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 to Send 10 Envoys to Saudi Arabia for This Year’s Hajj

Saudi Arabia has granted 10 Iranian Foreign Ministry representatives entry into the kingdom for handling consular affairs and helping Iranian pilgrims during this year’s Hajj season, an official announced.
Iran's President Hopes for Promotion of Peace in Muslim World

Iran’s President Hopes for Promotion of Peace in Muslim World

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani extended Eid al-Fitr congratulations to Muslim world leaders, hoping for enhanced fraternity and promotion of peace and stability in the Muslim world.
Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iran FM Congratulates World Muslims on Eid al-Fitr

Iranian foreign minister has offered congratulations to all Muslim people across the world on Eid al-Fitr, expressing the wish that Islamic countries use the opportunity to promote peace and unity.
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.
Quds

“Israel Manipulating Historical Facts about Al-Aqsa Mosque”

Israel has been deliberately making the arrangements for destroying Al-Aqsa Mosque, the third holiest site in Islam, by manipulating historical facts about the mosque, Palestinian experts say.

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.

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