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Tuesday 25th of July 2017
Family and Its System in Islam

Qom's Society of Seminary Teachers condemns Rohingya genocide

The text of the statement which is signed by head of the Supreme Council at Qom's Society of Seminary Teachers Ayatollah Muhammad Yazdi is as follows: In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the most Merciful The inhumane massacre of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and the brutal violence against them is going on while the so-called international human rights defenders keep silent. During this brutal mass slaughter of Muslims, men, women ...

IMN warns about terror of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky

Read the full statement as follows:The Islamic Movement in Nigeria will like to draw the attention of the general public to a mischievous plot hatched by the enemies of peace in Nigeria. This latest plot, as disclosed to us by a reliable source, is a fresh attempt to kill our leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, who is currently in illegal detention in clear contempt of court judgment, and a simultaneous attack on members of IMN in several cities of ...

Grand Ayatollah Safi: Genuine Ahlubayt's teachings must be promoted

In a meeting with officials of IRIB Radio Maaref (Islamic teachings) in Qom, Grand Ayatollah Lotfollah Safi Golpaygani, a Shia source of emulation, hailed this radio station as a great media network in Iran and asserted, "The programs which are broadcasted in Radio Maaref must attract people to Islam and Ahlubayt's (as) teachings." Appreciating Radio Maaref's programs, the senior cleric pointed out that this radio station has become a rich ...

Sadaqah Spent on Poor Relatives

Many of us consider spending of Sadaqah on relatives as wrong and believe that such an act is disgraceful. Contrary to our belief and thinking, Islam encourages us to do the same.It is reported from Imam ‘Ali bin al-Hussein (A.S) that the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H&H.P) has said, “Begin your charity at home. By this I mean that you spend on your father, on your mother, on your sister and on your brother. Thereafter, follow the ...

Ayatollah Mesbah Yazdi: Enemies sowing discord in Islamic world

Ayatollah Muhammad Taqi Mesbah Yazdi, a senior Iranian cleric, received a group of seminary students in Qom on Friday, July 14. During the meeting, he highlighted the importance of maintaining unity within the Islamic community; “When the interests of Islam are at stake, religious disagreements must not be highlighted since the enemies are sowing discord within the Islamic community. It’s our main duty to first preserve the ...

European Court upholds Belgium's full veil ban

The court in Strasbourg, France found that the 2011 Belgian law banning clothing that partly or totally covers the face did not violate the right to respect for private and family life nor freedom of religion, and that it did not disproportionately discriminate the Muslim community. In its ruling, the court argued that the ban, however controversial, was “necessary in a democratic society” – because it seeks to guarantee the ...

Fatah halts paying salaries of Hamas-affiliated MPs

Daraghma, the northern West Bank district of Tubas, added that when he contacted the PA Ministry of Finance regarding the issue, “a ministry official told me unofficially that the PA had decided to stop paying (Hamas MPs’) salaries,” without providing further explanation, the Palestinian news agency reported. "We are representatives of the people and should be officially notified of such a decision,” Hamas MP Hatem ...

Healthy Ramadan: Eat and Live Well

Fasting during the month of Ramadan can be good to your health if it’s done correctly.Benefits of fasting during Ramadan include:-    Fasting promotes weight loss-    Rests digestive system-    Resolves inflammatory diseases and allergies e.g. arthritis and skin conditions such as psoriasis-    Reduce blood glucose level-    Reduce cholesterol ...

10 Healthy Drinks That Won't Make You Thirsty

Now the month of Ramadan is approaching towards summer season and there are the hours of fasting have also increased. This Ramadan is in mid of summer season. So you may feel more thirsty as there will be increased sweating. During summer your body gets exhausted and dehydrated due to the loss of body fluids. There is an excessive perspiration when you get involved in outdoor activities. You must maintain the reserves of water and electrolytes ...

Pakistan summons Indian diplomat after Kashmir fire

The Foreign Ministry said J.P. Singh was summoned a day after Pakistan's military said Indian forces had shelled two areas. India said Pakistani shelling across the Line of Control killed an off-duty soldier and his wife, calling it an "unprovoked" violation of a 2003 cease-fire agreement. The two countries have fought two of their three wars over Kashmir, which both claim in its entirety, since gaining independence from British colonial rule ...

