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Clashes erupt between Iranian soldiers and Taliban forces near Afghanistan-Iran border

Clashes erupted between Iranian soldiers and Taliban forces near the Afghanistan-Iran border, but appear to have led to no casualties and was later described as a “misunderstanding”. Multiple videos showed Taliban troops mobilising. Gunfire can be heard while one shows Iranian forces firing artillery shells in response to Taliban fire. The semi-official Iranian news agency […]

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Iran foils hijacking attempt on a passenger plane

Officials in Iran foiled a hijacking attempt on a passenger plane in a flight on Thursday night, without giving further details. The purported hijacking targeted an Iran Air Fokker 100 regional commercial jet heading from the southwestern city of Ahvaz to the northwestern city of Mashhad, the Guard published on its website on Friday. Iran’s […]

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Iranian military test long-range missiles and drones for sea and land targets

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) tested long-range missiles and drones against land and sea targets in Iran’s fourth large-scale military show of force in two weeks amid tensions with the United States. The IRGC on Saturday fired long-range ballistic missiles that travelled 1,800km and struck artificial targets in the northern part of the Indian […]