Posts Tagged ‘Commander’

Masked Gunmen Assassinate Iranian Commander in Front of His Own Home

(MEMO) — Earlier today, masked gunmen assassinated a local commander of the Basij paramilitary security forces in Iran’s southwestern Khuzestan province in front of his house. Abdolhosein Mojaddami was shot dead by two unknown persons who were riding a motorcycle according to the official IRNA news agency. Mojaddami, who headed the local Basij force in the town of Darkhoein, was said […]

Masked gunmen kill local commander of Iran’s security forces

TEHRAN, Iran — Masked gunmen on Wednesday ambushed and killed the local commander of a paramilitary security force in southwestern Iran, an associate of Iran’s top general recently killed in an American drone strike in Baghdad, the official IRNA news agency reported. The slain commander, Abdolhossein Mojaddami, headed the Basij forces, a paramilitary wing of […]

Iran slams silence over US’ assassination of Iranian top commander

“The US’ cowardly assassination of Lt. Gen. Ghasem Soleimani and his companions was a terrible blow to regional peace and security, and a mockery of the principles of human civilization and a blatant violation of norms and the international law,” Esmaeil Baghaei, Iran’s ambassador and permanent representative to the UN office in Geneva, made the […]

IRGC equipment sent to flood-hit areas in SE Iran: Commander

Tasnim – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami said the IRGC has dispatched necessary equipment to help in relief and rescue efforts in the flood-stricken areas of the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan. Speaking to reporters in the province on Tuesday, Major General Salami said that the IRGC […]

Revolutionary Guards commander: Ukrainian jet was mistaken for cruise missile

The aerospace commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Saturday accepted full responsibility for the shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger jet that killed all 176 people on board. “I take full responsibility and I will obey whatever decision is taken,” Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said in remarks broadcast on state television. “I would prefer […]

‘I wish I was dead’: Senior IRGC commander accepts responsibility for downing Ukrainian jet, says it was mistaken for missile

“After hearing about the crash of the Ukrainian plane, I wished to die”, Hajizadeh said during a press conference on Saturday. I wish I had died and not witnessed such an accident The commander explained that the incident had occurred as the country was bracing for potential US strikes and that the “likelihood of conflict” […]

IRGC Commander Confirms Iranian Missile Strikes Targeted "Military Apparatus", Not Troops

Continuing with some of the punchy, bellicose rhetoric that top Iranian officials, including Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, have exhibited in recent days, a senior IRGC commander said Thursday morning that Iran’s missile attacks against US installations in Iraq were merely the start of a vendetta that will play out across the region. IRGC Aerospace Force […]

Iran’s New Top Military Commander Vows To "Remove America From The Region" As Vengeance For Soleimani

Overnight we reported that the power vacuum at the top of Iran’s elite Quds Force, the military organization responsible for Tehran’s numerous proxies across the Mideast as well as Iran’s overall military strategy, was filled quickly in the aftermath of Qassem Soleimani’s killing, with the Jan 3 appointment of Esmail Ghaani, who none other than […]

Quds Force Commander: We will take revenge of martyrs

IRNA – The new commander of Quds Force said the revenge for General Soleimani is a promise given by God and his martydom will be reciprocated by removing the US from the region. Commander of the IRGC Quds Forces Brigadier General Esmail Ghaani said: “We promise to continue Martyr Soleimani’s path with the same strength […]

Trump’ Hit On Iranian Commander Puts A Target On Top US Generals’ Backs

Above: Quds Day rally, Parade of military forces, along with photographs of Qasem Soleimani, Iran Tehran, May 31, 2019. As far back as at least the American Revolution, there was an unwritten rule among combatants that you don’t kill the commander in the field of battle. That’s why generals could be seen directing their troops while […]

‘Commander of Hearts’: Grieving Iranians flood streets in Ahvaz to bid farewell to General Soleimani (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

The solemn procession began at 7am at the Rumi Square in Ahvaz, the capital of Iran’s western Khuzestan Province, which borders Iraq. Hundreds of thousands of black-clad mourners have completely filled both the streets and a bridge over the Karun River to pay their last respects to the major general.  Many are carrying photos of […]

IRGC commander unveils details of US message to Iran after assassination of Gen. Soleimani

Tasnim – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps deputy commander for coordination, Brigadier General Ali Fadavi, said that the US has asked Iran in a message to retaliate at the same level after assassination of IRGC Quds Force Commander Qassem Soleimani. “The US operation (assassination of Gen. Soleimani) was not a complicated one in terms of […]

Top Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani killed by air strikes in Baghdad

Top Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani killed by air strikes in Baghdad       Source Article from https://stanstasblog.wordpress.com/2020/01/02/top-iranian-military-commander-qassem-soleimani-killed-by-air-strikes-in-baghdad/ Hits: 13

Commander of Iran’s Quds Force, Iraq’s PMU deputy head assassinated in US strike

Press TV – Major General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the second-in-command of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), have been killed in US airstrikes in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. The IRGC announced in a statement on Friday morning that Major General Soleimani and al-Muhandis […]

Thousands march in Tehran to mourn ‘beloved’ military commander Soleimani, killed by US drone strike

People flooded the streets of Tehran after Friday prayers in honor of Soleimani and other officials killed during a US airstrike in Iraq’s capital. The mostly black-clad protesters were chanting traditional anti-American slogans like “Down with the US!” while also praising Soleimani as a “hero” of the nation. Many were carrying photos of the killed […]

Commander of Iran’s Quds Force, PMU deputy head martyred in US strike

Video Friday, 03 January 2020 12:46 AM  [ Last Update: Friday, 03 January 2020 4:06 AM   Late Major General Qassem Soleimani, commander the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (L), and late Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy head of the Iraqi pro-government Popular Mobilization Units (file photo) Major General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Quds Force […]

‘We can break America, but won’t lead Iran to war’ IRGC commander says after US embassy standoff

The US blames Tehran for orchestrating mass protests at the US embassy in the Iraqi capital, which involved a partial takeover of the massive compound. The protest was led by Kataib Hezbollah, an Iran-backed militia group, in response to US airstrikes on its forces. Speaking on Thursday, Brigadier General Hossein Salami said the Islamic Revolutionary […]

Iran, allies can keep region secure, foreign forces not needed: Commander

Press TV – Iran and its allies can maintain regional security without any need to foreign forces, says a top Iranian military commander following naval maneuvers jointly carried out by the Islamic Republic, Russia and China in the Sea of Oman and the Indian Ocean. The drills kicked off on Friday and covered 17,000 square kilometers […]

IDF chief: Ready for Gaza escalation after Jihad commander hit, will resume targeted killings if need be — donaldelley

“Baha Abu al-Atta was the senior commander of Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip. He was the man responsible for most of the attacks that emanated from the Gaza Strip during the past year and even before,” he said… Abu al-Atta was killed along with his wife in a surgical IDF strike on a house […] […]

Source denies rumors about death of IRGC aerospace commander in Israeli attack

FNA – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh is sound and safe, informed sources said after certain Arab media reports claimed that he was martyred in the last night Israeli attacks on Syria. Informed sources dismissed the Arab media reports that General Hajizadeh has been martyred […]

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