Iran’s Intelligence Forces Smash 3 Terrorist Cells in Southwestern Province

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alawi said the country's security forces have managed to disband three terrorist cells in the southwestern province of Khuzestan. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of his visit to the border crossing of Shalamcheh in Khuzestan on Tuesday, Alawi said over the past couple of days, […]

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Iran’s Army Steps Up Border Presence, Offers Services for Arbaeen Pilgrims

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Army has dispatched combat and civilian service units to the country’s common border with Iraq in order to ensure the security of Arbaeen pilgrims and provide them with a range of services, a commander said. In comments on Monday, the deputy commander of the Army’s Western Base said “rapid reaction […]

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No Security Problem in Borders with Iraq ahead of Arbaeen: Iran’s Police Chief

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Police Commander Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari highlighted the facilities provided for pilgrims visiting Iraq during Arbaeen season and said no security problem has been reported along the common borders with the Arab country so far. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of his visit to the southwestern border crossing of […]

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Iran Ready for Joint Action with Pakistan to Free Abducted Forces: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour said Iran is ready for joint operations with Pakistan’s army to secure the release of its border guards who have been kidnapped on the country’s border with Pakistan. The IRGC Ground Force said on Tuesday that a number […]

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Iran’s Bavar-373 Missile System Has Vertical Launchers, Commander Confirms

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An Iranian military official confirmed that Bavar-373, Iran’s homegrown long-range air defense missile system, is equipped with vertical launching systems (VLS). The sophisticated homegrown air defense system that includes various components is undergoing complicated tests, he said, adding that efforts are underway to bring it into service by the end of the […]

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IRGC General: Iran Stronger than Ever

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The deputy chief of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) highlighted Iran’s might and said the country has defeated all hostile plots, including the economic pressures. In comments on Thursday, IRGC Lieutenant Commander Brigadier General Hossein Salami said the enemies of Iran might look powerful, but they are rusty and worn […]

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Top Commander Warns of Enemy’s Soft War on Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s highest ranking commander said that after realizing their plots to harm Iran militarily would get nowhere, the enemies have instead waged an extensive soft war against the country.  Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a Police exhibition in the western city of Kermanshah on Thursday, Chief of Staff […]

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Iran Border Police Geared Up for Arbaeen Season

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Border Police commander said his forces are geared up to ensure the security of pilgrims planning to travel to Iraq for the Arbaeen mourning ceremony later this month. In comments on Wednesday, Brigadier General Qassem Rezaei said the Border Police troops are fully prepared to protect and ensure security of […]

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Defense Minister: Iran Developing Homegrown Jet Trainer

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said the country is developing a new homegrown jet trainer, dubbed Kowsar-88. Addressing a conference on aerial power in Tehran on Tuesday, General Hatami said the new aircraft that will be used for training is being manufactured using local technologies and designs. Elsewhere, […]

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