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Shiites Mark 25th Martyrdom Anniversary Of Quaid Shaheed Al Hussaini

Shiite Muslims in Pakistan and other countires have marked 25th martyrdom anniversary of Quaid (Leader) Shaheed Allama Arif Hussain Al Hussaini on 5 August 2013 across the country. Syed Arif Hussain Al Hussaini, the loyalist and lover of Islam and its revolution, the defender of the oppressed and deprived, son of Syedul Shohada Aba Abdillah Al Hussain (AS) and the ... Read More »

Parachinar twin bombing toll up at 50

Twin explosions in the Shia populated Kurram tribal region’s main Parachinar bazaar has martyred more than 50 people and injured more than 100 Shia Muslims on Friday. Three of the injured are said to be in critical condition. The first blast occurred in the Main Parachinar Bazaar in Kurram Agency and was planted on a motorbike. The second blast occurred ... Read More »

Ayatollah Makarem: Vicious Salafi moves is without precedent

Willful measures of Salfies are even worse than outrageous misdeeds committed by people in ignorance time,” said the Islamic Jurisprudents, Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi. “In ignorance time people carnaged each other just in the battle fields but right not in some Muslim countries innocent people including women and children are slain by Salafi groups,” Qom Seminary instructor underlined. Ayatollah Makarem ... Read More »

Mortar Shells Hit Hazrat Zaynab Holy Shrine in Damascus

Several mortar shells fired by foreign-backed terrorist groups have hit the holy shrine of Hazrat Zaynab (AS) near the Syrian capital of Damascus. The shells were fired on Friday by foreign-backed militants fighting against the Syrian government. The holy shrine has suffered some damages after the attack. Some local agencies released news over the martyrdom of the custodian of holy ... Read More »

Bombings Targeting Shia Muslims Kill 23 in Iraq

  A suicide attacker and a car bombing killed at least 19 people and wounded 38 in separate attacks Friday targeting Shias north of Baghdad. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks, the latest in an increasing wave of violence across the country. Iraq has been facing its deadliest outburst of violence since 2008, with more than ... Read More »

Takfiri Extremists Martyr Prominent Shia Sheikh and 4 others in Egypt

 The attack was carried out on Sunday when a crowd of several hundred assailants attacked Sheikh Shehata’s home and then set it on fire at the village of Abu Mussalam. Brutal scenes of the crime were broadcast on the internet late Sunday, and showed men dragging Sheikh Shahata’s body, which was covered with blood, on the street and beating him ... Read More »

Grandson of Great Martyr Allama Arif Hussaini Embraced Martyrdom

PESHAWAR, Pakistan  – A grandson of great martyr Allama Arif Hussaini embraced martyrdom and another grandson was injured in a suicidal attack on Shia Friday prayer congregation in Peshawar. Mehdi Hussain son of Ali Hussaini embraced martyrdom due to suicidal attack against Shia prayer in Jamia Arif Hussaini Shaheed. Raza Hussaini so of Ali Hussaini was critically injured. The blast was ... Read More »

15 Martyred on Shia Mosque Bomb Attack in Pakistan

   At least 15 Shia Muslims were martyred and more than 20 were injured due to a suicidal attack on Friday prayer congregation in Peshawar. Dozens of people were attending Friday prayer at Jamia Arif Hussaini Shaheed when a suicidal bomber stormed into the mosque and exploded. The bomber was torn apart. Due to the suicidal attack, 15 Shiites embraced ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »