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Navy Unit on Full Alert to Help Health Centers across Iran: Commander

Navy Unit on Full Alert to Help Health Centers across Iran: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The commander of the Iranian Navy’s Air-Sea Unit said his forces are on full alert to help health centers across the country in the campaign against the new coronavirus, known as COVID-19. - Defense news - After Commander-in-Chief of the Iranian Armed Forces Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei instructed all the forces to provide their facilities and equipment for the...

Border Police Seize over 1.2 Tons of Drugs in SE Iran

Border Police Seize over 1.2 Tons of Drugs in SE Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Border Police have confiscated 1,257 kilograms of narcotics from a depot at a border village in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan, a commander said. - Politics news - Commander of Border Police in Sistan and Balouchestan Province said his forces at the Jakigour border regiment gathered intelligence on a depot of illicit drugs at...

Iran Defense Ministry Produces Advanced Thermal Cameras

Iran Defense Ministry Produces Advanced Thermal Cameras

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Defense Ministry launched the mass production of advanced thermal cameras used to screen people for the illness caused by the new coronavirus, known as COVID-19, as all provinces of the country are struggling with the infectious disease. - Defense news - Following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country, the defense industry’s experts made...

Iranian Army Hospitals at Disposal of COVID-19 Patients

Iranian Army Hospitals at Disposal of COVID-19 Patients

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Army Ground Force said it has prepared all of its hospitals across the country to admit coronavirus patients. - Society/Culture news - Chief of the Iranian Army Ground Force’s Medical Department told reporters on Tuesday that all of the 28 hospital of the Army Ground Force in the country are fully ready to assist the Health Ministry in the...

All Capacities of Iran’s Armed Forces Mobilized to Fight Coronavirus: Spokesman

All Capacities of Iran’s Armed Forces Mobilized to Fight Coronavirus: Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A senior spokesman for the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces said all capacities of the forces have been mobilized to help in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak in the country. - Society/Culture news - In remarks on Tuesday, Brigadier General Abolfazl Shekarchi appreciated the establishment of a national task force on coronavirus outbreak and said the...

Defense Minister Lauds Iranian Technicians for Overhauling 8 Military Aircraft

Defense Minister Lauds Iranian Technicians for Overhauling 8 Military Aircraft

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami hailed efforts by technicians of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) who managed to overhaul eight fighter jets and other military airplanes. - Defense news - “The overhaul of military aircraft is a complicated process that only a few powerful countries in the world could do,” General Hatami said at...

Iran’s High Military Power Protecting Peace: President

Iran’s High Military Power Protecting Peace: President

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praised the country’s self-sufficiency in arms industry and said the Islamic Republic’s military power, which is incomparable to the years before the 1979 Islamic Revolution, guarantees peace. - Politics news - “It is our (military) power that protects peace,” Rouhani said, addressing a large number of people, who had...

US Fatalities in Ain al-Assad Far More Than Reported: IRGC Spokesman

US Fatalities in Ain al-Assad Far More Than Reported: IRGC Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The spokesperson for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said the American casualties caused by the January 8 missile attack that Iran launched on the US airbase of Ain al-Assad in Iraq are much higher than what Washington has announced. - Politics news - In comments at a ceremony marking the 40th day after the martyrdom of top Iranian commander Lt....

Iran’s Basij Force to Unveil Strategic Plan in Coming Days: Commander

Iran’s Basij Force to Unveil Strategic Plan in Coming Days: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Basij (mobilization) Force Commander Brigadier General Gholam Reza Soleimani said it plans to unveil a strategic plan in the coming days. - Politics news - Speaking to Press Shia Agency in the central city of Kashan on Saturday, Brigadier General Soleimani said the Basij Force has prepared “a strategic document” that has envisaged future plans for...

Iran to Unveil New Satellite Carriers Soon: Defense Ministry Official

Iran to Unveil New Satellite Carriers Soon: Defense Ministry Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The spokesman for the Iranian Defense Ministry’s Space Group announced that the country plans to unveil two domestically made satellite carriers in the near future. - Science news - Speaking at a televised program on Monday night, Seyed Ahmad Hosseini highlighted the country’s progress in the space industry and said that while only 6 countries had the technology...