Prior to the victory of the Islamic revolution in Iran, groups in various countries vied for supremacy by aligning with either the West (capitalism) or the East (Communism). In Iran, the people turned to their own values derived from Islam. They won, and won big.
The Islamic revolution of Iran marks 42 years of its existence this month. Despite unrelenting hostility, sabotage and war by its enemies, the Islamic Republic stays strong and totally independent. Such resilience comes directly from reliance on Allah.
September 22, 2020 will mark 40 years of the Iraqi-imposed war on Iran. Iraq had the backing of the entire world while Islamic Iran defended itself alone. After eight years of valiant resistance, the self-sacrificing people of Iran saved the revolution by defeating the international conspiracy.
Thank you for providing such clear analysis and good information about Iran’s Islamic Revolution (CI, February 2019). Your coverage comes as a breath of fresh air compared to the lies peddled by Western media outlets, especially those influenced by Zionist propaganda.
The Islamic revolution was successful because of the enormous sacrifices of the people of Iran under the leadership of Imam Khomeini who was totally immersed in Islamic teachings. He relied only and only on Allah, and not on any of the predatory powers.
With Western-instigated wars raging in different parts of the world, death, destruction and famine are everywhere. Only Islam offers a solution to this deeply troubled world provided people open their eyes and see its reality, especially as reflected in the achievements of the Islamic revolution in Iran.
Through determination and valiant resistance, Islamic Iran has shaken the foundations of the oppressive global order and given hope to all the oppressed people in the world. A New World Order based on fairness and justice is taking shape even if slowly!
Forty years ago a momentous event took place when the Shah of the Pahlavi dynasty, installed by the CIA, fled Iran, ushering in Iran’s Islamic Revolution led by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini on February 1, 1979.
The massive participation of people in the February 11 celebrations of the victory of the Islamic revolution was a slap in the face of meddlesome imperialists and Zionists.
The sea of humanity stretched as far as the eye could see. The iconic Azadi Square in Tehran, the traditional location for celebrating the anniversary of the success of the Islamic revolution, was packed with people.
The Islamic Republic of Iran has survived 38 years of sabotage, wars and sanctions and still made immense progress because of the commitment of its leaders to the values of Islam and support of its masses. Taqwa has been institutionalized in the Islamic Republic making it impregnable to the enemies’ conspiracies.
This is the second part of Zafar Bangash’s article on “change”; the first part was published in the October 2016 issue of Crescent International, concluding with outlining some of the qualities of muttaqi leadership.3
The Najdi Bedouins have gone berserk in their hostility to the Islamic Republic of Iran. They are now openly courting terrorists.1
Dr Kalim’s understanding of history went beyond the mere recording of events. He incorporated the understanding of broad trends and movements of social and political change, and the factors that influenced them to derive lessons for the future.
Surviving for 37 years, Islamic Iran has defied all predictions and has made great strides in all fields of human endeavor. This is a remarkable achievement.
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