Security

Defence and military news, including stories from neighbouring states and the troubled region which might be important for Iran. This section contains news on the armed forces, the IRGC, intelligence services, and border guards.

Pakistan's Top General

Pakistan’s Top General Arrives in Tehran for Security Talks

Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has arrived in Tehran at the head of a delegation of ranking military officials for talks with his Iranian counterpart and other officials.

Iran Resolved to Support Syria in Post-war Era: DM

Iran's Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says the Islamic Republic of Iran has always been supporting its Syrian “brothers”, and is determined to help them during the post-war era.
Iran Leader Appoints New Army Commanders

Iran Leader Appoints New Army Commanders

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has made three new appointments in the Iranian Army.
Gov't to Continue Supporting Iranian Armed Forces

Gov’t to Continue Supporting Iranian Armed Forces: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has pledged full support for the country’s Armed Forces in defending the Islamic Republic’s independence and territorial integrity.

US Not Aware of IRGC Naval Forces’ High Potential: Commander

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi has warned that US officials would realise the potential of IRGC Navy when their warships are drowned in the Persian Gulf.
Border Guards

Eight Iranian Guards Killed in Northwestern Borders

At least eight Iranian border guards have been killed in heavy clashes with terrorists in the country’s northwestern province of West Azarbaijan, a local official says.
Iran to Increase Precision, Accuracy of Missiles: Top General

Iran to Increase Precision, Accuracy of Missiles: Top General

Iran’s top military chief says the country is trying to develop precision-guided missiles with higher pin-point accuracy.
Iran Can Increase Range of Missile beyond 2,000 km: IRGC Commander

Iran Can Increase Range of Missile beyond 2,000 km: IRGC Commander

Although Iran has the capability to extend the range of its long-range missiles, the current ones with a range of 2,000 kilometers are sufficient to fulfill the country’s purposes, Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said.
Iran Test-Fires Smart Bombs in Military Drills

Iran Test-Fires Smart Bombs in Military Drills

Fighter jets of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) fired smart bombs in the main stage of a war game that kicked off in the central province of Isfahan on Tuesday.
Mohammad-Ali Jafari

CAATSA Targeting Iran’s Economy, Not Just IRGC: Commander

The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has strongly condemned Washington over the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).

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