Thursday, January 26, 2023

Security

Minister: Iranian security forces disband over 12 terrorist teams linked to Israel

Iranian Intelligence Minister Esmail Khatib says the country’s security forces have disbanded more than 12 terrorist groups that were linked to the Israeli regime.

Iranian FM: Tehran to defend territorial integrity of Azerbaijan

The Iranian foreign minister has reaffirmed that Tehran has always defended and will always defend the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan Republic.

President Raisi: Iran to stand by Syria during reconstruction

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says the Islamic Republic will stand by Syria during the reconstruction period like during the resistance era.

Two Iranian police officers killed in southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan

The police commander in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Balouchestan says two of its forces have been killed in an ambush during a patrol mission in Bampour County.

Iran’s intelligence ministry slams EU parliament’s resolution against IRGC

The Iranian intelligence ministry has in a statement condemned the recent draft resolution of the European parliament against Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps.

Iran FM does not rule out exit from NPT if Europe blacklists IRGC

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has not ruled out the possibility of Tehran’s withdrawal from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) if the Europeans fail to revise their “belligerent polices” toward the Islamic Republic.

MP: IRGC must levy tolls on European ships passing through strategic Hormuz Strait

An Iranian lawmaker proposes that the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), which is tasked with providing security in the Hormuz Strait, levy tolls on the European vessels seeking to pass through the strategic waterway.

IRGC chief: Europe must take responsibility for outcome of possible blacklisting

The chief commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) warns the Europeans against blacklisting the elite military force, saying they will have to take responsibility for the consequences if they make such a “mistake.”

Iran’s Army throws weight behind IRGC against Europe’s blacklisting plot

The Iranian Army strongly condemns the European Parliament’s “desperate” call for Europe to designate the fellow Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a “terrorist” group, saying it will join hands with the elite military force “more firmly than before” to safeguard the Islamic Republic and the region.

Iran’s Parliament chief warns Europe will ‘pay price’ if it blacklists IRGC, promises counter-measures

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf delivers a stern warning to the European Union over a possible move to blacklist the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), saying Europe will “pay the price in full” if it makes such a move.

Iranian armed forces warn EU against blacklisting IRGC

The Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Iranian armed forces has warned in a statement that the recent move by the European parliament to blacklist the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps as a terrorist organization sets a negative precedent and will adversely affect regional and global peace and security.

Iranian MPs to vote on bill in response to EU’s possible blacklisting of IRGC

Iranian parliament is going to put a double-urgent bill to vote as part of a response to the European Union’s potential move to blacklist the Islamic Revolution Guards Corp as a terrorist organization.

Iran arrests German national over suspected espionage

Iran has detained a German citizen for taking photos of "sensitive oil centres" in the southern province of Khuzestan, Iranian media outlets reported on Tuesday

Shamkhani: Iran-Russia economic cooperation part of strategic agreements

Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani has underlined the need to speed up the implementation of joint economic projects with Russia, which were earlier agreed by the presidents of the two countries.

Iranian defense ministry denies executed MI6 spy was deputy defense chief

Iran’s defense ministry denies that executed British spy Alireza Akbari ever held the post of deputy defense minister of the Islamic Republic.

Iran to receive Sukhoi-35 fighter jets early next year: Lawmaker

An Iranian lawmaker says Iran will receive the Sukhoi-35 fighter jets that it has purchased from Russia early next Iranian calendar year.

Iran executes ex-defense official convicted of espionage for Britain

Iran has executed Alireza Akbari, a former defense official who was sentenced to death over long-running espionage for Britain’s MI6 intelligence service.

Report: Rumors about imminent replacement of Iran’s security chief mere lies’

A news website affiliated with Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) dismisses rumors about an “imminent replacement” of the top security body’s secretary, Ali Shamkhani.

Iranian national convicted of spying for Britain, sentenced to death

The Iranian intelligence ministry says former defense ministry employee Alireza Akbari convicted of spying for Britain has been sentenced to death.

Iran says has busted 2 more Mossad spy teams plotting to conduct acts of terror, 13 nabbed

Iran says its intelligence forces have dismantled a terrorist ring tied to Israel’s Mossad spy agency, which has been plotting to carry out acts of sabotage in the country’s major cities.

Leader: Enemies targeted Iran’s strengths during recent riots

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei says enemies wanted to undermine the country’s points of strength during the recent riots, especially by propaganda.

IRGC chief: Iran to take revenge from those behind Gen. Soleimani’s murder ‘sooner or later’

The chief commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the US assassination of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani was an unforgivable crime, reaffirming that the Islamic Republic will definitely take revenge from those behind the crime “sooner or later.”

Top commander: Iranian drones can counter enemies’ threats

The commander of the Iranian Army's Ground Force has stated that the military unit is in the "most appropriate" situation to carry out drone operations and is capable of countering any kind of threat.

Iran foils cyber raids against Central Bank, messaging apps

Iran has thwarted a wave of cyber attacks targeting the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) and two domestic messaging applications.

Police say they have smashed terror team in SE Iran

Commander of Sistan and Baluchestan Province Disciplinary Forces announced in a statement that the country's security forces have managed to capture members of a terrorist team which had last week launched armed attacks against police patrols.

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