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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.

Terrorist Cell Smashed by IRGC in Northwestern Iran

Forces of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have destroyed a nine-member gang of terrorists in the northwest of the country near the border with Iraq.

Iran Calls for International Cooperation against Cyber Terrorism

A senior Iranian official has emphasized the need to strengthen international judicial cooperation in countering cyber-terrorism.

4 Iranian Fishermen Taken Captive by Pirates near Somalia Released

Four Iranian fishermen taken captive by pirates in international waters near Somalia have been released by Iran’s intelligence forces.

2 Iranian Border Guards Killed in Shootout with Terrorists

Two Iranian border guards were killed in a clash with armed elements affiliated with terrorist groups.

“EU’s Dream of Restricting Iran’s Nuclear Program While Keeping Sanctions Won’t Come True”

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Europe seeks to both restrict Tehran’s nuclear program and keep the sanctions in place, but this dream won’t be realized.

“Every Single American Official Plotting to Deal Blow to Iran”

A senior Iranian commander says enemies, especially the US, are harbouring a whole variety of complicated plans and scenarios to deal a blow to the Islamic Revolution and the Islamic System of Iran.

Jewish People Ready to Defend Iran against Aggressors: MP

A Jewish Iranian lawmaker has warned the country’s adversaries that Iranians practicing various religions will stand by each other to defend the country and sacrifice their lives in case it is under aggression, just like they stood against the Iraqi aggression in 1980s.

Terrorist Cell Smashed in Southeastern Iran

Iranian security forces have disbanded a terrorist cell in the southeast of the country, seizing a considerable amount of weapons and munitions from the group.

Iran Leader Appoints New Air Defence Commander

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, also commander-in-chief of Iran’s Armed Forces, appointed Brigadier General Alireza Sabahi Fard as the new commander of Iran’s Air Defense.

Ask Foreign Tourists about Security in Iran!

A Christian Iranian legislator says foreign tourists visiting Iran can let the whole world know that the country enjoys security and tranquility.

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