Iran, Iraq Agree to Broaden Defense Ties
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The defense ministers of Iran and Iraq signed an agreement on Sunday to boost military cooperation between the two neighbors in a host of fields, including counterterrorism.
Iran: Regional, Int’l Consensus Needed to Root Out Terrorism
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Iranian defense minister called for a united regional and international front to combat terrorism and its sponsors, and said to that end Tehran is supporting Iraq in war on terrorism.
Iran’s Air Defense Equipped with New Missile: Commander
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Sayyad-3 (Hunter-3), an Iranian long-range missile, the production line of which was inaugurated on Saturday, has officially come into operation, a top commander said.
Iran Starts Mass-Production of Long-Range Air Defense Missiles (+Photos)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan on Sunday inaugurated the mass production line of a long-range air defense missile dubbed Sayyad-3 (Hunter-3), which is fully designed and manufactured by domestic military experts.
Iranian Frigates Go to Russia for Military Games
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Two Iranian naval vessels set sail for Russia to partake in military competitions.
Targeting Terrorists outside Borders among IRGC Strategies: Commander
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour praised his forces’ preparedness to counter foreign threats, saying the Islamic Republic’s strategy is to chase and target terrorists even outside the borders.
72 Illegal Border Crossers Arrested in Northeastern Iran in A Week: Commander
TAYBAD (Tasnim) – The commander of Taybad border regiment forces in Iran’s northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi announced that his forces have managed to arrest 72 illegal border crossers over the past week.
US Warned to Dismantle Bases in Region before Insisting on Sanctions against IRGC
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari warned the US against insistence on imposing sanctions on the IRGC, saying that, otherwise, Washington would be advised to dismantle its bases in the region.
IRGC Ready to Assist Administration in Non-Military Technologies: Commander
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force voiced the IRGC’s readiness to help the Iranian administration make progress in non-military technologies in order to cut dependence on the foreign countries.
Iran’s Missile Program Serves Self-Defense Purposes: Zarif
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tehran’s missile program is merely defensive in nature, stressing that the Islamic Republic will never use its ballistic missiles except for “self-defense”.
US, Britain Back Terrorist Groups in Region: Iranian Commander
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A ranking Iranian commander underlined that there is evidence the US and Britain back terror groups in the Middle East.
Iran Facing New Form of Threats, Army Commander Says
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Lieutenant Commander of the Iranian Army Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan said the country is confronting new types of threats and needs to develop defense capacities accordingly.
Iranian Top General Warns US against Sanctions on IRGC
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri cautioned the US against the “big risk” of imposing terrorism-related sanctions on the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).
Iran’s Navy Denies Report of Laser Training at US Copter
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A top commander of Iran’s Navy denied reports that the country’s naval forces had pointed a laser at an airborne US Marine Corps helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz back in June.
Cross-Border Attack Kills 2 in Southeast Iran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A terrorist team fired projectiles from inside Pakistan at a border area southeast of Iran on Saturday, killing two local workers in Saravan in the province of Sistan and Balouchestan, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced.
Iranian, Russian Caspian Forces Hold Joint Naval Exercise
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Russian military forces on board a naval flotilla that has been in Iran since Wednesday attended a joint exercise with Iran’s Navy in the Caspian Sea on Saturday.
Russian Flotilla Docks at Iranian Caspian Port
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A Russian naval flotilla berthed at Iran’s northern port city of Bandar Anzali on Wednesday morning as part of programs intended to boost military cooperation between the two countries.
Iranian Defense Minister Blasts US’s Mattis Anti-Iran Remarks
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan took a swipe at US Secretary of Defense James Mattis for his recent remarks on regime change in the Islamic Republic, saying the US official "talks like a patient who has hallucinations due to high fever."
General Soleimani: Mosul Liberation A Victory for Humanity
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – World-renowned Iranian commander Major General Qassem Soleimani hailed the liberation of the Iraqi city of Mosul from Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group as a victory for all humanity.
Iran’s Top General, DM Congratulate Iraq on Full Liberation of Mosul
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri and Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan sent congratulatory messages to top Iraqi military officials, hailing the full liberation of the city of Mosul from Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group.