Topic: Revolutionary Guard

All Content

  • In Pictures Iran's Islamic Revolution

    Schoolgirls wave Iranian flags during a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution at the Behesht-e Zahra (Zahra's paradise) cemetery in southern Tehran on Feb. 1.

  • Iran braces for demonstration showdown: Will the future of Iran be changed?

    Iran braces for demonstration showdown: Will the future of Iran be changed?

    Iran is bracing for protests by reformers and counter-protests by regime supporters when the Islamic Republic celebrates its 31st anniversary on Thursday. Supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei is promising a 'stupefying' display of support for the regime.

  • Obama says sanctions are 'next step' for Iran

    Obama says sanctions are 'next step' for Iran

    President Obama said Tuesday the international community is working on a 'significant regime of sanctions,' after Iran announced that it had begun a program to enrich uranium at a higher level of purity.

  • On eve of Iran anniversary, talk of compromise

    On eve of Iran anniversary, talk of compromise

    Opposition protesters are ready to rally when Iran's Islamic republic celebrates its 31st birthday on Thursday. Observers say both sides may be prepared to compromise after eight months of unrest.

  • Iran's offer on nuclear deal: genuine or diplomatic wedge?

    Iran's offer on nuclear deal: genuine or diplomatic wedge?

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says Iran’s enriched uranium could be processed outside the country, a deal Iran once rejected. The US and other countries are wary of the offer as they consider new sanctions.

  • Terrorism & Security China balks at Iran sanctions

    Western nations tried to portray Saturday's meeting between the US, UK, France, Germany, China, and Russia as positive, with a senior European Union official saying there was 'consensus' to focus on the 'second track' - meaning sanctions.

  • China stalls UN effort to sanction Iran over nuclear program

    China stalls UN effort to sanction Iran over nuclear program

    The United States is expected Saturday to push for more sanctions against Iran, as Tehran refuses to discuss its nuclear program. But China signals it will resist the idea, especially if new sanctions will be targeted at agents clamping down on the Iranian protest movement.

  • Iran uses Internet as tool against protesters

    Iran uses Internet as tool against protesters

    In Iran, the rare move of issuing a public appeal for help via the Internet suggests that law enforcement authorities are overwhelmed by the range of protesters.

  • Why Iran may now be more vulnerable to sanctions

    Political turmoil and the growing influence of the Revolutionary Guard may make Iran more vulnerable to any upcoming sanctions, as the Obama Administration considers new measures to curb Iran’s nuclear program.

  • Iran regime drums up its own crowds to oppose Green Movement

    Iran regime drums up its own crowds to oppose Green Movement

    On Wednesday, the Islamic Republic of Iran organized national demonstrations and struck out at reformist supporters of the Green Movement. On Sunday, protests against the government turned violent, killing at least 37 people during the key religious holiday of Ashura.