Iran Missile program


  • General Bagheri 2021-02-06 17:37

    Iran opens shoulder-fired missile, hybrid solid fuel facilities

    TEHRAN - Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, on Saturday opened factories producing advanced shoulder-fired missiles and hybrid solid fuel for various missiles used in ground warfare, according to Tasnim news agency.

  • Hatami 2020-12-15 16:06

    Iran’s missile program ‘a thorn in eyes of enemies’, says defense chief

    TEHRAN — Defense Minister Amir Hatami has said Iran’s defensive missile program is “a thorn in the eyes of the enemies”, with Iran strengthening its missile power day by day.

  • E3 2020-11-28 12:49

    European duplicity

    TEHRAN – European parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal – France, Germany, and the UK - which have been claiming that they are “tirelessly” trying to preserve the nuclear deal, made new demands of Iran that will only complicate the situation around the nuclear deal and put it in danger rather than saving it.

  • JCPOA 2020-11-23 10:15

    Biden could face a bumpy road toward reviving the Iran deal

    Near to impossible

    TEHRAN – Joe Biden, who is widely projected to win the United States presidential election, has vowed to rejoin a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers that President Donald Trump vociferously quit nearly two and a half years ago, but Biden has been very tight-lipped about how he would rejoin the nuclear deal or approach Iran in general.

  • Missile 2020-11-22 17:46

    Missile program is not negotiable: MP

    TEHRAN – Mahmoud Abbaszadeh Meshkini, a member of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, said on Saturday that Iran’s missile capability is not negotiable.

  • Hassan Tehrani Moghaddam 2020-11-12 00:05

    The man who made it possible

    TEHRAN – As Iran commemorated the ninth martyrdom anniversary of Hassan Tehrani Moghaddam, a general known for his studious efforts to develop Iran’s missile program, a defense expert tells the Tehran Times that the general has played a crucial role in establishing deterrence against Iran’s enemies.

  • Yousof Ghorbani 2020-07-12 18:23

    Iranian Army Aviation to attain new missiles soon

    TEHRAN — Iranian Army Aviation Chief Yousof Ghorbani has hailed the achievements of his forces, saying the Army Aviation will attain missiles with ranges of 20 and 100 kilometers.

  • Sharif 2019-12-11 19:16

    IRGC censures distortion of military official’s reaction to Israeli threats 

    TEHRAN - The spokesman for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Wednesday that Second Brigadier General Morteza Qorbani’s reaction to the Israeli foreign minister’s military threats against Iran have been distorted and misunderstood by media outlets.

  • Nader Entessar 2019-12-08 14:37

    By Javad Heirannia

    Iran missile program not in violation of JCPOA: prof. Entessar

    TEHRAN – Nader Entessar, Professor Emeritus of Political Science from the University of South Alabama, highlights that Iran’s missile program doesn’t violate the terms of JCPOA and that European countries seek other aims by their letters and threats.

  • Baqeri 2019-11-12 17:50

    Military chief says Iran is greatest missile power in the region 

    TEHRAN – The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces announced on Tuesday that efforts made by martyrs, including Hassan Tehrani Moqaddam, turned Iran into the greatest missile power in the strategic West Asia region. 

  • Zarif 2019-08-25 19:12

    Zarif pays surprise visit to France

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday paid a surprise visit to Biarritz, France, where the G7 leaders were meeting.

  • Iran Missile program 2019-07-17 21:28

    Iran rejects claims it is willing to talk its missile program

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi has rejected claims about Iran’s willingness to hold talks on its missile program.

  • ravanchi 2019-05-03 20:19

    Takht Ravanchi says Iran’s missile program is non-negotiable

    TEHRAN - Majid Takht Ravanchi, Iran’s permanent representative to the United Nations, said on Thursday that Iran’s missile program is non-negotiable, noting it falls within “national defense”.

  • shamkhani 2019-03-03 20:29

    Iran reiterates missile program is non-negotiable

    TEHRAN - Ali Shamkhani, secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, reiterated Iran’s long-held position on Sunday, saying Tehran decides about its missile program based on its interests and the issue is “non-negotiable”.

  • hatami 2019-02-04 20:22

    Hatami: Iran unshaken to advance defense capabilities

    TEHRAN – Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday that Iran is unwavering in its firm decision to promote its defense capabilities.

  • missile 2019-02-04 20:21

    By staff and agency

    Iran’s Hoveyzeh missile can reach Israel undetected: Israeli report

    DEBKAfile, an Israeli military intelligence website, has said that Iran’s new Hoveyzeh cruise missile can reach Israel without being detected.

  • Minister: Iran’s satellite launches not linked to missile program 2019-02-03 20:35

    Minister: Iran’s satellite launches not linked to missile program

    TEHRAN – Information and Communication Technology Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said on Sunday that Iran’s satellite launches have never been meant for military purposes or linked to the Islamic Republic’s missile program.

  • Richard Nephew 2019-02-01 14:23

    By Javad Heirannia

    There is no relation between delays in SPV with Iran’ missile program: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that I think the main cause of the delay in SPV (special purpose vehicle) has been to create a structure that avoids to the extent possible the risk of U.S. sanctions while at the same time providing Iran with something meaningful.  

  • ryabkov 2019-01-17 02:01

    Iran’s satellite launch not against intl. law: Russian diplomat

    TEHRAN - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Tuesday that Iran’s action in launching satellite is not against international law.

  • mp 2019-01-16 18:40

    Iran not to let interference in its missile program: MP

    TEHRAN - Ali Najafi Khoshroudi, the spokesman of the Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, has said that Iran will let no country interfere in its defense and missile programs.

  • Our missiles are ‘non-negotiable’: Zarif 2018-12-15 20:25

    Zarif says Iran's missiles are ‘non-negotiable’

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said Iran’s missiles are for defensive purposes, reiterating that the country’s missile program is “not negotiable”, IRNA reported, citing Al Jazeera.

  • hajizadeh 2018-12-14 20:17

    Iran should make sanctions ineffective: general

    TEHRAN - Amir Ali Hajizadeh, commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force, said on Thursday that Iran should make the economic sanctions ineffective.

  • zarif 2018-12-05 23:02

    Zarif says 2231 resolution doesn’t limit Iran’s missile program

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that the UN Security Council Resolution 2231 and the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, do not restrict Iran’s missile program.

  • Iran rejects U.S. arbitrary interpretation of resolution 2231 2018-12-05 20:33

    Iran rejects arbitrary interpretation of resolution 2231

    TEHRAN – In a statement on Tuesday, Iran’s diplomatic mission in the United Nations rejected any arbitrary interpretation of the UN Security Council resolution 2231, IRNA reported.

  • qassemi 2018-08-31 21:33

    Iran to France: Missile program is non-negotiable

    TEHRAN – The Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Friday reiterating Tehran’s long held policy that Iran’s missile program is “domestic”, “legitimate”, “defensive” and “non-negotiable”.

  • 10,000 U.S. troops within range of Iran’s missiles, cleric warns 2018-08-24 22:46

    10,000 U.S. troops within range of Iran’s missiles, cleric warns

    TEHRAN – Tehran Friday prayer leader Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Movahedi Kermani has cautioned that 10,000 American troops in Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq are within the range of Iran’s missiles.