Iran Air Force’s Drone Unit Attends Army Games

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A team from the Iranian Air Force’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Unit has gone to Kazakhstan to take part in the International Army Games 2018. The Iranian airmen have travelled to Kazakhstan to take part in the International Army Games 2018, hosted jointly by seven countries. The team will compete with […]

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IRGC Chief Brushes Off Military Threats against Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari scorned the enemies’ rhetoric of harsh military action on Iran, saying the foes have found it impossible to carry out their threats against the Islamic Republic. In comments in a gathering of university students on Friday morning, the […]

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IRGC to Equip Fighter Jets with Long-Range Cruise Missiles: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh announced that the IRGC’s fighter jets will be equipped with cruise missiles with a range of 1500 kilometers. Brigadier General Hajizadeh made the announcement on the sidelines of a ceremony attended by IRGC Commander Major […]

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Commander Highlights IRGC Intelligence Role in Fight against Corruption

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Deputy chief of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) intelligence department said the department is involved in the fight against economic corruption in Iran in coordination with the Intelligence Ministry. In an interview with Press Shia, Brigadier General Hossein Nejat said the IRGC intelligence department has been actively engaged in tackling […]

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Indian Frigate Docks at Iranian Port for 3-Day Visit

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An Indian Navy frigate docked at Iran’s southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Tuesday for a 3-day visit. Iran’s Navy said the Indian military vessel, INS Tarkash, received a welcome from the local Navy commanders as it arrived in Bandar Abbas on Tuesday morning. An Iranian commander said the […]

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Russian Naval Team in Iran for Int’l Army Games

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Navy announced that a team from the Russian Navy has arrived in Iran’s northern city of Nowshahr to participate in the Depth 2018, an international competition among naval divers slated for early August. The Russian Navy’s combined diving team arrived in Iran as the first team and will […]

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Official Denies Rumor of IRGC Chief Replacement

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Head of military office of Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei denied rumors that Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari is going to be replaced. In an interview with Press Shia Agency on Saturday, Brigadier General Mohammad Shirazi quashed rumors […]

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10 IRGC Forces Killed in Terrorist Attack on Border Post in Western Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, in a statement on Saturday, announced that ten IRGC forces have been killed in a terrorist attack on a border post in the western province of Kurdistan. “In the last night’s attack by culprits and anti-revolutionary terrorists affiliated to the global arrogance (the US) on […]

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Commander Says Naval Plan to Enhance Iran’s Ability to Counter Threats

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Iranian Navy highlighted the benefits of a large-scale naval plan that uses constantly evolving technologies and would enhance Iran’s ability to deal with regional and trans-regional threats. Addressing an event in Tehran on Sunday, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi described the ‘Supremacy Scheme’ as a “detailed and comprehensive […]

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Iran’s Top General Due in Pakistan for Talks

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri is planned to pay an official visit to neighboring Pakistan in the near future in a bid to boost the defense ties between the two countries. Heading a high-ranking delegation, Major General Baqeri will travel to Islamabad at […]

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