Ghaani joined the Guard a year after the 1979 revolution. He had served as Soleimani's deputy ever since the latter took the lead of Iran's elite force in 1997. Since 3 January 2020, (following Soleimani's death) Ghaani serves as the commander[...]
Qais al-Khazali (Laith al-Khazali's brother) is Secretary General of the Iran-backed Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq (AAH) militia in Iraq. During the October 2019 protests in many cities in Iraq, AAH has opened fire on and killed protesters.
Aziz al-Lami is an Iran-backed PMF militia leader, tasked by other senior militia commanders with suppressing the October 2019 protests in Iraq. Al-Lami was part of a committee of IRGC-QF proxies that approved the use of lethal violence against protesters for[...]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said “a lot” has changed since the killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani earlier this month, adding that his death has “dealt a devastating blow to Iran.” Appearing on “Fox & Friends” to discuss his reaction[...]
Being an Afghanistan War veteran myself, I could feel his struggle with the guilt many service members suffer upon returning from war. Combining his internal battle with a fundamental misunderstanding of U.S. military strategy and an unsophisticated progressive worldview gives way[...]
This is Sina's account of what he experienced during the crackdown on the evening of Sunday, January 12, painting a clear picture of the second day of protests following the Revolutionary Guards’ admission that they shot down a passenger plane, killing[...]
Former Canadian ambassador to Iran Dennis Horak discouraged a potential Canadian government move to list Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist entity, CBC News reported. Horak responded to demands by Canadian Jewish and Iranian organizations to list the[...]