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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.

Local Iranians hold funeral for late Ayatollah Alavi Gorgani

People in the northern Iranian city of Gorgan have held a funeral for Ayatollah Seyyed Mohammad Hossein Alavi Gorgani, an Iranian Shia cleric, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 82.

Iran’s leader offers condolences over passing of Ayatollah Alavi Gorgani

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has offered condolences over the passing of Ayatollah Seyyed Mohammad Ali Alavi Gorgani to his family as well as the Qom seminary, the late Shia cleric’s pupils and emulators, and the people of Gorgan Province.

Senior Iranian Cleric Ayatollah Alavi Gorgani passes away at 82

Senior Iranian Shia cleric Ayatollah Seyyed Mohammad Ali Alavi Gorgani has passed away at the age of 82.

Iran’s Raeisi stresses continued adherence to Imam Khomeini’s teachings

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says Iran’s success hinges on continued adherence to the teachings of the late founder of the Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini.

Iraq’s top Shia authority slams Peshawar mosque bombing

Iraq’s top Shia authority Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Sistani has issued a statement following the Friday bombing in a mosque in the Pakistani city of Peshawar that killed a number of Shia Muslim worshippers.

Soccer legend Seedorf converts to Islam after marrying Iranian girl

Dutch soccer legend Clarence Seedorf has announced his conversion to Islam after marrying an Iranian girl, expressing joy over joining the followers of the holy religion.

Jewish MP critical of Herzog’s visit to Iran

Homayoun Sameyah Najafabadi, the representative of the Jewish community in Iran’s parliament has criticized a visit by Israeli ultra-Orthodox Rabbi Jacob Yisrael Herzog to Iran.

Young Ukrainian woman converts to Islam in southwest Iran

A young Ukrainian woman has recently converted from Christianity to Islam in southwestern Iran, after developing an interest in the holy religion and its dress code.

Body of Shia cleric inside Imam Hussein Shrine

Mourners have carried the coffin of Ayatollah Safi Golpayegani inside the holey shrine of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam, in the holy Iraqi city of Karbala. Pallbearers turned around the burial place of Imam Hossein with the coffin of Ayatollah Safi Golpayegani on their shoulders.

Funeral procession held for Ayatollah Safi Golpayegani in Najaf

People held a funeral for Ayatollah Safi Golpayegani, the leading Shia cleric, inside the shrine of Imam Ali (PBUH) in the holy Iraqi city of Najaf.

Funeral ceremony held in Qom for Ayatollah Safi Golpayegani

People in the holy Iranian city of Qom have held a funeral for Ayatollah Safi Golpayegani, the leading Shia cleric.

Iran’s leader offers condolences over passing of Ayatollah Safi Golpayegani

A number of top Shia authorities including leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, have offered condolences over the passing of Ayatollah Safi Golpayegani.

Iraq’s top cleric condoles passing of Ayatollah Saafi

Iraq’s Grand Ayatollah Seyed Ali Sistani offered condolences over the death of Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Lotfollah Safi Golpaygani who passed away Tuesday at the age of 103.

Iran’s leader urges religious gatherings to enlighten society

The leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution has said religious gatherings known as heyats should be a place of enlightenment where people especially the young generation can find convincing and correct answers to their current questions in society.

Iranian pres. meets head of Russian muftis in Moscow

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has held talks over different issues including the threats posed by the Takfiri groups, with head of the Council of Russian Muftis Ravil Einoddin in Moscow.

Ayatollah Sistani: Pig kidney transplant permissible

Iraq's most prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani has declared that human patients can receive kidney transplants from pigs.

Iranian VP: Religious minorities made great sacrifices during war

The Iranian vice president for parliamentary affairs has praised the country’s Armenian minority for their role in defending Iran during Iraq’s imposed war.

Tehran nights in run up to New Year

With the New Year fast approaching, some of the neighborhoods of the Iranian capital Tehran are bustling with Christian citizens who are shopping for the festive season.

New Year celebrations in Isfahan’s Julfa neighborhood, Vank Cathedral

Members of the Armenian community in the Julfa neighborhood of the Iranian city of Isfahan are celebrating the festive season ahead of the New Year.

Iran speaker offers Christmas greetings to counterparts

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf in a message congratulated the birthday anniversary of Jesus Christ (PBUH) and Christmas to his counterparts in Christian countries.

Iran FM congratulates Christians on Nativity

Iran’s Foreign Minister has, in a message, congratulated all Christians around the world, particularly those living in Iran, on the anniversary of the birth of Jesus Christ and Christmas.

Raisi visits family of Christian martyr on eve of Christmas

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has paid a visit to the bereaved family of a young Christian martyr, who lost his life during the ex-Iraqi regime’s war on Iran in the 1980s, on the eve of Christmas.

Iran’s Raisi offers Christmas greetings to Pope Francis, all Christians

On the eve of Christmas, President Ebrahim Raisi of Iran has offered congratulations to Pope Francis, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, and all the Christians across the world on the birthday anniversary of Prophet Jesus Christ (Peace be upon him).

Iranians mark martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Fatemeh

People in the holy Iranian city of Qom are mourning the martyrdom anniversary of Fatemeh Zahra, the Prophet Muhammad’s daughter and Imam Ali’s wife.

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