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Student mourning groups gather outside Swedish embassy in Tehran

Representatives of student mourning groups hold a rally outside the Swedish embassy in Tehran to condemn the desecration of the Holy Quran in the European country.

OIC Foreign Ministers to hold emergency meeting following desecration of Holy Quran

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold a virtual emergency meeting to discuss the recent desecration of the Holy Quran in some European countries.

Dozens of Iranian pilgrims hospitalized after fire engulfed hotel in Iraq

At least 70 Iranian pilgrims have been hospitalized after a fire engulfed Qasr al-Shafa’a Hotel in the Iraqi holy city of Najaf.

Iranian Armenian Archbishop condemns Quran burning in Europe

Sebouh Sarkissian, Prelate and Archbishop of the Armenian Diocese of Tehran, has strongly condemned the burning of the Holy Quran in Sweden and Denmark. 

Iraq says OIC to hold emergency meeting over Quran sacrilege in Europe

Iraq’s Foreign Ministry has announced that the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) plans to hold an emergency meeting to discuss the desecration of the Holy Quran in Europe. However, it did not specify the exact time and venue of the OIC’s emergency meeting.

Emirati FM welcomes Iran’s initiative to hold OIC meeting over desecration of Quran

The foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates has welcomed a proposal by the top Iranian diplomat to hold an emergency ministerial meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation over the recent desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden and Denmark.

Mourning ceremonies held as Iranians mark Muharram

It’s Muharram, that month of the year on the Islamic lunar calendar when Shia Muslims mourn the martyrdom of Imam Hossein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam, and his companions in 680.

President Raisi says Sweden should bring insulters of Holy Quran to justice

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has stated that mere condemnation of sacrilege of the Holy Quran by the Swedish government is not enough, and that Stockholm should bring the perpetrators of the heinous act to justice.

Danish envoy to Tehran summoned to Iran Foreign Ministry over desecration of Quran

Following the desecration of the Holy Quran in Copenhagen, Danish Ambassador to Tehran Jasper Vahr was summoned to the Iranian Foreign Ministry on Saturday.

IRGC commander warns of revenge against desecrators of Quran

The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has warned that those who insult the Holy Quran will have no security.

Ayatollah Khamenei urges highest punishment for, handing over of criminal who violated Holy Quran

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called for the highest punishment for the individual behind the sacrilege of the holy Quran in Sweden.

Iran FM calls for OIC ministerial meeting over defiling Quran

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has called for an urgent meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) over the fresh desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden.

Iranian FM writes letter to UN chief over desecration of Quran, Swedish envoy summoned

The Iranian foreign minister, in a letter to the United Nations Secretary General António Guterres, has warned against the continuation of defiling Islamic sanctities.

Iranians mark beginning of mourning month of Muharram 

Iran marks the start of the month of Muharram during which Shia Muslims mourn the martyrdom of anniversary of the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad and the third Shia Imam, Hussein ibn Ali.

Police arrest two women and a man for desecrating a religious site in Tehran 

Iranian police have arrested a man and two women for insulting a religious site in district 6 of the capital Tehran.

“Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Khamenei opposes burning of holy books”

A member of the office for the preservation of the works of Iran’s Leader has said that the burning of holy books in front of the Israeli embassy in Denmark by someone who is standing beside the picture of Iran’s leader is suspicious and indefensible.

Iran’s Leader offers condolences to Hezbollah chief over demise of Muslim scholar

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has extended his condolences to the Hezbollah Secretary-General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah over the passing of a religious authority and Shia scholar from Lebanon.

UN Human Rights Council approves resolution on religious hatred after desecration of Holy Qur’an in Sweden

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has passed a motion on religious hatred and bigotry in the wake of the desecration of the Holy Qur'an in Sweden that led to widespread outrage and protests across the Muslim world.

Assyrian Iranians mark thousand-year ceremonies in NW Iran

Assyrians in the northwestern Iranian province of West Azerbaijan held a thousand-year ritual honoring the Saints of the Church. The event was held on Sunday evening at Mardanial church in Urmia, the provincial capital.

Iranian Sunni Muslim cleric condemns terrorist attack in Zahedan

Iranian Sunni Muslim cleric Molavi Abdolhamid has condemned the terrorist attack on a police station in the southeastern city of Zahedan in Sistan and Baluchestan Province. Molavi Abdolhamid expressed deep regret over the incident.

Iran and Iraq to set up security posts for Arbaeen march

Iran and Iraq have agreed to set up joint security posts on their border to control Arbaeen march. That’s according to the Iraqi interior Minister Abdul Amir Al-Shammari.

Tehran’s streets host 10-km-long celebration march on Eid al-Ghadir

Iran’s capital, Tehran, hosts a 10-kilometer-long street celebration to commemorate Eid al-Ghadir, one of the most significant holidays for Shia Muslims worldwide.

Renowned Iranian singer Chavoshi reacts to desecration of Holy Qur’an in Sweden

Popular Iranian musician and singer Mohsen Chavoshi slams the burning of the Holy Qur’an in Sweden, saying the sacrilegious move is rooted in a failure to distort the divine book of Muslims.

Iranians rally against desecration of Quran in Sweden

Iranians have held a protest rally outside the Swedish embassy in the capital Tehran to condemn the burning of the Quran in the European country.

Iran president condemns insult to Quran in Sweden, saying Muslims not to forget it

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has harshly reacted to the burning of the Holy Quran in Sweden describing it as a desecration of all religions.

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