Iran

Iran's parliament approves bill labelling US army as 'terrorist'

Move comes after US said that no country would any longer be exempt from sanctions if it continues to buy Iranian oil.

Iran's parliament approves bill labelling US army as 'terrorist'

Iran

Iran's supreme leader appoints new Revolutionary Guard chief

Appointment of General Hossein Salami as head of the elite IRGC comes weeks after it was dubbed a terrorist group by US.

Iran's supreme leader appoints new Revolutionary Guard chief

Iran

Iran rebukes US over rumoured IRGC 'terrorist' designation

Move by Washington to blacklist elite security organisation would draw reciprocal action, officials in Tehran say.

Iran rebukes US over rumoured IRGC 'terrorist' designation

Iran

Iran warns Pakistan to crack down on Jaish al-Adl

Revolutionary Guard commander says if Pakistan fails to take action at once, Iran will take its own 'revenge'.

Iran warns Pakistan to crack down on Jaish al-Adl

Iran

Suicide attack kills 27 members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard

Deadly attack took place near the Pakistan border where armed groups and drug smugglers operate.

Suicide attack kills 27 members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard

Iran

14 Iranian security abducted on Pakistani border

Revolutionary Guards officers among those kidnapped in attack claimed by al-Qaeda-linked group on southeastern border.

Iranian security forces kidnapped on Pakistan border

Syria's War

Iran fires missiles into Syria over parade attack

Missiles and drone attack target fighters in southeastern Syria blamed for a deadly attack on a military parade in Iran.

Iran fires missiles into Syria over parade attack

Iran

Thousands of Iranians attend funeral for Ahvaz attack victims

At least 29 people were killed and some 70 others wounded in Saturday's attack on a military parade.

Thousands of Iranians attend funeral for Ahvaz attack victims

Iran

US slaps new sanctions on Iran's Revolutionary Guard

Iranian army officials accused of providing support to Yemen's Houthis in launching attacks on US-allied Saudi Arabia.

US hits Iran IRGC with sanctions over support of Yemen's Houthis

Middle East

Iran: No need to extend 2,000km ballistic missile range

Revolutionary Guard commander Mohammad Ali Jafari says missiles can already hit enemy targets in case of any aggression.

Iran: No need to extend 2,000km ballistic missile range

Opinion

Iran's 'Shia Liberation Army' is par for the course

The announcement shows that the country is becoming more confident in asserting itself and declaring its intentions.

Tallha Abdulrazaq

by Tallha Abdulrazaq

Tallha Abdulrazaq

Inside Story

What's behind Iran's reported 'liberation force'?

Former Revolutionary Guard commander says its newly formed fighting force will be sent to fight abroad.

Iran

Iran raises force to deploy abroad, say reports

Fighters to be drawn from local population where Iran is involved in conflict, says a retired Iranian commander.

Reports: Iran forms 'Liberation Army' to deploy abroad