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Iran is a predominantly Shiite Muslim country, with significant minorities of many other faiths. News and opinions related to religious issues can be found here.

Extremist Shiite Community behind Attack on Iran Embassy in London

Iranian Ambassador to the United Kingdom Hamid Baeidinejad says the Shirazi cult, whose followers raided the Iranian embassy in London on Friday, is an extremist Shiite group that insults grand Sunni leaders.

Iran’s Rouhani Calls for Muslims’ Unity in Address to Indian Worshippers

Visiting India, President Hassan Rouhani has called on all Muslims across the world to preserve their unity in the face of the Israeli regime and other enemies.

West Plotting to Divide Muslims, Create Terror Groups: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says driving a wedge among the Islamic world and creating Takfiri terror groups in the Middle East are part of a larger plot hatched up by the West.

Leader Praises Peaceful Coexistence of Shiite, Sunni Muslims in Iran

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has lauded the peaceful coexistence of Shiite and Sunni Muslims in Iran, describing them as a role model for all Muslims in the world.

Fire at Iraqi Hotel Kills Two Iranian Pilgrims (+Video)

At least two Iranian women have been killed and another injured in a fire at a hotel in the holy city of Najaf in Iraq.

Enemies Seeking to Sideline Palestine Issue: Top Iranian Cleric

Grand Ayatollah Hossein Nouri Hamedani has warned against the enemy plot to sideline the fate of Palestine as the main issue of the Islamic world.

Iran to Register Vank Cathedral as World Heritage

After registering three churches in the World Heritage List, Iran is trying to add other Armenian cathedrals like Isfahan's "Vank" to this list.

Armenians in Iran Mark Christian New Year

Iranian Armenians living in Tehran have celebrated the advent of Christian New Year at an iconic church in the capital city.

Muslims Join Christians in New Year Celebrations in Iran

Christians and Muslims get together in Christian New Year celebrations in Iran in a show of solidarity and rapport between followers of the two religions.
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Iran President Congratulates Christians on New Year

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has extended his felicitations to the country’s Christians on the beginning of 2018.

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