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Leader sends message to 24th national conference on Namaz (prayers)

All should know that promoting Namaz is the most effective way to reduce social sufferings, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution said.

All missing Iranian Hajj pilgrims identified: Iran

All Iranian pilgrims listed as “missing” in last year's deadly crush during Hajj rituals in Mina, near the holy Saudi city of Mecca, have been identified, the head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization says.

Orthodox Christians observe Christmas in Iran (PHOTOS)

Iranian Christians have observed Christmas Day on January 6.

Iran calls off Major Hajj

The spokesman of parliament's Judicial and Legal Affairs Committee has said Major Hajj has been cancelled due to the severance of ties between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Leader voices hope for establishment of new Islamic civilization

The Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday voiced hope for establishment of new Islamic civilization and cautioned Islamic World about enemies' divisive plots.

Leader meets with family of Assyrian martyr (PHOTOS)

The visit was to mark the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ.
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Muslim unity pivotal in fight against violence: Rouhani

The president criticized certain Muslim countries for purchasing US arms and either delivering the weapons to militant groups or using them against other Muslim nations.

Ceremonies to mark anniversary of Zoroaster’s demise (PHOTOS)

Followers of the Zoroastrian faith hold ceremonies in memory of the Prophet Zoroaster
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2016 New Year Shopping in Tehran (PHOTOS)

Members of the Christian community in Tehran are getting ready for New Year.

Muslims of all creeds reject terrorist ideology: Larijani

Muslims of all creeds worldwide have repeatedly denounced the Takiri terrorists' acts of violence and distanced themselves from the terrorists

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