Archive "Defense"

Two Terrorist Cells Smashed ahead of Imam Khomeini Demise Anniversary: Commander

Two Terrorist Cells Smashed ahead of Imam Khomeini Demise Anniversary: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced that members of two terrorist cells have been arrested ahead of the anniversary of the demise of Imam Khomeini (RA), the late founder of the Islamic Republic. Speaking to reporters at a press conference in Tehran on Monday, Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Yazdi highlighted measures taken to...

Iran Has Intelligence Data on Bases in Region: General

Iran Has Intelligence Data on Bases in Region: General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A top Iranian Army commander said the country has detailed intelligence data on the military bases in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. In comments on Thursday, Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan said the Iranian Armed Forces are monitoring all hostile moves in the region and have gained a good level of intelligence dominance.“We...

IRGC Warns US of Consequences of Military Action

IRGC Warns US of Consequences of Military Action

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) highlighted Iran’s military power and deterrent capabilities, warning the US of the horrible fate it will face in case of attacking Iran. “The hegemony and arrogance system, particularly heads of the criminal, warmongering, deceitful and reneging US regime have gotten the message that aggression against the Islamic...

Top General: Iran Needs No Permission to Boost Military Power

Top General: Iran Needs No Permission to Boost Military Power

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces blasted the US for drawing a list of shoulds and shouldn’ts for Iran, stressing that the Islamic Republic would never wait for permission from anybody to enhance its defense capabilities. Addressing an open session of the parliament on Wednesday, Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri lashed out at the rookie officials of the...

Iran’s Top General: No Unsolvable Issue in Ties with Afghanistan

Iran’s Top General: No Unsolvable Issue in Ties with Afghanistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran and Afghanistan are good neighbors that do not face any unsolvable problem in their relations, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said Sunday. “Thanks to their common culture and civilization, the two (Iranian and Afghan) nations have been good neighbors throughout history and will remain so, as there is no...

Afghan Defense Minister in Iran for Talks

Afghan Defense Minister in Iran for Talks

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Heading a military delegation, Afghanistan’s Defense Minister General Tariq Shah Bahrami is in Iran for talks on defense cooperation and international issues. The Afghan minister arrived in Tehran on Saturday at the invitation of his Iranian counterpart Brigadier General Amir Hatami.He is scheduled to meet senior Iranian military and political officials for talks...

Armed Forces to Make Enemies Regret Any Move against Iran: Commander

Armed Forces to Make Enemies Regret Any Move against Iran: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Deputy Chief of Iran’s Army for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari warned enemies that in case of any aggression against the Islamic Republic, the Armed Forces would make them regret it. In a speech on Saturday morning, Rear Admiral Sayyari highlighted the preparedness of Iran’s military forces and said the country’s defense power is based on...

US JCPOA Move to Expedite Zionist Regime’s Annihilation: Iranian General

US JCPOA Move to Expedite Zionist Regime’s Annihilation: Iranian General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of Iran’s Army Ground Force said the US president’s decision to pull his country out of the Iran nuclear deal would accelerate the demise of the Zionist regime of Israel rather than serving its interest. “Silly Trump’s action on the JCPOA would not only have no favorable outcome for the Zionists, but will (rather) accelerate the...

Iran, Bolivia Discuss Defense Ties

Iran, Bolivia Discuss Defense Ties

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Highest-ranking military commanders of Iran and Bolivia in a meeting in Tehran weighed plans for enhanced defense cooperation between the two countries. Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of Bolivia Admiral Yamil Octavio Borda Sosa, who arrived in Tehran on Friday, met with Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri Saturday...

Military Action on Iran Impracticable: IRGC Commander

Military Action on Iran Impracticable: IRGC Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran has gained such immense power and deterrent capabilities that the enemies would not come to think of taking military action against the country, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ deputy commander said.  Addressing a ceremony in Iran’s southeastern city of Zahedan on Thursday, Brigadier General Hossein Salami said Iran has learned how to...