IRGC ‘Most Powerful Armed Force’ in Middle East: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari highlighted the military might of his forces, saying the IRGC is the strongest armed force in the Middle East. “Thirty seven years after the establishment of the IRGC, the force is stronger and with valuable experiences in defense […]

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Tenfold Rise Achieved in Capacities of Defense Industries: Iran’s DM

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan praised efforts made to modernize the country’s defense industry and said the Islamic Republic has expanded the capacities of the defense sector tenfold over the past years. “In the four-year plan devised for the (defense) ministry, serious attention has been paid to the […]

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Iran’s Diplomatic Leverage Inspired by Defense Power: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali called for constant efforts to boost the country’s defense capabilities, describing them as the factor encouraging Iranian diplomats in political negotiations. Iranian politicians sitting at the negotiating table with a smile are encouraged by the country’s reliable defense power, […]

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Russian Warships Arrive in Iran’s Territorial Waters

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A Russian flotilla of warships arrived in Iran’s Caspian Sea territorial waters near the northern port city of Bandar Anzali. Comprised of several warships, including a frigate named “Tatarstan” and a corvette named “Grad Sviyazhsk”, the naval flotilla berthed at Iran’s Bandar Anzali on Tuesday morning. The Russian defense ministry […]

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Iranian Naval Flotilla Sets Sail for Azerbaijan

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An Iranian flotilla of warships left the country’s northern waters on Sunday for an overseas mission to the Republic of Azerbaijan. The Iranian flotilla, comprised of Damavand destroyer and Joshan missile-launching frigate, departed from the Caspian port city of Bandar Anzali on Sunday morning for Azerbaijan’s capital and coastal city […]

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