Iran's Basij (volunteer) Forces
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).
Gunmen killed a Basij member of security forces and wounded three others in a shooting attack in the southern Iranian city of Nourabad on Friday evening, deputy governor of Fars Province confirmed.
An unknown gunman fatally shot two young members of Iran’s volunteer Basij Force in the northern city of Amol, Mazandaran Province.
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.
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.
The Basij force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has unveiled the first mobile coronavirus testing machine capable of carry 200 test samples.
The IRGC's Basij (voluntary) forces are contributing heavily to the national campaign against the coronavirus outbreak, a military commander says.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution has appointed a new commander for the Basij [Voluntary] Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).
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.
An informed source categorically denied a report by the Israeli daily Haaretz that Commander of Iran's Basij (volunteer) Force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi had been wounded by Israeli forces or terrorists during a publicized visit this weekend to Southern Syria.
Brigadier General Naqdi says just like their fellow Iranians members of the Basij volunteer force support the nuclear negotiating team.
Commander of Iran's basij (volunteer) Force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi condemned the crimes committed by Takfiri and Salafi groups in different regional states, specially in Syria and Iraq, and said these groups which are supported by the US have scratched the beautiful face of Islam.