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Iranian political and military leaders laud Qods Force general killed in Syria

Political and Military elites of the Islamic Republic weigh-in on the death of Brigadier General Mohammad-Ali Allah-Dadi, the IRGC-QF member killed in Syria by an Israeli helicopter attack.Their commentary indicates a desire to establish deterrence, at least rhetorically, and tout their globalist message pertaining to the Islamic Revolution.


Senior Qods Force general killed in suspected Israeli airstrike

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps confirmed that Brigadier General Mohammad Ali Allah-Dadi was killed in an airstrike in Syria. He was assigned to help Hezbollah and Syria battle jihadist groups.


Islamic State kills Qods Force general in central Iraq

Brigadier General Hamid Taqavi served as an "adviser to the [Iraqi] Army and the popular mobilization of the Iraqi people," a reference to the Shiite militias.


Herat police chief accuses Iran of ramping up attacks in western Afghanistan

Herat's chief of police accused Iran of supporting the Taliban's killing spree in the province, which included the murder of two Finnish aid workers.


Analysis: What the Gaza war means for Iran

As the war in Gaza continues, Iran's political, military, and religious calculations ascribe similar but not identical values to the ongoing conflict. The ways in which Iranian leaders codify events on the ground vary depending on their interests at home and abroad.


Senior IRGC official killed in Syria 'was no less than Mughniyah'

Hassan Shateri, who was recently killed in Syria, served as a senior official in the IRGC. He also had close ties with Hezbollah, a group he greatly aided during his time in Lebanon.


Suicide bomber targeted Israeli tourists in Bulgaria

bulgaria-suicide-bomber.jpgA suicide bomber dressed in Western clothes and wearing a large backpack is seen scouting the scene of the attack just prior to killing seven people, including five Israeli tourists.


Mastermind of deadly raid on American soldiers coordinated plot against Saudi ambassador

The US Treasury Department designated five Iranians who were allegedly involved in a plot to kill Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the US. One of the five planned a deadly assault on American soldiers in Karbala, Iraq in 2007.
 
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