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  • Imam Ali pbuh 2021-05-04 10:16

    Who was Imam Ali (pbuh)?

    On the occasion of the anniversary of Imam Ali’s (pbuh) martyrdom, Khamenei.ir publishes the following Op-Ed article which attempts to shed light on some of the aspects of Imam Ali’s (pbuh) thought and life.

  • Hijab 2021-04-11 16:22

    Colonialism’s strategies for weakening “enjoining truth & patience” in target societies

    In a part of his speech on the anniversary of the first revelation received by Prophet Muhammad (s) (Mab’ath), Imam Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, referred to one of the soft war strategies used by colonial powers with the aim of weakening determination, creating disappointment, and consequently, preventing nations from progressing. This Op-Ed article tries to explain some aspects of these strategy that are used for colonizing nations.

  • Yemen 2021-03-28 20:33

    Op-Ed

    An analysis of the UN’s mistakes in resolving the Yemen crisis

    The United Nations as an intergovernmental organization whose main aim is to maintain peace and security has failed in a number of cases; the failure which has led to hunger, death, and displacement of many civilians. The Yemen crisis is one of these cases. The following Op-Ed article tries to critically analyze the UN’s role in the Yemen crisis.

  • Imam Khamenei 2021-02-27 08:19

    Op-Ed

    Does Islam marginalize women?

    For centuries the Western civilization has been banging on the drum for fighting against religion and religious traditions under the pretext of defending and reviving women’s rights; this is in the case that evidence attests that women’s rights have not been yet completely recognized there. The following Op-Ed article attempts to investigate the possibility of having an active socio-political role for women in the Islamic point of view with special attention to the character of Lady Zaynab (pbuh) before, during, and after the Battle of Karbala.

  • divided states of American 2021-02-23 14:49

    The Divided States of America: dissection of the social gap in the United States

    In addition to the literary works and movies which decades ago heralded the decline of the United States and its associated ideals, it seems that today the crack on the US’s edifice of power, unity, and on the whole hegemony has become visible more than ever. The following Op-Ed article attempts to take a closer look at this division and decline.

  • Imam Khamenei 2021-02-20 12:03

    Op-Ed

    Iran's "right": The logic behind Imam Khamenei's stance toward America

    In his recent speech, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei stressed that only Iran has the right to set conditions for the JCPOA. The stance of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution lies in the US’s repeated and blatant violations of the JCPOA. The following Op-Ed investigates the history of US’s manipulative and dishonest approach in regard to Iran from even before the Revolution up to the present time.

  • Qlibaf 2021-02-15 13:45

    Details of Imam Khamenei's strategic letter to Russia’s President

    On Bahman 20, 1399 [February 8, 2021], the message of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Khamenei, was delivered to the Chairman of the Russian Duma – Mr. Putin’s special representative – by the Speaker of the Islamic Consultative Majlis, Mohammad Baqir Qalibaf. KHAMENEI.IR has published Mr. Hussein Amir Abdollahian’s - the Special Aide to the Speaker of the Islamic Consultative Majlis in International Affairs - statements about the significance of this matter:

  • Imam Khamenei 2021-02-10 13:26

    Op-Ed

    What kind of civilization does the Leader of the Islamic Revolution pursue?

  • Islamic revolution 2021-02-06 15:33

    In the path to the New Islamic Civilization

    The great Islamic Revolution of Iran occurred under the leadership of Imam Khomeini and with the widespread presence of people against internal tyranny and foreign domination and brought Iranians independence, freedom and movement in the direction of creating a new Islamic civilization. Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution has had many causes and effects. The following article reviews both the causes that led to the formation of the Islamic Revolution of Iran and also touches upon some of its effects.

  • voting 2021-02-04 13:35

    The Islamic Revolution and women’s right to political participation

  • Imam Khamenei 2021-02-03 11:35

    Op-Ed

    "Support for the oppressed" in the Islamic Republic of Iran's foreign policy

  • Imam Khamenei 2021-02-02 11:52

    The Islamic Revolution and its view on ethnic diversity

  • 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.”