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Iranian Shiite Muslims Set Out on World’s Longest Arba’een Pilgrimage Walk

Iranian Shiite Muslims Set Out on World’s Longest Arba’een Pilgrimage Walk

A huge number of Iranian Shiite Muslims have set out on the world’s longest Arba’een pilgrimage walk to the city of Karbala, 62 miles southwest of Baghdad, after a farewell ceremony was held on Friday to mark the beginning of the religious march.

Iranian Hospital in Mecca Giving Services to Pilgrims

Iran’s hospital in Mecca, launched by the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) a couple of years ago, has been providing various medical services for pilgrims during the Hajj season.
Iran Should Pick More Female Ambassadors: MP

Iran Should Pick More Female Ambassadors: MP

An Iranian parliamentarian has urged the Foreign Ministry to designate more women and Sunni ambassadors to other countries.
MP Backs Granting Nationality to Children with Foreign Fathers

MP Backs Granting Nationality to Children with Foreign Fathers

An Iranian lawmaker says granting Iranian nationality to the children born to an Iranian mother and a non-Iranian father not only is a must for population management, but can also decrease insecurity in the country.
Iran's Freestyle Wrestler Yazdani Bags Historic Gold Medal

Iran’s Freestyle Wrestler Yazdani Bags Historic Gold Medal

Iranian Olympic gold medallist Hassan Yazdani Charati claimed a gold medal at the Paris 2017 Wrestling World Championships on Friday.
Iran Vows to Legally Pursue Apple’s Removal of Iranian Apps

Iran Vows to Legally Pursue Apple’s Removal of Iranian Apps

Iran’s new ICT minister has pledged to follow up on Apple’s removal of Iranian applications from its App Store.
Minorities Free to Perform Religious Rites in Iran- Christian MP

Minorities Free to Perform Religious Rites in Iran: Christian MP

An Iranian Assyrian Christian lawmaker has rejected as baseless a recent US report on religious freedom violations in Iran, saying despite the US claims all religious minorities in the Islamic Republic enjoy absolute freedom to perform their rites.
Iran to Host Int’l Conference on Diplomacy of Unity

Iran to Host Int’l Conference on Diplomacy of Unity

Iran will be hosting an international diplomacy of unity conference in October, 2017, with solidarity in the Muslim world high on the agenda.
How Tuyserkan Turns into Hub of Furniture Manufacturing in Iran

How Tuyserkan Turns into Hub of Furniture Manufacturing in Iran

Tuyserkan County in the western province of Hamadan is known as the hub of Iran’s furniture manufacturing and wood carving thanks to its large number of walnut trees and the creative and hardworking people living there.
Iran Gets Its 12th Woman Mayor

Iran Gets Its 12th Woman Mayor

The twelfth female mayor of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s history has begun her work, setting the stage for more ladies to assume top jobs in the country.

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