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, 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.

Quadcopter Shot Down in Tehran over Security Concerns

A drone reportedly used for making a documentary film was shot down in central Tehran this morning after “unintentionally” trespassing on a prohibited airspace near the house of Iran’s Leader and the President’s office, officials noted.

Iran, Russia Defense Ministers Urge Firm Fight against Terrorism in Syria

The defense ministers of Iran and Russia have stressed the importance of proceeding with a firm fight against terrorism in Syria, following the liberation of the strategic city of Aleppo from the foreign-backed militants.
general hossein dehqan

Iran Eyes Closer Ties with S. Africa against Terrorism, Organized Crimes

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan hailed South Africa for its common views with Iran on many global issues, stressing that the two countries can effectively tackle terrorism and organized crimes with concerted action.

Iranian Army Unveils New Indigenous Combat, Reconnaissance Drones

The Iranian Army’s Ground Forces have unveiled two domestically-designed and -manufactured drones on the final day of major military exercises code-named Mohammad Rasoulallah IV (Mohammad, the Messenger of God IV) in southeastern Iran.

Army Wraps Up War Game in Southeast Iran

Iran’s Army Ground Force concluded a large-scale military exercise in southeastern parts of the country on Tuesday.
General Mohammad Ali Jafari

IRGC Chief Urges Basij to Focus on Strategic Activities

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari called on the new commander of Basij (mobilization) Force to focus efforts on “strategic and influential” activities.

Israel Sole Inherent Crisis in West Asia: Iran official

The Israeli regime is the sole inherent crisis in West Asia and all other crises in the region are bogus, the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) says.

Iranian Army Holds War Game in Southeastern Regions

Iran’s Army Ground Force began large-scale military exercises in the country’s southeastern parts on Sunday.