Iran Security News

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.


Rouhani orders Iran’s missile program accelerated

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has issued an order calling on the country’s Defense Ministry to expedite efforts for boosting the country’s missile power as reports emerge of US plans for imposing fresh sanctions on Tehran over the issue.
General Ramezan Sharif

IRGC rejects rocket test near US warships

An Islamic Revolution Guard Corps official has said that security and peace in the Persian Gulf is among serious strategies for the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Jaber Ansari-6

FM spokesman: Iran will respond to US measures against its defense plans

The Foreign Ministry spokesman has said that Tehran has warned the US administration that Iran's missile program has nothing to do with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Iran seizes 422 tons of illicit drugs in eight months

The volume of illicit drugs seized has registered a 21 percent rise in the eight months to December 22 compared with corresponding period last year.

Iran’s air marshal service among best: Commander

Brigadier General Ali Asghar Gorjizadeh said Iran has one of the safest skies in the world and ICAO has inspected Iran's aviation facilities three times, giving them top marks.

Supplies of S-300 Air Defense Systems to Iran to Begin in January 2016: Source

About 80 military specialists from Iran in January, 2016 will begin a training to use S-300 at the training centers of the Mozhaisky Academy.

Iran to get T-90 tanks soon: commander

A top Iranian commander has said that preparations have been made for the purchase of the Russian-made T-90 tanks.
General Dehghan

DM: Iran to implement JCPOA after west fulfills commitments

The defense minister underlined that Iran has developed its missile industries and production.
Iranian boarder guard

Iran arrests main culprit behind 2014 attack

All six individuals inside a building stormed by security forces in the town of Zahak were arrested, the provincial police chief said.

Iran Army to stage anti-terrorism maneuver: Commander

To defend our country, we will use every weapon, except nuclear, chemical and microbiological weapons, Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan said.

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