Iran’s Architecture in Photos Church of Sohreqeh (13)

Iran’s Architecture in Photos: Church of Sohreqeh

The church of Sohreqeh in the northwestern Iranian province of East Azarbaijan is a historical building belonging to the Catholic Armenians.

Iran President Congratulates World Leaders on New Year

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has offered congratulations to world leaders on the beginning of 2020, the new Christian year, and wished them a year full of peace and kindness for all people.
Iranian Craftsman Inscribes Quran on Stone (5)

Iranian Craftsman Inscribes Quran on Stone

An artisan in Iran has turned his house into an exhibition of superb pieces of craftsmanship: stones on which are written the verses of the Quran, the holy book of Muslims.

Tehran Cathedral Hosts ‘Cross-Crescent Rendezvous’ Ceremony

The Saint Sarkis Cathedral of Tehran on Sunday hosted a ceremony called “Cross and Crescent Rendezvous” with the aim of further proximity between followers of various faiths including Islam and Christianity.

Education Minister Makes Surprise Visit to Christian School in Tehran

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Minister of Education Mohsen Haji-Mirzaei has paid a surprise visit to a girls’ school for Christian students in Tehran.

Iranian Officials Congratulate Christians on Christmas

Several Iranian officials have offered congratulations to Iranian Christians on the birthday anniversary of Jesus Christ.

Iranian Christians Out for Christmas Shopping

Christian citizens of Tehran along with other Iranian people from all religions and walks of life have poured into streets in Christian neighbourhoods of the city as Christmas and New Christian Year shopping gains growing popularity in the country.
American Jewish Woman Rejoices at Prayer in Iranian Synagogue (3)

American Jewish Woman Rejoices at Prayer in Iranian Synagogue

A Jewish American woman and peace activist recalls how she was thrilled to attend a prayer service in a synagogue inside Iran, saying she was surprised to see the Iranian Jews enjoy religious freedom and have a representative in the Iranian Parliament.

Iran Summons Norwegian Envoy over Quran Desecration

Following the burning of the Holy Quran by the leader of the SIAN or Stop Islamization of Norway, the Norwegian chargé d'affaires has been summoned to the Iranian Foreign Ministry in the absence of the country's ambassador.

Iran Congratulates Muslim Nations on Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday

The President of the Islamic Republic of Iran has congratulated the governments and people of Islamic nations on the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).