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Why Do We Need the Haj Qassem School of Thought?

 Let’s know the School of General Soleimani. This will help make it a story to learn from. The School of Soleimani is a practical and intellectual school of mysticism. School is a set of awareness and practical solutions. Many human concepts such as altruism cannot be understood through verbal description but then become understandable when...

Isfahan: crown jewel of Iran’s handicraft industry

  Isfahan is sometimes referred to as the crown jewel of Iran’s handicraft industry, where its artisans do their best to safeguard know-how passed down from generation to generation. “Isfahan ranks first in the country when it comes to the number and diversity of handicraft fields,” an official with Isfahan Municipality said on Tuesday. “About...

Over 50 overseas reciters, memorizers to attend Iran’s Intl. Quran Com...

Over 50 reciters and memorizers from across the globe will participate in the 39th edition of Iran’s International Quran Competition. The reciters and memorizers have been selected from among those who applied from among 80 countries, the director of the Quran Affairs Center of the State Endowment and Charity Affairs Organization, Hamid Majidimehr, said in...

Facts to know about Yalda Night

– Yalda Night is celebrated on the last day of Azar (the last month of autumn in the Iranian calendar year) and before the first day of Dey (the first month of winter). – Watermelon and pomegranate are amongst the most characteristic features of Yalda Night so that a few days prior to Yalda, their...

A view of Iranian intangible cultural elements on UNESCO list

On the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage, Iran ranks sixth worldwide and fourth in Asia. Iran’s first intangible cultural heritage was registered 14 years ago on the UNESCO list, and four additional elements have been added to the list this year, making Iran the sixth country in the world with 21 cultural elements listed....

Achievements of women after the Islamic Revolution

The Vice Presidency for Women’s Affairs released a report on the achievements of women after the 1979 Islamic Revolution in 7 areas of “education”, “health”, “employment and entrepreneurship”, “media”, “sports”, “decision-making”, and “environment, climate, and crises”. In the field of education, the share of women in university faculty members has increased by 33.3 percent, and...

Unity Week, Imam Khomeini’s initiative to unite Muslim

The Islamic Unity Week is marked between 12-17th Rabiul Awwal on the occasion of the Birth Anniversary of Prophet Mohammad SAW. This period in which Muslims ponder on the fundamental call of unity according to the Holy Quran was initiated by the founder of the Islamic Revolution, Imam Khomeini (SA), following the establishment of the...

Raisi raises photo at UN, demands justice for Gen. Soleimani

Iranian President Ayatollah Seyed Ebrahim Raisi highlighted the need for guarantees from the United States for the 2015 Iran nuclear deal as well as justice for General Qassem Soleimani who was assassinated by the U.S. nearly two years ago. In a lengthy speech delivered at the UN General Assembly, President Raisi addressed issues ranging from...

Iran ranked 19th in tourism contribution to GDP

 Iran ranked 19th out of 185 countries in the 2021 Travel & Tourism Total Contribution to GDP Index, according to a biennial report released by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The Islamic Republic comes 19th with $48.1 billion in the 2021 Travel & Tourism Total Contribution to GDP Index, standing between South Korea...

Arbaeen Walk: a life-changing journey of love

Millions of ardent lovers, in a demonstration of unfathomable love and devotion for their beloved, walk seamlessly and untiringly from one sacred city to another, day and night, braving inclement weather and ominous security threats. Men and women, young and old, they come from different corners of the world and converge at one place. They...