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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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.
Firefights between the Yemeni army troops and the Saudi-led coalition forces are still ongoing to the South of Jabal Al-Aswad; however, the Republican Guard and the Houthi revolutionaries have secured the previously contested mountains," the sources added.
The Republican Guard is an army led by Saleh's son, Ahmed, who is known to be siding with the Houthis.
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.
Early Mar 31, air strikes targeted two camps held by Iran-backed Shi'ite Huthi rebels and allied Republican Guard soldiers in the southern town of Daleh.
Contract award: maintenance doors and gates for units of the gendarmerie region ile-de-france and the republican guard.
Maher commands the regime's Republican Guard, the Syrian Army's 4th Armored Division and special forces, which are tasked with protecting the regime, the report added.
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.
According to the Muslim Brotherhood, military forces had opened fire at protestors performing the dawn prayer outside the Republican Guard headquarters in Cairo.
The bloodshed outside the Cairo headquarters of the elite Republican Guard came just hours before the caretaker president installed by the army had been due to announce his choice of interim prime minister.
On the other hand, the Egyptian Army said that at least six out of forty Egyptian soldiers who had been wounded were in serious condition, according to a statement issued by the Egyptian Armed Forces in the aftermath of an attack launched by an armed terrorist gang in the early hours of today during dispersal of pro-Morsy sit-in demonstrators in front of Republican Guard Officers' Club off Salah Salim Avenue in Nasr City in eastern Cairo.

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