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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.

Ramadan in Iran: What is Eid (Aid)

Eid e-Fitr and the day following are the two main days following the Islamic celebrations. Eid al-Fitr translates as the ‘festival of breaking the fast’ and happens immediately after Ramadan, with festivity, day-time feasts and family…

What is Ramadan (Ramazan)?

Ramadan is the most sacred month of the year in Islamic culture. Muslims observe the month of Ramadan, to mark that Allah, or God, gave the first chapters of the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad in 610. During Ramadan, Muslims fast, abstain…