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IRIC Statement on Education of Women in Afghanistan

IRIC Statement on Education of Women in Afghanistan

2023-01-10
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IRIC Statement on Education of Women in Afghanistan Considering the sad feelings of thousands of the Afghan high school and university girls, with their eyes full of tears, after denial of access to education and its psychological impact, under the ...
In Memory of Haj Mohammad Taqi Ansarian

In Memory of Haj Mohammad Taqi Ansarian

2022-08-20
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انّا للّه وانّا الیه راجعون “We belong to Allah, and to Him shall we return” [Holy Quran] On the very sad and heartbreaking news of the passing away of Haj Mohammad Taqi Ansarian, on behalf of the Islamic Research and Information Ce...
The Statement of IRIC on Film Production Conspiracy

The Statement of IRIC on Film Production Conspiracy

2022-07-03
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In the Name of God God Almighty in the Holy Qur'an has called on Muslims to have unity and brotherhood and to refrain from any divisiveness. This divine order is more significant than ever before at this time and era when various conspiracies are be...
Video Festival: Constructive Awaiting For A Shining Future

Video Festival: Constructive Awaiting For A Shining Future

2022-02-25
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International Video Festival “Constructive Awaiting For A Shining Future” Short Documentaries and Video Clips Submission Deadline: March 7, 2022 On the happy and blessed occasion of the birth anniversary of the Promised Savior, Imam M...
Message of Condolence by the Islamic Research and Information Center (IRIC) on the Occasion of Passing Away of Professor Mahmoud Ayoub

Message of Condolence by the Islamic Research and Information Center (IRIC) on the Occasion of Passing Away of Professor Mahmoud Ayoub

2021-11-08
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Mahmoud Mustafa Ayoub, a prominent Shia scholar and Honorary Faculty Associate in Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations at Hartford International University, passed away on Oct. 31 in Montreal, Canada, where he lived for the past several years. Profe...
IRIC Condemns terrorist Attacks in Afghanistan’s Kunduz and Kandahar

IRIC Condemns terrorist Attacks in Afghanistan’s Kunduz and Kandahar

2021-10-18
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In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful انا لله و انا الیه راجعون “We are from God, and to Him Shall We Return” [The Holy Quran]   The tragic news of the martyrdom of innocent Shia prayers in Kunduz and Kandahar Prov...
Islamic Research and Information Center (IRIC) participates in the global session of the Parliament of the World's Religions 2021

Islamic Research and Information Center (IRIC) participates in the global session of the Parliament of the World's Religions 2021

2021-09-26
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The Parliament of the World's Religions is a global non-governmental organization composed of the representatives of all religions, sects and faiths, large and small. It was founded in 1893 in Chicago, USA, and convenes a World Summit every three yea...
Statement BY IRIC in Condemnation of the Martyrdom of High School Girls in Afghanistan

Statement BY IRIC in Condemnation of the Martyrdom of High School Girls in Afghanistan

2021-05-16
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Statement BY IRIC in Condemnation of the Martyrdom of High School Girls in Afghanistan انا لله و انا الیه راجعون “We belong to Allah, and to Him shall we return” [The Holy Quran] The horrific and gruesome news about the martyrdom o...
Academic Research on Shiism in the West: Publication of IRIC Research Papers in the Encyclopedia of the World of Islam

Academic Research on Shiism in the West: Publication of IRIC Research Papers in the Encyclopedia of the World of Islam

2021-02-20
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Four papers by the researchers of the Islamic Research and Information Center (IRIC) were published in the latest issue of the Encyclopedia of the World of Islam. In order to prepare and submit specialized research papers on the subject of Shia acad...
The message of condolence from IRIC following the demise of Ayatollah Taskhiri

The message of condolence from IRIC following the demise of Ayatollah Taskhiri

2020-09-05
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In the Name of God “We belong to God and to Him we shall return” [The Holy Quran] “Whenever a religious scholar dies, there will be an irreparable breach in Islam that nothing will cover it until the Day of Judgment”  ...
Deadline Extended!

Deadline Extended!

2020-07-26
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Due to many requests, the submission deadline has been extended to July 30, 2020. Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in this festival. We are eagerly waiting for your videos. Please read the speech topics and follow the guidelines HERE...
Imam Al-Mahdi (as): The Awaited Hope for Humanity

Imam Al-Mahdi (as): The Awaited Hope for Humanity

2020-04-08
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In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Imam Al-Mahdi (as): The Awaited Hope for Humanity Birthday of Imam Mahdi (pbuh) on the 15th of Sha’ban (April 9, 2020) is celebration of Hope and Justice for all humankind. This promise is n...
IRIC expresses condolences over the martyrdom of General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis

IRIC expresses condolences over the martyrdom of General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis

