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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.


Iran Indicts 4 Dual Citizens

Prosecutor General of Tehran Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi said four individuals with dual citizenship have been indicted in the country, noting that the cases of seven other defendants accused of involvement in Iran’s 2009 post-election unrest have been also sent to the court.
Seyyed Abbas Araqchi

Deputy FM: Zarif Had a Harsh Conversation with UN’s Ban

Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi said the report by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon about Resolution 2231 elicited a harsh response from Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.
Leader Underlines Key Role of Air Defence in Iran's Security

Leader Underlines Key Role of Air Defence in Iran’s Security

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei highlighted the leading role that the Air Defense plays in safeguarding Iran, calling for efforts to unleash the potential of the country’s young talents and develop innovative plans in this field.
General Salami

Iran never to allow foreigners to inspect military sites: Top commander

Visits to a military base by foreign inspectors would mean the occupation of our land; even talking about the subject means national humiliation, said Brigadier General Salami.
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.
Intelligence Ministry Official Website

Identity of Terrorists behind Tehran Attacks Revealed

The identity of the terrorists who carried out two attacks in Tehran on Wednesday has been revealed, the Intelligence Ministry declared in a statement.
Yaish al-Eslam

El Comandante de Yeish al-Islam, abatido en Alepo

Los medios afiliados a las bandas takfiríes informaron de la matanza de uno de los más peligrosas comandantes del grupo terrorista Yeish al-Islam, Ahmad Sandeh por el Ejército de Siria.
Mohammad Hossein Baqeri

Idea of Iran’s Coordination with US Warships Ridiculous: Top Officer

A top Iranian commander says Iran views as ridiculous the idea of coordinating its moves in the Persian Gulf with the American warships deployed there.

Iran, Russia Resolved to Boost Defense Cooperation: DM

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan underlined that Tehran and Moscow are resolved to promote mutual cooperation in defense areas.

Iran Kicks Off Large-Scale Air Defence Drill

The Iranian Air Defense started a massive exercise in the country’s southern regions on Monday morning, involving more than 17,000 military forces.

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