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13 Dec 2017 09:23

'Trump Jerusalem bid triggers new tension in

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has denounced the recent "incorrect and illegal" decision by his American counterpart to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital,” saying the move would create new tension in the Middle East.

 
Ayt. Shahroudi warns world not to follow US
13 Dec 2017 09:22

Ayt. Shahroudi warns world not to follow US

Ayatollah Hashemi Shahroudi, the Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council, said that Iran is abiding by the JCPOA and the world should not follow US in leaving the agreement.

 
Ayat. Makarem Shirazi thanks organizers of Islamic Unity Conf.
12 Dec 2017 15:26

Ayat. Makarem Shirazi thanks organizers of Islamic Unity Conf.

Iranian senior cleric thanked the organizers of the 31st edition of the Islamic Unity conference mounted recently in Tehran.

 
Iran’s Islamic unity center stresses support for Palestine
12 Dec 2017 15:24

Iran’s Islamic unity center stresses support for Palestine

World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought has issued a statement stressing defense for Palestine announcing Iran’s support for any measure in line with convergence of Muslim nation.

 
Mohammed al-Arifi (R) with powerful crown prince Mohammed bin Salman
12 Dec 2017 10:16

As Jerusalem burns, pro-MBS Saudi cleric focuses on... clean socks

A prominent Saudi cleric and supporter of powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has become the butt of jokes after failing to say anything about Jerusalem which has been at the centre of outrage across the Muslim world after the US last week recognised it as the capital ...

 
Soleimani reaffirms Iran
12 Dec 2017 09:42

Soleimani reaffirms Iran's support for Palestinian resistance

"Islamic Republic's fully back Palestinian resistance movements," stressed Major General Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps' Quds Force.

 
Muslims
12 Dec 2017 09:42

Muslims' unity foil US-Zionist schemes: Rouhani

"Resistance and unity of the oppressed Palestinian people and other Muslim nations will definitely lead to foiling the US-Zionist plan to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel's capital," stressed Iranian President.

 
French militants appear with ISIL in Afghanistan
11 Dec 2017 12:44

French militants appear with ISIL in Afghanistan

French and Algerian militants, some arriving from Syria, have joined the ranks of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in northern Afghanistan where the militants have established new bases, multiple international and Afghan sources have told AFP.

 
Prominent Bahrain Shia cleric Isa Qassim returns home after surgery
11 Dec 2017 11:53

Prominent Bahrain Shia cleric Isa Qassim returns home after surgery

Bahrain's leading Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim, a key opposition figure, has returned home after undergoing surgery, his supporters say.

 
Guterres calls for end to
11 Dec 2017 11:50

Guterres calls for end to 'stupid war' in Yemen

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday called for a renewed push to end the "stupid war" in Yemen, saying he hoped the Trump administration could pressure Saudi Arabia to ease the humanitarian crisis there.

 
S. Leader lauds Iranian wrestler’s sportsmanship
11 Dec 2017 10:44

S. Leader lauds Iranian wrestler’s sportsmanship

Supreme Leader hailed the “sacrifice and sportsmanship” of an Iranian wrestler who intentionally lost his match during the U23 World Championships.

 
Trump
11 Dec 2017 10:34

Trump's decision adds fuel to ME tensions: Rouhani

Iranian President lectured his American counterpart for making an "incorrect" decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the "capital" of Israel.

 
Al Azhar calls for emergency global meeting on al-Quds
10 Dec 2017 14:01

Al Azhar calls for emergency global meeting on al-Quds

Prominent Mufti of al-Azhar has warned against repercussions of controversial decision by Donald Trump to claim Jeruslame al-Quds as Israeli capital urging for a global emergency meeting on the issue.

 
Rouhani in Parl. to submit budget bill
10 Dec 2017 10:39

Rouhani in Parl. to submit budget bill

President Hassan Rouhani is now present in Iranian Parliament to hand over its budget plan for next Iranian fiscal year beginning on March 21, 2015 for approval this Sunday morning.

 
Iranians stage anti-Israeli rallies across the country
10 Dec 2017 09:18

Iranians stage anti-Israeli rallies across the country

Large groups of Iranians held nationwide protests against US recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital.”

 
Saudi Foreign Minister al-Jubeir fired and replaced by Khaled bin Salman: Sources
9 Dec 2017 13:08

Saudi Foreign Minister al-Jubeir fired and replaced by Khaled bin Salman: Sources

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir was reportedly fired on Friday and replaced by Khaled bin Salman, the crown prince’s younger brother, according to sources cited by several media outlets, including Al-Masdar News.

 
Grand Imam of al-Azhar Ahmed al-Tayeb leaves al-Rawdah mosque during the first Friday prayer after a terrorist attack in Bir Al-Abed, Egypt, December 1, 2017.
9 Dec 2017 13:02

Egypt's top cleric cancels meeting with US vice president

The Grand Imam of Egypt's al-Azhar Mosque, the country's highest Islamic authority, has canceled a meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence in the wake of an announcement by US President Donald Trump that Washington will recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital.

 
US al-Quds move aimed at legalizing Palestine
9 Dec 2017 13:01

US al-Quds move aimed at legalizing Palestine's occupation: Iran diplomat

A senior Iranian diplomat says a decision by US President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital” is aimed at legitimizing the Israeli regime's occupation of Palestine.

 
Muslim world needs another intifada in defense of Quds: Tehran conference
8 Dec 2017 14:06

Muslim world needs another intifada in defense of Quds: Tehran conference

Senior Muslim figures attending the international Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran have slammed a US decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital,” calling for a new intifada (uprising) against the scheme targeting the occupied Palestinian city.

 
Closing Statement of the 31st International Islamic Unity Conf.
8 Dec 2017 01:19

Closing Statement of the 31st International Islamic Unity Conf.

​The 31st edition of the Islamic Unity conference, in its closing ceremony, released final Statement in 26 articles.