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Top Army Official Terms Iran Main Regional Player

Top Army Official Terms Iran Main Regional Player

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Deputy Chief of Iran’s Army for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari hailed the country’s growing influence in the Middle East and said today, the Islamic Republic has become “the main regional player”. - Politics news - “Since the (1979 Islamic) Revolution’s victory, the enemy has imposed and carried out its threats against the revolution and...

US, Regional Stooges Annually Spend Billions of Dollars to Hit Iran: Top General

US, Regional Stooges Annually Spend Billions of Dollars to Hit Iran: Top General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri highlighted Washington’s endless hostilities toward the Iranian nation and said the US and its regional stooges annually spend “hundreds of billions of dollars” to hit the Islamic Republic. - Defense news - Over the past 40 years, the enemies of the 1979 Islamic Revolution have...

Iran’s Defense Ministry to Make 44 Civil Vessels

Iran’s Defense Ministry to Make 44 Civil Vessels

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Under a contract with Iran's Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, the Defense Ministry is going to manufacture 44 advanced watercraft for civil application in the country. - Society/Culture news - Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami and Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami signed a $500 million contract, under which the Defense...

IRGC Forms Drone Unit for Cloud Seeding

IRGC Forms Drone Unit for Cloud Seeding

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force has created a drone unit to carry out cloud seeding projects in different parts of Iran, an official said. - Society/Culture news - Shahab Jamshidi, representative of the IRGC Aerospace Force at a meeting on cloud seeding, held in Tehran on Friday, said the military force has created the specialized drone...

Enemies Aware Iran’s Response to Invasion Would Be Crushing: Top General

Enemies Aware Iran’s Response to Invasion Would Be Crushing: Top General

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces said the enemies know well that they would receive a devastating response from Iran in case of military action against the country. - Politics news - “The enemy is aware that if it intends to launch an invasion and aggression, it will get a crushing response,” Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said in comments at...

Minister: Iran’s Defense Power Non-Negotiable

Minister: Iran’s Defense Power Non-Negotiable

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami reiterated that holding negotiations on the country’s missile and defense power is out of the question. - Politics news - Speaking at a meeting in the city of Yazd on Tuesday, General Hatami underlined that Iran must maintain the high level of its strategic power.Dismissing the enemy’s calls for the...

IRGC Quds Force Commander Named Top Defense, Security Thinker by FP

IRGC Quds Force Commander Named Top Defense, Security Thinker by FP

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force Major General Qassem Soleimani topped Foreign Policy (FP)’s 2019 list of Global Thinkers in the defense and security field. - Defense news - The Washington-based magazine recently published its 10th annual special edition of Global Thinkers with 10 categories of 10 people each.It placed General...

Iran Capable of Putting Satellites into 260km Orbit: Defense Minister

Iran Capable of Putting Satellites into 260km Orbit: Defense Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami highlighted the country’s progress in the space industry and said the country is able to launch satellites into the 260-kilometer orbit. - Defense news - Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a cabinet session in Tehran on Wednesday, Brigadier General Hatami highlighted...

Iran in Economic War with Enemy: IRGC Commander

Iran in Economic War with Enemy: IRGC Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari highlighted reasons behind financial problems facing the country and said the Islamic Republic is in an economic war with the enemy. - Politics news - In a speech on Tuesday morning, Major General Jafari pointed to Washington’s sanctions on Tehran and said, “We are...

Iran Prepared to Respond to Any Threat: Commander

Iran Prepared to Respond to Any Threat: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh hailed the successful holding of a massive aerial drill in central Iran and said the country is fully prepared to respond to any foreign threat. - Defense news - Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the war game in the central province of Isfahan on Friday, Brigadier...