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Iranian News Agency Launches Hebrew Site to Mark Anniversary of Soleimani Killing

Tasnim says its new website is necessary due to ‘strategic importance’ of the Palestinian issue for Muslims around the world; also opens Hebrew Twitter, Instagram accounts
Iranian news agency launches Hebrew site to mark anniversary of Soleimani killing
A screen grab of the image used by Iran’s Tasnim News to launch its Hebrew-language site on January 2, 2022 (Screen capture)

Times of Israel

Iran’s Tasnim News Agency announced on Monday the launch of a Hebrew-language website to mark the second anniversary of the killing of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani by the United States in a drone strike.

The CEO of Tasnim, a semi-official news agency, said in a statement that the Hebrew site was needed to highlight the Palestinian issue for speakers of the language.

“Although the number of people speaking Hebrew in the world is not so large, the Tasnim News Agency decided to set up a website in Hebrew language considering the strategic importance that the issue of Palestine has for the Islamic Republic of Iran and for Muslims across the world, and to release reports relating to the issue in that site,” said Majid Qolizadeh in a statement, reported by the site.

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