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 influence in Middle East must be blocked: Iranian defense minster

Iran’s defense minister has praised the "iron resolve” of the Yemeni people who have been resisting Saudi attacks, and lauded Russia’s efforts in battling terrorist groups in Syria.

IRGC’s long-range missiles in underground tunnels (PHOTOS)

The IRGC Aerospace commander says that the Force will replace its current missiles with new generations of ballistic missiles as of next year.

Iran’s missile test does not violate JCPOA: FM Spokeswoman

The Foreign Ministry spokeswomen dismissed any links between Iran's missile tests and JCPOA and said Iran's missile capabilities are totally independent of the nuclear deal.
General Jafari

IRGC: Syria to achieve big victories in coming days

The IRGC commander has said that big victories are in the card for Syria in coming days.

Iran successfully puts to test new long-range ballistic missile

The defense minister has said that Iran does not ask for anybody's permission to increase its defense might and missile capabilities.
General Hamedani

Iranian general killed in Syria

Brigadier General Hossein Hamadani, the veteran commander of the IRGC, was martyred during an attack by ISIL terrorists on the outskirts of Aleppo.

Anti-Iran threats are changing dramatically: General

We need a document mapping out our defense strategies in the face of economic war, Brigadier General Gholamreza Jalali said.

Enemies resent Iran independence: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the enemies of the Islamic Republic resent the independence of the Iranian nation.
General Firouz Abadi

Top commander dismisses US threats as hot air

The chief of staff of the armed forces has shown reaction to military threats by Republicans against Iran, saying that they are seeking to revive President Bush’s belligerent presidency.

Iran armed forces biggest anti-terror force: President

President Rouhani said Iranian people displayed unprecedented unity during the eight-year war.

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