Friday, March 31, 2023


Iran’s ambassador joins Iftar ceremony with Saudi counterpart in Norway

Iran’s ambassador to Norway joins an Iftar ceremony hosted by his Saudi counterpart in the Scandinavian country, weeks after Tehran and Riyadh announced a historic agreement to resume diplomatic ties.

Tar Halva: Persian Dessert Perfectly Suitable for Ramadan

Tar Halva is a traditional dessert from Iran’s southern city of Shiraz, cooked mainly in the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

Iranians mark Eid al-Fitr with mass prayers in Tehran, other cities

Millions of the faithful Iranians have marked Eid al-Fitr, the end of the holy month of Ramdan and its month-long fasting, with Eid congregational prayers across the country.

Over 200k worshipers perform Eid prayers at al-Aqsa Mosque

More than 200,000 worshipers performed the Eid al-Fitr prayers at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the Israeli-occupied Old City of al-Quds on Monday morning.

Iran declares Tuesday as Eid al-Fitr

The office of the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has declared Tuesday as Eid al-Fitr.

Heavy traffic in Iran’s northbound roads ahead of Eid al-Fitr holidays

Heavy traffic has been reported in the roads leading to Caspian Sea resorts in northern Iran, a highly popular tourist destination among Iranians, in the run-up to the Eid al-Fitr holidays.

Ramadan highlight: Iranians mark 2nd ‘Night of Destiny’ with prayers till dawn

As the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan nears its end, Iranians stayed awake all night for a second time to mark ‘Laylat al-Qadr’ or ‘the Night of Destiny,’ when, according to Islamic scriptures, the Holy Qur’an was revealed to Prophet Muhammad some 14 centuries ago.

Reshteh Khoshkar: A Yummy Cookie for Ramadan

Reshteh Khoshkar is a tasty Iranian cookie favourite with fasting Muslims as well as other people in the holy month of Ramadan.

First Qadr night marked at Imam Khomeini mausoleum in Tehran

Iranian officials and ordinary citizens mark the first of three nights in the month of Ramadan known as laylatul-qadr, or Qadr Night, at the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini in southern Tehran, on Wednesday. Here are photos of the event.

Persian Haleem: A Yummy, Nutritious Meal for Fast-Breaking

Haleem, a stew-like Middle Eastern dish, is a traditional and very nutritious meal.

Imam Reza Holy Shrine in Mashhad offers iftar to thousands of pilgrims

The Imam Reza Holy Shrine in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad offers iftar to pilgrims visiting the site during the month of Ramadan.

Table of iftar on the Nature Bridge

The Nature Bridge in Tehran hosted over 2,000 fasting people on the birthday anniversary of Imam Hassan Mojtaba (PBUH), the second Shia Imam, with a table stretching for over 270 meters to receive them for iftar.

Exhibitions of handwritten copies of Quran in Shiraz tourist attractions

During this year’s holy month of Ramadan, an exhibition has kicked off in the city of Shiraz that has put on display 40 handwritten copies of the Quran and prayers dating back to the 5th to 14th centuries in the Jahan Nama Garden Museum and Delgosha Garden Museum.

Gathering for Qur’an recital at Isfahand’s Chahar Bagh

In the course of the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, groups of people in the central city of Isfahan get together for reciting Quran at the historical Chahar Bagh Boulevard.

People in Semnan make traditional cookies for the needy

A group of people in the Iranian city of Semnan have been making traditional cookies for the needy during the holy month of Ramadan.

How people in Iran’s Hormozgan observe Ramadan

The people in Iran’s southern Hormozgan Province, like their other compatriots, have clung firmly to their religious rituals during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, during which they abstain from all food or drink from dawn to sunset, among other things.

Iftar tablecloths return to Grand Mosque in Mecca after two years of pandemic

With the start of the holy month of Ramadan, Iftar tablecloths return to the Grand Mosque in Mecca and the Mosque of the Prophet in Medina in Saudi Arabia.

Raisi felicitates Muslim leaders on Ramadan

Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi has congratulated the leaders of the Islamic countries on the arrival of the holy month of Ramadan.

Iranian People Attend ‘Qadr Night’ Rituals Held Outdoors

Thousands of Iranian people attended the Qadr Night ceremonies held outdoors across the country while observing the health protocols to contain further spread of the coronavirus.

Iran Congratulates Heads of Muslims Sates on Advent of Ramadan

The Iranian president has congratulated heads of Islamic states on the arrival of the holy month of Ramadan.

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.

Special Ramadan Traditions Practiced in Iran’s Hamadan Province

The holy month of Ramadan is coupled with special customs and traditions in towns and villages in the central Iranian province of Hamadan.

Eid al-Fitr Prayers to Be Held Nationwide at End of Ramadan: Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Eid al-Fitr congregational prayers will be held nationwide on the last day of the holy month of Ramadan.

Rouhani Hails Iranians for Observing Health Protocols on Qadr Nights

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani has commended the people and authorities for united action in the fight against COVID-19, saying such perfect accord, unlike in certain developed countries, has enabled Iran to reopen businesses and resume religious activities in compliance with the health protocols.

Clay Bowl with Hadith from Prophet Muhammad Unearthed in Iran

Archaeologists in the Iranian city of Nishapur have discovered an engraved earthen bowl with an inscription bearing a hadith from Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) related to the holy month of Ramadan.

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