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Leader Lauds Iranian Athlete Who Threw Match to Avoid Facing Israeli Wrestler

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei praised Iranian wrestler Alireza Karimi, who deliberately lost to his Russian opponent in order to skip facing an Israeli wrestler in the next round, for his “self-sacrifice”. In a meeting with Karimi and his family in Tehran on ...

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Trump’s Jerusalem decision adds fuel to Mideast tensions: Iran president

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has lashed out at his American counterpart for making an “incorrect” decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the “capital” of Israel, warning that the move adds fuel to tensions in the Middle East. “The regional situation is such that one should not fan the flames and the ...

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Iran’s IRGC: Palestinian Intifada to Wipe out Zionism Soon

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) condemned the US president’s “cheap and stupid” move to recognize Al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of the Zionist regime, saying the Palestinian Intifada (uprising) would soon wipe out the Israeli enemy. In a statement released on Thursday night, the IRGC said Donald Trump’s silly ...

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Islamic Ummah must rise up and break its silence over Palestine

Rasa – Ayatollah Hoseyni-Bushehri stressed that the Islamic ummah must rise up and break its silence over US President’s recognition of al-Quds as Israel’s capital and decision to transfer their embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. RNA – In his Friday prayer sermon to a large and fervent crowd of ...

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Iranian Top General Deplores US Move to Declare Al-Quds Israel’s Capital

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri slammed the US government’s decision to recognize al-Quds as the capital of the Israeli regime and said Washington will never reach its goals in the occupied territories. “Israel has occupied the Palestinian territory, and ...

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Iran says Trump’s al-Quds move to spark another Palestinian Intifada

Iran has strongly condemned US President Donald Trump’s decision to move his country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem al-Quds, saying the measure will ignite a new Palestinian Intifada (uprising). In a Wednesday night statement, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said Washington’s recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital is a “blatant ...

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Ayatollah Khamenei: Palestine will at last be freed

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the Muslim world will stand against a US plot to declare Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital,” stressing that Palestine will eventually be freed from occupation. Speaking on Wednesday on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be ...

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Leader Praises Iranian Weightlifters, Wrestler

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei commended the Iranian national weightlifting team for winning the world title, and lauded Alireza Karimi, a young wrestler, for becoming the “symbol of dignity” for his performance in world championships. In a message released on Wednesday, Ayatollah Khamenei ...

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Leader Pardons Over 1,000 Iranian Prisoners

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei pardoned or commuted prison terms of 1,007 Iranian convicts sentenced by various courts in the Islamic Republic. The pardon was granted at the request of the country’s Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani on the occasion of the ...

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Leader Urges Constant Enhancement of Iran’s Defense Power

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei reiterated the need for continually boosting Iran’s military capabilities to ensure national security. In a meeting with senior military commanders in Tehran on Sunday, Ayatollah Khamenei pointed to the enemies’ unrelenting hostility toward the Islamic Establishment and the ...

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