Prominent Iranian filmmaker Majid Majid said his movie “Muhammad (PBUH)” was produced with the aim of presenting an accurate picture of Islam.Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Majidi said the idea of making the film occurred to him some 8 years ago when an honoring ceremony was planned to be organized for him in Denmark.He said it came after some Danish press published desecrating cartoons of the Holy Prophet (PBUH).“I thought
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in a message on the International Day of Nowruz, said the day is a wonderful opportunity for people to join together to celebrate cultural diversity, dialogue and mutual respect.Nowruz is as one of the oldest and most cherished festivities celebrated for at least 3,000 years.
The International Day of Nowruz was registered on the UNESCO List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of
The Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday is fast approaching, but the prospect of a merry feast brings Mahmoud Shetat, a Palestinian child who lives in the devastated Gaza Strip, little joy.
Shetat s father lost his job at a Gaza factory that was totally destroyed by Israel s recent onslaught on the embattled coastal enclave.
This means that 11-year-old Shetat will not have the money to buy the nice pair of pants and shirt he saw in
Millions of Muslims have gathered on the Plain of Arafat outside the holy city of Mecca to perform one of the most important rituals of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
Libyan street artists in the opposition-held city of Benghazi have focused their activities on the North African country s out-of-favor leader Muammar Gaddafi
Marissa Campis is playing a game that is part of the new exhibition,
“1,001 Inventions: Discover the Muslim Heritage in Our World” at the New
York Hall of Science in Queens, New York
Saudi Arabia has been
accused of an unprecedented onslaught on historic structures in the
heart of Mecca and Medina -- the cradle of Islam, revered by the world s
The weather couldn t be worse
World opinion has condemned Switzerland for approving a ban on the building of minarets, with neighboring governments attacking "a demonstration of fear-driven prejudice