Documents recently leaked from Saudi Arabia's Health Ministry disclosed that over 90,000 pilgrims have lost their lives during the Hajj rituals in Mecca over the past 14 years.
Expressing gratitude to Pope Francis for his firm position on abusive cartoons in the French magazine, Younesi said the move was not only an insult to Islam but to all divine prophets.
A senior Iranian official has denounced sacrilegious cartoons published by French weekly, Charlie Hebdo, depicting Prophet Mohammad, saying the move has been orchestrated by the West.
Given the Saudis’ incompetence in running hajj rituals last year, some Islamic countries have voiced their criticism against the Al Saud.
The heinous crimes committed by the ISIS terrorist group have brought Muslim people closer to each other.
The 48th edition of the Armenian Olympics was kicked off at Tehran’s Ararat Sports Complex on Tuesday, September 13. Around 800 Armenian athletes from Iran, Armenia and Georgia compete in the games in 9 fields.
Imam Musa al-Sadr, a Shiite religious and political leader, favors religious moderation over secularism and factionalism, saying that freedom, respect, trust and tolerance are the basic tools of pluralism.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari blamed Saudi Arabia for obstructing preparations for Iranian pilgrims travelling for the Hajj rituals.
We condemn the French weekly’s provocative move, because it hurts the sentiments of Muslims, said the Foreign Ministry spokeswoman.
The Supreme Leader has praised Iranian athletes for their spiritual resistance and insistence on promoting religious values during the sporting events.