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  • HIV France 2021-01-16 16:32

    Op-Ed

    Why Iran doesn't trust French medical services: The story behind contaminated blood

    In his televised speech on the occasion of the uprising by the people of Qom, Ayatollah Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, discussed the issue of obtaining the Corona vaccine needed by the Islamic Republic and declared that importing the American, English and French vaccines to the country is forbidden. In this op-ed, Khamenei.ir examines the reasons behind the Iranians’ and the Leader’s distrust of the US and some European countries.

  • Vaccine 4000 2021-01-13 15:57

    Op-Ed

    Why aren’t American and English vaccines trusted?

    In his recent public speech, delivered on the anniversary of the January 9, 1978 uprising sparked by the people of Qom, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution explicitly announced that importing American and English vaccines to the country is forbidden. He also mentioned France, saying: “I do not trust the French either.” In this op-ed, Khamenei.ir examines the reasons behind the Iranians’ and the Leader’s distrust of the US and some European countries.

  • Imam Khamenei 2021-01-03 12:21

    Op-Ed

    Legal ways to pursue assassination of Gen. Soleimani at Int'l. level

  • General Soleimani 2021-01-02 12:08

    US State Violence: From supporting terrorism to assassinating a military commander fighting terrorism

  • Gen. Soleimani 2020-12-31 14:27

    The US as an impediment to the stability of nations: a case study of the assassination of Gen. Soleimani

    The US’s assassination of Iranian top military commander, General Qasem Soleimani, can be viewed in the context of US’s long-term goal of preventing nations from moving towards independence and stability. Khamenei.ir publishes the following Op-Ed which tries to locate and analyze the assassination in the said context.

  • Imam Khamenei 2020-12-30 16:52

    A military commander and multiculturalism

    Last year on January 3rd, General Qasem Solemani was assassinated by a US drone strike. On the anniversary of his martyrdom, Khamenei.ir publishes the following Op-Ed which attempts to investigate the notion of “multiculturalism” in the late commander’s presence in the region.

  • Gen. Soleimani 2020-12-28 16:18

    Hajj Qassem Soleimani and the regional security theory

    On April 16, 2019, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution said in reference to the path and philosophy of the illustrious Martyr Gen. Soleimani, “We should not look at Martyr Haj Qasem Soleimani as an individual. Rather, we should look at him as a school of thought, a path and a school to instruct us.” In the following Op-Ed, the author sheds light on this aspect of Gen. Soleimani's personality.

  • Missiles 720 2020-11-30 16:01

    Op-Ed

    UK, France & Germany: Defenders of peace or mass producers of WMDs?

    Following the statement made by English, French and German authorities about the peaceful nuclear project of the Islamic Republic of Iran – where they repeated the same groundless and unreasonable accusations – Ayatollah Khamenei mentioned in his speech delivered on November 24, 2020, “While England and France possess destructive nuclear missiles – Germany is also moving in the same direction – they say to us that we should not have missiles. What is it to you? You should go correct your own behavior and then, you can talk.” The present Op-Ed discusses the activities of the European countries, which claim to be defending human rights, in the area of producing and selling weapons of mass destruction and the dangers that they pose to global peace.

  • Abu Ghraib prison 2020-11-25 13:27

    American human rights: The Abu Ghraib prison

    The United States launched a military attack on Iraq and Afghanistan under the slogan of "countering terrorism." However, since the arrival of American troops in Iraq, not only has terrorism not stopped, but problems in terms of human rights and security have arisen for Iraq. One of these cases is the Abu Ghraib prison. The following article, published in Khamenei.ir, examines the issue of human rights in the case of the Abu Ghraib prison.

  • Imam Khamenei 2020-11-14 20:20

    American Human Rights: The Waco Massacre

    The Waco massacre and the act of burning the followers of the Davidian sect – a manifestation of American human rights! – received Ayatollah Khamenei’s attention as he stated in his Friday prayer sermons delivered on June 19, 2009: “In the US – one is shocked at hearing this – during the time of a Democratic government, they burned alive around 80 followers of the Davoodi sect. This cannot be denied in any way. It was their excellencies – the Democrats – who did this. The Davoodi sect – they refer to them as the Davidians – provoked the US government’s rage for some reason. They took refuge inside a house. They tried to force them out, but they did not get out. So, they burned the house, thus burning alive 80 men, women and children. Do you Americans understand what human rights mean?” The present Op-Ed tries to study the Waco massacre, committed by the US government, from a human rights point of and therefore, it does not intend to study or approve the Davidian tenets and principles from a religious point of view.

  • Guantanamo 2020-11-10 16:19

    American human rights: The Guantanamo Prison

    The concept of human rights has always been a popular topic for human beings. Such popularity and influence has led to some countries, mostly the US, misusing and exploiting this term in the media and international relations. The following Op-Ed, published by Khamenei.ir, looks at the US’s Guantanamo Prison from a human rights perspective.

  • Pakaeen 2020-11-05 19:38

    The Karabakh dispute and Imam Khamenei’s rational position

    On his November 3rd speech on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), Ayatollah Khamenei—the Leader of the Islamic Revolution— mentioned the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia and stressed that the Azerbaijani land should be freed while the safety of its Armenian citizens must be secured. In this regard, Dr. Mohsen Pakaeen, Iran’s former ambassador to Azerbaijan has addressed the issue in an op-ed piece.

  • Arbaeen 2020-10-08 20:18

    Op-Ed

    The Arbaeen Walk challenges many of today’s clichés

    The lives of contemporary human beings are governed by a set of cultural frameworks which label individual well-being to be the first priority in a human being's life. These same cultural principles have inevitably led to a substantial portion of the world’s population living in dire poverty and distress. The Arbaeen Walk, which takes place annually in the second month of the Islamic calendar, brings serious challenges to such cultural clichés and their consequences. In this regard, Khamenei.ir is publishing the following Op-Ed.

