Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, receives thousands of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) commanders, calling on the IRGC to watch out for enemy plots to infiltrate the country and warning that political and cultural infiltration is more dangerous than economic and security infiltration.
Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, led this year's Eid ul-Fitr prayers in Tehran. During the sermons, His Eminence thanked the people for the simple iftar meals that were organized in the month of Ramadan: "In the month of Ramadan, what we witnessed in personal, public, popular and social practices was that the people organized public and simple iftar meals. Thankfully, this has become common.
Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei underlined Friday that the Palestinian issue remains to be the prime regional problem at present, calling for the Muslim people across the globe to take to streets in droves to mark the World Qods Day (Sept 26).
Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Sayed Ali Khamenei told a millions-strong congregation of fasting people in Tehran in the first Friday of the holy month of Ramadan that the aware Iranian nation has managed to push to failure an American project against the Islamic Revolution, adding that the nation would reach a point where no power dares think to threaten the country provided it stays the course.
Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Sayed Ali Khamenei told worshipers Friday that World Qods Day marks the resistance of Muslims and their objection to oppression and injustice of the Zionists and their followers. The IR Leader called on all Muslims throughout the world to honor the day.
Turning to the ongoing developments in the touchy Middle East region, Ayatollah Khamenei described the victory of Hezbollah and the Lebanese nation in the 33-day war against the Israeli army as historical and unprecedented, adding Muslim nations once more after the Islamic Revolution in Iran were witness to the reality that faithful resistance against bullying and oppression will earn victory at last.
What follows is an excerpt from the two sermons delivered by the Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei at the Tehran Friday prayers on Rajab 13, 1426 (August 19, 2005). The day marked the birth anniversary of the Commander of the Faithful, Imam Ali-ibn-Abitaleb (peace and greetings be upon him).