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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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“IRGC Strong Enough to Defend Mideast in Less than 12 Minutes”

Chief-Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari says US President Donald Trump has made a miscalculation about Iran’s power as the IRGC enjoys the military power to defend the Middle East in even less than 12 minutes.

Iranian, Turkish Ministers Stress Joint Fight against Terrorism

Iranian and Turkish Interior Ministers, in a meeting in Ankara, have called for joint fight against drug trafficking, human trafficking, terrorism and illegal immigration.
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Iran Not to Bow to Enemies: IRGC Commander’s

Brigadier General Hossein Salami, the second-in-command of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), says a large number of enemies have made a coalition against the Islamic Republic to destabilise its security, but Iran is not going to sit back.

“US Provoking Terrorists in Iraqi Kurdistan to Disrupt Iran’s Security”

Iran’s top military commander says the United States has been provoking terrorists based in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region over the past year to launch assaults on Iranian soil despite an earlier promise not to do so.

Iran Interior Minister in Turkey for Security Talks

Iranian Interior minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli has travelled to Ankara at the head of a high-ranking political delegation to meet with Turkish officials and discuss security issues.

Iran among Top Seven Powers in Military Drone Industry: Top General

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri says the country has made such a big progress in the military drone industry that it is now among top seven powers across the globe.

IRGC Chief Says Israelis Trying to Create Insecurity in Iran

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari decried the Israeli regime for backing anti-Iranian groups for the purpose of upsetting the Islamic Republic’s security.

Iran Seizes over One Tonne of Heroin NW Border

Iran’s Intelligence Ministry announced on Sunday that its forces in the northwestern province of West Azerbaijan have seized one of the biggest hauls of heroin confiscated in recent years.

“Iranian Missiles Send Specific Message to US, Its Regional Allies”

Iran says the slogans against the US, Israel and Saudi Arabia written on a missile that hit terrorists’ positions in Syria on Monday were aimed at highlighting the destructive role played by these sponsors of terror in creating instability in the region.

“ISIS Could Be in Europe Now If It Wasn’t for Iran”

A senior Iranian lawmaker says if it was not for Iran’s foght against terrorism, the ISIS terrorist group could have reached Europe’s borders so far.

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