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Leader’s website offering French, Russian, Spanish editions unveiled

The new versions, which are run by the office for preservation and dissemination of Ayatollah Khamenei’s works, were unveiled during a ceremony in Tehran on Monday, ISNA reported. The ceremony was held on the occasion of Eid al-Ghadir, which commemorates the Prophet of Islam, Prophet Mohammad (PBUH)’s announcing Imam Ali (AS), the first Shia Imam, as his successor in 632…

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Leader: Iranian youths should expand borders of science

Ayatollah Khamenei made the remark in a meeting with Iranian Olympiad medal winners and Iran’s national youth volleyball team on Wednesday. “In spite of all the efforts made since the victory of the Islamic Revolution, particularly in the past 20 years, toward the advancement of science and technology [in Iran], we still lag a lot. And the key obligation on…

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Artists pull work from UK museum over Saudi arms sales

Protest Stencil, which identifies itself as an art-activist group and specializes in replacing standard advertisements with political poster campaigns, had agreed to donate a poster to the London Science Museum’s new exhibition, Top Secret, according to the Associated Press. “I’ve pulled out of the exhibition because I found out that the exhibition was sponsored by Raytheon, the arms maker and…

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Iran tourism experiencing boom despite sanctions: Official

Ali Asghar Mounessan, who heads the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran (ICHTO), said on Tuesday that tourism in Iran has been experiencing a boom despite tough sanctions imposed on the country by the United States. Mounessan told the official IRNA agency that the number of foreign tourists visiting Iran in the 12-month period ending in March 2019…

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In pictures: Pious and festive on Eid al-Fitr

Children play during the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, in Kabul, Afghanistan, on June 4, 2019. (Photo by Reuters) Muslim children perform Eid al-Fitr prayers at the grand mosque in Pristina, Kosovo, on June 4, 2019. (Photo by AFP) Muslims pray during Eid al-Fitr celebrations in 16th-century Aladza Mosque in Foca, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on June…

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Iranian Poets Meet with Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed Imam Ayatollah Khamenei

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Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed Imam Ali Khamenei Visits 32nd Int’l Book Fair in Tehran

During the tour of the exhibition, Ayatollah Khamenei visited book pavilions as publishers provided information about their latest publishing activities. During the 10-day book fair, which will end on May 4, some 2,400 Iranian publishers are displaying 300,000 book titles, while about 800 foreign publishers will showcase 137,000 their latest publications. This year’s fair is aimed at strengthening the publishing…

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Nowruz celebrations: Iranians ring in Persian New Year

  Nowruz, which means New Day, is the first day of the Persian calendar month of Farvardin. The day usually falls on March 20 but in leap years, it coincides with March 21. Being originally a festival of Persian origin, Nowruz is also celebrated by hundreds of millions of people from other ethno-linguistic groups in several countries, including Tajikistan, Uzbekistan,…

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On the streets in Iran: Amou Nowruz & Haji Firooz +Pics

  Families often get together for the occasion. Some visit the elderly. Others take to public events. And still others choose to spend the moment New Year begins with the tick of the clock at the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (PBUH) in Mashhad or other sacred sites. Meanwhile, public entertainers don the costumes of traditional folktale characters Amou Nowruz — literally…

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THE SOLUTION FOR KASHMIRI PLIGHT IN PRIVATE, AND FOR WORLD PROBLEMS

THE SOLUTION FOR KASHMIRI PLIGHT IN PRIVATE,  AND FOR WORLD PROBLEMS “And let there be [arising] from you an ummah inviting to [all that is] good, enjoining what is right and forbidding what is wrong, and those will be the successful.” [1] Let there be from you an Ummah, the gathering under the leadership of an Imam inviting to good,…

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