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The Iranian regime resorted to crack down on people celebrating the country' fire festival which is annually celebrated on the eve of the last Tuesday of ... Sayyad Darvishi, the deputy commander of the Security Force of Qom, said some 90 people were arrested during the incidents on Tuesday and 35 ...
He thus had his own political and religious ambitions - especially that Shiite references always had their traditions which are based on independence from political regimes. The two conflicting logics caused tension between Shirazi's office in Qom and the authorities, specifically with Ettela' at, i.e. the Iranian ...

Last Friday night, four people -- who later claimed to be followers of Iranian cleric Hossein Shirazi -- climbed up to the embassy's balcony and removed an Iranian flag. The four were quickly taken into custody by UK police. Shirazi was detained in front of his house on March 5 in Qom city of Iran.
Last Friday night, four people -- who later claimed to be followers of Iranian cleric Hossein Shirazi -- climbed up to the embassy's balcony and removed an Iranian flag. The four were quickly taken into custody by UK police. Shirazi was detained in front of his house on March 5 in Qom city of Iran.
Iranian authorities have detained an Iranian cleric who recently accused the Iranian establishment of being repressive and unjust. The detained cleric, Hossein Shirazi, is the son of the 75-year-old Ayatollah Sadegh Shirazi -- a senior cleric who is said to have followers in Iran and Iraq. Both have been ...
Shirazi, who is the son of the Iraqi Shiite of Iranian descent, Grand Ayatollah Hossein al-Shirazi, is known to oppose the Vilayat-e-Faqih and believes in the separation of religion and the state. He is popular among Shiites in Iraq and Iran. Iranian authorities did not announce the reasons for the arrest, ...

The Swiss firm Stadler Rail has denied reports that it signed a $1.4 billion contract to build 960 subway wagons for Iran. The Swiss embassy in Tehran ... "On the margin of the First Iranian-Swiss Economic Commission meeting in Tehran, a major infrastructure deal was signed. By the end of 2020, Iranians ...
Tara Sepehri Far, an Iran researcher with Human Rights Watch, said the rift between Iranian authorities and the country's Gonabadi Sufi order is not just over ... In 2006, a Sufi lodge was destroyed in Qom, and more than 1,000 dervishes were reportedly arrested after a high-ranking cleric, Ayatollah Hossein ...
'Martyrdom' photo released by Iranian media. From top left: Founder of Islamic Republic Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Bahraini Sheikh Isa Qasim, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. Today, Iranian state media publicized funeral ceremonies held in Qom for "three martyrs of the Bahraini people's resistance.
The Iran-flagged boat Ya-Hussayn taken from the US Coast Guard Cutter Monomoy in the Arabian Gulf on Jan. 10, 2012. (Reuters) ... They appeared at a lecture in the Iranian holy city of Qom praising their dead fellows, according to a video filmed and distributed by activists. At a wake held in Qom for the ...
The Nematollahi Gonabadi order is Iran's largest Sufi order, with members across the country, including in major cities like Tehran and Isfahan. Like most Iranians, they are followers of Shi'a Islam. They pray five times a day and fast during the month of Ramadan. Their rituals include reading spiritual poetry.
Compared to Tehran, where only a few women were seen wearing chador on the streets, Qom, as the country's second holiest city after Mashhad, surely offers a more mystical view of Iran. The shrine, which consists of a mosque and a tomb, was packed with pilgrims as well as tourists from different parts of ...
Iran's ambassador to London Hamid Baidinejad on his Twitter identified the group as "members of the Shirazi cult," a label Iranian officials and security forces ... Grand Ayatollah Sadeq Shirazi who is a high-ranking cleric and his son Hossein who was arrested on Tuesday March 6 in Qom, oppose Ayatollah ...
The followers of Ayatollah Hossein al-Shirazi stormed the Iranian embassy in London on Friday to protest against the capture of the Iraqi religous scholar in Qom by Iranian authorities. A Persian language channel broadcasting from outside of Iran reported that the followers of Shirazi stormed the embassy ...
The incident came after Iranian authorities arrested last Wednesday Hussein Shirazi, son of famous Shiite cleric in Qom Sadiq Shirazi, because a prior sermon in which he described the Supreme Leader of the Iranian regime Ali Khamenei as a "Pharaoh." Sources confirmed that regime forces violently ...
A group of Ayatollah Sadeq Shirazi's supporters attacked the Iranian embassy in London Friday afternoon. Montazeri characterized Shirazi's supporters as "a Qom-based group that has been active in Iran for years." Speaking on the arrest of Shirazi's son in Qom last week, Montazeri said: "A court in Qom ...

