The latest news and views about the security of Iranian borders
The Iranian Army Ground Force has been tasked with ensuring security along the common border with Afghanistan, Iran’s highest-ranking military officer announced.
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has quoted Pakistani officials as saying five of the twelve Iranian border guards who had been abducted by terrorists near the Pakistani border have been released.
The spokesman for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) blamed the Saudi regime for the recent abduction of Iranian border guards near the Pakistani border and said last year, about 50 attacks to kidnap the country’s border guards were foiled.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi in Islamabad over several issues including the release of Iranian border guards abducted by Pakistan-based terrorists.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will head to Pakistan on Tuesday night to pursue the fate of Iranian border guards recently abducted and taken to the Pakistani territory.
Iran’s intelligence minister says three terrorist groups have been smashed in the country’s south-western Khuzestan province and 15 people detained in connection with the cells before they could carry out an attack on Shiite pilgrims.
Iran’s foreign ministry says freedom of abducted border guards is the first test for Pakistan’s newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan regarding Tehran-Islamabad ties.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Islamabad has vowed to increase its military presence on the joint borders with Iran to tighten security following the recent abduction of Iranian border guards and their transfer to Pakistan.
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri called on Pakistan to push for the release of the Iranian border guards who have been kidnapped at a border post and taken into Pakistan.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi to follow up on conditions of Iranian border guards who were abducted and transferred to Pakistan by terrorists on Tuesday.
IRGC chief-commander says the Iranian border guards who were kidnapped by Pakistan-based terrorists on Tuesday had been made unconscious beforehand by an insider.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has urged the Pakistani government to take all necessary measures to free a group of Iranian border guards abducted by wicked terrorists.
The Jaish al-Adl terrorist group has reportedly kidnapped a number of Iranian forces near the Pakistan border in Sistan and Baluchestan province, southeast of Iran.
Iranian and Turkish Interior Ministers, in a meeting in Ankara, have called for joint fight against drug trafficking, human trafficking, terrorism and illegal immigration.
Iran’s top military commander says the United States has been provoking terrorists based in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region over the past year to launch assaults on Iranian soil despite an earlier promise not to do so.
Iranian Interior minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli has travelled to Ankara at the head of a high-ranking political delegation to meet with Turkish officials and discuss security issues.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says it has dismantled a terrorist cell affiliated with the world arrogance in the region, killing at least four terrorists and wounding two others in Saravan, a city in Sistan and Baluchestan province near the Iran-Pakistan border.
Iran’s Intelligence Ministry has announced in a statement that it has made 22 arrests after its agents found a hideout belonging to the terrorists behind the Saturday attack on a military parade in Ahvaz, south-west of Iran.
The Iranian coast guards in the southwestern province of Khuzestan detained five crew members of a fishing vessel for crossing the country’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf, the commander of the forces said.
Media reports show that people of Iraq, and also other neighbours of Iran, are flocking to border markets of the Islamic Republic amid the historic devaluation of rial, turning basic commodities into rare goods for local residents.
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has confirmed it has conducted missile strikes against terrorist groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan, saying it meant to punish the groups that in recent years have intensified their anti-Iran operations.
Several rockets, said to have been fired from the Iranian territory, hit the headquarters of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDP-I) and the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI) on Saturday, killing at least 14 and wounding dozens of others from the anti-Iran terrorist groups, Kurdish media reported.