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.

Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi

IRGC Navy Commander Warns US to Leave Persian Gulf

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Commander called on the US forces to put an end to their presence in the Persian Gulf before any problem arises in the region.

IRGC Navy Equipped with New High-Speed Craft

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy on Tuesday brought into service a new high-speed military vessel with an immense operational range and the capability to carry helicopters.
Terrorist Ringleader Jamshid Sharmahd Arrested Inside Iran: Minister

Iran’s Intelligence Minister in Germany for Talks

Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alawi held talks with German intelligence officials in Berlin.
Iran Navy

Italian Military Invites Iran Navy to Italy Waters

In an ongoing visit to Iran, an Italian military delegation discussed the enhancement of bilateral military ties, and invited Iranian naval groups to visit Italy’s territorial waters.
Hassan Danaeifar

Iran Ready to Boost Security Cooperation with Iraq: Envoy

The Iranian ambassador to Baghdad says the Islamic Republic is prepared to further strengthen cooperation with Iraq in the fight against the Takfiri ISIS terrorist group.

Iran Considers WMD as Redline for Its Defence Program: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran considers development of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs), including nuclear and chemical weapons, as redline for its defence program.
Iranian Parliament

Iranian MPs Hold Extraordinary Meeting with IRGC Commanders

Amid regional developments, a number of Iranian MPs held extraordinary session with IRGC commanders and will meet them again tomorrow.

Terrorists Nabbed by Iran Revealed Saudi backing: Iran official

A senior Iranian lawmaker says the terrorists arrested by Iranian security forces have revealed “invaluable” information as to the patronage they received from Saudi Arabia.

Iran Detects, Shoos Away US Spy Drone

Iran’s Air Defense identified a US unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) east of the county and forced it to avoid the Iranian airspace after issuing a warning.

Afghanistan No Backyard for Terrorists: Larijani

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani warned of the threat of terrorism in the region, saying Afghanistan must not turn into a haven for terrorists.