Jews from across Iran gather in Yazd

Jews from across Iran gather in Yazd

Thousands of Jewish families from all over Iran have convened in the central Iranian city of Yazd to perform a special pilgrimage.

Addressing hidden crisis of violence against women is a must

Addressing hidden crisis of violence against women is a must

Current efforts to prevent violence against women and girls are inadequate, according to a new Series published in The Lancet.

Iran resists excessive demands: Leader

Iran resists excessive demands: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the entire Iranian nation will stand up to excessive demands as the Islamic Republic engages in nuclear negotiations with six world ...

OIC welcomes Iran

OIC welcomes Iran's proposal to host meeting on health tourism

Experts participating in a meeting of the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC) in Istanbul on Wednesday welcomed an proposal put ...

‘Iran N-talks revealed US unreliability’

‘Iran N-talks revealed US unreliability’

A senior Iranian legislator has said that nuclear talks between the Islamic Republic and the six major world powers revealed that the United States is not a reliable country.

Ties with neighbors ‘top Iran priority’

Ties with neighbors ‘top Iran priority’

Iran’s Ambassador to Riyadh Hossein Sadeqi says the enhancement of relations with neighboring countries, including Saudi Arabia, is a top priority of the Islamic Republic’s foreign policy.


Int'l Islamic Awakening Confab in Iran Warns of Zionism, World Arrogance's Plots

The participants in the World Assembly of Islamic Awakening's 7th meeting in Tehran warned of the Zionists and the arrogant powers' plots to destroy the achievements of Islamic Awakening in the Muslim ...

Presidential Aide Asks for Islam-Christianity Cooperation against Extremism

Presidential Aide Asks for Islam-Christianity Cooperation against Extremism

Iranian President's Special Adviser for Ethnic Minorities Ali Younesi dismissed any relations between the deeds of ISIL terrorist group and Islamic guidelines, and called for cooperation between Islam ...

New Iran minister wins confidence vote

New Iran minister wins confidence vote

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s new nominee for the minister of science, research and technology has won a vote of confidence from lawmakers.

Qom Seminary slams attack against top Bahraini cleric’s house

Qom Seminary slams attack against top Bahraini cleric’s house

Qom Seminary Instructors Society in a communiqué here on Wednesday condemned Al Khalifa regime’s attack against prominent Bahraini clergy Sheikh Isa Qassem.

What if the Iran nuclear talks fail?

There is little doubt that any extension of the nuclear talks between Iran and the United States—the latter being accompanied by some other countries in the negotiations—beyond the November 24 deadline will directly mean the failure of the negotiations at least for the time being. ...

Indonesia Hijabers Combat Westernization

Combating the Western influence in the Indonesian community, several Islamic business networks are promoting Islamic products in a campaign to preserve the Islamic values in the Muslim-majority nation.

How Did US Muslims Vote in Midterm Elections?

Many American Muslims exercised their voting rights on November 4, however their overwhelming support for Democrats wasn’t enough to keep the party from losing control of Congress to the Republicans.

Bangladeshis Mourn Ghulam Azam’s Death

Professor Ghulam Azam, a key name in the history of the Islamic movement of Bangladesh and Muslim world, died earlier this week at the age of 91, leaving behind a huge vacuum in the Islamic movement in the country.

Results of Western intervention in Libya

On October 20, 2011, the leader of the North African state of Libya was brutally assassinated in the city of Sirte. Col. Muammar Gaddafi had been leading a struggle to defend his country from a war of regime-change coordinated and financed by the United States and NATO.

Imam Reza’s biography translated into Armenia

The thoughts of the eighth Shiite Muslim leader Imam Reza have been published in Armenian.

Mystical Whispers to be in print

A book by the late Founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini will be unveiled to mark the Imam’s demise anniversary.

Ancient Iran books offered to UNESCO

Iran has submitted six ancient linear treasures to the United Nations to be registered on the organization’s Memory of the World register list.

Arab World to Enjoy Nima Poems

A selection of poems by the late contemporary poet Nima Yushij has been rendered into Arabic and will be released in Arab countries.

Author Younan’s minimalist stories released

Iranian author Rasoul Younan has released his latest book—a collection of minimalist stories titled ‘Damn You, Pick Up the Phone! ‘.

Kosovo Muslims attend a Friday prayers on June 21, 2013 at the Grand Mosque in the town of Pristina.

Using Islam in the service of politics is not limited to Arab nations and communities, or individuals in Europe who broke with their societies to join the takfiri groups in the Middle East. There is a real threat to the society and the state in Kosovo, where a ‘tolerant’ brand of Islam, which is becoming ...

The military-industrial candidate

Analysts were right to say that the Republican takeover of Congress bodes well for the war machine: already we see the levers of power slowly shifting in reverse, eager to get back to salad days of post-9/11 wartime spending.

Muslim Scholars Reject UAE Terror Charge

An international body of Muslim scholars has dismissed United Arab Emirates decision to designate the group as “terrorist”, expressing “astonishment” over the charges.

Anti-Muslim Posters Target Quebec Mosques

Four Quebec City mosques were targeted over the weekend with signs reading “Islam hors de chez moi” — Islam out of my country — pasted on the mosques’ doors.

How many Muslim countries the US bombed or occupied since 1980?

Barack Obama, in his post-election press conference yesterday, announced that he would seek an Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) from the new Congress, one that would authorize Obama’s bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria—the one he began three months ago.