Details about the Banner of Imam Hussain Shrine's Dome Revealed

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: The Sewing Unit of the Imam Hussain Shrine is the only party that sews the banners of the dome of the shrine. The banner is replaced on the first day of every month in the Islamic calendar, 12 times a year. The…

When is the first day of the holy month of Muharram of 1440 AH?

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SHAFAQNA - Alkafeel : According to the schedule of the dates of moon sighting of the holy month of Muharram of the year 1440 AH, published on the official website of the Office of the supreme religious authority Sayed Ali al-Sistani in Najaf:…

Photos: Displaying A Manuscript of the Holy Quran Written By Imam Ali (P)

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Ali Network:  For the first time, The Valuables and Manuscripts Fair displays a manuscript of the Holy Quran written by Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (PBUH), the Commander of the Faithful. He has written this manuscript in 40 AH. The…

Photos: Disappearance Basement's New look

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: The Eleskeri Shrine's engineering personnel has begun the project of the basement expansion, known as the “Disappearance Basement”; where the Awaited Imam Mohammed Elmehdi (May God Hasten His Reappearance) was…

Muharram Preparations in Imam Hussain (P) Shrine

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: The Imam Hussain Shrine has begun its preparations for the month of Muharram, to hold a stately ceremony to replace the red banner of the dome of the shrine with a black banner. Muslims – in the month of Muharram –…

The Supreme Religious Authority: The Iraqi people can no longer tolerate the poor performance of the officials caused by corruption

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The Supreme Religious Authority has shown that the Iraqi people can no longer tolerate the poor performance of the officials and the bad services caused by corruption. These were the important points stated in the second…

Kolkata's Prominent Mosque Imam asks Muslims to Keep Citizenship Documents

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SHAFAQNA - Maulana Shafique Qasmi, The Imam of  Nakhoda mosque in Kolkata, at the congregation after the Friday prayers, asked people of the community to ensure that documents proving their citizenship and other legal records were in order…

Nigeria has to explain AI about Missing Shias

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SHAFAQNA- Nigeria’s government accused by Amnesty International because of carrying out unlawful arrests and practicing “enforced disappearance,” calling on Abuja to clarify the fate of hundreds of Shia activists taken into custody. In…

Manuscripts about Imam Ali (A.S) in Tehran Exhibition

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SHAFAQNA- IQNA: Tehran hosted an exhibition of manuscripts about the first Shia Imam, Imam Ali (AS). The Malek National Museum and Library is hosting the expo, titled Amir Raah (commander of the path). It features various handwritten…

The art of rug weaving organized by Al-Kafeel Museum

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain Holy Shrine: In order to maintain and preserve the rare rugs found inside the Al-Kafeel museum, a new rug weaving course was held for the Museum staff at al-Abbas Holy Shrine. Museum Curator  Sadiq Laazem spoke to…

The Supreme Religious Authority: Today's youth are in a terrible cultural danger and must employ their energies to serve their country

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The Supreme Religious Authority has warned of a serious and frightening social epidemic in Iraqi society, especially in the youth category, which is the cultural danger. Young people should improve their behavior and harness…

Eid Al-Ghadir will be celebrated in Kenya

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SHAFAQNA-  A ceremony on the occasion of Eid Al-Ghadir, will be held at the mosque of Shia Muslims in Park Road district of Nairobi, the capital, by The Iranian Cultural Center in Kenya .  According to the website of the Islamic Culture…

Photos: Old pictures of Kazimain's (A.S.) Holy Shrine

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SHAFAQNA: These very old photos of Kazimain's (A.S.) holy shrine, are prepared on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Imam Kazim (A. S.). Source: Shafaqna Persian Read more from Shafaqna: Photos: Martyrdom…

Photos: Eid al-Ghadeer is Celebrated by Thousands of Pilgrims in Imam Ali's (P) Holy Shrine

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Ali Network: Thousands of pilgrims headed toward the holy shrine celebrating the great occasion of the Eid al-Ghadeer, among the shouts of loyalty and re-pledging allegiance to Imam Ali (PBUH) . Read…

Two locations in which Imam Hussain (P) stayed in on his way to Kerbela are discovered

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain Holy Shrine:  It is announced that Kerbela Center for Studies and Researches – affiliated with the Imam Hussain Shrine – has recently advanced in carrying out the project of discovering the path and the places that…

