Sunday, April 21, 2024

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Iranian FM talks to regional counterparts, discusses Palestine, multilateral ties

Iranian and Saudi foreign ministers have called for an immediate end to ongoing Israel’s crimes against Palestinians particularly in the Gaza Strip.

Iran Leader: Gaza most important issue for world of Islam

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has one again shone light on the suffering of the Palestinian people amid the incessant Israeli aggression, saying Gaza is on top of all other issues in the Islamic world.

Iran to celebrate Eid al-Fitr Wednesday

Muslims across Iran and various other nations are set to observe Eid al-Fitr tomorrow, Wednesday, signifying the conclusion of the sacred fasting month of Ramadan following the sighting of the new moon of Shawwal on Tuesday evening.

Worshippers hold vigils, pray on Laylat-al-Qadr across Iran

Worshippers held all-nigh vigils at mosques and religious sites across Iran on Laylat-al-Qadr (the Night of Destiny), saying prayers in supplication and asking for divine forgiveness.

Iranians hold night vigil to pray on second night of Laylat al-Qadr 

Iranians flocked to mosques and religious centers on Sunday night to hold vigil on the second night of Laylat al-Qadr when the Holy Qur’an was revealed to the revered Prophet of Islam over 14 centuries ago. 

People in Iranian city of Zanjan recite Qur’an in congregation 

People in the Iranian city of Zanjan, in western Tehran, traditionally go the Grand Hosseiniyeh religious center during the fasting month of Ramadan and recite the Holy Qur’an in mass gatherings. 

Iranians hold large Laylat al-Qadr ceremony in Imam Reza shrine

Millions of people took part in the rituals of first night of Laylat al-Qadr in the month of Ramadan in the holy Shrine of Imam Reza, the eighth Shia Imam, on Friday night in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad.

Worshippers hold vigil at Laylat al-Qadr in Tehran’s Imamzadeh Saleh 

A large number of people from the Iranian capital and adjacent cities flocked to Imamzadeh Saleh, a religious site in the northern part of Tehran, on Friday to pray all night long at Laylat al-Qadr, or the Night of Destiny, when the Qur’an was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad.

Iranians mark Laylat al-Qadr with prayers, night vigil 

Muslims across the world and Iran have held night vigils at mosques and religious centers with prayers to mark Laylat al-Qadr, or the Night of Destiny, when the Muslim holy book Qur’an was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad over 14 centuries ago. 

Large number of Iranians mark New Year in holy shrines

A massive number of pilgrims were in Imam Reza’s holy shrine, the eighth Shia imam, in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad at 06:36 local time (03:06 GMT) on Wednesday to celebrate the start of the Persian New Year, 1403.

Iran FM: Fighting Islamophobia collective effort by Islamic ummah

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has called for collective efforts by the Islamic ummah to fight Islamophobia.

Former Tehran Friday prayers leader Ayatollah Emami Kashani laid to rest

Crowds of people on Monday held a funeral ceremony for late Friday prayers leader Ayatollah Mohammad Emami Kashani.

Iranians celebrate Imam Mahdi’s birthday anniversary

Iranians around the country have marked the anniversary of the birthday of Imam Mahdi, the twelfth Shiite Imam.

Iran Leader blasts Western hypocrisy on Israeli war against Gaza

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has hit out at Western hypocrisy on the Israeli war against Gaza, saying it has now become evident that the West’s claims on human rights are lies.

Iranians celebrate National Father’s Day, Imam Ali’s birth anniversary

Iranians across the country are celebrating national Father’s Day and Men’s Day on the 13th of Rajab on the lunar calendar, which falls on January 25 this year, on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Imam Ali, the first Shia Muslims’ Imam.

Saint Mesrop Church, a less known monument in Iran’s Mashhad

The northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad is globally known for hosting the mausoleum of Imam Reza, the eighth Shia imam. But even the locals might not be aware that the city is home to a church with historical and architectural values.

Christian Iranians ring in New Year

Christians in the Iranian capital Tehran marked the beginning of the New Year, 2024, in a ceremony at Saint Mary Church.

Christians in Iran gearing up for New Year

As the year transitions from the birth of Christ to the advent of 2024, Armenian communities across Iran embrace the New Year's arrival with fervor.

Christians celebrate Christmas in Tehran, prepare for New Year

Christians in the Iranian capital Tehran have been on a shopping frenzy to celebrate the auspicious birth anniversary of Jesus Christ and the beginning of New Year.

Iranian Christians mark birth of Jesus Christ

Ceremonies marking the birth of Jesus Christ (PBUH) were held on Sunday in the Church of Saint Gregory of Armenians and Saint Joseph Chaldean Catholic Church in Tehran.

Iran’s president sends message to Pope, hopes Gaza massacre would end in New Year

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has, in a message to the Pope, hoped for an end to the Israeli aggression against the besieged Gaza Strip in the New Year.

Armenians ready for festive celebrations at Vank Church in Iran’s Isfahan

Amidst the vibrant cityscape of Isfahan, in central Iran, the Jolfa neighborhood is set to become a beacon of cultural celebrations as Iranian Armenian compatriots gear up for the New Year and Christ's birth.

Tehran streets festive for Christmas preparations

Christmas is already in the air in the Iranian capital Tehran with Christians, mainly from the Armenian descent, are on a shopping spree to celebrate the birth of the Jesus Christ and the start of the New Year.

Funeral services held across Iran for 280 unknown martyrs killed in action

Funeral processions have been held across Iran for some 280 unknown martyrs killed during the Iraqi-imposed war in the 1980s.

Iranians bid farewell to Defenders of Holy Shrine in Tehran

A large number of people attended the funeral procession for 7 Iranians, known as the Defenders of the Holy Shrine in Iran.

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