Risk Level:
99% May harm your business future; Persons or entities that engage in transactions with this entity will be exposed to sanctions or subject to an enforcement action;

Working with this entity means supporting Iranian Regime, Regime Terrorist Activities & development of WMD

Status:
Top Alert – Entity designated / sanctioned for terror, WMD and human rights violation

Info:
Mohammad-Hossein Zibayinejad , also known as Hossein Nejat, is an Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps commander who was served as the deputy for its Intelligence Organization and in charge of the crackdown and arrest of cyber activists;

The former deputy of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Intelligence Organization Hossein Nejat has been appointed as the operational commander of its base in Tehran, tasked to defend the capital.. Brigadier-General Hossein Nejat has replaced Mohammad Kowsari, who was the operational commander of the Sarallah base in the capital since June 2017. The new appointment was announced by Fars and Tasnim news agencies close to the IRGC on June 21, 2020.

The IRGC Intelligence Organization and the Sarallah base are the two most important outfits of the Revolutionary Guard and the Islamic Republic security apparatus. While the intelligence unit has increasingly become the main power center persecuting opponents, the Sarallah base goes into action when serious protests takes place. Sarallah is tasked with keeping Tehran secure. It is the most important IRGC ground force HQ in Iran consisting of several of its most important units, which protect key institutions and the offices of the government. The base is also tasked with thwarting both foreign and domestic threats against the capital. Officially, Sarallah’s commander is the same as the IRGC commander, however, from an operational standpoint it has a deputy commander who in fact leads its forces on day-to-day basis. Sarallah units have played a major role in suppressing anti-regime protests in Tehran and nearby regions in the past two decades. The Sarallah command also coordinates other forces of the regime during unrest; such as the regular police, Basij forces and intelligence units in the capital;

In July 2019, according to the Tasnim news agency, Hossein Nejat, a brigadier general in Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, stated, “American bases are within the range of our missiles… Our missiles will destroy their aircraft carriers if they make a mistake. Americans are very well aware of the consequences of a military confrontation with Iran.”;

On February 23rd, Mehr News Agency reported that the Deputy Chief of the IRGC, Hossein Nejat in a speech in Bushehr (south of Iran) claimed that the Iranian-American journalist of The Washington Post, Jason Rezaian who had formed an espionage network was identified and arrested by the IRGC. As Hossein Nejat stated, the former US Secretary of State, John Kerry with his Intelligence forces urged the Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif to release Jason Rezaian. Consequently, the US government in return paid 1 billion and 400 million dollars ransom to Iran for the release of Jason Rezaian;

Following the Iranian Revolution, he joined the Mojahedin of the Islamic Revolution Organization, having previously been a member of Mansouroun guerrilla organization along with later fellow IRGC servicemen Rezaei, Shamkhani, Zolghadr and Rashid. In 1981, he was given the responsibility to protect the officials. In 2000, he became the commander of the Vali Amr corps, which is a protective security unit for the Supreme Leader of Iran and served in the capacity for ten years; and reportedly had a key role during the 2009 Iranian presidential election protests. He later served as the IRGC deputy for cultural and social affairs, being replaced by Mohammad Reza Naqdi in late 2016;

Also Known As:
Mohammad-Hossein Zibayinejad
Hossein Nejat

Service/branch:
Revolutionary Guards

Rank:
Brigadier general

Country:
Iran

Address:
Tehran, Iran

Reason for the color:
» IRGC Commander says U.S. bases are in range of Iranian missiles;


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