Tag: IRGC

  • US sanctions financial network supporting IRGC wing

    US sanctions financial network supporting IRGC wing

    By Michael Hernandez, Washington: The U.S. on Tuesday sanctioned a wide network businesses it says support a branch of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) that recruits Iranian and Afghan child soldiers for combat in Syria. The Treasury Department said the financial network supports the Basij Resistance Force, a paramilitary force subordinate to the IRGC.…

  • Iran condemns US sanctions on individuals, company

    Iran condemns US sanctions on individuals, company

    Tehran : Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Saturday condemned the US sanctions on 10 Iranians and an organisation and called the measures “illegal and provocative”. Washington imposed sanctions on Iranians and an Iranian firm on Friday, all related to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) for the massive theft of valuable data from hundreds of universities,…