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The latest news and views about Iran’s Basij (volunteer) forces, also known as Niruyeh Moghavemat Basij (Mobilisation Resistance Force) and Sāzmān-e Basij-e Mostaz’afin (The Organization for Mobilization of the Oppressed).

Iran Distributing Millions of Aid Packages amid COVID-19 Outbreak

The head of Iran’s Organisation for Mobilisation of the Oppressed, also known as Basij Mostazafin, says an aid program called Momenaneh is underway in the country to help the needy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Iran’s Health Minister Commends Interior Ministry, Basij for Efforts in War...

Iranian Minister of Health and Medical Education Saeid Namaki has expressed his gratitude to the Interior Ministry and the Basij volunteers for their contribution to the nationwide battle with the novel coronavirus.

IRGC Unveils First Mobile Coronavirus Testing Device

The Basij force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has unveiled the first mobile coronavirus testing machine capable of carry 200 test samples.

IRGC’s Basij Forces Playing Key Role in Fight against COVID-19: General

The IRGC's Basij (voluntary) forces are contributing heavily to the national campaign against the coronavirus outbreak, a military commander says.

Iranian People Foiled ‘Very Dangerous’ Plot: Leader

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has praised the Iranian nation for “destroying a very dangerous plot” hatched by the enemies of the Islamic Republic.

Iran Blasts US’ New Sanctions as Insult to Int’l Law

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the new US sanctions imposed on several Iranian firms are an insult to international law, and result from the US government’s blind hatred towards Iran.

11 Iranian Forces Abducted by Terrorists near Pakistan Border

The Jaish al-Adl terrorist group has reportedly kidnapped a number of Iranian forces near the Pakistan border in Sistan and Baluchestan province, southeast of Iran.

IRGC Chief Urges Basij to Focus on Strategic Activities

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari called on the new commander of Basij (mobilization) Force to focus efforts on “strategic and influential” activities.

Iran’s Leader Appoints New Commander of IRGC’s Basij Force

Leader of the Islamic Revolution has appointed a new commander for the Basij [Voluntary] Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

Iran’s President Challenged by Students’ Harsh Criticisms

In a ceremony to mark Student Day, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani met the students of University of Tehran and talked to them on various issues including freedom of speech, Trump’s election, and outcomes of nuclear deal.