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    • Iran's Elite Revolutionary Guard Special Forces Participate in Military Drills
    • Iran's Revolutionary Guards Step on US and Israeli Flags
    • Iran's Revolutionary Guard March During Military Parade
    • Iran's Revolutionary Guard Launch Missiles During Military Maneuvers
    • A Member of Iran's Revolutionary Guards Takes a Snapshot During Large-scale Military Parades
    • An aircraft of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard Flies Over an Oil Tanker
    • Member of the Iranian Basij Paramilitary Receives Bullets During Training in Tehran
    • Members of Iran's Revolutionary Guards Take Their Positions During Maneuvers in a Suburb of Tehran
    • Iran's Revolutionary Guard March During Military Parade
    • Iran's Elite Revolutionary Guard Special Forces Participate in Military Manoeuvers
    • Iran's Revolutionary Guard March During Military Parade
    • Iranian Revolutionary Guard Ride Speedboat
    • Iran's Revolutionary Guards Celebrate After Launching a Missile
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    Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards special forces participate in military exercises at an undisclosed location near the Gulf on 3 April 2006. The week-long military drills coincided with a critical phase in the dispute over Iran's alleged nuclear weapons ambitions.

    On Monday, President Donald Trump announced that the United States designated Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist group. In response to the US move, Tehran accused Washington of supporting terrorism and recognised the US Central Command (CENTCOM) as a terrorist organisation.

    The designation marks the first time the United States has formally labelled another country's military a terrorist group. Sputnik has compiled for you a gallery showing Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) during military exercises, training and parades. 

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