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Imam Ali (AS) the Epitome of Unity (2)

Salaam, and here we present you the 2nd and concluding part of a special feature titled Imam Ali (AS), the Epitome of Unity, written by Iranian thinker Seyyed Kazem Mir Jalili. Imam Ali (PuH) also believed that the destruction of right thought and counsel was an adverse consequence of division …

Obstacles to unity in the Islamic World (4)

Unity and convergence of views are to the benefit of human societies, in contrast to discord and differences that result in failure. In view of this fact, in ayah 103 of Surah Ale-Imran, the holy Qur’an stresses unity and holding fast to God’s rope. Prophet Mohammad (blessings of God upon …

The Epic of Imam Husain (Part 63)

In this, the sixty-third and final episode of our daily series, we look at the philosophy of mourning the martyrdom of Imam Husain (AS), his family members and his companions (SAWA). Why do we continue to commemorate the tragedy of Karbala and the heart-wrenching events of the Day of Ashura, …

Frankfurt Book Fair – An opportunity for Islamophobia

This year’s book fair in the German city of Frankfurt that winded up on October 19, and in which the Islamic Republic of Iran did not participate because of the unwarranted presence of sentenced apostate Salman Rushdie, was another example of a cultural and academic even in Europe being turned …

Bahrain’s expelling citizens at alarming rate to quell dissent: Amnesty

Amnesty International has warned against an alarming surge in the expulsion of Bahraini citizens stripped of their nationality, saying the Manama regime's practice is aimed at suppressing dissent in the tiny Persian Gulf state.

Martyrdom of Hazrat Fatema Zahra (SA)

Today is the 13 of the month of Jamadi al-Awwal, the on which, according to some narrations, the noblest lady of all times, left the mortal world in the prime of her youth. She was martyred, while defending the dignity of women in Islam, their right to own and inherit, …

Saudi Arabia executed Sheikh Nimr on baseless allegation

The regime of Saudi Arabia has executed 47 people on the baseless allegation of terrorism. Among them was top cleric Ayatollah Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr. Sheikh Nimr's execution has triggered a massive outcry in different parts of the world where people have condemned the Saudi regime for suppressing the Shia …

US policy stage: Is there such thing as 'radical Islam'?

Why do right wingers, Zionists, New Atheists, and the so-called ‘Christian’ fundamentalists insist on using the term 'radical Islam'?

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