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 defense minister

Tehran, Beijing will work to broaden defense ties: Iran defense minister

Regional countries should improve serious cooperation and interaction to eradicate Takfiri-Zionist groups, said Iran’s defense minister in a meeting with his Chinese counterpart.
Iran-Russia-Defense Minister

Iran urges united resistance front against US expansionism

The Iranian defense minister has called for the establishment of a united front against the expansionist policies of the United States and its allies, describing it as a necessity.

Strategic weight of world changing to the benefit of Asia: Shamkhani

He said that balance of power has undergone a drastic change, leading to emergence and shaping of new powers at regional and international levels.

There will be no delay in supply of S-300 system to Iran: Peskov

S-300 is an air defense missile system of a purely defensive nature. It is not designed for attacks and will not put at risk the security of any regional state, said Lavrov.
General Dehghan

Inspection of military sites a red line, says Iranian defense minister

Iran's defense minister has said that there has been no agreement on inspection of Iran’s military centers and no visits will be allowed (to these centers).

A look at terrorist attacks and casualty figures in Iran in seven months

A look at acts of terror in Iran in the past seven months shows that the southeastern border region has seen the biggest number of terrorist attacks against police and civilians.
Alireza Jazini

Up to 553 tons of narcotics confiscated last year in Iran: Official

Some 350,000 people were arrested for drug-related crimes or abuse of narcotics last year, said the deputy secretary general of the Drugs Control Headquarters.

Terrorists behind assassination of police officers identified

The three police officers were martyred while on duty on April 2 in a police station in southwestern Iran.
Iranian Border

Eight Iranian border guards killed by terrorists

The terrorists have fled to Pakistan after the incident and a request has been made to Pakistan to apprehend the culprits and hand them over to Iranian authorities.
Iran Police

Three Iranian policemen killed in terrorist attack in Khuzestan

The three officers were killed when unknown gunmen opened fire on a temporary police station at a park in the city of Hamidiyeh, 25 km west of Ahvaz.

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