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.

US Tells Iran It Has No Plan for Military Confrontation: Report

A new media report says the US high-ranking officials have recently sent an official note to Iran saying that Washington has no plan for any military confrontation with Tehran under any condition.

Blackwater Begins Training ISIS Terrorists in Iraq: Lebanese Paper

The notorious US security firm Blackwater has begun training members of the ISIS terrorist group in Iraq, a new report says.

All-Iranian X-Ray Machine Developed by Researchers

A group of Iranian researchers have developed a fully-homegrown X-ray machine, and a plan is in the offing to export the product.

Iran’s Cooperation Warded Off Disintegration of Iraq: DM

Iran’s defence minister says if it weren’t for Iran’s cooperation, Iraq would have been disintegrated by ill-wishers and enemies of peace and security.

Iran Says Won’t Initiate War but Will Engage If Challenged

A senior Iranian commander has expressed hope that through prudence, the US and Israel’s plots to create tensions in the region could be thwarted, warning that otherwise the region could be sunk by a whirlpool of dangerous repercussions.

Iran Says US Blamed for Any Clash between IRGC, CENTCOM

Iran says the IRGC forces and those of the US Navy Central Command (CENTCOM) may engage in clashes in the Persian Gulf and elsewhere, and that’s blamed on the US government which fanned the flames by blacklisting the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps.

Pakistan Steps Up Security Along Border with Iran

Pakistan has increased the number of its security forces along its joint border with Iran as part of a bilateral agreement to step up security in the region, said Major General Asif Ghafoor, the Spokesman of Pakistan’s Army.

Iran, Russia to Hold Joint Drills near Hormuz Strait: Navy Commander

Iran’s Navy Commander Rear-Admiral Hossein Khanzandi says the army has planned a joint military drill with Russia in the southern waters of Iran, where the Russian fleet will be berthed.

Iran Leader Urges Police to Prevent Arms Sales, Ensure Cybersecurity

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has instructed law enforcement forces to put further efforts into controlling the sale of weapons in the country, and also to ensure cyberspace security.

Iran Not After Closing Strait of Hormuz: Top General

Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri says Iran does not seek to close the Strait of Hormuz, but at the same time it won’t allow any country to destabilize the strategic artery.

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