Senior military official says Revolutionary Guards will not stay within Iran’s borders

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Although President Hassan Rouhani said few days ago while marking Iran’s Army Day that Iran wants brotherly and strong relations with neighboring countries and rejects interfering in other countries’ internal affairs and noted that “dialogue is the only means towards peace in the region,” the Iranian Revolutionary Guards has contradicted him by stating that it will not commit to staying within Iran’s borders.In an interview with the Persian-speaking Jamaran website ...

ANALYSIS: Funding Hezbollah terror, paid for by depriving struggling citizens

Sunday, 8 April 2018

With the Iranian people taking part in widespread demonstrations throughout the country, many of their grievances have been focused on the immense cost of foreign wars to the Iranian economy. Much of the cost stems from a vast amount of funds being channelled into the coffers of both Hezbollah and Bashar al-Assad’s war machine. This cash is blown on funding the formers proxy war effort in Syria, Iraq and Yemen, as well as paying for its war against Israel, and the upkeep of its ...

ANALYSIS: The chemical threat from Iran’s specialist training camps

Monday, 2 April 2018

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not reflect the viewpoint of Al Arabiya English. If Iran is allowed to gain a solid foothold in Syria, Iraq and Yemen, its main objective will be to project its hegemonic desires further across the region, through the use of loyal militias drafted from each country, a move which the whole world will live to regret. Because once this is achieved, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ ...

‘Exporting Iran’s Revolution’: A pleasant euphemism for regional chaos

Thursday, 22 March 2018

In an article published on, “Does Iran’s Constitution Promote the Export of the Iranian Revolution?” February 27, 2018, Eldar Mamedov stated that “exporting the revolution” of Iran is essentially baseless allegations with no clear origin, denying the presence of any constitutional articles concerning this issue in the Iranian constitution.In the same article, however, Mamedov contradicts this statement, writing that the closest the Iranian constitution ...

Mohammed al-Sulami

ANALYSIS: Iran and Syria as parts of the same problem

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Syrians have been suffering from a bloody civil war that started with Bashar al-Assad and deteriorated due to the Iranian regime’s meddling. Had it not been for the billions funneled by Iran’s dictator and Assad’s mentor, Ali Khamenei, the war would have stopped a long time ago.These days again, people’s hearts around the world go out to children in Eastern Ghouta. According to some estimates, over a 1,000 people have lost their lives in the most recent drive by Assad ...

Iran supports ‘Qatar’s govt and people,’ top commander says on official visit

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Iran has pledged “support to Qatar’s government and people,” the head of a visiting delegation was quoted as saying by the official IRNA news agency on Tuesday. “The ground is ready for development of cooperation with Qatar and we are doing our best to have stronger relations with Doha,” Deputy Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps' Navy Rear Admiral Ali Reza Tangsiri told IRNA. The commander called for “collective cooperation among the littoral ...

Bahrain arrests 116 suspects in counter-terror operations

Saturday, 3 March 2018

In-line with its commitment to combatting terrorism and external interference in Bahrain’s internal affairs, the security authorities have launched a series of successful counter-terror operations resulting in the arrest of 116 suspected terrorists. The individuals arrested are suspected of a range of terror crimes, including planning and executing terror attacks as well as manufacturing, storing and transporting explosive devices. IRGC supported terrorist network Comprehensive ...

Iran at the brink of an ugly civil war

Thursday, 1 March 2018

In all probability, Iran will eventually succumb to popular demonstrations and protests, simply because it doesn’t have the solutions to its growing economic problems, unless it abandons its costly expansionist practices. Most of Iran's revenues are siphoned off by militias raised in pursuit of its expansionist goals.Furthermore, a large portion of this funding is spent on developing advanced weapons’ programs, particularly ballistic missiles. When it finally gives up these programs, ...

Mohammed Al Shaikh

Iranian official: Tehran has ballistic missiles to target navigation

Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Hossein Salami, the deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, said on Monday night that Iran possesses unique ballistic missiles that target navigation and international shipping, the Iranian news agency IRNA reported. Colonel Turki al-Malki, the Arab Coalition’s spokesperson, said earlier on Monday that Iran has supplied Houthi militias with weapons to target the international shipping route in Bab al-Mandeb strait. “I boldly assert that we have ballistic missiles with high ...

IRGC’s generals and the new generals

Monday, 5 February 2018

On the 11th of February, the Iranian Revolution will celebrate the 39th anniversary of its victory and commence its 40th year. We can imagine the map of the region wide open on the table of current and former Revolutionary Guard generals; General Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Quds Force, Maj. Gen. Mohammad Ali Jaafari, commander of the Guards, General Rahim Safavi, military adviser to the spiritual leader and former IRGC chief, General Mohsen Rezaee, secretary general of the Expediency ...

Ghassan Charbel

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