Iran Security News

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 Fires Torpedoes, Cruise Missiles in Large-Scale Navy Drills

The Iranian Navy has test-fired three cruise missiles and several types of torpedoes on the second day of major drills held in a vast area from the Persian Gulf to the Indian Ocean.

No Move in Persian Gulf Hidden from IRGC’s Sharp Eyes: Commander

The commander of the IRGC Navy says his forces are constantly patrolling the Persian Gulf waters and no move is hidden from the IRGC’s sharp eyes.

Massive Naval Drill Kicked Off in Iran’s Southern Waters

The Iranian Navy on Friday began large-scale military exercises in the southern waters, from the Strait of Hormuz to the southeastern coasts of Makran, the Sea of Oman and the northern parts of the Indian Ocean.

Iran Warns Pakistan against Being Swayed by Saudi Petrodollars

IRGC Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani has warned Pakistan against being swayed by the Saudi petrodollars and turning into a centre for "annoying" Iran, India, and Afghanistan.

IRGC Makes US Jet Fighter Bomb Its Own Drone (+Video)

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says it has acquired footage that shows the US military bombs one of its own drones for fear that it might be seized by the IRGC.

‘Pakistan’s Anti-Terror Measures below Iran’s Expectations’

An Iranian official has criticized the Pakistani government’s inaction towards terrorist groups operating inside its territory, saying that Islamabad’s measures to confront terrorists have not met Tehran’s expectations.

IRGC Calls US Sabotage of Iran’s Missile Program a Big Lie

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh rejected US officials’ recent claims that Washington has managed to sabotage Tehran’s missile program as “a very big lie”.

IRGC General Says Saudi ‘Heart of Evil’ in Mideast

The lieutenant commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has described the Saudi regime as the “heart of evil” in the region, warning Riyadh that Tehran will not leave it until it gets its revenge.

Zahedan Suicide Bomber Was Pakistani National: IRGC

A senior IRGC commander says the suicide attacker behind the recent terrorist attack on IRGC forces in south-eastern Iran has been identified as a Pakistani national named Hafiz Muhammad-Ali.

IRGC Arrests 3 Terrorists Linked with Attack on Border Guards

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) declared on Monday its forces have identified and dismantled the hideout of a number of terrorists behind the recent attack on border guards in the country’s southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

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