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1st Coordinators Meeting held in Watford

15th June 2013 MUS had a meeting with representatives of centres across UK. The aim of the meeting was to inform and discuss the proposed structure of various teams of Imamiyah Council, Imamiyah Women, Imamiyah Youth (Boys) and Imamiyah Youth (Girls).  The meeting was headed by the President of MUS Moulana Syed Ali Raza Rizvi and also present were members …

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Rohani becomes Iran’s new president

Hassan Rohani has won Iran’s 11th presidential election following a vote that saw a massive popular turnout on June 14. Iranian Interior Minister Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar announced on Saturday that of a total of 36,704,156 valid ballots counted, Rohani won 50.70 percent of the ballots with 18,613,329 votes. Principlist candidate Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf came in behind Rohani by a wide margin, winning …

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Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei:“The real winner of yesterday’s (Friday, June 14) election is the great Iranian nation

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has expressed his gratitude to the Iranian people for their massive turnout in the June 14 presidential as well as city and village council elections. In a message on Saturday, the Leader also congratulated Hassan Rohani on his victory in the presidential ballot. Ayatollah Khamenei said Friday’s elections were yet another …

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Iran election deadline extended for 4th time to 2300 local time

Voting deadline for Iran’s 11th presidential as well as the fourth city and village councils elections has been extended four times, each time for one more hour, due to massive voter turnout. In the fourth extension of the voting time, the Iranian Interior Ministry has extended the deadline to 2300 local time (1830 GMT). The ministry said in a statement …

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Sweden warns against US aid to Syria militants

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has warned against the humanitarian ramifications of the US decision to provide new weapons to militants in Syria, saying the scenario will spark an “arms race” in the Arab country. “I don’t think the way forward is to get an arms race going in Syria. There’s a risk that that would undermine the conditions for …

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Hezbollah defends Syrians and Lebanese against extremists: Nasrallah

Hezbollah Secretary-General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah says the Lebanese resistance movement’s presence in Syria is aimed at defending the Syrian and Lebanese people against extremists. Nasrallah said in a televised speech on Friday that there is an American, Israeli and Takfiri project to destroy not only Syria but the entire region. Hezbollah chief went on to say that foreign intervention in …

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New Pakistani Government To Continue Iran Gas Project

The new Pakistani government has reiterated its determination to continue the joint gas pipeline project with Iran saying the issue of energy is Islamabad’s top priority. “We will continue the work at the gas pipeline because such a vital project cannot be set aside in hard times like the present,” Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal said. During general …

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Shia delegation attends Tablighi Ijtima

Shia cleric Agha Rahat Hussaini and 200 adherents set an unforeseen precedent for religious tolerance as they attended a Deobandi scholar’s lecture in a Sunni congregation. The Tablighi Ijtima, which started on June 9 in Gilgit, is attended by hundreds of thousands from across the country and is held under the banner of the Tablighi Jamaat, a Sunni organisation. The …

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Martyrdom anniv. of Imam Kadhim held under tight security in Iraq

Millions of pilgrims from all over Iraq have converged at a holy shrine in northern Baghdad to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of the Seventh Shia imam Musa ibn Jafar al-Kazim. The pilgrims say the recent security measures during the pilgrimage have encouraged the Iraqis to take part in this sacred ritual. Free food, water, medical care and transportation have been …

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Putin warns against foreign military intervention in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned against any attempt at foreign military intervention in Syria, stressing that the move would only make the situation worse. Speaking at a joint news conference after a summit with European Union leaders in Yekaterinburg, Putin said on Tuesday that any future foreign military intervention in Syria is doomed to fail. “We once again underscored …

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