Security

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.

Iranian admiral: US forces on war footing, failed to stop IRGC forces

The Navy commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, rear admiral Alireza Tangsiri, has categorically rejected the US claim that its forces stood idly by when Iran’s naval troops confiscated a vessel stealing Iranian oil for the US in the Sea of Oman.

Tajikistan: Terror threat from Afghanistan growing

The threat of terrorism rising from Afghanistan is on the increase, and the situation on the Afghan-Tajik border remains tense, Secretary of the Security Council of the Republic of Tajikistan warns.

Iran frees oil tanker Sothys after unloading crude oil

The news site of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says Iran has released oil tanker Sothys on a court order after unloading its crude oil at the southern port of Bandar Abbas.

Iran Army: Massive drills achieved goals

Iran's Army says it has fulfilled the goals of massive military drills codenamed Zolfaghar 1400 that were held earlier this week.  

Iranian general: US suffered numerous defeats in recent months

The Chairman of Iran’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mohammad Bagheri, says the US has suffered numerous defeats and setbacks in recent months.

Iran: Pakistani measures helped curb drug trafficking via borders

The chief of the general staff of the Iranian armed forces has appreciated Pakistan’s steps in helping secure joint borders along Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan.

Iranian air defense units intercept us drones during war game

The air defense units of the Iranian Army taking part in joint drills with other divisions of the army have intercepted American drones entering Iran’s air defense identification zone (IDIZ).

Iran large-scale drills: Anti-ship cruise missiles destroy targets

Iran's armed forces have launched domestically manufactured anti-ship cruise missiles during the main phase of massive drills codenamed Zolfaghar 1400.

TV: Iran’s Quds Force commander visits Iraq

A TV channel reports, commander of Iran’s Quds Force General Esmaeil Ghaani has met and held talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi and President Barham Salih.

Iran air defense chief: Home-made systems used in war games

All systems used during the ongoing military drills by the Iranian Army are indigenous and domestically manufactured, Commander of Air Defense Force says.