Iran is committed to freedom of navigation in Persian Gulf: Zarif

Iran`s foreign minister on Wednesday offered assurances that Tehran is committed to maintaining freedom of navigation in the Persian Gulf in the aftermath of the seizure of a commercial ship by Iranian forces a day earlier.

4.1-Magnitude quake strikes near Iran nuclear power plant

Iran's seismological center says a magnitude-4.1 earthquake has jolted a sparsely populated district some 200 kilometers southeast of Bushehr, a Persian Gulf town that is home to Iran's nuclear power plant.

Algal species help corals survive in extreme heat

A new species of algae has been discovered in the coral reefs of the Persian Gulf that helps corals to survive seawater temperatures of up to 36 degrees Celsius.

Iran's army tests suicide drone in drills

Iran's army has deployed a suicide drone for the first time in massive ongoing military drills near the strategic Strait of Hormuz at the entrance to the Persian Gulf.

Ancestors hold clue to global food security

Agricultural decisions made by our ancestors more than 10,000 years ago could hold the key to food security in the future, according to a new research by the University of Sheffield.

Britain to boost military presence in Persian Gulf

Britain's top diplomat says his nation has signed a deal with the Gulf Arab nation of Bahrain to bolster the United Kingdom's military presence in the region.

Al Qaeda threatens to disrupt Australian fuel supplies

Al Qaeda has urged Islamic militants to attack oil tankers in maritime hotspots that supply Australia with up to 70 percent of its petrol, a media report said Saturday.

Marine dead believed to be first US casualty in IS campaign

The US may have suffered its first military casualty in operations against IS militants in Iraq and Syria when a Marine was lost at sea in the Persian Gulf.

US Navy says crew member missing in Persian Gulf

The US Navy and Marine Corps are conducting a search and rescue operation for a missing aircrew member who ejected over the Persian Gulf.

US sends another warship to Persian Gulf

The US has sent another warship to the Persian Gulf with 1,000 marines on board as clashes between Iraqi forces and Islamic militants intensified Sunday, the media reported.

Indian Navy deploys warship in Persian Gulf

The Indian Navy has deployed its warship in the Persian Gulf as the government continues efforts to ensure safety of Indian nationals stranded in Iraq.

Plane with crew of 5 crashes in Iran

Iran`s official news agency says a small plane has crashed in the Persian Gulf with the fate of the five crew members aboard unknown.

Oil rig mishap: Indian embassy officials to meet authorities

India deployed mission staff in Saudi Arabia after bodies of two Indians, reported missing after an offshore oil rig of state-run petroleum giant Aramco sank in the Persian Gulf, have been found.

Two Indians missing after Saudi oil rig sinks in Persian Gulf

Two Indians are among three people who went missing after an offshore oil rig belonging to Saudi Arabia`s state-run petroleum giant sank in the Persian Gulf.

India can learn a lot from Bahraini F1 model

Coming April 6, Bahrain will be hosting its 10th Formula 1 Grand Prix, and for the first time under lights to make sure that they are not muscled out of the overcrowded calendar.

Indian tanker allowed to leave Iran after 26 days in detention

Having been in detention for nearly 26 days at Iran`s Bandar Abbas Port, Indian oil tanker MT Desh Shanti has finally been allowed to leave.

Iran, India hold hectic negotiations over tanker issue

Iran continues to detain Indian tanker citing environment concerns for the sixth day on Saturday even as the two countries are involved in hectic negotiations to resolve the issue.

Iran detains Indian tanker carrying crude, wants undertaking

Iran has detained India`s largest ocean liner Shipping Corporation`s vessel carrying crude from Iraq on Tuesday.

US Navy adds ships to boost presence in Arabian Gulf

The US Navy has decided to add three more patrol coastal ships to its force in the Arabian Gulf.

Iran launches rearmed destroyer on Persian Gulf

Iran says it has launched a 50-year-old destroyer on the Persian Gulf after overhauling it and rearming with modern missiles.