Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution

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Feb 1st, 2014
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by Ogbuefi Blogs The Reuters report below may be of interest to Goodluck Ebelemi Jonathan. I find it interesting that the present government happens to be the only government in living memory that have not recorded any high profile jailing for corruption – not even of his political opponents! I...
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Aug 6th, 2013
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Across East and West Africa, Iranian and Lebanese nationals have been arrested in connection with Hezbollah-related terrorist activities. What is Hezbollah and Iran – building in Africa, and why? Cache of weapons discovered at home of suspected Hezbollah operatives in Kona, Nigeria. Photo by AF...
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Oct 30th, 2012
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by Max Fisher An Israeli F-15 fighter takes off during an air show near Beersheva. (Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images) A military factory in Sudan was destroyed in a mysterious explosion last week, killing two, which the Sudanese government quickly blamed on an Israeli airstrike. It would not have been the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 10th, 2012
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Two Iranians accused of planning attacks on Western targets in Kenya shipped more than 100 kilograms of powerful explosive into this East African country, and most of it has not been recovered, a police officer told a court Tuesday. Iranian nationals Ahmad Abolfathi Mohammad and Sayed Mansour Mousavi...
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Feb 3rd, 2012
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Dmitri TYMCHUK Russia returned a $167 million advance payment to Iran for S-300 air defense systems it didn’t deliver to this country and the story evoked serious response in the world. Was penalty paid – that’s what somehow interested media first of all, though quite a different question appears to ...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Mar 22nd, 2011
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An alleged Iranian Revolutionary Guard member on trial over a weapons shipment seized in Lagos told authorities he did not have a licence to export arms, a statement read at his trial said Monday. “My IGTCC (International General Trading and Construction Company), registered in Gambia, does not...
By benim
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Mar 7th, 2011
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LAGOS — Nigerian prosecutors on Monday amended the charges against an alleged Iranian Revolutionary Guard member on trial over a shipment of rockets, explosives and grenades seized in the West African nation. The court was supposed to hold a bail hearing for Azim Aghajani and Nigerian suspect Ali Abb...
By benim
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Feb 9th, 2011
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Abuja – Crates of weapons seized in Nigeria last year had been sent from Iran and were destined for Gambia as part of a three-year-old agreement between the two countries, the Iranian ambassador to Nigeria said. Nigeria reported Iran to the UN Security Council in November for an apparent breach...
By benim
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Feb 1st, 2011
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LAGOS — A Nigerian court on Tuesday set a new trial date for later this month for an alleged Iranian Revolutionary Guard member charged over an illegal arms shipment seized in October in the West African country. Azim Aghajani and Nigerian suspect Ali Abbas Jega pleaded not guilty to three counts rel...
By benim
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Dec 23rd, 2010
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A court in Nigeria has granted bail to an Iranian man charged with arms trafficking after an illegal shipment of weapons was intercepted in October. court in Nigeria has granted bail to an Iranian man charged with arms trafficking after an illegal shipment of weapons was intercepted in October. Judge...