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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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“Women must be trained Islamically, passing this training on to their children in their care so that when their children mature, they become servants for Islam and humanity.”

  “Women must be trained Islamically, passing this training on to their children in their care so that when their children mature, they become servants for Islam and humanity.” Imam Rohollah Khomeini (A.S) 11 April 1979

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Prayer can elevate the society : Supreme Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei said that if prayers are observed with modesty and mind-presence, they can elevate the status of the society. He made the remarks in his message to the 27th National Prayer Conference which started today in Semnan. A big part of the society’s current problems is due to ignoring this fact regarding prayers, he…

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Iran hopes e-Visa can attract more foreign tourists

Iran has begun to issue electronic visa for foreign tourists as part of a larger initiative to cope with the restrictions imposed by the US administration on those traveling to the country. According to the Head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) Ali Asghar Mounesan the plan has been implemented since Thursday, November 22. He added that the plan…

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PHOTOS: Study shows traveler safety in Iran matches Europe

A new report on global security has portrayed Iran as safe as much of western Europe for travelers in what could be an evidence that the country’s tourism industry has a good potential to provide a serious source of revenues in face of draconian US sanctions. The 2019 Travel Risk Map prepared, launched by global risk experts International SOS in collaboration with…

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Iran to Host World’s Biggest Gathering of Islamic Scholars

The 32nd International Islamic Unity Conference, organized by the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought (WFPIST), is slated to be held in Tehran on November 24-26 with representatives from more than 80 countries in attendance. High-ranking officials and religious figures, including 10 ministers and 40 Muftis, plan to participate in the international event. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani…

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Iranians mark Prophet Muhammad’s passing anniversary

Iranians are holding mourning rituals nationwide to mark the anniversaries of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)’s passing as well as the martyrdom of his grandson, Imam Hassan (PBUH), the second Imam. The 28th day of the month of Safar (the second month in the lunar calendar) marks the passing away of Islam’s Prophet and Imam Hassan. The black-clad faithful gather in mosques,…

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Wheelchair-bound men walk again after receiving new spinal implant

A revolutionary new spinal implant has enabled wheelchair-bound men, with a spinal-cord injury, to walk again, a report says. According to a new research, whose results published in the journal Nature on Wednesday, the paraplegic men regained control of his leg muscles after they were implanted with electrical stimulators that could help compensate for the damage to his spinal cords.…

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