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.

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Iran unveils domestic cruise missile ‘Soumar’

The cruise missile is better in terms of range and pinpoint accuracy in comparison with previous products.
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Weapons used by Revolutionary Guards in Persian Gulf exercise

A look at the weaponry the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps used during its Persian Gulf war games which ended Feb. 27.
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IRGC showcases combat, reconnaissance robots in massive drills

The IRGC unveiled and test-fielded new combat and reconnaissance robots in the military drill which is underway in southern and western Iran.
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Iran’s IRGC holds naval drill in Strait of Hormuz (Photos)

In Iran, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) launched naval drills in the Strait of Hormuz on Wednesday.
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IRGC missiles destroy mock aircraft carrier in Persian Gulf

The IRGC missiles destroyed a mock aircraft carrier during the Great Prophet 9 war games in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz.
General Hossein Dehqan and his Iraqi counterpart Khalid al-Obeidi

Iran, Iraq stand firm in terror fight

Iran is prepared to increase military cooperation with Iraq to strengthen stability and security in Iraq and the region, said the defense minister.
Iran starts massive naval drill

Iran starts massive naval drill in Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz

The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) has started a massive naval drill code-named Prophet Muhammad in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz.
Narcotics Seized by Police in Iran

Kerman police seize 512 Kg of narcotics in surprise operation

Acting on a tip-off about a haul of narcotics, in a surprise operation police seized 512 kg of opium and arrested a drug trafficker.
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Russia offers Iran latest anti-aircraft missile system

Under an earlier deal, Russia was to provide Iran with S-300 defense systems, but refused to do so under the pretext of UN sanctions against Tehran.
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Sanctions against Iran benefit drug trafficking and terrorism

Criticizing the lack of support from the international community, Rahmani Fazli said that the world must be wary of the growing threat of terrorism and drug trafficking.

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