23 Jul 2018

Iranian commander says Strait of Hormuz should be for all or no one

Iranian Army Ground Forces Commander Brigadier General Kiumars Heidari supported President Rouhani’s threat to close the Strait of Hormuz, saying that Iranian armed forces have warned about it for years. “Our borders are the safest in the world. Of course, there are malicious actions on borders everywhere in the world. In our country, the strength […]

Iran’s threat to block Strait of Hormuz to have positive results 10 Jul 2018

Iran’s threat to block Strait of Hormuz to have positive results

 Deputy Speaker of Parliament Ali Motahari said Tue. that Tehran would retaliate against US threats of reducing Iran’s oil revenues to zero by closing the Strait of Hormuz as one of the world’s key maritime choke points. Motahari made the remark in relation to the US’ implicit threats to squeeze Iran’s oil exports following Washington’s withdrawal from […]

Hormuz: The Rainbow Island of Iran 21 Oct 2017

Hormuz: The Rainbow Island of Iran

TEHRAN  – Iran’s Hormuz Island in the Persian Gulf is well-known for its eye-catching ochre, a red-colored earth pigment that attracts domestic and foreign nature lovers and holidaymakers. Also spelled Hormoz, the island covers an area of approximately 42 square kilometers, most of which fairly uninhabited. It is sprawled in the Strait of Hormuz, 8km […]