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Arbaeen, Imam Hussain’s(a.s.) global camp

The Arbaeen rally is unprecedented in history: such is your generous behaviour, in the true sense of the word! The essence of this Arbaeen rally is truly an unprecedented event, not only in our own times but also in history. We do not know of any similar gathering in history which is organized more warmly

A Guide for Walking to Imam Hussain a.s

A Guide for Walking to Imam Hussain (Peace & Blessings be Upon Him) Millions of people are heading towards Karbala to visit Imam Hussain (as) by walk! Would you like to join too? Read on to know how you can also take this journey of a lifetime from Najaf to Karbala… Imam Ja’far As-Sadiq (as)

Saudi Arabia hiring snipers to kill Iraqi protesters: Report

Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic missions in Iraq are hiring paid snipers to take out protesters in order to stir more tensions in the country, a new report has revealed. Lebanese newspaper Al Akhbar reported Sunday that the Saudi embassy as well as the kingdom’s consulate in Baghdad have been hiring mercenaries since the protests began on

Iraq foils plan to assassinate Ayatollah Sistani amid protests

Iraq has reportedly foiled an plot by terrorists to assassinate grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistaniamid ongoing protests inside the Arab country. Iraqi security forces successfully dismantled a terrorist group on Friday that sought to use the demonstrations against corruption, unemployment and poor public services, Lebanon’s al-Mayadeen news network reported. Citing Najaf Provincial Governor Luay al-Yassiry, the

Arbaeen pilgrims will have full security in Iraq: Iran

Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization has dismissed concerns about lack of security for Arbaeen pilgrims in the wake of recent protests in Iraq, saying the processions will carry on in full security. Alireza Rashidian said Saturday that Iranians are going to Iraq without having to worry about anything because the Arab neighbor has

An historical interview with Syed Hasan Nasrullah

Masseer Especial Journal, which belongs to Khamenei.ir, has conducted an interview with Sayyid Hassan Nasrallah, the Secretary-General of Lebanon’s Hezbollah, which is published for the first time. The following is part one of the interview: I would like to start the interview by asking you how the situation in the region was, at the time

A Sunni Who Doesn’t Cry for Imam al-Hussain Is Not a True Sunni: Sunni Cleric

I’ve heard that some people out of ignorance say, “where’s been written that one should cry for Hussain?” I’ve heard that they object, why does Tahir al-Qadiri cry for Hussain(a) and why does he make other people cry too? Where’s it been written?”Come, I want to answer you! Why do I cry?! Because, Mustafa (a)

Donation collected from India given to flood affected Khuzestan province by leader’s representative

The representative of leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran to India Hujjatul Islam Agha Mehdi Mahdavipur extended the donation collected from across India for the flood affected region of Khuzestan which will be used in providing relief to the affected people. Widespread flashfloods from mid-March to April 2019 hit large parts of Iran, most

Saudi regime in final stages of life: Nasrallah

Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah says the regime currently ruling Saudi Arabia is about to meet its demise, which he argues has been hastened as a direct result of the Al Saud family’s actions. “The Al Saud regime is old and may be in the final stages of its life because of natural reasons like

Arbaeen annual march has introduced Imam Hussain(a.s.) to the world: Ayatollah Khamenei

A group of Iraqi mawkib organizers who host and serve the pilgrims of Imam Hussain’s shrine during Arbaeen met with the Leader of the Islamic Revolution—Ayatollah Khamenei—at the Hussaynieh of Imam Khomeini (r.a.) this morning (Wednesday), September 18, 2019. In this meeting, Ayatollah Khamenei thanked the sincere Iraqi people and officials who dedicate themselves to

Nasrallah on Saudi oil attack: Don’throw stones if you live in glass house

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah says the last Saturday attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities  by the Yemeni Ansarullah movement shows that the kingdom and its allies should stop their aggression if they are vulnerable to such retaliatory moves. Nasrallah stressed during a memorial ceremony of senior Lebanese cleric Sheikh Hussein Kourani on Friday, that the

Karbala Is a Glorious Panorama in History Presented to the Entire Humanity

The event of Karbala is a strange event. It is a glorious panorama in history which has been presented to the entire humanity. Imam Hussein (a.s.) prepared himself for such a day, said Ayatollah Khamenei in his speech. Many people were martyred in the way of God and alongside the Holy Prophet (s.w.a.), the Commander

Saudi Sunni Cleric Curses Who Ordered Killing of Imam Hussain (as)

A Sunni Saudi cleric and Imam of the Quba Mosque, on the outskirt of the holy city of Medina, says all Islamic sects consider Hussain ibn Ali (A.S.) as an Imam and a martyr and curses all those who killed the third Shia Imam. Islamic scholar Saleh bin Awad al Maghamsi made this remarks during a talk

‘Enemies fear Muslim unity displayed on Arbaeen’

The enemies of Islam are afraid of the unity that is displayed by millions of pilgrims who partake in the Arbaeen walk every year, says the Custodian of the Astan Quds Razavi. Hujjat al-Islam Ahmad Marvi said Monday that Muslims needed to beware of the enemy’s plots to divide them, according to iuvmpress’ correspondent at

Iran sends a powerful signal to counter Iraqi nationalist trend

It is difficult to understate the symbolism of Iraqi populist cleric Muqtada al-Sadr sitting between Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Islamic Revolutionary Guard Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani during Ashura ceremonies in Tehran this week. That spot is preferred seating, reserved for the most esteemed VIPs of the Islamic Republic, like Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah. Sadr these days might seem an unlikely choice

Tatbir Should be Abandoned Forever: Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi

On the occasion of Tasu’a and Ashura commemoration anniversary, Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi delivered a message to all Muslims, urging them to be wary of the enemy’s agents who are trying to tarnish the greatness and majesty of the Ashura event. According to the Ijtihad Network, the full text of his message is as follows:

Iran after the Islamic Revolution: Scientific backtrack or progress? What do the statistics say?

Since the Islamic Revolution in 1979, has Iran seen scientific progress or backtrack? This is a question that has preoccupied many around the world. Many of the well-known international media, nearly since the beginning of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, have been stating that the revolution has led Iran to backtrack in different dimensions; and

The secret to Iranians 40-year resistance against the arrogance?

Give proper attention to God, and “ask Allah of His grace,” in all your affairs–in personal, political and international aspects–and the Almighty God will answer. When you believe in God’s grace and blessings, its first result is that you feel powerful: you feel strong. Weakness, disappointment and such feelings are fleeting: this is

Ayatollah Sistani’s Guidelines for Preachers during Muharram

Ahead of the mourning month of Muharram, the top Shia Marja’ Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Sistani has issued his recommendations to Shia preachers and speakers. He urged them to refrain from making remarks that would trigger sedition and disunity. The office of Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Sistani issued a statement on Sunday August 25, 2019 as the

The movement that is being led forward in the world by Hussain Ibn Ali

The occasion of Muharram is a very important occasion. Muharram is the month of Imam Hussein. It is a Husseini month. It is the month of all the values that are embodied in the existence of the Master of Martyrs (God’s greetings be upon him). It is the month of martyrdom, jihad, sincerity, loyalty and