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 Rules Out Any Negotiation over Its Missile Program

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says there is no point in raising the issue of Iran’s missile program as its case was closed with the 2015 nuclear deal and the UN Security Council Resolution 2231.

US Military Tired of Staying Alert for Fear of Soleimani Revenge: IRGC

A senior Iranian military official says the US military is sick and tired of remaining on standby, waiting for Iran's vengeance for the assassination of Lt. General Qassem Soleimani.
US Had Grudge against Soleimani for His Role in Fighting Terror: Iran

Gen. Soleimani’s Assassination Increased Cost of US Military Presence: DM

Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says the US made a strategic mistake by assassinating top Iranian commander Lt. General Qassem Soleimani, as such miscalculation has increased the cost of American military presence in the region.

Israel Plotting Attacks against Americans to Frame Iran: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says intelligence from Iraq show agent-provocateurs are plotting attacks against Americans, apparently to frame Iran.

IRGC Chief Visits Persian Gulf Military Base as Tensions with US Rise

Chief-Commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Hossein Salami has paid a visit to the IRGC’s military base and facilities in Abu Musa Island as tensions with the US escalate.

Iran Hopes No Conflict Will Break Out Until Trump Leaves Offices

A senior military advisor to Iran's Leader says the Iranian Armed Forces are capable of targeting the US aircraft carrier deployed in the region, but hopes nothing will happen unti US President Donald Trump leaves office.

Iran Writes to Security Council to Warn about US Adventurism in Persian Gulf

Iran’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN) in New York has warned against the United States’ “military adventurism” and recent provocative moves in the Persian Gulf region, at a time that the administration of lame duck US President Donald Trump nears its final days.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan

All US Bases in Region within Range of Iran’s Missiles: Leader’s Aide

A senior military advisor to Iran's Islamic Revolution Leader has warned US President Donald Trump about any act of aggression against Iran, saying all American bases in the region are within range of Iranian missiles.

People Inside US May Avenge Soleimani’s Killing: Top General

IRGC Quds Force Commander Esmaeil Qa'ani has warned that people inside the United States may retaliate the assassination of his predecessor General Qassem Soleimani.
Asian Anti-Drugs Body Lauds Iran’s Fight against Narcotics

Asian Anti-Drugs Body Lauds Iran’s Fight against Narcotics

The Central Asian Regional Information and Coordination Centre for Combating Illicit Trafficking of Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances and their Precursors (CARICC) has praised Iran for its fight against illicit drugs and its heavy contribution to the capabilities of the centre.