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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Body of Iranian soldier killed by Pakistan-based terrorists repatriated
The Intelligence Ministry has said that it has discovered the body of kidnapped Iranian border guard Jamshid Danaeifar and transferred it to Iran.
Iran starts mass producing naval cruise missile
The missile is prepared for rapid launch, flies in low altitudes with high navigation capabilities and can be launched from various vessels.
Gen. Soleimani knows his stuff; the West should abandon adventurism
It’s to the benefit of the West to come to an agreement with Iran and let us develop and defend our neighbors, said Major General Firouzabadi.
Damavand destroyer joins Iran naval fleet
The advanced destroyer is capable of tracking the aerial, surface and sub-surface targets simultaneously.
Iran unveils domestic cruise missile ‘Soumar’
The cruise missile is better in terms of range and pinpoint accuracy in comparison with previous products.
Weapons used by Revolution Guards in Persian Gulf exercise
A look at the weaponry the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps used during its Persian Gulf war games which ended Feb. 27.
IRGC showcases combat, reconnaissance robots in massive drills
The IRGC unveiled and test-fielded new combat and reconnaissance robots in the military drill which is underway in southern and western Iran.
Iran’s IRGC holds naval drill in Strait of Hormuz (Photos)
In Iran, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) launched naval drills in the Strait of Hormuz on Wednesday.
IRGC missiles destroy mock aircraft carrier in Persian Gulf
The IRGC missiles destroyed a mock aircraft carrier during the Great Prophet 9 war games in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.