irgc

With the designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force (IRGC-QF) as a terrorist organization, the United States has taken a critical step in curbing the regime’s aggression in the region and its ongoing intention to arm itself with nuclear weapons, TIP CEO and President, Josh Block, argued in an...

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iranian army

In an unprecedented move, the United States designated Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and the Quds Force, the extraterritorial branch of the IRGC, as a terrorist organization on Monday. It is the first time that the U.S. has designated another nation’s army as a terrorist group. “The IRGC is the...

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iaea inspectors

Inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have visited a secret facility in Tehran that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said was an undeclared “atomic warehouse,” Reuters reported Thursday. “They’ve visited the site,” an anonymous source told the outlet. One diplomat said that the IAEA had been to the...

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us soldier

Citing newly declassified reports, the U.S. State Department has revealed that the Islamic Republic of Iran is “responsible” for the killing of at least 608 American troops in Iraq from 2003 to 2011. “This accounts for 17 percent of all deaths of U.S. personnel in Iraq from 2003 to 2011,”...

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Air Strike in Syria; 7 Reported Killed

At least seven Iranians or Iranian-allied militia members were killed in an overnight airstrike against a weapons depot outside of Aleppo, Syria, The Jerusalem Post reported Thursday. The casualties were reported by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors developments on the ground in Syria. This is the Fajr-5C...

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Syria

Iran and units of its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have been gaining a foothold in Syria by aiding residents in areas where the Assad regime can’t reach, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Hanin Ghaddar, an expert at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, told the Journal that Iran is using...

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The United States Treasury Department said that it broke up a network of front companies that transferred more than $1 billion to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in violation of U.S. sanctions, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported Tuesday. According to the statement from Treasury, the firms acting as front...

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Sanctions imposed by the United States Treasury Department on Iran will make those associated with its illicit nuclear program “radioactive,” according to a senior administration official at a State Department briefing, NBC News reported Friday. An administration official quoted in the briefing acknowledged that the information used in imposing the sanctions was...

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Military Leadership of Syria, Iran

The Syrian regime and its main backer, Iran, on Monday demanded that the United States withdraw all its troops from the war-torn country as they threatened to crush Washington’s Kurdish allies by force, Reuters reported. “The only card remaining in the hands of the Americans and their allies is the...

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Israeli PM Netanyahu at Gulf Arab State of Oman

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a speech Tuesday that the Jewish State is in contact with “half a dozen important Arab and Muslim countries that until recently were hostile to Israel,” The Jerusalem Post reported. Speaking at the state memorial ceremony for former Prime Minister Levi Eshkol, Israel’s...

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