2020-01-04
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Among the faithful are men who fulfill what they have pledged to Allah: there are some among them who have fulfilled their pledge, and some of them who still wait, and they have not changed in the least (Holy Quran, Al-Ahzab:23) Our condolences to t...
Mosque offers permanent home for local Muslims

Mosque offers permanent home for local Muslims

2020-01-02
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Members of Airdrie’s Muslim community are pleased to finally have a permanent place to worship. “This is the first mosque [in Airdrie],” said founder Syed Soharwardy, who is also the founder of the Islamic Supreme Council of Canada,...
A Glance at Arba‛een Walk and Pilgrimage

A Glance at Arba‛een Walk and Pilgrimage

2019-10-12
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A Glance at Arba‛een Walk and Pilgrimage By Dr Ehsan Eshtehardian Translated by: Mojganeh Saffarnia Publisher: Islamic Research and Information Center (October 2019) ...
Pilgrimage: Ziyara from the Viewpoint of the Holy Quran, Hadiths and Theological Discourses

Pilgrimage: Ziyara from the Viewpoint of the Holy Quran, Hadiths and Theological Discourses

2019-10-11
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An Entry from Encyclopaedia of the World Islam Author: Maryam Kiani Farid Translated by: Mojganeh Saffarnia Publisher: Islamic Research & Information Center in collaboration with Encyclopaedia Islamica Foundation (October 2018) ...
Approved statement of IRIC by UN- Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

Approved statement of IRIC by UN- Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

2019-07-16
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Islamic Research and Information Center (IRIC) issued a written statement to “High-Level Political Forum 2019 under the Auspices of ECOSOC” (Tuesday, 9 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019 – New York) by the request of ECOSOC and it was ...
IRIC condemns the horrific massacre in New Zealand and expresses its condolences

IRIC condemns the horrific massacre in New Zealand and expresses its condolences

2019-03-17
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It is with great sadness and sorrow that we received the news of the most barbaric terrorist attacks and the heinous massacre of the innocent worshipers at mosques and places of worship in New Zealand.  This terrorist act resulted in the tragic ...
Happy New Year

Happy New Year

2019-01-01
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We would like to deliver a message of happiness and peace to all those who share love and care among people, those whose intention is to bring comfort and happiness into the life of others, so that they could fulfill the true meaning of Christmas. T...
IRIC participated in the summer school on Analysis of Shia Studies in the West

IRIC participated in the summer school on Analysis of Shia Studies in the West

2018-10-13
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The Association of Islamic Theology of Isfahan Seminary organized a 3-day summer school on Analysis of Shia Studies in the West on 5th to 7th September, 2018 in Isfahan, Iran. The program was attended by scholars and graduate students from both semi...
Preparing Report about the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

Preparing Report about the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

2018-08-19
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Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS) organized a total gathering of different NGO’s of the Islamic Republic of Iran in a 1 day seminar on the occasion of Social Cooperation Day on August 13, 2018 in Tehran. In this seminar ...
Attending United Nations Orientation Course

Attending United Nations Orientation Course

2018-08-19
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United Nations Association of Iran (UNA-Iran) in cooperation with the UN Information Center and the Organization for Defending Victims of Violence (ODVV) organized an especial course on the UN System and its Activities in Iran on August 13, 2018. 
Presence of IRIC in International Congress on Shiite Role in the Emergence and Development of Islamic Science

Presence of IRIC in International Congress on Shiite Role in the Emergence and Development of Islamic Science

2018-05-13
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The Director and in Charge of International Affairs of IRIC participated in the “International Congress on Shiite role in the emergence and development of Islamic Science” that was held in the Holy City of Qom on May 10-11, 2018 in Payamb...
Hope Talks: The Future of the World and Human Dignity

Hope Talks: The Future of the World and Human Dignity

2018-04-28
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On the occasion of the Birth Anniversary of Imam Mahdi (a.s.) a conference was organized and held by the joint cooperation of Islamic Research and Information Center (IRIC) and vice-chancellor for global strategies and international affairs of Tehran...
"Shia Studies in UK, Current Situation and Future Prospects"

"Shia Studies in UK, Current Situation and Future Prospects"

2018-02-27
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Lecture Report in the Islamic Research and Information Center (IRIC) – Tehran IRIC was proud to host a meeting with Dr. Oliver Scharbrodt on the topic entitled “Shia studies in UK, current situation and future prospects “on 27th Fe...
Presence of IRIC in the International Conference of "Islam in Europe: Perspectives and Challenges"

Presence of IRIC in the International Conference of "Islam in Europe: Perspectives and Challenges"

2018-02-07
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On Wednesday, 7 February 2018, a group of IRIC experts participated in the international conference of "Islam in Europe: Perspectives and Challenges" which was hosted by al-Mustafa University, in Qom. The conference was attended by a group of schola...
Islam and the West Newsletter Evaluation

