Saturday, November 26, 2022

Security

IRGC forces cross Aras River along Azerbaijan border during military drill

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps conducts a military exercise along the border with the Republic of Azerbaijan that is unprecedented as the drills saw the Iranian elite military forces crossing the border line.

Iran security official slams Zahedan Friday prayers leader for ‘provocative sermon’

The Iranian deputy interior minister for security affairs has censured the Friday prayers leader of the southeastern city of Zahedan Molavi Abdul Hamid for his ‘provocative sermon’ following the recent deadly unrest in the city.

Sistan and Baluchestan police chief: Scores of rioters detained in Zahedan

The police chief in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchestan says at least 57 rioters who threw rocks, attacked banks, and shattered windows after Friday prayers in the provincial capital Zahedan to repeat the violent scenes three weeks ago, have been arrested.

Navy chief: Iran seizes two US unmanned vessels for breaching safety laws

Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani says the country’s naval forces have seized two American unmanned vessels during a mission in the high seas for violating international maritime law, delivering a warning to the US.

Ex-minister: Israel can’t weaken Iran’s intel command by eliminating own agents

A former Iranian intelligence minister says Israel’s Mossad spy agency eliminated six of its own forces to stymie communications with Iran, but the Islamic Republic’s intelligence command is beyond the regime’s imagination.

Iran: Allegations against Iran over Ukraine war ‘politically driven’

Iran’s ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations has dismissed allegations that Tehran supplies Russia with drones for the war in Ukraine as ‘politically charged’.

IRGC uses Fath-360 missile in drill, with range of 120 km

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has launched a large-scale military exercise in Iran’s northwestern border regions in which it used Fath-360 missile with the range of 120 kilometers.

IRGC chief warns Saudi Arabia to rein in anti-Iran media

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s chief commander has issued a stern warning against Saudi Arabia over its media campaign that has been stoking tensions in the recent unrest and deadly riots in Iran.

IRGC Ground Forces start massive military drills in northwest Iran

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s Ground Forces started on Monday large-scale military exercises in the northwestern Iranian Aras region in northern parts of the Ardabil and East Azarbaijan Provinces.

Top General: Iran’s ballistic missiles keeping US warships away from Persian Gulf

The chief commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the United States keeps its warships away from the Persian Gulf in southern Iran out of its fear from the Islamic Republic’s ballistic missile capabilities.

Top commander: Iran Air Defense equipped with state-of-the-art technology

Iran’s Air Defense Force is equipped with indigenous radar systems that can monitor the movements of enemies even in their homes within a span of thousands of kilometers, a top Iranian commander says.

Iran FM urges Iraq security chief to deal with terror groups in Kurdistan region

The Iranian foreign minister has called on neighboring Iraq to deal with the terror groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan region, saying the region should not turn into a haven for them to act against Iran’s security.

Top Iranian general says Tehran will continue military operations in Iraq’s Kurdistan region

Chairman of Iran’s Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mohammad Bagheri said Iranian armed forces are keeping an eye on US bases in the Iraqi Kurdistan region, adding they will continue military operations there.

IRGC Commander: Combat extends from Iranian cities to Washington, London

Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Commander Brigadier General Hossein Salami says the recent riots in the country has extended from within Iranian cities to Washington, London, Tel Aviv, Riyadh and similar capital cities.

Report: Mossad-backed sabotage plot in Isfahan foiled

The Iranian intelligence ministry has reportedly thwarted a plot by members of a network affiliated with the Israeli regime to blow up a sensitive defense industry center in Iran’s central city of Isfahan.

In letter to UN, Iran explains retaliatory raids on N Iraq, says terrorists targeting Iranians

Iran writes to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to elaborate on the reasons why it recently chose to use military force against the "separatist terror groups holed up in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region", explaining that terrorists have used Iraqi territory to carry out armed attacks against civilians and Iran's infrastructure.

Iran busts arms smuggling team tied to foreign spy services in northwest

Iranian security forces say they have dismantled an arms trafficking ring tied to counter-revolutionary terror groups and foreign spy services in the country’s northwestern border region.

Report: Tehran streets relatively calm despite call for protests

Organizers of anti-government protests and riots in the Iranian capital Tehran failed to gather huge momentum on Wednesday, according to an official Iranian news agency.

ISNA: Riots have raged on in Sanandaj in recent days

Iran’s state-run ISNA News Agency has confirmed that “riots” have continued in the Kurdish city of Sanadaj, in western Iran, over the past few days.

Judiciary official: Israeli spy captured in Iran’s Kerman Province

The judiciary head of the southeastern Iranian province of Kerman has announced the arrest of a person over alleged espionage for the Zionist regime of Israel.

Iran police deputy head: 2,000 security forces wounded in riots

The recent protests and deadly riots that sparked in Iran over three weeks ago following the death of a young Iranian woman in police custody has left more than 2,000 security personnel injured, a top official with the country’s police force said.

Iraqi Kurdistan official: Anti-Iran groups to vacate their bases

The Iraqi Kurdistan region's envoy in Iran Nazem Dabbagh has said anti-Iran Kurdish groups will vacate their bases in the region in northern Iraq.

Iranian official: Courts to issue decisive verdicts for rioters

An Iranian security official has said from now on, those arrested during protests in the country will not be freed until they are put on trial.

Army chief: No foreign entity allowed to meddle in iran

The commander of the Iranian Army says no foreign entity will be allowed to commit an act of aggression against the country or interfere in its affairs.

President Raisi: Iranian students will foil enemies’ plot 

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says Iran’s enemies thought they would have the country’s universities on their side but “our students and university professors are vigilant.

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