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.


IRGC confirms martyrdom of top officer in Israeli airstrike in Syria

The martyred senior officer was in Syria “as a military advisor to help the Syrian government and nation in the fight against Takfiri-Salafi terrorists”.

Leader: Americans Should Hold Their War Games in the Bay of Pigs

The Leader of the Islamic Revolution on Monday lashed out at US presence in the Persian Gulf, stressing that American forces would be better off staging their drills in the Bay of Pigs.

IRGC Deploys 100 Academic Forces to Syria, Iraq for Advisory Missions

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has deployed 100 trainers and commanders from its Imam Hussein University to Syria and Iraq over the past year for advisory missions, commander of the military university told Tasnim.
Bahram Qassemi

Russia’s Use of Iranian Airbase Is Over ‘For Now’: Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi announced that Russia’s recent use of the Iranian airbase was made with prior notice, but it is over for now.

A look at terrorist attacks and casualty figures in Iran in seven months

A look at acts of terror in Iran in the past seven months shows that the southeastern border region has seen the biggest number of terrorist attacks against police and civilians.
Iran Develops IFF System Used to Tap Enemies’ Devices (2)

Iran Develops IFF System Used to Tap Enemies’ Devices

Iranian scientists have develop a state-of-the-art identification, friend or foe (IFF) system used to tap equipment and devices of enemies.

Iran’s Army Unveils Jamming Drone

The Iranian Army Ground Force on Monday unveiled a homegrown Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) used for jamming and deception operations.

Ayatollah Khamenei hails IRGC’s arrest of trespassing US sailors

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has commended as timely and praiseworthy the “brave” move by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) forces in arresting US Marines who trespassed into Iran’s territorial waters.
Iran Seizes Trespassing Saudi Boat with 4 on Board

Iran Seizes Trespassing Saudi Boat with 4 on Board

The Navy of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has seized a Saudi vessel after trespassing on the Islamic Republic’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf.

Israel’s proposal to arm Iran with atomic weapons

A SAVAK document has sheds light on Iran-Israel military ties before the 1979 revolution saying that back then Israel supported Iran's development of nuclear weapons.

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