Sacred Defense



  • ddddd 2018-02-22 16:03

    EC secretary:

    Enemies gradually retreating from their malicious objectives

    TEHRAN, Feb. 22 (MNA) – Secretary of Expediency Council (EC) Mohsen Rezaei said, “after elapse of more than 39 years since the glorious victory of the Islamic Revolution, enemies of the country are on the verge of retreating their goals despite threatening measures.”

  • سرلشکر باقری 2018-02-04 16:20

    Holy Defense, treasure for Iranian nation

    TEHRAN, Feb. 04 (MNA) – Major General Mohammad Hossein Bagheri, the Chief of Staff of Iranian Armed Forces said that the Iranian nation will enjoy the glories of the Sacred Defense for coming centuries.

  • نشست خبری رئیس جمهور 2018-02-04 10:57

    Pres. Rouhani:

    US talks of peace while threatening others with nukes

    TEHRAN, Feb. 04 (MNA) – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani criticized Washington’s “shameless” hypocrisy in talking about world peace all the while threatening other countries with its new nuclear arsenal.

  • shamkhani 2017-12-18 13:53


    Iran to remain present in Syria

    TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (MNA) – SNSC Secretary Ali Shamkhani said Iran continue to offer advisory services to the Syrian government until complete elimination of all terrorist groups and regardless of Zionists’ baselss claims.

  • حسین خانزادی 2017-12-01 14:21

    Navy chief:

    ‘Separ’ warship to join Navy flotilla within days

    TEHRAN, Dec. 01 (MNA) – Iranian Army’s Navy Admiral Khanzadi said ‘Separ’ (Shield), the new missile-launcher warship, is expected to join the Islamic Republic Navy flotilla in the Caspian Sea next week.

  • علی لاریجانی رئیس مجلس شورای اسلامی 2017-10-04 10:53


    Talabani pivotal figure in Iraq’s contemporary history

    TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (MNA) – Iranian Parliament speaker said Jalal Talabani had established constructive ties with the Islamic Republic of Iran during his presidential term and remained a persistent figure in the Iraqi contemporary history.

  • علی اکبر صالحی 2017-09-25 09:52


    Fordow emblem of martyrdom, faith, patriotism

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iran’s nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi made a visit to Fordow village in Qom Province, which a home to Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant, and met with people residing there.

  • سردار دهقان 2017-09-24 09:25


    Barzani after winning concession from Iraqi government

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Leader’s adviser said KRG head Masoud Barzani, with his recent remarks, is seeking to receive concessions from the central government of Iraq.

  • مراسم رژه نیروهای مسلح 2017-09-22 10:42

    By: Majid Haghdoust

    Iran marks Sacred Defense anniv. with nationwide parades

    TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (MNA) – On the day marking the 36th anniversary of the Saddam’s invasion of Iran which imposed an eight year long war on Iran, all divisions of Iranian armed forces staged military parades all across the nation in all cities of the country. In Tehran, the ritual is held before President Hassan Rouhani, on the boulevard along the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini.

  • سرلشکر باقری 2017-09-13 12:11

    Army Chief:

    Enemies fear Iran-Mediterranean axis

    TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) – Army Chief Maj. Gen. Bagheri said, as a result of improvements made following the Holy Defense, enemies now discuss Iran-Mediterranean axis with consternation and dismay as well as that reactionary states in the region secretly envy Iran’s current position.

  • حسین سلامی جانشین فرمانده کل سپاه 2017-08-11 10:27

    US unable to take action against Iran: Salami

    TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) – Brig. Gen. Hossein Salami said late on Thursday that the US is unable to take any measure against the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • علاء الدین بروجردی 2017-06-13 10:29


    Iran spares no effort in Syria’s reconstruction

    TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (MNA) – Iran’s senior MP Boroujerdi said Iran will spare no effort to rebuild Syria and will share reconstruction experience of the eight-year Sacred Defense with the Syrian government.

  • مراسم رژه نیروهای مسلح در تهران آغاز شد 2017-04-18 10:43

    Pres. Rouhani:

    Iran's Army defensive, ready to defend ME states

    TEHRAN, Apr. 18 (MNA) – Hassan Rouhani said Iran's defensive Army is not a threat to region and is ready to defend the whole critical and pivotal region of the Middle East.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-03-28 11:29

    FM Spox:

    Nuclear program fully peaceful, transparent

    TEHRAN, Mar. 28 (MNA) – Bahram Ghasemi said Iran’s nuclear program has been fully transparent and all IAEA reports attest that the country’s nuclear activities are peaceful and non-damaging.

