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Dozens killed in clashes between government forces, al-Shebab in Somalia

Dozens of people have reportedly been killed in clashes between government forces and members of the al-Shabab militant group in Somalia.The fighting erupted on Wednesday after al-Shabab launched an ambush on a military convoy in the southwestern region of Gedo. At least 32 al-Shebab militants and 11 government troops were killed in the fighting, according to government sources.Al-Shebab has claimed responsibility for the attack, but alleged ...

Indian Muslims in Mumbra-Kausa demand burial ground

Muslims in Mumbra-Kausa suburb in greater Mumbai area have urged the authorities to provide an adequate burial ground, revising years long promise that was never fulfilled. "We need a bigger burial ground as the Muslim population in Mumbra-Kausa has increased,” Najib Mulla, president of the city unit of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), said. “There have been occasions when people have been forced to dig up old graves so that ...

Egypt arrests two members of Ahlul Bayt World Assembly after their return from Iran!

Ahlul Bayt News Agency -ABNA- Two Egyptian members of the General Assembly of the Ahlul Bayt World Assembly were arrested at the Cairo airport just after their return from Iran! Doctor Rasim al-Nafees and Sayyed Tahir al-Hashemi have been registered on the list of suspects (!) for their journey to Iran and participating in the 6th General Assembly of the Ahlul Bayt World Assembly. They were in custody for several hours. According to the report, ...

Laying Yemen to waste - How Saudi Arabia is engineering the disappearance of democracy in Arabia

By Catherine ShakdamWhile Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to the United States, Adel Al Jubeir might have, back in March 2015, argued that Riyadh's war in Yemen was " a war of necessity", a just cause to be fought in the name of the greater good, the ravages caused are speaking a different truth.Despite Riyadh's best efforts, and in view of Saudi officials' campaign to buy news outlets' silence over Yemen, world media  have been unable to keep ...

US Christian leaders back Iran nuclear agreement

Dozens of Christian leaders in the United States have thrown their support behind the Iran nuclear agreement, calling on Congress to “remember the wisdom of Jesus” and stop opposing the “historic accord.” “As faith leaders from the only country that has ever used nuclear weapons in war, we have a particular responsibility to speak boldly when opportunities arise that lead to nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation at home and around ...

39 Taliban militants killed in airstrikes in Afghanistan

Nearly 40 Taliban militants have been killed and tens of others wounded in airstrikes carried out by Afghan and US-led foreign forces in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand Province. The Afghan Ministry of Defense said, in a statement, on Sunday that 37 militants, including a key commander and a shadow district governor, had been killed in two days of airstrikes in the district of Mosa Qala. According to the statement, the militant ...

ISIS Chops Off Hand, Foot of 14-Year-Old Boy for Refusing to Become Child Soldier

SIS terrorists chopped off a hand and a leg of a 14-year-old boy in Syria after he refused to fight for the terrorist group, a new report said. The ISIS has been torturing children to make them fight for the group. The terrorist terror group cut off Mohammed's right hand and left leg as a punishment for trying to flee the training camp as he did not want to become a suicide bomber. A ISIS judge, during his trial, said that by choosing to leave ...

Jihadi John threatens to return to Britain to 'carry on cutting off heads'

A video reportedly shows the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group’s infamous executioner Jihadi John vowing to return to Britain and carry on cutting off heads. According to the Mail on Sunday, a man thought to be Jihadi John can be seen in video recently obtained by fighters from the Free Syrian Army (FSA) in Syria's eastern province of Deir Ezzor. A seven-second long soundless snippet of the full video has been released by British media, but ...

Indian Muslim rickshaw puller saves money for Hajj dream

Living for years on the dream to travel to hajj, an elderly rickshaw puller has worked hard with firm determination to save money to perform his life dream of visiting holy Makkah for hajj.Performing hajj has been a lifetime dream for Jahangir Khan Abbasi, a 62-year-old rickshaw puller form Agra city in northern India’s Uttar Pradesh state will start his journey to Saudi Arabia on 22nd of August along with his wife Zeenat Begum.Working ...

Militant mortar attacks kill 10 in Damascus, Syria

Militant mortar attacks around the Syrian capital, Damascus, have left ten people dead and 53 others wounded. Syrian official news agency, SANA, reported on Sunday that the mortar shells targeted the Central Prison and the al-Wafedeen Camp. The Syrian Interior Ministry and a police source said five mortar shells hit the Central Prison in Adra district, killing ten, including several prison guards, and injuring 50 people. Three more mortar ...

