Tag: Ayatollah Rouhollah Khomeini

Iran rebels pose with a U.S. flag they bayoneted upside down on trees at Sultanabad Garrison northeast of Tehran, Iran on Feb. 12, 1979. (AP Photo/Saris)

A Brief Timeline of Iran-Sponsored Terrorism Since 1979

WASHINGTON, D.C. – From its warmongering in Iraq, Syria, and to a degree in Yemen, to its meddling in Lebanon, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the Palestinian territories and Turkey, the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and its terrorist proxy in Lebanon, Hezbollah, have caused chaos in the Middle East region since it came to power in 1979.

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Iran Launches Retaliatory Strikes on Islamic State in Syria

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) launched six missiles into the Deir ez-Zor region of eastern Syria on Sunday, a province that is home to Islamic State militants and civilians, in retaliation for the jihadi group’s series of attacks in Tehran on June 7 which left 18 dead and dozens injured.

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World View: The Arab World is Disintegrating into War

Contents: Behind the scenes in the Iran nuclear deal; The Arab world is disintegrating into war; Saudi Arabia conducts major anti-terrorism sweep against ISIS; Massive bomb attack in Iraq market kills over 130

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Nuclear Deal Deadline Falls on Anti-Israel Al-Quds Day in Iran

Friday’s deadline for a nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 world powers (US, UK, Germany, France, China, Russia) falls on the same day that the viciously anti-Israel al-Quds Day is celebrated in Tehran, where Iranian leaders often call for Israel’s destruction.

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Ayatollah Khomeini Haunts Social Media 26 Years After His Death

Vocativ makes the interesting, and chilling, point that Ayatollah Ruhallah Khomeini—the Ayatollah, the guy Mickey Mouse was flipping off in all those seventies T-shirts—is doing very well on social media for a guy who died when computers were still bigger than dishwashers.

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Instagram Deletes, Then Restores Account Dedicated to Iranian Ayatollah Khomeini

After outcry from supporters, Instagram restored an account dedicated to memorializing the leader of Iran’s 1979 Islamist revolution, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. The account, which has over 100,000 followers according to some media reports, has posted over 600 photos of the late cleric and revolutionary.