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Yemeni Forces Hit Saudi Aramco Site in Jeddah

TEHRAN (defapress) – The Yemeni Armed Forces’ spokesman, Brigadier General Yahya Saree, said the Arab country’s military fired a missile at a distribution station operated by the Saudi Aramco oil company in Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea city of Jeddah and struck it.
News ID: 82614    Publish Date : 2020/11/23

Armed Forces Spokesman Warns Karabakh Conflicting Sides against Misfire on Iran’s Borders

TEHRAN (defapress)- Spokesman for the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Abolfazl Shekarchi warned Armenia and the Azerbaijan Republic to avoid crossing Iran’s red lines, stressing that their dispute can be resolved through dialogue.
News ID: 82365    Publish Date : 2020/10/24


Foreign forces main source of insecurity in region

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf said that the region will not see security as far as foreign forces are present.
News ID: 81602    Publish Date : 2020/07/22

Iran’s New Parliament, Armed Forces Weigh Opportunities for Synergy

TEHRAN (defapress) – Speaker of the new Iranian Parliament and the highest-ranking Iranian military commander weighed plans for close cooperation to meet the country’s defense demands.
News ID: 81288    Publish Date : 2020/06/09

Israeli Forces Shoot Syrian Shepherd near Lebanese Border

TEHRAN (defapress) – Israeli troops shot and wounded a Syrian shepherd near the border with Lebanon under the pretext that the shepherd had crossed the border into the occupied territories.
News ID: 81145    Publish Date : 2020/05/19

Iranian Armed Forces Warn US against Provocative Moves

TEHRAN (defapress) – The General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces denounced the presence of American forces in the region as the root cause of insecurity for regional countries, warning that any provocative move by the US will draw a harsh response from Iran’s military forces .
News ID: 80948    Publish Date : 2020/04/28

Iran Warns Trans-Regional Forces in Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (defapress)- Iranian Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Rayeesi said that his country’s armed forces have proved their capability and competence in countering a military superpower like the US, cautioning that any move that poses threat to the Islamic Republic will be vehemently responded.
News ID: 80153    Publish Date : 2020/02/08

Iran Armed Forces:

Ukrainian civil airliner downed due to human error

TEHRAN (defapress) – The General Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces released a statement early on Saturday noting that the cause of the Ukrainian passenger plane crash has been human error in an air defense base.
News ID: 79861    Publish Date : 2020/01/11

Armed Forces spox:

Iran will take harsh but not hasty revenge

TEHRAN (defapress) – Spokesman of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Abolfazl Shekarchi announced on Saturday that Iran will respond the US move of assassination of IRGC's Quds Force commander Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani but will avoid taking any hasty action.
News ID: 79790    Publish Date : 2020/01/04

Ayatollah Khamenei Lauds Unity of Iranian Armed Forces

TEHRAN (defapress) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei praised the growing unity among the Iranian military forces and the Army’s backing for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps after the US move to blacklist the IRGC.
News ID: 76881    Publish Date : 2019/04/17

Armed Forces spox:

Iran needs no permission to boost defense power

TEHRAN (defapress) – The spokesman of the Iranian Armed Forces said that Iran seeks nobody’s permission to boost its defense capability.
News ID: 75396    Publish Date : 2019/02/04

Iraqi artillery attack kill, injure 35 ISIS forces

TEHRAN(defapress) – Commander of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) for Al-Anbar operation announced that the artillery units' attacks on ISIS positions have killed or injured 35 terrorists.
News ID: 75064    Publish Date : 2019/01/19

Turkish Army Forwards More Forces, Equipment to Border with Syria

TEHRAN (defapress)- The Turkish Army on Sunday sent another convoy of soldiers and military hardware to the border with Syria in what has claimed to be a preparations for a major assault on the Kurdish militias on the Eastern bank of the Euphrates River.
News ID: 74656    Publish Date : 2018/12/30

Popular Forces Warn of Response to Trump's Violation of Iraqi Sovereignty

TEHRAN (defapress)- A spokesman of Hezbollah al-Nujaba (one of the Iraqi popular forces ) described US President Donald Trump's visit to the country as a violation of its sovereignty, stressing that the move will receive a crushing response.
News ID: 74596    Publish Date : 2018/12/27

Yemeni Forces Halt Retaliatory Attacks on Aggressors at UN Request

TEHRAN (defapress) – Yemen's Houthi Ansarullah Movement said on Monday it was halting drone and missile attacks on Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, responding to a demand from the United Nations.
News ID: 73806    Publish Date : 2018/11/19

Yemeni Forces Target Saudi Positions in Asir, Jizan

TEHRAN (defapress) – Yemeni forces and fighters from popular committees targeted military camps in Saudi Arabia’s border regions of Asir and Jizan, inflicting major losses on them.
News ID: 73753    Publish Date : 2018/11/17


Enemies Avoiding Direct Confrontation with Iran

TEHRAN (defapress) – A senior spokesman for the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces highlighted the country’s military preparedness in the face of foreign threats and said the enemies are fully aware that they are not able to confront the Islamic Republic directly.
News ID: 73542    Publish Date : 2018/11/07

Yemenis Inflict Losses on Saudi-Backed Forces

TEHRAN (defapress) – Forces of the Yemeni army and Popular Committees targeted Saudi-backed mercenaries in Kingdom’s Jizan and Najran provinces as well as the western coast of Hudaidah on Saturday, killing and injuring a number of them, according to a Yemeni military source.
News ID: 73337    Publish Date : 2018/10/28

Armed Forces spox:

3 Ahvaz military parade terrorists killed, one in custody

TEHRAN (defapress) – Senior Spokesman for the Iranian Armed Forces said all terrorists involved in the attack on a military parade in southwest city of Ahvaz have been either killed or arrested.
News ID: 72597    Publish Date : 2018/09/22

Leader Awards 'Medal of Victory' to Iran’s Former Air Force Commander

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei awarded the 'Medal of Nasr (Victory)' to Brigadier General Hassan Shah Safi, the former Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) commander, for his valuable efforts and service.
News ID: 72068    Publish Date : 2018/08/29