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Iran, Armenia Should Expand Ties in Defiance of US: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran and Armenia should deepen their friendly relations in defiance of the United States, which seeks war and division across the world.

Iranian Armenians Celebrate New Year with Persian Customs

New Year celebrations for Christians in Iran are different from those of Christians in other parts of the world. In Iran, the Christian culture has been mixed with the Iranian culture.

Armenians in Iran Mark Surp Minas Day

Armenians in Iran recently marked the Surp Minas Day in the Surp Minas Church of the capital Tehran, in a ceremony attended by Sepuh Sargsyan, the Archbishop of the Armenians of Tehran.

Renowned Iranian-Armenian Composer Talks of His Life in Iran

Iranian-Armenian composer and conductor Loris Tjeknavorian, who has just celebrated his 81st birthday anniversary, says he is relatively satisfied with his long history as a musician, and is determined to compose new pieces with God’s help.

Iranian-Armenian Painter Combines Western Art, Eastern Mysticism

Combining western arts with eastern mysticism is one of the leading features of the paintings of Iranian-Armenian artist Sonia Balassanian.

Christians in Iran Commemorate Saint George

A ceremony was recently held in Tehran’s St. Georg church in commemoration of St. George, during which the Eucharist rite was also performed.

“Iran Ideal Place for Coexistence of Monotheistic Religions”

Bishop Krikor Chiftjian, the Prelate of the Diocese of Iran’s East and West Azarbaijan provinces, has referred to Iran as a great model for peaceful coexistence among monotheistic religions in the world.

Iran Preparing for Armenians’ Largest Annual Gathering

Intense preparations are underway by related Iranian organizations for holding the 64th annual religious ceremony of Armenians in Qara Kelisa or St. Thaddeus Complex in Chaldoran, northwest of Iran.

Armenians in Iran Mark Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

Hundreds of Armenians gathered in Isfahan’s Vank Cathedral on Tuesday to mark the 103rd anniversary of what they refer to as the “Armenian Genocide”.

Iran to Register Vank Cathedral as World Heritage

After registering three churches in the World Heritage List, Iran is trying to add other Armenian cathedrals like Isfahan's "Vank" to this list.

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