Persian Gulf-2

▪️News: Indian Navy has launched ‘Operation Sankalp’ in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.

▪️Persian Gulf is an arm of Arabian Sea, lies between Arabian Peninsula and Iran, extending from Shatt al Arab delta to Strait of Hormuz.

▪️It is connected to the Gulf of Oman in the east by the Strait of Hormuz.

▪️Bordered by Iran, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Iraq.

▪️Also called the Arabian Gulf, it is a shallow marginal sea of the Indian Ocean.