Qom

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  • Restoration underway on Mulla Sadra’s home in Kahak 2019-05-08 19:46

    Restoration underway on Mulla Sadra’s home in Kahak

    TEHRAN- On a day in the 17th century in Iran’s Kahak, one might have heard the mellow tone of Mulla Sadra teaching his pupils at his home, where it is now teemed with sounds of hammering or the scraping of paint to be restored in honor of the influential Iranian philosopher.

  • ‘It’s simplistic to believe that recent floods recharge groundwater resources’ 2019-04-24 11:48

    ‘It’s simplistic to believe that recent floods recharge groundwater resources’

    TEHRAN — Believing that groundwater resources will be simply recharged after recent floods is simplistic and unscientific, head of groundwater resources department at Qom Province Regional Water Company has said.

  • Scholars, students gather in Qom for Mahdism conference 2019-04-20 18:52

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Scholars, students gather in Qom for Mahdism conference

    QOM - The two-day 15th International Conference on the Mahdaviat Doctrine kicked off in Qom on Thursday with many eminent personalities from various fields in attendance.

  • masoumeh ebtekar 2019-03-04 21:50

    Iranian women’s development process unique: VP

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic of Iran has created changes in life and ideology of people in different arenas which has made the development of Iranian women unique, Vice President for Women’s and Family Affairs, Masoumeh Ebtekar, said on Saturday.

  • Sheikh Isa Qassim meets Iranian ulema in Qom 2019-02-27 20:57

    Sheikh Isa Qassim meets Iranian ulema in Qom

    TEHRAN – Leader of Bahraini Shias Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim has met with a number of top Iranian religious scholars including Ayatollahs Nasser Makarem Shirazi, Lotfollah Safi-Golpayegani and Hossein Nouri-Hamedani in the shrine city of Qom.

  • Pilgrims mourn martyrdom of Prophet’s daughter 2019-01-21 21:47

    Pilgrims mourn martyrdom of Prophet’s daughter

    TEHRAN – A host of Shia pilgrims commemorated the martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Fatimah Zahra (SA), the daughter of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), in a reunion held in Qom on Sunday.

  • Pre-Islamic potteries unearthed in central Iran 2019-01-14 22:41

    Pre-Islamic potteries unearthed in central Iran

    TEHRAN – A total of 22 pieces of pottery have recently been unearthed in Khaveh rural district, central Iran.

  • دیدار هزاران نفر از قشرهای مختلف مردم قم با رهبر انقلاب 2019-01-09 17:58

    Ayatollah Khamenei: First-class idiots in Washington

    TEHRAN – The Leader of the Islamic Revolution said on Wednesday that some U.S. officials are “first-class idiots”, questioning the sensibility of their failing plots against Iran.

  • مراسم تشییع و اقامه نماز بر پیکر مرحوم آیت الله هاشمی‌شاهرودی 2018-12-26 22:41

    Massive turnout at Ayatollah Shahroudi’s funeral

    TEHRAN – On Wednesday a large number of people attended a funeral procession for Ayatollah Seyyed Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, chief of the Expediency Council Chairman, who died late on Monday at the age of 70 after months of battling illness. 

  • Historical arcades, passageways to be restored in Qom 2018-12-08 22:29

    Historical arcades, passageways to be restored in Qom

    TEHRAN – A number of historical arcades and passageways will be restored across Iran’s central Qom province, CHTN reported.

  • 100 historical relics to be restored in Qom 2018-07-29 09:10

    100 historical relics to be restored in Qom

    TEHRAN – A total of 100 historical objects are up for restoration by teams of cultural heritage experts and restorers across Qom province, central Iran, CHTN reported.

  • Vaezi meets grand ayatollahs in Qom visit 2018-06-29 20:50

    Vaezi meets grand ayatollahs in Qom visit

    TEHRAN – Presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi has held talks with a number of grand ayatollahs during his trip to Qom, Tasnim reported on Thursday.

  • international conference on religion, culture, and technology 2018-04-16 21:42

    Iran to hold intl. conference on religion, culture, and technology

    TEHRAN -- The first international conference on religion, culture, and technology will be held from April 24 to 26 in the cities of Tehran and Qom.

  • آیت الله نصرالله شاه آبادی 2018-03-12 21:59

    Ayatollah Shahabadi dies at 86

    TEHRAN – Ayatollah Nasrollah Shahabadi passed away in Baqiyatallah Hospital in Tehran on Monday at the age of 86, IRIB news reported.

  • Religious leadership backs legitimate demands: ayatollah 2017-12-31 09:18

    Religious leadership backs legitimate demands: ayatollah

    TEHRAN – Ayatollah Hossein Nouri Hamedani on Saturday urged officials to serve the nation, saying the religious leadership supports the people’s legitimate demands.

  • Ayatollah Haaeri Shirazi passes away 2017-12-21 09:31

    Ayatollah Haaeri Shirazi passes away

    TEHRAN – Ayatollah Mohyeddin Haaeri Shirazi, a former member of the Assembly of Experts, passed away on Wednesday in a hospital in Qom.

