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.

Era of Unilateral Security Has Come to End: Iran’s Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the era of unilateral security and living in ivory towers and ensuring security based on military power has come to an end since a long time ago.
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Iran Ready to Let Pakistan Know How to Use Popular Forces: IRGC

A top Iranian commander says the country is ready to share with Pakistan its experience in mobilizing popular forces against enemies.
Iran FM, Pakistan Army Chief Discuss Security Ties

Iran FM, Pakistan Army Chief Discuss Security Ties

Pakistan's Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who is in Tehran on an official visit, has held talks with Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif.
Iran Protecting Arba’een Pilgrims with Missile, Radar Systems

Iran Protecting Arba’een Pilgrims with Missile, Radar Systems

An Iranian air defence commander has announced that the flights passing Iran’s airspace during Arba’een would be closely observed using advanced radar systems.
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Pakistan’s Top General Arrives in Tehran for Security Talks

Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has arrived in Tehran at the head of a delegation of ranking military officials for talks with his Iranian counterpart and other officials.

Iran Resolved to Support Syria in Post-war Era: DM

Iran's Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says the Islamic Republic of Iran has always been supporting its Syrian “brothers”, and is determined to help them during the post-war era.
Iran Leader Appoints New Army Commanders

Iran Leader Appoints New Army Commanders

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has made three new appointments in the Iranian Army.
Gov't to Continue Supporting Iranian Armed Forces

Gov’t to Continue Supporting Iranian Armed Forces: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has pledged full support for the country’s Armed Forces in defending the Islamic Republic’s independence and territorial integrity.

US Not Aware of IRGC Naval Forces’ High Potential: Commander

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi has warned that US officials would realise the potential of IRGC Navy when their warships are drowned in the Persian Gulf.
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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.

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