Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Iran Has Formed A 'Shiite Liberation Army' To Be Deployed Abroad


Al Arabiya: Iranian general: We formed Shiite army to fight in Iraq, Syria and Yemen

Retired General Mohammad Ali Falaki, who is currently one of the Iranian forces leaders in Syria, has recently revealed that Iran has formed a “Shiite Liberation Army” led by Quds Force commander, General Qassem Soleimani.

The Quds Force also known as Pasdaran in Persian is a special forces unit of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) and is responsible for the Islamic Republic’s extraterritorial operation.

“The Shiite Liberation Army is currently fighting on three fronts - Iraq, Syria and Yemen,” he told Mashregh news agency, which is close to the IRGC, in an interview published on Thursday.

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Update: Reports: Iran forms 'Liberation Army' to deploy abroad (Al Jazeera)

WNU Editor: Not surprised to learn from this report that this “Shiite Liberation Army” is to be led by Quds Force commander, General Qassem Soleimani.

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