Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has agreed to a proposal to consider as “martyrs” medical personnel who have lost their lives in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak in Iran, which has one of the highest numbers of infections outside China.
The novel Coronavirus has claimed the lives of two more Iranian politicians.
Hossein Sheikholeslam, a former advisor to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the country's ex-ambassador to Syria, has died of the novel Coronavirus.
Seyyed Mohammad Mirmohammadi, a member of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Expediency Discernment Council, has died of the novel Coronavirus.
Millions of people from all walks of life took to the streets on Tuesday to attend nationwide rallies marking the 41st anniversary of the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Chief of Staff of the President of Iran Mahmoud Vaezi says the people’s massive presence in the upcoming rallies marking the anniversary of the 1979 Revolution, and their huge turnout in the Parliamentary election on 21 February will certainly foil the plots and pressures of the enemies.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and members of his cabinet paid a visit to Imam Khomeini’s mausoleum on Sunday, and renewed allegiance with the late founder of the Islamic Republic and the martyrs’ ideals.
Iran has started celebrating the Ten-Day Fajr (Dawn) ceremonies, marking the 41st anniversary of the 1979 Revolution that toppled the Pahlavi monarchy and founded the Islamic Republic in the country.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei visited the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini on Saturday morning to commemorate the late founder of Islamic Republic as well as martyrs of the 1979 Revolution.
Millions of Iranian people from all walks of life are holding the last funeral ceremony for senior commander General Qassem Soleimani in his hometown Kerman, where he is to be laid to rest later today.