Iranian pilgrims


  • Saudia Arabia- Iran 2019-07-28 10:21

    By Saeed Sadraian

    The reflection of “the powerful Iran” in the land of revelation

    Now that thousands of Iranian pilgrims are on their spiritual journey to the holy cities of Mecca and Medina; it is a good time to see how Saudis and other Muslims treat Iranian citizens.

  •  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.

  • A view of Daniel mausoleum in Shush, southwest Iran 2018-01-28 11:48

    A brief look at biblical tomb in Iran

    The tomb of the biblical prophet, Daniel, in southwestern Iran is daily revered by great numbers of domestic pilgrims including the Jewish community.

  • Iran's Red Crescent Society is transferring some150 tons of drugs to Iraq for Arba'een pilgrimage 2017-10-25 17:45

    Iran to provide Arba’een pilgrims with services

    TEHRAN — Iran preparing to provide Arba’een pilgrims with various relief and medical services during the Arba’een walk 2017, director of the Relief and Rescue Organization has said.

  • hajj 2017-08-20 09:09

    Over 64,000 Iranian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

    TEHRAN – Over 64,000 Iranian pilgrims have so far made it to Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia for Hajj ritual, according to the head of the Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization.

  • Khalid Nabi shrine merges faith with beauty 2017-05-06 16:10

    Khalid Nabi shrine merges faith with beauty

    A photo collection depicts the shrine of Khalid Nabi and its scenic peaceful surroundings in Golestan province near the border with Turkmenistan, April 29, 2017. Every year thousands of pilgrims and travelers come to visit the shrine that is surmounted by a tiny cone-shaped dome atop a greenish pick. The shrine is adjacent to an ancient cemetery of the same name, itself a source of charm for the northeastern land. The cemetery has been inscribed on the national heritage list by the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization. AFM/MG Tehran Times/ Aboutaleb Nadri

  • planting tree 2016-11-18 02:44

    Arba’een green belt to help tackle sandstorms

    TEHRAN — Iranian pilgrims destined for the holy city of Karbala planted saplings in border regions of the western province of Ilam, hoping to help tackle the daunting predicament of sandstorms.

  • ambulance 2016-11-12 18:48

    Iran to offer healthcare services to Arba’een pilgrims

    TEHRAN — Pilgrims who are travelling to the Iraqi holy city of Karbala to take part in Arba’een rituals are offered with healthcare services provided with Iran’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS), IRNA news agency reported.

  • 02br3 qashqavi.jpg 2016-11-12 08:54

    Iraq arrests 36 Iranian pilgrims who didn’t carry visa 

    TEHRAN – Iran’s deputy foreign minister for consular affairs on Friday said thirty-six Iranian pilgrims have been arrested in Iraq for entering the country without a visa.

  • Iraqi security forces inspect the site of a blast where a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden ambulance in Iraq's holy city of Samarra, north of Baghdad, Nov. 6, 2016. 2016-11-06 22:03

    Bombing in Iraq's Samarra kills several Iranians

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday strongly condemned terrorist attacks in the Iraqi cities of Tikrit and Samarra that killed several people, including some Iranian pilgrims in Samarra.