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 Vows to Level Tel Aviv, Haifa to Ground If Israel Makes Any Mistake

Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says the Islamic Republic will raze Tel Aviv and Haifa if the Israeli regime commits any mistake.

Iran Unveils Homegrown ‘Massaf’ Assault Rifle

Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has unveiled a domestically-built assault rifle named "Massaf".

Zarif Says to Present Iran’s Constructive Plan of Action on JCPOA

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says he will soon present Iran’s “constructive concrete plan of action” regarding the 2015 nuclear deal through proper diplomatic channels.

Iran, Iraq Discuss Mutual Security Cooperation

Iran and Iraq have drawn up a draft memorandum of understanding (MOU) on security cooperation between the two countries.

Iran Condemns US Airstrikes on Syria

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has categorically condemned the US' illegal attacks on areas in eastern Syria, which amount to gross violation of human rights and a breach of international law and rights.

Iran Says Reviewing Pakistani Media Reports about Border Clashes

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the country is studying certain reports published by Pakistani media regarding the initial clashes between fuel smugglers along the Iranian-Pakistani border.

Iran Developing Wide-Body Combat Drone with Range of 3,000km

The Iranian Army is in final stages of developing the country’s first wide-body combat drone with a range of 3,000 kilometres.

US Understands No Language Other Than ‘Language of Force’: IRGC

The commander of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the United States understands no language other than the language of force.

Iran, Japan Defence Ministers Discuss Closer Cooperation

Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami and his Japanese counterpart Nobuo Kishi have held talks in a virtual meeting.

Iran, Russia Start Joint Naval Drills North of Indian Ocean

Iran and Russia have kicked off joint naval maneuvers called "Marine Security Belt" in the north of the Indian Ocean.