Archive "Defense"

IRGC Vehicles Save Lives in Iran Flood-Hit Areas: Commander

IRGC Vehicles Save Lives in Iran Flood-Hit Areas: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force has saved people stranded in Iran’s southwestern rural areas with military personnel carriers, a top commander said. - Society/Culture news - IRGC Ground Force Commander Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour said on Saturday that his forces have used “Khashayar” (Xerxes) personnel carriers to rescue...

IRGC Seizes Oil Tanker Smuggling Fuel at Hormuz Strait

IRGC Seizes Oil Tanker Smuggling Fuel at Hormuz Strait

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) busted a major fuel smuggling ring in Iran’s southern waters after its naval forces confiscated an oil tanker containing a big haul of smuggled fuel at the Strait of Hormuz. - Defense news - IRGC Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Reza Tangsiri said on Wednesday that his forces have seized a 131-meter-long oil tanker at...

Iran Armed Forces to Combat CENTCOM Terror Group: General Staff

Iran Armed Forces to Combat CENTCOM Terror Group: General Staff

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Armed Forces General Staff condemned Washington’s hostile move to blacklist the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and warned that the Iranian forces would spare no effort to combat the “terrorist group” of the US Central Command (CENTCOM). - Politics news - “The study of the adventurous behaviors of the criminal and bloodthirsty America...

IRGC Sends Surgical Teams to Iran’s Flood-Hit Areas

IRGC Sends Surgical Teams to Iran’s Flood-Hit Areas

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has dispatched rescue and medical groups, including surgical teams, to the flood-stricken rural areas in west Iran, a commander said. - Society/Culture news - Commander of the IRGC Ground Force’s Medical Unit General Ahmad Akhavan said a number of military surgical teams have been dispatched to villages in Lorestan Province...

Reciprocal Action against US on Agenda If IRGC Blacklisted: Commander

Reciprocal Action against US on Agenda If IRGC Blacklisted: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari warned that the IRGC would put reciprocal action against the US forces on its agenda if Washington labels it as a “terrorist organization.” - Defense news - “If the Americans make such a silly move and endanger our national security, we will implement and put reciprocal...

Iranian Military Technicians Die in Work Accident

Iranian Military Technicians Die in Work Accident

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Three staff members of Iran’s Defense Ministry died during repairs to a watercraft in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas. - Society/Culture news - The Defense Ministry said the three servicemen at Darvishi military industry complex in Bandar Abbas were martyred in an accident on Saturday while overhauling a light vessel. There have been no more details released...

IRGC Copters Save Hundreds Trapped by Flood West of Iran

IRGC Copters Save Hundreds Trapped by Flood West of Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force rescued around 200 people trapped by flood waters in the rural areas of Iran’s western province of Ilam. - Society/Culture news - In a major rescue operation displaying the preparedness of Iranian armed forces for disaster response, the IRGC Aerospace Force rescued 200 villagers trapped in flood-stricken...

Iranian Armed Forces Taking Lead in Helping Flood Victims

Iranian Armed Forces Taking Lead in Helping Flood Victims

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Army, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and the Basij voluntary forces have taken a big role in the rescue and relief efforts across the areas hit by floods in the wake of heavy rainfall over the past days. - Defense news - After torrential rains in northern, western and southwestern Iran, the military forces mobilized efforts to help people...

IRGC Commander Visits Flood-Hit Areas North of Iran

IRGC Commander Visits Flood-Hit Areas North of Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari paid a visit to flood-stricken areas in the northern province of Golestan. - Society/Culture news - A number of other IRGC commanders accompanied him in the visit on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters during the visit, Major General Jafari referred to participation of IRGC units in...

IRGC Ramps Up Relief Efforts in Flood-Hit Areas North of Iran

IRGC Ramps Up Relief Efforts in Flood-Hit Areas North of Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The spokesman for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) highlighted the relief and rescue operations in flood-hit areas in two of Iran’s northern provinces and said the IRCG Ground Force has set up a large field hospital in the city of Aq-Qala in Golestan province. - Society/Culture news - Speaking to Press Shia Agency, General Ramezan Sharif said the...