Archive "Defense"

General Soleimani: Iran Never to Succumb to Pressure

General Soleimani: Iran Never to Succumb to Pressure

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force Major General Qassem Soleimani ruled out the possibility of negotiations with the US under economic pressures, stressing that Iran will never give in to talks under such conditions. - Politics news -  “The enemy seeks to force us to the negotiating table with economic pressures, while such...

IRGC HD Video Shows US Aircraft Carrier in Persian Gulf

IRGC HD Video Shows US Aircraft Carrier in Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A high definition footage obtained by IRGC naval forces shows the US warshipss being closely monitored in the Persian Gulf waters, south of Iran. - Defense news - IRGC naval forces released a high quality video showing a close observation of a US aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf. On April 8, US President Donald Trump announced that Washington is designating...

China Always Defends Iran’s Interests in Int’l Meetings: Defense Minister

China Always Defends Iran’s Interests in Int’l Meetings: Defense Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Chinese Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe hailed his country’s relations with Iran as “strategic” and said Beijing always defends the Islamic Republic’s interests in international meetings. - Politics news - “The strategic relationship between China and Iran has been going on for many years,” Wei said at a meeting with Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier...

Defense Minister Dismisses US Claim to Cut Iran Oil Exports to Zero as “Impractical”

Defense Minister Dismisses US Claim to Cut Iran Oil Exports to Zero as “Impractical”

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami dismissed as impractical the US claim about cutting Iran’s oil exports to zero, saying Tehran will utilize all means to support Iranian nation’s interests. - Politics news - “We believe that the non-humanitarian dreams of the U.S regime to harm the interests and welfare of the Iranian nation, claiming to cut...

Leader Appoints General Salami as New IRGC Chief

Leader Appoints General Salami as New IRGC Chief

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei appointed General Hossein Salami, a senior commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), as the new commander of the military elite force, promoting him to the rank of major general. - Defense news - In his decree on Sunday, Ayatollah Khamenei stated that the appointment was made in view of...

Video of Iran’s Home-Grown Kowsar Fighter Jet’s Flight

Video of Iran’s Home-Grown Kowsar Fighter Jet’s Flight

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) flew the country’s first domestically-made fighter jet, Kowsar, during a military parade marking the National Army Day in Tehran. - Defense news - Iran marked the National Army Day with large military parades across the country and showcased its latest achievements. President Hassan Rouhani delivered a speech...

Official: 100 Takfiris Captured in Iran’s Kurdistan

Official: 100 Takfiris Captured in Iran’s Kurdistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Director of the Intelligence Ministry’s office in Iran’s western province of Kurdistan said 100 members of Takfiri terrorist group have been arrested in the province during the last year. - Society/Culture news - Speaking to reporters, the intelligence official said all hostile plots in the province of Kurdistan have been foiled in the past Iranian year, which...

IRGC Vehicles Save Lives in Iran Flood-Hit Areas: Commander

IRGC Vehicles Save Lives in Iran Flood-Hit Areas: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force has saved people stranded in Iran’s southwestern rural areas with military personnel carriers, a top commander said. - Society/Culture news - IRGC Ground Force Commander Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour said on Saturday that his forces have used “Khashayar” (Xerxes) personnel carriers to rescue...

IRGC Seizes Oil Tanker Smuggling Fuel at Hormuz Strait

IRGC Seizes Oil Tanker Smuggling Fuel at Hormuz Strait

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) busted a major fuel smuggling ring in Iran’s southern waters after its naval forces confiscated an oil tanker containing a big haul of smuggled fuel at the Strait of Hormuz. - Defense news - IRGC Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Reza Tangsiri said on Wednesday that his forces have seized a 131-meter-long oil tanker at...

Iran Armed Forces to Combat CENTCOM Terror Group: General Staff

Iran Armed Forces to Combat CENTCOM Terror Group: General Staff

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Armed Forces General Staff condemned Washington’s hostile move to blacklist the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and warned that the Iranian forces would spare no effort to combat the “terrorist group” of the US Central Command (CENTCOM). - Politics news - “The study of the adventurous behaviors of the criminal and bloodthirsty America...