Published: Monday, 20 March 2017 23:19
It has recently been reported that estimates show thousands of fighters and more than 10 generals have been lost by Iran, while they have engaged in the Syria-Iraq wars. The report analyzed many different estimates of Iranian losses that have been recently announced.
Mohammad Ali Shahidi, Director of the Martyrs Foundation, an Iranian governmental entity that receives its funding directly from the national budget, announced at a conference on martyrdom in Iranian culture on March 6, that estimated Iranian losses in the Syria-Iraq wars were at 2,100. However, Shahidi announced a loss of only around 1,000 Iranian fighters as recently as November.
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