Iran’s Revolutionary Guard names new intelligence chief amid suspicious deaths

TEHRAN – Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps named a new intelligence chief on Thursday after suspected deaths of military officers and scientists increased tension between Tehran and its regional adversaries.

According to a statement on the official IRGC news website, cleric Hossein Tayeb, who headed the guard’s intelligence wing for more than a decade, was succeeded by General Mohammad Kazemi. Mr. Tayeb was designated as an advisor to the IRGC Commander Major General. hussain salami,