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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 Give Firm Response to Disruption of Shipment to Venezuela

Iran to Give Firm Response to Disruption of Shipment to Venezuela

Iran’s Defence Minister has warned the US that in case of harrassing the Iranian tankers en route to Venezuela, it will receive a decisive response from the Islamic Republic.
Iran Says Will Contonue Regular Naval Missions in Persian Gulf

Iran Says Will Contonue Regular Naval Missions in Persian Gulf

An Iranian military official says the Islamic Republic of Iran's naval units will continue their regular missions in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman as before despite the US Navy's latest directive.
Iran Says Cyber Attack on Rajaee Port Foiled Successfully

Iran Says Cyber Attack on Rajaee Port Foiled Successfully

Iran says it has neutralised a cyber-attack, probably launched by Israel, on its infrastructure in Rajaee Port in the south of the country.
Iran’s DM Warns of Crushing Response to Aggressors

Iran’s DM Warns of Crushing Response to Aggressors

Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has warned the enemies that any threat to the Islamic Republic’s national interests and security will draw a rapid and crushing response, making a reference to the January missile attack on the US airbase of Ain al-Assad in Iraq.
Iran Arrests Human Trafficking Ringleader in Malaysia

Iran Arrests Human Trafficking Ringleader in Malaysia

The Iranian Police and the Interpol have dismantled a human trafficking network taking Iranian girls out of the country for sexual exploitation.
Iran’s Defence Minister Pledges Full Support for New Iraqi Government

Iran’s Defence Minister Pledges Full Support for New Iraqi Government

Defence Minister of Iran Brigadier General Amir Hatami has given an assurance that Iraq will have all of Iran’s defence capabilities at its disposal, saying the Islamic Republic seeks strategic partnership with the new Iraqi government.
US Sends 4 Warships to Caribbean for Possible Encounter with Iran Tankers

‘US Sends 4 Warships to Caribbean for Possible Encounter with Iran Tankers’

The US Navy has sent its P8-Poseidon patrol aircraft from the VP-26 Tridents as well as four warships to the Caribbean region for possible encounter with a group of Iranian super-tankers moving fuel to Venezuela, a report says.
Iran Army Chief: 4 Military Teams Investigating Naval Tragedy

Iran Army Chief: 4 Military Teams Investigating Naval Tragedy

Iran’s Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi says four teams of military experts are probing into the accident in a recent naval training exercise that killed 19 servicemen on board ‘Konarak’ support vessel in the country’s southeastern waters.
Iran’s Leader Orders Probe into Naval Accident

Iran’s Leader Orders Probe into Naval Accident

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has ordered the Iranian Army to hold an inquiry about the accident in a recent naval training exercise that resulted in the martyrdom of 19 servicemen on board ‘Konarak’ support vessel in Iran’s southeastern waters.
Top Generals Weigh Plans to Step Up Iran-Pakistan Border Security

Top Generals Weigh Plans to Step Up Iran-Pakistan Border Security

Highest-ranking military commanders from Iran and Pakistan have discussed ways to enhance security at the common border and prevent terrorist attacks.