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A Teacher Summoned and Interrogated by IRGC in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-17 02:02
Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) summoned and interrogated Eskandar Lotfi, a teacher and guild activist from Mariwan, regarding his guild activities at Sanandaj for several hours. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that th ...

A Kurdish Teacher Arrested by IRGC in Divandarreh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-17 02:02
On Monday 12 November 2018, a teacher from Divandarreh known as Omid Shahmohammadi was arrested and transferred to the detention centre of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Sanandaj. A reliable source in Divandarreh told Kurdistan Human Rights N ...

Interruption of Phone Lines and Tight Security Measures in Shaho Mountain

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-14 02:02
The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) of Kamyaran has Interrupted the operation of phone lines across the Shaho Mountain and has turned the area into a military garrison through widespread deployment of military forces. The Kurdistan Human Rights N ...

Iranian Security Forces Arrest Kurdish Civilians in Several Cities

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-05 02:00
Iranian security forces have detained three more Kurdish civilians in the Iranian Kurdish cities of Saqqez, Oshnavieh (Shno in Kurdish) and Sanandaj over the past few days. Meanwhile, officers of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have questione ...

Iran Defeated US in Iraq: Guards Chief

BAS News - 2018-11-04 23:37
ERBIL - The commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari has said that his country has won the political war against the US in Iraq. He said that all the main three main posts have been filled with officials close ...

Halabja Police identified two Kurdish youths killed by IRGC

Kurdpa - 2018-10-30 22:51
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): Two young Kurdish men, from the city of Sarpel Zahaw (Sarpol Zahab) were killed by direct shots from the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) forces in a border region between the city of Kirmashan (Kermanshah) in Ir ...

Four young Kurdish men, from Pawa, arrested in Mariwan

Kurdpa - 2018-10-28 03:11
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)’s Intelligence Organization arrested four Kurdish citizens, all of them from Pawa (Paweh) in the city of Mariwan. ...

Saudi, Bahrain add Iran’s revolutionary guards to terrorism list

Waar Media - 2018-10-24 11:17
Members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards march during a military parade WAAR-DUHOK: Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday that it and Bahrain had added Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps and senior officers from its Quds Force to their lists of people and organizatio ...

Saudi Arabia Adds Iran's Revolutionary Guards to List of Terror

BAS News - 2018-10-24 01:10
ERBIL - Saudi Arabia announced on Tuesday that it and Bahrain had added Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, including senior officers from its Quds Force to their lists of people suspected of involvement in terrorism. The Islamic Republic soon responded to ...

IRGC’s interference made a cultural event boycotted

Kurdpa - 2018-10-15 05:00
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): a significant number of Kurdish, cultural activists boycotted the first congress of Kurdish Novel and Tale held in Shno (Oshnavieh) due to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)’s interference. ...

Heavy clash took place between PDKI’s Peshmerga Force and IRGC

Kurdpa - 2018-10-13 02:08
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): a heavy clash took place between the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI)’s Peshmerga Force and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in the city of Pawa (Paweh), located in Kirmashan (Kermanshah) province. ...

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards fires missiles into Syria

Waar Media - 2018-10-01 17:22
WAAR-DUHOK: Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard said Monday that it launched ballistic missiles into eastern Syria targeting militants it blamed for a recent attack on a military parade, the Islamic Republic’s second such missile attack on Syria in o ...

On Iranian TV, IRGC’s experts discussed missile attacks

Kurdpa - 2018-09-23 14:30
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): In a special TV program, Iranian military and security experts provided analyses of the recent Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)’s missile attacks on the headquarters of the Democratic Party. The program was publis ...

Increase of Security Atmosphere in Some Areas of Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-09-20 02:00
Following the recent conflict between a group of Grila of the Democratic Society and Free of East of Kurdistan (KODAR) and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) on Friday, Sept 7, 2018 near the village of Pirbagh of Kamyaran, reports indicate tight ...

