After the spread of leaks that exposed a number of Iranian officials, the
of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard carried out arrests against some of its journalists. and operators of channels on the Telegram application.
Iranian media considered the arrest of journalist Ali Qolki and some operators of sites close to the Revolutionary Guards a process of settling internal accounts in the entire Iranian security services.
This came after the Intelligence of the Revolutionary Guards arrested the editors-in-chief of “Semi Secret” channels (Nima Mahrama), “Sarare” and “Shadow Writer” (Sah Noyes) on charges of disturbing public opinion. And the publication of documents classified as confidential, and some channels talked about the arrest of officials of the “Aba News” channel. It was alleged that the purpose of the arrests was to counter the recent leak of information from the Revolutionary Guards, including the publication of an audio file of an interview of the former commander of the Guard, Muhammad Ali Jafari, and the Deputy Economic Affairs of the Revolutionary Guard, Sadeq Dhul Qadr Nia, according to the “IranWire” website.)
At the time, the leak accused the former commander of the Quds Force, Qassem Soleimani, and the current Speaker of Parliament, Muhammad Baqir Qalibaf, of public corruption. stave.
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Although these events may not be directly related to each other, they prompted the Revolutionary Guards to confront the leaks and limit their effects on it. Stop the internal conflict
These arrests symbolize the Revolutionary Guard’s decision to stop the conflict between its electronic teams, which are fighting with each other despite their dependence on one source on the one hand. And to prevent the collapse of the hard-line fundamentalist camp that controls the three authorities: the executive, the legislative, and the judiciary, and the Revolutionary Guards support it on the other hand. These institutions may have issued a warning in this regard and called for ending or freezing this conflict, given the internal and external conditions that Iran is going through.
It is noteworthy that a leaked audio recording published by the Iranian opposition Radio Farda months ago shed light on the internal conflict within the Revolutionary Guards and the operations of gaining money. see the project that extends into the hierarchy of the religious system in the country.
For 50 seconds, two former senior IRGC officials spoke about the corruption that helped fund the force and its covert military operations abroad.
In it, the voice of the former commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, Mohammad Ali Jafari, and the assistant economic director of the Guards, Sadeq Zolqadrnia, are heard, as they discuss corruption investigations within the Iranian Revolutionary Guards and the Tehran municipality during the reign of then-mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf.
In addition, the country is going through a crisis internally represented by the demands of various social groups from time to time, and externally, there is no hope on the horizon regarding the end of the stalled nuclear negotiations in Vienna.