Mourners took to the streets and local mosques and other religious and community centers to participate in observances where elegies were recited in memory of Imam Hussein.
An Iranian cleric has said that Islam stands up to injustice and that those who commit crimes in the name of Islam have nothing to do with religion.
My goal was to make those who set their eyes on this painting ponder, says the painter.
The ICHHTO chief has said that registration of Arba’een at UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage helps protect and pass on the ritual and its spiritual values to future generations.
The combination of devotion and faith and wisdom and affection is among the unique features of the school of Prophet Muhammad’s Household, Ayatollah Khamenei said.
In keeping with an old tradition, many walk hundreds of kilometers to get to the Iraqi holy city of Karbala where the third Shiite imam is laid to rest.
Representatives of the Vatican proposed on several occasions to buy it from Tabriz Library and were ready to offer a blank check in return, Manuchehr Jafari said.
IS claims that it represents Islam while the noble religion of Islam is against acts of terror, President Rouhani said.
An English-speaking group of believers in Tehran says it aims to bring Tehran-based foreigners together and wishes to set up an English Islamic training center in Iran.
It has been proven to me that anyone who does not recognize a political ruler might be denounced as an unbeliever by ill-wishing scholars close to that ruler, Prince Turki bin Bandar said.