Iran-Iraq war

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  • Sacred Defense 2020-09-13 20:30

    Tehran to host online meeting on tourism capacities of Islamic revolution, Sacred Defense

    TEHRAN – An online meeting on the tourism capacities of the Islamic revolution and the Iran–Iraq war, known as the Sacred Defense, will be held in Tehran on Thursday on the occasion of the Sacred Defense Week.

  • Alghurabi1 2020-09-10 17:54

    By Saeed Kh. Mavedat

    U.S. exploited 9/11 attacks to occupy Iraq and Afghanistan: Iraqi expert

    TEHRAN – The U.S. plans to invade Iraq and Afghanistan gained stream immediately after the September 11, 2001 attacks on civilian and military targets in the United States. An Iraqi expert tells the Tehran Times that the Americans “exploited” the attacks to occupy Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Four war books Sureh-Mehr has published in English. 2020-07-19 18:40

    Books on Iran-Iraq war published in English

    TEHRAN – Four books on the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, which is known as Sacred Defense in Iran, have been published in English.

  • Sacred Defense Museum 2020-06-28 20:00

    Sacred Defense Museum extends visiting hours

    TEHRAN – Sacred Defense Museum in north-central Tehran has extended the end of visiting hours from currently 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. during holidays and weekends, ISNA reported.

  • Commander Qassem Soleimani (L) among a group of volunteers on the frontline during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war. 2020-04-27 18:14

    Martyr Soleimani’s memories of Iran-Iraq war up for release

    TEHRAN – Sebte Akbar Publications announced on Monday that a book recounting commander Qassem Soleimani’s memories of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war will be released after the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

  • A number of military atlases of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war published by the Research Center and Archives of Sacred Defense. 2020-04-15 18:23

    Tehran research center offers free access to atlases of Iran-Iraq war

    TEHRAN – The Research Center and Archives of Sacred Defense in Tehran has given free access to a collection of military atlases of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war.

  • Members of director Saeid Najafian’s troupe perform “Life with the Taste of Mustard” at Tehran’s Sarve Theater. (Tiwall/Zia Safavian) 2020-02-01 18:26

    Fajr festival play reveals impacts of war on veterans’ families 

    TEHRAN – The 38th Fajr International Theater Festival will present a play titled “Life with the Taste of Mustard”, which illustrates the repercussions of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war on the families of the veterans.

  • Iranian religious minorities pay tribute to martyrs 2019-12-28 13:27

    Iranian religious minorities pay tribute to martyrs

    As the new year is approaching, followers of divine religions pay homage to their family members martyred during the 1980-88 Iraqi imposed war, known as the Sacred Defense. According to officials, 90 Christians, 11 Jews, and 33 Zoroastrians were martyred during the 8-year war.

  • Iranian scientist 2019-08-13 22:54

    Iranian war veteran writes to Trump

    TEHRAN – An Iranian war veteran, Habib Ahmadzadeh, has written an open letter to U.S. President Donald Trump, in which he rejects the president’s statement saying Iranians never won a war.

  • Biden Sanders 2019-07-20 23:49

    By saeed sobhani

    Sanders challenges Biden over Iraq war

    The troubled mistake of the former vice president of U.S.

    Former US Vice President Joe Biden's support for the Iraq war has become a big trouble for him. Many analysts believe that this could create a major crisis for Biden during the first phase of the Democratic primaries.

  • Foreign visits to Sacred Defense Museum jumps 80 percent 2019-07-16 19:22

    Foreign visits to Sacred Defense Museum jumps 80 percent

    TEHRAN - The number of foreign tourists visiting the Sacred Defense Museum in Tehran in the past Iranian calendar year (March 2018-19) jumped 80 percent compared with a year earlier.

  • Funeral procession held for fallen soldier 2019-06-27 16:32

    Funeral procession held for fallen soldier

    A massive funeral procession was held on Thursday morning in Tehran for 150 Iranian soldiers martyred in Iran-Iraq war (1980-1988). Bodies of the Iranian soldiers were recently recovered and returned home some 30 years after the end of the Iran-Iraq war. Even three decades after the war, there are still a number of Iranian soldiers unaccounted for with ongoing efforts to find them.

  • Tehran-Sardasht car rally to promote peace and friendship 2019-06-26 20:33

    Tehran-Sardasht car rally to promote peace and friendship

    TEHRAN – Today, a group of drivers will hit the road heading from Tehran to the northwestern city of Sardasht in a car rally which is aimed to promote peace and friendship.

  • 31 years since Saddam gassed Halabja 2019-03-16 21:41

    31 years since Saddam gassed Halabja

    March 16 marks the 31st year after the Iraqi Baath regime’s chemical attack against the Kurdish city of Halabja in northern Iraq that killed thousands of people during the closing days of the Iran–Iraq War in the 1980s.

  • CBI Governor Abdolnaser Hemmati (L) and his Iraqi counterpart Ali Mohsen Al-Allaq exchanged banking agreement documents signed in Baghdad on Tuesday 2019-02-06 20:00

    Iran, Iraq set up payment mechanism to facilitate trade

    TEHRAN – Central banks of Iran and Iraq reached an agreement to set up a payment mechanism to facilitate banking ties between the two countries, the portal of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) reported.

  • UK documents only part of reality about Iran-Iraq war: MP 2019-02-05 21:18

    UK documents only part of reality about Iran-Iraq war: MP

    TEHRAN – Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Chairman Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh has said the British government’s recently declassified documents about Iraq’s imposed war against Iran in the 80s show only a small part of the whole reality.

  • Iran to declassify 1980-88 war documents 2019-01-13 22:26

    Iran to declassify 1980-88 war documents

    TEHRAN – The head of the Foundation for Preservation of Sacred Defense Works and Values announced on Saturday that the classified documents of Iraq’s 1980-88 war against Iran will be declassified early next Iranian year, starting on March 21. 

  • soleimani 2018-12-31 21:03

    Operation Karbala-4 was not a military deception: General Soleimani

    TEHRAN - General Qassem Soleimani, commander of the IRGC Quds Force, said on Monday that Operation Karbala-4 in late December 1986 during Iraq’s war against Iran was a main operation and not a “military deception”.

  • Front cover of “From Leili Desert to Majnun Island” by Mohammad-Sarvar Rajai. 2018-10-07 18:12

    Memoires of Afghan volunteers in Iran-Iraq war published

    TEHRAN – A book carrying the memoires of the Afghans who volunteered to fight for Iran during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war has been published in Iran.