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’s Leader Calls for Efforts to Ensure High Turnout in Upcoming Presidential Votes

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has stressed the need for plans to ensure security of the upcoming presidential election in Iran by upholding the rule of law and attract the maximum number of voters, the interior minister said.
Persian Gulf

Iran Detains 21 Foreign Fishermen for Fishing Rare Species in Persian Gulf (+Video)

Iranian forces have arrested 21 crew members of three fishing boats belonging to Arab states of Persian Gulf after reportedly trespassing on Iran’s territorial waters and trying to fish rare species near Kish Island.

Iran Warns US Aircraft to Stay Away from Drill Zone

The Iranian Air Defence has warned several fighter jets and drones belonging to the US Navy not to approach the airspace of a military exercise underway in Iran’s southern areas, spokesman for the war game said.

Except for Nuclear Weapon, Iran May Develop Other Types of Power: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei highlighted the need for enhancement of Iran’s defensive power and the development of various types of non-nuclear powers in the face of enmity by different parties against the country.
Air Defence

Massive Air Defence Drill Underway South of Iran

The Iranian Air Defence units from the Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have started a large-scale exercise in the country’s southern regions on Monday morning, involving more than 17,000 military forces.

Iran Is the Only Haven for Muslim People: Leader’s Advisor

A senior adviser to Iran’s Leader Ali Akbar Velayati regretted that Islamic countries suffer from a lack of efficient politicians and security, and called Iran the only safe haven for Muslim people.

Takfiri Terrorism Threatens Security of Entire World: Iran’s DM

Iran’s defense minister warned the creators of Takfiri terrorism, including the US and reactionary Arab states, that such a menace is not confined to Syria or Iraq alone, but threatens security all over the world.

Iran Kicks Off Large-Scale Air Defence Drill

The Iranian Air Defense started a massive exercise in the country’s southern regions on Monday morning, involving more than 17,000 military forces.

Iran, an Oasis of Peace Where Christians Are Living in Full Security: Archbishop of...

The Chaldean Catholic Archbishop of Tehran Ramzi Garmou hailed Iran’s peace and security in a region engulfed by war and insecurity, saying that Christians have a peaceful life in the country.
General Mohammad Ali Jafari

Israeli-Saudi Plots for Insecurity in Iran Foiled: IRGC Chief

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari lashed out at the Israeli and Saudi regimes for their attempts to incite insecurity in Iran, saying the Islamic Republic has thwarted all of those plots.