Iranian army unveils new long-range air defense system – video

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.

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Iranian commander claims Iran has the largest helicopter fleet in the Middle East

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.

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Saudi Arabia blames Iran-backed rebels after armed drones ignite fuel tank

A fuel tank at an oil facility in Saudi Arabia caught fire after being struck by a projectile, the kingdom said Friday, an attack that came on the sixth anniversary of its entry into Yemen’s years-long civil war.

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Iran resistance urges tougher sanctions after exposing secret nuclear advances

Leaders of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) called on the international community at a press conference on Tuesday to re-enforce sanctions on Iran and not surrender to “Tehran’s blackmailing and posturing.”

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Israel urges UN Security Council to censure Iran for blast on Israeli-owned ship

Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday asked the Security Council to condemn Iran for an explosion that damaged an Israeli-owned ship in the Gulf of Oman last week.

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Alarm as jailed Iranian protester’s health ‘critical’

Activists on Wednesday expressed alarm that an Iranian “prisoner of conscience” jailed over a protest by a religious sect in 2018 had been hospitalized in a critical condition, alleging that his health had been weakened by torture.

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Iran calls Belgian ambassador scolds France after diplomat’s conviction

A week after a Belgian court convicted an Iranian diplomat to 20 years in jail for plotting to bomb an opposition rally in Paris, Tehran has summoned the Belgian ambassador in protest at what it called an “illegal ruling”. State media also attacked French President Emmanuel Macron over remarks he made on the nuclear deal.

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