File pictures: Bassij, Iranian militia.
Bassij ( Iran Militia forces ) has been founded by late leader of Islamic Republic of Iran Ayatollah Khomeini in 1979 one year before Iran Iraq war to defend Islamic Revelution. They took part at war to defend country against Iraqi forces aggression.Most of casulties of Iranian forces during the war belong to Bassij. Now they are ten million forces included men, women and youngs. (Photo by Mohamad ESLAMI RAD/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)