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Hashd al-Shaabi Strongly Rejects US' Designation of IRGC as Terrorist Organization

Hashd al-Shaabi Strongly Rejects US' Designation of IRGC as Terrorist Organization

BAS News - 2019-04-13 20:17
ERBIL - Pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi in Iraq has strongly rejected the US' decision of designating Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) as a "terrorist organization". The Shi'ite militias reiterated their backing to the people of Iran and the I ...
Hashd al-Shaabi Strongly Rejects US\' Designation of IRGC as Terrorist Organization - BAS News

IRGC Rejects Talk with US

BAS News - 2019-05-10 15:17
ERBIL — Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has rejected to hold negotiations with the United States after President Donald Trump offered sitting together. “No talks will be held with the Americans and the Americans will not dare take milita ...

Sadr Slams Hashd al-Shaabi Aid to Iran: Iraq Is Top Priority

BAS News - 2019-04-15 14:49
ERBIL — Powerful Iraqi Shi’ite politician and the leader of Sairoon bloc at the parliament, Muqtada al-Sadr, has slammed Hashd al-Shaabi aid convoyed to the flood-affected areas in Iran, saying Iraqis were priority. Hashd al-Shaabi, which is known for it ...

Ex-Iraqi premier calls for disbanding Hashd al-Shaabi

Waar Media - 2019-04-15 13:31
WAAR_DUHOK Former Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi has called for disbanding the Hashd al-Shaabi, a largely Shia paramilitary force that provides support for government troops. “The mission of the Hashd al-Shaabi has ended after victory against the Daesh ...

It Is Time to Dissolve Hashd al-Shaabi: Allawi

BAS News - 2019-04-14 16:04
ERBIL — Iraqi prominent Shi’ite politician and the president of Iraqi National Alliance, Ayad Allawi, has suggested that the time to dissolve the Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi has came. Speaking on Radio Sawa, Allawi argued that Hashd al-Shaabi was ...

Iraqi Shiite militias reject U.S. naming of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group

E-Kurd - 2019-04-14 12:52
NAJAF, Iraq,— A group of Iraq’s Shi’ite militia groups said on Saturday that they strongly rejected the designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) as a terrorist organization by the United States. The groups, backed and trained by Teh ...

Clash between ISIS and Hashd al-Shaabi in Khanaqin

ANF - 2019-04-13 12:28
4 Hashd al-Shaabi members were wounded in a clash with ISIS in Khanaqin, southern Kurdistan. ...

IS Ambushes Hashd al-Shaabi in Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-04-13 11:56
ERBIL - The jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) ambushed overnight on Friday the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias in the disputed Kurdish town of Khanaqin. Talking to BasNews, Abu Montarz, a Hashd al-Shaabi commander, confirmed that the militants ra ...

Iraqis Should Choose Either Washington or Tehran: US Envoy

BAS News - 2019-04-10 23:48
ERBIL - Washington's top envoy in Iraq has argued that the people of the country have to make a choice between the US and Iranian forces, saying that they cannot side with both states simultaneously. The warning was issued by Joey Hood, chargé d'affaires ...

Roadside Bomb Wounds Three Hashd al-Shaabi Militiamen in Babil

BAS News - 2019-04-10 23:48
ERBIL - A bomb explosion on Wednesday targeted the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias in the Iraqi city of Babil, resulting in the wounding of three militiamen. The incident took place in the district of al-Sakhar, northern Babil, where a roadside bomb ...

Kurdish Oppositions Welcome US Designation of IRGC as “Terrorist”

BAS News - 2019-04-10 14:41
ERBIL — Four Iranian Kurdish opposition parties gathered within The Cooperation Center of Iranian Kurdistan’s Political Parties and have welcomed the US’ decision to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization. ...

US's Designation of IRGC as "Terrorist Organization" Not Right: Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2019-04-09 23:06
ERBIL - The US's decision of designating Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization is not right, Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Tuesday, warning of "negative consequences" for Iraq and the region. The Iraqi premier d ...

Khamenei on US Decision to List IRGC as Terrorist: Vicious Move

BAS News - 2019-04-09 16:50
ERBIL — Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei condemned US’s decision to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a “foreign terrorist organization”, saying that the move was “vicious”. “They wish to plot against our Sepah [the Guard c ...

Iranian MPs Go to Parliament in IRGC Uniform to Condemn US Decision

BAS News - 2019-04-09 10:52
ERBIL — A group of Iranian lawmakers and the speaker went to the legislative on Monday in Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) uniforms after the US designated the forces as a “foreign terrorist organization”. The lawmakers entered the assembly chan ...

Syria Strongly Decries Washington's Decision Against Iran's IRGC

BAS News - 2019-04-08 22:57
ERBIL - Syria has strongly decried Washington's decision to designate Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a "terrorist organization." Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) cited on Monday an official source at the Syrian Foreign and Expatriates ...

Iran Warns of Reciprocal Action if US Recognizes IRGC as Terrorist Organization

BAS News - 2019-04-07 16:44
ERBIL — Iran has warned of a tit-for-tat measure if the US realises its plan to designate Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization, said a top commander. Head of the Guards, Mohammad Ali Jafari, said on Sunday that th ...

US to Designate Iran’s IRGC as “Terrorist Organization”

BAS News - 2019-04-07 11:09
ERBIL — The United States is expected to list Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization, Reuters cited three US officials. The relations between Washington and Tehran have further deteriorated since the fo ...

US to Deploy ‘Arctic Wolves’ Combat Team in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-03-30 14:01
ERBIL — The US Army has confirmed that it will deploy Arctic Wolves of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team in Iraq by this summer. The fresh troops will support Operation Inherent Resolve, according to an official statement cited by Sputnik. "The brigade ...

Saudi Arabia Rejects US Recognition of Golan Heights as Israel

BAS News - 2019-03-29 14:08
ERBIL - Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Assaf said on Friday at an Arab League meeting that Riyadh rejects US’ decision to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights. US President signed a controversial proclamation last week to official ...

IS Attacks Hashd al-Shaabi in Western Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-03-14 23:13
ERBIL - Islamic State (IS) carried out an attack on the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias in western disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Thursday night. The jihadists targeted the Shi'ite militias in the village of Mahouz in western Kirkuk at aroun ...