  • Arbaeen 2020-10-08 11:17

    Op-Ed

    The Arbaeen walk: An introduction

    Especially in recent years, the Arbaeen Walk has turned into a magnificent phenomenon. But due to certain reasons, it has not received the attention it deserves from the international mainstream media. In the following article, Khamenei.ir has introduced and shed some light on some of the dimensions of this historic event in the Islamic community and even the world.

  • helpin elderly 2020-10-03 11:07

    The elderly deserve respect

    On the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons, Khamenei.ir is publishing an Op-Ed which attempts to analyze the mistreatment of elderly people now and in the past, especially during times of crisis. It also endeavors to provide a lasting solution for maintaining a deep respect for the elderly.

  • Iran-Iraq 2020-09-29 13:05

    Op-Ed

    Two nations who have always been friends

  • Mina Stampede 2020-09-26 11:20

    Saudi Arabia is accountable for the tragedy in Mina

    On the anniversary of the martyrdom of a number of Haj pilgrims in the tragedy of the stampede in the area of Mina in Mecca, Khamenei.ir is publishing an Op-Ed that discusses different aspects of this incident.

  • peace 2020-09-21 13:29

    A Just Peace; more inclusive and lasting

    Owing to the significant role the concept of “peace” plays in the lives of human beings from varying cultural, religious, and ethnic backgrounds, Khamenei.ir on the occasion of the International Day of Peace publishes an Op-Ed which attempts to provide a critical analysis as to the present status of “peace” in the world and also explains Ayatollah Khamenei’s concept of “A Just Peace.”

  • Imam Khomeini 2020-09-15 11:36

    Religious Democracy: An Introduction

    On the occasion of the international day of democracy and in an attempt to elaborate on the concept of “religious democracy”, Khamenei.ir publishes the following Op-Ed.

  • Imam Khamenei 2020-09-13 11:30

    Op-Ed

    Freedom of expression; the French style

    Following the controversial and insulting republishing of the cartoons of the Prophet of Islam (pbuh) by Charlie Hebdo magazine and France’s refusal to condemn this act, Khamenei.ir publishes an Op-Ed analyzing the issue within the context of “freedom of Expression” in Western civilization.

  • 9/11 2020-09-11 15:48

    Op-Ed

    9/11: War on terrorism or war via terrorism

    On the occasion of the anniversary of September 11 and the attacks on the Twin Towers, Khamenei.ir publishes an Op-Ed discussing the effects of this incident on the U.S. Foreign Policy.

  • Snapback 2020-09-05 16:28

    The U.S. is empty-handed

    The outcome of the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) joint commission meeting, held in Vienna on September 1, 2020, was a coup de grace on the US unilateral policies and proved that the US, no longer, has the right to use the trigger mechanism. In this Op-Ed, the author focuses on this issue.

  • MEK 2020-09-01 11:20

    MEK terrorists: The Saudis and US’s adopted children

    The Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization is one of the terrorist groups that has carried out the largest number of terrorist attacks against the Iranian people and government. This Op-Ed, which is being published in khamenei.ir, is a brief report of the crimes of this group and the history of the support it has received from the United States, European governments and Saudi Arabia.

  • Ashura Oppressed people 2020-08-31 12:46

    Ashura and Iran's foreign policy

    Imam Hussein’s (pbuh) movement and Ashura have always been a source of inspiration for both the formation and the development of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Without a doubt, Iran’s approach to their foreign policy should be based on the values of Imam Hussein’s cause. The following Op-Ed attempts to analyze and shed some light on this matter.

  • Hezbollah 2020-08-23 10:29

    Op-Ed

    Hezbollah, Identity of Lebanon

    Recent events in Lebanon along with some European countries’ greed for colonization of this country, have put Lebanon in a critical situation. The following Op-Ed explains Hezbollah's capacity and role in strengthening Lebanon's national identity and security in the West Asian region.

  • disinformation 2020-08-18 11:52

    Op-Ed

    Disinformation Politics against Iran

    The word "distortion" means turning words around and changing their meanings from their original places. The opposite of "distortion" is "correction." One of the most important methods the party of falsehood has always used against the party of truth has been the use of the tool and technique of "distortion." Today, the development of the technology used by the media has caused the role of this “current of distortions” to become even bolder. In order to explain this phenomenon in relation to the Islamic Republic of Iran, this Op-Ed has described this method and its relation to the Islamic Republic of Iran here in Khamenei.ir.

  • Zionist Emirates 2020-08-17 14:31

    UAE will regret it

    On August 13, 2020, the Israeli regime and the United Arab Emirates announced a deal to normalize relations. This article examines the causes and consequences of this event.

  • US bases 2020-08-01 18:09

    What the U.S. leaves behind!

    Following Imam Khamenei's speech concerning the destructive, harmful presence of the United States in other countries, Khamenei.ir is publishing the following Op-Ed:

  • Imam Khomeini 2020-07-13 16:43

    When did Imam Khomeini let out the cry of "Black Lives Matter"?

    One of the stated goals of the Islamic Revolution of Iran led by Imam Khomeini in 1979 was to fight against racism and to support people of color. What did the Islamic Revolution do to prove this claim? Did Imam Khomeini fulfill his promise? These issues have been examined in an op-ed written for Khamenei.ir.

  • Iran 2020-07-12 13:56

    Iran’s economic strategy in confronting sanctions

    From the time of its formation until today, the Islamic Republic of Iran has always been subject to harsh economic sanctions by the arrogant powers. The present article examines Iran’s strategy – i.e. an economy of resistance – to confront and nullify the effect of sanctions.