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Muslims’ contributions to medical science

Muslims embraced the knowledge of medical science from different sources. Historically speaking, in earlier stages, medicine was more of synthetic nature with influences from Greek, Persian, Syriac, and Indian medicine. It conjoined the observational approach of the Hippocratic school of thought with theoretical and philosophical methods of Galen.Greco-Roman schools of medicine defined the illness within the framework of four constitutional ...

Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah Promises Israelis with Game Changing Surprises

“We’re proud that the Zionist entity had put us on the top of their list of threats this year. Iran came second and the Palestinian resistance third. But it’s shameful that they didn’t consider any Arab regime as a threat,” Sayyed Nasrallah said, adding that since July 2006 war we were faced by threats of an Israeli war against Lebanon but the Israelis refrained from taking any action since then. The S.G. reassured ...

Leader lauds high turnout in Bahman 22 rallies, says military threats cover-up for economic pressure

Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, has lauded the Iranian people’s massive turnout in the nationwide rallies last Friday on Bahman 22 (February 10) marking the 38th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution. Last Friday’s rallies that saw several million people from all walks of life converge upon Tehran’s Azadi (Freedom) Square, reaffirming their pledge of allegiance to the ideals of ...

Government is responsible if Sheikh Zakzaky dies in custody

The Shiites again urged the government to immediately obey the court judgment ordering his release and wife for urgent medical attention, Guardian reported.According to a statement issued by its spokesman, Mallam Ibrahim Musa, “the doctor assigned to attend to our illegally detained leader, Sheikh Zakzaky, has clearly told the authorities detaining him that he could go blind if not given the proper medical attention he deserves without ...

US, UK support encourage Al Khalifah to continues crackdown

“The United States and Britain talk a great deal about freedom, civil rights, human rights, democracy and constitutionally limited government. But when it comes to places like Bahrain, those words do not apply and do not exist anymore,” he said. The analyst argued that Washington is throwing its weight behind the “brutally repressive” Al Khalifah regime, because Bahrain serves as the base for the US Fifth Fleet. He also ...

Suicide Blast Claims 13 Lives, Injures 85 During a Protest in Lahore

At least 13 people were killed and 85 injured when a suicide bomber struck Monday evening around 6pm outside the Punjab Assembly in Lahore during a protest, police officials said. (AhlulBayt News Agency) - Inspector General of Police (IG) Punjab Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera confirmed that six police officials were among the dead, including two senior officers.85 people were also injured in the attack, which he said had targeted police officials ...

Imam Khamenei Pays Tribute to Massive Turnout in Rallies Marking Islamic Revolution Anniv.

 Imam Khamenei made the comments during a meeting in Tehran with a group of people from the northwestern province of East Azarbaijan on Wednesday.On February 10, people from all walks of life rallied in different cities and towns across the country to celebrate the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, which toppled the former US-backed regime and set the stage for the establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran.Prior to the ...

Hazrat Fatima (SA) scientifically equals the Quranic verses and no one is aligned with her.

Professor Hussein Ansarian in a gathering which was held due to the mourning ceremonies of the martyrdom of Hazrat Fatima (SA) said: The remaining scientific works of Hazrat Zahra (SA) due to her short life is like an infinite sea that has no shore. He also added: some people may imagine that her sermon is the only thing that has been left from her, while that sermon is a bit of her sea-like insight and knowledge which caused a great deal of ...

Two kids killed, one injured by grenade explosion in Pakistan

The children of a shepherd family were playing in a mountainous village in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province when they found the hand grenade and accidentally set it off, local government official Zariful Maani told AFP.The two brothers aged nine and 10 died, while their seven-year-old female cousin is in a critical condition, Maani said.Another local government official, Aizaz Ahmad, confirmed the details.The village is close to the Swat Valley, ...

UN condemns violent demonstrations in Baghdad

 The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) has voiced concern over the violent demonstrations that took place in Baghdad Sunday, resulted in casualties among protestors as well as security forces. In a statement released on Sunday night, UNAMI noted the statement of Prime Minister Abadi in which he affirmed the right of citizens to demonstrate peacefully while abiding by the law and acknowledged the Government’s ...

