Archive "Defense"

Iranian Commander Warns US against Any Wrongdoing in Regional Waters

Iranian Commander Warns US against Any Wrongdoing in Regional Waters

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A lieutenant commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) warned that all US military vessels in the Middle East are within the range of Iranian missiles and in case of any wrongdoing, they would be targeted. - Politics news - Addressing a gathering in the northwestern city of Tabriz on Tuesday night, Brigadier General Hossein Nejat highlighted the...

UK Seizure of Iran’s Oil Tanker Not to Go Unanswered: Top General

UK Seizure of Iran’s Oil Tanker Not to Go Unanswered: Top General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s highest ranking military commander warned the British government on Tuesday to brace for a response, at the appropriate time and place, to the capture of an Iranian oil tanker in international waters off the coast of Gibraltar. - Politics news - Addressing a military gathering in Tehran on Tuesday, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major...

Iranian Coast Guard Gets New Patrol Boats

Iranian Coast Guard Gets New Patrol Boats

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s homegrown ‘Heidar-class’ search and rescue (SAR) vessels joined the Border Police’s naval fleet in the country’s southern waters on Monday. - Politics news - In a ceremony in the port city of Bandar Abbas, attended by ranking Iranian military officials, a total of seven Heidar-class patrol boats joined the coast guard’s fleet of watercraft. In...

IRGC Unveils Military Communication System

IRGC Unveils Military Communication System

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Sunday unveiled a homegrown military communication systems for voice and data transmission. - Politics news - The communication system, dubbed “Sepehr-110”, was unveiled by IRGC Commander Major General Hossein Salami at a ceremony in Tehran. Developed by IRGC experts, the system is expected to enhance the mobility of...

Bomb Attack Foiled in Southeast Iran

Bomb Attack Foiled in Southeast Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Police have defused a bomb planted in a pressure cooker at a residential area in the southeastern city of Zahedan, a commander said. - Society/Culture news - Speaking to reporters on Saturday, commander of Police at Sistan and Balouchestan province, General Mohammad Qanbari, said the bomb attack was foiled on Friday. He said a sound bomb went off in the...

Iran Urges Closer Military Ties with Iraq

Iran Urges Closer Military Ties with Iraq

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Defense Minister of Iran Brigadier General Amir Hatami called for the expansion of military and defense ties between Tehran and Baghdad, describing support for Iraq as a principled policy of the Islamic Republic. - Politics news - In a telephone conversation with his new Iraqi counterpart, General Hatami congratulated Najah Hassan Ali Al-Shammari on taking the...

Enemies’ Strategy to Hit Iran Has Changed: Top Commander

Enemies’ Strategy to Hit Iran Has Changed: Top Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A senior Iranian military commander highlighted the failure of US-led plots against the Islamic Republic and said the enemies’ strategy to undermine the country has changed. - Politics news - In a speech on Tuesday night, Brigadier General Raoul Sanaei-Rad hailed Iran’s grandeur at the international arena in the 40th year after the Islamic Revolution and...

Commander Warns US against Violation of Iranian Border

Commander Warns US against Violation of Iranian Border

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A top Iranian military commander cautioned the US against a crushing reaction it will have to receive by making the mistake of violating Iran’s border, saying the duration and extent of a war would be out of anybody's control. - Politics news - In a visit to a number of naval bases in Iran’s southern province of Hormozgan on Monday, Commander of the Khatam...

Enemies Dare Not Attack Iran: IRGC General

Enemies Dare Not Attack Iran: IRGC General

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The deputy commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said Iran’s growing military power has prevented the enemies from taking any military action against the Islamic Republic. - Politics news - In comments at a military gathering in the central city of Yazd on Thursday, Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi said the IRGC is tasked with countering various threats and...

No Specter of War, IRGC General Stresses

No Specter of War, IRGC General Stresses

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh dismissed the notion that there is a specter of war on Iran, saying the enemies do not basically dare take action against the country. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters upon his arrival in the southwestern city of Ilam on Wednesday, General Hajizadeh...