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Sunday 11th of December 2016
Family and Its System in Islam

Oldest mosque in east Africa built by Iranians

"There is an epigraph in the Mihrab of the mosque in which the date of construction of the mosque, 500 Hijri, is written in Kufic script and the date of its renovation (1184 Hijri) in Naskh," he said. He added that the mosque is currently used by local worshippers and that there is an old cemetery near the mosque that is of archeological ...

White paper and philosophy of Islamic Movement of Nigeria

By Sameer El-hajjFor long, I have been expressing my concern over the psychological normalcy of Governor El-Rufa’i of Kaduna state. Something is definitely wrong, which could either be a biological psychotic problem or a psychosomatic disorder. The prayers of people whom he cheated, exploited, and oppressed during his tenure as the minister of the Federal Capital Territory must be taken into consideration, could that really be the source ...

Hate crimes up in Michigan since Trump's election

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West advocates human rights for own interests

The West has its own redline for the human rights advocacy and democracy despite using a beautiful rhetoric about such issues, Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi said on Wednesday. 'What constitutes the West's redline is merely its interests; the illegitimate interests that if failed to be secured, issues like democracy and human rights and other similar slogans are going to cause no sense for the West. On the other hand, they only heed the language of ...

Old Quranic manuscripts found in Egypt's mosque

A number of old manuscripts on Quranic sciences have been discovered in a mosque in Egypt’s Beheira governorate, an Awqaf ministry official ...

Over 20 million Muslims march against ISIS, but mainstream media completely ignores it

    In one of the largest organized marches in the history of the world, tens of millions of Shia Muslims made an incredibly heartening statement, by risking their lives to travel through war-stricken areas to openly defy ISIS. This massive event that would have undoubtedly helped to ease tensions in the West was almost entirely ignored by corporate media.(AhlulBayt News Agency) - In one of the largest organized marches in the ...

Utah Islamic Center in USA invites people to 'meet the Muslims'

 It's not often that the last prayer of the day inside the Utah Islamic Center in Sandy, Salt Lake County, is met with a packed audience, but it's happened three times in just as many weeks. Imam Shuaib Din says a sudden surge of interest came surprisingly after the US presidential election. "It was a pleasant surprise, all the warm feelings and cards," Imam Din said. "How much they stood with us, and against hate rhetoric." He said the ...

Top Kashmiri Shia leader condemns detention of Gilani, Shabbir

In occupied Kashmir, senior Shiite cleric and leader of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi, has strongly denounced the continued house arrest of the APHC Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, and illegal detention of the APHC General Secretary, Shabbir Ahmed Shah.Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi in a statement issued in Srinagar termed imposition of ban on the political activities of the Hurriyet leaders as frustration ...

Striking Syrian troops was 'unintentional error,' US says

 The US has admitted that mistakes led to a deadly strike on Syrian troops - an incident that highlighted the chaotic situation of a conflict involving multiple factions and forces. Yet it has claimed the strike did not constitute a war crime because the mistake was unintentional. In September, the US acknowledged that coalition warplanes had carried out airstrikes that led to the deaths of at least 62 troops, injured a further 100 and ...

High Court Orders for Release of Sheikh Zakzaky Within 45 Days

During its sitting in Abuja today the 2nd of Dec. 2016, the Federal High Court, presided by Justice Gabriel Kolawale has ordered for the release of the Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky who was arrested December 2015. Hundreds of people were killed by Military during the December attack on the residence of Sheikh Zakzaky.lawyer to Sheikh Zakzaky, Femi Falana, said the court should declare that the continued ...

How to thank Allah (SWT) after performing Wajib Salaat?

-It is narrated from Imam Reza (AS) who said: The prostration (Sijdah) after performing Wajib Salaat, is a kind of thanking God for the blessing granted to God’s servant to be able to perform his/her religious duty, and the saying which is repeated at least three times while prostrating is: “Shokran Lellah”. Imam Reza (AS) was asked: What is the meaning of “Shokran Lellah”? Imam Reza (AS) replied: It means that the ...

