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.

muhammad Movie

Muhammad, in the eyes of two world-famous cinema figures

Majid Majidi’s movie on the life of the Prophet Muhammad has been acclaimed by cinematic and non-cinematic figures.

Iran Is the Only Haven for Muslim People: Leader’s Advisor

A senior adviser to Iran’s Leader Ali Akbar Velayati regretted that Islamic countries suffer from a lack of efficient politicians and security, and called Iran the only safe haven for Muslim people.

Iran to Send Pilgrims to Hajj If Saudis Pay Blood Money: Minister

Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance says if Saudi Arabia pays the blood money of Iranian pilgrims killed in Mina tragedy in 2015, the Islamic Republic may resume sending its pilgrims to the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
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Jamkaran Prepares for Ramadan

Many devoted volunteers in Qom have joined in preparing Jamkaran Holy Mosque for the upcoming Ramadan. These efforts are part of a ten-day period...
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Iran owes its independence to Sheikh Safi al-Din Ardabili

Seyyed Hossein Nasr, a George Washington University professor, credits Sheikh Safi al-Din Ardabili for the independence Iran enjoys today.

Hypnotizing Beauty of Iranian Mosque Ceilings

IFP: Mosques in Iran, as well as being places of worship, are often tourist destinations for their impressive architecture. In the following collection, originally...
Iran Leader Pardons 1049 Prisoners on Eid al-Fitr

Iran Leader Pardons 1049 Prisoners on Eid al-Fitr

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has pardoned or commuted prison terms of 1,049 convicts found guilty by various Iranian courts.
Makarem Shirazi

Senior Iranian cleric writes letter to al-Azhar’s grand imam

Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi has welcomed the holding of a Shiite-Sunni conference to review the most important obstacles in the way of Islamic unity.

MP: Religious Rules Apply if Women Attend Sports Stadia

The views of grand ayatollahs should be considered, even if the presence of women in sports stadiums to watch certain matches does not face any opposition, MP Ali Motahhari has said.
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Candle-light ceremony on Ashura evening in northeastern Iran (PHOTOS)

In the candle-light event in Mashhad people mourned the martyrdom of the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad.

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