Persian Gulf Current Affairs, GK & News

Kharg- Iran’s largest warship

Largest warship of Iranian navy caught fire and sank in the Gulf of Oman, circumstances are still unclear. Kharg used to resupply other shops in fleet and conduct training exercises. It sank near Iranian port of Jask. IRIS Kharg Kharg, named after Island Kharg, was a modified Ol-class fleet replenishment oiler of Islamic Republic of ..

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Iran-Russia Maritime Security Belt 2021

Iran and Russia recently held “Iran-Russia Maritime Security Belt 2021″, a two-day naval exercise. The exercise is being held in the northern part of the Indian Ocean. Iran claimed that India had joined the security bely. However, Indian Navy clarified that it did not participate in the exercise. Highlights The drill was participated by the ..

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India attends Hormuz Peace Initiative

India recently attended the Hormuz Peace Initiative that was held in Tehran. The initiative aimed at stabilizing one of world’s busiest shipping lanes, the Strait of Hormuz amidst US-Iran tensions. It was attended by leading trade partners of Iran namely China, Oman, India and Afghanistan. Highlights The countries that attended the initiative reviewed the “Hormuz ..

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Operation Sankalp launched by Indian Navy in Persian Gulf for Indian vessels’ security

Indian Navy has recently launched Operation Sankalp in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman to reassure Indian flagged vessels transiting through the area. The development has come in the wake of the suspected attacks on two merchant ships in the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman region. Both the attacks took place at ..

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Operation Sankalp

Operation Sankalp has been launched by the Indian Navy in the Gulf of Oman. The operation is aimed to re-assure Indian Flagged Vessels operating/ transiting through the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman following the maritime security incidents in the region. Indian Navy has deployed INS Chennai and INS Sunayna in the Gulf of Oman ..

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