Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Ramadan

Chai-Churak: Special Bread Zanjanis Bake in Ramadan

Chai-churak, or tea-bread in local language, is a small bread made of flour, water, milk, sugar, eggs, oil and sesame seeds.

Iran President Calls for Mass Turnout in Quds Day Rallies

Iran's president has called on people to turn out in droves for International Quds Day rallies on May 31, 2019, the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan.

Ramadan Rituals in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan

Sistan and Baluchestan province in south-eastern Iran annually turns into the scene of several theatrical rituals during the holy month of Ramadan, some of which date back to 13 centuries ago.

Sunni Iranians Host Largest Fast-Breaking Reception

The longest fast-breaking table in the holy month of Ramadan has been set in a Sunni-majority flood-stricken town in northern Iran.

Iranian People Mark Laylat al-Qadr

In Islamic teachings, Laylat al-Qadr is said to be the night when the holy Quran was revealed to Prophet Muhammad, and Shiite Muslims believe it is a time during which the observers’ fates are set for the next one year.

Iran Condemns Terrorist Attack on Pakistan Mosque

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has denounced a deadly terrorist attack at a mosque in the city of Quetta in Pakistan, which killed or wounded dozens of fasting worshippers.

Mild Weather Taking Tehran Citizens to Parks for Iftar

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.

Dom-Dom Sahari: Ritual to Wake People at Dawn in Ramadan

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).

Holy Quran Attributed to First Shiite Imam Unveiled in Iran

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.

Iran Congratulates Heads of Islamic States on Arrival of Ramadan

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

Greasy Cookie of Northern Iran: Reshte-Khoshkar

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.

Top Iranian Officer Hopes Sustainable Peace Prevails in Muslim World

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.

“All Muslim States Must Unite against Israeli Atrocities”

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.

Iranian People Mark “Night of Destiny” (+Photos)

Each year in Ramadan Muslim people across the world mark the ‘Night of Destiny’ or ‘Laylat al-Qadr’ when the holy Qur’an was first revealed to the Muslim Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

Iran in Photos: Customs Practiced in Ramadan

Foods, ceremonies, celebrations, activities, entertainments and all the customs practiced during the holy month of Ramadan in Iran are very interesting topics to be covered in photos.

Tehran’s Milad Tower Hosting Ramadan Festival

A festival called “The City of God” is underway in Tehran’s Milad Tower Cultural Complex during the holy month of Ramadan.

President Rouhani Stresses National Unity in Speech Boycotted by “Demagogues”

Iran’s president says a united nation will finally emerge victorious in the face of problems and pressures.

Iran, Land of Diverse Ramadan Traditions

Special ancient traditions are still practiced in a number of Iranian cities during the holy month of Ramadan in addition to the common rituals and customs practiced nationwide.

Tehran Hosting Public Iftar Ceremonies in Ramadan

Citizens of Tehran can break their fast in Iftar ceremonies held every night during the holy month of Ramadan in Imam Hussein Square.

Iran FM Congratulates World Muslims on Eid al-Fitr

Iranian foreign minister has offered congratulations to all Muslim people across the world on Eid al-Fitr, expressing the wish that Islamic countries use the opportunity to promote peace and unity.

Iranian FM Wishes Blessed Ramadan for All Muslim People

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message wished a blessed Ramadan for all Muslim nations, and expressed the hope that they use the holy month as an opportunity for unity.

Iran Parliament Speaker Felicitates Counterparts on Ramadan

Iran’s Parliament speaker has congratulated his counterparts on the arrival of the holy month of Ramadan, and expressed the Iranian Parliament’s preparedness to interact with regional states.

Iran President Congratulates Heads of Muslim States on Ramadan

In separate messages to heads of Muslim countries, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani offered his congratulations on the advent of Ramadan, the holiest month of the Islamic calendar, and called on Muslim nations to take action against the spread of Islamophobia.

Pilgrims Recite Quran at Imam Reza Shrine in Mashhad

People gather in the holy shrine of the eighth Shiite imam, Imam Reza (AS), in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad to read the Quran...

Iranian Women Prepare Gushfil in Ramadan

Gushfil is a traditional sweet pastry often cooked during Ramadan across different cities of Iran. In these photos, women in Arak, Markazi province, prepare...

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