IRGC

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  • Instagram blocks pages of IRGC, General Soleimani 2019-04-16 20:26

    Instagram blocks pages of IRGC, General Soleimani after U.S. blacklisting

    TEHRAN – Instagram has blocked pages that belonged to Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and Qassem Soleimani, the commander of its Quds Force.

  • hatami 2019-04-16 20:13

    Defense chief sees failure of sanctions as reason behind U.S. move against IRGC

    TEHRAN - Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Tuesday that designation of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps as a terrorist organization by the Trump administration shows the inefficiency of sanctions against Iran.

  • jafari 2019-04-16 20:12

    Blacklisting IRGC rooted in U.S. ‘chain of defeats’: Jafari

    TEHRAN - Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Chief Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari has said the terrorist designation against the forces under his command by the Trump administration is rooted in Washington’s “chain of defeats” in the Middle East region.

  • Larijani: U.S. misdemeanors created unity in Iran 2019-04-15 21:41

    Larijani: U.S. misdemeanors created unity in Iran

    TEHRAN – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has said Washington’s misdemeanors against the Islamic Republic have created an atmosphere of unity and harmony inside Iran.

  • U.S. officially designates IRGC a terrorist group 2019-04-15 21:36

    U.S. officially designates IRGC a terrorist group

    The United States officially designated Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization, Reuters reported, citing a notice published in the U.S. Federal Register on Monday.

  • Majlis committee publishes text of bill on U.S. IRGC move 2019-04-15 21:31

    Majlis committee publishes text of bill on U.S. IRGC move

    TEHRAN – The Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee on Monday published the text of a double-urgency bill on retaliating the U.S. for designating the IRGC as a terrorist group.

  • IRGC, Basij to continue helping flood victims: spokesman 2019-04-14 22:38

    IRGC, Basij to continue helping flood victims: spokesman

    TEHRAN - Forces from the Islamic Revolution Guards and Basij will continue to provide relief aid to victims of the recent floods until the situation goes back to normal, IRGC spokesman Brigadier General Ramazan Sharif said on Sunday. 

  • majlis 2019-04-14 22:31

    MPs pass overview of bill to counter U.S. move against IRGC

    TEHRAN – The Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee on Sunday passed an overview of a bill to counter Washington’s move in calling the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) a terrorist organization.

  • Shireen Hunter 2019-04-14 12:44

    By Javad Heirannia

    ‘IRGC has always been target of American and regional states animosity’

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that “The designation of IRGC as a terrorist organization by the Trump administration is another step in Washington's policy of incrementally increasing pressure on Iran in the hope of forcing it to negotiate, and in the process agree to change some aspects of its foreign policy, notably those vis a vis the Arab-Israeli conflict.”

  • Majlis committee studying motion to bolster IRGC 2019-04-13 20:23

    Majlis committee studying motion to bolster IRGC

    TEHRAN – Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee is set to hold a meeting on Sunday to consider a double urgency motion to bolster the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

  • pkistan 2019-04-13 20:14

    Iran should file complaint against U.S.: Pakistani defense analyst

    TEHRAN - Lieutenant General Amjad Shoaib, a senior Pakistani defense analyst, said on Saturday that Iran should file complaint at the International Criminal Court and the UN against the unjustified U.S. act in designating the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organization.

  • irgc 2019-04-13 08:33

    ‘IRGC’s influence has frustrated enemies’

    TEHRAN – The Islamic propagation for coordination council issued a statement on Friday saying the influence and power of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in protecting the Islamic Revolution has made the enemies frustrated.

  • heydari 2019-04-13 08:33

    Army: U.S. endangers security of its forces by naming IRGC terrorist’

    TEHRAN - Commander of Iran’s Army Ground Forces Brigadier General Kioumars Heydari said on Friday that the White House has endangered security of its forces, especially the United States Central Command (CENTCOM), by designating the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization.

  • IRGC designation increases risk of confrontation: China Plus 2019-04-13 08:33

    IRGC designation increases risk of confrontation: China Plus

    TEHRAN – Labeling the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization is a destructive action for world peace and increases the risk of confrontation between the U.S. and Iran, IRNA reported, citing an article published on China Plus.

  • baeidinejad 2019-04-12 20:18

    Iranian diplomat says IRGC terror designation is just rhetoric

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Ambassador to the UK Hamid Baeidinejad has said that designation of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps as a terrorist organization by the U.S. is just a rhetoric.

