Tag Archives | Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC)

Rouhani Orders More Missiles in Response to New Sanctions

By Arash Karami, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Rouhani Orders More Missiles in Response to New Sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani ordered the Defense Ministry to speed up its missile production following reports that the United States will sanction a number of […]

Will South Pars help Revive Iran’s Economy?

By Dr. Reza Yeganehshakib, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Will South Pars help bring Iran’s economy back to life? The Persian Gulf is home to one of the largest independent gas reservoirs in the world. Shared between Iran and Qatar, the Iranian […]

Ayatollah: US using Sex and Money to Infiltrate Iran

Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (pictured), has said that the United States is using sex, money and Western lifestyles to infiltrate Iran’s decision-making elite. Reuters quotes him as telling a gathering of the commanders of the Basij, IRGC’s voluntary militia arm: “Two main things are used for this infiltration: money and sexual attractions. They […]

Iran Hedges its Bets in Syria

By Ellie Geranmayeh, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The countries party to the statement of the International Syria Support Group, which was agreed to Nov. 14 in Vienna, seek to implement a road map to end the Syrian conflict under conditions most […]

IS-Linked Cell Arrested near Iraqi Border

General Mohammad Ali Jafari (pictured), the head of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), has told ISNA news agency that security forces have arrested members of a jihadist cell linked with the Islamic State group (IS, ISIS, ISIL) in Kermanshah province, near the country’s border with Iraq. According to AFP, he provided no details on how […]

IRGC Head Warns of ‘Sedition’ Post-Nuclear Deal

By Arash Karami, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. As Iran began the preliminary implementation of the nuclear deal with the six world powers on Nov. 2, the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Mohammad Ali Jafari (pictured), warned of a […]

Video: Iran Reveals Underground Missile Bunkers

From PressTV. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. This is the first time Iranian media are allowed there. Military officials say the tunnels are dug some 500 meters into high mountains. The Commander of Aerospace Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps […]

IGRC-Linked Companies may Partner with IOCs

The man responsible for Iran’s new oil contracts has said that domestic companies linked to the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) may be approved to partner international oil companies (IOCs) in joint ventures. Seyed Mehdi Hosseini, head of the Oil Contracts Restructuring Committee, said: “The point of these Revolutionary Guards is that they are engineering companies, […]

Supreme Leader bans Negotiations with US

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has banned any further negotiations between Iran and the United States, putting the brakes on moderates hoping to end Iran’s isolation after reaching a nuclear deal with world powers in July. According to a report from Reuters, his statements directly contradict those of moderate Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who […]