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Feb 19

Training program for women Quran teachers in Iraq

A specialized training program is underway in Iraq for women teaching the holy Quran to the visually-impaired. According to the imamali.net website, the training course began at the Pilgrims Town near Najaf on Sunday. A number of Kuwaiti and Iranian Quran experts are among the instructors of the course. It has been organized by Imam...
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Feb 19

Shias from Baghdad meet with Grand Ayatollah Shirazi

  On Sunday, February 17, 2019, a group of Iraqis from Baghdad, the Capital of Iraq, along with Sheikh Ahmed Al-Budairi, the director of Lady Zahra Islamic Seminary as well as some clerics and the families of Iraqi martyrs met with the Grand Shia Jurist Ayatollah Sayed Sadiq Shirazi in holy Qom. In this meeting,...
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Feb 19

Up to 8 tons of explosives seized in Logar province

The Afghan national defense and security forces have confiscated up to eight tons of explosives during an operation in central Logar province. The National Directorate of Security (NDS) in a statement said the explosives were confiscated during an operation of the Afghan Intelligence and Police Special Forces in Azra district. The statement further added that...
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Feb 19

Notorious takfiri terrorists shot dead a well-known Shia Muslim poet and his companion in Dera Ismail Khan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan today.

Renowned local Shia poet Qaisar Shaiq and his friend Dilawar embraced martyrdom when terrorists opened fire upon them in Islamia Colony in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan today. Sipah-e-Sahaba aka ASWJ and its subsidiary Lashkar-e-Jhangvi are those takfiri terrorist outfits who are involved in genocide against Shia Muslims and also killing the poet and his...
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Feb 19

Rights activist Rashid Rizvi tortured and arrested in Karachi

  Karachi Police brutally tortured and arrested renowned rights activist Sayyed Rashid Rizvi when he was leading a peaceful protest in Old Rizvia Society by families of Shias who were subjected to enforced disappearance. Karachiites believe that the torture and arrest was part of a crackdown being ordered by the PTI-led federal government to gag...
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Feb 19

Sixth Round of Quranic Teachers’ Training Courses in Kabul Underway.

The Office of Grand Shia Jurist Ayatollah Sayed Sadiq Shirazi in the Afghan Capital, Kabul, in cooperation with Imam Hadi Institute held the sixth round of Quranic Teachers’ Training Courses. These courses hosted teachers from Bamyan City during which various topics about the culture of AhlulBayt (Peace be upon them all), as well as translation...
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Feb 19

Freemuslim issues a statement regarding warsaw peace & security in the middle east conference in Poland

Freemuslim Association has issued a statement regarding warsaw peace & security in the middle east  conference. The statement said that “ the association strongly deplores the failure of many governments and leaders in the Middle East to respond to human rights violations and reports that reveal the deterioration in of human rights, especially in terms...
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Feb 19

3000 films from 120 countries to participate in largest film festival in Iraq

The preparatory committee of Alnahj 5th International Film Festival has announced that 53 films will participate in the film competition. The competition is sponsored by Karbala satellite TV channels, and it will be held in the holy city of Karbala in April 2019. The head of the competition, Director Hesenain Elhani, said, “The preparatory committee...
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Feb 19

Muslim association in Austria provides meals to homeless

A Muslim association in the Austrian capital Vienna is distributing hot meals to homeless and needy people. Deputy head of RAHMA Austria association Omer Batur told Anadolu Agency on Sunday that for three years they have been providing hot meals to homeless people several days of the week. Batur said they provide hot meals to...
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Feb 19

Representative of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi Visits Kufa University, College of Political Sciences

Sheikh Maitham Al-Akayeshi, one of the representatives of the Office of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi in holy Najaf visited the Kufa University, College of Political Sciences and met with Dr. Sabah Al-Areez, the dean of this university. In this meeting, Dr. Al-Areez elaborated on the scientific achievements and the quality of education at this university. In...
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Feb 19

SRW issues a report on Bahraini Uprising

Shia Rights International Organization SRW has issued a report on the eight anniversary of the Bahraini Uprising that was observed with massive protests across the country. The organization said that “Shia Rights Watch predicts that more protest and crackdowns will be carried out as a result. In fact, activists reported as many as 23 people...
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Feb 19

Activities by representative of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi in Syria

Sheikh Jalal Maash, one of the representatives of the Grand Shia Jurist Ayatollah Shirazi continues to meet with cultural, religious and social figures during his trip to Syria. Upon his arrival, the Grand Jurist’s representative met with Mohammad Amin Al-Raja, a Syrian MP, as well as Ayatollah Sayed Mohammad Ali Al-Maski, the secretary of Jafari...
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Feb 19

22 Taliban militants killed in Uruzgan and Ghazni airstrikes

At least 22 Taliban militants have been killed during the airstrikes which have been conducted in southern Uruzgan and southeastern Ghazni provinces of Afghanistan. According to the informed military sources, at least 21 Taliban militants were killed in an airstrike which was conducted in Tarinkot city, the provincial capital of Uruzgan. The sources further added...
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Feb 19

Seminary teacher tortures a minor boy to death in Lahore, Pakistan

The postmortem report of a six-year-old Junaid, a boy who died at a religious seminary in Baghbanpura a week ago, mentioned that the body bore several torture marks in Lahore, Pakistan. He was rushed to a private hospital where the doctors declared him “received dead” and his parents alleged his teacher, Qari Faiz, had tortured...
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Feb 19

Austria court annuls government plan to close 6 mosques

A court in Austria annulled a government plan to shut down six mosques belonging to the Arab community, a Muslim body said. In a statement, Umit Vural, head of the Islamic Religious Community of Austria (IGGO), said that the Vienna court annulled the government’s decision to close six mosques. He added that courts have an...
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Feb 19

Shia community in Europe stood in solidarity with butchered Shia child

Dozens of members of the Shia community took part in a vigil at the Marble Arg Square in central London, denouncing the murder of Saudi Shia boy Zakaria al-Jaber in Medina by a Wahhabi man. The protesters denounced the heinous crime against the child Zakaria al-Jaber, demanding the Saudi authorities to bring the perpetrator to...
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Feb 19

SRW issues a report on Bahraini Uprising

Shia Rights International Organization SRW has issued a report on the eight anniversary of the Bahraini Uprising that was observed with massive protests across the country. The organization said that “Shia Rights Watch predicts that more protest and crackdowns will be carried out as a result. In fact, activists reported as many as 23 people...
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Feb 19

Activities by representative of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi in Syria

Sheikh Jalal Maash, one of the representatives of the Grand Shia Jurist Ayatollah Shirazi continues to meet with cultural, religious and social figures during his trip to Syria. Upon his arrival, the Grand Jurist’s representative met with Mohammad Amin Al-Raja, a Syrian MP, as well as Ayatollah Sayed Mohammad Ali Al-Maski, the secretary of Jafari...
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Feb 19

22 Taliban militants killed in Uruzgan and Ghazni airstrikes

At least 22 Taliban militants have been killed during the airstrikes which have been conducted in southern Uruzgan and southeastern Ghazni provinces of Afghanistan. According to the informed military sources, at least 21 Taliban militants were killed in an airstrike which was conducted in Tarinkot city, the provincial capital of Uruzgan. The sources further added...
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Feb 19

Seminary teacher tortures a minor boy to death in Lahore, Pakistan

The postmortem report of a six-year-old Junaid, a boy who died at a religious seminary in Baghbanpura a week ago, mentioned that the body bore several torture marks in Lahore, Pakistan. He was rushed to a private hospital where the doctors declared him “received dead” and his parents alleged his teacher, Qari Faiz, had tortured...
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