Ali Akbar Velayati

Iran’s IRGC Says Many Iranians Have Volunteered to Fight in Syria

By Parisa Hafezi ANKARA, May 19- Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said on Wednesday many Iranians have volunteered to fight in Syria in support of President Bashar Al Assad’s war against “terrorism”, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported. Shiite-dominated Iran is Assad’s main regional ally and has provided military and economic support for his conflict

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Iran Suffers Losses in Syria, Aleppo Truce Extended

By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin DUBAI, May 8 – Thirteen Iranian soldiers were killed in a battle with Islamist militants over a village near the Syrian city of Aleppo, Tehran said on Saturday, in one of Iran’s biggest single-day losses since it sent forces to support President Bashar Al Assad. Russia meanwhile said that a truce in Aleppo itself

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