IRGC

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  • 400 professors call on Salami to reshape IRGC 2019-04-28 20:45

    400 professors call on Salami to reshape IRGC

    TEHRAN – 400 university professors have called on Major General Hossein Salami, the newly appointed chief of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), to reshape the IRGC to fit the agenda of the Islamic Republic in its second 40 years of existence.

  • IRGC drone footage of U.S. carrier in Persian Gulf 2019-04-28 12:32

    Sputnik: Iranian news agency shows IRGC drone footage of U.S. carrier in Persian Gulf

    TEHRAN - Iran's Tasnim news agency has published a video shot by a drone belonging to the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) flying over a U.S. aircraft carrier and an accompanying ship in the Persian Gulf, Sputnik reported on Saturday. 

  • European banks refuse to deliver humanitarian aid to Iran: Zarif 2019-04-27 18:33

    Zarif: There are always ways of going around sanctions

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif does not believe U.S. President Donald Trump wants war with Iran, but he told Reuters on Wednesday that Trump could be lured into a conflict.

  • World has seen IRGC’s positive measures: cleric 2019-04-26 19:49

    World has seen IRGC’s positive measures: cleric

    TEHRAN – Ayatollah Mohammad Emami Kashani, a Tehran Friday prayer leader, says the world has witnessed “positive measures” by the Iranian armed forces, including the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

  • VP: Govt. mulling legal actions against U.S. IRGC move 2019-04-24 22:39

    VP: Govt. mulling legal actions against U.S. IRGC move

    TEHRAN – Vice President for Legal Affairs Layla Joneydi said on Wednesday the Rouhani administration is considering legal actions against the United States in response to its designation of the Islamic Revolution Guards Crops (IRGC) as a terrorist organization.

  • Guardian Council ratifies bill in support of IRGC 2019-04-24 22:39

    Guardian Council ratifies bill in support of IRGC

    TEHRAN – The Guardian Council on Wednesday ratified the double-urgency bill to bolster the status of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in the face of U.S. moves, IRNA reported.

  • Baqeri: U.S. will pay for its hostilities towards Iran 2019-04-24 22:37

    Baqeri: U.S. will pay for its hostilities towards Iran

    TEHRAN – Major General Mohammad Baqeri, chief of the Iranian armed forces, said on Wednesday that the United States will soon pay the price for its hostilities towards Iran.

  • New IRGC Chief Salami officially promoted to major general 2019-04-23 19:40

    New IRGC Chief Salami officially promoted to major general

    TEHRAN – The new commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Hossein Salami was officially promoted on Monday to the rank of major general by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the commander-in-chief of the armed forces.

  • MPs: Salami’s appointment sends ‘clear message’ to U.S. 2019-04-23 19:36

    MPs: Salami’s appointment sends ‘clear message’ to U.S.

    TEHRAN – 251 MPs on Tuesday issued a joint statement in support of the appointment of Major General Hossein Salami as the new chief of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), saying the appointment sends a “clear message” to the hegemons including America.

  • Rouhani + letter 2019-04-22 22:49

    Rouhani congratulates IRGC chief on new post

    TEHRAN - President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated the new commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

  • Ambassador: Creators of terror groups label IRGC terrorist organization 2019-04-22 19:27

    Ambassador: Creators of terror groups label IRGC terrorist organization

    TEHRAN – Iran’s ambassador to The Hague Alireza Kazemi Abadi says those who have created the al-Qaeda and Daesh (ISIL) terrorist groups are now calling Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) a terrorist organization.

  • tangsiri 2019-04-22 18:32

    IRGC: Iran to close Hormuz Strait if it is barred to use it

    TEHRAN - Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy chief Alireza Tangsiri warned on Monday that Iran will close the Strait of Hormuz if it is barred from using it.

  • rezaee 2019-04-21 19:28

    Rezaee says Leader wants structural changes in Expediency Council

    TEHRAN - Mohsen Rezaee, secretary of the Expediency Council, said on Saturday that Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called for structural and functional changes in the Expediency Council.

  • Adel Abdul Mahdi 2019-04-17 23:23

    PM Abdul-Mahdi rejects U.S. claim about IRGC role in Iraqi economy

    Iraq has resolutely refuted a recent US claim that Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) plays a part in the Arab country’s economic affairs, saying Washington is lying about the role of the elite military force, which in fact helped the Baghdad government defeat the terror group Daesh.

  • zarif 2019-04-17 21:42

    Zarif urges counterparts to stand against U.S. ‘provocative’ move on IRGC

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in a letter to his counterparts all around the world, called every government to adopt a principled, accurate and lawful stance against the United States’ recent measure against part of Iran’s armed forces, the Foreign Ministry reported on Wednesday.

  • Leader hails Army-IRGC brotherhood vs. U.S. ‘ugly move’ 2019-04-17 20:07

    Situation in the region would have been different if Army and the IRGC had not fought Daesh’

    Leader hails Army-IRGC brotherhood vs. U.S. ‘ugly move’

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday hailed the gesture of brotherhood shown by the Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a “beautiful move” against the United States’ “ugly move”.

  • Parliament passes generalities of pro-IRGC bill 2019-04-16 21:10

    Parliament passes generalities of pro-IRGC bill

    TEHRAN – Iranian legislators on Tuesday passed the generalities of a bill to support the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) against the United States.

  • محمدصالح جوکار نماینده مردم یزد 2019-04-16 21:07

    IRGC official: Terror designation serving Zionists’ interests

    TEHRAN – The United States’ designation of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as terrorist is to serve the interests of the Zionist regime of Israel, the IRGC representative for parliamentary affairs has said.

  • 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.