The 1st Military District has been reinforcing its positions following an attack on a checkpoint in the town of Shibam, a local official said.
The new steps follow sanctions imposed last week on an IRGC-run shipping network which was selling illicit oil to the Syrian regime and Lebanese militia Hizbullah.
Space launch vehicle technologies are very similar to those used in the manufacture of ballistic missiles, experts tell Al-Mashareq.
Faced with escalating financial and political pressure, the Iran-backed Lebanese militia has begun to pull its fighters out of Syria.
As rival groups battle each other in Yemen's Aden, experts and officials warn that extremist groups will seize the opportunity to stage attacks.
An improvised explosive device planted on a road outside a Security Belt Forces camp in Abyan exploded Thursday, killing 2 soldiers and wounding another.
Analysts warn that instability and unrest in the Yemeni government's temporary capital will open the door for further extremist violence.
Lawmakers and religious officials and institutions have denounced the incident, saying Egypt will remain united in the face of terrorism.
The Iran-backed Houthis have been collecting funds for Lebanon's Hizbullah, even as more than 24 million Yemenis are in need of humanitarian aid.
The attack, which President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi described as a 'terrorist incident', killed 20 people and injured 47 others.