Huge crowds of Iranian people, including the Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, on Wednesday took part in a funeral ceremony in Tehran held for Mohsen Hojaji, the Iranian soldier who was beheaded by the ISIS terrorist group in Syria.
Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has urged members of the Expediency Discernment Council to think and act based on revolutionary ideals.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei underlined that all Iranians should be treated equally under Islamic teachings and the country’s Constitution, calling for concerted efforts to prevent any harm to the national unity and dignity.
Ebrahim Yazdi, a senior Iranian politician and diplomat who served as foreign minister in the Islamic Republic’s interim government in 1979, has passed away at the age of 85.
Major General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of IRGC Quds Force, says mosques are instrumental in safeguarding the society and should serve to bring people from all walks of life closer together.
Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi has been appointed by Iran’s Leader as the new head of the country’s Expediency Discernment Council, replacing the late Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
Iran’s foreign minister has commemorated the Iranian diplomats and journalists killed in Afghanistan’s Mazar-i-Sharif in 1998.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani extended Eid al-Fitr congratulations to Muslim world leaders, hoping for enhanced fraternity and promotion of peace and stability in the Muslim world.
Reformists and conservatives have shown that they both stand against those who seek to create tension in the society.
A leading Iranian conservative newspaper has decried the ‘suspicious’ move by a group of hardliners on the International Quds Day to chant insulting slogans against President Hassan Rouhani.