Khorramshahr

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  • Tehran’s Sacred Defense Museum to offer free admission for days 2022-05-10 21:15

    Tehran’s Sacred Defense Museum to offer free admission for days

    TEHRAN – Entry will be free to Tehran’s Sacred Defense Museum from May 18 to 24 to commemorate the anniversary of the liberation of Khorramshahr during the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war.

  • Safe Place for Bullets 2022-03-09 16:42

    An interview with Javad Kamour Bakhshaish

    Still alive after being shot by 13 bullets

    "Safe Place for Bullets," narrates the story of Abd-al Reza Alboghbish, a Khorramshahr resident who was present in Khorramshahr's 34-day defense and defended his city with all his heart, and eventually survived after being shot 13 times by an Iraqi soldier.

  • Eight war memorials, elements, properties approved as national heritage 2021-11-27 18:14

    Eight war memorials, elements, properties approved as national heritage

    TEHRAN - A selection of eight memorials, elements, and properties involving the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, which is marked as “Sacred Defense” in the Islamic Republic, has recently been added to the national heritage list.

  • Khorramshahr: a prime destination for war tourism 2021-05-24 18:51

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Khorramshahr: a prime destination for war tourism

    In the past, war tourism destinations were mainly the object of interest of photojournalists appearing solely on pages of crime, but now they can be traced in top travel books and websites. Whatever you call it, from war tourism, dark tourism, disaster tourism, or danger tourism, Iran has more to offer after being involved in the second-longest war of the 20th-century after the Vietnam War. 

  • “Saji” by Behnaz Zarrabizadeh 2020-09-30 18:32

    Book on resistance of women in Khorramshahr published in Lebanon 

    TEHRAN – The Al-Maaref Islamic Cultural Association in Lebanon has recently released an Arabic translation of a book on the resistance of women in Khorramshahr during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war.

  • Eight museums, featuring Sacred Defense scenes, relics inaugurated 2020-09-25 21:10

    Eight museums, featuring Sacred Defense scenes, relics inaugurated

    TEHRAN – A total of eight museums dedicated to the Sacred Defense (the 1980-1988 Iraqi imposed war) were inaugurated across the country during a ceremony through a video conference on Wednesday.

  • Vacations on the edge: a glance of war tourism in Iran 2020-09-20 23:17

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Vacations on the edge: a glance of war tourism in Iran

    On one hand, even talking about war is bitter, particularly for those who went to the second-longest war of the 20th-century after the Vietnam War. On the other, walking through former battlefields or visiting war ruins and relics at a museum may give you a profound impression over the grimy face of war, and deeper insight to whom once involved in the battle.

  • AFZ has potential for launching air taxi service: tourism expert 2019-09-22 22:33

    By Afshin Majlesi

    AFZ has potential for launching air taxi service: tourism expert

    TEHRAN – There is a potential for launching air taxi service in Arvand Free Zone, southwest Iran, as the region enjoys the presence of businessmen, travelers, investors as well as foreign nationals, local tourism expert Mahmoud Navaser told the Tehran Times.

  • War tourism to be expanded in Khorramshah 2019-09-21 18:29

    War tourism to be expanded in Khorramshahr

    TEHRAN – War tourism, a kind of recreational travel to active or former war zones for purposes of sightseeing or historical study, is intended to be expanded in the city of Khorramshahr, a symbol of resistance during the 1980–1988 war against Iraqi invaders.

  • Hojjatoleslam Mohammad Qomi 2019-07-10 18:44

    Books on Khorramshahr women’s resistance in Iran-Iraq war published

    TEHRAN – Four books on the resistance of women in Khorramshahr during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war have recently been published in Tehran.

  • آیت‌الله موحدی کرمانی 2019-05-24 20:30

    Khorramshahr liberation is an example to follow: cleric

    TEHRAN – An interim Tehran Friday preacher has said that the liberation of Khorramshahr in 1982 from Saddam Hussein forces is an example to follow.

  • Iran well able to block oil sales but hopes it won’t come to that, Shamkhani says 2019-05-24 20:29

    Shamkhani: Khorramshahr legacy got us through 40 years of economic war

    TEHRAN – “The legacy of the liberation of Khorramshahr helped us make victory out of 40 years of military combat, sanctions, terrorism, and economic war,” the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council wrote in a message on the anniversary of the liberation of Khorramshahr from Saddam Hussein’s invading army back in May 1982.

  • An art enthusiast visits “Khorramshahr + 30” at Tehran’s Farmanfarma Gallery on May 17, 2019. (Honaronline) 2019-05-24 18:14

    Art exhibit on Khorramshahr underway at Tehran gallery 

    TEHRAN – A multimedia exhibition featuring a historical and abstract account of what has happened in the southwestern Iranian city of Khorramshahr over the past 38 years is underway at Tehran’s Farmanfarma Gallery.

  • Khorramshahr 2019-05-21 18:53

    Tehran exhibit celebrates liberation anniversary of Khorramshahr

    TEHRAN – Tehran’s Palestine Museum of Contemporary Art is celebrating the 38th anniversary of the liberation of Khorramshahr by organizing a painting exhibition, which opened on Tuesday.