Posts

EU new demand to open an office in Tehran

, , , , ,
SHAFAQNA- The head of National Security and Foreign Affairs Committee in Iran Parliment said European Union has proposed a new demand to open an office in Tehran. Heshmatollah Fallahatpishe, addressing the session held in committee with 26…

Iran Commemorates the National Day of Persian Poet Mowlana Rumi

, , , , , ,
SHAFAQNA- Iranians commemorate National Mowlavi Day to pay tribute to the renowned 13th century Persian poet on his birthday anniversary. Iranians hold ceremonies in different cities across the country every year, including the capital,…

Photos: Eucharist ceremony for Commemoration of the Saint George in Tehran

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA: A ceremony for commemoration of the Saint George was attended by the Archbishop of the Armenians of Tehran at the Saint George Church in Tehran.  Eucharist ceremony was held on September 29, 2018. …

Terror attack on military parade in Ahvaz, Iran +Video

, , , , , , , , ,
SHAFAQNA- In a terrorist attack on a military parade in Iran’s southern city of Ahvaz on Saturday, ten people were killed and at least 20 people others injured , a provincial governor said.  Gunmen opened fire on people from behind a…

Iran called for militants to be “cleaned out” of Syria’s Idlib province

, , ,
SHAFAQNA - Iran's foreign minister said at the start of a visit to Damascus that "terrorists must be purged" from Syria's Idlib and the entire northwestern province returned to government control. The visit comes days before the leaders of…

Manuscripts about Imam Ali (A.S) in Tehran Exhibition

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA- IQNA: Tehran hosted an exhibition of manuscripts about the first Shia Imam, Imam Ali (AS). The Malek National Museum and Library is hosting the expo, titled Amir Raah (commander of the path). It features various handwritten…

A closer look into the contemporary history of Azerbaijan

, , , , ,
SHAFAQNA- OZY | By: DAN PELESCHUK: The brief but inclusive Azerbaijan Democratic Republic shows that innovation can come from where it’s least expected. The exotic, cosmopolitan city buzzed with activity, its multicultural lifeblood driven…

Photos: Martyrdom of Imam Jaf'ar al-Sadiq commemorated in Mashhad and Shah-Abdol-Azim Shrine

, , , , ,
SHAFAQNA - Mehr News Agency : Countless number of followers of the Ahl al-Bayt (Household of the Prophet) converged in Tehran’s Shah-Abdol-Azim shrine and in the streets of Iranian northeastern city of Mashahd to mark the martyrdom of the…

8 ISIS terrorists executed in Tehran over 2017 Parliament attack

, , ,
SHAFAQNA - ISNA : Eight members of Daesh terrorist group who were convicted in the 2017 deadly attack on Parliament and Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini’s mausoleum in Tehran have been executed. According to the public relations of Tehran’s…

Iran-Iraq trade balance hit $10b: Envoy

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA - IRNA:  The value of trade exchanges between Tehran and Baghdad reached ten billion dollars for a one-year period, Iran's ambassador to Iraq announced on Wednesday. There are many historical, cultural and political commonalities…

Ayat. Khamenei to lead Eid-al-Fitr prayers in Tehran

, , ,
SHAFAQNA - Mehr News Agency : The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Sayed Ali Khamenei will lead the Eid-al-Fitr (the fast-breaking feast) prayers in Tehran, to be held at the Imam Khomeini Prayer Grounds on Friday, June 15.    Office…

Rouhani: a secure and stable Afghanistan is a must for regional security

, ,
SHAFAQNA - ISNA: President Rouhani described a secure and stable Afghanistan a must for regional security and development and stressed that Tehran always supports peace and stability in Afghanistan.    President Rouhani described a secure…

Tehran to Host Muslim-Christian Dialogue

SHAFAQNA - According to the website of the Islamic Culture and Relations organization (ICRO), Dimitry Safonov, secretary for interreligious relations of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Hojat-ol-Islam…

Turkish PM: Ankara, Tehran, Baghdad to meet on Iraqi KRG referendum

SHAFAQNA- Turkey, Iran and Iraq will soon hold high-level talks on the recent referendum conducted by the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government, the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım told reporters on Thursday. Yıldırım, after…

When the sun set on neo-imperial America and Iran rose a geopolitical giant

SHAFAQNA - If the floor of the UNGA this September 2017 will long echo US President Donald Trump’s military grandstanding versus not one, but two military giants: Iran and North Korea, it is likely his tirade will be remembered as America’s…

Tehran Int’l Quran Expo to Conclude Friday

SHAFAQNA - Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance will officiate the closing ceremony, according to the organizers. The world’s largest Quranic event, the international Quran exhibition is annually held by the culture and Islamic guidance…

Tehran Was Always America’s Final Destination, the Target of the ISIS Terror Attack; By Tony Cartalucci

SHAFAQNA- Several were left dead and many more injured after coordinated terror attacks on Iran’s capital of Tehran. Shootings and bombings targeted Iran’s parliament and the tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini. According to Reuters, the so-called…

Pope Francis slams Tehran terrorist attacks

SHAFAQNA - Pope Francis on Friday expressed his condolences to the Iranian families who lost their loved ones in Wednesday's terrorist attacks in the Iranian capital and described as barbaric such attacks. Pope Francis, in his message, which…

Intl. Holy Quran Exhibition kicks off in Tehran

SHAFAQNA- Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Reza Salehi-Amiri opened the 25th International Holy Quran Exhibition at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Mosalla on Monday. Copies of the Holy Quran published by various Iranian and international…

6th International Conference in support of the Palestinian Intifada

,
SHAFAQNA - “The sorrowful story of Palestine and the excruciating sadness felt because of the oppression against this patient, enduring and resistant nation, truly distresses any individual who seeks freedom, truth and justice and it thrusts…

#Pray_for_Tehran - Fire ravages Tehran, scores feared dead in building collapse

SHAFAQNA - A high-rise Tehran building engulfed by a fire has collapsed, killing at least 30 firefighters and injuring 75 other people, according to state media reports. Firefighters had been battling the blaze at the Plasco building, a…

Major national press expo kicks off in Tehran

SHAFAQNA - The 21st edition of Press and News Agencies Exhibition with the participation of over 700 news media opened on Sat. at Tehran Grand Musalla. The slogan of this year’s edition of the exhibition is “Fair Criticism, Responsible…