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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 to Hit Anyone Involved in Gen. Soleimani’s Assassination: IRGC Chief

Iran to Hit Anyone Involved in Gen. Soleimani’s Assassination: IRGC Chief

IRGC chief commander says Iran is serious in its promise to avenge the US assassination of top Iranian commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, and will hit anyone involved.
US ‘Terrorists’ Must Leave Region or Face Consequences

US ‘Terrorists’ Must Leave Region or Face Consequences: IRGC

A senior Iranian commander says the United States must end its military presence in the region or expect a crushing response from the Islamic Republic.
Iran to Boost Range of Homegrown Missiles

Iran to Boost Range of Homegrown Missiles: Defence Minister

The Iranian defence minister says the country seeks to increase its missile capability.
Iranian Drone Chases Away 3 US Aircraft on 2nd Day of Naval Drills

Iranian Drone Chases Away 3 US Aircraft on 2nd Day of Naval Drills

Iran’s military says it has intercepted three US aircraft that had intruded into the country’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in violation of rules that regulate large-scale naval exercises.
Iran Producing 90% of Its Defence Needs Domestically: Minister

Iran Producing 90% of Its Defence Needs Domestically: Minister

Iran’s Defence Minister has downplayed the US efforts to have the UN’s arms embargo extended against Iran, saying the Islamic Republic is currently producing the majority of its defence equipment despite the sanctions.
Large Number of 'Anti-Iran Elements' Killed in Massive IRGC Operations

Large Number of ‘Anti-Iran Elements’ Killed in Massive IRGC Operations

The Ground Forces of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps have carried out a series of "large-scale" operations to destroy a massive number of anti-Iran terrorist groups and their bases in the country's northwest.
Iran Warns Americans to Leave Army Maneuver Zone

Iran Warns Americans to Leave Army Maneuver Zone

The Iranian military says it has warned the US to take its drones out of the area in which the army is conducting a military exercise.
Iran’s Army to Stage Massive Exercises in Southern Waters

Iran’s Army to Stage Massive Exercises in Southern Waters

The Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran will stage a joint manoeuvre dubbed “Zolfaqar” as of Thursday.
Iranian, Indian DMs Hold 'Fruitful' Negotiations in Tehran

Iranian, Indian DMs Hold ‘Fruitful’ Negotiations in Tehran

Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has visited Tehran where he held “very fruitful” talks his Iranian counterpart Brigadier General Amir Hatami, saying they exchanged views on regional security and bilateral ties.
Iran Among World’s Top 5 Military Speedboat Producers

Iran Among World’s Top 5 Military Speedboat Producers

A Defence Ministry official says Iran’s advances in the naval industries have placed the country among the world's top five manufacturers of military speedboats capable of launching missiles.