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Friday 18th of August 2017
Family and Its System in Islam

Poland not to accept ME migrants

Poland is open for migration. And last year for instance we issued 1,267,000 visas for Ukrainians. Half of these visas were work permit... We are also open for migration not only from Ukraine but also from Belarus and other countries. We do not want to participate in the mandatory process of relocation of migrants coming from the Middle East and Africa. We do not want to implement the decision of the European Union taken in September of 2015," ...

Khaled Nabi apostle in era betw Jesus Christ, Prophet Mohammed (s)

(AhlulBayt News Agency) - Khaled Nabi was an Apostle who lived in the era between Jesus Christ (a) and Prophet Mohammed (s), and like Prophet Mohammed (s) he was a descendant of Prophet Ismail (a). Allah says in the Holy Quran, And indeed We have raised in every people a messenger (saying): “Serve Allah and avoid all false deities.” So among them is he who Allah has guided, and among them is he upon whom the straying was ...

Grand Ayatollah Makarem lauds good Quranic work in Iran

Speaking in a meeting with activists in the field of Quran interpretation, the senior cleric said the great scope of Quranic activities in the country disproves the claims by the enemies of Ahl-ul-Bayt (AS) that Shia Muslims pay little attention to the Book of God.Referring to a sermon from Nahj-ol-Balagha that says "One who has the Quran has everything and one who does not have the Quran has nothing,” Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi said there ...

The Prophets and Proof of Revelation and Prophecy

Many modern scholars who have investigated the problem of revelation and prophecy have tried to explain revelation, prophecy and questions connected with them by using the principles of social psychology. They say that the prophets of God were men of a pure nature and strong will who had great love for humanity. In order to enable mankind to advance spiritually and materially and in order to reform decadent societies, they devised laws and ...

Over 600,000 displaced Syrians returned home in 2017, majority to Aleppo: UN

Findings by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and partners indicate that 84 per cent of the people returning had been displaced within Syria, and the rest returned from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq. Refugees returning from Turkey and Jordan reportedly returned mainly to Aleppo and Al Hasakeh Governorates.An estimated 27 per cent of the returnees stated that they did so to protect their assets or properties and 25 per cent ...

Riyadh to offer desirable services to Iranian Hajj pilgrims

Saudi Arabian deputy Hajj Minister Abdolrahman Bijavi in a meeting on Sunday with Iran’s consular delegation in Medina, reaffirmed his country’s adherence to offering suitable services to the ‘Guests of the Compassionate’.He further said, 'My colleagues and I are ready round the clock to hear views of Hajj headquarters and solve pilgrims’ possible problems.'During the meeting, both sides were unanimous about ...

Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah: Israel not able to wage new war on Lebanon

Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah made the remarks in a speech on the anniversary of Israel's defeat in the 33-day military onslaught against Lebanon back in the summer of 2006. During his speech, Nasrallah noted that the main reason behind the victory of Hezbollah fighters in the war with Israel was their patience, steadfastness, valor and faith. Stressing the rise in Hezbollah’s power since the war in 2006, Nasrallah noted that the resistance ...

What is Revelation?

What is certain is that there have been relations between prophets and the Creator of the universe, that they have received the facts from the original source of creation, and that these relations have had to do with their purified selves and, fortified spirits.It is obvious that if these relations with the divine source were taken away from the prophets, they would have no such supreme position. All the honour and value of the prophets lie in ...

Is Revelation a Kind of Hysteria?

Some western writers who are no doubt prejudiced have been dubious about the descent of revelation upon our Holy Prophet 75 and have considered it a sort of disease called hysteria. Fortunately, this false accusation is so vain and baseless that it calls for no arguments to prove its falsehood. It is well-known that hysteria has certain moods and indispositions, none of which has been observed in the Holy Prophet of Islam. As John Davenport has ...

Another Testimony to Islam's Universality

In 6 A.H., the Holy Prophet of Islam dispatched several representatives to rulers and kings of different parts of the world, each with a letter in which he invited them to become Muslims and submit to God's faith. All these letters had the same purport, that is, the invitation to monotheism and Islamic fraternity.Since the Holy Prophet's mission was divine, in obedience to God's command, consistent with human nature, and meant to lead people to ...

Four Pakistani soldiers martyred in operation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The incident comes as Operation Khyber-4, launched under Operation Raddul Fasaad (RuF) by the Pakistan Army in the Rajgal Valley area of Khyber Agency, gains momentum.Incidents of terrorism in Pakistan have shown a drop over the three-year period from 2014-2017, the ISPR had announced earlier.Since the launch of Operation RuF, the army has launched 46 major operations in the country and over 9,000 IBOs.About 1,760 joint checkposts have been ...

Iran to begin arrangements for Arbaeen pilgrimage

The registration of visa applicants planning to visit Iraq for Arbaeen will begin by the end of the current Iranian month, which falls on August 22, Mohsen Nezafati, an official at Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization told Tasnim.He also noted that all Iranian pilgrims will have to submit an application through a designated website.If Iranian and Iraqi officials agree on all conditions, pilgrims will begin to obtain visas as early as ...

Families of Martyrs of Resistance Movement attend in Imam Reza Holy Shrine

About sixty members of the martyrs’ families of the Muslim world resistance, from Yemen, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Syria, Bahrain and Iran were hosted by Astan Quds Razavi to visit the Holy Shrine.Families of martyrs Tavassoli, Kazemi, Sajadi and Khavari, from Afghanistan Fatemi brigade, martyr Nawroz Ali Darwish from Pakistan, martyr Suri from Bahrain, martyr Ali Khalil Alian also known as Abu Hussein Sajid from ...

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 ...