Religion

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.

Armenian Olympics

Pan-Armenian Games Kick Off in Tehran

The 48th edition of the Armenian Olympics commenced at Tehran’s Ararat Sports Complex on Tuesday, September 13. Around 800 Armenian athletes from Iran, Armenia...

Culture Minister: Major Hajj Pilgrimage if Saudi Cooperates

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.
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Iran’s Larijani Highlights Importance of Int’l Quds Day

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani underlined the importance of International Quds Day rallies, saying that massive presence of Muslims in the upcoming demonstrations across the world will display their “strong will” to help resolve the problems facing the Palestinian nation.
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Official Urges Iranians Not to Go to Hajj from Third Country

Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Saeed Ohadi called on the country’s nationals to avoid making pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia from a third country during the upcoming Hajj season, due to the anti-Iran psychological atmosphere created by Riyadh.
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Iran’s Proposal for Muslim Women’s Singlet Accepted by United World Wrestling

The United World Wrestling has accepted the proposal submitted by Iran’s Wrestling Federation about a new style for female wrestlers.
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If Saudi offenders go unpunished, controlling Iranian sentiments would be difficult

The Supreme Leader’s representative for Hajj affairs says that if Saudi Arabia fails to punish those who sexually abused Iranian teens, Iran is likely to make a new decision on Hajj.
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Global Campaign Introducing Imam Hussein to the World

“Who is Hussain” is a global campaign to introduce Imam Hussain (AS), the third Shiite Imam, to the world.
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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.

ISIS Says Santa Claus Is a Red Devil!

The ISIS terrorist group has called Santa Claus “the Red Devil” and declared that it is a sin to imitate him.

Let’s Have National Day of Dialogue, Imam Sadr’s Daughter Proposes

Houra Sadr, the daughter of Iranian-Lebanese philosopher and religious leader Imam Musa al-Sadr, in an article, has asked Iranian officials to name February 19...

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