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.

‘US Will Have to Stay Outside Iranian Missiles’ Striking Range’

‘US Will Have to Stay Outside Iranian Missiles’ Striking Range’

The IRGC chief-commander says the US will have to relocate its bases to areas outside the striking range of Iranian missiles if anti-Tehran sanctions are re-imposed.

3 ISIS Elements Captured in Southern Iran

Iran has captured three elements affiliated with the ISIS terrorist group in the country’s southern province of Fars.
‘Iran-Iraq Joint Border Drills Reveal Capabilities to Suppress Secessionists’

‘Iran-Iraq Joint Border Drills Reveal Capabilities to Suppress Secessionists’

An Iranian lawmaker says the joint military exercises conducted by Iran and Iraq in border areas reveal the two sides’ capabilities to suppress secessionist moves.
Iranian, Turkish Top Military Chiefs Hold Talks in Tehran

Iranian, Turkish Top Military Chiefs Hold Talks in Tehran

Turkey's Military Chief of Staff General Hulusi Akar is in Tehran for talks with Iran's top military and political officials, expected to tackle border security and counter-terrorism along with regional issues.

Iran Ready to Work with Europe in Anti-Narcotics Operations

Head of Iran’s Drug Enforcement Police has called for further expansion of cooperation between Iran and the European countries in fight against drug smugglers.
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‘Iran’s Rank Higher than Russia, Turkey in Tourism Security’

An Iranian official says the Islamic Republic ranks higher than Russia and Turkey in terms of security for tourists.

Iran Not to Recognize Any Group’s Sovereignty over Northern Iraq

Iran does not place any value on the self-proclaimed sovereignty of any party and group over northern Iraqi territories, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces said, stressing that Tehran recognizes only a unified Iraq with the current legal common borders.

Iran, Kazakhstan Call for Increased Naval Relations

Amid the arrival of Kazakhstan’s flotilla in northern Iran, Iranian and Kazakh naval commanders underlined the importance of further engagement and continued relations based on peace and friendship in the Caspian Sea region.
Top Officers of Iran, Iraq Meet amid Kurdish Referendum

Top Officers of Iran, Iraq Meet amid Kurdish Referendum

The military brass of Iran and Iraq have met and held talks amid a controversial referendum in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region.

Iran Repatriates Body of Martyr Hojaji from Syria

The Body of an Iranian military adviser who was decapitated by the Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group in Syria last month was repatriated.

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