Bahraini protesters denounce killing of 3 activists trying to flee kingdom

The protesters carried banners and photos of the trio, and shouted slogans against Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah. They held the monarch fully responsible for the killings. Similar rallies were also held in al-Musalla village on the western outskirts of the capital and Bilad al-Qadim suburb of Manama, where the demonstrators voiced their outrage over the killings and demanded justice for the ...

Quran copies burned in Tunisia mosque fire

A fire swept through a mosque in Tunisia earlier this week, destroying part of the building and burning carpets and prayer rugs. According to Anba Tunis news website, 111 copies of the Holy Quran were also burned in the fire at the grand mosque in Bizerte. Khamis bin Ali, director of the region’s civil protection department said that the fire department and other emergency organizations managed to put out the fire in a short period of ...

Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi urges unity among Shia-Sunni

Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi highlighted the importance of promoting religious activities in order to introduce the world to the moral virtues of the holy infallibles (as) with respect to the unity among Sunni and Shia Muslims. In a meeting with the secretariat members of the conference on Ahl-ul-Bayt’s Sirah which is due to be held in April in Qom, Iran, Grand Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi, a Shia source of emulation asserted, ...

Sayyed Nasrallah: Hezbollah not worried about advent of “foolish” President in White House

- Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah stressed on Sunday that the party, which has always emerged victorious from all the wars and challenges, is not afraid of the US “foolish” president Donald Trump. Secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement says the movement and Iran support Syria ceasefire as agreed through negotiations in Kazakhstan’s capital city of Astana, slamming some media ...

Ayatollah Araki: Islamic unity among most important virtues

Addressing a forum on "Unity of Ummah” om Bangalore, India, on Friday, Ayatollah Araki referred to verse 29 of Surah al-Fat’h "Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah; and those with him are forceful against the disbelievers, merciful among themselves,” and said discord and conflicts among Muslims are among the biggest vices. He regretted that today some so-called Muslims seek friendship with the Zionist regime and the US and ...

Al-Khalifa forces martyred three activists trying to flee Bahrain

Bahraini regime forces killed three activists on Thursday as they were trying to flee the country by ...

At least 19 people killed, 41 injured in suicide bombing in Kabul

 A suicide bomber on Tuesday targeted the Supreme Court building in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing at least 19 people, officials said. Ismail Kawasi, the public health ministry spokesman, said 41 people were also wounded in the explosion, which hit near a side door used for court employees to leave the building at the end of the work day. Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said not all the victims have been ...

More than 80 Israeli Violations against Holy Sites in January 2017

In a special report issued by the Palestinian Ministry of Waqf, Idies said these violations mainly included provocative visits by Israeli right-wing fanatics to Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa Mosque compound. He said by supporting such visits, Israel aspires to enforce a temporal and spatial division of the Islamic holy site. He added, "Israel is working hard to Judaize al-Aqsa Mosque and pressure people of Jerusalem”. "Such policies include ...

Yemeni Ballistic Missile Strikes Saudi Capital

The Yemeni army made the announcement of their first ever attack on the city via a statement released by the official state Yemen news agency on Sunday. In the statement, they claimed that the missile had been launched at a Saudi military base located to the west of the capital in retaliation for the kingdom’s relentless war against their country. It went on to stress that the attack shows that Riyadh is well within the range of ...

Imam Hussein Holy Shrine sends modern hospitals to liberated areas of Mosul

Imam Hussein Holy Shrine is sending modern, mobile hospitals to the recently liberated areas of Mosul City –West Iraq in order to treat the war-torn, displaced families, and the poor.This initiative being taken is due to the deteriorated health status of the people of Mosul according to what has been reported by Qasim Musli, commander of Et-Tufoof Paramilitary Brigade of the Imam Hussein Holy Shrine.He also said that the brigade is using ...