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The Delegation of the European Union of the WALADU program visits the al-Kafeel Museum

The Delegation of the European Union from the WALADU program, which is a program for specialists in archaeology and ancient history , has expressed its appreciation to see the museum artifacts  of the al-Kafeel Museum for Treasures and Manuscripts, which shows the efforts exerted by craftsmen in dealing with these artifacts , by working on sustaining them continuously to preserve them. The delegation led by Professor Cigdem Maner from the University of Bologna in Italy Read more about The Delegation of the European Union of the WALADU program visits the al-Kafeel Museum[…]

Imam Hussein Holy Shrine organizes a Quran program for Iraqi universities

Within the Quran project set for the Iraqi universities, the Academic Center affiliated with the Quran House of the Imam Hussein Shrine has organized a series of Quran lectures at the Universities of Karbala, Babylon, and Thei-Qar. Member of the supervisory committee Mohammed Ezeez Nasir said, “This Quran program aims to spread Quranic awareness in the academic circles and to strengthen ties between the Quran House and Iraqi universities.” Nasir added that this program includes Read more about Imam Hussein Holy Shrine organizes a Quran program for Iraqi universities[…]

Imam Hussein Media Group honors custodians of al-Abbas holy shrine .

  The administration of the Imam Hussein Media Group honored members of the board of directors of the holy shrine of Abbas, peace be upon him, with the group’s shield. This came during a visit by a high-ranking delegation from the media group to al-Abbas holy shrine and meeting with members of its board of directors Hajji Jawad Kazem Al Hasnawi and Haj Kazim Abada. Further in this meeting, the details over the media coverage Read more about Imam Hussein Media Group honors custodians of al-Abbas holy shrine .[…]

A group of Shia youth hold an activity to introduce Lady Fatima to nun-Muslims on Women’s Day

  A group of youth Shia members of Iman Cultural Center set up a tent in the Dutch city of Rotterdam on International Women’s Day to introduce Lady Fatima al-Zahra, peace be upon her, to non-Muslims. “During the International Women’s Day, the youth distributed juices, sweets and flowers to passers-by, as well as the distribution of cards containing fragments of the biography of Lady Fatima al-Zahraa, peace be upon her.” Said Shiawaves correspondent. He added Read more about A group of Shia youth hold an activity to introduce Lady Fatima to nun-Muslims on Women’s Day[…]

Afghan armed forces repel Taliban attacks in Herat and Farah provinces

    The Afghan armed forces have repelled two Taliban attacks in western Herat and Farah provinces of Afghanistan, leaving more than 20 militants dead or wounded. The 207th Zafar Corps in a statement said a clash took place between armed forces and Taliban in Highway#1 of Farah province which resulted into the killing of 5 Taliban militants while 6 others sustained injuries. The statement further added that a local commander of the group identified Read more about Afghan armed forces repel Taliban attacks in Herat and Farah provinces[…]

Two Shia Muslims embrace martyrdom in terrorist attack in Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan

  Notorious takfiri terrorists shot dead two Shia Muslims in the Pakistani city of Dera Ismail Khan in the jurisdiction of University Police Station. Terrorists knocked the door of the house of a Shia Muslim family in Moza Nawab in DI Khan Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. As soon as residents came out, they opened fire upon them and fled the scene riding their motorbikes. As a result of firing, Ghulam Abbas son of Rab Nawaz Baloch Read more about Two Shia Muslims embrace martyrdom in terrorist attack in Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan[…]

Hundreds of thousands in Samara to mark Imam al-Hadi martyrdom

  Millions of pilgrims from across Iraq and the world, have participated in the revival of the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Ali al-Hadi, peace be upon him. The pilgrimage have taken place in the midst of a very tight security plan in addition to a service is planned conducted by thousands of Husseini servants from different provinces. A number of preachers have also taken part in the revival of the martyrdom anniversary with a spoken Read more about Hundreds of thousands in Samara to mark Imam al-Hadi martyrdom[…]

International Children’s Theater Festival kicks-off in Karbala

  The Fifth International Young Husseini Children’s Theater Festival organized by the Department of Childhood Care and Development at Imam Hussein Holy Shrine kicked off in Karbala, Iraq. Department head Mohammed al-Hasnawi told the Holy Shrine’s official website, “This year’s slogan is ‘Cancer Fighters’ in support of children diagnosed with cancer.” More than nine performances from Iraq, Syria, Tunisia and Belgium were presented and aimed at the age group of 5 years and less, in Read more about International Children’s Theater Festival kicks-off in Karbala[…]

Iranian, Iraqi pilgrims to get visas free of charge as of April

    Visas for visiting Iraq and Iran will be issued free of charge for Iranian and Iraqi pilgrims and tourists as of early April, 2019. That was announced by Parviz Esmaili, the deputy head of the Iranian Presidential Office for communications. The agreement to issue free visas was reached during high level visit to Iraq by Iranian president Hassan Rauhani after Iraqi authorities rejected the Iranian offer to cancel the visa. “As agreed by Read more about Iranian, Iraqi pilgrims to get visas free of charge as of April[…]

Imam Hussein Shrine announces advancement in expansion project of gates

  The Department of Engineering of the Imam Hussein Shrine stated that Elqibleh Gate expansion work, the last stage of the expansion project of the gates of the Imam Hussein Shrine, has made significant progress. Supervisory engineer of the project Selam Se’doon said, “The engineering staff continues the expansion project: The concrete structure of the gate, which has become 10-meter wide, has been achieved,” noting that 75% of the project has been achieved. Se’doon added Read more about Imam Hussein Shrine announces advancement in expansion project of gates[…]