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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.

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…

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…