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 supporting ME nations in anti-terror fight: Rouhani

The Iranian president says Tehran supports oppressed nations as they take on the scourge of terror.
IRGC Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari

IRGC Commander: US Base in Northern Iraq No Threat to Iran

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari downplayed enemies' war rhetoric against Tehran, and said the US military base in Northern Iraq is not considered a threat to Iran.
Israeli drone

Iran to deal with the country from which downed Israeli drone took off

Iranian parliament takes steps toward dealing with the country that allowed downed Israeli drone to take off on an anti-Iranian mission.

Fight against terror should be free of political considerations: Iranian security official

A senior Iranian official says terrorism poses a growing threat to international stability and security, calling for apolitical efforts to fight the ominous phenomenon.
American plane in Iran

New details about American-chartered plane landing at Iranian airport

Wrong information supplied by the pilot of a US-chartered plane was the reason why it made an emergency landing in southern Iran.
Iran radar systems

Iran unveils high-tech radar systems

Iran has unveiled two domestically-manufactured state-of-the-art radar systems capable of detecting stealth aircraft and long-distance targets.
Iran-Commander Farzad Esmaili

Iran test-fires indigenous missile system

The Islamic Republic has successfully test-fired indigenously designed and manufactured Talaash 3 (endeavor) missile defense system, a senior Iranian commander says.
Iran shoots down Israeli spy drone near Natanz nuclear facility

Iran shoots down Israeli spy drone near Natanz nuclear facility

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has shot down an Israeli spy drone over the Iranian sky before the unmanned aerial vehicle reached Natanz nuclear facility.
Iran-President Rouhani

President Rouhani: Iran Needs No One’s Permission to Defend Itself

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stressed that Iran's military program is based on a defensive doctrine, but that Tehran would never ask for anyone's permission for defending itself and expanding its defense industries, implying that the nation would not discuss its missile program in talks with the world powers.
Iran Missile

Iran unveils indigenous cruise missiles, drones

Iran has unveiled indigenous cruise missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles as the country continues to break new ground in its defense industry.

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