  • دیدار دست‌اندرکاران راهیان نور با رهبر انقلاب 2017-03-06 16:33


    Admitting weakness would embolden enemy to attack

    TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution has said Sacred Defense was an invaluable cultural heritage which should not be forgotten by the deafening propaganda of the cultural invasion.

  • دیدار مقام معظم رهبری با مردم اصفهان 2016-11-16 14:09

    Leader receives Isfahani people

    TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has received on Wednesday a large group of people from Isfahan province in the anniversary of burial of 370 martyrs of Operation Muharram on November 1982 .

  • امیر پوردستان 2016-10-31 14:25

    Army Cmdr.:

    Iran now ‘in a dominant position’ in ME

    TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) – Army Ground Force Commander Ahmadreza Pourdastan has said Iran has the initiative in the Persian Gulf through developing full preparation.

  • سردار محمدعلی جعفری 2016-10-18 14:59

    IRGC Gen.:

    Officials ‘naïve’ in trusting West

    BOJNORD, Oct. 18 (MNA) – IRGC commander has said it is quite disturbing to see that some officials turn to outside and especially to the West for solving country’s problems.

  • shamkhani 2016-10-01 16:09


    Military capabilities of resistance front challenge world powers

    TEHRAN, Oct. 01 (MNA) – Secretary of Iran SNSC said effective and flexible combat abilities of the Resistance front have now challenged the world’s largest arsenals.

  • shamkhani 2016-09-24 11:20

    US insists dialogue with Iran on regional developments

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani pointed to the US repeated requests to negotiate with Iran on regional developments, calling it a sign of their failure in planning and calculations.

  • velayati 2016-09-23 15:58

    Iran most independent country in world: Velayati

    TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) – Ali Akbar Velayati, Iran’s former Foreign Minister in the years of Saddam’s war on Iran commemorated the Holy Defense week on his Instagram account.

  • نشست دولت مردان دفاع مقدس 2016-08-28 11:03

    Pres. Rouhani:

    Terrorism rooted in invasion of Iraq, Afghanistan

    TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani said roots of terrorism can be traced back to the occupation of Afghanistan and Iraq.

  • نشست دولت مردان دفاع مقدس 2016-08-28 10:01

    By: Maryam Kamyab

    Men of "Sacred Defense"

    TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (MNA) – Meeting the statesmen of "Sacred Defense", was held Saturday in the presence of head of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani and President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran's Islamic Summit Conference Hall.

  • ورود پیکر ۵۵ شهید دفاع مقدس به کشور 2016-06-01 14:37

    By: Masoud Mohammadi

    Bodies of 55 sacred defense martyrs arrive home

    TEHRAN, Jun. 01 (MNA) – Bodies of 55 martyrs of Imposed War arrived home today, among the warm welcome of local and national officials.

  • مراسم اختتامیه نمایشگاه فرهنگ مقاومت 2016-05-31 11:02

    By: Mahmoud Rahimi

    Exhibition on 'Resistance Culture' wraps up Mon.

    TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) – Closing ceremony of an exhibition on 'Resistance Culture' was held at Holy Defense Museum on Monday .

  • تجمع « از دفاع مقدس تا دفاع از حرم » 2016-05-25 12:00

    By: Hamed Amirnejad

    "From Sacred Defense to Shrine Defense" gathering

    SAVADKOOD, May 25 (MNA) – People of Savadkooh in Mazandaran province in northern Iran held a gathering dubbed as "From Sacred Defense to Shrine Defense" and called for continuation of Shrine defender martyrs' path.

  • برگزاری رپرتوار تئاتر خیابانی «دفاع مقدس» و «حماسه حسینی» 2015-10-19 11:11

    By: Hadi Hirbodvash

    Street theaters display Kerbala Epic, Sacred Defense

    TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) – On the occasion of Muharram mourning days for the martyrdom of Imam Hossein (AS), street theaters titled as "Kerbala Epic and Sacred Defense" host enthusiasts in the courtyard of City Theater from October 16-23.