The latest reports and photos of Christmas
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.
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.
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.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has offered congratulations to all Christians and Muslims across the world on the occasion of Jesus Christ’s birth anniversary.
Shopping gains huge popularity among Iranian people from all religions and walks of life on Christmas and ahead of the new Christian Year.
The Iranian president has, in a message to Head of the Catholic Church Pope Francis, congratulated him on the birthday of Jesus Christ and the arrival of the Christian New Year.
The Iranian president has, in separate messages to heads of states across the world, congratulated them on the birthday of Jesus Christ and the arrival of the Christian New Year 2021.
The Iranian president has congratulated all Christians on the anniversary of the birthday of the divine prophet, Jesus Christ.
The Iranian government spokesman has expressed congratulations on the birthday anniversary of Jesus Christ.
Several Iranian officials have offered congratulations to Iranian Christians on the birthday anniversary of Jesus Christ.
Photos by Mohammad-Reza Sharif, Mizan News Agency
Christian citizens of Tehran along with other Iranian people from all religions and walks of life have poured into streets in Christian neighbourhoods of the city as Christmas and New Christian Year shopping gains growing popularity in the country.
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.
A tourism official invited people from across the world to choose Iran as the destination for their Christmas vacation, in a bid to lure tourists who worth a lot to the country’s economy amid the tightening of US sanctions.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated world leaders on the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ (PBUH) and the advent of the new Christian year in separate messages on Tuesday.
The first festival of “Yalda and Christmas” was held in the Iranian capital Tehran on the eve of the Yalda Night, the longest night of the year which has long been celebrated on the last night of autumn by Iranians since ancient times.
Christians and Muslims get together in Christian New Year celebrations in Iran in a show of solidarity and rapport between followers of the two religions.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has extended his felicitations to the country’s Christians on the beginning of 2018.
A group of Christian prisoners, who are serving their terms in Tehran’s Evin Prison, have celebrated the birthday anniversary of Jesus Christ in a ceremony organized by the detention centre.