Several Saudi soldiers killed in Yemeni attacks on Najran

The Yemeni forces targeted and hit Al Dhaba military base in Najran, killing and injuring a number of the Saudi servicemen, according to the Arabic-language Al Mayadeen television network. They also pounded other Saudi positions in Najran with Katyusha rockets and mortar shells. In another operation, the Yemeni army and Popular Committees managed to recapture four military bases from mercenaries of the fugitive former President Abd Rabbuh ...

Bahraini alleged torture and sexually assault victim arrested

Officers believed to be from the National Security Agency (NSA) surrounded Ebtisam al-Sayegh’s home and arrested her, the London-based Bahrain Centre for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) said. They demanded her mobile phone and her CPR (national ID) card,” BIRD said in a statement, citing family members. “Two masked, civilian-clothed female officers cuffed and detained al-Sayegh,” the statement added. Bahraini officials did ...

Halal food festival in Toronto

The Canadian market for halal food is estimated to be worth one billion dollars and the Canadian Muslim community is expected to triple by 2031. So, the demand for halal food should increase. Festival organizers expect over 35,000 visitors and will celebrate diversity by featuring foods from around the world. There will also be cooking demonstrations, live performances by artists and comedians and a large playground for children as well as ...

Grand Ayatollah Noori: Jannat al-Baqi, sign of righteousness

Grand Ayatollah Hussein Noori Hamedani, a Shia source of emulation, released a statement on the anniversary of Jannat al-Baqi's demolition by Al Saud in early 20th century. The text of the statement is as follows: In the Name of Allah, the most compassionate, the most merciful The month of Shawwal marks the anniversary of Jannat al-Baqi's demolition (the oldest Islamic graveyards located in Medina) by the arrogant regime of Al Saud. This ...

Release Sheikh Zakzaky and wife to us

The group further accused the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, of falsehood over the present welfare and accommodation of the outspoken Shi’a Muslim cleric. This is contained in a statement signed by the Convener, Deji Adeyanju and Secretary to the group, John Danfulani. The statement reads: “We watched the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed with dismay and anger on Channels TV as he ...

Protest against Shia killings in Pakistan continues for 6th day

Pakistani media reports said the relatives of the victims continued the protest action on Wednesday. Business centers across the violence-hit city have been closed down since the attacks. Local administration official Basir Khan Wazir said officials were trying to negotiate with the protesters. Dozens of protesters on Monday offered their Eid prayers wearing black armbands in Parachinar, the capital of Kurram Agency, a mainly Shia area in the ...

Israel tortured over one million Palestinians in jails

“The Zionist enemy has tortured Palestinians in its jails using 80 methods”, the committee said in a statement on Sunday, the Palestinian Information Center reported. The statement came on the eve of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, which is annually marked on June 26. The report added the Zionist regime of Israel uses brutal arrests of Palestinians as a tool to suppress them, strike fear into their hearts, ...

Nabeel Rajab denied access to lawyers and family

BCHR said that it is highly concerned over its President's mental and physical health as Rajab has been held in pretrial detention for over a year now, which has taken a grave toll on his health. BCHR reiterated its call on the Bahraini authorities to release him on humanitarian grounds. The center noted that on 14 June, his lawyers walked out of the trial in protest of Rajab's absence in court. The trials have been postponed to 2 July and to 7 ...

Austria to shut Islamic Kindergartens

The comment was made at a public event set up by Kurier newspaper. “Of course, we don’t need them. There should be no Islamic kindergartens,” Kurz said when asked whether he would agree to completely get rid of such facilities. According to the foreign minister, proficiency in German must become a gateway to Austrian society. Immigrant children and others “who have little or no command of German” would have to ...

Indian mob kills Muslim teen for carrying beef, one arrested

Cows are revered by Hindus and slaughtering them as well as possession or consumption of beef is banned in most Indian states, with some imposing life sentences for breaking the law. Junaid Khan, 15, was travelling from New Delhi on Friday with three of his brothers when a fight erupted over seats. Between 15 and 20 men pulled out knives and set upon the brothers while making anti-Muslim comments and insisting one of the packets they were ...