Iran's Sacred Defence
The latest news and views about the eight-year war imposed by Iraq on Iran, known in the Islamic Republic as ‘Sacred Defence’
An Iranian official says statistics show more than 63,000 Iranians are confirmed to be suffering from chemical weapons injuries and the number is still increasing, thirty years after the devastating invasion of Iran by Iraq came to an end.
The book “Farangis,” the winner of the annual award presented to the best book about Holy Defence – the eight-year Iraqi imposed war on Iran in the 1980s – has been reprinted six times.
A city councilor says Iranians have, throughout history, put their lives on the line to defend their homeland.
A group of young people in Iran have launched a campaign on social media networks to clean up and colour the tombstones of martyrs, raising the awareness of younger generations about the country’s national heroes.
A high-ranking Iranian lawmaker says the Iranian government must urge Iraq to pay compensation for damages in the 1980-88 deadly war imposed by the Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein on Iran.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday met a group of former prisoners who had been jailed either by the former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein during the war he imposed on Iran or by the regime of former despotic Shah of Iran before the 1979 Revolution.
A senior defence official says Iranian explorers have recovered the remnants of 65 unidentified martyrs of the Iraqi imposed war (1980-88), some 30 years after the end of the longest battle in the 20th century.
The newly recovered sacred bodies of 130 Iranian martyrs of the Iraqi imposed war (1980-88) were brought back into the country via Arvand River in western Iran, some 29 years after the end of the war.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says showing weakness to enemies is a grave mistake that encourages them to take action against the country.
Since Iraq is unable to pay reparations to Iran for the deadly eight-year war it imposed on the country in the 1980s, it can give Iran certain exclusive rights instead, an Iranian MP said.
Social media users in Iran have been shocked after seeing the photos released of a disabled Iranian war veteran who is extorted and dragged on the street ground by a number of bullies who later steal his car.
The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said the “sacred defense” of Iran during the Iraqi imposed war in the 1980s has served as a model for resistance forces fighting against Takfiri terrorists and Israel.
Iranian Armed Forces held massive military parades across the country on Wednesday morning to commemorate the Sacred Defence Week, which marks the onset of...
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri stressed that there will be no delay or slowdown in Iran’s military tests and war games.
The Garden-Museum of ‘Sacred Defence and Promotion of Resistance Culture’ is a place to introduce a small part of sacrifices Iranian people made during the Iraqi imposed war (1980s) to save the country from foreign invasion.
Coinciding with the 29th anniversary of the chemical bombardment of Sardasht, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif released a statement on Monday June 27 expressing deep sympathy with the victims’ families and urging the international community to prevent the repetition of such catastrophic events.
On 23 May, Iran marks the 34th anniversary of the liberation of the strategic port city of Khorramshahr from Iraqi forces under the former dictator Saddam Hussein.
Habib Adbollahi, a young war veteran wounded by Takfiri terrorists in Syria back in early January, says he used to congratulate others on “War Veterans Day”, but now he has become one of them.
Authorities from the Iraqi education system have decided to dedicate the subject of one of the lessons in the fourth grade book to an Iranian doctor who saved tens of children who had been poisoned by chemical weapons in Halabja.
The first stage of training camp special for veterans and disabled athletes is underway at the Shemshak Ski Resort in Tehran.
The visit was to mark the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ.
A former Iranian ambassador has explained his mission in Iraq, rejecting as baseless rumors that Saddam waged war because Iran had ignored his warnings.