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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.
A senior Iranian cleric says he believes it would be religiously not permissible to use oil revenues to meet “current and development expenses” in the country.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has welcomed the Nigerian government’s “positive” move to permit a medical team to visit and examine Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, the leader of Nigeria’s Shiite community, and his wife.
Iran's Judiciary Chief Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi has strongly denounced the recent mass execution of Shiite Muslims in Saudi Arabia, saying the Al Saud killed these “freedom-seekers” in the name of fighting terrorism.
A Sunni clergyman says the devastating floods that hit much of Iran recently was also a blessing as it strengthened unity between Shiites and Sunnis.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has met with Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, the top Shiite cleric of Iraq, during his trip to the holy city of Najaf.
A senior Iranian Shiite cleric has vehemently condemned the beheading of a child by a Takfiri man in the city of Medina, Saudi Arabia.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has condemned the life sentences handed by Bahrain’s Court of Appeal to Sheikh Ali Salman, the leader of the kingdom’s main opposition party Al-Wefaq, and two other anti-regime activists.
Iraq's top cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has urged the Shiite forces of Hashd al-Sha’abi to sacrifice their lives to protect Sunni families who are under relentless attacks by ISIS, an Iranian official says.