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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...

FM: Iran ready to render humanitarian aid to Kenya

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian referred to controlling COVID19 Pandemic in Iran and stressed Iran’s readiness to send humanitarian aid in the field of medicine such as vaccines to Kenya and Africa. Amir Abdollahian made the remarks in a phone call with Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Kenya Raychelle Omamo. Referring to the...

Imam Khomeini,continues to bewilder the West decades after his demise

 Imam Khomeini, the founding father of the Islamic Republic of Iran, continues to bewilder the West decades after his demise because he led a revolution that continues unabated to this day under the leadership of his successor Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei. “Imam Khomeini is an ever-living truth. His name is the flag of this Revolution,...

27 Iranian universities among world’s most influential

 The 2022 edition of the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, based on universities’ contributions to delivering the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), listed 27 Iranian universities. There are among 1,524 institutions from 110 countries featured in the Impact Rankings 2022, based on their impacts on the 17 United Nations’ SDGs. Each university was rated on...

International Quds Day is marked on the last Friday of the holy month ...

  After a two years hiatus in marking the International Quds Day due to Covid-19 restrictions, millions of Muslims in Iran and other countries are gearing up for condemning Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories. International Quds Day is marked on the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan every year. The occasion was designated...