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.

‘Iranians Should Feel They’re at Economic, Psychological War’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Iranian people and political factions should feel they are in a war situation so that the country could foil the economic and psychological invasion waged by adversaries.

No; Islamic Republic Not Months Away from Collapse

Iran celebrated the 40th anniversary of its revolution on Monday, with people marching to honour an unexpected victory that birthed the Islamic Republic.
Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei

Iran Leader Releases ‘Strategic’ Statement on 40th Revolution Anniv.

Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has issued a “strategic and important” statement on the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution of Iran, which toppled the US-backed monarchy in 1979.

People’s Turnout in Rallies Shows Failure of Enemies’ Plot: Rouhani

Iran’s president has hailed the massive participation of people in the Monday rallies marking the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution saying the turnout proves that the enemies have failed in their plots against the Iranian nation.

Millions of Iranians Attend Rallies Marking 40th Revolution Anniversary

Iranian people from all walks of life poured into streets on Monday to attend nationwide rallies to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution’s victory, known as Bahman 22nd in Iran.

Foreign Minister of Deposed Shah Praises Islamic Republic’s Achievements

Ardeshir Zahedi, a former foreign minister under the rule of deposed Shah of Iran and his last ambassador to Washington, has praised the performance of the Islamic Republic in the past 40 years, calling the opposition "traitors."

Four Decades of Islamic Republic: Achievements and Successes

On the eve of the fortieth anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution, the outcome of Iran’s uprising against the US-backed rule of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi is a hot topic of discussions among Iranians.

‘1979 Revolution Rebirth of Iranian Nation’

The 1979 Revolution of Iran was a rebirth for the Iranian nation in various social, cultural, international, political, and economic spheres, says the Iranian foreign ministry.

Iran Starts Ten-Day Celebrations of 40th Revolution Anniversary

Iranian people have started the 10-Day Dawn celebrations to mark the 40th anniversary of the country’s 1979 Islamic Revolution, which overthrew the monarchy of the US-backed Pahlavi regime in Iran.

Iranian President Urges JCPOA Opponents to Blame US, Not Gov’t

President Hassan Rouhani says the Donald Trump administration is to be blamed for the current situation of the JCPOA and not his government

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