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Bahraini court postpones verdict against senior Shiite cleric

A Manama court has postponed a ruling in the case against the chairman of Bahrain’s largest Shiite religious ...

Shia studies workshop held in Germany

The first edition of a workshop on studies of Shia Islam or Shi’ism was organized by the Iranian Cultural Center in Berlin, ...

Indiana 'Who is Hussain?' team spread message of Peace, Love, Humanity by handing roses to public

In the name of Hussain, the 'Who is Hussain?' Indiana team distributed 300 roses at the Canal Walk in downtown Indianapolis! Hussain ibn Ali's example of kindness and compassion inspired us to pay it forward. “I only desire to spread good values and prevent evil.” - Hussain ibn Ali

Muslim call to prayer recited at Spanish palace for 1st time in 500 years

In the video shared by Mouaz Al-Nass, an Islamic musician of Syrian descent, Al-Nass can be seen chanting the adhan in the typical rhythmical manner inside the palace.According to Al-Arabiya, the palace, which was built by Muslim rulers in the 1330s, had not witnessed the Islamic call to prayer in nearly five centuries.Al-Nass recited the full Islamic call to prayer in the palace and fortress complex, which is located in Granada, taking ...

Raqqa campaign seeking liberation of the city?

 It's been over three months since the US-led Coalition along with Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have launched concluding phase of the Raqqa campaign.Despite all promises of the Combined Joint Task Force concerning the end of the operation, the situation on the ground is completely wrong. Furthermore, it is complicated by a huge number of civilian casualties died as a result of indiscriminate air strikes.According to Reuters, Nowruz Ahmed, ...

Conversion to Islam growing in Nepal

According to Turkey’s Star newspaper, Nepal is a country where the number of Muslims has increased rapidly in the past few years.It quoted Khorshid Alam, the head of Nepal’s Islamic Society, as saying that some 100,000 Nepalese have embraced Islam in the Asian country over the past 15 years.Alam said the number is expected to rise even further in the coming years.This is while a Hindu or Buddhist who converts to Islam could face many ...

'Meet a Muslim' events in US hope to end Islamophobia, dispel misconceptions

When Moina Shaiq realized even her friends were scared to ask her about her religion for fear of offending her or sounding uneducated, she put an advertisement in a California newspaper: "Questions and answers about being Muslim.”The ad offered ideas for questions: Are women oppressed in Islam? What is the Islamic view of terrorism? How does Islam view other religions?She set up shop at a coffee house in the San Francisco Bay Area city of ...

IMN holds August Conference on unity, interfaith dialogue

(AhlulBayt News Agency) - On Friday the 11th of Aug 2017 The Academic Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (AFIMN) organzed its annual August Conference on unity and interfaith dialogue. It began with a remarkable lecture by Dr. Aliyu Tilde on 'How hate preaching is destroying the fabrics of unity in Nigeria'. Reverend Joshua Ray Maina of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Bauchi Chapter delivered his lecture on the topic 'How to ...

Top Shiite Cleric Sentenced to 13 Years in Saudi Jail

The Specialized Criminal Court in Riyadh passed the ruling on the 66-year-old clergyman on Thursday, Arabic-language and independent Yemenat news website reported. Sheikh Radhi’s relatives strongly condemned the court ruling, describing it as the application of the death penalty against the Shia cleric since he is already suffering from heart failure and cannot stand the harsh prison condition. Sheikh Radhi was arrested on March 21, ...

Birth anniversary of Imam Reza (A.S) celebrated across Pakistan

Different programs were held in all major cities of Pakistan including, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Karachi and Peshawar to mark the auspicious occasion. Lovers of Imam Reza (A.S) in Pakistan belonging to both Sunni and Shia communities attended the ceremonies. Ulema and religious scholars in their speeches highlighted the character and virtues of Imam Reza (A.S). They urged Muslims to follow the teachings of Imam Reza (A.S) throughout ...

