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

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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


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

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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 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