The latest news and views about the holy Islamic month of Ramadan
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This year, just like the past few years, the holy Islamic month of Ramadan has coincided with the mild season in Iran, and many Iranian families go out to have their Iftar meals in the parks.
The "Dom-Dom Sahari" ritual is among the rites performed in southern Iran in order to wake up people before dawn to say their prayers and eat Suhur (meal eaten at dawn before starting one's daily fast).
Iran has unveiled an old manuscript of the holy Quran, which is attributed to Imam Ali, the first Shiite Imam, and considered one of the oldest and most complete manuscripts of the holy book.
The Iranian president has, in separate messages, congratulated heads of Islamic states on the arrival of the holy month of Ramadan.
Reshte-Khoshkar is a tasty Iranian cookie native to the northern province of Gilan. The sweat and greasy cookie is usually eaten as a tea-time snack.
In messages on the occasion of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri hoped that sustainable peace and calm would prevail in the Muslim world.
Haleem, a stew-like Middle Eastern dish, is a traditional and very nutritious meal. Iranians usually have it for breakfast in the morning, or at fast-breaking time at sunset during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
The Iranian foreign ministry has, in a statement released ahead of the International Quds Day, called on the Muslim world to stand up to the shameless crimes committed by the Zionist regime of Israel against the innocent and oppressed nation of Palestine.