  • ‘I’m a Guard too’: Iranians respond to IRGC blacklisting 2019-04-12 20:13

    ‘I’m a Guard too’: Iranians respond to IRGC blacklisting

    TEHRAN – Iranians on Friday took to the streets across the country to protest against the U.S. designation of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization.

  • میریوسفی 2019-04-12 20:09

    An Iranian view of the U.S.

    Iran today is a 100-year-old democracy whose population’s participation in the 2017 presidential election was more than 70 percent: a full, competitive election in a region where real elections are scarce.

  • Moscow describes as ‘baseless’ U.S. claims against IRGC 2019-04-12 20:07

    Moscow describes as ‘baseless’ U.S. claims against IRGC

    TEHRAN – The Russian Foreign Ministry has described the U.S. claims against the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps as baseless, rejecting Washington’s move to list the IRGC as a terrorist organization.

  • Zarif: Targeting IRGC won’t revive ISIS and Nusra 2019-04-12 20:04

    Zarif: Targeting IRGC won’t revive ISIS and Nusra

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday that targeting the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) won’t revive ISIS and al-Nusra terrorist groups.

  • Zarif letter 2019-04-12 19:18

    Zarif writes to Guterres: U.S. responsible for consequences of anti-IRGC move 

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the United States shall bear full responsibility for the consequences of its naming the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps a terrorist organization.

  • Nader Entessar 2019-04-12 13:15

    By Javad Heirannia

    Naming IRGC terrorist group will contribute to regional tensions: Entessar

    TEHRAN - Nader Entessar, Professor Emeritus of Political Science from University of South Alabama says that the neocon and regime change operatives in Trump's foreign policy circles have been advocating this policy for many months now. 

  • IRGC biggest anti-terror organization: official 2019-04-10 22:06

    IRGC biggest anti-terror organization: official

    TEHRAN – Hesamodin Ashna, head of the Presidential Center for Strategic Studies, has defended the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as the biggest anti-terrorist organization in the world, days after the IRGC was blacklisted as a terrorist organization by the U.S. government. 

  • IRGC seizes shipment of smuggled fuel in Strait of Hormuz 2019-04-10 21:49

    IRGC seizes shipment of smuggled fuel in Strait of Hormuz

    TEHRAN – Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy chief Alireza Tangsiri announced on Wednesday that the IRGC has seized 12.5 million liters of smuggled fuel in the Strait of Hormuz.

  • Iran to pursue case against U.S. over IRGC move: Hatami 2019-04-10 21:43

    Iran to pursue case against U.S. over IRGC move: Hatami

    TEHRAN – Iran’s defense and foreign ministries will push a case against the United States through international channels over its designation of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization, Defense Minister Amir Hatami announced on Tuesday.

  • Members of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) march during the annual military parade marking the anniversary of the outbreak of the Iraqi-imposed war, in Tehran on September 22, 2018. (Photo by AFP) 2019-04-10 21:42

    IRGC says to give U.S. ‘unforgettable lesson’

    TEHRAN - The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) issued a statement on Wednesday threatening to give the U.S. an unforgettable lesson after Washington named it a terrorist organization.

  • rouhani 2019-04-10 20:03

    U.S. aware of consequences if it takes steps beyond slogans against IRGC: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the U.S. is aware of the consequences if it takes more steps than “slogans” against the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps.

  • rouhani 2019-04-10 20:00

    U.S. move on IRGC is ‘provocative’, Rouhani says in phone talks with Macron

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the U.S. act in designating the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps as terrorist organization is “very provocative”, “dangerous” and “unprecedented”.

  • Osman Faruk Loğoğlu 2019-04-10 10:48

    By Payman Yazdani

    Brandishing IRGC as terrorist group an act of terror itself

    TEHRAN– In an interview with MNA following U.S.' recent hostile move against the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, a senior member of Turkey’s Republican People's Party (CHP), Faruk logoglu, said "brandishing IRGC as a terrorist group is essentially an act of terror itself.”

  • Richard Nephew 2019-04-10 10:16

    By Javad Heirannia

    Naming IRGC as a terrorist group undermine chances of U.S. returning to JCPOA: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that naming IRGC as a foreign terrorist group “was intended to increase the pressure on the IRGC and the Iranian government by adding economic pressure.”

  • Hossein Askari 2019-04-10 10:08

    By Javad Heirannia

    Iran well respond by naming CENTCOM as terrorist organization: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that “Iran might well respond by naming the U.S. Central Command as a terrorist organization operating in the Persian Gulf and in the greater Middle East, the Navy Seals, the CIA and on and on.”