baseej

baseej

(bæˈsiːdʒ)
pl n
Iranian volunteer militia
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In Lebanon with Hizbullah In Iraq with the Hashd ash-Sha'bi (also known as the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU)) In Iran during the early years of Islamic Revolution and during the Eight-Year Sacred Defense with Baseej and Sepah (IRGC) In Syria with the various Resistance movements that came in to defend Syria from the Takfiri terrorism, such as the Zaynabiyyoun and Fatimiyyoun Resistance Groups, and many other home-grown resistance groups that worked alongside the Syrian Army.
And, by recruiting thousands of teenage villagers and unemployed vigilantes into an informal militia (the baseej), he manages to keep street demonstrators subdued.
SALERNO, Davide (2011): "'Baseej have guns we have brains'.
Mohammad Hassan Baseej, a doctor at the local hospital, said 33 people were admitted with injuries after the attack.
(IRGC), the army, and the "Baseej", and will take place in large areas to
Many volunteered to serve in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and the Baseej forces, and, at a time when most young middle-class Iranians clamored to avoid compulsory military service, a number of them achieved national renown for their heroics in the war against Iraq.
Addressing the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and Baseej Mustafadin (Mobilisation of the Dispossessed) officers, he referred to his "dream" of a recurring image of U.S.
Traditional forms of community organizations, such as charities, co-operatives, boneh and vahrah--and more recent structures, formed after the Islamic revolution, such as foundations, Baseej, etc.--are all striving to keep pace and find a niche for themselves in the process of civil society development.
Clear supporters of the state and representative, perhaps, of a new definition of women in Iran are the "Baseej Women", who number about 4000 and were organized in 1984 as an arm of the Islamic state.
But in the final analysis, the green movement or any of its reincarnations are as much a part of the Islamic Republic, as the supreme leader, the Baseej, the Revolutionary Guards and President Ahmadinezhad.