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Islam is spread across Iran: representative of Congo

Ahlul Bayt News Agency - “Before traveling to Iran, I didn’t know much about the country, but today I dare say that Islam appears everywhere in Iran, the head of Congo delegation said.   According to the news staff at the 32nd International Quran Contest, Mobarak Ebn Mohadi, memorizer of the entire Quran and the head of Congo delegation, said it is his first time in Iran, although it all felt so familiar to him and he loved ...

Iran’s Int’l Quran Contest a factor in Muslim’s unity: Tajiki reciter

Ahlul Bayt News Agency - Tajiki contestant called the International Quran Competition an element to unify Muslims. According to the news staff at the International Quran Contest, Kamran Kameljan called Quran a key factor in bringing Muslims together. It is Kameljan’s second time at Iran’s International Quran competition. First time he attended as a memorizer of Quran in the contest and this time round he entered as a reciter. He said ...

Iran progresses every day: Gheydan Jafari

Ahlul Bayt News Agency - German contestant at the International Quran Competition considered exposure to Islamic thoughts a way to unify Muslims. Jafar Gheydan Jafari, in an interview with the news staff at the 32nd International Quran Contest said, “Islam’s philosophy is to establish unity among all world religions.” “Unfortunately, for the past few years, we have witnessed the growth of Takfiri groups, who commit ...

Iran has provided a wonderful opportunity for Quran reciters, hafizes worldwide: Saudi reciter

Ahlul Bayt News Agency - Saudi reciter expressed his gratitude to Islamic Republic of Iran for providing opportunity at the International Quran competition for the Quran contestants, the news staff at the 32nd International Quran Contest reported. Abdol Majid Ahmad Al-Hamdan, 36, spoke highly of the competition and said, “I am honored to be invited to the competition where Quran scholars and masters assemble from around the ...

Greatness of Quran is surprising in Iran: Senegal contestant

Ahlul Bayt News Agency - The participant from Senegal called the launch of Iran’s 32nd International Quran Contest a symbol of Muslims’ unity and convergence. According to the news staff at the International Quran Contest, the 25-year-old Ibrahim Youf, first timer at the competition, said that he began learning and memorizing Quran in his early childhood. “I used to go to the mosque with my parents when I was younger and there ...

Activists stage sit-in in solidarity with Bahraini prisoners in Berlin

Bahraini activists staged a sit-in in front of House Arts and Culture institute in Berlin capital of Germany.

Bahraini activists staged a sit-in in front of House Arts and Culture institute in Berlin capital of Germany.

Assassination attempt on Shaikh Zakzaky: Shaikh Turi sends message from Karbala

Shaikh Turi assured that, just as enemy plots during the time of Shaikh bin Fodiye and Imam Khomeini were not successful, the evil plots against Shaikh Zakzakay will also fail woefully. In reaction to the recent desperate plot by the out-going government under Goodluck Ebele Jonathan to assassinate Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, His Eminence Shaikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, a disciple of the Leader who is currently in Karbala, Iraq, ...

ISIS shoots dead 20 in Syria Palmyra amphitheatre

ISIS militants shot dead around 20 men in an ancient amphitheatre in the Syrian city of Palmyra on Wednesday, accusing them of being government supporters, a group monitoring the conflict said.Reuters was unable to independently confirm the report from the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.The hardline ISIS militants took control of the central city, also known as Tadmur, from government forces last week and have killed at least ...

Ex-Bahrain MP Gets Jail Term over Anti-Regime Tweets

A Bahraini court has sentenced a former Shiite lawmaker to a year in prison for remarks against the ruling Al Khalifa regime, a report said. Khalid Abdul Aal has been sentenced to one year behind bars on charges of insulting the Interior Ministry via his tweets posted in April 2014. The opposition figure has rejected the ruling, saying he did not intend to insult anyone and that he only criticized some measures adopted by the ministry. The ...

International Quran Contest a glorious experience in the Islamic world: Chinese contestant

hlul Bayt News Agency - A Chinese contestant at Iran’s international Quran Competition expressed his satisfaction at the high-level competition. According to the news staff at the 32nd International Quran Contest, Abdolvali Mansoud said that the competition has brought qualified Quran reciters, memorizers and jurors together from across the world; something that he called ‘a big deal’. Mansoud, first timer at the competition, ...

