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Official data shows 40 percent rise in Israeli settlement building

Official data shows 40 percent rise in Israeli settlement building

Israeli regime has increased its settlement building on the Occupied Palestinian lands last year in comparison with the previous year, official data has revealed.

 
Over five people killed, 40 injured in London attack

Over five people killed, 40 injured in London attack

More than five people have been killed and at least 40 others have been injured outside UK Parliament in London after an assailant ploughed his car into pedestrians and stabbed a police officer.

 
Gazans bid farewell with Palestinian teen killed by Israel

Gazans bid farewell with Palestinian teen killed by Israel

Palestinians in the Gaza have held the funeral for teenage boy killed by Israeli artillery shells in the Gaza Strip.

 
Naghsh-e Jahan Square: important historical world heritage Site

Naghsh-e Jahan Square: important historical world heritage Site

Naghsh-e Jahan Square in Iran's central city of Isfahan is one of the most beautiful squares in the world. This oblong-shaped square is 507 meters long by 158 meters wide and is located in the Centre ...

 
Leader: 1396,

Leader: 1396, 'Year of Production & Employment'

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says “the enemies across the world acknowledged the power and greatness of the people of Iran” in the year that the country put behind.

 
President congratulates regional states on Nowruz

President congratulates regional states on Nowruz

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday sent separate congratulatory messages to the heads of eleven regional countries on the occasion of Nowruz, stressing the need for peace in light of more interaction ...

 
Iranians commemorate ancient festival of Nowruz

Iranians commemorate ancient festival of Nowruz

Monday, March 20th, marks the grand festival of Nowruz. On this day, Iranians usher in the Persian New Year at the exact moment of the vernal equinox which marks the start of spring.

 
Iran rings in New Year with message of peace

Iran rings in New Year with message of peace

Iran has ushered in the new Persian year of 1396, with President Hassan Rouhani underlining the need for interaction and peace in his message to the leaders of 11 countries.

 
Iran, Belarus to expand cooperation in sports

Iran, Belarus to expand cooperation in sports

Iran intends to expand cooperation in sports with Belarus, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Belarus Mostafa Oveisi said.

 
Isfahan

Isfahan's Abbasi Hotel, most beautiful in ME

Iran’s tourism attractions are gaining increased significance in the Western media as the country is struggling to bring in a larger number of tourists to boost its post-sanctions economy. And historical ...

 
Palestinian minister warns against destruction of Al-Aqsa Mosque by Israel

Palestinian minister warns against destruction of Al-Aqsa Mosque by Israel

Palestine’s Minister of Religious Affairs, Sheikh Yousif Ideis, warned against Israel’s attempt to destroy Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem and sparking religious war among the people.

 
Leader calls for immediate action on environmental issue in S Iran

Leader calls for immediate action on environmental issue in S Iran

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called on Iranian officials to immediately address the problems facing residents of the southern Khuzestan Province, who are grappling ...

 
Baghdad car bomb kills over 50 injures many more

Baghdad car bomb kills over 50 injures many more

More than 50 people have been killed, scores more injured in a car bomb attack which rocked Iraqi capital of Baghdad.

 
Iran arrests Daesh members near capital

Iran arrests Daesh members near capital

Iran has announced it has arrested members of ISIL Takfiri terrorist group near the capital Tehran planning to launch sabotage acts.

 
Islamic unity, a major objective of Iran Revolution

Iranian top cleric:

Islamic unity, a major objective of Iran Revolution

Senior Iranian cleric stressed Islamic proximity as a prerequisite to unity of all Muslims which has been a major objective of the 1978 revolution in Iran.

 
Muslims’ Full-face veil banned in Austria

Muslims’ Full-face veil banned in Austria

Austria has banned full-face veils, burqa and niqab, for women in public places marking Vienna as the last European capital to take the measure against Muslim women.

 
Trump fires attorney general over refusing anti-Muslim ban

Trump fires attorney general over refusing anti-Muslim ban

US President Donald Trump has fired attorney general, Sally Yates, after she ordered Justice Department not to defend the executive order banning Muslims from the country.

 
Iranians lay to rest courageous firefighters

Iranians lay to rest courageous firefighters

Iranians are partaking in their thousands in a funeral ceremony for the 16 firefighters, who lost their lives battling a massive blaze that recently consumed a high-rise in downtown Tehran.

 
Supreme Leader eulogizes firefighters

Supreme Leader eulogizes firefighters

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has eulogized the Iranian firefighters who lost their lives while trying to put out a major fire at the site of a high-rise collapse in downtown ...

 
Trump’s Muslim ban outrages protesters at US airports

Trump’s Muslim ban outrages protesters at US airports

President Donald Trump’s executive order banning Muslims from seven major Muslim countries has sparked outrage and confusion at US airports.

 
Texas mosque set ablaze, second Islamophobic move in January

Texas mosque set ablaze, second Islamophobic move in January

A mosque in the state of Texas has been set ablaze following a burglary attack a week earlier becoming the second mosque attacked in January.

 
More bodies pulled from Tehran high-rise collapse

More bodies pulled from Tehran high-rise collapse

Death toll from last week's collapse of a high-rise in the Iranian capital Tehran rises as rescue teams recover more bodies.

