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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.

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Sunni scholars should unite to restore peace to world of Islam

Abdollah Ghanji elaborates on the reasons behind brewing tensions in the world of Islam and the things which can help restore peace.

Islamic Countries Protest at Al Saud’s Incompetence to Run Hajj

Given the Saudis’ incompetence in running hajj rituals last year, some Islamic countries have voiced their criticism against the Al Saud.
Religious Minorities Can Improve Iran's Global Image: Minister

Religious Minorities Can Improve Iran’s Global Image: Minister

Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alawi emphasized the constructive role that leaders of religious minorities living in Iran can play in their interaction in the country's society and letting the world know about the realities on the ground in Iran.

Leader: Some Regional Governments Betraying Muslims

The Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, says certain Muslim governments have been betraying their people by helping the US implement its policies in the region.
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Promotion of Islam counters Takfirism: Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says promotion of Islam will act as a countermeasure to divisive plots by Takfiri groups.
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Secret behind Japan’s Rapid Growth Can Be Found in Quran: Ambassador

Bombarded with Iraqis’ questions about Japan’s rapid growth and development after World War II, Japan’s Ambassador to Iraq Fumio Iwai came up with a witty riposte, reminding them that Quran has shown the path of prosperity and growth.
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International festival of creativity in Islamic arts opens in Iran

An International Festival of Creativity and Innovation in Islamic Arts and Handicrafts has been held in the northwestern city of Tabriz.
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Iran’s Speaker Congratulates Muslim Counterparts on Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday

Speaker of Iranian Parliament Ali Larijani in separate messages felicitated his counterparts from Muslim countries on the birthday anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

2018 to Be Safer, More Beautiful Year for All Christians: Iran

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says the new Christian year will hopefully be safer and more beautiful for all Christians in the world given the elimination of Wahhabi terrorists.
Mowlana Rumi and Salafism

Salafis, Yesterday and Today

An expert sheds light on why Salafis are called what they are called and what Salafism meant to Mowlana.

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