The latest news and views about Islam
An Iranian military commander says the ISIS terrorist group does not distinguish between Shiite and Sunni Muslims in its brutal crimes.
A top Iranian cleric says the country’s Sunni community is part of the Iranian nation and spares no effort to defend the country’s territorial integrity as well as dignity and stature.
An Iranian academic underlined the need for a virtual network for Muslims as a countermeasure against the cyber colonialism of the West.
An Iranian lawmaker criticised the anti-Iran statements made after a Swedish delegation’s official visit to Iran, stating that foreigners should act based on Iranian regulations if they have chosen to visit the country.
Iran’s Shiraz, the Youth Capital of OIC, hosted the opening ceremony of the “Shiraz - OIC Youth Capital 2017”, an important international programme serving development and unity of youth of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) geography.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has urged Muslim students in Europe to make an impact on their surroundings and promote Islam.
A senior adviser to Iran’s Leader Ali Akbar Velayati regretted that Islamic countries suffer from a lack of efficient politicians and security, and called Iran the only safe haven for Muslim people.
The United World Wrestling has accepted the proposal submitted by Iran’s Wrestling Federation about a new style for female wrestlers.
Scholars from more than 20 countries recently gathered in the second International Conference on Islam and International Humanitarian Law (IHL) in Iran, and discussed the rights of civilians, particularly during the war.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani lashed out at those who slaughter innocent people in the name of Islam, and warned against plots to infiltrate into the minds of young Muslims and recruit them into extremist groups.
Speaker of Iranian Parliament Ali Larijani in separate messages felicitated his counterparts from Muslim countries on the birthday anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani believes that the extremist currents have destroyed Islam’s true image.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stressed that there is “no resemblance” between the religion of most of the Muslim world, including Iran, and what Saudi and Wahhabi clerics preach.
Bombarded with Iraqis’ questions about Japan’s rapid growth and development after World War II, Japan’s Ambassador to Iraq Fumio Iwai came up with a witty riposte, reminding them that Quran has shown the path of prosperity and growth.
In a recent letter, senior Iranian cleric Grand Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi thanked Pope Francis for his remarks in defence of Islam.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said that enemies of Muslim nations have no hostility towards a “secular” version of Islam, based on which religion has no role in socio-political affairs.
President Rouhani has sent separate messages to the Islamic heads of state, congratulating the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be upon Him).
Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti has said that celebrating the birth of Prophet Muhammad is superstitious and Muslim should stop this act of heresy.
The Leader's IRGC representative says Wahhabism, a secular version of Islam promoted by Turkey and extremist Shiism are the kinds of Islam the US supports.
The late Imam Khomeini’s grandson says a society in which human dignity is disrespected is by no means Islamic.
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