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Iran’s Army Takes Delivery of 500 Heavy Armored Vehicles

Iran’s Army Takes Delivery of 500 Heavy Armored Vehicles

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Five hundred extra-heavy armored vehicles were put into operation in the presence of Iran’s Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi. - Defense news - The heavy machinery, manufactured by Iranian military experts, included tank carriers and heavy semi-trucks.They were delivered to the Army's Ground Forces during a ceremony on Wednesday.   Addressing the...

Army Chief: Air Defense Stepped Up in NW Iran

Army Chief: Air Defense Stepped Up in NW Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran has increased the presence of Air Defense units in the northwestern areas of the country, Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said. - Politics news - Major General Mousavi said on Tuesday that the Army has strengthened the Air Defense units in the northwestern regions and may even deploy more forces to those areas if necessary.His comments came after the...

Army Holds War Game in Northwest Iran

Army Holds War Game in Northwest Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Army Ground Force has launched a military exercise in the northwestern border areas. - Politics news - An infantry brigade of the Army Ground Force with special mobility and offense capabilities has taken the lead in the drill, which involves nocturnal maneuvers.The war game includes mechanized infantry and armored units, drone squads, and artillery...

Yemen Army Continues to Make Gains in Ma’rib

Yemen Army Continues to Make Gains in Ma’rib

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Yemen’s army and fighters from Popular Committees stepped up their attacks against Saudi-backed mercenaries in the war-torn country’s central Ma’rib province, managing to score major territorial gains there. - World news - Reports coming out of Ma’rib suggest that the Yemeni troops made major advances in the district of Harib and managed to wrest control...

UAE Says Turkey’s Army in Qatar ‘Element of Instability’ in Region

UAE Says Turkey’s Army in Qatar ‘Element of Instability’ in Region

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The presence of Turkey’s army in Qatar is an “element of instability in the region,” the UAE’s minister of state for foreign affairs said. - World news - “The Turkish military presence in the (Persian) Gulf is an emergency... It reinforces polarization, and it does not take into account the sovereignty of states and the interests of the (Persian) Gulf...

Iran Monitoring Enemies in Region, Beyond: Army General

Iran Monitoring Enemies in Region, Beyond: Army General

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran is constantly monitoring the enemies in and outside the region, a senior Iranian Army commander said, warning that any harm to the country would draw a severe response from the Armed Forces. - Defense news - Speaking at a televised interview on Monday, Deputy Chief of Iran's Army for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said the Islamic Republic is...

US Army Helicopter Crashes in Syria’s North

US Army Helicopter Crashes in Syria’s North

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An American military helicopter has crashed in Syria’s Hasakah province, Syrian state-run media reported, citing local sources. - World news - According to SANA, a US helicopter has crashed in the countryside near the town of Al-Yaarubiyah in Syria’s northeast, close to the Iraqi border.Citing local sources, the outlet reported that US armored vehicles were...

Lebanese Army Smashes Terror Cell near Tripoli

Lebanese Army Smashes Terror Cell near Tripoli

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Lebanese army killed the “ringleader of a terrorist cell” during a raid on a house in a town near Tripoli which also left four soldiers dead. - World news - Khaled Al-Talawi died after a force from the Military Intelligence Directorate closed in on an apartment where he had been hiding in Beddawi, northern Lebanon.Sgt. Louay Melhem, and soldiers Charbel...

Iranian Army Wraps Up War Game in Southern Waters

Iranian Army Wraps Up War Game in Southern Waters

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Army on Saturday finished a large-scale military exercise in the Sea of Oman and parts of the Indian Ocean. - Politics news - The drill, codenamed Zolfaqar-99, had begun on Thursday with forces from various units in attendance, including the Ground Force, Navy, Air Force, and Air Defense.The drill zone covered an area of 2 million square kilometers in eastern...

Yemen Army Strikes Strategic Target in Saudi Capital: Spokesman

Yemen Army Strikes Strategic Target in Saudi Capital: Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Spokesman for the Yemeni Armed Forces Brigadier General Yahya Saree said Thursday that a domestically-developed Zolfaqar ballistic missile and four Samad-3 drones were used to hit an “important target” in Riyadh. - World news - Yemeni forces will keep up their retaliatory raids against sensitive and strategic targets on Saudi soil as long as Riyadh and its allies...