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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Expand Crackdown as Unrest Escalates

  • IRGC resumes airstrikes on Kurdish targets in northern Iraq
  • At least 13 said to have been killed in west Iran since Sunday
An Iranian Shahab-3 missile during a rally marking al-Quds day in Tehran, in April.

An Iranian Shahab-3 missile during a rally marking al-Quds day in Tehran, in April.

Source: AFP/Getty Images

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Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is intensifying its attacks on Kurdish areas in Iran and across the border in Iraq in response to anti-government protests that have entered their tenth week.