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TEHRAN (IQNA) – The largest mosque in Europe was opened in a ceremony in the Russian capital of Moscow on September 23. The 6-storey building has 72-meter Minarets and a 46-meter high dome. It can accommodate 20,000 worshippers.
14:18 , 2015 Oct 05
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Bodies of 104 of Iranian Hajj pilgrims killed in recent Mina crush arrived at Mehrabad Airport in Tehran on Saturday.
11:02 , 2015 Oct 04
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A rally was held in the northeastern Iranian holy city of Mashhad in protest Saudi Arabia’s incompetence in running the Hajj pilgrimage, which led to the deadly Mina crush in Mina, near Makkah, on Thursday.
10:52 , 2015 Sep 30
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The first group of Iranian pilgrims returning from Hajj arrived at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini (RA) International Airport on Monday.
09:58 , 2015 Sep 29
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Family of prominent Iranian Qari Mohsen Hajihassani Kargar, who died during Hajj rituals in a Thursday crush in Mina, near the holy city of Makkah, mourn his death.
10:02 , 2015 Sep 27
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Top Iranian Qari Mohsen Hajihassani Kargar, who won the recitation category of Malaysia’s 57th International Quran Competition and served as a member of Iran’s Quranic delegation to Hajj, was among the pilgrims who died on Thursday in a tragic stampede in Mina, near the holy city of Makkah.
11:43 , 2015 Sep 26
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A stampede in Mina, near Makkah, Saudi Arabia, during one of the last rituals of Hajj- the annual Islamic pilgrimage- left hundreds of pilgrims killed or injured.
13:57 , 2015 Sep 25
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Members of the Iranian Quranic delegation to Hajj hold Quran recitation sessions for Iranian pilgrims and others in the holy city of Makkah.
10:54 , 2015 Sep 23
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Muslim pilgrims from around the world have been converging on the holy city of Makkah, Saudi Arabia, for the hajj, the biggest religious gathering on the planet.
16:53 , 2015 Sep 19
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A number of those killed in the collapse of a crane in the holy city of Makkah, Saudi Arabia, were buried in the holy city. On Friday evening, a large construction crane toppled over during a violent rainstorm in Makkah and crashed into Masjid al-Haram, killing tens of pilgrims and wounding many others.
10:49 , 2015 Sep 16
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Today, September 14, is the 30th of the month of Dhul Qa'dah on the lunar Hijri calendar, which marks the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Javad (AS). Here are old photos of the shrines of Imam Musa Kadhim (AS) and Imam Javad (AS) in Al-Kadhimiya near Baghdad, Iraq.
11:12 , 2015 Sep 14