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2008-09-10 12:00:17

Four people died as a strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Iran Wednesday near the southern port city of Bandar Abbas, state media said.

2006-07-03 09:19:12

By Stefano Ambrogi LONDON (Reuters) - The United States would ensure the free flow of oil and trade through the Strait of Hormuz if passage was threatened, its top navy commander in the Gulf told Reuters on Monday.

2006-06-29 04:40:00

An earthquake of magnitude 5.4 struck the southern Iranian province of Hormuzgan, but there were no immediate reports of casualties, the semi-official Fars news agency said on Thursday.

2006-06-03 08:32:18

TEHRAN (Reuters) - An earthquake on an island off Iran's southern coast killed two people and injured several others on Saturday, an official and state media said. The 5.2 magnitude quake struck at 10:45 a.m. (0715 GMT). The full extent of the damage was not immediately known.

2006-06-03 06:41:22

TEHRAN (Reuters) - An earthquake on an island off Iran's southern coast killed a young girl and injured several other people on Saturday, an official said. The 5.2 magnitude struck at 10:45 a.m. (0715 GMT). The full extent of the damage was not yet known.

2006-04-03 11:44:46

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran test fired a new torpedo in the Strait of Hormuz off its south coast, the world's main nexus for shipping oil, state television reported on Monday.

2006-04-03 10:33:36

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran test fired a new torpedo in the Strait of Hormuz off its south coast, the world's main nexus for shipping oil, state television reported on Monday.

2005-11-27 12:53:16

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - Ten people were killed and 50 injured when an earthquake razed mud-brick villages on the Gulf island of Qeshm off Iran's south coast on Sunday, officials and state media said.

2005-11-27 11:25:53

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - Ten people were killed and some 50 injured when an earthquake razed mud-brick villages on the Gulf island of Qeshm off Iran's south coast on Sunday, officials and state media said.


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Persian Gulf
2013-04-18 13:55:23

The Persian Gulf is located in the western part of Asia between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula. It’s an addition to the Indian Ocean. The Gulf was the focal point of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War, which each side assaulted the other’s oil tankers. In the year 1991, the Persian Gulf again was the background for what was known as the “Persian Gulf War” or otherwise known as the “Gulf War”, despite the fact that this disagreement was mainly a land conflict, when Iraq raided Kuwait...

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