Islam

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  • Eight strong reasons to visit Iran 2021-09-07 19:25

    Eight strong reasons to visit Iran

    TEHRAN - If you’re drawn to places where echoes of ancient civilizations resonate down through the ages, Iran could be your thing.

  • Ayatollah Araki: Islamic society’s power depends on returning to divine identity 2021-07-14 18:26

    Ayatollah Araki: Islamic society’s power depends on returning to divine identity

    TEHRAN - Ayatollah Mohsen Araki, a member of the Assembly of Experts, has said if the Islamic society wants to be strong, it must return to its faith and divine identity.

  • Faisal Devji 2021-07-04 16:51

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Idea of exporting democracy is undemocratic: Oxford professor

    TEHRAN - A professor of history at the University of Oxford says that the idea of exporting democracy as a technique or technology is undemocratic.

  • Sheikh Mohammad el-Zo'bi 2021-05-14 15:12

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Islamic Ummah is against occupation not Judaism: Lebanese Islamic preacher

    TEHRAN – A Lebanese Islamic preacher says Israel is the enemy of Islamic nations due to its occupation of the Palestinian land and not just because of Judaism.

  • Isfahan's Imam Mosque restoration reaches final stage 2021-04-24 01:14

    Isfahan's Imam Mosque restoration reaches final stage

    TEHRAN – The project to restore the dome of Isfahan’s iconic Imam Mosque has entered its final phase, according to Fereydoun Allahyari, head of the provincial department for the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Ministry.

  • David Motadel 2021-04-11 15:35

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Minorities struggle racism in Europe as right-wing movements rise: scholar

    TEHRAN - A London-based history professor says that today many people across the world face every day discrimination fuelled by the rise of right-wing movements.

  • Alexander Knysh 2021-03-09 11:25

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Every religion is political: professor

    TEHRAN - Noting that claim of being apolitical is a political statement, a University of Michigan professor of Islamic studies says that “every religion is political”. 

  • Omid Safi 2021-03-07 21:56

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Persian tradition played central role in Islamic mysticism: Duke professor

    TEHRAN -  A professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University says that the Persian tradition played a pivotal role in development of mysticism (Erfan) in the Muslim world. 

  • Book on ancient Tarikhaneh Mosque published 2021-01-13 18:47

    Book on ancient Tarikhaneh Mosque published

    TEHRAN – A book on ancient Tarikhaneh Mosque, which is one of the oldest existing mosques in Iran, has recently been published in Persian.

  • Ian Greenhalgh 2020/11/12

    By Ian Greenhalgh

    Europe's terror problem is not Islamic

    Europe has been experiencing a wave of 'Islamic' terrorism for many years now, with the recent attacks in Austria and France being just the latest examples.

  • Andrew Korybko 2020-11-06 12:15

    Macron provoking Muslims to distract from his many domestic challenges, says American analyst

    TEHRAN - Andrew Korybko, an American geopolitical analyst based in Moscow, tells the Tehran Times that the Emmanuel Macron government's Islamophobic policies, which hypocritically masquerade as defending the freedom of expression, provoke discord and intend to distract minds from his domestic problems.

  • Top 10 cities, islands to visit in Iran 2020-11-01 19:51

    Top 10 cities, islands to visit in Iran

    If you are drawn to destinations where echoes of ancient civilizations resonate down through the ages, Iran could be your thing. Some of history’s biggest names – Cyrus the Great and Darius, Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan – all left their footprints here and the regions they conquered or ruled over are now among top travel destinations of the modern country.

  • Rodney Shakespeare 2020-10-31 11:49

    By Amir Mohammad Esmaeili

    British professor calls Macron a ‘juvenile boy’ who has just heard of ‘free expression’ 

    Rodney Shakespeare, a British professor and co-founder of the Global Justice Movement, tells the Tehran Times that French President Emanuel Macron is just like "a pimply, juvenile boy" who has heard of the phrase "free expression" and is trying to hide French involvement in "precipitating terrorist attacks".

  • Macron 2020-10-31 11:48

    By Abir Bassam

    France playing the new victim of 9/11

    The course of events has taken a violent and strange path in France. The caricatures of Prophet Muhammad were not published and republished in vain. 

  • Zarif 2020-10-30 13:33

    Zarif condemns Nice attack, urges sanity

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif denounced the Thursday terrorist attack in the French city of Nice that killed at least three citizens, saying this “vicious cycle” which is result of hate speech “must be replaced by reason and sanity”

  • Rouhani 2020-10-28 18:01

    Insulting Prophet Mohammad is an insult to all Muslims: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday denounced the republication of a cartoon in a French satirical newspaper featuring the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), saying that insulting the Prophet is an insult to all Muslims.

