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Iran denounces acts of terror, blasphemy

President Rouhani has said that Iran condemns terror, violence and extremism under the pretext of defending religions and insults to religions in the name of defending freedom.

Saudi Arabia must guarantee safety of Iranian pilgrims: Official

The head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization says Riyadh must guarantee the safety of Iranian pilgrims as a condition for their future dispatch to Saudi Arabia following the death of thousands of people in the deadly 2015 crush during the Hajj rituals in Mina.
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Christians in Tehran Go Shopping on Christmas

There are a number of streets and neighbourhoods in the Iranian capital where Christians, mostly Armenians and Assyrians, are in the majority. Christians, and even Muslims, annually go shopping on these streets ahead of new Christian year.
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Iranians commemorate centennial of Armenian genocide (PHOTOS)

Iranians hold a special ceremony to honor the memory of the Armenians who were murdered during World War I.

Leader Says Iranian Defiance behind US Enmity

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the US hostility against the Islamic Republic stems from Iran’s defiance of Washington’s arrogant policies.
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Muslim unity pivotal in fight against violence: Rouhani

The president criticized certain Muslim countries for purchasing US arms and either delivering the weapons to militant groups or using them against other Muslim nations.
‘A Good Feeling’ Campaign, Different Way to Promote Hijab in Tehran

‘A Good Feeling’ Campaign, Different Way to Promote Hijab in Tehran

Women who have recently converted to Islam or those who decided to change their lifestyle have launched a campaign in Tehran to promote the culture of wearing hijab.
Over 86,000 Iranians to Go on Hajj Pilgrimage This Year

Over 86,000 Iranians to Go on Hajj Pilgrimage This Year

Based on an agreement with Saudi Arabia, as many as 86,500 Iranian pilgrims will travel to the kingdom during this year’s Hajj season, an official announced.
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Supreme Leader message to the youth in Europe and North America

Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has addressed the young generations in Europe and North America.

Millions of Shiites Mourn Imam Hussein’s Martyrdom across Iran

Millions of Shiite Muslims in Tehran and other parts of Iran on Sunday commemorated Ashura, the tenth day of Muharram which marks the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shiite Imam.

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