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“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.

 
Protection of Islam, Al-Quds and solidarity, first objective of all Muslims

In a message on Int’l Day of Mosques:

Protection of Islam, Al-Quds and solidarity, first objective of all Muslims

Top Iranian jurisprudent has issued a message to the conference on International Day of Mosques to highlight the most important necessities in the world of Islam on the occasion.

 
Persian rugs trump toxic anti-Iran hype in US

Persian rugs trump toxic anti-Iran hype in US

The United States is now the largest importer of Iranian carpets, shipping in $196 million worth of highly prized Persian artistry last year, head of the Iran National Carpet Center Hamid Kargar says.

 
"Hajj, show of power by Muslims" cleric

"Hajj, show of power by Muslims" cleric

Top cleric in Iran's Parliament called Hajj pilgrimage as a religious ritual and a show of power by huge congregation of Muslims.

 
Elites use Hajj opportinity for solving Muslim world issues

Iranian cleric urges:

Elites use Hajj opportinity for solving Muslim world issues

Top scholar in Iran’s Qom Seminary highlighted unifying aspect of Hajj pilgrimage as the basis of worshipping stressing vigilance to make the best of the opportunity.

 
The founder of fuzzy logic passes away

The founder of fuzzy logic passes away

The founder of fuzzy logic and University of Tehran graduate Lotfi Aliasker Zadeh has passed away.

 

“Great congregation of Hajj, key factor to unify Muslims” Iranian cleric

Iranian prayer leader from southern port city of Bandar Abbas stressed the important role of Hajj congregation in unifying the world of Islam calling the annual ritual as a mission.

 
“Islamophobia in Hollywood” published

“Islamophobia in Hollywood” published

Iranian author sets Islamophobia in the western cinema as the theme for his latest book brining the list of movies and features for anti-Islam movies in the filmmaking hub of the west.

 
Iranian cleric hails Hajj rituals as unifying

Iranian cleric hails Hajj rituals as unifying

Senior Iranian scholar related on different aspects of Hajj pilgrimage and called the rituals for annual Islamic event as unifying.

 
Kuwait closes Shia TV as crackdown widens

Kuwait closes Shia TV as crackdown widens

Kuwait has shut down a Shia satellite television channel, accusing one of its owners of having links to Iran and Lebanon’s resistance movement Hezbollah.

 
Commander warns Trump administration against anti-Iran moves

Commander warns Trump administration against anti-Iran moves

Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri denounced the US congressional bill on new sanctions against Tehran and warned Washington to be more cautious about ...

 
Muslims, Christians join to protest Israel’s restrictions on al-Aqsa

Muslims, Christians join to protest Israel’s restrictions on al-Aqsa

Dozens of Christians and Muslims Palestinians have convened in front of the Nativity Church in Bethlehem, south of the West Bank to protest the increasing violence of Israeli forces in the al-Aqsa Mosque,...

 
‘Kuwait shuts Iran cultural office, expels diplomats’

‘Kuwait shuts Iran cultural office, expels diplomats’

Kuwait has reportedly told the Iranian Embassy to reduce its diplomatic staff in the Persian Gulf state and close down some of its technical offices following a court ruling last year that implicated ...

 
Iranian math genius passes away

Iranian math genius passes away

Award-winning Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani has reportedly passed away due to cancer at a hospital in the United States.

 
Baghdad named Capital of Arab Media 2018

Baghdad named Capital of Arab Media 2018

The Council of Arab Information Ministers yesterday chose the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, as the Capital of Arab Media for 2018.

 
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.

 
Mosul residents celebrate liberation from ISIL

Mosul residents celebrate liberation from ISIL

Mosul residents are celebrating the full liberation of their city from ISIL terrorists ahead of the official announcement by the government.

 
Women treated like slaves in Saudi Arabia: activist

Women treated like slaves in Saudi Arabia: activist

A female activist jailed over driving in Saudi Arabia criticizing the Arab kingdom for “treating women like slaves”.

 
Ibrahimi Mosque in the Old city of Hebron

UNESCO declares Hebron Old City as Palestinian heritage site

UNESCO has voted to recognise Hebron’s Old City and the Ibrahimi Mosque as Palestinian heritage sites despite diplomatic pressures by the US and Israel to recruit the support of enough member states to ...

 
Tehran welcomes Donald Trump as theme for cartoon contest

Tehran welcomes Donald Trump as theme for cartoon contest

Over 1,600 artworks were received by the secretariat of “International Trumpism Cartoon and Caricature Contest.”

 
Ayat. Araki visits religious higher education center in Turkey

Ayat. Araki visits religious higher education center in Turkey

Secretary General of the World Forum for Proximity of the Islamic Schools of Thought, Ayatollah Mohsen Araki visited Religious Higher Education Center.

 
UNESCO to vote on adding Ibrahimi Mosque to World Heritage list

UNESCO to vote on adding Ibrahimi Mosque to World Heritage list

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is deciding to add Ibrahimi Mosque to the list of World Heritage.

 
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.

 
Children filmfest. mounts press conf.

Children filmfest. mounts press conf.

The information center of the 30th Intl Film Festival under the banner of "Children and Youth" has held its first press conference of the international event.

 
Tehran to mount intl. cartoon competition on Trump

Tehran to mount intl. cartoon competition on Trump

Iran’s capital Tehran will organize an international cartoon contest on US President Trump with participation of over 500 cartoonists from 75 countries across the world.

 
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.

 
Ayat. Araki thanks people of Paveh for their unity related attempts

Ayat. Araki thanks people of Paveh for their unity related attempts

Secretary General of the World Forum for Proximity of the Islamic Schools of Thought extended his gratitude to people of Paveh.

 
British Muslims hands out 3000 roses on London Bridge

British Muslims hands out 3000 roses on London Bridge

People walking on London Bridge were given 3,000 red roses in a show of solidarity and love.

 
True unity, based on affection: Ayatollah Araki

True unity, based on affection: Ayatollah Araki

Senior Iranian cleric stressed true solidarity is based on affection since the basis for obedience is devotion.

 
Various sections, pavilions at Tehran Int’l Quran Expo

Various sections, pavilions at Tehran Int’l Quran Expo

According to visitors to the 25th Tehran International Quran Exhibition, the expo’s Software Products, Hijab and Ifaf sections are far and away the most attractive sections in the event.

 
 
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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?

 
 
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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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