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.

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.

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.