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IRGC Chief-Commander Praises Shiite-Sunni Unity in Iran

The chief commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has hailed the peaceful coexistence among Iranian Shia and Sunni Muslims, saying all plots hatched by enemies to undermine national unity and solidarity in the country have been thwarted.

Leader Praises Peaceful Coexistence of Shiite, Sunni Muslims in Iran

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has lauded the peaceful coexistence of Shiite and Sunni Muslims in Iran, describing them as a role model for all Muslims in the world.

Fire at Iraqi Hotel Kills Two Iranian Pilgrims (+Video)

At least two Iranian women have been killed and another injured in a fire at a hotel in the holy city of Najaf in Iraq.

Iran Calls for Formation of Anti-Terror Coalition with Iraq, Pakistan

A top military aide to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said that Iran should build an anti-terrorism coalition with Pakistan and Iraq to counter US threats against the Middle East.
How Much Iraqis Spend to Host Arba’een Pilgrims

How Much Iraqis Spend to Host Arba’een Pilgrims

Millions of Shiite pilgrims from around the world annually visit Iraq on Arba’een, the world’s largest religious gathering which marks the fortieth day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS).
2.5m Iranians to Take Part in Arba’een Pilgrimage

2.5m Iranians to Take Part in Arba’een Pilgrimage

About 2.5 million Iranians are expected to take part in this year’s Arba’een pilgrimage, one of the world’s largest religious gatherings, in the holy city of Karbala in Iraq, according to an official.
Iranian Shiite Muslims Set Out on World’s Longest Arba’een Pilgrimage Walk

Iranian Shiite Muslims Set Out on World’s Longest Arba’een Pilgrimage Walk

A huge number of Iranian Shiite Muslims have set out on the world’s longest Arba’een pilgrimage walk to the city of Karbala, 62 miles southwest of Baghdad, after a farewell ceremony was held on Friday to mark the beginning of the religious march.
Ottawa ‘Concerned’ about Riyadh’s Use of Canadian Equipment against Saudis

Ottawa ‘Deeply Concerned’ about Riyadh’s Use of Canadian Equipment against Saudis

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland’s department says she is “deeply concerned” about the reports that Saudi Arabia is deploying Canadian-made armoured vehicles in an escalating conflict with Saudi citizens.

Iraq’s Political Parties Need Sea Changes: Analyst

A political commentator has discussed the latest developments in Iraqi parties, saying the Arab country’s political landscape requires drastic changes.
Snipers Injure Scores of Civilians in Saudi Arabia's Qatif

Snipers Injure Scores of Civilians in Saudi Arabia’s Qatif

Saudi snipers have opened fire at unarmed women and children in their houses in al-Awamiyah village in the kingdom’s oil-rich and Shiite-populated Eastern Province.

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