This morning, on the anniversary of the historical 9th of January 1978 uprising of the people of Qom, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution had a public meeting with the people of this city. He called the transformative events of history a container of great learning experiences and the guarantor of divine traditions. He referred to the salvation of Iran from the bloody and plundering claws of America with the victory of the Islamic Revolution. He said: After Carter's order 43 years ago to overthrow the Islamic Republic, the Americans have used every means, especially advertising and propaganda, to achieve this goal. However, as it has become clear in these riots, they have failed. The great nation of Iran, alongside the country's officials, by God's grace, will continue to strive for great and transformative works to eliminate weaknesses and accelerate towards realising goals and desires.
This morning (Wednesday), in a meeting with hundreds of educated women who are active in the cultural, social, and scientific fields, the Great Leader of the Islamic Revolution explained Islam's progressive and principled views of "women" with respect to "gender and human issues, rights and responsibilities, individual and family responsibility, and social roles and duties," calling the damage done by the modern Western world to the standing of women as profound and traitorous. He stressed that "women as wives are symbols of love and tranquillity, and as mothers represent the right to life, although it must be noted that homemaking is not the same as being house-bound instead, it means giving priority to the home and family while being socially active in various fields.
The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution today (Monday) at noon, in a meeting with the members of the Central Council of the Union of Islamic Student Associations in Europe, called the Islamic student associations as one of the advantages of the Islamic Republic and have unique responsibilities and added: continuation of steady progress, influence on the surrounding environment, and explanation of the new perspective of the Islamic Republic are the necessary tasks of the Islamic student associations.
Following the regretful kidnapping and martyrdom of His Reverend Molavi Abdul-Wahid Rigi, in a statement, Ayatollah Khamenei expressed his sorrow upon hearing about this incident. He stressed the need for the relevant authorities to pursue the matter and swiftly bring the criminals to justice.
The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Khamenei, in a meeting with the members of the Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution this evening (Tuesday), called the cultural guidance of the country the primary role of this council and referred to the necessity of revolutionary reconstruction of the country's cultural structure, he said: The Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution should provide scientific solutions for the spread of correct and progressive statements by observing and knowing the weaknesses and false cultural statements in different fields.
Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, emphasized this evening (Tuesday) in his meeting with the Prime Minister of Iraq, Mr Mohammad Shia al-Sudani: The progress of Iraq towards reaching its high and actual position is in the interest of the Islamic Republic, and we believe that you are the person who can advance the affairs and communications of Iraq and bring this country to an independent position worthy of its civilization and history.
In a meeting with several of the Iranian Navy’s senior commanders Ayatollah Khamenei, as the Commander in Chief of the armed forces, underlined the need for the seas to become part of the country’s public culture. On the occasion of 28th November, the Iranian Navy Day, Ayatollah Khamenei stated that it was necessary to upgrade the combat capabilities and defensive armaments in the Navy and continue taking measures such as sailing in distant international waters. He added that “strengthening the ties between the armed forces and the various branches of the government will help mutual understanding, cooperation, and progress.”
The statements of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution in the meeting with the organizers of the Qom Martyrs Congress held on the 16th of November, 2022, were published this morning (Thursday) at the venue of this conference in Qom. In this meeting, Ayatollah Khamenei emphasized the need to keep the memory of the martyrs alive and hear their message. He called Qom the city of "rise and crusade". He said: Qom raised and made Iran rise, which was due to the blessings of the Shrine of Sayyida Fatima al-Ma'suma (a) and the seminary (Hawza Ilmiyya of Qom) as its good people who sacrificed many martyrs in the struggle. Indeed, martyrs such as Motahari, Beheshti and Bahonar, who were brought up in Qom, and instead, all the martyrs of Iran, are considered martyrs of Qom because it was Qom that started the movement by responding to the call of the great Imam.
The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution this morning (Wednesday), on the eve of the third of November, the national day to fight global arrogance, called the third of November the embodiment of the evils of the United States and its vulnerability and the possibility of it being defeated, this morning in the passionate meeting with hundreds of students, and pointing to the brazen and shameless lies of the Americans in expressing sympathy for the Iranian nation, he said: In the hybrid warfare of the last few weeks, the United States, the Zionist regime, some insidious powers in Europe and some groups, used all their means to attack the Iranian nation, but the nation hit them back and left them defeated.
Following the terrorist incident yesterday in the Holy Shrine of Hazrat Aḥmad b. Mūsā b. Jaʿfar, peace be upon them, which led to the martyrdom and injury of dozens of innocent men, women and children, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Khamenei, sent a message of condolence to the families of the people of Shiraz and the Iranians emphasizing: The security agencies and the judiciary, as well as the activists in the field of thought and [Islamic] missionaries, as well as dear people, must be united against the trend that allows disregard and disrespect for people's lives, their security, and their sanctities.
The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution this morning (Wednesday), in a meeting with hundreds of young elites and top scientific talents, called the academic elites the cause of Iran's honour in the last four decades and added: Everyone, especially the officials and the most effective ones in the country, should consider the scientific elites as one of the most important assets of the country and support them, and the elites should turn their individual capacities and talents into the country's development capital.
Coinciding with the 17th of Rabi' al-Awwal, The Birth Anniversary of the Holy Prophet of Islam (SAWAS) and Imam Sadiq (a.s), the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, today, in a meeting with a group of government officials and foreign guests participating in the Unity Conference, considered unity and cohesion as the most critical needs of the Islamic Ummah for playing a role and achieving a high position in the new power geometry and referring to the crucial position of the wise and enlightened youth of the Islamic world for the realisation of this goal, he said: "Islamic unity" and an influential presence in the new world is possible and doable under the condition of practical efforts and standing in the face of hardships and pressures, which a clear example of this is the system of the Islamic Republic, which did not give up in front of the powers and stood its ground, and now it has become a strong tree that Even the idea of "cutting it down" is not possible.
On the occasion of the arrival of the month of Rabi' al-Awwal and the arrival of the blessed birth anniversary of the seal of the prophets, Muhammad al-Mustafa (SAWAS) and Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq (a.s);, The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution agreed with the proposal of pardon and reduced punishment of 1,862 people convicted by public and revolutionary courts, the judicial organization of the armed forces and government punishments.
This morning (Wednesday), during the meeting with the chairman and members of the new term of the Expediency Council, Ayatollah Khamenei called the Council a significant group for the Islamic Republic in terms of the presence of elite and experienced people and the all-round view on the issues of the country and the fundamental duties it is responsible for. Referring to the recent incidents, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution called the scattered riots a passive and clumsy plot of the enemy against the progress and the great innovative movements of the Iranian nation and emphasized: as long as the nation is on the path of the Islamic system and religious values, these enmities will continue and the only way to cure it is to resist. The official of the country should also be careful that such issues do not prevent them from their primary responsibilities and duties in the domestic and foreign arenas.
The statements of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution in meeting the participants of the athlete martyrs congress held on 11th of September 2022 were published this morning at the venue of this conference in Tehran. In this meeting, Ayatollah Khamenei referred to the statement in the Qur'an that says martyrs are alive and said: Martyrs glad tide and encourage the faith community that is striving in the way of God despite difficulties, has an excellent outcome and its end is neither accompanied by fear nor sorrow.