Religious Culture



  • Thailand 2018-03-17 11:44

    Iran’s amb. to Thailand:

    Iran stresses countering violence, extremism

    TEHRAN, Mar. 17 (MNA) – Iran stresses avoiding violence and extremism and seeks coexistence, tolerance and moderation between different religions, according to Iran’s ambassador to Thailand.

  • امامی کاشانی 2018-03-16 17:26

    Enemies after insecurity, irreligious officials in Iran: cleric

    TEHRAN, Mar. 16 (MNA) – Ayatollah Emami Kashani the interim leader of Tehran Friday Prayers asserted that the enemies of Iran are after increasing insecurity and stress in Iran while the officials are not religious.

  • نشست خبری حسن روحانی رئیس‌جمهور 2018-02-07 13:50

    Pres. Rouhani:

    Islamic Revolution causes consolidation of all walks of life

    TEHRAN, Feb. 07 (MNA) – Iranian President Rouhani reiterated that the Islamic Revolution has bonded all walks of life in the country.

  • سال نو میلادی در کلیسای تارگمانچاس مقدس 2018-01-02 14:53

    By: Yasser Nazifi Gilavan

    Armenians celebrate New Year in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Jan. 02 (MNA) – Iranian Armenians hold the Holy Communion rite late on December 31, into early hours of the New Year. In this video file you can see an excerpt of the ceremony filmed at Surp Targmanchats Church in Vahidiyeh of Tehran. According to unofficial accounts, more than 30000 Armenians live in Tehran now.

  • مراسم غبار روبی مضجع شریف ثامن‌الحجج، حضرت امام رضا علیه‌السلام 2017-07-23 11:50

    Leader attends dusting ceremony of Imam Reza Holy Shrine

    MASHHAD, Jul. 23 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attended on Sunday the dusting ceremony of Imam Reza Holy Shrine in Mahshad, Khorasan Razavi province.

  • مراسم احیای شب بیست و سوم ماه رمضان در گلزار شهدای کرمان 2017-06-18 15:54

    Night of Decree across Iran

    TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) – Iranians honored Ramdan's third Night of Decree or Laylat al-Qadr in holy shrines and mosques staying awake, praying and worshipping.

  • alger 2017-03-29 15:30

    Culture min.:

    Iran creates cultural front against Takfiri groups

    TEHRAN, Mar. 29 (MNA) – Iranian Culture Minister Salehi Amiri said Iran has created a cultural front in the face of Takfiri groups in the Middle East.

  • Culture Minister 2017-03-28 13:29

    Culture min.:

    Cultural exchanges way of building bridges between nations

    TEHRAN, Mar. 28 (MNA) – Iran’s Culture Minister Salehi Amiri deemed cultural initiatives as a way of boosting political and economic ties between countries.

  • دیدار الهام علی اف با رهبر معظم انقلاب 2017-03-05 20:23


    Iran-Azerbaijan ties much-envied by enemies

    TEHRAN, Mar. 05 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution has said no power would topple Republic of Azerbaijan as long as it relied on its own people.

  • دیدار جمعی از شاعران مذهبی با رهبر معظم انقلاب در آستانه شهادت حضرت فاطمه زهرا(س) 2017-02-24 11:42

    Iran’s Leader:

    Means of expression, poetry can be used in fighting oppressors

    TEHRAN, Feb. 24 (MNA) – Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayat. Khamenei highlighted the role and impact of using language and poetry as means of promoting ideologies in the fight against oppressors.

  •     2016-12-27 14:55

    Religion's role in intl. actors' behavior exaggerated

    TEHRAN, Dec. 27 (MNA) – A professor of Georgetown University believes there has been an exaggeration of the role of religion in international relations theories.

  • عزاداری اربعین در کشمیر 2016-11-22 16:06

    By: Adil Hussain

    Arbaeen mourning in Kashmir

    KASHMIR, Nov. 22 (MNA) – Undeterred by the intense bone chilling cold, thousands of Kashmiri Shia Muslims took out massive mourning processions across Kashmir on the day of Arbaeen, the 40th day of Karbala martyrs.

  • مراسم عزاداری اربعین حسینی در شهرضا اصفهان 2016-11-21 14:35

    By: Mohammad Mahdi Maleki

    Arbaeen mourning ceremony in Shahreza

    SHAHREZA, Nov. 21 (MNA) – Thousands of mourners in Shahreza, Isfahan province, gathered on Sunday to commemorate Arbaeen of Imam Hossein (AS).

  • حال و هوای کربلای معلی در ایام اربعین حسینی 2016-11-21 13:18

    By: Aboutaleb Nadri

    Karbala hosts millions of pilgrims on Arbaeen

    KARBALA, Nov. 21 (MNA) – Karbala hosts the largest human society in history. Millions of Muslims across the world commemorated Arbaeen, a religious observance that occurs 40 days after the Day of Ashura.

  • اجتماع بزرگ اربعینیان 2016-11-20 18:04

    By: Amin Berenjkar

    Massive Arbaeen procession in Shiraz

    TEHRAN, Nov. 20 (MNA) – Numberless devotees of Imam Hossein (SA) memorialized Day of Arbaeen in Shiraz, the capital of Fars Province.

  •  مراسم پیاده روی روز اربعین در تهران 2016-11-20 15:39

    By: Majid Haghdoust

    Tehrani citizens embark on Arbaeen march

    TEHRAN, Nov. 20 (MNA) – Myriads of people took part in Arbaeen rally today in the Iranian capital to keep alive memory of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), Imam Hossein.

