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.


4 Takfiri Terrorists Killed in Western Iran

Four armed Takfiri [extremist] elements were shot to death in two separate clashes with Iranian security forces in the western province of Kermanshah, Iranian officials noted.

Sustainable Security along Borders, Iran Redline: Shamkhani

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani says sustainable security along the country's borders is a redline for the Islamic Republic.

Petchem Accidents Not Caused by Cyber Attacks: Iranian Commander

Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali dismissed the notion that a number of recent incidents in the country’s petrochemical industry may have been the result of cyber attacks.

Iran’s Shamkhani, Iraqi Kurdistan’s Sinjari Discuss Security Issues

Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani and the Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s Interior Minister Karim Sinjari held talks on a range...

Saudi Ideology of Wahhabism, Root of Terrorism: Arrested Militant

Shouresh Alimoradi, who is a bomb-making instructor affiliated to the terrorist outfit Jama'at al-Tawhid wal-Jihad, has been arrested by Iran’s security forces. In his confessions, he refers to Wahhabism as the source of sedition in the world of Sunni Islam.

Commander Warns of Enemy Plot Targeting Iran’s Cultural Roots

Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami warned that the Islamic Republic’s adversary has waged a cultural war...

Iran Probing into Possible Cyber Attacks on Its Industrial Plants

Following the speculations about the recent fires at Iranian industrial plants that possible cyber-attacks might be the root cause, Iranian cyber security institutions, in...

Commander Highlights IRGC’s Effective Use of Local Residents to Secure Borders

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari underlined the positive results of a method the IRGC has devised for...

Over 4 Tons of Illicit Drugs Seized in Iran’s Southern Province

Iranian security and intelligence forces have managed to seize two cargoes of narcotics amounting to more than 4,000 kilograms in the southern province of...

Police Arrest Robbers Who Dug Tunnel beneath Synagogue

Iran’s Police arrested four men who were digging a tunnel under the Jews’ synagogue in Iran’s western city of Hamadan.   In an interview with IRNA,...