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  • Iranian airline launches Kish-Sulaymaniyah route 2020-01-21 19:06

    Iranian airline launches Kish-Sulaymaniyah route

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Mahan Air has launched direct flights between the Persian Gulf island of Kish and Iraq’s Sulaymaniyah as its maiden flight touched down on the southern Iranian island on Sunday.

  • Syrian Prime Minister Emad Khamis and secretary of Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani 2020-01-13 14:49

    Syrian PM meets senior Iranian security official

    TEHRAN - Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis held talks with the secretary of Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani in Tehran on Monday, voicing Damascus’s enthusiasm to broaden all-out ties with Iran.

  • Hassan Rouhani and Charles Michel 2020-01-10 15:04

    Iran's Rouhani, EU's Michel confer on recent developments in region

    TEHRAN- In a phone conversation on Thursday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and European Council President Charles Michel conferred on the recent developments in West Asia, including the U.S. assassination of Iranian Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani and new sanctions on the Islamic Republic by Washington.

  • Trump 2020-01-07 15:20

    BY Quayyum Raja

    Why America can’t live without wars!?

    KASHMIR - The assassination of the most famous Iranian General Sardar Qassem Soleimani has saddened and shocked the people in all parts of divided Jammu Kashmir to such an extent that I have made an investigation as to why America can’t live without wars.  My findings are based on reports in various publications including the Times of India referred to the google. These reports are backed by my information obtained qualitatively. 

  • Trump’s threat to target Iranian cultural sites ‘a huge crime against the worldwide civilization’ 2020-01-06 20:59

    Trump’s threat to target Iranian cultural sites ‘a huge crime against the worldwide civilization’

    TEHRAN - Cultural and tourism officials, activists and fans across Iran, have signed petitions and issued statements in the past two days over Donald Trump’s threat to target Iranian cultural sites, emphasizing that it equals a huge crime against the worldwide civilization.

  • Packed crowds attend funeral procession of top military commander Qasem Soleimani in Tehran  2020-01-06 15:36

    By Hanieh Sadat Jafarieh

    Hajj Qasem’s message to Trump: I am Alive & more Powerful

    TEHRAN – Hajj Qasem Soleimani and his comrade Mahdi al-Mohandes were assassinated by an airstrike directly ordered by the U.S. President Trump in Baghdad, three days ago.

  • Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah 2020-01-06 12:04

    ‘ Trump has started a new type of war in the region’

    Soleimani's assassination marks beginning of new era in Middle East: Nasrallah

    Hezbollah secretary-general Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah warned Sunday that the assassination of IRGC-Quds Force Commander Qassem Soleimani marked a turning point in the history of the Middle East, and the responsibility of his death lies with US President Donald Trump.

  • Leader performs funeral prayer for “Commander of Hearts” 2020-01-06 09:47

    Leader performs funeral prayer for “Commander of Hearts”

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei performed the Islamic funeral prayer for Lieutenant-General Qasem Soleimani and his martyred companions at the University of Tehran.

  • Massive funeral procession underway in Tehran for Lt. Gen. Qasem Soleimani 2020-01-06 08:52

    Packed crowds attend funeral procession of top military commander Qasem Soleimani in Tehran 

    On Monday morning, massive crowds of people held a farewell ceremony for Lieutenant-General Qasem Soleimani and his martyred companions in downtown Tehran. 

  • دسته عزاداری حسینیه اعظم زنجان در سوگ شهید سپهبد قاسم سلیمانی 2020-01-05 21:13

    By Mahmood Khaghani, energy expert

    A Turning Point 

    In what is widely considered a US act of terrorism, President Trump ordered an assassination team  to eliminate  Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, leader of the foreign wing of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corp and Abu Mahdi al-Mohandes, commander of part of Iraqi’s national defence force on a road leading to Baghdad International Airport on Jan. 2, 2020. 

  • Trump 2020-01-05 15:48

    By Afshin Majlesi

    World reacts to Trump’s threat to raid Iranian culture targets as ‘a war crime’

    TEHRAN - Donald Trump’s new threat to attack 52 important targets in Iran, including cultural sites, has provoked a strong backlash worldwide, with many calling it a “war crime.”

  • Iranian commander Lt. Gen. Qassem Soleimani and the deputy chief of Iraq's PMF Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis 2020-01-05 12:24

    * By Ali Rajabi

    The martyrdom that would lead to a real “Islamic Awakening”

    TEHRAN - Less than a decade ago, people of Arab countries began to protest against their dictators to achieve justice and freedom also named “Arab Spring”. This moral path took a detour and lost its right way. It was the U.S. effort to mislead the people by creating some terrorist groups including ISIS, Al-NOSRAH and ETC. 

  • United State 2020-01-05 12:16

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    Red Line Crossed: U.S. assassination of Qasem Soleimani

    “Shahid Soleimani is the international face of the resistance and all who have a heart-felt connection to the resistance seek his blood revenge.” —Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei

  • Paul Pillar 2020-01-05 12:12

    By Javad Heirannia

    Iranians view the killing of Soleimani as an act of war: Paul Pillar

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells that Trump often does not understand the nature and consequences of his own actions.

