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.

Official Confirms 2 People Killed in Iran Protests

An Iranian security official confirmed earlier reports of the deaths of two people in the recent protest gatherings in Lorestan province, but stressed that the Iranian police forces did not fire a single bullet, and foreign agents and Takfiri elements were behind the incident.

Iran Not to Let Enemies Fulfil “Regime Change” Dream: Top General

Iran’s top military commander says the country’s armed forces will never allow the enemies to fulfil their “evil dream” of toppling the Islamic Establishment.

“Iranian Police Not to Arrest People for Not Observing Islamic Dress Code”

The Tehran police chief says the so-called morality police will hold training classes for those who do not observe the Islamic dress code (hijab) instead of arresting them.

No Successful Hijack Attempt in Iran in 30 Years Thanks to IRGC Efforts

The IRGC aviation security units have managed to foil all hijacking attempts during the past thirty years, turning the country’s air routes and airports into the safest ones in the region.
Iran Calls on China, Pakistan to Join Fight against Terror

Iran Calls on China, Pakistan to Join Fight against Terror

Iran has called on China and Pakistan to join a counter-terrorism campaign which it is spearheading jointly with Russia and Turkey, saying the coalition is an alternative to the one led by the US which has caused a "security mess".  

Iran Calls for Enhanced Intelligence Cooperation against Terror

Speaker of Iran’s parliament called for closer intelligence cooperation among regional countries in the fight against terrorism, proposing that the countries attending a counterterrorism conference in Pakistan should set up a committee to share intelligence.
General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri

Iran’s Top General Congratulates Counterparts on Christmas, New Year

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri in separate messages on Saturday congratulated world military officials on Christmas and the beginning of the new Christian year.

Iran Inks Deal with Turkey on Countering Money Laundry

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – High-ranking officials from Iran and Turkey signed a roadmap for the development of cooperation between the two neighboring countries in various security fields, including efforts to boost border control and counter money laundering.
Mohammad-Ali Jafari

Key Threats against Iran Political, Economic, Cultural: IRGC Chief

IRGC Chief-Commander Major General Mohammad-Ali Jafari says the main threats facing Iran are political, economic and cultural ones rather than defence and security threats.

Kabul Official Asks Iran to Train Afghan Military Forces

An Afghan official has called on Iran to train his country’s military forces and boost military cooperation with Kabul.

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