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History of the Shi‘a in the Time of Imam Sajjad (a)

Imam Ali ibn al-Husayn was a living embodiment of ‘Ashura as he witnessed his father, brothers, and companions cruelly massacred on the plains of Karbala. While having to live in such sorrow, the Imam lived through a difficult era as he strove to mend the socio-political conditions of his society. Throughout these events, Imam Sajjad

The Excuse of ‘Freedom of Expression’ to not Condemn Insulting Prophet Is Unacceptable, Demagogic

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei condemned the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo for the “unforgivable sin” of insulting the Great Prophet of Islam (PBUH). The following is the full text of a statement issued on September 8, 2020, by Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, in response to

Ayatollah Khamenei is Hussain of the Time: Sheikh Isa Qassim

Ayatollah Shaykh Isa Qassim, the Bahraini member of the supreme counsel of the Ahl al-Bayt (a) World Assembly called for support of Wilayat al-faqih and said that the Leader of the Islamic Revolution is Hussain of the time. In a speech among the people of Zanjan, on the occasion of Muharram, he said that the

Disinformation Politics against Iran

The word “distortion” means turning words around and changing their meanings from their original places. The opposite of “distortion” is “correction.” One of the most important methods the party of falsehood has always used against the party of truth has been the use of the tool and technique of “distortion.” Today, the development of the

Forty Hadiths in Praise of Imam Hussain (A.S.) and Azadari

The Heat of Hussaini Love The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) said: Surely, there exists in the hearts of the Mu’mineen, with respect to the martyrdom of Hussain (A.S.), a heat that never subsides. Mustadrakal‑Wasa’il vol 10 pg. 318 Ashura ‑ A Day of Grief Imam Reza (A.S.) said: The one for whom the day of Ashura

Normalization with Israel to Encourage more Israeli Aggression: Al-Aqsa Mosque Preacher

Former Grand Mufti of Jerusalem al-Quds, Sheikh Ekrima Sa’id Sabri, has denounced attempts by a number of Arab states to normalize diplomatic relations with Israel, warning that such measures would encourage the Tel Aviv regime to further press ahead with its criminal acts of aggression against the Palestinian nation. “We were not surprised by the agreement

Significance of the Months of Muharram and Safar in Islam

The months of Muharram and Safar offer the yearly opportunity to commemorate the martyrdom of al‑Husayn ibn `Ali (A), the grandson of the Prophet (S) and the third Imam of the Shiite Muslims, at Karbala’ on the tenth of Muharram in the year 61. The tragedy and heroism of the event, the resistance and self‑sacrifice
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‘Your time is up’: 10,000 protest against Netanyahu in al-Quds

Thousands of Israelis rallied outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s residence in Jerusalem on Saturday as anger mounted over corruption allegations and his handling of the coronavirus crisis. “Your time is up”, read the giant letters projected on to a building at the protest site, as demonstrators waved Israeli flags and called on Netanyahu to resign

Talents and Genius of Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (as)

The talents and genius of Imam Abu Ja‘far (al-Baqir), peace be on him, resulted in great abilities of knowledge that included all sciences, such as the tradition, philosophy, theology, jurisprudence, high maxims, and standard morals. Moreover, it included the events the Imam had predicted before they occurred. Then they happened on the arena of life.

Hajj Is a Manifestation of the Hard and Soft Powers of the Islamic Ummah

The following is the full text of a message delivered on July 29, 2020, by Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, on the occasion of the arrival of Hajj season. In the message, His Eminence points to the inability of many Muslims to participate in this year’s hajj ceremony due to the

Ayatollah Sistani Is a Great Blessing for Iraq: Ayatollah Khamenei

The Prime Minister of Iraq, Mr. Mustafa al-Kadhimi, met with the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Khamenei, this Tuesday evening, July 21, 2020. Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, met this Tuesday afternoon with Mustafa al-Kadhimi, the Prime Minister of Iraq. Speaking in this meeting, His Eminence described Iran-Iraq relations

Imamate of Jawad al-A’imah (as) the Turning Point of Imamate And a Lesson from Ali ibn Ja’far (as)

In the era of Imam Reza (peace be upon him), the continuation of Imamate came with concerns. The Shiites saw that there was no specific character of Ahlul Bayt (peace be upon them) that he would hope for the continuation of the Imam of the Ahl al-Bayt, and that Imam Reza (peace be upon him)

New Clear Fatwa of al-Azhar regarding Tawassul; a Prelude to Decline of Wahhabi Dominance

In reply to a question about the ruling of making entreaty to the Prophet (s) for curing Coronavirus disease, the fatwa committee of the Islamic research assembly of al-Azhar said, “after the Prophet’s (s) demise, according to the report of all Maliki, Shafi‘i, Hanbali and late Hanafi fiqh scholars, it is permissible that a person

Bahrain, The Country of Torture And Execution

Sentencing to death two teenagers by Bahrain’s court recently once again brought to an international spotlight the debate about the torture in the Al Khalifa regime’s prisons beside drawing protests from the international rights organizations about the government’s suppressive approach to the peaceful demonstrations in the Persian Gulf tiny kingdom. On Sunday, The EU Parliament’s

The Islamic Republic of Iran; a constant supporter of the oppressed people of Palestine

The victory of the Islamic Revolution in Iran caused a new attitude and power in the region and the world. The change of government in Iran changed the foreign policy priorities of the regime. One of the most important concerns of the Islamic Revolution in the international arena was anti-arrogance and support for the oppressed

Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ strategy is dangerous and should end

The US administration’s Iran policy has resulted in a dismal outcome for both the US and Iran – and indeed the whole world. On 19 June, based on allegations from Iran’s archenemy Israel, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) adopted a non-obligatory resolution initiated by three European countries (Germany, France and Britain) calling for Iran

The Scriptural and Philosophical Arguments of Islamic Modest Covering

The concept of Hijab is one of the most authentic rulings ever mandated by Allah SWT and Scholars have always made it clear that covering is obligatory for both men and women but the extent is different. Literal Meaning of Hijab The term “Hijab” (حجاب) had a somewhat different connotation before changing into the meaning of Islamic

US plotting soft-coup to dismantle Hash Al-Sha’abi

The representative of the Iraqi Al-Fath Coalition stated that the United States is plotting a soft coup to dismantle the Hashad al-sha’bi and create conflicts in Iraq through internal groups indiderctly. Reports suggest that Mohammad Al-Baldawi has warned about American’s plots against the Hashd Al Sha’abi forces in Iraq. “The United States is attempting to
Free killers, a threat to the world

Free killers, a threat to the world

On the evening of January 3, 2020, when he traveled to Baghdad at the invitation of the official Iraqi government to receive a message from Saudi Arabia through Baghdad, was assassinated with the commander of the Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) by the US missiles were fired from drones. By invading Iraq and martyring these

Imam Ridha (as) Debates and His Arguments

The time of the Imam, peace be on him, is famous for the debates and arguments which spread among the great figures of religions, of Islamic schools, and of others. Violent discussions took place among them on numerous theological researches, especially as it concerns the fundamentals of religion. Theology books and others are full of