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.

Zoroastrians Flock to Sacred Temple for Annual Pilgrimage

Each year from June 14–18, thousands of Zoroastrians from Iran, India and other countries flock to an ancient fire temple at Pir-e Sabz or Chak Chak village in central Iran.

Tehran Attacks Aimed at Shattering Iranians’ National Unity: Sunni Cleric

The recent terrorist attacks in Tehran were aimed at disrupting the national unity of Iran, said Friday Prayer Imam of the Kurdish city of Paveh in western Iran.
Ali Younesi

“Tehran Attacks Aimed at Undermining Iran’s Sunni Community”

An Iranian official says the recent terror attacks in Tehran were aimed at tarnishing the image of Sunni Muslims in the country.
Mohammad Pakpour

“Shiite, Sunni Muslims No Different to ISIS Terrorists”

An Iranian military commander says the ISIS terrorist group does not distinguish between Shiite and Sunni Muslims in its brutal crimes.
Tehran Terrorist Attacks

Killing Innocent Civilians against Int’l Humanitarian Law: MP

An Iranian lawmaker representing religious minorities in the parliament has slammed the recent terrorist attacks in Tehran.
Imam Khomeini

“Imam Khomeini Refused Offer to Teach in UK”

Imam Khomeini, the late founder of the Islamic Republic, was so interested in the classes of one of his teachers that he turned down an offer by top British officials to go to the UK and teach philosophy classes there.
Muslim Seminary Student Saves Suicidal Girl’s Life

Muslim Seminary Student Saves Suicidal Girl’s Life

A Muslim seminary student has talked a young girl out of committing suicide in Tabriz, a city in northwestern Iran.
Larijani congratulate

Iran Parliament Speaker Felicitates Counterparts on Ramadan

Iran’s Parliament speaker has congratulated his counterparts on the arrival of the holy month of Ramadan, and expressed the Iranian Parliament’s preparedness to interact with regional states.
Molavi Abdul-Hamid

Sunni Iranians Show Strong Support for Islamic Republic: Top Cleric

A top Iranian cleric says the country’s Sunni community is part of the Iranian nation and spares no effort to defend the country’s territorial integrity as well as dignity and stature.
Over 86,000 Iranians to Go on Hajj Pilgrimage This Year

Over 86,000 Iranians to Go on Hajj Pilgrimage This Year

Based on an agreement with Saudi Arabia, as many as 86,500 Iranian pilgrims will travel to the kingdom during this year’s Hajj season, an official announced.

Today Front Pages

Ads