Iran said it fired missiles on Monday at Islamic State militants in Syria it blames for an attack on its soil on Sept. 22 and said the action shows the government's readiness to punish the "wickedness" of its enemies.
Iran summoned diplomats from three European countries late Saturday in the wake of a deadly attack on a military parade that it blamed on "a foreign regime."
Iran's Revolutionary Guards confirmed on Sunday it had held war games in the Gulf over the past several days, saying they were aimed at "confronting possible threats" by enemies, the state news state news agency IRNA reported.
Iran’s Revolutionary Guards killed six militants who had crossed the border from Iraq and intended to carry out operations inside the Islamic Republic, Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour, the head of the Guards ground forces, said on Sunday, according to state media.
The death toll of a suspected Israeli strike on the outskirts of Damascus has risen to 15 non-Syrian pro-regime fighters including eight Iranians, a Britain-based war monitor said Wednesday.
Three Iranian security personnel were killed by militants in a cross-border attack on the frontier with Pakistan on Tuesday, Iran's Revolutionary Guards said.
The deputy head of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards Corps declined to comment on reports that Israel had intercepted an Iranian drone launched from Syria on Saturday, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported.
Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Wednesday that the unrest that had rocked Iran over several days was at an end, and that a maximum of 15,000 people had taken part nationwide.
A top commander from Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard (IRCG) has offered its support to Palestinian freedom fighters following last week's announcement by the US recognizing Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.
Iran's parliament gave initial approval on Sunday to a bill to boost spending on Tehran's missile programme and the elite Revolutionary Guards in retaliation for new sanctions imposed by the United States.