Observing Iran’s National Week of Natural Resources, the Leader of the Revolution, Ayatollah Khamenei, planted two fruit tree saplings this morning, March 8, 2017.
The great structure of religion is founded on daily prayers. What kind of daily prayers can preserve this structure? Only the kind of daily prayers that enjoy ideal characteristics can preserve this structure: “Daily Prayers help every pious individual to get close to God” [al-Kafi, Vol.3, page 265]. Daily prayers should prevent us from doing evil deeds and they should be accompanied by dhikr [remembrance of God]: “And remembrance of Allah is the greatest” [The Holy Quran, 29: 45]. We should both act on and promote this dhikr.
Be mindful! Practicing piety, asceticism, abstinence and restraint from chasing after materialistic luster and superficial attraction, in this world, are our main duties.
Tens of thousands of Iranians attended a funeral procession held for 16 Iranian firefighters who lost their lives in Plasco building massive fire and collapse incident in Central Tehran on Monday.
Fatemeh Behboudi was born in Tehran, Iran.
She studied photography and, after graduating in 2007, has worked for several Iranian news services including the Iranian Quran News Agency (IQNA), student news agency Pana, Bornanews and Mehr (MNA).
Exhibitions she has participated in include the Ashura Picture Exhibition 2012 and the Photo Festival Revolution and War 2012 Tehran. In the 2010 Doorbin.net symposium she won second prize in the documentary competition. She was a participant in the 2013 Joop Swart Masterclass. In 2015, she placed first in the Feature Picture Story - Freelance/Agency category of Pictures of the Year International and was one of five exhibited during Obscura's Asian Women Photographers’ Showcase.
Even in “safe” countries, Islamophobia lingers — and that’s why we need to stand together and speak out