Dust storm brings Iran’s megacity of Mashhad to standstill

A heavy dust storm brings businesses and sports activities to a halt in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad, the capital of Khorasan Razavi Province.

Cleansing ritual performed at Imam Reza’s holy shrine in Iran’s Mashhad ahead of birth anniv.

The custodians of the Shrine of Imam Reza, the eighth Shia Imam, perform a cleansing ritual at the holy site in the northeastern city of Mashhad, as Iranians prepare to celebrate the venerated Shia Muslim figure’s birth anniversary on Wednesday.

People in Iran’s Mashhad camp outdoors overnight after quake

Residents in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad camp on the streets and in parks overnight, after a 4.6-magnitude earthquake shakes the city, the capital of Khorasan Razavi Province.

IRGC says has thwarted assassination attempt against Friday prayers leader of Mashhad

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced it has foiled an assassination attempt against the Friday Prayers leader of Mashhad, Ayatollah Ahmad Alamolhoda.

Report: Mashhad, a thriving cosmetic surgery hub

Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad is known first and foremost for the holy shrine of the eighth Shia Imam, which draws millions upon millions of pilgrims from across the nation and other counties in the region, but the tourists have in recent years been thronging the city for an ulterior motive as well.

Anthropological Museum of Mashhad

The Anthropological Museum of Astan Qods Razavi is on the western wing of the Imam Reza shrine, the eight Shia Imam, in the Iranian northeastern city of Mashhad.

Iran hangs murderer of clerics

Iran on Monday hanged a man who was sentenced to death for murdering two clerics and wounding another in early April in the shrine city of Mashhad, according to the judiciary in northeastern Khorassan Razavi Province.

Iranians protest sacrilegious movie

A large crowd of protesters gathered in southern Iranian city of Ahwaz on Thursday night to slam a movie that has been accused of insulting the eighth Shia Muslim imam, echoing earlier protests in the country that slammed the movie as a plot hatched by the enemies of Islam.

Murderer of Iranian clerics sentenced to death

Iran has issued a death sentence against a man who stabbed two clerics to death and wounded a third one in the holy city of Mashhad in April, the judiciary spokesman announced.

Iranian court hears case of 2 clerics stabbed to death at holy shrine

A hearing has been held at a court in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad over the murder of two clerics in a stabbing spree in early April at the holy Shrine of Imam Reza.

Fire erupts at holy shrine of Imam Reza in Mashhad

A fire broke out at a section of the holy shrine of Imam Reza, the eighth Shia Imam, in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad, but it was quickly extinguished.

People hold funeral for 2nd cleric killed in Mashhad stabbing

People in the Iranian city of Mashhad have held a funeral for the second cleric who died of his injuries sustained during Tuesday’s stabbing attack inside the Imam Reza shrine.

Iranian interior minister promises harsh response to Takfiri terrorism

Iran’s Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi has promised that the Islamic Republic will deal harshly with Takfiri terrorism in the wake of the recent deadly stabbing in Mashhad.

Second cleric dies of injuries sustained during Mashhad stabbing

A second cleric injured during a stabbing spree in the holy shrine of Imam Reza (PBUH) in Mashhad, northeastern Iran, has died. The stabbing attack happened on Tuesday and instantly killed a cleric identified as Hojatoleslam Aslani and injured two others.

Memorial service held for cleric stabbed to death in Iran

A funeral procession has been held for a clergyman stabbed to death in a knife attack at the Imam Reza Shrine in the city of Mashhad in Iran’s northeastern Khorasan Razavi Province.

Report: Mashhad stabber harbors Takfiri thoughts

Iran’s Tasnim News Agency has learned that the attacker who stabbed three clerics in the Imam Reza shrine in the city of Mashhad on Tuesday, is a 21-year-old foreign national who entered Iran via the Pakistani border.

President Raisi: Takfiri terrorists behind Mashhad stabbing

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has reiterated the recent stabbing attack in the northeastern city of Mashhad was undoubtedly carried out by Takfiri terrorists.

Iran’s Sunni clerics condemn fatal knife attack at holy Shia shrine

Iran’s Sunni Muslim clerics have sharply condemned a deadly knife attack at the holy shrine of Imam Reza in Mashhad, urging authorities to bring all those responsible to justice.

Mashahd’s Robat-e Virani Ethnography Museum

The Ethnography Museum of Robat-e Virani is a key attraction near the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad.

Iranian airliner in emergency landing at Sabzevar airport

An Iranian airliner en route from Tehran to Mashhad has made an emergency landing at Sabzevar International Airport.

New Portico at Imam Reza Shrine: An Architectural Wonder

Work got underway in 2002 to construct a portico at Imam Reza’s holy shrine in the city of Mashhad in the northeastern Iranian province of Khorassan Razavi.

Iraqi PM visits Imam Reza shrine before leaving Iran

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kazimi has left Iran after making a pilgrimage to the shrine of Imam Reza in Iran’s holy city of Mashhad.

Iran-based Afghans hold pro, anti-Taliban rallies

Afghans residing in the Iranian city of Mashhad have held rival rallies in support of the Taliban, and the leader of the Afghan opposition group resisting Taliban forces.

Pakistani Foreign Minister Visits His Grandmother’s Grave in Iran

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi visited his grandmother's grave in the Iranian city of Mashhad during his recent trip to Iran.

COVID-19 Pandemic Makes Lepers Lonelier Than Ever

A clergyman in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad is mingling with lepers who have slipped into oblivion for years and who everyone stays away from.

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