Iraqi Interior Minister has arrived in Tehran to discuss issues related to Arba'een, one of the world's largest religious gatherings annually held at the fortieth day after the martyrdom of third Shiite Imam, Hussein ibn Ali (AS).
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has suggested that the Israeli regime cannot even ensure its own security in the region, let alone the safety of navigation in the Persian Gulf.
Iran's defence ministry has unveiled a series of domestically built military vehicles, which it says will diversify the country's arsenal after four decades of sanctions imposed by the US.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned against an arms race in the Middle East, saying recent US weapons sales have turned the Persian Gulf region into a "tinderbox ready to blow up".
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has warned that any Israeli presence in the Persian Gulf may result in a war in the region, and the responsibility for the consequences of such illegal presence lies with the US and the UK.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the security of Persian Gulf must be ensured by its littoral states, not foreign forces whose presence brings nothing but insecurity.
The recent downing of the US’ Global Hawk spy drone by Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is evidence of Iran’s advanced defensive capability, says an Iran-based Turkish journalist.
The Iranian army has unveiled the “Falaq radar system”, an indigenously upgraded and overhauled version of a foreign air defence radar system.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the presence of ultra-regional forces in the Persian Gulf will only disrupt security and stability in the region.
Iran’s defence minister says the presence of foreign forces in the region, especially a US-led coalition which Washington purports would seek to beef up maritime security in the Strait of Hormuz, will only result in insecurity and instability.