Archive "Defense"

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...

US Rapidly Retreats from Wherever Iran Goes: IRGC Commander

US Rapidly Retreats from Wherever Iran Goes: IRGC Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Commander Major General Hossein Salami highlighted the US military failures in the face of Iranian Armed Forces and said the Islamic Republic has become so powerful that the enemy withdraws from wherever the forces go. - Politics news - “Today, the power of the Islamic Republic of Iran has reached a level that… the enemy...

IRGC Chief: US Options on Table Impracticable

IRGC Chief: US Options on Table Impracticable

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami said none of the US government’s options on the table could be put into practice as Washington lacks the ability to wield its power. - Politics news - In a meeting with the Leader’s representative in Iran’s northwestern province of Ardabil, Major General Salami said the...

Iran’s Police to Get Mobile Stations

Iran’s Police to Get Mobile Stations

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Police forces are going to be equipped with mobile police stations, a commander said. - Society/Culture news - General Mohammad Sharafi, commander of an Iranian Police department tasked with prevention of crimes, said an Iranian automaker has undertaken to manufacture the mobile police stations. He said the Police have placed an order for at least...

No Threat to Security of Iranian Arbaeen Pilgrims: Border Police Chief

No Threat to Security of Iranian Arbaeen Pilgrims: Border Police Chief

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of Iran’s Border Police Brigadier General Qassem Rezaei highlighted his forces’ full control over the country’s borders and said there is no threat to the security of pilgrims visiting neighboring Iraq during the Arbaeen season. - Society/Culture news - Speaking at a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart at the Mehran border crossing in the western...