schools in Tabriz and Qom were also closed due to poor air quality. In the past years, Iran's government and parliament made several efforts to solve Tehran's air pollution, including imposing restrictions on the city's traffic flow, passing measures urging safer fuel and replacing old, inefficient cars with new ...
Farsi sites reported that the Iranian authorities on Monday arrested Hussein al-Shirazi, the son of Sadiq al-Shirazi, the famous Shiite cleric in Qom, because of a lecture in which he described the Supreme Leader of Iran Ali Khamenei as "the pharaoh." The microphone news site published a copy of ...
19 in the holy city of Qom. "We ask God's forgiveness for our sins through rain prayers and entreat him to send us his blessing." But then prayers -- and hopes, for the many in Tehran who are not religious -- were answered. A blizzard that started Saturday evening descended on Iran, blanketing large parts ...
But, since the establishment of the Islamic Republic in 1979, the Iranian judges and judiciary have been making more headlines than the actual cases. ... with the traditional Shia religious institution: First, their father Ayatollah Syed Hashim Amuli Larijani has been an influential and respected clerk in Qom.
In this picture released by official website of the office of the Iranian Supreme Leader, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei attends a meeting with a group Qom residents, in a mosque at his residence in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Khamenei on Tuesday blamed "Americans and Zionists" for the ...
In this picture released by official website of the office of the Iranian Supreme Leader, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei attends a meeting with a group Qom residents, in a mosque at his residence in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP ...
A 70-kilogram, gold-plated replica of a ship inscribed with the entire Koran wowed clerics at its unveiling in Iran's holy city of Qom this week. ... Starting in late December, sometimes-violent protests erupted in dozens of Iranian cities, with chants targeting the political leaders and the country's clerically ...
Lahore: Pakistan Railways and Iranian Railways have decided to restart a fortnightly passenger train between the two countries before Muharram. The decision ... It was decided that train would go to either Mashhad or Qom in Iran. ... Usually, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from Iran is imported via road.
Pakistan based Dawn reported that Zahedan Railways director general Majid Arjouni led the Iranian delegation and Railways Board secretary Zubair Shafi Ghauri chaired the meeting. The passenger train service will run between Quetta and Mashhad or Qom, and will largely cater to the needs of pilgrims ...
In this picture released by official website of the office of the Iranian Supreme Leader, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei attends a meeting with a group Qom residents, ... Tehran, Iran: Iran's supreme leader has accused Saudi Arabia of "treason" against Muslims because of its alleged ties to Israel.
... by official website of the office of the Iranian Supreme Leader, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei attends a meeting with a group Qom residents in a ... As a candidate for president, Donald Trump denounced the international agreement that placed important limits on Iran's nuclear program as "the ...
Even in Qom and Mashhad, two of Iran's two holiest cities, a few waved banners bearing the late king's picture. "It is like when clouds obscure the sun for some time - eventually light prevails," Reza Pahlavi told the Telegraph last week. The 57-year-old former crown prince left Iran as a teenager after his ...
An Iranian lawmaker says that about 3,700 people have been arrested during antigovernment protests, while supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is claiming that Tehran foiled what he called attempts by the United States and Britain to create unrest. The number of arrests cited by reformist lawmaker ...
There has been more than a week of unrest in Iran in which 22 people have died and more than 1,000 arrested, according to Iranian officials. The protests spread to more than 80 cities and rural towns as thousands of young and working-class Iranians expressed their anger at graft, unemployment and a ...