Islam and the West Newsletter Evaluation

2017-12-01
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 Dear recipients, We would like to acknowledge you that by the grace of Allah, the diligence and perseverance of our Editorial Board and your sincere support and friendly responses through our evaluation forms, we could prepare and publish more...
A Critique of ISIS's Brutal Thought

A Critique of ISIS's Brutal Thought

2017-11-10
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The rampage caused by radicalized groups in Southwest Asia and their atrocities have affected millions of people, most of the victims being Muslims. Therefore, Islamic Research and Information Center has prepared a revelatory article about the so ca...
Winter Semester 2017 Registration

Winter Semester 2017 Registration

2017-11-06
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Winter Semester 2017 Registration Professional Course on The Cultural Interaction between Islam and Western Societies Registration Deadline: December 5, 2017 The Islamic R...
Colloquium on Academic Shi’a Studies

Colloquium on Academic Shi’a Studies

2017-09-01
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Session with a Group of Shi’a Studies Scholars A group of 14 scholars from different countries who were interested to participate in a one-week intensive course on Shi’ism that was organized by the University of Religions and Denominat...
Cultural Interaction and Dialogue through Visiting Synagogue

Cultural Interaction and Dialogue through Visiting Synagogue

2017-05-29
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Achieving the goals of educational projects of IRIC, a group of students and researchers of Islamic Research and Information Center (IRIC) visited Abrishami synagogue in Tehran in May 2017. The attendees included students of the Islam and the West In...
Autumn Semester 2016 Registration

Autumn Semester 2016 Registration

2016-08-31
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Professional Course on the Cultural Interaction between Islam and Western Societies Professional Course on The Cultural Interaction between Islam and Western Societies Registration Deadline: September...
Symposium to Celebrate the Birth Anniversary of Imam Mahdi (a.s.) by IRIC

Symposium to Celebrate the Birth Anniversary of Imam Mahdi (a.s.) by IRIC

2016-06-21
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The Islamic Research and Information Center (IRIC) held a symposium to celebrate the birth anniversary of Imam Mahdi (a.s.), The Savior of humankind. 
IRIC Representative Attended the 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

IRIC Representative Attended the 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

2016-06-20
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The 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 14 to 24 March 2016, and IRIC as an NGO with consultative status with ECOSOC, participated in this annual conference.
Call for NGOs to apply for Consultative Status with the UN

Call for NGOs to apply for Consultative Status with the UN

2016-04-27
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We would like to invite Non-Governmental Organizations to apply for consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), if they wish to be considered by the NGO Committee in 2017. 
Winter & Spring Semester 2016 Registration

Winter & Spring Semester 2016 Registration

2016-02-03
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Professional Course on the Cultural Interaction between Islam and Western Societies Professional Course on The Cultural Interaction between Islam and Western Societies     The Islamic Research and Information Center (IRIC) is pl...
IRIC participated in 29th International Conference of Islamic Unity

IRIC participated in 29th International Conference of Islamic Unity

2015-12-31
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29th Islamic Unity Conference with the theme of “Present Crises of Muslim World and Ways to End Them” was held on December 27-29, 2015, in Tehran and IRIC participated in it and presented an exhibition of its products in the dedicated pavilion.
Call for NGOs to apply for Consultative Status with the UN

Call for NGOs to apply for Consultative Status with the UN

2015-05-18
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We would like to acknowledge the NGOs that do not have ECOSOC status to take the opportunity to apply for ECOSOC consultative status in order to be considered by the 2016 NGO Committee.
Islam from the Viewpoint of the West: IRIC bimonthly journal

Islam from the Viewpoint of the West: IRIC bimonthly journal

2015-01-08
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First volume of the new series of “Islam from the Viewpoint of the West” bimonthly magazine has been published. Topic of this issue is Jurisprudence, Shari’a and Islamic Law. In this issue after introducing books that has been pub...
Exclusive  Interview with The Participants of The First International Conference on World Against Violence and Extremism

Exclusive Interview with The Participants of The First International Conference on World Against Violence and Extremism

2014-12-31
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On The 9th and 10th of December, The Islamic Research & Information Center had exclusive interviews with a few special participants of The World’s First International Conference Against Violence and Extremism held in Iran (WAVE). Cardinal ...
IRIC’s Meeting with La Conférence Olivaint's Members

IRIC’s Meeting with La Conférence Olivaint's Members

2014-05-04
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On April 17, a group of IRIC's staff met with a number of La Conférence Olivaint's members at the Encyclopaedia Islamica Foundation.
The Global Hope for Global Peace Exhibition

The Global Hope for Global Peace Exhibition

2013-11-17
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The Global Community is experiencing terror, injustice, and crime. Has there ever been a time of Global Peace in the history of mankind? Will it occur in the future? All divine religions declare there will be a time of Global Peace and Justice but, W...
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