Category: Occasion
Tehran markets before Nowruz_thumbnail

TEHRAN, Mar. 16 (MNA) – People in Tehran are busy these days purchasing the items they need for celebrating the new Iranian year of 1403. The beginning of the new year is called Nowruz in Iran like many other neighboring countries.

Parvin Etesami; noble poets of Persian literature_thumbnail

Born in Tabriz in 1907, Rakhshandeh Etesami, better known as Parvin Etesami, moved to Tehran with her family early in her life. In addition to formal schooling at the American Girls College in Tehran and graduating in 1924 from the Iran Bethel School, she obtained a solid understanding of Arabic and classical Persian literature from her father. Parvin was […]

Iranian FM felicitates Muslim counterparts on Ramadan_thumbnail

In his messages, the top Iranian diplomat called for the unity of Muslims around the world to realize the lofty ideals of Islam. He said that the Islamic world should also be united in confronting the aggression and crimes of the Israeli regime against the Palestinian people. Referring to the complete siege of the Gazans […]

Quran recitation ceremony to be held in presence of Leader_thumbnail

The Quran recitation ceremony will be broadcast live on IRIB in the presence of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday afternoon. This event will be broadcast today with the presence of several distinguished reciters, teachers, and Quranic activists coinciding with the first day of the holy month of Ramadan. Imam Khomeini’s Hosseinieh hosts the Quran […]

ّFajr International Badminton competition in Yazd_thumbnail

TEHRAN, Feb. 04 (MNA) – The 32nd edition of Fajr International Badminton Competition hosted by Yazd wrapped up on Sunday in the presence of the Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kioumars Hashemi. The competitions were held on the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran.

Shaban occasions celebrated in Iran’s Qom_thumbnail

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) – Hazrat Abul Fazl Al-Abbas (AS) birth anniversary in the month Shaban was celebrated in Iran’s Qom city. As the photo album depicts, the people of Qom also celebrate the Engineer Day in the country.

Iran marks National Day of Nasir al-Din Tusi_thumbnail

Tusi was born in Tus in 1201 and died in Baghdad in 1274. Very little is known about his childhood and early education, apart from what he writes in his autobiography, Contemplation, and Action (Sayr wa suluk). As a young boy, Nasir al-Din was encouraged by his father to study all “the branches of knowledge […]

Felicitations to Muslims on Eid al-Adha_thumbnail

Millions of Muslims across Iran celebrate Eid al-Adha, the second Eid festival of the year in the Islamic calendar. The event is also known as the ‘Feast of the Sacrifice’, with the word ‘Adha’ in Arabic meaning ‘sacrifice’. Based on Muslim belief, Eid al-Adha commemorates Prophet Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son, Isma’il, according to […]

Millions of Muslims around world celebrating Eidal-Fitr_thumbnail

The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the 29 or 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the entire month of Ramadan. As the date of Eid depends on the sighting of the moon, there may be variations in the exact date that is celebrated around the world. The announcement of the exact dates of Eid Al-Fitr […]

Eid al-Fitr prayer held in Tehran_thumbnail

TEHRAN, May 03 (MNA) – The prayer of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, was held in Shah Abdolazim Shrine and Imamzadeh Saleh.

Oman, Qatar felicitate Raeisi on Eid al-Fitr_thumbnail

In a phone conversation held on Sunday, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq felicitated Eid al-Fitr to Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi and people of Iran. He also invited Raeisi to visit Oman. For his part, Iranian President congratulated Eid to him and wished Sultan of Oman health and success, and the people of the country prosperity and felicity. In […]

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