• US humiliated in Afghanistan

    In his message to the world’s Muslims during the time of Hajj, Imam Khamenei referred to America’s ignorance in its presence in Afghanistan stating that, “This ignorance led America to be humiliated in Afghanistan. After that raucous invasion 20 years ago and after having used weapons and bombs against defenseless people and civilians, it felt it had become stuck in a quagmire and eventually withdrew its forces from that country.”

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  • Vaccine diplomacy & decadence of democracy

    Strategic Council Online- Corona pandemic, its consequences and impacts have caused revival, redefinition and even change in debates and discussable concepts of different sciences such as experimental, medical and humanities. Aabed Akbari, Expert, International Affairs

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  • Imam Khamenei’s memories of his father

    My father was a well-known religious scholar who was very pious and a bit of a recluse. We had a difficult life. I remember that sometimes, we didn’t have anything in the house for dinner at night.

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  • 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.

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  • Shia Contributions to Islamic Civilization

    Islamic civilization, which filled the gap between the ancient civilizations and modern Western civilization, is one of the most developed civilizations with regards to attention it has shown to science, philosophy and literature, and ultimately served as a foundation for much of Western civilization’s later achievements.

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  • New Islamic Civilization in the view of Imam Khomeini

    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.

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  • Role of women in government of Imam al-Mahdi

    The reappearance of Imam al-Mahdi (AJ), like the original appearance of Islam itself, will instigate revolutionary changes in the world. In particular, his movement will challenge the modern “Age of Ignorance” that has witnessed a revival in the pre-Islamic values associated with women.

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  • Nowruz in Shia Islam Traditions

    According to some hadiths, Nowruz is a blessed day, which is to be celebrated. For instance, Imam al-Sadiq (a) is reported to have instructed ghusl, wearing one’s best clothes, a special prayer, and fasting on Nowruz.

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  • Third of Sha’ban: Light of Hussayni mercy emerged on people of heaven and earth

    On the third of the holy month of Sha'ban, one of the lights of the companions of the Cloak [As'hab Al-Kisa], the five infallible (peace be upon them) shined to be a proof of the truth. On the day when the sun of Al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) glowed, his auspicious birthday, the hearts and souls rejoice for the birth of the great immortalizer of Islam, the Master of the martyrs, Al-Hussayn Ibn Ali...

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  • Review on US felony in Bir al Abd, Beirut

    On 8 March 1985, a huge explosion took place in Beirut. The target of the terrorist attack was Ayatollah seyyed MuhammadHossein Faz Allah. He survived the attack but the explosion caused death of 105 people and left 275 poeple wounded. Robert McFarlane, US security advisor and a high ranked CIA agent, believes that this failed attempt discredited the United States. William Casey, then CIA chief executive, managed the operation himself

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  • Political expert: Yemen war; Strategic necessities and emergence of new power

    The start of Saudi Arabia’s military aggression against Yemen on March 25, 2015 and the unequal continuation of this war to the present time has led to the emergence of a huge swamp for the Saudi coalition after six years as such that the United States and the pro-Saudi coalition governments are desperately looking for a solution to this crisis. In fact, the main question will be whether the end of the Yemen war is a strategic necessity for the countries involved in this crisis or the political life of this crisis is nearing the end of its life?

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  • Behind the Curtain: Transfer of American terrorist troops from Iraq to Syria

    In recent weeks, we have witnessed the transfer of US troops and equipment from Iraq to Syria. However, transfers between the two countries over the past year through illegal crossings was a recurring phenomenon but what happened to the US military in Iraq and the activities of terrorist groups in Syria will reveal the reason for these transfers.

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  • De-Dollarization: Removing Dollar, strategies and efforts

    From the 1940s, during the post-World War II reconstruction of Europe under the Marshall Plan, the dollar became the dominant international currency. But now, after all these years and the occurrence of several internal developments in the United States and internationally, the dominance of the dollar is threatened.

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  • Imam Khomeini in Huyser's diaries

    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.

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  • Does Islam marginalize women?

    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.

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