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Iranian Zoroastrians fully support the Islamic Republic of Iran

Iranian Zoroastrians fully support the Islamic Republic of Iran

Press Shia – Rashid Khorshidian said that Zoroastrians have participated in the process of the Islamic Revolution alongside our people and offered many martyrs to the Revolution and have been present on the scene of the Revolution from the time of its victory until today and we are supporters of the Supreme Leader.Press Shia – In an interview with Press Shia News Agency, Rashid...

University of Religions and Denominations boost cooperation with Ryukoku University

University of Religions and Denominations boost cooperation with Ryukoku University

Press Shia – The First Secretary of the Japanese Embassy in Iran paid a visit to the University of Religions and Denominations in Qom and became familiar with its ongoing activities.Press Shia – Hideyuki Adachi, the First Secretary of the Japanese Embassy in Iran, held a meeting with Hujjat al-Islam Sayyed Abolhasan Navvab, the head of the University of Religions and Denominations in Qom,...

Hate-Crime Trial of Anti-Islam Politician Can Proceed

Hate-Crime Trial of Anti-Islam Politician Can Proceed

Press Shia Agency - The trial of Dutch politician Geert Wilders for inciting hate with his comments about the number of Moroccans in the country can proceed. Press Shia Agency - The trial of Dutch politician Geert Wilders for inciting hate with his comments about the number of Moroccans in the country can proceed.   Wilders can stand trial on the “suspicion of insulting a group...

CAIR condemns Islamophobic act in Bayonne mosque

CAIR condemns Islamophobic act in Bayonne mosque

Press Shia - The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) called on state and federal law enforcement authorities to investigate hate graffiti left at a mosque in Bayonne as a possible bias-motivated crime. Press Shia Agency - The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) called on state and federal law enforcement authorities to...

Research center finds anti-Muslim hate crimes jump 1 to 14 in Maryland

Research center finds anti-Muslim hate crimes jump 1 to 14 in Maryland

Press Shia Agency - In Maryland, the number of hate crimes against Muslims jumped from one in 2014 to 14 last year, according to new research from the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino. Press Shia Agency - In Maryland, the number of hate crimes against Muslims jumped from one in 2014 to 14 last year, according to new research from the...

Ta’ziyeh Performed in Iran’s Northern City of Ziabar during Muharram Mourning

Ta’ziyeh Performed in Iran’s Northern City of Ziabar during Muharram Mourning

Press Shia - Ta’ziyeh is an Iranian dramatic genre which might be compared to the Western Passion Play. The ritual drama has Islamic and Persian heritage, the central theme of which is the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS), the grandson of the Prophet Muhammed (PBUH), in the Battle of...

Bahrainis Commemorating Muharram despite Crackdown

Bahrainis Commemorating Muharram despite Crackdown

Press Shia - Bahraini people staged fresh rallies in Bahrain to protest stepped-up crackdown on Shiite processions commemorating the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein...

French president's anti-Islam remarks spark outrage

French president's anti-Islam remarks spark outrage

Press Shia - President Francois Hollande says France has “a problem with Islam” and that there are too many refugees arriving in the European country, sparking outrage among human rights groups. Press Shia - "It's true that there's a problem with Islam. No one doubts it," Hollande is quoted as saying in a new book published this week.   "It's not...

Iranians Mourn Ashoura of Imam Hossein (AS) Across Country

Iranians Mourn Ashoura of Imam Hossein (AS) Across Country

Press Shia - Iranians across the country took part in ceremonies on Wednesday to mourn the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein (AS), the grandson of the prophet and the second son of Shiite Islam's first Imam Ali Ibn-e Abitaleb...

Iranians Commemorate Muharram in Tabriz

Iranians Commemorate Muharram in Tabriz

Press Shia Agency - Thousands of Shiite Muslims mourned Imam Hussein's Martyrdom in the main Bazaar of...