• FMs 2022-07-02 21:23

    Iran, Iraq FMs discuss Hajj collaboration

    TEHRAN – The top diplomats of Iran and Iraq have held a telephone conversation in which they discussed a variety of issues, including the two countries’ cooperation on the Hajj.

  • Hajj 2022-06-19 21:41

    Iranian Hajj pilgrims descend on Saudi Arabia in thousands

    TEHRAN - As of Saturday, more than 11,000 Iranian Hajj pilgrims arrived in Saudi Arabia, most of them via Medina Airport and the others through Jeddah Airport.

  • Leader 2022-06-08 20:40

    Leader decries normalization between Israel, Arab states

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has touched on the issue of normalization of ties between Israel and some Arab states, underlining that establishing relations with Israel will be of no advantage to them.

  • Amir Abdollahian-Hajj 2022-05-29 21:35

    Amir Abdollahian: Iran to send team to S. Arabia to facilitate Hajj pilgrimage

    TEHRAN— Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian announced on Sunday that a Foreign Ministry team has been tasked to facilitate Hajj pilgrimage by Iranian citizens.

  • Iranian handicrafts: Ihrami 2021-10-11 20:00

    Iranian handicrafts: Ihrami

    TEHRAN - Ihrami is a kind of traditional fabric of Iran that is traditionally produced in the southwest Khuzestan province.

  • Palestine 2021-07-27 21:22

    By Dina Yulianti

    Hajj and the struggle against the apartheid regime of Israel

    TEHRAN- One of the messages of Hajj is to fight racism. Everyone who performs Hajj must perform tawaf and sa'i. During tawaf, a pilgrim must also circle the tomb of Sayidah Hajar, which is attached to one part of the Kaaba. Then, he or she must perform sa'i, to run back and forth, from Safa to Marwah. 

  • Leader 2021-07-19 20:27

    Ayatollah Khamenei contextualizes resistance against the West

    TEHRAN – In a message to the 2021 Hajj, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has put the need to resist Western domination in the region in a much broader context than present-day power projection.

  • Leader 2021-07-19 12:28

    'Innocent, bloodied Yemen torments every heart,' Ayatollah Khamenei says

    Leader says deep ignorance humiliated U.S. in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN — On the occasion of the beginning of the Hajj ritual, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei issued a message in which he pointed to series of issues concerning the Islamic world.

  • Hajj 2020-06-23 22:28

    Iran not to send pilgrims to Hajj

    TEHRAN - Representative of the Leader in Hajj and Pilgrimage Affairs and the Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization issued a joint statement on Tuesday announcing Iran will not send pilgrims to Hajj in the current year.

  • Rahbar 2020-01-20 18:42

    Iranians’ resistance has angered U.S., Ayatollah Khamenei says 

    Leader: Hajj ritual best opportunity to clarify religious democracy 

    TEHRAN - The Iranians’ resistance in the face of the increasing U.S. pressure has angered Washington as a “bully”, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution noted as he was speaking on the merits of religious democracy. 

  • Iran’s Hajj organization chief in Saudi Arabia for talks 2019-12-07 19:23

    Iran’s Hajj organization chief in Saudi Arabia for talks

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Alireza Rashidian left Tehran for Saudi Arabia on Saturday to hold talks with Saudi officials over the next year’s Umrah Hajj rituals.

  • Hajj return flights conclude 2019-09-12 00:41

    Hajj Return Flights is done

    TEHRAN - Hajj return flights from Saudi Arabia to Iran came to an end on Monday, when the last flight returning Iranian hajj pilgrims from Medina landed at Imam Khomeini International Airport.

  • Hajj pilgrims to be home before Ashura 2019-08-25 19:15

    Hajj pilgrims to be home before Ashura

    TEHRAN – An official in charge of pilgrims’ affairs has said all Iranian pilgrims who had traveled to Saudi Arabia for the annual Hajj rituals will return home before the Day of Ashura, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • Iranian hajj pilgrims returning home 2019-08-17 18:54

    Iranian hajj pilgrims returning home

    TEHRAN – The first group of Iranian hajj pilgrims flew home on Friday, departing from Medina in Saudi Arabia to Sari, the capital of Mazandaran province, Tasnim reported.

  • pilgrimage experience 2019-08-10 16:23

    By Dr. Seyed Hossein Hosseiniseddiq

    The pilgrimage experience

    As the Hajj is approaching again, I would like to share my pilgrimage experiences with the readers of the Tehran Times.

  • Message of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution to the great Hajj congregation 2019-08-10 12:07

    Leader: Hajj is a great opportunity to combat the Deal of the Century

    Message of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution to the great Hajj congregation:

  •  A formal ceremony was held at the Imam Khomeini International Airport to bid farewell to the first batches of Iranian Hajj pilgrims, July 8, 2019. 2019-07-08 19:53

    First groups of Hajj pilgrims leave for Saudi Arabia

    TEHRAN – On Monday, first batches of Iranian Hajj pilgrims departed from nine airports for Saudi Arabia.

  • 86, 550 Iranians to start hajj pilgrimage 2019-06-26 19:33

    86, 550 Iranians to start hajj pilgrimage

    TEHRAN – This year, some 86,550 Iranians will travel to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, for performing hajj pilgrimage, deputy director of Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization, has said.