Iran’s coverage: Iran launches underground ballistic missiles during exercise

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IRGC fires underground ballistic missiles in war game

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has fired a series of ballistic missiles from launch pads hidden deep underground in a large-scale military exercise underway in southern Iran.


Images of US base taken by Iranian satellite used in IRGC war game

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps forces obtained images taken by Iran’s homegrown ‘Noor’ (light) satellite from a US military base in the region in the course of a military exercise south of Iran.


Commander: Iran first country to fire ballistic missile from underground

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said that Iran was the first country in the world which has fired camouflaged ballistic missiles from under the ground during the Wednesday military drills.

US presence in West Asia cause of destruction in region: Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the US’ illegal presence in West Asia is the main cause of destruction in the region.


‘3-digit inflation rate of enemy’s targets’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the enemy planned to push the inflation rate in Iran up to a three-digit rate but they have failed to reach the set target.


US officials tour to region aimed at Iranophobia, instability: FM assistant

Iranian Foreign Minister’s Senior Assistant in Special Political Affairs said that trip of Americans to the region is aimed at spread of ‘Iranophobia’ and ‘instability’.


Iran’s President urges action against US aerial terrorism

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani denounced the recent harassment of an Iranian passenger plane by American fighter jets over Syria as an act of “aerial terrorism”, calling for concerted action against such a dangerous move.


Senior IRGC commander: Hostile parties forced to pay heavy price

A senior commander of Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) warned that countries that are seeking to tarnish Iran’s true image and undermine its stability will have to pay heavy price.


Syria to probe into aggression of US jet fighters against Iranian passenger plane

Syria is to investigate the aggression of the US jet fighters against Iranian passenger plane in the Syrian airspace, Head of the accident investigation board of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization Hassan Rezaeifar said on Wednesday.


Official: COVID-19 kills 196 more in Iran

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Wednesday that some 235 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 16,343.