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Attackers Kill 2 Iranian Guards near Southeastern Border Point

Attackers Kill 2 Iranian Guards near Southeastern Border Point

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Two Iranian Border Police forces were killed and three others were injured by armed assailants at a border post in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan. While all Iranian people were watching the national football team’s match against Spain in the World Cup 2018 games on Wednesday night, servicemen in an outlying Border Police station in southeast of...

Iran’s Defense Minister Derides Netanyahu’s Water Tech Offer

Iran’s Defense Minister Derides Netanyahu’s Water Tech Offer

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami ridiculed the remarks by the “fool” prime minister of the Zionist regime who has offered help for Iran in water management, saying people have still not forgotten Israel’s enmities and crimes against the Iranian nation. In comments at a cultural ceremony in Tehran on Wednesday, the Iranian defense minister said...

General Denies Iran’s Pledge of Support for Turkish Operation in Iraq

General Denies Iran’s Pledge of Support for Turkish Operation in Iraq

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A senior spokesman for the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces denied reports that Iran would approve of a potential Turkish military operation against Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq. In comments on Thursday, Brigadier General Abolfazl Shekarchi described as “inaccurate” the recent remarks by Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli that Iran would...

Iran’s Top General Hopes for Lasting Peace in Muslim World

Iran’s Top General Hopes for Lasting Peace in Muslim World

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – In messages on the occasion of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri hoped that sustainable peace and calm would prevail in the Muslim world. The top Iranian commander sent separate messages to the military officials of Islamic countries on Wednesday, offering warm wishes on the occasion...

IRGC: No Troops Killed in Clashes with Terrorists

IRGC: No Troops Killed in Clashes with Terrorists

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) denied media reports that a number of its forces have been killed in recent clashes with terrorist teams in northwest Iran. In a statement on Tuesday, the IRGC public relations department denied as “bogus claims” the reports about the martyrdom of a number of its troops in the recent operations against...

Iran’s Air Defense Forces Not to Allow Any Foreign Interference: Commander

Iran’s Air Defense Forces Not to Allow Any Foreign Interference: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The new commander of the Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base, the central headquarters of Iran’s Air Defense, made assurances that his forces would protect the Islamic Republic against any attempt by enemies to interfere in the country. Speaking to reporters Monday on the sidelines of a ceremony at the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini (RA) in southern Tehran to pay...

IRGC Disbands 2 More Terrorist Teams Northwest of Iran

IRGC Disbands 2 More Terrorist Teams Northwest of Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force said Sunday that his forces have smashed two terrorist teams in northwest Iran over the past 24 hours, only a day after disbanding a 7-storng team of intruders. Speaking to reporters on Sunday, Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour said IRGC Ground Force troops have successfully fought off an intensified wave...

Missile Power Red Line for Iran: Basij Commander

Missile Power Red Line for Iran: Basij Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of Iran’s Basij Force Brigadier General Gholam Hossein Gheibparvar rejected the notion that the Islamic Republic may engage in diplomatic talks with the West on its missile program, saying that the issue is “a red line” for the country. Speaking to the Press Shia News Agency, Brigadier General Gheibparvar pointed to recent calls by some Western states for...

General Denies Report of Iran’s Pullout from Syria

General Denies Report of Iran’s Pullout from Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A senior military official dismissed speculation that the Iranian forces might withdraw from Syria, saying the Iranians, unlike the US military forces, have gone to Syria at the request of the Damascus government. “Iran and Syria enjoy deep relations that would not be influenced by the propaganda measures of anyone,” Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri, an...

Iran’s Top General Urges Psych War Tactics to Counter US ‘Unending’ Hostility

Iran’s Top General Urges Psych War Tactics to Counter US ‘Unending’ Hostility

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The US enmity towards the Iranian nation and the Islamic Revolution will never end, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said, calling for constant intelligence readiness and psychological operations to counteract the US plots. Addressing a group of Police commanders in Tehran on Sunday, Major General Baqeri pointed to...