First Group of Iranian Pilgrims Leave for Hajj

The first batch of Iranian Hajj pilgrims left Tehran’s Imam Khomeini (RA) Airport for the holy city of Medina on Sunday. Hojat-ol-Islam Seyed Ali Qazi-Askar, the representative of the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution in Hajj and Pilgrimage Affairs, and Head of the Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Saeed Ohadi, as well as a number of Saudi embassy officials attended a ceremony at the airport to see off the pilgrims. Some 65,000 ...

Iran's Supreme Leader: Hajj Manifestation of Muslim Unity

Ayatollah Khamenei said Iranian nation can render ineffective the enemies’ divisive plots against the Islamic Ummah by saharing its unifying experiences wth other nations during Hajj. Receiving a number of Hajj officials in Tehran on Saturday, Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Khamenei deemed this religious duty as a 'guarantee for the continuity of Islam,' adding that “no other religious ritual possesses the characteristics this great ...

Conquer Istanbul; Britons in Turkey face new ISIS threat as terrorists urge locals to go on attack

Ahlul Bayt News Agency - A new propaganda video released online called on Muslims in the country to "conquer Istanbul", one of the Middle East's most popular destinations.Just two months ago 30 British tourists were killed by an ISIS gunman on a beach in Tunisia.The Home Office has already warned holidaymakers to avoid several regions in Turkey, particularly near the border with Iraq and Syria.More than 2.5million British sunseekers visit the ...

150 Nigerians dead in a new Boko Haram's massacre

Ahlul Bayt News Agency - Gunmen from Boko Haram shot villagers while others drowned trying to escape the notorious terrorists as they assaulted their homes in northeastern Nigeria. The attack left 150 Kukuwa-Gari villagers in Yobe state dead in the attack.The scores of militants who arrived on motorcycles or by car "opened fire instantly, which forced residents to flee. They shot a number of people", Modu Balumi, a resident of Kukuwa-Gari, told ...

Pakistani forces kills two al-Qaeda militants in Karachi

Pakistani paramilitary forces say they have killed two suspected operatives of the al-Qaeda militant group’s South Asian chapter during a shootout in the southern city of Karachi. A spokesman for the Pakistan Rangers said on Wednesday that the casualties came after the gun battle broke out following a Tuesday raid on an apartment in Gulhsan-e-Iqbal, a neighborhood in Karachi’s east. “On seeing Rangers, (the) terrorists opened ...

Iraqi Security forces seize explosives workshop supplying ISIS in Diyali

A local official in Diyali province said Tuesday, that the security forces seized a workshop for manufacturing explosive devices in fields northeast of Baqubah, stressing that the workshop was providing ISIS with explosives in seven areas inside the province. The head of Abi Saida District, Harith al-Rubaie, stated that “The joint security forces seized in the agricultural fields surrounding Mukhisa village (6 km east of Abu Saida) a ...

Secret jihadist document discovered in Pakistan calls Obama 'mule of the Jews'; blames Israel for emergence of Islamist group

Secret jihadist document discovered in Pakistan calls Obama the 'mule of the Jews'; blames Israel for the emergence of the Islamist group Ahlul Bayt News Agency - Found in one of the tribal areas of Pakistan, a new jihadist document has been billed as the ISIS equivalent of Adolf Hitler's book Mein Kampf.Titled 'A Brief History of the Islamic State Caliphate (ISC): The Caliphate According to the Prophet', the mysterious document includes a ...

Syrian Army Captures a Number of Sites in the Al-Ghaab Plains

Ahlul Bayt News Agency - The Syrian Arab Army’s Tiger Forces – in coordination with the 87th Brigade of the 11th Tank Division, the National Defense Forces (NDF), and Liwaa Assoud Al-Jabal (Lions of the Mountain Brigade) – are rolling this morning in the Al-Ghaab Plains of the Hama Governorate, as they have captured a number of towns and sites around this area.Following their capture of Al-Mansoura, Khirbat Al-Naqous, and ...

Distribution of prepared Friday sermons among Bahrain's mosques by Justice Ministry

Ahlul Bayt News Agency - The Under Secretary of the Bahraini Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs, Fareed Al-Muftah, unveiled that the ministry is in the process of issuing a notice soon calling on the preachers to adhere to moderate religious discourse, and every preacher in mosques and places of worship to follow the regulations of religious discourse or else face the necessary measures that will be taken against whoever violates these ...

Iranian filmmaker: Movie “Muhammad (PBUH)” aimed at introducing accurate image of Islam

Ahlul Bayt News Agency - Prominent Iranian filmmaker Majid Majid said his movie “Muhammad (PBUH)” was produced with the aim of presenting an accurate picture of Islam.Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Majidi said the idea of making the film occurred to him some 8 years ago when an honoring ceremony was planned to be organized for him in Denmark.He said it came after some Danish press published desecrating cartoons of the Holy ...