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Car bomb claims lives of 18 people in Khost, Afghanistan

(AhlulBayt News Agency) - A car bomb attack targeting local police in Afghanistan’s southeastern Khost Province has killed at least 18 people and wounded a number of others, Afghan officials say. The deadly attack occurred Saturday at Khost City’s Mujahid Square, the provincial governor’s spokesman Mubariz Zadran announced, without offering any casualty figures.Local press offered conflicting casualty tolls of 18 and more, ...

Diraz martyrs buried without their families

The information added that martyrs Mohammad Al-Sari, Mohammad Zeinnuldine, and Mohammad al-Akri were buried in the Muharraq cemetery, while martyrs Ahmad Al-Asfour and Mohammad Hamdan were buried in Mahooz cemetery. In the details, the information indicated that Asian dug the graves for the martyrs, while Bahrainis assigned by the Jaafari Waqf Directorate (Endowment) washed the corpse of the martyrs. A cleric named Mullah Sadiq Mohammad Ghuloom ...

Palestinians stage sit-ins in Ukraine, France in support of hunger strike

(AhlulBayt News Agency) - Palestinians and their supporters held a sit-in in front of the United Nations headquarters in the Ukrainian capital on Tuesday in solidarity with some 1,300 Palestinians on hunger strike in Israeli ...

Ayatollah Noori strongly condemns raid on Sheikh Isa Qasim's house

Grand Ayatollah Hussein Noori Hamedani, a Shia source of emulation, condemned Al Khalifah’s inhumane attack against Bahraini Shias in a statement released on Wednesday, May 24 in which he said, “Al Khalifah regime showed the world the height of its cruel nature by attacking Shaykh Isa Qassim’s house in Bahrain’s al-Diraz to serve the orders of its American and Saudi masters.”The text of the statement is as ...

Taliban raid kills 20 policemen in southern Afghanistan

Local officials made desperate calls to Afghan television stations to seek attention as they were unable to get hold of senior authorities for help, highlighting the disarray in security ranks. The coordinated attack is another stinging blow to Afghan forces. It comes just a month after the Taliban killed at least 135 security forces in northern Balkh province, in the deadliest insurgent attack on an Afghan military base. "This morning, a ...

Saudi fighter jet downed by Yemeni army in Najran

The Yemeni army’s air defense unit stationed in the northwestern province of Sa’ada announced that it shot down the Saudi fighter jet in Najran, the Arabic-language al-Masirah television network reported. The attack came after Yemen’s army and popular committees launched a long-range ballistic missile dubbed “Borkan-2 (Volcano-2)” at Riyadh on Friday evening. The Friday launch came just hours before US President ...

Imam Khamenei praises Iranian nation for epic turnout in elections

The epic celebration of yesterday’s elections once again highlighted the shining gem of (the country’s) national will and determination before the eyes of the world,” Ayatollah Khamenei said in a message addressed to the Iranian nation on Saturday. “Your massive and enthusiastic participation and enthusiastic rush to polling stations and formation of long queues of people from all social strata to reach the ballot boxes ...

Sheikh Isa Qassim gets one year jail sentence

The ruling comes in the case linked to collecting the Khums religious money, which the Public Prosecution classified as collecting funds without authorization. Moreover, the court also imposed a BD 100,000 fine for each defendant in the case. It also ruled the confiscation of the amount deposited in Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim's account, amounting to 3 million, 367 thousand, and 301 Bahraini Dinars, and the confiscation of two properties ...

the salvation of both world with love of Imam Ali and his Velayat(guardianship)

there is no one in the whole universe whose affection toward human is like the Allah Almighty,s affection and kindness toward human. based on this affection, Allah has granted the human with two types of Aliments which these aliments are mentioned both in the holy Quran and the narrations and supplications. One aliments of the lord of the universe is material which is an apparent and obvious one. And another aliment of the Almighty Allah is the ...

