28 November 2015 8:58
Iran says Saudi Arabia must not allow the deadly human crush during this year’s Hajj rituals in Mina, near the holy Saudi city of Mecca, to turn into "a major political issue."
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaber-Ansari made the remarks while speaking to reporters in the capital, Tehran, on Friday on the sidelines of a funeral procession held for the former Iranian...
14 November 2015 10:57
Ayatollah Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, met Wednesday morning with heads of universities, higher education organizations, science and technology parks and research centers. Speaking at the meeting, His Eminence highlighted the scientific history, legacy and experience of the country before and after the emergence of Islam and pointed to the role of universities in contemporary history particularly during...
7 November 2015 11:40
Iran’s Cultural Fairs Institute (ICFI) will attend Istanbul Book Fair, November 7-15.
The Iranian institute will present 345 book titles on religion, Iranian studies, history and art and also introduce 16 distinguished Iranian Rumi researchers.
ICFI will introduce and present works of the researchers, given Iran and Turkey’s cultural interactions particularly the role of the well-known poet Molana Jalaleddin Mohammad Rumi in...
7 November 2015 11:37
An Ayatollah Ali Sistani’s envoy has paid a visit to Hamburg Islamic Center and Imam Ali (as) Mosque of the city of Hamburg.
Hojjatoleslam Seyed Javad Shahrestani was in Hamburg on November 1 and 2 to pay a visit to city’s Islamic Center and Imam Ali (as) Mosque at invitation by Ayatollah Reza Ramezani Guilani the Director of the Center...
19 October 2015 20:52
New Revelations about the Mina Disaster
The medical head of the Pilgrimage center of the Islamic Republic Red Crescent about the role of Saudis in Mina disaster said that if we do not consider it as a plot, we can firmly say that there has been mismanagement in controlling and conducting that crowed of Pilgrims (Hajis).
Seyyed Ali Maraashi in an interview...
19 October 2015 20:36
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the “bitter and shocking” crush which happened during the Hajj rituals in Mina near the holy Saudi city of Mecca must not be forgotten.
In a meeting with Hajj authorities on Monday, the Leader lashed out at governments, especially the Western states, and institutions which only claim to be advocates of human rights,...
19 October 2015 20:35
The death toll from the recent deadly human crush during the Hajj rituals in Mina, near the holy Saudi city of Mecca, has hit 2,165, according to latest figures given by foreign governments.
Saudi Arabia has so far failed to update the death toll it has provided and still claims 769 people were killed and 934 injured in the September 24 disaster.
15 October 2015 9:08
Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah lashed out at Saudi Arabia over its “disrespect to Muslims and Islam rituals” through Mina stampede, stressing that this tragedy will have great impact on the end of this historic oppression by Riyadh in the holy country.
During a ceremony held in the first Night of Muharram, Sayyed Nasrallah hailed the Palestinian people for their...
15 October 2015 8:53
Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Sa’eed Ohadi tells Press TV’s Website that the organization under his watch has officially conveyed its objections to Riyadh over the burial in Saudi Arabia of 29 Iranian victims of a recent crush in Mina, near Mecca.
In a phone interview with Press TV’s Website on Thursday, Ohadi, who is in Saudi Arabia to...
14 October 2015 5:58
President Hassan Rouhani said Iran has called for identification of the causes behind the fatal stampede during Hajj rituals which claimed the lives of thousand of pilgrims including hundreds of Iranian nationals in Saudi Arabia.
'The causes behind the painful tragedy have to be identified and explained to the public opinion in the world and in Iran,' he said in late...
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