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Monday, 20 August 2012  /  International

President Ahmadinejad gave an anti-Semitic and anti-Zionist address, accusing the Jews and the Zionists of being the source of all the world’s afflictions. The designation of the last Friday of Ramadan as Quds Day was a heaven-sent gift. It is clear to everyone that the “Zionist…

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Monday, 20 August 2012  /  International

In his speech at Id al-Fitr ceremony at Quds Day rallies in Iran, Khamenei said that the Iranian people had demonstrated their “support for the oppressed people of Palestine and a significant issue of the Islamic world.” We thank them for this proper and well-timed action,…

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Monday, 20 August 2012  /  International

Khamenei and the heads of the three branches of power met (August 19) officials and ambassadors from Islamic countries. In his speech, Khamenei said that the issues of Quds (Jerusalem) and the oppressed people of Palestine are at the center of the Muslim agenda and are at…

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Monday, 20 August 2012  /  International

The Head of the Intifada and Jerusalem Office of the Islamic Propagation Coordination Council published the list of slogans to be chanted by the public at this year’s Quds Day rallies in advance. It includes a long list of catchy, rhyming slogans such as: “The time…

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Monday, 20 August 2012  /  International

The founding of Quds Day by the Ayatollah Khomeini placed the issue of Palestine on the global agenda, and made Israel more isolated than ever. The 33-day war of the Lebanese young people and warriors and the 22-day struggle of the heroic people of Gaza debunked…

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Monday, 20 August 2012  /  International

On the sidelines of the Quds Day rally in Tehran, Mohammad Reza Rahimi spoke of the importance of the demonstrations this year and said, “We support the awakening of the nations in the region, because this awakening will annihilate the Zionist ideas for the Middle East.”…

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Monday, 20 August 2012  /  International

In an address on the eve of Quds Day at Ayatollah Khomeini mosque, Grand Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi, one of the senior Shiite clerics in Iran, emphasized that participation in Quds Day rallies was a sacred Islamic duty. On that day, Muslims the world over cry…

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Monday, 20 August 2012  /  International

“Israel is near its end,” said Hojatoleslam Mohammad Mahdi Kassamzada, Ayatollah Jamma and the Head of the Cultural Council of Dena City. “The united public participation in the Quds Day rallies proves that the Zionist regime is breathing its final breaths.” Hojatoleslam Abdalrahman Bakarzada, Immam Juama…

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Monday, 20 August 2012  /  International

Dadoosh Hashemi referred to the widespread participation by the public in the Quds Day rallies and thanked the public in the province for their mass active participation in the rally there. He added, “The heroic Iranian people, which has always been present, has once more proved…

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Monday, 20 August 2012  /  International

An editorial on the website of Hamshahrinewspaper (affiliated with the Mayor of Tehran) addresses the circumstances of the declaration of Quds Day and its current significance. “Thirty years ago, when the Father of the Revolution designated the last Friday in Ramadan as Quds Day, there were…

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Monday, 20 August 2012  /  Military

Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said, “The Islamic and anti-Zionist resistance front has for a long time been looking for a broad and definitive action to revenge the blood of the Palestinian martyrs, the victims of Sabra and Shatillah, the victims of Iran’s nuclear program, and…

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Monday, 20 August 2012  /  Military

The initiative of the Father of the Revolution in turning World Quds Day into an opportunity to display the might of the Palestinian nation, in supporting the oppressed Palestinian people and their disengagement from the imperialist front and the occupying Zionist regime, make Quds Day an…

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Monday, 20 August 2012  /  Military

The designation of the last Friday in Ramadan as Quds Day demonstrates the depth of political wisdom of the Father of the Revolution, Ayatollah Khomeini, and the widespread support of a nation that prefers the path of martyrdom and struggle over humiliation… With the Islamic Awakening…

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Monday, 20 August 2012  /  Military

Hojatoleslam Abdallah Ali Saeedi stressed in his Quds Day sermon, “Today is a day of pride for Islam; imperialism and Zionism are about to disappear.”  …

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Monday, 20 August 2012  /  Military

On the sidelines of the main Quds Day rally in Tehran, Ahmadi Moghadam said, “The Islamic Awakening taking place in the heart of Western countries is a result of Quds Day. We are witnessing the uprisings in Libya, Tunisia, Yemen and the other Islamic states that…

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