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Stories with organization: Iranian armed forces
  • Kerry asks about Iranian reportedly in Russia despite UN ban 
    Updated: Apr-15-16 3:07 pm

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry is concerned a general of Iran's hardline Revolutionary Guard Corps may be visiting Moscow in violation of a U.N. travel ban.

  • Report: 4 Iranian commandos killed in Syria 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 1:47 pm

    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency is reporting that four members of the Iranian Special Forces were killed in Syria while fighting against the Islamic State group.

  • Iran to hold 3-day military drill 
    Updated: Apr-10-16 4:12 am

    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that the country's Revolutionary Guards will begin a ground forces drill Tuesday near the Pakistani border in the southeastern part of the country.

  • US says Iran forces pulling back in Syria; others say no 
    Updated: Apr-04-16 5:09 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is making the case that Iran is drawing down its elite fighting force from Syria in an effort to allay fears that Tehran is using its powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in Syria to strengthen its influence across the Middle East. Yet the Iranian government said Monday it has dispatched commandos to the war and it is still taking high-ranking casualties.