• آیت الله سید احمد خاتمی امام جمعه موقت تهران 2017-12-08 13:34

    At Tehran Friday Prayers:

    Cleric vows increasing range of missiles

    TEHRAN, Dec. 08 (MNA) – Ayatollah Seyyed Ahmad Khatami said that to counter aggressive powers, Iran will continue making missiles and even increasing the range of the missiles. He made the remarks addressing Friday prayers service.

  • امیر حاتمی 2017-11-21 23:17

    Parliament, ministry vow to enhance defense capabilities

    TEHRAN, Nov. 21 (MNA) – The Tuesday evening meeting of Iran's parliament national security and foreign policy commission was about the meeting of MPs with defense ministry officials.

  • ارائه حکم جدید دکتر رهبر به عنوان رئیس دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی توسط دکتر علی اکبر ولایتی 2017-11-18 10:42

    Velayati warns Macron not to interfere in Iran's domestic affairs

    TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) – Iran’s Leader top Aide Ali Akbar Velayati said in an interview with IRIB, that French president’s interference in Iran’s missile program is not in interest of France and Macron.

  • محسن رضایی 2017-11-12 21:44

    Missile Iran’s defensive shield, no talk over it: Rezaei

    TEHRAN, Nov. 12 (MNA) – former IRGC commander in chief posted a message on his Instagram account rejecting any chance of negotiation over Iran’s missile program.

  • پرچم ترکیه قطر 2017-11-05 09:21

    Turkish, Qatari defense ministers meet

    TEHRAN, Nov. 05 (MNA) – Turkish National Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli met his Qatari counterpart Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah in Doha on Saturday amid a Saudi-led embargo on the tiny Persian Gulf nation.

  • آیت الله امامی کاشانی امام جمعه موقت تهران 2017-10-27 14:21

    No bargain over defensive issues: cleric

    TEHRAN, Oct. 27 (MNA) – Ayatollah Emami Kashani who led this week’s edition of Tehran Friday Prayers said that US is fighting with the thoughts, ideology, and feelings of the Iranian nation.

  • امیر سیاری 2017-09-29 10:52

    Navy to unveil new equipment: Iranian commander

    TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (MNA) – Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari says Iranian maritime forces will unveil new combat equipment before the end of current Iranian year on March 20, 2018.

  • سردار حسین دهقان 2017-09-25 14:08

    Saddam backed by all world powers: former MoD

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Former Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan says that the Imposed War of 1980-88 taught Iranians not to rely on other countries in terms of defense industries.

  • امیر حاتمی 2017-09-23 15:53

    Iran needs no permission to develop defense might: MoD

    TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) – Iran’s defense minister has said talking with threatening tone and mischief does not have any effect on the will of Iranian officials, but will make us more determined to continue.

  • حسن روحانی 2017-09-22 11:58

    No permission needed for defending homeland: Rouhani

    TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani has said on Friday at the annual parade of Iran’s armed forces that Iran needs no one's permission to defend its territories.

  • مراسم رژه نیروهای مسلح 2017-09-22 10:42

    By: Majid Haghdoust

    Iran marks Sacred Defense anniv. with nationwide parades

    TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (MNA) – On the day marking the 36th anniversary of the Saddam’s invasion of Iran which imposed an eight year long war on Iran, all divisions of Iranian armed forces staged military parades all across the nation in all cities of the country. In Tehran, the ritual is held before President Hassan Rouhani, on the boulevard along the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini.

  • سردار حاتمی 2017-09-02 23:41

    Defense min. vows to fortify support for Resistance

    TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (MNA) – Iranian Defense Minister General Hatami told Al-Alam news network that Iran’s support for resistance front will even be shored up in Rouhani’s second term administration.

  • امیر سرتیپ فرزاد اسماعیلی فرمانده قرارگاه پدافند هوایی خاتم‌الانبیا(ص) گفت: 2017-08-28 14:24

    Brig. Gen. Esmaili unveils new air navigation systems

    TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (MNA) – Four new air navigation systems dubbed ‘Negah’, ‘Sami’, ‘Sama’ and 'Basir' were inaugurated Monday morning at presence of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base commander.

  • آلیس بیلون گالاند 2017-04-26 14:59

    ELN expert:

    Le Pen aims at full defense autonomy

    TEHRAN, Apr. 26 (MNA) – An expert from ELN shed light on different visions of both French Presidential election front runners toward the EU, NATO and possible European Army.

  • ولایتی 2017-03-01 22:13

    Leader’s adviser:

    Iran not to seek permission for self-defense

    TEHRAN, Mar. 01 (MNA) – Leader’s senior international adviser has said country’s missile program has sought purely defensive ends.

