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The latest news and views about the eight-year war imposed by Iraq on Iran, known in the Islamic Republic as ‘Sacred Defence’

Iran to Openly Announce Any Possible Response to Enemies: Top General

A top Iranian military official says if Iran is to respond to its enemies, it will announce it openly like when it carried out a retaliatory attack on the Ain al-Assad airbase in Iraq in retaliation for Washington’s assassination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani.

Biden Admin Denying Iranian Victims of Chemical Weapons Access to Medicine:...

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has released a message marking the anniversary of the Iraqi gas attack on the city of Sardasht and National Day of Fight against Chemical and Biological Weapons.

IRGC Quds Force Deputy Cmdr. Succumbs to Chemical Injuries

IRGC Quds Force Deputy Commander Brigadier General Mohammad Hosseinzadeh Hejazi has died of the chemical injuries he had sustained during the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s, says the IRGC spokesman.

Iran Calls on Germany to Account for Supplying Saddam with Chemical...

Iran has lambasted Germany for not being accountable for its role in equipping former Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein’s regime with chemical weapons.

Trump’s Fate Won’t Be Better than Saddam’s: Iran President

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says his American counterpart Donald Trump will finally be defeated by the Iranian nation as was former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.

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

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.

Iraqi Imposed War Proved Cost of Invading Iran Very High: Leader

Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the Islamic Republic’s resistance against the Iraqi war imposed on the country in the 1980s proved that it is “very costly” to invade Iran.

Iran Marks 30th Anniversary of Return of War Prisoners

Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi has held a videoconference with the Foreign Ministry's former prisoners of war (POW) on the 30th anniversary of the return of the first group of Iranian prisoners of war to the country.

Iranian Radiologist Helping European COVID-19 Patients for Free

Hamdreza Edraki is an Iranian radiologist and war veteran who is doing his best to serve the people not only in Iran but also in other countries amid the coronavirus contagion.