Saturday, June 25, 2022

Religion

Imam Reza Holy Shrine in Mashhad offers iftar to thousands of pilgrims

The Imam Reza Holy Shrine in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad offers iftar to pilgrims visiting the site during the month of Ramadan.

The traditional ritual of Gargee’an in the month of Ramadan

Gargee’an, or qarqee’an, is the name of a popular ritual among Arabs in Iran’s Khouzestan and Hormozgan, and in Iraq, Bahrain, Kuwait, eastern Saudi Arabia (Ahsa and Qatif), and the United Arab Emirates.

Iran: Swedish government accountable for sacrilege against Quran

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman has strongly condemned the sacrilege of the Holy Quran by a Danish politician in one of Sweden’s cities, saying the Swedish government must be held accountable for the insulting act.

Intl. holy Quran exhibition begins in Tehran

The 29th edition of the International Holy Quran Exhibition began in Tehran on Saturday with the presence of Iran’s Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf and Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Mohammad-Mehdi Esmaili.

‘Stabbing attack in Mashhad enemy plot to divide Iran, Afghanistan’

A high-ranking Iranian cleric says the recent stabbing attack in the city of Mashhad, which killed two clerics and wounded another, was an act of sedition by Iran’s enemies and meant to drive Iran and Afghanistan apart.

Police dismiss reports on demolition of mosque in Zahedan

The police in southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan has dismissed reports on social media about the destruction of a mosque in the Sunni-majority city.

Exhibitions of handwritten copies of Quran in Shiraz tourist attractions

During this year’s holy month of Ramadan, an exhibition has kicked off in the city of Shiraz that has put on display 40 handwritten copies of the Quran and prayers dating back to the 5th to 14th centuries in the Jahan Nama Garden Museum and Delgosha Garden Museum.

Gathering for Qur’an recital at Isfahand’s Chahar Bagh

In the course of the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, groups of people in the central city of Isfahan get together for reciting Quran at the historical Chahar Bagh Boulevard.

Iran’s leader donates 1 billion tomans to needy prisoners

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Khamenei has donated one billion tomans (40,000 dollars) to win the freedom of needy prisoners.

Saudi Arabia increases Hajj quota to 1mn pilgrims in 2022

Saudi Arabia has announced it will allow one million people – from both inside and outside the kingdom – to perform the Hajj this year compared with only a few thousand local pilgrims over the past two years.

People in Semnan make traditional cookies for the needy

A group of people in the Iranian city of Semnan have been making traditional cookies for the needy during the holy month of Ramadan.

Takfiris bearing grudge against Infallible Imams: Iran intel minister

Iran’s intelligence minister says the recent terrorist attack at the Imam Reza holy shrine in the northeast of the country is a proof of Takfiris’ malice toward divine Imams.

People hold funeral for 2nd cleric killed in Mashhad stabbing

People in the Iranian city of Mashhad have held a funeral for the second cleric who died of his injuries sustained during Tuesday’s stabbing attack inside the Imam Reza shrine.

Second cleric dies of injuries sustained during Mashhad stabbing

A second cleric injured during a stabbing spree in the holy shrine of Imam Reza (PBUH) in Mashhad, northeastern Iran, has died. The stabbing attack happened on Tuesday and instantly killed a cleric identified as Hojatoleslam Aslani and injured two others.

Memorial service held for cleric stabbed to death in Iran

A funeral procession has been held for a clergyman stabbed to death in a knife attack at the Imam Reza Shrine in the city of Mashhad in Iran’s northeastern Khorasan Razavi Province.

How people in Iran’s Hormozgan observe Ramadan

The people in Iran’s southern Hormozgan Province, like their other compatriots, have clung firmly to their religious rituals during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, during which they abstain from all food or drink from dawn to sunset, among other things.

Iran’s Sunni clerics condemn fatal knife attack at holy Shia shrine

Iran’s Sunni Muslim clerics have sharply condemned a deadly knife attack at the holy shrine of Imam Reza in Mashhad, urging authorities to bring all those responsible to justice.

Iftar tablecloths return to Grand Mosque in Mecca after two years of pandemic

With the start of the holy month of Ramadan, Iftar tablecloths return to the Grand Mosque in Mecca and the Mosque of the Prophet in Medina in Saudi Arabia.

Raisi felicitates Muslim leaders on Ramadan

Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi has congratulated the leaders of the Islamic countries on the arrival of the holy month of Ramadan.

Iran’s Leader condoles with top general on loss of child

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has commiserated with Brigadier General Ahmadreza Pourdastan, a high-ranking Iranian army commander, on the demise of his child.

Iran’s Leader performs prayers at Ayat. Reyshahri’s funeral

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has led prayers over the body of senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Mohammad Mohammadi Reyshahri, who passed away earlier this week.

Former Iran Intel. Minister Mohammadi Rayshahri laid to rest

The body of the former Iranian intelligence minister and member of Assembly of Experts, Ayatollah Mohammad Mohammadi Rayshahri, was laid to rest at Shah Abdolazim Shrine in southern Tehran, after a funeral procession on Thursday.

The Leader offers condolences on ayatollah Rayshahri’s passing away

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has offered condolences on the passing away of top Shia cleric, Ayatollah Mohammad Mohammadi Rayshahri.

Former Iranian intelligence minister dies at 76

Ayatollah Mohammad Mohammadi Rayshahri, former Iranian intelligence minister and a member of the Assembly of Experts, has passed away at the age of 76, after a period of hospitalization for illness.

Ayatollah Khamenei offers condolences over death of Iranian cleric

Iran’s leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has offered condolences over the passing of Iranian cleric Hojatoleslam Mohsen Shafiei.

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