Islamic Features

The Epic of Imam Husain (Part 47)

In this, the forty-seventh episode of our series, we look at the tragic death durng imprisonment in Damascus of the youngest daughter of the Martyr of Karbala, Imam Husain (AS). She was the 4-year old Hazrat Ruqai’yyah (SA). Her mother was Rabaab, the daughter of a chieftain of the Kinda …

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 …

The message of happy Eid al-Adha

Congratulations everybody on the auspicious day of Eid al-Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice that is also known as Eid-e Qorban, when the Hajj pilgrims in Mecca and Muslims throughout the world who have the means, slaughter a sheep as thanksgiving to God Almighty for having saved the life of …

Thoughts for Eid al-Fitr

Happy Eid al-Fitr to you all and may Allah accept your fasting and prayers of the blessed month of Ramadhan that ended yesterday! Today is indeed a day of celebration. It is a day of festivity, which starts with the special prayer in the morning that is attended by a …

Iraqi source-of-emulation attends Arbaeen march

Grand Ayatollah Bashir Najafi, one of Iraq’s sources of emulation, has taken part in the great march of pilgrims toward Karbala to mark Arbaeen.

Iran seeking to put Arba’een massive March on UNESCO Heritage list

Head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) Masoud Soltanifar said the country plans to get the massive march of pilgrims on Arba’een inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

Birthday of Imam Mohammad Baqer (AS)

In the Name of God, the All-Merciful, the All-Compassionate Salaam friends, and today on the 3rd of Safar, which according to an account is the birthday of the 5th Infallible Heir of Prophet Mohammad (blessings of God upon him and his progeny).

Importance of the Battle of Karbala

The Epic of Karbala, undoubtedly, remains the world’s most important event that has jolted human conscience, not necessarily of Muslims, and made conscientious people in every era and geographical place to strive against injustice, oppression, and illogical demands. Imam Husain (PuH), without the least doubt, staged the greatest struggle for …