TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday addressed a gathering of Iranian authorities and ambassadors of Muslim nations on the occasion of Eid al-Mab’ath, the anniversary of the appointment of Muhammad (PBUH) to prophethood through divine order.
DAMASCUS (Tasnim) – Displaced residents of the towns of Foua and Kefraya, recently evacuated as part of a deal between the Syrian government and militants, were transferred to suburbs of Homs for permanent residence after staying in temporary camps for a couple of days near Hama.
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Armenians gathered at a cathedral in Tehran on Monday to mark the 102nd anniversary of the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks. An estimated 1.5 million Armenians were killed during the period of 1915 to 1923 when the Ottoman Empire collapsed.
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The 35th edition of the Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) opened in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Friday with many officials, cultural figures and guests from across the world in attendance.
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Rapid reaction units of the Iranian Basij (volunteer) forces attended war games, codenamed ‘Ela Beit ul-Muqaddas’ (Towards al-Quds), in North Khorasan, a province located in northeastern Iran.
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Massive military parades were held near the mausoleum of the late founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Imam Khomeini, south of Tehran, on Tuesday with high-ranking officials and senior military commanders in attendance.
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Hundreds of Iranian Christians on Sunday celebrated Easter at Saint Gregory the Illuminator (Surp Grigor Lusavoritch) Church in Tehran. This year the Orthodox churches celebrate Easter on the same Sunday when Roman Catholics and Protestants mark the holy festival.