Security

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.

General Hossein Dehqan and his Iraqi counterpart Khalid al-Obeidi

Iran, Iraq stand firm in terror fight

Iran is prepared to increase military cooperation with Iraq to strengthen stability and security in Iraq and the region, said the defense minister.
Iran starts massive naval drill

Iran starts massive naval drill in Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz

The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) has started a massive naval drill code-named Prophet Muhammad in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz.
Narcotics Seized by Police in Iran

Kerman police seize 512 Kg of narcotics in surprise operation

Acting on a tip-off about a haul of narcotics, in a surprise operation police seized 512 kg of opium and arrested a drug trafficker.
anti-aircraft missile system

Russia offers Iran latest anti-aircraft missile system

Under an earlier deal, Russia was to provide Iran with S-300 defense systems, but refused to do so under the pretext of UN sanctions against Tehran.
Rahmani_Fazli

Sanctions against Iran benefit drug trafficking and terrorism

Criticizing the lack of support from the international community, Rahmani Fazli said that the world must be wary of the growing threat of terrorism and drug trafficking.
UNODC

Iran unrivaled in fight against illicit drugs: UN

According to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, the Islamic Republic is netting eight times more opium and three times more heroin than all other countries in the world combined.
General Ghasem Soleimani

Quds Force Commander: ISIL nearing demise

Commander of the IRGC Quds Force Major General Ghasem Soleimani has said that thanks to heavy failures ISIL and other terrorist groups have suffered in Iraq and Syria, they are nearing the end of their life.
Iran home-made training fighter 1

Iran unveils new home-made training fighter

The supersonic fighter jet is equipped with advanced electro-avionics and weapons systems to train pilots for flying with the existing or new heavy fighters.
General Hossein Valivand

Iran ready to train Iraqi army: General

Commander of the elite Army Command and General Staff College Brigadier General Hossein Valivand said the Iranian military academy is ready to train Iraqi army officers.
Ali ASghar Mirshekari

Arrested terrorists confess to killing police officers, Basij members

The arrested terrorists sought to carry out more acts of terror and sabotage in the province to trigger discord among people.

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