Zarif: US Ban on Leader Violating American Freedom of Religion

Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif has slammed the US sanction against Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei as a violation of the constitutional right of freedom of religion for American Muslims.

Saudi Arabia Halts Umrah Visa Services

Saudi Arabia has reportedly suspended the visa program for Umrah (minor Hajj) pilgrimage.

Chak Chak Temple Hosting Zoroastrians for Annual Pilgrimage

Thousands of Zoroastrians from Iran, India and other countries are flocking to the ancient fire temple of Pir-e Sabz or Chak Chak in central Iran for an annual pilgrimage.

Iran Expresses Condolences over Demise of Top Afghan Cleric

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed condolences over the demise of Grand Ayatollah Mohaqiq Kabuli.

Iran President Congratulates Muslims on Eid al-Fitr

The Iranian president has, in a messages, congratulated all world Muslims, especially Iranians, on Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

Public Iftar Ceremony in Tehran Tabiat Bridge

A simple Iftar meal was recently served for the public on Tehran’s iconic Tabiat Bridge with the help of local donors.
Jewish rabbis attend International Quds Day rallies in London on July 3, 2016. / Photo by Mehr news agency

Jewish MP Urges Fellow Jews to Attend Anti-Israel Quds Rallies

The representative of the Jewish community in the Iranian parliament has called on fellow Jews worldwide to take part in the International Quds Day rallies on Friday.
Ramadan in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan Province

Ramadan Rituals in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan

Sistan and Baluchestan province in south-eastern Iran annually turns into the scene of several theatrical rituals during the holy month of Ramadan, some of which date back to 13 centuries ago.

Sunni Iranians Host Largest Fast-Breaking Reception

The longest fast-breaking table in the holy month of Ramadan has been set in a Sunni-majority flood-stricken town in northern Iran.

Iranian People Mark Laylat al-Qadr

In Islamic teachings, Laylat al-Qadr is said to be the night when the holy Quran was revealed to Prophet Muhammad, and Shiite Muslims believe it is a time during which the observers’ fates are set for the next one year.

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