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The Philosophy of a Great Bloody Uprising
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The Philosophy of a Great Bloody Uprising

The 60 AH uprising of Imam Hossein (AS) against the corrupt and tyrannical rule of Yazid bin Muaaviyeh and the martyrdom of the Imam and his disciples in Karbala have sparked a variety of debates in the course of history. Numerous books have been written on the uprising and its root causes. Over the centuries, the incident has affected people’s lives and become one of their fundamental beliefs and traditions, which adds to its sensitivity.

The Victory of Blood over Sword
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The Victory of Blood over Sword

In the year 50 AH, Imam Hassan (AS), the first son of Imam Ali (the first Shiite Imam) was martyred. At that time, Muaaviyeh ruled over Muslims forcefully and deceitfully. He knew well that he had gained power through oppression and so was not eligible to rule; therefore, he was constantly afraid of Ali’s (AS) children and followers. Muaaviyeh wanted his drunken son to ascend to the throne after his rule and considered Ali’s children, who were the most eligible to rule over Muslims, as obstacles. Finally, by masterminding a conspiracy, he martyred Imam Hassan (AS).

Iranian airspace safe for all flights
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Iranian airspace safe for all flights

The Civil Aviation Organization of the Islamic Republic of Iran (CAO.IRI) has responded to warnings by The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States about crossing Iranian airspace, announcing: “The Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) magnified by Western media recently was issued for 2017.”

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Devoted farmer hospitalized

2017/11/28

Rizali Khajavi, known as the devoted farmer to most of us, has been hospitalized for kidney failure. Azbar-Ali Hajavi, nicknamed Rizali Khajavi, has been in our school books for decades now. He came to be known as the devoted farmer in our elementary literature books throughout Iran.  

Baghcheban father of the deaf

2017/11/25

Jabbar Baghcheban is known as the father of the deaf and hard-of-hearing in Iran. He is the founder of the first school for the deaf in Iran, which he established in the city of Tabriz and called it “Baghche-ye Atfal” [The children’s garden], and thus became known as “Bagcheban” [gardener]. He passed away in 1966.  

Tesla and Volvo seek out 10-year old Iranian inventor

2018/01/06

The young 10-year old Iranian boy, Hossein Atayi Sangrudi from Karaj has already 16 inventions in his portfolio. Six of these are in the process of being registered. His inventions include the VTOL three-modality drones, gunboats, office furniture, miniature sprayer, multipurpose control for smart TVs, and so on.

Iran needs good ties with the East and West

2018/11/04

 A university professor in the UK believes: “Iran must have closer ties with Europe for its economic development. But its security can be provided mostly by China and Russia. This requires a little subtlety in the ‘Neither East, Nor West’ slogan.”

Australian cultural attaché: Aussies happy with Iran trip

2018/10/06

Australian cultural attaché and second in rank, Hamish Leslie Reisen, has said that Australians are not very familiar with Iran and its tourist attractions, adding: “Planning cultural programs is one of the best incentives for Australians to travel to Iran; because, the image they have of Iran is impacted by the global news coverage. Good news from Iran will surely attract their attention, especially about cultural links between the two countries.”

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Trump's sanctions bring fear to Iranian air travelers

2018/11/13

Houshang Shahbazi saved the lives of more than 100 passengers and crew in 2012 when he successfully landed a 747 commercial airplane with a disabled wheel carriage.

Farhadi’s “Everybody knows” Italy’s second bestseller

2018/11/13

The movie “Everybody knows”, directed by prominent Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, made its screening debut in Italy on 8 November 2018 in 288 theaters.

Iran Non-Oil Export's Biggest Growth Boosters, Laggards (Mar-Oct 2018)

2018/11/13

Iran's non-oil exports hit $27.22 billion during the seven months to Oct. 22 to register a 13% growth year-on-year
 

A roundabout to be named after Jabbar Baghtcheban

2018/11/13

A book launch of “The life and work of Jabbar Baghtcheban – Founder of children’s theater in Iran” has been held in Tehran.

Iran can participate in hosting the 2022 World Cup

2018/11/13

Qatar is considering offers from other countries to host teams during the 2022 World Cup, but no decision has been taken yet, the head of the organising committee told AFP on Monday.