3 September 2015 9:57
“Hajj is a proper time for Muslims to promote their unity for countering the present turmoil global and human community is mired in,” said the political analyst.
Expert in Arab world affairs, Hasan Hani Zadeh in an exclusive interview with Taqrib News Agency (TNA) beckoned to the profound impact of Hajj in securing convergence among Muslim nations for contending with current...
2 September 2015 18:10
A Qom Seminary professor said those Sunnis who have not been influenced by Wahhabi thinking have no problem with making pilgrimage the holy shrines of the Supreme Imams.
Hujjat al-Islam Mohammad-Amin Pouramini, a professor in the Islamic Seminary of Qom, stated that the belittling of the term “haram” (shrine) by Wahhabi networks when referring to Mashhad’s Holy Shrine of Imam al-Ridha...
31 August 2015 14:16
The movie was screened as the opening film of this year’s festival, which was started on August 27 and will last until September 7, 2015 in Montreal, Canada.
According to Tasnim dispatches, Canadian moviegoers queued up to watch the long-awaited film in the prestigious festival.
The MWFF is the only competitive Film Festival in North America recognized by the FIAPF...
21 August 2015 10:05
Each year around 25 million birds are illegally killed in the Mediterranean Sea region, a report by a global partnership of conservation organisations says.
On Thursday, Birdlife International published a report that found many birds are shot, captured in nets or trapped after being lured with recordings of birdsong.
Different techniques to catch the birds included the use of lime sticks that...
5 August 2015 14:05
A ceremony was held in Iran’s capital of Tehran on Wednesday to mark 'the Islamic Human Rights and Human Dignity Day',designated by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
The ceremony coincides with the 25th anniversary of adoption of the Declaration of Islamic Human Rights.
During the gathering, the Iranian Judiciary’s Human Rights Committee is going to award the 2nd Islamic Human Rights...
5 August 2015 13:35
Iranian high school students have come in first place in the 9th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA).
Iran's students became this year’s world champions with three gold, four silver and three bronze medals, the Mehr news agency quoted Deputy Director of National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents and Young Researchers, Hassan Saei Dehghan, as saying on Tuesday.
23 July 2015 15:34
Research shows the drug solanzumab could slow down Alzheimer's disease with medical experts showing concern at the rising levels of those suffering with the disease.
A new drug is set to be unveiled that could slow down Alzheimer's disease. In the UK, it is thought 225,000 people will develop dementia this year. That is one person every three minutes. Research conducted...
14 July 2015 12:59
Iran has unveiled the first international Qur’an festival in the Russian capital Moscow. The week-long event features exhibits of Islamic art and culture from across the Muslim world.
14 July 2015 12:49
Iran’s tourism is already seeing a resurgence, with foreign hoteliers visiting the country to test the waters for the huge bonanza of an underdeveloped market.
Hotel groups from Germany, Greece, South Korea and Singapore have traveled to Iran in recent weeks for talks, head of the Cultural Heritage Organization Massoud Soltanifar said.
“Foreign investment groups are studying the Iranian tourism market and...
10 July 2015 15:08
The 23rd International Qur’an Exhibition in Tehran has provided an opportunity for Muslim believers to learn about the latest studies on the impact of different aspects of Qur’anic teachings on everyday life.
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