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IRGC Commander Vows Crushing Response to Any Military Move by Enemies

IRGC Commander Vows Crushing Response to Any Military Move by Enemies

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami warned that a crushing response would await Iran’s enemies in case they dare to make any wrong move against the country. “If the enemies want to take military actions, the Islamic Republic's Armed Forces will respond to them based on their inherent...

Iran Navy to Dispatch Forces to West Atlantic: Commander

Iran Navy to Dispatch Forces to West Atlantic: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari highlighted his forces’ powerful presence in international waters and said the Navy’s fleets are planned to be dispatched to the west of the Atlantic Ocean in the near future. Speaking at a ceremony on Sunday to unveil new books by the Navy’s commanders, Rear Admiral Sayyari referred to Western media’s...

Chief of Staff of Iranian Armed Forces to Visit Turkey

Chief of Staff of Iranian Armed Forces to Visit Turkey

TEHRAN(Press Shia Agency) - Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri is scheduled to pay three-day official visit to Turkey. The Iranian commander is expected to confer with Turkish officials on bilateral defensive ties, border cooperation, regional developments and fighting terrorism.Baqeri will visit Ankara upon an official invitation of Turkey Chief of...

Enemies Seek to Undermine Iran’s Military Strength, IRGC Chief Warns

Enemies Seek to Undermine Iran’s Military Strength, IRGC Chief Warns

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – One of the main objectives the enemies of Iran are pursuing is to erode the country’s military capabilities and cripple its Armed Forces, Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said. The defense power of the Iranian Armed Forces is a main target of the hostile plots, the IRGC chief said on Sunday, addressing a service...

IRGC General: Daesh on Edge of Extinction

IRGC General: Daesh on Edge of Extinction

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group is now in its final days of life, lieutenant commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said, vowing that Iran will exterminate the notorious group. Speaking at a television talk show on Saturday night, Brigadier General Hossein Salami paid tribute to Mohsen Hojaji, a member of the Iranian advisory support team in...

No Way for Foreigners to Inspect Iran’s Military Sites: IRGC General

No Way for Foreigners to Inspect Iran’s Military Sites: IRGC General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign countries will never be allowed to inspect Iran’s military centers, Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said Monday. Asked by reporters about recent media reports that the US administration is pushing for inspection of Iranian military sites, General Hajizadeh said, “The answer is...

Commander: Iran Keeping Wary Eye on All Moves in Region

Commander: Iran Keeping Wary Eye on All Moves in Region

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Lieutenant Commander of the Iranian Army Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan assured the nation that a close watch is kept on all moves by foreign forces in the region, warning the enemies that any hostile action will draw Iran’s crushing response. The Iranian Armed Forces are monitoring all moves along and beyond the country’s borders, and maintain full...

IRGC Smashes Terrorist Team Northwest of Iran

IRGC Smashes Terrorist Team Northwest of Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) forces attacked a terrorist team at a border area in Iran’s northwestern province of West Azarbaijan, killing two and wounding four others. IRGC Ground Force Commander Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour said on Sunday evening that the “anti-revolutionary terrorist team” had plans to cross the border for...

Official Vows Iran’s Military Response to Law-Breaking in Persian Gulf

Official Vows Iran’s Military Response to Law-Breaking in Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A ranking Iranian military official reminded foreigners in the Persian Gulf of the response they would receive from Iranian naval forces for any misbehavior and violation of maritime regulations. Any breach of international regulations and of Iran’s laws on the peaceful passage of oil tankers through regional waters would draw a response from Iranian military...

Iran’s DM, Russian Deputy PM Discuss Ties, Regional Issues

Iran’s DM, Russian Deputy PM Discuss Ties, Regional Issues

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin held a meeting in Tehran on Saturday. During the meeting, General Dehqan and Rogozin discussed bilateral ties and exchanged views on the regional and international developments.The two sides met on the sidelines of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s...