Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Info on Tap

Iran's 'Shia Liberation Army' is par for the course

Iran has been a pivotal player in post-2003 Iraq, influencing the state and its institutions at every single level. Indeed, the aforementioned Soleimani has featured ubiquitously across Iraqi battlefields against the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group.

 Iran’s first domestically-built long-range air defense missile system has been unveiled at a Defense expo

Bavar-373 is the country’s first air defense system, manufactured solely by local specialists. It was commissioned back in 2010 following a suspended deal with Moscow on the delivery of similar S-300 defense systems due to nuclear sanctions adopted by the UN over Iran’s nuclear program.

Hezbollah: Five ways group has changed since 2006 Israel war