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Iranian Reformist faces backlash from hard-liners for criticizing IRGC  

Outspoken Reformist Faezeh Hashemi has invited furious attacks from hard-liners after suggesting that the United States should keep the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on its terror list. 
Faezeh Hashemi Rafsanjani, the daughter of the late former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, greets people attending the funeral of her father in Tehran, on Jan. 10, 2017.

"She has practically acted as America's infantry inside Iran," wrote Fars News Agency, which is affiliated with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). The chain of cutthroat pieces targeted Faezeh Hashemi — a senior Reformist activist, former parliamentarian and daughter of late moderate ex-President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani — over her unprecedented diatribes against the powerful military organization. 

Addressing a meeting on the social media platform Club House on April 17, Hashemi stressed the need for the IRGC to "retreat to its bases" because it "has been expanding its scope of activities on a daily basis."  

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