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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.
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.
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.
An Iranian cleric studying advanced jurisprudence also works as a top football referee and martial arts instructor.
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.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on Muslim people to respect other religions and sects, saying those who claim to have a better religion should prove it in practice.
Secretary-General of the World Assembly of Islamic Awakening Ali Akbar Velayati said the enemies of Islam are trying to portray an “improper” and “dark” image of Islam resorting to Wahhabism, an ideology which promotes violence and ignorance.