Iranian philanthropists helped release a total of 1,216 inmates of unintentional crimes across the country over the holy month of Ramadan (April 13-May 12), Asadollah Joolaei, head of Blood Money Organization has said.
Philanthropists contributed some 12 trillion rials (around $285 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) to support deprived families through a national campaign during the holy month of Ramadan (ended May 12 this year).
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri congratulated his counterparts in Islamic countries on Eid al-Fitr.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei will deliver a speech on Friday, May 22, on the occasion of the International Quds Day.
President Hassan Rouhani has said that the country will hold Eid al-Fitr and Quds Day events in compliance with protocols set to combat the COVID-19 outbreak.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced on Saturday that the Eid al-Fitr prayers (on May 24) will be held in all mosques across the country by observing health protocols.
Iran will reopen all mosques for three nights over the next week in Ramadan so that worshippers can pray during the holiest times of the year.
Saudi military aircraft continued to bomb residential areas in provinces of Sana’a and Ma’rib of Yemen, violating a self-declared ceasefire announced by the Saudi-led coalition with the arrival of the holy month of Ramadan.
Iran laid down conditions for worshippers on Monday as mosques reopened in parts of the country deemed at low risk from the novel coronavirus.
Mesut Ozil has shown his generosity once more after donating £80,000 to help Muslims that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic over Ramadan.