The latest news and views about the holy Islamic month of Ramadan
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...
Precious Quran Manuscript to Be Unveiled
One of the most precious manuscripts of the holy Quran will be unveiled during the 24th International Holy Quran Exhibition, in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani.
Iran VP Congratulates Muslim Nations on Ramadan
Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri offered his congratulations to Muslim nations around the world on the occasion of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, which started on either Monday or Tuesday in different countries.
Muslims Start Observing Fasting Month of Ramadan
Muslim nations around the world have started observing the rituals of the holy month of Ramadan, during which adult people fast from dawn to dusk.
Jamkaran Prepares for Ramadan
Many devoted volunteers in Qom have joined in preparing Jamkaran Holy Mosque for the upcoming Ramadan. These efforts are part of a ten-day period...
Artists in Mashhad transcribe holy Koran in Ramadan
A group of Artists has transcribed part of the holy Koran and Islamic Hadiths in the fasting month of Ramadan.
World’s Muslims celebrate ‘Laylat al-Qadr’
Many Muslims across the world have marked ‘Night of Destiny’ or ‘Laylat al-Qadr’ when the holy Qur’an was first revealed to the Islamic prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
Local singers come to podium live in Ramadan
In month of praying and fasting, Iranian local singers come to podium across the capital and the southern island of Kish.