Archive "Defense"

Iranian Army Commander, Chinese Military Delegation Meet in Tehran

Iranian Army Commander, Chinese Military Delegation Meet in Tehran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A visiting delegation from China’s Ministry of National Defense held talks with Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari on boosting the defense ties between Tehran and Beijing. Sixteen senior officers from the Chinese Ground Force, Navy, and Air Force attended the meeting with Brigadier General Heidari in Tehran on Tuesday.In his...

Enemy Attempts to Create Rift in Iran Doomed to Fail: IRGC Chief

Enemy Attempts to Create Rift in Iran Doomed to Fail: IRGC Chief

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) dismissed as a nonstarter the hostile plot to mounting pressure on Iran for the purpose of creating division between the Iranian people and authorities.  In comments in a gathering of IRGC Ground Force commanders in Mashhad on Tuesday, Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said the enemies have been...

General Sees Foreign Plots in Iran Climate Change

General Sees Foreign Plots in Iran Climate Change

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization said he is suspicious about the role of enemies in climate change in Iran, saying the Zionist regime of Israel makes the clouds barren before they roll across Iran. In comments at a conference on civil defense tactics in agriculture, held in Tehran on Monday, Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali said there is suspicion that...

General: No Anti-Iran Threat to Go Unanswered

General: No Anti-Iran Threat to Go Unanswered

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Republic of Iran will harshly respond to any hostile threat at any level, a top military commander said. In comments in a gathering of IRGC Ground Force officials, Commander of the Khatam al-Anbia Headquarters Major General Gholam Ali Rashid highlighted the Iranian Armed Forces’ readiness to combat any threat posed by the terrorist and Takfiri groups or...

Iran Boosting Infrastructure to Counter Chemical, Nuclear Threats

Iran Boosting Infrastructure to Counter Chemical, Nuclear Threats

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali highlighted the organization’s preparedness to repel any incidents and said the country has been boosting its infrastructure to counter chemical and nuclear threats. “Civil defense exists in all countries in the world and it means defending and protecting people from various...

Iran, Pakistan Discuss Military Cooperation

Iran, Pakistan Discuss Military Cooperation

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Senior commanders from Pakistan and Iran met in Tehran for talks on closer military cooperation between the two neighbors and joint efforts to ensure security along the common border. In the Friday meeting, Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour and Chief of General Staff of Pakistan Lieutenant General Bilal...

Iranian Minister Warns against Formation of Chemical Terrorism in West Asia

Iranian Minister Warns against Formation of Chemical Terrorism in West Asia

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami highlighted the Western support for terrorist groups in West Asia and cautioned against the formation of “organized chemical terrorism” in the region. In a statement released on Friday to commemorate the anniversary of the 1987 chemical bombing of the northwestern city of Sardasht by the Iraqi army under...

Iranian Commander Due in Afghanistan after Two Border Guards Killed

Iranian Commander Due in Afghanistan after Two Border Guards Killed

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The commander of Iran’s border police said he plans to visit neighboring Afghanistan over a recent cross-border attack by armed assailants that led to the martyrdom of two Iranian guards in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan. Speaking to reporters in Tehran on Saturday, Brigadier General Qassem Rezaei said he will head for the Afghan capital...

Iranian Naval Flotilla on Way to Gulf of Aden

Iranian Naval Flotilla on Way to Gulf of Aden

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Navy’s 54th flotilla of warships is on an overseas mission to international waters. The naval fleet, comprising the Kharg Helicopter Carrier and Sabalan Destroyer, is on its way to the Indian Ocean.It will later arrive in the Gulf of Aden and Bab el-Mandeb Strait.This is Kharg’s first mission in years after being overhauled by the Navy’s experts...

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...