Iran's new battle tank

Iran has unveiled its first advanced battle tank, named Karrar. The production line was inaugurated concurrent with the unveiling ceremony in the capital Tehran.

Russian Orchestra Plays in Palmyra

A renowned Russian orchestra performed for troops and journalists in the ruins of an ancient Roman amphitheater in the Syrian city of Palmyra. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen has more.

Iranian Combat Aircraft Programmes

Gareth Jennings, IHS Jane's Aviation Desk Editor, discusses what recent developments have there been in Iran’s indigenous fighter development programme; whether these developments represent an enhancement of Iran’s indigenous defence aerospace capabilities, or is it just bluster designed to play to a domestic and international audience; and what these unveilings and announcements ...

Footage of American sailors being detained

Iranian of the Day: Dr. Michael Neeki, Soldier-Doctor

CNN: Before his local SWAT team arrived on the scene of the San Bernardino shooting massacre, Dr. Michael Neeki was already there, arriving just minutes after the shooting began, to join the other agencies on the scene. Neeki, 51, is familiar with self-defense, having been born in Iran and drafted into the Iraqi war at age 18. But after 27 years in his adopted country, he didn't expect his ...

Iran's military intervention in Syria is getting deadlier

Iran fires its long-range guided ballistic missile

The projectile dubbed “Emad” is a new generation surface-to-surface missile manufactured by Iran's Defense Ministry. Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan says Emad is the first domestic long-range guided missile. Dehghan noted that the production is considered a technological leap. The minister stressed that Iran doesn't need any country's permission to boost its defense might and ...

Dick Cheney speaks on Iran nuclear deal in D.C.

Former US Vice President Dick Cheney is due to speak on the nuclear deal with Iran at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, September 8. Cheney’s speech, which will highlight the deal’s “implications for US security,” comes just over a week before the September 17 deadline for Congress to vote on the agreement.

Iraq's Rambo - Trained in Iran- Loves Khomeini

Iran and Russia to create anti-NATO