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Iran, China hold joint naval drill in Persian Gulf

Iran, China hold joint naval drill in Persian Gulf

Iran's navy has conducted a joint exercise with a Chinese fleet near the strategic Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf.

Iran urges Gulf peace mechanism, says Saudi Arabia backing militants

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain broke off relations with Qatar on June 5, accusing the small but oil-rich emirate of supporting "terrorism". 

US naval ship fired warning shots at Iranian vessel: official

The incidents all occurred in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday, a day after another encounter in which a group of Iranian naval vessels with their weapons uncovered sped close to two US Navy guided-missile destroyers.

Dubai's 'Floating Seahorse' villa with underwater bedroom – Watch!

Dubai's 'Floating Seahorse' villa with underwater bedroom – Watch!

The 'Floating Seahorse' villas, as they are known, feature underwater bedrooms with a view of transplanted coral and the waters of the Persian Gulf.

India ready to clear $6.5 billion of Iran's oil dues ahead of Modi's visit

India ready to clear $6.5 billion of Iran's oil dues ahead of Modi's visit

Keen to step up engagement in hydrocarbon sector with Iran, India has conveyed to the Persian Gulf nation that it was ready to clear nearly $6.5 billion of the dues for oil import from that country at the earliest, provided there was clarity on payment channel.

Iran, Pakistan to stage joint naval drills in Persian Gulf waters

Iran, Pakistan to stage joint naval drills in Persian Gulf waters

Iran and Pakistan will hold joint naval drills in the Persian Gulf waters later on Tuesday.

When Iran detained 10 US Navy sailors - Watch

When Iran detained 10 US Navy sailors - Watch

A video footage has come to light of the moment 10 US Navy sailors were detained by Iran in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday.

US Navy sailors held by Iran are released with their boats

Tehran; All 10 US Navy sailors detained by Iran after their two small boats allegedly drifted into Iranian territorial waters around one of Iran's Persian Gulf islands a day earlier have been freed, the United States and Iran said today.

Iran promises licence to India for developing Farzad gas field

Iran has promised India the licence to develop ONGC-discovered Farzad-B gas field in the Persian Gulf and has asked the state-owned firm to submit an investment plan, an executive said Wednesday.

Iran acting tough on ONGC over development of gas field

Indian firms have so far shied away from investing in Iran for the fear of being sanctioned by the US and Europe.