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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.

US Puppet States in Region behind Ahvaz Attack: Iran Leader

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the US puppet states in the region were behind the deadly terrorist attack on a military parade in Iran’s Ahvaz, which killed and wounded dozens of people on Saturday.

Rouhani Orders Security Forces to Find Leaders of Ahvaz Attack

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has ordered the country’s security forces to use all their power to identify and punish those behind the deadly attack on a military parade in Ahvaz, southwest of Iran, which killed and wounded dozens of people on Saturday.

US Warns India over Plan to Buy S-400 Missile System from Russia

The United States has threatened India with sanctions over New Delhi’s decision to buy the S-400 air defense missile system from Russia.

Several Dead, Wounded in Terrorist Attack on Military Parade in Iran

Several people have lost their lives and suffered injuries after a number of terrorists opened fire on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz, southwest of Iran.

World Unanimously Standing by Iran against Trump: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says today the international community from the east to the west has stood behind the Islamic Republic against US President Donald Trump.

Iran to Hold Military Drills in Persian Gulf, Sea of Oman

The IRGC says it will stage a military exercise in the coastal city of Bandar Abbas in southern Iran on Saturday, during which various IRGC, Army and police unites will showcase their capabilities and deterrent power.

Iran Urges UN to Condemn Israel’s Nuclear Threat

Tehran has written to the United Nations, calling on the world body to condemn Israel for threatening Iran with a nuclear attack and bring the regime’s atomic weapons program under its supervision.

Tehran Reiterates Call for Blocking of Anti-Iran Twitter Accounts

Iran’s Ambassador to London Hamid Baeidinejad has once again called for the blocking of fake anti-Iran twitter accounts run by MKO members, as the terrorist group's heavy use of the social networking site to spread anti-Iran propaganda has been documented.

Iran Arrests 5 Foreign Fishermen for Illegal Trespassing

The Iranian coast guards in the southwestern province of Khuzestan detained five crew members of a fishing vessel for crossing the country’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf, the commander of the forces said.

Iran Faces No Military Threat, Senior Army Commander Says

A senior commander of Iran’s Army says there are no military threats against the country, despite an escalating war of words between Tehran and Washington, which is waging an economic war against the Islamic Republic.

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