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Accident at Iran's military site kills engineer

Accident at Iran's military site kills engineer

An engineer died and another employee was injured after an accident on Wednesday in a research centre at the Parchin military site affiliated with Iran's Defence Ministry, the Fars news agency reported on Thursday. Fars news …

Iran tests new satellite launcher

Iran tests new satellite launcher

Iran said it had successfully tested a satellite launcher to help achieve its “most powerful rocket engine”, in a move likely to trigger protests from the United States and stoke tensions over Tehran’s nuclear and missile …

Iran to launch 5 satellites by spring 2021

Iran to launch 5 satellites by spring 2021

Iran will launch five satellites with coordination of Iran’s Defense Ministry by the end of the current Iranian year (will end on March 20, 2021), Iran's Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad …

Massive explosion reported east of Tehran

Massive explosion reported east of Tehran

An explosion took place at an Iranian gas storage facility in an area which houses a sensitive military site near the capital Tehran, a defense ministry spokesman told state TV on Friday. The explosion took place in the “public …

 Iran unveils new types of armored and tactical vehicles

Iran unveils new types of armored and tactical vehicles

  Iran's Defense Ministry unveiled new types of advanced armored and tactical vehicles fully designed and manufactured by Iranian military experts. The domestically made Aras-2 Tactical Vehicle and Ra’d …

Will Iran and Israel unleash war over oil?

Will Iran and Israel unleash war over oil?

Iran’s defense minister Amir Hatami said Tehran will respond firmly to any Israeli naval action against its oil shipments. The minister said such confrontation would be considered as “piracy” and …

Iran developing homegrown jet trainer

Iran developing homegrown jet trainer

Tehran is developing a new homegrown jet trainer Kowsar-88, Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said. Addressing a conference on aerial power in Tehran yesterday, the minister said the new …

Iran and Syria sign military cooperation deal

Iran and Syria sign military cooperation deal

Iran and Syria signed a deal for military cooperation in a meeting between the defense ministers of the two countries in Damascus, Iranian Defence Minister Amir Hatami traveled to Damascus on Sunday for a two-day visit, …

Iran ready to aid Syria in developing military equipment

Iran ready to aid Syria in developing military equipment

Iranian Minister of Defense Amir Hatami said that Iran can assist Syria in developing military equipment alongside efforts for the reconstruction process in the war-stricken country. “Iran’s private sector …

Iran to unveil new fighter jet

Iran to unveil new fighter jet

Iran will unveil a new fighter jet on August 22 to mark Iran’s Defense Industry Day, the country’s defense minister Brig.-Gen. Amir Hatami said. "A plane, which has passed several stages, will …

Iran unveils next-generation short-range ballistic missile

Iran unveils next-generation short-range ballistic missile

The Iranian Defense Ministry has unveiled a next-generation Fateh Mubeen ballistic missile capable of evading radars and hitting targets with pinpointed accuracy, Tasnim reported. The presentation ceremony was attended by Iranian …

 US ship containing chemicals spotted in Persian Gulf waters

US ship containing chemicals spotted in Persian Gulf waters

The US Navy’s Cape Ray vessel has docked at the coast of one of the Persian Gulf Arab countries with the aim of transferring chemicals to parts of Iraq and Syria, a senior spokesman for the Iranian armed forces Brigadier General …

Amir Hatami: US wants to split Islamic world

Amir Hatami: US wants to split Islamic world

The United States is trying to drive a wedge between Islamic countries, because the common security system in the Middle Eastern and Central Asian regions runs counter to its policy interests, Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami …

Iran's defense minister Amir Hatami arrives in Azerbaijan

Iran's defense minister Amir Hatami arrives in Azerbaijan

Iran's high-ranking military delegation, led by Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami, has arrived in Baku today to discuss bilateral, regional and international issues. Hatami is expected to meet his …

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister to arrive in Russia

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister to arrive in Russia

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari will visit Moscow, Russian Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa and Deputy Foreign Minister, Mikhail Bogdanov, said. …

 Iran launches homemade radar system

Iran launches homemade radar system

The unveiling ceremony of Iran's Afagh Radar System was held today in Iran, attended by the country's Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistical Support Brigadier General Mohammad Amir Khatami. "Today, …

Turkey's military delegation to visit Iran

Turkey's military delegation to visit Iran

Turkey's Chief of the General Staff of Armed Forces General Hulusi Akar will visit Iran next week, Iran's Center for Communication and Defensive propaganda of Armed Forces Headquarters said. During visit of …

Iran's borders to be guarded by army and police

Iran's borders to be guarded by army and police

A joint army and police committee will be created in Iran to strengthen security measures along the state borders, Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami said. According to him, the Defense Ministry and the police …