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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 Ready for Counter-Terror Cooperation in West Asia: DM

Iran's defence minister says the country is ready to work with regional states against terrorism and extremism, which are jeopardizing the stability and security of countries in Southeast and West Asia.

US Plan to Cut Iran’s Oil Exports Down to Zero Not Feasible: DM

Iran’s Defence Minister says the inhumane goal of the American regime to cut Iran’s oil exports down to zero is not feasible, and the Islamic Republic of Iran preserves all rights to use defensive measures against the US economic terrorism.

FAO to See if ‘Certain States’ Led Locust Attack on Iran

The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has dispatched a delegation to Iran to discover the possible sources of the massive attack by desert locusts on parts of the country over the past days, said head of the Iranian Plant Protection Organization.

Iran, Allies Won’t Let Insecurity Return to Region: DM

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said the country and its allies in the Middle East, Iraq in particular, will never allow outsiders to bring insecurity into the region again.

Zarif Says Iran’s Military to Decide on Closing Strait of Hormuz

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the country’s military will make the final decision on the option of closing the Strait of Hormuz, a highly important strategic location for global energy trade, in reaction to the US’ ban on the country’s oil exports.

Iran, Pakistan to Form Joint Rapid Reaction Force at Common Borders

Tehran and Islamabad have announced they have agreed to expand their mutual cooperation in ensuring the security of common borders by establishing a joint Rapid Reaction force.

Families of Iranian Terror Victims Pen Letter to Pakistani PM

An Iranian organization representing the families of Iranian victims of terrorism has pleaded with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to enact stricter security measures on Pakistan’s border with Iran to prevent Pakistani-based terrorists from attempting attacks on Iranian territory.

Ayatollah Khamenei Appoints General Salami New IRGC Chief

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has appointed Major General Hossein Salami as the new Chief Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

‘Iran Ready for Anti-Terror Cooperation with Pakistan’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran is prepared to work with Pakistan in fight against terrorism, amid the recent terror attack in south-western Pakistan, which killed 14 members of the country’s armed forces.

Iranian Navy Commander in China for Military Talks

Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi has travelled to China to attend the upcoming 70th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy.

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