The Iranian foreign minister levels harsh criticism at Qassem Soleimani and the IRGC's influence on Iran's foreign policy in a leaked audio file that is causing ferocious domestic backlash.
The IRGC has a long history of boasting about its weaponry, and a track record of deficient missile and radar systems.
Many Lebanese say that Hizbullah, whose chief, Hassan Nasrallah, was subordinate to Soleimani, is at the root of the country's problems.
The move shows that Tehran prefers to spend money on trying to demonstrate its military prowess rather than helping its citizens fight the COVID-19 outbreak.
Reporters Without Borders says certain regimes are taking advantage of the fact that people are stunned and that it was impossible during this crisis for countermeasures to be adopted.
Mohammad Mohaqiq recently led a 10-member delegation to Pakistan to lobby for Iran's interests. His efforts failed miserably, analysts say.
Wilson Wazir is the first minority member of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly from the merged tribal districts.
Observers are praising the religious party's nomination of Suraiya Bibi, a 45-year-old Christian woman, for strengthening democracy and women's empowerment throughout Pakistan.
Government departments will be required to make more information public on the internet.
Local elections in the former tribal districts will be held in the coming months, officials say.