US Team Suspicious About Iran Claim on Koya Attack

BAS News - 2018-09-09 19:59
ERBIL - The results of an investigation launched by a US special team into Iran's missile attack on the two Kurdish opposition groups in Koya district near Erbil province, refuted the information claimed by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) ...

Iran Officially Claims Responsibility for Koya Attack

BAS News - 2018-09-09 13:47
ERBIL — Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) on Sunday claimed responsibility for the missile attack on two major Kurdish opposition parties in Kurdistan Region’s Koya district. "The terrorists' headquarters... was successfully struck by seven ...

UNSC might decide military-intervention if Iran closes Strait of Hormuz

Waar Media - 2018-08-28 14:01
WAAR-DUHOK: Earlier, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard’s navy chief Alireza Tangsiri said that Iran has full control of the Persian Gulf and Strait of Hormuz. Saudi Arabia’s energy adviser said that if Iran closes the Strait of Hurmuz, the UN Security Coun ...

IRGC arrested a Kurdish citizen in Shno

Kurdpa - 2018-08-21 15:56
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): A Kurdish citizen, from Shno (Oshnavieh) was arrested by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)’s Intelligence agents. ...

The Jerusalem Post: Three Kurdish groups in Iran are now fighting the IRGC

Justice for Kurds - 2018-08-14 05:15
The Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said on Sunday that they had killed 10 militants in the Kurdish region of Iran. The same day the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI) said they had engaged in “heavy clashes” with the IRGC near the cit ...

KDPI Confirms Six Peshmerga Killed in Clash with IRGC

BAS News - 2018-08-13 15:29
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI) has confirmed that six of its Peshmerga forces were killed in an armed confrontation with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). In a statement published Monday on Kurdistan Media, the mouth ...

Kurdish Opposition Kills 12 Iranian Soldiers in Fierce Clash

BAS News - 2018-08-11 15:14
ERBIL — Kurdish opposition fighters clashed with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in the early hours of Saturday, killing at least 12 Iranian soldiers, a monitoring group said. The Peshmerga command of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Ira ...

Iran says 10 militants killed in Kurdish area near Iraq

Seattle Times - 2018-08-11 12:35
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard says it has killed 10 militants in a Kurdish region near the border with Iraq. The Guard’s website said Saturday that the 10 belonged to a “terrorist group affiliated with global arrogance,” referring ...

Two Iranian Peshmerga Fighters Killed in IRGC Shelling

BAS News - 2018-07-17 22:43
ERBIL — Two Peshmerga fighters for the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI) lost their lives on Tuesday as the result of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) bombardments of Kurdistan Region border areas. The party has confirmed the report of ca ...

Iranian Kurdish Peshmerga Kill, Wound Four IRGC Forces

BAS News - 2018-07-09 00:34
ERBIL — The Peshmerga forces for the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI) on Sunday killed and wounded at least four member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in the Kurdish areas of northwestern Iran. The Iranian Kurdish oppositi ...

IS Kills Senior IRGC Commander in Eastern Syria

BAS News - 2018-06-23 12:14
ERBIL - A senior commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) was killed while fighting with the Islamic State (IS) insurgents on Iraqi-Syrian borders, multiple reports said on Friday. Fara News Agency reported that Brigadier Shahrkh Dayi Pu ...

“Yahya Yari” Yarsan soldier to end his life,Yarsan soldiers of Suicide

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2018-02-17 12:44
Kurdistan Human Right Association: On Monday 12,February,2018 a Kurd Yarsani soldier committed suicide at the Guard Corps of the Revolutionary Guard Corps in West Gilan (Shahid Sabetkhah). 24-year-old “Yahya Yari” from Sar-e-Pol-e-Zhao city who committed ...

U.S. gives Israel green light to assassinate Iranian General Soleimani

Waar Media - 2018-01-02 14:55
WAAR-DUHOK: Washington gave Israel a green light to assassinate Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Quds Force, the overseas arm of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Jarida reported on Monday. Al-Jarida, which in recent years had broken ...

