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Irregular Warfare Headquarters
Active Since 2 October 1979 (first operation)[1]
Disbanded c. 1982
Country  Iran
Branch Iranian Armed Forces
Type Irregular military
Role Guerrilla warfare
Size ≈ 3,000[2]
Garrison/HQ Ahvaz[3]
Engagements Iran-Iraq War
Mostafa Chamran
Mehdi Chamran

Irregular Warfare Headquarters (Persian: ستاد جنگ‌های نامنظم‎) was an Irregular military unit of Iranian Armed Forces, active during Iran-Iraq War. The unit was established by Mostafa Chamran in 1979. After his death in 1981, Mehdi Chamran became commander of the unit for about 9 months and it eventually was dissolved. Guerrillas fighting in this unit, later joined Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution and Basij.[4]

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  1. "Error: no |title= specified when using {{Cite web}}" (in Persian). Isfahan Metropolis News Agency. http://www.imna.ir/vani.qcpct1aqwbc2t.html. Retrieved 10 March 2015. 
  2. "Error: no |title= specified when using {{Cite web}}" (in Persian). Jaam-e Jam Newspaper. http://www.jamejamonline.ir/newspreview/1088996206668931923. Retrieved 10 March 2015. 
  3. Khabbazi Dowlatabad, Nader. "Error: no |title= specified when using {{Cite web}}" (in Persian). Islamic Revolution Document Center. http://daneshnameh.irdc.ir/?p=1814. Retrieved 10 March 2015. 
  4. Keshavarzi, Fatemeh. "Error: no |title= specified when using {{Cite web}}" (in Persian). Iran Newspaper. http://www.magiran.com/npview.asp?ID=2838922. Retrieved 10 March 2015. 

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