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Iran declares 3-day national mourning over Mecca deaths

The Saudi government should meet its obligations in compliance with the rule of righteousness and fairness, the leader said.

Number of Iranian victims of Saudi stampede rises to 47

The head of the Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization said that the Saudi officials had blocked two ways leading to the stoning point, thus causing the stampede.
Supreme Leader

US policies, Israel crimes key problems for Muslims: Leader

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has released a message to Hajj pilgrims stressing the importance of the annual ritual.
Ahmad Hatami

Iran’s space scientist killed in Mecca crane collapse

The Saudi government should have made the necessary preparations to safeguard the lives of the pilgrims in Mecca, Ali Larijani said.

Iranian President Rouhani wishes Jews happy Rosh Hashana

May our shared Abrahamic roots deepen respect and bring peace and mutual understanding,” the Iranian president said in a tweet.
muhammad Movie

Muhammad, in the eyes of two world-famous cinema figures

Majid Majidi’s movie on the life of the Prophet Muhammad has been acclaimed by cinematic and non-cinematic figures.
Majid Majidi

Islam religion of peace, friendship: Majidi

Iranian director Majid Majidi has said that Muhammad aims to correct misconceptions about Islam in the world.
Supreme Leader

Leader decries schemes to create rifts among Muslims

The Supreme Leader has said that Hajj symbolizes convergence among Muslim nations and is the real symbol of Islamic rapport and empathy.
Moghaddam Far

Leader’s letter outstanding model for dialogue with Western youth

Despite the Western media's technological advantage, Muslim media can tap into the privileges of conformity and honesty to get their message across.

Iran warns of enemy’s moves against Islam

He emphasized that Iran would never use its scientific, spiritual and political power against neighboring states or any Muslim country in the region.

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