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.

ashtari

Thank you, General

An Iranian MP thanks police for their swift action against a few of their own for mistreating a Christian compatriot.
Leader-Koran

Enemies after split in Islamic society, Ayatollah Khamenei warns

Creation of discord and polarity in Islamic society is now one of the main plots of the enemies, said the Supreme Leader.
Javan-Wahabism

Iran, Russia should join hands to counter Wahhabism: Russian researcher

Russian Muslims have little knowledge of Shiite critiques about Wahhabism; Iranian religious figures who have refuted the ideology remain unknown in Russia, said Suleymanov.
Rouhani-Koran

Muslims should not be overtaken by non-Muslims in following Koranic teachings

Islam is fully observed when extremism and violence are nowhere to be found in an Islamic society, says President Rouhani.
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International festival of creativity in Islamic arts opens in Iran

An International Festival of Creativity and Innovation in Islamic Arts and Handicrafts has been held in the northwestern city of Tabriz.
alazhar

Sunni scholars should unite to restore peace to world of Islam

Abdollah Ghanji elaborates on the reasons behind brewing tensions in the world of Islam and the things which can help restore peace.
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Planting trees to remember the dead

The tree-planting event organized by Zoroastrians in cooperation with Tehran Municipality.
Iranian Armenians3

Iranians commemorate centennial of Armenian genocide (PHOTOS)

Iranians hold a special ceremony to honor the memory of the Armenians who were murdered during World War I.
Seyyed Ali Ghazi Asgar

If Saudi offenders go unpunished, controlling Iranian sentiments would be difficult

The Supreme Leader’s representative for Hajj affairs says that if Saudi Arabia fails to punish those who sexually abused Iranian teens, Iran is likely to make a new decision on Hajj.
Supreme Leader’s message to Western youth

Supreme Leader’s message to Western youth translated in 21 languages

The move is aimed at frustrating attempts to distort the content of the letter or marginalize it.

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