The grandson of Imam Khomeini says Ijtihad is the act of building on old principles to find new answers to new questions; those who believe new questions have old answers are stuck in the past.
An Iranian official says there are some groups who are seeking to escalate the current disputes between Iran and Saudi Arabia by dissuading Iranian pilgrims from visiting the holy sites in the Arab country.
Ali Jannati, the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, said his Ministry and the Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization are trying to arrange this year's Hajj pilgrimage, if Saudis cooperate.
An early-morning fire Saturday destroyed a mosque in Texas that was a target of hatred several years ago and experienced a burglary just a week ago.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has censured terrorism and violence in the name of Islam in any part of the world.
Condolence Theatre in Commemoration of Imam Hussein[:es]Teatro público en conmemoración de Imam Hussein (P)
During the early days of the Islamic month of Muharram, Iranian people mourn for Imam Hussein's martyrdom in different ways. Ta'zieh is one of...
While playing bowling and billiard is usually frowned upon by many Islamic scholars, a young cleric from Iran’s north-eastern city of Mashhad has attracted...
“I have read Ayatollah Khamenei's letter to western youth, and that's exactly why I'm in Iran at the moment. I want to draw the...
Abbas Araqchi, the Foreign Ministry Deputy for Legal and International Affairs, said Iran favours solidarity among Islamic countries, and urged these countries to confront any move which could tarnish unity.
A service is held in Isfahan to mark the 350th anniversary of a very old place of worship.