Iran:Several Arabs killed during “day of rage in Ahwaz”

The Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces on Friday fired on demonstrators in the city of Ahwaz, the Arab region in Iran (Khūzestān Province), killing three and injuring many others. This came in response for peaceful protests which swept the Arab region in what was called as the “day of rage in Ahwaz”. It was declared to […]

Clinton: Iran is becoming a military dictatorship

Iran is becoming a military dictatorship, Hillary Clinton declared today as the US prepared fresh sanctions against the Islamic Republic that would specifically target the Revolutionary Guard. “We see that the government in Iran, the Supreme Leader, the president, the parliament is being supplanted and that Iran is moving towards a military dictatorship,” the US […]

US slaps new sanctions on Iran Revolutionary Guard

The Obama administration on Wednesday slapped new sanctions on several affiliates of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, targeting one person and four companies for penalties over their alleged involvement in producing and spreading weapons of mass destruction. The Treasury Department said it is freezing the assets in U.S. jurisdictions of Revolutionary Guard Gen. Rostam Qasemi and […]

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard gains power

The transfer of wealth, power and influence to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps is accelerating in the wake of last year’s mass demonstrations, analysts say. The Guard, established in 1979 to safeguard the cultural ideals of Iran’s Islamic revolution, has become a powerful economic force in the country, controlling construction and hundreds of other companies while […]