High Iranian Guards general at front to suppress Kurdish insurgency

IRGCs ground forces chief, Brig. Gen. Mohammad Hossein Rajabi, was assigned Friday with the command of the Guards units fighting a Kurdish insurgency in eastern Iran.  DEBKAfile reports he was brought in after the Iranian units had failed to quell the uprising that was boosted in the past fortnight by Peshmerga forces from the semiautonomous Kurdish region of Iraq.

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