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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.

US Understands No Language Other Than ‘Language of Force’: IRGC

The commander of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the United States understands no language other than the language of force.

Iran, Japan Defence Ministers Discuss Closer Cooperation

Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami and his Japanese counterpart Nobuo Kishi have held talks in a virtual meeting.

Iran, Russia Start Joint Naval Drills North of Indian Ocean

Iran and Russia have kicked off joint naval maneuvers called "Marine Security Belt" in the north of the Indian Ocean.

‘Iran Intelligence Forces Hunting for Mastermind behind Scientist’s Assassination’

Iran’s intelligence minister says a manhunt is underway for the key mastermind behind the assassination of top Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

Iran Tests Smart, Precision-Guided Missile

A top Iranian military official says the country has test-launched a smart missile with a range of 300 kilometres.

Homegrown Destroyer, Mine-Sweeping Vessel to Join Iran’s Navy: DM

A domestically-developed destroyer as well as a mine-sweeping vessel will join the Naval forces of the Iranian Army, according to the country's defence minister.
Iran Sends Ukrainian Jetliner’s Black Box to Paris

Iran Denies CBC’s Claim Ukrainian Plane Shot Down ‘Intentionally’

The Iranian president says the people’s resistance and the government’s prudence during the three-year US economic war on Iran crushed former American President Donald Trump.

Enemies Seeking to Disrupt Iran’s Security But to No Avail: Minister

The Iranian intelligence minister says enemies are seeking to disrupt security in the country, but to no avail.

340 Combat Speedboats Added to IRGC Navy’s Fleet

340 combat speedboats of various types have been delivered to the Naval Forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) for operations in Iran’s southern waters.

Iran DM Blames Hegemonic Powers for Insecurity in West Asia

Iran’s Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says hegemonic powers are the key contributors to terrorism and insecurity in West Asia.