News and updates about IRGC

Unanimously:

Canadian Parliament approves motion to blacklist IRGC

Canada’s House of Commons votes by a majority of 327 to 0 in support of motion to add Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps to an official list of terrorist organizations.

Canadian Parliament approves motion to blacklist IRGC

Peru:

18 months of detention for Iranian who plotted to kill Israelis

Majid Azizi, a suspected member of the IRGC Quds Force, allegedly enlisted two Peruvians in his plot to murder Israelis Shachar Malka and Gilad Duchovny.

18 months of detention for Iranian who plotted to kill Israelis

Report:

IRGC general missing since 2007 defected, living in US

Major General Ali-Reza Asgari, who served as Iran's Defense Minister and worked with Hezbollah, reportedly placed under CIA witness protection program after providing intelligence on Iran's nuclear program.

IRGC general missing since 2007 defected, living in US

To deter Israeli retaliation:

IRGC commander threatens Iran could review 'nuclear doctrine'

Iranian military leader warns country could pursue nuclear weapons in attempt to deter Israel from retaliating for Saturday night's massive attack.

IRGC commander threatens Iran could review 'nuclear doctrine'

Iranians call for Israel to attack IRGC leaders

Graffiti in Tehran denounces the IRGC as a weak government without the interests of the people in mind, and calls for the international community and Israel to help overthrow them.

Iranians call for Israel to attack IRGC leaders

US official:

'Iran attack on Israel won’t be big enough to draw US into war'

US official says the United States expects an attack by Iran against Israel but one that would not be big enough to draw Washington into war.

'Iran attack on Israel won’t be big enough to draw US into war'

Iranian opposition activist:

Only Israel can stop IRGC

Vahid Beheshti, an Iranian anti-regime activist, claims in a conversation with Arutz Sheva that Israel attacking IRGC strongholds will give the Iranian people the strength to overthrow the regime.

Only Israel can stop IRGC

Senior Khamenei adviser:

'Israeli embassies no longer safe'

Former IRGC commander and current military adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei, General Yahya Rahim Safavi, says 'the Zionists see the specter of death in their dreams every night.'

'Israeli embassies no longer safe'

Iran:

'We will make Israel regret its actions'

The IRGC has announced that it will realize the national demand of Iran to punish Israel for the bombing of the Iranian consulate in Damascus.

'We will make Israel regret its actions'

Iranian officials:

'Iran on high alert, will directly respond to Israeli strike'

Iranian officials tell The New York Times that Iran has decided to respond directly to the strike attributed to Israel in Damascus, in order to create deterrence.

'Iran on high alert, will directly respond to Israeli strike'

US intelligence:

This will be the Iranian retaliation

US picks up intelligence on what an Iranian retaliatory strike for the alleged Israeli strike on the Iranian consulate in Damascus will look like.

This will be the Iranian retaliation

IDF Spokesman:

No change in instructions to civilians due to Iranian threat

Rear Admiral Hagari says there is no need for panic buying after leave canceled for all combat soldiers due to Iranian threat following killing of IRGC commander.

No change in instructions to civilians due to Iranian threat

Iranian Jewish MP condemns elimination in Damascus

Homayoun Sameh, the representative of the Jewish community in the Iranian parliament, condemns strike in Damascus which was attributed to Israel.

Iranian Jewish MP condemns elimination in Damascus

Six missiles from an F-35:

This is how the top Iranian official was eliminated

Israeli officials acknowledge to The New York Times that Israel carried out the strikes on the Iranian consulate in Damascus.

This is how the top Iranian official was eliminated

ISA and IDF thwart smuggling of Iranian arms

As part of the ISA operation, a significant amount of advanced weapons that had been smuggled into Judea and Samaria were seized.

ISA and IDF thwart smuggling of Iranian arms

'Bibi, we are ready'

Pro-Israel signs hang at entrance to Tehran

Signs calling for Netanyahu to attack the Iranian regime were hung by anti-government activists in Tehran.

Pro-Israel signs hang at entrance to Tehran

German FM:

'Iran is the worst violator of human rights'

The German Foreign Minister explains why Iran is still not listed as a terrorist country in the EU, and what the European Union has done against it instead.

'Iran is the worst violator of human rights'

Sweden:

Couple sent by Iran as sleeper agents to murder Jews

Couple sent to Sweden by IRGC lived in country for 5 years under fake names before being activated in plot to murder 3 Jewish citizens of Sweden, including community leader and dual US citizen.

