Senior cleric passes away in hospital

Senior cleric passes away in hospital

Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Mohammadreza Mahdavi Kani passed away in a Tehran hospital.

 
Ayatollah Araki stress importance foiling enemies plot

Ayatollah Araki stress importance foiling enemies plot

Head of the World Forum for Proximity of the Islamic Schools of Thought in a visit with Lebanon Parliament Speaker, Nabih Berri stressed the of importance foiling enemies plot.

 
Friday Prayer Absentees Face Jail in Malaysia

Friday Prayer Absentees Face Jail in Malaysia

A decision by religious authorities in northeast Malay heartland state of Kelantan to lock up men who skip Friday prayers, without a reason, for three weeks consecutively has been criticized by rights ...

 
IAEA confirms Iran commitment to deal

IAEA confirms Iran commitment to deal

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has released a new report, confirming Iran’s commitment to an interim nuclear deal it signed with six world powers last year.

 
Ayatollah Araki visits Lebanon Foreign minister

Ayatollah Araki visits Lebanon Foreign minister

Secretary General of the World Forum for Proximity of the Islamic Schools of Thought, Ayatollah Mohsen Araki in a visit with Lebanon Foreign Minister announced the readiness of the World Forum for cooperation ...

 
Iran expresses sadness over Shim death

Iran expresses sadness over Shim death

Iran's Foreign Ministry has expressed condolences over the death of Press TV’s correspondent in Turkey, Serena Shim.

 
Ayt. Sistani meets prime minister in sign of support for anti-IS fight

Ayt. Sistani meets prime minister in sign of support for anti-IS fight

Iraq's top Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, has met with the country's prime minister in a sign of support for his newly-formed government and its struggle against the IS terrorist group....

 
Ayatollah Araki visits Lebanon Foreign minister

Ayatollah Araki visits Lebanon Foreign minister

Secretary General of the World Forum for Proximity of the Islamic Schools of Thought, Ayatollah Mohsen Araki in a visit with Lebanon Foreign Minister announced the readiness of the World Forum for cooperation ...

 
Sunni cleric demands KSA king to cancel Sheikh Nimr death sentence

Sunni cleric demands KSA king to cancel Sheikh Nimr death sentence

A top Iranian Sunni cleric writes a letter to King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia expressing his concern over the recent death sentence for Shia liberal figure.

 
Ayatollah Araki arrives in Lebanon

Ayatollah Araki arrives in Lebanon

Senior Iranian cleric from the Islamic unity center visited Lebanon to participate in the meeting for launching the union of Resistance Ulima.

 
 
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Gazans Mark `Eid Amid Destruction

As Muslims around the world marked `Eid Al-Adha with festivities and celebrations, young children in Gaza marked a somber `Eid, remembering the dear ones they lost during the seven-week Israeli aggression on the besieged strip.

Pilgrims Converge in Arafat Hajj Climax

Seeking forgiveness from Allah, millions of Muslim pilgrims ascended Friday, October 3, Mount `Arafat, east of the holy city of Makkah, in the climax of hajj after spending a night of meditation and introspection in the tent city of Mina.

"Eid is a return to one

we call the day as eid when some people accept the mission to safeguard the pillar of religion, a day when prayers are recognized and a group of people gather to perform mass prayers and this is not for one particular person, rather it is concerned with a school of thought. And this is the first principle....

Canada Muslims Prepare for `Eid Festivities

Thousands of Muslims are expected to attend the largest `Eid Al-Adha prayers and Festival in Toronto on Saturday, October 4, at the Direct Energy Centre, in an impressive display of unity and compassion to the wider community.

The covert war on Syria has now finally exploded into the open, with US warplanes launching a blitzkrieg on the Arab country over night.

 
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! ‘.

 
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Morocco Honors Swedish Diplomat Who Chose Islam

In 1983, he decided to go on pension, reverting to Islam later in 1986 after he mastered Arabic and learned Qur’an by heart.

West Africans Fights Ebola With Religion

As the death toll of Ebola epidemic soars, people in West Africa are turning to religion as a last resort to combat the contagious disease amid an increasingly desperate situation.

Turkey

While Turkey seems on board with the US-led multi-national coalition against radical group the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) after the hostage crisis was resolved about two weeks ago, observers agree that getting rid of the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria is more of a priority for Turkey ...

Recruits hail from diverse backgrounds

Officials say they have managed to prevent 9,000 would-be fighters from travelling to Syria, figure that cannot be independently verified.

Pilgrims Converge in Arafat Hajj Climax

Seeking forgiveness from Allah, millions of Muslim pilgrims ascended Friday, October 3, Mount `Arafat, east of the holy city of Makkah, in the climax of hajj after spending a night of meditation and introspection in the tent city of Mina.