Archive "Defense"

Iran Marks 37th Anniversary of Liberation of Khorramshahr (+Video)

Iran Marks 37th Anniversary of Liberation of Khorramshahr (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Iran marked the 37th anniversary of the liberation of the strategic port city of Khorramshahr from Iraqi forces under the former dictator Saddam Hussein. - Society/Culture news - Iranian forces recaptured the southwestern city in a landmark operation code-named Beit Ol-Moqaddas in 1982, putting an end to over 500 days of the Iraqi occupation. Iran launched the...

IRGC Deputy Chief: US Dares Not Fire A Bullet at Iran

IRGC Deputy Chief: US Dares Not Fire A Bullet at Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran has gained such great military power that the US would not dare to shoot a single bullet at the country, deputy commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said. - Politics news - In comments at a cultural event in Tehran on Wednesday, Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi said Iran has achieved such power during more than three decades after the end of the Iraqi...

Iran’s Crushing Response Awaits Any Aggressor: Commander

Iran’s Crushing Response Awaits Any Aggressor: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A senior commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force highlighted the country’s military preparedness to counter foreign threats and said any aggression against the Islamic Republic would be followed by a crushing response.    - Politics news - Addressing a military ceremony in the northwestern city of Mianeh on Monday, General Ali Hajilou described recent war...

Terror Groups Unable to Cross Iranian Borders: Commander

Terror Groups Unable to Cross Iranian Borders: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of Iran’s Border Police Brigadier General Qassem Rezaei highlighted the full security of the country’s borders and said terrorist groups are incapable of infiltrating into the Islamic Republic. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters in the southwestern city of Ahvaz on Tuesday, Brigadier General Rezaei highlighted the enemy threats against the country...

Police Chief Hails Good Security along Iran-Afghanistan Border

Police Chief Hails Good Security along Iran-Afghanistan Border

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Police Commander Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari highlighted the security situation along the country’s common border with neighboring Afghanistan as “desirable”.   - Society/Culture news - According to Press Shia Agency dispatches, the police commander visited the border units in the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan along the...

US Unable to Take Military Action against Iran: Adviser

US Unable to Take Military Action against Iran: Adviser

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The US government is neither willing nor able to take any military action against Iran, a defense adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said. - Politics news - In an interview with Qatar’s Al Araby TV network, Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said Iran is confident, as all evidence shows, that the Americans are neither inclined nor...

IRGC Forerunner in War on Terror: Iran’s Defense minister

IRGC Forerunner in War on Terror: Iran’s Defense minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Defense Minister lauded the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as the forerunner in the fight against terrorism in the Middle East. - Politics news - “The IRGC has always been the forerunner in the fight against terrorism in West Asia,” Brigadier General Amir Hatami said in a meeting with Defense Ministry officers in Tehran on...

Iran Celebrates Persian Gulf National Day (+Video)

Iran Celebrates Persian Gulf National Day (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Iranians marked the National Persian Gulf Day, which is the anniversary of the victory over Portuguese troops during a war in the Persian Gulf in 1622. - Defense news - The occasion commemorates the exit of colonial and foreign forces from the strategic waterway. Tenth of Ordibehesht month (April 30) in the Iranian calendar marks the anniversary of Shah Abbas I of...

General Soleimani: Iran Never to Succumb to Pressure

General Soleimani: Iran Never to Succumb to Pressure

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force Major General Qassem Soleimani ruled out the possibility of negotiations with the US under economic pressures, stressing that Iran will never give in to talks under such conditions. - Politics news -  “The enemy seeks to force us to the negotiating table with economic pressures, while such...

IRGC HD Video Shows US Aircraft Carrier in Persian Gulf

IRGC HD Video Shows US Aircraft Carrier in Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A high definition footage obtained by IRGC naval forces shows the US warshipss being closely monitored in the Persian Gulf waters, south of Iran. - Defense news - IRGC naval forces released a high quality video showing a close observation of a US aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf. On April 8, US President Donald Trump announced that Washington is designating...