  • Ahmet T. Kuru 2020-10-27 15:49

    By Javad Heirannia 

    Islam perfectly compatible with development: San Diego State University professor

    TEHRAN – Ahmet T. Kuru, professor of political science at San Diego State University, says Islam was historically perfectly compatible with development, and contemporary problems are created by class relations, rather than Islam.

  • Macron 2020-10-26 23:49

    ‘Boycott French products’ launched over Macron’s Islam comments

    Several Arab trade associations have announced a boycott of French products, in response to recent comments made by President Emmanuel Macron on Islam.

  • Macron 2020-10-26 12:46

    Macron’s Islamophobic campaign stokes fears of political exploitation

    TEHRAN – As French President Emanuel Macron intensifies his anti-Muslim campaign, leaders and analysts in the Muslim world turn the spotlight on the French president’s goal of inciting hatred against Muslims.

  • Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan attends a press conference during his visit to the Tehran Times, and Mehr news agency in downtown Tehran, October 3, 2020. 2020-10-06 22:49

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iran is not what you think: how media image of a country differs from reality

    You can find, through the web or in person, countless travelers, who had developed mixed feelings about Iran prior to their arrivals ….. attitudes, stereotypes, and perceptions that totally being changed when excursions to the Islamic Republic starts.

  • Iran’s first museum of psychiatry to open in Tehran 2020-09-30 18:52

    Iran’s first museum of psychiatry to open in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The first museum of psychiatry in the country will be officially inaugurated in Tehran’s Roozbeh Hospital next week.

  • Edward C. Corrigan 2020-09-22 11:25

    By Amir Mohammad Esmaeili

    Terrorism by West and Israel considered ‘self-defense’, says Canadian lawyer

    “Palestinians, Arabs and Muslims are not allowed the right to resist foreign invaders which is a protected right under International law.”

    TEHRAN - Edward C. Corrigan, a Canadian analyst, and lawyer, says the acts of terrorism committed by the West and its ally Israel are justified as “self-defense”.  “Terrorism conducted by the West, and our ally Israel, is not considered terrorism but “self-defense,” Corrigan tells the Tehran Times.

  • Tehraners protest French magazine for resurfaced insult toward Muslims 2020-09-11 18:20

    Tehraners protest French magazine for resurfaced insult toward Muslims

    TEHRAN — People of all walks of life gathered in Tehran’s Imam Hussein Square on Thursday to protest the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo’s reprinting of insulting cartoons of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) as well as desecration of the Quran in Sweden.

  • اقا 2020-09-08 12:11

    Leader denounces Charlie Hebdo for insulting Islam, Muslims 

    TEHRAN — Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has condemned the republication of cartoons insulting the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH) by the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, saying the move once again exposed the enmity of the political, cultural centers of the Western world toward Islam.

  • 20 wonderful, must-see cultural sites in Iran 2020-08-12 00:07

    By Afshin Majlesi

    20 wonderful, must-see cultural sites in Iran

    If you ask foreign visitors to Iran about the most characteristic future they discovered during excursions in the ancient land, the most possible answers may be somewhat like these: “It is the friendliest country on Earth with loads of warm-hearted welcome!”; “It is the jewel in Islam’s crown in terms of architecture”; “Being home to fascinating cultural heritage sites”; or “a land where echoes of ancient civilizations still resonate down through the ages!”

  • Archaeological survey to offer new glimpses of troglodytic architecture in northern Iran 2020-06-14 19:28

    Archaeological survey to offer new glimpses of troglodytic architecture in northern Iran

    TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists has started work on troglodyte shelters in a northern Iranian region, believing that they are still giving up long-buried secrets.

  • Happy Ramadan 2020-04-25 10:37

    Happy Ramadan

    The holy month of Ramadan begins today in Iran. Fasting during Ramadan – which is one of the five pillars of Islam – is a way to learn patience and break bad habits, as well as an opportunity to become closer to God.

  • A view of the Sheikh Safi al-Din Ardabili in Ardebil, northwest Iran 2019-12-25 19:18

    New cultural occasions added to Iran’s calendar of events

    TEHRAN – Three cultural occasions were officially added to Iran’s national calendar of events on Tuesday.

  • The future of Islam and Muslims 2019-11-26 10:55

    By Quayyum Raja

    The future of Islam and Muslims

    KASHMIR - Islam is a universal faith. Anyone from anywhere at any time can embrace Islam and has been doing so ever since the dawn of Islam. Therefore, the future of Islam is bright, but the future of the current Muslim states looks very bleak.

  • Ambassador calls for unity among Muslims 2019-11-16 17:11

    Ambassador calls for unity among Muslims

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Ambassador to Athens has highlighted the importance of unity among all Muslims, saying unity is the focus of Quranic teachings and Islam.