The Supreme Leader in a meeting with a group of officials and cultural activists of Azerbaijan province and Qom said: The great Arba’een pilgrimage is a sign for expanding of soul and getting ready for martyrdom.
Ayatollah Khamenei referred to serving on the front line of encountering threats, as a valuable opportunity for the brave, faithful, and honorable forces in the Air Defense Base, adding, “Great things have been done at the base which show strong determination, motivation, and abilities of the force."
In a statement issued on Thursday, the public relations department of the IRGC Ground Force said a DNA test confirmed the identity of the body delivered to the Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement earlier in the day as Martyr Mohsen Hojaji.
I have always said that our martyrs are on the front lines defending Islam and that their families–including fathers, mothers, wives and children–stand, immediately, behind them; this should be appreciated.
IRGC Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari addresses a ceremony in the central city of Najafabad on August 13, 2017 in commemoration of an IRGC member recently killed by the Daesh Takfiri terrorists in Syria. (Photo by Tasnim news agency)
Our border guards who are martyred in border areas have delivered many blows to the enemy. They have prevented the enemies from infiltrating, from hatching their plots and from implementing their corrupt measures.
Deputy head of Hamas’s political bureau Ismail Haniya said that the "killers of martyr Mazen Fuqaha will never escape retribution from their God first, and then from the Palestinian people and their resistance sooner or later", Al Waght reported.