Photos: Changing the flag of Imam Ali's (P) Holy Shrine in Celebration of the Eid al-Ghadir

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Ali Network: The vice secretary general and the members of the Board of Directors as well as the personnel of the Holy Shrine participated in the ceremonies of changing the flag of the holy shrine to Express the happiness of this…

Photos: Shrines of Kerbela light up the sky

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SHAFAQNA-  Source: Imam Hussain Holy Shrine website   Read more from Shafaqna: Discovering ruins determine Imam Hussein's way from Mecca to Karbala Imam Hussein Shrine invites head of Naqshbandi…

Islamic Center of England celebrates Eid Al-Ghadir

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SHAFAQNA- IQNA:  In London, a ceremony to celebrate Eid al-Ghadir will be held in the Islamic Center of England on Thursday. According to the center’s website, the event will include various programs, including a speech by the center’s…

Pilgrimages by proxy at Imam Ali's holy shrine on Eid al-Ghadir

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SHAFAQNA - Imam Hussain Holy Shrine: An electronic campaign launched to collect the largest number of names to perform pilgrimages by proxy of Imam Ali on Eid al-Ghadir at his holy shrine in Najaf, as announced by Imam Hussain Foundation for…

Imam Reza (A.S.) from the views of the Sunni Scholars

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SHAFAQNA- Thoughts and viewpoints of Sunni Muslims about Imam Reza’s (A.S.) scientific character were elaborated in a session held to pave the way for more solidarity and proximity among Islamic schools. This gathering was held by Astan Quds…

Photos: Martyrdom Anniversary of Imam Muhammad al-Taqi (A.S.) in London

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SHAFAQNA: A ceremony was held in London's Imam Ali (A.S) Institute, to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Muhammad al-Taqi (A.S.).   Source: Shafaqna Persian   Read more from Shafaqna: Martyrdom…

Photos: Jamal Abdel Nasser Mosque in Ramallah - Palestine

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SHAFAQNA - Beautiful Mosques : Jamal Abdel Nasser Mosque (Arabic: مسجد جمال عبد الناصر‎‎ Masjid Jamal 'Abd an-Nasser) is the largest mosque in al-Bireh, in the central West Bank. Located in the Downtown district of the…

Old Photos of Imam Reza (A.S)'s Holy Shrine

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SHAFAQNA - A rare collection of old pictures of Imam Reza's holy shrine selected by Shafaqna. Photos by Luigi Pesce (Italian, 1818-1891): Photos by Sir Percy Molesworth Sykes (British, 1867-1945) Read more from Shafaqna: The…

Iraqi On Foot Pilgrims Visit Mashhad

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SHAFAQNA - A group of Iraqi pilgrims walked the distance between Najaf and Razavi Holy Shrine in Karamat Ten Days. According to Astan News, on the sideline of a group of Iraqi on-foot pilgrims’ visit to the Razavi Shrine, “Ahmad Shokri”,…

Twelve Lebanese Couples Wedding Ceremony at Razavi Shrine

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SHAFAQNA - Wedding ceremony of twelve Lebanese Couples was held at Razavi Holy Shrine. According to Astan News, young Lebanese couples who had started their marital life at Razavi Illuminated Shrine went to the pilgrimage of Imam Reza (A.S.),…

Photos: A Historical Photo of Hazrat Masoumeh (sa) Holy Shrine in Qom

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SHAFAQNA: A Historical Photo of Fatima Masoumeh's (sa)  Holy Shrine in Qom.   Read more from Shafaqna: Old Photos of Al-Askari Holy Shrine Photo: Kazemayn in 20th Century Photos: Prophet Muhammad(pbh)'s tomb from ins…

Intensive Course on Shia Studies Planned in Vienna Austria

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SHAFAQNA - IQNA : Iran’s University of Religions and Denominations is organizing a Shia Studies course in Vienna, Austria. With its experience of organizing six intensive international courses on Shia Studies in the holy city of Qom and…

Ahlul Bayt University in Jordan Looks forward Cooperating with the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali (PBUH)

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SHAFAQNA - Imam Ali Network: As he visited the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali (PBUH), Dr. Hani Akho Rasheeda an instructor of politics in the University of Ahlul Bayt of Jordan stated that they look forward cooperating with the holy shrine of Imam…