Iran’s police chief says the country’s Law Enforcement will deploy 300,000 forces in all Iranian provinces to ensure the security of the upcoming presidential and local elections due to be held on May 19.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Wednesday met with a number of senior IRGC commanders and officials, including Major General Qassemi Soleimani, the Quds Force commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reassured the regional countries that Iran’s Armed Forces do not pose a threat to anyone, stressing that the country’s military power is only for deterrence and defense.
Troops from all units of the Iranian Army held massive military parades across the country on Tuesday morning to mark the National Army Day.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic has never even considered launching military aggression against any other country, stressing, however, that Tehran will not seek permission from others to manufacture missiles and fighter jets.
The Iranian Defense Ministry has showcased its recent technological achievements, including a jet designed indigenously for training purposes and other items that were being made public for the first time.
A commander with Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has reportedly been assassinated by two terrorists in the country’s southeast.
Iran’s defense minister has called on the US to leave the Persian Gulf and stop harassing regional countries.
Iran’s top military official says few countries worldwide possess the technology of developing long-range missiles with a target accuracy of less than 10 metres, adding at present, Iran is capable of producing and using such armaments.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan praised the country's state-of-the-art tank dubbed “Karrar”, saying that the domestically-manufactured tank is a clear sign of the high capability and creativity of the Defense Ministry’s experts.