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Trump Succeeds in Labeling Iran’s Revolutionary Guards a Terror Group

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday succeeded in officially labeling Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) a foreign terrorist organization (FTO), a move his administration has reportedly considered soon after taking office in 2017 as part of efforts to neutralize Tehran’s influence and constrain its aggression in the Middle East and beyond.

Iranian soldiers from the Revolutionary Guards march march during the annual military parade marking the anniversary of the start of Iran's 1980-1988 war with Iraq, on September 22, 2015, in the capital Tehran. AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

France Bans Iranian Airline for Shipping Troops and Weapons to Syria

France on Monday banned flights by Iranian airline Mahan Air, on the grounds that Mahan is employed by the Iranian regime to send troops and weapons to hotspots across the Middle East, including Syria. The move is a significant step toward European acceptance of the Trump administration’s argument that Iran is a major threat to stability in the Middle East.

An airplane of Mahan Air sits at the tarmac after landing at Sanaa International Airport in the Yemeni capital on March 1, 2015 a day after officials from the Shiite militia-controlled city signed an aviation agreement with Tehran. Western-backed President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, who fled last weekend an effective house …

Iran Warns U.S. and Gulf Allies to Respect ‘Red Lines’ or Face ‘Storm’ of Retaliation

ranian officials took their belligerent rhetoric up another notch on Friday, as the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) told U.S. allies Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates they will face a “storm” of retaliation if they don’t heed the IRGC’s warnings, while a senior cleric directly threatened U.S. military bases in the region.

Sardar Hossein Salami & Sardar Mohammad Bagheri & Sardar Mohammad pakpour in Great Prophet Wargame in April 2016

Islamic State Video Claims to Show Perpetrators of Terrorist Attack in Iran

The Islamic State is circulating a video that claims to show the perpetrators of the Saturday attack on a military parade in Ahvaz, Iran, that killed 25 military personnel and civilians. Iran does not seem to believe ISIS was behind the attack, instead blaming Arab separatists it claims were funded, trained, and equipped by the United States, Israel, and Saudi Arabia.

Iran points finger at US allies over deadly attack

World View: Gunmen Kill IRGC Soldiers During Military Parade in Iran

Contents: Gunmen massacre IRGC soldiers and their families during military parade in Ahvaz, Iran; Iran reflexively blames Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel, Mossad, and United States; Attack blamed on a local Arab terrorist group, al-Ahvazi separatist movement

In this picture taken on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, Iranian Revolutionary Guards members march during a parade ceremony, marking the 28th anniversary of the onset of the Iran-Iraq war (1980-1988), in front of the mausoleum of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran. Speaking to Arab …

IRGC Commander: U.S. Would Be ‘Loser in Any War It Wages Against Iran’

A commander in the Iranian Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) dismissed the potential of war with the United States in remarks Friday, claiming that America would never incite a war because its leaders are too aware they would lose against the beleaguered Iranian military.

General Qassem Soleimani: Iran's regional pointman

Haley on Iran: ‘They Feel Weak and We Are Suffocating Them’

U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley said on Wednesday that Iran’s authoritarian government is reeling under the pressure from renewed U.S. sanctions. “They feel weak and we are suffocating them to the point that they have to address ballistic missiles; they have to address their support on terrorism,” she contended.

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Iranian Military Threatens War, ‘Heavy Damage’ for U.S. Again

Gen. Rasoul Sanayee Raad, deputy commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), on Wednesday became the latest Iranian military commander to threaten military action against the United States and confidently predict Iran would emerge victorious from such a conflict.

In this picture taken on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, Iranian Revolutionary Guards members march during a parade ceremony, marking the 28th anniversary of the onset of the Iran-Iraq war (1980-1988), in front of the mausoleum of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran. Speaking to Arab …

Nine Iranians Charged with Hacking Universities, Government Agencies

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) charged one Iranian entity and nine Iranians on Friday in a hacking scheme to steal intellectual property and information from at least 144 United States-based universities, various companies, and government agencies for private financial gain.

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