Aug 29 2014 - 20:08
The Caspian region should a be region of peace and stability, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said after meeting his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Russian Foreign Ministry's official website reports.
Aug 28 2014 - 08:21
Iran is to hold the first drills with drones on October 23 – November 21, said Brigadier General Kumars Kheydari, deputy commander of the Iranian Ground Forces, Iran.ru reports.Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan, the commander of the Iranian Ground Forces, announced drills with use of drones earlier. They will be organized in Isfahan or Qum. Iran’s largest drone, the Fotros, was presented on November 18, 2013. The role of Iranian drones is more significant in the light of shooting down an Israeli drone over Natanz.
Aug 26 2014 - 13:03
The Iranian armed forces have been equipped with 155-mm Hoveyzeh howitzers (U.S. M109A1 analogue), 14.5-mm Shaher sniper rifles (2012 model with a range of 3km), and armored vehicles similar to Russia's BTR-82, Trend reports. Iran has been manufacturing its own tanks, armored vehicles, missiles, radars, submarines and jet fighters since 1992.
Aug 26 2014 - 12:54
Asgar Zarean, the deputy head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, has accused France, the UK and Germany of blocking purchases of nuclear machines abroad under the leadership of the U.S., Iran.ru reports. Zarean called it industrial sabotage. He noted that the Atomic Energy Organization and the Ministry for Intelligence and National Security would prevent such sabotage.
Aug 25 2014 - 12:05
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian is on a visit to Riyadh where he will meet Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. The sides will discuss bilateral relations and events in the region, Trend reports.The Saudi Arabian foreign minister expressed readiness to strengthen bilateral relations with Iran and settle any differences.
Aug 24 2014 - 10:56
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is going to pay a visit to Russia on September 29th in order to attend the 4th Caspian Summit scheduled to be held in Astrakhan,
Aug 23 2014 - 19:42
Iraq doesn't need Iran's military aid, Iranian Minister of Defense, General Hosein Dehgan said. "Baghdad does not need our military forces to take part in the operation against terrorists. The Iraqi state and the Iraqi nation can handle it by themselves," he said.