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New documentary calls all religions to maintain unity

New documentary calls all religions to maintain unity

Azerbaijan capital has hosted international conference to discuss reasons for failure of a unity as the major diplomacy among Islamic countries and unveiled a newly released movie calling all religions ...

 
‘Yeva’ wins Best Film at Armenia’s Rolan Fimlfest.

‘Yeva’ wins Best Film at Armenia’s Rolan Fimlfest.

Iranian feature ‘Yeva’ by Anahid Abad has won the Best Film award at the 14th Rolan - International Film Festival for Children and Youth in Armenia.

 
Turkey slams Israeli violation in East Jerusalem

Turkey slams Israeli violation in East Jerusalem

Turkey slammed Israel over the approval of building nearly 800 new housing units in the illegal settlements in occupied East Jerusalem early Sunday.

 
Iran sells 700,000 barrels in second oil auction

Iran sells 700,000 barrels in second oil auction

Iran on Sunday went ahead with a second public sale of its light crude oil to international clients through its Energy Bourse in a policy meant to dodge US sanctions and sell the strategic fuel to direct ...

 
“Kowthar of Arba’een” published

Latest book by Ayatollah Makarem:

“Kowthar of Arba’een” published

In the wake of major Islamic commemoration of the third Shia Imam, senior Iranian jurisprudent has issued his views on Arba’een and importance of visiting the holy shrine of Imam Hussein (AS).

 
“Piety and Patienthood in Medieval Islam” published

Routledge Studies in Religion:

“Piety and Patienthood in Medieval Islam” published

Among the latest books on Islam, Routledg has published the book by Ahmed Rageb “Piety and Patienthood in Medieval Islam” on the most recent scientific findings on religion and health with an Islamic ...

 
“From Medina to Medina” published

On the eve of Arba’een 2018:

“From Medina to Medina” published

On the eve of major Shia commemoration, Arba’een, book on the incidents before, during and after the Battle of Karbala is published in Iran.

 
“An Introduction to Lifestyle in View of Islam” published

“An Introduction to Lifestyle in View of Islam” published

Iranian cleric has collected Islamic views on different lifestyles and the one approved by Islam in his latest book published by the University of Islamic Denominations.

 
Iran, Italy to promote their cultural relations: envoy

Iran, Italy to promote their cultural relations: envoy

Italian Ambassador to Iran Mauro Conciatori said that cultural relation between Iran and Italy continues its growth consistently.

 
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Iran's short to compete at Izmir Intl. Short Film festival

Iranian short movie named "Loop" has gained entry into the 2018 Izmir Intel. Short Film Festival mounted in Turkey.

 
Russian envoy hails Iran’s Islamic university

Russian envoy hails Iran’s Islamic university

Russian ambassador to Tehran attended cultural meeting in the Iranian capital lauding major Islamic university for its academic endeavors.

 
Islamic university in pursuit of interfaith solidarity

Iranian cleric defines:

Islamic university in pursuit of interfaith solidarity

Senior Iranian cleric attended Iran-Russia cultural conference in Tehran stressing objectives of major Islamic university in the country.

 

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'Extremists have no conception of Islamic principles'

Religious thinker Hojjatol Islam Panahiyan lectured extremist groups severely for breaching all human rights stressing, "those standing behind indiscriminate killing of defenseless people have no conception ...

 
‘From Delusion till Fear’ to be screened at US’ Marina del Rey Filmfest.

‘From Delusion till Fear’ to be screened at US’ Marina del Rey Filmfest.

‘From Delusion till Fear’, Iranian short horror film, directed by Iman Davari, has been accepted into the screening program of 7th Marina del Rey Film Festival in the United States.

 
1500-year old Byzantine church found in Turkey

1500-year old Byzantine church found in Turkey's Edirne

A 1500-year-old Byzantine church was found during excavation in Turkey's northwestern Edirne province.

 
Persian version of “Principles of Neurotheology” published

Persian version of “Principles of Neurotheology” published

Iranian university professor has released the Persian version of book on neurotheology to open new horizons for researchers studying relation between science and religion.

 
English, Urdu version of Iranian war novel published

English, Urdu version of Iranian war novel published

Renowned Persian language novel on Iran-Iraq war has been translated into English and Urdu to spread the sufferings of Iranian people during Iraq forces invasion on border villages.

 
Indonesian envoy hails Iran’s religious academy

Indonesian envoy hails Iran’s religious academy

Indonesian ambassador to Islamic Republic of Iran has hailed prominent religious academy, University of Islamic Denominations (UID) for expanding academic relations between the two countries.

