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Saturday 24th of June 2017
Family and Its System in Islam

Ayatollah Noori Hamedani urges all people to join Int’l Quds Day rallies

The text of the message is as follows: In the Name of Allah, the most compassionate, the most merciful As late Imam Khomeini’s (ra) said the issue of Palestine and al-Quds is considered as the top priority in the Islamic world. It goes without saying that this region will not see peace and security so long as this Cancerous tumor (Israel) exists. The unrest and insecurities in the region are caused by the US, the Zionist regime and their ...

Bahraini rights group calls on Al Khalifah to let senior activist see family

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said its 52-year-old chairman has been unable to communicate with family members since last week, noting that the activist is currently being held in a military hospital after authorities failed to provide him with proper medical care following a long delayed surgery in April. The BCHR highlighted that Rajab is unfit to be discharged from hospital, and his health condition will further deteriorate if ...

Imam Khamenei: UNESCO 2030 Agenda, Arrogant Powers's Plot to Control Nations

At this meeting, Imam Khamenei dubbed al-Quds Day as the day to fight a hegemonic arrogant system that seeks to dominate nations. He held: "Quds day, is approaching; it is an extremely important day, because not only is it about defending an oppressed nation of civilians who are driven out of their homes, we are indeed fighting against widely oppressive and cruel political system." Imam Khamenei further described support for Palestine as ...

65.6 million people forcibly displaced worldwide in 2016: UN

The estimated figure for the end of 2016 is an increase of 300,000 on 2015, according to its annual report. It is a smaller increase than 2014-15, when the figure rose by five million. But the UN high commissioner for refugees Filippo Grandi said it was still a disheartening failure of international diplomacy. "The world seems to have become unable to make peace," Mr Grandi said. "So you will see old conflicts that continue to linger, and ...

Grand Ayatollah Safi receives seminary officials

Grand Ayatollah Lotfollah Safi Golpaygani, a senior Shia cleric received Hujjat al-Islam Jamshidi , head of Iranian women seminaries along with a group of other seminary officials in his office in Qom on Monday, June 19. During the meeting, the senior Shia cleric expressed his condolences on the occasion of martyrdom anniversary of Imam Ali (as) and thanked the women Islamic seminaries for gathering a comprehensive encyclopedia consisting of ...

Imam Khamenei: Don't take all huff, puff of newcomer in US seriously

On the 23rd day of Ramadan the surviving families of martyred border guards and holy shrine defenders met with the Leader of the Revolution, Ayatollah Khamenei. During the gathering, the Supreme Leader opened up by speaking on the concerns of the people, namely on the recent barrage of threats from the US government and their allies. He reassuringly stated, "Don't take all the huff and puff of the newcomer in the US seriously. The US has always ...

Al-Shabaab kills 18, takes 20 hostages in Mogadishu

The attack began around 8 pm on Wednesday evening with a suicide car bombing at the Post Treats restaurant and club, after which gunmen stormed inside the nearby Pizza House restaurant. Both venues are popular with affluent, young and diaspora Somalis and were busy on Wednesday, with customers breaking their Ramadan fast. "The operation is over now and the gunmen were killed by the security forces," said Mohamed Ahmed Arab, spokesman for ...

No doubt Riyadh behind Tehran terror attacks

There can be no doubt that Riyadh sent its proxy gangs into Tehran, just as the Wahhabi prince threatened,” Professor Tim Anderson, a lecturer of political economy at the University of Sydney said. “There can be little doubt that the ISIS attacks on Tehran were ordered directly by the 31 year-old Saudi prince, described by British journalist Patrick Cockburn as having a reputation for impulsiveness, aggression and poor ...

Young Pakistani Shia activist sentenced to death for being anti-Wahhabi

The court in Punjab province's Bahawalpur district announced the sentence for Taimoor Raza after holding him guilty of posting derogatory content on social networking website Facebook. Shafiq Qureshi, public prosecutor in Bahawalpur, confirmed Raza was convicted for allegedly making derogatory remarks against the Deobani sect, which is akin to the Wahhabi tradition and Takfirism practiced in Saudi Arabia. "An anti terrorism court of Bahawalpur ...

Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi slams US inhuman response over Tehran terror attack

Speaking in a local gathering, Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi said the Iranian nation's hatred toward US today is more than ever.The grand ayatollah also described the twin simultaneous terrorist attacks killing 17 and wounding 52 more on June 7 as a nasty incident.Commenting on many condolence messages extended to Iran by a large number of countries over the recent terrorist attacks, Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi strongly criticized a number of US ...

Bahrain stage fresh protests to back Sheikh Isa Qassim

Since February 14, 2011, thousands of anti-regime protesters have held numerous demonstrations in Bahrain on an almost daily basis, calling on the al-Khalifa rulers to relinquish power. In March that year, troops from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, themselves repressive Arab regimes, were deployed to the country to assist Manama in its crackdown on protests. Hundreds of Bahraini activists have been imprisoned and ...

Supplication of the 19th Day

سْمِ اللهِ الرَّحمْنِ الرَّحيماَللّـهُمَّ وَفِّرْ فيهِ حَظّي مِنْ بَرَكاتِهِ، وَسَهِّلْ سَبيلي اِلى خَيْراتِهِ، وَلا تَحْرِمْني قَبُولَ حَسَناتِهِ، يا هادِياً اِلَى الْحَقِّ الْمُبينِ.In the Name of Allah,the Beneficent,the MercifulO Allah, on this day, multiply for me its blessings, ...

The existence of Microscopic life

Glory be to Him Who created all the pairs: from what the earth produces and from themselves and from things unknown to them. (Qur'an, 36:36)And He creates other things you do not know. (Qur'an, 16:8)The above verses indicate the existence of life forms unknown to people at the time of the revelation of the Qur'an. Indeed, with the discovery of the microscope, new living things too small to be seen with the naked eye have also been discovered by ...

The ears are active during sleep

(Qur'an, 18:11)According to recent scientific discoveries, the ear is the only sensory organ active while a person is sleeping. This is why we need an alarm clock to wake ...

A study of the fasting diabetic patients during the month of Ramadan

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Al Khalifa attack pro-Sheikh Qassim protesters in Bahrain

Manama regime has stepped up crackdown on political dissent in the wake of US President Donald Trump's meeting with Bahraini monarch King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah during a summit in the Saudi capital city of Riyadh last month. Less than 48 hours after the US president left Saudi Arabia, Bahraini regime troops attacked supporters of Sheikh Qassim, in the northwestern village of Diraz, killing at least five people and arresting 286 others. ...

Muslims must stay united in fight against Takfiri thoughts: Ayatollah Nouri Hamedani

Grand Ayatollah Hussein Noori Hamedani, a Shia source of emulation, issued a statement on Friday, June 9 in which he condemned the recent terrorist attacks in Tehran. The text of the statement is as follows: In the Name of Allah, the most compassionate, the most merciful ISIS terrorists carried out an inhumane attack and martyred some of our Iranian fellow citizens in Tehran. Such attacks reveal the evil nature of ISIS and their ...

First English Ph.D. dissertation on Shia jurisprudence defended in Qom seminary

(AhlulBayt News Agency) - A Ph.D. dissertation on Shia jurisprudence written in English language was defended by Hujjat al-Islam Jahangiri in the seminary of Qom. The doctoral dissertation defense was held at the International Institute for Islamic Studies in the city of Qom, Iran.This dissertation study on Shia jurisprudence was done by Hujjat al-Islam Yahya Jahangiri, an international Muslim missionary who was a Ph.D. candidate in the field ...

Prominent Egyptian Quran reciter passes away

Shazli, who was the deputy head of the Arab country’s Quran Reciters Union died at the age of 69 in Armania village, Beheira Governorate, north of Egypt. He had just returned from a trip to Austria. Born in 1948, Shazli was a Quran master, international reciter and referee and a faculty member of Al-Azhar University. He travelled to Iran several times to recite the Quran and serve as member of panels of judges in the country’s ...

Bahrainis stage fresh protests in solidarity with Sheikh Isa Qassim

Protesters, carrying candles, took to the streets of the northern villages Abu Saiba and Shakhoura on Sunday night to commemorate Sheikh Qassim's supporters of who lost their lives during a raid last month. Five people were killed and dozens other injured when regime forces attacked Sheikh Qassim’s supporters in the northwestern village of Diraz. The clergyman’s fate remains unknown, with some reports saying he is under house ...