Archiv für den Tag 15. August 2012
On Friday, August 17, Iran will mark International Quds Day, an annual event used to spread anti-Western propaganda and call for the destruction of the State of Israel.
“The day for those suffering under American oppression to confront the superpowers”
The Iran-sponsored Jerusalem Day is marked annually on the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Upon establishing the day in 1979, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic republic, asked “all the Muslims of the world and the Muslim governments to join together to sever the hand of this usurper [israel] and its supporters.” 
Emphasizing the international character of Quds Day, Khomeini noted that the commemorative events were not only a show of support for the Palestinian cause, but also an act of defiance against the US and the West, often referred to as the “arrogant powers.” Read the rest of this entry