  • عزاداری دانشجویان از دانشگاه تهران تا حسینیه امام خمینی(ره) 2016-11-20 12:12

    By: Asghar Khamseh

    Arbaeen rally of Iranian students

    TEHRAN, Nov. 20 (MNA) – Iranian students started a rally from University of Tehran to Imam Khomeini Husseiniyeh to commemorate Arbaeen in a ceremony attended by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei.

  • حال و هوای کربلای معلی در ایام اربعین حسینی 2016-11-19 15:51

    By: Mohammad Mohsenifar

    Karbala on eve of Arbaeen

    KARBALA, Nov. 19 (MNA) – The story of Imam Hossein is timeless in the Muslim ethos. Millions of people, Muslim and non-Muslim, has packed the city of Karbala for the culmination of one of the world's largest religious event.

  • اولین سلام 2016-11-19 12:09

    By: Mohammad Mohsenifar

    Greetings to Imam Hossein (AS)

    KARBALA, Nov. 19 (MNA) – Imam Hossein’s lovers who have traveled miles on foot to reach the holy shrine on Arbaeen, tearfully present greetings to him upon arrival in Karbala.

  • حال و هوای حرم امام حسین (ع) و حرم حضرت عباس (ع) در آستانه اربعین 95 2016-11-17 18:39

    Karbala; Shrine of Imam Hussein embraced by swarms of pilgrims

    TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) – Only two days to anniversary of 40th day of Imam Hussein (as) martyrdom in October 680 AD, Karbala, where the shrine is located, is hosting millions of Shias from around the world. The site is a historical rendezvous for the lovers of the Prophet’s Household.

  • خدمت‌رسانی مردم عراق به زائرین اربعین حسینی 2016-11-17 15:21

    By: Ahmad Jafari

    ‘Public service’ abounding to pilgrims of Arbaeen

    KARBALA, Nov. 17 (MNA) – Traditionally and historically, Iraqi Shias have welcomed pilgrims of Arbaeen along their path from Najaf to Karbala, providing them diverse sorts of services.

  • پیاده‌روی زائران حسینی از نجف تا کربلا 2016-11-16 14:47

    By: Maniee, Mohsenifar

    Arbaeen pilgrims walking from Najaf to Karbala

    NAJAF, Nov. 16 (MNA) – Millions of pilgrims come together from around the world on the occasion of Arbaeen in Karbala annually making the largest religious gathering ever.

  • حرم امیرالمؤمنین (ع) در آستانه اربعین حسینی 2016-11-15 21:31

    By: Mohammad Mohsenifar

    Imam Ali's shrine on eve of Arbaeen

    TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) – On the eve of Arbaeen rally by millions of Muslims, the holy shrine of Imam Ali (AS) in Najaf of Iraq is one of the main tryst for his lovers.

  • قبرستان وادی السلام 2016-11-15 11:35

    By: Mohammad Mohsenifar

    Wadi Al-Salaam cemetery

    NAJAF, Nov. 15 (MNA) – Wadi Al-Salaam is an Islamic cemetery, located in the Najaf, Iraq. Covering 1,485.5 acres and containing over 5 million bodies, it is the largest cemetery in the world attracting millions of pilgrims annually.

  • اربعین 2016-11-14 13:01

    Thousands of Iranians set off Arbaeen pilgrimage

    TEHRAN, Nov. 14 (MNA) – Thousands of Iranian pilgrims have gathered at Mehran border terminal to pass into Iraq's holy city of Karbala to mark Arbaeen, a sacred Shia Muslim ritual commemoratinf the end of the 40-day mourning period after the killing of Imam Hussein, the Prophet Muhammad's grandson.

  • زائران اربعین حسینی 2016-11-13 14:49

    By: Reza Najjari

    Arbaeen pilgrims

    TEHRAN, Nov. 13 (MNA) – Since the beginning of the Arbaeen walk, many Iranian pilgrims have set foot on the road of love.

  • افتتاحیه چهارمین مجمع اسلامی-مسیحی 2016-11-07 08:58

    By: Mehran Riazi

    Tehran hosting 4th Christian-Muslim Summit

    TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) – The 4th Christian-Muslim Summit kicked off on Sunday attended by representatives from Shia and Sunni Islam as well as Catholic, Protestant and Anglican Christianity. The first Christian-Muslim summit was held in 2009 in Washington, DC, in the US. Beirut, Lebanon, hosted the second summit in 2011 and the third was held in The Vatican in 2014.

  • عزاداری ایام محرم در شاهرود 2016-10-16 14:57

    By: Amirhossein Alidaghi

    Muharram mourning in Shahroud

    SHAHROUD, Oct. 16 (MNA) – Mourning ceremony in remembrance of Imam Hossein (AS) was held on Saturday in Shahroud, Semnan province.

  • عزاداری روز سوم شهادت امام حسین(ع) در بازارِ تبریز 2016-10-15 13:12

    By: Mahsa Jamali

    Imam Hossein's 3rd day of martyrdom mourning in Tabriz

    TABRIZ, Oct. 15 (MNA) – People of Tabriz, in East Azerbaijan province, mourned on the third day of martyrdom of Imam Hossein (AS) in city's Grand Baazar.

  • عزادارای در شهر گلاسکو اسکاتلند 2016-10-13 20:39

    By: Zahra Sobhani

    Glasgow hosts annual Ashura procession

    GLASCOW, Oct. 13 (MNA) – Scottish Muslims marched on Wednesday in Glasgow from Gibson Street to Kelvin Way to observe the rituals of the holy day of Ashura.