The latest news and views about the Muslim world
Muslims Must Protect Their Values in Current Critical Situation: Rouhani
Iran’s president has condemned a French satirical magazine’s move to reprint an offensive cartoon about Prophet Muhammed (PBUH), saying that Muslims must be careful to protect their values under the current “critical” situation.
Iran Leader: Charlie Hebdo’s Offensive Cartoon Shows West’s Enmity towards Islam
Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has condemned the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo for reprinting a cartoon that insults Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), describing it as another proof of the Western world's enmity towards Islam.
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 Condemns Charlie Hebdo for Insulting Prophet Muhammad
Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has strongly condemned the French magazine Charlie Hebdo for republishing cartoons insulting the Prophet of Islam (PBUH).
Iran Leader Condemns UAE’s Deal with Israel as ‘Betrayal’
Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has strongly denounced the United Arab Emirates' recent deal with Israel as a betrayal of both Palestine and the regional states.
Iran Urges Muslim Parliaments to Act against UAE-Israel Deal
Iran’s Parliament chief has urged the legislatures of Islamic countries to do all in their power to block a “shameful” normalization deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), saying Muslim parliamentarians must join forces to foil a “political assassination” of the Palestinian people.
Entire Muslim World Sees UAE as Traitor: Iran
The Iranian parliament speaker says the agreement that the United Arab Emirates has reached with the Israeli regime to normalize their relations is a flagrant betrayal of the cause of Palestine.
Tehran Says Resolved to Broaden Its ‘Comprehensive’ Ties with Baghdad
Iran's president has expressed Tehran's preparedness to expand its all-out relations with Iraq in a wide range of fields.
President Rouhani Hopes for Muslim Unity, Defeat of COVID-19 in Eid Message
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated the heads of Islamic countries on the religious festivity of Eid al-Adha, hoping for closer Muslim unity and the eradication of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Iran Congratulates Muslim World Leaders on Eid al-Fitr
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has offered congratulations to the leaders, governments and people of Islamic countries on the arrival of Eid al-Fitr.
Seventh Edition of STEP Symposium Kicks Off in Tehran
The seventh symposium of the Science and Technology Experience Exchange Program in Muslim countries known as STEP has kicked off in Tehran.
Iran, Indonesia Pledge to Forge Closer Ties on All Fronts
Iranian and Indonesian presidents have discussed a range of issues during a phone call on Monday.
Iran’s First VP, FM Congratulate Muslim Nations on Arrival of Ramadan
Iran's first vice president and foreign minister have, in separate messages, offered congratulations to their counterparts in Muslim countries on the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan.
Iran Congratulates Leaders of Muslim States on Arrival of Ramadan
President Hassan Rouhani has felicitated leaders of Islamic countries on the arrival of the holy month of Ramadan.
Iran’s Leader Condemns Massacre of Indian Muslims
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has censured the killing of oppressed Muslims in India.
Iran Urges India to Resolve Citizenship Law Issue Peacefully
Iran’s parliament speaker has urged India to use all the capabilities and opportunities to put an end to the conflicts and resolve the issue of Muslims in a peaceful manner.
Tehran Still Ready to Mend Ties with Riyadh Despite ‘Foolish’ Moves
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says the Islamic Republic believes cooperation among regional states is the only way out of the current tensions and crisis, and that Tehran is still prepared for talks with Saudis despite their foolish moves.
Riyadh Abuses Privilege of Hosting OIC, Bars Iran from Jeddah Summit
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has blasted the Saudi government for barring an Iranian delegation from attending a meeting on the so-called deal of the century at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) headquarters in Jeddah.
Kuwait Reaffirms Respect for Iran’s Sovereignty after Controversy
Deputy Foreign Minister of Kuwait Khaled Al-Jarallah has highlighted the Arab country’s respect for Iran’s sovereignty and territorial integrity after speaker of the Kuwaiti National Assembly held a controversial meeting with an anti-Iran separatist group.
Iran to Host Conference on ‘HOPE’ Initiative
The Iranian capital of Tehran is scheduled to host an international conference on the country’s peace initiative known as ‘Hormuz Peace Endeavor (HOPE)’ in January.
UNGA Condemns Myanmar’s Abuse of Rohingya Muslims
The UN General Assembly has, in a resolution, strongly condemned Myanmar’s human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims and other minorities, including arbitrary arrests, torture, rape and deaths in detention.
‘Regional Multilateralism to Better Serve Peace and Security in Middle East’
Senior analyst Kayhan Barzegar argues that states in the Middle East should drop conventional “ Up to Bottom” Western-style multilateralism and begin to adopt their own independent approach vis-à-vis multilateral practices.
Malaysia Welcomes Iran President’s ‘Islamic Cryptocurrency’ Proposal
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said that he agrees with Iran’s suggestion on using cryptocurrency as an alternative to the US dollar.
Muslims Must Stand United against Enemies: Rouhani
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Muslims must stand in solidarity against the enemies of Islam and use the capacities of the Muslim world to achieve their goal.
Muslim World Must Get Rid of Dollar Dominance: Rouhani
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on the Muslim world to find ways to get rid of the dominance of the US dollar in the world economy.