20th gathering of German Muslim women held in Copenhagen

Fifty-four Muslim women attended the three-day gathering from Friday to Sunday (July 16-18), according to the Islamic Center of Hamburg, which hosted the event. The women were from cities like Bonn, Hamburg, Berlin, and Wiesbaden. The theme of this year’s meeting was "Criterion for Choosing the Right Role Model in Life”. Speeches and question and answer sessions on the mentioned theme, attending Friday prayers at ...

Billboard educates Americans about Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

There had been some recent attacks targeting Muslims in Chicago and across the nation. Islamophobia at times stems from the lack of education about Islam and Prophet Muhammad or education from unreliable sources,” Sabeel Ahmed, executive director of GainPeace, said in a statement. "Thus, we want to offer our fellow Americans an opportunity to learn the true teachings of Islam from its main source, the Quran. "Previous educational ...

Illinois residents visit Islamic Center to know about Islam

his was the first visit for some within DeKalb’s Beloved Community. The group is open to people of different beliefs and backgrounds. They meet monthly at various locations to discuss a variety of topics facing residents of the DeKalb area.Michelle Goodenough heard about the tour in her home church’s Sunday bulletin. "We are a community, and we should extend our fellowship beyond our church doors," Goodenough said. "We are amongst ...

Islamic psychology will be offered in University of Iowa, US

Introduction to Islamic Psychology is the start of what UI adjunct professor Carrie York Al-Karam hopes will blossom into an Islamic Psychology Institute offering an Islamic psychology certificate.“It’s not even just a new course at the University of Iowa,” York Al-Karam told The Gazette. “It’s a new course; nobody is teaching this.”Islamic Psychology will be offered online for three semester hours this fall ...

Takfiri cleric rapes young girl in Karachi

Musmah alleged that the cleric also threatened to kill her entire family if she disclosed the occurrence to anyone. “The cleric of the neighborhood mosque called for me and then raped me,” she said.“He told me to keep quiet or else he would kill me along with my entire family,” Musmah added.The alleged victim is a resident of Malir and also happens to be one of the students at the Madrassah (school).The police have ...

Canada's longest Muslim conference opens doors to promote multi-faith conversation

Muslims come out to the gathering, dubbed Jalsa Salana, to socialize, listen to lectures and engage in dialogue about current events affecting their community. Safwan Choudhry, an event organizer, said it's also an open-door affair that offers non-Muslim Canadians a chance to come and ask any questions they may have. "There are booths that talk about what's happening geo-politically around the world and in the Middle East, there are ...

Muslim girl abducted, killed after leaving mosque in Virginia

The All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) in Sterling on Monday identified the missing girl as Nabra. Her last name is currently being withheld. Local media reports that Nabra was a student who just finished her second year of high school. "We are devastated and heartbroken as our community undergoes and processes this traumatic event," ADAMS said in a statement. "It is a time for us to come together to pray and care for our youth." Nabra ...

Anjuman Shari Shian marks 'Demolition of Jannat-ul-Baqee’ anniv.

Terming the demolition and desecration of Jannat-ul-Baqi’ as the plot hatched by anti-Islamic elements, president Anjuman Shari Shian Aga Sayed Hasan Almosavi Al-Safavi said that Jannat-ul-Baqi’ is a much revered graveyard located in Madinah Munawwarah in Saudi Arabia.“Many great personalities of the AhlulBayt immaculate members of Prophets including his successors are laid to rest there but the Al-Saud government didn’t ...

Muslim leaders launch European tour to protest against terrorism

(AhlulBayt News Agency) - Dozens of religious leaders boarded a bus on the Champs Elysees in Paris on Saturday to kick off a European tour of the sites of recent terrorist attacks to remember the victims and condemn violence. Tour stops will include Berlin -- where organizers say they hope to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel -- Brussels and Nice, with a return to Paris for July 14, the first anniversary of the Nice truck attack. ISIS claimed ...

Nigerian court rejects lawsuit filed by Sheikh Zakzaky against army

The Federal High Court in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna on Friday rejected the suit by the prominent Shia cleric, who was seeking 5.6 million dollars in damages over the 2015 attacks by army troopers that led to the killing of some 350 of his followers in the northern city of Zaria, including his three children. Zakzaky was himself brutally injured, and his house was reportedly destroyed by the Nigerian army in the attack. He has been ...