Iranian Minister Warns against Formation of Chemical Terrorism in West Asia

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami highlighted the Western support for terrorist groups in West Asia and cautioned against the formation of “organized chemical terrorism” in the region. In a statement released on Friday to commemorate the anniversary of the 1987 chemical bombing of the northwestern city of Sardasht […]

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Iranian Commander Due in Afghanistan after Two Border Guards Killed

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The commander of Iran’s border police said he plans to visit neighboring Afghanistan over a recent cross-border attack by armed assailants that led to the martyrdom of two Iranian guards in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan. Speaking to reporters in Tehran on Saturday, Brigadier General Qassem Rezaei said […]

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Attackers Kill 2 Iranian Guards near Southeastern Border Point

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Two Iranian Border Police forces were killed and three others were injured by armed assailants at a border post in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan. While all Iranian people were watching the national football team’s match against Spain in the World Cup 2018 games on Wednesday night, servicemen in […]

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Iran’s Defense Minister Derides Netanyahu’s Water Tech Offer

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami ridiculed the remarks by the “fool” prime minister of the Zionist regime who has offered help for Iran in water management, saying people have still not forgotten Israel’s enmities and crimes against the Iranian nation. In comments at a cultural ceremony in Tehran on […]

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General Denies Iran’s Pledge of Support for Turkish Operation in Iraq

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A senior spokesman for the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces denied reports that Iran would approve of a potential Turkish military operation against Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq. In comments on Thursday, Brigadier General Abolfazl Shekarchi described as “inaccurate” the recent remarks by Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli that […]

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Iran’s Top General Hopes for Lasting Peace in Muslim World

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – In messages on the occasion of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri hoped that sustainable peace and calm would prevail in the Muslim world. The top Iranian commander sent separate messages to the military officials of Islamic countries on […]

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IRGC: No Troops Killed in Clashes with Terrorists

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) denied media reports that a number of its forces have been killed in recent clashes with terrorist teams in northwest Iran. In a statement on Tuesday, the IRGC public relations department denied as “bogus claims” the reports about the martyrdom of a number of […]

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Iran’s Air Defense Forces Not to Allow Any Foreign Interference: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The new commander of the Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base, the central headquarters of Iran’s Air Defense, made assurances that his forces would protect the Islamic Republic against any attempt by enemies to interfere in the country. Speaking to reporters Monday on the sidelines of a ceremony at the mausoleum of Imam […]

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IRGC Disbands 2 More Terrorist Teams Northwest of Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force said Sunday that his forces have smashed two terrorist teams in northwest Iran over the past 24 hours, only a day after disbanding a 7-storng team of intruders. Speaking to reporters on Sunday, Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour said IRGC Ground Force troops have […]

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