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Iran Not to Allow Foreign Access to Even A Police Station: Ex-IRGC Commander

Iran Not to Allow Foreign Access to Even A Police Station: Ex-IRGC Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A former senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) ruled out the possibility of allowing foreigners to inspect the country’s military centers and said the Islamic Republic will not let them inspect even a single police station.   Speaking to the Press Shia News Agency, Brigadier General Esmail Kowsari shrugged off recent calls by the US...

IRGC Stages War Game West of Iran

IRGC Stages War Game West of Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) launched a military exercise across Iran’s western and northwestern border areas on Sunday. The war game, described as a “security drill” and codenamed Muharram, is being held under the supervision of the IRGC's Hamze Sayyid al-Shohada Base.High-ranking commanders, including IRGC Lieutenant Commander Brigadier...

Iranian Forces Fully Prepared to Protect Regional Security: Commander

Iranian Forces Fully Prepared to Protect Regional Security: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari highlighted the military might of the Islamic Republic and said Iran’s armed forces are a hundred percent ready to protect the security of not only the country but also the region. “The Iranian Army Ground Force is unique in terms of possessing armored and artillery (equipment) and fleets...

US Forces Fearful of Confrontation with IRGC in Persian Gulf: Commander

US Forces Fearful of Confrontation with IRGC in Persian Gulf: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi highlighted his forces’ military might and said even US commanders panic about any confrontation with the IRGC forces in the Persian Gulf. “Their (US’s) commanders and military experts have acknowledged the power and dominance of the Islamic Republic of Iran during the years that...

Minister Says Iran’s New Ballistic Missile ‘Strategic Weapon’

Minister Says Iran’s New Ballistic Missile ‘Strategic Weapon’

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s new homegrown ballistic missile that was unveiled on Friday can be guided through the final moments of engagement with the target, Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said, describing it as a “strategic missile” at Iran’s disposal. In comments on Saturday, General Hatami said that its remarkable operational range and unique features have...

Video of Iran's Successfull Test of New Long-Range Ballistic Missile

Video of Iran's Successfull Test of New Long-Range Ballistic Missile

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran on Friday successfully test-fired its new ballistic missile,"Khorramshahr", named after Iran’s southwestern city of Khorramshahr that bore the brunt of an Iraqi surprise attack in the 1980s. The new missile was unveiled in a military parade in Tehran on Friday.Video footage aired by the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) on Friday evening showed...

Trump’s Hostile Remarks Signify Iran’s Growing Might: IRGC Commander

Trump’s Hostile Remarks Signify Iran’s Growing Might: IRGC Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami denounced US President Donald Trump’s latest remarks against Iran as “slander”, noting that his furious speech at the UN had its roots in Iran’s growing power in the region. Trump’s speech at the UN showed how powerful and influential Iran is getting at...

Iran Unveils New Multiple Warhead Ballistic Missile

Iran Unveils New Multiple Warhead Ballistic Missile

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A new long-range ballistic missile that Iran’s Defense Ministry has manufactured for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) was unveiled in a military parade in Tehran on Friday. The large ballistic missile, named after Iran’s southwestern city of Khorramshahr that bore the brunt of an Iraqi surprise attack in the 1980s, was put on display on a truck in...

Iran Celebrates Sacred Defense Week with Nationwide Parades

Iran Celebrates Sacred Defense Week with Nationwide Parades

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Iranian Armed Forces staged military parades across the country on Friday morning to commemorate the Sacred Defense Week, which marks the onset of the Iraqi imposed war on Iran 37 years ago. In capital Tehran, the parades were held at the mausoleum of the late founder of the Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini, south of the city.President Hassan Rouhani delivered a speech at...

Iranian Army, IRGC Stage Joint Aerial Drills

Iranian Army, IRGC Stage Joint Aerial Drills

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The fighter jets of the Iranian Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) held a joint military exercise in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas. The final stage of the joint aerial parade of the IRGC Aerospace Force and the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) was held on Wednesday in Bandar Abbas as part of preparations for nationwide parades to...