Tehran is willing to sign military and security agreements with Arab Gulf countries for the sake of the region’s stability, Iranian Defence Minister Amir Hatami told Al Jazeera.
The intensification of the military conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan in recent days has overshadowed what may prove to be an equally, if not more, fateful shift in the Caucasus: the expansion of Russian and Iranian military-to-military ties
For the third straight day, either a drone or artillery shell has entered Iran because of the ongoing conflict between neighboring Armenia and Azerbaijan in the Karabakh region.
The alleged Telegram channel of Iran’s Young Journalist’s Club (YJC) reported that the Islamic Republic’s air defense forces shot down an unknown unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) over their East Azerbaijan Province on Tuesday.
Russia will build its relations with Iran without taking into account the US threat to put sanctions, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday, Anadolu Agency reports.
Iran’s army spokesman said the country will “definitely” cooperate in strengthening Syria’s air defense, as agreed by both countries in July, semi-official Fars news agency reported on Tuesday.
The military drills will take place at several firing ranges and airfields in southern Russia.
The Iranian Tasnim News Agency revealed on Thursday that the ground forces of the Revolutionary Guards carried out the largest military operation in its history against forces it described as ‘hostile’ on the northwestern borders of the country.
Meanwhile, Iran’s education minister faces call for impeachment following ‘hasty’ schools reopening; and media watchdogs condemn Tehran’s latest crackdown on journalists and activists
Iranian armed forced have begun an annual, three-day naval exercise near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, state TV reported.
The new drill comes on the heels of increased military activity in the Islamic Republic designed to show the US and the Gulf states that it has improved its precision weapons and drones.