In the past, war tourism destinations were mainly the object of interest of photojournalists appearing solely on pages of crime, but now they can be traced in top travel books and websites. Whatever you call it, from war tourism, dark tourism, disaster tourism, or danger tourism, Iran has more to offer after being involved in the second-longest war of the 20th-century after the Vietnam War.
It is source of pride and honor that Khorramshahr, the city exuberant with red blood and sacrifice, was liberated on May 24, 1982.
A multimedia exhibition featuring a historical and abstract account of what has happened in the southwestern Iranian city of Khorramshahr over the past 38 years is underway at Tehran’s Farmanfarma Gallery.
“The legacy of the liberation of Khorramshahr helped us make victory out of 40 years of military combat, sanctions, terrorism, and economic war,” the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council wrote in a message on the anniversary of the liberation of Khorramshahr from Saddam Hussein’s invading army back in May 1982.
Basra-Khorramshahr marine passenger line is now ready to carry pilgrims departing from Khuzestan province to the holy city of Karbala on the occasion of Arbaeen (marks forty days after the Day of Ashura, the day Imam Hussein (AS) was martyred in the Battle of Karbala). Khuzestan border guard commander, General Abdollah Nazarpour, made the above […]
Iranian Armed Forces unveiled two Iranian ballistic missiles ‘Zolfaghar’ and ‘Khorramshahr’ on Saturday. The Zolfaghar, a short-range solid fuel ballistic missile in the Fateh family, and the Khorramshahr, a medium-range ballistic missile whose range is between 1,000-2000 km, were unveiled during the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Armed Forces’ nationwide parades marking the beginning of the Sacred Defense Week on Saturday. […]
Iran’s interior minister quashed rumors that several people have been killed during Saturday night’s violent demonstrations in the southwestern city of Khorramshahr, saying there has not been a single report of someone being killed in the protests. In comments on Sunday, Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli denied reports of deaths during last night’s protest in […]