Security

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 Top Officer Arrives in Ankara

Iran Top Officer Arrives in Ankara in First-Ever Foreign Trip

Major General Mohammad-Hossein Baqeri, the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, has arrived in the Turkish capital at the head of a high-ranking military and political delegation.

IRGC Rejects US Claims on ‘Unsafe’ Drone Operation

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has dismissed the US claim that an IRGC drone has made an 'unsafe approach' to an American warship in the Persian Gulf, saying the claims are part of Washington's psychological operations.
General Bagheri

Iran’s Top Officer to Visit Turkey on Rare Visit

Major General Mohammad-Hossein Baqeri is going to visit the Turkish capital on a three-day visit in the first-ever foreign trip of the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces.
Mohsen Hojaji

IRGC Vows to Avenge ISIS Beheading of Iranian Fighter

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says it will retaliate against the Takfiri terrorists who recently beheaded a young Iranian resistance fighter in Syria.

Iran Not to Let Foreigners Inspect Its Military Sites: IRGC General

A senior IRGC commander says there is no way for foreigners to be allowed to inspect Iran's military centres.
Bahram Qassemi

Iran’s Missile Program Not Violating UNSC Resolutions

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has once again highlighted the defensive nature of Iran's missile program, saying it does not breach any of the UN Security Council resolutions.
IRGC Busts Terror Group in Northwestern Iran

IRGC Busts Terror Group in Northwestern Iran

Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) forces have smashed a group of terrorists in a northwestern Iranian province, according to a senior commander.

Tight Security Measures Planned for Iran President’s Inauguration Day

Iran’s Interior Ministry has decided to raise security level at the Parliament from during the upcoming swearing-in ceremony for President Hassan Rouhani, a deputy minister announced.
Fortune Telling: A Booming Business in Iran Cyberspace

Fortune Telling: A Booming Business in Iran Cyberspace

Fortune-tellers are cashing in on the laxity of rules in the virtual space to expand their business in Iran.

Iran, US Navies Engage in Second Encounter in One Week

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the USS Nimitz has fired warning shots at an armed Iranian patrol boat on Friday in the Persian Gulf in the second clash between the two sides over the past few days.