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How world intellectuals, thinkers describe Imam Hussein (AS)

No doubt there are billions of people all over the globe who are in search of human values like truth, freedom, justice, peace, kindness, honesty, loyalty, and love. If you look through the history of Islam, you’ll find that the lifestyle of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and his Ahl al-Bayt (family) is the best...

Muharram in Iran

 For avid travelers, sightseers, and even researchers, who take a fancy to feel extraordinary scenes or a first-hand cultural experience, now is the time. Some believe a visit to Iran in Muharram, and especially during the first ten days of the lunar month, could be comparable to a visit to China during the Lunar New...

New world order

 Becoming a diplomatic hub on Tuesday, Tehran witnessed the coming and going of the presidents of two key players in the world, Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey and Vladimir Putin of Russia. Erdogan arrived late Monday, while Putin arrived on Tuesday afternoon. The two presidents held bilateral meetings together, as well as separate bilateral meetings...

10-kilometer-long feast on Eid al-Ghadir

On the occasion of Eid al-Ghadir, a celebration was held across 10 kilometers length of Valiasr, the longest street in Tehran, on Monday. The Municipality of Tehran embellished the street by illuminating squares, installing decorative elements, and lighting alleyways and thoroughfares. Cultural, art, and entertainment programs were held. People were served food and pastries. Eid...

Iran aims for cultural products export expansion in new plan: minister

 Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Mohammad-Mehdi Esmaeili said on Tuesday that the ministry’s new plan calls for an expansion of the export of Iranian cultural products. Speaking to reporters during a visit to an exhibition displaying calligraphic paintings by Jalil Rasuli, he explained that the plan would be implemented by Iran’s cultural centers...

Murals on Imam Ali (AS) to embellish Tehran highway for Eid al-Ghadir

Tehran will celebrate Eid al-Ghadir, the day on which Imam Ali (AS) was appointed as successor to the Prophet Muhammad (S), by murals that are being produced along the Imam Ali (AS) Highway. Prominent artists, including Hassan Ruholamin, Ali Bahreini, Mostafa Gudarzi and Hassan Jafarinia, have been hired to reproduce some of their paintings on...

Imam Khamenei’s message to the 2022 Hajj Pilgrimage.

The following is the full text of Imam Khamenei’s message to the 2022 Hajj Pilgrimage. In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful Praise be to God, Lord of the Worlds, and peace and blessings be upon our Master, Prophet Muhammad, upon his Pure Progeny, and upon his chosen Companions. Hajj: A symbol of...

Iran’s five cultural-historical monuments inscribed in ICESCO

The Secretary-General of National Commission of Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) inscribed Iran’s five cultural and historical monuments in its list. In a letter penned to the Iranian Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization Ezzatollah Zarghami, the Director-General of ICESCO announced the registration of Iran’s five cultural and historical monuments...

Five Iranian films competing in Cinema d’iDEA women’s festival

 Five Iranian movies are competing in the 6th edition of Cinema d’iDEA, a women’s international film festival currently underway in Rome, Italy. “Prestige”, “Woodgirls – A Duet for a Dream”, “Radiograph of a Family”, “The Choice” and “Bewitchment” are being screened in the different categories of the festival, which will run until July 1. Directed...

Iranians Celebrated Imam Reza’s Birthday Anniversary

Iranian and foreign pilgrims have gathered in the holy city of Mashhad, northeast of Iran, today to attend programs marking the birth anniversary of Imam Reza (AS), the eighth Shiite Imam. The programs kicked off on Friday afternoon with tributes paid to the holy Imam (AS). Ceremonies of the day of birth anniversary include poetry reading...