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Iran, Russia Discuss Caspian Security

Iran, Russia Discuss Caspian Security

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Ranking naval officials from Iran and Russia ruled out the presence of trans-regional forces in the Caspian Sea, stressing that security of the lake comes within the purview of its littoral states alone. An Iranian military delegation, led by Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, and a Russian team met on the sidelines of the International Maritime...

Iranian Forces Need Combat Engagement to Boost Capabilities: Top General

Iranian Forces Need Combat Engagement to Boost Capabilities: Top General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces said the programs confining the military forces to pure training and war games are not sufficient to prepare the soldiers, calling for “direct engagement” in practical fields, like on the frontier or the battlefields Iran is involved in. Mere reliance on military training and holding war games would not satisfy the...

IRGC Nabs Assailants in Recent Terrorist Attack in SE Iran

IRGC Nabs Assailants in Recent Terrorist Attack in SE Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Friday it has arrested the perpetrators of an August 19 attack in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan that killed three people. In a statement released on Friday, the Quds Base of the IRGC Ground Force said its forces have captured the assailants behind the August 19 attack in Pishin, a small...

Iran’s New Army Chief Says Israel Won’t Exist in 25 Years

Iran’s New Army Chief Says Israel Won’t Exist in 25 Years

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Zionist regime of Israel would not exist in 25 years, Iran's Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said, reminding the enemies that Iran will be the side who decides how to end the war if a military offensive breaks out against the country. Speaking at a cultural event in the city of Qom on Thursday evening, the new Iranian Army chief said the...

Iranian, Indonesian Navy Commanders Discuss Closer Cooperation

Iranian, Indonesian Navy Commanders Discuss Closer Cooperation

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari and his Indonesian counterpart, Ade Supandi, exchanged views on a range of issues, including ways to boost cooperation between the two countries’ navies. In their meeting held in the Indonesian island of Bali on Thursday, Admiral Sayyari called for closer cooperation between the two navies in various areas,...

Iran Unveils Advanced Homegrown Marine Gearbox (+Photos)

Iran Unveils Advanced Homegrown Marine Gearbox (+Photos)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Defense Ministry’s Marine Industries Organization unveiled a state-of-the-art domestically made two-speed gearbox used in vessels. The gearbox was unveiled during a ceremony on Thursday with Managing Director of Iranian Defense Ministry’s Marine Industries Organization Rear Admiral Amir Rastegari in attendance.Speaking at the ceremony, Admiral...

Iran’s New Defense Minister Pledges Full Support for IRGC, Resistance Axis

Iran’s New Defense Minister Pledges Full Support for IRGC, Resistance Axis

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s new Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami stressed his ministry’s commitment to supporting the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and the axis of resistance in various military spheres, including missile programs and air defense. The Defense Ministry will throw its weight behind the axis of resistance, particularly Commander of the IRGC Quds...

Development of Iran’s Advanced Missile System in Final Stages: Defense Minister

Development of Iran’s Advanced Missile System in Final Stages: Defense Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami, who has recently won a vote of confidence from the parliament, said the development of the homegrown long-range air defense missile system dubbed “Bavar-373” is in its final stages. Speaking to the Press Shia News Agency, Brigadier General Hatami pointed to the progress of the state-of-the-art missile system and...

IRGC Vows Harsh Response to Terrorists

IRGC Vows Harsh Response to Terrorists

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A combat base from the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force reminded the “anti-revolutionary terrorist groups” of the severe punishment they would receive for any plot to upset security in Iran. In comments on Monday, an informed source at the IRGC’s Hamze Sayyid al-Shohada Base, a combat unit in charge of security in Iran’s...

Leader Appoints New Chief of Iranian Army

Leader Appoints New Chief of Iranian Army

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei appointed a new commander as chief of the Iranian Army, and assigned the previous Army commander to a top post in the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces. In a decree on Monday, Ayatollah Khamenei, Commander-in-Chief of the Iranian Armed Forces, promoted Brigadier General Abdolrahim Mousavi to the rank of...