Republican Guard

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Noun1.Republican Guard - formerly Iraq's elite military unit whose primary role was to protect the government in Baghdad
military force, military group, military unit, force - a unit that is part of some military service; "he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men"
Al-Iraq, Irak, Iraq, Republic of Iraq - a republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq
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Led by the Tiger Forces and Republican Guard, the Syrian Arab Army began their assault by storming Ta'manah and the nearby town of Khuwayn Al-Kabir.
Over the years, he worked in the Air Force of Kazakhstan, Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan, Republican Guard of Kazakhstan, Security Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
A session of the Saudi cabinet, chaired by King Salman at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh, on Tuesday backed a US decision to classify Iran's Islamic Republican Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization.
The Ansarullah fighters managed to retake both of these areas in Southwest Hodeida after a tough battle with the Yemeni Republican Guard and UAE-backed Southern Resistance Army.
Al Mukalla: The Saudi-led coalition has said some soldiers from the Republican Guard - an elite Yemeni unit set up by late former president Ali Abdullah Saleh - had switched sides and begun helping the coalition and pro-government fighters on the ground.
NNA - One Corporal of the ISF Baabda Traffic unit was wounded as a verbal row erupted between the Corporal and elements of a patrol of the Republican Guard Brigade at Gallery Semaan intersection, against the backdrop of crossing the intersection while the red light was on, ISF Directorate General said in statement on Friday.
The video was titled "A mighty performance by the military band of the Republican Guard," as a joke; the video uploader said the lyrics poke fun at exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi and called for former president Ali Abdullah Saleh to lead the "new" Yemen.
Egyptian supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi sit in front of barbed wire fencing that blocks the access to the headquarters of the Republican Guard in Cairo on July 8, 2013.
Huge blasts were heard overnight in Sanaa when coalition forces hit a missile depot belonging to the renegade Republican Guard, which is loyal to former strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Syrian activists have provided videos as evidence showing several men wearing red berets, which is part of the Republican Guard's uniform, at alleged launch sites of the chemical weapons, the Washington Times reports.
A spokesman from Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood, Mourad Ali, and a witness at the scene however said military forces opened fire at dawn on the protesters outside the Republican Guard building.

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