• مراسم بدرقه حجاج 2017-07-31 17:16

    By: Mahmoud Rahimi

    Farewell ceremony of Hajj pilgrims

    TEHRAN, Jul. 31 (MNA) – Farewell ceremony of Hajj pilgrims was held on Monday, in Imam Khomeini International Airport, in the presence of Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Reza Salehi Amiri. This is the first group of pilgrims flied for Hajj in Saudi Arabia since the kingdom ruptured diplomatic ties with the Islamic Republic in 2016.

  • نشست خبری بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت خارجه 2017-06-24 11:59

    Iran strongly slams imminent attack on Mecca Grand Mosque

    TEHRAN, Jun. 24 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi condemned terrorist attack in Mecca underlining that Iran is ready to help countries in countering it.

  •   2017/03/18

    By: Hossein Askari

    King Salman: relinquish guardianship of Islam’s holy sites

    TEHRAN, Mar. 18 (MNA) – Mecca and Medina, situated in west of Saudi Arabia, are Islam’s two holiest sites. The region is the birthplace of Islam and of the Prophet Mohammad.

  • نشست خبری سخنگوی وزارتامور خارجه 2016-10-29 08:54

    Stop abusing religious sanctities: Ghasemi

    TEHRAN, Oct. 29 (MNA) – The Spokesperson of Iran’s Foreign Ministry, Bahram Ghasemi, described Emirati FM’s claims of Yemenis attacking to Mecca as abuse of religious sanctities for petty political motives.

  • سعید اوحدی 2016-09-16 16:10

    Normal ties with KSA possible after wahhabism: Hajj chief

    TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) – Saeid Owhadi, the Head of Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization, said that normalization of Iran-Saudi Arabia is only possible by the elimination of the Wahhabi ideology.

  • حسن روحانی، رئیس جمهور 2015-09-25 11:00

    Rouhani offers condolences over tragedy in Mecca

    NEW YORK, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Upon landing in New York, President Rouhani issued a statement on the tragic death of pilgrims near Mecca.

  • ghashghavi 2015-09-24 11:22

    Iranian official:

    Intl. lawyers picked to pursue Jeddah airport incident

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Deputy FM for Consulate Affairs Ghashghavi said Iran has selected international lawyers to make sure the next hearings of the case on the sexual abuse of two teenage Iranian pilgrims by Saudi officers at Jeddah airport will not face any problems.

  • amir-abdollahian 2015-09-18 16:41


    Saudi Arabia responsible for crane collapse

    TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) – Iran's deputy FM has slammed the Saudis for their negligence in providing security for Hajj pilgrims.

  • forum 2015-09-17 14:48

    WFPIST offers condolences over Mecca event

    TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) – Secretary General of World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought (WFPIST) issued a statement following the crane crash in Mecca during Hajj pilgrimage.

  • سقوط جرثقیل 2015-09-15 20:54

    Death toll of Iranians in Mecca incident rises to 11

    TEHRAN, Sep. 15 (MNA) – The number of Iranian pilgrims killed in a tower crane incident in the Saudi holy city Mecca, has reached to 11.

  • حادثه سقوط بالابر در مکه مکرمه 2015-09-15 14:51

    Crane collapse kills pilgrims

    MECCA, Sep. 15 (MNA) – The footage shows the moment the crane collapsed in Mecca as storm hit the city and killed 107 people. The footage contains graphic scenes.

  • Larijani 2015-09-14 11:57


    Mecca tragedy due to Saudi govt. negligence

    TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) – Iranian Speaker Ali Larijani on Sunday expressed condolences over the tragic crane collapse in Mecca stressing that the incident was due to the Saudi government's negligence.

  • mecca-crane-ap-1.jpg 2015-09-14 08:50

    Saudi king vows to find cause of tragedy

    RIYADH, Sep. 14 (MNA) – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz vowed to find out what caused a crane collapse that killed 107 people at Mecca’s Grand Mosque ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

  • دیدار اقشار مختلف مردم با رهبر معظم انقلاب 2015-09-13 16:05

    Leader offers condolences for Mecca event victims

    TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic Republic has offered condolences for the victims of crane crash in Mecca during Hajj pilgrimage.

  • rouhani 2015-09-12 15:57

    Pres. Rouhani:

    Iran ready to send medical aid to Mecca

    TEHRAN, Sep. 12 (MNA) – Iranian President in a message on Sat. deemed the Mecca crane collapse that killed 107 and injured 238 others reason of great pain and grief for the Islamic Ummah, stressing Iran’s readiness to send medical aid.

  • سقوط جرثقیل 2015-09-12 09:58

    Mecca incident leaves 32 Iranians injured, one dead

    MECCA, Sep. 12 (MNA) – One Iranian pilgrim lost his life and 32 others suffered injuries in the deadly crane collapse occurred in Mecca Friday afternoon.