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.

US Source of Tension and Insecurity in Region: Iranian Commander

Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami denounced the US as the cause of instability and tension in the region, saying Iran will boost its naval power to confront its only enemy in the region, namely the US.

Iranian Police Seize 4.6 Tons of Narcotics in Southern Province

Iran’s police managed to seize more than 4,600 kilograms of various types of illicit drugs in the southern province of Hormozgan over the past week, the provincial police chief announced on Sunday.
4 Iranian Diplomats Alive in Israeli Jail

Recently Freed Greek Prisoner: 4 Iranian Diplomats Alive in Israeli Jail

A Greek prisoner who was recently freed from an Israeli jail disclosed that the four Iranian diplomats who had been abducted by Phalange forces in Northern Lebanon in 1982 are still alive and in Israel's custody, media reports said.
General Dehghan

No Limits on Range, Accuracy of Iran’s Missiles: DM

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan highlighted the country’s technical capacity to fulfill its needs for military equipment, stressing that there is no limitation to improvement of the quality and range of homegrown missiles.
IRGC Aerospace Force Commander

US Trying to Catch Up with Iran in Stealth, Bomber Drone Technology: Commander

Iran is ranked among the world’s top four countries in drone technology, a senior IRGC commander said, adding that Americans are attempting to catch up with Iran in gaining the technology to develop stealth and bomber Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).
Pirate Attack on Iranian Cargo Ship Foiled by Naval Forces

Pirate Attack on Iranian Cargo Ship Foiled by Naval Forces

Military forces on board the Iranian Navy’s 48th flotilla rescued one of the country’s merchant vessels from a pirate attack near the Bab el-Mandeb Strait on Monday.
Mohammad Hossein Baqeri

“Iran in Constant Race with Super Powers in Missile Domain”

A top Iranian commander says the Islamic Republic is involved in a constant competition with world powers in different areas, particularly in the field of missile capabilities.
General jafari

Commander Highlights IRGC’s Military Preparedness

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said his forces enjoy a high level of preparedness to safeguard the Islamic Revolution, unveiling plans for a host of war games to that end.
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Resistance of Iranians brought the other party to the negotiating table

The Iranian president has rejected differentiation between good and bad terrorism, saying that we need to identify and eliminate the elements that help terrorists lure the youth.
General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan

Iran’s Army Employs Suicide Drone in Drills

The drone is like a mobile bomb, capable of destroying fixed and mobile targets, said the commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force.

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