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IRGC Commander Lauds Unity among Iran’s Armed Forces

IRGC Commander Lauds Unity among Iran’s Armed Forces

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour praised the unity among the country’s armed forces and said the IRGC and the Army should further boost their defense power. Addressing a conference in Tehran on Monday, Brigadier General Pakpour said unity among the Iranian people is the main factor behind the...

Iranian Army’s Advisory Mission Continues in Syria: Commander

Iranian Army’s Advisory Mission Continues in Syria: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Lieutenant Commander of the Iranian Army Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan said the army forces are continuing their advisory mission in war-stricken Syria. Speaking to the Press Shia Agency News Agency, Brigadier General Pourdastan said following requests from the staff members of the Army’s Ground Force, the army dispatched commandos from its Special...

Iranian Flotilla Docks at Russia’s Makhachkala

Iranian Flotilla Docks at Russia’s Makhachkala

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An Iranian naval flotilla, comprising the homegrown Damavand destroyer and Paykan missile-launching vessel, berthed at Russia’s coastal city of Makhachkala, the capital city of the Republic of Dagestan. The commander of the Iranian naval flotilla is scheduled to meet and confer with Russian naval commanders and also President of the Republic of Dagestan Vladimir...

No Problem in Iran's Western, Northwestern Borders: Army Commander

No Problem in Iran's Western, Northwestern Borders: Army Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Lieutenant Commander of the Iranian Army Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan made assurances that following recent developments in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region, Iran has no problem along its western and northwestern borders thanks to its military might. Speaking to reporters in Tehran on Saturday, Brigadier General Pourdastan pointed to the independence referendum...

Iran’s Defense Power Not Negotiable: Top Commander

Iran’s Defense Power Not Negotiable: Top Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri described any negotiation with foreign countries about the Islamic Republic’s defense power as “a red line”. In remarks released on Saturday, Brigadier General Jazayeri underlined that Iran’s political and defense doctrine is based on the internal strength of the...

Terror Groups in Syria Nearing Their End: Iran’s Top General

Terror Groups in Syria Nearing Their End: Iran’s Top General

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Visiting Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri hailed recent advances of Syria and its allied forces against foreign-backed extremists and said the terrorist groups are taking their last breaths. “Thanks God…, we are witnessing remarkable successes of the resistance front and the shrine defenders against the...

IRGC Vows to Accelerate Missile Progress after Trump’s Speech

IRGC Vows to Accelerate Missile Progress after Trump’s Speech

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps denounced the “featherbrained” US president for his recent insults against the Iranian nation and his hostile comments about the IRGC, pledging that it will press on with plans to broaden its regional clout and boost Iran’s missile power. In a statement on Thursday, the IRGC lashed out at US President Donald Trump for his hostile...

Ministers Weigh Plans to Broaden Iran-Russia Defense Ties

Ministers Weigh Plans to Broaden Iran-Russia Defense Ties

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian and Russian defense ministers explored avenues for the enhancement of military cooperation between Tehran and Moscow in the fight against terrorism and extremism. In a telephone conversation on Thursday, Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami and his Russian counterpart Sergey Shoygu talked about the latest regional and international...

Iran, Syria to Boost Military Cooperation in War on Terror

Iran, Syria to Boost Military Cooperation in War on Terror

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Senior military officials from Iran and Syria discussed the latest developments in the region and ways for closer cooperation between the two allies in the fight against terrorism and extremism. Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri met with Syria’s Defense Minister Fahd Jassem al-Freij in Damascus on...

Iran’s Navy Commander Holds Military Talks in Italy

Iran’s Navy Commander Holds Military Talks in Italy

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Iran’s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari met top foreign naval officials on the sidelines of a symposium in Italy’s Venice to discuss military cooperation and exchange of experiences in the fight against piracy. Rear Admiral Sayyari has travelled to Italy to join the representatives of more than 50 other countries in the Venice Regional Sea Power...