Archive "Defense"

IRGC Smashes Terrorist Team in Western Iran

IRGC Smashes Terrorist Team in Western Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force in an operation managed to destroy a foreign-backed terrorist team in the western province of Kermanshah. - Society/Culture news - “A terrorist group linked with the global arrogance (the US), who intended to cross the country’s western borders and carry out acts of sabotage and terrorism, was...

Iran’s IRGC Navy Rejects Claims on Attempting to Seize British Oil Tanker

Iran’s IRGC Navy Rejects Claims on Attempting to Seize British Oil Tanker

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy dismissed as baseless claims that its forces have attempted to capture a British oil tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz. - Politics news - “The IRGC Navy’s patrols in the Persian Gulf are being carried out according to routine methods and ordered missions with smartness, precision, and power,” the...

Iranian Commander Warns US against Any Wrongdoing in Regional Waters

Iranian Commander Warns US against Any Wrongdoing in Regional Waters

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A lieutenant commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) warned that all US military vessels in the Middle East are within the range of Iranian missiles and in case of any wrongdoing, they would be targeted. - Politics news - Addressing a gathering in the northwestern city of Tabriz on Tuesday night, Brigadier General Hossein Nejat highlighted the...

UK Seizure of Iran’s Oil Tanker Not to Go Unanswered: Top General

UK Seizure of Iran’s Oil Tanker Not to Go Unanswered: Top General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s highest ranking military commander warned the British government on Tuesday to brace for a response, at the appropriate time and place, to the capture of an Iranian oil tanker in international waters off the coast of Gibraltar. - Politics news - Addressing a military gathering in Tehran on Tuesday, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major...

Iranian Coast Guard Gets New Patrol Boats

Iranian Coast Guard Gets New Patrol Boats

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s homegrown ‘Heidar-class’ search and rescue (SAR) vessels joined the Border Police’s naval fleet in the country’s southern waters on Monday. - Politics news - In a ceremony in the port city of Bandar Abbas, attended by ranking Iranian military officials, a total of seven Heidar-class patrol boats joined the coast guard’s fleet of watercraft. In...

IRGC Unveils Military Communication System

IRGC Unveils Military Communication System

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Sunday unveiled a homegrown military communication systems for voice and data transmission. - Politics news - The communication system, dubbed “Sepehr-110”, was unveiled by IRGC Commander Major General Hossein Salami at a ceremony in Tehran. Developed by IRGC experts, the system is expected to enhance the mobility of...

Bomb Attack Foiled in Southeast Iran

Bomb Attack Foiled in Southeast Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Police have defused a bomb planted in a pressure cooker at a residential area in the southeastern city of Zahedan, a commander said. - Society/Culture news - Speaking to reporters on Saturday, commander of Police at Sistan and Balouchestan province, General Mohammad Qanbari, said the bomb attack was foiled on Friday. He said a sound bomb went off in the...

Iran Urges Closer Military Ties with Iraq

Iran Urges Closer Military Ties with Iraq

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Defense Minister of Iran Brigadier General Amir Hatami called for the expansion of military and defense ties between Tehran and Baghdad, describing support for Iraq as a principled policy of the Islamic Republic. - Politics news - In a telephone conversation with his new Iraqi counterpart, General Hatami congratulated Najah Hassan Ali Al-Shammari on taking the...

Enemies’ Strategy to Hit Iran Has Changed: Top Commander

Enemies’ Strategy to Hit Iran Has Changed: Top Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A senior Iranian military commander highlighted the failure of US-led plots against the Islamic Republic and said the enemies’ strategy to undermine the country has changed. - Politics news - In a speech on Tuesday night, Brigadier General Raoul Sanaei-Rad hailed Iran’s grandeur at the international arena in the 40th year after the Islamic Revolution and...

Commander Warns US against Violation of Iranian Border

Commander Warns US against Violation of Iranian Border

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A top Iranian military commander cautioned the US against a crushing reaction it will have to receive by making the mistake of violating Iran’s border, saying the duration and extent of a war would be out of anybody's control. - Politics news - In a visit to a number of naval bases in Iran’s southern province of Hormozgan on Monday, Commander of the Khatam...