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.

Iran in Photos: Customs Practiced in Ramadan

Foods, ceremonies, celebrations, activities, entertainments and all the customs practiced during the holy month of Ramadan in Iran are very interesting topics to be covered in photos.
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Iran, Saudi Arabia Reach Deal on Hajj 2018

Iranian and Saudi officials have reached an agreement on terms of this year’s Hajj rituals, said Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyyed Abbas Salehi.

Message of Zoroastrianism Must Be Heard Worldwide: Iran President

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has sent a message to the 11th World Zoroastrian Congress, expressing hope the meeting could help spread the message of divine religions the world badly needs.

Tehran’s Milad Tower Hosting Ramadan Festival

A festival called “The City of God” is underway in Tehran’s Milad Tower Cultural Complex during the holy month of Ramadan.

“US Report on Religious Freedoms in Iran Baseless, Politically Motivated”

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed as untrue and politically-motivated the latest report by the US State Department about religious freedoms in Iran.

Jewish People Ready to Defend Iran against Aggressors: MP

A Jewish Iranian lawmaker has warned the country’s adversaries that Iranians practicing various religions will stand by each other to defend the country and sacrifice their lives in case it is under aggression, just like they stood against the Iraqi aggression in 1980s.

Ask Foreign Tourists about Security in Iran!

A Christian Iranian legislator says foreign tourists visiting Iran can let the whole world know that the country enjoys security and tranquility.

Iran, Land of Diverse Ramadan Traditions

Special ancient traditions are still practiced in a number of Iranian cities during the holy month of Ramadan in addition to the common rituals and customs practiced nationwide.

Tehran Hosting Public Iftar Ceremonies in Ramadan

Citizens of Tehran can break their fast in Iftar ceremonies held every night during the holy month of Ramadan in Imam Hussein Square.

“Muslim Communities Indifferent to Palestine Plight Don’t Believe in Quran”

Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Khamenei says the Islamic governments and communities that have kept silent over the misery of Palestine are estranged from the holy Quran.

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