Mirage fighter jets produced by the French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation, have great capabilities in aerial combat and are in service in only six countries around the world, including Iran.
Military technicians at the Iranian defense ministry have managed to manufacture a missile system and mount it on Mirage fighter jets, the Mirage fighters "have been renovated and equipped with the Iranian arms."
The Iranian military experts and technicians have in recent years made great headways in manufacturing a broad range of indigenous equipment, making the armed forces self-sufficient in the arms sphere.
The Iranian Navy displayed a crop of new vessels equipped with cruise missiles and other rockets, also unveiled were new attack helicopters “equipped with Iran’s latest home-grown torpedoes,” according to Iranian military leaders quoted by the country’s state-controlled press.
A show of military force focusing on Iran’s ability to domestically produce a range of advanced weaponry, including cruise missiles.
Iran’s “missiles, rockets, and artilleries” are “the best” and now the new missile-armed warships will be deployed to southern Iran “All these vessels which were used in logistical and sea patrolling missions before have been equipped with surface-to-surface cruise missiles now,”
Iranian hackers have infiltrated some of the world's top energy, transport and infrastructure companies over the past two years in a campaign that could allow them to eventually cause physical damage, according to U.S. cyber security firm Cylance.
Cylance said the Iranian hacking group has so far focused its campaign - dubbed Operation Cleaver - on intelligence gathering, but that it likely has the ability to launch attacks.
"We believe that if the operation is left to continue unabated, it is only a matter of time before the team impacts the world’s physical safety," Cylance said.
Ten companies targeted in Operation Cleaver were U.S.-based, U.S. Navy's Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI). U.S. government sources had confirmed that Iran was behind the 2013 NMCI breach, but did not provide further details.
ISIS supporters released a video claiming responsibility for a shooting that wounded a Danish citizen in the Saudi capital of Riyadh last month.
The video posted online Monday by the Al-Battar Media Foundation shows a gunman pulling up beside a vehicle and firing five times at the man in the car, identified as Thomas Hoepner. The video's authenticity could not be confirmed but it was posted on a website commonly used by militants.
The Islamic State's Wilayat Sinai (formerly known as Ansar Bayt al Maqdis, or ABM) recently took credit for the murder of William Henderson, an American who was killed on Aug. 6, 2014.
William Henderson is the first American the Sinai group has killed, the pictured documents include his employee cards for Qarun Petroleum Company and the Apache Corporation, as well as his passport. According to a translation by the SITE Intelligence Group, Wilayat Sinai said that Henderson was killed in Egypt's western desert
A wave of violence continued across Afghanistan Tuesday with Taliban insurgents killing Afghan soldiers in the northwest of the country as the Canadian embassy warned Canadians to leave for their own safety.
Insurgents have stepped up attacks on the Afghan capital in recent weeks, specifically targeting foreigners. Since last Thursday, four foreigners, including a British embassy employee, have been killed in attacks claimed by the Taliban.
A guesthouse occupied by a U.S. contractor, Aecomm, was attacked in the neighbourhood on Thursday, hours after a suicide attack on a British embassy vehicle killed one British security guard and an Afghan driver.
On Saturday, three South Africans -- a father and his son and daughter -- and an Afghan were killed in an attack on the Kabul office of California-based charity Partnership in Academics and Development.