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Top General Lauds Iran Army for Efforts to Help People amid Pandemic

Top General Lauds Iran Army for Efforts to Help People amid Pandemic

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said the Islamic Republic’s Army has spared no efforts to protect people’s health amid the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. - Defense news - In addition to enhancing its combat and defense readiness and capabilities, the Islamic Republic of Iran's Army has been rendering...

Iran Has One of World’s Best-Prepared Armies: Minister

Iran Has One of World’s Best-Prepared Armies: Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said the skilled and committed workforces and advanced military equipment have turned Iran’s Army into one of the best prepared in the world. - Politics news - In remarks on the occasion of the National Army Day, the defense minister said Iran has undoubtedly one of the best-prepared armies in the world...

IRGC Unveils Coronavirus Remote Detector

IRGC Unveils Coronavirus Remote Detector

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) unveiled an advanced device that can remotely detect people infected with the novel coronavirus and also the contaminated areas within a range of 100 meters. - Science news - In comments at the unveiling ceremony on Wednesday, IRGC Commander Major General Hossein Salami said the homegrown device is a state-of-the-art and...

Headquarters Founded to Coordinate Charity Efforts amid COVID-19 Outbreak in Iran

Headquarters Founded to Coordinate Charity Efforts amid COVID-19 Outbreak in Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) initiated the formation of a headquarters to organize aid programs and support around 3.5 million Iranian families affected by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. - Society/Culture news - Following the recent remarks by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei about the need for helping the needy ahead...

Iran’s Army Ready to Share Experience in Coronavirus Battle with Other Nations

Iran’s Army Ready to Share Experience in Coronavirus Battle with Other Nations

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force said his units are ready to provide other countries with the experiences in the fight against coronavirus at the discretion of Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei. - Politics news - Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday, Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari said if the Leader gives the green light,...

IRGC Commanders Donate Part of Salaries to Coronavirus Relief

IRGC Commanders Donate Part of Salaries to Coronavirus Relief

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The commanders of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) are donating 20 percent of their salaries to coronavirus relief efforts, a spokesman said. - Society/Culture news - IRGC Spokesperson General Ramezan Sharif announced on Sunday that the IRGC commanders have taken part in a countrywide exercise launched by Basij, codenamed “devout help”, after Leader of...

Over 14,000 Mask Production Workshops Launched by IRGC across Iran: Commander

Over 14,000 Mask Production Workshops Launched by IRGC across Iran: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has set up over 14,000 workshops across the country to produce face masks amid the coronavirus pandemic, a ranking commander said. - Defense news - Over 14,000 workshops are manufacturing standard face masks, including N-95 masks, for health workers and ordinary people to help the country in its nationwide battle against...

Overhauled Qadir-Class Submarine Joins Iran’s Naval Fleet

Overhauled Qadir-Class Submarine Joins Iran’s Naval Fleet

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An overhauled radar-evading Qadir-class Iranian submarine joined the country’s naval fleet. - Defense news - The commander of the Iranian Navy’s factories, Flotilla Admiral Abbas Fazel-Nia, said Wednesday that Iran has been manufacturing Qadir-class submarines for the past few years, adding, “We are among the few countries that have the technology to build all...

Public Health Operations to Replace National Army Day Parades in Iran

Public Health Operations to Replace National Army Day Parades in Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Instead of holding commemorative parades to celebrate the Army Day and the Ground Force Day on April 17, the military units will carry out nationwide health operations this year to assist the medical society in the battle with the coronavirus, a ranking commander said. - Society/Culture news - Deputy Commander of the Iranian Army for Coordination Rear Admiral...

Top General Thanks Iran’s Medical Society, Armed Forces for Coronavirus Fight

Top General Thanks Iran’s Medical Society, Armed Forces for Coronavirus Fight

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri commended the country’s medical staff and military units for their dedication to the job in the battle with the coronavirus pandemic. - Society/Culture news - In a message on Monday, Major General Baqeri said while the outbreak of COVID-19 has taken the lives of a number of people in...