Since Reza Khan gained power, opposing the religion and religious culture became part of Pahlavi regime's plan. He was given the assignment to eliminate Islam from the lives of the nation, and replace the western culture. They fought the clergies, as the symbol of religion. They caused losts of damages but in the end, the people fought alongside the clergies lead by Imam Khomeini, to take down the monarchy in the country.
News ID: 226 Publish Date : 2021/06/07
53 years of Pahlavi dynasty ruling Iran, is a special period of time. They are the only monarchs who had gained power by overt and covert support of British and American colonialists, and by staging a coup d'etat. Reza Shah was supported till the end of his era, and when they decided that Muhammadreza should take his place, he obeyed.
News ID: 213 Publish Date : 2021/03/27
Decisiveness and irreconcilableness were characteristics that made a unique successful leader. Imam condemned any compromise with regime and its supporters. He even disagreed with "step by step" offer of the politicians. He denied the request of international middlemen such as minister from the government of Pakistan. Finally he managed to overthrow Pahlavi dynasty and end 2500 years of monarchy in Iran on 11 February 1979.
News ID: 212 Publish Date : 2021/04/03
Imam Khomeini, the leader of Islamic Revolution, was being observed by the analysts inside and outside of the country. His political activities against Pahlavi regime was analized and reported to related countries.
News ID: 208 Publish Date : 2021/03/02
On 1 February 1979, Imam Khomeini returned to Iran after 14 years. The welcoming ceremony was so glorious, surprising the whole world. US embassy covered the ceremony in several confidential reports.
News ID: 200 Publish Date : 2021/02/02
News ID: 199 Publish Date : 2021/02/01
After accepting the Resolution 598, Saddam, leaning on The West and The East, once more invaded Kooshk, Zaid and Shalamche to take control of Khorramshahr and the Ahvaz-Khorramshahr route, using chemical weapons, helicopters and gunnery. In the end they faced a heavy defeat, but this move was followed by some various reactions.
News ID: 171 Publish Date : 2020/10/05
In a videoconference with the participants of a ceremony honoring the veterans of the Sacred Defense (Sep. 21, 2020), Imam Khamenei described the leadership and command of the late Imam Khomeini (may God have mercy on him) as being very sensitive and amazing from the beginning to the end of the Sacred Defense.
News ID: 169 Publish Date : 2020/09/30
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.
News ID: 166 Publish Date : 2020/09/16
Imam Khomeini (RA) tried to prove that the Shah’s regime was intrinsically corrupt. He adopted this strategy in order to create legitimacy crisis for the regime.
News ID: 163 Publish Date : 2020/08/09
In order to materialize his strategic objectives, Imam Khomeini (RA) was concentrated on challenging the legitimacy of the Pahlavi Dynasty and the monarchical regime.
News ID: 161 Publish Date : 2020/07/29
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?
News ID: 157 Publish Date : 2020/07/14
Reza Shah pursued a reformist policy since the very beginning of his rule. This policy was implemented through consultation with westernized advisors, who were devoid of any basic and indigenous mindset. As a result, there was an inevitable and serious confrontation between these policies and Islamic values. In addition, Reza Shah was essentially a person who did not believe in these values. Reza Shah’s reforms were actually based on three pillars:
nationalism; modernism; and concentration of power. De-Islamization and confrontation with Shiite clerics were definite consequences of these reforms.
News ID: 153 Publish Date : 2020/07/04
Ayatollah Khamenei was chosen as the successor of Imam Khomeini, as the Supreme Leader of Islamic Republic of Iran, the foreign media were surprised by the quick specific decision of the Assembly of Experts, they started to question the legitimacy, legality and acceptability of the 1989 election of Assembly of Experts.
News ID: 152 Publish Date : 2020/06/23
Following 15 Khordad blooded Uprising, Eastern and Western media condemned it. United States Press vituperated against the Uprising. Radio and Press of the Soviet Union, still reflected they left wing ideas in Iran.
News ID: 149 Publish Date : 2020/06/15
The media reflected the news of his passing away with no analysis, because they actually didn't know what they had to present. Except some American and European press, the whole world were informed of the news with no further information or analysis. However, millions of people attended his funeral and no media could ignore that.
The high circulated paper of Italy, Corriere della Sera, published a report and claimed that such a mourning crowd could only be found in old books.
News ID: 148 Publish Date : 2020/06/15
Following the firm and coordinated reaction of the clerics, especially Imam Khomeini (RA), towards the tragic incident of the Qom Seminary School, the regime decided to arrest young seminary students and dispatch them to military services under the conscription law in order to exert greater pressures on the clerical institution. This policy, which was adopted in mid-April 1963, created great constraints for seminary schools as a result of which all leading religious authorities in seminary schools were forced to adopt a passive stance.
News ID: 142 Publish Date : 2020/05/30
In 1962, remaining tiny bonds of propinquity and relationship between the regime and the clerical institution was unwoven. From one hand, the Shah was determined to suppress the clerics. It was quite clear in his speeches. On the other hand, the leadership of the movement was trying to prepare the students of seminary schools to stand against the regime. In 1962, it was crystal clear that the regime is determined to carry out its decisions. Before 1962, clerics played a passive role in political developments and adopted their stance after the regime’s initiatives. After 1962, however, the leadership of the movement decided to adopt a rather active role in the country’s political developments through its own initiatives in the campaign against the regime.
News ID: 125 Publish Date : 2020/04/11
Imam Khomeini announced his decision to return Iran on very first days of January 1979. Finally, February 1 was chosen for him to come back. But there's interesting untold stories about the last days Imam spent in France.
News ID: 118 Publish Date : 2020/02/24
the circulation of the news of Imam Khomeini (RA)’s xe "a:Imam Khomeini"return to Iran created a wave of excitement and happiness among the whole Iranian nation.
News ID: 114 Publish Date : 2020/02/04