The baptism ceremony of Jesus Christ (AS), Iran

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SHAFAQNA- IRNA: According to the tradition of every year, at the beginning of the new year, the baptism of Jesus Christ (AS) was held at the Church of Maryam e Moghaddas in Shiraz, with the presence of the Priest Golestanian, a member…

Photos: Opening of the largest Middle Eastern Church in Egypt

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SHAFAQNA- Egypt's president opened the largest Middle Eastern church on Sunday. According to Al-Youm al-Saba, Spokesman for the Egyptian Orthodox Copts Church announced that the opening ceremony of the largest church in the Middle East was…

Photos: Birds migrate to Hawizeh Marshes

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SHAFAQNA- ISNA: Hawizeh Marshes are the permanent marshes located between Iran-Iraq Border fed by Iran’s Karkheh River and Iraq’s Tigris River and their bifurcations. The marshes are 450 thousand hectares in extent in which a third of…

Infographic: Gender equality – Where are we today?

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SHAFAQNA- This infographic highlights progress and remaining challenges for women in a range of areas, from politics, to literacy, to wages and media representation.   Read more from Shafaqna: Infographics: What Are Parents…

Crowds of pilgrims circulating and angels jostling to lattice-enclosed tomb of Imam Ali (Peace Be Upon Him)

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SHAFAQNA- Crowds of pilgrims circulating and angels jostling to lattice-enclosed tomb of Imam Ali (Peace Be Upon Him)

Photos: Painting Exhibition "Al-Haq-ma'-Ali"

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SHAFAQNA- Mehr News: Opening ceremony of "Al-Haq-ma'-Ali" Painting Exhibition, new works by Hassan Rouhol Alamin, held at Niavaran Cultural Center on Friday.   Read more from Shafaqna: Persian and Islamic…

Photos: Events to mark the martyrdom of Lady Fatima Al-Zahra (S.A) in Cologne

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SHAFAQNA- The Shia community of Cologne, Germany held a series of events to mark the martyrdom of Lady Fatima Al-Zahra (PBUH). The Mawkib of Abbess Al-Shakeri conducted a ceremony, ”the raid on Imam Ali’s house” play and the Fatima Al-Zahra’s…

Photos: Imam Hussain Shrine's Stunning designs and arabesque

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: Imam Hussain Shrine's Stunning designs and arabesque.

Photos: Birth Anniversary of Jesus Christ and Prayer in the Church of the Assyrian Catholic Church in Tehran

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SHAFAQNA-  Birth Anniversary of Jesus and Prayer by Archbishop Ramsey Gurmo, in the Church of the Assyrian Catholic Church in Tehran. Read more from Shafaqna: Muslims and Christians Celebrate Christmas Together Iran's…

Imam Ali's (A.S) Holy Shrine visited by Catholic Clerks, Scientists, and Researchers from around the world

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Ali Network: A group of catholic clerks, scientists and researchers specialized in Islamic studies had the honor of visiting the Imam Ali (PBUH) Holy Shrine. The employees of the Public Relations Department received them hospitably…

Photos: Tobafi in eastern Iran

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SHAFAQNA- IRNA: This photo shows Tobafi (towel weaving), an art in eastern Iran that has been registered by World Crafts Council in 2018. Read more from Shafaqna: Photos: Meet 80 year old Turkmen jeweler Photos:…

Photos: Pilgrims mourn for Hazrat Masoumeh

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SHAFAQNA- Mehr News: A great number of pilgrims mourned for Hazrat Masoumeh (SA) in Qom province on Dec. 18 on the eve of her death anniversary.   Read more from Shafaqna: Photos: A Historical Photo of Hazrat Masoumeh…

Photos: "Les Miserables" play in Espinas Palace Hotel in west of Tehran

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SHAFAQNA- IRNA: Iranian director Hossein Parsai is staging a musical based Victor Hugo's French historical novel “Les Misérables” in Espinas Palace Hotel in west of Tehran on Dec 4, 2018. Read…

In Picture: Various crops from farms of Imam Hussain Shrine

SHAFAQNA- Photography: Mohammed ElQer'awei  

Photos: Meet 80 year old Turkmen jeweler

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SHAFAQNA- Mehr News Agency: Gholam Agh is the name of a 80-year-old artist who has devoted 60 years of his life to creating Turkmen jewelry and teaching the art to next generations in Gonbad Kavus, northern Golestan province. Currently, he…

Photos: The presence of teens in Friday prayers

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SHAFAQNA- The presence of teenagers in Friday prayers in Tehran.   Read more from Shafaqna: Photos: Haj pilgrims walk out after the Friday prayer What is the ruling if a person follows the Friday prayer leader with the intention…

Photos: Celebration of the anniversary of victory over ISIS

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: Victory Makers celebrate the anniversary of victory over ISIS. Read more from shafaqna: ISIS attack at borders between Iraq, Syria foiled The ISIS terrorist group has executed 3070 people in Syria

Photos: The "Minas Day" in Tehran

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SHAFAQNA- The "Minas Day" ceremony was held in Tehran at the Sorapa Menas Church, with the presence of a group of Armenians and Archbishop of Armenians. The construction of this church is related to the Qajar period, and it considers as one…

In Pictures: Imam Hussain Holy Shrine provides assistance to families of martyred PMU

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SHAFAQNA-In Pictures: Imam Hussain Holy Shrine provides assistance to families of martyred PMU

Photos: Iran's historic city of Yazd

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SHAFAQNA: In the centre of Iran, a 2500 year old historic city of Yazd is located. Yazd is the city of high adobe walls, windcatchers (a traditional Persian architectural element for creating natural ventilation in buildings), subterranean…

Photos: Karbala commemorates the martyrdom anniversary of the companion Sa'eed Ibn Jubayr

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The procession of the people of Karbala commemorates in cooperation with the holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them) the martyrdom anniversary of the companion Sa'eed Ibn Jubayr. The…

Photos: King Faisal Mosque in Marawi, Philippines

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SHAFAQNA- Beautiful Mosque: The biggest mosque in Marawi City, this structure is located in Mindanao State University. It is named after the former king of Saudi Arabia who also financed its construction. The structure is noticeable for…

Photos: Windows of Heaven

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: Beautiful images of Imam Hussain (A.S) Holy Shrine in Karbala. Read more from Shafaqna: Photos: Silk Road’s largest caravansary of Miandasht Photos: Iran's Lorestan province Wedding ceremony Traditional…

Photos: Interfaith celebration of the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (S.A)

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SHAFAQNA- Interfaith celebration of the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (S.A) was held at Islamic Educational Center of Orange County (IECOC) with the presence of Glendale city church pastor Todd Leonard and Prof. Johnny Ramirez-Johnson.  …

Photos: Protest of the families of Pakistani prisoners detained in Bahrain

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SHAFAQNA- Protest of the families of Pakistani prisoners detained in Bahrain's prisons.   Read more from Shafqna: Video: If a Muslim family moves next door to you... What were the recommendations of Imam Hassan Askari (AS)…

Photos: Suppression of the protests against settlements in Ramallah

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SHAFAQNA- Isreal military suppressed the protests rally against settlements in eastern Ramallah in the West Bank of the Jordan River. Read more from Shafaqna: Photos: Jamal Abdel Nasser Mosque in Ramallah - Palestine Palestinian…