  • Detail shows exterior façade of the crumbling Aliabad Caravanserai near a village of the same name in Qom province, central Iran, September 8, 2017. 2017-09-10 09:01

    Abandoned and forgotten: Aliabad Caravanserai

    Detail shows exterior façade of the crumbling Aliabad Caravanserai near a village of the same name in Qom province, central Iran, September 8, 2017.

  • Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyyed Abbas Salehi (L) shakes hands with Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi at his office in Qom on August 31, 2017. (Farhang.govt.ir) 2017-09-01 18:22

    New culture minister visits top clerics 

    TEHRAN – Following an established tradition at the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Seyyed Abbas Salehi, who has recently taken the helm at the ministry, traveled to Qom on Thursday to meet with a number top clerics in the city that is home to Iran’s major seminary, Feizieh.

  • RAI-FS 2017-07-12 19:41

    Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Iran, Italy pen €1.2b rail MOU

    TEHRAN - The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways, known also as RAI, and the Italian state-run railway company, Ferrovie dello Stato (FS), on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding worth €1.2 billion on construction of a high-speed railway between the Iranian central cities of Arak and Qom.

  • Russia 2017-07-03 08:57

    Russian company to construct airport complex in Qom

    TEHRAN- Russian Company Regiontransneft is in charge of a €2.8 billion-project on construction of an airport complex in Iranian central city of Qom.

  • نبرد برای گرفتن رقه از داعش‎ 2017-06-21 10:07

    Iran arrested terrorist team in Qom on June 7 

    TEHRAN – On June 7, concurrent with the terrorist attacks in Tehran, security forces arrested a terrorist gang in the central city of Qom, the political deputy to Qom governor-general said on Tuesday.

  • Jamkaran Mosque 2017-05-13 11:52

    Iranians celebrate birth anniversary of Imam Mahdi

    Thousands of Iranians gathered at Jamkaran Mosque, Qom, on Friday to celebrate the birth anniversary of Imam Mahdi, the twelfth Shiite imam.  Imam Mahdi - who Shi'ites believe was a descendent of the Prophet who went into hiding 1,000 years ago and will return to establish global Islamic rule before the end of the world. 

  • aerial emergency medical station 2017-02-28 18:34

    Iran’s most advanced aerial emergency medical station opens

    TEHRAN — Iran’s most advanced aerial emergency medical station was launched in the central province of Qom on Monday, ISNA news agency reported.

  • Clergymen participate in military drill near Qom 2017-02-17 21:13

    Clergymen participate in military drill near Qom

    TEHRAN – A cleric fires a warhead by a rocket-propelled grenade at a three-day local drill near Qom, 139 kilometers southwest of Tehran. Attended exclusively by clergymen, the drill got underway on Friday, aiming to increase combat preparation of the religious preachers. Hundreds of junior and senior clerics are participating in the drill. Isna/ Ahamd Zohrabi

  • Tunnel wall collapse at a subway construction site in the central city of Qom 2017-02-10 19:10

    Subway wall collapse leaves 3 dead, 6 injured

    TEHRAN — Tunnel wall collapse at a subway construction site in the central city of Qom on Thursday morning claimed three lives and left six injured, ISNA news agency reported.

  • Revolutionary graffiti on the walls 2017-02-08 21:36

    Revolutionary graffiti on the walls

    The shots are what’s remaining from the graffiti sprayed on the walls during 1978-79 before the Islamic Revolution. At that time people used to voice their objection to the Pahlavi dynasty by spraying graffiti including political writing or pictures of Imam Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic, and other key figures of the revolution. Ana/Abolfazl Mahrokh

  • Hoz-e Sulatan 2017-02-04 19:01

    Hoz-e Sultan, a gigantic natural mirror in central Iranian plateau

    TEHRAN - Hoz-e Sultan, a lonely salt lake in the heart of Iran, resembles a gigantic natural mirror as its shallow water covers a vast plain of salt deposits. It is the epicenter of a relatively rich fauna as well.

  • Abbas Araqchi presser in 1st anniversary of JCPOA implementation 2017-02-01 10:22

    Araqchi meets with Qom clerics

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi on Tuesday traveled to Qom to visit a number of grand ayatollahs.

  • Kaj Mohammad Abad Caravanserai 2017-01-25 18:07

    In Focus: Lengthy-abandoned Iranian caravanserai undergoes excavation

    A combination photo depicts archaeological associates excavating ruins of the historical Kaj Mohammad Abad Caravanserai near Qom, central Iran, on January 21, 2017.

  • Qom 2017-01-20 18:57

    Culture minister meets with top clerics in Qom

    TEHRAN – Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyyed Reza Salehi-Amiri met with a number of top clerics in Qom, home to Iran’s major seminary Feizieh, on Wednesday to hold discussions on cultural issues.