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Rouhani Scolds Macron, Praises Muslim World for Its Decisive Reaction

Rouhani Scolds Macron, Praises Muslim World for Its Decisive Reaction

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has lashed out at French President Emmanuel Macron for his anti-Islam stances, and praised the Muslim world for its “decisive and timely” reaction to the European leader’s insult.
Iran Summons French Envoy over Macron’s Anti-Islam Stances

Iran Summons French Envoy over Macron’s Anti-Islam Stances

The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has summoned the French charge d'affaires to Tehran in protest at Paris authorities’ insistence on adopting anti-Islam stances.
Macron's 'Abuse of Speech Freedom' to Fuel Extremism, Zarif Warns

Macron’s ‘Abuse of Speech Freedom’ to Fuel Extremism, Zarif Warns

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned French President Emmanuel Macron about the consequences of his anti-Islam stances.
Iran Warns Enemies of Tough Revenge for Assassination of Gen. Soleimani

France Must Stop ‘Dangerous Game’ of Insulting Prophet Muhammad: Iran

A senior Iranian military commander has condemned the anti-Islam stances adopted by French President Emmanuel Macron, warning the French official against such a dangerous game.
Anti-Islamism Expediting Fall of US, Zionism: Iran's IRGC

Anti-Islamism Expediting Fall of US, Zionism: Iran’s IRGC

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has warned hegemonic powers to brace themselves for a proper response from the Muslim society after the French officials’ insulting remarks against the Prophet of Islam, saying such anti-Islamic moves would only speed up the collapse of the US and the Israeli regime.
Macron's Islamophobic Remarks Show He's Politically Immature: Iran

Macron’s Islamophobic Remarks Show He’s Politically Immature: Iran

Iran's top security official has lashed out at French President Emmanuel Macron for his Islamophobic remarks, advising him to read history more and not pin his hopes on the US and Israeli support.
Int’l Condemnations Pouring in against France’s Anti-Islam Stance

Int’l Condemnations Pouring in against France’s Anti-Islam Stance

The World Forum for Islamic Awakening is the latest international body to condemn the French officials’ support for sacrilegious cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad published by the satirical weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo.
Iran Condemns Canada’s Human Rights Resolution

Iran Condemns Continued Insults in France to Prophet Muhammad

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Saeed Khatibzadeh has strongly condemned the obstinate continuation of French moves insulting the Prophet of Islam, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
Master Farshchian I Saw Imam Reza’s Face and Painted Him 1

Master Farshchian: I Saw Imam Reza’s Face and Painted Him!

Renowned Iranian artist Mahmoud Farshchian recounts how he painted his famous work of art which depicts Imam Reza, the eighth Shiite Imam.
Iran Closes Iraq Borders to Arbaeen Pilgrims to Stem Spread of COVID-19

Iran Closes Iraq Borders to Arbaeen Pilgrims to Stem Spread of COVID-19

Iran’s land and air borders will be closed to pilgrims who intend to go to the Iraqi holy city of Karbala on Arbaeen, the fortieth day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), in order to stem the spread of the COVID-19 virus.