Islamic passion plays, known as Ta'zieh in Iran, are dramatic performances which depict battles between good and evil characters, who are clearly distinguished by wearing costumes with distinct, and meaningful, colours.
The rituals practiced in the lunar months of Muharram and Safar are not just basic traditions to Shiite Muslims. They rather impact all cultural and social dimensions of their lives, and their lessons can help believers solve many social and political problems.
A passenger bus crashed in Iran’s central province of Isfahan, killing 21 people and injuring more than 20 others.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has offered sympathy to the families of the victims, and the people who have been affected by the two severe storms in the United States, the Philippines, and China.
A group of researchers in Iran have trained assistant dogs that can help autistic children control their disorder.
The Asian Football Confederations has, in a report, reviewed the status of the Iranian team and its opponents in the Group C of Asian Under-16 Championship, hailing Iran as one of the most successful teams in the tournament.
A number of attackers affiliated with an anti-Iran Kurdish militant group raided the Iranian embassy building in Athens on Monday morning, according to Greek media reports.
Shah Hussein Gouyan is one of the most important religious ceremonies held in Iran’s Azarbaijan province during the holy month of Muharram.
A former Iranian diplomat says Riyadh is intensifying its crackdown on Shiite Muslims both in Saudi Arabia and in Bahrain as they have started mourning the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, a grandson of Prophet Muhammad.
Apple’s latest flagship iPhone series, XR and XS, have been put up for pre-order in Iran, but the prices are so astronomical that only the super rich can afford them!