Pictures: A Commander from Iran’s Quds Force Killed in Syria

BAS News - 2017-12-16 13:41
ERBIL — The Iranian media confirmed the death of a commander of the Quds Force, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard’s elite, and seven members of the Iranian-backed Afghan militias of al-Fatimyun and Pakistani militias of al-Zainabyun fighting in the ranks of the ...

[IN PICTURES]: Qassem Soleimani’s Senior Advisor in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-12-14 14:36
He is commanding Hashd al-Shaabi militias ERBIL — A senior advisor to Qassem Soleimani, Commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard’s elite Quds Force, is in Tuz Khurmatu, commanding the Iranian-controlled Iraqi militias in the city. Soleimani’s advisor is c ...

Member of Iranian IRGC Killed in Shno

BAS News - 2017-12-04 22:57
ERBIL — A member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has reportedly been killed by unknown armed men in Iranian Kurdistan’s district of Shno (Oshnaviyeh). According to information obtained by BasNews, the killed Iranian revolutionary guard ...

Continued Arrest of Kurdish Citizens by Security Forces in Chaldoran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-12-03 02:01
Following armed conflicts between one of the Kurdish parties and the border guards and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) at Chaldoran border point on Oct 25, 2017, eight Kurdish citizens were killed and more than 10 Kurdish citizens were detain ...

Iranian Commander Killed in Albu Kamal, Syria

BAS News - 2017-11-21 15:48
Hamid Ziyayi was a commander of IRGC ERBIL — Hamid Ziyayi, a commander from the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) was killed during the operation to liberate the Syrian border town of Albu Kamal. According to Iranian media, Ziyayi was killed in th ...

Iranian-backed Shi’ite Militias Attack Christian Areas North of Mosul

BAS News - 2017-10-24 18:11
ERBIL — Baghdad-backed Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi, with support from Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), carried out a major military assault on Tuesday on the Christian areas of northern Mosul, military sources confirmed. The atta ...

Peshmerga Defeats Iranian-backed Militias Near Makhmour

BAS News - 2017-10-24 13:13
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Region Peshmerga forces on Tuesday defeated a second attack of the Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi in Makhmour, southwest of Erbil. The Shi’ite militias and Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) launched an offe ...

IRGC Casualties in Offensive Near Erbil Taken Back to Iran

BAS News - 2017-10-22 11:40
ERBIL — Members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) who were embedded with the Iran-backed Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi were killed in the offensive against Peshmerga near Erbil on Friday, October 20. According to reports circulated on ...

KDPI Forces on Alert as Iranian-backed Militias Approach Their Bases

BAS News - 2017-10-22 00:50
ERBIL — The Peshmerga forces of Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI) are now on full alert after Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias and military personnel of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) attempted on Saturday to approach the opposition grou ...

Iran’s Quds Force Opens Bases, Headquarters in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-10-18 11:30
ERBIL — The Quds Force, Iran’s external wing of the Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), opened five bases along with a headquarter in Kirkuk after the Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi invaded the city on Monday. According to confidential ...

IRGC Terrorist Attempting to Invade Kirkuk, Why Is US Quiet?

BAS News - 2017-10-16 13:44
The betrayal of the influential wing of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), led by Hero Ibrahim and her sons, now has become evident. The PUK wing, according to a deal with Iran, Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and Hashd al-Shaabi, ordered t ...

Iran warns of a ‘crushing response’

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-15 00:06
Iran on Friday vowed a “crushing response” to the Trump administration’s move to designate its elite Revolutionary Guard Corps as a supporter of terrorism, saying it maintains the right to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal. In a statement to reporters, ...

What is Iran’s Revolutionary Guard?

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-15 00:06
Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard faces new sanctions from U.S. President Donald Trump as he accuses the country of violating the spirit of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. But what is this organization? Born in revolution The ...