Three civilians killed, others injured in ISIS attacks in Deir Ezzor, Hama

ISIS terrorists fired a number of rocket shells on al-Qussour neighborhood, killing three civilians, injuring three others and causing material damage to houses. Director of Deir Ezzor Health Department Abdelnamjm al-Obeid said that two of the injured are children, and that they are in a critical condition. Two persons were injured on Thursday in an ISIS terrorist attack with rocket shells on Salamiyeh in the eastern countryside of Hama ...

Grand Shia scholar: Clerics adhere to Ahlul Bayt doctrine to serve society

(AhlulBayt News Agency) - A group of seminary students met with grand ayatollah Sayyed Muhammad Saied Hakim in the city of Najaf, ...

Imam Khamenei: Iran celebrates security, peace ahead of election

Ahead of the presidential and Islamic city council elections, a group of people from various backgrounds met with Ayatollah Khamenei this morning May 17, 2017. In this meeting, the Leader of the Revolution invited the nation to appreciate the peace and security Iran enjoys during the week of elections. He said: Look at the countries of the region, where can you find a place where there is no insecurity? Among this insecure collection of ...

Senior Iranian scholars urge massive turnout in presidential elections

The religious figures stressed that the people will massively vote for the best candidates on Friday. Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi called on the nation to take part in the elections, saying that the voters should think about the country's tomorrow and avoid electing out of prejudice and obstinacy. Ayatollah Nouri-Hamedani also said that at this juncture, taking part in elections is considered Jihad in the path of God and all the Iranians should ...

Professor Ansarian: having hope without action, without work and without going through hardships is worthless and it is like a mirage.

According to the Holy Quran and narrations hope is necessarily tied and connected to work. The one who hopes to be a scholar, his hope is a divine and human one. It is good to have a hope of being a scholar but this hope should be tied with logically studying and ...

Professor Ansarian: encountering the problems with adherence to the Holy Quran and Ahl al-Bayt (AS)

He also added: Sometimes, the problems are imposed by the infidels, enemies and the opponents  of right and truth, the solution for these types of problems is Jihad – according to what Almighty Allah mentions in the Holy Quran. Allah says, fight and struggle for my sake against the enemies sincerely, in doing so, the fight and war is all yours and I will assure your ...

Historical Shiite city under siege by Saudi regime, several killed

UN opposes Al-Mosara demolition The planned "renovation" of the historic 400-year old Al Mosara neighborhood has been highly controversial. In April, the United Nations called on the Saudi regime to halt the project, warning that it threatened "the historical and cultural heritage of the town with irreparable harm". “Residents have been pressured in many ways, including through power cuts, to vacate their homes and businesses without ...

Professor Ansarian unfulfilled dreams aspirations; organizing people’s affairs under the guidance of the holy Quran / formation of Committees of the great scholars

Another wish of mine is that the pulpits have the freedom they used to have and shouldn,t be functioning as an agent of the ...

Renowned Egyptian soccer player organizes Quran competitions in hometown

(AhlulBayt News Agency) - Renowned Egyptian footballer Hosny Abd Rabo has founded a mosque in his hometown and organizes Quran competitions there every ...

Afghan forces recapture Taliban-held district in Kunduz Province

The Taliban seized Qala-e-Zal in an assault that triggered fierce fighting with government forces, prompting hundreds of civilians to flee their homes and reigniting fears the insurgents could overrun Kunduz city for a third time. "The governor's building, police headquarters and several key areas are cleared of terrorists, but the operation is still ongoing in other insecure areas of the district," the interior ministry said, adding that their ...

Israeli forces attack nonviolent Palestinian protesters near Nablus

The procession was held in the eastern part of Nablus city, on the main road between Nablus and Tulkarem. The soldiers assaulted many nonviolent protesters, before abducting Dr. Sami Daghlas, and journalist Ja’far Eshteyya, and took them to an unknown destination. They also assaulted several protesters with batons, and fired gas bombs, causing many to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation. On Tuesday at dawn, the soldiers ...