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Latest Security News in Iran – 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.

Iran denies cyberattack on dams

Iran’s Energy Ministry has denied reports that the country’s water data handling system came under a cyberattack.

Members of Basij hold large gathering in Tehran

Some five thousand members of Iran’s Basij force hold a gathering in Mosalla of Tehran

Iran police bust illegal crypto trade network

Iranian police have dismantled an organized network of Cryptocurrency traders for disruption of the economic system of the country.

Iran hostage taking ends with death of gunman

A hostage crisis in the south central Iranian city of Shiraz has ended after the police shot dead the armed hostage taker.

Iran: Illicit trade in small arms fuels terrorism

Illicit trade in small arms and light weapons not only exacerbates violence, but also fuels crime and terrorism across the globe, Iran’s permanent ambassador to the United Nations (UN) warns.

Iran airline hit by cyber attack

Iran’s Mahan Airways says no flight system has been affected after the airline was targeted by a cyber attack.

  Iran seizes foreign vessel smuggling fuel

Iranian naval forces have intercepted a foreign vessel carrying contraband fuel in waters off the country’s southern coast.

Iran says to give crushing response to any aggression

Deputy Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) for Coordination warned Iran would respond intensely to any act of aggression. Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi also stressed the enemy cannot even imagine the scope of the country’s deterrent power.

Officials claim Iran-backed hackers targeting critical US sectors

Federal agencies in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia have claimed hackers linked to the Iranian government are behind an ongoing campaign targeting critical infrastructure, including hospitals in the US. Iran stresses the country is itself a victim of cyberattacks by the US and Israel.

Ccommittee on Gen. Soleimani assassination to meet soon

The first session of the joint investigation committee to identify the culprits involved in the assassination of Iran's top Commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani will be held in late November in Iraq, an Iranian official has informed.