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Iranian filmmaker: Movie “Muhammad (PBUH)” aimed at introducing accurate image of Islam

Iranian filmmaker: Movie “Muhammad (PBUH)” aimed at introducing accurate image of Islam

 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

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UN Chief Calls Nowruz  Wonderful Opportunity  to Celebrating Cultural Diversity

UN Chief Calls Nowruz Wonderful Opportunity to Celebrating Cultural Diversity

 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

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No Eid al-Adha joy for Palestinians in Gaza

No Eid al-Adha joy for Palestinians in Gaza

 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

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Libyan street art targets Gaddafi

Libyan street art targets Gaddafi

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

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New York exhibit highlights 1,001 Muslim innovations

New York exhibit highlights 1,001 Muslim innovations

Eight-year-old 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

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Saudi Arabia accused of razing Islamic sites!

Saudi Arabia accused of razing Islamic sites!

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 1

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World condemns Swiss minaret ban

World condemns Swiss minaret ban

World opinion has condemned Switzerland for approving a ban on the building of minarets, with neighboring governments attacking "a demonstration of fear-driven prejudice

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