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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.

Christians in Iran Preparing for New Year

Armenian residents of Isfahan, the majority of whom live in Jolfa neighbourhood, hold annual celebrations on Christmas and the new Christian year.

Christian Prisoners Celebrate Christmas in Tehran’s Evin Prison

A group of Christian prisoners, who are serving their terms in Tehran’s Evin Prison, have celebrated the birthday anniversary of Jesus Christ in a ceremony organized by the detention centre.

2018 to Be Safer, More Beautiful Year for All Christians: Iran

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says the new Christian year will hopefully be safer and more beautiful for all Christians in the world given the elimination of Wahhabi terrorists.

Israeli Forces Attack Birthplace of Jesus ahead of Christmas

Israeli forces have once again clashed with Palestinians demonstrating against the new US policy on Jerusalem al-Quds in the West Bank city of Bethlehem.

Iran FM Offers Congratulations on Christmas

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has congratulated all Christians in the world on the birthday anniversary of Jesus Christ, and wished them all a happy and peaceful Christmas.

“Iranian Clergy, Seminaries Should Cut Dependence on State Budget”

An Iranian daily has called on Islamic seminaries and the clergy to wean themselves off government budget and meet their costs by turning to religious taxes.

Iran President Congratulates Muslim Counterparts on Prophet’s Birth Anniversary

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has sent separate messages to the heads of Muslim states to congratulate his counterparts on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
Iranian Cleric Refereeing Football Matches in Top Division

Iranian Cleric Refereeing Football Matches in Top Division

An Iranian cleric studying advanced jurisprudence also works as a top football referee and martial arts instructor.
Tehran Hosts 31st Int'l Conference on Islamic Unity

Tehran Hosts 31st Int’l Conference on Islamic Unity

The 31 International Islamic Unity Conference begins in the Iranian capital, Tehran, with 520 dignitaries, ministers, scholars, university professors, and representatives from scientific as well as cultural associations in attendance.

Iranian Delegation to Visit Saudi Arabia for Hajj Talks

Iran will send a delegation to Saudi Arabia to prepare the grounds for the Iranian pilgrims’ presence in the next year’s Hajj.

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