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Newcomers tarnish the image of veteran figures

Seyyed Hassan Khomeini, the grandson of the late Imam Khomeini, says that Islamic society should not sit by and watch lawful freedoms taken hostage by religiosity.

I made a mistake when I fielded my candidacy: Former Chief of Staff

Over the past one year, to foster unity between advocates of former President Ahmadinejad, I have decided to give up politics forever, said Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei.

How can a Muslim live in a pluralist world?

Imam Musa al-Sadr, a Shiite religious and political leader, favors religious moderation over secularism and factionalism, saying that freedom, respect, trust and tolerance are the basic tools of pluralism.

A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Dec. 14

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Sunday and picked headlines from 25 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Deviant and reactionary currents are too dangerous

Mohammad Khatami, the president of the Foundation for Dialogue among Civilizations, says some deviant groups commit appalling crimes in the region in the name of Islam.

Arba’een in the holy city of Karbala in photos

Images from Karbala show a sea of pilgrims in the holy city to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein.

The uprising of Karbala won’t be forgotten; Islam is a religion of compassion

The Chief of Staff of the Supreme Leader says IS terrorists and their American and Israeli masters pose the gravest threat to the Muslim faith.

Development through national management helps solve Afghan problems: Expert

No country has made progress through charity aid, said Pir Mohammad Molazehi.

Imam Hussein lovers en route to Karbala ahead of Arba’een

Imam Hussein lovers are en route to Karbala, Iraq with some pilgrims being stranded in the roads leading to his holy shrine due to overcrowding.

Iran Architecture in Photos: Ancient Forg Castle

Forg Castle is located in a namesake village in eastern province of Southern Khorasan. It is one of Iran's attractions that date back to the Afshar era.

Intelligence Minister: We do not pry into people’s private lives

Intelligence Minister Seyyed Mahmoud Alavi says the onus to respect people’s rights is on those who are in charge of ensuring security in the country.

Police in Sistan and Baluchestan to be indigenized: Commander

Sistan provincial police chief said recruitment of Baluchi, Sunni locals is on the agenda of the law enforcement force.

We need to attract foreign investment: Iranian deputy trade min.

Under a 5-phase joint venture between Iran and Kuwait a steel mill is to be set up in the Persian Gulf Special Mineral Industry Zone in southern Iran.

A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Dec. 11

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Thursday and picked headlines from 23 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

With oil prices in free fall, an OPEC extraordinary meeting is likely: Iranian oil minister

Consensus among all members will determine whether or not an extraordinary meeting of OPEC should be held in case global oil prices continue to drop, said the Iranian oil chief.

Ignorance is a tool in the hands of rulers to crush uprisings

Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani says that awareness portrays a bright future for societies at a time when ignorance is a tool at the hands of rulers to suppress grassroots uprisings.

Iran, S. Africa eye $2 billion trade; a dream that can come true

It is not hard for Iran and South Africa to raise their non-oil trade to $2 billion if their business sectors earnestly get down to business.

A magnetic boy in Iran attracts foreign objects

In a bizarre case in Iran, a nine-year-old boy has extraordinary power that makes foreign objects stick to his body.

A critical look at the 5:2 diet

A thin, fat or even a fit individual should consume all food groups on a daily basis based on their body needs to maintain their health and get the required energy.

Only one hurdle in the way of a final nuclear deal: Russian Deputy FM

The only knot which is yet to be untied and has put back a final nuclear deal was the timeline for a final accord as well as for the removal of sanctions, said Mikhail Bogdanov.

Dependence of government’s public funds on oil should end: MP

Elias Naderan, a principlist MP, says government coffers rely on revenues generated by the government’s monopoly over oil industry and other natural resources.

A letter from Eugene to Tehran: Let’s know each other better

Kitty Piercy, the mayor of Eugene in the US state of Oregon, has sent a letter to Tehran Mayor, voicing happiness with mutual ties between two cultural institutes in the US and Iran.

Leave your shoes and preconceptions outside before coming in

The Rockhampton Mosque in Queensland, Australia opened its doors to visitors of all ages and beliefs on an Open Mosque Day to promote mutual understanding and tolerance.

A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Dec. 10

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Wednesday and picked headlines from 19 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Chehreh Rock in southwestern Iran in photos

Chehreh Rock which is perched on a towering cliff edge in southwestern Iran is a major tourist attraction.

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