Persian Gulf

IRGC holds massive drone drills in Persian Gulf

Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) conducted today massive exercises, involving combat drones flying over the Persian Gulf waters. A total of 50 domestically-built versions of the U.S. RQ-170 Sentinel stealth drones and a …

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 Iranian helicopter crashes in Persian Gulf

A helicopter of the Iranian Offshore Oil Company (IOOC) which had been sent to Platform R1 to transport a worker suffering from heart attack crashed into Persian Gulf waters shortly after its take off from the platform. Death of the …

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Qatar urges dialogue between Gulf states and Iran

Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani renewed a call for dialogue to end the Gulf's worst diplomatic crisis, saying his country is open to resolving the dispute over Qatar through talks without …

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US urges Gulf states to unite against terrorism

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the restoration of Gulf unity is important to the long-term effort to defeat terrorism in the region. "As you also know, following that summit, though, there was a …

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 Iran accuses US of ‘provocation’ in Persian Gulf

Iran accused the US Navy of provoking Iranian warships operating off the country’s coastline in the Persian Gulf after US forces opened fire on the vessel on July 25. "This morning, a US military ship in the north of the …

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US tests laser weapons system in Persian Gulf

The US Navy tested the Laser Weapons System (LaWS) in the Persian Gulf, media reported. The LaWS system, which is capable of moving at the speed of light and is 50,000 times faster than the intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), was …

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Turkey's FM: Qatar row should be solved peacefully

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Saturday supported a peaceful solution to Qatar row and said Turkey would continue to take “constructive” steps over the resolution of the crisis, APA reports quoting Anadolu, APA …

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