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News about Strait of Hormuz

3/2/2013   --   6:06 AM
Commander: Enemies Lack Courage to Wage War on Iran

Politics - A senior Iranian commander challenged enemies' war rhetoric against Tehran, saying that they do not dare to stage a military attack on Iran.

2/8/2013   --   8:26 PM
Army Commander Stresses Iran's Swift, Crushing Response to Threats

Politics - The Iranian Armed Forces will give a swift and crushing response to any possible enemy threat and aggression, Commander of the Iranian Army Major General Ataollah Salehi said.

1/28/2013   --   9:35 AM
Commander Underscores Navy's Effective Anti-Piracy Measures

Politics - Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said his forces have such a full security control over the volatile sea routes in the region that pirates do not dare to attack Iranian cargo ships.

1/25/2013   --   8:13 PM
Iran, Oman naval drills good model for regional maneuvers: Iran MP

Politics - An Iranian lawmaker says the recent joint rescue and relief drills staged by Iran and Oman in the Persian Gulf can set a good model for military exercises by other regional countries.

1/24/2013   --   12:00 PM
IRGC pillar of energy security in Persian Gulf: Iran cmdr.

Politics - The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has underscored the important role of the Iranian elite force in maintaining the security of the Persian Gulf energy corridor.

1/22/2013   --   11:19 PM
Iran, Oman wrap up joint rescue and relief drills

Politics - Naval forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Oman have successfully conducted joint rescue and relief drills in Iran’s territorial waters south of Hormuz Island.

1/16/2013   --   9:29 AM
Iran biggest exporter of fuel oil in the world: Official

Economy - A senior Iranian oil industry official says the Islamic Republic is the world's leading exporter of fuel oil, selling an average of over 16 million liters per day of the product regardless of US-led sanctions.

1/1/2013   --   11:11 PM
Iran, regional states can secure Persian Gulf: Iranian cmdr.

Politics - Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari has reiterated that Iran, along with other regional countries, is fully capable of maintaining the security of the Persian Gulf region.

12/31/2012   --   11:28 PM
Iran Navy successfully test-fires latest version of Ra’d missile

Politics - Iranian Navy forces have successfully test-fired the latest version of the indigenous surface-to-air missile Ra’d (Thunder) during the Velayat 91 maneuvers.

12/25/2012   --   11:43 PM
Iran Navy plans weeklong massive war games in southern waters

Politics - Iran Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari says the country’s naval forces are to conduct weeklong massive exercises across one million square kilometers of southern waters as of December 28.

12/20/2012   --   12:04 PM
Hormuz drill for preparedness to protect ME security: Iran Defense min.

Politics - Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi says the country’s upcoming military drill in the Strait of Hormuz is aimed at better protecting regional security.

12/19/2012   --   12:44 PM
Iran has last say in Persian Gulf region: Iran cmdr.

Politics - A senior Iranian military official Major General Yahya Rahim-Safavi says the Islamic Republic is the region’s unrivaled power thanks to its geopolitical situation.

10/28/2012   --   11:22 PM
Iran not to close Hormuz in retaliation for sanctions: Defense minister

Politics - Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi says the Islamic Republic has no plan to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz, a key oil shipment lane in the Persian Gulf, in response to international sanctions.

10/19/2012   --   10:02 AM
IRGC Commander Stresses Readiness of Basij Forces to Confront Enemies

Politics - The Iranian Basij (volunteer) forces are always ready to defend the country against enemy threats and aggressions, Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami said on Thursday.

10/8/2012   --   1:47 PM
US Think Tank: Closing Strait of Hormuz, Military Strategy

Politics - A US think tank said that Iran's repeated threats to close the Strait of Hormuz are a pivotal part of a military strategy based on psychological and asymmetric warfare.

10/5/2012   --   7:25 PM
Commander: Iran to Give 'Unbelievable' Response to Enemy Aggression

Politics - A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) stressed the Iranian Armed Forces' full preparedness to defend the country against possible enemy aggressions, and stressed that Iran's response to any attack will be 'unbelievable'.

10/1/2012   --   7:15 PM
Commander: Iranian Army's Preparedness Deterring Enemy Attacks

Politics - A senior Army commander underlined that the high level of the country's military preparedness has deterred enemy attacks against Iran.

9/22/2012   --   10:35 AM
US-led drills no threat to Hormuz Strait: Iranian commander

Politics - A senior commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the ongoing maneuvers of the US and its allies near the Persian Gulf are not considered as a threat to the Strait of Hormuz.

9/17/2012   --   1:50 PM
Economic Official: Cooperative Sector to Flourish Persian Gulf's Abu Musa Island

Economy - Big Iranian cooperative companies plan to invest in Abu Musa to turn the Persian Gulf's precious Island into an eye-catching economic hub, said an economic official.

9/3/2012   --   2:31 PM
Commander Calls Iran Only Power to Ensure Security in Persian Gulf

Politics - A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) called the US military presence in the region as a source of insecurity in the Persian Gulf, and reiterated that Iran is the sole regional power which can ensure security in the strategic water.

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