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Iftar meal at holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS)

Iftar meal at holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS)

Holy month of Ramadan is a month marked by fasting, prayers, Qur’an recitation and family (sometimes collective) iftar meals. Either as an act of charity or merely as a kindness to those who fast ...

 
Muslims in drought-hit parts of Ethiopia pray for rains

Muslims in drought-hit parts of Ethiopia pray for rains

People in northeastern Ethiopia’s Afar region are currently facing the hottest season in years due to severe drought-like conditions, but still Muslims like Mohammed Utban are continuing to fast in the ...

 
France’s Annecy Int’l festival to show four Iranian animations

France’s Annecy Int’l festival to show four Iranian animations

Four Iranian animations will be screened at 58th round of Annecy International Animated Film Festival which is to begin in mid June.

 
Iranian woman skydiver looks to break down stereotypes

Iranian woman skydiver looks to break down stereotypes

For Iranian parachuting enthusiast Bahareh Sassani, skydiving is “a way to prove that women are just as capable as men” -- a small step from a big height for women’s equality in her country.

 

'Iranian House' goes to Midex 2018

Idea of the 'Iranian House' with the message 'the applicability of handicrafts to everyday life' will be presented in the 8th International Exhibition of Midex.

 
Hezbollah calls for substitution of self-mutilation with blood donation on Ashura

Hezbollah calls for substitution of self-mutilation with blood donation on Ashura

Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah has called for substitution of blood donation for self-mutilation as a gesture of contribution and mourning on the day of Ashura, martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein ...

 
Spanish tourists to participate in Iran’s Ashura ceremonies

Spanish tourists to participate in Iran’s Ashura ceremonies

Over 100 Spanish tourists will be visiting Islamic Republic of Iran during the mourning ceremonies of Ashura and Tasua to know more on Iranian religious culture and history of Islam.

 
Saudi Arabia will finally let women drive

Saudi Arabia will finally let women drive

Riyadh has finally lifted ban on women driving a car as part of its reforms following decades of human rights violations both inside and outside the country.

 
Sunni mosques and seminaries grown by ten folds

Iranian Sunni clerics to Egyptian Muftis:

Sunni mosques and seminaries grown by ten folds

A group of Sunni clerics in Iran have corresponded with grand mufti of Egypt hailing a ten-fold growth in the number of Sunni seminaries and mosques calling the religious figure to see the reality in ...

 
Saudi cleric claims women have

Saudi cleric claims women have 'a quarter of the intellect' of men

Senior state cleric in Saudi Arabia has ruled women should not be allowed behind the wheel because they have "a quarter the brainpower of men".

 
Seven facts to know on New Islamic Year

Seven facts to know on New Islamic Year

Muslims around the world have just observed the begining of Islamic New Year on Thursday, Muharram 1st, 1439 Hijri (September 21st, 2017), here are seven fast facts you should know about the event. 1....

 
Why have claimants of human rights taken silent on Rohingya Muslims plight?

Ayatollah Noori Hamedani demands:

Why have claimants of human rights taken silent on Rohingya Muslims plight?

Senior Iranian jurisprudent denounced the new round of massacre of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar calling for defending the rights of oppressed nation.

 
“Hajj reveals the merciful nature of Islam to world.”

Iranian MP in interview with TNA:

“Hajj reveals the merciful nature of Islam to world.”

Iranian Member of Parliament highlighted Islamic unity as a philosophy behind Hajj saying that Hajj rituals increase the fraternity among Muslims.

 
“Hajj, best manifest of Islamic solidarity”, Sunni cleric

“Hajj, best manifest of Islamic solidarity”, Sunni cleric

Senior Sunni cleric in Iran’s Golestan Province counted the different aspects of Hajj pilgrimage and noted the annual Islamic ceremony as the best manifest for solidarity and convergence of Muslims.

 
UNESCO adds historical texture of Yazd to its heritage list

UNESCO adds historical texture of Yazd to its heritage list

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has added the historical texture of Yazd in central Iran to its list of world heritage sites.

 
Higher IQ in childhood associated with longer life

Higher IQ in childhood associated with longer life

Higher intelligence in childhood is associated with a lower lifetime risk of major causes of death, including heart disease, stroke, smoking related cancers, respiratory disease and dementia, according ...

 
Iran launches new clinical research center, moves to reverse brain drain

Iran launches new clinical research center, moves to reverse brain drain

Iran’s Institute of Medical Science and Technology at the University of Shahid Beheshti has launched new research clinic to compile and analyze clinical data.

 
OIC congratulates Muslims on Fitr Eid 2017

OIC congratulates Muslims on Fitr Eid 2017

As the end of Ramadan and arrival of Fitr Eid is announced in some Muslim countries, Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has issued a message congratulating world Muslims on the occasion.

 
LA Muslims aid the needy in Ramadan

LA Muslims aid the needy in Ramadan

On the occasion of the 18th annual Humanitarian Day and on the last legs of the fasting month of Ramadan Muslims in Los Angeles collect donations for the homeless on skid row.

 
Brain dead man saves three lives in Isfahan

Brain dead man saves three lives in Isfahan

41-old man in Iran’s central Province of Isfahan has saved three other patients in line for receiving lung and kidney.

 
The Islamic Center of America mosque is located in Dearborn, Michigan

Attending religious services boosts health, prolongs life: Study

A new study shows that attending religious services like those at mosques, churches or synagogues may help you live longer.

 
Airstrike take out ISIL

Airstrike take out ISIL 'chemical weapons expert' in Iraq: Pentagon

The Pentagon says a US-led airstrike has killed a “chemical weapons expert” working for the ISIL terrorist group in northern Iraq.

 
 
Book
Book “On Unity and Islamic Proximity” released

The constant concern and subject for all activities at major Iranian Islamic unity center, World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought, has published new book on Islamic proximity.

 
Report
As Islamabad

Upset by the felling of many of Islamabad’s trees – victims of rapid urbanisation - the city's children are fighting back with a tree planting drive.

millions on their backs, few Euros in their hands

Morocco’s ‘cargo women’ carry goods worth millions of Euros on their backs.

MSF warns against nearing “health disaster” in Rohingya refugee camps

  Bangladesh refugee camps for Rohingya Muslims are on the brink of a "public health disaster," Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has warned, saying filthy water and faeces flow through shanties bursting with Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Myanmar. Nearly 430,000 Rohingyas ...

Dayr al-Zawr reviving after Daesh withdrawal

  Traffic is still rare in Syria's Dayr al-Zawr due to a fuel shortage, but life has slowly returned to its markets since government forces broke the siege of the city. Russian-backed government forces on September 5 ended the Islamic State group's three-year siege of a government ...

 
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