Archive "Defense"

Commander Thanks IRGC Forces’ Valuable Efforts to Protect People’s Health

Commander Thanks IRGC Forces’ Valuable Efforts to Protect People’s Health

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Hossein Salami underlined that all IRGC forces are responsibly and zealously participating in the efforts to contain the novel coronavirus in Iran. - Defense news - Speaking to commanders of 10 IRGC Ground Force bases via videoconference on Thursday, Major General Salami thanked all IRGC units involved in...

IRGC Launches Biodefense Drill

IRGC Launches Biodefense Drill

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force started a biological defense exercise across Iran with the participation of modern warfare units. - Society/Culture news - The large-scale war game that kicked off on Wednesday morning will last for three days and covers 3,000 locations across Iran, including 100 spots in Tehran. Attended by the modern warfare...

Iran Army Opens 2,000-Bed Medical Center in Tehran

Iran Army Opens 2,000-Bed Medical Center in Tehran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Army on Wednesday opened a makeshift medical center with 2,000 beds at a large fairground in Tehran, used as a hospital and a convalescent home for coronavirus patients. - Society/Culture news - The Army Ground Force set up the big medical center within only two days. The temporary hospital and convalescent home was unveiled by top military commanders and...

IRGC to Stage Biodefense War Game, Massive Cleaning Operations

IRGC to Stage Biodefense War Game, Massive Cleaning Operations

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force will launch a biological defense exercise and countrywide disinfection operations on Wednesday to help contain the coronavirus epidemic, a top commander said. - Society/Culture news - IRGC Ground Force Commander Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour announced at a press conference on Tuesday that his forces will start the...

IRGC Chief Orders Rapid Relief Aid for Iran’s Flooded Areas

IRGC Chief Orders Rapid Relief Aid for Iran’s Flooded Areas

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Hossein Salami ordered the IRGC units to launch rescue and relief operations in the provinces of Iran hit by floods. - Society/Culture news - According to the IRGC’s spokesperson on Monday, Major General Salami has instructed the Khatam al-Anbia Construction Base and the IRGC forces in the...

Iran Army Ordered to Set Up 2,000-Bed Hospital in Tehran

Iran Army Ordered to Set Up 2,000-Bed Hospital in Tehran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces ordered the Army Ground Force to prepare a hospital with 2,000 beds in Tehran within two days for the treatment of the coronavirus patients. - Society/Culture news - Speaking at a press conference on Monday morning, Deputy Chief of the Iranian Army for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari outlined the measures...

Iran’s Top General Praises Chinese Support in Coronavirus Fight

Iran’s Top General Praises Chinese Support in Coronavirus Fight

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri commended China for providing Iran with medical assistance in the battle with COVID-19. - Politics news - In a message to Chief of the Joint Staff Department of the Central Military Commission Li Zuocheng, the senior Iranian commander lauded China for helping Iran to contain the...

Top General: Military Hospitals in Iran Treating Coronavirus Patients

Top General: Military Hospitals in Iran Treating Coronavirus Patients

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said the bulk of military hospitals across the country have begun to admit the coronavirus patients to help the Health Ministry. - Defense news - In remarks at a military meeting on Sunday, the top general said out of the 58 hospitals of the Iranian Armed Forces, 52 are now treating the...

Iranian Army Enhancing Anti-Coronavirus Activities in Nationwide Drill

Iranian Army Enhancing Anti-Coronavirus Activities in Nationwide Drill

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of Iran’s Army Ground Force said his forces have employed modern equipment in an ongoing countrywide exercise to contain the novel coronavirus epidemic, noting that the Army troops are screening people at the entries of the most contaminated provinces. - Politics news - Speaking to Press Shia on Friday, Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari said the Army...

IRGC Chief Lauds Iranian Medical Society in New Year Message

IRGC Chief Lauds Iranian Medical Society in New Year Message

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami praised the Iranian medical staff for their tireless efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak and treat the patients in Iran, describing them as symbol of hope. - Society/Culture news - In a congratulatory message on the occasion of the new Iranian year on Friday, Major General...