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Sunday 25th of September 2016
Family and Its System in Islam

The fourth "Ghadir Conference" to be held in Germany

The fourth international "Ghadir Conference" will be held in Gelsenkirchen by Islamic center of Imam Ali (AS) in collaboration with the Ahlul Bayt World ...

Muslim woman in canada ordered to remove hijab in court

 A Muslim woman in Canada, who was denied a court appearance because of her hijab, sought legal clarification on the rights of Quebecers, who want access to justice while wearing religious attire. ania El-Alloul's lawyer appeared in Quebec Superior Court on Thursday seeking a declaratory judgment that would clarify that litigants have the right to wear a hijab or other religious attire in court, Toronto Star reported. "We are seeking a ...

Islamic Movement in Nigeria strongly condemns illegal attack on Free Zakzaky protest In Abuja

Following the Nigerian Army's attack on peaceful Free Sheikh Zakzaky protest in Abuja capital of Nigeria, the Islamic Movement of Nigeria issued a statement, condemning the security forces for the illegal attack on its members.The full text as follows:On Thursday 22/09/16, thousands of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) converged in Abuja to protest the continued illegal detention of our Leader Shaikh Ibraheem Yaqoub Zakzaky, who ...

Bahrain court upholds dissolution of main Shiite opposition

"The Bahraini authorities have not presented any credible evidence that Wefaq is anything but a peaceful opposition movement which has been seeking reform in the country in the face of increasing government repression," said Amnesty's Research and Advocacy Director, Philip Luther. Back in May, a court increased from four to nine years the prison term for Sheikh Ali Salman, Wefaq’s secretary general. The cleric was arrested in December ...

Decorating Imam Ali holy shrine for Eid Ghadir

The Maintenance Department of the Imam Ali Holy Shrine has begun decorating the courtyard in preparation for the greatest Eid, Eid al-Ghadeer. (AhlulBayt News Agency) - The Maintenance Department of the Imam Ali Holy Shrine has begun decorating the courtyard in preparation for the greatest Eid, Eid al-Ghadeer.  Department official Atheer Dahash said in a statement to the media center of Imam Ali Holy Shrine, "Our engineering and technical ...

Special security measures in Najaf ahead of Eid Al-Ghadir

 Police forces in the holy city of Najaf, Iraq, have taken special security measures in the city ahead of Eid al-Ghadir, which falls on Tuesday. Khalid al-Jasha’ami, head of Najaf Province Security Committee, said a meeting will be held on Saturday to discuss further necessary moves to ensure security during the ceremonies set to be held to celebrate the auspicious occasion. He said all the security forces of Najaf and neighboring ...

Mass protest in Kano against Sheikh Zakzaky’s detention

Hundred members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria have taken their protest to Kano State in the northwest region of the country.Once again, the Shiites are asking for the release of their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, after the massacre of their members in Zaria.Including women and children, members of the group carried posters of their leader while chanting various slogans.One of the protesters, Fatima Muhammad, said that their leader has been ...

How I Became A Muslim

In the Name of Allah, most Compassionate, most MercifulI was raised in a moderately Christian home in Colorado. Religion was never much of an issue in my house. My father was raised as a Mormon, my mother as a Protestant. I can remember my parents dropping my brother off at Sunday School, but instead of going to church while we were in religious classes, they would go home.As I grew to adolescence, I became curious about God, wondering whether ...

Love in The Relationship between God and Man

Some of the great Islamic philosophers have said that love is the relationship we have with those things that contribute to the maintenance and completion of our existence. When we experience or meet such things we don’t like to be separated from them and we feel a great need for them in our lives. This attachment is what we call love.Thus we find ourselves loving food, loving wealth, loving power, the opposite sex, etc., all of which ...

The Islamic Concept of Anthropology

The human race is mysterious and mystifying. The various aspects of existence are more profound than can be understood. Despite constant endeavor throughout history to solve the riddle of humanity’s existence, there are still incalculable unrevealed mysteries. Even now that we stand upon the heights of a multitude of anthropological studies and research, we are still faced with a number of ambiguities. It is astonishing that with the ...

Reward and recompense of Sawm (Fasting)

The sawm is one of the Furu' al-Din (the duties to be performed according to Islamic Shari'ah) of the holy religion of Islam. It is wajib upon every mukallaf to have sawm in the month of Ramadan. In order to obey the command of Allah, from the time of Salatal-Fajr to the time of Salat al-Maghrib one must refrain from muftirat (certain acts which break or invalidate the sawm) which make the sawm batil.In Islam, much importance has been attached ...

