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.

Drones

Iran test-flies nine new drones during war games

Among other things, the new drones are capable of real-time transfer of images.
Iran's Intelligence Minister Seyyed Mahmoud Alavi

Intelligence Minister: We do not pry into people’s private lives

Intelligence Minister Seyyed Mahmoud Alavi says the onus to respect people’s rights is on those who are in charge of ensuring security in the country.
General Hossein Rahimi

Police in Sistan and Baluchestan to be indigenized: Commander

Sistan provincial police chief said recruitment of Baluchi, Sunni locals is on the agenda of the law enforcement force.
Iran-shamkhani

Iran’s top security official: Military attack no more among enemies’ options

Like the nuclear technology, Iran's missile industry is in pursuit of peaceful purposes, said Iran’s Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council.
Ayatollah-Khamenei-naval

Ayatollah Khamenei urges Navy to bolster defense capabilities

The Iranian Navy should overcome its shortcomings and develop strategies to deal with enemy threats, urged the Supreme Leader.
Nasser Seraj

Iran, China agree to broaden cooperation in fight against terrorism, money laundering

Tehran and Beijing have agreed to join hands in the fight against corruption, terrorism, and money-laundering.
Fateh submarine and Damavand destroyer

New submarine, destroyer to join Iran Navy soon: Cmdr.

Two newly-overhauled SH combat helicopters and an anti-surface AB212 helicopter will soon be at the disposal of the Iranian Navy.
General Hassan Firouzabadi

Iran ready to send arms to Iraq in battle against terror

The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces says Iran is ready to send weapons and [military] equipment to Iraq through legal channels in case Baghdad asks for that.
Narcotics Seized by Police in Iran

Over 270 Tons of Narcotics Seized by Police in Iran in 7 Months

Nearly 4,000 Iranian security personnel have been killed fighting drug smugglers since Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution. Also, the battle carries an annual price tag of $1 billion for Iran.
Iran-drone

Iran unveils latest home-made drone, Ababil 3

Ababil 3, the Iranian-built unmanned aerial vehicle intended for reconnaissance operations, has been unveiled.

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