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 Police Flying Aerial Vehicles for Border Control

An Iranian police commander said different types of aerial vehicles have been employed to fly over the country’s borderlines to ensure maximum security.

Iran, Turkey, Azerbaijan Agree on 2-Year Cooperation Agenda

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced on Tuesday that the agenda for Iran’s cooperation with its two neighbors, Turkey and Azerbaijan Republic, was agreed upon during a trilateral meeting held earlier in the day in northern Iran.

Iran missiles not open to talks, compromise: Araqchi

An Iranian deputy foreign minister says the Islamic Republic’s missile capability is a matter of defense and national security, which is not open to any negotiations or compromise.

Sanctions have no impact on Iran’s naval capabilities: Sayyari

Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said on Saturday that US and its allies' sanctions have no impact on Iran's naval capabilities.
General Hossein Dehghan

Iran won’t need permission on defense capabilities: Minister Dehqan

Iran's defense minister says the country will not wait for permission from "others" to boost its defense capabilities after the US and its allies urge the UN to take action over Tehran's missile tests.

Leader Underlines Need for Boosting Iran’s Defense Capabilities

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday underscored the need for boosting Iran’s defense capabilities, warning that enemies are making use of every tool available to undermine the Islamic Republic.

Iran responds to US actions by boosting missile power: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic will counter the recent US measures against Iran by further boosting its missile capabilities.

IRGC Commanders in Sarcastic Photo with “Homegrown” Missile

A photograph published earlier today showing a number of Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) commanders and journalists standing in front of an indigenous ballistic missile has been sarcastically compared with a recent photo of a number of Iranian officials jubilantly standing in front of an airplane made by the French giant plane-maker Airbus displayed in Tehran.

IRGC test-fires 2 Qadr H missiles

Iran's Revolution Guards test-fired two ballistic Qadr H missiles on Wednesday morning, from northern Iran and hit targets in the southeast of the country.    

Iran border guardians wearing plain clothes

Iranian guardians of border areas wear garments worn by rebels in the areas to look like them. The highly trained guards cover vast areas of...