Iran: Qods Force Commander's Extremist World View a Cause for Concern

Editor 08 September 2017

Staff writer, SF

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) are very a very powerful force, perhaps equal to or greater than even the executive branch. The IRGC only answer to the Supreme Leader. So the beliefs of the IRGC commanders and recruits are important.

Saudi Arabia Does Not Take Iran's Offer of Rapprochement Seriously

Azita Carlson 06 September 2017

by Azita Carlson

Earlier this week, the Saudi Foreign Minister, Adel al-Jubeir, said to journalists in London that Iran’s talk about a potential rapprochement with the kingdom is “laughable”. He said that before this would even be considered, it would be imperative for Iran to completely change its policies.

Saudi Arabia Refuses to Let Hajj Turn Political Despite Iran's Efforts

Editor 03 September 2017

by Atousa Pilger

In Mina, approximately two million pilgrims gathered to follow in Islam Prophet Mohamed’s footsteps. The pilgrims stay at Mount Arafat (where the prophet gave one of his last sermons on Islam and Allah) until the ninth day of the Hijri month Dhu’l-Hijjah.

In Recent Weeks 35 Iran Regime's Afghan Militants Were Killed in Syria

28 August 2017

According to the state-run media, 35 Afghan militants affiliated with Iran regime have been killed and buried in Syria in the last 3 weeks. These militants were the member of Fatemiyoun Division of the IRGC that have been killed in the suburbs of Al-Tanf, eastern Hums and the south of Deir-ez-Zor.

Hezbollah Involved in Captagon Drug Trade

17 August 2017

Hezbollah, sometimes called the Party of God, is an Iranian movement that was originally formed to assist the Ayatollah Khomeini and his forces in consolidating power after the revolution. It was created with help from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), receiving military assistance, training, and financial support from the Islamic Republic of Iran and Syria. The alliance between Iran, Hezbollah, and the Assad regime in Syria refers to itself as the “Axis of Resistance.”

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