Qom

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  • Detail shows exterior façade of the crumbling Aliabad Caravanserai near a village of the same name in Qom province, central Iran, September 8, 2017. 2017-09-10 09:01

    Abandoned and forgotten: Aliabad Caravanserai

    Detail shows exterior façade of the crumbling Aliabad Caravanserai near a village of the same name in Qom province, central Iran, September 8, 2017.

  • Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyyed Abbas Salehi (L) shakes hands with Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi at his office in Qom on August 31, 2017. (Farhang.govt.ir) 2017-09-01 18:22

    New culture minister visits top clerics 

    TEHRAN – Following an established tradition at the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Seyyed Abbas Salehi, who has recently taken the helm at the ministry, traveled to Qom on Thursday to meet with a number top clerics in the city that is home to Iran’s major seminary, Feizieh.

  • RAI-FS 2017-07-12 19:41

    Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Iran, Italy pen €1.2b rail MOU

    TEHRAN - The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways, known also as RAI, and the Italian state-run railway company, Ferrovie dello Stato (FS), on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding worth €1.2 billion on construction of a high-speed railway between the Iranian central cities of Arak and Qom.

  • Russia 2017-07-03 08:57

    Russian company to construct airport complex in Qom

    TEHRAN- Russian Company Regiontransneft is in charge of a €2.8 billion-project on construction of an airport complex in Iranian central city of Qom.

  • نبرد برای گرفتن رقه از داعش‎ 2017-06-21 10:07

    Iran arrested terrorist team in Qom on June 7 

    TEHRAN – On June 7, concurrent with the terrorist attacks in Tehran, security forces arrested a terrorist gang in the central city of Qom, the political deputy to Qom governor-general said on Tuesday.

  • Jamkaran Mosque 2017-05-13 11:52

    Iranians celebrate birth anniversary of Imam Mahdi

    Thousands of Iranians gathered at Jamkaran Mosque, Qom, on Friday to celebrate the birth anniversary of Imam Mahdi, the twelfth Shiite imam.  Imam Mahdi - who Shi'ites believe was a descendent of the Prophet who went into hiding 1,000 years ago and will return to establish global Islamic rule before the end of the world. 

  • aerial emergency medical station 2017-02-28 18:34

    Iran’s most advanced aerial emergency medical station opens

    TEHRAN — Iran’s most advanced aerial emergency medical station was launched in the central province of Qom on Monday, ISNA news agency reported.

  • Clergymen participate in military drill near Qom 2017-02-17 21:13

    Clergymen participate in military drill near Qom

    TEHRAN – A cleric fires a warhead by a rocket-propelled grenade at a three-day local drill near Qom, 139 kilometers southwest of Tehran. Attended exclusively by clergymen, the drill got underway on Friday, aiming to increase combat preparation of the religious preachers. Hundreds of junior and senior clerics are participating in the drill. Isna/ Ahamd Zohrabi

  • Tunnel wall collapse at a subway construction site in the central city of Qom 2017-02-10 19:10

    Subway wall collapse leaves 3 dead, 6 injured

    TEHRAN — Tunnel wall collapse at a subway construction site in the central city of Qom on Thursday morning claimed three lives and left six injured, ISNA news agency reported.

  • Revolutionary graffiti on the walls 2017-02-08 21:36

    Revolutionary graffiti on the walls

    The shots are what’s remaining from the graffiti sprayed on the walls during 1978-79 before the Islamic Revolution. At that time people used to voice their objection to the Pahlavi dynasty by spraying graffiti including political writing or pictures of Imam Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic, and other key figures of the revolution. Ana/Abolfazl Mahrokh

  • Hoz-e Sulatan 2017-02-04 19:01

    Hoz-e Sultan, a gigantic natural mirror in central Iranian plateau

    TEHRAN - Hoz-e Sultan, a lonely salt lake in the heart of Iran, resembles a gigantic natural mirror as its shallow water covers a vast plain of salt deposits. It is the epicenter of a relatively rich fauna as well.

  • Abbas Araqchi presser in 1st anniversary of JCPOA implementation 2017-02-01 10:22

    Araqchi meets with Qom clerics

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi on Tuesday traveled to Qom to visit a number of grand ayatollahs.