The Iranian Army displayed a series of new homegrown equipment in a military parade marking the Army Day.
A drone attack on Irbil airport in northern Iraq, where US forces are stationed, and a rocket attack on a military compound in the nearby town of Bashiqa, where Turkish troops are deployed, took place on Wednesday
On Sunday, the Iranian army unveiled its new “Damavand” long-range air defense system, during its Army Day. The army said that the new system is able to intercept and destroy different types of aircraft, ballistic missiles, and cruise missiles.
On Tuesday, the organization Iran Human Rights published a 120-page report, co-authored by Together Against the Death Penalty, detailing the usage of capital punishment in Iran since the election of President Hassan Rouhani.
The Iranian government’s financial and Central Bank officials are now speaking about banknote printing in public. Because hiding the government’s financial problems does make any sense more.
The commander of the Iranian Air Force, Brigadier General Yousef Qorbani, revealed that his forces have the largest fleet of helicopters in the Middle East region.
Iranian militias are using sound bombs in areas south of Syria’s Aleppo “to terrorize citizens and force them to leave their homes,” said local sources.
The Iranian regime came under fire recently from the family of the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ruhollah Khomeini.
The Iranian government is facing extreme security crises. The latest explosion at Iran’s uranium enrichment facility in Natanz speaks volumes about this situation. Crises which are now joining the social crises and making the situation even worse for the government. Another fact about its weakness is its isolation in the region.
Iranian lawmaker Behrouz Mohebi pointed to the 30 to 40 percent rate of student dropouts in Iran and showed his concern about the consequences for the country.
Major General Mohammad Baqeri, the chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, and Colonel General Sherali Mirzo, the defense minister of Tajikistan, met last week (April 6 and 8) in Tehran, where they inter alia signed an agreement on creating a joint military defense committee