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