  • رزمایش مدافعان ولایت 7 2017-02-22 10:50

    Final stage of ‘Grand Prophet’ military drill begins

    TEHRAN, Feb. 22 (MNA) – The last stage of ‘Grand Prophet’ military drill kicked off in northeast of Iran with special units of IRGC ground forces in action.

  • سردار امیرعلی حاجی زاده 2017-01-27 15:08

    IRGC to stage massive aerospace war game

    TEHRAN, Jan. 27 (MNA) – The commander of IRGC Aerospace Force said that the Force is going to stage a big war game in near future to showcase the capacities of the indigeniously manufactured equipment.

  • شلیک ضد هوایی در آسمان تهران 2017-01-18 16:40


    Ultra-light helicam caught recording ad track

    TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) – Tehran’s police has said it has arrested the owner of the quadcopter which was trespassing no-fly zone in Tehran earlier this week.

  • Jazayeri 2017-01-16 19:45

    Armed Forces spox.:

    Defensive issues never part of JCPOA

    TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) – Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces has said some specific individuals have inaccurately criticized strengthening of country’s defense.

  • کدار کاسکار 2017-01-12 12:26

    Political analyst:

    Under Trump, US-China trade may suffer

    TEHRAN, Jan. 12 (MNA) – An international relations analyst has said Donald Trump’s coming to the White House would create uncertainties in the currents of global trade, where trade with China may suffer significantly.

  • حضور سردار حسین دهقان وزیر دفاع در مراسم آغاز سال تحصیلی جدید در دبیرستان توحید 2016-11-26 14:20

    Def. Min.:

    Iran to contribute to any action protecting Syria

    TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) – Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan has said Iran is ready to contribute to any action protecting Syria including cooperation with Russia.

  • نشست خبری بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت خارجه 2016-10-25 22:53

    EU after long-run relations with Tehran: Ghasemi

    TEHRAN, Oct. 25 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi commented on European Parliament’s voting yes to reopening of political, economic and human rights relations between with Iran.

  • بازدید علی شمخانی دبیر شورای عالی امنیت ملی از نمایشگاه تبدیل تهدید به فرصت 2016-10-01 18:59

    SNSC secretary visits drone unveiling event

    TEHRAN, Oct. 01 (MNA) – Rear Adm. Ali Shamkhani has paid a visit to an IRGC exhibition, Turning Threats to Opportunity, where IRGC unveiled its latest drone Thunder.

  • دهمین مراسم دانش‌آموختگی، تحلیف و اعطای سردوشی دانشجویان دانشگاه‌های ارتش 2016-09-28 14:03


    Military should prepare for its ‘great missions’ in times of need

    TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (MNA) – Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei has addressed a graduation and oath-taking ceremony of students of Shahid Sattari University of Aeronautical Engineering on Wednesday morning.

  • آملی لاریجانی 2016-09-26 21:41

    Judiciary head:

    Deterrence power crucial to political, economic security

    TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) – Head of the Judiciary has called for efforts to organize the current state of the lawsuits filed in the whole judiciary system and to bring to an order country’s prisons.

  • دیدار فرماندهان سپاه پاسداران انقلاب اسلامی با رهبر انقلاب 2016-09-18 19:25


    Absolute distrust of US Iran's soft power element

    TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution has said those who equal independence with political isolationism are in harmony with foreign powers.

  • missile 2016-09-03 16:20

    By: Lachin Rezaian

    Why encroaching on Iranian soil is an unattainable dream?

    TEHRAN, Sep. 03 (MNA) – Iran’s strong defense capabilities and military achievements in spite of the sanctions against defense sector have foiled enemies’ intentions and objectives through the 37 years after the Islamic Revolution.

  • سردار فدوی 2016-06-08 20:39

    IRGC Navy cmdr.:

    Drone ‘5th pivot’ of IRGC Navy

    TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) – The commander of IRGC Naval Forces has said drones have contributed to Navy’s operational capabilities along with missile, rangers, air-to-surface, and the sea capabilities.

  • حسين دهقان 2016-05-10 21:43

    Def. Min.:

    S300 would serve purely ‘defensive ends’

    TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) – Iran’s defense minister has said S300 air defense system will contribute to country’s air defense arrangement on place beginning in the current Iranian year.

  • حسين دهقان 2016-05-07 21:50

    Def. Min.:

    No limits to military drills in ‘own territories’

    TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) – Iran’s defense minister had reaffirmed Leader’s assertion of Iran’s absolute discretion in holding military drills in its own territories.