The IRGC, the Quds, and the Holy Shrines’ Reconstruction Headquarters were all sanctioned by the United States State Department in March, something that was long overdue and much needed.
The Chief-of-Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, General Mohammad Bagheri, said on Thursday that the targeting of the U.S. forces in Iraq is not ordered by Tehran.
Iran and its proxies are increasing their systematic and coordinated threats against the United States in Iraq. Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has said that any “small mistake” by Washington would be met with force.
Commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards’ Quds Force Esmail Ghaani arrived in Baghdad this week for the first time since the killing of his predecessor, Qassem Soleimani, in a US air strike near the Iraqi capital in January.
Iran tops the list of the confirmed coronavirus cases registered in Bahrain as linked to travel abroad, the Health Ministry said Thursday.
The Commander of Iran’s Quds Force Esmail Ghaani paid a secret visit to Iraq yesterday, Russia Today Arabic reported. RT cited an official from Baghdad who spoke on condition of anonymity as saying that Ghaani had held meetings with Iraqi leaders to discuss the formation of a new cabinet in Baghdad.
The Islamic Republic of Iran’s (IRI’s) influence is felt in almost every conflict in the Middle East. Iranian money, weapons, and training frequently show up in Syria, Iraq, and Yemen. While most of this support is covert, with money going to buy weapons that are common in the region, occasionally there are overtly Iranian forms of aid. One of the most common is the PG-7-AT, or “Nader” RPG round.
Iran and its proxies are increasing their systematic and coordinated verbal threats against the US in Iraq. Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has said that any “small mistake” by Washington would be met with force. It came as reports emerged that the IRGC Quds Force head Esmail Ghaani had traveled to Iraq. In Iraq, the Iranian-backed proxy groups Kataib Hezbollah and others have upped their rhetoric against the US in the last days.
Since 2015, Saudi Arabia and its allies have waged war against the Houthis, a Shiite sect closely allied with Iran, who captured Yemen’s capital Sana’a in September 2014. More than five years on, the death toll exceeds 100,000, and Saudi Arabia remains unable to vanquish its far weaker foe.
Bahrain sentenced to prison three suspects in the Future Bank case, and fined them more than 9 million dollars. The case came to light after the general prosecution revealed in February that some seven billion dollars have disappeared from Future Bank’s records and were used to finance Iranian groups
Twitter temporarily suspended early Tuesday several Twitter accounts belonging to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Khamenei’s English, Arabic, Persian and Urdu Twitter accounts were temporarily suspended.