Conflict displaces over half a million Afghans in 2016: UN

 The number of people displaced by conflict in Afghanistan this year has surpassed half a million people, the United Nations reported on Wednesday, the highest number since it began tracking such statistics in 2008. More than 515,800 people have been internally displaced by fighting in 2016, surpassing the previous record of about 471,000 set last year, according to the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Violence ...

Indian Shias flock to Iraq for the world's biggest pilgrimage

    More than three crore Muslims are expected to gather in Karbala for Arbaeen, which commemorates the martryrdom of Imam Husain (AS) in the seventh century.The pilgrimage of Arbaeen has begun. In the world’s largest annual gathering of people, Shia Muslims from across the world throng to the city of Karbala in Iraq to mark the fortieth day after the death anniversary of Imam Husain, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad who ...

Religious scholars to educate pilgrims about Arbaeen pilgrimage

The Religious Information Division of the Imam Hussein Holy Shrine has assigned religious scholars along the roads coming from the neighboring cities into Karbala city in order to educate the pilgrims about Imam Hussein (Peace Be Upon Him) and the significance of the Arba’een pilgrimage.On the outskirts of Karbala, there will be assigned 175 students, in addition to 200 cabinets that will be positioned alongside the roads; approximately, ...

Over 27 thousand Husseini processions across Iraq on Arbaeen pilgrimage

More than 27 thousand Husseini processions will take part in serving the honorable pilgrims during the Arbaeen pilgrimage, according to the head of Husseini Rituals and Processions Department in Karbala.Statistics reveal that eight thousand processions are from the holy city of Karbala.Riyadh Ni’ma, the head of Husseini Rituals and Processions Department, said, “The service processions will be located on the main roads linked to the ...

US forces may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan: ICC prosecutors say

 US armed forces and the CIA may have committed war crimes by torturing detainees in Afghanistan, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has said in a report."Members of US armed forces appear to have subjected at least 61 detained persons to torture, cruel treatment, outrages upon personal dignity on the territory of Afghanistan between 1 May 2003 and 31 December 2014," according to the report issued on Monday by Prosecutor Fatou ...

At least 10 martyred, several injured as Nigerian forces attack Shia rally ahead of Arba’een

Nigerian forces have opened fire at a group of Shia Muslims holding a demonstration in preparation for the upcoming Arba’een mourning rituals, which mark 40 days after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, the third Shia ...

Imam Ali shrine completes medical preparations for visitors of Arbaeen

Imam Ali shrine completes medical preparations for providing urgent medications and first aids for the visitors of the Arbaeen Pilgrimage. (AhlulBayt News Agency) - Medical and Health Affairs Division belonging to the office of the secretary general of Imam Ali Holy Shrine completed its preparations for receiving the urgent medical cases during the Arbaeen Pilgrimage; in addition to providing different medicines in coordination with the medical ...

One million Iranian pilgrims pass into Iraq for Arbaeen ceremonies: Official

Spokesman for organization in charge of Arabeen ceremonies affairs Hamidreza Goudarzi said over one million pilgrims have crossed into Iraq through four official Iranian outlets so far. On Sunday, he noted that based on latest information today, about 1,050,000 Iranians have passed through the four border checkpoints on the Iraqi border namely Shalamche, Chazzabe and Mehran as well as air borders. The official referred to Mehran as the busiest ...

Senior cleric stresses Ayatollah Sistani’s support for Christians

 Representative of grand Ayatollah Sistani in Iraq visited Anglican Church in France stressing the religious leader’s support for the Christian community. Hujjat-ul-Islam Seyyed Javad Shahrestani, representative of grand Ayatollah Sistani, top Iraqi Shia jurisprudent in Iran, met with Christian leaders in French Anglican Church stressing dialogue as the best way to know others, maintain global moderation and also avoiding extremism. ...