 
Iranian jurisprudents hail Plasco tragedy firefighters

Iranian jurisprudents hail Plasco tragedy firefighters

Top jurisprudents in Iran have issued messages hailing the sacrifice made by firefighters during the collapse of Plasco high rise in the Iranian capital of Tehran.

 
Search continues for trapped Iranian firefighters

Search continues for trapped Iranian firefighters

Iranian rescue workers are digging tunnels to reach the underground stories of the ageing high-rise that collapsed in downtown Tehran amid ongoing search operations to retrieve those trapped.

 
Iran in shock after deadly high-rise collapse

Iran in shock after deadly high-rise collapse

Iran's oldest high-rise in downtown Tehran collapsed on Thursday morning following a major fire in the building, leaving many firefighters buried under rubble, some of who are presumed dead.

 
Iranians mourn passing of Ayatollah Rafsanjani in shock

Iranians mourn passing of Ayatollah Rafsanjani in shock

Iranians mourn the passing of former Iranian president, Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, in shock and sorrow.

 
Two suspected ISIL members killed in Saudi capital

Two suspected ISIL members killed in Saudi capital

Two Saudi nationals suspected of affiliations with ISIL terrorist group have been shot dead in Riyadh, Saudi interior Ministry has announced.

 
German’s vice chancellor calls for closure of Salafist mosques

German’s vice chancellor calls for closure of Salafist mosques

Germany’s Vice Chancellor, Digmar Gabriel, demands closure of Salafist mosques across the country as well as disbandment of the gatherings by the community.

 
Turkish police hunting night club attacker

Turkish police hunting night club attacker

Police in Turkey is searching for man who went on a shooting spree at a nightclub in Istanbul leaving 39 dead and over 70 injured.

 
Iran Army to hold air defense drill

Top commander:

Iran Army to hold air defense drill

Senior Iranian commander said the country’s army is scheduled to hold massive five-day maneuver in three southern provinces to manifest its might and integrity.

 
 
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What is Takfirism and why you should call Daeshis Takfiris

Takfiri is frequently used in reference to Daesh (also known as ISIL or ISIS) but the term has a hidden universal applicability that surpasses our era, while exposing the dark ideology languishing in the core of the phenomenon.

US Supreme Court Violates International Law

The US Supreme Court has handed down a ruling based on which about 2 billion dollars of Iran's frozen assets will be paid as remuneration to families of Americans killed in terrorist attack on a US Marines base in Beirut in 1983. Two points are worthy of mention here: 1. Judicial immunity of ...

No true freedom of expression in US

If narrow minds continue to support the totalitarian government of the US and its allies as champions of “democracy,” we must try to understand how anyone could be so mistaken.

Iran

The facts of the Islamic Revolution in Iran are undisputed. A popular, peaceful and long-standing uprising against a US-backed dictator-king succeeded in overthrowing him in 1979. From that time till now, the Islamic Republic formed since the overthrow of the Shah has stood the test of time.

 
“An American Dream” published in Persian

Persian version of “An American Dream” by prominent American author, Norman Mailer, is unveiled by Iran’s Qoqnous (phoenix) Publication in Tehran.

“About Arts”: philosophical book with religious approach

Iranian cleric has published book on truth of arts and relations of the arts with religion, geography, Qur’an and other topics in the field of the philosophy of arts.

Works by Imam Khomeini Released in Paris

Almost 35 years after the victory of the Islamic Revolution of Iran two works penned by the supreme founder of the Islamic Revolution Imam Khomeini have been published in Paris by Alboraq Publications.

 
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Sister of Chapel Hill Victim Decries Islamophobia

Long hours and days of grief could not ease the heavy heart of Dr Suzanne Barakat, the sister of slain young American Muslim who was killed last month in Chapel Hill with his young wife and sister-in-law.

Chapel Hill shooting victims in US - Deah Shaddy Barakat , age 23 and his wife Yusor Mohammad, 21

Just as I was getting my kids ready for school this morning, I heard my phone beep. I glanced down, and saw the words "Muslims Shot Dead in Chapel Hill". I froze, and felt a familiar chill run down my back. I rushed to Twitter in a desperate attempt to find out more. Who were these three people?...

Saudi new King Salman (R) stands alongside US President Barack Obama (2nd from L) after the Obamas arrived on Air Force One at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh on January 27, 2015.

The Mufti of Saudi Arabia was right on the mark when he recently said that Twitter was a source of “evil” and a “scourge” for his kingdom. Secret Saudi documents from the interior and defense ministries were leaked on Twitter on Tuesday.

Indian Muslims, Christians Seek Obama’s Help

Facing growing persecution at the hands of Hindu extremists, India Muslims and Christians have shared hopes that the US President Barack Obama would raise the issue with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his ongoing visit to India.

An Iranian demonstrator holds a satirical poster cover mocking the French weekly Charlie Hebdo in Tehran.

Terror attacks by French Islamist extremists should force the country to look inward at its “ethnic apartheid,” the prime minister said on Tuesday as four men faced preliminary charges on suspicion of links to one of the gunmen.

 
 
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