Local News and Views from Iran – The “Local” section is dedicated to political news stories from Iran that do not fall under any of the other main categories, including municipal issues, special interests groups, party politics, and statements from religious figures.

‘General Soleimani National Icon on Par with Mythical Heroes of Persia’

Mahmoud Vaezi, the chief of staff of the Iranian president’s Office, says Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani is a national hero on a par with the heroic myths of Persia.

Soleimani’s Autobiography Unveiled with Ayatollah Khamenei’s Autograph

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has signed an autobiography written by Iran’s martyred senior anti-terror commander, Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani.

Iran Unveils Stamp in Memory of General Soleimani

Iran’s president has unveiled a memorial stamp honouring top anti-terror commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, marking the fiest anniversary of his assassination by the US.

Senior Iranian Cleric Ayatollah Mesbah Yazdi Dies at 86

Senior Iranian conservative Shiite cleric Ayatollah Taqi Mesbah Yazdi has passed away at the age of 86.

Iran Holds Ceremony to Mark First Anniversary of Soleimani Killing

A ceremony was held on Friday to mark the first anniversary of the martyrdom of Iranian commander, Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in a US drone strike in January 2020.

Top Iranian Cleric Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi Dies at 89

Senior Iranian cleric and veteran politician Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi has passed away at the age of 89.

Iranian People’s Resistance in Economic War Bears Fruit: President

Iran’s president says the Iranian nation’s resistance in the economic war has come to fruition, setting the stage for the amelioration of the country’s economic situation.
Iran-Iraq War

40 Photos, 40 Memories: Iran-Iraq War on 40th Anniversary

The Iraqi-imposed war on Iran officially began on September 22, 1980 when the Iraqi military launched offensives against southern and western Iranian cities and conducted an airstrike on Mehrabad International Airport in the Iranian capital, Tehran.
Rouhani Lauds Martyrs, Veterans for Serving Islam, Iran

Rouhani Lauds Martyrs, Veterans for Serving Islam, Iran

In a congratulatory message on the Sacred Defence Week, President of Iran Hassan Rouhani has paid tribute to the martyrs and veterans of the Iraqi imposed war in the 1980s for their courage and devotion to the country, Islam, and the Islamic Revolution.
Iranian Cleric Grand Ayatollah Saanei Passes Away

Iranian Cleric Grand Ayatollah Saanei Passes Away

Iranian Grand Shiite Ayatollah, Yousef Saanei, has passed away at the age of 83 after being hospitalized for several days at a clinic in the holy city of Qom.