Qom, Iran - As a child 40 years ago, Mohammad Hassan Sharifzadeh saw the opening salvos of the Islamic revolution in Iran, starting with a particularly ... of being a British agent, in league with communists, and insinuated that he was not really Iranian and that his religious credentials were questionable.
Ironically, Iran's receiving more than $100 billion in frozen assets succeeded in breaking the solidarity between the Iranian people and the Ayatollahs' regime ... In the holy city of Qom in Iran, on December 30, 2017, anti-regime demonstrators shouted "Death to Hezbollah", "Aren't you ashamed Khamenei?
Iranian students protest at the University of Tehran during a demonstration driven by anger over economic problems. Students were outnumbered by counterdemonstrators, ... Chants in the holy city of Qom tonight, the spiritual center of #Iran: "We don't want an Islamic Republic!" pic.twitter.com/ilawigFGej.
A prominent hardline cleric responsible for being one of Iran's leading reference on Islamic jurisprudence has voiced support for the ongoing protests currently gripping several cities across the ... "The people are demanding their right and we must support them," Hamedani was quoted by the Iranian media.
Iranian authorities arrested a small number of demonstrators in Tehran, Iran's semi-official ILNA news agency reported. social media videos showed similar protesters taking place in the northern city of Qom, the center of Shi'ite Islam in Iran. Meanwhile, the semi-official Fars news agency quoted officials as ...
... in Iran started from the city of Mashhad and moved to other cities, including the city of Qom, which includes most religious institutions and schools. The demonstrators shouted "Death to Hezbollah" and "Aren't you ashamed Khamenei? Leave the country." Protestors in different Iranian cities also carried ...
Q om was the hardest-hit Iranian province during the recent outbreak of avian flu, the chairman of Iran Veterinary Organization said. Alireza Rafiei also told Fars news agency that more than 21 million chickens have been culled so far this year due to the outbreak. "Although the virus has infected broilers as ...
Tehran, Feb. 8 (MNA) - government Spokesman Mohammad-Baqer Nobakht said here on Wednesday in Qom province, "according to the latest statistics released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Islamic Republic of Iran is the 18th largest economic powerhouse in the world, showing ...
Born in the sacred Shi'ite city of Qom, Hashemi -- who once garnered more ... Based on her interview with an Iranian news website outside Iran, ...
Since 2003, worldwide concern over Iran's nuclear program has ... About a third of those are linked to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, an elite military corps. ... their first visit to Iran's newly disclosed nuclear facility near Qom.
Dubai: Suspected Iranian nuclear sites have remained largely off limits ... plants in Natanz and Qom, as well as other sites like uranium mines ...
Iran recruits Afghan and Pakistani Shiites to fight in Syria ... with ties to Iran, some of whom have studied in seminaries in Iran's Qom and Mashhad cities, ... In June, Pakistan shot down an Iranian drone deep inside its territory.
The late Iranian American poet Nader Naderpour once listed as its main ... Qom became the bedrock of Iran's theocracy and remains one of the ...
A train on line between Qom and Isfahan. China is ... The Iranian upgrades are seen as crucial to achieve two Chinese trade priorities - expand ...
Iranian clergymen watch a Shahab-3 long-range ballistic missile fird by Iran's Revolutionary Guards in the desert outside the holy city of Qom, ...
Last month, an Iranian Qom-1 drone repeatedly buzzed the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the Persian gulf despite several ...
Vienna - Iran has doubled the number of uranium enrichment machines it ... near the holy Shi'ite Muslim city of Qom, about 130 km (80 miles) from ... quoted by Iranian state TV as saying: "The West has put sanctions on Iran ...
Hyundai has had a strong presence in Iran through car imports, namely ... in Salafchegan Special Economic Zone near Qom in central Iran.
Hyundai Trucks Made in Iran for Iraqi Kurdistan ... in Salafchegan Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) near the Holy city of Qom in central Iran. In the first quarter of this year, the Iranian company reached a deal to deliver 200 units ...


 

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