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Iran warns of enemy’s moves against Islam

He emphasized that Iran would never use its scientific, spiritual and political power against neighboring states or any Muslim country in the region.

A letter from Proximity of Schools of Thought to Al-Azhar

The head of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought has welcomed a proposal by the grand imam of Al-Azhar to form a joint Sunni-Shiite committee to address the threat of Takfiri terrorism.
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.

Agreement among Qom, Najaf and Al-Azhar offsets prejudice and religious violence

The head of the Islamic Madhahib University has said that cooperation among Qom and Najaf seminaries with Al-Azhar will deliver a blow to religious prejudice and violence.

Activists in 20 countries call for release of Saudi Shia cleric

Rallies were staged in Colombia, Switzerland, the US, Germany, Iran, Bahrain, New Zealand, Canada, France, Ghana and Lebanon, among others.

World Christian gathering in Chaldoran a sign of religious freedom in Iran

We should safeguard this invaluable treasure called Iran, because only a few kilometers away from the borders of this country, churches are being destroyed, Archbishop Sarkissian said.

President Rouhani congratulates nation on Eid al-Fitr, nuclear victory

President Hassan Rouhani on Friday felicitated Iranians on the blessed occasion of Eid al-Fitr as well as on the nuclear agreement reached with world powers on July 14 in Vienna.
Leader Iran

Leader condoles with Kuwait over top Shiite cleric decease

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has expressed condolences over the passing of top Kuwaiti Shiite cleric Ayatollah Seyyed Muhammad Baqir al-Musawi al-Muhri.

Muslims to show on Quds Day Palestine will not be forgotten: Rouhani

President Rouhani has said that on International Quds Day all Muslims in the world will seek the freedom of the occupied Palestinian territories.

Artists in Mashhad transcribe holy Koran in Ramadan

A group of Artists has transcribed part of the holy Koran and Islamic Hadiths in the fasting month of Ramadan.

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