Qasem Soleimani

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  • Foreign students in Qom mark anniversary of Islamic Revolution 2020-02-24 12:09

    By Huda Z

    Foreign students in Qom mark anniversary of Islamic Revolution

    QOM - ‘We have witnessed in the last forty years that the Islamic Revolution has grown from a green sapling into a mighty strong tree which no storm can ever uproot,’ said Sayyid Shahryar Naqvi facing an assembly of international seminary students from more than a dozen countries, including those from the US, UK, Australia and Canada.

  • Iran marks 41st anniversary of Islamic Revolution 2020-02-11 11:35

    Rallies held nationwide to celebrate 41st anniversary of Islamic Revolution

    TEHRAN – In a show of national unity, Iranians took to the streets in very large numbers across the country to celebrate the 41st anniversary of the the Islamic Revolution.

  • Iraq 2020-01-24 10:58

    Iraqi people hold massive anti-U.S. rally in Baghdad

    Millions of Iraqi people have convened in the capital city of Baghdad to deplore the U.S. military presence in the country.

  • Zarif 2020-01-13 16:30

    Iran, Pakistan confer on deescalating tensions in the region 

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmoud Qureishi, in a meeting in Tehran on Monday, exchanged views over ways to reduce tension in the Persian Gulf region.

  • Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran’s Quds Force. (Photo AP) 2020-01-12 11:35

    By Salman Parviz

    No winners in any war

    Latest U-turn from war, first real chance for de-escalation of tensions

    In a rare accident during my last year’s trip to India, a cobra managed to sneak into a jaguar’s enclosure in one of the country’s oldest and most popular zoo in the southwestern city of Mysuru. As the Jaguar, named Raja saw the cobra, the two pounced at each other.

  • Paternal house of martyr Soleimani to be turned into museum 2020-01-10 19:21

    Paternal house of martyr Soleimani to be turned into museum

    TEHRAN – Paternal house of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, who was assassinated in a U.S. terrorist attack on January 3, will be turned into a museum.

  • IRGC 2020-01-08 09:24

    Over 80 U.S. forces dead in Iran’s missile strikes on targets in Iraq

    TEHRAN – More than 80 U.S. forces have reportedly been killed in Iranian missile strikes on U.S. targets in Iraq on Wednesday morning, the national TV quoted a source close to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as saying.

  • IRGC 2020-01-08 08:14

    IRGC warns US’ regional allies of becoming source of anti-Iran aggression

    TEHRAN – In a statement on Wednesday, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps issued a warning to regional countries that bear US bases.

  • IRGC 2020-01-08 07:12

    IRGC targets US airbases in Iraq

    Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has targeted the US airbase of Ain al-Assad in Anbar province in western Iraq after launching a wave of attacks to retaliate the US assassination of top Iranian anti-terror commander, Lt. Gen. Qassem Soleimani.

  • Japanese tourists visit Iran’s Persepolis, 460 miles south of Tehran (Copyrightfile/AP-VAHID SALEMI) 2020-01-07 19:31

    Intl. museums, archeologist condemn Trump’s threat to hit Iranian cultural sites

    TEHRAN – The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the American Alliance of Museums, and a renowned Polish archeologist have condemned U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent statements on threating to target Iranian cultural sites.

  • U.S. censorship of Gen. Soleimani on social media is ‘out of misery’: telecom minister 2020-01-07 18:18

    U.S. censorship of Gen. Soleimani on social media is ‘out of misery’: telecom minister

    TEHRAN – The U.S. government's move to put pressure on companies to censor Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani on social media is out of misery, Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi, Minister of Information and Communications Technology has said.

  • Martyr Soleimani made efforts to bypass U.S. medicine sanctions: health minister 2020-01-07 18:17

    Martyr Soleimani made efforts to bypass U.S. medicine sanctions: health minister

    TEHRAN - Over the past year, martyr Qassem Soleimani supported and made efforts to bypass the sanctions imposed by the U.S. so that people do not feel lack of medicine and medical equipment, Health Minister Saeed Namaki said on Monday.

  • Quds 2020-01-07 12:35

    Fellows vow to fulfill dream of top martyred general

    Animated video depicts Muslims once attending congregational prayers at the presently Israeli-occupied city of Jerusalem al-Quds when martyr Qassem Soleimani’s dream of liberating Palestine comes true. Lieutenant General Soleimani was assassinated on the order of U.S. President Donald Trump in Baghdad early on January 3, 2020.

  • Qassem Soleimani 2020-01-07 12:15

    Lt. Gen. Qassem Soleimani: A closer look

    This one-minute video takes a closer look at Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani who was assassinated on the order of U.S. President Donald Trump in Baghdad early on January 3.

