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No US, Israeli Commander to Remain Safe if Iranians Threatened: Gen. Salami

No US, Israeli Commander to Remain Safe if Iranians Threatened: Gen. Salami

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Should the US or Israel dare to carry out the threat to assassinate another Iranian military commander, that would put the lives of all of their commanders in jeopardy, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) chief warned. - Politics news - In remarks on Monday, Major General Hossein Salami said the American officials who have threatened to assassinate the IRGC...

IRGC Equipment Sent to Flood-Hit Areas in SE Iran: Commander

IRGC Equipment Sent to Flood-Hit Areas in SE Iran: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami said the IRGC has dispatched necessary equipment to help in relief and rescue efforts in the flood-stricken areas of the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan. - Society/Culture news - Speaking to reporters in the province on Tuesday, Major General Salami said that the IRGC...

Army Commander Orders Flood Relief for Victims in SE Iran

Army Commander Orders Flood Relief for Victims in SE Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi ordered all units of the Army to dispatch forces and equipment to help flood victims in the southeastern provinces of Sistan and Balouchestan and Kerman. - Society/Culture news - In a statement released on Monday night, Major Gen. Mousavi instructed the commanders of ground, air, naval and air defense units to...

Iran’s IRGC Warns US against Any More Provocation after Retaliatory Attacks

Iran’s IRGC Warns US against Any More Provocation after Retaliatory Attacks

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Following a missile attack at a US airbase in Iraq in retaliation for assassination of top Iranian commander Lt. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) warned Washington against any more provocation. - Defense news - “We warn the Great Satan, the bloodthirsty and arrogant regime of the US, that any new wicked act or more moves and...

IRGC Commander Unveils Details of US Message to Iran after Assassination of Gen. Soleimani

IRGC Commander Unveils Details of US Message to Iran after Assassination of Gen. Soleimani

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps deputy commander for coordination, Brigadier General Ali Fadavi, said that the US has asked Iran in a message to retaliate at the same level after assassination of IRGC Quds Force Commander Qassem Soleimani. - Defense news - “The US operation (assassination of Gen. Soleimani) was not a complicated one in terms of military...

Army Units Ready to Counter Any Threat: Commander

Army Units Ready to Counter Any Threat: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi highlighted the forces’ power and combat-readiness, saying that if there is any threat posed against the country, the Army’s units are prepared to tackle it. - Defense news - “The forces of the Army’s four branches (Ground Force, Air Force, Navy and Air Defense Force) are constantly conducting...

Fighter Jet Crashes in NW Iran, Pilot Missing

Fighter Jet Crashes in NW Iran, Pilot Missing

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A fighter jet of the Iranian Air Force crashed in the northwestern province of Ardabil on Wednesday, and the pilot is still unaccounted for. - Politics news - The MiG-29 fighter aircraft had taken off from an airbase in the city of Tabriz and was patrolling in the airspace of Ardabil Province when it crashed in a mountainous area. The warplane’s pilot, Colonel...

IRGC Navy Urges Iranian Fishermen Not to Respond to Foreign Vessels

IRGC Navy Urges Iranian Fishermen Not to Respond to Foreign Vessels

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy called on Iranian fishermen not to respond to foreign warships passing through the Persian Gulf waters, saying they have no right to question Iranian sailors. - Politics news - In a statement addressed to all Iranian fishermen on Monday, the IRGC Navy said neither the US’ vessels nor those of other countries’ have...

IRGC to Hold Major Naval War Game

IRGC to Hold Major Naval War Game

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Rear Admiral Ali Reza Tangsiri unveiled plans for holding a large-scale military exercise. - Politics news - In an interview with Press Shia Agency on Saturday, Rear Admiral Tangsiri said the massive naval war game will be launched in the near future. He noted that the latest military achievements and...

Iran, Qatar Navy Commanders Meet in Doha

Iran, Qatar Navy Commanders Meet in Doha

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi in a meeting with his Qatari counterpart invited the Arab country’s navy to attend an upcoming maritime exercise of the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) as observer. - Defense news - The two senior commanders met in Doha to discuss cooperation between the two navies in areas like education and...