Security

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.

Montazer-al-Mahdi

5 Terrorists Killed in Clashes with Police in Southeastern Iran

Several members of a terrorist group were killed and wounded in clashes with the Iranian Law Enforcement Police forces in the Southeastern city of Khash on Monday June 13, Police Spokesman Brigadier General Saeid Montazer-al-Mahdi announced.
Gholamali Khoshroo

Iran Calls for UN Peacekeeping Operations to Protect Civilians

Iran’s permanent representative to the UN addressed the high-level open debate on protecting civilians in the context of peacekeeping operations.
General Hossein Nejat

No Secrecy in Developing Iran’s Missile Program: IRGC Official

A lieutenant commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) made it clear that the country does not need to keep anything in the dark about development of its missile industry.
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Iranian, Russian, Syrian Defence Ministers to Meet in Tehran

The defence ministers of Iran, Russia and Syria are going to hold a trilateral meeting in Tehran on Thursday May 9 to discuss regional developments and coordinate efforts in the fight against terrorism.
Iran Developing Homegrown Alternative to GPS

Iran Developing Homegrown Alternative to GPS

On Wednesday, Iran’s defence minister unveiled three of the latest technological achievements made by local experts, including the transmitter of an indigenous positioning and navigation system that could be a substitute for the Global Positioning System (GPS).
4 Iranian Diplomats Alive in Israeli Jail

Recently Freed Greek Prisoner: 4 Iranian Diplomats Alive in Israeli Jail

A Greek prisoner who was recently freed from an Israeli jail disclosed that the four Iranian diplomats who had been abducted by Phalange forces in Northern Lebanon in 1982 are still alive and in Israel's custody, media reports said.
Brigadier General Hossein Salami

IRGC General: Western Civilization on the Wane

A lieutenant commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said that Western civilization has plundered oppressed nations and is now on the verge of collapse, noting that an Islamic civilization is rising in its place with a message of peace and prosperity for the world.
General-Kamal-Hadianfar

Police: Government Website Hackers Traced to Arab States

Iran’s Cyber Police Chief General Kamal Hadianfar said a recent cyber-attack against a government website has been traced back to IP addresses in three Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia.

13 Tons of Drugs Seized in 1 Month in South-Eastern Iran

Over 13 tons of illicit drugs have been seized in Sistan and Baluchestan province in the south-east of Iran over the April 19-May 20 period, provincial Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Rahimi said on Saturday May 28.

Iraqi MP Defends Gen. Soleimani in Response to Bahraini FM’s Remarks

Hanan Al Fatlawi, a member of the Iraqi Parliament, downplayed the recent remarks by the Foreign Minister of Bahrain, Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa,...