IQNA

Largest Number of Pilgrims since 2003 Visit Karbala for Ashura Mourning Rituals

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A large number of pilgrims have traveled to the city of Karbala in Iraq to visit the holy shrines of Imam Hussein (AS) and Hazrat Abbas (AS) and attend mourning rituals on the day of Ashura,...
Reflections on Ashura/10

Great Calamity of Ashura and Importance of Patience

TEHRAN (IQNA) – In the tenth episode of “Reflections on Ashura”, Seminary scholar Sheikh Mirza Abbas names Ashura as the day of great calamity while pointing to the need to observe patience and remain...

Iran Condemns Desecration of Quran in Germany, Urges Action against Perpetrators

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the desecration of the Quran in Hamburg, Germany, on the Day of Tasu’a, calling on Berlin to take action against those behind it.

Nasrallah Lauds Palestinians’ Bravery, Successful Defensive Operations against Israel

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The secretary general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah commended the bravery of the Palestinian resistance and said its successful defensive operations during Israel’s recent offensive against the...
Quranic Activities
Quran Memorization Contest Begins in Thailand

Quran Memorization Contest Begins in Thailand

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The preliminary stage of a competition on memorization of the Holy Quran got underway in Thailand earlier this week.
08 Aug 2022, 11:37
Political
OIC Holds Israel Responsible for Consequences of Attack on Gaza  

OIC Holds Israel Responsible for Consequences of Attack on Gaza  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned the Israeli regime’s airstrike on the Gaza Strip, in which at least 15 people, including a senior commander of the Islamic Jihad and a child, were martyred.
06 Aug 2022, 08:56
Religious Activities
Nakhl-Gardani, A Symbolic Funeral Procession for Imam Hussein (AS)
By Maryam Qarehgozlou

Nakhl-Gardani, A Symbolic Funeral Procession for Imam Hussein (AS)

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Nakhl-Gardani is one of the mourning rituals held in different parts of Iran in the month of Muharram which symbolizes the funeral procession of Imam Hussein (AS).
07 Aug 2022, 13:48
World
Extremist Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque amid Gaza Attacks

Extremist Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque amid Gaza Attacks

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Scores of extremist Zionist settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque on Sunday morning as the Israeli regime is bombing Gaza for third day.
07 Aug 2022, 16:42
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