Iran marks Sacred Defense Week with massive military parades
Iranian Armed Forces are staging massive parades in Tehran and 30 other cities across the country on the first day of the annual Sacred Defense Week, which marks the 39th anniversary of the 1980s Iraqi-imposed war on Iran.
Iran refutes claims of participation in Turkey’s operation against PKK
An informed source from General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran said the country had no involvement in Turkey’s operation against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militant group on Monday.
Iran’s overhauled fighters used against terrorists in Iraq: chief of staff
Major General Mohammad Bagheri, Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces, said some Sukhoi fighter jets overhauled by Iranian experts were used in Iraq to combat terrorism. Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri made the remark in a national conference on Tuesday. “Some of our aircraft, including Sukhoi Su-22 and Su-25, […]
Iran needs no permission to boost defense power
The spokesman of the Iranian Armed Forces said that Iran seeks nobody’s permission to boost its defense capability. “The Islamic Republic of Iran manufactures any required equipment to defend the country and will not ask for anybody’s permission in this regard,” Brigadier General Abolfazl Shekarchi told IRNA on Sunday. He went on to say that […]
Iran Armed Forces opens major military exhibition
A major exhibition showcasing the latest defense achievements of the Iranian Armed Forces has opened at Tehran’s Grand Mosalla, with over 560 military equipment on display. The exhibition, organized by the Ministry of Defense in cooperation with the Armed Forces and under the supervision of the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, opened on Wednesday […]
Iran may switch to ‘offensive’ to protect national interests
Major General Mohammad Bagheri, Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces, said Sun. that Iran may switch from its defensive policy to ‘offensive’ tactics if its national interests come under threat. Speaking to reporters on Sunday, Major General Mohammad Bagheri, Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces, said Iran has no intention of […]
Iran chief cmdr scoffs at US ‘humiliating’ exit from Syria
Speaking to reporters in the southern Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas on Sunday, Bagheri said US president’s decision to withdraw forces from Syria was of no significance for defensive and security missions in the region. He underlined that the presence of US forces in Syria was without the consent of Syrian people and government and […]