Israel seeks to designate Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist organization

Tel Aviv, April 15 (IANS) – Israel is pushing for global recognition of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terror organization after thwarting a major Iranian attack. The IRGC, under Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s watch, faces severe diplomatic backlash from Israel.

Israel Foreign Minister Israel Katz has reached out to British and French counterparts to discuss labeling IRGC as a terror outfit. The Israeli government accuses the IRGC of supporting proxy attacks by groups like Hamas, Hezbollah, and Houthis.

The war cabinet of Israel’s Prime Minister’s Office has agreed on a counterattack plan against Iran, although the timing remains uncertain. Israel is rallying for international support to brand the IRGC as a terrorist entity in order to strengthen its diplomatic efforts.

A former Mossad Major General stated that Iran’s recent attacks were meant to show its proxies its capabilities, rather than a full-scale strike on Israel. Israel’s deep knowledge of Iran’s capacities poses a serious deterrent against any serious Iranian aggression.

Reports in Hebrew and Arabic media suggest Israel is preparing for a retaliatory move following an airstrike on the Iranian consulate in Damascus, which led to the death of several IRGC officers. Iran has been accused of supplying weapons to Hezbollah, further escalating tensions.

The Israeli government’s call to designate IRGC as a terror group comes amidst rising conflict between the two nations, with both sides preparing for potential escalation. The aftermath of recent events remains uncertain as Israel braces for possible retaliation from Iran.


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