Archive "Defense"

IRGC Chief Stresses Buildup of Iran’s Defense Power as US Exits JCPOA

IRGC Chief Stresses Buildup of Iran’s Defense Power as US Exits JCPOA

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps called for boosting Iran’s defense capabilities following the US exit from the JCPOA, saying the move proved that America is against Iran’s defense and missile power and is using Iran’s peaceful nuclear program just as an excuse. Addressing a military conference in Tehran on Wednesday, Major General...

Commander Deplores Lack of Int’l Cooperation with Iran Cyber Police

Commander Deplores Lack of Int’l Cooperation with Iran Cyber Police

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – While Iran has launched close cooperation with the international community in combatting cybercrimes, it has not received the necessary reciprocal support from outside, a top commander said. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the 6th Eurasian Working Group Meeting on Cybercrime for Heads of Units, held in Tehran on Tuesday, Iranian Police Commander Brigadier...

Top General: Iran’s Defense Might Deterring Enemies

Top General: Iran’s Defense Might Deterring Enemies

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s defense power has made the enemies realize the futility of military action against the Islamic Republic, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces said, reiterating that any aggression against Iran would draw an appropriate and timely response. In comments in the southwestern city of Dezful on Monday, Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said the enemies...

Commander Highlights IRGC’s Up-to-Date Plans for Protecting Officials, Vital Places

Commander Highlights IRGC’s Up-to-Date Plans for Protecting Officials, Vital Places

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The commander of IRGC's Ansar-ul-Mahdi Corps, which is responsible for the protection of senior Iranian officials, said the force has cutting-edge security plans for guarding officials and vital places of the country against any threats. Speaking at a ceremony held in Tehran on Sunday to mark the anniversary of the establishment of the Ansar-ul-Mahdi...

Iran, Oman to Stage Joint Naval Drill

Iran, Oman to Stage Joint Naval Drill

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Military forces from Iran and Oman are going to hold a joint naval exercise in the Persian Gulf in coming days. The joint rescue and relief operation in Iran’s southern and Oman’s northern waters will include the Iranian Navy, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), Iran’s Border Police, the Royal Navy of Oman, and the Royal Oman Police.The...

Iranian, Omani Officials Discuss Broader Military, Police Cooperation

Iranian, Omani Officials Discuss Broader Military, Police Cooperation

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Military delegations from Iran and Oman held the 14th meeting of a joint commission for talks on the enhancement of cooperation between the military and police forces of the two countries. In the first round of the talks in Tehran on Saturday morning, military officials from Iran and Oman discussed the process of implementation of bilateral agreements and plans to...

Defense Minister Warns Israel against Regrettable Consequences of Hostility toward Iran

Defense Minister Warns Israel against Regrettable Consequences of Hostility toward Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami condemned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu remarks against Tehran and warned that if the Israeli officials do not refrain from plotting against the Islamic Republic, they will definitely regret it. In a speech in Tehran on Tuesday, Brigadier General Hatami denounced Monday’s comments by Netanyahu...

Commander: Iran Detecting Aerial Threats Beyond Borders

Commander: Iran Detecting Aerial Threats Beyond Borders

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran has acquired such advanced homegrown air defense equipment that it can detect and counter threats far beyond its boundaries, a top commander said. Iran’s Air Defense is capable of detecting any hostile move outside the borders, Lieutenant Commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base General Ali Reza Sabahi-Fard said Sunday.The Air Defense is now producing...

Most IRGC Navy Capabilities Unrevealed: Iranian Commander

Most IRGC Navy Capabilities Unrevealed: Iranian Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi hailed his forces’ growing military power as incomparable to the past and said most of the IRGC Navy’s capabilities have not been disclosed yet. Speaking to the Press Shia News Agency, Rear Admiral Fadavi pointed to the IRGC Navy’s military preparedness in the face of foreign...

Iranian Armed Forces Capable of Protecting Regional Security: Minister

Iranian Armed Forces Capable of Protecting Regional Security: Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami highlighted the country’s military power and said the Armed Forces are able not only to protect the Islamic Republic’ territorial integrity but also to safeguard the security of the region.    In a speech in Tehran on Sunday, Brigadier General Hatami hailed the deterrent power of the Iranian Armed...