Iran: We will consider US Army equivalent to Islamic State

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-09 00:02
Iran warns U.S. not to designate its Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist group • Israel says it stands with U.S. president against Iran nuclear deal • Iran says its ballistic missile program is non-negotiable, denies rumors Tehran open to discuss progra ...

Iranian Guard drills near Iraq ahead of Kurdish referendum

Washington Post - 2017-09-24 12:56
Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard has begun a military exercise in the northwestern Kurdish region near the Iraqi border ahead of a Kurdish independence referendum in the neighboring country. ...

Iran denies Turkish joint military plan against PKK

Waar Media - 2017-08-22 19:40
WAAR-DUHOK: The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) on Tuesday announced that contrary to claims, Iran has no plan of action “outside the borders,” referring to claims made by Turkey’s President on Monday about a joint anti-PKK action. Turkish Presi ...

Harassment of citizens “Salas Babajani” in eastern Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-19 17:11
By Revolutionary Guard Corps of the Islamic Republic of Iran According to a report to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association,on Friday 18 August 2017, Revolutionary Guard forces, residents of the village of Bani Nar, attacked the functions village Khaneh ...

38th year of Khomeini’S Fatwa against the Iranian Kurds

Roji Kurd - 2017-08-19 00:01
Roji Kurd: In mid-August, without sufficient preparations and regardless of army’s advice, the Revolutionary Guard marched on the Kurd-held town of Paveh, falling into a major ambush. The defeat prompted Khomeini to approach the heads of the army and the ...

Over 45 IRGC Members Killed or Wounded in Past 5 Months

BAS News - 2017-08-16 13:07
ERBIL — 25 members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have been killed and 22 others wounded during the clashes with the Kurdish opposition parties in the last five months. Hengaw Agency for human rights in the Iranian Kurdistan said in a re ...

Six IRGC Members Killed in Kamyaran, Iran

BAS News - 2017-08-10 10:32
ERBIL — Six members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) were killed over the past two days due to the armed conflicts that erupted between IRGC and a group of unidentified armed men in Kamyaran, a county in Kurdistan Province of Iran. A local ...

Armed Clash Erupts Between Iranian Army and Kurdish Opposition

BAS News - 2017-08-07 12:54
ERBIL — In an armed confrontation between the Iranian Kurdish opposition forces and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) of Iran, at least two Kurdish fighters and several Iranian troops were killed. The Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI) ...

Iran’s terrorism goliath

Roji Kurd - 2017-07-21 00:04
The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps terrorizes its own people and casts a dark shadow over the world By R. James Woolsey and Peter Vincent Pry – – Sunday, July 16, 2017 ISIS has captivated Western attention for so long with its gruesome beheadings, stab ...

Iranian Army Verifies Death of IS Supreme Leader al-Baghdadi

BAS News - 2017-06-30 00:19
ERBIL — The Iranian Revolutionary Guard has verified the killing of the Islamic State (IS) supreme leader Abu Bakir al-Baghdadi, saying the report is confirmed “through multiple channels”. Earlier this month and after several media reports, Russian Deput ...

Senior Iranian Military Commander Killed in Baaj, West of Mosul

BAS News - 2017-05-27 12:51
ERBIL — Media sources affiliated with the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) announced the death of a senior IRGC commander in west of Iraqi city of Mosul. According to the website Mashreq News, which is close to the security circles in Iran, one o ...

2 IRGC Members Wounded by Gunmen on Iraq-Iran Border

BAS News - 2017-05-15 13:00
The IRGC members were attempting to attack the Kurdish Kolbers ERBIL — Armed confrontations erupted between unidentified gunmen and members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in the early hours of Monday in the Kurdish border area of Hawrama ...

Iran to Launch Military Manoeuvres Under Name Grand Prophet 11

Waar Media - 2017-02-18 16:30
WAAR-DUHOK: Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard is to conduct military drills next week, a senior commander announced Saturday, despite warnings from the United States and fresh sanctions over a ballistic missile test. “The manoeuvres called ‘Grand Prophet 1 ...
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