Americans like to find out more on Islam: Toloue

Ahlul Bayt News Agency - Hamid Reza Toloue, in an interview with the news staff at the International Quran Contest said that Quran has invited Muslims to stay united and the only way to it is by walking in the path of righteousness. “Americans are curious to know what religion I practice. When I tell them I am Muslim and my religion, Islam, has mentioned the name of other religions like Christianity in the Quran, they get shocked and would ...

Mosque in Florida offers free medical care for the needy

Giving back to the community, a Debary Islamic center in southeastern Florida US has opened a free health clinic to offer medical services for uninsured and needy people in the area. The clinic, which was opened on Sunday, will have doctors who will be available to see patients for a month, also will offer lab services and prescription assistance. "We need to give back to the community,” Maryam Mosque President, Riaz Qureshi, said on ...

Afghanistan: Clashes Between Taliban, ISIL Militants 27 killed; Taliban captures 12 IS militants, including four women

he Islamic State (ISIL) terrorist group and the Taliban clashed in western Afghanistan, killing about 27 people and injuring about 20, a spokesman for Afghan National Army said Monday.Both sides lost approximately the same number of fighters, Hanif Razai, spokesman for the Afghan National Army, said as quoted by Khaama Press.Afghan military spokesman Mohamad Hanif Rezaey specified that 15 ISIS fake jihadists and 12 from the Taliban terrorists ...

Turkey says agrees deal with U.S. on air support for rebels in Syrian

The United States and Turkey have agreed "in principle" to give air support to some forces from Syria's mainstream opposition, Turkey's foreign minister said, in what if confirmed could mark an expansion of U.S. involvement in the conflict.There was no immediate comment from U.S. officials on the assertion -- though Washington has so far refrained from committing to enforcing a "safe zone" for Syrian rebels, as it could be seen as a declaration ...

Egypt partially opens Rafah crossing to the stranded only

Director General of Gaza border and crossings Maher Abu Sabha revealed that the Egyptian authorities intend to open Rafah border crossing in one way direction for the return of the stranded  people in Egypt into Gaza Strip.In an exclusive talk with the Palestinian center, Abu Sabha disclosed that the crossing will be open on Tuesday and Wednesday on May 26 and 27. He expressed his disappointment for the partial opening after the very long ...

Watch the moment Jordanian minister and imam kicked out of al-Aqsa mosque; Not by Israelis but Palestinians!

A video appeared on YouTube this purporting to show a Jordanian minister and imam being kicked out of Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque last Friday. But this time it was not a conflict between Israeli forces and Palestinians; instead, we see the Jordanian imam getting kicked out by the Palestinian crowd he's addressing. A video appeared on YouTube this purporting to show a Jordanian minister and imam being kicked out of Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque last ...

Shiite Fighters Advance on ISIS Millitants in Ramadi, Iraq

Shi'ite Muslim militiamen and Iraqi army forces launched a counter-offensive against the so-called Islamic State insurgents near Ramadi on Saturday, a militia spokesman said, aiming to reverse potentially devastating gains by the fake jihadi militants. The fall of Ramadi, the Anbar provincial capital, to the so-called Islamic State on May 17 could be a shattering blow to Baghdad's weak central government. The fake jihadis now control most of ...

Sayyed Nasrallah: Resistance' presence will become bigger if the need arises and confirm we are present in many regions in Syria

Hizbullah Secretary General His Eminence Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah delivered Sunday a speech in which he tackled various topics on top of which is the takfiri threat.On the 15th anniversary of the Liberation and Resistance Day i.e. marking the humiliating defeat of the "Israeli" enemy, His Eminence recalled that "these are the days of your triumph, the triumph of blood over the sword. I congratulate you and all the Lebanese, Arabs, Muslims and ...

Egypt’s ousted president Morsi on trial for insulting judiciary

Egypt’s ousted president, Mohamed Morsi, and 25 others are on trial in a Cairo court for ‘insulting’ the judiciary.Last week, the first democratically-elected president of Egypt was sentenced to death in connection to a mass prison break during the 2011 uprising that toppled the longtime Egyptian dictator, Hosni Mubarak.The Saturday trial is the fifth judicial proceeding in Morsi’s case since he was removed from power in ...

Pro-ISIS prayer leader blows himself up in a Pakistan mosque, 4 injured

A pro-ISIS suspected militant was killed when he blew up his suicide vest in a mosque, leaving four people injured on Friday night, police said.SHO Shabqadar Waliat Shah said that acting on information about the presence of a suspect in Saro Klay police cordoned off the area. When police spotted the suspect and tried to capture him he ran into the mosque where Isha prayer was in progress and blew himself up, he added.The SHO said the man was ...

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