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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Over one ton of narcotics seized in Saravan

Acting on a tip-off about imminent shipment of narcotics across the border into Iran, border guards seized a haul of 1,460 kilograms of opium in southern Iran.
General Ahmad-Reza Pourdastan

Iran has marked a 40-km red zone inside Iraqi border

The commander of the Iranian Army’s Ground Forces says Iran has marked a 40-km red zone into the Iraqi border to warn terrorists against any infiltration attempt into Iranian territory.
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Iran favors security cooperation with Afghanistan: Official

A senior Iranian official has underlined the need for extensive and strategic cooperation between Iran and Afghanistan and the continuation of security consultations between the two countries.
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Iran disbands terrorist cell

The joint counterterrorist operations by IRGC forces and police resulted in the arrests of the members of a terrorist group involved the killing of teachers and volunteer forces.
General Hossein Ashtari

Massive manhunt by police leads to the capture of one robber; accomplice is dead

A manhunt for armed robbers results in the apprehension of one robber and the seizure of three grenades, four Kalashnikovs and a thousand rounds of ammunition.
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Sunni Basiji, Shia teacher killed in Iran terror attack

A Sunni Basiji volunteer and a Shia teacher have been killed in a terrorist attack in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, police say.
PressTV-Chitforoush

Iran Air Force fully prepared to repel possible attacks: Spokesman

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Air Force (IRIAF) says it is fully prepared to counter any possible military aggression against the country.
Amir Mirzaei Hekmati

US calls for exchange of spy held in Iran

The request by the US for a spy exchange has been submitted to Iran’s Judiciary, but Tehran has not responded to it yet.
Navy foils pirate attack

Navy foils pirate attack on Iranian tanker

The Iranian oil tanker which was chased by armed pirates through the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait was rescued by the 32nd Fleet of the Iranian Navy.
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Iran ready to boost defense, military ties with Iraq: Dehghan

Iran is prepared to boost defense and military cooperation with Iraq and help the country strengthen its military prowess, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan says.

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