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.

General Hossein Rahimi

Iranian Police Arrest Drug Kingpin in Southeastern Province

Iranian security and intelligence forces have managed to arrest a drug trafficker in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan who is the biggest drug lord detained in the country in decades, the provincial police chief announced on Monday.
Bahram Qassemi

Russia’s Use of Iranian Airbase Is Over ‘For Now’: Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi announced that Russia’s recent use of the Iranian airbase was made with prior notice, but it is over for now.
cruise missiles

Iran to Make Supersonic Cruise Missiles Soon: DM

Iran’s Defence Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan highlighted the great technological advances made in the country’s missile industry, saying Tehran will be capable of manufacturing supersonic cruise missiles in the near future.

Iran’s Homegrown Air Defence Missile System Unveiled

Bavar-373 long-range air defence missile system, designed and manufactured by the Iranian experts, was officially put on display in Tehran on Sunday, during President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to an exhibition of the Defence Ministry’s achievements.

Why Is It Important for Iran to Fight in Syria

Amid Iran’s decision to allow Russian jet fighters to use an airbase in Iranian city of Hamadan for the fight against terrorists in Syria, the office of Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, has published a picture that explains why Iran is so much involved in Syria war.
General Dehghan

Despite Russian Offer, Iran Has No Plans to Buy S-400: DM

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said the country is not going to purchase Russian-made S-400 air defense missile system though Moscow has offered to sell it to Iran.
General Dehghan

No Limits on Range, Accuracy of Iran’s Missiles: DM

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan highlighted the country’s technical capacity to fulfill its needs for military equipment, stressing that there is no limitation to improvement of the quality and range of homegrown missiles.
General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri

Iran: Unity with Iraq Guarantee Against Common Threats

Unity between Iran and Iraq is a guarantee against common threats, says the chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces.

Tehran Dismisses Report on Deployment of Russia’s S-400 to Iranian Base

A senior Iranian Member of Parliament categorically rejected an Israeli media report about Russia’s deployment of its advanced S-400 missile defence system to an airbase in Hamadan, saying that Nojeh base is not put at Russia’s disposal.
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Iran Hasn’t Put Its Airbase at Russia’s Disposal: Parliament Speaker

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Wednesday dismissed the media reports about Russia’s use of an Iranian airbase to attack ISIS positions in Syria.