Couple sent by Iran as sleeper agents to murder Jews

IRGC forces begin withdrawal from Syria

Iranian forces have been recalled from Syria following multiple casualties from Israeli airstrikes.

IRGC forces begin withdrawal from Syria

Iran conducts satellite launch

Iranian media report the Soraya satellite was placed in an orbit at some 750 kilometers above the Earth's surface.

Iran conducts satellite launch

IRGC officials killed in Syria

Foreign reports claim that the head of Iranian intelligence in Syria was among those killed in an airstrike in Damascus.

IRGC officials killed in Syria

Iran claims:

'We attacked Mossad bases in Iraq'

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps claims responsibility for missile attacks in Erbil, the capital of Kurdish region in Iraq, and in Syria.

'We attacked Mossad bases in Iraq'

Report:

Khamenei personally involved in Houthi attacks

The Telegraph reports that the Houthi rebels, who have fired missiles at ships in the Red Sea, trained in Iran under the command of the Quds Force.

Khamenei personally involved in Houthi attacks

Four years after the elimination of Qasem Soleimani by the CIA

The U.S. and its allies still must navigate a landscape riddled with sectarian conflicts, power struggles, and extremist ideologies. Op-ed.

Four years after the elimination of Qasem Soleimani by the CIA

Maritime threat:

IRGC unveils new missile cruiser

Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps announces addition of the Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, which can sail 2000 nautical miles.

IRGC unveils new missile cruiser

IRGC commander:

'We are facing an all-out battle with the enemy'

Commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards vows to reach "the enemy" far and near amid tensions with Iranian-backed Houthis.

'We are facing an all-out battle with the enemy'

Iranian opposition activist:

'People of Iran are waiting for Israel to strike the regime'

Vahid Beheshti tells Arutz Sheva that if Israel strikes the regime, 80 million Iranians will rise up and finish the job.

'People of Iran are waiting for Israel to strike the regime'

Jewish Iranian MP threatens revenge

MP Homayoun Sameh said the assassination of Razi Mousavi will not remain unanswered, and Israel 'will pay a heavy price for this action.'

Jewish Iranian MP threatens revenge

Iranian Foreign Minister:

'Tel Aviv should be counting down'

Iranian Foreign Minister threatens Israel following death of senior IRGC commander in an air strike attributed to Israel in Syria.

'Tel Aviv should be counting down'

Commanders of Iran's elite overseas unit revealed

An intelligence source revealed the identities of senior operatives in the Quds Force Unit 400, including their phone numbers.

Commanders of Iran's elite overseas unit revealed

Iran unveils new hypersonic ballistic missile

IRGC unveils new domestically-developed hypersonic ballistic missile, called Fattah-2.

Iran unveils new hypersonic ballistic missile

Former IRGC chief:

'Additional fronts will join the conflict in Gaza'

Former IRGC commander Mohsen Rezaee becomes the latest Iranian official to threaten Israel amid Gaza war.

'Additional fronts will join the conflict in Gaza'

Third time in recent weeks:

US military strikes targets affiliated with Iran in Syria

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin says US military struck training facility and safe house used by IRGC and Iran-affiliated groups in Syria.

US military strikes targets affiliated with Iran in Syria

US strikes Syrian facility used by IRGC

Pentagon announces the US military struck weapons storage facility used by Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and affiliated groups.

US strikes Syrian facility used by IRGC

On Biden's orders:

US Military strikes facilities in Syria used by Iran

Pentagon announces that President Biden ordered strikes on two facilities in Syria used by IRGC and groups supported by Tehran.

US Military strikes facilities in Syria used by Iran

Report:

Iran helped plot Hamas attack on Israel

Senior members of Hamas and Hezbollah tell WSJ that Iranian security officials gave the green light for Hamas' attack on Israel.

Iran helped plot Hamas attack on Israel

US seizes Iranian bullets, transfers them to Ukraine

CENTCOM announces 1.1 million rounds seized off vessel used by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps will be given to Ukraine.

US seizes Iranian bullets, transfers them to Ukraine

Head of Quds Force oversees military drill in Syria

Iran is a key supporter of the Assad regime in Syria and has provided it with financial aid and military advisers.

Head of Quds Force oversees military drill in Syria

IRGC head threatens life of Mossad chief

Revolutionary Guards Corp chief Hossein Salami says Mossad chief David Barnea's "life will be cut short" if Iranian leaders are assassinated

IRGC head threatens life of Mossad chief

IRGC commander:

'Iran is producing a new generation of hypersonic missiles'

Deputy IRGC commander warns Israel: Advances missiles can overcome your air defense systems.