 
Turkey restores historic Al-Nejashi mosque in Ethiopia

Turkey restores historic Al-Nejashi mosque in Ethiopia

A Turkish body completed the restoration of an ancient mosque in Ethiopia.

 
First Turkish-language class held in East Jerusalem

First Turkish-language class held in East Jerusalem

The Ibrahimieh College on Wednesday held its first Turkish-language class, making it the first school in East Jerusalem to include Turkish in its curriculum.

 
‘Mr. Deer’ goes to three intl. film festivals

‘Mr. Deer’ goes to three intl. film festivals

Iranian short animated piece ‘Mr. Deer’ directed by Mojtaba Mousavi has been accepted into the screening program of three international film festivals in France, Brazil and Canada.

 
140 artists boycott 2019 Eurovision contest in Israel

140 artists boycott 2019 Eurovision contest in Israel

Around 140 artists have called for a boycott of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, which is to be held in Israel.

 
Cleric raps efforts preventing message of Islam to reach people

Cleric raps efforts preventing message of Islam to reach people

Top Iranian cleric attended the opening ceremony of Ammar film festival hailing the diversity of subjects for films and stressed necessity of noting those targeted by enemies of Islam.

 
Iran’s cultural week underway in Russia

Iran’s cultural week underway in Russia

The opening ceremony of Iran’s cultural week mounted with Iranian and Russian officials in attendance.

 
Iran’s intl. film festival for children announces names of young jury members

Iran’s intl. film festival for children announces names of young jury members

The 31st edition of Iran’s International Film Festival for Children and Youth has announced the names of young jury members in the international section of the cultural event.

 
Tehran Hosts Persian Handmade Carpet Exhibition

Tehran Hosts Persian Handmade Carpet Exhibition

The Iranian capital city of Tehran is hosting the 27th Persian Handmade Carpet Exhibition, showcasing a wide range of products from Iran's carpet industry.

 
‘Pet Man’ to be screened at Horrible Imaginings Filmfest.

‘Pet Man’ to be screened at Horrible Imaginings Filmfest.

Iranian short animated piece ‘Pet Man’ by Marzieh Abrar-Paydar has made it into the screening program of 2018 Horrible Imaginings Film Festival in San Diego of USA.

 
Iranian animation ‘The Fox’ goes to Canada, Serbia

Iranian animation ‘The Fox’ goes to Canada, Serbia

Iranian short animated piece ‘The Fox’ directed by Sadegh Javadi has been accepted into the screening program of two film festivals in Canada and Serbia.

 
Short documentary movie to be screened in Austria Film Festival

Short documentary movie to be screened in Austria Film Festival

Iranian documentary movie named ‘Diego’ will be screened at Linz International Short Film Festival in Austria.

 
National Reporter’s Day marked in Iran

National Reporter’s Day marked in Iran

News agencies have marked National Reporter’s Day commemorating the anniversary of the martyrdom of an Iranian reporter in Afghanistan.

 
 
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Isfahan seminary introduces Imam (As) Hussein to tourists

International seminary in Iran’s historical city of Isfahan welcomes foreign visitors with bottles of water and multilingual guides who introduce the third Shia Imam for tourists amid the mourning month of Muharram.

Human brain evolves to work in multiple tongues

Most people in the world speak more than one language, suggesting the human brain evolved to work in multiple tongues. If so, asks Gaia Vince, are those who speak only one language missing out?

 
“Spirituality in Abrahamic Religions” published

Cleric published his latest book to detail the different aspect of necessity for spirituality and its different features in view of Islamic ideology.

“Imam Hassan (AS), cherished soul for Prophet” published

Persian version of the book on the high character of Imam Hassan (AS) is published on the eve of the martyrdom anniversary of the second Shia Imam.

‘Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy’ published

Published by America’s Templeton Publication, ‘Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy, Uniting Faith and Professional Practice’ is the title for the latest book by a group of Iranian authors and researchers which discusses application of spirituality and religions in psychotherapy, reported Taqrib News ...

‘Principles of Administration in Nahjul Balagha’

Iranian author focuses his new book on an analysis of book by first Shia Imam detailing the principles of government from view of Imam Ali (AS).

Persian version of ‘Histories of Violence’ published

Persian translation of book on violence is translated and published in Iran to address the demands of present era, discussions on different aspects of violence.

 
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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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Gaza on Gaza, an art exhibition in theLondon
 
Gaza on Gaza is an exhibition of work by Palestinian artists in response to the lives devastated by the last year's conflict.
 
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