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Shia-phobia continues in Malaysia

 Malaysian radical Home Ministry Security and Public Order assistant secretary Zamihan Md Zain Al-Ghari said this was “dangerous” as Shiite Muslims could influence communities.Stringent prevention laws are needed to curb the spread of Shia teachings in the country, which is currently said to have reached between 200,000 and 300,000 followers. When making the proposal, Home Ministry Security and Public Order …

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Mahathir Mohamad: Shia Teachings Should Not Be Practised In Malaysia

Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said claimed teachings should not be practised in this country as this could cause tension and divide its Muslim community.    (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) – Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad claimed Shia teachings should not be practised in this country as this could cause tension and divide its Muslim community.Dr Mahathir, who is …

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Iran-US issues cannot be solved overnight: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says years of problems in relations between Iran and the United States cannot be resolved overnight Commenting on his last week’s phone conversation with US President Barack Obama on Wednesday, Rouhani said he told his American counterpart that there has been a “very dark atmosphere” between the two countries over the past 35 years. The Iranian …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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