Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Security

Major General Soleimani in good health in Iran: Diplomat

A senior Iranian diplomat has rejected reports that Major General Ghasem Soleimani, a commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC), has been injured in Iraq.

Over one ton of narcotics seized in Saravan

Acting on a tip-off about imminent shipment of narcotics across the border into Iran, border guards seized a haul of 1,460 kilograms of opium in southern Iran.

Iran has marked a 40-km red zone inside Iraqi border

The commander of the Iranian Army’s Ground Forces says Iran has marked a 40-km red zone into the Iraqi border to warn terrorists against any infiltration attempt into Iranian territory.

Iran favors security cooperation with Afghanistan: Official

A senior Iranian official has underlined the need for extensive and strategic cooperation between Iran and Afghanistan and the continuation of security consultations between the two countries.

Iran disbands terrorist cell

The joint counterterrorist operations by IRGC forces and police resulted in the arrests of the members of a terrorist group involved the killing of teachers and volunteer forces.

Massive manhunt by police leads to the capture of one robber; accomplice is dead

A manhunt for armed robbers results in the apprehension of one robber and the seizure of three grenades, four Kalashnikovs and a thousand rounds of ammunition.

Sunni Basiji, Shia teacher killed in Iran terror attack

A Sunni Basiji volunteer and a Shia teacher have been killed in a terrorist attack in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, police say.

Iran Air Force fully prepared to repel possible attacks: Spokesman

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Air Force (IRIAF) says it is fully prepared to counter any possible military aggression against the country.

US calls for exchange of spy held in Iran

The request by the US for a spy exchange has been submitted to Iran’s Judiciary, but Tehran has not responded to it yet.

Navy foils pirate attack on Iranian tanker

The Iranian oil tanker which was chased by armed pirates through the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait was rescued by the 32nd Fleet of the Iranian Navy.

Iran ready to boost defense, military ties with Iraq: Dehghan

Iran is prepared to boost defense and military cooperation with Iraq and help the country strengthen its military prowess, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan says.

Iran Navy successfully tests latest torpedo, cruise missiles

The Iranian Navy has successfully tested its latest torpedo and cruise missiles on the sixth day of massive military exercises code-named Mohammad Rasoulollah in south of the country.

Terrorists kill 3 IRGC members in southeast Iran

Three members of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have been killed in an ambush by terrorists in a border area in the southeast.

5 killed, 5 injured in Iran armed robbery shooting

Police attempts to stop a suspicious vehicle led to a deadly shootout with armed robbers that left three police officers martyred.

Iran’s Army Employs Suicide Drone in Drills

The drone is like a mobile bomb, capable of destroying fixed and mobile targets, said the commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force.

Iran Army tests military hardware during major drill

Different types of military hardware and weapons are deployed both in the water and on land during the drill, which is the largest of its kind in the region.

Iranian Army’s massive war game gets underway

The Iranian Army has staged massive maneuvers code-named Mohammad Rasoulallah (Mohammad, the Messenger of God) to display the country’s military prowess.

Three terrorist ringleaders arrested on border: Intelligence min.

Border guards arrested three terrorists bent on launching suicide attacks on religious congregations in the capital.

Iran world’s fourth missile power: Defense Min.

The Islamic Republic of Iran is the fourth missile power in the world, says the country’s defense minister.

Iranian police seize 450 tons of illicit drugs in eight months

The police chief said the launch of an anti-theft center has seen the number of thefts drop dramatically across the nation.

Iran Army to stage anti-terror war games: General

Iran’s Army plans to practice fighting against terrorism in an upcoming large-scale exercise, a senior army officer says.

Iran’s missile capabilities not negotiable at all: Velayati

Deterrence is the most important feature of Iran's missiles and in order to strengthen its defense capability, Iran does not need to obtain permission from anybody, said Velayati.

Iran test-flies nine new drones during war games

Among other things, the new drones are capable of real-time transfer of images.

Intelligence Minister: We do not pry into people’s private lives

Intelligence Minister Seyyed Mahmoud Alavi says the onus to respect people’s rights is on those who are in charge of ensuring security in the country.

Police in Sistan and Baluchestan to be indigenized: Commander

Sistan provincial police chief said recruitment of Baluchi, Sunni locals is on the agenda of the law enforcement force.

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