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Religion plays an important part of many parts of Iranian peoples lives. Islam, Christianity, Judaism are among the main religions practised in Iran.

How Christians Celebrate Christmas in Tehran?

As Christians around the world celebrate Christmas, the holiday season is also observed in Iran where Christians make up less than 0.2% of the country's population.  Christmas trees decorated with red, green and gold gift boxes placed

Hajj art expo on until Weds

The Art Bureau, a Tehran-based centre affiliated with the Islamic Ideology Dissemination Organization, is currently playing host to two art exhibitions on Hajj, Tehran Times reported on July 22. The bureau’s Gallery No. 1 is displaying a…

Bank Holiday: Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq

July 9, 2018, is a bank holiday in Iran commemorating the martyrdom of Imam Sadeq (SA) who died in 765 due to a poisoning by Al-Mansur. Jaʿfar ibn Muḥammad al-Ṣādiq commonly known as Jaʿfar al-Sadiq or simply al-Sadeq (The Truthful), was…