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India seeking new payment mechanism for trade with Iran
23 Mar 2017 11:30

India seeking new payment mechanism for trade with Iran

India is reportedly working on a new payment mechanism for trade with Iran after indications emerged that the previous one may soon lose its efficiency.

 
S. Leader emphasizes domestic production for ending unemployment
22 Mar 2017 11:16

S. Leader emphasizes domestic production for ending unemployment

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei highlighted the need to stimulate domestic production and combat unemployment, enumerating the factors that contribute to stronger national production.

 
22 Mar 2017 11:02

'North Korea's new missile launch fails'

South Korea says the North has attempted to launch another missile, but the test appears to have ended in a failure.

 
Leader: 1396,
20 Mar 2017 16:16

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
20 Mar 2017 14:44

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 and unity.

 
Iranians commemorate ancient festival of Nowruz
20 Mar 2017 14:38

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
20 Mar 2017 14:31

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.

 
20 Mar 2017 08:59

'KSA submitted to the Islamic Republic’s conditions': Qazi-Askar

A senior Iranian official says an agreement with Saudi Arabia enabling Hajj pilgrimage for Iranians this year came after the kingdom submitted to the Islamic Republic’s conditions.

 
Supreme Leader sternly warns about Zionist plot
20 Mar 2017 08:54

Supreme Leader sternly warns about Zionist plot

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned about a “Zionist plot” to corrupt the involvement of women in the society.

 
‘Arab NATO’ is currently being formed
18 Mar 2017 09:07

‘Arab NATO’ is currently being formed

Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi referred to the creation of an ‘Arab NATO’ and warned against an enemy alliance against Shi’ahs noting, "by creating this alliance, the US seeks to do the same thing that they are doing in Syria, Iraq and Yemen in other countries."

 
N-deal proves US untrustworthy: Top cleric
18 Mar 2017 08:50

N-deal proves US untrustworthy: Top cleric

Tehran’s interim Friday prayer leader says the US bans imposed against Iran following the conclusion of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and the world powers prove Washington is not trustworthy.

 
‘Iranians to participate in Hajj rituals’
18 Mar 2017 08:46

‘Iranians to participate in Hajj rituals’

Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization says Iranians will be attending this year’s Hajj after Saudi officials agreed to make the necessary arrangements for Iranian pilgrims to participate in the rituals.

 
16 Mar 2017 12:29

'Iran trade with Russia grew largest in 2016'

Iran’s trade with Russia saw the highest growth in 2016, says Iranian Ambassador Mohammad Sanai as the two countries are gearing up for President Hassan Rouhani’s imminent visit to Moscow.

 
Cleric rejects division between Shia, Sunni, Christians
15 Mar 2017 13:56

Cleric rejects division between Shia, Sunni, Christians

Senior Lebanese cleric and accompanying delegate met with President Michael Aoun rejecting any dispersion of the Shia, Sunni and Christian community in the country.

 
Supreme Leader approves conditions for pardoning
15 Mar 2017 08:22

Supreme Leader approves conditions for pardoning

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei endorsed a set of conditions and regulations for pardoning or commuting prison terms of convicts sentenced by various Iranian courts.

 
Astana talks on Syria kicks off
15 Mar 2017 08:09

Astana talks on Syria kicks off

The third round of talks to find a political solution for Syria conflict has kicked off in the Kazakh capital of Astana.

 
Hamburg Quran Competition after identifying Europe Quranic talents
15 Mar 2017 07:55

Hamburg Quran Competition after identifying Europe Quranic talents

One of the main objectives of the fifth Quran competition for European Muslims was identifying Quranic talents in the continent, an official said.

 
Presence of Hezbollah in Syria prevents bloodshed in Lebanon
13 Mar 2017 08:35

Presence of Hezbollah in Syria prevents bloodshed in Lebanon

The Association of Muslim Scholars of Lebanon said that if Hezbollah was not present in Syria, we would be witnessing great bloodshed and the violation of the country’s sanctities by Takfiri forces.

 
Current global crisis due to lack of values
13 Mar 2017 08:29

Current global crisis due to lack of values

A senior Bahraini Shi’ah cleric described the lack and neglect of human values as the main cause of the current global crisis.

 
Friday Prayer forms community
12 Mar 2017 13:16

Friday Prayer forms community's collective personality: Sunni cleric

'Leading Friday prayer is an elevated role which can draw attention to Islamic and humane principles," highlighted the Sunni cleric noting "Friday Prayers form community's collective personality".