  • “The Apocalyptic Companion of Aba Abdillah” by artist Hassan Ruholamin created in memory of commander Qassem Soleimani was unveiled on khamenei.ir on January 3, 2020. (khamenei.ir) 2020-01-04 18:26

    Artist Hassan Ruholamin creates painting in memory of Martyr Soleimani 

    TEHRAN – Painter Hassan Ruholamin, who is famed for his epic drawings, has created a painting in memory of Quds Force commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani who was martyred in a U.S. air raid in Baghdad on Friday.

  • Thousands march in Tehran to commemorate martyrdom of top general Qassem Soleimani 2020-01-04 16:46

    Photo: Hamid Vakili

    Thousands march in Tehran to commemorate martyrdom of top general Qassem Soleimani

    Thousands of Iranians pour out onto the streets near Tehran’s Felestin’s Sq. on January 4, 2020, to express sympathy over the martyrdom of Quds Force commander Major-General Qassem Soleimani who was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad early on January 3. Same rallies and ceremonies are also being observed in every corner of the Islamic Republic.

  • Influential Iraqi cleric pays visit to Soleimani home to condole his family 2020-01-04 16:02

    Influential Iraqi cleric pays visit to Soleimani home to condole his family

    Influential Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr visited the home of Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani, the commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), who was assassinated in a US airstrike in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.

  • Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi 2020-01-04 15:14

    Iraqi PM joins funeral procession for martyred Iranian general Qassem Soleimani

    Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Saturday joined thousands of mourners in a funeral procession for Iranian military commander Major General Qassem Soleimani, Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) deputy leader Abu Mahdi Al Muhandis, and others martyred in a U.S. air strike in Baghdad on Friday morning. 

  • zarif 2020-01-04 13:40

    Zarif: U.S. terrorist act ‘extremely dangerous and foolish escalation’

    FM says U.S. bears responsibility for all consequences of its rogue adventurism

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif released a statement on the U.S. assassination of IRGC Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani.

  • Qasem Soleimani 2020-01-04 09:09

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Soleimani was a “culture” and a culture cannot be assassinated

    At 1:20 a.m., several U.S. helicopters and drones attacked two Poplar Mobilization Units vehicles near an airport in Iraq that led to the martyrdom of Commander Qassem Soleimani, Abu Mahdi al-Mohandes and nine of PMU forces.

  • Leader's visit to family of martyred Gen. Soleimani 2020-01-04 08:50

    Photo: Leader.ir

    Leader's visit to family of martyr Gen. Soleimani

    TEHRAN – Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei paid a visit to the bereaved family of IRGC Commander of Quds Force Gen. ًQasem Soleimani, who was martyred in US airstrikes in Baghdad on Friday.

  • People condemn Soleimani assassination in Tehran 2020-01-03 17:27

    Photo: Maryam kamyab

    People condemn Soleimani assassination in Tehran

    People from all walks of life on Friday took to the streets in Tehran as well as in other cities to condemn the United States’ terrorist attack that killed Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani and call for retaliation against the perpetrators of the terrorist attack.

  • Geng Shuang, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson 2020-01-03 16:45

    China calls for respecting sovereignty, territorial integrity of Iraq

    TEHRAN– People’s Republic of China in its reaction to the US airstrikes on Friday in Iraq, which led to the martyrdom of IRGC Commander of Quds Force General Ghasem Soleimani, called for respecting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Iraq.

  • Agnes Callamard 2020-01-03 16:11

    Soleimani assassination unlawful: UN Special Rapporteur

    TEHRAN– Special Rapporteur of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said that Qasem Soleimani's assassination is unlawful and violates international human rights law.

  • Qassem Soleimani 2020-01-03 15:07

    Worshipers in Tehran condemn assassination of General Soleimani

    Worshippers in Tehran held rallies to condemn assassination of Major General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the IRGC Quds Force . General Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the second-in-command of Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), were martyred in the U.S. airstrikes on Baghdad's international airport on Friday morning. Iran has vowed "tough revenge" for Soleimani's death.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2020-01-03 11:39

    Rouhani: Nation to take tough revenge for Gen. Soleimani martyrdom

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran and other independent countries of the region will take revenge on the ‘criminal’ US for assassinating Gen. Soleimani.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2020-01-03 10:48

    Malice, stupidity of US terrorist forces to further strengthen tree of resistance in region: FM Zarif

    TEHRAN– Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has released a statement on the US assassination of IRGC Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani.

  • حاج قاسم سلیمانی 2020-01-03 10:30

    IRGC confirms reports on Qassem Soleimani martyrdom

    TEHRAN — The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said in a statement on Friday that Commander of the IRGC Quds Force Major General Qassem Soleimani was martyred in an airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport on Friday morning.

  • Arbaeen hospitality gains UNESCO heritage status 2019-12-14 18:27

    Arbaeen hospitality gains UNESCO heritage status

    TEHRAN – The generous hospitality of Iraqi people during the Arbaeen pilgrimage has been added to UNESCO’s prestigious heritage list.

  • IKIA operates 979 flights during Arbaeen season 2019-10-22 19:07

    IKIA operates 979 flights during Arbaeen season

    TEHRAN – Imam Khomeini International Airport has operated 979 flights between Iran and Iraq since the beginning of the Arbaeen season on October 9.