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.

Ali Shamkhani

Three players and three scenarios for the region

A senior Iranian official has presented three likely scenarios Iran, the US and Israel will consider for the region following the finalization of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
Aliakbar Velayati

Iran’s defense measures are independent of nuclear talks: Velayati

Iran has not bowed to military restrictions in nuclear talks with P5+1 and its defense measures have nothing to do with the negotiations, Velayati said.

IRGC’s long-range missiles in underground tunnels (PHOTOS)

The IRGC Aerospace commander says that the Force will replace its current missiles with new generations of ballistic missiles as of next year.

Iran’s missile test does not violate JCPOA: FM Spokeswoman

The Foreign Ministry spokeswomen dismissed any links between Iran's missile tests and JCPOA and said Iran's missile capabilities are totally independent of the nuclear deal.
General Jafari

IRGC: Syria to achieve big victories in coming days

The IRGC commander has said that big victories are in the card for Syria in coming days.

Anti-Iran threats are changing dramatically: General

We need a document mapping out our defense strategies in the face of economic war, Brigadier General Gholamreza Jalali said.
General Firouz Abadi

Top commander dismisses US threats as hot air

The chief of staff of the armed forces has shown reaction to military threats by Republicans against Iran, saying that they are seeking to revive President Bush’s belligerent presidency.
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Military parade in Tehran (PHOTOS)

A military parade was staged on September 22 in Tehran where the Iranian armed forces put their defense capabilities on display.

A world-wide-web fight against a terror group on the ground

Ghost Security, a hacking group, says its mission is to eliminate the online presence of extremist groups such as ISIL, stymie their recruitment and limit their ability to organize international terrorist efforts.

Dispute over S-300 Delivery; Russia Refuses to Pay Compensations to Iran

An Iranian daily has analyzed Tehran-Moscow ties, saying that Russia neither delivers the S300 systems to Iran nor agrees to pay compensations, but offers a replacement for the defense system.