Pakistan hands over Gwadar port to China’s firm

Pakistan`s President Asif Ali Zardari said hand over of the strategic Gwadar deep sea port would give new impetus to Pakistan-China relations.

Iran unveils indigenous combat chopper

Toufan II employs Iran`s latest indigenous achievements in electronics, optics, laser and armament capabilities.

Iran starts six-day naval drill

The Iranian Navy launched a six-day naval exercise that would rehearse border protection and piracy control operations, the Irna news agency reported.

Iran warns against `dangerous` stance on Hormuz

Iran warned Arab neighbors not to put themselves in a "dangerous position" by aligning themselves closely with the US.

UAE opens naval base to bypass Hormuz

UAE has opened a naval base on its east coast that would allow it to bypass the Strait of Hormuz if Iran were ever to close the strategic waterway.