An Iranian general on Wednesday warned that Iran would close the Strait of Hormuz – a strategic passage between the Islamic republic and its Arab Gulf neighbors – if the United States and its allies threaten Tehran.
Iran plans to conduct six days of naval exercises in the strategic Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf. (AFP)
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, right, arrives at a Revolutionary Guard ceremony, while deputy commander of the Revolutionary Guard, Hossein Salami, second right, another other former commanders salute him in Tehran, Iran. (AP)