Archive "Defense"

Measures Adopted for Ensuring Security of Imam Khomeini’s Demise Anniversary: Commander

Measures Adopted for Ensuring Security of Imam Khomeini’s Demise Anniversary: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) made assurances that his forces are fully prepared to provide security for a massive ceremony to mark the anniversary of the demise of Imam Khomeini (RA), the late founder of the Islamic Republic. Speaking to reporters at a press conference in Tehran on Saturday, Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Yazdi pointed...

Fighter Jet Crashes in Central Iran (+Photos)

Fighter Jet Crashes in Central Iran (+Photos)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An Iranian Air Force’s F-7 fighter jet crashed in the central province of Isfahan on Saturday. The military plane crashed near Jarqavieh, some 50 kilometers southeast of provincial capital of Isfahan around midday.Two pilots of the fighter jet are reportedly safe and have ejected before the aircraft plummeted towards the ground.The Army has linked the accident to...

Leader Appoints New Commander to Iran’s Air Defense

Leader Appoints New Commander to Iran’s Air Defense

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, also commander-in-chief of Iran’s Armed Forces, appointed Brigadier General Alireza Sabahi Fard as the new commander of Iran’s Air Defense. In a decree on Tuesday, Ayatollah Khamenei put Brigadier General Sabahi Fard in charge of the Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base (the central headquarters of...

No One Can Undermine Iran’s Missile Power, Regional Clout: IRGC Commander

No One Can Undermine Iran’s Missile Power, Regional Clout: IRGC Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Lieutenant Commander Brigadier General Hossein Salami said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent comments against Iran prove that no one can undermine the country’s missile power or regional influence. The IRGC has reached such a level of power that the US secretary of state lays out 12 conditions for a new deal with...

Two Terrorist Cells Smashed ahead of Imam Khomeini Demise Anniversary: Commander

Two Terrorist Cells Smashed ahead of Imam Khomeini Demise Anniversary: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced that members of two terrorist cells have been arrested ahead of the anniversary of the demise of Imam Khomeini (RA), the late founder of the Islamic Republic. Speaking to reporters at a press conference in Tehran on Monday, Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Yazdi highlighted measures taken to...

Iran Has Intelligence Data on Bases in Region: General

Iran Has Intelligence Data on Bases in Region: General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A top Iranian Army commander said the country has detailed intelligence data on the military bases in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. In comments on Thursday, Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan said the Iranian Armed Forces are monitoring all hostile moves in the region and have gained a good level of intelligence dominance.“We...

IRGC Warns US of Consequences of Military Action

IRGC Warns US of Consequences of Military Action

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) highlighted Iran’s military power and deterrent capabilities, warning the US of the horrible fate it will face in case of attacking Iran. “The hegemony and arrogance system, particularly heads of the criminal, warmongering, deceitful and reneging US regime have gotten the message that aggression against the Islamic...

Top General: Iran Needs No Permission to Boost Military Power

Top General: Iran Needs No Permission to Boost Military Power

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces blasted the US for drawing a list of shoulds and shouldn’ts for Iran, stressing that the Islamic Republic would never wait for permission from anybody to enhance its defense capabilities. Addressing an open session of the parliament on Wednesday, Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri lashed out at the rookie officials of the...

Iran’s Top General: No Unsolvable Issue in Ties with Afghanistan

Iran’s Top General: No Unsolvable Issue in Ties with Afghanistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran and Afghanistan are good neighbors that do not face any unsolvable problem in their relations, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said Sunday. “Thanks to their common culture and civilization, the two (Iranian and Afghan) nations have been good neighbors throughout history and will remain so, as there is no...

Afghan Defense Minister in Iran for Talks

Afghan Defense Minister in Iran for Talks

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Heading a military delegation, Afghanistan’s Defense Minister General Tariq Shah Bahrami is in Iran for talks on defense cooperation and international issues. The Afghan minister arrived in Tehran on Saturday at the invitation of his Iranian counterpart Brigadier General Amir Hatami.He is scheduled to meet senior Iranian military and political officials for talks...