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Iranian Christians Out for Christmas Shopping

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.

American Jewish Woman Rejoices at Prayer in Iranian Synagogue

A Jewish American woman and peace activist recalls how she was thrilled to attend a prayer service in a synagogue inside Iran, saying she was surprised to see the Iranian Jews enjoy religious freedom and have a representative in the Iranian Parliament.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Grand Mosque of Isfahan

The Jameh (Grand) Mosque of Isfahan is one of the most prominent works of architecture in Iran and the world.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Ancient Village of Chenaghchi

The village of Chenaghchi Oliya is located in Zarandieh town, 45 kilometres northwest of the city of Saveh in central Iran. The history of the village dates back to hundreds of years ago, with some estimates saying it belongs to the Safavid dynasty.

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 Marks 30th Demise Anniversary of Imam Khomeini

Millions of Iranians paid tribute to the architect of the Islamic Revolution Imam Khomeini on Tuesday on the 30th anniversary of his passing.

Iran’s Christian Architecture: Vank Cathedral

This legendary Vank Church in the Iranian city of Isfahan is also known as “Holy Saviour Cathedral and Church of the Saintly Sisters”.

Easter Sunday Celebrated at Tehran’s Saint Gregory Church

The Saint Gregory the Illuminator (Surp Grigor Lusavoritch) Church in Tehran hosted hundreds of Iranian Christians on Sunday for the Easter celebrations.

Italian Catholic Paper Runs Ad for Religious Tour of Iran

Avvenire, an Italian newspaper affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church, has run an advertisement of cultural and religious tours of Iran.

No Power Capable of Dividing Iran, Iraq: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says no power in the world can cause rift between the two neighbouring nations of Iran and Iraq.