Afghan officials say they are closely investigating pictures that show the new commander of Iran's Quds Force, Esmail Qaani, on an official visit in Bamiyan Province in 2018. VOA's Rahim Gul Sarwan reports from Kabul.
The new commander of Iran’s elite Quds Force, Esmail Qaani, visited the Afghan province of Bamiyan in 2018 where he claimed to be the Iranian Deputy Chief of Mission in Kabul; Afghan officials are investigating
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accuses Iran of attempting to build proxy networks in Afghanistan, asserting that Tehran is trying to coordinate with the Taliban and its offshoot, the Haqqani network
A look at Qassem Soleimani, Iran's most powerful commander, who was killed in a U.S. airstrike, Jan. 3, 2020. He was responsible for designing and implementing Iran's proxy warfare and destabilizing efforts in several countries in Middle East.
The IRGC was founded in 1979, shortly after the Islamic Revolution. The core task of its estimated 150,000 ground forces, navy and air units is to protect Iran's Islamic system and revolutionary values.