• Imam Abu Nahidian is reflected in a mirror at the Manassas Mosque in Manassas, Va., on Aug. 18, 2021. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post) 2021-08-21 20:00

    U.S. releases religious tiles after confiscating them for violating Iran sanctions

    TEHRAN - The U.S. Treasury Department has released a shipment of religious tiles that were projected to be installed at a northern Virginia mosque but were confiscated at Dulles International Airport after they were determined to have violated sanctions on Iran.

  • Iranian crafter creates copy of holy Quran using stone inlay 2021-06-20 19:00

    Iranian crafter creates copy of Holy Quran using stone inlay

    TEHRAN – An Iranian craftsman has started creating a delicate copy of the Holy Quran applying the techniques of engraving and stone inlay.

  • Quran inscriptions, ancient rhytons added to national heritage list 2020-11-30 18:53

    Quran inscriptions, ancient rhytons added to national heritage list

    TEHRAN – A total of seven relics, including ancient copies of the holy Quran, and centuries-old rhytons, have recently been inscribed on Iran’s National Cultural Heritage list.

  • Normalization deal 2020-10-14 21:21

    By Khairunnisa Aga

    Normalization with Israel betrayal of Palestinian cause

    Even though peace-building is essential for stability in West Asia, it should be built on the foundation of justice, not on betrayal. Peace today is practically being projected as an entity incompatible with the concept of justice.

  • An exploration into the life of American-Iranian who fell in love with Islam 2019-03-13 11:15

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    An exploration into the life of American-Iranian who fell in love with Islam

    Quran had taught me to be a critical thinker: Laleh Bakhtiar

    TEHRAN — Laleh Bakhtiar, an Iranian-American Islamic scholar, is the first woman to present a critical translation of the Quran in any language.

  • Tehran museum to exhibit rare Quran manuscript 2018-12-13 07:17

    Tehran museum to exhibit rare Quran manuscript

    TEHRAN – A rare manuscript of the Holy Quran will be put on show for the public at the Reza Abbasi Museum in Tehran.

  • leader 2018-11-11 20:43

    Tendency toward East and West will perish if messages of martyrs heard, the Leader says

    Ayatollah Khamenei: Martyrs promote spirituality

    TEHRAN - Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Leader of the Islamic Revolution, has said that martyrs serve the Islamic society before and after their martyrdom and that their message should be perceived by everyone.

  • Sheikh Azhar Nasser 2018-09-26 23:42

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Impart Islamic knowledge in a way that is relatable, enlightening and entertaining’

    TEHRAN - Sheikh Azhar Nasser is a Canada-based, globally-renowned Islamic scholar, lecturer, orator and a social media sensation. He is the founder and head instructor of Tasneem Institute, which offers on-site, weekend crash courses on Islamic sciences to Muslim communities worldwide. He also serves as the religious director of CBE Academy, which specializes in the production of short spiritually uplifting videos.

  • ISIS 2018/08/21

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Muslim unity key to defeating forces of Takfirism

    TEHRAN - For Muslims, the staggering fall from grace can largely be attributed to fragmentation in their ranks, exacerbated by the scourge of sectarianism fanned by divisive forces. The condition of Muslims today, in both the realms of spiritual and temporal, is appallingly poor.