'Iran is producing a new generation of hypersonic missiles'

Iran threatens Israel: 'Prepare for a trip to the Stone Age'

Iran echoes Israel's threat to Lebanon as it unveils a new long-range UAV.

Iran threatens Israel: 'Prepare for a trip to the Stone Age'

Iran launches military drill on UAE claimed islands

Drill meant to show 'authority and combat defense preparations of the IRGC Navy in protecting security of the Gulf and the Iranian islands.'

Iran launches military drill on UAE claimed islands

IRGC commander:

'Enemies of Iran are planning sedition'

Commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard blames Iran's enemies for anti-government protests, says Iran’s enemies are planning “sedition”.

'Enemies of Iran are planning sedition'

US sanctions IRGC official over plot to kill Bolton

IRGC official Shahram Poursafi reportedly also targeted former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Iran envoy Brian Hook.

US sanctions IRGC official over plot to kill Bolton

Islamic Jihad thugs are in the IRGC terrorist circle

Although there is no rational relation between their aims, Iran is happy to support PIJ terror against Israel. Op-ed.

Islamic Jihad thugs are in the IRGC terrorist circle

UK government fails to ban IRGC months after parliament vote

British government under fire for not acting on a parliamentary motion to ban Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps.

UK government fails to ban IRGC months after parliament vote

Gallant reveals Iran's 'floating terror bases'

Defense Minister reveals IRGC attempt to conduct piracy on the seas, threaten flight paths and trade routes.

Gallant reveals Iran's 'floating terror bases'

Top Iranian commander:

'Our ultimate revenge for Soleimani's death is yet to come'

IRGC commander Hossein Salami: The US has yet to feel our revenge for its elimination of Qassem Soleimani.

'Our ultimate revenge for Soleimani's death is yet to come'

Ukraine rabbi: 'Western world must fight Iranian terrorism'

Rabbi Moshe Azman visits hospitalized Iranian reporter, says reporter's 'fight against violence and terrorism is brave and noteworthy.'

Ukraine rabbi: 'Western world must fight Iranian terrorism'

Iran unveils new suicide attack drone

According to the IRGC, the Me’raj 532 can travel a distance of 450 kilometers in a one-way mission at a height of 12,000 feet.

Iran unveils new suicide attack drone

Iran: 2nd IRGC member dies after alleged Israeli airstrike

2 Iranian military personnel killed in alleged Israeli airstrike in Syria on Friday morning.

Iran: 2nd IRGC member dies after alleged Israeli airstrike

FM to President of Cyprus:

'Blacklist IRGC as a terrorist organization'

FM Eli Cohen meets President of Cyprus. The two discussed, among other things, Iranian terrorism and its consequences for the region.

'Blacklist IRGC as a terrorist organization'

GOP senators urge EU to designate IRGC as terror group

Letter to EU calls for sanctions against Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps for selling drones to Russia and 'sowing terror in the West.'

GOP senators urge EU to designate IRGC as terror group

Iran claims:

'We developed a cruise missile with a range of 1,650 km'

Meanwhile, top IRGC commander repeats threat to kill Trump over elimination of Qassem Soleimani.

'We developed a cruise missile with a range of 1,650 km'

Terrorist Mullahs: quitting NPT and assaulting Israel

There was a period of calm, and then a woman who removed her headscarf at a conference will lead to an uproar of nationwide protests.Op-ed.

Terrorist Mullahs: quitting NPT and assaulting Israel

Report:

Israeli-owned tanker attacked by Iranian drones in Persian Gulf

Foreign officials say IRGC launched drone towards Israeli-owned tanker. The attack took place last week, there were no injuries.

Israeli-owned tanker attacked by Iranian drones in Persian Gulf

Australian government faces hurdle banning IRGC

Senate committee recommends listing IRGC as terror entity but current provision of criminal code makes ban unlikely.

Australian government faces hurdle banning IRGC

EU exploring legal options to blacklist IRGC

Paris and Berlin voiced their support for the measure, officials tell The Financial Times.

EU exploring legal options to blacklist IRGC

Why did EU back down from adding IRGC to terror list?

The IRGC is clearly a terror group and Iranian protesters are the ones suffering the consequences so what do European leaders have to fear?

Why did EU back down from adding IRGC to terror list?

Iran threatens 'reciprocal' measures if IRGC is blacklisted

Iran's Foreign Minister says his country will blacklist elements of EU countries if the IRGC is blacklisted by Europe.

Iran threatens 'reciprocal' measures if IRGC is blacklisted