Archive "Defense"

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...

US Angry over Resistance Front Victories: Iranian General

US Angry over Resistance Front Victories: Iranian General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri slammed recent remarks by US Secretary of State against Iran and its support for resistance, saying American officials are angry due to Washington’s helplessness in the face of the resistance front  “The reality of the Americans’ war-mongering in the region and...

Iranian Naval Flotilla Docks at Omani Port

Iranian Naval Flotilla Docks at Omani Port

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Navy’s 47th flotilla berthed at Oman’s port of Salalah on Tuesday on the final days of an overseas mission that has lasted nearly two months. The Iranian flotilla, comprising Alborz destroyer and Bushehr warship, made a port call at Salalah this morning after sailing international waters for 52 days.According to commander of the flotilla, it has...

Iranian Official Warns of Cyber Threats to Smart Cities

Iranian Official Warns of Cyber Threats to Smart Cities

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization cautioned against threats from the cyberspace that urban structures, particularly in smart cities, could face, calling for joint action by different Iranian organizations to secure urban areas. Speaking at a conference on smart cities, held in Tehran on Sunday, Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali said the cities face...