Security

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.

General Hossein Ashtari

Massive manhunt by police leads to the capture of one robber; accomplice is dead

A manhunt for armed robbers results in the apprehension of one robber and the seizure of three grenades, four Kalashnikovs and a thousand rounds of ammunition.
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Sunni Basiji, Shia teacher killed in Iran terror attack

A Sunni Basiji volunteer and a Shia teacher have been killed in a terrorist attack in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, police say.
PressTV-Chitforoush

Iran Air Force fully prepared to repel possible attacks: Spokesman

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Air Force (IRIAF) says it is fully prepared to counter any possible military aggression against the country.
Amir Mirzaei Hekmati

US calls for exchange of spy held in Iran

The request by the US for a spy exchange has been submitted to Iran’s Judiciary, but Tehran has not responded to it yet.
Navy foils pirate attack

Navy foils pirate attack on Iranian tanker

The Iranian oil tanker which was chased by armed pirates through the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait was rescued by the 32nd Fleet of the Iranian Navy.
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Iran ready to boost defense, military ties with Iraq: Dehghan

Iran is prepared to boost defense and military cooperation with Iraq and help the country strengthen its military prowess, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan says.
Iran-Nasr-Missile

Iran Navy successfully tests latest torpedo, cruise missiles

The Iranian Navy has successfully tested its latest torpedo and cruise missiles on the sixth day of massive military exercises code-named Mohammad Rasoulollah in south of the country.
Iran-border-guard

Terrorists kill 3 IRGC members in southeast Iran

Three members of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have been killed in an ambush by terrorists in a border area in the southeast.
Iran-Police-Forces

5 killed, 5 injured in Iran armed robbery shooting

Police attempts to stop a suspicious vehicle led to a deadly shootout with armed robbers that left three police officers martyred.
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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