Archive "Defense"

Iran Navy Has Dispatched 64 Naval Fleets to Int’l Waters, Commander Says

Iran Navy Has Dispatched 64 Naval Fleets to Int’l Waters, Commander Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi highlighted the presence of his forces in high seas and said so far, sixty-four naval fleets have been dispatched to international waters to protect the Islamic Republic’s interests. - Politics news - “The issue of security and establishing it is the responsibility of all governments and national power is...

IRGC Chief Hails Pakistan’s Efforts to Ease Regional Tensions

IRGC Chief Hails Pakistan’s Efforts to Ease Regional Tensions

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami praised Pakistan for its contribution to de-escalation of regional tensions. - Politics news - In a meeting with Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Tehran on Wednesday, Major General Salami lauded Pakistani efforts for reducing regional tensions and called...

Top Iranian, Pakistani Generals Meet in Tehran

Top Iranian, Pakistani Generals Meet in Tehran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Highest-ranking military commanders from Iran and Pakistan held a meeting in Tehran to discuss a range of issues, including the common border security and the joint action against terrorism. - Politics news - Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who has traveled to Iran, held a meeting with Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces...

IRGC Vows Decisive Action against Rioters

IRGC Vows Decisive Action against Rioters

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) warned of “decisive and revolutionary” action against any measure disrupting security in the wake of protests over a hike in the price of subsidized gasoline in Iran. - Politics news - In a statement on Monday, the IRGC praised the vigilant and insightful people of Iran who have separated their ways from the...

Iran No. 1 Missile Power in Middle East: Top General

Iran No. 1 Missile Power in Middle East: Top General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri highlighted the country’s military might and said thanks to efforts by Brigadier General Hassan Tehrani-Moqaddam, who was martyred in 2011, Iran has become the biggest missile power in the region. - Politics news - “Martyr Tehrani-Moqaddam’s jihadi efforts bore fruits and...

Iran’s Army Unveils New Tank Transporter

Iran’s Army Unveils New Tank Transporter

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Army Ground Force unveiled a homegrown transporter capable of carrying two military tanks. - Politics news - The Iranian tank transporter, “Kian-700”, was unveiled during a visit to a factory of the Army Ground Force by Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri on Saturday. The transporter’s heavy tractor...

New US Sanctions on Iran out of Weakness, Desperation: General Staff

New US Sanctions on Iran out of Weakness, Desperation: General Staff

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Armed Forces General Staff condemned the US government’s new sanctions against the organization and some high-ranking military individuals and said the move has been made out of weakness and desperation. - Defense news - In a statement released on Tuesday evening, the Gen Staff said the Trump administration’s move to impose the new sanctions on...

Iran to Crush Aggressors, IRGC Chief Warns

Iran to Crush Aggressors, IRGC Chief Warns

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami warned the enemies that they will be KO’d and crushed in case of taking any act of aggression against Iran. - Politics news - “The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Armed Forces will defeat any enemy and KO and crush it in case of the smallest aggression,” Major General Salami told...

Iranian General Attends Beijing Xiangshan Forum in China

Iranian General Attends Beijing Xiangshan Forum in China

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A top military commander is representing Iran in the 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum in China. - Defense news - Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces for Operations Brigadier General Mahdi Rabbani has travelled to China to attend the forum. The Iranian general is among the representatives of more than 70 countries taking part in the 3-day event. Held in...

Spokesman Highlights IRGC Measures to Serve Iran’s Arbaeen Pilgrims

Spokesman Highlights IRGC Measures to Serve Iran’s Arbaeen Pilgrims

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The spokesman for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) highlighted the extensive measures taken to provide good services for the Iranian pilgrims visiting neighboring Iraq during the Arbaeen season. - Society/Culture news - Speaking to Press Shia, Brigadier General Ramezan Sharif said based on planning and the decisions taken by IRGC Commander Major General...