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’s air marshal service among best: Commander

Brigadier General Ali Asghar Gorjizadeh said Iran has one of the safest skies in the world and ICAO has inspected Iran's aviation facilities three times, giving them top marks.

Supplies of S-300 Air Defense Systems to Iran to Begin in January 2016: Source

About 80 military specialists from Iran in January, 2016 will begin a training to use S-300 at the training centers of the Mozhaisky Academy.

Iran to get T-90 tanks soon: commander

A top Iranian commander has said that preparations have been made for the purchase of the Russian-made T-90 tanks.
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DM: Iran to implement JCPOA after west fulfills commitments

The defense minister underlined that Iran has developed its missile industries and production.
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Iran arrests main culprit behind 2014 attack

All six individuals inside a building stormed by security forces in the town of Zahak were arrested, the provincial police chief said.

Iran Army to stage anti-terrorism maneuver: Commander

To defend our country, we will use every weapon, except nuclear, chemical and microbiological weapons, Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan said.

Iran’s top commander lauds Russian president for launching anti-ISIL campaign

An Iranian commander has said that President Putin’s decision to take on ISIL showed that the Russian leader has recognized the threats of terrorism nurtured by imperialism, Zionism and reactionaries.

We’ll render unsighted those who set their sights on Iran’s foundations

The secretary of the Expediency Council has said that the West seeks to shatter Muslim unity, adding that Iran’s stance is clear: geographical borders should not be changed and no country in the region should be disintegrated.

Iran’s General Soleimani headed Russian pilot rescue team: Syrian officer

Apart from rescuing the pilot, the team supervised by General Soleimani also eliminated all terrorists active in the region, before returning safely to base.

Why is Iran’s security tied to regional peace and security?

A former IRGC commander has said that all governments should oppose military intervention, fight terrorism and respect the decisions of nations if they seek to bolster security in the region.

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