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IRGC Forces Foil Terrorist Attack in Western Iran

IRGC Forces Foil Terrorist Attack in Western Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps forces managed to foil a terrorist attack by militants of the Party for Free Life in Kurdistan (PJAK) near the western city of Marivan in Kurdistan Province, a top IRGC commander in the province announced. Speaking to the Press Shia Agency News Agency, Commander of the IRGC in Kurdistan Province Brigadier General Mohammad...

US Source of Persian Gulf Woes: IRGC Admiral

US Source of Persian Gulf Woes: IRGC Admiral

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy commander slammed the US as the source of evil acts in the Persian Gulf and all West Asia’s troubles. In an interview with the Press Shia Agency News Agency, Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi highlighted the IRGC Navy’s vigilant presence in the southern waters and its success to ensure security of the Persian Gulf and...

Commander Vows Harsh Response to Any Threat against Iran

Commander Vows Harsh Response to Any Threat against Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari warned the enemies of a crushing response in case of any threat against Iran. Speaking in a ceremony held on Thursday in the southwestern province of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Major General Jafari said the country's armed forces will force any aggressor to retreat in case of...

Takfiri Terrorists on Verge of Defeat on ‘All Fronts’: General Soleimani

Takfiri Terrorists on Verge of Defeat on ‘All Fronts’: General Soleimani

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force, Major General Qassem Soleimani, said foreign-backed Takfiri terrorists are experiencing worst-ever defeats on “all fronts”. “Today the Takfiris have been defeated or are being defeated on all fronts. I believe that the Syrian people are invincible if they back their government,”...

IRGC Navy Issues Warning on ‘Exercise (Persian) Gulf Shield 1’

IRGC Navy Issues Warning on ‘Exercise (Persian) Gulf Shield 1’

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy warned all vessels participating in ongoing war games in the Persian Gulf to keep away from Iranian waters as well as international waters near the Islamic Republic. In a statement released on Wednesday, the IRGC Navy deplored the drills underway in the Persian Gulf as a “clear example” of attempts to...

IRGC Smashes Terror Cell West of Iran, Kills 12 Terrorists

IRGC Smashes Terror Cell West of Iran, Kills 12 Terrorists

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) ground troops on Tuesday destroyed an armed gang affiliated with anti-revolutionary and terrorist groups, killing all its 12 members in an armed encounter in the western province of Kermanshah, a top commander announced. According to Commander of the IRGC Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour, the team of...

General: Iran’s Defense Might Acknowledged Globally

General: Iran’s Defense Might Acknowledged Globally

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A top Iranian military official underscored that the global perception of Iran’s great military and defense power dissuades all countries from taking military action against Iran. The world has now acknowledged that the Islamic Republic of Iran is a thriving and dynamic establishment enjoying great defense power, Major General Mostafa Izadi, a deputy to commander in...

IRGC Releases First Photos of Captured American Drone

IRGC Releases First Photos of Captured American Drone

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force on Saturday released the first photos of a US drone captured by Iran. According to the IRGC, the photos show an American MQ-1C Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) now in possession of the IRGC forces. It is not clear when exactly the drone has been captured by Iran. The General Atomics MQ-1C Gray Eagle attack drone is...

Iran, Pakistan Hold Joint Naval Drill

Iran, Pakistan Hold Joint Naval Drill

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An Iranian fleet of warships that has berthed at Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi attended a joint naval relief and rescue drill with Pakistani naval forces on Saturday. The Iranian Navy’s 43rd flotilla docked at Karachi port on September 27. On Saturday, the Iranian flotilla held a joint drill with the Pakistani forces off the coasts of Karachi to...

Iran Sees No Limit to Developing Defense Power: Shamkhani

Iran Sees No Limit to Developing Defense Power: Shamkhani

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani hailed the recent achievements of the Armed Forces in missile and drone fields, saying there is no restriction for the country to boost its defense might. The experiences gained during the Sacred Defense (the Iraqi imposed war on Iran in the 1980s) and from the cruel sanctions that had deprived...