  • Shots of “Commander of Hearts” projected on Tehran’s icon  2020-01-07 12:01

    Photo: Ali Ghanbarlou

    Shots of “Commander of Hearts” projected on Tehran’s icon 

    Portrait photographs of the recently martyred Lt. Gen. Qassem Soleimani along with the three-colored flag of Iran are projected on Tehran’s Azadi Tower (Borj-e Azadi) on January 6, 2020.  Nicknamed as “Commander of Hearts, Soleimani was assassinated on the order of U.S. President Donald Trump in Baghdad early on January 3. The inverted-Y-shaped tower is considered by many as the icon of the Iranian capital.

  • Majlis 2020-01-07 11:22

    Majlis designates Pentagon, all its affiliates as terrorists

    TEHRAN — The Iranian parliament on Tuesday passed a triple-urgency resolution which designated the U.S. military, the Pentagon and affiliated organizations, as “terrorists”.

  • zarif 2020-01-07 10:58

    Ultimate expulsion of U.S. from West Asia is the doomed fate of Washington, Zarif says

    TEHRAN - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the ultimate expulsion of the U.S. from West Asia is the doomed fate of Washington's unbridled exploitation of the tools of war, sanctions, and assassination.

  • Vahidi 2020-01-06 21:15

    Senior IRGC commander: Iran not after waging war, but entitled to take revenge on U.S.

    TEHRAN - President of the Supreme National Defense University of Iran has underscored that Tehran is not after waging war, but Tehran will reserve the right to take revenge on the U.S. for assassination of IRGC Quds Force Commander Qassem Soleimani.

  • Tens of places in Iran renamed after Gen. Soleimani 2020-01-06 20:56

    Tens of places in Iran renamed after Gen. Soleimani

    TEHRAN – Tens of important places including streets and highways, squares, airports, and stadiums across Iran were renamed after Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, the IRGC Quds Force commander who was martyred in a U.S. terrorist assault in Baghdad on Friday.

  • School books to reflect martyr Soleimani’s selfless devotion 2020-01-06 20:55

    School books to reflect martyr Soleimani’s selfless devotion

    TEHRAN – The life, martyrdom, and selfless devotion of the IRGC Quds Force Commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani will be included in school books as of next year, an official with the Ministry of Education has announced.

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

    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.

  • Packed crowds attend funeral procession of top military commander Qasem Soleimani in Tehran  2020-01-06 15:14

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    Widespread media coverage of funeral procession of Lt. Gen. Soleimani

    TEHRAN – Millions of people have poured onto the streets in Tehran to pay tribute to the martyred Iranian top commander, Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani who was assassinated by the US terrorist forces in Baghdad on Friday.

  • 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.

  • Zainab Soleimani 2020-01-06 10:31

    Trump is a symbol of ignorance, says Soleimani's daughter

    TEHRAN — Zeinab Soleimani, the daughter of General Qassem Soleimani, on Monday called Donald Trump a “symbol of ignorance”, who ordered the assassination of his father.

  • 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.

  • Packed crowds attend funeral procession of top military commander Qasem Soleimani in Tehran  2020-01-06 09:35

    Photo: Maryam Kamyab, Majid Asgaripour, Shahab Ghayoumi, Mohammad Moheimani

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

    Massive crowds of people attend a farewell ceremony for Lieutenant-General Qasem Soleimani and his martyred companions in downtown Tehran, January 6, 2020.  Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei prayed for the body of the martyrs as part of the procession, which began at around 8 a.m. The leader has promised “a severe revenge” over the assassination of the top general committed by the U.S. forces in Baghdad early on January 3.

  • Funeral procession for martyrs Soleimani, al-Muhandis in Ahvaz 2020-01-05 22:38

    ‘General of the Hearts’ honored from southwest to northeast

    TEHRAN – Millions of angry mourners from all walks of life participated in separate funeral ceremonies held in the southwestern city of Ahvaz and the northeastern city of Mashhad on Sunday for Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani who was martyred in a U.S. air raid in Baghdad on Friday morning.

  • trump 2020-01-05 18:43

    Trump threatens to target 52 Iranian sites

    U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday sent a message of scathing threat to Iran after Tehran vowed to give harsh response to Washington for assassination of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the IRGC Quds Force.

  • Quds Force commander Major-General Qassem Soleimani. 2020-01-05 18:19

    Iran’s Assyrian community condoles over Gen. Soleimani’s martyrdom

    TEHRAN – The Assyrian community in Iran released a message on Saturday to express condolences over the martyrdom of the commander of the IRGC Quds Force Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, ISNA reported.

  • Mashhad 2020-01-05 14:38

    Holy Mashhad mourns Lt.Gen. Soleimani martyrdom

    MASHHAD, Iran - Hundreds of thousands of people are attending the mourning procession for Lieutenant-General Qassem Soleimani in the shrine city of Mashhad .