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.
Fight against terror should be free of political considerations: Iranian security official
A senior Iranian official says terrorism poses a growing threat to international stability and security, calling for apolitical efforts to fight the ominous phenomenon.
New details about American-chartered plane landing at Iranian airport
Wrong information supplied by the pilot of a US-chartered plane was the reason why it made an emergency landing in southern Iran.
Iran unveils high-tech radar systems
Iran has unveiled two domestically-manufactured state-of-the-art radar systems capable of detecting stealth aircraft and long-distance targets.
Iran test-fires indigenous missile system
The Islamic Republic has successfully test-fired indigenously designed and manufactured Talaash 3 (endeavor) missile defense system, a senior Iranian commander says.
Iran shoots down Israeli spy drone near Natanz nuclear facility
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has shot down an Israeli spy drone over the Iranian sky before the unmanned aerial vehicle reached Natanz nuclear facility.
President Rouhani: Iran Needs No One’s Permission to Defend Itself
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stressed that Iran's military program is based on a defensive doctrine, but that Tehran would never ask for anyone's permission for defending itself and expanding its defense industries, implying that the nation would not discuss its missile program in talks with the world powers.
Iran unveils indigenous cruise missiles, drones
Iran has unveiled indigenous cruise missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles as the country continues to break new ground in its defense industry.
Iran mass-produces advanced batteries for missiles
Iran has launched production lines for energy density batteries used in the electronic systems of its sea-based, ground-based and air-based missiles.
Iran missile capability not negotiable at all: Rouhani
President Rouhani tells the IAEA chief Iran’s missile capability is not negotiable.
Iran to Unveil New Missile, Radar Systems in September
Iran plans to unveil several new missile and radar systems late in September, Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced on Monday.
IRGC Commander: Enemies Lack Courage to Invade Iran
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) underscored the high level of security along the country’s borders, stressing that not any adversary, even the US, would dare to invade Iran.
Iran, Italy Agree to Boost Anti-Drug Cooperation
Iranian and Italian officials in a meeting in Rome agreed to work more closely together to fight against drug trafficking.
Al-Qaeda-linked operatives nabbed in Iran: Official
Thirty agents linked to the terrorist group al-Qaeda have been apprehended across Iran over the past month, says the country’s deputy intelligence minister.
Commander: Iran’s Enemies Weaker Than Ever
Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Brigadier General Hossein Salami underlined IRGC's full readiness to foil enemies' plots, and said the enemies of Iran are in their weakest position.
US-Sponsored Takfiri Groups Blemishing Real Face of Islam
Commander of Iran's basij (volunteer) Force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi condemned the crimes committed by Takfiri and Salafi groups in different regional states, specially in Syria and Iraq, and said these groups which are supported by the US have scratched the beautiful face of Islam.
Shamkhani: Presence of Daesh in Iraq, a threat to whole region
Iranˈs Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) chief Ali Shamkhani said the growing presence of the terrorists affiliated to Daesh group in Iraq is a threat to the whole region.
Iran launches cutting-edge Ghadir radar system
Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has officially put into service a domestically developed long-range radar system capable of detecting stealth aircraft.
IRGC Army Chief: Message of peace, friendship for peace-seeking countries
Commander of revolution guards Army said here Saturday in a meeting with foreign embassiesˈ military attaches in Tehran that Iranˈs message for entire peace-seeking, freedom-seeking, and humane countries of the world is a message of peace and friendship.
Alan Eyre rejects Iranian guard’s presence in US
Alan Eyre has rejected all news going on wire on Iranian guard keeper’s application for asylum in the US.
Iran can target enemy interests across globe: Cmdr.
A senior Iranian commander has warned that Iran is capable of targeting the enemy’s strategic interests across the globe in case of any act of aggression against the Islamic Republic.
Iran Launches First Gamma Radiation System
The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) launched the country's first multipurpose Gamma Radiation System.
Commander: 5th Iranian Border Guard Still Alive in Pakistan
Commander of the Iranian Border Guard Units General Hossein Zolfaqari announced that the 5th Iranian border guard who was abducted by Jeish al-Adl terrorist group along with four of his comrades in February and was not released when the other four were set free in April, is still alive and kept hostage in Pakistan.
Iran to unveil three nuclear achievements: AEOI
The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says the country is to unveil a number of new achievements in the nuclear industry.
Government has support of Supreme Leader, nation in nuclear talks: Rouhani
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that the government has the support of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and the nation in nuclear talks with the West.
Commander: IRGC Speed Vessels Equipped with Advanced Radar, Telecommunication Systems
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has mounted different state-of-the-art technological tools, including radars and telecommunication systems, on its speed vessels, an IRGC commander announced on Wednesday.