Eid al-Adha


  • Leader pardons, commutes sentences of 615 inmates 2018-09-01 10:36

    Leader pardons, commutes sentences of 615 inmates

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has pardoned or reduced the prison terms of 615 inmates convicted by various courts.

  • اقامه نماز عید قربان در مصلی تهران 2018-08-22 13:19

    Iranian Cleric: war on Iran to inflict heavy costs on U.S., Israel

    TEHRAN – Iranian Cleric Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami warned the U.S. against the consequences of taking military action against Iran, saying such aggression will inflict heavy costs not only on the U.S., but also on its ally, the Zionist regime of Israel.

  • Ghani-Taliban 2018-08-21 09:36

    President Ghani again extends olive branch to Taliban ahead of Eid al Adha

    TEHRAN - Stung by the scathing criticism for failing to contain escalating violence, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has again extended an olive branch to the Taliban, declaring a conditional ceasefire ahead of Eid al Adha.

  • Food products imported from Saudi Arabia are illegal: official 2017-09-02 21:00

    Saudi team to visit Iran soon: report

    A Saudi diplomatic delegation is set to go to Iran to assess damages to the kingdom’s diplomatic missions in Tehran and Mashhad, the Kuwaiti daily Al Jareeda reported on Saturday, citing Iranian sources close to the foreign minister.

  • Assyrian lawmaker congratulates Leader on Eid al-Adha 2017-09-02 10:14

    Assyrian lawmaker congratulates Leader on Eid al-Adha

    TEHRAN – An Assyrian member of the Iran Parliament has congratulated Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on the occasion of Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice), an important festival on the Islamic calendar.

  • al-Aqsa mosque 2017-09-02 10:07

    Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers

    Muslims around the world celebrated the Eid al-Adha holiday on Friday, one of the holiest celebrations of the Islamic calendar. Palestinians flocked to al-Aqsa mosque for prayers. Muslims mark the holiday by slaughtering animals such as sheep and goats. The meat is shared among family and friends and also donated to the poor.

  • Be like rain/ By cartoonist Majid Khosroanjom 2017-09-02 09:06

    ‘Be like rain’ campaign aims to feed mal-nourished children

    TEHRAN — A campaign called ‘Baran bashim’ in Persian (literary meaning be like rain) is soliciting contributions to provide food for mal-nourished children living in underprivileged areas across Iran.

  • اقامه نماز عید سعید قربان در بیرجند 2016-09-12 21:51

    Iran marks Eid al-Adha, Mina crush

    TEHRAN – Millions of Iranians marked Eid al-Adha on Monday while remembering the memory of 464 Iranian pilgrims who lost their lives during a hajj stampede in Mina in September 2015, which Tehran blamed on the organizers’ incompetence.