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.


Iran, Russia Defense Ministers Urge Firm Fight against Terrorism in Syria

The defense ministers of Iran and Russia have stressed the importance of proceeding with a firm fight against terrorism in Syria, following the liberation of the strategic city of Aleppo from the foreign-backed militants.
Intelligence Ministry Official Website

Intelligence Ministry: Takfiri Terrorists Planned Attacks in Several Iranian Provinces

Iran’s Intelligence Ministry announced in a statement on Monday, June 20, that Takfiri [Islamic extremist] elements had planned a series of bombings in different parts of Iran, including Tehran and some other provinces, but Iranian security forces thwarted the plot. This was one of the biggest attacks planned so far by Wahhabi terrorists.
Iran Police chief: Ahmadi Moghadam

Iranian police seize 450 tons of illicit drugs in eight months

The police chief said the launch of an anti-theft center has seen the number of thefts drop dramatically across the nation.

Iran to Use Everything for Defense, Except WMDs: Commander

A top Iranian military commander said the country will not hesitate to employ whatever capacities available in the world to defend itself, except the weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) whose application is forbidden by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution.
Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Head Ali Akbar Salehi

Iran Launches First Gamma Radiation System

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) launched the country's first multipurpose Gamma Radiation System.

IRGC busts terrorist group in southeast Iran

Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has busted a terrorist group in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, a senior commander says.
Iran’s intelligence minister

Over 130 Takfiri Elements Arrested in Iran

Operations by Iran’s intelligence forces resulted in the arrest of over 130 ISIL operatives who had planned on detonating bombs in two provincial centers.
ranian Navy’s 42nd

Navy’s 42nd Flotilla Saves 7 Iranian Sailors in Indian Ocean

The Iranian Navy’s 42nd flotilla of warships rescued seven sailors aboard a vessel that had been adrift in the northern Indian Ocean for two weeks, a high-ranking Navy official announced.
Iran Air Force

Iran Air Force Conducts e-warfare Drills

Iran’s Air Force has successfully conducted electronic warfare as part of large-scale three-day military drills in the central province of Isfahan.
Iran anti-drug

Iran, Italy Agree to Boost Anti-Drug Cooperation

Iranian and Italian officials in a meeting in Rome agreed to work more closely together to fight against drug trafficking.

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