Missing IMN members in Zaria massacre unforgettable

By: U. S. AdamDuring the Zaria massacre of 12,13 and 14th December 2015 in which the Nigerian Army brutally killed hundreds of Islamic Movement members under the leadership of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and destroyed the house of the Sheikh, Husainiyyah Baqiyatullah center, Fudiyya Islamic Centro and Martyr's cemetery (Darul-Rahama), faces of our brothers and sisters were not seen since then, neither in the pictures of the martyrs or injured ones ...

UK troops condemned over Iraqi boy's drowning in 2003

 Ahmed Jabbar Kareem Ali, who was 15, died in Basra in May 2003 after he was detained on suspicion of looting. The British judge's report said Ahmed should never have been detained or made to enter the canal, and should have been rescued when he was "floundering". The Ministry of Defence said it was "extremely sorry". UK forces entered Basra City on the night of 6 April 2003, as part of the invasion of Iraq, and rapidly took control of ...

South Sudanese refugees exceed one million: UN

- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Friday said the number of South Sudanese refugees living in neighbouring countries “has this week passed the one million mark”. UNHCR spokesperson Leo Dobbs told reporters in Geneva on Friday that South Sudan, with this milestone, joins Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia as countries which have produced more than a million refugees. “Most of those fleeing South ...

On Martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hadi, thousands of pilgrims flock to Askariyya Shrine in Samarra

Thousands of pilgrims have flocked to the Askariyya Shrine in the Iraqi city of Samarra, 125 km north of Baghdad, Iraq’s Shia Awqaf Department said. AhlulBayt News Agency - Thousands of pilgrims have flocked to the Askariyya Shrine in the Iraqi city of Samarra, 125 km north of Baghdad, Iraq’s Shia Awqaf Department said.The devotees of Ahl-ul-Bayt (AS) have travelled to the city to mourn the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hadi (AS), ...

Visiting the Shrines of the Prophets, Imams and Saints

Some people accuse the Shias of believing that it is permissible to visit the shrines of the Prophets, Imams and saints, building them, to seek blessings through them, to pray and make supplications around them whereas it is prohibited to consider tombs as mosques or to build mosques upon tombs.THE ANSWERThere is no prohibition on visiting tombs in any of the traditions, rather the Wahhabis prohibited it. We have discussed this matter in our ...

The Woman in the Eyes of the Societies

There are a lot of ideas and theories which are wide spread among the people and which rank the woman in a level less than that of the man. Also, the people incline to believe that such ideas are demonstrated by the divine doctrine; as a result, the Muslim person does not dare to face them, thus conceiving that to do so is an opposition to the doctrine. Yet, the truth is absolutely not so. Among these theories are the following.1-Is the Woman a ...

Book on ‘Ramadan with Qur’an’ published into different languages

On the verge of the blessed month of Ramadan, management of Non-Iranian Pilgrims Affairs of Astan Quds Razavi translated the book ‘Ramadan with Qur’an’ written by Hujjat al-Islam Mohsen Qaraati into several foreign languages aiming at non-Iranian pilgrims of Razavi Holy Shrine.”Driven from ‘Tafsir Noor’, the book contains a combination of Qur’anic words, commendatory, and some points about narrations of ...

Malaysia Islamic organisation launches first Quran radio

The Malaysia Islamic Organizations Consultative Council (MAPIM) on Sunday launched the country's first Quran radio station known as 'Radio Nurul Quran Nusantara'.The move is an effort to instill a love for the Quran, especially among youngsters.MAPIM president Mohd Azmi Abd Hamid said through 'the Light of Quran, the Light of Life' tagline, each of the radio’s programs will touch on the concept of implementing the Quran in daily life, ...

Ameerul Mumineen center of Imam Ali shrine translate books into Swedish

Ameerul Mumineen Center for Translation that belongs to the Intellectual and Cultural Affairs Department of Imam Ali holy shrine completes translating two books into Swedish. It handed the books to the Publications Division in order to print and publish them. (AhlulBayt News Agency) - Ameerul Mumineen Center for Translation that belongs to the Intellectual and Cultural Affairs Department of Imam Ali holy shrine completes translating two books ...