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Iranians hold mass gathering in shrine city of Mashhad to mark Imam Mahdi birth anniversary

Iranians have held a massive gathering in the eastern shrine city of Mashhad to mark the birth anniversary of Imam Mahdi, the 12th Shia Imam from the infallible household of Prophet Mohammad.

Iranian pres. slams burning of Quran in Sweden

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has condemned the burning of the Quran in Sweden, saying that insult to Islam, its holy book and the Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) is an insult to all Abrahamic religions.

Former President Rouhani says preservation of Islam in Iran now hinges on restoration of republicanism

Iran’s former President Hassan Rouhani says in order to “preserve” Islam in Iran, the republican aspect of the state has to be “restored.”

Iranians celebrate birth anniversary of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad

Iranians, along with other Muslims worldwide, joined celebrations on Friday to commemorate the birthday anniversary of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad.

Iran denies ties to attack on Salman Rushdie

The spokesperson of the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has rejected claims that Iran was involved in a recent stabbing assault on anti-Islam novelist Salam Rushdie in New York.

Iranian daily: Dealing with flimsy hijab shouldn’t lead to social disunity

Efforts to enforce the law mandating that women in Iran wear a hijab in public should not become a matter of taste or grudge, otherwise it could lead to a bipolar society, Iran’s Etela’at daily has warned.

Iran’s Raisi rejects any arbitrary action to enforce Islamic dress code

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi renews his call for state institutions to enforce the regulations on hijab and chastity among staff members, but warns that any action to promote the Islamic dress code should lie within the country’s legal framework.

Soccer legend Seedorf converts to Islam after marrying Iranian girl

Dutch soccer legend Clarence Seedorf has announced his conversion to Islam after marrying an Iranian girl, expressing joy over joining the followers of the holy religion.

The Leader: Normalizing ties with Israel, great sin and mistake

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei slammed the move by certain regional governments to normalize ties with the Israeli regime as “a great sin and mistake”.

Iranians Mark Anniv. of Prophet Mohammad’s Birth

Hilarity reigns supreme across Iran on the anniversary of the birthday of the Prophet Mohammad, which falls on October 24, 2021 this year.

Ayatollah Khamenei: Mr. Hakimi polymath, literary man, innovative thinker

The Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, issued a message of condolence on the demise of Muhammad Reza Hakimi, renowned Iranian scholar. Ayatollah Khamenei's message, issued on August 23, 2021, is as follows:

Iran’s Public Culture Council Condemns Charlie Hebdo’s Insulting Cartoon

The Iranian Public Culture Council, affiliated with the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, has condemned the French magazine Charlie Hebdo for republishing cartoons insulting the Great Prophet of Islam (PBUH).

Iran Congratulates Muslim Nations on Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday

The President of the Islamic Republic of Iran has congratulated the governments and people of Islamic nations on the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

Ancient Illustrations Celebrating Prophet Muhammad’s Life

Handwritten books penned by Muslim authors throughout history bear witness to their attachment to the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad (PBUH).

Iran Parliament Speaker Denounces US Arrest of Press TV Anchor

Iran’s parliament speaker has criticised the US arrest of the Iran-based journalist Marzieh Hashemi, describing it as yet another proof that Washington does not hold real respect for human rights and sees it a tool for pressurising independent states.

Iranian-Style Wedding Dress Displayed at Berlin Show

Europeans models’ enthusiasm to display the Iranian-style bridal gown is making headlines in Germany.

Placards Against Arrest of Press TV Anchor Projected on BBC Building

An Islamic rights group has projected a placard on the BBC building in London, in a protest at the sudden arrest of Maezieh Hashemi, an anchor and journalist affiliated with Iran’s English-language news channel Press TV.

Iranian People Mark “Night of Destiny” (+Photos)

Each year in Ramadan Muslim people across the world mark the ‘Night of Destiny’ or ‘Laylat al-Qadr’ when the holy Qur’an was first revealed to the Muslim Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

Iran in Photos: Customs Practiced in Ramadan

Foods, ceremonies, celebrations, activities, entertainments and all the customs practiced during the holy month of Ramadan in Iran are very interesting topics to be covered in photos.

Tehran Hosting Public Iftar Ceremonies in Ramadan

Citizens of Tehran can break their fast in Iftar ceremonies held every night during the holy month of Ramadan in Imam Hussein Square.

Saudi Crown Prince Contradicts Himself on Wahhabism

The 32-years-old hair to the Saudi throne has contradicted his own account on the connection between the House of Saud and the Wahhabi ideology.

“Iranian Police Not to Arrest People for Not Observing Islamic Dress Code”

The Tehran police chief says the so-called morality police will hold training classes for those who do not observe the Islamic dress code (hijab) instead of arresting them.

“Iranian Clergy, Seminaries Should Cut Dependence on State Budget”

An Iranian daily has called on Islamic seminaries and the clergy to wean themselves off government budget and meet their costs by turning to religious taxes.

Iranian Cleric Refereeing Football Matches in Top Division

An Iranian cleric studying advanced jurisprudence also works as a top football referee and martial arts instructor.

Tehran Hosts 31st Int’l Conference on Islamic Unity

The 31 International Islamic Unity Conference begins in the Iranian capital, Tehran, with 520 dignitaries, ministers, scholars, university professors, and representatives from scientific as well as cultural associations in attendance.

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